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Spacious Apartment with Large Sun Terrace

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in El Cotillo, Fuerteventura, Quiet Fishing Village within Easy Reach of Beaches and Amenities

This spacious two bedroom apartment offers an excellent get away. Situated on the edge of the village, near to the surfers beach and the sandy lagoons. El Cotillo is a quiet picturesque fishing village with a good selection of restaurants and bars. Ideal for those wanting a truly relaxing break in a stunning location. El Cotillo is a perfect base for lazy days on the lagoon beaches, or for taking advantage of the many other activities the area has to offer. The apartment has its own individual large sun terrace which is perfect for dining alfresco and sunbathing with a glass of sangria and a good book. Furnished to a high standard and is fully equipped for 4 people. 20 minutes drive from Corralejo or catch a bus minutes from the apartment and 40 minutes drive from the Capital Puerto Del Rosario which offers fantastic shopping. Have a game of Golf at the championship golf course.

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About The Owner

I live on the island of Fuerteventura with my husband. The apartment is our only apartment for rent in El Cotillo therefore we can offer a personal service and give as much time as needed to each individual client.

We had been coming to Fuerteventura for 15 years and fell in love with the island all those years ago so deiced to move here in 2008 and still love it here.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2004

Why The Owner chose La Oliva

El Cotillo is such a beautiful tranquil place. Our idea of heaven. Ideal to recharge your batteries. The lagoons superb and the other beaches are a haven for surfers

What makes this apartment unique

There are numerous benefits for staying in El Cotillo

You can really escape the crowds. Some of the best restaurants on the island are there and all within easy walking distance.

The local buses run regularly to Corralejo and you can also get a connection from there to Puerto Rosario the capital of the island.

You can do as little or as much as you want. Bird watching, cycling, fishing, surfing or nothing but sunbath and drink the delightful Wine.

The are a few supermarkets and gift shops but not too many!

With the large patio area you can also enjoy great alfresco dining, have a BBQ or get a takeaway and enjoy a quiet night.

Guestbook comments from the owner

4/3/13 “A great appartment in a quiet place.” We've just had a great week in El Cortillo. Fantastic apartment it had everything we needed and more, plus a welcome pack. The village is quiet which we like, good restaurants and bars but if you want something livelier is not far from Corralejo by bus or if you hire a car. Recommended

Jan 2013 “perfect!” The apartment is lovely, just like having your own home. The owners were lovely and were there to greet us upon our arrival. Sandy and her husband have thought of everything in the apartment: beer ready in the fridge :-) childrens games, beach gear, cool bag. You name it it's there for you. All rooms are tastefully decorated, lovely comfy beds and lovely patio area to relax in the sunshine. Thank-you Sandy!

May 2012 “Lovely apartment & a very relaxing holiday” Just returned from a week in this apartment. It has everything you need & the owners Sandy & Andy are very friendly & flexible with times of arrival & departure.
Oct 2007
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Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

The island offers fantastic water sport facilities including diving and surfing. In El Cotillo you can hire surfing equipment and bikes or take a trip bird watching to discover some of the islands rare species.


The apartment is near to 2 beaches. The white Saharan sandy beach on the lagoons and the extensive Surf beach. Both of these within walking distance.


Fuerteventura airport is only 40 mins away. Although not essential a hire car is recommended if you want to tour round the island but the local bus service is excellent. A regular bus service runs from the village to Corralejo and Puerte del Rosario (the Capital).

Car Hire - we can recommend a very good car hire that will meet you at the Airport from 145 euros if you prefer we can arrange this for you. (Directions will be forwarded once you have booked) Or we can arrange a lift.


The Island is approx 100km long and 20km wide. Corralejo which is approx 20km away. This town has a multitude of shops, restaurants, WaterPark and lots of entertainment. You can also catch the ferry from here to Lanzerote. Caleta de Fuste is also a very popular tourist resort and this will take about 45 mins by car to get to. And a must to visit is the lovely capital of the island Puerto del Rosario which is just before the airport.

Further Details:

El Cotillo has good restaurants and bars and a few supermarkets. There are some shops but not lots as this is still a small fishing village. There is a very good child’s play park and can be found as you head through the village towards the lagoons.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in La Oliva in Maxorata

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom with shower, WC, bidet, basin, mirror with shaver socket.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, lockable safe, fitted wardrobe, dressing table, hair dryer, bedside cabinets, table lamps radio/alarm/clock and ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 single bed fitted wardrobe, dressing table, hairdryer and ceiling fan.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Each bedroom has ceiling fans. No smoking in the apartment is permitted and no pets. large enclosed patio area. We can recommend a good hire Car Company if required and there is ample space for parking or if you prefer a lift to and from the airport this can be arranged at a very competitive price compared to the airport taxi. A basic welcome pack will be included but if anything specific is required please let us know and we will try to accommodate. Also if you are booking for a special occasion please let us know. An information pack containing local information and restaurant guide, bus timetable etc is kept in the lounge. Outside: Large patio area with 4 sun loungers, patio table with parasol and 4 chairs. Cleaning /Linen and towels provided including beach towels. A midweek clean and change of linen can be arranged for rents more than 1 week. Other: A very large enclosed sun terrace/patio area containing x 4 sun lounges, patio table, parasol and 4 chair


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Spacious Apartment with Large Sun Terrace
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 22 reviews
Guildford, Surrey, UK

Clean and well appointed

  • 4 of 5

we selected this area as it was recommended by a friend as being not too overdeveloped; this was true. There were plenty of places to eat out and enough to do, you need a car if you want to see all the island. The property was clean well stocked with some thoughtful touches. Wi-Fi is not very good if want to keep in touch.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. Its good that the area was as recommended and that you had a good break. I have trying to find a solution to the wifi and this should be resolved by the time my next guest arrives as I am having a new external Ariel fitted which will enhance the signal and will resolve the issue. sandy
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The property was great.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was a great base for us. It was clean and had a great outside space and everything we needed was there.

