Comfort Inn Cd de Mexico Santa Fe
Prol. Paseo de la Reforma 557
Mexico City, 01330
Phone: (52) 55 47482100
Fax: (52) 55 47482101
Children dream of becoming doctors, pilots, firemen and here, in this scaled down city, they get the chance of enacting those dreams, with more than fifty activities in which to participate. This mini metropolis has an airport, television studio, theatre, discotheque, race track, hospital and farm just to name a few. Children between the ages of nine months and twelve years "manage" this city, which was built especially with them in mind. Located within the Santa Fe Shopping Centre, there are plenty of local eating options if you start feeling hungry.
This beautifully manicured golf course is one of the best in Mexico City. Featuring tough greens, long stretches of grass and deep bunkers, this course offers a great challenge. Take a break from the game and head to the clubhouse for a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant or relax in the sauna. Aside from golf, the property features a swimming pool, tennis courts and beauty parlor.
If, for some reason, you never learned how to swim during your childhood, fear not. Aquarama caters specifically to adults who were not able to learn to swim during their early years. It offers beginner swimming courses focused on persons in their retirement years. It also has diving courses for all ages, and a gym and sauna.
A country club near Mexico City, Bosque Real Country Club is a known venue for an annual tournament for professional women golfers on the LPGA Tour since 2005. The golf course has been designed by Robert Von Hagge.
As a result of the famous Brazilian children's television program "Xuxa," Mexican actress Gaby Rivero has set up this theatre show with a Saturday program, and this children's corner where the little ones can participate in games, experience the exciting company of farm animals and enjoy soft play if they are very little. Although the show was aired just recently and new generations are not very familiar with the name Gaby, her club still attracts boys and girls to her Pedregal facilities. General admission is only 10 pesos.
This national park provides an excellent opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Located in the Delegación Cuajimalpa reached by the freeway to Toluca, there are signposts to the park surrounding a 17th Century former Carmelite monastery known as the "Desert of the Lions." Arriving in the 1600s, the Carmelites named this area with reference to the biblical Elijah, who lived in the wilderness and the Leones (lions) are a reference to the family León, who were the monastery's legal representatives. Walk the dark tunnels and explore the cabins. You can enjoy a comfortable day in the countryside.
The San Jerónimo ice-rink is highly popular among Mexico City s local youth. It offers open sessions to the public and you can also take skating lessons or an ice-hockey workshop, the latter taught by experts from Canada and the US. Back-up facilities include an equipment shop, with everything you could need related to ice sports and a snack bar. There are also rows of seats where you can watch what is going on on the ice rink. Fully-trained staff provide security and first-aid attention should it be required. There is also a car park.
This is a great place to celebrate birthdays and have surprise parties. Kids and teens can play video games, air-hockey and table football, and there is also a play area for two to five year-olds. One of the most popular attractions is the Q-zar, a new laser game, which is good fun to play. Prices here vary, depending on the number of people in each group.
This is a children's complex located inside Plaza Loreto, which is a very complete concept for curious children of our time. It has an area for children's parties, a maze, a pool filled with balls, climbing structures, tables to work on activities and crafts, video games, virtual reality simulators, skill games and air-hockey tables. When you go in, you are given a card with a magnetic band, which you must introduce in the terminals located for each game. The cost per each game is subtracted automatically from the card. When you buy a 50-peso card, you get a complimentary bag of popcorn. Recorcholis has branches in Gran Sur, San Jerónimo, Miramontes and Mundo "E".
The Américas Center for Cultural and Family Entertainment racetrack is the place for gamblers to enjoy live horse racing and other sports events, or try their hand at the local version of bingo, called Yak! The Hipódromo de las Américas can hold up to 10,000 spectators. Apart from a theme restaurant on the premises, there are also fast food offerings and a variety of racing-related shops. Racing season is from April to September.
La Feria is undoubtedly one of the most popular and famous places for kids in the city. It has a total of 56 rides, including the legendary montaña rusa (rollercoaster), which dates back to the 1960s. The admission price varies according to the package you choose. The Pase Magico (Magic Pass) gives you access to 30 selected rides. The Pase Ecolim (Ecolim Pass), gives you access to 53 rides, and the Super Ecolim allows you to ride on all of the attractions, and includes lunch. Don't miss out on this, even if you're not a kid anymore.
This aquatic school, located in the heart of the traditional Polanco neighborhood, offers recreational swimming and swimming courses for all ages, including a class for babies under a year old. The school also has a modern gym, which offers aerobics, Tae Kwon do and jazz classes.