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Charming Cottage in Granadilla De Abona, Tenerife, Canary Islands

Overview

Property

Updated: 17-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the property

Cottage in Granadilla de Abona, Tenerife, Canary Islands - Quiet and Picturesque Location. Ideal for Couples, Families, and Friends. Short Drive to Beaches.

'Orange Tree Cottage' (Casa Patio Naranjo) is a charming cottage available for holiday rentals. Built in the early 19th Century, this traditional Canarian cottage is located in the historic centre of Granadilla de Abona, a small village in the southern part of the island of Tenerife – just a few miles from the main tourist areas and only 7.1 miles from Tenerife South Airport (Aeropuerto Reina Sofia). Our location makes it perfect for you to enjoy both the buzz in the natural beaches of the southern part of the island (i.e. El Medano) and the solitude of El Teide National Park. Our cottage is very spacious and has been furnished to reflect traditional Canarian interiors.

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About the Owner

Orange Tree Cottage
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2017

About Orange Tree Cottage

I have lived in Granadilla for over 50 years. I am more than happy to answer any questions you might have. I am also a great source of local knowledge. Phone/message me for more details on the property or with requests.

Orange Tree Cottage purchased this cottage in 50

Why Orange Tree Cottage chose Granadilla de Abona

For an authentic Canarian experience away from the overcrowded and tacky tourist areas.

What makes this cottage unique

Original architectural integrity Lush gardens. A lifetime of dedication to the property my husband and I inherited over 50 years ago. And if, after reading my property profile you are still unconvinced, go with Orange Tree Cottage because knowledge is priceless: I have invaluable local knowledge. Also, for unmatched hospitality.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We really loved everything about the cottage.... Location, decor, cleanliness, ambience... We couldn't have chosen a better place for our holiday. We go to Tenerife every year and this has been the best. Mrs Garcia was an excellent host and made us feel like family rather than visitors. Orange Tree Cottage is truly a little piece of Paradise!!!" Patricia, Inverness, Scotland



“Thank you for providing a home from home for our first visit to Tenerife. You have made us feel very welcome. A comfortable, idyllic base for our holiday. Thank you so much!” Peter and Louise, UK



“Thank you Mrs Garcia for your warm welcome and help during our stay. We loved the cottage; it’s really comfortable and the garden is beautiful!” Jane and Terry, UK



“Thank you for your generous hospitality and fantastic and comfortable house to stay in. The garden is so pretty and well-loved too!” Ben and Val, Bristol, UK
Feb 2013
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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We really loved everything about the cottage.... Location, decor, cleanliness, ambience... We couldn't have chosen a better place for our holiday. We go to Tenerife every year and this has been the best. Mrs Garcia was an excellent host and made us feel like family rather than visitors. Orange Tree Cottage is truly a little piece of Paradise!!!" Patricia, Inverness, Scotland



“Thank you for providing a home from home for our first visit to Tenerife. You have made us feel very welcome. A comfortable, idyllic base for our holiday. Thank you so much!” Peter and Louise, UK



“Thank you Mrs Garcia for your warm welcome and help during our stay. We loved the cottage; it’s really comfortable and the garden is beautiful!” Jane and Terry, UK



“Thank you for your generous hospitality and fantastic and comfortable house to stay in. The garden is so pretty and well-loved too!” Ben and Val, Bristol, UK
Feb 2013
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18 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

5

Beautiful, lovely cottage with an amazing owner

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing stay, beautiful cottage with amazing views. Senora Garcia is simply the most attentive owner/hostess anyone could hope for, we had an absolutely brilliant time, away from all the noise and buzz yet only a 25-30min car journey to the nearest beach, we definitely wanting to go back. 10/10 i would definitely recommend :) thank you Senora Garcia you made our holiday extra special, loved it xxx

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Linda

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at Orange Cottage 2. Mrs Garcia is the perfect host. She is absolutely lovely, so friendly, helpful and caring. The cottage is very comfortable with everything you are likely to need. Mrs Garcia has thought of everything. The gardens are a delight and we spent many happy hours relaxing, eating and drinking in the lovely sunshine with all the beautiful coloured flowers. Heaven...will most definitely go again if only to see Mrs Garcia 💗 Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great place with right mindset