The position is good, quiet in the evenings, although within walking distance from the restaurants and shops.

The one disappointment was the WIFI. Only available for a cost and we could only get it when outside the apartment and then you couldn't always get a connection. You don't always want to go to a restaurant to get the free access.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to do a review and I am sorry the wifi was disappointing but I am pleased to say that I have found a solution and by Tuesday 7/3/17 we will be able to offer a reliable wifi for inside the apartment. At the moment it was not brilliant which is stated on my advert but once I have checked it is working good I will amend the webpage as well. I am glad there were no other issues and you enjoyed your stay.
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Good Property for Two in Quiet Resort

  • 5 of 5

When we first got to El Cotillo we did have our doubts about it as a resort. It's a bit of a strange mixture of buildings and building plots that looks like they were working on a huge expansion, and then stopped for some reason. But as a result there are almost no hotels, which means that you get a quiet, more relaxed location and a choice of good quality restaurants rather than "All Day English Breakfast" joints as far as the eye can see.

On our first evening we watched the sun go down at the Mirador (Tapas menu for two including wine is 25 euros!), and we were regulars at El Goloso the French bakery for cakes and bread.

The resort has two areas of beaches - to the south are the long beaches used by the surfers while to the north are a set of volcanic rock lagoons that are great for safe swimming and snorkelling, though exactly what you can do is dependant on the state of the tide. And each lagoon has a large area of yellow sand to put your towel down on.

The apartment is great for two people, though I think any more and it might begin to feel a bit cramped. It's well equipped (with parasol and wind break) as well as stuff for inside. The welcome pack was, well, very welcome, and the flat also had things like washing up liquid which meant we didn't have to buy much for the week. When we were there was a particularly fiendish 1500 piece jigsaw which we managed to polish off. And there's a supermarket just across the road.

Only downside was the internet. The only Wi-Fi is by separate arrangement, and said to work best on the balcony. To be honest we didn't bother, and spent more time talking to each other, topped up with a bit of cellular data (much cheaper now due to the EU, well at least until next year...), so we didn't miss it much.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review the apartment and we are glad you did enjoy the area despite your first impression. We agree regarding space which is why we have a maximum of 3 people able to rent although others in the area accommodate 4 people, we do not want people to feel too cramped. The internet is as mentioned on the advert. If you go to general facilities and hover over internet it does say " You can buy credit for internet on arrival. It works well on the patio area but not brilliant inside the apartment" Most cafes/restaurants in the area do offer free WiFi. Thanks again for taking good care of the apartment and would look forward to welcoming you both back should you wish to return.
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What a great place to stay for a relaxing holiday.

  • 4 of 5

Have been to Fuertaventura twice a year for the past six years and El Cotillo was a fantastic surprise. We normally go to the lagoons every time we are there but have never stayed in El Cotillo. Our apartment was a home from home with everything you could ask for and will definitely be back. There are plenty of bars and restaurants but I will stress that the big fancy ones aren't always the best apart from Vaca Azul and El Callao. The small Tapas Bars are excellent value and the staff are very pleasant. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday without having to wonder round the shops then El Cotillo is the plays to go.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for doing a review as it is very much appreciated. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that the apartment and El Cotillo was an enjoyable experience. Look forward to seeing you in the future.
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Excellent value and well located

  • 5 of 5

Warm welcome from Sandy and Andy on arrival - with a thoughtful welcome pack. The apartment is spacious light and airy, spotlessly clean, and well equipped with everything needed and more - even a wind break and umbrella for the beach. Quiet location

There is a well stocked supermarket just across the road, and it's only a few minutes' walk to the amazing beaches - surfers beach to the south and natural lagoons to the north. El Cotillo is a friendly unspoilt fishing village with lovely restaurants specialising in fresh local fish. Great to watch the sun set by the old harbour with a sangria!

Many thanks to Sandy and Andy - I'm sure we will return

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving such an excellent review and more importantly that you enjoyed you stay in El Cotillo
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Best appartment ever

  • 5 of 5

A huge thanks to Sandy & Andy for their appartment. From the welcome given, the quality of furnishings, the starter pack, the cleanliness & the location. Nothing could be faulted. Care & attention top class. Already rebooked for next year!! says it all.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments about our apartment. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you both next year.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in La Oliva, Fuerteventura

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
1 Jan 2010 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
25% non refundable deposit when booking and the balance will be due 45 days prior to arrival. If lift is required to and from the airport then this is paid on arrival. If you want a lift from and to the airport this can be arranged. Payments can be made securely using paypal or through the bank.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible and are dependant on previously confirmed bookings and availability. Normally depart by10 am and arrival 3pm.

Notes on prices:
Price in UK pounds per week for 2 people, For additional people add £50 per person.

Please note that if your arrival / departure day is on a sunday or Christmas/ New Year period this will incur an additional charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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