Last minute deal: 7 days in Paradise. Mountain village Masca

Masca village, Tenerife, Canary Islands

My eyes saw the ocean scenery, saw the mountains, palms and cactuses, yet my brain was still in trance and couldnโ€™t process the information. It refused to believe that I was on the Canary Islands. And no wonder! I havenโ€™t had much time to prepare myself emotionally for this vacation. Thatโ€™s why looking at the Tenerife landscape I felt like I was in a dream, a beautiful magical dream. It felt surreal. And I was afraid that if I close my eyes even for a moment it will all be gone.

I wanted to make sure, so I took a deep breath, closed my eyes, counted till ten and opened them again. To my surprise, it was not an illusion, it was real. I was in Paradise!

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Last minute deal: 7 days in Paradise. Where we stayed

Vigilia Park Apartments, Los Gigantes, Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain

Usually when we are planning our holiday, we go through the hotel and apartment options given to us by the ebookers.com. And before ordering accommodation we always check reviews on TripAdvisor to avoid unpleasant surprises. Lesson learned, London, lesson learned! Anyways, if reviews are good or average, we book the place. I call it travel accommodation hunting. And just like any other hunting it is time-consuming, and it takes a lot of patience. Now, when you are buying a last-minute holiday package like we did on aurinkomatkat.fi, there is not much to choose from, and you just take what is offered. Sometimes itโ€™s like buying a pig in a poke, or cat in a sack, if you will. And in our case, it was Vigilia Park Apartment hotel, located in Los Gigantes.

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