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Popular Rural Villa - heated pool, sea views Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, free WiFI



Updated: 25-Oct-2016
Villa in Macher, Rural Location, Only 2 Mins from Puerto Calero 5 Mins to Puerto Del Carmen

Casa Camella has been completely refurbished and fully modernised by John and Jacky Kennedy, the owners - who own, manage and maintain the property, looking after guests needs personally, as they live on the island. - It has a large garden area, ample car parking space, terraces and a solar heated swimming pool. The house itself has a lovely, shady wooden pergola, perfect for alfresco dining. Inside there are two bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, dining room and lounge. All modern features such as satellite television, DVD / CD player, cooker, microwave oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, etc are included. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and sheltered clothes drying area.. Rurally situated, the house has uninterupted panoramic sea views with the nearest property 100 metres away. Located in open countryside between Macher and Puerto Calero, it occupies a quiet, private position, yet is close to the restaurants, bars and shops at Puerto Calero marina (2 mins by car). The airport is only 15 mins away. Other parts of the island are all within easy reach.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

John and Jacky Kennedy own and manage Holidays Lanzarote. They have two villas of their own and also work with a friend who has a villa and casita (smaller house) both of which are in keeping with the quality of rural villa that Holidays Lanzarote specialises in. Together with their friends they popularise rural tourism in Lanzarote on their website and through the properties that they market. Owners Direct supply a service which generates enquires concerning the villas - John and Jacky then contact the enquirer directly and answer their questions / take their booking. They also have their own website where additional information can be sought.

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Speaks English, Limited Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have two houses on different parts of the island, - guests testimonials are reflections of their unsolicited opinions.

A perfect villa both inside and outside, beautifully presented and with marvellous views of sea and mountains. John and Jacky have been excellent hosts - very unobtrusive but really helpful. Thank you both and look forward to seeing you again later in the year.

Eileen and Ian Stevenson, Rhayader, Mid Wales.

We have spent a fabulous fortnight here and are very sad to leave! Our boys thoroughly enjoyed the pool and the beach, among everything else. John and Jacky are perfect hosts! We couldn't have asked for a nicer couple. We hope to come back very soon and relive this amazing holiday. Hope that all future holidaymakers have as good a time as we did.

Beverley, Nigel, Maxwell & David. Hampshire, U.K.

Yet another fantastic week. Its just like coming home, especially with the Christmas decorations! Many, many thanks for everything.

Jeanne, Jim and Jenny,
May 2008
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


Amazing Villa & a Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks at John & Jacky's villa. The location is great and the villa is even better than in the pictures. We have stayed in several villa's in Lanzarote and this one is the best. Everything you could ever need for a relaxing holiday is provided. Theres's great space for the kids to play in and a locked gate for the pool. Then when the kids are asleep there a great seating area for the adults to enjoy the evening. John and Jacky were on hand to deal with any issues and give advice. I would definitely recommend this villa to families with young kids. Our 2 boys are 3 and 4 and they loved it. James, Bernice, Cillian & Sam.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your holiday at Casa Camella and thank you for both your custom and the lovely review that you have written. As you know - to be confident that you will receive what you see in the advertisement when one books a holiday is extremely important and reviews such as yours help immensely to raise that level of confidence. We will be delighted to host you and your family again in the future at any time!
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Great private villa in fantastic location

  • 4 of 5

The villa is in a great location 2 mins drive from our favourite Puerto calero and really accessible for the supermarket, airport and loads of other places! The villa itself was spotless and really well maintained, the pool was lovely although it was a bit too windy to go in every day. I'm sure we'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely review! Being on the island and managing everything ourselves ensures that a five star standard is maintained. As we said when you departed, you know that you will be very welcome here in future. True, it was a windy week, a breeze is nice but during that week was more than people expected - more than we expected too. At least you were not holidaying in Turkey during that dreadful coup. Lanzarote is, as they say, "tranqillo" Best wishes to you both, John and Jacky
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Favourite villa

  • 5 of 5

We’ve stayed in several great places in the Canary Islands but Casa Camella has to be our favourite It’s secluded and private, in an open setting at the foot of hills, with views out to sea and Fuerteventura but close to the airport, shops, restaurants and beaches. With a wonderful swimming pool and different areas in which to make the most of sunshine or shade, it’s hard to do anything other than relax – though it is in a great location for exploring the island; there’s lots to see only a short drive away. An added bonus is a good internet connection/UK TV! John and Jacky were lovely – thoughtful and attentive, but discreet. We do hope we’ll be able to return next year. Clive and Anne Innes

