CANARIA - RURAL TOURISM ACCOMMODATION
LA LECHUZA (VEGA DE SAN MATEO) FEATURED HOTELS
- Small agricultural
town in the Vega de San Mateo area of Gran Canaria, 20 minutes from the
capital of the island, Las Palmas.
Rural Las Calas, Rural Boutique Hotel, La Lechuza
Las Calas, is a century
manor house, situated in La Lechuza Hamlet, situated in the heart of the
island of Gran Canaria. This town is such an combination of sceneries,
small places, colours, where productive farms can be found, growing potatoes,
green vegetables and juicy fruits like peaches, plums, pears, etc.
La Lechuza, is situated in the area of Vega de San Mateo, only 20 minutes
from the capital of the island “Las Palmas de G.C.”
RURAL TOURISM ACCOMMODATION
EL HIERRO (SMALL ISLAND OFF TENERIFE) FEATURED HOTELS
|It is the smallest of the Canarian
islands and it's situated at the extreme southeast of the archipelago.
Its 278 square kilometres offer an amazing variety of scenery, from the
arid lava fields and volcanic formations in the south and east to the fertile
soil of the valley of El Golfo in the northeast with its vineyards and
plantations, by way of the dense pine forests and rainforest of the island's
central area. The coastline of El Hierro is rocky and steep with inaccessible
cliffs of up to 1,000 metres high, sheltered coves and enticing natural
swimming pools. On the Nisdafe plateau you'll find fields and meadows whereas
in El Pinar there's an abundance of fig and almond trees. Here you can
enjoy the legendary “eternal spring” of the Canary Islands with their sub-tropical
vegetation in the fertile zones and the contrasting volcanic landscape
in other parts of the island.
de El Hierro, El Hierro
The Parador is located next
to the sea, opposite the Roque de Bonanza, in a heavenly setting where
the sea and the volcanic mountains meet. This modern building, dotted with
beautiful balconies, is ideal for rest and tranquillity. Its elegant, colonial
interior preceded by a fascinating garden with swimming pool, is cheerful
and friendly. In this ideal setting, the guest is comforted by the
cheerful, suggestive dishes of the Parador´s restaurant. The 'caldo
de queso herreño' (poultry and cheese soup), 'alfonsiños
con burgados' (fish with bigaros (periwinkles)), 'quenafas de viejas' (fish
rissoles) with limpet and sea urchin sauce and the fig biscuit stand out.
GARACHICO FEATURED HOTELS
- located in the
north of Tenerife, about 60 km from the capital, a village with a noble
aspect, with big old houses and an important past. It is a beautiful
village, with small unforgettable, historic squares. Its houses, its streets
are very well conserved.
Rural La Quinta Roja, Garachico
The great house of the Marquesses
of "La Quinta Roja", nowadays the hotel of the same name, is one of the
finest examples of the architecture of the island´s Baroque period.
Luxurious Rural Hotel in the north of Tenerife, about 60 km from the capital.
The hotel offers 20 splendid rooms, bar-cafeteria (24h), restaurant, Canarian
tasca, meeting room, aljimez-mirador, mountain bikes and a little spa (sauna,
jacuzzi & solarium). The staff is specialized in the natural
parks of this part of the island, and offer guided routes of trekking &
mountain bikes like Masca, Tano Alto-Bajo, Bolico...
LA GOMERA (SMALL ISLAND OFF TENERIFE) FEATURED HOTELS
|After El Hierro, La Gomera is the
smallest of the Canary Islands, with a surface area of 378 square kilometres,
approximately 10 percent of which is covered by the Garajonay National
Park which has been declared a Mankind Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Island,
in the centre of the westernmost part of the Canary Islands, between La
Palma, El Hierro and Tenerife, is the ideal setting for outdoor activities
throughout the year. A walk though charming little villages will take you
through the rugged terrain, with surprises in store around every bend in
the road. The natural wealth of the whole Island is so impressive that
it has, in fact, won the highest possible distinction as a protected natural
space. Benign temperatures make it easy to enjoy activities like
rural tourism or trekking. La Gomera is a wonder of countless beautiful
tracks and trails.
de La Gomera, La Gomera
The Parador lies 70 metres
above sea level on the Lomo de la Horca on the right hand side of the avenue
that links the quay of San Sebastian with the town. Very elegant bedrooms,
wooden floors, a little living-room and views overlooking the gardens or
the sea. The swimming-pool with the terrace is the perfect complement to
this beautiful place. The room where the restaurant is set is bright
and spacious. A varied range of local dishes can be tasted along with wines.
