LOCATION: approx. 500 m from the centre of PUERTO DE SANTIAGO, shops and bars nearby; approx. 40 km from the airport Reina Sofía; bus stop approx. 50 m from the hotel.
BEACH: Playa de la Arena, public, sandy, dark volcanic sand, gently shelving beach, distinguished by the Blue Flag certificate, approx. 100 m from the hotel, across the road, umbrellas, sunbeds and mattresses payable (approx. 4 EUR/piece).
HOTEL: four-star, elegant and modern, built in 2000, 432 rooms, 1 building, 8 floors, 7 elevators, spacious and elegant lobby, 24h reception, main restaurant - buffet meals, international cuisine, vegetarian dishes, gluten-free diet, restaurant/snack-bar Palapa by the pool - buffet meals; in restaurants credit cards accepted, formal attire required during dinner (gentlemen long trousers); piano-bar in the lobby, Music Hall bar with terrace, money exchange, shop: souvenirs, newspapers, luggage storage; 4 conference rooms, sunny terrace, garden, free wireless Internet in indicated spots (limited range); extra charges: Internet point (1 EUR/10 min), room service (in the hours specified by the hotel), on-call doctor, hairdresser, laundry, car rental; amenities for the handicapped; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 extra bed available), approx. 24 m², modern, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (bath or shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, fridge, safety deposit box (payable: approx. 2 EUR/day), mini-bar; free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; balcony or terrace (table and chairs, clothes dryer), room with sea-view at a charge; family room: for max. 4 people, approx. 29 m², standard room furnishing; family rooms at a charge, available in sale starting from arrival 06.11.2014.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: 2 swimming pools, sweet water, approx. 410 m2, depth 1.4 m, heated in season, separate section for children, slide, and approx. 330 m², depth 1.4 m, umbrellas, sunbeds and mattresses available by the pool free of charge, towels at a guarantee deposit (approx. 12 EUR); table tennis, mini-golf, boules, archery, chess, games room; playground for children, mini-club (4-12 y.o.), animations for adults and children: sport activities, artistic shows, live music; extra charges: tennis court (approx. 5 EUR/h) with equipment rental (at a guarantee deposit), gym, pool table; small beauty salon.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (7.30-10.30), buffet dinner (19.00-22.00) in main restaurant, buffet lunch (13.00-15.30) in main restaurant or Palapa restaurant; late breakfast in Palapa restaurant or in piano-bar (10.30-12.00); afternoon tea in Palapa restaurant (10.00-18.00); coffee and biscuits in lobby bar; local alcoholic and soft drinks according to menu in indicated bars (10.00-23.30); wearing all inclusive bands is required.
CONTACT: 0034/922862920, www.belivehotels.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.
Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.
Flight duration: Warsaw–Tenerife – approx. 5 h.
Local time: GMT.
Language: Spanish; communication in English and German also possible.
Capital of the island: Santa Cruz.
Voltage: 220 V.
Currency: euro (EUR).
Prices in the hotel and restaurant: lunch – from 16 EUR, water – approx. 3 EUR, beer – approx. 2 EUR, wine – approx. 10 EUR.
Transport: quite efficient and inexpensive (taxi, local buses). Beaches: free entry; beach service (2 sunbeds + umbrella) – approx. 15 EUR/day.
Local trips: organised by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility, that if there are too few participants, a trip may be cancelled.
The largest island of the archipelago of the Canary Islands Lies only 300 km from the coast of Africa and although it is Spanish and European, you can already feel the exotica. Incredibly diverse in landscapes and climate, it has two clearly different parts of which are divided by a mountain range: warmer and sunnier south with sandy beaches and a cooler north with lush tropical vegetation, banana plantations and natural beaches with black and gray sands. The main tourist destination of north of Tenerife is Puerto de la Cruz. It is worth seeing the old city with numerous landmarks, churches and chapels, the fortress of San Felipe, Taoro Park with a modern palace casino and Loro Park Zoo.
The most famous beach of the north is Las Teresitas, approx. 1 km long with golden Saharan sand. The capital of the south of Tenerife, where the sun shines all year round, is Playa de las Americas - a modern resort with lots of hotels and a vibrant nightlife and its famous boardwalk that stretches out for many kilometers along the ocean. It combines Playa de las Americas with the traditional Los Cristianos and the elegant Playa del Duque. The beaches of dark volcanic sand gently descend into the ocean. A much quieter than Playa de las Americas is its district Costa Adeje, particularly recommended for family holidays. There is a nice beach and boardwalk with bars and restaurants. Equally magnificent beaches are located in Puerto Santiago and Los Gigantes. Playa de la Arena beach is distinguished here with a natural, completely black sand.
