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Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque - Luxury holidays to Tenerife

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  • About this holiday

    The Gran Bahia del Duque in Tenerife is an elegant five star resort which offers excellent accommodation for families as well as a range of activities. The resort complex accommodates a vast, oasis-like pool, the Duqui Kids' Club, a range of varied family room arrangements, and sports and educational activities for children. Click here to find out more about why the hotel is perfect for active families.

    Client testimonials:
    "We have been delighted with the hotel and everything has been great. Food is lovely, half board worked really well. Kids aged 7 and 10 enjoyed time at the kids clubs and we enjoyed the spa and gym" Mrs P, August 2016

    "We had a fantastic time and have already booked again for later in the year." Mrs R, May 2016

    "We would definitely visit again, the service was excellent." Mr P, August 2015

    "All staff were lovely and friendly, we liked the excellent service and relative quiet at Casa Ducal." Mrs N, December 2014

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Afternoon tea.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes return flights with British Airways or EasyJet from London to Tenerife, private car transfers and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a family holiday to the Gran Bahia del Duque are for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under twelve for seven nights in the lowest priced room type for families.
    Low Season £7,250
    High Season £9,250
    Based on sharing two hotel twin/double rooms.
    Many other room types are available on request from us. The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • 20% Early Booking Offer
      Book before 31st March 2019 and receive a 20% discount on our bed and breakfast rates and hotel supplements for stays between 1st May and 31st October 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • 15% Early Booking Offer(1)
      Book between 1st and 30th April 2019 for stays between 1st May and 31st October 2019 and receive a 15% discount off our bed and breakfast rates and hotel supplements. Restrictions apply.
    • 20% Early Booking Offer 30th November 2018
      Book before the 30th November 2018 for stays between 3rd Janaury and 30th April 2019 and receive a 20% discount on our contract rates. This offer is valid for stays in the Hotel, Casa Ducales and Villas. Restrictions may apply.

    Hotel code

    EXH417

    Our opinion

    The Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque in Tenerife is a sought-after, elegant resort with a wide range of accommodation and exceptional facilities.

    Hotel description

    The Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque Resort occupies beautiful grounds in the south of Tenerife, spread out over a gentle slope leading down to the sea. Though it is large, the intimacy of its layout, its high windows and turreted buildings lend the resort the feeling of a Canarian village. The sub-tropical gardens that run through and around the complex are constantly being nurtured and burst with palms, jacarandas, fruit and dragon trees, cacti and rubber plants.
    Rooms at the Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque show a Moroccan influence, bright and airy and decorated in shades of ochre and sienna, though there are hints of Victorian and Venetian detail in the furnishing. Junior Suites are particularly recommended for families, accommodating up to two adults and two children, whilst there are also spacious Villas. Personal service is a priority; the Club House in the main hall aims to fulfil your every requirement, from restaurant reservations to organising excursions. With nine restaurants and 12 bars, cafes and an ice-cream parlour, there is no lack of dining options within the Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque Resort. The rustic main restaurant El Bernegal offers terrace dining with views over the beach, whilst Las Aguas serves traditional Canarian dishes. The emphasis at the resort is on Continental cuisine, with French and Italian restaurants as well as La Tasca, which serves a wide range of authentic tapas. Guests will find no end of sports and activities either, from fishing to parasailing, jogging to horse riding. The Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque Resort is in an ideal location to explore the island and its fascinating geography, near Teide National Park and facing the island of La Gomera. It also offers the unique opportunity to explore the stars, with its own observatory open to guests on certain evenings. The Gran Hotel Bahía del Duque in Tenerife is a large resort but it offers the intimacy and personal service of a much smaller hotel.

    Location

    Costa Adeje, Tenerife

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    20 minutes

    Closest airport

    Tenerife South (Reina Sofia airport)

    Room types

    356 rooms and suites. All rooms have private bathroom, balcony or terrace, air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, minibar, radio, safe, hairdryer. Rooms are divided into the following categories:
    Garden View Room
    Sea View Room
    Junior Suite Garden View
    Junior Suite Sea View
    Suite Garden View
    Suite Sea View
    Twin Casas Ducales
    Twin Casas Ducales Sea View
    Junior Suite Casas Ducales
    Junior Suite Sea View Casasa Ducales
    Suite Casas Ducales
    Suite Sea View Casas Ducales
    1/2 Bedroom Villa

