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3 BED VILLA, PRIVATE POOL, AIR CON, WI FI, WALKING DISTANCE TO TOWN & BEACH

Dave or Karen

Advertiser since: 2006
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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3 BED VILLA, PRIVATE POOL, AIR CON, WI FI, WALKING DISTANCE TO TOWN & BEACH

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Playa Blanca Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, sleeps up to 7

This modern villa is set in a relaxing location with beautiful mountain views and a short walk to the beach. The villa is well equipped with all the comforts from home. It has a large garden which has been beautifully planted surrounded by a volcanic wall. It has a large rectangular heated swimming pool (7x3) with steps. The master bedroom has a kingsize bed, fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has twin beds and fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 3 has a single bed with the option of a pull out bed for a sixth person, it also has fitted wardrobes. There is also another room added on with bunk beds for children if needed. The lounge has patio doors opening onto the terrace where you have an alfresco dining area, seating for 6. Also there are 6 sun loungers around the pool and a built in barbeque. There is also a small table by the pool seating 4 people. The lounge is fully equipped with TV, English channels, BBC1, BBC 2, ITV , DVD, CD etc.The air conditioning unit is also located in the lounge. There are numerous restaurants overlooking the sea in Playa Blanca. A short walk along the seafront is Puerto Rubicon where you can enjoy top quality restaurants by the marina.

Places Of Interest.: Tias is famous for its wine, producing some very good quality stuff.

Costa Teguise has an 18 hole golf course set among the volcanic hills. It is also a very good place to go wind surfing as the seas there are very rough and it is the windy part of the island. Also there is a great fun- filled waterpark there too.

Puerto Del Carmen to me is the nightlife capital of Lanzarote, there are loads of clubs, bars and restaurants on about a mile and a half strip.

There are lots of trips to go on such as : the national park (that's a good one), a quad bike safari, a booze cruise on a big boat, Teguise market, camel riding, wine tasting, a glass bottom boat trip, you can even take a trip to Fuerteventura with your car or as a foot passenger. It only cost 45euros for 1 car and 2 persons the last time i went.

We found the best tour company to use is Last Minute Travel, the reps are English speaking, they really look after you especially if you have young children and they friendly too.

Car Hire: Car Hire is not essential but we would recommend it as a taxi from the airport is about 40 euros to Playa Blanca and 40 euros back to the airport. Car hire from the airport works out at about 142 euros for the week which we think is value for money. You could have your keys to your car by the time your suitcases have arrived on the carousel. Then you don't have to Que for a taxi. It only takes about 25 minutes to reach our villa from the airport and it is a very easy journey. Should you hire a car we can provide you with directions. Having a car gives you much more flexibility, and there is so much to see and do, just a short journey away. The car hire company we would recommend is Autoreisen, if you search car hire in Lanzarote on your search engine they will come up. We always use them as good value, reliable and new cars. Avis & Hertz are twice the price. On the other hand if you don't want to drive we can arrange transfers to and from the villa at an extra charge.

Night Life: Playa Blanca is one of the quieter resorts on the island but there is still plenty to do if you are a night owl. In Punta Limones which is by the ferry port, is Legends Karaoke Bar, which is a small and friendly bar open till 2am 6 days a week. If you want to stay out later and have even more fun then go to Roof Tops, which is upstairs from Legends and stays open till 4am. There are a few bars which do live music now, we think the Irish Anvil Bar is the best as Gary plays his guitar there 5 nights a week. For all those sports fans there are many bars showing live matches. Popeye's is on the same level as Legends and has 20 screens and can show 4 matches at any one time. Also Mollys Bar at Dorada beach shows sky football and the rugby. Most restaurants have a see view and there are plenty to choose from. You can eat anything from Fish, Steak, Chinese, Spanish Traditional, Indian to ham, egg and chips. We recommend Larni's in the New Marina Rubicon for specialist meals, very nice.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Dave or Karen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2006
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2014

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 33 traveler reviews

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3 Bed Villa, Private Pool, Air Con, Wi Fi, Walking distance to town & beach
average rating of 4.939394 based on 34 reviews
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3 Bed Villa, Private Pool, Air Con, Wi Fi, Walking distance to town & beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65154
+44 -(0)1237 422026
Playa Blanca Playa Blanca - Yaiza
lymm,cheshire
5

WELL WHAT A LOVELY HOLIDAY....HOME FROM HOME......

