LOCATION: in the suburb of Benalmádena Costa, on a hill over a boardwalk, approx. 500 m from the seaside centre of BENALMÁDENA, shops and restaurants approx. 200 m from the hotel, approx. 500 m from Puerto Marina port, approx. 3 km from Tivoli fun park; approx. 11 km from the airport in Malaga; bus stop approx. 5 m from the hotel (Torremolinos, Malaga - approx. 2 EUR).
BEACH: Malapesquera, public, sandy, approx. 700 m long, approx. 50 m wide, gently shelving beach, approx. 100 m from the hotel, descend to the beach by steps, umbrellas and sunbeds payable (approx. 14 EUR/set).
HOTEL: three-star, simple, well-maintained, built in 1976, renovated in 2011, 119 rooms, 1 building, 3 elevators, spacious lobby, 24h reception, restaurant - buffet meals, local and international cuisine, highchairs for children available; lobby bar with terrace, kiosk with newspapers, reading room, luggage storage, terrace with sea-view, free wireless Internet in reception; extra charges: Internet point in reception (approx. 1 EUR/10 min), car, bicycle and moped rental; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club.
ROOM:standard: 2 people (1 extra bed available), approx. 20 m2, simple, well-maintained, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (bath or shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone; extra charges: safety deposit box (approx. 2.5 EUR/day); free cot for children up to 2 years old; balcony (table and chairs); side sea-view; frontal sea-view on order, at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool, sweet water, approx. 60 m2, depth 0.9-1.6 m, umbrellas and sunbeds available by the pool free of charge; table tennis, waterpolo; playroom and playground for children; extra charges: pool table, games room.
SOFT ALL INCLUSIVE (at extra charge): breakfast (8.0010.00), lunch (13.00-15.00) and dinner (18.30-21.00) in restaurant; limited cooling drinks, water and wine lunch and dinner.
CONTACT: 0034/952441996, www.medplaya.pl
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 – Malaga – 4.5 h
Local time: GMT+1.
Voltage: 220 V.
Currency: euro (EUR).
Prices in the hotel and restaurants: lunch – approx. 12 EUR, beer – approx. 2 EUR, wine – approx. 6 EUR, mineral water – approx. 1.5 EUR, coffee – approx. 1.5 EUR.
Car rental: from 50 EUR/day; 1 litre petrol - approx. 1.6 EUR.
Transport: taxi - approx. 8 EUR, city bus - approx. 1.5 EUR (distance approx. 10 km).
Beaches: free; sunbed and umbrella rental – from approx. 14 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.
Andalusia it is also beautiful, unique landscapes, making a huge impression with the wealth of colours and architecture matching the natural conditions, an example of which are Pueblos Blancos, or white villages. The province can also boast the highest mountain ranges in Spain, Sierra Nevada. During the winter months, in one day, you can go skiing on the snow-covered peaks, and then go to the coast and bathe in the sea at a temperature of 20°C. The wonderful climate, characterised by 325 sunny days a year and the average temperature of 25°C, favours holidays, as well as watersports.
The most famous tourist centres along the coast are the luxurious: Marbella, Benalmádena, Torremolinos and Fuengirola. In Costa del Sol, there are more than 30 golf courses, considered the best in Europe. An amazing tourist attraction is also the nearby Gibraltar, situated just a step from Morocco, the vestibule of Africa. In Andalusia you can find everything that is the best and most interesting in Spain. Flamenco was born here, the tradition of folk entertainment and fetes originate from here, even the corrida. Andalusians like to have fun, which can be seen by the annual fiestas, ferias and romerias. Holidays in Costa del Sol is an unforgettable mix of large portions of history, breathtaking landscapes, beautiful, sunny beaches and great fun to the hot Spanish rhythms.
Granada - the day trip leads through scenic landscapes, drowning in Andalusian sunshine, straight to Granada, the longest existing Arab kingdom in Spain. The city was made famous, among others, by Alhambra, as well as the beautifully maintained gardens of Generalife. Price – approx. 78 EUR.
Ronda - the route of the trip runs through mountain areas to the white town suspended in clouds - Ronda, one of the most interesting cities of Andalusia, divided by the El Tajo canyon and connected by the bridge of cultures. The high point of the visit is the the oldest bullring in the world. Price – approx. 48 EUR.
Gibraltar - the 6 km-long peninsula was once a place of international conflicts, therefore, it has a very turbulent and rich history. Today, on Gibraltar Rock apes seem to dominate. Price – approx. 50 EUR.
Seville - the capital of Andalusia, a former settlement of the Phoenicians, today is a charming city with the snow-white suburb of Santa Cruz and one of the largest cathedrals in the world. A stroll through the Maria Luisa Park will slow down the speed of the excursion a little. Price – approx. 70 EUR.
Cordoba - it reached its greatest artistic and cultural splendour during Arabic reign. We will try to present you the Jewish part of the city La Juderia with a synagogue, as well as other relics of the past, in the most interesting way possible. Price – approx. 65 EUR.
Morocco – the Romans, Arabs, Portuguese, English and French all tried to conquer the mysterious lands of the Kingdom of Morocco. Today, it is enough to sail 11 km of the Strait of Gibraltar to touch the ground of a different continent and reach Tetuan - a city in Arabian style of a completely different culture. Price including lunch – approx. 85 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.