The place is called by the cross carved in green stone that comes to mark the center of the island.
La Cruz de Tejeda is a sculpture that marks the center of the island. From here the whole island is connected. A privileged to visit unique places of authentic island of Gran Canaria site. The hotel refuge, is located opposite the National Parador de Gran Canaria.It is located 7 kilometers from the town of Tejeda at an altitude 1560 meters in a mountainous area of great beauty, between almond orchards. Being in an environment of nature, noted for its magnificent views over the island and a large stone cross “La Cruz de Tejeda” presiding entry and whose function was to provide guidance to the residents of the seventeenth century. Cruz de Tejeda is the geographical center of the island of Gran Canaria and the meeting point of the most ancient trails that are still used every day by many walkers. Formerly crossroads and place of passage for its location in the geographical center of the island, today it is a popular place for tourists arriving by modern highways that converge at this point with the old paths, recovered for the enjoyment of walkers.