More and more “animal-friendly” services can be found in the larger cities in the world. People travel everywhere with their pets and search for accommodation where their four-legged friends are welcome. For this reason , Tenerife has opened a luxury dog hotel in Europe . Want to know more about it?
The hotel is located in San Miguel de Abona. It has all kinds of departments for both people and pets. For example, there are wooden huts with private gardens, an indoor pool with relaxation treatments, a water park, a spa, an outdoor pool, a shop, a hairdresser, a massage area and a park… completely reserved for dogs and cats.
As they present it , this pet-friendly hotel is the most luxurious in all of Europe and is called Mascots Resort. The project was designed by Aline Lemaire – a Belgian entrepreneur who lived in Tenerife for four years. According to her, they wanted to create a unique place for dogs and cats with the goal of serving guests who traveled to the island with their animals.
It is unique on the continent and the hotel has a club for owners to enjoy while their dogs receive one of the treatments offered. The first animal to test the wards was a golden retriever named Bimba, who threw himself into the pool and played for several minutes.
The price per day varies between 22 to 25 euros per dog or cat, depending on its size. The hotel has all the amenities so that pets can walk without the need to use a leash. In addition, the owners can swim in the outdoor pool with their dog for an additional cost of 5 euros. Mascots Resort in turn offers training courses.
The project in Tenerife is one of the most luxurious in the whole world. But it is not the only hotel for dogs and cats. There are also others with similar content that are worth mentioning. If you are planning to travel and do not want to leave your dog or cat at home (or in someone’s care), pay attention to these pet friendly places. They offer the most varied services for all their guests, whether they have two or four legs:
1. Petit Palace
This hotel chain more several companies in Spain have adapted their rooms and public spaces to receive pets. It has beds for dogs and litter boxes for cats, for example. The spokesperson, Diana Hernandez, says that you do not have to pay extra for the animals and on arrival they receive sweets and a bag of food. You can take them to the restaurant area (but not during breakfast, to avoid eating unhealthy food) and large dogs are also welcome.
2. Hotel Solamar
It is located on the west coast of the United States in San Diego and can be considered one of the most “pet friendly” hotels. The four-legged guests have “doga” classes (yoga for dogs with their owners). It offers a special room service with dog and cat food 24 hours a day . When you arrive at the hotel you will receive a warm welcome from “Bear.” Bear is actually a nice poodle with the title “Head of Hundred Relationships”.
Hotel Parco San Marco
It is located in the town of Porlezza in Lombardy, Italy. It allows owners to walk their dogs in a 100% natural environment. Pets receive a special welcome in the rooms. They get good quality food, a comfortable bed and fresh water. The owners also get a map with the best places to walk together. The hotel has necklaces, leashes and bowls available so you do not have to take anything with you in your bags.
4. Cashel House
This beautiful dog hotel in Ireland, more precisely in Connemara National Park, has 2,000 acres of forest and mountains where you can go for a walk with your dogs (along excellent trails). It has special rooms for pets where they never run out of food or water. In addition, they offer a professional walking service
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