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Bright spacious apartment. Close to beach. Free WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 667 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, well equiped, close to beach & all other amienaties

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.


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.

Costa Teguise,

The second resort, long sandy beaches, plenty of shops bars and restaurants. Wind surfing centre.

18 hole international golf course

More Details

Beryl Harrison
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2017

About Beryl Harrison

Our first visit to Lazoarote was twenty one years ago, when traveling from the Airport to our accommodation in the Old town of Puerto Del Carmen "Stunning scenery, no high rise buildings, everything clean and bright, all topped off with a a view over the bay and a magnificent Sunset" I instantly fell in love with Lanzarote.

It was on that very first visit that we put down a deposit on an apartment in Puerto Del Carmen which we took over six months later and where we spent many memorable holidays.

Playa Blanca had began to develop at a pace and we found ourselves spending more time there and when they began building the new Marina we decided to look for a property close by and the rest is history.

Beryl Harrison purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Beryl Harrison chose Playa Blanca - Yaiza

Apartments Marcastel is situated in a quiet central area of Playa Blanca, 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.

It is therefore ideally situated to relax away from it all yet still enjoy all the amenities of the resort without the need to drive and is an ideal base from which to explore the Island and all it has to offer.


Playa Blanca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 667 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Large spacious, built in wardrobes in both bedrooms Bedroom one can be converted from 2 twin beds to alarge double if required. Has direct access to rear balcony Bedroom 2 has its owne private balcony. 1 put up bed is available for use in the lounge are if required.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
LARGE REAR BALCONY: Make the most of the morning sun With uninterrupted views of the mountains Table chairs- Sun lounges- Drying area FRONT BALCONY: Enjoy the afternoon & evening sun Dine Al- Fresco High Chairs, Cots & Push Chairs. Cycles etc are available for hire locally. The Sun Royal complexe is just accross the road with comunal swimming pool, pool bar and small super market which is ideal for fresh baked bread, water & milk. A larger Super market is sittuated only 500m down the road. There is also a pool available at Marina Rubicon, available for SWIMMING or just general lounging and sunbathing.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Bright spacious apartment. Close to beach. Free WiFi
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews

Spacious, clean & well equipped. Helpful owners.

  • 5 of 5

This property is ideal for a small family, a couple or a group of friends. It is exceptionally well equipped, clean and well presented. It is only a short walk from the beach and shops. A quiet location with amazing views from one of the verandas towards the Marina Rubicon. The owners are very friendly, helpful & informative. Would highly recommend it and intend to go back - if it's available when we want to return as it's very popular and has unfortunately not been available for 2 subsequent planned trips to Playa Blanca. Will definitely try again!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 5

Very Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Very Highly Recommended

Just back from an 11 night stay in October 2016 -superb holiday. The apartment was excellent, very clean, spacious and very well equipped with the bonus of having two balconies to catch the sun all day. The location is ideal in a quiet residential complex and yet within easy walking distance of a good supermarket, the Dorada beach and restaurants. Playa Blanca has a lovely seafront promenade and you can walk for miles in either direction. There is a good local bus service stopping outside the apartment that takes you around the resort. Beryl and Phil were easy to communicate with, very helpful with the booking and provided us with detailed information on the apartment and the local area. We will definitely be back and are already planning our next visit in 2017.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4 4

Couldn't have wished for anything better

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we entered we knew we were going to have a great holiday. The apartment is spotlessly clean, bright and airy, has everything you could possibly need and just feels so comfortable. The location is perfect, within easy walking distance to beach, shops, bars, restaurants and the beautiful marina but also has the advantage of being quiet and peaceful. It is obvious that this apartment is loved and cherished by its very friendly owners Phil and Beryl and well looked after in their absence by Lyn. We would have no hesitation in recommending it to any of our friends and will return again ourselves.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 0

Excellent apartment for cleanliness and facilities

  • 5 of 5

After many years of self catering holidays, this apartment surpassed anything previously. We hope to return next year. Excellent location too.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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7 2

absolutely home from home

  • 5 of 5

been in lots of apartments in fact different apartments 4 times per year abroad but believe me this the most spacious smartest and best equipped of the lot. lovely mountain views and so very quiet and sedate.

15 mins walk to lovely town of playa blanca and only 20 minutes walk the opposite way to the absolutely gorgeous marina rubin so spot in the middle to walk both ways.

around the town no.30 bus service runs opposite the apartment also taking you to the bus station. only 1 euro.

the no.30 bus also takes you to colarado town which is the gateway to the famous papygayo beaches.

sorry for long winded review but absolutely delighted with our stay at 9b marcastell

  • Submitted: May 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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10 9


  • 4 of 5

We can only reiterate the comments expressed by previous visitors to Beryl and Phil's delightful apartment. The two balconies are a definite plus especially the one at the front for a bit of late afternoon sunbathing. Situated in a pleasant small development mixed with full-time residents, it felt like being part of the community. Great location a few minutes walk to the fabulous Dorada Beach and all the town's amenities and restaurants, yet without any significant noise disturbance, apart from the occasional coach stopping at the hotels nearby. The apartment was clean and well equipped and whilst it sleeps 4 people, it is ideal for 2. We shall definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Darada Beach
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Playa Blanca Harbour
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Trunk Road to all Resorts & the Capital Arrecife
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Fish all within
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Car: not necessary


A’ Jewel in the crown of the Atlantic. Palm trees, mountains, white sand, black sand, moonscapes, stunning sun sets and quality development with no high rise. Set 68 miles off the western coast of Africa, Lanzarote is the most exclusive of the Canary Islands.

Views of the Fire Mountains and the sunsets are among many of the outstanding features of a stay on the island. Where else can you enjoy enjoy sun shine with an average temperature of 24ºC all year round and experience hardly any rain.


Once a tiny fishing village on the southern most tip of the island it is now a major resort with full amenities, luxury development and boasting a fabulous new marina.

It is adjacent to the Timafay national park (fifty square kilometres of volcanoes and lava fields, where the visitor’s centre restaurant cooks meals by volcanic power) and the beautiful Papago beaches with their strikingly contrasting white sands.

Golf, diving, sailing, surfing, fishing are all close by and Ferries depart regularly every day from the harbour to the island of Fuerteventura.


Rates & Availability

Playa Blanca Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Late 2017
May 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees



• Adult £70 / week 7 nights £10 / Extra Night

• Child 14 & Under £25 / week 7 nights £05 / Extra Night

Terms are as follows:
25% of the total cost is payable as deposit with any booking and is none refundable unless an alternative booking for dates required is secured.
The balance is due 8 weeks prior to departure:
Any cancelation up to 4 weeks prior to departure the balance will be refunded.
Any cancelation within 4 weeks of departure then 50% of the balance would be refunded.
Any cancelation within the last 2 weeks of departure would be none refundable.
In the event of our being able to rebook the apartment for the whole term of the booking then a full refund of the total cost of the booking would be made less a handling fee of £25


Discounts available for lettings of 4 weeks or more. Please email for detail

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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