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Villa With Private Pool & Sea Views. Comfortable Apartment With Sea Views. - Casita Mariposa (Sleeps 2, 1 Bedroom)

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking



Casita Mariposa (Sleeps 2, 1 Bedroom)

Comfortable & very cosy 1 bedroom apartment, en-suite bathroom, & individual

South facing sun terrace complete with sun beds, table & chairs.

TV has UK channels including BBC/ITV/Sport/Sky news & films

Spanish channels available.

Off street parking outside apartment.

Self catering kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, toaster etc.

2 wardrobes, Large drawers, Book stand, bed side tables/lamps, wall mirrors including full length.

High ceiling, 'black out curtain' & fan keep the bedroom cool. A window overlooks the garden & sea beyond!

The largenewly fully tiled bathroom has a walk in shower, wall mirrors & lights.

A separate wall cupboard provides extra storage.

An ideal base for those who wish to independently explore the island, but do not particularly wish to hire a car for the whole duration of their holiday.

A communal 'Coin Operated' washing machine available for guests' use.

Outside drying line/airer.

Good WIFI available.

N.B. Pool is for the use of villa guests only

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About the property

Sea View Villa Private Pool

Casa Molina is located in a uniquely private, peaceful and tranquil situation. The villa is based on the outskirts of the quaint old town of Tias & is only a ten minute walk to all the excellent amenities Tias has to offer.


Mariposa is a very comfortable one bedroom apartment & is located on the same plot, but it is not next door or near to the villa, therefore assuring privacy and tranquility at all times for both properties. The apartment does not have a pool, but there are many clean and safe beaches nearby. Popular with both sun worshippers & water sport enthusiasts!

Both properties are south facing, and have sun terraces to indulge in sunbathing or to enjoy alfresco dining. Ample and comfortable outside furniture are provided to add to guests comfort & enjoyment.

Good WIFI is available in both properties.

Many guests enjoy a 'working holiday' as the internet is so good!

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Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
A deposit of 50% is required to secure all bookings.
Adequate Insurance is a pre-requisite to booking ie: to cover illness/hospitalization whilst on holiday & repatriation. Plus holiday cancellation due to illness/bereavement etc. NB Holiday payment refunds are at the strict discretion of the company & not obligatory.

It is a strict prerequisite to booking, that guests have adequate holiday insurance to cover all of the above.

Holiday balances payable 6 weeks prior to the arrival date.

Upon confirmation of a booking: Payment details, a booking form, plus directions/map will be sent to clients.

Airport transfer information can be provided upon request, and also for local car rental compaies.
Apartments have use of a washing machine which is 'coin operated' and there is an outside drying area plus clothes airer for use on the apartment terrace.

For late arrivals, a shopping service for groceries can be arranged with prior notice. Fee applicable.

Strictly "No Pets Policy"

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. Check in time 14:00hrs. Check out time 10:00hrs. Luggage can be dropped off from 10:30hrs on day of arrival. If departure flights are late, it may be possible to pay for a "Late Check Out" & use the accommodation on your last day.

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted are per couple, all payments to be made in the euro equivalent.
For Casa Molina only, an additional supplement of either, £75.00 or £95.00 is chargeable per person for additional villa guests depending on no's & time of year.

Last minute offers available/Complimentary WIFI sometimes included subject to current offers.Otherwise charged for & discount given on longer rentals.

Discount given to long rentals ie: More than one month. WiFi connection in both villa & Apartment on a 'Pay as you go' basis, cost 15.00€ per week/part of.

Late check out possible with prior notice & booking fee applicable.


