Cruz de Tejeda

The hotel is located in Cruz de Tejeda, the centre of the island of Gran Canaria and a privileged place where numerous routes connect to discover unique corners of the island. The place blends into a natural and scenic destination at an altitude of over 1500 metres above sea level.

Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria

The hotel is surrounded by the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From here also extends the Nublo Rural Park, where some of the most interesting natural and archaeological areas abound: Roque del Fraile, Roque Bentayga and the majestic Roque Nublo, at an altitude of 1813 metres.


Singled out as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, Tejeda is a hidden treasure that invites you to immerse yourself in the very essence of the island. Located less than 6 kilometres from the hotel, this picturesque village stands majestically between the rugged mountains and the eternal blue sky.

Immerse yourself in the island's rich culture by exploring its museums and don't miss the opportunity to indulge your palate with delicious local cuisine in the village's cosy restaurants.

Vega de San Mateo

A charming village just 13 kilometres from the hotel. It offers an authentic experience thanks to its cobbled streets and whitewashed houses, where you can immerse yourself in the warmth of its community and the richness of its traditions.


This must-see is 11 kilometres from the hotel. Known as the "Balcony of Gran Canaria", Artenara surprises with its breathtaking panoramic views and tranquil atmosphere. Explore its cobbled streets and traditional houses, immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the area at the Ethnographic Museum and enjoy the delicious local gastronomy in its cosy restaurants. With activities such as hiking and visits to nearby archaeological sites, Artenara offers an authentic experience.


Discover this charming Canarian village located just 20 kilometres from the hotel. With its colonial architecture, cobbled streets and historic atmosphere, Teror is a perfect place to immerse yourself in the culture and tradition of Gran Canaria. Explore the impressive Basilica of Nuestra Señora del Pino, patron saint of the island, visit Teror's colourful market and enjoy authentic local cuisine in its restaurants. With its friendly atmosphere and cultural activities, Teror offers a unique experience where you can enjoy the beauty and authenticity of the island.

Tamadaba Natural Park

It is a stunning natural sanctuary located in an extensive area that includes a significant part of the mountain range stretching from the municipality of Agaete to the municipality of Artenara. Known for its towering cliffs, dense Canary Island pine forests and spectacular ocean views, Tamadaba offers an authentic experience for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Explore its many trails that wind through unspoilt landscapes, admire the diversity of flora and fauna that inhabit its grounds and marvel at the untouched beauty of this natural treasure of Gran Canaria. Whether you are looking for adventure or simply enjoy the serenity of nature, the Tamadaba Nature Park invites you to unwind and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of its incomparable surroundings.

Enjoy the diversity!

This magnificent island offers a wide range of experiences to suit all tastes and desires. From the golden beaches of the south to the breathtaking mountain scenery of the centre, and the lush green of the north. Every corner of Gran Canaria is an invitation to explore.
Strategically located in the centre of the island, El Refugio is the perfect starting point to discover all the charms this destination has to offer.

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Cruz de Tejeda s.n., Vega de San Mateo
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35328
Las Palmas

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