Playa del Inglés - 2 bedrooms
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This spacious two bedroom apartment is situated in the heart of “Playa del Inglés”, on the 3th floor of the apartment complex called “Barbados”, only 12 minutes' walk away from the best sandy beaches of Gran Canaria: “Playa del Inglés” beach and “Maspalomas” with its dunes filled landscape. Just across the street, the nightlife and shopping mall “Yumbo Centre".
Nearby are different supermarkets, numerous shops and restaurants. Very cloth you will find rental cars and travel agencies for planning your day trips around the Island. Mini golf club and tennis courts are placed just in front of the complex. A Gym called “Biceps-Gym” is located just at the ground floor of the Apartment complex at the street side, only a few meters away from the entrance of the Complex. Bus-stops for island tours to Las Palmas, as well as a Taxi-stop are placed directly in front of the reception entrance.
This apartment is ideal for a fun-filled or relaxing break on the beach or around the outdoor swimming pool. There are many lifts and ramps at the apartment complex, which allows a very comfortably access for persons with reduced mobility.
Strike a view from the balcony of the apartment overlooking the quietest location of “Playa del Inglés” with the sea at the background; enjoy the warm sunshine in privacy overlooking the Barbados's pretty gardens and outdoor swimming pool with a children´s area and a poolside-bar serving ice-cool drinks and delicious snacks. Take a refreshing dip before laying back in the year-round sunshine on one of the terrace's sun loungers (available for all guests without any charges).
My apartment is individually furnished with all that you need for a self-catering holiday; it comes with its-own fitted kitchen equipped with a vitro-ceramic with an extractor hood, refrigerator and microwave. It is also equipped with a washing machine. At your disposal you will find selected tableware and many other extras: toaster, coffee machine, water kettle, electric squeezer and beater.
The large living room is equipped with a very comfortable double-bed sofa and a dining table with 4 chairs and a bar-table with 3 stools. Also equipped with a big size 37' flat screen LED-TV with satellite reception of more than 100 open channels in Spanish, English, German, French and many other languages, which serves you like your television at home. You will have at your disposal a DVD-player with USB port, a Music System, radio, Mp3 and CD-player.
The bathroom has already been fully renovated with walk-in shower and new sanitary ware.
The first bedroom is equipped with one queen-size comfortable bed (180 cm x 190 cm or 71 in × 75 in). The second bedroom has two comfortable single beds (each bed 90 cm x 190 cm or 35 in × 75 in). You´ll also find one sofa-bed (160 cm x 190 cm or 63 in × 75 in) placed in the living room.
FREE OF CHARGE:
- Linens and bedclothes provided. You will find the beds made at your arrival.
- Towels provided. One set of towels (one big and another small) per Person are also included.
- You can also use the washing machine without any charges.
- Electricity and water costs included.
- Use of the swimming pool and sun loungers at the solarium/gardens included.
- One baby under 2 years stays free of charge when using existing beds or in our baby cot (equipped with a quality mattress). Baby-bed lines also available without charges.
- Parking: you will find on the street, at the front of the complex, enough secure streets parking without charges. Be careful, the other side of the street is pay-zone.
EXTRA SERVICES ON DEMAND:
- Personalized Pick-up service from/to “Gran Canaria Airport” (one way, sit 4 + Baggage) = 50 €. By booking this service you will benefit of having a personalized check-in by the same person who will welcome you at the airport.
- Additional cleaning and change of bedclothes / towels during your stay = 50 € each time.
- Internet (Wireless Hot spot) = Inside of the apartment and also at the complex (for example at the swimming pool). Activation-code at the reception. Charges will be taken = 6 € for one day activation, 12 € for three days, 18 € for five days, 24 € for one week, 30 € for two weeks, 42 € for one month. There are also two computers at the reception with internet access, working with coins of 1 € for 15 minutes internet access. I find this could be a good option, if you only need to check your mailbox every 2nd day.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Playa del Inglés 700 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||10 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access|
The Canary Islands region
THE CANARY ISLANDS:
One of the seventeen autonomous communities of Spain. The "archipelago" has seven major islands: Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.
The natural attractions, climate, beaches and nature in general make the Canary Islands a huge tourist destination. Every year, the Canaries with population of just over 2 million People (of which about 300,000 (15%) are foreign residents), attracts over 12 million tourists and about a third of the GDP of the Canaries comes from tourism
The gentle climate and beautiful nature are the two most powerful attractions the Canaries have for visitors and foreign residents. The weather is mild and fairly stable all year round, which saves a lot of money in air conditioning and heating. Winters are mild and rainy and summers are warm and dry. The average annual temperatures range from 15º C. (59º F.) to 25º C. (77º F.).
