LOCATION: approx. 150 m from the centre of the tourist town CALETA DE FUSTE, right by the ocean, approx. 13 km from the capital of the island Puerto del Rosario, approx. 9 km from the airport in Puerto del Rosario; approx. 400 m from the bus stop.
BEACH: Playa el Castillo, public, sandy, next to the hotel, access via seaside promenade, umbrellas and sunbeds payable (approx. 10 EUR/day).
HOTEL: four-star, built in 2001, total of 462 rooms in 3 buildings; large, elegant hall, 24h reception, restaurant Maxorata with buffet meals, children's highchairs and buffet available, vegetarian dishes, Aloe bar: à la carte dishes and snacks, formal attire required (gentlemen - long trousers), Tabaiba bar; conference centre for max. 400 people, 7 elevators, money exchange, reading room; extra charges: Internet point, wireless Internet in the lobby (7 EUR/day), car rental, childcare; rooms for the handicapped available; credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, American Express.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds available), approx. 28 m2, elegant and modern, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (bath or shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, mini-bar (payable), safety deposit box (3 EUR/day), free cot for children up to 2 years old; balcony or terrace (table and chairs); superior: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds available), elegant and comfortable, completely refurbished, standard room furnishing, special service, free wireless Internet, bathrobes, choice of pillows, free and unlimited access to water circuit in the SPA centre (treatments and massages additionally payable); sea-view, superior room on order at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: 2 large swimming pools with sweet water, including 1 heated in season, 1 with hydro massage, approx. 950 m2 and approx. 550 m2, depth 1.2, paddling pool for children with sweet water and heated in season, sunbeds and umbrellas available by the pools free of charge, towels for guarantee deposit (approx. 10 EUR and approx. 2 EUR for every replacement); mini-club and playground for children (4-12 y.o.), amphitheatre; table tennis, archery, volleyball, football; extra charges: 2 tennis courts (approx. 6 EUR/h), paddle, mini-golf, games room, pool table (approx. 1 EUR/game), basketball, gym; modern SPA and thalassotherapy centre (payable approx. 20 EUR); massages and treatments (additionally payable), Jacuzzi, sauna; sport activities and rich animation programme for children and adults; extra charges on the beach: windsurfing, diving; 2 golf courses approx. 2 km away.
ALL INCLUSIVE (at extra charge): buffet breakfast (7.30-10.30), buffet lunch (13.00-15.00) and buffet dinner (19.00-21.30) in the main restaurant; in between meals: snacks, coffee, tea, cake, ice-cream; local alcoholic drinks and soft drinks in the bar (10.00-23.00); wine, beer and soft drinks with meals in the main restaurant.
CONTACT: 0034/928547517, www.barcelo.com
Times of serving meals and the functioning of certain hotel infrastructure elements may be subject to minor changes due to the season, weather conditions, Guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotel management will not have an influence on.
Gran Tour Fuerteventura - a visit to the town of Betancuria, the first capital of the island: visiting the Church of Santa Maria, a presentation of aloe products - the most popular product of the island. Transfer to the vantage point Mirador Morro Velosa, from where you can see the outline of Lanzarote. Tasting fine goat cheeses, lunch at a restaurant. The the route run north, passing La Oliva, through the oldest resort of Corralejo. Stopover by the famous dunes. Return via the east coast, along the way passing the most dangerous volcano of the island - Red Mountain. Depart approx. 9.00, return approx. 18.00. Price – approx. 50 EUR.
Lanzarote island - visit in the region of La Geria, the landscape of which consists of torpid lava and volcanic ash. Transcer to the north of the island to Jameos del Agua – a cave adapted by a local artist, Cesar Manrique. Drive to the Valley of the Thousand Palm Trees. Lunch break. Ascend the Pico del Chache, the highest peak of Lanzarote, from where there is a beautiful view of the La Corona volcano. Drive along the west coast to the Timanfaya National Park - the Mountain of Fire, the greatest attractions of the island and participation in geothermal experiments. The last point of the programme is passing Salinas del Janubio and Los Hervidores on the way - a rugged coast, where lava has met with the ocean. Return at approx. 19.30. Price including lunch – approx. 80 EUR (from Costa Calma and Jandia – approx. 83 EUR).
Oasis Park - a visit to the Zoo: parrot training show, camel caravan ride (additionally payable), alligators show, snake show, sea lions show. A stroll around the Botanical Garden, where there are hundreds of species of cacti. Demonstration of birds of prey - hunting owls, falcons, and hawks. Return at approx. 17.00. Price – approx. 28 EUR.
Magic Catamaran - 4.5-hour catamaran cruise; around Jandia peninsula. Price – approx. 52 EUR.
Cruise to Lobos Island – approx. 5-hour cruise to Lobos island. Free time on the island (approx. 2 h) or trekking to the Lobos volcano. Price – approx. 50 EUR.
Submarine - submarine cruise from the port of Morro Jable. Descend to a depth of approx. 25 m. During the cruise you can admire the sea fauna; a diver lures and feeds all sorts of species of fish. Price - approx. 60 EUR from Jandia, approx. 65 EUR from Castillo.
Quad Safari - quad expedition, on gravel roads to the south of the island, for those who enjoy thrill. During the 3-hour expedition, a visit to the most interesting corners of the island: the settlement of Punta de Jandia and a visit to one of the smallest lighthouses in Europe. Driving license required. Price – approx. 85 EUR.
Jet ski - jet skis, water fun, freedom on the ocean, great fun and memorable experiences. The fun lasts 60 min. Price – approx. 125 EUR per scooter (1 or 2 persons).
Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.