Hotel Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden
The Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden is the first 5-star luxury resort in Puerto de la Cruz, situated by the northern coast of the island of Tenerife. It has spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean, as well as over Mount Teide. This hotel has an opulent spa and wellness center, which include a Japanese sauna, and a Turkish bath.
The Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden is as all-inclusive and luxurious as they come – a 5-star resort that won’t disappoint. It is a family-friendly resort but also caters to couples and those who are traveling on business. Guests love this hotel for its close proximity to a variety of sights and stops, including the botanical gardens, the Martianez Shopping Center, and the Lago Martianez Lake.
You can expect nothing less than the VIP treatment at the Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden, where you can book different types of rooms to suit your needs. There are deluxe double or twin rooms with sea views, family rooms, and junior suits, but also penthouse suites and the very special Bill Clinton Suite, in which even Bill Clinton himself has enjoyed his vacation in Tenerife.
There is plenty to do at the Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden, where you can choose between spending your time doing sports, soaking at the spa or sizzling under the sun. Here you can sign up for activities such as cycling, diving, horse riding, billiards, table tennis or tennis, or head out to the golf course, where you can enjoy a game of 18 holes.
The Spa here offers services that include full body massages, couples massages, and spa and wellness packages. There is a steam room, a Japanese sauna, a Moroccan Hamman and a Jacuzzi. A hot spring bath will help you relax, while a solarium can help you intensify your tan, especially in the winter, when its not possible to tan outdoors.
There are 3 outdoor pools at the Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden, as well as an indoor pool, and a children’s pool as well. The salon also offers beauty treatments and makeup services, waxing services, and hair treatments. You can come here for a manicure and pedicure, or get a hair cut or a shave at the barbershop. The hotel also offers a minibus service for guests who do not have a car and wish to head into town for a stroll.
There are several restaurants at the Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden, which serve snacks and meals from breakfast until dinner. The Palmera Real Restaurant is open for lunch every day and features al fresco dining in the gardens, with an a la carte menu to choose from. The Slim Restaurant is a French restaurant, which is open for lunch and also dinner and serves a Brittany-inspired cuisine.
Il Papagallo is an Italian restaurant, famous for being one of the best in Tenerife. Here you can enjoy the sunset while dining on homemade pasta and a great wine list to complete your palette. Il Papagallo is only for dinner, from 6:30pm until 10:30pm, and has a strict dress code where sportswear or beach footwear is not allowed, so be sure to dress accordingly here.
The Oriental Restaurant at the Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden was inaugurated by Queen Sirikit of Thailand herself, in 1996, and serves the most exquisite Asian haute cuisine. The menu here changes from time to time and showcases the best dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, and Japan, in a fine dining atmosphere. A dress code applies here, as well.
ACCESS TO BEACH
From the Hotel Botanico & Oriental Spa Garden, you can access the beaches by Lago Martianez, but should definitely have a look at the man-made lagoons as well. The Lago Martianez was designed by Cesar Manrique, who was a renowned artist and architect, native to the Canary Islands. At Lago Martianez you can also have a meal at one of the cafes if you wish to spend the day there.
HOW TO BOOK
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