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Banana Plantation Around A Little Group Of Houses-private Terrace, Heated Pool - Two Bedroom + Two bathrooms house

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Overview

Property

Updated: 29-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Description

Two Bedroom + Two bathrooms house

Ample house with Two bedroms + Two bathrooms, large sitting room, kitchen, secluded private terrace and also solarium


About the property

Finca Las Galletas

Situated on an extremely quiet part of Las Galletas, this property has a large heated pool and paddle court in the middle of a old banana plantation that has been there for more than 100 years. The star of the property is the 'really heated' swimming pool which is ideal for swimming, as its size is 13 m x 5 m. There is also a jacuzzi and a little space for fitness activities. Wi-fi. Near the pool area there is a large reading room with comfortable sofas. There is also a paddle court and barbeque area. Each house has a solárium on the roof, with sunbeds, also a private front terrace with outdoor furniture and a back terrace with views to the banana plantations. The finca offers 6 one bedroom houses + 6 two bedroom houses + 1 three bedroom house. It is located within walking distance to some local restaurants, supermarket, bakery and Taxi-bus stop.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Ana B. Reid
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2017

About Ana B. Reid

My name is Ana B. Reid, although my second surname is English, I am totally Spanish!. I am a Tenerife resident and I studied Business Administration at ULL University. Apart from that, I have the following TOURIST LICENSE NUMBER: I-0002152.1

All my clients receive complete tourist information, a bit different of the typical one, about hidden beaches, local markets, recommended restaurants, events, ect.

Ana B. Reid purchased this house in 1999

Why Ana B. Reid chose South Tenerife

I recommend this finca as it is a totally different accommodation concept on the Canary Islands. Being in the middle of the banana plantation offers a quiet atmosphere with all the local taste. The pool is absolutely wonderful and there is such an amount of vegetation around the terraces that there is enough privacy on each house. The situation is also an advantage: away from the massive tourist zones but close enough to enjoy the coastal temperatures and excellent communications everywhere.

What makes this house unique

Having a Real Heated pool is an advantage on Winter, as you might have 21ºC but it is great to enjoy the large pool to swim. The finca is enormous and gives you the advantage of follow the route inside to see how a banana plantation works. Obviously, being only 3 km of the coast gives you the chance to visit the beach on any moment and specially its sea avenues with its fresh fish restaurants where the locals go, away from the crowded tourist places. We can provide all the information you require about this.

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Notes

Prices are for 2 people
Extra child: + Euros 8
Extra adult: + Euros 15

15 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

5

Special, quiet, beautiful and safe Oasis.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay in clean and well appointed house. Housekeeper Nubi is very friendly and helpful, if you need her, but everything is really set up for you. Peaceful and beautifully landscaped with fabulous heated pool, about a mile from the main motorway, 80 metres away from the main road and just 15 mins max from the airport. Plenty of supermarkets nearby and about 5 restaurants within 5 mins max, walk.

Lots of places to sit and sunbathe either in the small private garden area in front of your villa, on the roof terrace, with a view to the sea in the distance, of the flights, and of the surrounding plantation, by the pool, in the library room or two shaded areas near the pool. Although you can see the flights in the distance we didnt feel there was any issue with noise.

Amazing views through to the banana trees in the plantation.The gentleman owner of the whole site, is unobtrusively around, from time to time, keeping a quiet eye on things to make sure the high standards of this oasis is well maintained and that you are having a good holiday.

A car is preferable, even for small trips such as to Las Galletas, a few miles away, for meals, coffees and ice creams overlooking the sea. I pre booked with Autoreisin who have an office in the airport. Efficient, friendly and good value, with no hassles. Roads are easy and well signposted, but busy. Plenty of safe parking on site 10 metres plus from the villas.

This tranquil and unique small set up is great for families with smaller kids and mixed generations but probably a bit quiet for teenagers.

I am a woman in my 50s and was with my elderly Mum. It was all on the flat so was easy for her and she could get into the pool safely, despite the fact she now walks with a stick. We would definetely stay here again for the lovely landscaped and lush setting, the pool, the comfy accommodation, the general friendly and safe ambience, and the tranquility, for a relaxing break, with everything you need, if you don't want to drive, just a 3 minute walk away. Felt rather special.

For WiFi sign in with the code Nubi gives you on the website that comes up on your screen.

It seemed to cloud over at lunch times for a whilst when we were here just before Christmas, but if we drove to the coast in the afternoons, we could usually pick up the sunshine again. About 21 to 24 o c when we were here. Lovely temperature but not too hot.

Book it, relax and enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Great Holiday with kids

  • 4 of 5

A great family holiday, with fun at the heated pool and enough space to play.

Close to beached, beached and supermarkets, but a car is needed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I am glad that you enjoyed the heated pool and also the proximity to some supermarkets and shops. Yes, we recommend a car if you like moving to explore the island.
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4

Great Sheltered Retreat for Winter Sun!

