The Be Live Experience Playa la Arena has a trio of pools, including one with a waterslide. Dinner’s taken care of by the buffet restaurant, plus there’s a poolside snack bar and Mediterranean restaurant, too. Tennis and minigolf are among the sports on offer. After dark, you can pick between a couple of bars. If you fancy a workout, the fitness centre’s kitted out with cardio and weight machines.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Spark up a bit of friendly competition in the games room*, where air hockey and ping pong tables are set up. If you’re handy with a putter, there’s a minigolf circuit, as well.
You can give archery a shot on the hotel’s range, and there’s a multi-use sports court for tennis and football. Little ones, meanwhile, can play on a pirate ship, or get stuck into arts and crafts at the hotel-run kids’ club.
- Daily activities
Opening Times: [11.00-13.00 and 15.00-17.00]
Activities held every day, such as archery and rifle shooting. There are many exciting prizes to win. Suitable for 4-12 years, if under 6 years-old, kids must be accompanied by an adult.
- Tennis court*
Equipment and floodlighting is available at a charge.
Opening Times: [10.00-20.00.]
Closing times vary in the summer and winter months.
- Aqua aerobics
- Table tennis
- Pool table
- Air hockey*
FOOD & DRINK
Things centre around the international buffet restaurant, which dishes up everything from beef bourguignon to fresh mussels. The décor’s pretty swish, too – picture a spotlit ceiling, orb-like hanging lamps, and a canopied al fresco terrace.
If you want to treat yourself to a night of fine dining – Mediterranean à la carte style* – you can book a table at the poolside restaurant.
- Buffet restaurant
Opening Times: [07.30-10.30, 13.00-15.00, 19.00-22.00.]
The buffet restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are Mexican, Canarian, Oriental, Italian and Indian themed nights throughout the week, plus show cooking stations at lunch and dinner. Vegetarian options are always available and any dietary requirements can be catered for. Just so you know, there's a dress code of full-length trousers or knee-length shorts, plus T-shirts with sleeves or shirts for men at all evening meals. High chairs are available for small children.
- Show cooking
Opening Times: [19.00-22.00.]
Sit back and relax while our chefs cook your meal in front of you. Dishes include fish and meat on the grill, these are prepared in the buffet restaurant.
- Snack bar
Opening Times: [10.00-18.00.]
- Piano bar
Opening Times: [10.00-00.00]
- Christmas Day and New Year's Eve gala meal*
You'll need formal wear for the gala meals.
- Mylos - Mediterranean restaurant*
The snack bar transforms into a Mediterranean restaurant in the evenings. You'll have one free dinner per seven-night stay included as part of your All Inclusive package - be sure to book in advance at reception.
- La Taberna
Open for dinner, this is the place to try out homemade tapas.
- Panoramic Lounge Restaurant
The restaurant is exclusive to those staying in the adult's area rooms. It's split between a bar area serving tea, coffee, beer and soft drinks, and on the other side there's a snack area serving tapas, light bites, fruit and sweets.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
If you want to hit the treadmill, there’s a well-equipped gym* with up-to-the-minute machinery.
When dinner’s done and dusted, there are three bars you can pick from for evening drinks. One’s a sporty number, with pool tables and big screens, and another features a spotlit stage for live entertainment.
- Evening entertainment programme
The two sea-facing pools are shaped like big blobs of paint, and come with sunloungers and palm trees for company. There’s also a zig-zagging waterslide that tumbles into a third, pint-sized pool.
There’s a snack bar within splashing distance of the pool.
- 3 outdoor pools
Opening Times: [10.00-18.00]
Generous in size, the pools here are surrounded by glossy palms and lined with sunbeds. One of these is a plunge pool at the bottom of the waterslides.
- Children's pool
There are sunbeds around the kids' pool area so you can keep an eye on your little ones.
- Pool towels with a deposit
- Infinity pool
You'll have access to the new-for-summer 2019 infinity pool if you book a room in the adults' area. It gives you a panoramic view of La Gomera and has a bar serving drinks and snacks.
If you need a wake up call, an early breakfast, a take away lunch or equipment hire, please speak to the hotel's reception team. They'll be happy to arrange this for you 24-hours a day.
- Internet area*
- Laundry service*
Well maintained gardens with seating area and sunbeds for taking time out. You can also spot semi-tropical plants, with birds of paradise and banana trees.
- Car parking*
- Free Wi-Fi in reception
Wi-Fi will be available in more parts of the hotel from May 2019.
- 24-hour reception
- Shuttle bus*
There's a shuttle service from the hotel to Siam Park and Los Cristianos.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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