  • 5 of 5
we have just returned from our stay at villa ripley....i,d like to thank dave and karen for thinking of everything...everything you need for your holiday was all ready for us..even beach towels and all the things kids require for a day at the beach...brilliant.!!!!!!...everything was imaculate,which was a relief and made our stay really pleasant...i,d advise car hire as its a good walk to town,but taxi,s are available,its just for carrying all the bits to the beach and the supermarket run..the villa is in a really peaceful area and i wouldnt want to stay anywere else,on first arival i thought we were to far away from things,but when we got our bearings sorted it was perfect...really you wont be disapointed and if you have children dave and karen have made it so everything is taken care of,even down to board games,dvds,cds computer games,sky tv,books for all ages...you really just need your clothes and suntan lotion.....we really would love to stay again,thats if it doesnt get completly booked up......thanks to all for making our stay brill weve all got fond memorys from our first visit to playa blanca...and the weather was lovely to..thankyou....the wrights.lymm cheshire....xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Jan 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Wow thank you for a lovely review, we are very pleased you enjoyed your holiday ! We appreciate your comments and do try to cater for families of all ages so I'm glad you were happy with everything. We hope you'll be back again in the future but remember to book early as we do seem to book up quite quickly !
Thanks again
Karen & Dave
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3 Bed Villa, Private Pool, Air Con, Wi Fi, Walking distance to town & beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65154
+44 -(0)1237 422026
Playa Blanca Playa Blanca - Yaiza
5

Lovely Villa with fabulous Pool

  • 5 of 5
We had a lovely stay at this wonderful villa, the facilities were great, good bedrooms, lovely clean modern bathrooms, showers were strong and hot. The pool was so lovely we paid extra to get it heated was so worth it, the outside area is large and a sun trap, the dinning areas outside which there was two are lovely, had a big BBQ although we did not use it. The kitchen was like a home from home, my sister made me french toast every morning what a treat!! we had a bit of bad weater so the large tv with loads of channels came in handy, the boys watched the Winter Olympics, great selection of Dvds and books.
We loved the resort took us about 15-20mins to walk down 3-4 euros in a taxis, the beach was beautiful great places to sit and drink have food.
We paid 20 euros to have wireless for the week so that was another great selling point. Liz picked us up from the airport and was great help as was her husband very friendly and welcoming.
I would stay in this villa again as it was very easy to book good communication with the owners..
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carolann,
Thanks for your lovely review, we are very pleased you had a good time at the villa and the pool, we try are very best to make our villa home from home. Every year we add a little more to provide that little extra touch.
Look forward to hearing from you in the future.

Cheers Dave and karen.
business
3 Bed Villa, Private Pool, Air Con, Wi Fi, Walking distance to town & beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65154
+44 -(0)1237 422026
Playa Blanca Playa Blanca - Yaiza
South Woodham Ferrers
4

Pleasant stay

  • 4 of 5
Pleasant villa it's basic but clean and contained everything you needed. Quite small living area but as most of time spent outside not a big deal.

Pool is very deep so hearing is essential had a slight issue getting it switched on but owner was very easy to contact and rectified it for us.

Master bed is standard double not king size and a little hard for our taste but rooms where lovely and big and plenty of bath and pool towels for our use.

Air con was a little annoying as was only in living room and was metered but there was good fans in each of the bedrooms so wasn't a big problem.

Overall good value for money
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We would like to respond to some of your points raised however. The living area is now much bigger as we have completed the extension to the side of the villa which is now the dining room, as you can see from the pictures on our advert this has made the lounge much bigger.
The master bed is actually a king size not a standard double, it is the same size as our King size in the UK as we quite often take out bedding from the UK as the choice is limited in lanzarote.
We are a bit suprised that you say the villa is basic. We have compared our villa to the 512 advertised on this website and out of them only 114 are equipped to the same standard as ours. This includes items such as DVD players, satellite TV, BBQ, Pool, Air con etc. Therefore there are over 300 villas that don't have one or more of these facilities. We believe we supply everything guests could need to make it a home from home, this includes towels, a large selection of DVD's and books, as well as a second TV and DVD player in one of the bedrooms which can be useful for families with children who may wish to play games on the playstation and not use the main TV.
With regard to the pool, we were informed that the heater was switched on but as it hadn't been used since May the temperature was not set high enough initially. I think this was rectified the next day so hopefully heated up quickly for you. I know that when we went out the week after you we had to have it turned off as it was like getting in a bath !
Unfortunately It is not possible for us to have air con in every room Im afraid due to the positioning of the unit but as you mentioned, we do have free standing fans in every bedroom. We had the meter fitted last year as it gives guests the option as to how much they want to use it rather than pay up front and then decide they don't need it or vica versa.
We thank you for your booking and agree that the villa is very good value for money.
Karen & Dave
business
3 Bed Villa, Private Pool, Air Con, Wi Fi, Walking distance to town & beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65154
+44 -(0)1237 422026
Playa Blanca Playa Blanca - Yaiza
Falkirk
5

Home from home in the sun!

  • 5 of 5
Villa Ripley was an amazing villa, it had everything you could possible need to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the sun. Karen and David were brilliant answering all our quires before our holiday. Our two teenagers enjoyed the pool, playstation and the vast collection of DVD's. We are glad we hired a car at the airport, no transport hassles. Roads are great and very easy to navigate. The car enabled us to explore the whole island. We didn't eat out a lot as the villa was so comfortable and the BBQ was everyone's favourite. We will def return next year, thanks Karen and David
  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay and your two teenagers had plenty to occupy them !
BBQ'ing at the villa is a great way to keep costs down and have a lovely meal !
Look forward to hearing from you again in the future.
business
3 Bed Villa, Private Pool, Air Con, Wi Fi, Walking distance to town & beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65154
+44 -(0)1237 422026
Playa Blanca Playa Blanca - Yaiza
5

FANTASTIC HOLIDAY!!! THANKS VILLA RIPLEY!!!!

