Casita la Cabra
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Finca | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
A charming Canarian Casita in the peaceful, rural village of Maguez in northern Lanzarote. Ideal as a relaxing base from which to explore this fabulous island. Includes a large bedroom, private sun terrace, bathroom and kitchen/living area.
We are proud to announce that in November 2013 the Casita was awarded the status of "Casa Rural" - a recognition by The Canarain Government and Tourist Board of the character quality and traditional values of the accommodation.
If you love walking, cycling, painting, photography, writing or you are naturalists or naturists!!! - this location for you! It is a restored Canarian Finca with loads of character . The cottage is attached to the main house but completely self contained. The ideal romantic couples retreat or if you are a single traveller - completely safe and tranquil.
The Casita offers accommodation within a traditionally built house in beautiful surroundings. Life in the village of Maguez has hardly changed for many years and there is a typical Canarian shop approximately 200 metres from the cottage where you can try out your Spanish. Also, just a stroll away from the cottage is the local village bar which also serves food. While driving into and around the village it is not unusual to see the local farmers still working the land with a donkey or the local herdsman with his goats. In the surrounding towns and villages there is a really fabulous choice of places to eat including fish and ,of course, tapas restaurants. The nearest beach is at Arrieta only 5km away a with super beach bar/restaurant.
Whilst this is the ultimate Lanzarote rural retreat ,we are fortunate to be well placed to visit some of the most famous attractions on the island and only 20 minutes drive from the nearest resort where you will be spoilt for choice of bars, restaurants and clubs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arrieta 5 km|
|Will consider||House swap|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Arrecife 35 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
On the ground floor the cottage has a large living area, open plan to the well equipped kitchen including fridge and gas oven and 4 hobs. The areas are separated by a breakfast bar. There is a TV with plenty of news, film and sport channels, a DVD player, wi-fi access, and an ample book collection. French doors lead out to its own patio area with table and 2 chairs and a barbeque overlooking a delightful garden.
From the patio - steps then lead up to a huge bedroom with a fitted wardrobe, a completely private sun terrace with stunning views, outdoor shower, a bathroom leading off the terrace with bath and shower over. In the bathroom is a washing machine.
All linen is provided including beach towels. There is a hair dryer provided too. We hope to welcome you to Maguez soon and will make sure your stay is comfortable and trouble free.
Please note that this property does have a TV but due to satellite conditions it may not always be possible to receive UK stations.
|Further details outdoors|
Lovely patio with kettle barbeque plus upstairs a private sun terrace with loungers and stunning mountain views.
Smoking allowed of course outside only.
To secure a booking a 50% deposit can be transfered to our UK bank and the balance can be paid the same way a month prior to the holiday or paid to us locally in euros on your visit.
The Canary Islands region
"Can you see with an artist’s eye what a Falcon sees flying high in the Lanzarote sky? A desolate landscape you may think below look again my friend, look long and slow, and then see the stark beauty residing there.
The land once covered by an ocean thrust up and shaped by the volcanoes' thunderous motion, setting it then into the light of day, Lanzarote was here to stay. The sun, moon, wind and rain enhanced its tortured landscape into the stark beauty we see today
Are you a budding Constable or Turner? Or even a Lee Miller? Looking for somewhere to relax and challenging to hone your skills? "
John Howard Davies
Nearby attractions include Cesar Manriques creations such as Jameos del Agua, Cactus Garden, Mirador del Rio and The Guinate Tropical Bird Park. The neighbouring village of Haria is only 5 minutes away where you can find bars, restaurants, an art gallery and a local craft market held every Saturday morning in the village square.
The coastal village of Arrieta is also only 10 minutes away which has a fabulous beach with beach bar and several restaurants and tapas bars. Slightly further north towards Orzola there are many white sandy beaches. The nearest Golf Course at Costa Teguise is only 15 minutes drive away.
Most people visit Lanzarote to enjoy the year round warm climate, it's unique landscape and to sample the Islands cultural centres, most of which have been influenced by the famous artist Cesar Manrique.
The island is 37 miles long and 20 miles wide and is a perfect destination for sun-lovers and those who love water sports such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing, snorkelling and diving. Spectacular walking scenery and stunning mountain biking are on offer.
Beaches of all sorts can be found - including white, golden and volcanic black sand beaches - those that are suitable and safe for families, remote and wild for the surfer and even at Charco de Palo one ideal for naturists.
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13 Dec 2014
"Another enjoyable stay"
We have just had our second stay for three weeks in Casita La Cabra. We have already booked for November 2015, so it is obvious that we love it.The casita has everything we need, including wi-fi, well… More
What a lovely review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your second stay. We look forward to seeing you again,thanks again for taking the time and trouble to write.
