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Comfortable apartment up to 5 pers., idyllic site for individualists - Finca Monica 1

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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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quiet terrace with barbecue amidst plants, few minutes to the beach

My “Finca Monica” seems to be located all alone in the mountains but it´s only a 5 min. drive to the nearest small shopping center at Playa del Cura and the beach. The nearby little town Puerto Rico offers more shops, restaurants of all kinds, pubs and discos and a lot of different  leisure activities such a tennis, squash,  large trampolines, gym and golf (nearby). If you are ready to go a little bit further still (ca. 20 km) you can share the nightlife of Playa del Inglés – that is the absolute contrast to Barranco del Cura – you´ll see... Therefore, it is recommendable but not urgently necessary to hire a car   – when contacting a “Rent a car” I´m very happy to help you if you like.

How to go to Finca Monica and adress: From the airport take the motorway South, past Playa del Inglés, further on to Arguineguin and finally to Puerto Rico leaving there the motorway. – At the roundabout go to the right towards Mogán. – Following the street about 800 meters, you will arrive at another roundabout with a sign post leading you to the right at “Barranco del Cura”. – You´ll have to go straight on at the lightly ascending way that after about 500 m will turn into a somewhat bumpy lane. Carry on straight, on reaching a big iron gate I will meet you and guide you on your last meters to your vacation home. Now you are only 8 min away from Puerto Rico, at your destination – Finca Monica in the midst of charming mountains, so quiet that during the night you can hear crickets chirp – something for individualists.

Adress : Mona Janke - Barranco del Cura - C/Pardela, n. 28 - 35138 Mogán, Gran Canaria, Spain - Tel.: +34 928 153059 - mobile +34 619 710027

Transfer and sightseeing / excursions: If you need a transfer from or to the airport please inform me. For a small fee I`ll be very happy to arrange it for you.

Maybe you are interested in tours or excursions to the surrounding areas, or all over the island? I can help you find the best with my island experience, of almost 20 years! Maybe an interesting example is a folklore event that takes place at every Sunday in Las Palmas in the North of the island. There is also an open tourist bus to see the sights of the city. Inland, you may visit caves where people still live almost under conditions of ancient times – only the antenna outside testifies to modern inventions such as television.

Spanish lessons and hiking: Finally something totally different: If you like you can have a bit of education and additional knowledge. Although I´m not an examined teacher I have intense and long experience with tutoring and beginner lessons in English and Spanish. Perhaps you´ll discover an hitherto hidden talent of foreign languages then – please tell me if you´re interested in this…

If you feel like exploring the area on foot all over in the barranco (engl.: rocky valley) you can discover something new. Also dogs (by appointment please) can sport about nearly everywhere. This idyllic part at the southwest of Gran Canaria is situated quite near to the main tourist centers but right here you´ll find only hikers, some animals and those few residents of this Barranco, all of us nice people of all ages.

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Details for Finca Monica 1 Studio, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

The studio size with about 50 square meters is ideal for 2-3 people. The kitchen is well equipped with a 4-plate ceramic hob, oven, toaster, coffee maker and a washing machine. It is optically separated from the living/sleeping area by a narrow wooden room divider. In the living area you can use a 2 seat sofa and a wicker chair if you like to stay inside the studio. On the opposite side there is a double bed and there is a lot of space in wardrobes and shelves. But the weather will most certainly lure you outside where you are awaited by a large terrace that invites you to have a glass of wine bathed by moonlight, or maybe an afternoon barbecue under the shade of the palm trees... Looking down from your terrace you’ll see two horses, black and white. Do you want to learn horse riding? There I can help you, please contact me. Also there are two cats, a large very loving black dog, and of course a nice neighbour – me! – I can supply you with all kind of tips and information.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

your host Mona Janke
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german, spanish, German, English, Spanish
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Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2016
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About your host Mona Janke

After 35 years in Germany, I was drawn into the sun - now I live here and still feel very comfortable on Gran Canaria.

your host Mona Janke purchased this house in 2002

Why your host Mona Janke chose Gran Canaria

At my first visit with my parents in the Barranco del Cura I thought: 'Here I´d like to stay forever! Now I live since 1995 in my paradise, gradually I built up the three Finca Monicas, lovingly furnished to make you feel comfortable with me.

