The Riu Flamingo Aparthotel is situated in Playa del Ingles amidst lush gardens in a very central location on the island paradise of Gran Canaria. This friendly complex is 1.5 km from the popular beach of Playa del Ingles with 203 studio and one bedroom apartments offering modern amenities and a convenient location close to a wide variety of shops (Kasbah, Metro Plaza Maspalomas), bars and restaurants. Some facilities are shared with the Hotel Riu Papayas next door. The local bus stop is 50 m from the property and connects you to all points on the island. Gran Canaria Airport is 30 km from the hotel.
Local Tips: Playa del Ingles is packed with bars, pubs and clubs, especially in the Kasbah centre, which is home to the famous Cream and Pascha nightclubs, both of which pump out the best in dance music until the early hours.
Food, drink and entertainment: Self catering accommodation with an option for Half Board. Meals are taken at the adjacent Hotel Riu Papayas with a delicious buffet restaurant offering breakfast and dinner with cooking stations and the freshest of ingredients. The Riu Papayas has theme evenings and there is live music or shows several times a week. Formal dress is required for dinner (long trousers for gentlemen). Light lunches are available at the poolside snack bar (with charge).
Sports, games and activities: Swimming pool heated in winter and surrounded by a sunny terrace area equipped with sun beds, parasols, changing rooms and towels. There is a children's pool, children's playground, massage (additional charge), card games room and reading area, TV area, floodlit hard surface tennis court, table tennis, Billiards and table football (additional fee). Activities found nearby include assorted water sports, two 18-hole golf courses, mini-golf, squash and bicycle hire, and there are countless other attractions such as water parks, the crocodile park, Sioux City and much more!
Additional: 24 hour reception, Wireless LAN zone at lobby (free of charge), use of computers with internet access (additional charge). Under Spanish legislation smoking is not permitted in the public areas of the hotel.
Aparthotel offers 203 apartments and studios, all renovated in summer 2005. All comprise of bathroom with bidet and hairdryer, kitchenette, living room and large balcony. Apartments include additional sofa bed in the living room. Studios have combined living room and bedroom. Both apartments and studios feature central air conditioning, satellite TV, music channel, phone, in-room safe (additional charge).
Please collect your keys from reception.