Four pools are on the roster here – one’s earmarked for relaxing, one’s an activity spot, and the aqua park comes with two pools and curling flumes. Food-wise, there’s the main buffet restaurant, along with Mediterranean and Tunisian à la cartes. You can also pick up light bites at the snack bar during the day. On the activity side of things, you can try your hand at canoeing, archery and beach volleyball, plus an Aerial Adventure course, a jam-packed HV Clubs and expert-run Academies are in the plans.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Tennis, archery, beach football and canoeing all top the activity programme. HV Clubs, meanwhile, are split into sections for tots, children and teens.
The fun doesn't stop at HV Clubs, either. You'll be able to pack your youngsters off to our Academies*, where they'll be taught footie, drama or swimming. And there'll be an Aerial Adventure course for mini-Tarzans.
- Table tennis
- Aqua aerobics
- Beach football
Courses are available with fully trained staff.
- Tennis courts*
There are 4 tennis courts available to use. Coaching lessons are available at a charge.
- Daytime activity programme
- Aerial Adventure
This one’s a real favourite with kids – it’s a purpose-built assault course for them to climb up, clamber over, and slide down. Each Holiday Village has a different course. We’re hot on health and safety – kids will be harnessed up whenever they’re tackling the course. Even so, they need to be over 6 for this one. You can try it, too.
- Football Academy*
Sessions with FA or UEFA-qualified coaches for ages 5 to 16.
- Stage Academy*
These workshops, for 4 to 16-year-olds, are run by a top UK entertainment company.
- Swim Academy*
Lessons by ASA-qualified teachers for anyone aged 3 or over. For quicker results, you can go private. Places on all three academies are hot property, so get in quick.
FOOD & DRINK
The Jasmin Restaurant’s your go-to for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’s a buffet place with show-cooking stations, and hosts daily themed nights. You can also dine al fresco, on a terrace overlooking the pool.
It’s a Mediterranean affair in the Baia Lounge*. And you’ll find Italian specialities at Italian Kitchen. There’s also a bar down on the beach serving snacks and drinks.
- Jasmin buffet restaurant
This buffet restaurant serves up a range of hot and cold dishes at breakfast, lunch and dinner times. There's show cooking to watch and theme nights to look forward to.
- Beach bar
Opening Times: [10.00-17.00]
Offering a range of hot and cold drinks.
- Sports bar
- Lobby bar
Opening Times: [09.00-24.00]
Full range of local beverages including soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, wines, spirits and hot drinks.
- Swim-up bar
Offering a range of hot and cold drinks in or out of the pool.
- Kids' dining
In the buffet restaurant.
- Snack bar
Opening Times: [12.30-16.00]
In the garden grounds, the snack bar offers a variety of soft drinks, beer and wine and hot drinks. Snacks like pizzas, burgers and salads are also on offer.
- A la carte dining
At the Italian Kitchen, HV Diner and Restaurant BAIA*. Reservations need to be made at the Guest Relations desk in Reception.
- HV Diner
Opening Times: [19.00-21.00]
Tex-Mex cuisine is served at this outdoor restaurant diner. You'll have one free visit per stay at either this place or the Italian Kitchen. You can make a reservation at reception.
- Restaurant BAIA*
This lounge restaurant offers a taste of sophistication which makes it perfect for special occasions. You can make a reservation at reception.
- Italian Kitchen
Opening Times: [19.00-21.00]
At this à la carte, you'll get a taste of traditional Italian cuisine. You'll have one free visit per stay at either this place or the HV Diner. You can make a reservation at reception.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
You’ll find rain-style showers, a pair of saunas and two whirlpools in the elegant spa. There’s a swish indoor pool, too. On the treatment menu, you’ve got facials*, massages* and manicures*.
The roomy gym’s home to cardio machines and weights equipment.
Offering a variety of treatments including body wraps, facials, reflexology, massage, manicures and pedicures.
Game shows and bingo nights are a regular on the evening agenda, and there’s live music a few nights a week.
- Evening entertainment programme
The programme includes themed and party nights, game shows, bingo, children's entertainment and cabaret.
- First Choice Kids' Club
The kids’ club is split into age groups. There’s HV Club for 3 to 8-year-olds and HV Crew for 9 to 15s. They’re open seven days a week and most activities are completely free. There’s also a HV Crèche manned by level 3 childcare qualified UK staff.
- Escape! Teen's Club
This one’s not a kids’ club – it’s strictly for teenagers – and has plain bonkers stuff, like Water Walkerz – human hamster balls for rolling on the water. There’s free Wi-Fi, too, plus loads of places to hang out with friends.
One of the four pools is reserved for relaxing – it’s tucked away from the others under shade-giving palm trees.
The aqua park’s colourful flumes and racing lanes are perfect for thrill-seekers, and there’s another pool with daily activities, a swim-up bar and a fenced-off kids’ area, too.
Opening Times: [09.30-12.30, 14.00-17.00]
With 2 pools and water chutes. Little ones need to be at least 1.10m tall to use the slides here.
- Indoor pool
Opening Times: [09.00-19.00]
In the spa.
- 2 outdoor pools
Opening Times: [09.00-19.00]
One of the pools is for relaxing if you just want to get lost in your favourite book, then this pool is the one for you.
- Free Wi-Fi zones
You'll be able to pick up a connection in the hotel's lobby and guest rooms.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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