We booked this villa some months ago, In advance of my deposit David answered any questions, which he continued to do prior and during our holiday.
Very easy to communicate with.
As mentioned by everyone else his parents were lovely and we had a bottle of wine and some lovely chocolates on arrival, they also called round the following day to answer a few things - how to work the hob .... etc..
The villa is set in a residential area and that therefore made it quiet, if you want to relax in a beautiful house then this is for you.
There were a couple of local restaurants but to be fair we enjoyed the villa so much and the bbq in the cabin that we took advantage of our amenities and daily visited the local supermarket less than 2 mins by car, selling fresh meet, veg, fish and pastries- perfect.
The kitchen in the main of the house was well equipped but we had such good weather we spent all our time in the cabin.
The pool was a decent size and got sun for most of the day, 3 Sunbed’s and an outdoor table and chairs with lighting in a sensor made it really enjoyable to sit out most evenings.
We had a cold day and found blankets within which were a great help. Towels were included too.
The house was set over 3 floors with toilets on 2 and 2 bathrooms on the ground floor with the bedrooms.
It was great to come home with all my washing done and ironed as there was a utility room, aired, iron etc...
Really is like home from home.
The beach although its visible was 3 flights down , which was easy but coming up was much more difficult, we found it easier to walk left from the beach and walk a little further but on the paths rather than up the direct steps.
A car is necessary although it would only be a short ride form the airport, if you want to visit sites you will need a care, we use Plus Car and the car was clean, efficient and easy to drive and park.
We visited several areas of interest but found the drive to the highest point in Canaria - Antelea challenging. We followed the sat nav from the house but over an hour into the drive and really windy roads, bends where I saw my car backwards and no where to pass, we gave up ...I would suggest if you visit here you research the route, we were on roads that were unpassable for miles.
Las Palmas though was really pleasant and not too far.
For me Playa del Ingles was dirty and too commercial.
There is a local outlet for shopping about 10 mins from villa.
Stay local there are some lovely walks, great views.
You can fish locally, surf board...
I want to say never, but It is rare that I have been on holiday and found my hotel, apartment, house or whatever to genuinely exceed all my expectations ... until now! This place it better than the pictures, better than the descriptions and the hospitality, communication and friendly way the owners look after you is incredible!
Just 10 mins drive from the airport you find yourself in a quiet residential street where this perfect holiday home is situated. 5 mins and you can walk to a great surfing beach. 12 mins walk in another direction and there is a great beach for laying out and a beautiful warm sea to play in. There are plenty of restaurants here too. A massive supermarket is 10 mins away with local ones open all the time just 5 mins drive. Las palmas is 35 mins drive north and Maspalomas 40 mins drive south. If you want to see the whole island then drive to the centre of the island, to the very top, and enjoy the views. Its not far but takes an hour in the car as the roads are small and lots of bends but still great fun.
If you are going to Gran Canaria I can't imagine why you would stay anywhere else!
The house is perfect, with every modern facility you can imagine. David's parents, met us on arrival and along with a few groceries, we had requested, provided a welcoming meal of tortilla with bruschettas, and a bottle of white wine.
The house is a short drive from the airport, with supermarkets and a pharmacy close by.
Like previous guests we gravitated to the cabin. We took all our meals there and enjoyed the superb views, both day and night, particularly at dawn as the sun rose over the horizon.
Nearby, the cafes and restaurants at Melenara are well worth a visit. Las Palmas, 20 minutes and Maspalomas, 30 minutes are easily reached via the motorway. We thoroughly enjoyed a visit to the botanical gardens of the Jardin Canario.
A marvellous house, looking forward to returning!
The house is exceptionally well presented with everything to make for a relaxing holiday The small beach is within walking distance with a larger beach with cafes and restaurants a short drive away The cabin is a real bonus We had breakfast there each morning It was rather windy during our stay so we did not make use of the pool
The welcome we received from David' s parents was warm and friendly The food and wine on arrival was a nice touch As we live in a bungalow we did find the stairs a bit of a challenge but these are fine as long as you do not have poor mobility It is useful to have car but taxis are a good reasonably priced alternative
Big, clean villa with huge terrace, cozy cabin, nice pool, view to the ocean. Three beaches very close to the house, supermarket on walking distance, good location. Very hospitable hosts.
Thank you David!