Dotted with black and white sandy beaches and adorned with the beauty of gently swaying palm trees, Haría Province in the Canary Islands is the postcard-perfect spot to get away from it all. Known by its local name, "Valley of Ten Thousand Palms," you'll be able to explore the wonders of volcanic tubes like Jameos del Agua, as well as the stunning soft sand beaches of Orzola.
Boasting a bevy of historical sites, natural wonders, and ways to experience the unique setting of this tropical slice of paradise nearby, our vacation rentals in Haría provide a seemingly endless array of possibilities for fun and relaxation!
Situated on the northern tip of the Canary Islands, this picturesque island escape is set about 15 miles north of the beachside resort town, Costa Teguise. Surrounded by unique and region-specific flora and fauna, nature lovers will be able to immerse themselves in a wide array of hikes, and explorations in this beautiful area.
A quick 50-minute plane ride takes you to Palm-Mar, the bustling resort town on the neighboring island of Tenerife. Whether you're exploring the neighboring islands and cities, or lounging on the sun-drenched beaches, the daily grind will be the last thing on your mind as you slip into vacation mode.
Grab your camera and book your spot on a guided tour that will take you through the natural beauty of the Jameos del Agua and the Cave of Los Verdes. These two sections of the same natural volcanic tube offer perfect spots for photographers to capture timeless images of the still underwater pools and hand-hewn amphitheaters.
Take a day to simply let the stress melt away as you claim your slice of paradise on the white sand beaches of Orzola. Catch up with a good book under the protective shade of an umbrella as the waves gently crash in the background. Get out on the waves when you reserve your spot on a sunset cruise with your special someone, or push your limits with a wave-skipping jet ski.
Treat yourself to a late-night adventure when you make your way to Peñas del Chache to enjoy unobstructed views of the starry night sky. Map out different constellations while you learn about the ever-evolving universe that surrounds us. Whether you're enjoying it with a group, your family, or a partner, this is an ideal spot to enjoy a few quiet moments in awe outside of your comfortable vacation rental.
Beach lovers will find a small piece of heaven on the shores of Arrieta. Just a short, four-mile drive from our vacation rentals in Haría, this beach-side spot gives divers the chance to enjoy some of the most pristine dive spots guided by experts. Whether you're navigating the underwater world and snapping pictures of the tropical fish, or strolling through the gently rolling waves, this is a spot to leave the daily grind behind.
Take a trip to the quaint village of Yé to treat your palate to the indulgent wines of the Canary Islands. Start your tasting off with a glass of sparkling Malvasia that brings rich spices and hints of floral accents with each sip. Make sure you purchase a bottle of Tinto Tradicional to enjoy back at your vacation rental as you watch the day turn into night.
A pleasant drive through the countryside will greet your eyes to blossoming wildflowers in springtime when you head just eight miles south to the quiet town of Los Valles. Stop at Tenegüime along the way for some rock climbing, then fuel up delicious, traditional food in town.
Continue south to Arrecife to visit the historic Castle of San Gabriel and take a tour through the museum. Originally built to defend against raiding pirates, the structure has been redesigned as the needs of the area changed. Now, it is an imposing and majestic figure, towering over the city and perched as an iconic destination.
Dive into the highly-touted earth-art of César Manrique, taste through the rich and decadent volcanic-soil wines, and breathe in the sweet sea air as you lounge on the pristine beaches when you book one of our vacation rentals for your next escape to Haría.
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