Bungalow | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The accommodation consists of 1 double bedroom with twin beds and built in wardrobes, a large lounge with a settee and a TV with BBC1, BBC2, ITV1, ITV 4, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky News plus 2 Arabic film channels (in English) together with a radio tuned to a local English language station. A DVD/CD player is also provided. The lounge leads into a dining room with a further settee and sea views.
The fully equipped kitchen has a 4 hob gas burner, microwave combination oven, large fridge freezer and a toaster.
The bathroom has a bath together with a shower and a bidet.
Also provided are an Indesit front loader washing machine, a safe, a hairdryer, an iron and an ironing board.
A shared pool with plenty of sunbeds is about 30 yards away.
Free wi-fi is provided.
A good sized patio garden with a table, chairs and a sunshade is outside. This patio gets the sun for most of the day.
A small welcome pack consisting of bottled water, coffee, tea, milk and sugar will be in the bungalow on arrival.
3 free car parks are all within a 2 - 3 minute walk away.
A regular bus service runs from the village to Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas and many other destinations.
An excellent taxi service operates from the Chayofa Country Club - just a 5 minute walk away
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Las Americas/Los Cristianos 4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tenerife South 11 km, Nearest railway: N/A|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
The bungalow is fully equipped with satellite TV, DVD/CD player and a radio. BBC1,BBC2, ITV 1, ITV 4, Channel 4,Channel 5, Sky News, plus 2 Arabic film channels (in English) can all be received.
|Further details outdoors|
5 minute walk away is the Chayofa Country Club which provides daily English newspapers, car hire, hairdressers, tennis courts, a gym,
excursions office, public phone and internet access.
Chayofa Country Club - open all day for breakfasts, lunch and evening meals - good quality meals reasonably priced. (5 min walk)
La Finca Meson - opened July 2013. Spanish owned. English spoken. High quality food - reasonably priced. Varied menu. (5 min walk
The Tree House - English owned and staffed. Typical English pub grub menu. Quizzes & entertainment. Sky Sports TV (5 min walk)
La Finca del Tasca - Spanish owned. English spoken. Tapas and varied menu. Good quality and reasonably priced. (5 min walk)
The village supermarket closed suddenly in March 2013 and has not yet been replaced. It is now necessary to visit the next small town (La Camella) which is just under a mile away by car, taxi or bus for your shopping. Many of our guests have combined a visit to Los Cristianos with a shopping trip.
La Camella has 2 supermarkets,numerous bars, restaurants and shops, a chemist, a bank with an ATM (cash dispensing machine) and an excellent Chinese restaurant/takeaway called the 'Hong Kong'.
The Tenerife region
Ternerife has a fantastic climate with sun all year round, great in the summer and perfect for escaping to in the winter months. The island boasts a diverse landscape ranging from volcanic lunar landscapes to great beaches. There are many things to do and visit to suit both young and old.
There are delightful typical Spanish towns and villages in this area, many of which put on festivals throughout the year which are definitely worth seeing. There are places to visit nearby including the Siam Park (www.siampark.net) which is only 2Km away and is one of the most spectacular water parks in Europe. A must to visit.
The Jungle park (www.junglepark.es) is within walking distance (1Km). Free flying birds of prey, lions, tigers, penguins, monkeys, meerkats and crocodiles. Don't miss this.
A golf course is about 3Km away.
Tennis courts are a 3 minute walk away.
The small town of La Camella is 2Km away with supermarkets, chemist, numerous shops bars, restaurants, banks and a Chinese restaurant/takeaway.
The busy resorts of Los Cristianos and Playa de Las Americas are about 3Km away.
The Chayofa Country Club is a 5 minute walk away and has English daily newspapers, restaurants and bar. Most of the facilities can be used by non-residents including a telephone taxi 'hotline'.
Car hire can be arranged through the Chayofa Country Club.
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13 Jan 2014
"Lovely place to stay for a relaxing holiday"
We stayed here for 15 nights over new year into Jan. John and Dee picked us up from airport and made us feel really welcome. Dee showed us round bungalow. It has a compact kitchen with breakfast bar and a living area then a dining area with a huge window that over looks the back of the bungalow and surrounding area. One bedroom with twin beds and lots of storage space and a bathroom with a bath and shower, wc. Everything was very clean and tidy. We didn't eat much in bungalow. We ate out every night. La Finca is a fab restaurant opposite treehouse pub which you can see from the window in living room. We also ate and had a few drinks in the village above called La Camella. We got the bus most of the time. We bought a bono card which saved us money on the fares. There is a bus timetable and plenty of other useful info in bungalow. Dee and John were ideal hosts. We loved every minute if our holiday, and can't wait to return.
6 Nov 2013
"Good base for a relaxing holiday."
I agree with all comments made by the previous reviewer. This was nice accommodation in a relaxing environment and very good value for money. More spacious than we had anticipated with a sweet littl… More
4 Nov 2013
"Pleasant , peaceful , accomodation and very good value."
We stayed at this charming little Spanish style bungalow in Chayofa near los Cristanos, Tenerife, in October 2013. It is in a very nice quiet location within 15 minutes drive from Los Cristianos/Las… More
21 Jul 2013
"An excellent holiday in every aspect."
My wife and I were met at the airport by John and Dee and driven to our bungalow in Chayofa, a journey of 15/20 minutes. The bungalow was spotlessly clean throughout and there was a welcome pack consisting of bottled water, tea and coffee etc.
