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Spacious Villa Large Heated Pool, Air Con, Stunning Panoramic Sea & Island Views

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa - 2 Minutes Walk to Beach, 15 Minutes Walk to Restaurants and Bars

Sun, sea and spectacular views - what more could you wish for. Sipping cocktails on the balcony watching the sun set, lazying next to the pool, strolling down to the beach, wandering along the sea's edge to your choice of restaurants, or exploring the island. Playa Vista offers the perfect holiday destination. There is the huge electrically heated pool, multiple patios and balconies, large shade awnings, enormous inside space and stylish furnishings. And all this within 2 minutes walk to the beach and 15 minute walk to restaurants and bars.

With fantastic 180 degree views of the sea and Fuerteventura, the balconies and patios catch the sun all day long. Awnings provide welcomed shade for a break from the sun. As an added bonus, the downstairs patio is completely enclosed, offering complete privacy and shelter. The entire property is furnished to a very high standard from tasteful decor, wrought iron beds, leather sofas and dining chairs to large modern kitchen.

More Details

Owner
Sonia & Mark Bodilly
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Sonia & Mark Bodilly

Welcome. We fell in love with Lanzarote some years ago and we love spending time there when we can. We are lucky enough to have 3 properties on the island, one (La Finca) we bought and furnished as our home and now holiday let it. They all offer a range of different styles of accommodation and we are very proud of them.

We take holiday letting seriously and are constantly improving our properties. We love to hear from our guests about how they enjoyed their holidays, and should you have a suggestion to make as to how we can improve things, we value all the feedback we receive.

Sonia & Mark Bodilly purchased this villa in 2007

Why Sonia & Mark Bodilly chose Playa Blanca

Standing on the balcony or next to the pool it is easy to see why we chose this villa - the location alone is hard to beat. It has panoramic views across to Fuerte Ventura, as well as being very close to the beach and restaurants.

The villa itself is unusually spacious, something we found very appealing about the property. Not only is there a very big lounge/dining space, but the kitchen is large and the breakfast area a welcomed extra space.

Additionally, the villa is on a generous size plot which, combined with the height of the property, create a feeling of space often lacking in developments in Playa Blanca.

What makes this villa unique

Eating while looking at the fantastic view really creates that holiday feeling. Add to that the short stroll to the beach and the convenience of not having to get into the car to visit restaurants and bars, and it is the ideal spot for anyone looking for benefit of not getting into the car every day.

I really think this is something not that many properties offer the combination of fantastic view, 2 minute walk to beach, short walk to restaurants and supermarkets, a feeling of space and large heated pool

Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Arrecife
Nearest Barpub
1.1 Kilometres
Marea Terraza Lounge Bar
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Kilometres
Playa Blanca
Nearest Golf
33 Kilometres
Tias
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Kilometres
Greek, Argentinian, Italian
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Local
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The beach, seafront and promenade are only a 2 minutes walk away. The promenade runs from the light house and right through Playa Blanca - ideal for a romantic meander or an energetic power walk.

Stroll towards town and you will find a collection of restaurants and bars - Argentinian, Italian, Greek to name but 3 - all just 15 minutes from the villa.

Flamingo Beach is 25 minutes walk from the villa, with further restaurants. Papagayo beaches are a 10 minute drive from the villa.

Travel:

Arrecife airport is a 40 minute drive away. Car hire is not essential, but recommended as it will enable you to explore the island and enjoy the many wonderful places of interest that the island of Lanzarote has to offer. We can arrange it for you.

Distances:

Beach 2 minutes walk away. Restaurants and bars overlooking the sea 15 minutes walk away. Grocery store and further restaurants 10 minutes walk. Playa Blanca town center 5 minutes drive. Playa Blanca Marina 7 minutes drive. Yaiza 15 minutes drive.

Further Details:

The villa is located in an ideal location give easy access to the beaches and sea front promenade.

Playa Blanca is a pleasant 30 minute walk or 5 minute drive. Also taxis and buses are both inexpensive and abundant.

In recent years Playa Blanca has grown from a traditional Canarian fishing village into a fashionable tourist resort and has still retained a great deal of its original character.

A promenade runs along the sea front and is lined with bars, restaurants and shops.

The amazing Papagayo beaches are only a 10 minute drive away, the beaches are famous throughout Spain for their unspoilt location, golden sands and aquamarine clear waters.

The unspoilt Canarian villages of Las Brenas, Yaiza, El Golfo and Femes are only a short drive away, as is the volcanic national park of Timanfya and the winelands of La Geria.

The pretty harbour of Playa Blanca is the departing point for many excursions including trips to the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura, Los Lobos and those beautiful beaches of Papagayo.

Additional services available (ask for prices).

Car hire can be arranged and is recommended.

