Rural Las Calas
Arenal 36, La Lechuza
de San Mateo
Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35320
Rural Hotel in Vega de San Mateo, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands,
house, the origin of which goes back to 1800, is situated 3 kilometres
away from La Vega de San Mateo heading towards Tejeda, in the hamlet Caserio
de La Lechuza.
Calas all the structural elements have been chosen in harmony with the
architectural tradition of the area. The stone and the wood distil
the rustic essence of the classical and the timeless, with ethnic brushstrokes
of far-away cultures such as the Arab culture, present in the bas-reliefs
and latticework of doors and windows and the rotundity of African art in
the numerous sculptures that punctuate the lounges.
niches and masonry work furniture adapt themselves to the walls with great
naturalness because of their rustic appearance, like the toasted yellow
tone, the same as that which covered the original building more than two
Las Calas the peace of the vicinity entraps the traveller when he or she
crosses the entrance to the hotel. The house is an explosion of life
and colour with exuberant vegetation, and in its 2,000 squre metres, trees
of different species alternate (plum trees, pear trees, orange trees, almond
trees, firetrees and Canary Island viburnums, cypress trees, palm trees,
tree bindweed...), with plants that flower during the different seasons
of the year (arum lilies, lavender, hydrangeas, dahlias, camellias, rosemary,
lilium..). The estate is bounded by small areas of fruit trees and
where it is easy to escape from the world for a few days, to succumb to
the simple pleasures of life, to enjoy moments of silence, to diminish
the rhythm of everyday life, returning to the equilibrium that nature gives
us and of which we are a part.
designed for relaxation, like the lounge with a fireplace for those winter
days, the swimming pool with hydromassage, a spacious, bright lounge with
music, the pergola or the gardens. Places conceived to transmit a
warm, cosy sensation or simply to rediscover sensations...
dining room is warm and friendly, serving Canarian and Mediterranean dishes.
buffet-style breakfast, with natural products: homemade jam, fresh fruit
juices, fruit from the area, sponge cakes, cheese from the islands, honey,
and ground, toasted cereal.
room has been designed exclusively. They are all fully equipped and
combine designer equipment with antique furniture from the island with
clear Arab influence.
Calas has 9 rooms: 4 Standard Double rooms, 2 Designer Double rooms,
1 Junior suite, 1 Junior suite with Hydromassage and 1 Suite. Unique
rooms, different in distribution, colour and personality, but identical
in comfort and service.
Rural Las Calas is placed in a special geographic zone, where you will
be able to practise activities outdoors and contact with the nature..
de San Mateo offers different protected natural areas and places to be
visited, such as "Camaretas", "Hoya de Gamonal", "Los Pozos de Las Nieves",
the route of "La Mina" (a gully), with reminiscences of ancient vegetation
and old watermill. In the urban part of the town, the farm market (where
local farmers sell their products) is opened on Saturdays and Sundays.
Other points are : the Church, the "Gofiomill" ("gofio" is a typical canarian
flour made from tosted corn grains) and the etnographic museum "Cho Limones",
where one can see old objects such as utensils, tools and implements used
in country areas.
the most important festivities we can find:
celebration of la Virgen de Fátima, in which local people decorate
the street pavements with flowers.
Farmer's Festivity taking place on the first Sunday of August.
Mateo Celebration (Patron of the town). This festivity lasts the whole
month, the most important days being September 20th (religious tributes
are offered to the Saint) and September 21st.
Day (November 1st), is when people set chestnut toasters on the streets
of the town.
Real Club Golf of Gran Canaria is situated just 20 minutes of the hotel
and the new Golf Course “El Cortijo” about 35 minutes. We have cleaning
service for clubs, shoes & bags, and bookings of Green fees &
Tee times in the Golf Courses.
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