The primary 5-star luxurious resort within the Canaries, the Botánico, is a lush sanctuary set in tropical gardens with an unique spa. That is a chic, relaxed and welcoming resort, with charming workers and a conventional atmosphere.
Traditional decor is mixed with Thai-inspired artefacts and fashionable Canarian and Spanish artworks from the proprietor’s personal assortment. The 4 eating places cater for all tastes, from full-blown Thai in refined environment to a light-weight chunk beside the pool. Nearly all of visitor rooms overlook both the gardens, the Atlantic Ocean or the distant Mount Teide.
Away from the mass tourism of Tenerife, the resort lies reverse the attractive Botanical Gardens in a residential space of Puerto de la Cruz. It’s simply over a mile up from the ocean and the centre of the resort and has its personal backyard of lofty palms, lush lawns, tropical vegetation and a pond with koi carp and black swans.
For these looking for to be pampered in a de luxe, tropical setting.
The resort has 252 plush-carpeted visitor rooms, all with furnished terraces or balconies and outfitted with high-speed Wifi, Samsung Sensible TV and USB ports so adaptors are usually not wanted.
Room service is accessible and meals (nevertheless easy) are introduced elegantly on tables dressed with starched white tablecloths and recent flowers from the backyard. Spacious penthouse suites are situated on the fifth ground and a few include a jacuzzi, double luxurious rooms and large terraces.
Food and drinks
The primary-class Meals Market buffet breakfast overlooking the pool and backyard will set you up for the entire day, alternatively, you’ll be able to have continental breakfast in mattress. There may be additionally a buffet possibility right here for dinner with alfresco eating in summer season.
The sensible Oriental Restaurant which was opened by Queen Sirikit of Thailand serves high-end Thai dishes (evenings solely), Il Pappagallo provides Mediterranean fare and the Palmera Actual serves gentle lunches and aperitifs by the primary swimming pool. These trying to lose a kilo or two may additionally ponder The Slim, a well being and weight-loss-focused restaurant which can be utilized in reference to the resort’s Slim & Wellness programme.
Relating to the eating places, verify availability upfront as not all of the eating places are open all 12 months.
The resort’s Oriental Spa Backyard has been voted top-of-the-line in Europe. Quite a few therapies embrace Far Jap rituals to holistic wellness experiences, and customised well being and wonder programmes.
There’s a stunning outside pool surrounded by palm bushes and gardens, a Thai pagoda for Oriental massages within the open air, an indoor pool and 20 rooms for therapies. Programmes of various period embrace Ache Reduction, Anti-stress, Magnificence, Weight Loss, Ayurveda Therapeutic massage and Detox.
For swimming swimming pools, you’re spoilt for selection and they’re all heated. In addition to the outside and indoor spa swimming pools there’s the engaging important resort pool, with crimson parasols, snug loungers and pool attendants offering towels (you’ll be able to go all the way down to the pool within the bathrobes from the resort room).
There are two floodlit tennis courts (plus occasional tennis lessons), a placing inexperienced with 18 holes, a fitness center, a billiard room and a piano lounge. Day by day actions are on provide, from yoga and pilates to Canarian cheese -tasting and Bonsai workshops.
How a lot?
Doubles from £213 per night time.
What’s Close by?
Near the resort is the Jardín Botánico, an historic botanic backyard with round 3000 species of
tropical and sub-tropical vegetation. Loro Parque, an enormous wildlife park with the world’s largest assortment
of parrots, lies 4km (2.5 miles) from the resort. Fashionable excursions from the resort embrace Mt Teide
by day or night time. For the lively, there are close by alternatives for browsing, tandem paragliding, scuba
diving and mountain climbing.
VERDICTResort Botánico & The Oriental Spa Backyard is an enthralling conventional resort with attractive gardens and spa.