Cot and high chair hire

Further notes - The house is semi-detached with a very high wall between the two houses. We ask that you smoke outside. There might be some differences from the photos as things wear out and need to be replaced.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please ensure that all - dirty dishes are washed before vacating the property. - rubbish is removed before vacating the property
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 family bathrooms - each with a full bath, shower, wash basin and WC. There are handy storage units for your bits and bobs, as well as plenty of towel rails.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master - wrought iron double bed with sea views. Patio doors to the balcony & stunning views of the ocean. 3 bedrooms with twin beds, 2 with patio doors to the downstairs patio. 1 is the second lounge with a screen for privacy. All three have proper beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Playa Vista is a beautiful, architect designed two storey villa. While it is a holiday property, we also wanted it to feel like a home away from home. With this in mind, it has been tastefully decorated, as it would be if we lived there. Additionally, it is your holiday and you don't want to spend your time doing dishes, so it has all the mod cons you need. Children are welcome. Roman steps with hand rail down into the pool offer easy access. There is a wide shelf in the shallow end for young children (not toddlers). There is a stair gate at the top of the stairs in the villa. There are DVDs, books, toys and games. Cots and highchairs can be provided. There is a hairdryer and lockable safe for your use. Outside: Upstairs the wide balcony looks out over the spectacular view, offering a 180 degree vista of the sea and the island of Fuerteventura, and over looks the superb private pool. It also provides plenty of space for outdoor eating and sun bathing. Beautiful rattan dining tables and chairs allow for comfortable outdoor eating beneath the two awnings for plenty of shade. There are 8 loungers for catching the perfect tan. Downstairs there is a large, 100% private patio. It is perfect for private sunbathing, as well as outdoor eating, should you prefer it to the balcony. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The following are included - linen, bath and beach towels, weekly clean, linen and bath towel change, twice weekly pool clean. The house is is semi-detached and the 4th bedroom is a converted lounge with a visual privacy, but not sound

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Spacious Villa Large Heated Pool, Air Con, Stunning Panoramic Sea & Island Views
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5

Well equipped, well situated villa

  • 5 of 5

Our second holiday in this spacious and well equipped villa. There have been improvements since our previous stay notably wi-fi and air conditioning. The service from Emmanuel locally was excellent as nothing was too much trouble for him. Whilst a car is not a necessity, it does make it easier for shopping, eating and excursions. However there are plenty of good restaurants within walking distance. We would not hesitate to recommend the property and will definitely return ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you A & R for your kind words. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Your family are always such a pleasure to host. Thank you, also, for acknowledging Emmanuel - we are so lucky to have his help and support. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kind regards, Sonia and Mark
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Mixed reviews

  • 3 of 5

Lovely property but could do with an update. The property manager was excellent could not fault Paul. He was always at the end of the phone for us. We needed a new boiler while we were there as the old one blew all the electrics, this was completed within a couple of hours.

Pool needed cleaning when we arrived. This was cleaned as soon as we requested.

Location is good but I'd advise a car as everyone in the area was taking taxis. Carrying water back from the mini mart could feel like a marathon. Strong man would be needed.

One thing we thought needed rectifying asap the cooker and fridge are next to each other and my daughter burnt her hand opening the fridge while the cooker was on. I have sent an email to the owners concerning this but no reply on this was forthcoming.

This property is for 8, there is plenty of room but I originally booked for 4 and when I asked if 2 other family members could join us I was asked for additional funds. I thought this a little excessive but on reading the small print it does state if you have over 4 it's extra. Why state the villa is for 8, this extra should be more clearly stated.

However we did have a lovely time. Partly due to the quick responses of Paul the property manager. Thanks again Paul.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Betty, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate guest's feedback. We am so sorry that you did not receive our response. We found it in the draft folder this morning and have forwarded it to you. We really thought we had sent it, so please accept our apologies. Glad to hear you had a lovely stay and that our property managers helped in making it so. Thank you, we will pass your comments on. We are surprised that you feel that the villa needs updating. It has recently been painted throughout, is exceptionally well maintained by Paul and Emmanuel and everything is of a good standard. The only items that could have been improved upon during your stay were the sun loungers and we have just replaced the 4 of them that needed it. We are truly sorry that your daughter hurt herself. In the over 8 years we have been letting the property there has never been an accident like this and we are sorry that it has happened. We will look into ways we can improve the situation. Thank you for your patience. The boiler did go during your stay. There were no warning signs and it was resolved within hours. As you say, Paul and Emmanuel are wonderful and totally on the ball. It was a real surprise that the pool needed a clean upon your arrival. We pay a company to take care of it and have not had any problems before. Again, it is good to hear the Paul and Emmanuel resolved this immediately. On our advertising we say that a car is recommended but not essential. Many of our guests don't wish to hire a car and the property managers will leave additional water bottles in the villa, if these guests request it (in addition to the 8l bottle we include in the welcome pack). As regards the pricing structure for the villa, ours is a very standard and normal procedure. Stating that the villa caters for 8 allows guests to see the maximum party size we can cater for. As stated on all of our advertising, the prices are for up to 4 people, with an additional charge per person over that number. It would be very unusual to find a villa priced for the whole property, and it is likely to be priced for a full occupancy and thus to be more expensive if you were just 4 people staying. Wishing you all the best, Sonia and Mark
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4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We love this house it has become a home away from home for us and our go to place when we visit Lanzarote. My husband is disabled so the layout is ideal for him. The terrace works really well for us with both sun and shade and fabulous views. Everything we need is within a 10/20 minute walk. We don't need a car here and are well served by shops, restaurants and buses and lovely walks. We have always found everything we needed within the house. Paul and Emmanuel are a great support if you need anything and are really approachable. Booking with Sonia has always been made very easy and we can't wait to get back there!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you T for your kind words. It is always a pleasure to host your party. Paul and Emmanuel are truly wonderful and we are very lucky to have them help us. We find it very rewarding to know that we can offer guests such a good experience that they return time after time. Until next time!
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Lovely relaxing villa

