Are you a big fan of the TUI BLUE hotel range? Or are they all a bit of a new concept to you? If it’s the latter, then you’re in for a treat. These hotels are bursting at the seams with authentic experiences, unique designs and perfectly-tailored facilities to ensure your next holiday is a truly memorable one.
Previously known as TUI Family Life, TUI Sensimar, and simply ‘TUI BLUE’ these popular hotels all now fall under one umbrella and are split to focus on the type of holiday you’re looking for – whether it be for the family, for just the two of you or for everyone.
What makes TUI BLUE hotels stand out?
Although each category is tailored to suit different types of holidaymakers, all TUI BLUE hotels share the same fantastic features. We’re talking about sophisticated surroundings in truly picturesque settings, with stylish touches dotted on every corner.
One of the best things about TUI Blue hotels is the fabulous food scene on offer – from fresh, local ingredients for creating authentic flavours to live cooking shows, a la carte restaurants and themed dining experiences. There’s plenty on offer, with cuisine to satisfying the most gourmet of appetites as well as those of the fussy eaters.
TUI BLUE hotels have plenty to keep you on the go too, from a jam-packed BLUEF!T programme to amazing outdoor facilities like a sea-facing yoga deck. They’re tech-savvy too, providing you with the BLUE® app that allows you to make reservations, request fresh towels or simply find out more about your local area. You’ll find Bluetooth speakers in your room, too.
Our top picks – the best TUI BLUE Hotels
TUI BLUE Atlantica Mare Village – Paphos
We had to get this one in there before it becomes ridiculously popular. Brand new for April 2020, this little gem sits in Cyprus’s Coral Bay and is set to be a showstopper. It knows how to satisfy whilst still remaining sophisticated – there’s splash zones for the kids and sea view pools for the grown ups.
There’s a real focus on well-being here – whether you want to relax, tone up, dance or de-stress – there’s a class for everyone. Kids are well catered for too – there’s BabyClub for those up to 36 months, Kids’ clubs for 3 to 5 year olds and there’s even a spot just for teens called The Hangout.
TUI BLUE Tropical – Turkey
Formerly known as the TUI Family Life Tropical Resort, this bundle of flumes, slides and splash pools makes for a fun family stay on the sandy coast of Sarigerme in Turkey. This selection of pools on offer makes this hotel stand out – you’ve got a lazy lagoon pool complete with slides, a quiet pool, an indoor pool and three pools for the kids, too.
You certainly won’t go thirsty here – for drinks you’ve got a sports bar, chill out bar, pool bar, and Thea’s Coffee Shop & Juice bar. There’s a ridiculous choice when it comes to food too, with two snack bars, a pancake area, the Green & Grill, the Taverna, a sizzling Spice restaurant and a delicious Italian. Take your pick!
TUI BLUE Alaya – Egypt
If you’re looking for a stunning adults-only retreat, this is the place to go. Formerly the TUI Sensimar Alaya, this 5-star (TUI UK rating) property was brand new for 2019 and oozes sophistication. There are five outdoor pools and amazing a la carte dining options, including a sensational sea-view restaurant that’ll make date night truly one to remember.
The billion-dollar marina complex of Port Ghalib is just over 10 minutes away on the hotel shuttle bus, and you even have access to the facilities at a few sister hotels close by, including the Aqua Coraya waterpark. Upgrade to a swim-up room or a luxury suite for something a little extra special!
TUI BLUE Zante Maris – Greece
What could be more luxurious than beachfront Bali beds and a futuristic pool? Another new addition for 2019, this adult-only escape looks like something straight off the set of a film. It’s a place to truly relax and unwind, with it’s luxury spa on hand for all kinds of beauty treatments and a list of sumptuous massages.
If you’d still like to keep busy, there’s a daytime activity programme that includes fitness classes, stretching sessions, culinary tastings and games. Food-wise, expect show-cooking stations and a la carte cuisine as you dine under the stars at the beachfront restaurant. What more could you possibly want?
Il Castelfalfi – TUI BLUE – Italy
Do we really need to even say anything when you’ve got scenes like in the image above? This hotel sits at the top of a sloping green hillside in the heart of historic Tuscany in Italy. Talk about perfection! The decor of this hotel has been designed to fit in with it’s Medieval village surroundings, so there’s a real traditional feel here – whilst still remaining sleek and stylish.
For an additional charge, you can go for a game on the 27-hole golf course (which also happens to be one of Italy’s top rated) or enjoy horse-riding in the Tuscan countryside that is the hotel grounds. Days out to Pisa and Florence are only an hour away by car – this TUI BLUE hotel will have you feeling like you’ve stepped into a fairytale.
TUI BLUE Jadran – Croatia
Looking for widescreen vistas of the Adriatic sea? You’ve come to the right place. TUI Blue Jadran has an impressive beachfront location resulting in out-of-this-world views at every turn. Soak them up from the serenity of the infinity pool or relax with a cocktail from the comfort of the chill-out pool.
The inside is just as stunning as the outside, with design-led interiors that really reflect the beauty surrounding the hotel grounds. If you’re feeling adventurous you can even take up windsurfing or scuba diving, and once you’ve worked up an appetite head on down to the beach bar for a delicious barbecue looking out to sea. You’ll feel like you’re perched on the edge of paradise.
Found a TUI BLUE for you?
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