Hotel Review: Hotel Botánico & The Oriental Spa Garden, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife


The first 5-star luxurious resort within the Canaries, the Botánico, is a lush sanctuary set in tropical gardens with an unique spa. This is a chic, relaxed and welcoming resort, with charming employees and a conventional atmosphere.

Hotel backyard

Classic decor is mixed with Thai-inspired artefacts and fashionable Canarian and Spanish artworks from the proprietor’s personal assortment. The 4 eating places cater for all tastes, from full-blown Thai in subtle environment to a light-weight chew beside the pool. The majority of visitor rooms overlook both the gardens, the Atlantic Ocean or the distant Mount Teide.

Away from the mass tourism of Tenerife, the resort lies reverse the gorgeous Botanical Gardens in a residential space of Puerto de la Cruz. It is simply over a mile up from the ocean and the centre of the resort and has its personal backyard of lofty palms, lush lawns, tropical vegetation and a pond with koi carp and black swans.

Who for:

For these in search of to be pampered in a de luxe, tropical setting.


The resort has 252 plush-carpeted visitor rooms, all with furnished terraces or balconies and geared up with high-speed Wifi, Samsung Smart TV and USB ports so adaptors are usually not wanted.

Room service is out there and meals (nonetheless easy) are offered elegantly on tables dressed with starched white tablecloths and contemporary flowers from the backyard. Spacious penthouse suites are positioned on the fifth ground and a few include a jacuzzi, double luxurious rooms and large terraces.

Food and drink

The first-class Food Market buffet breakfast overlooking the pool and backyard will set you up for the entire day, alternatively, you may have continental breakfast in mattress. There can be a buffet choice right here for dinner with alfresco eating in summer time.

The good Oriental Restaurant which was opened by Queen Sirikit of Thailand serves high-end Thai dishes (evenings solely), Il Pappagallo affords Mediterranean fare and the Palmera Real serves gentle lunches and aperitifs by the principle swimming pool. Those trying to lose a kilo or two may additionally ponder The Slim, a well being and weight-loss-focused restaurant which can be utilized in reference to the resort’s  Slim & Wellness programme.

Regarding the eating places, verify availability upfront as not all of the eating places are open all 12 months.


Spa Garden Pool

Spa Garden Pool

The resort’s Oriental Spa Garden has been voted among the finest in Europe. Numerous remedies embrace Far Eastern rituals to holistic wellness experiences, and customised well being and sweetness programmes.

There is a good looking outside pool surrounded by palm timber and gardens, a Thai pagoda for Oriental massages within the open air, an indoor pool and 20 rooms for remedies. Programmes of various length embrace Pain Relief, Anti-stress, Beauty, Weight Loss, Ayurveda Massage and Detox.

For swimming swimming pools, you’re spoilt for alternative and they’re all heated. As properly because the outside and indoor spa swimming pools there may be the enticing fundamental resort pool, with purple parasols, snug loungers and pool attendants offering towels (you may go right down to the pool within the bathrobes from the resort room).

There are two floodlit tennis courts (plus occasional tennis courses), a placing inexperienced with 18 holes, a gymnasium, a billiard room and a piano lounge. Daily actions are on provide, from yoga and pilates to Canarian cheese -tasting and Bonsai workshops.

How a lot?

Doubles from £213 per evening.

What’s Nearby?

Close to the resort is the Jardín Botánico, an historic botanic backyard with round 3000 species of
tropical and sub-tropical vegetation. Loro Parque, an enormous wildlife park with the world's largest assortment
of parrots, lies 4km (2.5 miles) from the resort. Popular excursions from the resort embrace Mt Teide
by day or evening. For the lively there are close by alternatives for browsing, tandem paragliding, scuba
diving and mountain climbing.

VERDICTHotel Botánico & The Oriental Spa Garden is a captivating conventional resort with beautiful gardens and spa.

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