  • 4 of 5

Playa Vista is a well equipped apartment with lovely ocean views. We enjoyed our family holiday and found Paul to be very helpful and accommodating. A car is definitely recommended for visiting the town and marina.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review Sarah. It was a pleasure to host you and your party. We are so pleased that you all had such a good break and that the property met your needs. We are so lucky to have Paul and Emmanuel. They are so wonderful and provide such a high standard of service, for which we are very grateful. So pleased that they could help you out. We look forward to hosting you again, Mark and Sonia
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5

Great place for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a truly lovely villa. The free wifi is a real bonus and the air conditioning was most welcomed. Each time we come we are reminded of the fantastic views – I don’t think there can be many villas available with these views, and so convenient for the beach. The standard of villa meets all our expectations. We have no hesitation in recommending it to friends and family. We will definitely be returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. As you say, the location is hard to beat. So pleased the air con and WiFi were useful. They had not long been installed before your stay so it is rewarding to know that they added to your enjoyment during your stay. Thank you and look forward to your next visit, Sonia and Mark
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5

Superb location, views and value

  • 5 of 5

We don't usually write reviews but, ironically, like to see them before we book. Having seen just the one for this property, we decided we needed to write a review with our impressions because we nearly missed out on an absolute gem.

The location is, as stated, very convenient. We were delighted to find that there really is a beach no more than a couple of minutes walk from the property. It's not that sandy, so probably not an all day beach but is a perfect to place for a quick swim or, better still, to entertain children exploring rock pools and so close to the villa. A family sandy beach is also within walking distance, probably 20 mins or so.

We hired bikes (the owners kindly arranged this for us) as there is a traffic free promenade running along the seafront. For us, it brought the Harbour, town and a wider choice of restaurants within very easy reach - no need to drive ! It is also great for a stroll (or jog..).

As to the property itself, it is comfortable, spacious and equipped with everything you could reasonably want for a holiday. It is on two levels with the main accommodation on the upper floor so you get the magnificent sea views from the main bedroom, the lounge and dining area, the breakfast room and even the kitchen.

Outside on this floor there is a balcony that runs across the entire front of the building and widens out to a great little outdoor dining spot. There are awnings that shade you during the day and also keep the interior cool too.

Downstairs there is another terrace which is extremely private and has a good mix of sun and shade from the balcony above.

The pool area can be reached by stairs down from the upper balcony or steps up from the lower terrace. We noticed that the pool is noticeably longer than the other properties. It would easily accommodate larger parties or someone who wanted to exercise. The others looked a bit cramped in comparison.

We already mentioned the views and it is worth noting that this property probably has the best views of any on the site. Others can have properties directly in front of them or be set lower on the site with less commanding views. Our favourite thing was to sit on the balcony in the evening and look across the sea to Fuerteventura and see the lights start coming on and twinkling as the sun set.

Having stayed in many properties in Playa Blanca we think we have found a gem. The location, space and views are fabulous and, for the price, excellent value for money. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your comprehensive review. Happily we have had many positive e-mails and comments from guests but, of course, not everyone has the time to write a review so this is much appreciated. We certainly take all feedback to heart and try very hard to provide the best possible holiday for our guests. PS you are very observant, we did indeed have have the pool enlarged when we had the property built as we thought it makes it much more fun and certainly better for larger groups. Thanks again.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Bargain Season
1 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Festive Season
18 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
4 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Half Term
10 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
19 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
30 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
16 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Half Term
26 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Bargain Season
4 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
14 Jul 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
5 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Half Term
20 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Bargain Season
1 Dec 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Festive Season
19 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please email us or call us (details below) to enquire regarding booking. A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required to confirm all bookings. The balance is payable 45 days before the start of the booking. If your booking is within 8 weeks of the start of the holiday, payment in full is required to confirm the booking. Always check availability before sending any money.

We do not accept date changes within 3 months of the start of the holiday. For holidays starting after that, we charge £250.

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

Babies in cots are free. We do charge for cot and high chair hire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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