Opened in the year 2000, this air-conditioned beach hotel offers self-catering amenities and comprises 100 suites spread over 12 floors. Amongst the facilities are a lobby with a 24-hour reception desk, a currency exchange desk, a cloakroom and lifts in addition to a bar, more than 4 restaurants offering everything from casual to fine dining, and conference facilities. Fees apply for use of the room and laundry services as well as the hotel car parking. The mandatory valet parking is charged at USD 15 per car per night.Some of the restaurants have a dress code. A parking fee of 15 USD applies per day. The hotel operates a family plan whereby 2 adults and 2 children (under the age of 14) may share the existing bedding in a double room.The suites with one bedroom have a capacity of 4 persons and feature top-quality furnishings. Each comes with an en suite bathroom, a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a radio and Internet access as well as a fully equipped kitchenette with a fridge, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities. An ironing set, a double/king-size bed, a hire safe, individually controllable air conditioning and heating and a balcony or terrace are also standard. Selected suites afford views over the Gulf of Mexico.