The second five star hotel (after Abama) in the borough of Guía de Isora open its 1st phase to guests today. Several months of work are still needed to complete all the building work before the hotel can be fully open to the public.

artists impression - New Hotel AlcalaBeing heralded as the new luxury flagship of the Sol Meliá group, The Gran Meliá Palace de Isora in Alcalá was designed by Spanish architect Álvaro Sans. (Artists impression – right)

To serve different client needs the hotel will offer a number of different zones. In the best part of the complex there are 53 bedrooms, an independent entrance and reception area as well as a number of unique services. There are also several Garden Villas each with its own pool, hydro-massage bath and garden.

In the general zone there are 114 Demi Suites with garden view, 296 Demi Suites with ocean views, 49 Demi Suites with private gardens, a number of master suites with whirlpools, family suites and 53 Demi Suites and six Garden Villas labelled as ‘exclusively for adults’.

new hotel AlcalaSpecial attractions include the Infinity Pool, a salt water pool 265 metres long placed next to one of the biggest artificial beaches in Europe.

There are five superb restaurants each of them offering individual specialities, and a central 2,800 m2 plaza.

Families are well catered for as there is an enormous children’s zone with a terrific range of activities for all.

The hotel caters for business as well as pleasure, offering a fully functional business centre with four conference halls (with provision for up to 11 more within the complex).

The hotel also boasts up to 500 underground parking places so in theory that should take the parking pressures off Alcala!