Only 2km from the beach, above the village of El Risco (Agaete territory), Casa La Pintora, "the painters house" offers its studio-like accommodation for 2 guests.
A queen-size bed (1,50x2,00m), CD stereo unit, WiFi, DSL Internet by cable and a little SatTV (Astra) are awaiting you. The convertible sofa can be used as an additional bed for a child.
The Canary Islands artist Ana Luisa Benítez restored the little cottage in traditional style for her painting excursions in the nature park.
A resting place below a palm tree and a nice enclosed garden a few steps upwards are places for dreaming and relaxing. The view to the surrounding Tamadaba mountains invites for hiking. A spectacular star filled sky glitters at new moon nights.
At low tide on calm days you will be surprised by a wide sandbank and a shallow beach down on the coast, 5 minutes by car and a little walk away. Even in summer an insider´s tip.
Only 150 meters above sea level und protected from the trade winds and clouds by the mountains of the biosphere reserve, El Risco provides one of the best microclimates of Gran Canaria.
Cafe-bar-restaurant and a traditional corner´s shop are a walk away down in the village. In the old town of Agaete and its fishing port, 15km away, you will find supermarket, shops, cash machine and more restaurants.