Feeling burnt out? ‘I took a much-needed mind break to Melia Jardines Del Teide in Tenerife’

In the event you’re feeling burnt out, comply with within the footsteps of Mars Webb who handled herself to a much-needed mind break and visited 5 star resort Melia Jardines Del Teide in Costa de Adeje, Tenerife

‘Observe self-care’, ‘discover a stability’, ‘take day out’, ‘recharge’ – these are phrases and mantras we are saying on a regular basis, but after studying an article about burn-out I shortly realised that I wanted somewhat mind break.  

Coupled with the truth that I reside in Belfast, which has been past moist and depressing this winter my thoughts and physique simply yearned for some solar.   

My key precedence was going someplace to expertise some scorching climate, I wished someplace heat in April and direct flights however I didn’t have a giant funds.  I didn’t need to have to consider something aside from what I wished to eat and what train I wished to do – so I made a decision on a resort. 

Melia Jardines Del Teide is just a 20-minute cab journey away from Tenerife South airport

I’d seen that a journalist I do know had been to the Melia resort in Lanzarote and I had stayed at a number of of their accommodations earlier than, so I began there and located a very good worth on the Melia Jardines Del Teide which is a five-star, all-inclusive, adults-only resort within the  Costa de Adeje, Tenerife that additionally gives half-board.

So I booked it and located some nice final minute, low cost flights with Jet2Com, direct from Belfast to Tenerife South.   

I’ve to say Jet2 had been sensible – simple to e book, nice baggage allowance, employees had been tremendous pleasant and useful on the best way there and on the best way again (with a particular shout-out to Abel and David at Tenerife airport). 

Melia Jardines Del Teide is just a 20-minute cab journey away from Tenerife South airport and we arrived late within the night with a beautiful welcome from Jose who checked us in and provided us a glass of Prosecco as a welcome and directed us to dinner. 

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A five-star resort

Melia Jardines Del Teide is a gorgeous resort constructed on the aspect of a mountain and overlooking Playa del Duque on one aspect and the view of the El Teide mountains. 

A terraced resort and superbly landscaped, it has mini waterfalls, bridges and stress-free areas and terraces to sit down and soak within the view.  There are gorgeous views throughout the resort and a lookout tower that you may climb up and luxuriate in a spectacular view. 

Two swimming pools,  one ‘unique’ for greater paying tiered friends however the primary pool space is massive with a lazy river really feel and could be very spacious with a lot of sunlounges, a well-run pool bar, pretty high quality towels and comfy solar loungers.  

Melia Jardines Del Teide is a five-star resort and has just lately had a refurbishment. The bedrooms are spacious and easy however tastefully adorned.  The bogs are an excellent measurement, and the bathe is superb, additionally they have Ritual merchandise readily available, loads of nice toiletries and a well-stocked minibar. 

There are gorgeous views throughout the resort and a lookout tower that you may climb up and luxuriate in a spectacular view

I slept soundly in a snug mattress. Crisp bedlinen, good high quality  pillows, tender towels and robes all added to a way of luxurious. Our room had a separate couch, a seating space and a very good measurement balcony with cozy chairs the place we might sit within the morning solar and luxuriate in a cup of tea earlier than heading to breakfast.

I didn’t pay for a sea view however the views of the mountains had been significantly pretty from our balcony. 

There’s a flexible vary of lodging on the resort and I stayed within the inexpensive rooms, however there are balconies with sea views, different rooms with house exterior to lie on a lounger or sit and take in the view so it’s price spending time trying on the rooms. In the event you can afford a room with a view I believe it could be price it. 

Meals to feast on  

There’s a tiered degree cost system and we might have upgraded which we discovered a number of days into the vacation, which might have been good to know as an choice from the get go. Anyhow, we suck to the half board and the breakfasts had been wonderful with a lot of number of recent fruit, nuts, cooked breakfast, pastries, continental and as many pots of espresso or tea as you wanted!  

All of this was loved on the gorgeous out of doors terrace, a wonderful strategy to begin the day.  

Night meals had been buffet fashion, with loads of  great recent fish cooked up by the pleasant cooks, there was additionally an enormous choice of selection so it could have been arduous not to search out one thing to eat. The paella, squid risotto and a superb sushi unfold the place my favourites. 

Evenings had been loved watching stunning magic sunsets on the terrace with heat heaters when wanted and an excellent vary of music to entertain you each night time.  There’s no alcohol with the half-board, however drinks aren’t costly so it’s nonetheless price it.  