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week in the 2-bed house. Clean, very spacious & comfy beds. Quiet location - car definitely needed to get out to attractions etc - but we knew that before booking. Siam Park only 10 mins away, Go-karting only 5 mins away. Only 10 mins drive from airport too.

The banana plants gave plenty of wind shelter, so lounging by the pool was great & pool temperature was perfect. Nubi is a lovely host.

Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Belle découverte !

  • 5 of 5

La finca, nichée au milieu d'une bananeraie, est un véritable petit coin de paradis ! Les maisons, spacieuses et joliment décorées, disposent toutes d'un jardin et d'un solarium. Au milieu, piscine chauffée commune, quelques appareils de sport. Les serviettes sont changées tous les 3 jours et toutes les semaines les draps sont changés et le ménage fait. À l'extérieur, il y a une aire de jeux pour les enfants avec toboggan, balançoire, etc. Deux points négatifs cependant. Premièrement, il n'est pas possible de faire de bbq. Dommage car le climat s'y prête bien. Deuxièmement lorsque vous voyagez avec des enfants ou que vous restez un certain temps, il manque une machine à laver (même commune) d'autant qu'il n'y a pas de laverie automatique à côté. Laver les affaires à la main pendant les vacances, ce n'est pas le plus sympa. Pour terminer, noter l'accueil sympathique. Mon espagnol n'étant pas terrible je communiquais mes demandes par mail en anglais à la direction et j'ai toujours eu un retour rapide et précis. En bref, un belle découverte !

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location - a very relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

The pool area in this resort is brilliant. The pool is heated and the pool area is completely enclosed by the banana plantation and apartments, giving very good shelter from the wind. This, and the surrounding palm trees, made it feel more like the Caribbean than the Canaries.

There is also a jacuzzi, small gym, and indoor and outdoor chill-out areas around the pool.

Details of accommodation were very accurate. The roof of each apartment has sunbeds which is good for catching the late evening sun. Clean towels were provided every couple of days.

We got a taxi from the airport -15 mins and 15 euros, then hired a car locally. Guargacho is a bit isolated, so I'd definitely recommend a car-hire to get around.

Information provided by the owner on places of interest was useful. We visited Siam Park water park and had a day trip to La Oratava. If you go to La Oratava, do visit Jardines Victoria and go to Casa Egon for a cake (or two) - chocolate heaven.

There is a Mexican restaurant in Guargacho which we went to twice (walking distance) which was very good. Also, on your way in from the airport it's difficult to miss El Cordero as it has a 5 metre high topiary sheep outside it. This is ridiculously cheap and was full of locals when we went - us being the only British in there.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Yes, having a really heated pool is a great advantage. We try to provide a list of local simple restaurants out of the tourist offers.
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4

quiet and peaceful holiday resort

  • 4 of 5

Peaceful and quiet resort just 10 minutes from most major beacehs.

Extremely cool to actually stay in the middle of a banana plantation.

The apartment was very well maintained, clean and comfortable - Everything you needed was there (apart from dishwasher and washingmachine, but we stayed only for a week, so that was not of importance for us)

The outdoor pool was very well heated, and there was also a jaccuzzi.

Evenings were super quiet, even though most of the apartments along side the pool were let out.

Safe parking (and free)

Wifi in the pool area

10 minutes drive from the South Airport and good descriptions to get there. (i normally get lost, but not this time!)

Our favourite beach in the area was El Medano. But we went to see many others as well.

Also checked out Siam and Loro parque during our stay.

Nights are cold in Februari, so bring warm clothes even for bed time!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! yes, having a real heated pool in February is a great advantage. Thank you
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Location

From the Owner

I recommend this finca as it is a totally different accommodation concept on the Canary Islands. Being in the middle of the banana plantation offers a quiet atmosphere with all the local taste. The pool is absolutely wonderful and there is such an amount of vegetation around the terraces that there is enough privacy on each house. The situation is also an advantage: away from the massive tourist zones but close enough to enjoy the coastal temperatures and excellent communications everywhere.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : TFS at 12 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Bamba at 250 Metres Nearest Ferry : Los Cristianos at 12 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Golf del Sur at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : TF1 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Bamba at 250 Metres Nearest Beach : Las Galletas at 3 Kilometres Car: recommended

Quiet village with some bars, restaurants, supermarket surrounded by quiet banana plantations, but with excellent comunications to everywhere (the beach in Las Galletas, Los Cristianos village and the way to Santa Cruz)

Facilities

From the Owner

Having a Real Heated pool is an advantage on Winter, as you might have 21ºC but it is great to enjoy the large pool to swim. The finca is enormous and gives you the advantage of follow the route inside to see how a banana plantation works. Obviously, being only 3 km of the coast gives you the chance to visit the beach on any moment and specially its sea avenues with its fresh fish restaurants where the locals go, away from the crowded tourist places. We can provide all the information you require about this.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 95 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Extra bed available

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Safe Box: (Rental: Euros 10). Extra bed available if required. Cot available if required, free of charge. Cleaning service & linen change: once a week. Towels change: twice a week. Ramp access for wheelchair. There is an utility room that you use when you need to.

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