Sol Hotels, three hotel types for three different holiday types

When we are planning our holidays, we should take into account all those things we expect and what we would like to do during our break. We should clearly know why we prefer the beach rather than the countryside or if we really want to travel with the family (or with our couple or friends) in order to enjoy a memorable holiday.

There is a wide range of hotels, but not all of them are designed for the same purpose. As a boutique hotel offers a perfect location in the historical centre of the destination, a big resort is the perfect choice for those who want to enjoy the sun, the hammocks or a pool with amazing views.

Which is the most significant commitment of the big hotel chains? They want to increase their accommodation offer creating hotels for a given audience. In this sense, Sol is one of the hotel chains that put this into action -for many years- more effectively. Its hotels meet the preferences of each customer thanks to its three exclusive subbrands.

beachfront terrace with swimming pool of the Sol House Costa del Sol hotel

Sol House Costa del Sol

The first of them is Sol Hotels, a hotel chain designed for family travels. It has hotels in Andalusia, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, Tarragona and Benidorm (not to mention other international destinations like Bulgaria, Croatia or Cuba). Sol Hotels offers great locations within a few metres from the beach.

Which outstanding attribute has also this hotel chain? Its leisure activities programme for families and restaurants offering the best destination’s gastronomy.

For those who prefer to enjoy their holidays with music and endless sunsets, there’s nothing better than Sol House Hotel, a brand with original hotels in Ibiza, Majorca and Malaga. Apart from its perfect location, Sol House also made great developments like Sol Wave House, a hotel on Magaluf beachfront offering the two biggest “artificial” waves in Europe (it’s perfect for surfing lovers).

As romantic getaways are also a great option, we should also check the hotels and services offered by Sol Beach House brand. Its perfect destinations, charming hotels (as Sol Beach House Ibiza) and its Adults Only offer, allow us to enjoy great relaxing holidays, unique experiences and unforgettable romantic moments.

Your last summer dive

Yes, is inevitable, the countdown to autumn has begun. And because of that, now more than ever, it is the time to take the change and take that last summer dive. To put it easy for you, and save any excuses, we brought you some hotels in Majorca, Minorca, Tenerife and Andalusia where you can book in during this time of the year with great discounts and enjoy a few days to relax and say goodbye to the ocean without spending a lot of money, with or without children, holiday for everybody.

Sol Katmandú Park.- A world full of granted fun in front of Magaluf beach, in Majorca. This children hotel (so so) is one of the last incorporations to the Sol Hotels portfolio, the hotel chain of family hotels for kids and teenagers in Melià, a place where staying is a whole new experience, full of surprises and innovation. When you choose this hotel in Magaluf that has a theme park there is no better way to end up your summer time. Enjoy all the offers they have by the end of season right now. You can also try all the Flintstones hotels that have different places all around Majorca, as well as in Menorca and the rest of Spain. Last but not least the Sol Beach House is a space to relax and do nothing at all.

Olé Tropical Tenerife.- The Olé hotel chain is a must in this small list. Besides being the best beach resort regarding quality-cost relationship right now, it is one of the hotel chains that has known how to create a more solid concept in family holiday hotels in Canarias, Majorca and the rest of renowned touristic destinations of the country. Their concept is very specific: A very comfortable and functional accommodation where children and adults can spend their entire day, with everything at their disposal, next to one of the best beaches of the country. It is perfect for those who seek that last summer dive at an affordable price and without worries, Regarding the Olé Tropical hotel, its great advantage is the location as well as all the activities that they have until the end of season, turning it into one of the best children resorts in Tenerife nowadays. But, if you prefer Lanzarote, Olé Olivina is a wonderful option, and if you prefer Ibiza, then your choice is the Olé Galeón.

Playa Garden selection Hotel & Spa.- our third option is the Garden Hotel chain, We have an family hotel in Playa de Muro, full of children entertainment and adult as well. It is our biggest proposal in Majorca because it knows how to spoil all children and adult needs, and, it is also located in one of the most beautiful areas of Majorca, in front of the northern beach of the island, leisure, kids games, sports, spa, gastronomy, pools, solarium, all kind of bedrooms, and even more. If you book from the official website Garden Hotels, you can get amazing accommodation prices in Playa de Muro.

The latest in accommodation… on the other side of the pond

All resorts in the Caribbean seem to be the same. All hotels can give this impression at the time of booking… But then, when you arrive and see it, when you try it and experience it, you discover that not all are the same and that sometimes, we should research, invest more, or at least, invest well. By way of example, we have here a list with some of the last novelties in beach resorts and urban hotels in Latin America making a positive and satisfactory difference even for the most demanding ones.

Catalonia Hotels

With their Bávaro Hotel and beach resort in Riviera Maya, Catalonia is one the Spanish chains investing in more modern and complete accommodation in strong tourism destinations in the Caribbean. México and Dominican Republic are still a benchmark for relaxing holidays and both hotels’ concept coincides with this line: rooms and villas on the seaside, surrounded by lagoons, swimming pools and tropical gardens, up-to-date gourmet gastronomy services, innovative entertainment options and spa.

