Disability Awareness Day

Disability Day takes place on December 3rd with the aim of promoting a better understanding of people affected by a disability. Some of our favourite hotels in destinations including Majorca, Lanzarote and mainland Spain offer great facilities to support those who are affected by a disability to make a comfortable stay for all. 

db Seabank Resort & Spa, Malta

This 4* hotel in Mellieha offers amazing views overlooking Mellieha beach, meaning you don’t even have to leave your room to see some of what this island has to offer.  The all inclusive resort also has a variety of cuisines for you to try including a L’Orient Asian Restaurant, the Jungle Theme Restaurant and Brazilian Kitchen. 

Accessibility: The db Seabank Resort & Spa offers 9 specially adapted rooms; 7 with sea view and 2 with land view. These rooms also have 2 bathrooms (a standard and a specially adapted one).  The resort is also fully accessible for wheelchair enabled guests and it is also possible to hire a nurse to help with personal and medical care if needed. If you fancy a dip, there’s also ramped access to the pool.

Take a look: db Seabank Resort & Spa

db Seabank

The 4* db Seabank Resort & Spa in Malta overlooks the beach

Sol Lanzarote, Lanzarote

This newly-refurbished 4* resort is located directly on the seafront and offers spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. If you’d rather stay a little closer to home you can spend your days relaxing around the pool area or enjoying the regular entertainment. Just 200m away you’ll find Matagorda shopping centre where you can spend an afternoon browsing the local shops and bakeries.

Accessibility: There are five double rooms that are specially adapted for wheelchair use at this hotel, offering roll in showers with grab rails. The beach is easily accessed from the hotel with wooden walkways across the sand, beach wheelchairs providing access to the sea, lowered showers and adapted toilets. One of the pools also has ramp access. 

Take a look: Sol Lanzarote

Sol Lanzarote

The 4* Sol Lanzarote has 5 specially adapted accommodation units

Ponent Mar, Majorca

Located directly above the sea and on top of the cliffs of Majorca’s south coast, the 4* Ponent Mar is just 200m from the beach and 250m from the town centre. Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area while facilities including a bar, a pub and a solarium are also available. 

Accessibility: This hotel offers 3 adapted rooms with wheel in showers, grab rails, adapted kitchen and wardrobe. The pool also has an hydraulic-powered pool lift for access so you can take a dip whenever you feel you need to cool off.

Take a look: Ponent Mar

Potent Mar

Ponent Mar in Palma Nova has 3 adapted rooms and a hydraulic-powered pool lift

Columbus Aparthotel, Tenerife

The 3* Columbus Aparthotel is a large complex located in the heart of Playa De Las Americas and close to many bars, restaurants and shops. The hotel also boasts two swimming pools, two sun terraces, a spa and lots of sport activites.

Accessibility: Columbus Aparthotel has 12 accessible rooms with wheel in showers and grab rails. There is also great access in and around the hotel ground with special equipment including shower chairs, hoists and scooters.

Take a look: Columbus Aparthotel

Columbus Aparthotel

Columbus Aparthotel has 12 accessible rooms 

Lopeasean Costa Meloneras Resort, Gran Canaria

This 4* hotel situated in the south of Gran Canaria lies directly on the beach front, offering great views of the Maspalomas lighthouse and the Atlantic. Meloneras beach is just a short stroll from the hotel and you’ll also find the shopping centre and a handful of restaurants nearby.

Accessibility: There are a number of specially adapted rooms in this hotel, offering wheel-in showers, toilet raisers, tilting mirrors and grab rails throughout. There’s also a swimming pool hoist with a chair and the hotel grounds also offer great accessibility.

Take a look: Lopeasean Costa Meloneras

Lopesan Costa Meloneras

Enjoy a spot of luxury at the 4* Lopesan Costa Meloneras

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort

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Written on 21st November 2017 by

Joshua Carry-James

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