Villa Bocaina, Majanicho.
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Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The villa itself is situated near the quiet fishing village of Majanicho. With it's own private garden and terraces, perfect for al fresco dining, it also has easy, free access to over 400 acres of landscaped gardens, swimming and paddling pools as well as tennis and paddle courts. The carefully landscaped gardens make it an ideal choice for those with limited mobility. Villa Bocaina enjoys spectacular sea views and immediate access to some of the best surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing breaks in Europe. It is ideally suited to the more adventurous who wish to explore off the beaten track, be it by foot or mountain bike. Alternatively, it's unique location make it ideal for those who simply want to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings or visit the lively and cosmopolitan towns of El Cotillo or Corralejo. The nearest town of Lajares is 5 minutes away by car, (30 minutes by bicycle!) and has everything you need.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Majanicho 2 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Puerto Rosario 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Our new villa is comfortably furnished, offering a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy your stay. It is fully equipped with everything you need for an easy and enjoyable self-catering holiday. The lounge area opens onto the front garden and terrace, complete with outdoor furniture, allowing you to enjoy el fresco dining or to simply sit and soak up the Canarian sun. You can relax whilst listening to your music on the CD system, (which has MP3 Porthole facility). A fully fitted kitchen includes a ceramic hob, full size oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher, automatic washing machine, toaster, kettle and a good range of cooking utensils and equipment. From the double bedroom upstairs, with fully fitted wardrobes, you can step out onto the spacious upper terrace. From here you can enjoy unparalleled sea views across to the north shore coastline, with Lanzarote in the distance, not to mention the spectacular mountainous volcanic landscape. The twin bedroom downstairs, also with fully fitted wardrobes, opens onto the rear garden; again offering views across to Lanzarote and the mountains.There is a stylish and modern bathroom on both the ground and first floor, each with bath, shower, toilet, bidet and full size sink. The villa has ceiling fans in both bedrooms and the lounge in addition to full length shutters on all windows. Origo Mare enjoys a large secure garden with a south facing terrace, accessed through the lounge patio door. Good quality patio furniture is provided, together with 2 sun loungers. From the upper terrace, stunning views of the coastline and volcanic landscape can be enjoyed. It makes the perfect spot for breakfast or watch the sun rise. To make your stay more enjoyable, the villa is equipped with snorkel gear, fishing tackle, football, tennis racquet's and balls. We have also supplied a selection of CD's, DVD's, together with books, playing cards and board games.
|Further details outdoors|
Ample designated off street parking.
Bedlinen and towels provided (need own beach towels). Emergency key holder nearby. Linen and towel change for stays of two weeks or more.
The Fuerteventura region
Less than 50 miles from Saharan Africa, Fuerteventura has a climate on a par with Florida and Mexico! Guaranteed year around sunshine and cooling Atlantic breezes makes Fuerteventura the ideal destination for someone looking to escape the unpredictable British climate. Easy access to miles of sandy beaches, clean, warm Atlantic water and the unique mountainous terrain that go to make Fuerteventura such a popular destination. Justifiably famous for some of the best beaches in The Canaries, Villa Bocaina is a the perfect base from which to explore. A watersports paradise, the famous north shore is a mecca for surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, canoeing, diving, snorkeling and fishing. The mountainous unspolit terrain is perfect should your preferred mode of transport be walking boots or mountain bikes.
Villa Bocaina is a 5 minute drive from the small town of Lajares, which has all amenities including local bars and restaurants, a well stocked supermarket, pharmacy and bakeries. Once the lace making centre of the island, Lajares is a typical Spanish town with a very relaxed atmosphere. The traditional sport of Canarian wrestling can be enjoyed here with a brand new arena recently built. Lajares is the epicentre of all things 'watersport' on the island and it has at least three surf shop's including the famous 'North Shore' surf shop as well as 'Magma' Kiteboarding shop, both offering hire of equipment and tuition.
There is a small traditional market on Saturday mornings, well worth a visit even if it is to enjoy the local atmosphere and a Saturday morning coffee in one of the cafes!
Just a short walk from Villa Bocaina is the small fishing village of Majanicho. Totally devoid of any commercialisation, people visit to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the bay, the extensive coastal walks and the stunning volcanic scenery. Sunrise and sunset are favourite times when the changing colours of the mountains can be breathtaking. The sheltered bay makes it ideal for fishing, swimming, and snorkelling.
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21 Mar 2014
"Well-equipped and maintained, spacious, great views, good place to relax."
Spotlessly clean with a bottle of bubbly to welcome us - obviously cleaned and serviced regularly. Remote location although part of large complex, and quiet during our stay. Very close to fishing village and surfing beach. On-site swimming pools and tennis courts.
Short drive to village of Lajares - interesting village with bars, restaurants, a supermarket and a couple of excellent bakeries.
Stunning scenery with huge horizons and beautiful seas. Temperature and sunshine hours a treat for us in Feb/March - but windy!
