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Large privately owned detached 3 bedroom villa with wifi in quiet resort

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom luxury villa with 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

This is a wonderful villa on one of the largest plots in Shangrila Park, Playa Blanca. It is one of few with an official, legal tourist licence. A very large patio with covered pergola offers shade and privacy, with outdoor dining using the integrated barbecue. A second small patio with built-in Canary bench seat is outside the master bedroom. A secluded roof terrace provides a further private sun area with wonderful views to Montana Roja and across to Fuerteventura. Shangrila Park is a quiet community with one of largest pools on the island. A tennis court is available as well as a number of communal open 'play areas' on the complex.

This property has been freshly decorated by the owners, and includes access to free basic terrestrial Spanish TV (with some English & German channels), and wifi internet (also available via 42' internet/SMART TV). A second TV & DVD is wall mounted in the second bedroom. There is a wide selection of DVD and reading materials.

3 x adult bicycles and a selection of children's toys are provided for the use of guests. The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, microwave, toaster and indoor and outdoor crockery.

All linen and towels are provided - local cleaning and maintenance contacts are on-site.

A small shop is available on the complex and The nearest supermarket, bars and restaurants are a 10 minute walk away.

Late Arrivals can be accommodated by the on-site representative, and basic food provisions can be purchased at cost, and placed in the villa, if details are agreed in advance of arrival.

Normal entry time is 4pm, and normal departure time is 10am unless otherwise agreed in advance.

More Details

Owner
Graham & Anne Cook
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Graham & Anne Cook

We purchased our home after traveling to Lanzarote with our daughter before her first birthday! She has grown up there and been every year since!

Graham & Anne Cook purchased this villa in 1999

Why Graham & Anne Cook chose Playa Blanca - Yaiza

We loved the unusual nature of the Moroccan style villas and the quiet location, nearby the rugged coastline.

What makes this villa unique

These Moroccan style villas with domed roofs and formal chimneys (barbecues) are the only ones of their type on the island. The complex also has its own on-site shop.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Back safe and sound. Just a quick note just to say thanks for the villa.

Did 'everything it said on the tin' as it were, and we'll have no problem

recommending it. Might be back next year !

Thanks,

SIMON HARRIS



Just a quick message to say thank you for letting us stay in your lovely Lanzarote villa , we all really enjoyed the holiday and didn't want to come home ! We now know why your neighbours have emigrated there !

Everything was fine , your instructions were spot on ,

Thanks again ,

Andy and Clare Harvey
Nov 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Playa Blanca in Lanzarote

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The master en-suite has a separate shower, toilet and wash-hand basin. This bathroom is fully tiled on floor and walls. This bathroom has an external shutter and window for ventilation/privacy. The large main bathroom has a toilet, wash-hand basin, bidet, and bath with shower. The floor is fully tiled, with tiles around the bath/shower area. This bathroom has an external shutter and window for ventilation/privacy.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , fold-down cot
  • Bedroom 1 is the master with shower room/toilet en-suite and a king-size bed. A safe is provided for guest use, as is a hairdryer. External shutters and a large window opening to the small patio with permanent built-in bench seat and garden, allows circulation of air on warm evenings, assisted by the overhead central ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 has a full double bed, double sliding-door wardrobes, and external shutters and a large window opening to the garden. Bedroom 3 has 2 x single beds with a small sliding-door wardrobe, and external shutters and a window opening to the garden. This bedroom has assorted children's toys for guest use. A wall mounted TV is connected to a DVD player in this room. A separate fold-down cot is available for use in any of the bedrooms. An iron and ironing board is provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 4 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This villa is on the edge of the complex providing a quiet location, yet only 1 row bhack from the pool area. Freshly decorated by the owners, it includes access to free basic local Terrestrial TV and wifi / internet access. There is a wide selection of DVD and reading materials, and a bluetooth music & DVD player. 4 x adult bicycles and a selection of children's toys are provided for the use of guests. 4 x Sun loungers with cushions are provided on the large tiled terrace & a further small patio with bench seat outside the master bedroom, plusa secluded separate roof terrace. A large table with 6 seats under the pergola provides a shaded outdoor area for breakfast and lunch, and a cool brightly lit area for dinner. An additional table with chairs provides another informal dining area just outside the entrance, or for use on the small patio. An outdoor chimney barbecue is accessed from the main patio / pergola area. This villa is licensed to accept holiday letting.

