Unique and unusual places to stay in the Canary Islands
If you are coming to the Canary Islands and you are looking for a special and unique place to stay during your holiday, see our list of suggestions to find some of the most interesting houses available as private holiday rentals.
There are a lot of private villas, farmhouses (fincas) and unusual homes available to rent in the Canaries, so why not try one of these places for your upcoming trip?
Sleep in a bed under a canopy of lava rock!
Once an agricultural water source, this property is set on a 4,500-square-meter plot.
This unusual place to stay in Lanzarote is located in Los Valles, a quiet little village, set between Teguise and Haria. If you want to be away from the tourist resorts, El Ajibe is a beautifully decorated villa, ideal for a romantic couple holiday.
Casa de Gallina, Fuerteventura
This is a quirky place to spend a holiday in the Canary Islands, situated on the island of Fuerteventura, away from the busy resorts. The house is located on the west coast of the island, near La Pared, in the municipality of Pajara.
The terrace and outdoor kitchen make it really unique and interesting, a place where you can spend a lot of time outdoors in privacy, enjoying the beautiful weather in Fuerteventura.
Unique Cave House, Gran Canaria
This one of a kind accommodation in the Canary Islands, located in Gran Canaria, is even more amazing in real life than in the pictures: you can experience the unique spirit of a cave-dwelling with roots reaching back into the 6th century. The main cave was excavated into the mountain following the tradition of Gran Canaria’s native inhabitants and can accommodate up to 6 people.
Lava House, Tenerife
This cool lava house in Tenerife has a sunny terrace with a private jacuzzi, but the main feature of the place is the huge garden, with many exotic trees like avocados.
This house, just like the others on this list, is away from the noisy resorts, making it the perfect place to spend a special and unique holiday in Tenerife.
When it comes to quirky, unique and cool places to stay in the Canary Islands, this house really deserves its place on the list. It might not be to everyone's taste, but it's certainly something different and unusual, designed by the local artist Salvador Garcia.
The house has glass ceilings (with curtains) that are raised to create light or dim environments and see the stars from the bed.
Farmhouse Arbequina, Fuerteventura
This extraordinary home in Fuerteventura used to be an old agricultural farm located in El Valle de la Pared, in the municipality of Pajara. The house is away from the big resorts, away from the noise and crowds, so it's a good place to stay for couples who want a romantic holiday.
This area of Fuerteventura is ideal for those who want to go hiking or surfing, as it's close to some of the best beaches for surfing on the island.
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