All the talk here is about the huge pool, surrounded by palms trees and sunbeds. On the food front, no corners are cut with a selection of four restaurants including a buffet and two à la cartes. For those looking for some pampering the spa has an array of treatments available including massages and body wraps.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
There are two tennis courts, with lessons available.
There's a free shuttle service to the nearby 36-hole golf course. Guests get a discount on green fees and there are lessons available.
- Tennis courts
There's equipment and lessons available.
- Golf course*
There's a golf course nearby with a driving range and putting green. There are special rates if you're staying at a Tikida hotel and there's a courtesy bus from the hotel to the golf course.
- Beach volleyball
- Daytime activity programme
FOOD & DRINK
The main buffet has cooking stations where chefs make your meal in front of you. There’s an outdoor terrace, and three times a week there are themed evenings.
The gourmet choices include a fish restaurant that overlooks the prom. There’s also a Moroccan place serving delicious tagines.
- Moroccan restaurant
Visit the Moroccan restaurant for traditional local specialities. Just see reception to make a reservation.
- Buffet restaurant
Varied buffet with on the spot cooking stations for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Seafood speciality restaurant
- Olivio poolside restaurant
Open for continental breakfast and snacks.
- Zanzibar lounge bar*
Open to the public.
- A la carte dining
A la carte dining is available at the Moroccan and seafood restaurants.
- Dress code
Men are asked to wear full-length trousers at dinner.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
There’s a hammam*, complete with an indoor saltwater pool*. You’ll also find a beauty salon* and hairdresser*, as well as a well-equipped gym.
Thalassotherapy – or seawater therapy – is supposed to be great for the skin. And there’s a centre* here where you can have algae body wraps, massage and other treatments.
- Thalassotherapy centre*
At the spa centre they are offering treatments using Thalassotherapy techniques. You can choose from a variety of algae and fango body wraps.
Head to the spa for treatments that will leave your skin feeling like cashmere or take a dip in the pool the choice is yours.
- Beauty salon*
- Hairdressing salon*
- Body wraps*
- Outdoor fitness area
There’s a bar in the lobby and a cocktail lounge where you'll find live music in the evening. And for dancing later on, there’s a club*. Shows are put on several nights a week, too.
- Papagayo nightclub*
- Entertainment a few times a week
- Live music
There’s a big pool with a sun terrace, and it’s worth bagging one of the double sunbeds. If you’re feeling active, you could join an aqua aerobics session.
- 2 Outdoor pools
The curvy number comes with a wraparound terrace with sunbeds and parasols aligning the pool, plus there's a shower area. The smaller pool is heated in winter.
- Indoor pool*
There's an indoor, heated saltwater pool here.
- Private area on public beach
Open 24 hours.
- Money exchange
- Taxi rank*
There's a taxi rank just outside the hotel.
- Laundry service*
- Free Wi-Fi zones
- 24-hour reception
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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