Explore Spain and Portugal Family-Style
PHOTO: Be Live Family Costa los Gigantes. (courtesy Be Live Hotels)
Looking to explore Spain and Portugal with the family? Be Live Hotels Family collection of three properties in Lanzarote and Tenerife, Spain, and in Portugal’s Algarve make taking in some of Europe’s most scenic seaside locales a seamless experience for families.
Be Live’s family properties pride themselves on their ability to offer a worry-free, authentic family all-inclusive option in hotel stays with high-end facilities for children, spacious accommodations, both local and international culinary options and more in a stunning setting.
Located in Costa Teguise, the Be Live Family Lanzarote Resort Hotel is located alongside the sea on El Ancla beach with a combination of white sand, volcanic rock and crystal-clear water. The hotel’s all-inclusive amenities include a mini club for children ages 4 to 12, a buffet restaurant, a lobby bar, a swimming pool bar with snacks and beverages, the lobby bar and a gourmet restaurant. Also included are premium alcoholic beverages, menus specially designed for children and activities such as tennis, squash, basketball and volleyball. There is a fitness facility as well and nightly entertainment options.
Family-style rooms are available in a variety of different categories. All rooms include a television, a refrigerator, a hairdryer and air conditioning. Double rooms sleep up to three people and have access to a private terrace. The Sea View double rooms sleep three and have a balcony or a terrace with a view of the sea. Family rooms are ideal for four people. They have either a terrace or a balcony. The Superior Sea View rooms offer a large king-size bed and are suitable for a couple and one child with an extra bed added for the child. All have views of the Lanzarote coastline.
Be Live Family Costa los Gigantes is located on Playa de la Arena in Puerto Santiago in a location that is typical of Tenerife – a cove of fine, black sand below a cliff with a moderate swell perfect for practicing surfing. It is also close to the Teno Rural Park, a protected natural area on the island of Tenerife.
The all-inclusive property features three buffet restaurants, culinary demonstrations, theme dinners, a snack bar and a bar. There are six swimming pools on the property: three for adults, a pool for children that features a water slide and two pools for babies. There is also tennis, an obstacle course for children, mini golf, air rifle shooting, Ping-Pong, yoga, spinning and more. The hotel is also home to Bayspa with thermal massage pools and a variety of treatment options.
The Better Together rooms are the best accommodations for families and will begin to be available this November. The come with a welcome gift for children and feature a PlayStation gaming device, free Wi-Fi access, three free a la carte dinners during a seven-night stay, bathrobes and slippers for the whole family, children’s décor, children’s amenities such as highchairs and bathroom steps, a minibar stocked with treats and an espresso machine. These rooms sleep up to four people and are ideally suited to two adults and two children.
In the Algarve, families can enjoy the all-inclusive Be Live Family Palmeiras Village Hotel. The hotel is located just 900 feet from Vila Senhora da Rocha cove, offering calm, clear waters and a sandy beach sheltered from the wind and ideal for children to play. Nearby are the well-known beaches of Armacao de Pera, Grande Poente, fishermen’s beach and Vale de Cesantes. Dining options include two buffet restaurants on the property, a poolside snackbar and the lobby bar.
Guests can enjoy a variety of activities on-property such as dances, live music and games in the swimming pool but the excursions are what provide visitors with the most adventure. Although booked at an additional cost, there are a variety of options such as golf, sailing, surfing, diving and more. There are also outings to a variety of the regions secluded coves and beaches.
Family room accommodations include the Family Lateral Sea View Room and the Family Suite. Both provide plenty of room for the family and offer a terrace or balcony with a view of the sea.
For more information, visit Be Live Hotels.
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