Spacious Villa with Private, Sunny Garden, Exclusive Pool and Hot Tub; Sea Views and Close to Beach
Private and Peaceful Location,yet only 7 Minutes Walk to Child-Friendly Beach, Shops and Restaurants
Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) + 2 infants
Casa Rachel, situated in a quiet cul de sac with ample parking and fabulous open views of the sea, is only a 7 minute walk from the beautiful, child friendly Flamingo Beach with it's variety of restaurants and shops. Entering the south-facing garden you step into a private, peaceful haven with mature Canarian planting, an electrically heated swimming pool, hot tub and alfresco dining under the shade of the pergola which can be illuminated at night. There is a traditional barbecue and plenty of outdoor seating and sun loungers. The tranquil garden is not overlooked. The villa and gardens are on one level with no steps. The stylish open plan interior is accessed through French windows into modern kitchen, dining and sitting areas including satellite TV with BBC, ITV etc; DVD; hi-fi and a dresser full of books, toys and games. 2 double bedrooms have air conditioning and the 2 twin bedrooms have fans. There is a bathroom, a shower room and an en-suite shower room.
Two king bedded rooms with fitted wardrobes and air conditioning (one with en suite shower room)
2 twin rooms with fitted wardrobes, fans and 2 stored traditional cots.
400 thread count Egyptian cotton bedlinen throughout.
There is a safe and hair drier
En-suite shower room has walk-in glazed cubicle, wash basin, storage drawers and WC.
2nd shower room has walk-in shower with glass door, wash basin, storage drawers and WC.
3rd bathroom has new bath with shower over, wash basin, laundry basket and WC.
Fully fitted kitchen with fridge freezer, ceramic hob, electric oven with grill, extractor fan, coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, sofa, ironing board and iron. French doors to alfresco dining table and chairs. Kids' tableware.
Open plan sitting area with two cheerful leather sofas, coffee and occasional tables, comfortable armchair, toys and games dresser/bookcase, 32” HD Satellite TV incl. BBC and ITV,+ DVD and hi-fi. Lovely sea view and French windows opening to pool terrace.
Spacious dining room has inlaid table and seating for 8 plus 2 children’s highchairs. With distinctive artwork throughought, mirrors reflect the garden through french windows which lead to alfresco dining with a built in barbecue under canopy with lights.
Bedlinen is changed weekly and towels are changed twice a week: we also provide coloured towels for the poolside . The pool and hot tub are serviced twice weekly. The property is cleaned at change over.
Barbecue, Pool Heating, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.
Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.
Air Conditioning, Cot, High Chair, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.
Beach, Near ocean.
The villa is a bungalow with no steps inside or outside, but would need a narrow wheelchair for the internal doorways to the bedrooms and bathrooms. It is suitable for the elderly and for prams and pushchairs.
Casa Rachel is situated in a quiet cul de sac with ample parking and fabulous open views of the sea over to the island of Fuerteventura.
As you enter the south facing garden you step into a totally private, peaceful haven with mature Canarian planting.There is a fabulous electrically heated swimming pool which has a 5 ft plus deep swimming area of almost 20 ft X 13 ft plus a stepping area with a large step which is useful for non swimmers. There is a relaxing hot tub and alfresco dining under the shade of the pergola which can be illuminated at night. There is also a traditional barbecue and plenty of outdoor seating and sun loungers. The garden and pool are private and are not overlooked.
Important notes on accommodation
The spacious and stylish open plan interior is comfortable and cheerful.It is accessed through French windows and has a well equipped modern kitchen, dining and sitting areas. There is satellite TV with a variety of channels including BBC and ITV. There is a DVD and a hi-fi, and the dresser is packed full of books, games and toys for all ages. The two double rooms have fitted wardrobes, quality king sized beds and air conditioning; the two twin rooms have quality single beds (including one extra for gender imbalance), fitted wardrobes and fans : all have 400 thread count Egyptian cotton bedlinen and interesting artwork. There is an en-suite shower room, a separate shower room and a further bathroom which has a shower over the bath and a glass screen. For babies and toddlers we have 2 stored traditional cots, 2 high chairs, lots of kids' tableware and a selection of baby toys, books and cuddly friends.
