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Hotel Jardin Tecina

La Gomera

Set on a clifftop, 500 metres above Playa de Santiago and commanding breathtaking views over the ocean, the Hotel Jardin Tecina offers a unique atmosphere and ambience. Retaining an intimate feel, well-appointed rooms are located in small groups of low-level buildings linked by meandering walkways. This peaceful, Canarian village-style Fred Olsen hotel is laid out in beautiful grounds, with large subtropical gardens and impressive floral displays. A choice of superb restaurants and a full range of facilities ensure that there is something for everyone. A lift takes you to the Club Laurel, located on the shingle beach, where there is a seawater pool, chill-out area with Balinese beds, à la carte restaurant and open-air barbecue; all perfect for cultivating a true state of relaxation. Children will love the splash pool with inflatable slide whilst adults can relax at the new Chill Out Terrace Amidi. Adults can also try the new Spa Ahemon, perfect for relaxing an indulging in a treatment or two.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.

Specially modified rooms for people with reduced mobility are available on request.

The hotel has 434 rooms, 2 floors and 2 lifts.

  • Beautiful botanical gardens with over 50 plant species
  • Cuisine prepared with ingredients grown in the gardens
  • Romantic cave retreat experience
  • Balinese beds and outdoor barbecue at Club Laurel
  • Swimming pools for adults and children

Added value

Room discount

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 02 - 30 April 2018 booked by 28 February 2018.

Save up to 20% on the hotel price when staying in a Duplex Suite for holidays between 20 March - 15 July 2018 booked by 30 March 2018.

Free room upgrade

Guests who book a Twin Garden View (Standard) will receive a complimentary upgrade to a Twin Side Sea View (Comfort) room or guests who book a Twin Side Sea View (Comfort) will receive an upgrade to a Superior Twin Sea View for holidays between 01 May - 31 October 2018 booked by 28 February 2018.

Early booking discount

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 May - 31 October 2018 booked by 28 February 2018. 

Board offer

Guest who upgrade to Half Board will receive complimentary Full Board (excluding drinks) for holidays arriving between 01 - 31 August 2018 when staying a minimum of 7 nights.

Spa offer

Guests can enjoy a two hour 2 for 1 pass in the Open air water area at the spa for holidays between 02 - 30 April 2018 - please call our Trusted Advisers for prices and more information. 

Long stay offer

Guests staying a minimum of 28 nights will save up to 20% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 November 2017 - 30 April 2018.  

Honeymoon offer

Honeymooners will receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and a candlelit dinner for two (excluding drinks) for holidays before 31 October 2018.

Please note not all offers are combinable.


Bars & Restaurants

Main Restaurant

Opening Times:
07:00 - 10:00
18.30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
19:00 - 22:00

Included With:
Half Board , Full Board , Bed & Breakfast

The Main Restaurant serves buffet style meals with a wide selection of Spanish and international hot and cold dishes. For guests leaving on early morning excursions, a continental breakfast can be arranged from 05:30.

Guests on full board receive drinks with their meals including water, soft drinks, local beer and 1/2 bottle of wine (per serving per room). 
Reservations required.

Bar Kristina

Opening Times:
Winter 18:00 - 00:00
Summer 17:00 - 00:00

Informal and comfortable lounge bar, serving a selection of soft and alcoholic drinks.

Chill Out Terrace Amidi

Opening Times:
20:00 - 02:00

Relax at the Chill Out Terrace Amidi, a place for friends and family to meet, watch the sunset and enjoy drinks into the early hours.

Tasca Fandango

Opening Times:
19:00 - 23:00

Enjoy traditional Spanish and Canary cuisine complemented by a wide selection of wines served in a cosy atmosphere.

Reservations required.

Gara Restaurant

Opening Times:
08:00 - 10:30
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
19:00 - 22:00

Dress Code:
Formal attire requested.

Offering a varied buffet breakfast of cereals, fruit, hot and cold dishes, juices, tea and coffee. In the evenings, guests can enjoy delicious Canarian cuisine and wine from the surrounding islands.

Reservations required. The restaurant may be closed on certain days of the week.

Pool BBQ

Opening Times:
13:00 - 15:30

Included With:
Full Board

A pool bar serving light meals and snacks. 