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Magnificence Spa Remedies  

The climate was relatively disappointing on my first day, so I booked myself in for a superb therapeutic massage within the Spa with Joshelin, who was wonderful. I indulged in a again, shoulder and neck therapeutic massage and requested her to go simple as I used to be terribly knotted – in actual fact it ended up being tremendous stress-free and I even dozed off.

I additionally tried out their anti-ageing Vitamin C facial utilizing Natura Bissé merchandise, which was additionally great and  hydrating. The spa is attractive, you possibly can have exterior massages however I’m not good with any noise when having massages however I believe it could be undoubtedly price doing for a facial and there’s a very good vary of  therapies on provide in addition to the same old pedicures and manicures and at a very good worth.  

Considerable vary of actions  

There are many actions to do. There’s the Melia app, which is straightforward to make use of, and you’ll e book your lessons each day prematurely. From each day stretching, Hatha Yoga, to Restorative Yoga and Pilates with a hoop – I attempted all of them.  They happen perched up above the pool in a shaded spot with gorgeous views to take pleasure in and is tremendous stress-free with the sounds of birds and waterfalls shut by.

For individuals who don’t need to do train associated actions, there’s additionally bead making, aloe vera lessons, weaving and cocktail making, plus heaps extra

Melissa and Cecilia had been the primary instructors I labored with, and so they had been all totally educated yoga or Pilates academics, they had been each tremendous useful and educated, correcting and ensuring you probably did all the things proper. There’s additionally a small health club and a mini studio for lessons plus round twenty bikes sitting above the pool space the place you possibly can cycle and benefit from the sea views.   

I didn’t do something too energetic aside from aqua bikes however there actually is a lot to do with aqua pole dancing, aqua weights and even aqua boxing – so if you wish to maintain energetic whereas there there’s loads of selection.   

For individuals who don’t need to do train associated actions, there’s additionally bead making, aloe vera lessons, weaving and cocktail making, plus heaps extra.   

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Fabulous seaside location  

I’d by no means been to Costa Adeje earlier than – the resort is in an excellent location with the backdrop of the mountains that are the El Teide  and there’s a nationwide park you possibly can go to which is a World Heritage website and you’ve got the  seaside proper in entrance of you. 

The resort is just a ten-minute stroll away from the seaside which is Playa El Duque. There’s a wide selection of conventional eating places, cafes and a  candy little shopping center with clothes retailers together with a beautiful swimwear one and a small grocery store the place you possibly can decide up some necessities if wanted.   

The resort is just a ten-minute stroll away from the seaside which is Playa El Duque

The seaside is beautiful, a part of it has yellow sand however as you go additional down the sand is black because it’s a volcanic island. Just a few hours mendacity  on the seaside, listening to the crashing waves and a dip within the ocean which was cool, however refreshing was simply good, and I actually felt like I used to be on vacation.

We realised after strolling again to our lodge simply how tranquil and calm the resort was, it felt like an oasis. 

Digital detox mind break  

Being self-employed means you’re ‘on-it’ all the time however I made a aware and disciplined resolution to check-in on work emails twice a day and work for one hour each morning and one hour within the night after which not examine my telephone all day.

The most important mind break was coming off all social media, no doom scrolling, checking in, or posting the place I used to be and updating everybody on my each chew to eat, and train transfer. 

Being away in a resort was superb, a real deal with and I usually do all of the organising after we go away as a household so for me,  realizing the place I used to be going to eat daily and never having to plan and e book something aside from a number of each day wholesome actions on the resort all added to my mind having some well-deserved day out. 

We met a superb Reflexologist Lesley who I’m undoubtedly going to e book myself in to see and her very humorous and particular husband Mick who we laughed lots with. For me, the employees at Melia Jardines Del Teide undoubtedly added to creating the break a stress-free getaway.  

An enormous thanks goes to Laura, Naomi, Chriss, and Juan Carlos who you would inform genuinely liked their job and had an exquisite power that made my vacation and my keep on the resort very particular.    

I’ve stayed at some wonderful resorts (IKOS Resorts and Sani-Resorts) and Melia was completely pretty and good worth for cash with wonderful employees and loads of nice issues to do in an excellent location and I’d undoubtedly return sooner or later. 

  • Melia Jardines Del Teide, costs differ, we went half board and for 2 it was £230 an evening together with taxes so actually good worth.    
  • Jet2com return flights had been £128 every on the time: https://www.jet2.com/#flights 
  • All flights and lodging paid for, not a press journey.  
  • Take a look at all of the  Melia accommodations right here: www.melia.com 


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