Meliá Hotels & Resorts has opened its first resort on the Andalusian province of Huelva (Atlantic coast), in Spain. The Meliá Atlantico - Isla Canela is a large holiday resort located on the beachfront in Isla Canela, one of the most privileged tourist destinations and residential areas in Andalusia, a new destination for Meliá Hotels International which will also strengthen its brand portfolio in Spain.
Built in 2000 and renovated in 2013, the hotel is built in traditional Andalusian architectural style combined with elegant and welcoming interiors, all set in 10,000 m2 of gardens that make it an extraordinary resort to enjoy the unique experience of Meliá Hotels & Resorts.
The hotel provides 358 spacious rooms with a private balcony or terrace, most with views of the sea or the mouth of River Carreras. They include superior rooms with a lounge, family rooms for people travelling with children, and five elegant and bright suites.
The Meliá Atlantico (melia.com) - Isla Canela offers extensive facilities and entertainment options to complete the first class experience provided by the brand. The hotel has two outdoor swimming pools (one measuring 615m2) and one indoor pool, a sun terrace, spa and wellness centre, tennis and paddle tennis courts, gym and children’s playground. The hotel also offers a daytime entertainment program for all ages, plus evening entertainment.
The hotel also provides a buffet restaurant with show cooking and twice weekly themed dinners based on regional cuisine from around the world. The hotel also has three bars, including a snack bar for light meals and healthy eating.
The hotel location provides a perfect setting for outdoor activities. Isla Canela beach is ideal for water sports such as windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing, or for a boat trip for dolphin watching. For golf lovers, the hotel is just 6 km from the 18-hole Isla Canela golf course. Guests can also enjoy a wide range of excursions, as the hotel is surrounded by protected nature reserves and picturesque Andalusian villages. Highlights include the marshes, bird watching or numerous hiking trails, with a wide variety of flora and fauna.