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Villa with Shared Pool and Stunning Views



Updated: 24-Oct-2016
Villa in Majanicho, Nr. Lajares, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands - Quiet Location 10 Minutes Walk from Beach

Villa Gecko is comprised of a two bedrooms and two bathrooms spread over two floors with shared pool and tennis and racket ball courts. The master bedroom has a balcony with stunning views over the mountains and to the north-east Playa Blanca on Lanzarote. Oh yes, you will be awestruck by the panorama that unfolds in front of you as you gaze with wonder.

You get only a snapshot of how the Spanish must have viewed the island when they first landed 500 years ago,

A casual stroll will take you the beach at Playa Blanca....simple yet pleasant.

A 10 minute drive will transport you to some of the finest surf beaches in the northern hemisphere...go on treat yourself.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English, German, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent holiday! The villa was like home from home - in fact the 2 bathrooms were bigger than our bathroom at home, comfortable, extremely well-equipped and beautifully furnished. The villa is ideally located near Lajares, in between El Cotillo and Corralejo. The unspoilt views from the villa are superb including the volcano in Lajares, and over to Lanzarote. Origo Mare is ideal for a complete get away and is quiet and relaxing. The pool was warm and well maintained, and we saw the maintenance men cleaning the pool and working on the beautiful gardens nearly every day. Most days we spent at the lagoons at El Cotillo. We climbed the volcano at Lajares, and we visited the caves at Villaverde – both of which are worth a visit.
Oct 2010
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Peaceful holiday getaway

  • 4 of 5

A spacious very well equipped, comfortable villa on the edge of a holiday complex with fantastic views. Pretty, private gardens at front and back of villa as well as first floor terrace mean there's always options for sun or shade. The villa was very clean with bath and beach towels provided. Good, helpful responses from local contact while there and owner before we left.

Lots to do and see, stunning scenery, fantastic beaches, we particularly liked El Cotillo. Make sure you climb the volcano near Lajares. There's a surfing beach very close by.

There are plenty of restaurants etc in nearby villages but none in the complex itself so you'll need a car, which is also good for exploring the island. The complex isn't fully finished so there may be places to eat in due course. The fact that the complex isn't finished didn't affect us in any way. We would definitely recommend this villa for a quiet, peaceful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This property is located in a stunning yet tranquil location. When you stand on the balcony at the back of the villa you can see volcanoes in the distance.....and to the north Playa Blanca in Lanzarote on the horizon. You will catch you breath at the sheer beauty.....

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


Majanicho beach is less than 10 minutes walk, while a 15 minute drive to the west is El Cotillo and its blue flag beaches. Whilst to the east again approx 15 minutes Corralejo and Flag beach.


Villa Gecko is approx 45 minutes drive from the airport and we strongly advise hiring a car. In order to ensure you get the best from your stay all our clients are personally met at the Villa by Rob our local representative. Origo Mare is easy to find. It is situated next to Lajares turn off by the football stadium keep driving for about 8-10 minutes. You will see Origo Mare on your left surrounded by stunning landscape. If you require meeting at the airport, we can arrange that for you.


Villa Gecko is situated 9km north of Lajares, roughly equidistant between El Cotillo and Corralejo in the north of the island.

Further Details:

Lajares is only a 5 minute drive and offers good local shops including a bank and a highly recommended French bakery for fresh bread, sandwiches and croissants. A well stocked supermarket for all your needs. Or for those who prefer to eat out then they are many good local restaurants both in Lajares and nearby El Cotillo or Corralejo.

There are a host of water based activities available including wind surfing, kite surfing and diving. If you have children then why not visit Baku Water Park in Corralejo. Betancuria located high up in the hills on the FV30 is well worth a visit if for no other reason than spectacular views as you wind your way up along the edge of the mountains to reach it.


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

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Booking Notes:
If you wish to book or ask a question, please send us an email. When you book, we will send you an invoice with all the details and after receiving the invoice, we want a £75 deposit to secure the booking. We then ask for the balance 4 weeks before your departure and your flight details. We will then arrange for you to be met at the villa.

Notes on prices:
Contact owner for seasonal pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

One of the most remarkable aspect of our villa is that is that quiet you can hear a hedgehog sneeze at 30 paces........ Come and enjoy!


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural


  • bay
  • churches
  • naturist beach
  • reefs
  • volcano
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • A bathroom on each floor with bath and shower over plus bidet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed, double wardrobe and dresser, access to balcony. Guest bedroom with two single beds and double wardrobe, patio doors to rear garden.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

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


  • Outside: The rear balcony provides stunning views over the mountains and to the north-east Playa Blanca on Lanzarote. Whilst the patio at the front of the building a shaded area to relax complete with table and chairs, two large sun loungers and the barbecue provides an excellent place to eat alfresco. Shared swimming pool, plunge pool tennis and racket ball courts located approx 100 yards from the villa. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided. The villa is cleaned prior to your arrival and on departure. Should you require additional cleaning during your stay this can be arranged locally at additional cost.

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