Guests on full board receive drinks with their meals including water, soft drinks, local beer and 1/2 bottle of wine (per serving per room). 

Reservations required.


Reservations required.

Club Laurel

Opening Times:
13:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00

Located by the beach, Club Laurel restaurant serves Italian dishes during lunch and a selection of grilled meats and fish for dinner.

Reservations required.

Club Laurel Pool Bar

Opening Times:
Winter 10:00 - 17:00
Summer 10:00 - 18:00

Relax with a refreshing drink at the pool bar located by the seafront at the Club Laurel.

Pool Bar

Opening Times:
Winter 10:00 - 17:00
Summer 10:00 - 18:00

Enjoy a selection of refreshing drinks from the bar located by the main swimming pool.

Lounge Bar Beatriz De Bobadilla

Opening Times:
20:00 - 00:30

Enjoy a host of evening entertainment at the Beatriz de Bobadilla lounge bar.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

Relax by one of the hotel's five swimming pools, including a sea water pool located by the seafront at Club Laurel and enjoy the sunshine from your sun lounger, whilst sipping a refreshing cocktail. 'Swimming Pool Splash' will provide endless fun for children with a giant inflatable and slide (available between May - September).

For Families

Kids' Club

The kids' club is an oasis of fun for your little ones, offering a range of activities including mini discos, games and crafts.

For guests aged 4-11 years.

Spa and Wellness

Club Buganvilla

Opening Times:
9:00 - 20:00 (Mon - Fri)
9:00 - 18:00 (Sat)

Club Buganvilla includes a beauty centre, hairdressers and a gym.

Please note children under 18 years are not permitted.

Opening Times:
13:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00

Spa Ahemon

Enjoy a tranquil atmosphere and stunning sea views from the Spa Ahemon which boasts an open-air area with sunbeds, heated pool with jets, whirlpool and waterfalls. There's also a sauna, steam room, thermal relaxation beds and treatments rooms for massages.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports and leisure facilities

There is always something to do at the Hotel Jardin Tecina. Enjoy the Tecina Golf course with unique sea views, tennis, squash and paddel courts as well as a well equipped gym with cardiovascular machines and free weights. Test your skills at archery, waterpolo or table tennis and put your dancing shoes on for some salsa lessons. The hotel's amphitheatre is also a great place to enjoy some live entertainment.

About the location

Playa de Santiago is a pretty-as-a-postcard fishing village on La Gomera’s southern tip. One of the smallest and least developed of the Canary Islands, La Gomera pulls in a quieter crowd than neighbours like Tenerife, tending to attract a nature-loving lot looking to soak up the sunshine and rugged beauty of the Canaries. For keen hikers, bird-watchers and explorers, Playa de Santiago is the ideal jump-off point for exploring the island. You’ve got a lovely little protected beach that’s a good spot for swimming, with a handful of cafes and restaurants along the waterfront for trying the catch of the day. Island capital San Sebastian is a 30-minute drive away, and most of the island can be reached within an hour and half.

On arrival at Tenerife South airport you will take a 20-minute minibus transfer to the port at Los Cristianos for the 40-minute catamaran or ferry crossing to La Gomera. Please note that, due to limited operating times, it may be necessary to wait in Tenerife for up to 6 hours (possibly longer at weekends). On arrival in La Gomera you will take a 45-minute taxi or minibus transfer to your hotel. Your return transfer will take the same course.
For evening/early morning flights, it may be necessary to spend your first and/or last night in a hotel in Tenerife. All timings are approximate and arrangements may change in the event of delays or adverse weather. We reserve the right to provide accommodation in Tenerife for the night should this occur.
Transfer time
1 hour 45 minutes shuttle and boat transfer from Tenerife South airport
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Wonderful winter holiday
Linda V, Brussels, Belgium
Tripadvisor review Feb 20 2018
After visiting the island and this hotel in June 2017, came back for spring break holiday. While in summer renovation works were at their peak (we got compensated for any inconvenience, although...
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Great facilities and buffet meals
lauragrant1947, Toronto, Canada
Tripadvisor review Feb 18 2018
Amazing property with many pools, hot tubs and private corners to relax. Elevator down to the ocean and more pools and patios. Breakfast and dinner buffets had very impressive selections. This is a...
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