Accommodation and facilities for Casita Mariposa (Sleeps 2, 1 Bedroom)in Tías in Lanzarote

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Children to be accompanied by a resonsible adult at all times.
  • Please report any damage or breakages to the manager. Any major damage/breakages must be reported immediately!
  • Please wash up all dishes, pans etc. & put away on the last day or your holiday. Dispose of all rubbish.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The spacious & modern en-suite bathroom, & has been totally renovated in March 2016, & comprises of: Large walk in shower, WC, large wash basin with a large overhead mirror. Separate shelf and magnifying mirror, with hair dryer/electric shaver socket with a rustic wooden shelf below to place hair dryer etc. Two overhead 'double light units' give illumination to each individual area. A modern glass door wall unit, provides ample storage for toiletries etc. New stainless stell towel rails, and new 3 tier stainless steel vanity unit inside the shower complete the accessories making it a practical as well as a beautiful bathroom. A large white aluminium window complete with integrated mosquito net provides adequate ventilation, during the night as well as during the day. Beautiful bronze, green and gold mosaic tiles inside the walk in shower, with non-slip cream floor tiles inside the shower. Main walls have light tiles making it light & airy. Repeat guests are in for a treat!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Spacious bedroom with a comfortable double bed. South facing window, and also en-suite bathroom window, with integrated mosquito net can be opened for extra ventilation. Two free standing white wardrobes and matching set of drawers. Free standing book shelf complete with books, two fitted bedside tables and a wicker chair. Full length mirror and a wall mirror above drawers. Free standing fan in summer months. A heater can be provided in the winter months.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The one bedroom apartment has a private driveway, & has an adequately equipped kitchen for self catering. Kitchen inc; Gas cooker & hob, fridge with ice box, microwave, ironing board & iron. Open plan sitting room has a comfortable sofa, coffee table, TV with BBCW News, CNN, & films. DVD & CD player & radio. TV system due to be updated soon. Large bedroom has high ceilings, comfortable double bed, bedside 'tables' with lamps, wicker chair, 2 wardrobes, one set of large drawers & book shelf. The large en-suite bathroom is fully tiled & comprises of a free standing wash basin with 2 mirrors & four lights, walk in shower Inc. soap/shampoo holders. Window provides ventilation. Personal towels provided & changed weekly. Outside facilities: Great south facing sun terrace & pergola are located to the front of the apartment, with comfortable sun beds, table & chairs. Excellent WIFI. Extra towels if required - for a small charge. Outside of Apartment Mariposa: A well stocked garden, with trees, shrubs etc. There is a large parking area to the front of the one bedroom apartment, with outside lighting to the apartment terrace. The entrance to the apartment & parking area is via the rear of the main property & totally separate to the villa. There is a reasonable level of privacy & a high level of tranquillity. Casa Molina: The villa's pool terrace is a very pretty area, with a walled garden, and an attractive shaped, 7x4 metre swimming pool. A pretty ornamental flowering tree also provides natural shade to the pool terrace, where alfresco dining can be enjoyed. Ample outside furniture with cushions are provided for guests' comfort. A separate terrace, complete with BBQ overlooks the pretty garden & sea views! A large forecourt to the front of the villa provides secure parking and is automatically illuminated at dusk. Please refer to Google Earth for further clarification. Both properties offer extreme levels of privacy & tranquility, with amazing beautiful sea views


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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
South Ayrshire

A Very relaxing and enjoyable Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our apartment was amazing, everything you need for a great holiday, BBQ was well used

Location of the apartment is ideal for exploring the island, If you do not want to hire a car, Taxis are always waiting in Tias, and if you do not want to walk a quick phone call and they will come to you.

Bus service is very good as well.

Vicki is always at hand if required, but everything was perfect.

Thank you Vicki and we hope to see you again

Clive and Lynn

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review, and I am delighted that you had such a good holiday. I look forward to you returning! All the very best Vicki
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Everything you could want with a stunning view !!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for two people, Casita Mariposa is beautifully finished and from the terrace there is an incredible view down the island to the coast of Fuerteventura in the distance. Vicki is incredibly friendly and helpful. We had a wonderful time, and we will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I am delighted you enjoyed your stay, & we look forward to you returning!
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Lovely quiet peacefull location, all you need

  • 5 of 5

Lovely quiet location, just a 5-10min walk from the main shops and restaurants in Tias, has everything needed for a nice quiet holiday the photos dont do it justice, the views are great and the sunsets wondefull, the apartment is well looked after by Vicki and her team who are there at hand should you need anything, just back from a wonderfull 13 night stay and can only say it was over all too soon!!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Cannot be faulted for the price. Everything you need and in a quiet area.

