Bohemian Hideaway: love at first sight

It is impossible to resist the charm of Bohemian Hideaway Rural Houses: La Labranza and El Pajar that are more than 100 years old.

This rural estate is located in the stunning Santa Lucia de Tirajana, in a valley of palm trees and olive trees, surrounded by magnificent mountains. This idyllic scenary brings you the opportunity to relax in nature with beautiful hiking and bike routes, between more incredible outdoor activities.

The old building of the farm has been carefully renovated and has retained its Canarian character. Moreover, its pool and garden are the best option to disconnect in an spectacular place.

El Pajar Rural House

Once the farmhouse stables and later used as storage for drying tobacco, El Pajar has been beautifully renovated to receive guests. The house is a fusion of modern design classics with traditional architecture. El Pajar has all of the modern comforts of home and can host up to 4 guests in two separate double bedrooms. There is the option to add an extra guest on the sofabed.

La Labranza Rural House

La Labranza is one of the two houses on our Bohemian Hideaway private estate, where you will find everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. You will love the architecture and furnishings of the rooms, and the palm tree pool is just steps from your door. The Labranza is ideal for up to 4 people, with the option of an additional bed. All the rooms are accessed by the patio and the stairs, as usual in the Canary farms.

The rural houses Bohemian Hideaway are the ideal choice to live an authentic experience. Enjoy breakfast under the old olive tree, take a dip in the refreshing pool and spend time in its refreshing pool surrounded by exotic palm trees... it sounds good, isn't it?

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GRAN CANARIA NATURAL & ACTIVE at VAL D'ARAN WALKING FESTIVAL

Gran Canaria Natural and Active, which aims to promote Gran Canaria as a natural destination, keeps on growing thanks to the support of international hiking festivals across Europe. In previous years, Gran Canaria Natural and Active, organiser of the international hiking festival "Gran Canaria Walking Festival" has twinned with acclaimed festivals like Cowal Fest (Scotland), the International Nordic Walking Festival (Italy) or the Walking Festival Ameixial (Portugal). In addition to this, the association has synergies with the European Ramblers Association which already has 3 million members in Europe.

This year the management board has been invited to participate in the first edition of the Val d’Aran Walking Festival. Mr Manuel Palenzuela (vice president of Gran Canaria Natural and Active) participated in the event and the twinning ceremony between both festivals. Thanks to this act, the collaboration that began in past editions of Gran Canaria Walking Festival continues. The Val d'Aran Walking Festival organizers attended to previous editions of Gran Canaria Walking Festival to learn the know-how of the most international hiking festival in the Canary Islands.

The Val d'Aran Walking Festival held from the 2nd to the 8th July 2018. The board of directors of the Gran Canaria Natural and Active presented a commemorating plaque on the 8th July, the last day of the festival.

The VII edition of Gran Canaria Walking Festival will take place from the 24th to the 28th October 2018. It will show the natural and real side of Gran Canaria to hikers from all over the world: its most wonderful spots, its gastronomic and cultural wealth, Gran Canaria as a starlight destination and local people's joy. The festival continues breaking records thanks to the support of new sponsors and more than 50 partner institutions and companies.

Gran Canaria Walking Festival is sponsored by Gran Canaria Tourist Board, Gran Canaria Biosphere Reserve and the city councils of San Bartolomé de Tirajana - Maspalomas Costa Canaria, Villa de Moya, Villa de Agaete, Valleseco y Artenara. It is promoted by partner companies that provide local products with unique snacks, high-quality beverages, exotic and typical products, the varied offer of leisure and experiences on Gran Canaria. The festival is supported by the media and national and international entities.

For further information please visit:

Gran Canaria Natural & Active

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It is NATURAL to CHOOSE GRAN CANARIA, but… why?

Have you already decided if you are going to visit this wonderful island? Then read our tips to discover why you should adventure yourself in our “miniature continent”.

Gran Canaria is famous for its majestic beaches but… if you dare to explore his most hidden side you will discover an ocean of mountains with a unique ecosystem. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) here you can breath some of the purest air from all Spain. In this website you can find a huge list of lookout points and natural spaces from the island.

Want to know its culture? Well, in that case if you keep reading our website you will find a list with several museums of all around the island that show our rich culture. Did you know that more than a thousand cultures have mixed with this island at some point through history?

Do you feel that your stomach is empty? If you are starting to feel hungry we recommend you to try our delicious gastronomy, simple, but with a great variety. This island has 21 municipalities, all of them with a unique taste for an island full of flavours. If you like wine, we recommend you wine cellars like Bodega Los Berrazales, Bodega la Higuera Mayor, Bodegas Bentayga o Bodega Las Tirajanas. And if you want to try different canarian food we recommend you to visit Sabor a Canarias.

Do you know already where to stay or where to get good experiences? In our website, you will find a big selection of accommodations to choose. Find the perfect place for your holidays and forget about the stress of the city, here you can choose from charming rural houses to modern hotels with spa and a wide range of services available. Moreover, if you want to live incredible adventures in the nature, you will find in our website services like Climbo, Vivac Aventura, Canarias on Foot, Ça marche à Gran Canaria or Macaronesia Tours where you can enjoy great experiences.

