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Sleeps 2/4, Sea View. WiFi. Beach 400 meters. Peaceful gated complex with Pool

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


About the property

Atalaya, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote, Canary Islands - Peaceful and Spacious Ambiance. 7 min walk to yellow sand Beach and Local Amenities. sleeps 2/4

180 degree sea view. An end of terrace one bedroom, newly refurbished apartment. Sleeps 2/4 (1 twin Bedroom. +2 pull out sofa beds). 7 min walk to yellow sand Beach and Local Amenities. Gated apartment complex with large, communal terrace in front of private patio, giving a unique sense of spaciousness. What stands out is the light, huge sky and panoramic sea view. 10 min. from airport, with car hire and a supermarket right at the entrance of the complex. Best of two worlds: quiet, yet close (5 min.) to the seafront with its shops, restaurants, beautiful promenade and miles of sandy beach. The whole complex is in first class condition with a bright, fresh look.

Gabriele Hock
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Gabriele Hock

Both my husband and myself are professional therapists in private practice in Oxford, England. We are non-smokers and try to live according to ethical/green considerations, to the extent this is at all possible. We have two grown up daughters and we all love visiting this dramatic island of Lanzarote. Rob is also an artist and the apartment has some of his colourful watercolours and oils on the walls.

Gabriele Hock purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Gabriele Hock chose Puerto del Carmen

I had no intention of ever buying an apartment in a holiday resort. Being one for 'off the beaten track', the whole idea felt alien to me. But then I joined a friend at her Atalaya holiday apartment in March and my previous attitude was transformed.

In brief I fell in love with the entire holiday complex, and particularly with Casa Maria, an apartment with its unique spaciousness, facilitated by a huge outdoor patio which belongs to the community but is mainly empty. The patio leads to a couple of gorgeous swimming pools.

So, what made me make an offer on the second day of my stay was the sea view, the space, the light, the sky and the sense of tranquility and freedom that all of this provided: my escape from long British Winter months was guaranteed.

What makes this apartment unique

Atalaya is super convenient: 10 min. taxi ride from the airport, its own supermarket at the entrance, yellow sand beaches round the corner, British and German doctor's surgeries, a health spa with reasonably priced saunas and massages and golf course. While you are only minutes away from shops, bars and restaurants you are far enough not to loose that sense of peace and quiet, away from the hustle and bustle. Atalaya gives you thus the best of both worlds. And the beach of Puerto del Carmen 7 mins walk away is simply the best. Casa Maria is unique as it enjoys a huge outdoor patio, which other apartments don't have. The apartment is newly refurbished and in excellent condition, with carefully chosen fabrics and as it says above with our 4 foot statue of Quan Yin, goddess of compassion.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Separate bathroom with washing machine, hair dryer, shower, sink, toilet, mirror, towel railing, storage space.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 twin Bedroom. +2 pull out sofa beds) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with twin beds. Living room has a sofa which converts into 2 single beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outside: On our terrace is a rectangular glass top table with 6 comfortable chairs and parasol. In addition there is a cushioned bench seat with lots of beach equipment stored in the box beneath the seat, plus a small tree in a large pot. In the communal area: white and blue sunbeds, parasol stands, communal garden and swimming pool (1 big one and one for children). There is a generous spacious feeling to the whole of the outside, with not many people. 10 palm trees and the rest hibiscus flowers and oleanders. A lovely space with great views of the sea and tops of houses. Utility Room: Mop and bucket are in the bathroom, clothes horse to dry wash, etc. Iron & board, electric fan, electric heater, First Aid kit, tool box, spare light bulbs, sewing kit, instruction manuals and many other useful items are in cupboard in bedroom. Cleaning / Towels / Linen: Bed linen and bed covers, bathroom towels, beach towels and kitchen tea towels are included. Property is immaculately cleaned before arrival.


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Would definitely recommend

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous one bedroom apartment, with an even better sea view. In a peaceful location yet close to the seafront and all the shops, bars & restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just right for 2 but that because we like our own space.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely apartment. Very relaxing. Wi-Fi wasn't great, could probably do with a booster for the apartment if that an important factor for you.

Vinka was amazing with the airport runs and also made sure all was ok.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a great break. The apartment had everything. The complex was quite and friendly. This apartment I would strongly recommend. It was very clean, very well presented and had every last detail to make a holiday. There was even a 1st aid box on hand.Vinka was lovely to deal with and on hand if we needed anything. We will definitely be coming back to stay here again. Tks again see ye soon.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ocean view fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Good training with 66 steps. We loved the place perfect for 2 seniors. We want to com back an other time. The Internet was not very strong -

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We found all that was said before was correct the views are great

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was as described comfy and homely we recommend this booking to anyone.

Supermarket at the bottom of the steps,bars and restaurants nearby.

A nice touch was things left by others ie food drink etc little things.

Bill & Yvonne

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous stay

  • 5 of 5

This property is in a great location, ideally situated for the beach and bars/restaurants. The pool area is very nice and was quiet during our visit. The view from the apartment is amazing, looking out to sea. The apartment itself contained everything we needed. We would definitely recommend and would return here.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Arrecife Airport
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Arrecife Town
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Golf Course
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Las Playas
Car: not necessary


5-7 min walk to the best beaches in Lanzarote. Sand is golden. Promenade very well kept with palm trees, flowers and shrubs, miles of promenade with many beach cafe's and restaurants. Pleasant, not too hyped up.


Arrecife airport 10 min. taxi ride away (12 -15 euros). If you want to see the rest of the island which we highly recommend you need a car. Car hire is in a garage situated in the basement of Atalaya in Calle San Pedro Barba, 20 euros per day. If you hire for at least 7 days and mention my apartment and name you can hire for 15 euros per day.


Tequise market in Tequise town on a Sunday is approximately 20 - 30 min. away. Haria towards the North 35-40 min, El Golfo 25 min., fire mountain about the same. Arrecife 10 -15 min. Lanzarote is a relatively small island and all destinations are easily accessible.

Further Details:

Restaurants, shops, banks, doctor's surgery, wellness spa, supermarkets, tourist info. are all in walking distance between 1 and 10 mins away. The old port is a 20 min. walk away with some very good restaurants. These are penciled onto the map which hangs on the kitchen wall. There is also an anthroposophical centre which offers various types of therapies, workshops, lectures and cultural evenings, with a wholefood restaurant. See Centro Anthroposophica near the Biosphere. The biosphere near the Old Town is a modern shopping complex, good for clothes shopping.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

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Weekly rate
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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