What makes this house unique

The amenities of a functioning infrastructure (close to shops, beach, transport, doctor, etc.) in connection with seclusion, relaxation and tranquility.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Finca Monica 1
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews

Urlaub pur

  • 5 of 5

Gesucht hatten wir ein ruhiges Domizil. Genau das haben wir gefunden. Die Ausstattung war super und hat unseren Ansprüchen mehr als genügt. Man merkt die deutsche Seite der Vermieterin.

Die Lage ist sehr gut. Auch wenn die Wohnung abgelegen ist, ist man zugleich schnell am Strand oder auf der Autobahn. Der Strand am Ort ist ist angenehm wenig überlaufen, anders als die Stränder von Nachbarorten. Selbst das Einkaufen vor Ort ist möglich.

Die kleine Terrasse war im Urlaub unser zu Hause. Hier haben wir gegessen und die Sonne genossen. Die Nachrichten aus der Heimat kann man per Satellitenfernsehen vom Sofa aus genießen.

Nach nur einer Woche, mehr Zeit war uns nicht vergönnt, war die Erholung deutlich zu spüren. Schuld dafür waren sicherlich auch das sommerliche Wetter, der gute Wein von Lanzarote, der Ziegenkäse, das frische Obst und der frisceh Fisch. Doch waren es auch die Ruhe und die angenehme Atmosphäre der Finca.

Sollten wir wieder Gelegenheit haben, dann kommen wir gerne wieder.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Finca Monica 1

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful quiet place and Mona makes you very very welcome. It`s just like home from home and I would highly recommend it if you want a peaceful holiday.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
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Traumhafte Finca

  • 5 of 5

Die Finca befindet sich ruhig gelegen in einem Felsental - dem Barranco del cura. Der Ausblick ist total super - man sieht den Atlantik und natürlich die Felsen aussenrum - sehr idyllisch. Das Gebäude ist sehr gemütlich eingerichtet, alles sehr sauber - man fühlt sich wie zuhause. Es ist alles vorhanden was man braucht. Auf der Terrasse kann man sich auf den Liegestühlen erholen oder abends den Grill nutzen.

Mona ist eine perfekte Vermieterin - sie ist immer da, wenn man eine Frage hat, kümmert sich, hat gute Tips.

Man ist zwar abgeschieden in den Bergen - was wir so wollten - ist jedoch in wenigen Minuten bei einem Supermarkt oder am Strand.

Wir haben uns glänzend erholt und können die Unterkunft wärmstens weiterempfehlen.

Vielen Dank Mona.

Liebe Grüsse,

Andrea und Walter

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ihr Lieben, herzlichen Dank für Eure netten Worte - immer gerne wieder. Ich finde es am allerwichtigsten, daß Ihr als meine Gäste Euch wohlfühlt. Sonnige Grüße Mona
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Liebevoll und natürlich

  • 5 of 5

...liebevoll gestaltete Ferienanlage in wundervoll natürlicher Umgebung! Wir haben uns in dieser Woche bei Mona sehr wohl gefühlt und die Ruhe im Barranco del Cura genossen.

Mona stand uns bei jeglichen Fragen mit Rat und Tat zur Seite und ist die gute Seele des Ortes. Ihre Gelassenheit und Unkompliziertheit spiegelt sich in den Fincas und dem wundervoll gestalteten Gelände wieder.

Wir hatten alles, was wir benötigten und erwarteten vorgefunden und zwar sehr ordentlich und sauber. Das Preis-Leistungsverhältnis ist absolut angemessen und wir würden jederzeit wieder diese Unterkunft buchen und uns dann sicher mehr Zeit in der Finca und auf der tollen Terasse gönnen. Sie wären es allemal wert!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Abseits vom Massentourismus

  • 5 of 5

Wer Ruhe sucht, findet sie in der Finca Monica. Abseits vom touristischen Trubel erwartete uns in der Monas Finca die Ruhe und Abgeschiedenheit, die wir uns erhofft hatten. Die tolle Landschaft im Barranco de Cura war dann das i-Tüpfelchen. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt und uns entsprechend erholt.