|Rental Period||Per Night||Per Week||Per Month||Min. Stay (Nights)|
|6 January 2015 - 14 February 2015||£ 775.00||7|
|15 February 2015 - 24 February 2015||£ 855.00||7|
|26 February 2015 - 12 March 2015||£ 795.00||7|
|13 March 2015 - 1 April 2015||£ 865.00||7|
|1 April 2015 - 23 April 2015||£ 980.00||7|
|23 April 2015 - 23 May 2015||£ 775.00||7|
|23 May 2015 - 7 July 2015||£ 865.00||7|
|7 July 2015 - 1 September 2015||£ 1145.00||7|
|1 September 2015 - 8 October 2015||£ 795.00||7|
|9 October 2015 - 31 October 2015||£ 865.00||7|
|1 November 2015 - 17 December 2015||£ 775.00||7|
|17 December 2015 - 7 January 2016||£ 1115.00||7|
Notes on prices
Prices are totally comprehensive, and include 7% for IGIC, the new Spanish equivalent of VAT. There are no extras.
Arrival times are after 3pm and departure is by 10am. Change over days are usually flexible.
Rates shown are for up to 4 persons. Please add £75 per additional person per week, up to a maximum of 8 in total. Children under 2 years old - no charge.
A deposit of 25 % is payable on confirmation of booking with the balance payable 6 weeks before arrival.
Villa in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Canary Islands
About the area
There are 3 beautiful yellow sandy beaches in Playa Blanca - the busy Dorada beach with water sports, the central Playa Blanca beach and the lovely Playa Flamingo beach which is only a 7 minute walk away fom us. This has sea walls which restrict the strength of the tides and make it perfect for children. A 15 minute car journey takes you to the world renowned, unspoiled Papagayo beaches. These special beaches can also be accessed by a boat trip from the harbour,including a glass bottomed boat.
There is an 18 hole golf course at Tias, near Puerto del Carmen built in 2009 and located roughly between the airport and Playa Blanca and with views of the ocean. It is a 20 minute drive away. Facilities include buggies, trollies, a driving range, pitching green, putting green, golf lessons, club hire, bar and restaurant. Take the LZ2 from Playa Blanca to Tias and then exit onto the LZ-505. Then look for the signs to Lanzarote Golf Resort. There is a second golf course in Costa Teguise, which is a 35 minute drive.
How to get there
Arrecife airport is a 30 mins drive. The villa can also be accessed by taxis or mini bus. Car hire is available for collection at the airport or can be delivered to the villa at any time during your stay. CAR HIRE IS NOT NECESSARY as all is within walking distance, but it CAN BE RECOMMENDED in order to explore this unique island with it's special marriage of nature and art. Everywhere is within an hour's travel on roads that are generally excellent.
It is only a 7 min. walk to the beautiful, child friendly Flamingo Beach. Here you will find a variety of restaurants, shops and supermarkets. It is a further 12 mins. walk along the coastal promenade to the harbour, the town centre... then the Rubicon marina. A 2 mins. car journey (3/4 mile) takes you to the Spar supermarket next to the harbour, bike hire and other shops and restaurants. It is a 10 min. walk to the right to La Mulata with it's smart bars and varied fabulous restaurants.
It is good to explore Timanfaya National park with its coach tour around the volcanoes and lava fields, camel rides and restaurant which cooks using geo-thermal heat.
You could also visit the beautiful village of Yaiza – the only lasting village to survive the last volcanic eruptions of 280 years ago or the quaint fishing village of El Golfo with its volcanic crater filled with green sea water, black sands and wierd rock formations.
From the villa take 30 minutes to climb the neighbouring extinct Red Volcano for fabulous views and walk inside the rim.
There is a new water park just a 2 min walk away.
There is go-karting 20 minutes drive away near the airport.
There are frequent ferry trips from the harbour to the nearby island of Fuerteventura which take 20 minutes or try the glass bottomed boat to the renowned Papagayo beaches.Or, maybe the yellow submarine.
Amenities, shops, restaurants, supermarkets and banks are within walking distance.
There are local markets, diving, cycling, tennis, sailing, deep sea fishing, wind surfing and segway tours in Playa Blanca.
