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Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

La Casita at Masdache, Nr. Tias/Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote - Rural Location, Good For Walking And Cycling

The bungalow is set in the grounds of Villa Malvasia and has exclusive use of the heated pool, BBQ and kitchen also outside lounge area, sunbathing terrace, summer house and gardens. The property is one of oldest on the island but has been fully restored four years ago so has all modern amenities. Situated in the wine growing area, and very popular with walkers and cyclists, but is in easy reach by car to all resorts. The village of Tias is 5 minutes by car for all groceries, for the early birds you can call into Antonios for croissants as they open at 6 in the morning. Puerto del Carman which is 10 minutes by car has all the beaches and is one of the main tourist places. But if you are into surfing, no worries, the property is near the beautiful beach of Famara, again 10 minutes in the other direction. Just past that is the old capital of the island, Tequise, which has a market every Sunday, not to be missed for that bargain.

debbie smithson
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks again we had a great holiday and we are looking forward to coming back!


Loved the bungalow, and the white linen was a beautiful touch, hate it when you get accomodation with the usual "brown bedspreads" etc and you can't tell if they're clean.

If we ever make it make it back to Lanzarote you'll see us again.

Thanks again for your hospitality.

Susan Tommy Georgia & Ethan

Again, thanx a lot for wonderful time at your place. Each time we were

on Corralejo dunes Malwina pointed Lanzarote and asked where your house

was :-)Agnieszka, Marcin and Malwina
Feb 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Tías in Lanzarote

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom/shower room with wc with modern fittings.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms Master bedroom king size bed, second bedroom has twin beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The property is suitable for children but there are steps. Outside: There are two gardens. Upper garden has the private heated swimming pool (salt water). American BBQ with kitchen, table for 12 people with a lounge area, sun deck with sun loungers, summer house for reading and taking the view of the vineyards. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included which are changed once a week but if required can be changed on request. The property is cleaned once a week,


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Little Eden in Lanzarote

  • 5 of 5

First we want to apologize to Debbie to have taken too much time before writing a comment…

Then as we promised, because we are French, we are going to write our comment in french and for those who don’t speak french, you just have to know that we spent wonderful holidays in Debbie’s house !

Nous ne dirons jamais assez à quel point cet endroit est enchanteur, apaisant et agréable à vivre. Lorsque nous sommes entrés dans cet oasis au milieu des terres noires de Lanzarote, nous avons tout de suite su que nous avions fait le meilleur choix. L’accueil de Debbie est à la hauteur de la beauté et de la quiétude du lieu. Que de bonnes ondes !

La première partie de la maison est très bien équipée avec son salon-cuisine ouverte, ses deux chambres confortables et sa salle de bain moderne équipée d’une spacieuse douche. Le tout devant un joli petit jardin florissant.

La deuxième partie de la maison, où nous avons passé le plus de temps, est merveilleuse. Magnifique piscine privative dans laquelle nous avons pu nous baigner tous les jours. La cuisine d’été est extra avec son barbecue américain de compétition, et très bien équipée. Et le petit salon sur le côté de la piscine très agréable. Une magnifique table de salle à manger en bois massif sous la terrasse couverte nous a permis de prendre tous nos repas face à la piscine tous les jours.

Tout est fait pour ressentir luxe (non ostentatoire), calme et volupté. Solarium, transats, tonnelle, une deuxième salle d’eau avec douche italienne etc…

Debbie, tout en étant très discrète, était disponible lorsque nous avions besoin de conseils.

Le petit apéro que nous avons pris, au bord de la piscine avec elle et son adorable maman, reste un joyeux souvenir au goût du vin de Lanzarote qu’elles nous ont fait découvrir.

Il faut savoir que la maison est bien placée sur l’île : à 10 mn des plages de Puerto Del Carmen et de l’aéroport, 15-20 mn des magnifiques plages de Papagayo et Punta Blanca ou du ravissant village de Teguise. Tous les jolis endroits à visiter sont à moins d’1/2 heure de la villa.

Nous sommes restés deux semaines et très honnêtement nous aurions bien prolongé notre séjour si cela avait été possible.

Nous avons la tête pleine de beaux souvenirs et de magnifiques photos pour nous rappeler que si nous retournons à Lanzarote, ce sera chez Debbie !

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Such a peaceful place where you can totally relax.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved staying here, totally relaxing has everything you need and so much more. Gardens are stunning and cooking outside was a real joy. Located centrally so it didn't take too long to get to everywhere, and of course surrounded by vineyards.

Debbie is so welcoming and helpful, even came to find us when we got lost on our 1st night. Everything is very clean and we would definitely stay with Debbie again.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to stay in Lanzarote! It is conveniently located to all parts of the island. The place is extremely comfortable. The swimming pool and grill area is fantastic. Debbie was a great host - she went above and beyond to ensure that we had an excellent time. I cannot recommend this rental strongly enough. Enjoy! I am jealous of you if you get to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic. . Everything you could possibly need

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay . . We had a really chilled time during the 2 weeks. Ate in the house, bbq'd by the pool some evenings . Enjoyed the pool. We used it every day plenty big enough to swim in not just chill down . . Some days the water was cooler than others depending on amount of sun! Great situation easy to get to anywhere but so peaceful once you get back at the end of a hectic day. Great lidl nearby for any food needs with fresh bread mmmmm! It is a few mins in a car but you couldn't stay here really without one as it is in the middle of nowhere which is part if its charm

