It’s an Aries affair

Ever wondered why Pearly Grey is fabulous in April? Well, some would disagree but I believe it’s due to us having so many fabulous Aries on our team! Today we celebrated the birthdays of our wonderfulness…. Would be rude not to share! Happy birthday this month to; Jade (Maintenance Department), Tallis (Sales Representative), Fidelma (Sales […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published April 12th, 2016

Let the ‘cake’ force be with you

Happy Cake day!!! …… who doesn’t like cake……well apparently the staff at PG love it! We received this cake from Pearly Grey owners Fred & Val Haines in the theme of Star Wars! May the force be with you… to all the Pearly Staff! Thank you Fred & Val very thoughtful of you both!   […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published March 1st, 2016

Monsieur Jean-Claude Caru at 90

Yesterday marked a very special milestone for one of our owners; Our very own Monsieur Jean-Claude Caru turned 90!!! Hard to believe this Dapper “Young” Gentleman is in his 10th decade of life. He became a Pearly Grey Owner 25 years ago and loves to return with his family every year. So our Resort Manager […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published February 5th, 2016

Loro Parque The Discovery Tour

Our Jimmy, Nati & Gemma took time out to visit the north of the island this week and descended on Loro Parque for a bit of ‘monkeying around’. They were testing out The Discovery Tour (yeah I know it’s not easy but someone had to do it), one of the many excursions you can book […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published October 21st, 2015

Virgin of the Incarnation 2015

This year we are celebrating the III Lustral Visit of the Virgin of the Incarnation, the locals confirm their devotion to the Virgin of the Incarnation, the light that guides us. In the words of a local popular phrase (translated), “There is no light like the light of day, there is no mother like Mary”. […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published September 17th, 2015

Who Is Mr Lucky

I should be so lucky…. Lucky, Lucky, Lucky!!!!!!!!! So this month we have our very own French celebrity owner Lionel Leveau staying with us at Pearly Grey.  Why is he so lucky you ask?  Well, he became an owner 20 years ago and our Restaurant Manager at the time Craig labelled him as “Mr Lucky”. […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published July 29th, 2015

Norma Hall Trophy

For all our owners who had the pleasure of knowing our lovable Norma Hall, we would like her memory to live on at Pearly Grey.  She was a fun loving lady who always enjoyed her holidays at Pearly Grey.  Norma loved Crown Green Bowling and we have been handed this memorable trophy by our Owners […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published June 23rd, 2015

Surprise for Siona

Surprise party for Siona’s retirement  2015! Hip, Hip, Hooray!!!!!!! This coming August our dedicated cleaner Siona will have completed her 30 years at Pearly Grey and will be getting ready for her retirement.  She is well loved and respected and plays a big part of so many owners’ lives.  So I decided to collaborate with […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published May 7th, 2015

New transport service to Candelaria

You all know William on our reception team, well his mum Carol has just raised enough funds to purchase and run a special bus that will transport cancer patients to the Candelaria Hospital near Santa Cruz. Well done Carol..!!! “TWO years after Carol Chappell began raising funds for a mini-bus to transport cancer victims to […]

Post by Dennis Markham on Gemma’s Blog - Published January 27th, 2015

Hotel Management Lunch

“Buon appetito” A lovely moment for our Pearly Grey’s Hotel Management Team. We took a little time out for ourselves and enjoyed a lunch in La Caleta. This lovely little restaurant called “Rosso Sul Mare” boasts traditional (Italian) delicacies with a sophisticated modern twist……..Just like our lovely Team – Ana (Resort Manager), Lily (Ana’s Assistant), […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published January 23rd, 2015

HOD 2014 in Tacoronte

This year’s HOD (heads of department) meeting was held in a villa in Tacoronte in the north of the island. We travelled up at 11:30 on Friday 5th December and stayed until Saturday afternoon. It’s important that the managers can have this time away from the resort to discuss and plan strategies for the coming […]

Post by Dennis Markham on Gemma’s Blog - Published December 9th, 2014

Turtles Of Alcala

Gemma meets Tess & Monster! I accomplished a long awaited visit of our magnificent Turtles in Alcala today.  Dominique was a real gentleman and collected me at Pearly Grey this morning at 09:30 ready for action.  During the 15 minute drive to the small fishing village along the coast he informed me about the nature […]

Post by Gemma Ellingsen on Gemma’s Blog - Published October 30th, 2014