Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 12
For us a villa in the sun had to have the perfect west facing aspect for sunset family dinners on the terrace. It needed to be close enough to fantastic restaurants & local amenities (like mains electricity, internet, supermarket, pharmacy, kids playpark etc), rural enough for open views & tranquility, & as close as possible to the surf. Plus it needed thoughtful safety & entertainment for young children to ensure parents can relax. We'd been renting villas for years in the Canaries & had not found the perfect house so in 2012 built our own. It's full of unique features like the 12 x 7m sports pitch with 6 hole putting green & rare features like the electrically heated pool to ensure warmth even in the winter. Two master bedrooms have super kingsize beds, every mattress & all linen in the villa is the finest quality to ensure the perfect nights sleep.
It's an incredible villa equally suitable for couples, groups or families to visit:
For adults it's the perfect house to relax with unique Lajares village, mountain, sunset & sea views. Or venture into the surf or bike trails before crashing out on the highest quality beds.
For parents, the kids entertainment & safety features have been thoughtfully considered to ensure you can take that well earned rest. Features include: including: Gates to hinder toddler access to pool area. Non-slip tiles. Pool in clear view from kitchen & lounge. NO bedrooms opening onto pool. All doors & windows lockable. NO glass tables or sharp table corners, NO cactus, NO gas. Extremely quiet road with 2 sets of high gates between road & house. Water & septic tanks fenced off (vital!).
Plus- baby monitor, high chair, acrylic glassware, stair gate, bed guards, optional padded floor for bunks, mosquito nets & black-out blinds on all bedroom windows, steel shutters on Ocean room windows, kids table & chairs, smoke alarms & fire extinguisher.
We hope you can enjoy it too.
You should have a rental car in Fuerte OR use our Toyota Rav4 car which is included with your booking. Our car is for sole use of Villa Sonrisa guests and saves you loads of time and money on your holiday (average price of this mid size 4x4/ 5 door automatic/ climate control / all mod cons would be €400 per week!) But the best news is you don't have to queue for it- so you can maximise your time at the villa rather than the airport. On arrival, just jump in a taxi and on route to the villa collect the car, a short distance from the airport. No paperwork to sign, no queuing, no wandering around car parks- this is the fastest way to collect your car and the best price- please consider our offer. FYI some car hire companies can take two hours to arrange locally, especially the 'off airport' cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 4 bedrooms|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|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||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (8), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Bedroom 1- super king size bed (2m x 1.9m) en suite.
Bedroom 2- super king size bed (2m x 1.9m) en suite, balcony.
Twin room- 2 single beds.
Ocean room- 2 bunk beds (sleeps 4), 1 day bed + optional 6th bed (all full size adult beds) TV/Wii/DVD.
Duvets provided in all.
Bathrooms: En Suite bathrooms with walk in showers to both master bedrooms, wc, sink and cabinets.
Large family bathroom, bath, shower, sink, wc, cabinet, hairdryer.
Kitchen: Designer kitchen with Balay fridge freezer, granite worktops & island seats 6, Nespresso coffee machine, ceramic hob, oven, microwave, kettle, glass & acrylic glassware, kids plastic crockery. Large French doors onto west terrace with BBQ & table for 10+.
Utility Room: Washing machine, iron, ironing board, clothes airers and storage.
Living Rooms: Double and triple leather sofas, arm chairs, 52” Apple TV, multi-lingual satellite TV with sports, news & kids channels, DVD, sound system, iPod dock, PS2, large teak coffee table & cupboard, window to pool and double doors opening to south terrace.
Other: Wide hallway to Ocean room with shelving and desk for office or homework. Storage room/ garage for bikes/ surfboards etc. (by request). Lots of outdoor terrace space and storage boxes.
Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service: All linen, bath and beach towels provided and changed once a week during holiday. Pool cleaned twice a week or every other day for large groups. A complimentary welcome pack will be arranged for your arrival (water, milk, cereal, tea, coffee etc.).
Amenities/Facilities: hob/stove, garden, oven, parking, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, iron/ironing board, satellite tv, tv, internet access, room fans, cot, high chair, barbecue, private pool (for sole use of guests), pool heating.
Suitability: children welcome, suitable for elderly.
Accessibility: wheel chair users only by request- we can put a ramp in which would allow wheelchair access. Currently there are three steps in or out of house with good handrail so suitable for the elderly or partially abled. Swimming pool has large steps and handrail to enter/exit pool. Please contact the owner for more details on suitability for our guests if you are in doubt.
The property is strictly non-smoking.
|Further details outdoors|
Large sliding gate gives access from extremely quiet road to driveway with ample parking for four or more cars, outdoor showers and brushes for sandy people, storage room. Large double gate opens into house grounds and sports pitch measuring approx 12m x 7m- perfect for football, kids cycling, tennis and putting green golf, adjacent to large south facing terrace, bean-bags, teak and hanging chairs. Soft grass path through gates to pool area and outdoor shower. 9x 4m electrically heated pool to ensure winter warmth (extra charge). Pool must covered when not in use. Note the pool is 2.5m wide and 1.1m deep at shallow end & 4m wide 1.9m deep at deep end. Large soft grass lawn and access to west facing terrace up 3 steps and through gates, large pergola, BBQ, outdoor table and seating for 10. 7 sun loungers.