Grand Tour - a tour of the island - we discover the lunar landscape - transfer to the Canadas de Teide National Park via a route that runs through Santiago del Teide near the famous Los Gigantes cliffs. The Teide volcano dominates over the park - the highest mountain of Spain (3718 m). Transfer to La Orotava and typical Canarian lunch in a traditional restaurant. Then the route leads to Icod de Los Vinos, where you can admire the eternal tree of Drago, which purple juice served to dye royal robes. Tasting the famous liqueurs and wines of the Canary Islands. A stopover at a vantage point near Garachico - a town partially flooded by lava. Day trip Price for Guests from the south and north of the island - approx. 55 EUR.
Loro Park - located in the north of the island botanical and Zoo park with an area of 135 thousand km², the largest on the Canary Islands and one of the biggest in Europe. Amazing richness of flowers and many species of exotic vegetation make this a true garden of paradise. Here you can observe the unique, some of the world's largest collections of colourful parrots. The demonstrations of the skills of dolphins, parrots, sea lions and huge orcas are unforgettably impressive, whose aquarium is the largest and most modern in the world. Flamingos, crocodiles, gorillas and tigers also live within the park's territory. An amazing attraction is also the "Planet of Penguins", where the birds live in a perfectly reproduced arctic landscape. The park is one of the greatest tourist attractions on the island. Day trip Price for Guests from the south of the island - approx. 52 EUR.
Cruise to La Gomera - unspoiled, green, the most mysterious among the islands of the archipelago, with an area of only 379 km². Ferry passage from Tenerife to San Sebastian, the capital La Gomera, where relics from the times of Chritopher Columbus' visit have survived. Journey to the centre of the island, where you can admire the ancient forest at Garajonay National Park. The forests of Gomera are included on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. Lunch at a restaurant and a demonstration of the unique whistling language. Day trip Price for Guests from the south of the island - approx. 71 EUR (includes lunch), for Guests from the north of the island - 81 EUR (includes lunch).
City Tour - shopping and sightseeing - transfer to the cities of La Laguna and Orotava, charming with their colonial architecture and atmosphere. The route lets you admire the diverse coast of the island. Free time. Half-day trip. Price – approx. 28 EUR.
Trekking in the Masca Gorge - the expedition starts in the picturesque village of Masca located between impressive volcanic hills with a height of approx. 600 m above sea level. The trekking route runs along the gorge and ends up at the ocean, at the entrance to the gorge (distance approx. 8 km). A short rest on the dark, volcanic beach and cruise to Puerto Santiago which includes sailing next to the famous Los Gigantes cliffs. Half-day trip. Price for Guests from the north of the island – approx. 49 EUR; for Guests from the areas of Puerto de La Cruz/Playa La Arena – approx. 38 EUR; for Guests from the areas of Playa de Las Americas/Costa Adeje – approx. 46 EUR; the price includes a snack and mineral water.
Catamaran cruise - an amazing cruise on a comfortable catamaran. A trip in search for whales and dolphins living in the waters at the coast of Tenerife. A stopover in one of the charming coves, time for a swim and snorkelling. Half-day trip. Price for Guests from the north of the island and areas of Playa de Las Americas/Costa Adeje – approx. 59 EUR (includes lunch); for Guests from the areas of Puerto de La Cruz/Playa La Arena – approx. 43 EUR (includes sandwich).
Submarine - an amazing trip to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on board a submarine. At a depth of approx. 20 m you can admire the underwater world of the ocean: schools of fish, interesting rock formations and a boat wreckage. The stingrays make a huge impression, which swim up to the windows of the boat and are fed by a diver. The boat is air-conditioned and spacious, and the trip is safe. Half-day trip. Price – approx. 50 EUR.
Diving - in a Polish diving base, under the supervision of a professional instructor, you can get to know the delightful underwater world. An attraction also for beginners and advanced. For divers with certificates possibility of diving in interesting places (wrecks, caves). Price – approx. 65 EUR.
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.