Royal Tenerife Country Club, Tenerife
Holiday Example: 67,500 eXpectations Holiday points, 7 Nights, August 2017, 1-Bed, sleeps 4
Tenerife is the largest and most popular of the seven Canary Islands hosting a diverse array of natural landscapes from the rugged peaks of Mount Teide, one of the world’s largest volcanoes, to bustling towns lying along its glorious coastline.
RCI’s website in August 2016 had a great offer to stay at Royal Tenerife Country Club for seven nights from 11-18th August 2017 in a delightful one-bedroom apartment (sleeping 4) using only 67,500 expectations points.
Royal Tenerife Country Club, situated in San Miguel de Abona, is approximately 15-minutes drive from Reina Sofía – Tenerife South Airport. The RCI Gold Crown resort provides a relaxing atmosphere offering beautiful gardens and views of the surrounding golf courses. Also, the club was voted the No 1 choice for “Speciality lodging in San Miguel de Abona” and awarded the Certificate of Excellence for its friendly staff, first class accommodation and ideal location by TripAdvisor (2016).
Tenerife’s Subtropical Climate
The island of Tenerife attracts tourism all year around for its subtropical climate, notably its warm temperatures throughout the winter. The month of August has slightly higher temperatures with an average 28 Degrees C with long sunny days complimented by gentle breezes along the coastline.
Royal Tenerife Country Club – RCI Gold Crown
Discover the real Tenerife by exploring the tranquil town of San Miguel de Abona with its restored 18th-century town-houses and cobbled streets overlooking the rolling hills of local vineyards. South of the town, admire the lush green Golf del Sur golf-course with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Whilst staying at Royal Tenerife Country Club unwind with your favourite book under the tall palm trees around the large landscaped pool whilst the children splash in the safety of the kid’s pool. As the midday temperature rises stroll over to El Inti pool-bar and restaurant for a small snack or refreshing drink. Café Med Bistro also offers great cuisine throughout the day and evenings. The resort offers a variety of facilities including a gym, spa, tennis courts and access to the award-winning Golf del Sur golf-course.
An excellent choice of charming white-washed one & two-bedroom apartments surrounded by beautiful, well-maintained gardens provide comfortable accommodation for guests. All apartments offer superb amenities including partial or fully fitted kitchens and marble decorated bathrooms providing a bath and separate shower room. Enjoy the contrasting colours overhead as the sun sets over the distant hills from the comfort of your fully furnished balcony. The two-bedroom apartments feature BBQ’s on a private terrace for added luxury.
Canaries Largest Island
Tenerife is an island of two halves with a tropical North and stony South. It’s a destination offering something for everyone from the diverse countryside, quaint villages and bustling towns to fun packed parks and beaches.
Tenerife has so many attractions and places to visit that you will be spoiled for choice and will find it a breeze to make the most of your stay.
Siam Park – The World’s Best Water Park
Siam Park, situated in Adeje, is the No.1 Water Park in the World chosen by over 16,000 TripAdvisor (2016) reviewers for a thrilling day out for couples and families alike. For an adrenaline rush, jump onto the Kinnaree slide, your breath will be taken away as you glide through the fast running tunnels towards a massive tornado wave. Experience the unique Dragon ride taking four people on a 10-metre vertical drop guaranteeing screams of delight. For the ultimate ride try sliding through the waters from a height of 28 metres at speeds averaging 80 km/h at the Tower of Power through an aquarium full of sharks and rays!
Should you want a gentle ride for the kids or yourselves then the Lost City offers bridges, crossing towers and 15 water slides for children, also there is a pool specifically for babies. Take a break to catch your breath and stroll over to the Sea Lion island within the Park to relax whilst watching the sea lions playing and bathing in their own pool.
Mount Teide National Park
A visit to the Mount Teide National Park mustn’t be missed. Encounter the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site with a guided tour, rent a car, hike or take the cable car for breath-taking views across the island from the 2,000 metre (6,500 ft) volcano. As you stroll along the rugged, winding pathways you will discover fascinating rock formations, ancient caves, and an abundance of flora and fauna species.
Approximately 16km from the resort a trip to the vibrant town of Playa de Las Americas and neighbouring Los Cristianos situated along the Adeje coast has so much to offer day or night. Stroll along the long sandy beaches, participate in the water sports activities or do a spot of shopping in El Duque, considered to be the most glamorous part of town. A great selection of restaurants and bars to suit every pallet and budget, whether you fancy a quick snack and cool beer or exclusive fine dining and a tantalising cocktail are at your fingertips here.
Atlantic Ocean Adventures
Explore the deep blue of the Atlantic Ocean with the team at Mermaid Diving, awarded the Certificate of Excellence from satisfied TripAdvisor (2016) reviewers. Professional P.A.D.I qualified divers will guide you through the thrilling experience of the beautiful underwater life. You may potentially spot some magnificent species from Barracuda, Scorpionfish and Moray eels to possibly Manta Rays and Turtles.
Whether you are looking for sunbathing on the beach, a round of golf on a 27-hole course, hiking or horse riding through rugged terrain or partying all night long, the island of Tenerife has it all.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent booking. 7-nights at Royal Tenerife Country Club were available on Booking.com during 11th – 18th August 2017 within a 1-bedroom apartment (sleeping 4) for £962 (based on 4 people sharing when we looked on 15/9/2016).
In comparison, we found this 7-night booking at Royal Tenerife Country Club during the same dates within a 1-bedroom apartment (sleeping 4) for 67,500 points on RCI.com (when we looked on: 25/8/2016).
For members of eXpectations Plus, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to £663. To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 67,500 points, 1x annual membership, 1x online RCI exchange fee.
|Associated maintenance fees for 67,500 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£389|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£0|
So, by making this points booking, members of eXpectations Plus could have made a potential saving of over £300 based on the comparison above.