Example Booking: £185 Late Deal, July 2017, 2-Bed sleeps 6
Soak up the warm sunshine around the pool this summer with your favourite book as palm trees sway in the gentle summer breeze and the kids make friends in the playground. If this sounds idyllic, then pack your bags and treat the family to a week at the RCI Gold Crown Hollywood Mirage in Los Cristianos, Tenerife.
Superb accommodation combined with friendly staff and the Club’s perfect hillside position offer an idyllic location to begin your holiday. A short distance away is the popular beach, restaurants and nightlife of Los Cristianos.
eXpectations members could have checked in on the 21st July 2017 for 7-nights at the Hollywood Mirage in a delightful 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping up to 6). This fantastic RCI Late Deal to the south of Tenerife was available on the RCI website at the time of writing (05/07/2017) for just £185 or less than £7pppn, based on 4 people sharing.
Island of Eternal Spring
Tenerife, the largest of the seven Canary Islands, is a magical mix of diverse beauty from rugged volcanic landscapes descending to stunning beaches and coastlines. The island is situated off the north-west coast of Africa and boasts a wonderful micro-climate, attracting visitors to enjoy pleasant weather all year-round. Sun worshippers will love visiting Tenerife in July, with daytime temperatures averaging 25 degrees Celsius and long, sunny days with warm evenings.
Hollywood Mirage, RCI Gold Crown
For many years, Hollywood Mirage has retained an impeccable reputation for providing excellent service, first-class facilities and amenities within top-quality apartments.
The elegantly designed apartments offer a relaxing atmosphere and modern facilities to ensure a comfortable “home-from-home” holiday. Unwind in the spacious lounge area or admire the views from a private balcony/terrace with a light snack prepared from the equipped kitchen. Each apartment provides air-conditioning to keep cool after a day of catching the sun-rays and guests can freshen up in the marble décor bathroom offering a bath/jacuzzi and shower.
Spend your time at Hollywood Mirage exactly as you wish, whether you are looking to relax on the sun terrace, take a dip in the pool or get into the action on the squash courts. Perhaps try participating in an energetic aerobic & rejuvenating yoga class. Keep fit in the well-equipped gym and unwind in the Jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish bath. The little ones can spend hours splashing around in the canopied kid’s pool and join in lots of fun games organised by the resort’s professional team. Teenagers can make new friends in the games room and the evening mini disco. Enjoy light snacks, refreshing drinks and evening meals at the pool-side terrace. For those wanting to venture out then jump on the courtesy bus from Hollywood Mirage to enjoy the attractions in Los Cristianos.
The island of Tenerife is a jewel in the Atlantic, offering a relentless choice of attractions to guarantee a wonderfully memorable holiday to suit everyone.
Head inland to wander through unspoilt, rural areas boasting breathtaking nature trails leading across volcanic mountains, including the highest peak, Monte Teide. A Jeep safari trip is an easy and fun way to explore the rugged terrain and discover the rich beauty of the Las Lajas pine forests and native flora and fauna in the Nature Reserve.
Feel star struck with a unique experience at Vilaflor, the highest village upon Mount Teide to gaze at the stars. The brightly shimmering stars against the clear skies provide such a mesmerizing show and a professional guide will point out all the star formations. Finish the unforgettable evening in a traditional village bar and enjoy a locally made wine and tasty tapas. These memorable trips run until 25th July 2017, so do not miss this fantastic opportunity before leaving Tenerife.
Browse around the famous Los Cristianos markets, especially the Costa Adeje Market to find a special souvenir and traditional Spanish products, including arts, crafts and hand-made ornaments.
Family Activities of Tenerife
Fun and laughter are guaranteed at Siam Park Water Kingdom. TripAdvisor voted this the Best Water-park in the World in its Traveller’s Choice (2017) awards. Feel the adrenaline rush as you spin and slide at great speeds towards a giant tornado wave on the Kinnaree ride. Hold your breath on The Dragon ride as you literally drop vertically 10m through a whirlwind of tunnels leading to an open pool. Be brave on the Tower of Power, this is certainly not for the faint-hearted, as this ride starts at a height of 28-metres, you will fall freely at speeds up to 80km/h past the sharks and stingray aquarium. Take time to relax and catch your breath as you gently float down the Mai Tai River, soak up the sun and admire the beautiful gardens lining the river. The Lost City is Traveller’s Choice No.1 winner for children to play on a maze of towers, bridges, water slides and fountains. Even babies have their own unique pool area. Adults and children will enjoy The Giant water slide, where families can experience the fun ride together. Throughout the months of July & August visitors can enjoy the fun water rides right up until midnight on the weekends.
An excellent place for the whole family to visit is the Monkey Park, Los Cristianos. Less than a mile from Hollywood Mirage you will not have to travel far with your little monkeys to enjoy a fun day meeting many beautiful animals. Shake hands with a lemur, take a photo of the little capuchin monkeys as they climb on your shoulders, dare to pull faces at the chimps and gorillas. Don’t go completely ape because you can also feed giant tortoises and cute guinea pigs. Monkey Park was awarded the “Certificate of Excellence” by happy TripAdvisor visitors in 2017.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent holiday. An exact, like-for-like, comparison was unavailable at the time of writing, however, we did find a smaller sized accommodation at an equivalent standard resort during the same dates to compare.
7-nights at the Suites at Beverly Hills were available on Lastminute.com during 21st – 28th July 2017 within a 1-bedroom apartment (sleeping 4) for £500 (based on 4 people sharing when we looked on 5/7/2017).
In comparison, we found this 7-night holiday at the Hollywood Mirage during the same dates within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping up to 6) for £185 on RCI.com (when we looked on: 5/7/2017).
For eXpectations Plus members, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to £185 (at the time of writing: 5/7/2017).
So, by taking this eXpectations Late Deal you could have made a potential saving of over £315, based on the comparison above.