Do you know how to move around the island? If you don’t know exactly how to move around the wonderful places of Gran Canaria, Dolar Rent A Car will be happy to offer you his services.

Don’t wait until someone tells you about it!! And find in our website all that you must know about Gran Canaria, what to do, what to eat, what to see… everything!

If you already have visited the island and you really desire to come back because you can’t live without Gran Canaria, take a look at our social networks and let us a comment telling us about your favourite places and food. We will be waiting for you!

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Discover Teror

Today we will travel to the north side of Gran Canaria, in particular to the surroundings of Teror, a mysterious town full of charm that is known for being a place for pilgrimage.

The town of Teror covers 25.8 square kilometers and 14% of that area is declared protected. There you can find two important natural Parks, such as the Rural Park of Doramas (Finca de Osorio) and the protected area of Pino Santo. With signposted roads, La Finca de Osorio has six different routes for hiking lovers. In them, the viewer can enjoy the wide variety of fauna and flora from the island of Gran Canaria. Besides hiking, the town of Teror is well-known for its festival of Our Lady of the Pine, a religious fest that is considered an International Tourist Interest. This event has a personal meaning for the locals. Every year, in September 8th, it takes place the celebration of Our Lady of the Virgin of the Pine. Here, inhabitants of the whole island, after making a promise or a request, make a pilgrimage with the intention that the Patron of the island hear their prayers and makes their wishes come true. We can ensure, that this is a magical day, because people from all places of the island come to one spot, to Teror.

If you want to visit the Basilica del Pino or if you want to stay in Teror, to go hiking and to discover all the secrets from this charming town, we offer you accommodations that you will definitely love:

El Borbullón Rural House: slocated in the Marian Villa of Teror, this farm with 3000 square meters has available 3 houses of Canarian architecture. All of them has a traditional style, a full kitchen, satellite TV, central heating, wifi area, safety box, sauna, swimming pool, solarium, barbecue and private parking.

Make sure not to miss the cultural offer of this town. Enjoy a guided tour made by the tourist information office of Teror, where you will be able to meet important figures of the history of Gran Canaria who lived here, and in whose honor were erected monuments and sculptures scattered around the urban area. You can also visit the museum Casa del Perfume Canario, which offers to all its visitors a brief introduction about how are elaborated perfumes in an artisanal way using endemic products from the island. This is a family tradition started by Pierre Martel 200 years ago. Get the ocasion to buy one of the 163 fragrances at good prices! For example, try one of the perfumes that is made with canarian banana and chocolate. .

Find the flea market every sunday from 8am to 3pm!

If you don’t want to miss a single bit of this town, we recommend you the following routes: Sintes Square - auditorium Square of Our Lady of the Pine Episcopal palace Town hall Casa de Los Patronos de la Virgen Observe the typical balconies of Canarian architecture Basilica of Teror Square Teresa de Bolívar If you want to live an unforgettable experience, stay in this fantastic town. You'll love it!

How to arrive?

From Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: →Through Teror GC-21 highway. → Through La Carretera del Norte GC-43, which border the coast, when you exit the town of Arucas. → If you take La Carretera del Centro, when you arrive to San Mateo, take the road GC-42 and you will arrive to la Villa de Teror. On the bus: From Las Palmas de Gran Canaria → you can take the lines 216 and 229 (every 30 minutes).

Sources: Ayuntamiento de Teror (http://www.teror.es/); Cabildo de Gran Canaria – Osorio (http://cabildo.grancanaria.com/osorio) ; Gobierno de Canarias - Fiestas de interés turístico (www.gobiernodecanarias.org)

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La Hacienda del Buen Suceso: a fairy tale

Located in the beautiful municipality of Arucas, La Hacienda del Buen Suceso Rural Hotel is a real paradise designed to enjoy the peace, nature and relax that all his hideouts transmit.

This wonderful farm not only gives us the opportunity to disconnect, but also to enjoy an amazing architecture and the magnificence of the past farms, preserving the colonial architecture from a full of history period.

It is situated on the heart of a banana tree farm of 500,000 m2 that is considered the most ancient of Canary Islands (1572). In this environment takes place an ideal scene where the time stops to make you enjoy the wonderful weather from your terraces or from your amazing swimming pool with views over a banana trees sea.

This rural hotel offers you all the amenities and services to an unforgettable stay surrounded by his characteristic rural charm.

The rooms, which reminds us of fairy tales, are decorated with charm and original details from his first construction. Furthermore, the hotel has a pleasant zone with jacuzzi, turkish bath, massage room and gym. The swimming pool, with a curious design and heated in winter, is a dream come true for those who love to lie down in the sun.

Your palate will also enjoy this rural getaway thanks to the restaurant “El Alpendre” located in the old shed of the farm and preserving the charming first design that is also reflected on his dishes with traditional flavours updated with new nuances.

La Hacienda del Buen Suceso offers all you need to make a fairy tale come true.

La Hacienda del Buen Suceso Rural Hotel

Carretera Arucas-Bañaderos, km 1, 35400 Arucas España

Phone: +34 928 622 945

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www.haciendabuensuceso.com

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