We have stayed several times and will be back again soon I hope.

Thank you Vicki & J.P for everything!

Shaun & Lesley.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just right!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for nine days at Casita Mariposa. Vicki is a friendly and helpful owner and emailed advice and instructions promptly. The apartment, although in a quiet, scenic location, is within walking distance of the centre of Tias and the main bus routes. Tias has a well stocked supermarket and numerous restaurants and bars - Vicki's hand drawn map covers all of this! If you hire a car, the apartment is just minutes off the island's main north - south road.

Inside, it's light and airy and the sheltered patio outside the living area is great for al fresco eating, sunbathing and just viewing most of the eastern side of the island and Fuerteventura in the distance.

In short, just right for us, not too formal - so homely and relaxing. Heartily recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic relaxing short stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a long weekend to see our family, and had the most relaxing stay in Vicki's casita. It's a place where we will be coming again and again, as everything is easily accessible but still enough out the way to unwind.

I loved having George (the cat) around aswell, he's a proper little character. We'll be back soon for sure.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kathryn & Fred Thank you so much for the great review, and look forward to seeing you both again. Hasta pronto! Vicki & Georgie
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Vicki / Juan Pedro
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2018

About Vicki / Juan Pedro

I relocated to Lanzarote after falling in love with this very special island which I immediately felt was “home”. Extensive work was carried out to Casa Molina, & it has been successfully rented out to discerning guests ever since, with many revisiting.

I live close by, so I am always on hand to give advice, make recommendations or assist guests if they have any problems at all!

My other family member is Georgie, a very sociable (castrated) stray cat who adopted us in 2007! However, Georgie will not visit guests unless they want him to. However, if Georgie ever becomes a problem guests only need to inform me.

Casita Mariposa became the second addition to the portfolio, and has proved to be a very popular apartment, with many repeat guests.

El Nido is a large one bedroom apartment with a large sun terrace, & its own private entrance & parking area. This apartment is ideal for a longer let and offers the same peace and quiet & fabulous sea & garden views.

Casa Blanca & Pen's Ancla Studio Apartments

Both offer a comfortable base for both short or long term stays, with a south facing sun terrace & same spectacular sea & mountain views.

Please contact me for further information about these apartments or details of my website.

Most of my guests are repeat guests, and many guests are now also friends.

I take a personal interest in all of my bookings, and I always try to accommodate guests who have special requirements. I have had four honeymoon couples over the years as well as guests celebrating a special wedding anniversary.

I am always available for my guests, and I will respond promptly to any problems that may occur.

I have an excellent housekeeping & maintenance team, and we all work extremely well together.

Our mission is to deliver a high standard of service & care to our guests.

You are very important to us, and we are here for you 24 hours a day ensuring your holiday is stress free and the best it can be!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Vicki / Juan Pedro purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Vicki / Juan Pedro chose Tías

The main reason for buying Casa Molina was without a doubt the location! The property also has lots of character with a beautiful lush garden to match.

The varied flora and fauna which inhabit the garden make it all the more special, & all this can be enjoyed away from the busier & noisier areas of Tias.

The villa is located on the very edge of Tias with fantastic access to the the main "ring road" and with its central location, makes access to the rest of the island very convenient and quick.

A short pleasant walk takes you to the centre of Tias with its varied & excellent restaurants.

Plus bakeries, great food shops (fresh & frozen foods),

Medical Centre which is open 24 hours a day.

Florists, hairdresser, pharmacy.