They offer prices from $130 per night in a double room and special services for weddings and events, for both private celebrations and incentive travels.

Olé Hotels

This new line of family beach resorts in Tenerife, Ibiza and Lanzarote have also arrived to the Caribbean with a complete and renovated hotel in Cayo Largo, Cuba. Without losing its traditional charm, with architecture typical of the island, this resort is situated on the seashore, very close to famous beaches such as Playa Sirena, Playa Luna or Punta Mal Tiempo.

Olé Playa Blanca Resort stands out for being very similar to a Cuban fishing village with 4-star services: spa and wellness centres, huge swimming pools next to the beach, lush gardens, innovative All-inclusive service, yoga and Tai Chi courses… Very affordable prices, like the Olé Hotels in Spain.

Dann Hotels

If don’t want to go to the Caribbean, but you want to discover some of the most interesting countries in Latin America, our recommendation is to visit Bogotá, Colombia. There you will enjoy the capital atmosphere of a dynamic city full of projects, culture and traditions.  The most outstanding and innovative accommodation is offered by one of the most emblematic hotel chains in the country.  Dann Hotels, with more than 50 years working, they boasts urban and holiday hotels in the main tourist places of Colombia.

The best hotels are situated in the centre of the capital, in the most exclusive areas: Dann Avenida 19, Casa Dann Carlton or Dann Norte Bogotá. 4-star hotels and deluxe hotels. All of them have an attractive price-quality relationship. Ideal for a quiet and safe trip. Outside Bogotá, one of their most outstanding hotels is in Ibagué, and outside the country, Dann Carlton Quito, in Ecuador.


Sun and beach holidays never fail

Even the most rebellious takes it. Even those who say nothing or criticise it end up to plan such a holiday once. And they enjoy it. The sun and beach holidays, lying down to dolce far niente for a week in a paradise at the edge of the sea, is one of those little comforts that everyone choose from time to time. It is no wonder that – and now they can say no, but those who denies it, will soon wish they could delete those words – planning holidays basically means: resting in a quiet place, where you can spend you free time in the most comfortable way, relaxing your body and mind, and doing everything that you cannot afford in the place where you live. It does not matter whether it is sport or long reading days lying down on sand. In any case, no one gets bitter for a sweet.

Iberostar Fuerteventura Palace Hotel

Iberostar Fuerteventura Palace Hotel

It is true that the sun and beach holidays have a host of detractors, because in many occasions the budget is limited and you end up to any beach in Torremolinos or Benidorm, drowsing surrounded by people, children and beach equipment that leave not a single bit of sand free throughout the summer. But this is a very reductionist view of the travel concept we are talking about today. Sun and beach can also mean escape to a virgin beach among nature for 5 days, enjoying a comfortable accommodation and the varied entertainment proposals designed for their guests. An example is the resort in the El Rompido beach of Garden Hotels chain, an Adults Only resort in Huelva that offers sol and beach with 4 star facilities, interesting and varies complementary plans, and services customised for couples and adults who look for the maximum calmness.

Sun and beach, par excellence, is the Caribbean. In addition, despite those who criticise it, if you can afford it, in terms of dates and budget, everyone should go to a resort in Playa Bávaro or to an All Inclusive hotel in Riviera Maya, México at least once in a lifetime. Booking an All Inclusive hotel in the Caribbean, does not mean giving up visiting the destination or remaining in the resort all days of your stays, but, if you like it, it is a good plan as well. The value for money is exceptional and you can enjoy everything you want any time and in any place of the resort; you have every kind of service, not only inside the hotel, but also in its gardens and at the beach; you have parties, relax, culture… Everything you want and almost everything is included in your initial budget. Therefore, you can plan your holidays in an easy way and without last minute distress.

However, for those who do not like take an airplane and will never cross the pond, there are resorts very similar to those of the Caribbean in Spain, such as for example, the resorts in Playa de La Barrosa, Cádiz, that boast of having the biggest number of sunny days in Spain and are at the seafront. Some hotels in Costa Adeje, in Tenerife, are not inferior to the big Caribbean resorts. Actually, there you can find the one that, for three years in a row, has been chosen as the best All Inclusive hotel in Spain by its guests.

The All Inclusive resorts in Tenerife, Lanzarote, Majorca or Andalusia are perfect for holidays with children: comfortable, with complete services, every time more specialised (a good example are those called Picapiedra Hotels, of the hotels for family holidays range of Melià Sol Hotels). Some of them feature different spaces for parents and children, so that also the adults can enjoy some relaxing holidays, even if they travel with their kids… However, above all, they are an advantage, because you can have a fixed quotation beforehand that avoids you any distress at the end of your holidays.