Welcome to TTDcanarias. We specialize in holiday home renting at Monseñor in Playa del Cura, Gran Canaria.
Monseñor, completed in January 1992, is a residential community of individual home owners from a variety of European countries. Monseñor has no affiliation with any tour operator.
Playa del Cura offers a beach cove and a quieter location from which to enjoy the amenities of Puerto Rico, which is just 4 km from the resort. With it's relaxed atmosphere and lack of nightclubs, it is perfect for those seeking a quiet holiday.
The fully fitted apartments face the ocean, enjoy stunning views and sun from morning to afternoon on the large terrace (18 sqm) and are located in Residencia Monseñor, overlooking Playa Del Cura and the beach which is within walking distance.
The complex features 6 outdoor swimming pools (including a childrens pool, a plunge pool and a fun waterslide at the rooftop pool), a tennis court, an international restaurant, bars, a mini-supermarket, a bakery and a hairdryer. A fully stocked Spar Supermarket is just down the hill (complimentary delivery of your goods directly into your apartment).
WiFi inside the apartment is complimentary. Towels and bed linen are included, The apartments have a washing machine and fully fitted kitchen including cooking utensils.
Chose from a variety of spaces: A spacious studio for 2 people, 1 Bedroom apartments sleeping up to 4 people (sofa bed), 2 bedroom apartments sleeping 4 or 6 people or a 3 Bedroom Villa sleeping up to 8 people.
On request we are happy to provide baby beds free of charge.
All areas within Monseñor are available for you. The tennis court must be reserved at the reception and a small fee may apply.
Monseñor offers complimentary WiFi throughout the complex.
Facilities at Monseñor:
- Reception: The community reception is open to help from Monday to Friday from 11am to 12am.
- Lounge: Located next to the reception, here you find a small library, a mailbox and leaflets of ‘things to do’ during your stay.
- Mini Market: Located next to the lounge here you find fresh vegetables, international newspapers and a variety of everyday goods from toilet paper to lightbulbs.
- Cafetin / Bakery: Located between Reception and Elevators you find daily fresh baked bread (6 flavors) and daily changing cakes. Also serving tasty Breakfast (German Style).
- Tapas Bar Canario: Located on the first floor above the reception this original Canarian Tapas Bar serves excellent Tapas and more…
- Unisex Hairdresser: Located on the first floor above the reception
- International Restaurant: Located next to the lower pools the restaurant offers international cuisine a la carte.
- Tennis: The tennis court is located on top of Monseñor Reserve your time slot at Cueva Bar/Sky Bar.
- Cueva Bar/Sky Bar: Located next to the top pool the pool bar offers everything you need for a perfect pool day in the sun.
Monseñor is a residential community. We love peace and parties are not allowed in the apartments. Kindly respect your neighbors and avoid loud music, loud chatting on the terrace and moving furniture around (especially after 10pm).
Situated on the southwest coast of Gran Canaria, about an half-hour's drive from the airport, is the small, quiet holiday resort of Playa Del Cura, built on the cliff sides lining the coast.
This low-key family resort is just two miles (3km) from lively, hectic Puerto Rico, the island's well-known holiday and nightlife resort, but Playa del Cura remains popular as a peaceful place to stay while granting easy access to the bright lights and amenities of its more flamboyant neighbour. Playa del Cura is on the main coastal bus route so travelling to other places is easy, and taxis are cheap and plentiful.
Playa Del Cura has a small, pretty cove beache at the base of the cliffs, covered with dark volcanic sand and pebbles, and strewn with sunbeds so that visitors can make the most of some of the best weather in Gran Canaria. A short distance away is the popular stretch of the Amadores beach. The rocky coastline, and valley extending inland, provides opportunities for those keen on walking excursions. There is a small commercial centre equipped with enough stores, bars and restaurants to provide for all holiday requirements.
The commercial centre of Playa Del Cura is a few hundred yards from the beach, its anchor store being a large Spar supermarket with an in-store bakery which stocks all requirements for vacationers and delivers free of charge into your apartment. There are also a few gift and souvenir stores as well as a pharmacy. For more serious shopping, however, visitors can take a bus or taxi to nearby Puerto Rico where it is possible to buy literally anything and everything at three huge shopping malls, including the sought after duty-free electrical goods, photographic equipment and perfumes.
Playa del Cura offers a fairly good choice of restaurants, mostly situated in the commercial centre. There are seafood restaurants with excellent fish dishes, as well as other food styles on offer. Bistro 22 is perhaps the best known restaurant in Playa del Cura, and the Guantanamo Canarian restaurant is also popular.
Those in search of all-night clubbing and pubbing will have to take the 10-minute bus or taxi drive across to Puerto Rico to satisfy their craving, but those looking for more relaxed evenings will be well catered for in one of Playa del Cura's bars. There are several fun pubs, like Pio Pio on Tauro beach, which offers open house jam sessions on Sunday evenings, or the Irish bar, Old Brouge on the upper level of the commercial centre.
For water sports and swimming it is best to head for the white, sandy Amadores beach across the bay, where the whole gamut of fun in the sun from waterskiing to scuba diving is available. Other sporting facilities like tennis and squash courts are to be found in the vicinity, especially in nearby Puerto Rico, which is well-supplied with amenities, including amusement parks and mini-golf. Playa del Cura is well situated on the tourist route for excursions to the capital, Las Palmas, or visits to other parts of Gran Canaria.
Just 1,5 km from the resort you will find the Anfi Tauro Golf Club, beautifully located in the lush Tauro Valley and encircled by mountains. The club is set around landscaped gardens and lakes and boasts an 18 hole championship golf course designed by renowned golf course designers Von Hagge, Smelek and Baril, a 9 hole par 3 course, chipping and putting greens, practice bunkers, a driving range, a pro-golf shop and a golf academy.
Playa del Cura is built on steep cliffs, therefore not suited to the elderly or those with difficulty walking. Families with teenagers may find entertainment is limited for this age group. Swimmers should be wary of the strong currents off both of Playa del Cura's beaches.