Location Superior four star hotel Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Corallium Spa & Casino is located on the seafront in the exclusive holiday area of Meloneras, in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, at a short distance from famous Maspalomas dunes and nature reserve. Surrounded by a natural environment of undeniable beauty, this spectacular hotel complex offers everything guests may need to enjoy unforgettable holidays packed with relaxation, leisure and fun. General description The hotel was built as a palace-hotel with colonial-style architecture, showing reminiscences of the Santa Catalina Hotel in Las Palmas and the National Hotel in Havana and occupying a total area of 105,000 m2. A major part of the huge hotel’s outdoor area was reserved for the guests to enjoy the pleasant Canarian climate and open-air activities in 76,000 m2 of exuberant tropical garden area, including 800 palm trees of nearly 100 different species and subspecies. The hotel’s garden area hosts a spectacular pool area consisting of four fresh-water pools (two of them heatable in winter), two jacuzzis, a children’s pool and an artificial beach, as well as terraces with sunbeds and sunshades. The resort’s pool area contains 12,000 cubic metres of water. The Lopesan Costa Meloneras’ infinity pool has become a defining feature of the hotel due to its size and the surprising optical illusion of merging into the sea and the horizon. When the hotel was inaugurated 2001, this pool (with a length of 102 metres and 5,500 m3 of water) was the largest one on the Canary Islands. Currently it occupies place two on the archipelago’s pool size ranking. There is no more representative image of the resort than the infinity pool, one of the most frequently portrayed pools in the world, by photographers and filmmakers alike. Rooms The hotel complex has eight floors, connected by twelve lifts, and total of 1,136 spacious rooms, all with modern interior design and furniture, including 974 standard double rooms (six of them specially adapted for guests with limited mobility), 46 superior double rooms, 57 junior suites, 53 senior suites, 4 superior suites and 1 royal suite. All hotel rooms are equipped with marble bathroom with bathtub, separate shower, hair dryer, bathrobe, large towels for pool use (towel exchange with extra charge), air-conditioning, television with satellite programming, desk, two wardrobes, marble or wooden floor (in superior suites and royal suites), direct-dial telephone, safe for hire, mini-bar (with extra charge) and large furnished balconies. Gastronomy The Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Corallium Spa & Casino offers guests an excellent half board service including breakfast and dinner served in the hotel’s three buffet-style restaurants, Alameda Restaurant and Atlantico Restaurant. Breakfast and dinner include a large variety of delicious hot and cold dishes of the international, national and regional cuisines. Breakfast buffet also offers a variety of diet products. The hotel’s magnificent culinary offer also includes other restaurants, where guests may enjoy delicious a la carte food, as well as several cafe-bars. La Toscana Restaurant can be found in the garden and pool area; this restaurant’s menu offers typical dishes from Italian cuisine. To complete the hotel’s offer of a la carte restaurants there are: Argentinian El Churrasco Restaurant with grilled meat specialties and Las Rias Restaurant, specialised in rice dishes and seafood, as well as the new Cafe del Mar Restaurant (following the trail of its sister restaurant in Ibiza). The hotel also hosts a large number of bars with different atmospheres, specially designed to satisfy the guests’ needs during the day and in the evenings. The hotel’s Central Bar in the lobby (which becomes a piano bar in the evenings) is the perfect meeting point. La Plaza Bar invites guests to enjoy the open air terrace and beautiful views on the garden area and the infinity pool, as well as different entertainment options, such as shows, live music and dancing offered in the evenings. To complete the offer of evening leisure options, the hotel also includes La Brasserie beer bar, a meeting point for sports fans, where the most important matches and championship games can be watched on screen, opening only for privates and one-off events. Furthermore there are several bars located in the garden and pool area offering refreshing drinks and aperitifs. Spa Corallium Without a doubt, one of the hotel’s main attractions is the impressive spa and beauty centre, one of the most complete wellness centres in Europe. The hotel’s Corallium Spa, with its design inspired by the volcanic nature of the island, provides complete modern facilities on a surface of over 3,500 m2. The Spa centre is dedicated to personal care, relaxation and well-being and it includes Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, ice-grotto, spa and massage centre, as well as an outdoor area with four different pools, gym, the latest hydro-massage technology and a fantastic beauty centre with fourteen treatment rooms offering more than 80 different treatments. The Spa’s magnificent gym deserves a special mention since it offers the ultimate body-building machines, as well as specialised instructors giving daily gym and fitness lessons (with extra charge). Leisure and sports activities For customers aged over 18, the hotel also hosts a great casino open all year, including a room with slot machines, a games room with tables for poker, blackjack and American roulette, as well as a restaurant and a show theatre. For guests wishing to do some exercise during their stay, the Lopesan Costa Meloneras has a wide range of fully-equipped sports facilities, including four tennis courts with quartz sand and artificial lighting, two paddle-tennis courts, a mini-golf course (all these facilities with extra charge), a putting green, a shuffleboard field, a petanque field and ping-pong tables. The hotel also hosts a free gym equipped with body-building machines. Furthermore, in the area surrounding the hotel, guests can also find other sports activities, such as horse-riding, sailing, diving, windsurfing or water-skiing. Golf lovers can take advantage of the most appealing green fee discounts on the golf courses of Maspalomas and Meloneras; there is also a free transfer to these golf courses offered if an 18-hole reservation is made. To complete the hotel’s sports offer, the entertainment team organises several tournaments, games and competitions during the week in several languages. Children aged from 4 to 12 have their own mini-club with entertaining activities designed especially for them. There is also an optional babysitter/nanny service for families with small children (service with extra charge). For meetings, events and conferences the hotel provides several rooms (which can be adapted for extra space if necessary) with a maximum capacity for 500 persons, as well as a large cinema. The Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Corallium Spa & Casino also offers additional facilities and services, such as a hairdressing salon, a newsstand, a boutique, a nudist sun terrace and a private car parking area (with extra charge). FREE WIFI booking directly in our web.