Archives for February, 2010
 Olympus World
 Feb 24th, 2010

After a weathering a couple of storms over the last two weeks the weather has settled back to normal we are pleased to say. Here below is a shot of the main pool area at Club Olympus taken today.

Owners and guests at Club Olympus are thoroughly enjoying Tenerife's "normal" weather for February.

Shown above is our smaller, 'peaceful' top pool area. The sun is in the sky and all is as it should be!

 Olympus World
 Feb 16th, 2010

The first full covering of snow on famous Mount Teide occurred last night as you can see here.

It is always fascinating to see snow high up on the mountain while here at Club Olympus at coast level, people are sunbathing!

At over 12,000 feet high, Teide is the highest point in Spanish territory. You can drive right to the foot of the volcanic cone and then take a cable car virtually to the top. If you haven't made that trip yet then do think about it on your next visit.

Here below is a shot of the volcano cone taken from inside the main crater during last summer. You can just see the cable car on the top right of the mountainside.

This flat crater area is called the Canadas valley and you can clearly see ancient lava flows down the side of the cone. Mount Teide is always impressive but even more so when covered in snow.

The snow of course is vital for the Tenerife water supply. The snow-melt runs through the porous volcanic rock into giant underground galleries. These galleries have been enlarged over the years to hold millions of litres of water. This water is then piped to the towns and villages. Locals are always pleased to see Teide with her hat of snow on!

Click here for more information about Mount Teide

 Olympus World
 Feb 9th, 2010

Just a quick reminder that our head office in the UK at Leeming Wells is also a delightful boutique Hotel which is ideal for short breaks in the wonderful surroundings of Yorkshire's Bronte Country.

The hotel has beautiful rooms as you can see below.

We also have a lovely pool area with a sauna. Even if the weather is not good outside, its going to be great inside!

It only costs £75 for a double room or £55 for a single, including breakfast and use of all the facilities. If you would like to know more click on the Leeming Wells website here, or ring Jodie, Andrea or Louise on 01535 640050

Here is Jodie taking a reservation call in her office, accompanied by  5 day old baby goat 'Annie' who has to be hand fed every 3 hours!

Yes, a goat.....on the desk. As you can see, Leeming Wells is very much part of the rural community!

If you would like to stay at our super hotel in the Yorkshire countryside, give us a call.

 Please continue scrolling down to see more about our main resort at Club Olympus, Garden City, Playa De Las Americas, Tenerife. You can contact our Tenerife office on 00 34 922 795606.


 Olympus World
 Feb 4th, 2010

I managed to grab a quick photo of our Suzanne (In-House Management team) in the now famous 'blog dress'

The dress doesn't come out often but when it does we try to grab a shot.

Suzanne and all the team send you their best wishes!

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