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3 bedroom Villa With Wonderful Sea Views, Private pool & free Wi-fi - Villa Donato

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Villa

Villa Donato and Villa Maria are two lovely spacious villas in the Matagorda area only a 10 minute drive from Arrecife airport, both are perfect for couples and families wanting to enjoy a holiday that is home from home with a private pool and fantastic ocean views.

Villa Donato is situated in a perfect location opposite Matagorda beach and has direct access to the pedestrian walk way and cycling lane that runs along the coast line. It is only a 5 minute walk to local amenities, a shopping centre with bars, restaurants and a supermarket. This comfortable villa is perfect to enjoy Lanzarote’s year round sunshine, it has an outdoor dining table under a pergola if you'd rather eat under shade and also a patio table next to the built in BBQ for those wanting to enjoy outdoor al fresco meals. The villa has a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, hob, oven, fridge freezer and washing machine. The 3 bedrooms consist of a master bedroom with a king sized bed and en suite bathroom, bedroom two has a double bed and bedroom 3 has two single beds. Both bathrooms have a bath with an overhead shower, a single washbasin and WC, a hairdryer is also provided. We also have an indoor dining table and a comfortable lounge with Sat TV, free Wi-Fi is available in the lounge and outdoor dining area. The pool is 8m x 3.5m and 1.10m x 1.5m deep, there are roman steps in the shallow end and a ladder in the deep end, electric pool heating in included in the price during the winter months.

Villa Maria is a lovely villa only a 2 minute walk from Matagorda beach and in a perfect location for a relaxing holiday. Situated a few doors from Villa Donato, this elegant house is a perfect getaway for anyone wanting to enjoy the Lanzarote all year round sunshine whilst enjoying the lovely ocean views. The villa has a spacious living/dining room with Sat TV and free WI-Fi and a separate enclosed conservatory with a dining table. There are three bedrooms, two with king sized beds and one twin room. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with a bath and overhead shower, twin sinks and WC, the 2nd bathroom has a shower, sink, WC and bidet. The private solar heated swimming pool with steps is 6m x 3m in length. Bath and beach towels are provided. The pool terrace has 6 comfortable sun beds, a portable BBQ and dining table. Matagorda shopping centre is only a short walk away with a good choice of restaurants, supermarkets and local amenities.

More Details

Alex Saavedra
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
12 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner


Paul and family all home safe and sound. Thank you so much for helping us to have a wonderful holiday.

We will let all our friends and family know how fantastic your villa is and recommend that they also visit.

Alex,I want you to know that we had a wonderful time at your lovely villa.I would definitely like to rent it again in the future, Could you also thank Donato for the meal he cooked for me and my family

it was very much appreciated and I hope to bring some more family over again soon. Thank you and good luck, Peter.

Let me know how i can leave some fantastic comments on the website to recommend your place.

You make sure that you are wearing the Celtic strip that I left as you are now part of the Lanzarote Celtic Supporters Club.Take Care


Hi Alex,

Just to let you know we had a great time at the villa, what a fabulous spot! I had a look at the avail when we arrived home last night but unfortunately it is not available for our sept holiday. Val
Apr 2012
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Booking Notes:
A deposit of £200 per week booked is required to secure the reservation, the balance is due 8 weeks before the occupancy date.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Tías in Lanzarote

