How to find us
Our reception is open from 9am to midnight. If your flight is arriving late at night, and you check-in after midnight, please be aware that a €7 surcharge will apply to cover the overtime payment of our receptionist.
Here are the directions for the hostel:
By Car (Approximately 20mins.)
Take the highway (autopista) in the direction of “Los Cristianos-Las Americas”. Pass Los Cristianos and take the exit 76 “Torviscas/Playa Fañabé”. Be careful not to turn right in the direction of Torviscas instead continue straight towards Playa Fañabé. After 200 meters, turn left at the sign “Plaza del Duque” and pass through a tunnel. There will be a garden centre in front of you. Turn left here (only option) and then immediately right. Continue for 50 meters, then take the first turn right onto Avenida Jardines del Duque. Drive through the first junction at Aqua Mall Commercial Centre and then turn right onto Calle Reykjavik. After 100 meters, you will see a large white arch on your left with “Las Amapolas” written on it. Park here and ring the bell for La Tortuga.
By Bus (60-90 minutes)
Titsa, the bus company of the island, is synchronized with Google Maps. For this reason, the easiest way to get to the hostel is to put on Google Maps “ La Tortuga Hostel” as destination and follow the directions.
Take bus n.111 (frequency: every 30 minutes) to Las Americas bus station (60-90 minutes journey). From here, take bus no. 467 (runs every 15 minutes) to Playa Fañabé. Ask the driver to let you off at Centro Comercial El Duque (and the Saturday market). The hostel is a 5-minute walk away from the bus-stop.
Walk back to the roundabout and turn left onto Avenida de Moscú in the direction of the mountains. After 100 meters, you will reach a large commercial centre called “Aqua Mall”. Turn left into Avenida Jardines del Duque and then right onto “Calle Reykjavik”. After 100 meters, you will come to a large arch on your left with “Las Amapolas” written on it. Ring the bell for La Tortuga.
Another option is to take any of the buses no. 447, 460, 471, 473 or 477 to bus stop “Miraverde”. Walk towards the bridge that crosses the motorway. After, when you arrive on Helsinki street, turn right toward the little garden. Our street is the first on your left “Calle Reykjavik”. After 100 meters, you will come to a large arch on your right with “Las Amapolas” written on it. Ring the bell for La Tortuga.
By Taxi (Approximately 20mins.)
Average journey takes about 20mins. Ask your driver to go to Calle Reykjavik, in Plaza del Duque near to the Centro Commercial El Duque. Tell him that we are just in front of the Residencial Benimar. Average taxi rate from the airport: between 25 and 30 euro. Extra charge of 3€ for night trips.