    Hotel facilities and services

    9 restaurants, 9 bars and coffee shop, ice-cream parlour, reading room, games room, observatory, jogging track, 2 squash courts, gym and fitness centre, 2 tennis courts, shopping arcade, business centre, beauty salon, sauna, massages, children’s club. The hotel has 5 pools, including a children’s pool with lifeguard supervision, 1 with salt water, 2 heated and 1 fresh water pool. Children are not permitted in the whirlpool. Playa del Duque, the 900-metre-long sandy beach in front of the hotel, is safe for swimming and has lifeguard supervision from 10am to 6pm. Deckchairs, sunshades, changing huts and showers are available and El Chiringuito kiosk offers drinks and snacks. 24-hour room service, Laundry service, Dry cleaning service. Food, yacht, shopping and walking experiences can be arranged.

    Water sports

    Chargeable: Diving, snorkelling, windsurfing, jetskis, catamarans, kayaks, sailing.

    Land sports

    Chargeable: Tennis (daytime and floodlit), bicycles.

    Complimentary: Squash, table tennis, beach volleyball, sand castle building.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    The nearest town to the Gran Bahia del Duque is 10 minutes away by car. There are five 18-hole golf courses nearby, and many more on the island. Family highlights nearby include Loro Parque, Siam Park, Agua Parque, whale watching, go-karting, horse riding and minigolf. Excursions to Teide, Siam Park, Loro Parque, Whale watching, Submarine safari, Ballet Carmen Mota.

    Sports nearby

    Gym, spinning classes, aqua gym, children's playground, archery, nature walks.

    Children

    Children must be 14 years old for some water sports. Children under the age of 17 are not permitted to use the spa and gym. The Restaurant Las Aquas does not permit children under 10. A cot is available free of charge for children up to the age of 2 sharing a room with 2 adults.

    Minimum stays

    A minimum stay of 5 nights applies during Christmas and New Year's Eve period and Easter.

    Other information

    A compulsory Gala Dinner and New Year's Celebration takes place on 31 December, featuring a show, orchestra and open bar. A supplement is required for this Gala Dinner and Celebration, and ordinary half board is not available on 31 December. The Gala Dinner dress code is black tie and long or cocktail dress.

    Children's club: The Duqui Club is free of charge all year round for children aged 3 to 12. Open from 10am to 6pm, it organises activities including painting, puzzles, volleyball, face painting and has a children’s playground and playhouse. The hotel has its own observatory and evenings are organised to admire the stars. There is one member of staff to every ten children. Snacks and drinks are provided.
    Teens club: The Teen Lounge for children aged 13 to 17 is free of charge all year round and open from 10:30am to 10:30pm.
    Babysitting: In-room babysitting is available for a fee and must be pre-booked on arrival. Babysitters are bilingual and can take care of up to three children.
    Baby listening: Is available free of charge upon request by baby phone.
    Children's entertainment: DVDs/videos, board games and video games are available in the Teen Lounge. There is a family entertainment programme which arranges daytime and evening activities during the summer and school holidays, from archery and pool to shows and mini-discos.
    Swimming and Water sports: There is a children's pool at the hotel and depths are clearly indicated. There is a lifeguard at the children's pool and children who cannot swim must be supervised by an adult. The sea is also safe for swimming and a lifeguard is present on the beach. Jet skiing, parascending and banana boating are available at the hotel beach for a charge and all children who can swim may take part.
    Medical services: 24-hour first aid cover on-site. The nearest hospital is 10 minutes away.
    Family dining: Children are allowed in all of the restaurants, except Las Aguas, which does not allow children younger than ten years old. Highchairs, non-smoking areas, and a children’s menu are available. There are both à la carte options and a buffet for children.
    Family rooms: There are interconnecting rooms and suites including family suites and one bedroom suites that take 2 adults and 2 children. Extra beds and cots are available on request.
    Children's amenities: Baby baths, potty, changing mat, bottle-sterilising kits, bottle-heating facilities, kettles and plug socket covers are available free of charge on request.
    For children: Bathrobes and slippers are available.
    Restrictions: The Spa and Gym are restricted to over 16s.
    Highlights nearby:  Monkey Park Zoo (12km), Aqualand water park (3km), Siam Water Park (4.5km), Siam Mall with children's areas (4.5km), Loro Parque (67km).

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