Dear guests, Summer sports in winter? La Aldea is the right place. Located on the west coast of Gran Canaria, it offers many opportunities for sports enthusiasts. There are various hiking routes in the area, cycling is possible everywhere. The black beach is popular for swimmers, snorkelers and stand-up paddlers. La Aldea also has a heated swimming pool, tennis court, outdoor fitness stations and a gym. Everything to escape the cold months to do physical exercise.
“Staying at Sofi's house was the real "hidden gem" of Gran Canaria. The place feels home, you find there anything you might need and if you don't Sofi will take care providing it for you if needed. The flat is located in the center of La Aldea, near the SuperDino supermarket which makes the streets around quite busy during the day. But once everyone is at home it's quite and you can sleep well. When we arrived Sofi was already waiting for us and showed us where to park. She took us around the whole place. Even prepared some traditional local soup which was really nice after our trip. She also left us with some fresh fruits and carrot cake. Everything so delicious. We didn't need much from the host so Sofi respected our privacy during our stay and just asked us a few things via Airbnb app. I would say the only "downside" of that stay is the location, but that's actually what we loved in the end. Cause when you leave the busy turist streets/beaches of south/east Gran Canaria coast you will find peace and beatifull nature. The ride from airport takes about 1 hour and might seem a little dangerous because of the moutains, but it is totaly worth it. The highway going from the north of La Aldea took us many times to El Risco, which is a hidden village in the national park and we fell in love with that peacefull place in a second. We also recommend the nature in the island's center and the Playa de El Puerto near the La Aldea beach. But most importantly, ask Sofi. She will have the answer :)”
This apartment is located in the center of the village in the village of San Nicolás. It is ideal for rest, located in a subtropical Güi Güi landscape, dedicated to all lovers of peace, nature, hiking, cycling and the sea. All services are nearby such as Supermarkets, Restaurants, Banks, Pharmacies, Parish, etc. It is an5 minutes from the beach by car.
“The apartment is furnished in an upmarket IKEA style, in which we immediately felt at home. In the kitchen there was even a blender and juicer as well as sharp knives, so it is really well equipped. The bed was huge and super cozy. The roof terrace was very inviting. Leticia provided us with a baby travel cot, high chair, step and toys for the children. Everything was very clean. Only the location itself and the location in Gran Canaria are unfavorable. La Aldea is certainly well located if you want to go hiking often and still want to be close to a beach. The city is not touristy, which is actually nice, and the people were mostly friendly. Overall, La Aldea looked a bit shabby and deserted. If you want to go to other places or attractions, you are always forced to drive the winding mountain roads. They are very well developed, you get used to the way quickly and the landscape is of course breathtaking. But in contrast to the distance it takes forever and prevented us (with children) from further exploring the island. For a holiday in Gran Canaria, you should definitely look for a second accommodation if you also want to explore the other side of the island.”
Our accommodation is located within an area of special protection in the Biosphere Reserve. It is located in a municipality of special landscape beauty and a coastal area of great ecological value. This house is located on a plot dedicated to the organic production of fruits and vegetables. Of course it is a quiet area, away from the hustle and bustle of traffic. It is an ideal area to rest while enjoying nature at its best.
“We loved Maria's place! I was travelling by car with my 6y old kid and we came to the mountains for 2 nights to enjoy the beauty and the colours of the nature. Maria's place has everything u might need: kitchen, TV, large terrace where u can take sun or enjoy coffee with the view of the mountains. It is just 3km up from San Nicolas de Aldea. Maria is a very welcoming host, fruits from her eco farm are just amazing! Recommend for everyone, who likes the nature and tranquillity.”