We booked to go back on October as it was just what we needed. . Debbie is a font of all knowledge ask her anything and she really will know!! 😀

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous family retreat

  • 5 of 5

La Casita is a fantastic property, especially if you're looking for a retreat away from the crowds. Inland from Peurto del Carmen, the location of La Casita is ideal if you want to explore the island - nothing is far away. But it's the property itself, and its gardens that are the real draw: two gardens, one directly outside the villa, and another a few steps up from the first garden complete with pool and outdoor kitchen. With a nearly two-year-old, the private pool could have resulted in a less than relaxing holiday, but the simple fact you could shut the door between the two gardens and make sure he couldn't get there without us meant we could fully relax and enjoy our family holiday as much as our toddler did. He was in his element, and therefore so were we.

Debbie was not only a fantastic host, but was really friendly and looked after us really well. She was great with the little one, who has been talking about her ever since! Thank-you Debbie for your kind hospitality.

La Casita is a real find, and we would definitely stay again if we're ever heading back to Lanzarote!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, best in the summer

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for 2 weeks at the beginning of March. The location is perfect - you need a car, but everywhere is in easy reach. Everything the other reviewers say about the property and Debbie's helpfulness is true - you get a lot of property for your money, with a lovely garden and pool. That all deserves 5 stars - the only reason I'm giving it 4 stars concerns the heating and electricity. There is no heating built in to the bungalow, but Debbie provided two very effective plug in heaters which at least kept the main room warm on the coldest days (we had 50% cloudy days and 50% sunny days), but there was no residual warmth to start with, so they had a tough job.The electricity in the bungalow often tripped out when the hairdryer was in use, which may have been because the heaters were in use. We tried a fan heater but that very quickly tripped the fuse, so abandoned that. The pool is lovely, but it's slightly misleading to say it's heated. We chose the heated pool because we knew the weather in March was likely to be mixed, but the pool is solar heated - so no sun, no heat to the pool. That should really be made clear in the description. We swam in the pool on three days, but it was still cold. In the summer, this house would be a fabulous choice and we would go back there like a shot, but it is not a good winter / spring choice.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope your wife is better now as she wasn't very well on her stay here. Sorry that you had issues with heating and electricity but I did ask you on several occasions if everything was OK in the villa even when you came to ask me to print your tickets for james del Aqua all was okay. Therefore I was rather surprised at your review as this was the first time I knew of any problems. The two heaters I gave you on the second and third days are great they kept the room at a constant temperature 23 degrees you should have ask if this was not sufficient I had another if needed. When I came in to do the mid stay clean the temperature of The rooms seemed nice and warm. Yes you are quite right the electric does trip with two heaters, a fan heater and a hairdryer plus other electrical appliances. I am disappointed you could not approach me so I could have resolved this problem as with the fan heater if you had come to me first I would have given you the heaters and you would not have had to buy the fan heater on the first day. Unfortunately the weather did change on your arrival. The clients that left the day before hadn't needed heating or any of the clients this year as I always ask if everything is okay and if anything is needed. As you know from previous visits the weather here can change in the early part of the year. Sorry that you were just unfortunate the clients staying at the moment are warm enough without heating I have asked. The swimming was not as warm due to the fact the weather changed and as it is solar heated which is stated in my villa details. On saying that my previous guests have been swimming this year like yourselves. The weather was quite mixed but as you said in your email you had 5 really sunny days by the pool and the rest were a mix of sun and cloud. I would like to say all my guest are very important to me and I make every effort that there stay in perfect. All you have to do is ask and I will try my best to resolve any problems
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Arrecife by car only 10minutes
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
20 Minutes away in Playa Blanca to Fuertaventura
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Puerto del Carmen
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
to airport
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Farmara towards Tequise or Puerto del Carmen
Car: necessary


Distance given in driving time. Farmara beach 15 minutes, long white sand beach, children need to be watched as there is strong undercurrent. Puerto del Carmen, 15 minutes, has long beaches, mainly black sand good for children. Playa Blanca, 20 minutes, again, great beaches and safe for children. Papagayo beach not far with beautiful white beaches not many people. Costa Tequise, 20 minutes with white sand beaches which is a bit windy, good for wind surfing, safe for kids.


Arrecife airport is 10 minutes drive from property, as stated, a car is essential and can be hired from the airport. All clients can be met at the airport and directed to the property.


There are many places of interest; Playa Blanca, 20 minutes by car, Teguise, the old capital of the island, Puerto del Carmen which has beaches, restaurant, bars and clubs. All these places are within easy reach and no more than 20 minutes away by car from the bungalow.

Further Details:

Your nearest village is Tias which is 10 minutes away by car where you will find supermarkets, chemist, bars and some good restaurants. Also, a Saturday market for your fruit and veg, but be early as it can get hot. If you are a keen surfer, get yourself down to Famara as there are great waves, but take care with the under currents, again, only 15 minutes drive from us or try windsurfing at Costa Tequise.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Tías, Lanzarote

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Mar 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
21 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
8 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
3 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Prices shown are for 2 people
A charge of £15. Per day for the 3 and 4 person

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Thursday, but we are flexible so check with us first.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Above prices are based on 2 sharing for each additional person £10 per day maximum of 4 sharing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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