Monte Leon is a luxurious residential area in the south of Gran Canaria, Spain's Canary Islands all offer their own special brand of beauty, but Monte Leon sets itself apart as one of the most exclusive areas on the island. Consisting of fewer than thirty magnificent villas designed to blend in perfectly with the outstanding natural beauty typified by the Canary Islands - Monte Leon’s splendid Canarian countryside location is a truly unique setting. With incredible panoramic views of the Maspalomas dunes and the Atlantic to the south, and impressive mountains and deep valleys to the north, east and west but still within easy reach of the beaches and all the fun activities you could ever want.
Things to do in Monte Leon
If you choose one of the magnificent villas in the prime location of Monte Leon you are just a short distance from a local mini-market in the near-by village of Montana la Data so you can easily gather your basic provisions. For a big shop you might need to head out a bit further to the towns of El Tablero and San Fernando. Less than 15 minutes drive here you will find larger supermarkets, shops and other basic services. The major resort town of Maspalomas, home to some of Gran Canaria’s finest beaches including the second longest beach on the island, is only a short 15 minute drive away. Here you will find shopping centres, restaurants and bars along with water sports activities, golf courses casinos and much more. At 400 metres above sea level, you can enjoy peace and pure tranquillity with fresh mountain air and stunning views to the ocean. No wonder then that this corner of Gran Canaria is a favourite spot for the rich and famous.
History and Culture in Monte Leon
From your idyllic Monte Leon villa you can easily explore the rest of this historical island, immersing yourself in its Spanish heritage. With numerous landmarks, impressive monuments and buildings including the Las Palmas City Hall, Las Palmas Cathedral and the Llano de las Brujas archaeological settlement. You are also able to enjoy the wonderful Pilancones Natural Park or marvel at the sand dunes of Maspalomas on days out when you book a plush Monte Leon villa.
Family holidays in Monte Leon
The family will love the wide range of luxury facilities typically installed in these prestigious Monte Leon villas. Most of these properties have large pools and magnificent gardens that families and friends will enjoy making the most of. If you can convince the family to leave their luxurious villa surroundings you can always arrange a few days out. Take a boat trip to see the whales and dolphins, a fishing expedition to catch your dinner or just laze around and build sand-castles on one of the nearby golden sand beaches.
Adventurous activities in Monte Leon
There are plenty of adventure activities to be experienced if you are planning on a few days out. Head down to the nearby beaches of Maspalomas for some sea-based activities riding the waves, perhaps a day of windsurfing, water skiing, or kitesurfing followed by some land activities like mountain biking or a jeep safari. After all that adrenalin pumping activity you will probably just want to relax and enjoy the plush surroundings back at your Monte Leon family villa.
Romance in Monte Leon
Monte Leon provides an extraordinarily amazing location perfect for a special couples villa holiday like no other. With the rich and famous as your neighbours you really will feel special from the moment you arrive and settle into your first-class surroundings. Indulge in some fancy food and posh cocktails by the pool or maybe head out to one of the nearby towns for a different kind of night if you can bear to set foot outside your romantic villa for two.
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