APARTMENTS MARCASTEL is a private complex with several of the apartments rented out for holidays. Situated in a quiet area of Playa Blanca, yet only a few minutes walk from the beautiful Dorada beach, the Rubicon Marina and the Central Avinada, with their many fine restaurants, bars and shopping.
Marcastel is therefore ideally situated to relax away from it all yet still enjoy all the amenities of the resort without the need to drive.
It is about 35 minutes from the airport by taxi or car. Alternatively there is a half hourly bus service direct from the airport to Playa Blanca Bus Station. (Less than 3 Euros per person.) with a Taxi from the bus station to the apartment 4 Euros.
This comfy, bright, spacious well equipped first floor apartment, comprises of: Large lounge, with dinning area off.
Fully equipped kitchen with full oven, fridge-freezer & microwave.
1 double bedroom.
1 twin bedroom.
Bathroom with shower and washing machine.
Large balconies to front & rear with views to the Ajaches Mountains, both offer ample space to relax, dine or take advantage of private sun bathing from dawn till dusk.
Playa Blanca is the most southerly resort on Lanzarote with views across to Fuerteventura, (only a mere 11 Km by ferry, which leaves from the harbor several times a day) It is beautiful and relaxed, with a delightful promenade, interesting shops and superb restaurants within ten minute walk from the apartment.
Take a walk by the sea. A paved promenade now runs for approximately 4 miles along the length of the resort, from the new marina to east, taking in the harbour and continuing out to the light house on the western point.
Walk or drive a little further east and enjoy the white sandy beaches of Papagayo
A drive up to Femes early evening not only rewards you with good food, the view is awesome.
If its fish takes your fancy then it is well worth the drive to the village of El-Golfo, again best early evening to appreciate the colours & spectacle of the landscape, ocean & sun sets.
It is an excellent base for sight seeing and has many advantages for those looking for sun, sea and sand with a variety of beaches close to the apartment, said to be some of the best on the island.
It is an excellent base for the more energetic, the resort offers a range of activities including cycling, diving, sailing, water sports, tennis, 2 golf course, walking etc.
OUT & ABOUT, EXCURSIONS / PLACES TO VISIT
Details are available from the travel agents. Or nip over the road to the Sun Royal reception and pick up some leaflets. The Holiday reps will be glad to take a booking.
The jeep safari is a great way to see the island.
Timafaya: (Fire Mountains)
Fifty square kilometres of volcanoes and lava fields have
been turned into a national park
Coaches take you across the volcanic landscape.
Cesar Manrique Foundation,
The famous artist Cesar Manrique, Insistent on a blend with environment, had a big influence on the development of the island. A legacy of his works is to be found all around the island.
The house in Tahaiche on the site of 5 volcanic bubbles, holds a stunning collection of his paintings, drawings, plans and photographs.
The Cactus Garden towards the north is deigned to display over 1,400 different species.
Los Jamos Del Agua: A pre-historic volcanic irruption with natural caves having roofless bubbles of lava and a beautiful underground lake. Here he created a setting of artistically arranged flora with a complex of restaurants, bars and concert cave with wonderful acoustics.
Mirador Del Rio: Yet another of his creations. From the top of a cliff hundreds of meters above sea level, is a viewing point. The views over the island of Graciosa are simply breathtaking.
The capital political and commercial centre.
Meander through the streets and find that quaint little shop, or stop off at one of the many street café’s and bars and just watch the world go by while the ladies take in a little retail therapy.
Museums and art galleries can be found in the old fort at the harbour entrance.
The main resort offers 12 kilometres of sandy beach and rocky coves. The hub of the islands nightlife with bars restaurants clubs and shops galore. It now also bosts the latest Tieas 18 hole golf course.
The second resort, long sandy beaches, plenty of shops bars and restaurants. Wind surfing centre.
18 hole international golf course