  • 4 of 5

Stating the obvious - this is not a beach holiday location! Neither is is way out in the country. It is in a courtyard of a townhouse in Granadilla De Abona. As such you will be initially aware of the occasional passing car and you will hear the bells of the church strike every quarter from 8am to 12 midnight. But these sounds soon fade into the background as you relax. This is not a location suitable for those with mobility challenges. But for those who want to walk and explore the hills, back-roads and surrounding villages it is a fantastic location. The beach by the way is a ten minute walk to the bus station and less than 20 min journey away.

The accommodation is everything as described by others. Traditional style with a welcoming host.

We did not hire a car during our holiday!!! No grief or stress or searching for parking spaces. ;-)) The local transport system is amazingly inexpensive, always on time and you can get connections for anyway you would wish to go. The drivers are invariably friendly and helpful. Bus 111 from outside the airport front door takes you one stop to San Isidro. From there walk across the bridge to the high street and get bus 408 to Granadilla station. Walk up the town to Iglesia (Church) de San Antonio de Padua and meet your hostess. Your all settled withing 40 mins of arriving! Others are still queuing for their car! For those wanting to go to the beach El Modano is within easy reach again on bus 408 from the bus station. Bus travel all over and you can find easy apps on line to plane routes and check timetables.

The local Mercado sells all the fresh food you could wish for and does a great line in breads and cakes.

An evening walk up the local hills in the evening gets you fit and rewards you with some great views.

The bed is so comfortable! Then again all the fresh air helps too! The garden smells of fresh flowers and herbs and is a great place to sit out with food and a bottle of wine.

Would we go back? ..... yes we will!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Truly spectacular home, host and experience!

  • 5 of 5

There are some places you go and are very nice. And there are other places that are so special you will remember forever. Las casas naranjas is for sure one we will never forget.

Everything was exactly as shown. The home was sparkling clean, the beds comfortable, the gardens charming, the view spectacular, and Tita, the host warm, welcoming and full of love and light. We miss her so much!

Recommended: Driving over to the beautiful village Masca and relaxing at Playa de la Tejita (next to Medano) in one of the semi circular stone structures (and climbing Montana Roja at sunset and watching the sun set behind the ocean!)

Although we stayed for 9 days and often did not go anywhere because it was so peaceful and serene at the cottage!

Side note: This building is over 150 years old and was an old bodega where wine was made and stored.

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Hay algunas lugares que estan buenos. Y hay otros que estan inolvidables. Las casas naranjas es uno que no va a olividar.

Todo es exactamento como esta en los fotos. Limpo casa, camas comodoas, jardines hermosas, vista espectacular, y Tita, la dueno incredible carinosa y lleno de amor y luz.

Recomendamos una visita al puebla Masca y la Playa de la Tejita (a lado de Medano) y subir La Montana Roja cuando sale el sol.

Quedamos por 9 dias pero frecuentamente quedamos en la casa por la pura tranquilidad.

Nota especial: La casa era una bodega que tiene mas que 150 anos.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Traditional, comfortable and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for something away from the boisterous resorts with a bit of character. Orange tree cottage fitted the bill perfectly. Comfortable but retaining many traditional features - including beautiful embroideries by the owner herself. There were guests in the other cottage for part of our stay but there is plenty of space in the shared areas that you never felt any intrusion of privacy.

There are 3 good restaurants within walking distance but a car is necessary for daily excursions. We enjoyed the nearby resort of El Medano which is not overrun by tourists.

Mrs Garcia was the perfect hostess - friendly & helpful.

Would thoroughly recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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Best choice

  • 5 of 5

IT was a great time, thank you so much to lovely Tita! A wonderful place, inside and outside. IT was an excellent stay with everything you need and more!

