FINCA CRUZ ALTA - take a break!

November 14, 2018, posted in AllgemeinWhy Tenerife

How did we get to Tenerife? After 25 years in the computer industry, where you usually invest a lot of time in work, I decided together with my wife in 2009 to start a gentle exit from working life. To do this, we wanted to start afresh in a different place that was far enough…

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June 27, 2018, posted in AllgemeinLife on 800m

Tenerife is described as the island of eternal spring, but this is only partly true, because the island consists of many different and very diverse climatic zones. Due to the massive Teide in the centre of the island with an altitude of over 3700m, clouds remain at higher altitudes and form the trade fog, which…

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June 26, 2018, posted in AllgemeinThe development

Various buildings are spread around the property, making everything seem like a small village. Besides the main house, there is a separate guest house, a sauna, a tool house, a garage and a completely covered terrace with a view over the south coast of Tenerife. Badminton court Terrace with great view Guesthouse Laundry area Tool…

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June 26, 2018, posted in AllgemeinThe Finca by night

Since it was important to us to have a beautiful ambience also at night, we have laid many metres of cables in the garden over the years in order to have electricity everywhere. For the lighting, we installed only LED lamps with minimal power consumption. The basic lighting of the paths is switched on by…

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May 26, 2018, posted in AllgemeinVilaflor

Vilaflor is a small village in the mountains with about 1700 inhabitants and at 1400m the highest village in Tenerife. Vilaflor is situated on a plateau which is mainly cultivated with vineyards and orange plantations. The town is about 20 minutes away from our finca by car. Here is a central starting point for many…

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February 22, 2017, posted in UncategorizedArona

Arona The municipality of Arona is located in the south of Tenerife and includes the tourist areas of Los Cristianos, Palm-Mar and Las Galletas. It stretches up into the mountains to an altitude of about 900m just before La Escalona. Arona has just under 80,000 inhabitants plus the countless tourists on the coast.

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February 22, 2017, posted in UncategorizedThe garden

The finca consists of a 3800sqm plot with various buildings, a badminton court and several elaborate terraces. The garden has been lovingly laid out and tended over the last 25 years. Besides shady trees such as palms, pepper trees, cypresses and many others, there is a vegetable patch and lemons, apples, plums, peaches, mandarins, oranges,…….

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February 22, 2017, posted in UncategorizedMountain race at Escalona

Every year there is a national hill climb near our finca, where plenty of racing cars are shipped from the mainland to Tenerife to take part in this exciting race. There is no entry fee and everyone just sits where they have the best view. It’s a thrilling experience as cars keep flying out of…

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