The Lopesan Baobab Resort is in the exclusive tourist area of Meloneras close to the resorts promenade which is lined with luxury boutiques and to the historical light house and the beautiful sand dunes of Maspalomas beach. From the Lopesan you can enjoy superb panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean, the sand dunes and the mountainous landscape of Gran Canaria. Perfect for golfers also, the hotel is only a few minutes drive from the attractive golf courses in Maspalomas and Meloneras.
Brand new for summer 2009, the five-star Lopesan Baobab Resort offers 677 spacious guestrooms and suites which are air conditioned and have a balcony or terrace. Rooms combine modern design, state of the art equipment and various African elements to create a unique atmosphere where guests will feel totally at home. All rooms have a wonderful view of either the deep blue Atlantic, the fascinating dunes, the palms of the oasis, the gardens or the island's mountain backdrop.
The overall influence for the exotic theme and spectacular architecture is the nearby African continent. A finely crafted wooden bridge leads across water to an exotic reception desk and then on into the huge tropical gardens which have several pools, ponds, waterfalls and sand beaches as well as large African huts which are home to bars, restaurants and a cafe.
A comprehensive range of leisure facilities make this the ideal Gran Canarian holiday location whatever your age. At ‘Panchi World', younger guests can be supervised and entertained with a variety of leisure activities allowing parents a little time to relax themselves. There is also an African leisure park with its own large playground, stage, snack bar and 'Aquapark' - paradise for small explorers!
A varied programme of entertainment is available for adults also with numerous activities during the day and spectacular fire shows or exciting African dance performances in the evening, all of which can be enjoyed in the open air at the plaza and stage at the main building. The Lopesan Hotel also has a health and beauty centre offering relaxing treatments and for the energetic you will find tennis courts nearby. A fabulous pool area is the crowning glory of the Lopesan Baobab Resort and all water babies will love the eight different pools and African themed surroundings with waterfalls, an artificial beach and a ‘slow river'.
Distance from Airport:
28 miles - Gran Canaria
All have - bathroom with bath and shower - WC - air-conditioning - balcony or terrace - hairdryer - bathrobes - plasma TV - direct-dial telephone - high-speed internet access (at extra cost) - safe for hire - minibar (at extra cost) - (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Eating and Drinking:
Quality fresh ingredients and creative flair combine to pamper your culinary tastes while on holiday here at the Lopesan. Offering a varied blend of international specialities, European cooking skills and African recipes there are numerous wining and dining options onsite for your convenience. At the poolside grill restaurant you can enjoy freshly caught fish, delicious lobster or juicy steaks from the charcoal barbeque or treat yourself to some fine African dishes in an the individual ambience of the African specialities restaurant. A well-stocked wine cellar ensures the ideal accompaniment to a perfect meal. There are four bars, each with its own highly individual character and charm. The lobby bar has a relaxed atmosphere and is perfect for a quiet coffee, the tropical pool bar overlooking the ‘slow river' is a great place to grab a refreshing fruit juice or head for the Cascade pool bar for an exotic drink with African spices in a great setting near the grottos and behind the waterfall. Finally let yourself be enchanted by the African flair of the Lodge Bar and try the selection of delicious cocktails. This cafe-bar offers the perfect solution for between meal dining and has African coffee and a selection of typical African pastries and snacks.
The impressive pool area has eight different pools (all heated), and includes a peaceful relaxation pool, a pool with two artificial beaches, a 7 metres wide ‘slow river' pool, a 'Totem' pool with an African fire tower in the middle, a pool with waterfalls, a pool with water grottos and a pool with ruins.
This hotel will appeal couples, families and golfers looking for quality accommodation offering something for everyone. Kids will love the entertainment, playground and pools, beach lovers will appreciate the location, there are health and beauty treatments for those looking for a little pampering and two excellent golf courses are nearby if you fancy 18-holes.
Couples, Families and Golfers