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Ensuite bathroom to Bedroom 1 consists of a bath with an overhead shower, a single washbasin, Bidet and Wc. The main bathroom also consists of a bath with an overhead shower, a single wash basin and a Bidet and WC, Hairdryer
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 consists of a double bed, Bedroom 2 has a king sized bed and Bedroom 3 has two twin single beds and a safety deposit box. All the bedrooms have large wardrobes.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • duty free shops
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The villa is on one level, for security there is a gated entrance. For the safety of young children the outdoor dining area has railings and a lockable gate preventing access to the pool area. A cot and highchair are provided free of charge Preferred change over day is Thursday however we are flexible and do accept any day change over Pool heating is included in the price from Nov 1st until May 31st. Pool heating during the summer months is charged at £75 per week Parking is available directly in front of the villa Outside: The pool is 8 x 3.5m and 1.10m x 1.5m deep, there are roman steps in the shallow end and a ladder in the deep end. The pool cover to be used overnight helps keep the pool clean and maintain the heat. The pool terrace has 6 sun beds and a built in BBQ and an outdoor dining area. The pool terrace is a wonderful place to enjoy outdoor meals or to just relax and sunbathe whilst enjoying the wonderful sea views. The terrace also has an airer for drying your washing. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa will be cleaned on arrival, and two sets of towels will be left for each person. If you are holidaying with us for more than one week, a full clean and change of sheets and towels will be provided at the start of the 2nd week of your holiday


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Villa Donato
average rating of 4.733333 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We have had the most enjoyable 3 week holiday. Having never been to Matagorda, we were concerned about the aircraft noise, but it was not a problem. The villa was clean and very comfortable with wine and fruit to welcome us. Generous room sizes and loads of outside space resulted in a truly relaxing holiday. The pool was great and Donato was 'perfecto'. He took the rubbish each day and swept the bits away so they did not dirty the beautiful pool. Each week the sheets were changed and the villa cleaned without intruding on our space.

If you are looking for a modern contemporary villa, this is not for you, but if you want somewhere clean, comfortable and near everything, with an ultra helpful host, you could not choose a better place to stay. We have already booked again!

PS Alex was our booking contact who, although he seems to travel a lot, is very helpful and courteous when he does get back to you.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy to hear you had an enjoyable holiday and a relaxing stay with us. I will pass on your comments to Donato, we understand how important is it for you to have someone on hand without being intrusive. Thank you very much for sending a review. We look forward to seeing you on your next holiday. Best regards, Alex
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Donato and Alex for another wonderful stay...Felize Navidad..and see you again in 2018

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Holiday

  • 5 of 5

I'm late in reviewing our stay at Villa Donato - things have been manic since coming back home. We stayed the first two weeks in Sept of this year and had the best holiday! Throughout the booking process Alex was wonderful and always replied and was extremely helpful. We met Donato the morning after we arrived as we arrived late at night. The Villa was spotless and Donato had left a bottle of wine and fresh fruit which was a lovely touch. Donato showed us how everything worked and was on hand if we needed him. Each day he came by to take the trash we had bagged and to make sure the pool was clean although we never saw him do this so must have been very early in the morning or when we were sleeping.

The pool was wonderful - a fantastic size, the kitchen had everything you would need, the shops are a five minute walk from the Villa along with various restaurants and small pubs. The beach was literally opposite the Villa but having the pool we did not bother much with visits to the beach. The Resort was lovely and quiet with Puerto Del Carmen a good 45 min walk (took us longer than that with a 3 year old!).

I would highly recommend a stay at this lovely Villa - the only downside for us were the beds which we found quite uncomfortable but that is down to personal preference of how soft you like your mattress and pillows.

We were so sad to be leaving and our little one cried buckets because she did not want to leave "her pool" and wanted "Tomato" (Donato) to look after her inflatable crocodile. She asks us constantly when we will be going back to Lanzarote or Ranzarote as she pronounces it!

Donato and Alex, thank you so much for letting us stay at the Villa this year, it was a fantastic holiday and we have such wonderful memories of the fun we had at the Villa. Thank you both for all your help with the questions we asked prior to our arrival and with being there for us when we were at the Villa. Donato, thank you for your hospitality and for letting us store our luggage at the Villa the day we left - we had a night flight back home so spent the day at Rancho Texas and stopped at the Villa on the way to the Airport to collect our luggage - you really were a lifesaver that day!

Wishing you both a wonderful Christmas and New Year when it comes and I do hope we can come back and stay at Villa Donato in the future!

