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Dream Hotel Gran Castillo Resort
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The luxurious Dream Hotel Gran Castillo Resort is custom-made for family-friendly fun with an adult-only twist. Hotels rarely cater as fantastically as this one for individual taste!

Try and tear yourself away from the lavish Bali Bed in the adult-only section. Relax with a book, sample a cocktail or draw the curtains for a private snooze while children play at Castleland. A supervised fantasy heaven for the easily-bored. Young ones have their own buffet restaurant, swimming pool, water slides and play area - all set to a medieval theme.

The whole family can take a dip in one of 11 swimming pools, eat at a choice of four restaurants, or grab a drink from one of the five bars without stepping off-site. The entertainment agenda is jam-packed with sports, activities, cocktail-making shows, and sangria demonstrations. Enjoy them together or send the children off for superhero day or volleyball games with the kids club. Don't worry, entertainment here doesn't go down with the sun. The hotel comes alive at night with bustling bars, live acts, and buzzing games rooms.

Each guest room has a sprawling balcony with spectacular views to take in the ocean air while enjoying a nightcap - perfect after a sumptuous meals. Italian dishes, Chinese delicacies and buffet-style international meals are available every night at Gran Castillo Resort. Forget worrying about keeping the kids happy; this hotel takes care of everything.

Property Facilities

There are five bars and four restaurants, each with a unique menu and atmosphere. You have nine saltwater pools, two heated pools, three freshwater Jacuzzis, and a fitness centre, as well as an exclusive adult-only zone with a bar and Bali beds. The hotel's Vitanova Spa offers saunas, massages and facial treatments. There's a special parent and children area with mini pool too. Other features for children include: 5D Cinema, Camelot-themed Castleland (filled with swimming, splashing and slides and guarded by a magic dragon), medieval buffet-style restaurant, playground, baby club and supervised adventure room.

Services here include: laundry, childcare, hairstyling, luggage storage, currency exchange, car rental, parking, and Wi-Fi. Plenty of sports facilities are dotted around the resort too.

Room Facilities

This luxury hotel has 329 spacious rooms, each with your choice of view: sea, pool or scenic. There's a variety to choose from, but even the most basic has: safe, minibar, satellite television, air-conditioning, and balcony. The bathrooms are equipped with a separate jet massage shower and toiletries.

Las Coloradas offers everything from fresh fruit and omelettes, to cereals and a 'full English' for breakfast. Lunch and dinner here include: salads, meats, fish, selection of cheeses,live cooking shows, succulent roasts, and a dessert section. For pasta, pizza, herbs, and sauces; give Portofino Restaurant a whirl. Guangzhou Restaurant serves superb Chinese and Thai dishes. The romantic and intimate Sansofe, an a la carte restaurant, overlooks the majestic Atlantic Ocean.

For aperitifs and coffees, head to the lavish lobby bar. Sport fan? Taste-test a cool beer in front of a wide-screen TV at Sports Bar. Cascada Snack Bar is ready with cocktails and light bites to keep you refreshed all day long. Fun-lovers should try Salon Castillo Bar for delicious drinks, great music and live acts.

Entertainment here includes: dance classes, aqua aerobics and pilates, as well as archery, pistol shooting, waterpolo, and volleyball. There are also games of bingo, darts and ping-pong. You can even join in sangria demos, cocktail classes and aloe vera workshops.

The children's club has an action-packed agenda filled with daily themes such as: western, musical, superhero and pirate. It even has Dan Dream the Lanzarote knight, who is the hotel's cartoon character. There's also football, dodgeball, ping pong and volleyball for the older children.

Dream Hotel Gran Castillo Resort is found in Playa Blanca, southern Lanzarote. It's 31km from Lanzarote Airport and sits right on the seafront for easy access to the beach.
Caroline Murphy
Large resort and perfect for families
We visited this hotel in October 2013, as a large family for a birthday celebration. The resort is huge with five pools and both daytime and nighttime entertainment. Rooms were fantastic; very clean and spacious. Staff always on hand to help us with anything too.

We booked an all-inclusive package. The food was served in two restaurants with plenty of choice on offer. However, the resort has a system of giving you an allocated time to eat your evening meal, which was a slight issue. This would have been fine usually, but having a dining time of 9pm when we had children with us was a problem. However, there was an Italian restaurant you could book that was also included in the all-inclusive deal, so this helped us a lot.

The hotel is about a 15 to 20-minute walk into Playa Blanca, so there's plenty to do outside the hotel too. All in all, a nice family place to stay.
Caroline Murphy


of our customers rated this property good or excellent.

Mr Mcleod, 01 January 2017

doing some work at the hotel but other than that cant fault the dreams gran Castillo going back next year again

Mr Coffer, 16 September 2016

The resort is perfect for families

Mrs Hewlett, 23 June 2016

Beautiful rooms and facilities throughout the resort, clean and attractive decor in all areas - reception is breathtaking as are views. Staff are well presented, professional and nothing too much trouble. Kids are well catered for with various clubs and activities. Good number of pools, bars and restaurants, excellent choice of food and drink. Will struggle to find anything this good!

Mrs Tully, 29 May 2016

Superb, great room with excellent sea views, good quality food, the best welcome to a hotel ever, such friendly staff, would definatley go back

Mr Simmons, 22 May 2016

A fantastic clean hotel with very helpful and pleasant staff.
Endless food choices daily.

Mrs Claydon, 08 April 2015

great fun family holiday. Perfect with kids. Great entertainment team. Lots of fun.

Miss Randall, 03 April 2015

Good hotel with large rooms for a family of 4. The room was cleaned daily. Also a lot of activities for children.

Mr Curry, 11 November 2014

Whilst the accommodation is good they let themselves down by having a regimented dining regime, with two sittings, either 6.30 or 8.30. You don't expect to get ejected from the dining room in a five star hotel to make way for the next sitting! House keeping was a bit slack as well.

Mrs Hughes, 30 September 2014


Mr Leonard, 04 February 2014

What a fantastic holiday at the Dream Gran Castillo hotel. Couldn't fault at all, great location, views and food. Staff couldn't be more helpful from the cleaning staff to the management. Hotel animations team worked extremely hard to make sure you had a good time - but not pressured if you didn't want to partake. Our thanks to Tara @ Darlington branch who recommended this holiday resort to us as we had never visited Lanzarote before, but will certainly do so again.

Mr Burnside, 14 January 2014


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