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Charming Cottage in Granadilla De Abona, Tenerife, Canary Islands



Updated: 21-Nov-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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About the Owner

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.

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Speaks English, Spanish

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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11 Reviews

based on 11 holidaymaker reviews


Tranquil and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This is our third visit to Orange Tree Cottage and we have always enjoyed our stay.The accommodation is traditional and comfortable and the kitchen is adequate for our needs. The outside spaces are on three levels, just outside of the cottages is the main courtyard with table, chairs and parasol, and plenty of plants/shrubs to give some privacy. The middle level has a gazebo with a small sunbathing area, whilst the roof terrace gives full on sun with sun beds and sea views.

If you wish to explore the island you will find Granadilla is ideally placed. TF1 is a 15 minute drive to the south with El Medano a little further on at the coast. And there are also roads to the east and west which are great for getting to Tiede and the hills. The shops and cafes are a 10 minute stroll from the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful cottage.

A must for any one looking for a peaceful location in a most beautiful village.

Our host was lovely she is very helpful.

Very good value for money.

Easy to get around the whole island from.

the cottage.

A very relaxing holiday in a lovey well equipped cottage.

I would recommend this cottage to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Weekend stay at Orange Tree

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful stay at this little gem of a cottage. If you want to experience the feel of a Andaluza village with the narrow roads, steep grades and inner courtyards - this is it. It was cold several nights so we lit the pellet stove to keep warm. We walked to the most delicious restaurants, drank wonderful coffee and tasted great wine during our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Delightful cottage in a quiet town

  • 5 of 5

The cottage inside and out is as pretty as the pictures. The garden is an absolute delight and the patios offer plenty of opportunity for sun and shade. It was quite cold some nights during our stay and we were grateful for the efficient wood pellet stove. The cottage really is charming, great bedroom and lovely living room. The kitchen is small, with two burners and a microwave, but came well-stocked with plenty of spices and condiments, and excellent cooking utensils. We arrived to a welcome basket of fruit and a bottle of good wine.

Granadilla itself is quiet, a good base since it is near the wonderful beach at El Medano, the Teide park and many places of interest. It is popular with walkers. It also has a good pasteleria, a little street market once a week and two superb restaurants, some of the best food we've had in Tenerife at a fraction of the prices you pay in the resorts (Tasca la Cantera and Tasca Tierras del Sur).

We cannot say enough about how lovely Tita is. She made so welcome and was very helpful with advice on restaurants, and good places to go. We're not surprised that many people return again and again

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Really delightful property, run by the equally delightful Mrs Garcia.

If you want something just that wee bit different. give this lovely cottage a try.

Superb enclosed garden, sun terraces, barbeque and reading room.

To put icing on the cake, as well as many close by eateries, there are two really outstanding restaurants, both within easy walking distance.

The perfect location to explore real Tenerife.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tranquility in Granadilla

  • 4 of 5

The property was exactly as described and the host Tita who lives on site is most helpful. You need a car. The temperature here is at least 3° below the coast. It is a place more suited to couples without children and noise free apart from the church bells. It is also a good location from which to explore southern Tenerife.

We stayed for 5 weeks and enjoyed it very much.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
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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


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!


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.


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.


Rental rates

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5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 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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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


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


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


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


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


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


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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).


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


  • Self-catering


  • 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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