It is a little bit removed from the action – the last time I stayed here I drove to the marina for dinner, though you could probably walk it in 20 minutes or so – which keeps it a more peaceful and, I suspect, a tad more upmarket.
49 well appointed bedrooms keep the place in check in terms of overcrowding - it’s a far cry from Benidorm. 31 of these are Junior Suites, which offer more space, a small kitchenette which comes in useful even for just making a cup of tea, and a private terrace for not too much more money. They are a little dated décor wise, but immaculately clean, comfortable, and good value for money.
The lounge is plush in a 1980s kind of a way that I find both nostalgic and pleasing. There’s a grand piano in the lounge to add a bit of colour to proceedings (feel free to have a tinkle) and the pagodas and day beds are great for an afternoon snooze. All in all, it's very likable.
Eating and drinking
A more than substantial buffet breakfast (finishes at 10.30am, which I find a bit early for holidays) and features the usual suspects: eggs (cooked to order), bacon, sausages, beans, as well as cakes and pastries, mountains of fresh fruit, yogurt, tea, coffee and juice. Snacks by the pool for lunch are OK, and there’s Es Llaüt for fine dining in the evening, which seems to be generally empty. I confess I've not actually eaten in it. The piano bar stays open to 1am, which is great if you’ve been out and fancy a nightcap.
Covers all the basics with sauna, jacuzzi, swimming pool and a gym.
I was impressed by the service here. Hotels of this size often fall down when it comes to keeping it personal, but here they’ve got it just right.
Who stays there
An even mix of British and Spanish holidaymakers, mainly families and more mature couples.
If you are traveling on a budget an all inclusive package here is good value. It includes everything but premium drinks like champagne, or cocktails.
- Business Centre
- Fitness Centre
- High-Speed Internet
- Pets Allowed
- Room Service
- Swimming Pool
- Families with teenagers
- Families with younger children
- First-time travellers
- Mature travellers
- No fuss
- Chilling out
Pros & Cons
- Great gardens
- Lacks soul