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Melia Tamarindos

5 stars

Gran Canaria - Bahia Feliz, Canary Islands


A superb 5* luxury hotel option for windsurfing and stand up paddleboard holiday in Gran Canaria, with choice of room categories, 3 restaurants on BB, half board or All inclusive board basis, 3 bars and lounges, onsite gym, 2 pools, spa and beach. Just 5 minutes from the windsurfing area.


Located in the quiet area of San Agustin in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, just 27km from the airport, around 35 minutes drive.

The Melia Hotel is a 5* luxury hotel with neo classical, wrought iron furniture and warm decor. The hotel offers a choice of room categories with air conditioning, ensuite bathroom with separate toilet, complimentary toiletries, hairdryer and make up mirror, flat-screen TV, satellite channels, mini bar, telephone and in-room mini safe. The hotel is suitable for guests with reduced mobility in certain rooms, bookable in advance. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and in the rooms.

Room categories include Classic Double Room, Melia Sea View Rooms, The Level Sea View Rooms, The Level Suites and The Level Junior Suites Sea View. Classic Double Rooms are 21-23m². The Level Junior Suites are 43m² and the Level Sea View Suites are 57m² with queen size beds. Family rooms are 43m² with queen size bed and sofa bed.

The Level Sea View Room
These bright and welcoming 27m² rooms come with a queen-size bed, specially designed to meet your needs for rest, perfectly accompanied by a furnished balcony with spectacular views of the extensive gardens and Atlantic Ocean.

The Level Service
Guest staying in the Level Rooms and Suites have these exclusive benefits: Late check-out free of charge (subject to hotel availability and after confirmation with The Level reception / main reception); Exclusive access to The Level breakfast room (from 8am to 11am) next to the pool; Exclusive access to The Level Lounge, where you can sample a delicious selection of drinks and snacks (from 9am to 10pm), Business Centre in The Level Lounge;  Sundeck alongside the beach with whirlpool tub (only for guests aged 16 or over), serving cava, wine, coffee, fruit juice and water; Free Wi-Fi and a one hour per day of Internet use in our Lobby facilities; Exclusive access to the SPA In Tamarindos, with a free 30-minute sauna every day and 5% discount on treatments (open from 11am to 7pm); Preferential reservations in the à la carte restaurant "TBN".

Choose from the Roque Nublo Buffet Restaurant with show cooking, international and regional dishes with outdoor terrace and views of the garden and sea serving breakfast and dinner and The Tara by Night a la carte restaurant and bar, offering fusion Mediterranean and Canarian cusines, both with smart dress code. In the day time, the Tara Snack Bar serves buffet and a la carte lunch choices, the Tara Pool Bar, open in the day time and Jameo Bar, ideal for evening cocktails from 5pm to midnight.

There are 2 outdoor pools for adults (one heated) and 1 children’s pool. The Spa at Meliá Tamarindos consists of: 2 private sauna cabins, 1 Turkish bath for 6 people, 2 outdoor hydromassages, an open air outdoor relaxation area with sunbeds and Balinese beds. There is a small gym with 2 treadmills, spinning bikes, exercise bike, body building machine, abdominal bench, wall bars, mini golf, 1 tennis court and 1 squash court free of charge plus an Observatory with telescope and guest professional astronomer. For special occasions or events, there are 3 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity for up to 500 people. The 24 hour reception has a baggage weighing machine and the hotel provides room service, a sunbed service at the pools, towel service, onsite parking and gift shop. Services available with a charge locally include: Internet Corner with 4 computers, medical services a few minutes from the hotel (on request), laundry and ironing service, hairdressers, car rental and currency exchange.

Board Basis: Bed and Breakfast, Half board or All Inclusive. All Inclusive board basis includes:

Full board: Breakfast and dinner buffet (variety of wines, water, soft drinks, juices and beer during meals) at the Roque Nublo Restaurant (from 7:30am to 11am / and from 6:30pm to 10pm), Hot and cold snacks (from 11am to 5:30pm) and buffet lunch (from 1pm to 4pm) at the Tara Snack Bar, selection of Spanish and international alcoholic and non-alcoholic brands (except top brands), soft drinks, tea, coffee at the Jameo Bar (from 5pm to midnight). In room minibar: 3 bottles of still water, 1 bottle of sparkling water, 4 soft drinks and 2 beers per day.

Windsurf SUP Centre
The windsurf and SUP centre is 3.5km, approximately a 5 minute drive, away. More >

Our Opinion
An excellent 5* hotel with direct access to the beach with great choice of room options and board basis. 


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Sailing Conditions

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Great Reasons to go to Gran Canaria, Canaries

Best Time:  November - April
at Bahia Feliz. May - October
at Pozo, Vargas & Arinaga. (Lighter winds at Bahia Feliz.)
Launch: Sandy beach, shingle/
pebbles, shallow water for 50m.
Wind Direction: Sideshore
from the left (NE).
Wind Type: Thermals & Trades.
Shorebreak: Slight shorebreak,
strong if Sirocco blows.
Water Conditions: Windchop
with whitecaps in strong winds. Sometimes swell, beachbreak possible
Suitability: All levels.

  • Winter months best wind for intermediates / advanced.
  • Summer months best for
    beginners as lighter winds.
  • 2 sailing venues - Bahia Feliz & world class wave sailing at Pozo Izquierdo.
  • Great holiday destination for families, couples, friends
    and singles.
  • Most popular board size
  • Most popular sail size


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