This parador invites the guest to enjoy its paradisiacal setting and to
contemplate unusurpable views of the ocean. The swimming-pool and the garden,
exuberant and filled with subtropical species, are some of the attractions
which complete the interior.
LAS CAÑADAS DEL TEIDE - OROTAVA - EL TEIDE NATIONAL PARK - TENERIFE
|The imposing Mount El Teide
which rises 3,718 metres above sea level is Spain's highest mountain and
it is little wonder that it is one of the most popular tourist attractions
in the region. Situated near the Montana Blanca and Pico Viejo areas, Mount
El Teide is set amidst the 18,900 hectare El Teide National Park which
boasts of spectacular flora and fauna that call this part of Tenerife home...
de Cañadas del Teide, Cañadas del Teide, La Orotava
The Parador, located in
the natural Cañadas del Teide crater, more than 2,000 metres above
sea level, invites the guest to contemplate impressive panoramic views
of the Teide cone, the Chaorra crater and the White Mountain. Since it
is the only building within the El Teide National Park, its interior recreates
the ambience of a mountain lodge both in the common rooms and bedrooms,
and has terraces with impressive panoramic views of the Teide. It is a
real pleasure to sample the exquisite and original Canary Islands cooking
in the Parador restaurant. The Canary Islands stew, rabbit in 'salmorejo'
(a gazpacho-like sauce) 'papas arrugadas y mojos' (potatoes in their skins
served with typical dipping sauces) and the 'viejas sancochadas' stand
Spa Villalaba, Vilaflor
The Spa Villalba is a spa
hotel located one kilometre from central Vilaflor, Tenerife. Teide National
Park and the botanical gardens of Parque Central de Arona are both 15 kilometres
away. The hotel is surrounded by seven national parks, and guests
can explore Tenerife's hiking routes and forest trails. Bicycle rentals
are available on site. This modern hotel's spa centre offers massage and
beauty treatments, and houses a sauna, heated swimming pool, and gymnasium.
A complimentary breakfast is served daily at the Spa Villalba, and the
restaurant specialises in a fusion of Castilian and Canarian cuisine.
Decorated in a modern Canarian style, the 22 guestrooms have balconies
and include air conditioning, satellite television, minibars, bathrobes,
SAN MIGUEL DE ABONA FEATURED HOTELS
|San Miguel de Abona (first
part, Spanish for Saint Michael) is the name of a municipality, town, and
valley in the southeastern part of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary
Islands, and part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. San Miguel
de Abona is a suburb or a cluster of Tenerife Sur. The municipality is
located in the southern end of the island. Arico is on a valley setting.
Its estimated population is 9 988. San Miguel de Abona is linked with the
TF1 Motorway and has an interchange south of San Miguel de Abona and north
of its beaches and is also linked with the old highway linking Arona and
Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Its economy are businesses, tourism and some
agriculture. The urban area and some farmlands dominates the coastline
and valley areas, while the mountains dominates much of the municipality
and to the north. Tenerife South Airport is in the eastern portion of the
Rural San Miguel, San Miguel de Abona
The Hotel Rural San Miguel
is a delightful place where you will be able to enjoy wonderful moments
and the traditions of yesteryear. You have at your disposal a real
Canarian cottage with 16 customised rooms, which are equipped with genuine
period furniture and a wealth of detail. The access to the hotel
from the airport is very easy and fast (15 minutes by car). The hotel
has a total surface of 1500m2 and is composed of two different houses -
a cottage and a landlord house. The house has been carefully restored
by the owners over 8 years and was originally built in the 17th century.
The furniture is original, which is why each room has its own style and
charm. The most modern technologies and commodities have been included
into our hotel but always respecting the original style of the old houses.