Low walls all over the garden provide ample seating and flower beds.
Grounds surrounded by large dry stone wall. All grass is artificial.
The property is strictly non-smoking.
NEW ... Car Hire Available when renting Villa Sonrisa - Toyota Rav 4
We can include a Toyota Rav4 rental car with your booking. The car is privately owned for sole use of Villa Sonrisa guests, as such we are able to offer it at only £200 per week, significantly cheaper than other car hire companies. But the best news is you don't have to queue for it- so you can maximise your time at the villa rather than the airport. On arrival, just jump in a taxi and on route to the villa collect the car, a short distance from the airport. No paperwork to sign, no queuing, no wandering around car parks- this is the fastest way to collect your car and the best price- please consider our offer. FYI some car hire companies can take two hours to arrange locally, especially the 'off airport' cars.
The Fuerteventura region
Sunny all year round, fantastic for kids and surfers.
Lajares is home to local Spanish and the cosmopolitan surfers who’ve made Fuerte their home. There are no ‘bucket and spade’ package tourists here, nor any hotels or apartment complexes. The atmosphere is very chilled out and international. The village has eight surf shops and businesses, nine cafes, bars and very good restaurants (the closest to our house is run by a Michelin 2 star chef!), a hardware store, pharmacy, a few boutique shops, art gallery, two art schools, camel farm, kids play park, active community area for performances and markets and a very well equipped supermarket. It’s regarded as the coolest village on the island.
It does not have late nightlife or discos, although some of the bars have live music and misbehaviour, & Corelejo is only 10 mins away if this is what you’re after.
Nearby are all sorts of activities including mountain biking, trekking, horse riding and endless watersports. Our villa has recommended places of interest for sports, exploring or relaxing in the welcome pack.
Baby sitting, occasional in house chef, daily maid service (by prior arrangement), art or language classes for kids or adults, surf schools- all of this can be arranged as optional extras.
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3 Dec 2013
"Simply the best!"
This villa has everything! Located on a gentle rise close to the village of Lajares, which has several friendly bars, restaurants..a large supermarket...and of course surf shops! First impression is c… More
14 Aug 2013
Have just returned from a week in lajares staying in the wonderful Villa Sonrisa. What a fantastic villa - so well appointed. Every need is taken care of. Spacious, luxurious and just fabulous. I can … More
1 Jul 2013
"Fantastic week and fantastic villa"
We booked this villa for a late get away with our three year old daughter as we were all in need of some sun, waves and some much needed family time together. Before we even got to Fuertevenura the te… More
17 Jun 2013
"Amazing family hangout in Lajares"
What a fabulous holiday at a truly superb villa!We love Fuerteventura with it's beautiful beaches at El Cotillo, great food and the laid back lifestyle but staying at Villa Sonrisa just made it a… More
17 Jun 2013
We found Villa Sonrisa by chance as we searched online for a destination suitable for our family with four small children. We are so glad we found it. We had been searching for something that suite… More
12 Mar 2013
"Fantastic villa and beautiful peaceful location! Well worth a visit!"
We have recently returned from a fantastic holiday at Villa Sonrisa. The villa is first class super comfy beds, hot powerful showers, peaceful location away from hustle and bustle of resorts but all y… More
28 Feb 2013
The villa is perfect for a group of people looking for a private place, not in a huge holiday center. You really have the feeling that you are having your own experience, in a laid-back town without t… More
4 Jan 2013
"Beautifully designed villa with safety for children in mind."
We were the first guests at this villa and it certainly came up trumps. The villa is beautifully decorated in a quiet area overlooking Ljares but within easy walking distance to the town and restaurants. if you have young children this is the villa to hire, it has everything you need down to cups for babies. From the safety aspect, as grandparents we felt this to be one of the safest villas we have ever rented, the owners have thought of everything as they have children of their own. The pool was glorious and warm.....cant say that about any other villas we have been to. Ladies there is even flat irons at this villa for your hair. Go and enjoy it as I defy anyone to find fault with the place.
3 Jan 2013
"Truly wonderful and relaxing experience, fantastic for families especially with young ones"
I think we were the second people to stay in the villa since it commenced rental . This really is truly a fantastic villa and location with every need catered for. It is modern, spacious, well planned, extremely comfortable and clean. One thing that stood out the most was the considerstion for safety, especially for those who would be staying with young children. The villa also rents out surfing/windsurfing equipment if required. It is situated in a quite part of the village looking out to the mountains and sea, it is an excellent base for those wanting to pursue watersports (surfing etc) it is very peaceful and about a 10-15min walk to the shops, bars and amenities, buses etc. The bus service from Lajares gives access to El Cotillo, Correlejo and Puerto Del Rosario. Within Lajares there is a good supermarket, bars and restaurants, I would recommend Canela Cafe for good food, drink, music and atmosphere.
The booking process and administartion was fantastic, likewise was the service and help from the housekeeper.
Would thoroughly recomend a stay here for a relaxing time.
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