Despite the vast amenities on offer, Tias remains a very friendly & unspoiled small town. The locals are extremely helpful & very welcoming!

A short car drive or bus journey will take you to the small beach resort of Playa Honda, which hosts our new Overseas food shop, which sells Iceland & most English food products. Here at Christmas and fancy a mincepie, you'll find these here!

If you want to stay in a quiet, peaceful and non commercialised location, and still want good public transport and amenities then ...... our properties are for you!

Come and find out for yourself!

What makes this apartment unique

The one thing that Casa Molina & Casita Mariposa both have to offer,

that some other Tias villas & apartments do not, is undoubtedly the privacy and peace & quiet away from the crowds plus the amazing uninterrupted sea views!

The photos do not do the views justice, you have to come and see these for yourselves. Read the testimonials of previous guests.


The villa's pool area has high walls & offers complete privacy for those who like to sunbathe in the nude.


The apartment has its own separate driveway & parking area, plus a peaceful south facing sun terrace.


Both properties offer fantastic uninterrupted sea views, which are breathtaking by day, and magical by night!

The owner, Vicki is sometimes at home in a property close by, and is readily available if required. In her absence, her manager is available.

Vicki's property, when she is at home is totally separate from the villa and apartment, & Vicki will only visit guests if requested. Some guests like the fact that the owner (an ex-nurse) is on hand if required.


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Nearest Airport
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Cafe Central, Tias
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Playa Blanca
Nearest Golf
0.2 Kilometres
Tias Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
La Esquina
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Puerto del Carmen
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The island offers many interesting walks, either independently or with a registered/qualified guide, who will demonstrate the real Lanzarote and its natural beauty at its best! Breathtaking volcanic scenery, as well as places of historical and natural interest.

It is even possible to go on a guided walk around the active volcano of Timanfaya National Park!

Don't forget your camera!

Qualified outdoor 'Activity Leaders' can also be booked to take you caving, kayaking, diving, surfing, mountain biking - the choice is yours!

Or participate in the Island's annual Triathlon, or just come and spectate!

You will find many websites on line offering you all the information you require, and in many cases you can book excursions, bicycles with delivery etc. before you arrive on the island.

Lanzarote's unique landscape and beaches offers something for every sports enthusiast.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further assistance/advice, that's what we're here for!


The nearest beach of Puerto del Carmen is a 15 minute drive or taxi/bus ride away.

Approximate cost for a bus to PDC is 1€ and 5€ for a taxi. Prices correct at time of publishing, but please always re-check.

The island is normally a very safe island to travel around, and is ideal for solo travellers. Solo travellers can join up with other groups to share in the enjoyment of excursions, outdoor activities etc.

Airport transfers can be arranged from approximately 15,00€.


Nearest airport (only) is Arrecife, which is a 20 minute car journey away.

A car is not essential unless you wish to extensively explore the island.

Tias centre has everything you need, without venturing further afield if you only desire a quiet, relaxing holiday. Airport transfers & a trip to the supermarket can be arranged/shopping service with prior notice.

Bikes can be hired, & these can also be delivered to the villa or apartment with prior notice.


Puerto del Carmen - 15 minute drive.

Timanfaya National Park - 30 minute drive.

Jameous del Agua - 35 minute drive.

Further Details:

Hiperdino is a large well stocked supermarket complete with fresh fish, meat counters and delicatessen & is situated in Tias centre.

Ropers, Chacon are two other supermarkets and tend to sell those extra special local items & good wines etc.

Maceys is a small English supermarket which sells many UK food items.

There is a coffee shop next door if you fancy a drink before or after shopping.

Several bakeries in Tias centre - even open Sundays for those fresh croissants! San Antonio highly recommended on Calle Libertad, Tias.

Several excellent restaurants within walking distance, or short car drive.

Several very good shopping centres in Puerto del Carmen and Playa Honda.

With a children's play park too!