Right on the beach the Gran Melia Salinas - The Garden Villas, the only five Stars Gran Luxury Hotel of the island, rises with an architecture completely integrated into the landscape, catalogued between excellent Hotels with the charm of its own. The architect Fernando Higueras and the famous Lanzarotenian artist, Cesar Manrique, created the plans for this spectacular building. Cesar Manrique designed the pool area, the interior gardens and walls in the restaurant and the lobby. This flair full of flowers, plants and fountains leaves the impression of the Garden of Eden. For this reason, it is also called the Botanical Cathedral of the island. And most recently Hotel Museum, due to all the works of art from different artists of the islands apart from Cesar Manrique, such as Pepe Dámaso, Molezún, Paco Curbelo, etc. As soon as you arrive at the Gran Melia Salinas, an icon of the Cultural Heritage of Lanzarote, you know you are in a very special place. ACCOMODATION AND SERVICES The 260 nicely refurbished rooms, decorated in the most attractive shad of green, combining marble, the finest cloths and the most elegant furniture, all with spectacular views of the sea, are arranged in steps to guarantee the privacy of the balconies, 24 hours room service and an endless range of details and facilities to ensure you are perfectly comfortable and provided with all you will need. Among its guests we can find personalities such as the King and Queen of Spain, King Hussein of Jordan, Twiggy, Adolfo Suarez, Julio Iglesias, U2, Rick Parfit, QUO 93, Mel-B from Spice Girls, John Malkovitch, Bigas Luna, Manuel Rui d Oliveira, Maria Medeiros, Marisa Paredes, Txema Prado, Vicente Molina Foix, the ex Ministre Loyola de Palacio, Ex Ministre Carmen Alborch, D. Mariano Rajoy- Vice Ministre of Spain Government, Pedro Almodovar, Eduardo Noriega, Gabino Diego, Leonor Watling, Rosa Maria Sarda, Nati Abascal among others. The Hotel provides a wide range of services: A delicious breakfast buffet. 5 Restaurants: -Main Restaurant Atlántida with show-cooking style buffet, where all the dishes will be made in front of the guests. -The well-known a-la-carte Restaurant La Graciosa, surrounded by tropical gardens, with international cuisine. -The new restaurant Casa Canaria, copy the most typical Canarian house construction with a fresh patio where you can choose between the three different specialities: La Bodeguita; typical Spanish tapas. La Tarantella; Mediterranean cuisine and Especias; rice specialities. Pool snack bar. Piano bar with daily live music and professional shows once a week. CONGRESS AND CONVENTION CENTRE Our five modern meeting rooms with a capacity from 10 to 400 people fully equipped for all kind of events are the perfect setting for: seminars, exhibitions, sales meetings, congresses... Many famous companies make use of these rooms every year, such as BMW, Coca Cola, Walt Disney, Pfizer, and last but not least to mention one of the biggest event of the year 2002: The European Parlament Congress which took place in April, congregating all Home Affairs Ministers from the EU and Vice Ministers from different Diplomatic Delegations from several Asian Embassies. LEISURE AND SPORT Enjoy the numerous facilities available for any kind of sports, which offer you the perfect combination of relaxing and keeping fit. Sport area, 3 tennis courts, gym, etc. Relax in our Health and Beauty Centre. Hairdresser. The Golf Club Costa Teguise, with an 18-hole golf course, is only 2 km away. Adding the possibility to practice any kind of water sports nearby and also many others such as mountain bike, sportive fishing, delta wind, horse riding in different parts of the island. The shopping Gallery with its jewellery, boutiques, shoe shop,... will give you the opportunity to satisfy almost all your wishes. THE GARDEN VILLAS A group of ten private villas situated in an exclusive garden, for those guests seeking privacy combined with the best service of a top class Hotel. Each villa has a private garden area and swimming pool, as well as a four-poster bed and dining area. Guests may choose the type of bedding and pillows preferred and bathrobe and kimono are provided. Other facilities include cordless telephone, compact disc player with a selection of music, daily press, magazines, tea and coffee making facilities, a selection of fresh fruit and many other extras as a courtesy of the Hotel Management. Formed by a Presidential Villa of approximately 1.000 m2 in which two villas are located, besides the area of garden and swimming pool: one of them with a four poster king size bed, walking wardrobe, -en suite- bathroom with an outdoor volcanic shower connected to the private pool, outdoor dining patio, canopy and gardens. A further, 9 additional Villas, all of them of 1 room with walking wardrobe and en suite bathroom and shower, private swimming pool and garden with small entrance porch by a small pond and waterfall. The capacity of the villas is only for 2 adults. The complimentary service of The Garden Villas includes: -Personalized Check in-out -24 hours Butler service. -A la Carte Bed Linen and Pillows. -Selection of fruits a la carte. -Complimentary newspaper and magazines . -CD Player. -Wireless Telephone. -Special gifts and amenities exclusive only for our Garden Villas guests -2000 sq. meters. exclusive swimming pool for this area with private club. -Guaranteed late check- out. If not possible due to a Villa early arrival, a complimentary room will be given until departure time. -Private breakfast in the Villa or in our Main Restaurant Atlántida with its show-cooking buffet. -Kimonos and bathrobes available in room. -Tea and Coffee making facilities available in the room.
GRAN MELIA SALINAS & THE GARDEN VILLAS
|Address||AVDA ISLAS CANARIAS|
|Number of rooms||270|
|Phone number||34 (928) 590040|
|Fax number||34 (928) 59 12 32|