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4.1 out of 5

"Fantastic place and really friendly people. Will hope to be back another time. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 25 Sep 2017

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Classic Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£98* Per night/room 14 Jun - 15 Jun

Melia Room Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

The Level Junior Suite Sea View (3+1)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Level Grand Suite Sea View with Whirlpool

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

The Level Lounge Access, Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they enjoy Melia Tamarindos's beach location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from San Agustin Beach. Free WiFi in public areas, 2 outdoor pools and 3 restaurants are available. This 5-star hotel has 279 rooms over 8 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs, minibars and room service
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy international cuisine with ocean views at Roque Nublo, one of the property's 3 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the 2 outdoor pools or soak in the 2 spa tubs
  • Services include free supervised kids' activities, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour fitness centre, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the quiet location and the breakfast
  • 15 minutes by car from Maspalomas Dunes and 7 minutes from English Beach

Melia Tamarindos ratings based on 77 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Melia Tamarindos

Everyone (11) Couples (36) Family (15) Friends (5) Other (5)
5 out of 5
Fantastic place and really friendly people. Will hope to be back another time.

Posted by on 25 Sep 2017

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3 out of 5

Gran canaria is a good destination but the hotel let us down big time

Dated facilities. The hotel needs immediate refurbish. Understaffed and the staff spoke very poor English. The food /breakfast poor quality. Really struggled with the low number of staff. The staff very down and overworked. Hardly any smile on their face. Not a 5 star hotel.. Just borderline 4 star.

Posted by on 8 Apr 2016

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5 out of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay

A welcomed break. This is a relaxing hotel with a beautiful garden and the pool area [four pools] is well designed. The actual beach area outside the hotel is an uncrowded blue flag beach. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast Champagne an christmas chocolates were a treat.

Posted by on 27 Dec 2015

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5 out of 5

Fantastic week of relaxation

The staff at the hotel are the real stars! Such a great service provided all round from reception to dining room..speaking of which the food is amazing, the little beach in front of the hotel is clean & quite lovely and the resort felt authentic and well thought out. We loved our stay and will certainly return! A special mention must go out to Yasmina at reception, to the restaurant maître d, the faultless cleaning staff (probably the cleanest hotel I've encountered in Europe) and the lovely overall atmosphere that the melia staff and management have worked to create!

Posted by on 25 May 2014

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4 out of 5

Enjoyable stay

Comfy clean room and hotel. Sea view lovely. Good wi-fi reception across the whole hotel. Lovely clean heated pool (a little on the chilly side?), plenty of deck chairs, fun mini golf, table tennis, and one tennis court (all free; equipment available at reception). (Plus a well-stocked mini-supermaket only 100 yards away). Staff friendly and helpful. Spanish bureaucracy means that despite the best efforts of reception staff it's not fast checking in or out (and to avoid queues, do avoid the midday check out time!). Breakfast and dinner are massive buffets (we didn't eat lunch so I cannot comment on them). The selection of food available was very large, and high quality, with three cooked meal stands (one chef on each) to cook food as you wish. Good cuts of meat (entrecot, venison, veal etc) and fish (swordfish, tuna, see-bream), an excellent selection of bread, puddings, fruit, nuts, cured meats, pickles etc, and salad items, but vegetables a little poor in choice by comparison. We are a nightmare family to cook for - nut allergy, gluten and many other food intolerances - but the staff were exceedingly kind and helpful and went out of their way to check ingredients for us and cook or find food especially for us (they always have ready-prepared plates of gluten free bread - a selection of two kinds plus a mini cake). I want to single out our waiter, Melian, for special praise, for his kindness and help. Every other night (I didn't check precisely how often) they have live piano playing during evening meals, and every night live music. All very enjoyable. In short, a nice hotel, but not sure it quite lives up to the full five stars. I mean that nicely - it's lacking certain amenities, I think, and the decor is a little dated, but what amenities it has are good and done to a very high standard. We enjoyed our stay. Oh, and in February half-term holidays, when we visited with our nine year old son, it was mostly middle to older aged customers. Not a suitable venue for young families if you want your kids to find friends!

Posted by on 28 Feb 2014

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5 out of 5

Great Hotel

Great Hotel for just relaxing with amazing sea view bedroom. Will definitely be coming back here in the future, great pool, great beach, spa, Jacuzzi and friendly and helpful staff 5*

Posted by on 17 Sep 2013

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4 out of 5

sun break

Nice in every way. We particularly apprecited that the hotel provided a courtesy room on the day we checked out as our flight was an evening one.

Posted by on 5 Feb 2013

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5 out of 5

Lovely Hotel Staff Friendly

Lovely Hotel, very very clean.. Helpful and smiling Staff.. Room was outstanding,booked a standard room and wow we ended up in a Suite amazing 5 day break

Posted by on 10 Oct 2012

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5 out of 5
Schönes Hotel. Dienstleistungen sehr gut. Personal sehr aufmerksam. Essen absolut fein. Saubarkeit herrvorragend!

Posted by , from Zürich on 12 Sep 2020

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4 out of 5
Zuwenig A la carte Restaurants Buffet-Essen war gut bis sehr gut Unterhaltung war ok bis gut Der Pool war nicht genügend geheizt

Posted by on 10 Jan 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jan 2020 by Melia Tamarindos

Sehr geehrter Daniell, Vielen Dank für die Wahl Meliá Tamarindos als Urlaubsziel in Gran Canaria und die Zeit genommen zu schreiben und diese nette Bewertung über Ihren kürzlichen Aufenthalt zu teilen mit allen Expedia Benutzer. Wir freuen uns über Ihr Feedback, das uns hilft, unsere Dienstleistungen von Tag zu Tag zu verbessern und unser Ziel zu erreichen, das ist die totale Zufriedenheit für alle unsere Gäste. Wir freuen uns schon jetzt, Sie noch einmal in Ihrem Zweitwohnsitz auf Gran Canaria begrüßen zu dürfen. Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Raquel Cabezas López Guest Experience Manager

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Melia Tamarindos are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Not included

  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Gratuities

  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • All meals served buffet style
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • All on-site activities, facilities and equipment included
  • Gratuities not included
  • Room service not included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Minibar not included

Property Features

Some rates at Melia Tamarindos are all-inclusive. These rates include on-site meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages and other amenities. As a guest of Melia Tamarindos, you'll find 2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 hot tubs along with a sauna, a 24-hour fitness centre, and a kids' pool. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business centre and a meeting room. Spa services, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Melia Tamarindos. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star San Bartolome de Tirajana hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 279 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Bar by the pool
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Dresden (DRS) (4,325.1 km / 2,687.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Melia Tamarindos offers 279 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Roque Nublo – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Tara – This poolside restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves lunch. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 hot tubs are on site. In addition to a kids' pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, Thai massages and facials. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Thai massage
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Sports massage
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages


If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Guests age 6 and older are required to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and a complete a health declaration (PCR screening for COVID-19, issued within 72 hours before arrival in the Canary Islands) during check-in. Residents of the Canary Islands and guests that have stayed within the Canary Islands for 14 days prior to check-in are exempt from this requirement.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless check-in is available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Stay Safe with Meliá (Meliá)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • Online Penalty Collection


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: EUR 5 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Meliá Tamarindos Hotel
  • Meliá Tamarindos Hotel San Bartolome de Tirajana
  • Meliá Tamarindos San Bartolome de Tirajana
  • Tamarindos

You should know

  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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