Tafira is an area long favoured by the sophisticated society of Las Palmas. This is a lush green area only 15 minutes inland of the Capital City with easy connections. Some of the well renowned vineyards of the island are here in addition to the Bandama riding school and the Real Golf Club (the first golf course to open in Spain).
There a number of English speaking private schools in the area including the British School, the American school, the Canterbury School, the Oakley College.
This is a lovely market town in the countryside at approximately 10 minutes inland from Tafira. The area has some beautiful residential areas and many properties have wonderful views of the green, palm-treed valley.
The weather can reach a low of around 8ºC in the Wintertime compared to the 18ºC of the South of the Island, although this does have the advantage of enjoying the different seasons.
In the South of the Island, this village is a very traditional Canarian village with cobbled streets which has proudly protected its heritage over the years. Although it is in the South, the village is high above sea level and the winter nights can get chilly. The village is situated in a valley known as “the valley of a thousand palms”. It is approximately 25 minutes drive inland from Maspalomas on the coastline
These are towns situated in the North of the island in very rural areas. Arucas and Teror are home to beautiful, well-renowned churches, and are both situated in the same part of the island. Here you will find traditional towns which have kept to their traditional way through the passing of time. This area is very green and has some beautiful scenery.