This Island has 845,676 inhabitants. The capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (377,203 inhabitants), is the most populous city and shares the status of capital of the Canaries with Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Gran Canaria's surface area is 1,560 km2 (602.32 sq mi).
In center of the island lie the Roque Nublo 1,813 metres (5,948 ft) and Pico de las Nieves ("Peak of Snow") 1,949 metres (6,394 ft). In the south of island are the Maspalomas Dunes (Gran Canaria) and "Playa del Inglés" beach, these are the biggest tourist attractions.
PLAYA DEL INGLÉS:
It is a sea resort in the south coast of the island of Gran Canaria.
Imagine for a moment a world with a Beach University, an academic centre where the beaches of Europe can achieve a degree for being the “best bathing destination”. Perhaps you should know then that such a Beach University exists, and that Playa del Inglés, in southern Gran Canaria, graduated from it many years ago.
Indeed! Playa del Inglés holds an honours degree. Why? Well, perhaps it scored an A+ in fine weather, as it enjoys a gentle sun nearly all through the year. A privileged weather that is almost the norm along the great stretch of sand that starts in Maspalomas and ends in Playa del Inglés, at the foot of those hotels that seem to bend as if they are trying to dive into the ocean. Playa del Inglés is also a certified “one-hundred-smiles achiever”. Such a degree is awarded to holiday resorts visited by thousands of Europeans, to the best sunny spots for hundreds of families over decades. Playa del Inglés can also boast being the perfect beach for your little ones, as it is very wide, with protected areas, and is ideal for fun-seeking children. Plus there is a wide range of shops and amenities in the surrounding area.
Playa del Inglés also scored high marks in the “fun-beach” category. As one of the most visited and crowded beaches in Gran Canaria, it has clearly marked out areas for youngsters, is the meeting place of surfers, running enthusiasts, capoeira freaks, smiling beach workers, calendar girls, and groups of friends diving under the waves.
All this hustle and bustle was essential for Playa del Inglés to fly through the “sports-beach” category with top marks. The curve where the secluded nudist area begins is surfing country, while this less visited section is ideal for those who wish to sunbathe on their own. In the end, this is what makes this place so attractive: there are lots of different options to choose from in your day on the beach.
There are a thousand possible types of beach days for each bather hitting the sand every morning, at the start of the unending land of dunes, far from the area where the hotels seem to want to dip their toes in the sea.
The apartment complex "BARBADOS" is surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants; you will also find very cloth different supermarkets, rental cars, travel agencies for planning your day trips around the island, and more. Local bus and taxis stop just outside the complex. It´s provided with wheelchair access ramps and lifts.
ACTIVITIES and ATTRACTIONS:
From the cultural metropolis of Las Palmas with “sea-value” up to the dunes of “Playa del Inglés” and “Maspalomas” right only a walk away from "Barbados apartment complex" you will benefit of all you need for making the best of your stay:
- endless walks on the beach
- lounge beds in the dunes
- swimming in crystal clear water in the Atlantic
- with very good shopping facilities
- visits to theatres, concerts, entertainment and amusement parks
- dining in good and excellent restaurants
- enjoying delicious wines and beers with Spanish tapas
THIS BEAUTIFUL ISLAND HAS IT ALL!!!!
YOU MUST TO COME HERE!!!!
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25 Aug 2014
"Wonderful apartment in a great location - would highly recommend."
We stayed in Gerardo's apartment late June 2014, and had a great time. The apartment was spotless with great kitchen/cooking facilities. The apartment complex itself was also lovely, with a clean, good sized pool and there was never any problems getting sunbeds. The location is just right- less than 5 minutes to the Yumbo centre and about a 20 minute walk to the beach. there are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. A good British pub called the Bulldog is right beside the apartment complex. This served reasonably priced drinks and very good food. We would have no hesitation about recommending this apartment to others- Gerardo was always prompt in responding to any queries and we had a name of a local friend who would assist as required- But we didn't need any help! I thank Gerardo for his efficient and friendly service which helped us relax on holiday.
Dear Mark & Family,
Thank you very much for your detailled Review plenty of good recommendations and good wishes. You will always be welcome here!
27 Feb 2014
Nice apartment in the middle of playa ingleses. Near to many resturants, shopping and the maspalomas desert. The pool was very cold, not heated… More
Maria, thank you very much for your Review!
I´m sorry to hear that you find the pool very cold.
In any case, thank you for giving your feed-back
I wish you all the best and hope to hear again from you soon.
3 Nov 2013
"Look no further!"
When I think of all the time wasted in looking for a place to stay on Playa del Inglés before I discovered Gerardo's lovely apartment! It wasn't exactly as Gerardo described - it was better… More
What a surprise! I´ve already seen your very nice Review. Thank you so much! Please, take good care of yourself at the missions... I hope to hear from you soon.
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