Once upon a time...
In the Sitio de Juan Bello, in a village called Villaverde, a very old rural stone hotel with a famous traditional restaurant. They called it Mahoh, as it is an old aboriginal name which means "My land, my country" and today derives from the name of the inhabitants of Fuerteventura, "majoreros".
The owners, Tinín and Zaragoza, well known in the north of the island, bought the ruined house in 1999, which is more than 200 years old, and rebuilt it with great care and taste to reopen it in 2002.
Their son-in-law, Victor, decided to take on the responsibility of running the hotel and restaurant, with great passion, dedication and recognition.
The uniqueness of the space...
The house is built of volcanic stone, wood, and clad with traditional elements typical of Fuerteventura construction.
It was an old peasant house from the beginning of the 19th century.
Gastronomy, culture, tranquillity are words that transport us in this charming hotel, a corner specialised in Canarian food, with a privileged rustic interior environment, luxury and taste in Villaverde.
Hotel with a rural heart and a soul of progress, it has 9 rooms and an outdoor covered swimming pool.
The rooms welcome you with their rustic furniture, most of them restored and of great antiquity. The temperature, thanks to the walls, is perfect in summer and winter.
The surrounding area...
With 6000 metres of garden with huge native species, cactus and vegetation, it has a reading room with books, tennis court, heated swimming pool, solarium ..... It is ideal for those who want to escape from overcrowded hotels without giving up comfort and services.
Another quality is the professionalism of the people who make up the team, always attentive to guests and both in the restaurant and in the cleaning or maintenance service, they offer you a close treatment.
It is close to La Oliva which is a cultural enclave where you can visit the cultural centre, the church and the works of Canarian artists.
Surrounded by a natural world, the magical mountain of Tindaya, trails, horse riding in the nearby stable .... and easy access halfway between the beaches of Corralejo Dunes and the transparent beaches of Cotillo. mixture of sand and volcano.
A place on the island for...
An ideal place to live an authentic and local gastronomic experience every day, as one of the best restaurants on the island is located in the same space and Villaverde and La Oliva are famous for their diversity of restaurants.
A place to work or write with a common reading room and good internet connection.
Enjoy the main museums of Fuerteventura, as they are located in La Oliva, a town close to this hotel.
A Pueblo experience as it is located in the village of Villaverde, where you can stroll through the streets and discover the life of the locals.
A wonderful place to go with your partner and enjoy the swimming pool.
An ideal place for groups of friends, family, who want to celebrate an event, as they are great specialists or simply for having permanent service and comfort as well as access to anywhere on the island.
When you visit, you will feel...
That the atmosphere of stone, plants, gardens and tradition flood your eyes. A safe place with good professional service and perfect facilities.
The beauty of the rooms and the colour of what you see around the windows, including the sunset over Tindaya Mountain, invites you to feel good.
Settle in at Hotel Rural Mahoh and smell the Canarian delicacies as you walk past its restaurant.
To be continued... Hotel Rural Mahoh
Eco Sustainable Accommodation
Sustainable energy management
Photovoltaic energy for the hotel swimming pool.
All lighting is in the process of being changed to low-consumption LEDs.
Sustainable water management: treatment plant powered by renewable energies and reuse of grey water for gardens.
Waste management: Separation of glass and in the process of recycling points for plastics and paper nearby.
Oil recycling is contracted with a local company that comes to collect it regularly.
Sustainable mobility is promoted by advertising local bike companies, hiking, horse riding nearby....
Tastings, samplings and use of local products in the Restaurant.
Sustainable Rural Space maintaining its respect and coherence with the natural environment without
the natural environment with no impact on the landscape.
Access to dinner and astronomical observation in the countryside.
with professional company booking.
Promotes the conservation of local flora
of the islands in its gardens.
Restaurant in the Accommodation
Comfortable for Working, Writing or Painting
Near the house...
From the airport
Leisure and culture in the surroundings
- Nearby towns, Villaverde and La Oliva 0,500 kms
- Villaverde, La Oliva and Cotillo are service and leisure areas with restaurants, cafes, supermarket (in front)...
- Municipal swimming pools, gymnasium, yoga centres,
- Traditions market of natural and organic products every Tuesday and Friday.
- Cultural environment of La Oliva with La Casa de Los Coroneles, the Church of La Oliva, the Museum of Art Casa Mané, the Museum of the Cilla ....
- Museum of Traditions.
- Guriamen de Villaverde Cheese Factory.
- Traditional festivals from February to November.
Nature in the surroundings
- Malpaís de la Arena volcanic landscape
- The Cave of El Llano in Villaverde
- Tindaya Natural Monument
- Trails and Routes nearby
- Sporting events such as the Dunes Marathon, Lobos Swimming Crossing...
- Dunes of Corralejo 18 kms
- Beaches of Cotillo 18 kms