Botanico Hotel and Oriental Spa – near Puerto De La Cruz – North Tenerife
This leading hotel of the World is set in beautiful tropical gardens with its own quite outstanding Oriental Spa building adjoining the hotel with its own separate pool and other unique facilities.
The Botanico is the only 5 star plus hotel in the north of the island. The hotel itself is set in beautiful lush tropical gardens in an elevated position at the top of the town in the beautiful ‘La Paz Area’ opposite the Botanical Gardens; it has outstanding views over the Atlantic Ocean, the Orotava Valley and Mount Teide.
Rooms & Suites
All rooms include private furnished balcony or terrace, arm chairs, mini bar, satellite flat screen TV, safe, internet connection, marble bathrooms with bathrobes, slippers and luxury items.
Deluxe Twin/Double Rooms are elegantly decorated in light burgundy colours with town/ocean, garden/mountain or spa/garden views.
Larger Penthouse Twin/Double Rooms are located on the top floor for spectacular views and their bathrooms include separate shower and bath facilities. These rooms can be interconnected with a Penthouse Suite.
Ambassador Junior Suites are larger still and offer an open lounge area as part of the bedroom. In most suites there is a walk-in wardrobe off the bathroom and a sofa bed for a 3rd person.
Senator Suites are larger again with spacious lounge and bedroom, sliding wooden doors dividing the two areas. These attractive suites are of a classical or Oriental design and include all the facilities of a Junior Suite.
One Penthouse Suite includes a large salon with sitting and dining area plus 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms while the others can be interconnected with penthouse Rooms. They are situated on the top floor with garden and mountain views. Ask for further details.
2 Presidential Suites, similar facilities as the penthouse Suites, include a private outdoor whirlpool on the terrace and are situated on the corners of the two main wings, and can also be interconnected with penthouse Rooms.
One massive suite, the Bill Clinton Suite, is available with 2 or 3 bedrooms – further details on request.
Ask for a more comprehensive description of rooms and facilities.
‘The Oriental’, offers Asian fine –dining and many other Far East/Malaysian specialities in a beautifully decorated restaurant in Asian style.
‘La Parrilla’, Spanish Canarian Restaurant, offering Spanish and local cuisine in an informal atmosphere.
‘Il Pappagallo’, Mediterranean Restaurant, offering pasta, fish and meat dishes of a more general nature. The restaurant offers stunning views of Puerto de la Cruz and the Atlantic.
The open air (and inside) La Palmera Real offers an extensive breakfast buffet as well as snack or full lunches located near the main swimming pool and subtropical gardens..
Days of operation of each restaurant may vary so please ask for further details.
Adjoining the spacious lobby/reception is the bar/lounge (Bar Hall) where you can enjoy a drink or coffee including sandwiches and pastries during the day, with light music/entertainment provided each evening.
Facilities and things to do.
Outstanding Facilities including the award winning Oriental Spa Garden
A large freshwater heated pool is surrounded by the beautiful gardens, towels and loungers provided (more pools at the Spa, see later). Nearby are two Tennis Courts and an 18-hole putting green and practice net. The grounds of the hotel are extensive and very calming. There are huge open spaces throughout the hotel with spacious sitting areas on each floor before the corridors leading to bedrooms and suites.
The Oriental Spa Garden is quite magnificent. Set in its own private garden it has its own pool areas, one outdoor and one indoor, with jet streams and underwater massage and 2 open air Jacuzzis. Built in Asian style with natural daylight used extensively, it uses the finest marble from Italy. The ‘Jatoba’ ceiling was prepared by 8 carpenters and there is handmade antique furniture from Thailand. All hotel guests (must be over 16 years) have free access to the area, including the thermal circuit with themed showers, ice cold and tropical rain showers, aromatherapy, inhalation room, ice igloo, Finish sauna, sound pool, and a cardiovascular fitness room. The Spa also has around 20 beauty and treatment rooms; many of the treatments are unique being situated in the volcanic Canary Islands. There is also a Hairdressing Salon and a private treatment room is available for couples and honeymooners.
The Botanical Gardens, Loro Park famous for breeding parrots, the Zoo, the beautiful Oratava Valley and the picturesque north coast to Garachico are all easily accessible.
This hotel can be very successfully combined as a two or three centre holidays with the south of the island and/or la Gomera – ask for details. Transfer time from Tenerife South Airport is around 1hr 20 mins and from the North Airport 30 mins.
Contact Simon at Designer Travel Tailor-made Holidays & Cruises
All details quoted are thought to be correct at time of posting but are always subject to confirmation at time of booking
Photo: Outside pool Spa area open to all guests (RG) 14