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06/08/2018 | Bowls
Published in Bowls International August 2018
Jonathan Plumridge of Personal Touch Holidays describes a wonderful new holiday opportunity on a coastline close to Seville......
Over 500 years ago Christopher Columbus selected the coastline south of Seville as his launchpad for journeys of discovery to America. 20 years after its initial construction, Personal Touch Holidays has entered into an agreement with Melia Hotels and a local golf club to revive what was once the most beautiful lawn bowls playing surface in Spain, located within easy driving distance of both many local monuments to Christopher Columbus and the delightful historic city of Seville.
This project will not only beautify an already lovely bowling green, providing local bowlers with a wonderful facility for many years to come, but will also provide Personal Touch holidaymakers with a highly discounted first class all-inclusive bowls arrangement, together with the opportunity to visit one of the most picturesque historic cities in Spain.
The ‘luxury’ elements of this arrangement derive both from the 4* superior Hotel Melia Atlántico and the scenic landscaping of the golf club within which the bowling green is set. An additional luxury element will be the luxury of bowling on a grass green, lovingly tended to by both expert greenkeepers and enthusiastic local bowlers. Palm trees, bougainvillea, and colourful shrubs abound in the area surrounding the green, and beautiful views over a small unspoilt nature reserve, sandy beaches, and the boundless sea can be enjoyed from many parts of the hotel.
Built on a palatial scale, the Melia Atlántico exudes a somewhat ‘Thousand And One Nights’ Arabian aesthetic and vast areas of tall-ceilinged open space characterise its spectacular interior.
The quality of design, fixtures and fittings in even the lowest category rooms is of an obviously superior standard and both the buffet content and its presentation more than justify a 4-star ‘superior’ rating.
The location of the hotel is also beautifully conceived at the junction of a river estuary and the sea, such that two of its four sides face water, as does all of its outside space.
This superior edge also carries through into the all-inclusive packaging offered by the Atlántico. The house wines and beers that are included all reflect the overall quality of the hotel and a vast range of additional beverages is also included. Lovers of cocktails will appreciate the mojitos, piña coladas, caiparinhas, and cosmopolitans on offer, whilst drinkers of spirits will enjoy a choice of 4 rums, 3 whiskies, 3 gins, and 3 vodkas. And as for after dinner drinks, the list is seemingly endless: Baileys, Drambuie, Gran Marnier, Cointreau, Malibú, Amaretto, Tequila, Tia María, and a wide variety of lesser-known brands.
There is a spa with a heated indoor pool and a vast entertainments lounge where regular shows are staged.
The hotel is also making a significant contribution to this renewal project by offering Personal Touch Holidays extremely special rates for the quality of accommodation that it offers, together with a very large number of single rooms at no supplement.
We are currently offering two opportunities to holiday in luxury in this beautiful location, one commencing 23rd April 2019 and the other on the 15th October 2019. Both are offered from a choice of UK airports and prices for both dates begin at £795 per person. Our packaging for these two holidays includes flights, transfers, 4 bowls matches on the beautiful Isla Canela Bowls Club grass green, all-inclusive accommodation, a half day guided tour of the local town of Ayamonte, and one or two other surprise extras. The option to spend a full day in astoundingly beautiful Seville can also be pre-purchased.
For further details and a full-colour flyer please contact Personal Touch Holidays on 01403 786200 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website page at www.personaltouchholidays.com/bowling-ayamonte-0.
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