The attractive Playacartaya Hotel & Spa is situated within the first row of hotels and is only separated from a superb sandy beach by the coastal road. The Rio Piedras estuary and the former fishing village of El Rompido can be reached within a few minutes. Countless shopping and entertainment venues are to be found in the vicinity. The Playacartaya Hotel & Spa was completely renovated in the year 2004 and comprises 3 floors with a total of 281 double rooms. Guests may make use of the spacious foyer with a 24-hour reception desk lifts and a sitting area as well as the outside complex including a charming pool and garden area. In addition a games room and lounge area is provided a cosy bar and 2 air-conditioned restaurants with separate non-smoking areas. A laundry service is available and it is also possible to make use of the car park and kids' club. The tastefully decorated rooms come with a bathroom with hairdryer telephone a minibar/ fridge air conditioning central heating carpeting a hire safe satellite/ cable TV and a balcony or terrace. In the outdoor complex is a swimming pool with a children's paddling area and water slide a snack bar as well as a sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use. It is also possible to make use of the gym or pay a visit to the spa and health area which features a sauna an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi. Table tennis archery beach volleyball bocce and minigolf facilities are on offer to guests within the hotel. There is an entertainment programme to provide some variation. The nearest golf course is only 100 m from the hotel.