This was our second stay, same time of year, and I am sure we will be back again. It has a fantastic location, with wonderful views and we used it as a base for a week spent walking in the area. There is a good bus service close by in the village of San Bartolome which we used to visit Maspaolmas as well as for returning from walks. Our holiday was booked through New Experience, a travel company based in North Wales, specialising in walking holidays. Last year they organised a guided walking programme for us. This year we decided to walk independently without a guide but still booked through the company who very efficiently sorted out all the small detail that takes time.
We recommend an excellent guide book of 35 short walks on Gran Canaria available from http://www.ramblingroger.com who also offers a similar set of longer walks. We enjoyed several of the walks direct from the hotel and further away, finding the instructions easy to follow plus offering useful extra information.
The hotel itself is a lovely place to stay. The staff are all, without exception, helpful and welcoming, even when we managed to lock ourselves out of our room on the first morning! Our room (215) was large with a four poster bed and a useful balcony to sit out on. It had a great view down the barranco (valley), was sunny in the morning and nicely shaded later in the day. The sun terraces and covered swimming pool were just perfect to use later in the day on returning from a walk. There is also a comfortable lounge area and other facilities that we haven't got round to using yet. Maybe next time........
Breakfasts had plenty of choice and we enjoyed trying everything! Possibly our only disappointment was that the evening meals were not as good as last year. The range of buffet dishes was less interesting and sometimes undercooked. However, we were always able to find sufficient and didn't manage to lose any weight! Hopefully our feedback to the hotel on their questionnaire will help rectify this if other guests provide similar comments.
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- Rural Paradise Las Tirajanas Hotel San Bartolome De Tirajana
- Hotel Rural Las Tirajanas Gran Canaria, Spain