Isla Bonita is a hotel offering the "all inclusive" formula, an ideal place for families and athletes thanks to its numerous recreation equipment. Fitness fans will also be seduced by its sophisticated centre.
South of Tenerife, in Costa Adeje, 984 feet from Fanabe beach. Located 12.5 miles away from the Tenerife Sur airport, it takes 20 minutes to drive to the hotel. The hotel is at about 50 miles from Santa Cruz in Tenerife, the island's capital.
Isla Bonita was the first hotel in the Canary Islands to offer the "all inclusive" concept in 1995. It has several sport infrastucture and a quality fitness centre.
Tip on lodging:
Only 8 rooms open to the sea. These rooms are on the 4th floor of the building road view. Moreover, provision has been made for 8 rooms to accomodate people on wheel chairs.
Built in 1988 and renovated in 1999, the hotel has 438 double rooms spread out in two 5-floor buildings of dark brown colour. The hotel offers its guests two freshwater swimming pools (open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM), each having an integrated pool for children, long chairs with mattresses, beach umbrellas, showers, a jacuzzi, a giant chess set, a sauna, two panoramic solarium terraces laid out on the hotel's roof, one for nudists. Sports fans can play tennis, ping pong, squash, petanque and billiard. Also, with the multi-sports area, guests can play basketball, football, handball and volleyball.
Rooms are conformatably done, air-conditioned and equipped with direct line telephone sets, cable television (20 channels including Euronews), radio set, a kitchenette, safe (keyed, 1.5 pounds/day) and a small well done balcony opening to the swimming pool, mountain or street. Only 10 rooms (one per floor) have a double bed, the rest have twin beds. A sofa convertible into a bed that can take two children. The bathroom has a bathtub with a fixed shower. Soaps, shower gels and shampoo are offered. There is also a bidet and integrated toilets. But there is no hair dryer.
Breakfast is served from 7:00 to 10:00 AM, lunch from noon to 3:30 PM at the swimming pool snack-bar and diner from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM at the international buffet restaurant located in the basement. Diet dishes and other special dishes are also offered. It is possible to make reservation for a full board or All-inclusive. A restaurant-grill and an Italian restaurant are available in the hotel for diner only and on reservation from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The barbecue restaurant in the terrace offers a fixed menu with the day's sauce (Canarian sauces are exquisite!), assorted broiled meats served with Canarian papas and the irresistible Mojo sauce, hotel-made dessert and a drink. It can accomodate 70 people.
To get to the public beach of Playa Fanabe, you need to cross the road and walk for 984 feet. Equipment (not free) include beach umbrellas, deck chairs, toilets and showers. Water sports (notably parakiting, jet skiing and water skiing) and games for children are available. Under surveillance and well laid out, you walk along the beach with its black sand (which heats up quickly under the sun!), skirted by bars, restaurants, shops and games rooms.
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