Welcome to Hotel Montemarina and Hotel Aquamar - daily
just called "Aquamarina"
Here on the sunny and quite southwest coast, everything
is prepared to make your dream come true.
Hotel Aquamarina, being one of Gran Canarias most
extravagant hotel complexes, built in the years 1973-76.
One of the creators of these structures was the Swede
Rolf Hedenberg, the man who also constructed the
extravagant "Monte del Moro" in San Agustin.
Hotel Aquamar, which was inaugurated in 1973 has 106
bungalows and 54 apartments, and almost all of them with
sea view. The apartments are situated in the main
building, and holds a big living room with an open
kitchen, bedroom and a big balcony. Some of the
apartments are today combined, so there are different
sizes from studios at 50 m² and up to penthouses at more
than 200 m².
Hotel Montemarina was inaugurated at the end of 1976 and
have 210 apartments in sizes from studios at 50 m² and
up to penthouses at more than 200 m². The building is in
a very modern architecture and is spectacular from the
seaside with all the bougainvilleas and geraniums, being
in flower around the year in all the pot plant stands.
If you like much sun and a little wind, then the Worlds
Health Organisation (WHO) has appointed the climate at
the south coast of Gran Canaria as one of the best in
the world. The coast, Barranco de la Verga, has a so
called Microclimate; there is a dry warmth, and a
minimum of pollen, and it is well suited for everyone
having allergy, rash, psoriasis and pulmonary diseases.
The air here at Gran Canaria is clean and there as a
certainty for sun around the year. The average air
temperature in daytime varies from 21 degrees in January
and February and up to 26 degrees in September and
October. The seawater holds a temperature from 19 to 23
The hotel complex is situated directly at two of the
best beaches, Playa Anfi Beach, having white fine
grained sand, which have been brought from West India.
Lovely turquoise water and relatively low water at ebb.
The second beach is Playa de la Verga, a small lagoon,
nicely shielded from the Atlantic Ocean. The area of the
hotel is covering more than 25.000 m², constructed in
different levels, and planted with tropical plants from
all of the continent. Here is great possibilities to
relax under tropical palms.
The Hotel Complex has in all 3 swimming pools. Two on
Aquamar, where one is with heated water. One of the pool
has a separate children's pool and is situated in what
daily is named "Palm Garden". All over is placed sun
beds for free. The two beaches Anfi Beach and Playa de
la Verga can be reached from the door at Palm Garden,
and it is possible to hire sun beds at the beach area.
In this parque you also find "Palm Bar", where you
between the palms can enjoy a meal of grilled meat, the
cold dish of the day, or maybe a drink.
On the grounds there is a tennis court with artificial
grass, a Custom supermarket, a few shops, a hairdresser,
a physiotherapist, and a massage center. There are also
two restaurants. On Aquamar - "La Aquarela" - a first
class restaurant with a morning buffet and different
international dishes. On Montemarina - "Montsemar" with
Spanish specialities and a Italian Kitchen. On the
seafront is the promenade where you find the "Montsemar
Playa", where you can enjoy your lunch and drinks close
to the water.
There are a 24 hours reception on both hotels, where you
can buy newspapers and magazines, and where you can get
an answer - and be helped with your questions. It is
also possible to change your money and to hire a safe,
if you haven't got one in your apartment. In the hotel
you can also find a laundry. If you don't want to make
your own washing, you can make a delivery there and
receive it back clean.
All the apartments and bungalows has got TV where you
can receive several national and international channels.