This place comes with a big lagoon pool and an à la carte restaurant. It’s also got some spectacular views.
This hilltop hotel has views of the epic Los Gigantes cliffs, as well as across the ocean to neighbouring La Gomera. It’s in a quiet spot, but it’s still less than 10 minutes’ walk to the beach.
The hotel has a trio of pools, including a big lagoon number. Elsewhere, there’s a buffet restaurant with panoramic sea views, and another à la carte option. Then there are live shows in the music hall.
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All Inclusive - Here's what you get
Full Board buffet meals. Snacks. Barbecue. 2 visits per week to the themed restaurants-reservations required.
Local alcoholic and soft drinks, until 24.00. Minibar in room with soft drinks and beer, refilled every 2 days.
Sports and Activities
All are included except where indicated.
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3 outdoor pools
Dotted with palm trees and lined with sunbeds and parasols, there are three different types of pools to choose from. Pool towels can also be provided with a deposit payable.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served here with indoor and outdoor seating. Highchairs are available on request.
These double family rooms can sleep up to 5 people - there's a double bedroom with child bed and a twin bedroom too. There's facilities for making coffee and tea, a fridge, bathrobes and slippers also available for your stay. It's fully air-conditioned inside, but there's outside space too - there's a balcony or terrace with a garden view. The room comes with freed wired internet access - for a small deposit you can borrow an ethernet cable at reception. For a deposit you can also borrow a Playstation®2 as the room also has 2 TV's.
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Not really for couples without children.
We chose this hotel through 'First Choice' holidays. We did a lot of research and this one seemed ideal as it said it was on the quieter west side of Tenerife ( quote from First Choice web site 'Playa de Arena is a bit of a quiet customer on the west coast of Tenerife'), and we therefore thought it would indeed be a quieter place for older couples. Not so with this hotel. We found it full of young families and the whole ethos of the hotel seemed to be directed on the family theme and we therefore found it quite noisy, with various children's activities going on, day and night. We even felt odd not having children with us! First Choice did not help - at the welcome meeting they asked us, 'where are your kids?' And on our arrival we were immediately confronted by 'Meet and Greet Widgets.' We looked at one another in horror. What had we come to? There are two large pools and we were told one was quieter than the other, as there was one specifically for children's organised activities. Unfortunately there were lots of families also using the 'quieter' pool too, so it was hard to find anywhere to relax in peace where there were no children. There did not seem to be much entertainment for couples either. We booked an excursion to see the whales which was lovely, but again we were made to feel odd not having children as we were the only couple on the excursion. We were even asked if we wanted our faces painted! We wanted to go on more excursions but there was a limited choice from the hotel. However we had a lovely room with a sea view ( but did have a family with noisy children staying next door!) and the food was excellent. The hotel was very clean and well set out. Would we stay here again? Maybe with the grand children but not as a couple looking for a quiet relaxing holiday. Very disappointed.More
Everything was brilliant, faultless for 7 days & nights I took my family of 4, booked the december before so got a good price. The leisure team at the hotel is strong and really did their job to a first class standard. The hotel staff were friendly and professional and couldn't do enough for us. Thanx Tamara, Angle, Silvia, Matt, Dwight, Miles and all of u guys!!!!More
Had excellent time at this holiday village. Facilities all good.children very well catered for. Spa good. Restaurant staff good. Entertainment was good. The first choice team were very good Food was lovely considering the number of people had to cater for More
Great hotel, staff were spot on and dealt with minor issues we encountered really quickly. Food really good, room good size with lovely sea view . Would go back again, ideal for families with children More
larmstrong2015, Leeds, United Kingdom
Great for families with young children
Stayed for 2 weeks in May 15, first week was a school holiday and was very busy. Although you are told not to reserve sun beds, no one adhered to this and as it was so busy unless you get up at 6am to put your towels on a bed you were not likely to get one. We however were one step ahead of everyone else and at the end of the night when most people were back in their rooms (around midnight) put our towels out then to avoid having to get up so early. The entertainment room was also another issue when it was busy. Entertainment starts about 9am every night but people would start queuing for a seat about 8:45 and honestly I've never seen anything like it, one night there was nearly a fight between 2 grown men because one of them had sent their child to the front of the queue, i saw arguments and a grandad know a kid over as he literally pushed his way through the doors and ran to the front, it was unreal! Anyway enough to about how busy it was, suppose it will always be like this in school holidays. The hotel it self was nice, the room was very clean and comfortable. There are 3 pools one of them is quieter than the rest and I don't think you're allowed inflatables such as lilos. The main pool is where the entertainment is but if you don't want to get involved its not "in your face". The small pool is there the kids slide is and this tends to be where people with very young kids/babies sit. There's a snack bar next to the quiet pool which has a bbq serving burgers paella etc, they also do chips salad pizza the usual however the pizza were not very nice, dunno what they put on them but just couldn't get away with them. The restaurant was good, they had a different theme every night, Mexican, Italian, Chinese etc. you could always find something to eat. At the back of the hotel is high ropes which was great fun, there's also crazy golf and tennis. There's a gate at the back of the hotel which takes you down to the beach, it's just a small beach and the sea is quite rough it's also a steep hill to walk there so coming back uphill in the heat is hard work, we got a taxi a couple of times even though it's not far. There's a few shops, restaurants near the beach and a supermarket. There's also a Irish bar which does a carvery on a Sunday so if you've had enough of hotel food I recommend this place. Out of the main hotel entrance if you walk left for about 10 minutes you come to lidl, they do lovely doughnuts!! Also if you want a dingy boat for the pool check here first, they were loads cheaper than anywhere else. You can keep walking for another 15 mins and you will come to the marina and another beach which is much calmer but it's easier to get a taxi for 3 euro from the hotel. Also near the beach is another iris bar which was very good (I'm not Irish) :) hotel entertainment was good although got a bit repetitive after 2 weeks. There is a bus for 5 euro each which you book the day before from the hotel which takes youth Siam park (def worth a visit) it also goes to Los Christians and then picks you up about 5:30. Overall it was a very good hotel but if going during school holidays it is certainly for families, even though I have a 6 yr old there were too many kids for me. My review might not be glowing but it was a very good holiday and I would recommend it, you always have a few things you're not happy with, nothing is perfect.More
Jenn M, Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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