Great place, had a fantastic time. Great villa and a very helpful landlord. We hired a very reasonably priced car from Peter, I would put the capacity of the villa to 4 people. The palm trees are great in this Vila.
We use villas all the time but can truly say that this is the best villa we have ever stayed in. From the moment we walked out of the departure hall we were treated like royalty. The manager was waiting for used, he collected our luggage, we got in the car and were escorted to our villa. During the short drive he gave us a guide about where to shop, places to visit, a guide about the customs and driving advice. Upon arriving at the villa which was absolutely superb he explained how everything worked and assured us that if we needed anything we could contact him 24 hours a day.
The villa was spotlessly clean, the mature gardens were also well maintained, we were extremely happy to see that all the bedding was white and we cooked see that it was of good quality. The villa is nicely laid out with large patio doors onto the gardens, we were able to lay in bed having morning coffee and enjoy the amazing views, in the heat of the afternoon sun we were able to find nice shade under the large palm trees. We had o be truthful we had many barbecues and to be truthful we didn't venture from the villa much. The pool was lovely and clean and like everything in the villa well maintained. The Manager was polite and always helpful and we plan to go back as soon as possible. WELL DONE PETER.
The Villa, its location and the staff came together to make for a really wonderful weeks holiday. I came with just my husband but the property is big enough to accommodate a family, so I will be returning with our daughter as soon as we have a chance.
Does exactly what it says on the tin. We've just returned after a 1 week stay in this apartment that provided absolutely everything we asked and expected from it. Set in one of my favourite locations on this beautiful Canarian Island. After staying with Peter for a week in 2016 at the apartment he also owns, there was never a doubt about returning to a bigger property of his. The professionalism he shows toward his guests is second to none. Nothing is ever too much trouble when it comes to helping you enjoy your holiday that little bit more.
The Villa is very well laid out, extremely spacious and everything works as it should.
The rural location makes it perfect for a "lazy week" in the sunshine, however, the seaside resorts, supermarkets and tourist attractions are no more than a 15-20 minute drive away (I'd strongly advise hiring a car to get about the island) although the nearby restaurants and sociedad are all excellent, there is also a local shop within walking distance of the villa that provides all of the essentials.
Excellent value for money and highly recommended. I seriously doubt that you'd find a better villa in Lanzarote for this price and our return to one of this owners properties to escape from the British winter is already being planned for 2018
We were very disappointed in the generally dilapidated conditions in this villa, i.e. it felt as if nothing had been properly maintained or replaced for years. We returned to the COMFORT of our own homes congratulating ourselves on surviving the endurance course of eleven nights in this neglected villa. The photographs should be updated as they are very misleading.
The villa is accessed via a stepped/sloped path that turns into a slippery weir when it rains. The lack of handrails doesn't help.
The kitchen is poorly fitted - as if someone acquired secondhand units many years ago and had them fitted by a tall, untalented DIY enthusiast. The wall cupboards are too high for anyone under 5'5". The mismatched cutlery, crockery, glasses, etc. could have been supplied by a charity shop/boot sale. The half-size dishwasher isn't suitable for a property that sleeps six guests. The hob works as does the elderly, too-small fridge. The outside washing machine is dodgy from time-to-time providing an occasional electric shock - a free perm with every wash:).
The en-suite bathroom has rusting chrome fittings, black mould, blown tiles, a towel rail that's falling off the wall and, our pet hate, a clinging shower curtain. The shower trap was slow to drain resulting in a flood every time the shower was used. The other shower room floods into the hallway if one takes too long and, even worse, this one has shower curtains on TWO sides of the cubicle. The ancient, worn out fraying towels are great if you require complete exfoliation; they almost stand up unsupported.
The bedrooms offer worn out mattresses that could have been put to good use by the Spanish Inquisition. These really were in a very, very poor condition. No-one slept well for the duration of our stay.
The open-plan living room has two "leather" sofas which are sadly too short to offer an alternative to the tortuous beds. The scatter cushions should have been laid to rest a long time ago. The over-abundance of tacky artificial flowers/plants does nothing for the general ambience. The dining chairs have solid orange pine seats - numb bums all round.
Outside is almost worse than inside. Broken ancient sunbeds; crumbling astroturf; a rusting decrepit BBQ along with similarly rusting cooking tools; the rat who prefers the palm tree nearest the house (we only saw one at a time); the pervasive stench of drains; the "shaded" seating area containing a sofa which is constantly wet - either from rain or condensation; the immovable table which is only partially covered by the rusting, dodgy-looking awning; etc. The pool is adequate but although we paid for heating, it never really felt warm.
In addition to paying extra for pool heating, we also paid extra for internet which is intermittent to say the least. We paid extra for the use of the third bedroom (even though we'd thought we'd booked and paid for the WHOLE villa). We refused to pay extra for TV - one has to draw the line somewhere. We booked cars along with the villa. These were adequate but they weren't very clean and one had a soup bowl gear box.
We were shocked to learn that despite the fact that we'd booked eleven nights there was no maid service for the duration of our stay - and no way of cleaning the place ourselves unless we were prepared to pay for cleaning materials and gear. NOTHING is provided - not even a bottle of water. One loo roll in each bathroom and one bin liner - that is it! On arrival the villa was very clean and we commend the maids for their hard work. However, despite trying to keep the floor and worktops clean, we had an ant infestation within 24 hours.
We don't live like this - ANYWHERE. The owners should be aware that guests are happy to "rough it" just because the sun may be shining. The small matter of guests' comfort seems to have been overlooked completely.
We are baffled by the number of good reviews for this property and wonder just where these visitors stayed. If it was in the same property then they must have had too much sun! We found only one poor review from December 2014 and we naively thought that the problems mentioned would have been dealt with - they haven't!
If you have booked this place already, do yourself a favour - find somewhere else.
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