All Inclusive: the advantages of a fixed budget

The famous All Inclusive concept keeps prevailing in every destination in the Spanish coast which receives most of the tourists who visit the country.  Majorca, Costa del Sol, Cádiz, the Canary Islands… Although people is opting for a more specialized and better quality service, it is still an alternative targeted at those who do not want to worry about money on holiday and prefer to travel with a fixed and limited budget.

The modernization of facilities in many All Inclusive hotels in areas such as Torrox Costa, Málaga, or in so common destinations such as Torremolinos, the improvement in services, restaurants and customer service, have given a boost to this type of travel which, although is less flexible, is really advantageous if you bear in mind that it is an affordable and generality very complete option of accommodation.

Before, in an All Inclusive accommodation we could enjoy a buffet restaurant and general entertainment activities in the hotel. Nowadays, nevertheless, an All Inclusive accommodation provides interesting extra services such as introductory diving courses in the hotel’s swimming pool, a guided tour to places of interest or just a few hours or a day with free access to the spa.

A good example is the golf hotel in Isla Canela, Huelva, Iberostar Isla Canela, with All Inclusive, resort where guests can enjoy a delicious cuisine and, besides, entertainment, sports, spa and discounts on green fees in local golf courses.

Even though hotels are gradually being refurbished , we should be careful when booking an All Inclusive hotel in areas such as Torremolinos, because there are many hotels  –specially those offering All Inclusive as only option – that leave a lot to be desired as far as services, facilities, attention or cleaning are concerned.  Therefore, it is essential to pay attention to the hotel category and choose accommodations with 3 stars at least in order to have a guarantee.

Prices and affordability are really surprising, this is why they gain new followers, specially families travelling with children, since they offer a guarantee and allow to travel with a fixed budget, without last minute surprises.

If we pay attention to the type of services offered by an All Inclusive hotel in Torremolinos or in Benidorm, it is likely that the list surprises us: show cooking, miniclub, gym, hammocks, adult and children’s entertainment, car park, theme parties, transfers, wifi, playground, access to swimming pools…