Elli & Marian

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke, Ihr seid gerne immer willkommen ... Gruß Mona
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Romantischer Aufenthalt

  • 5 of 5

Wir (Paar) logierten in Finca 4. Austattung und Lage waren perfekt. Totale Ruhe in wildromantischer Vulkanlandschaft mit Blick den Barranco de Cura hinunter zum Atlantik. Morgens wurden wir als Start in den Tag von dem Gesang eines Kanarienvogelpaares geweckt. Mona ist eine perfekte Vermieterin, hilfsbereit, freundlich und sehr kenntnisreich auch in praktischen Dingen. Sie hält eine Menge Tipps und Hinweise für den regionsunkundigen Gast, wie wir es waren, bereit.

Monas Feriendomizil ist in jedem Falle für den der etwas Besonderes sucht zu empfehlen. Wir kommen gerne zurück in diese herrliche Anlage.

Vielen Dank Mona!

Harry und (auch) Mona

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke liebe Namensvetterin :-) und Harry ...
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
airport Gando near Las Palmas
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
shopping center Barranco del Cura
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
near Puerto Rico
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Puerto Rico
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
shopping center Barranco del Cura
Nearest Beach
1.2 Kilometres
Playa del Cura
Car: recommended

The Barranco del Cura (Barranco means 'rocky valley') where the 'Finca Monica' is situated offers total relax and silence with fantastic formation of the mountains, hiker paths and interesting views all over there. This site invites you to stroll along and hike within the mountains bow Shooting is available- more informations you´ll get elsewhere.

Other Activities: Deep sea fishing, beach volley, large trampoline, Squash, Gym

Golf: In the surrounding area and all over the island you´ll find some nice golf sites with 9 and 18 holes that can be used by passionate golfers all year round.

By the way: One says Gran Canary´s climate is one of the best in the world - especially for those people who have problems with rheumatism and asthma.

Rates & Availability

Mogán House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Herbst 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Weihnachtszeit 2016/17
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Jahresanfang 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Ostern 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Sommer 2017
Apr 20 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Der angebene Preis bezieht sich auf 2 Personen, jede weitere Person 5,-€ pro Tag (das gilt auch für Babys).

Maximale Belegung : 3 Erwachsene und ein Baby im Kinderbett (wird ohne weiteren Aufpreis bereitgestellt).

Für eine längere Mietzeit ab 4 Wochen gibt es eine Ermäßigung von 10 %, ab der 6. Woche gewähre ich dann einen Rabatt von 20 %.

Die Preise verstehen sich inklusive Endreinigung, Bettwäsche und Handtücher sowie Internet über wlan.

Bei Verlust des Schlüsselbundes werde ich die Summe von 15 € kassieren.

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Mogán House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The change of towels and sheets can be flexible and suited to your own requirements - let´s speak about it when you are here ... SOMETHING IMPORTANT : To create a relaxed change for my guests I beg you – dear leaving guest – to let the finca broom clean at 12 am because then you – dear incoming guest – can start your holidays from 2 pm on.SOMETHING IMPORTANT : To create a relaxed change for my guests I beg you – dear leaving guest – to let the apartment broom clean at 11 am because then you – dear incoming guest – can start your holidays from 3 pm on. If possible – that means if the finca is free before – you can enter earlier, also: If the finca at your leaving day will not be occupied directly you may stay up to the evening if you have a late flight. Thank you.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • studio - 1 king , 2 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • As the living / sleeping area is suited with a bedsofa you can stay over here also with 4 persons if one of the children still sleeps in a baby bed. Living like this would mean little space but normally you´ll spend most of the time outside or at the beach - especially with children.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The telephone is not inside the house. But you can be called because I live in the neighbour house and will inform you about that. In the kitchen you´ll find a normal electric coffeemaker and german or english coffee powder you can buy at the  supermarket in the nearby little shopping center.. If you´d like to enjoy some coffee made in the Spanish way, I´m happy to explain you the use of the 'cafetera' that will create Spanish coffee in no time - but with original Spanish coffee powder, please.

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