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Clive and Anne. We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday and that you are considering returning again this year. You were lovely guests and it was a pleasure to host your holiday. Best wishes, John and Jacky
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Casa Camella

  • 5 of 5

I can only endorse last year's review - Camella is a lovely holiday location. We had another marvellous holiday here (our 5th) - our very favourite villa. Weather was excellent, the villa is set in a beautiful location, offering an ideal combination of peace and privacy but with all the facilities of Puerto Calero just a few minutes drive away, including boat and submarine trips and a good variety of cuisines in the many restaurants. John and Jacky are perfect hosts - there if you need them, but not if you don't. Looking forward to our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Where to start? well, to kick off, IF you´re wondering whether to book - just do it, cos you´ll not be disappointed here. To be honest we´re a bit picky (a tad difficult, i´ve been told) and this is one of the very few places we´ve ever returned to. Again and again. 2014 was our 5th (or 6th??) visit and we´ll be back again soon for sure. Frankly we never want to leave! Casa Camella is the perfect destination for friends (works well for 2 couples), families and twosomes (superb honeymoon or romantic destination) and delivers far more than promised. The helpful and courteous hosts make booking a cinch and are there if you need them while always respecting your privacy. We specifically book holiday homes to get away from "the herd" and here we are totally undisturbed. This lovely house is impeccably maintained and spotlessly clean and combines old Canarian charm with a great deal of contemporary flair. Comfortably furnished with quality fittings. Lovely colour scheme. Great details. The location is quiet and peaceful with gorgeous views over the lava fields down to the sea, away from the crowd but within easy striking distance of both the exclusive yachting enclave Puerto Calero (bars, cafes, restaurants, boutiques, marina) and the beaches, shopping and nightlife of vibrant Playa del Carmen. You can of course (and we often do) prepare your meals in the well equipped kitchen or outdoor bbq/cooking station, but there are many great places for dining out or picking up a takeaway (Local, Italian, Chinese, Thai, Indian and much more) just down the hill or in nearby villages. Plenty of info on this and further activities are provided. There are books, games, DVD´s and a generous welcome pack. You´ll be torn between the fabulous high ceilinged master bedroom and the slightly smaller double with lovely views over the pool, the sea and all the way across to Fuertaventura. Comfy beds, plenty of hanging space (and lots of decent coathangers!). Both bedrooms have good sized shower rooms and loo. and so to the pool....what a treat to have your own private heated pool. Sun or shade, pick your spot, from sunrise to sunset. Those fab views again which can also be enjoyed from the upper and lower terraces. In reality much better than the pics! . Stargazing? Oh yes, that too. Glorious nightskies here. Would i recommend to my best friend? I most certainly would, along with family, colleagues and now here too. Go on, get it booked. But don´t you dare take "our" weeks!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa Casa Camella

  • 3 of 5

Spent 3 weeks at Villa Casa Camella. The accommodation was really nice, sea views excellent and beds extremely comfortable. John and Jacky were very helpful as they were always on hand because their house backs onto the end of the pool with their bedroom under the raised patio. We shared the laundry facilities with them and often saw John gardening around the villa. Their two dogs were not particularly noisy, nor the main road between Macher and Puerto Calero which the villa fronts sideways onto. The standard of cleaning was disappointing.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We saw that Casa Camella was for sale on the internet when we were both working on an international development project in Mongolia. Its position was unrivalled with open countryside around it, yet close to all amenities, particularly the marina and waterside restaurants of Puerto Calero. Its potential for development as a fantastic, privately located, rural self catering holiday home struck us immediately. Now, after seven successful years of letting we are sure that we made the correct decision. gusts love the house and return again and again. That, we believe is the best testimonial / review we could have hoped for.. Three years later, completely renovated, it is a really popular holiday home for new and returning guests.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Arrecife at 8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Puerto Calro at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Arrecife at 18 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Tias at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Puerto Calero at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Puerto del Carmen at 5 Kilometres

Many activity sports can be enjoyed on Lanzarote from road cycling to mountain biking, surfing, kite boarding, sailing, fishing, diving, hangliding, walking, painting and photography. We can make enquiries for you or simply put you in touch with a selection of appropriate organisations - which ever you wish. For walkers there are well marked trails - also look at "Walk Lanzarote" by David and Ros Brawn - a great guide, GPS ready, well used by walkers that stay with us.

Lanzarote is famous for its annual 'Ironman,' also 'Ironman 70.3' and 'Tres Islas' triathlon races - simply watch these gruelling events or for seasoned triathlon competitors, why not join in!