John and Dee live opposite the bungalow and there for any advice or questions we had about the area, but never intrusive. Chayofa fulfilled our expectations and we had a great holiday. The private pool within the small 'complex' is exceptional. Always quiet, plenty of sunbeds at no cost and could not be faulted.
There are 3 restaurants/bars available in Chayofa all of which are inexpensive, friendly and presented to a high standard. We used the very reliable bus service, always on time, into Los Cristianos many times with the bus stop a couple of minutes from the bungalow.
The only downside we found was the lack of a shop in Chayofa. Unfortunately it closed its doors only a couple of weeks before our arrival; however, there is every likelihood that another shop is to be opened very soon. Regrettably, until then everything has to be obtained by travelling outside the village.
5 May 2013
"Fantastic Low Cost Holiday"
We were met at the airport by John & Dee and we were made really welcome. Having booked the accommodation only 3 weeks prior to flying out, we were very surprised how lucky we were to get accommodation of the standard that greeted us on our arrival. Everywhere was very clean and tidy and the bedding and towels were changed after our first week. We used the fantastic bus service, with a bus stop a couple of minutes walk away and the regularity and punctuality of the service we could not fault it. We would recommend buying a Bono Card for the buses as you save quite a bit on the regular bus fare. The taxis are also very reliable and always spotlessly clean. We really enjoyed our 2 weeks in the bungalow and are already looking at booking it for 2014.
11 Mar 2013
"Excellent week away"
Myself and my partner enjoyed a great week at this bungalow in Chayofa. When we arrived John and Dee had provided bottled water, milk, coffee and tea bags so we were able to relax straight away. The property is very clean and was well equipped. We were able to make breakfast each morning (a fully cooked breakfast is available at the country club which is 2 mins away for 5 euros) and sometimes made our own lunch too. There is a nearby shop for essentials. The apartment is in a quiet area which means u can enjoy lots of relaxation. However, you are still very close to Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas. The bus service is reliable and very cheap but you can also make use of the well run taxi service. The Tree House pub/restaurant is directly opposite the apartment. It is very welcoming (the staff are really friendly) and serves great food at lunch and in the evening. All sports events are shown here too. The swimming pool at the apartment was always really quiet. We had a great week at this apartment and are hoping to return later in the year.
14 Feb 2013
We have recently returned from 10 days at this accomodation and having been to 2 different properties in Chayofa can say this is the best one we have been to. The welcome from Dee was warm and very informative. The accomodation was spotlessly clean on arrival - it was like home from home plus the weather was good, there was everything you could wish for. We liked the quiet location but near enough to other amenities if you wanted them. We hired a car but apparently some people use the local bus service.
We would have no hesitation in recommending this for a quiet relaxing holiday and will certainly be returning next year.
3 Feb 2013
"Excellent holiday accomodation"
We staed at the bungalow Jan 05/29
One of the best holidays we have had in Tenerife. Lovely quite area were bungalow is.
Garden gets the sun most of the day, we could sit out and have a lovely read in the garden. And when we wanted to go out bus service was very good indeed, just a 5 min ride to the lovely resort of los cristianos. if you wanted to go further afield you only had to wait at the bus station for a few minuites (bono card recomended for bus traveling.
John & Dee were very accomodating if you wanted anything they were nearly always on hand for you. The both of us would certaily recomend the bungalow if you were staying in Chayofa. There is a supermarket just up the road, and a tennis club for the energetic
which we were not.there are also 3 very nice places to eat witin 2 mins of walking.
All in all we had a great holiday, thanks John & Dee.
1 Sep 2012
I have been using this accommodation with my family for some 7 years now and have no hesitation in recommending it as an ideal location for a quiet, relaxing, “away from it all” type of holiday.
The bungalow is sited within a very attractive and peaceful residential area, with pleasant local restaurants and bars close at hand for those who do not wish to stray too far from base. However, access is easily available to the resorts of Los Cristianos and Las Americas via local buses, taxis, or car, for a wider choice of shops and nightlife – which is what we tend to do as a rule i.e. lounging around the pool during the daytime, taking a bus into town at night, with a return bus or taxi journey. As a religiously dedicated sunbather of almost professional standard (I kid you not!), one particularly gratifying aspect is the constant availability of sunbeds around the pool – and believe me, this is an absolutely critical requirement in my case! Its residential situation renders the need for the “dawn raid” requirement of the traditional package holiday to reserve your chosen hotspot completely redundant, and I can testify that not once in the last 7 years have we been unable to get sunbeds no matter what time of day we chose to make an appearance. Even at weekends, when you would expect the pool area to be busier with some of the residents off work, it has never once been a problem.
The bungalow is always spotlessly clean and tidy on arrival, equipped with all you could ever need in terms of household appliances and equipment: fridge, cooker, microwave, toaster, washing machine, tv, dvd player, and wi-fi access etc, and the Glovers are always pleasant, friendly, and helpful hosts. The fact that we have repeatedly returned year upon year says it all really – I feel spoilt to some degree and would not wish to return to the package holiday format at any time soon having had a taste of this
6 Apr 2012
"A perfect retreat"
I have just spent a week at this lovely bungalow. Very spacious, clean and quiet.
Made very welcome and the complimentary water, beverages etc on arrival was great.
It was like home from home with the bonus of lovely weather. Easy to catch the bus down to Los Christianos. Chayofa has a great bar called the Tree House with excellent food. Also enjoyed jazz band outside La Finca Art Gallery - all within 5 minutes of bungalow. I will definitely book again.
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