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 14 EUR, water – approx. 3 EUR, beer – approx. 1 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, with 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 quieter alternative to 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 and lunar landscape - transfer to the Canadas de Teide National Park via a route that runs through Villaflor, the highest situated destination in Spain (1466 m). 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 in the region of Garachico - a town partially flooded by lava. Drive through Santiago del Teide to Los Gigantes with its famous cliffs. Day trip Price – approx. 55 USD (includes lunch).
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. The extraordinary wealth of flowers and numerous species of exotic vegetation make it a paradise garden, where you can observe the unique colourful parrots, one of the world's largest collections. The greatest attraction of the park are demonstrations of the skills of dolphins, parrots, sea lions and huge orcas, whose aquarium is the largest and most modern in the world. Flamingos, crocodiles, gorillas and tigers also live within the park's territory. The "Planet of Penguins" makes a memorable impression, 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. 51 EUR.
Cruise to La Gomera - unspoiled, green, the most mysterious among the islands of the archipelago, it has 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. 70 EUR, for Guests from the north - 80 EUR (includes lunch).
City Tour - cities of northern Tenefire - transfer to Santa Cruz de Tenerife by a route that enables you to enjoy the varied coast of the island. Those cities are not only a place where cultures and artists meet, but also a pearl of old canarian architecture, where history harmoniously merges with modernity. Free time in the city centers.
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. 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 – approx. 49 EUR (includes snack and mineral water).
Catamaran Cruise - a unique cruise on a comfortable catamaran, an expedition in search of cetaceans and dolphins living off the coast of Tenerife. A stopover in one of the charming coves, time for a swim and snorkelling. Half-day trip. Price – approx. 41 EUR (includes sandwiches, cooling drinks, beer, white and red wine).
Rental of BMW and KTM motorcycles - available models: BMW R1200 GS - 129 EUR/day, BMW F800 R - 109 EUR/day, the BMW F800 GS - 109 EUR/day, the BMW F700 GS - 99 EUR/day, KTM 1190 Adventure - 129 EUR/day, KTM 990 - 119 EUR/day, the KTM 690 Duke - 99 EUR/day. The price includes delivery of the motorcycle to the hotel and reception of the motorcycle at the end of the rent period; possibility of using helmets, jackets and motorcycle insurance. No deposit for the rent.
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.