Best regards

Nicole, Paul, Cathleen, Chris and Layla x

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to send this lovely review. It's fantastic so get such positive feedback, we know how special family holidays are and we are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time. We hope it isn't too long until you can return. Best wishes to you all for Christmas and the New Year. Alex and Tomato :) (Donato)
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  • 4 of 5

Fab villa everything one needs for perfect holiday.Great location minutes walk to plenty shops restaurants etc. Great outdoors pool was enjoyed both adults and kids loved it. Alex on hand if you need his help even organised our taxi to airport. Thank you Alex for a.lovely stay o and the nice bottle of wine there for us on arriving.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic to hear you enjoyed the villa and your holiday with us, thank you so much for sending this lovely review. We hope it isn't too long before you can return to our beautiful island. Best regards, Alex and Donato.
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Amazing holiday wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our holiday in Lanzarote we stayed at villa Donato and it is absolutely amazing it is across the road from the beach has shops and restaurants 5 minutes walk away and it is spotless and has everything you need and more the pool is fantastic and on arrival after Alex having to meet us as we got a little lost we were given fruit and wine I will definitely only want to stay at this villa next time we come to Lanzarote thank you so much for a wonderful stay at your lovely villa Lisa & family

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always lovely to hear you enjoyed the villa and had a fantastic holiday! We know how special family holiday are, it's great to hear you had such a good time and want to return. We look forward to seeing you again hopefully in the not too distant future. Best regards, Alex and Donato.
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Another fabulous stay

  • 5 of 5

I've lost count - I think this is stay 3 or 4...and we love it.

The kids are now 2.5 and 4.5 and love every minute of staying at Villa Donato. The pool was lovely and warm, the weather perfect.

The Villa is spotless and is a home from home, it has everything you need.I can't fault it.

Donato - Thank you so much for the most plentiful and wonderful fruit bowl, massive bottle of water and bottle of wine which was much enjoyed....with our late arrival with 2 young children, it was very much appreciated as it meant we didn't have to worry about breakfast as it was already there for us.

See you again next year!!

Mulin, Alan, Kai and Casper

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely review, it's fantastic to hear that you've enjoyed your stay in the villa and your holiday in Lanzarote. Look forward to seeing you all again next year, best wishes Donato and Alex.
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Nearest Airport
4.5 Kilometres
Arrecife Airport
Nearest Barpub
450 Metres
Various Bars
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Playa Blanca
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Puerto del Carmen Golf
Nearest Restaurant
450 Metres
Various Restaurants
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Matagorda Beach


The beach is in front of the villa, the pedestrianized sea front together with cycle lane adjoins the shopping centre in Matagorda. Taxi rank and bus stops are all nearby.

Continue walking along the beach for about 20 minutes will bring you to the start of the main Puerto del Carmen vibrant strip where every kind of shop, restaurant, bar and late night entertainment can be found.


Arrecife airport is only a 5 minute drive from the villa so car hire isn't necessary.


The main resort of Puerto del Carmen is only a 5 minute drive from Matagorda. Lanzarote is a small island so all sites are easily accessible. Car hire companies have maps with recommended routes, or you could just explore on your own. Arrecife is the capital and has the main shopping areas it takes around 15 minutes on the bus. The Biosfera shopping centre in the old town of Puerto del Carmen is worth a visit and also has a children's play area and mini golf.

Further Details:

The nearest shops to the villa are situated in Matagorda shopping centre, there are also has plenty of bars and restaurants. The supermarket sells most goods together with English newspapers. Local Spar stores are good value and stock a large variety of products. There are several banks and cash points along the main beach road, together with many other shops.

This is a great area for cycling,running and walking.

The Iron Man contest is held in Puerto del Carmen every year, other activities include scuba diving, go-karting, and sailing and horse riding.

A variety of bicycles, from single to family cycles, can be hired locally and there are plenty of cycle tracks.

For the more leisurely holiday maker, boat and coach trips are plentiful.

Children will love El Rancho Texas, an open zoo with lots of activities. Puerto del Carmen has lots of good restaurants serving local and internation food. You wont have to travel far from the villa to find a tasty meal.