This luxury hotel comes with an impeccable dining scene. As for swimming, you’ve a choice of pool or beach.
From the outside, this place is really striking – all quirky turreted buildings, lagoon pools and pretty squares. And it’s just as grand inside, where you’ll find 8 restaurants and a world-class spa.
There’s a wealth of things to do here. Expect things like tennis, volleyball and watersports – which you’ll find on Playa Del Duque Beach right next to the hotel gardens. And it’s only a 5-minute walk into town.
Free upgrade to Half Board from Bed & Breakfast available for stays 1st-31st May and 1st-16th October 2014. This offer does not include à la carte dining - you'll eat in the main buffet restaurant.
Resort Credit Offer
Arrive between 1st-13th November 2014 and 1st-13th March 2015 and each adult will receive €100 resort credit for each full week stay. This can be used towards food and drinks at the hotel's restaurants and bars, but not the minibar. This will be credited to your account, and removed from your final bill, but just so you know, there isn't a cash alternative.
The 2 pools are both spacious with plenty of native plants and trees decorating the surrounding terrace. Cushioned sunbeds can be found dotted around, and tall palms offer shade. One of the pools is likened to a spa, with a series of jets to try out and a waterfall to immerse yourself under.
Michal Novotny, the prestigious sports physiotherapist has opened a practice within the Bahia del Duque Spa. The peaceful, outdoor spa features thalassotherapy treatments and hot stone massage with lava rocks. There's a sauna, a healthy-eating restaurant, a thalassotherapy pool and a beauty salon here too.
My sister and I were lucky enough to spend a few days at this most magnificent of hotels. From the moment you walk in to jugs of iced lemon or lime water, fruit at the reception desk, there is nothing one could fault. The place is beautiful without being stuffy, well equipped, well appointed, spotless and has enough facilities to keep you amused for hours. There were several themed restaurants and numerous small swimming pools, lovely gardens and a dance floor/stage for evening entertainment.
The buffet breakfasts and dinners were enormous, the room was end to end food with every taste and diet catered for without having to ask. It was fresh and delicious.
The spa was well designed and extremely relaxing.
A truly faultless experience. One word of caution only, booking sailing trips etc through their centre was at least 10% higher than booking direct.More
Marion M, London, United Kingdom
Luxury for the whole family!
We stayed at a double room in the 'Casas Ducales' for a week in early October and had a great time. The service was impeccable and truly personal, the food (we had half board) enjoyable, the pools like the rest of the hotel very spacious.
Most of all our 4 year old son enjoyed his stay, and we found the service, all staff from reception to housekeeping very child friendly: From a toy he was given as a welcome, through a surprise left in the room (some cookies and milk), to the 'Duqui club' which provides free childcare throughout the day. Not only did our son love the programme there so much he could not wait to get back, it also gave mom and dad a relaxing few hours at the pool!
Thanks to all the staff for making it such a special holiday for us.More
Guenther R, Wantage, United Kingdom
Attention to detail
My wife and I stayed for 8 nights starting at the end of September. We arrived late in the evening to a superb welcome. We were even left a nice meal in the room as it was too late for the restaurant. Our room was lovely with lots of little things to enhance our stay e.g. chocolates, flowers, water.
The complex is very large and a little difficult to figure out initially. We elected for half board using the buffet each night. The food varied a fair bit- maintaining the interest to the last day. I'm keen on activities. I found the reception staff very friendly, helpful and exceptionally knowledgeable.
Wifi was free and operational most places- hurrah!
Very difficult to fault the place.More
Another great stay
We stayed for just under a week at the end of sep beg oct.
This is our 2nd visit and as before found the staff to be attentive, speedy and polite.
This time we also joined some of the fitness classes and very glad we did as they were well done.
Food at breakfast was great and evening buffet was good but we did find a couple of times getting sat at tables that were not to our liking. Some of the outside 2 seat tables are positioned nicely but others are in an area where a lot of family's with young children sit.
We went to the Italian and las aguas, both of which were excellent and the service was brilliant.
We hope to visit again next year.More
HelenReigate, Reigate, Surrey
Very pleasant hotel
I stayed at Bahia del Duque for a short 4 night break at the end of September. The hotel was relatively quiet which suited the purpose of my stay and the relatively low occupancy meant no waiting for restaurant tables or scrambling for sunbeds at dawn!
Consistent with other reviews here I found the hotel staff very friendly and helpful, the hotel was immaculately clean, room housekeeping was excellent with towels changes twice daily and evening turndown service as you would expect. The drinks (inc minibar) were fairly priced. The food was excellent - I stayed with the complementary half board which most guests seemed to have and I found the food quality to be superb. The Spa was very good and the treatments were of very high standard.
The only downside to the hotel is that it is set into the hill and therefore there are an inordinate number of steps to climb and path layouts are very twisty so everything seems further to get to than it should be. There are wheelchair ramps to most areas via a lot of extra travel distance and I would caution this hotel as your choice if you have mobility problems.
Overall a very enjoyable stay.More
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