Best regards, Julia&Matthias with Emma&Clara

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Location

From the Owner

For an authentic Canarian experience away from the overcrowded and tacky tourist areas.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tenerife South Airport at 7.1 Miles Nearest Golf : Golf del Sur at 9 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 6.5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Sendero de Abona at 0.06 Miles Nearest Beach : El Medano at 7.1 Miles Car: not necessary

Travel:

Tenerife South Airport ('Aeropuerto Reina Sofia') is only 7.1 miles from our cottage. This international airport offers a variety of car hire services – please contact us for our personal favourites!

Coast/Beach:

We strongly recommend you visit the seaside town of El Medano (7.1 miles), which boasts of having the largest natural beaches of Tenerife. If you would rather have quiet beaches mostly popular with the locals and the opportunity to practice your favourite water sport then El Medano is the place for you.

Highlights:

You simply cannot visit Tenerife and not take a trip up to El Teide National Park (23 miles). Named World Heritage Site in 2007, the National Park is the most famous landmark in the Canary Islands and there you can find El Teide, an active volcano (the highest mountain in Spain). Take a cable car to the top and enjoy the truly breath-taking views of the island of Tenerife and the other surrounding Canary Islands.

Further Details:

After booking with us, we will send you our Welcome Pack which contains information on places of interest in the island of Tenerife.

Additionally, if you are interested in biking, climbing, trekking, windsurfing, etc. we can put you in touch with local outdoor activities companies which can arrange these for you!

Any other queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch. We are here to help answer any of your questions.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Standard price
5 night minimum stay
£258
for 5 nights
From
£52
£362
£1,163
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
PLEASE EMAIL US FOR AVAILABILITY! We do NOT update the calendar on Owners Direct!
Our cottage is priced at either €60 per night. This is our flat rate for either 1-2 people. Every extra person requires a further €10 per night.
We require a deposit for 20% of the total amount of you bill. The remainder of your bill should be paid on arrival.


Changeover Day:
We are flexible regarding changeover days and arrival and departure times.

Notes on prices:
Our cottage is priced at either €60 per night. This is our flat rate for either one or two people. Every extra person would require a further €10 per night.The price includes a free welcome tray and bedding change and fresh towels twice a week.If you are looking to stay for a long period of time, please contact us for a long-stay rate. There are great discounts to be had!

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Facilities

From the Owner

Original architectural integrity Lush gardens. A lifetime of dedication to the property my husband and I inherited over 50 years ago. And if, after reading my property profile you are still unconvinced, go with Orange Tree Cottage because knowledge is priceless: I have invaluable local knowledge. Also, for unmatched hospitality.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

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

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • caving

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • The cottage has a bathroom with all modern fittings (including shower and bath).

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of Sleeping Capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on Bedrooms: At comfortable capacity, it can accommodate 2 adults and 2-3 children. But we can make it work for larger groups too! The bedroom has a king-size bed, large wardrobes, a dresser, and a table and armchairs. The sitting room as a sofa-bed (ideal for kids).

Outside

  • Boat
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on Accommodation: Our cottage is ideal for couples, families, or groups of friends as you can enjoy quality time together in the large rooftop terrace, or the barbecue/chill-out area or the garden. The cottage offers great versatility. At comfortable capacity, it can accommodate 2 adults and 2-3 children. However, we can make it work for larger groups too. Email us to discuss your needs. Outside: The cottage has a stunning secluded garden – which features our lovely centre piece, the orange tree. Our other outdoors facilities are spread out over two other levels: the BBQ/chill out area which includes a big purpose-built grill and comfy sofas is off the garden area; go up the next level, and access our huge rooftop terrace and its multiple sun loungers to take in the overwhelming beauty of the southern region with our breath-taking panoramic views whilst sunbathing. There is a second cottage the other side of the garden. We save this second cottage mostly for family visitors. It is unlikely, but there is a chance that you might have to share some of the outdoors with others. To be honest, the there is a lot of outdoor space. So, we very much doubt you would even see other guests around. But, we thought it best to mention just in case… Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towel and linen are included and are changed once a week. Additionally, the cottage is cleaned once a week. All free of charge Other: There are also various other facilities: we have a cot for the little ones, internet access (free WiFi), a BBQ, and garden furniture (tables and chairs, sun loungers, etc.).

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