Number of rooms: 561
Rate range: From €128 EUR (per room per night)
Owned/Managed by: Lopesan Hotels & Resorts
Clientele: Gay & Lesbian Friendly
This huge, opulent palace of a hotel, although just a few years old, has become the hotel of choice for gay holidaymakers who prefer the finer things in life and who don't want to compromise their high standards just because they're on holiday.
Situated just 300 metres from the sandy beach at Meloneras and about a ten minute car journey from Playa del Ingles, Yumbo Centre & gay bars, the gay & lesbian friendly Lopesan Villa del Conde Resort Hotel & Corallium Thalasso is thoughtfully decorated throughout, offers impeccable service and provides a luxurious environment in an easily accessible location. Cabs are plentiful so there really is no need to worry about going into town at any time of the day or night, although there are a few pleasant bars and restaurants in Meloneras itself for when you don't fancy facing the fleshpots of Playa del Ingles.
The hotel's style reflects the traditional Canarian architecture, highlighted by the impressing reception lobby, a genuine adaptation of one of the most ancient and traditional Gran Canarian churches, with two towers, bell tower and central dome.
The lobby bar is just one of the hotel's five distinct bars, which include a lounge bar with live music, a dedicated beer bar and a snack bar. Other facilities include 34,000 square metres of tropical gardens, home to the hotel's five swimming pools (three of which can be heated in Winter and one of which is saltwater).
There's an artificial beach, two Jacuzzis, a tennis court, golfing, a snooker room, a couple of excellent restaurants and a gym, while the Wellness Centre, offering a massive range of indulgent treatments, is said to be one of the best on the island.
The hotel offers 4 restaurants: buffet-style restaurant, restaurant (snack-café), Á-la-carte restaurant (with previous reservation), barbecue grill restaurant with salad bar in the pool area and room service. Half board consists of breakfast and dinner, both served at the buffet restaurant. The hotel offers 5 bars with different ambiences: The Lobby Bar situated in the entrance hall is the ideal meeting point. The Lounge Bar located in the central building is the ideal place to dance and enjoy a drink at night.
At the central square the hotel guests will find the beer pub and the Bar El Patio (tea & coffee specialties) with the Internet Café. During daytime there is a pool bar at the guests' disposal.
Sports available in the hotel are tennis court (artificial grass) with floodlight, putting green and billiards . The hotel offers Special green fee discounts and free shuttle bus transfer to the Maspalomas and Meloneras Golf Courses.. Water sports activities such as windsurfing, sailing and scuba-diving in the area.
In the middle of the hotel complex there is a central square with different restaurants, bars, beer pub, etc., for daytime, evening and night-time entertainment.
The tropical garden area has 5 pools, 3 of them can be heated, 3 whirlpools and various terraces for relaxation with sun beds and parasols.
541 large, beautifully furnished rooms and 40 suites reflect the overall standards and quality of this superb property. With modern air conditioning, an ensuite bathroom and even a private dressing room, all rooms have a lounge area (separate in the suites), a mini bar and satellite TV. Maid service takes place every day of the week.
Location: Situated directly on the coastline, close to the Meloneras beach and only a few minutes walk on the promenade away from the emblematic Maspalomas lighthouse and the natural park of the Maspalomas dunes.
Hotel facilities: Traditional Canarian architecture, impressing reception lobby, 521 twin rooms and 40 suites
Fresh Water Pool, 24h. Reception, Whirlpool, Parasols, Laundry Service, Room Service, Sun loungers
Salt Water Pool, Restaurants, Bars, Safe, Mobile phone network, Disco / Club, Car Park, Shops, Kiosk,
Game Room, Sunbathing Terrace, Public internet, Reception Area, Snack / Pool Bar, Medical Service,
Bicycle rental, Café, 24h. Check-in, Lifts
Room facilities: All the rooms have 1 large or 2 seperate beds, bathroom with WC and separate bidet, bathtub, as well as separate shower and hairdryer. The room equipment consists of air conditioning, direct phone, safe (with extra charge), a la carte mini bar (with extra charge), separate dressing room, writing desk, satellite TV, sitting-area and furnished balcony.