Spacious 3 bed, 3 bathroom villa with private pool set in a traditional village
- english, french, spanish
Castillo del Mar was a neglected taberna when we took it over, and after working with great local craftsmen & builders for almost five months, we refurbished and transformed it, added a pool, and it was complete to enjoy for holidays. My family and I have shared many wonderful times here and have many treasured memories of Castillo Del Mar and I hope you will too! It has a certain charm that works it's magic from the minute you arrive. It allows you to relax, unwind and breath in the beautiful Atlantic sea air, not only recharging your batteries but eliminating all stresses of everyday life. With added sunshine you are guaranteed to feel refreshed and energized, I know I do!
Deborah purchased this Villa in 2006
Why Deborah chose Punta Mujeres
Castillo Del Mar is located in one of the few unspoiled fishing villages left on the Island of Lanzarote. If you want to experience the real Lanzarote and the true Canarian way of life, then choosing to stay here offers you just that. A simplistic lifestyle, where young and old come together in the evenings and in the daytime fishing and swimming in the cool Atlantic sea pools are an everyday way of life. The village is virtually unspoiled by tourism and is an ideal escape and somewhere to totally relax. From the local fishing boats to the local farmers who manage to cultivate the dry land and produce traditional Canarian potatoes. The unique natural sea swimming pools are an ideal way to cool off in the mid day sun as they stretch all along the shore line in the village. You can eat great tapas and drink local wines at (La Piscina) tapas bar by the sea pool and enjoy excellent food at the sea front restaurant 'Sol y Lunas'', especially the fresh fish! Palenki's Restaurant is another unique find, where locals gather and make their own music and evening entertainment, singing traditional Canarian songs. Enjoy staying in a traditional rustic fishing village and explore the rest of the Island at your leisure! If you decide not to hire a car, there is a bus service that runs through the village.
What makes this Villa unique
Punta Mujeres is away from mass tourism, which means the prices are a fraction of other resorts on the Island. Eating locally caught fresh fish and seafood is a must and if you just fancy a coffee or drinks, you will find these are much cheaper than other tourist resorts on the Island, which makes it great value and your holiday money goes a little further! Plenty tourist attractions are close to the village including the beautiful town of Haria 'Valley of Thousand Palms' only a short 5 minute car drive away in the mountains. The Mirador del Rio is located there as well as a Saturday Artisan market selling local produce and crafts and The Guinate Tropical Park (Great day out for the children). The beautiful Cactus Gardens is a five minute drive away located in the village of Mala. There are two mini supermarkets all within walking distance and a larger supermarket located in the neighbouring village of Arrieta. There are beautiful walks that you can enjoy while staying in the village. One in particular takes you along the head land to the 'Jameous Del Agua' a very famous attraction on the Island. Watching the sun glistening on the sea as you sit by the ocean takes your breath away and makes Punta Mujeres a very special unspoiled jewel on the Island of Lanzarote.
Pool / Spa
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Lovely apartment. Great spot in the North.
Accommodation was lovely and we loved being away from the tourist hype of the main resorts. The natural sea swimming pools were fantastic. The village has a shop and 5 restaurants/bars so enough choice without the hassle. Would thoroughly recommend. All our dealings although few as we had no issues were great too.
Lovely place to stay away from the madding crowds
Everything you would need. Lovely villa, away from the usual tourist trail. Proper village feel, lovely pool and outside areas, lots to do if you explore and some lovely authentic canarian restaurants (Brush up on your Spanish, but not really needed). Facilities are great and the villa was spotless. Host was very informative and kept in touch throughout our stay, lovely touch! Hire car is essential but everything is relatively close and the roads are never too busy. Hire is chrap too! Cooking facilities are great and the communal areas include a bbq, seating and drying areas, which we all used. Get off the beaten track and taste some real Lanzarote. It's a fab place but you have to make the effort to explore and find the gems aswell as the usual holiday hotsots, amd there are plenty!
Thank you Deborah, great villa, great holiday. We will definitely be booking again
We loved the location of this apartment and the kids loved the pool!!
Delighted you all enjoyed staying in the villa and great that the kids enjoyed the pool! Come back and stay with us again!
