I had a lovely time staying at The Palms in November 2016. Weather was perfect and the apartment was ideal. Lovely, clean and had everything I needed. Great location too with a bus outside the door that made getting to Los Cristianos and El Medano easy. The cafe & the pool are right outside the door at The Palms is open all day and although the food is a little basic is comforting there is a lot of choice and everyone is very friendly. The appartment is very close to the pharmacy and ATM so really you will have everything you can need on your doorstep. I recommend the coastal walk from the Marina to San Blas and Los Abrigos. The planes do go directly overhead so be prepared but I didn't mind at all. Thank you very much for a fantastic stay. I look forward to coming back :-)
Great place to stay staff great food great drink well price there is all was some the on bingo not to far from shop apartment great
First off, The Palms is directly under the landing path for planes at the nearby airport. They normally stop @ 9pm however, and don't really get going until 9am the next morning. The Palms complex has a restaurant and bar ( ok) but there are hardly any steps do it would be particularly good for those who may be a bit infirm. It has 4 pools and there are always sunloungers available. Grandee O Donnell's pub is 2 minute walk away with nightly entertainment. At the other end of the complex, you will find a doctor's surgery and a farmacia. All in all, a great spot for a holiday as long as you don't let the planes spoil it for you
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I have stayed at this bungalow before on this particular complex. The bungalow is very clean spacious and well equipt. The Palms has a clubhouse with very good quality food and a well stocked bar at very good prices. It often has entertainment in the evening depending on the number of people in that evening. Sometimes gets cancelled due to not many punters. This is a residential complex with some people living there permanently.
There are 4 swimming pools and plenty of sunbeds. One swimming pool is heated in winter. The swimming pools are not open to non residents and gated which is good. The gardens are beautiful. I love it here and visited the palms since 2007.
Golf de sur is on the outskirts of Tenerife, there are only 2 buses an hour which come within 10 minutes of each other, they go to the main resorts. There is a tour agency over the road with plenty of trips on over. There is restaurants around and a mini supermarket.
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First impressions - looked good. Yes the complex you could not fault and would certainly use The Palms as a base. The staff at The Palms were all very friendly and obliging. Any daytime slumbers are soon disturbed from the roar of the planes going overhead, however if you are out during the day then this is not a problem. We also knew that planes went over the area at low level before booking.
Back to no. 17 - the bed was extremely comfortable and generally the place was clean.. However the oven looked in need of a good clean and grilling was an impossibility as no grill pan. The washing machine worked without the door being closed! Saucepans were all very clean, but the frying pan was a safety hazard as the handle was broken. The shower tiles on the floor needed a good clean. This they almost had as the glass dome in the ceiling leaked badly and we had half a bucketful of water after a day of constant rain. This we found out was a problem that seemed to affect most of the apartments on The Palms. Half the light bulbs did not work and when replaced soon stopped working. Many of these were very minor things, that could be soon taken care of and would greatly improve the apartment. The lock on the gate from the apartment to the complex did not work and although we mentioned it to the management company they said it was not up to them to fix.
My great concern were the ELECTRICS and my husband had an electric shock from a bare wire. An electrician did come around and hopefully the problem with lights/switch above the dressing table are now safe.
Would I book this apartment again - No and the reason for this would be that I prefer the opposite side of The Palms where you do not get the road noise, otherwise Yes as the positives outweighed the negatives.