Far from the crowded areas and tucked away in the lush greenery of Gran Canaria, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, Redondo de Guayedra is a combination of tranquility, magnificence and adventure.
This eco-resort is located in a territory awarded as Biosphere Reserve, five kilometers from Agaete, as a unique natural space created to restore and take care of the area’s ethnographic and natural assets. Welcoming 40 guests in its 12 unique villas on 12 hectares of land, the accommodations are divided into caves, villas, and ecolodges.
SLEEP IN A CAVE!
Redondo de Guayedra’s caves are the perfect opportunity for you to have an out-of-the-ordinary stay far from the usual hotel experience. Known as Cueva del Mar, these cave houses combine history and contemporary architecture to remain true to the structures’ traditional essence while boasting breathtaking sea views and dreamy sunsets. In a rustic-modern style, they’re composed of two bedrooms, an equipped kitchen, a living room and can accommodate up to four people.
The villas on the other hand are restored country homes full of charm, each with its own personality and a large private terrace offering views on the local landscape. The luxurious ecolodges are surrounded by nature, just a few meters from the sea, and allow you to feel like a modern-time Robinson Crusoe.
FROM THE GARDEN TO THE PLATE
Moreover, Los Almacigos restaurant is here to satisfy your tastebuds after a long day at the beach or on a hike discovering the lush and magnificent surroundings of Gran Canaria. Following the eco-conscious values of the place, this 100% organic restaurant serves delectable meals in an idyllic outdoor space.
With homegrown ingredients and seasonal dishes, guests can enjoy typical meals of the Canary Islands following traditional recipes, such as black pork dumplings, fried rabbit with salmorejo aioli and Canarian potato, atypical paellas, or pumpkin candy with parchita fruit sorbet to finish in style.
THE WINE CELLAR
As if this place didn’t have enough to delight its guests’ palate, it also features a unique wine cellar in old outbuildings recovered and restored with charm. At night, you can head to this privileged setting and indulge in genuine Canary Island cuisine paired with the finest wines from current to previous vintages, from sweet to bitter. It is the perfect spot to enjoy an evening with friends and to discover the charming local gastronomic culture.
A RESPONSIBLE COMMITMENT
Redondo de Guayedra is a place of reconciliation between man and nature. Every action is taken with respect for the surroundings and working to restore what had deteriorated over time, inviting its guests to participate in the eco-initiatives through sustainability experiences, such as organic farming or reforestation projects to live an experience. With the philosophy to apply a sustainable development model, the owners take great care of their slice of nature on the Canary Islands while preserving its history through responsible tourism.
The serenity that prevails makes it the perfect place for groups who want to live a privileged yoga and meditation retreat, as well as any health therapies to harmonize the body and soul. A haven of peace and a sanctuary of nature, that’s what this exceptional place stands for, immersing guests into a better way of life and encouraging the world to think beyond the box.
Address: Barranco de Guayedra s/n Carretera Agaete – La Aldea km 5,2 C.P. 35489 – Guayedra, Agaete – Canary Islands, Spain
Tel: +34 683 657 982