  • 5 of 5
After a late flight, we arrived a Villa Ripley tired. Here we found very comfy beds and awoke the next morning to explore a well equiped, very clean villa. After unpacking off to explore Playa Blanca. Great to find that we was quite central of the town, but set back from the main drag. Perfect!!!
We hired a car from the airport and explored the island throughout our week stay. We loved the old fishing village of Santa and the old port of Puerta del Carmen. After arriving back at the villa late afternoons to a heated swimming pool and to get the BBQ going.
After running our own villa and apartment on the Costa Brava, it was such a treat to have found Villa Ripley for a great Relaxing holiday.
We shall definetly return.

Richard & Jane Sylvester Les Roques, Bascara, Girona Province. SPAIN
Alan & Lynne Young Dronfield, Derbyshire, UK
  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Richard and Jane for a lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the villa and found the location perfect. As we explain to guests when booking, although a car is advised for longer journey's, once at the villa it is pretty central for the main town whilst giving you peace and quiet and time to relax away from the town.
We hope to hear from you again in the future.
Karen & Dave
business
3 Bed Villa, Private Pool, Air Con, Wi Fi, Walking distance to town & beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p65154
+44 -(0)1237 422026
Playa Blanca Playa Blanca - Yaiza
5

relaxing and wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5
This holiday was so simple to arrange, largely due to the attention offered by the owners who guided me so well. When we arrived, the villa was exactly as we had expected, clean and spacious with an inviting pool all ready to plunge into. We loved all the extra touches, particularly the range of music and dvds to watch. We found Liz, who oversees guests very informative and guided us on where to shop, beaches and was helpful. It was one of the most stress free holidays I have had for a long time. Thank you I will recommend this to my friends and would hope to return.
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sally,
Thanks very much for your review, we are glad you had a good time, thanks for all your lovely comments and we hope to see you soon again in Lanzarote.

Regards Dave and Karen.

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Arrecife
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Main Town
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Playa Blanca
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Main Town
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Playa Blanca is the most southern resort on the island and subsequently benefits from the maximum sunshine available. Playa Blanca has an excellent selection of bars and restaurants located on the seafront and around the old harbour. There is also a pedestrianized town with many shops. There are 3 beaches in Playa Blanca. Playa Flamingo is to the right of the harbour with a sandy beach. A small beach in the main town and Playa Dorada is the closest to our villa, just a 15 - 20 minute walk. It runs for about half a mile with soft sand and clear blue waters ideal for snorkeling. You can also hire jet skis and go on the banana boat from there. From Playa Blanca you can walk along the beautiful seafront promenade which leads you to the new International Marina Rubicon with stylish shops/bars & bowling alley. Just a 5 minute drive away are the Papagayo beaches, these are the best beaches on the island with their clear blue waters ideal for scuba diving or just soaking up the sun.

Other Activities: Bowling

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Rates & Availability

From £480 Per week

Playa Blanca Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
winter
Jan 4 2015 - Mar 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
£480
 
 
easter
Mar 30 2015 - Apr 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
£580
 
 
spring
Apr 13 2015 - May 23 2015
7 night minimum stay
£480
 
 
whitsun
May 24 2015 - May 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
£580
 
 
summer
Jun 1 2015 - Jul 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
£505
 
 
summer
Jul 2 2015 - Sep 6 2015
7 night minimum stay
£680
 
 
autumn
Sep 7 2015 - Oct 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
£480
 
 
winter
Oct 23 2015 - Oct 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£530
 
 
winter
Oct 31 2015 - Dec 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
£480
 
 
xmas 2015
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
 
 
spring
Jan 4 2016 - Mar 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
£480
 
 
easter
Mar 20 2016 - Apr 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
£580
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £100
Notes The price for the villa is based on 4 people sharing, additional persons will be charged at an extra £50 per person per week. There will be a returnable £100 breakages deposit taken on booking.
Please note that for larger groups the deposit may increase to £200.
Part weeks also considered i.e. 10/11 day holidays.
During the winter months the pool will be heated on request to approx 27 °C

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Playa Blanca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , collapsible cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , pull out bed underneath
  • All bedrooms have either fitted or stand alone double wardrobes and ample hangers, including child's clothes hangers. All bedrooms can accommodate a child's cot if required.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The kitchen is fully fitted including kettle, toaster, iron, ironing board and clothes airer. We are also providing our guests with beach towels saving you on luggage space. Our villa will be maintained to a high standard and should any problems arise during your stay there will be 24hr assistance provided by a reputable company. The villa is located in a small residential area with shops, bars and restaurants only a short walk away. Also for evening entertainment you can use the local hotels. We do have a strict non smoking policy inside the villa but smoking is permitted outside and ash trays are provided. Please note that there is a wall mounted electric fireplace in lounge which will heat the villa if desired. Wi Fi is now available on request.

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