Reviews

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Large privately owned detached 3 bedroom villa with wifi in quiet resort
average rating of 4.5531917 based on 48 reviews
5

Brilliant, comfortable, clean home from home!

  • 5 of 5

To start the communication with Graham was brilliant, he was always willing to answer my questions, the information provided a couple of weeks before check in was spot on, directions to the villa, access information, everything you could need was right there.

We arrived on the Sunday and after following the directions we arrived at the villa, the first impressions from my family was WOW, we had good fun exploring the villa, and the children enjoyed the roof terrace! The view from there was brilliant, and in the evening, although not warm enough to stay outside (it was February!) we enjoyed star gazing and lighthouse watching!

The bedrooms were good sized and the beds comfortable, everything was clean when we arrived. The kitchen is well stocked with appliances and work space. The living space was also well proportioned and comfortable, the telly was great but we didn't watch much so can't say what channels were there, but the cartoons were good for keeping the children entertained, maybe if your with children take some dvd's with you!

We didn't find the villa information book until the day we left! Might of been handy if it was out on the table or something, but seriously nothing much extra in it than the information via the booking agent. The drive to playa Blanca was about 10min, great for shops and restaurants, beach wise we choose playa del carmen (mainly as it was excellent for snorkelling!)

but above all, this was a great, relaxing, clean and very comfortable villa for Our family and we will defiantly stay again if we come back to Lanzerote.

So the bad bit...you won't want to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review Tomos - we'd love to welcome you and your family back sometime ;)
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4

attractive house in quite postion large shared pool not busy 10min walk to rocky sea 30min to beach

  • 4 of 5

This house is set well out of Playa Blanca which makes it quiet but also a long way from restaurants shops and town beaches. We hired a car to let us shop easily and to explore the island. The house had a few faults, a lu paper holder that fell off the wall straight away, a loose bed head which was annoying. Both bathrooms looked a bit dated , the bath had a chip in it the grouting was dirty and needed renewing around the bath and the shower. The microwave was very rusty under the plate and there were dirty oven trays in the oven. None of these things spoilt our holiday but I feel they should be pointed out.

The beds were comfortable and plenty of room for storing clothes. The fans were very welcome. In October we had no problem with mosquitos.

We spent a lot of time out of doors, breakfast and barbecued some evenings. The barbecue grill was left dirty and took a long time to clean. We loved sitting up on the roof and enjoyed seeing the sunsets and the moon rise above the volcano.

There was no information about whether we could drink the tap water or not. it would have been helpful to have been told. One neighbour said yes and one said no! We ended up buying all our drinking water.The on site shop was useful for some things.Overall we really enjoyed our stay and discovering a very interesting Island.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gill - thanks for posting this. We've already addressed a number of the issues you mention - as you can appreciate some of these may have been from previous visitors and wouldn't show up in our normal exit checks. What can look like 'dirty' grouting is actually the result of the fairly continual red dust blowing across Lanzarote - I can assure visitors it is cleaned for every guest, and regularly refreshed. We'll be there in a couple of weeks so it will get another refresh then ;) It sounds like the microwave needs replacing which we will do - again we hope guests leave the oven in as clean a condition as possible, and we will dispose of any oven trays that cannot be properly cleaned. The barbecue grill is permanently outside so will never look clean or new in this climate ;) The tap water is certainly clean enough to drink - bottled water is more of a taste preference! I am glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you come back again : thanks Graham
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4

We had a fantastic holiday at the villa

  • 4 of 5

Would recommend this villa to anyone was all we needed. A few suggestions from myself & friends. Beach towels provided, new microwave, shower tray in ensuite needs attention as water spills onto floor could easily slip & a gate from Carpark to enter villa as when been out for day or shopping carrying heavy bags. We will definitely return. The outside was great be BBQ few evening. There was plenty cooking utensils & crockery