Schöne Wohnung mit Wohlfühlfaktor
Wir hatten für 11 Tage die Wohnung im Erdgeschoss gemietet. Die Wohnung ist liebevoll eingerichtet. Wir haben uns vom ersten Augenblick wohl gefühlt. Für die Garderobe sind genug Schränke und in den Badezimmern stehen genügend Ablageflächen, zur Verfügung. Ein großer Kühlschrank mit Eisfach und genügend Geschirr ist vorhanden. Am Abreisetag ging unser Flieger erst am späten Abend los. Da unsere Wohnung erst später wieder vermietet wurde, konnten wir ohne Aufpreis länger in der Wohnung bleiben. Die Vermieterin hat sich mit dem Objekt eine Wohlfühloase geschaffen. Mit den Meeresschwimmbäder und kleine urige Lokale im Ort, ist ein perfekter Urlaub gelungen.
Vielen Dank für Ihre Bewertung und es ist immer gut zu hören, dass sich die Gäste wohl und willkommen fühlen, wenn sie ankommen. Wir haben es sehr genossen, Sie bei uns zu haben und Sie sind jederzeit wieder willkommen.
We spent a lovely week at this lovely villa.
The place was ideal, quiet, clean and with all facilities.
Nice sunny spot even in early February.
I would recommend it.
Many thanks to Deborah for all the details and instructions.
We will be back.
Regards Mr & Mrs A J Miller
Thank you so much for your review. I'm always thrilled that you found the villa apartment just as described on the site. The team works hard to make certain it is always a high standard for all our guests. Please come back and visit us again.
An excellent flat in a great location
We had a great time and the property was exactly as described. There is everything that you need for a comfortable stay and thanks to Deborah for keeping in contact and the welcome bottle of wine!
Thank you for your review and I'm delighted you enjoyed staying with us. Please come back again and enjoy another holiday with us in the future.
Punta Mujeres is one of the few unspoilt traditional fishing villages on the Island of Lanzarote. The village offers you a change to be away from mass tourism and the madding crowds and situated next to the lovely village of Arrieta, in the district of Haria. Although a quiet village, restaurants, a tapas bar by the sea and three mini supermarkets are all within walking distance. The tranquil setting and pace of life will allow you to totally unwind and get away from it all.
There are several good restaurants in the village, 'Lunas y Sol' fresh fish restaurant right by the sea (daytime only), Palinki's traditional restaurant / tapas bar, (great for steaks), El Lago, fish restaurant, en route to Arrieta and a tapas bar in the centre of the village by the sea. (A must visit to experience the ambience of the locals and sample their homemade tapas and wines) As well as mini supermarkets, cafes and a delightful pizza parlour. The famous Jameous Del Agua is close to the village and it's possible to walk to it along the head land. Saturday morning markets are very popular in the delightful town of Haria which is a short drive away in the hills. Sample local organic produce and crafts as well as traditional music.
Natural sea swimming pools, unique to Punta Mujeres, run along the shore line throughout the village (safe for children) and very therapeutic. The nearest long sandy beach is around 2klm in the village of Arrieta with a tapas bar right on the beach and play areas for the children. The beautiful white sands blown over from the Sahara, have formed beautiful beaches situated near to the village of Orzola, (around a 10 minute drive north from the property). The hidden lagoon is among them, and if you want to experience total tranquillity, well worth a visit. A lava fall out formed a safe lagoon with warm still waters, ideal for snorkelling.
Visit the local Aloe Vera houses in Punta Mujeres, where you can sample and purchase the unique properties of the plant that grow on the Island.
Walkers & Cycle Paradise: This part of the Island is very popular for walkers and cyclists.
For the more adventurous, take a walk up in the hills to Haria then drop down to the west side of the Island to Famara with it's long stretches of beautiful sandy beaches with breath taking views.
One of the most popular tourist attractions, 'The Mirador Del Rio', is in the district of Haria, offering stunning views of the Island of La Graciosa. Or try a visit to the amazing Cactus Gardens in the village of Mala, again a short drive away from Punta Mujeres. Offering thousands of species of the most amazing flowering cactus.
Golf details: The nearest golf course is situated in Costa Teguise, around 15 minute drive away. A beautiful 18 hole course with immaculate greens, buggies available and a friendly restaurant.
There is plenty to see or just simply chill & enjoy the Canarian Sunshine.
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