Playa del Inglés, Gran Canaria, Spain

Sol Barbacan

Your holiday home away from home in Playa del Inglés

On the wonderful island of Gran Canaria, near the sea and the city centre. With spacious and modern apartments or bungalows, and space for all the family. An ideal space to forget about your daily routine as you relax in the swimming pools, wander through the huge gardens, stay in shape in the gym or savour some potatoes with “mojo picón” sauce. A unique destination to enjoy all the eternal sunshine of the Canary Islands.

At Sol Barbacan, rest and relaxation are guaranteed. With three large swimming pools to enjoy a refreshing dip. El Portalón, one of the most prestigious restaurants in the area. An extensive programme of activities and games for the entire family and a well-equipped gym. Large well-kept gardens make this an oasis in the surrounding volcanic landscape. Within walking distance of bars, restaurants and shops, and no less than four golf courses in the surrounding area.

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Prime location

In Playa del Inglés, near the top beaches, leisure areas and golf courses

A home away from home

Modern and spacious apartments or bungalows with a terrace

Savour the Canary Islands

Excellent à la carte restaurant, buffet with show cooking, and pool bars

A refreshing dip

Three heated outdoor pools with two whirlpools

Stay active

Water activities and a choice of games, as well as a fully equipped gym

Free parking

The hotel has a free private car park for guests


Av. Tirajana, 27 - Playa del Inglés

Playa del Inglés, Gran Canaria


+34 928 77 20 30


1.5 km from Beach

0.5 km from City Centre

30 km from Airport

Hotel information

Name: Sol Barbacan

Type: Hotels

Segment: Resort

Category: 4 star

Services and facilities

  • Gym
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private car park
  • Pool towel service
  • Snack Bar
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kids Club
  • Children's play area
  • 24-hour reception
  • Terrace
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • Car rental
  • Family Rooms
  • Garden
  • À la carte restaurant
  • Entertainment

Find your perfect room


2-Bedroom Apartment

Two-Bedroom Bungalow

1-Bedroom Bungalow

Superior XTRA Room


  • Pool view
  • Double bed or two single beds
  • 505.91 ft²

Pure comfort in an apartment with a bedroom and separate lounge. Modern and relaxing decoration with two single beds convertible into a double bed with a topper, full bathroom with shower, fully equipped kitchen, Chromecast and a comfortably furnished and spacious terrace.

2-Bedroom Apartment

  • Pool view
  • Double bed or two single beds
  • 538.2 ft²

Enjoy an unforgettable stay with all the family in this two-bedroom apartment with single beds, one of which can be converted into a double bed using a topper. Functional and modern layout, with a separate lounge, large bathroom with a shower, fully equipped kitchen and Chromecast. Enjoy the magnificent Canary Islands climate from the furnished terrace overlooking the pool.

Two-Bedroom Bungalow

  • Garden view
  • Double bed or two single beds
  • 645.84 ft²

A large space which is ideal for welcoming the entire family. Surrounded by beautifully kept gardens, relax on the large private terrace or on the sundeck on the upper floor. It provides two bedrooms with single beds (convertible into a double bed in the first bedroom), a lounge, two full bathrooms (one with a shower and the other with a bathtub), a fully equipped kitchen and Chromecast.

1-Bedroom Bungalow

  • Garden view
  • Double bed or two single beds
  • 592.02 ft²

Discover all the energy of a bungalow with a bedroom and two single beds, a lounge with modern decoration, a bathroom with a shower, a fully equipped kitchen and Chromecast. The bungalow is carefully integrated with its natural surroundings, which can be enjoyed on the furnished terrace and the sundeck on the upper floor.

Superior XTRA Room

  • Pool view
  • Double bed or two single beds
  • 505.91 ft²

Our exclusive, modern apartments on the top floor of the hotel have the best views over the pool and resort. A spacious, elegantly furnished 15m2 terrace gets direct sun almost the whole year round. With a very comfortable ambience, they provide a separate lounge, a fully equipped kitchen, a full bathroom with a shower and Chromecast.

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Buffet Restaurant

This is the best option for guests who like to try a bit of everything. It has a comfortable air-conditioned interior, as well as a terrace overlooking the pool. It includes a show-cooking station and areas for vegetables, fish, meat, fruit and delicious pastries. Theme nights with different styles of cuisine from all over the world are also organised and gluten-free products are also available (mention when you book).

El Portalón Restaurant

This restaurant combines traditional cuisine with the latest culinary trends, using only the best local products from the land and the sea. The most popular dishes on the menu are the rice with lobster, cod, hake, roast shoulder of pork, roast suckling pig and delicious desserts. The restaurant has an indoor dining room and 2 outdoor terraces, ideal for any event.

Pool bar

Ideal for an informal lunch while enjoying a lovely day by the pool. It offers a great snack menu with soups, starters, pasta, pizzas, sandwiches, burgers, ice cream and desserts. In addition, it also serves a wide range of drinks and cocktails.

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Outdoor pools

This holiday resort provides 3 heated outdoor pools with 2 whirlpools and 2 children's pools, and a children's water-jet area. All the swimming pools are set in well-kept gardens and provide sunshades, sunbeds and towels (with deposit).

Leisure facilities

At Sol Barbacan there’s no time to get bored. If you feel like staying active, you can choose between a gym, table tennis, table football, beach volleyball, minigolf, French bowls or darts. Guests also have access to tennis courts or pool tables with an extra charge. Kids will also have a great time in the play area with a slide and swings.


An extensive programme of activities and sports for adults and a great choice of activities for kids, including a Mini Club for children aged 4 to 12 with sports activities, handicrafts, mini golf, mini disco, live music, shows and theme days. Teenagers will also enjoy a range of different activities and their own Teeny Lounge.

Activities outside the hotel

There are numerous facilities near Sol Barbacan for different sports: golf, paddle tennis, cycling routes, paragliding, jeep safaris, mountain biking, scuba diving, windsurfing, go-karting, hiking, climbing or camel rides. Activities with extra charge not organised or managed by the hotel (more information in reception).

Discover Gran Canaria

The north of the island is green and exuberant, and home to the vibrant capital of the island, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The interior has mountainous landscapes which are ideal for adventure sports. The south is more arid. At its southernmost tip are the best beaches and the tourist resort of Maspalomas. Maspalomas consists of several different districts, amongst which the Playa del Inglés is famous for its great entertainment.

A sea of adrenaline

If you love the sea, Meliá offers you a large number of hotels with water activities. Surf the best waves in Morocco, glide with the wind while kitesurfing or windsurfing in Fuerteventura or discover the beautiful seabed while diving off Cabo Verde. Book the best destinations for your favourite water sport now.

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