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Anne - I appreciate your comments & hope to welcome you back! We don't supply beach towels and state this in the booking contract as it is too difficult to keep these clean & fresh for visitors. We'll look at the en-suite shower tray. The main car park is at the other end of the complex but it is possible to walk around a couple of houses for a short cut to the side road if parked there ;) Graham
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa,Clean,Had everything we needed,Great location on the outskirts of Playa Blanca but close enough to walk,cycle or catch the bus to shops,Restaurants,beaches,etc.We had a fantastic time..Would highly recommend..Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Julia - we'd be delighted to welcome you back to our home for another Holiday! Graham
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4

A great villa for a relaxing break

  • 4 of 5

What a great house which is very private, therefore very quiet and providing a very relaxing break. We hired a car, which to get the most out of the area is best. The villa is very spacious and had everything we needed. The kitchen is well stocked and there were plenty of towels. The area is very quiet, which was perfect for us, not overlooked at all. It was a 15 minute walk to pick up supplies, although the small shop on site had bread etc if needed. As we had a car we did our shopping further a field. The bus down to the town was a 10 min walk, this went twice an hour.

The accommodation is great, we were a party of 2 adults and 2 teenagers, we made use of the pool, the bikes and the tennis court.

Overall a great place to chill out, relax and enjoy the sun.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Nic - we'd love to welcome you back at some point ;) Graham
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5

Very clean well presented property in a quiet location, it had everything we required.

  • 5 of 5

Overall we were delighted with the location and the property in Montana Rojas Playa Blanca

We used the bikes and walked a lot on the promenade which ran for a couple of kilometres into Playa Blanca and past the lighthouse, there were plenty of good restaurants .

We loved having the little well stocked shop on site we got hot bread and croissants in the morning.

Transport was good with the bus & taxis were good value& easy to access.

We climbed the volcano behind there is a track all the way up.

Overall the holiday was v relaxing with good communication with Graham and his contact Robert who lives on the site.

I would certainly return & would reccommend the property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Breda - we'd love to welcome you back again some time ;)
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Location

cafe moka playa blanca
"great for pastries coffee and nearby other shops, bars & restaurants Location is wrong - thi..."
Nearest Airport
32 Kilometres
Arrecife
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
The Snug
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Playa Blanca
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Puerto Del Carmen
Nearest Motorway
200 Miles
Ave Pecheguera
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Cafe Moka
Car: recommended

Playa Blanca is in the South of the island and boasts a wonderful area of beaches, shops, dramatic scenery, restaurants, and bars. The town also boasts a new marina as well as the original port where you can reach Fuerteventura for a short day trip. Shangrila Park is on the edge of Playa Blanca next to Montana Roja and the town centre can be reached in 5 minutes by car, 10 minutes by local bus service, or 15 to 20 minutes by bicycle on the wonderful new promenade by the coast. Shangrila Park is a vehicle free community (free parking is provided on-site) with the only collection of Moroccan style detached single-storey villas and apartments on the island. Coffee shops, bars, supermarkets, buses and taxis can be accessed within 10 minutes walk but a car is the best way to explore the whole of this wonderful island during your stay. Residents and visitors of Shangrila Park can enjoy free access to tennis courts, open communal play areas, and large pool and an on-site mini market shop.

Other Activities: a new water park is open, easily accessible by the bus service or a round a 20 minute walk from the house.

Golf: There are two golf courses already on Lanzarote with a third under construction nearby in Playa Blanca. A day trip to Fuerteventura by ferry from Playa Blanca provides another option for a day's golf.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
October Schools
9 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£498
for 7 nights
£498
 
 
Winter
23 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£482
for 7 nights
£482
 
 
Christmas & New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£535
for 7 nights
£535
 
 
Winter
4 Jan 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£482
for 7 nights
£482
 
 
Easter
25 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£508
for 7 nights
£508
 
 
Spring
16 Apr 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£482
for 7 nights
£482
 
 
Summer
24 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£508
for 7 nights
£508
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£482
for 7 nights
£482
 
 
Oct Schools
14 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£503
for 7 nights
£503
 
 
Winter
22 Oct 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£482
for 7 nights
£482
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£465
for 7 nights
£465
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Tax Rate 7.0%

Security Deposit of £100 required.
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