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Mar Y Sol, Los Cristianos, Tenerife
Accessible Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation

If you are interested in Wheelchair Accessible Holiday Accommodation in Mar Y Sol, Los Cristianos, Tenerife and require further information then please don't hesitate to contact us.

Board Basis: Half Board
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Swimming Pool
Wheel In Shower
Grab Rails
Accessible Excursions
Equipment Hire
Pool Hoist
Satellite TV
Air Conditioning

The accessible health hotel Mar y Sol is located in the southwest of Tenerife. A fully accessible, specialist property designed with the wheelchair-user in mind - featuring spacious apartments and studios. The swimming pool is well equipped with hoists and ramps, and you can enjoy one of the many ‘water jets’ to give you a ‘hydrotherapy style massage while you’re in the pool. The architecture of the Mar y Sol is a spanish-style construction, built on two and three levels accessible through out by lifts.

Three further companys are associated with the hotel:The Center for Prevention and Rehabilitation Teralava, the Diving Center Mar y Sol Aquasport and the Disability Service Station, Lero.

Access is good in and around the complex. The few steps you come across within the complex can be avoided using ramps. Although the surrounding area is fairly flat, the resort centre and seaside are down an incline. There are accessible taxis to the local town of Los cristianos. The swimming pool has a hoist and there is also ramped access. Because the way down to the sea is sloping, it is very easy to reach the beach and the centre of town. Returning to the hotel may present problems for guests with restricted mobility but this can be overcome by using either an electric wheelchair. Less demanding but longer routes to the beach are an option and electric scooters and chairs are available for rent. The Sea front paseo is relatively flat and stretches all the way to the neighbouring resort of Playa de Las Americas.

There are 127 accessible ensuite bedrooms. A selection of accommodation is available :-
  • The standard one-bedroom-apartments sleep up to four people with twin beds plus a living area containing twin rollaway sofa beds. The bathroom with wheel-in shower and/or bath (no grab rails). Small integral kitchenette. Balcony or patio area.
  • The recently renovated fully accessible one bedroom superior apartments have twin beds plus a living area containing twin rollaway beds. Bathroom with wheel-in shower and grab rails at WC. Small integral kitchenette. Balcony or patio area.
  • Premium one bedroom apartments are equipped the same as the superior apartments but are more spacious and have large terraces or balconies. Wheel-in shower with grab rails at the shower and toilet.
  • Studios sleeping 2 in the living area on rollaway beds. These are equppied with the same facilities as the standard apartments.
  • Superior studios are available, and are equipped with wheel-in shower with grab rails at the shower and toilet.
  • The last option is a Comfort Room, this room has twin or double bed with sofa beds also. The bathroom again is fully equipped with wheel-in shower with grab rails at the shower and toilet areas.

There are two swimming pools and one therapy pool. The water temperature of the heated pool is kept at 32 degrees C throughout the whole year, and provides neck-showers (back of the neck), whirl, water cascades, jacuzzis and massage showers. The second swimming pool has a water temperature between 22 degrees C and 25 degrees C, depending on the season and is especially popular with swimmers. Both the swimming pools have a pool hoist. The therapy pool has a temperature of 24 degrees C and is designed for walking exercises.

For comfort, the pool area is equipped with a large number of sun-beds that have been specially designed for the Mar y Sol. Their height allows wheelchair-users to transfer onto the sun-beds with ease and the large sunshades and palm trees offer shelter from the sun. The pool area is also provided with a non-smoking area. A lifeguard supervises the pool 8 hours a day to ensure the safety of all swimming-pool users.

The Arona Council has headed the initiative started in 2004 to turn Playa de Las Vistas into one of the most accessible beaches in Spain. Sunshades and sunbeds are set on wooden decking which extend all the way to the sea. Roll-up walkways that reach from the promenade up to the platforms and roomy showers and toilets are another positive result of this project. Disabled guests who wish to use these facilities may obtain the European Key totally free of charge at hotel reception upon leaving a deposit. This initiative also includes a lifeguard team to help the disabled into the sea. Amphibian wheel chairs are used for this purpose and the service is totally free of charge, but must be pre-booked.

The hotel has its own Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre, Teralava. This centre unites traditional with modern medicine through the combination of classical, therapeutic approaches with holistic, alternative methods. The unique therapy applications and personal assistance headed by qualified therapists from Teralava help to harmonize and stabilize body and soul.

Mar y Sol is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing and entertaining holiday. Apart from the after-dinner entertainment programme in the Restaurant, there is a team of activity organisers and physiotherapists, who work 5 days a week, both to entertain and offer a fitness programme to everyone. The programme is made up of the following:
  • Water gymnastics
  • Water polo
  • Garden Bowling
  • Garden Chess and Draughts
  • Gymnastics for wheelchair users and much more ...
The Los Palos Golf Centre is situated just a few minutes (by car) from Los Cristianos. With its 9 holes and as a par 27, it is a short course, but don't be put off by this as there are many challenges in its 914 metres. The well maintained course is situated amidst banana plantations, providing you with a relaxing atmosphere. Los Palos is the perfect golfing facility for those wanting to take their first steps into the world of golf. Guests can also join in exciting activities off the such as Parasailing, Diving, Helicopter flights, Guided  horse riding.

Suitable For
Those seeking a holiday hotel, which has been purpose built to provide a secure, adapted and accessible environment for disabled guests, their families and friends.

Food and Drink
Meals are served in the restaurant adjacent to the pool area. There's also a poolside bar. Half Board option available.

Door width: 80cm
Bed height: 50cm
WC height: 41cm

The hotel offers three different types of showerchair's for use in the roll-in shower's. These need to be prebooked at the time of booking and are free of charge. There is the choice of a static chair, a shower chair on 4 small wheels and a self propel shower chair. Hoists, scooters and other mobility equipment are available for hire. Nursing care service available. This must be arranged at time of booking holiday.

Adapted Transfers
Airport transfers available in wheelchair adapted vehicles. Transfer time from Tenerife South Airport approximately 30 minutes

Flights available from most UK airports. Flight time is approximately 4 hrs.


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