ACCOMMODATION FOR THOSE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
By Dee McMath
While it is not always easy to find a comprehensive list of hotels and places to stay in Andalucia which cater for or are adapted to the needs of the disabled, those listed as suitable for disabled travellers are more numerous than in the past. The Spanish Tourist Office in London can offer some help and can supply you will a list of user friendly hotels. The following are suggestions and some examples of places to stay in Andalucia that are user friendly for those with wheelchairs or with special needs regarding physical mobility.
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Hotel Monarque Fuengirola Park is set in a residential part of Fuengirola, metres from Las Gaviotas Beach. Set in attractive gardens, this hotel offers a swimming pool and free parking. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. The spacious rooms at the Fuengirola Park all come with air conditioning, a balcony and satellite TV.
The Sol Don Pablo Hotel is 200 metres from Bajondillo Beach and is set within the Sol Dones Complex. It offers 2 outdoor pools, a hot tub and restaurant. Disabled visitors speak very highly of this hotel and say that the staff are friendly and always do their best to make things run smoothly.
Gran Cervantes by Blue Sea is centrally located in Torremolinos, 5 minutes’ walk from Bajondillo Beach. It offers a rooftop pool and a sauna, indoor pool and gym. The rooftop pool offers great views of the Mediterranean and is heated and covered in winter months. A massage service is available. There is a 24-hour reception, and you can hire a car from the tour desk.
Hotel Best Siroco is situated just 250 metres from Torre Bermeja Beach. Set in gardens, this hotel has 2 seasonal outdoor swimming pools and rooms with balconies. Hotel Best Siroco has brightly decorated rooms with wooden floors and furnishings. Each room has a TV and air conditioning.
Set on Andalucia’s Benalmadena Coast, Hotel Best Triton is just 200 metres from Torre Bermeja Beach and Marina. It offers 2 outdoor pools, a small spa and free WiFi in all areas. Each room at the Hotel Tritón is air-conditioned and has a private balcony. Rooms also include a flat-screen TV, a minibar and a bathroom.
Hotels On The Costa de la Luz
Set on Andalucia’s Costa de la Luz, Ohtels Islantilla is 200 metres from Islantilla Beach. Each air-conditioned suite has a lounge area and private terrace. The Ohtels Islantilla has various outdoor swimming pools, surrounded by terraces and sun loungers. The spa also features a large indoor pool and thermal circuit, as well as a hot tub and gym.
Hotels In Sevilla City
Featuring a rooftop terrace with a small swimming pool and views of the historic centre, Hotel Plaza Santa Lucía is set in the centre of Seville, around 500 metres from the striking Metropol Parasol Complex. The rooms come with flat-screen TVs and free WiFi.