Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 13:29
The only Spanish hotel on Tripadvisor’s list of the world’s ten best hotels to stay this year is on the Costa del Sol.
It is Ikos Andalusia, a unique resort with 411 rooms spread over seven buildings and is currently working on expanding 19 buildings with exclusive suites that will make it the largest resort in Greece by the Ikos company in 2024.
The establishment, which was built at a cost of 180 million euros, of which another 17 million euros are now being added to its expansion, is located on the beach in Estepona and opened its doors in 2021. It is the first Ikos hotel in Spain and it resides. ninth place in the Tripadvisor list, which is led by the Rambagh Palace hotel, in Jaipur, India. Second and third place, respectively, is held by Ozen Reserve Bolifushi, in the Maldives, followed by Colline de France, in Brazil.
Ikos Andalusia shares a chosen layout with Shangri-La The Shard, in London; the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong; JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai; Romance Istanbul Hotel, Istanbul; in Ikos Dassia, in Corfu, Greece; and Palma Resort Ubud, in Puhu, Indonesia, which closes the list. More than 1.5 million hotels have been reviewed on the list.
Ikos Andalusia has a five-star luxury hotel and its resort has eight swimming pools, totaling 3,100 meters, both outdoor and heated, seven restaurants, a luxury gym, a gym and a spa. In addition, for the most demanding customers, they offer the various services of the Ikos Deluxe Collection, a special service that includes various privileges such as the use of a private swimming pool.
It works with the concept of Ikos Infinite Lifestyle, which redefines the all-inclusive offer in the Mediterranean with details such as providing guests with a sightseeing car or agreements with restaurants at the destination so that guests can enjoy local cuisine.
It also has 60 luxury suites, nine of them with a private pool, while another 17 suites will be added next year, where there will be two four-bedroom suites with a private pool, three luxury suites with a private pool. pool and a two-bedroom master suite with ocean views. The latter is part of an ongoing expansion project and will eventually provide 19 villas.
The team said that “Ikos Andalusia will be the most difficult among all Ikos products”. The chain has nine other locations on the Greek islands of Halkidiki, Corfu and Kos.