Alcala is situated on the sunny side of the island on the climatic preferential southwest coast. There are the most sunny hours of the island and the temperatures are mostly above 20 celsius during the winter days.
Alcala could preserve its charming atmosphere of a fishermen village and it is still untouched from mass tourism, souvenir traders and noisy discos. Its heart is a charming Spanish Plaza with restaurants, cafes and Tapas bars, every monday a farmer's market day takes place on the Plaza. Everything you need is accesible within a five minutes walk – supermarket, butcher, bakery, farmacy, etc.
There are several bays and beaches which are protected by lava rocks from the open sea in walking distance from our apartments. Just 30 meters from the Plaza there is the sea with a small sandy beach and a big sunbathing terrace of volcano stones heated up by the sun. The vulcano stones hand in pleasant warmth which has a healing effect on the back musculature. The sun terrace is very valued by the guests especially in winter time.
You’ll find other sandy beaches in front of the luxurious Melia Palace Hotel in walking distance, too. Another large sand beach area is in the fishing port of Playa San Juan. You can reach it by car or with a short 4-Euro taxi ride in 5 minutes or by wandering directly along the sea.
Other places to visit around are the famous rocks of Los Gigantes, the beach area of Playa La Arena and a ride up to the Teide-volcano mountain area with the famous villages of Masca and Chirche where the times seem to have
stopped since the fifties.
Good bus connections to the holiday’s centre of Los Cristianos and Playas la Americas as well as to Los Gigantes and to the airport. Taxi stand 5 min from the apartments. A local Centro Medico is around the corner, a German doctor (also speaks English and Spanish well) is continuously available.