Reviewed by: Julie, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 12 April 2015
Date of stay: April 2015
"beautiful family holiday in the sun"
We visited Casa Rachel for Easter 2015. The villa is beautifully maintained with home from home facilities. We were a family party of 8 and there was plenty of room so that Grandparents felt like they had their separate space too. The children aged 8-13 were happy to play in the pool all day which was the perfect temperature, this was constantly heated throughout our stay. The hot tub was also very popular with everyone and again this was kept hot all week. The Management team were great and came to change towels and check all was ok, the pool was also serviced. The garden is beautiful and was in the sun all day but there was also seating in the shade. The garden has a lovely view of the sea and fueteventura and is private and secluded. We hired a car as it was our intention to do some sightseeing but a car isn't necessary. It was so nice to relax and just stay by the pool and the villa is located on a quiet cul de sac, perfect for the short walk to reach the promenade which is perfect for a walk or to hire bikes. There are plenty of shops and restaurants within walking distance and many of our evenings were spent walking along the Promenade, you will be spoilt for choice for where to eat, we enjoyed the walk to the Marina. The owners of the villa were lovely to deal with. Thanks for a lovely holiday, can't wait to book again.
Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing, families with teenagers, families with young children and people with disabilities
Reviewed by: gael, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 30 January 2014
Date of stay: January 2014
"a wonderful week!"
We were a party of Mum, Dad, Daughter, Son in Law, Son, Daughter in Law and 7 month old Grandson looking for some fun in the sun and found it here at Casa Rachel. We found this villa perfect for our needs, extremely well equipped for a family holiday and very welcoming. I would recommend it highly and hope to return someday. 6 adults and a baby put some pressure on the hot water supply at times, but it was something we learned to handle! The owners and local management team were a pleasure to deal with. Thank you for a great experience
Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car, families with young children and romantic getaway
Reviewed by: Kev & Di, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 2 November 2013
Date of stay: October 2013
"Hard to Beat This One!"
Di & I are regular visitors to Lanzarote and have stayed in many of the villas in Los Mojones (Puerta Del Carmen) & Playa Blanca. Have to say this is one of the best. Why? Because of the combination of lovely homely touches in decor, art work & furnishings, the fabulous garden (very hard to achieve in the Canaries) with its choice of shady and sunbathing areas and of course that lovely spot with the view out to Fuertaventura. All this and air conditioning too! Like I say, hard to beat. Thoroughly recommended.
Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, tourists without a car, families with young children and romantic getaway
Reviewed by: Raynor, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 9 October 2013
Date of stay: September 2013
"Our Holiday 2013"
The villa Casa Rachael is beautiful. It is in a great location within walking distance to the shops, resturants and the sea. The villa itself had everything a family could possibly need for a week stay. The villa is spacious and my family all felt comfortable during the stay. The villa had some amazing views and was shielded from the wind. The pool was a nice size, although a little cold....we did travel end of September. The children didnt mind the temperature of the pool but it was too cold for me. Overall all we had a great holiday and the villa was one i would deffinately like to stay in again. The owners are lovely and the management team are good. Great holiday.
Recommended for: Tourists without a car and families with young children
Reviewed by: charl, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 7 September 2013
Date of stay: April 2013
"a piece of heaven"
A wonderful villa with everything you would need for a family of 4. Comfy beds, beautiful outlook, spacious dining and cooking area. The location was perfect - near to the beach, near to shops, restaurants and use of the local disco at a nearby hotel for the children. The pool was a delight to swim in and the owners obviously love their garden as it is a little oasis.
Recommended for: Families with young children
"I just wanted to drop you a line to say how lovely the villa was. We were very impressed with everything. It was beautifully decorated, clean, and fully equipped, the best equipped kitchen I have ever seen! The games were very useful too, and the pool was amazing!"
"We loved our holiday! The villa was perfect for two families. We would definitely come back to Lanzarote and your villa, thinking about next year already."
"The location was great: everywhere was in walking distance."
"Fantastic stay at Casa Rachel - thank you very much indeed. The villa is lovely and the trees in blossom/Strellitzia look great.We sat out most nights to eat by the pool.The swimming pool was a good temperature and the chaps that cleaned it were helpful and polite. The managing lady was very helpful and popped in a few times.We would definitely recommend it to friends and family."
"Casa Rachel was really beautiful; you have put lots of hard work into making it such a homely, well equipped home from home"
About the Owner
We are Donna and Steven Hartley. We live in the bracing North of England and have fallen love with Playa Blanca and Casa Rachel. It's our haven in the sunshine which has ideal space for our extended family to get together in a perfect climate at any time of the year. We find it is ideal for all our ages being totally on one level and the internal layout makes it suitable for couples, two families or for a large family group.
Year property purchased:
Why this location?
We chose this villa because of its peaceful residential location with lovely sea views but also its closeness to beaches, shops and restaurants. As garden lovers we cherish our private and secluded garden with mature planting around its heated swimming pool and hot tub. It provides the perfect place to unwind under the shade of the palm trees and pergola.
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