16 Dec 2013
"A great stay on Fuerteventura"
The information given in advance was extensive and useful. Also the exchange of the keys and the equipment in the house was very good. The location is in a vacation village, but fortunately at the tim… More
20 Oct 2013
"Wonderful family holiday"
We had a wonderful time at Villa Bocaina. Despite some initial hiccups booking through the VillaRenters system, the owners of Villa Bocaina made our stay very comfortable. We received the key well in advance of travelling,and the owners were excellent at keeping in contact with us and really made us feel very welcomed. The location is excellent, within easy drive of Lajares, which has some excellent restaurants (recommend Canela Cafe) and a supermarket which has really good opening times. Also within very easy reach of El Cotillo which has a beautiful beach and lagoon, perfect for young children to swim in.
Directions to get to the house were good - it is really easy to find in the daytime, but be warned - at night there are absolutely no signs to let you know where to turn left into the complex. Very shortly after the road leading to Origo Mare, the main road out of Lajares ends very suddenly to become a dirt track. The house was superbly equipped, including making sure we had a cot and a high-chair for our 17-month old son. We made good use of both the washing machine and dishwasher, both of which were essential to have with a young family and we were very grateful to have these. The owners have pretty much thought of everything we could possibly need, including use of tennis rackets, a variety of body boards, loads of music and DVDs and plenty of linen and towels (take your own pool towels though).
We had a fantastic holiday, which was made really comfortable by the kindness and thoughtfulness of the owners. Definitely recommend.
9 Oct 2013
The villa, as described, is set in a more remote location on the Northern shore of the island near a small fishing village. Although the complex is large, with many villas and a hotel being currently … More
3 Jun 2013
"Perfect if you're looking for peace and calm and some stunning walks"
The owners were extremely helpful and supplied us with plenty of information beforehand that proved very useful during the stay.
The villa is in a complex called Origo Mare. When we were there in May 2013 it was extremely quiet, hardly any other people around. The location is perfect to visit the Northern part of the island, especially if you are into water sports. There are plenty of amazing coastal walks through landscape that varies between volcanic plain, desert and clifftop. The local village has everything you need and there are some inexpensive restaurants in town and a well stocked supermarket.
The villa itself is well maintained, good functional kitchen and stocked with DVDs, snorkling gear and tennis rackets ( there is a good swimming pool and tennis courts right outside the villa for guests to use). The views from the balcony are amazing and the sun hits it all day, perfect for lazy reading on a sun lounger. If you're looking for a party atmosphere, I'd look elsewhere. . If you're after some peace and quiet surrounded by beautiful scenery then I would highly recommend this place. Everything on the island is a short car trip away and petrol is very cheap. Payless are a good choice for car hire as they don't charge you for more petrol than you use and you can pay cash.
20 Apr 2013
"Great location very quiet /Very clean"
We would recommend this villa to out friends and family Nice and quiet but still within easy access to beaches and more lively resorts, good swimming pool on site which we had all to ourselves .Villa was lovely and clean with all the mod cons. We will definitely be returning.
Many thanks for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Villa Bocaina and that you hope to return in the future. We look forward to hearing from you.
7 Apr 2013
"Spectacular sea and mountain views in an oasis of calm."
A compact and bijou property offering all mod cons, and sports equipment for use on the complex. The well equipped kitchen, dishwasher and washing machine provide a hassle free holiday for those wishing to enjoy a quiet week away from the masses. The complex was almost deserted when we visited in early April.
The panoramic views from the bedrooms are stunning, looking north over the shore line it was lovely to enjoy a coffee on the balcony and watch the sun rise over the mountains. The living area faces south, and opens out onto a terrace towards the front of the property. We enjoyed a few BBQ's out here in the evenings.
Villa Bocaina is in a remote location so a car is essential, if you wish to visit some of the remote beaches a 4x4 would be best, as some of the "roads" make for a bumpy ride. Lajares, a 5 minute car ride away provides a wealth of bars and cafes to enjoy as well as a well stocked supermarket. El Cotillo and Corralejo both around 15 minutes away provide excellent beaches, bars and shops.
Fuertaventua is a quiet island, sparsely populated and laid back, Villa Bocaina provided a great base from which to explore the island. We hope to return again soon.
Many thanks for your review. We are obviously delighted that you enjoyed your stay at 'Villa Bocaina' and are considering a return in the future. Please do not hesitate to contact should you require any further information,
Malcolm and Julie.
4 Apr 2013
"Leisurely,Peaceful, Relaxing and Everything we hoped for."
We have recently returned from a lovely holiday break in Feurtaventura, our first time to the island , escaping the winter cold of the U.K.We certainly were not disappointed, the island although small… More
Many thanks for your comprehensive review. We are both very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and are considering a return in the future. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further information.
Malcolm and Julie.
20 Nov 2012
"Great facilities, peaceful but within easy distance of activities."
Just back from a week here and can't wait to return. The villa is well equipped and in excellent condition. Located in a residential/holiday villa complex on the north coast near Majanichio, it… More
2 Aug 2012
Fabulous villa, clean, tidy and it had everything you could ask for including a hairdryer, DVDs, CDs and a dishwasher! It had a few items in the kitchen too like washing up liquid and olive oil for co… More
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