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Gran Canaria Guided Walking Holiday

scenic mountain landscapes and natural park Roque Nublo  - Gran Canaria, Spain
Duration: 7 nights
Type: European Centre Based
Walking Grade: 2 & 4
from £1,199pp with flights

Enjoy Gran Canaria’s world-class walking, varied scenery and ‘eternal spring’ weather as we uncover the island’s beautiful central mountains and rugged coastline. Our new base in Agaete is away from the hustle and bustle of the larger resorts, and offers great access to trails in the north, tucked away barrancos, as well as the dramatic landscapes of Tejeda and the dramatic rock formations of Roque Nublo.

Holiday Highlights

  • Wonderful walking climate – an ideal winter escape
  • Superb walking through world-class scenery and stunning rock formations
  • Visit Europe’s only coffee plantation at San Pedro
  • Relax at our comfortable seafront hotel in Agaete and explore this traditional Canarian town

What’s included

  • A full programme of guided walks with 2 options every walking day
  • All transport to and from walks
  • The services of experienced HF Holidays' leaders
  • "With flight" holidays include return flights from the UK and hotel transfers
  • 7 nights' en-suite accommodation.
  • Half board – 7 buffet breakfasts and 7 evening meals

Trip Notes

Trip notes are detailed, downloadable PDFs for each holiday.

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Welcome to Hotel Cordial Roca Negra. Unpack and settle in.


From Agaete: Explore the rugged and dramatic coastline around our base of Agaete’s. Familiarise yourself with this beautiful area and the nearby Tamadaba National Park

Branch of arabica coffee tree on plantation with green ripening coffee beans


Enjoy the viewpoint over the Canarian pines at Pinos de Galdar before continuing to El Saucillo.

Gran Canaria, caldera


The Tamadaba National Park: Visit the Tamadaba National Park and explore on wooded trails and with spectacular mountainous and coastal views

View of the beach of the municipality of La Aldea in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.


Take a ferry to Santa Cruz, the capital of neighbouring Tenerife

Santa Cruz cityscape view


Visit province of La Aldea to the west of Gran Canaria. With volcanic outcrops tumbling into the sea, pretty harbours and black sand beaches. Climb Montaña del Viso, cloaked in pine trees.

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Walk on the rim of Caldera de Tejeda from the village of Tejeda. Take in the impressive volcanic scenery and discover the striking rocky outcrop of Roque Nublo

Roque Nublo monolith in Gran Canaria, Spain


We hope to see you again soon.

 


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Hotel & Spa Cordial Roca Negra, Gran Canaria

Enjoying a seafront location in a quiet residential part of Agaete, the recently renovated Cordial Roca Negra offers 87 large and bright en-suite rooms, a large freeform swimming pool and a wellness centre. This hotel combines a wonderful location from which to access Gran Canaria’s superb walking as well as a comfortable stay, including a contemporary restaurant and outdoor seating which enjoy sea views.

Rooms

The Roca Negra was completely renovated in 2019 and features 140 spacious and contemporary rooms.  All rooms feature:

  • Flat screen television
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Room safe
  • Hairdryer

Facilities

Whilst staying at the hotel guests can enjoy:

  • Large outdoor swimming pool with sea views
  • Extensive wellness centre
  • Rooftop terrace with panoramic views and comfy seating
  • Two bars serving a selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks
  • Gym
  • Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Our holidays in Gran Canaria are on a half board basis and include breakfast and evening meal.

Breakfast

Breakfast is served in Restaurante El Juncal and there is an extensive selection of hot and cold options from a self-select buffet.

Lunch (payable locally)

Ingredients for packed lunches can be purchased in nearby Agaete and stored in the fridge in your room. On some days it may be possible to eat out at local cafes, your leaders will advise you of the best options.

Dinner

Dinner is also served in Restaurante El Juncal.  A large and impressive buffet with a huge range of appetizers, at least 4 options of main course and a mouth watering dessert section including a range of cheeses. 

Your Evenings

The friendly atmosphere of our guided walking holidays continues into the evening.  Enjoy a glass of wine or local beer whilst hearing about the next days walking options.  You may wish to take a stroll to Agaete passing by the natural salt water swimming pools in the rocks and meandering down to the harbour.  Your leaders will advise you of any local entertainment on offer. 

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Getting to Hotel & Spa Cordial Roca Negra, Gran Canaria

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What to Bring

Essential Equipment

To enjoy walking/hiking comfortably and safely, footwear, clothing and equipment needs to be suitable for the conditions. Safety and comfort are our priorities, so our advice is to come prepared for all eventualities.

  • Footwear with a good grip on the sole (e.g.Vibram sole) is the key to avoiding accidents.
  • Walking/hiking boots providing ankle support and good grip are recommended (ideally worn in), and specialist walking socks to avoid blisters.
  • Several layers of clothing, which can be added or removed, are better than a single layer (include spares).
  • Fabrics (lightweight and fast drying) designed for the outdoors are recommended.
  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof over trousers.
  • Warm hat and gloves. 
  • Denim jeans and capes are not suitable on any walks.
  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner.
  • Thermos flask for hot drink.
  • Water bottle (at least 2 litre).
  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar.
  • Small torch.
  • First aid kit – your leader’s first aid kit doesn’t contain any medication or blister kits (such as Compeed).
  • Sun hat and sunglasses
  • Sun cream.

Optional Equipment

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Camera.
  • Gaiters.

Guest Reviews

All holidays are subject to availability and prices are subject to change.
Non-Member fee: £10 per person. Non-member associate fee: £10 per person.

These departure dates can be booked with flights or as land only holiday options. All packages that include flights are ATOL protected. Advertised flight prices are based on UK flights departing from London. Regional departures and/or connections to London, if available, can be requested. Cabin upgrades may also be available on request.

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2020
04 Jan - 11 Jan
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Important Information

  • Double room for single occupancy: £21
  • Sea view: £28 per room per night
  • With flight holidays include flights from London Gatwick. Flight supplement from Manchester: £60
  • Independent travellers can join our transfer from Las Palmas Airport: £40 single
Duration:
7 nights
Type:
European Centre Based
Walking Grade:
2

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