Hotel Riu Costa Lago is a seaside destination that is mostly visited by couples, families and solo travellers. The hotel offers a warm and home-away-from-home ambiance. This is an all-inclusive destination that features buffet restaurant and bar.
Hotel Riu Costa Lago is a luxurious hotel that comes equipped with 256 modern guestrooms. Accommodations are simple with minimum adorns in terms of décor, but they’re fitted with several modern facilities to offer guests a comfortable and a memorable stay. Each room is furnished with either twin beds or double bed—approach the front desk for extra bed and crib. Few facilities worth a mention are telephone, TV with satellite, air conditioning, hairdryer, en suite with bath facilities, ceiling fan, safe deposit, heating system, sofa bed and more—note that you might have to locally pay to use some of the room facilities. There are balconies built in all four directions, offering mountain, pool, garden and neighbourhood views. You can request for a double room with living room or rooms that offer interconnecting option—housekeeping and fresh towels and linens are provided daily.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
The hotel offers half-board and all-inclusive boarding options during winters and all-inclusive during summers. Its main restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in international buffet style. On the breakfast spread you will find plenty of continental items that are freshly baked and prepared and served. And at lunch and dinner, besides live cooking station and theme dinner, you will find various local and international items on the spread. The buffet also serves a wide selection of items to vegetarian guests, and starters and desserts. In addition, you can have lunch at the poolside bar where an array of scrumptious light meals and snacks are served throughout the day along with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. In the evening, however, the main bar is the most popular destination as this is where an extensive list of alcoholic drinks are served till late in the evening.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
There is an outdoor swimming pool with a kid’s paddle pool in the adjoining. Parasols and loungers around the pools are complimentary, but for lilos and beach towels, approach the front desk office. You can either play water gymnasium, water polo and water volleyball in the pool or table tennis, billiards, darts within the premises. And in the evening, the hotel presents various animations programmes, such as live music, cultural show, comic stand and other entertainment events. Meanwhile, kids between the ages of 4 and 12 years can join the mini club where tons of workshops and activities are conducted. And for some relaxation, there is a wellness centre that houses different massage and treatments. But if you’re still not convinced and want some adventure, head to the beach and try snorkelling, scuba diving, wind surfing and other motorised and non-motorised sports.
Located about 150 metres from the beach, Hotel Riu Costa Lago is a four-star hotel in Torremolinos (Spain). The hotel is built around a landscaped garden with two swimming pools inside. There are restaurants and shops around the hotel, but for more options the main strip is situated about a kilometre from the hotel—it's a pleasant walk through the beach. Carretera Campo de Golf (3 km) and Calle Ronda del Golf (8 km) are two golf courses in the neighbourhood. But to have a fabulous holiday, you may also consider Aqualand (2.5 km), the Crocodile Park (3 km), and Praquel la Bateria (4 km). Trekking and hiking to the barren mountains is a popular activity among travellers apart from basking and soaking on the beach. Organise land excursions to the seaside towns, such as Benalmadena, Torremuelle, La Morera, including Malaga city—the Aeropuerto de Málaga, is about 6 km from the hotel.
***Men are requested to wear long trousers for dinner.
Distance to Beach: 150 metres
Time to Beach (walking): 2 minutes
Distance to Shops and Restaurants: 300 metres
Time to Shops and Restaurants (walking): 4 minutes