7 Sep 2015

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Overview
This superb apartment hotel is located in the hills of Puerto Rico between the beaches of Amadores and Puerto Rico, and offers its guests an impressive view over the Atlantic Ocean. A public bus network goes to both beaches. The well-known Centro Commercial Europa with a variety of entertainment possibilities is about 200 metres away. There is an abundance of shops, restaurants and bars here. Puerto Rico is about 1.5 km away.

##Not suitable to guests with walking difficulties.##

How far is the nearest beach?
The nearest beach is situated 1.5Km away.

Distance from Airport
The hotel is about 45 km south of Gran Canaria (Las Palmas) airport.

Rooms
The rooms are fitted with an en suite bathroom, a direct dial telephone and satellite/cable TV (charges apply) and Internet access. In each room there is a separate sleeping area, and a dining/living room with a sofa-bed, a dining table, a small desk and a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, 2 ceramic hobs, a large fridge, a coffee maker, a toaster, a teapot and everything you need for a pleasant stay. There is a hire safe, a ceiling fan and a cloakroom, and the apartments have large furnished terraces with a sea view. Some of the apartments are disability friendly with easier access and wide doors at the entrance and in the bathroom.

Food & Drink
Guests may book a half-board stay or Bed & Breakfast. Breakfast and dinner can be taken from the buffet, while lunch and dinner can be chosen from an à la carte menu. The hotel snack bar is also available for guests feeling peckish.

Sports & Entertainment
The apartment hotel has a large pool area with an unforgettable sea view, 2 pools for adults which are heated all year round, and one for children. Sun loungers and parasols are available throughout the hotel and at the pool, so that guests can enjoy sunbathing everywhere. For an extra charge, guests can take advantage of the hotel's massage service. There is also an entertainment programme day and night which also has 3 professional shows a week. 4 pool tables and table football are set up ready for use in the pool area. There is a golf course about 2 km from the hotel.

   

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 1243 reviews
 

Fabulous views

29 August 2015

We have stayed at the Altamar a few years back but this was our first All Inclusive stay. If you are expecting 4 or 5 star you will probably be disappointed but if you expect 3 star you get...

We have stayed at the Altamar a few years back but this was our first All Inclusive stay. If you are expecting 4 or 5 star you will probably be disappointed but if you expect 3 star you get everything you want. The hotel is clean and the view from your balcony or either pool is amazing. The kids club is great and my 8 year old enjoyed it especially the chocolate party. The food is good and always something to eat. Beer, sangria, soft drinks, wine and water on tap. Paid for a club room and not quite sure that was worth it altho lots of TV channels we only turned the TV on twice in 11 days. Balcony fabulous - lots of space and 2 sunbeds, a table, an umbrella and 4 chairs. The bingo is a bit of fun and even more so if you win as always over €200 for a full house. Would definitely visit again.

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some great aspects to this hotel

27 August 2015

I have just returned from 2 weeks . I went with my children and grandchildren. We had 4 one bedroom apartments. I know many of the reviews mention the lifts, and yes they are true. You can wait a...

I have just returned from 2 weeks . I went with my children and grandchildren. We had 4 one bedroom apartments. I know many of the reviews mention the lifts, and yes they are true. You can wait a long time and they are like a sauna ! But if you go knowing this, it helps. I would encourage you to change your room if its next to the lifts cos you will hear them all night. The floors go from 0 t0 8 or 0 to 6, depending what side you are on. floors 0-2 on one side of the hotel have next to no view of the sea. The higher the level and further round the hotel the better. The apartments are big enough for 2 adults and 2 children. They are a bit 'tired' and in need of freshening up. The balcony is great size. I asked to move to a room with a better view and I checked out a club room ( for an extra 20 euros per night !) and it's not worth it ! They have been freshly painted and give the full tv package and I think wi fi, but just not worth it. You can get the wi fi and tv package in the basic room for much, much less. The rooms, basic and club, don't have air con, and the fans just don't cut it! You can hire extra fans, which my children did for their grandchildren, they weren't great either. The food is great, and I would give it 4 stars. Great choice, fresh salad and fruit every day. I heard some people complain about the food, but they want champagne while paying beer prices. The staff are great in the restaurant. The pools are large, clean and we never failed to get beds. The Amadores beach is lovely and about 20 mins walk downhill. From there , we walked to Puerto Rico, taking about 15 mins. The biggest negative is the manager and the reception staff, all men. They have no idea about customer service. I've never encountered such poor service. They would probably be the reason I would not return there. On check out, the manager took my key and said very roughly, "ok". Not " did you have a good holiday ? " absolutely nothing. Puerto de Mogan is a lovely place to visit. So the hotel maybe paying beer prices, but it's great beer !

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Lovely family holiday

26 August 2015

Just arrived back from the Altamar, we had a fab holiday. The food was lovely with different choices every day, no issues with getting a sunbed, yes the entertainment is a little cheesy but good...

Just arrived back from the Altamar, we had a fab holiday. The food was lovely with different choices every day, no issues with getting a sunbed, yes the entertainment is a little cheesy but good family fun. We even ended up playing bingo and won! Only downsides were the lifts which could get busy, no air con and could have done with the cleaning to be a bit better with new sheets etc. The Amadores beach was absolutely stunning with a few beach bars and restaurants, kids loved it. Try the Monaco restaurant, food was lovely and such friendly waiters....if you want a great family holiday that doesn't cost a fortune, you won't be disappointed.

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Fantastic

24 August 2015

We were two families travelling together and our request to have two apartments next to each was granted. Views from all over the complex were fantastic. Rooms were a little on the small side but...

We were two families travelling together and our request to have two apartments next to each was granted. Views from all over the complex were fantastic. Rooms were a little on the small side but clean and comfortable. Kids clubs are great and they cater for all ages. One small draw back is the lift it had a tendency to breakdown but was always fixed very quickly. Already looking forward to going back next year.

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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Cots (On Request)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Doctors / Medical Centre
  • Entertainment
  • Golf
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Lifts
  • Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Shops
  • Spa
  • Sunbeds
  • Supermarket
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • TV Lounge
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