The coast at Puerto Calero marina is 2 mins away by car - literally just down the hill. A number of good restaurants overlook the marina. The submarine safari which departs from there is amazing. Deep sea game fishing, sailing and scuba is all available there. Puerto del Carmen with its white sandy beaches is 5 / 6 mins away by car. There are plenty of designer shopping opportunities too!


The island's airport is at Arrecife, where frequent charter flights arrive every day from all over Europe bringing holidaymakers to this different and beautiful island. Holidaymakers from UK can get to Lanzarote six days weekly, via Easy Jet, Ryanair, Monarch, Thomas Cook, Thomson and others with Wednesdays usually taken up with German and other European flights.

Further Details:

There is a local Eurospar supermarket located at the Macher island on the LZ2 main road - of a good size and very well stocked - opens Mon - Sat. Also very convenient is the supermarket at Macher garage, well stocked and opens until late, including on Sunday mornings. There are large supermarkets in Playa Honda and Arrecife) HiperDino, Eurospar, Aldi. Mercadona have opened several supermarkets on th island, the nearest of which is at Playa Honda, near the airport.

Puerto Calero marina has lots of restaurants and bars to choose from, with Puerto del Carmen only a few minutes further with everything from banks, chemists and estate agents to bars, restaurants and night clubs. We can suggest lots of special places to go and eat / visit etc.


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Final Cleaning Fee £27

Booking Notes:
A booking is secured when a 30% deposit to be paid into our UK bank account (or the equivalent percentage in Euros into our Spanish account), after which, a confirmation document / receipt is issued as an e-mail attachment. An invoice is provided in time for you to make your final payment which is due 6 weeks before scheduled commencement of your holiday. Payment is to be made by the same bank to bank method. There are NO hidden extras. We do not accept credit cards.

Changeover Day:
We prefer a Thursday changeover but are prepared to be flexible where possible. Please ask. Arrival not before 2pm and departure by 10am - although bags can be dropped off if you advise us beforehand that you will want to do that.

Notes on prices:
For Jan 2015 to end Dec 2016 the following prices apply:

2 guests £775 per wk
3 guests £875 per wk
4 guests £975 per wk

We accept Euros - please enquire about exchange rates.

Extra nights pro rata.

Children are welcome:

0 - 2 years (using cot and high chair) are free of charge

A 30% deposit is required at the time of booking.

Final balances are due 6 weeks before your holiday arrival date.

Note: 2 guests wishing to use 2 bedrooms please ADD ·sterling pounds 45.00 per week

Cancellation: Cancellation - Guests which cancel a booking up to 6 weeks before their scheduled arrival date will only forfeit their deposit. After that date and prior to 30 days before their scheduled arrival date 50% of the total value of their booking will be forfeited. After 30 days prior to their scheduled arrival date 100% of the value of their booking will be forfeited. Clients are seriously advised to take out adequate travel insurance protection to cover delayed and cancelled flights, also events that cause them to have to cancel their holiday plans. We cannot be held responsible for events beyond our control which effect their ability to take a holiday, previously booked with us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Casa Camella offers guests privacy and a quiet holiday location while at the same time being close to all parts of the island. The sea views are lovely and the open countryside around the house makes it a very special holiday home.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural


  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 has a washbasin, toilet and walk-in shower. Bedroom 2 has a washbasin, toilet, bidet and a walk-in shower.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is spacious with a high ceiling, a double bed, dressing table and fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 2 is modern with a double bed, dressing table and wardrobe. It also has double opening doors giving direct access to the pool area and has sea views.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Children by arrangement. Please advise ages of children when enquiring. No pets. Smokers are asked to only smoke in outside areas of the house please. Outside: The property has a private heated swimming pool for the sole use of guests. It is heated using a solar and heat pump system. The extensive gardens are planted with a variety of specimen plants. Poolside sun loungers with cushioned covers are provided for guests use. Underneath the pergola are four comfortable chairs and a dining table with four chairs. A barbecue is also positioned in one corner of the terraced area, allowing guests to cook outside if they wish. Casa Camella has become extremely popular as a quiet rural holiday destination, with guests returning annually. Utility Room: The laundry room contains a fitted sink and worktop with an automatic washing machine. An enclosed drying area completes this facility. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen is provided, including pool towels. A change of towels is provided mid-weekly. A bed linen change takes place after one week, pool cleaning twice weekly. A welcome pack of essentials is provided for guests on arrival Other: The lounge has a satellite television that can access "free to air" television channels, incl. ITV, BBC and radio. There is a DVD player, two comfortable leather settees (seat 5 in all) and coffee table. There is also a wood burning stove.

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