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Lopesan Baobab Resort

Gran Canaria, Playa Meloneras

Child friendly
Family suites

Lopesan Baobab Resort is an African wilderness in the heart of Gran Canaria.

The jaw-dropping architecture and design embraces the island’s African influence, from natural colours and materials, to meandering walkways, pools and waterfalls. The reception is a fully-fledged jungle, with a soaring 21-metre African lodge housing the hotel’s buffets and bars. It’s full-on paradise for adventurous kids; every walk from your room to the pool is like a safari, and there’s a brilliant line-up of sports and activities. The icing on the cake comes courtesy of the huge lagoon pool, complete with lazy river. 

  • African-inspired architecture and safari theme
  • Nine pools surrounded by lush gardens
  • Children’s pools with slide and lazy river
  • Drink beside a waterfall at the Henry Stanley Bar
  • Stylish guest rooms with African-inspired design

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.

Added value

Early booking discount

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 May - 31 October 2018 when staying a minimum of 5 nights booked by 28 February 2018.

Single parent offer

Special prices when one adult is travelling with children available at this hotel - please call our Travel Experts for details. 


Please note that not all offers are combinable.


Bars & Restaurants


Opening Times:
Open for breakfast and dinner.

Included With:
Bed & Breakfast , Full Board , Half Board

Dress Code:
In high season at dinner men are required to wear long trousers

Serving international cuisine, with African-inspired décor. Freshly prepared buffet dishes are served every evening. Guests on half board and full board can eat in this restaurant.


Opening Times:
Open for dinner.

Dress Code:
In high season at dinner men are required to wear long trousers

Located on the same floor as the reception area, the Akara restaurant offers à la carte African specialities including zebra.

Reservations are required.

Pili Pili

Opening Times:
Open for lunch.

The Pili Pili Restaurant is located poolside and serves à la carte barbecue food, grilled meats and seafood including lobster and fresh paella.


Opening Times:
Open in high season for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Included With:
Bed & Breakfast , Full Board , Half Board

Dress Code:
In high season at dinner men are required to wear long trousers

Serving a wide range of international cuisine. Guests on half board and full board can eat in this restaurant.

Henry Stanley Bar

The Henry Stanley Bar is located near the grottos and is behind a waterfall. The bar serves delicious cocktails, fresh fruit juices and snacks.

Richard Burton Bar

The Richard Burton Bar is located inside the lodge and serves a variety of teas, coffees, cocktails and snacks.

Samuel Baker Bar

The Samuel Baker Bar is located in the lobby area and serves fresh coffee and tea and has a terrace for guests to enjoy the beautiful views.

Beach & Pools

Swimming pools

The Lopesan Baobab Resort boasts nine different pools most of which are heated and are integrated around the African-styled theme of the hotel. There is a pool dedicated to children and also pools for guests wishing to relax. The famous sand dune beaches and the promenade are nearby for guests to explore if they wish.

For Families

Panchi World

For children, Panchi World provides supervised adventure and leisure activities including arts & crafts, water games and mini discos. There is also a leisure park with a water playground for children to enjoy.

Opening Hours:
10:00 - 14:00 & 15:00 - 17:00
(subject to change)

4 - 12 years

About the location
Occupying a peaceful corner of Maspalomas, Playa Meloneras' mix of elegant hotels and access to the area's best beaches has made it a new favourite hot spot in Gran Canaria. Playa Meloneras' little beach is classically Canarian, with calm, clear water that's perfect for a swim. The upmarket seafront promenade is the heart of the resort, headlining the best dining picks and a few relaxed beachfront cafes for sitting out with a cold San Miguel. Look out for some of the more traditional restaurants for a more authentic experience - the list includes a locally run Spanish restaurant serving huge pans of seafood paella. Playa Meloneras is a stone's throw from Maspalomas - its famous rolling sand dunes are a 15-minute walk along the coast.
Transfer time
30 minutes from Las Palmas airport
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Excellent hotel staff are very welcoming so much we are back in March 2018 this is our fourth visit. Love the rooms we got a upgrade in September fabulous. It nice to have evening meal and go to the...
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Just arrived back from visiting the hotel and so everything is still fresh! The hotel is in a very large site and fairly low rise. It is African themed and during the holiday I began to appreciate...
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