13 Nov 2014
"Perfect rental for the independent traveller"
This property is about as far away from the commercialised touristy parts of Lanzarote as it's possible to get on this small island. If that's what you're after (which we were) then it… More
Thanks for your lovely review and glad you enjoyed your stay.Many thanks also for taking the time and trouble to write. Hope to welcome you again one day.
14 Feb 2014
"R & R"
This is the 4th visit to a cottage in the hills which is quiet and restful. With all mod cons to be self sufficient or you can visit many of the restaurants locally through out north of the island. Id… More
Thank you so much for your loyal custom, look forward to your return.
So glad you enjoy your time here.
24 Jan 2014
"A Hidden Gem that has it all"
Just spent three weeks in this lovely cottage. What more can we add, that hasn't already been said,well if you like rural life, stunning walks and still be in easy reach of the sea, this is the p… More
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write this wonderful review - we really appreciate it and so glad the holiday made you feel good. Hope to see you again!
18 Dec 2013
"Could not have been Better"
We've just returned from a month in Casita la Cabra and already miss it.The cottage was perfect for us. Breakfast on the lower terrace overlooking the garden, relaxing on the private sun terrace,… More
Thank you so much for this fabulous review and taking the time and trouble to write it. We are pleased to be ending the year on such a high note and so look forward to you coming back again!
6 Nov 2013
"Delightful rural accommodation"
Very spacious, comfortable and well equiped casita - so much nicer than staying in a small apartment in one of the big resorts. Gives you a real taste of traditional rural life in Lanzarote. Maguez is… More
Thanks so much for the lovely review and taking the time and trouble to write it. Hope to see you again soon.
4 Nov 2013
"Lanzarote is a nice surprise"
We were a bit skeptical going to Canary Islands, thinking it's all about big hotels and crowded beaches. Lanzarote turned out to be exactly the opposite with small villages and beautiful white ho… More
Thanks Natasa for taking the time and trouble to write this review - it was lovely to have you to stay and hope that one day you may return.
18 Oct 2013
"een zalige plek!"
Heel rustig gelegen, ruim en gezellig huisje, prima in orde, twee terrassen omringd door bloemen en cactussen!Linda en Peter geven je een hartelijke ontvangst en daarna de nodige privacy.… More
Thank you for your visit and your review which we appreciate. thank you for taking the time to write it.
13 Feb 2013
"Our first trip to Lanzarote – we hope to return"
My wife and I spent a month in early 2013 staying in this charming property. We had a fantastic time in this comfortable and easily maintained casita.
The property is situated in a quiet village, away from the trappings of mass tourism. The sound of a donkey braying in the morning may be your morning call. Although it is attached to the owners' property, we enjoyed our privacy and independence. The owners were always available to offer tips about places to go and help with any practical matters. The property is set up so that we could spend many a happy hour outside, whether it was to enjoy an al fresco breakfast or just chilling under the warm afternoon sun on the upper terrace. The casita is accurately described and it met our needs perfectly. The living / dining room opens on to a south facing patio. The kitchen area provides every facility needed for a self-catering holiday, with full sized hob and oven, as well as a fridge large enough so that we did not need to shop every day. The large bedroom has plenty of storage space. The bathroom is equipped with a shower over the bath - there was always ample hot water at a very reasonable pressure. The wi-fi worked perfectly which meant we could keep up with family back in the UK.
Our preferred holiday making involves plenty of sightseeing and walking. There are so many places to visit to spend an enjoyable time in Lanzarote. There are numerous sandy beaches within easy driving distances and we were spoilt for choice with the wonderful restaurants we encountered! We have never eaten so many quality fish meals at such keen prices.
I would recommend hiring a car if you intend to explore this surprising island. We rented our five door hatchback from Payless – it was less than 12 euros a day. They operate a fair fuel policy and there are no excesses. They also have a reception desk in the airport, unlike some of their competitors.
I would like to thank the owners for helping to make our Lanzarote experience such a memorable one. I always had prompt replies to my emails in the lead up to our holiday. We received the warmest of welcomes on our arrival and this set the tone for our trip. The acts of kindness shown during our stay were much appreciated, making our holiday all the more memorable. The fact that Peter is a fellow Southampton football fan of long standing was just the icing on the cake!! I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to future holiday makers. You will be assured of a carefree holiday in Lanzarote.
Amazing review and thank you for taking the time and trouble to write it - so glad you enjoyed your first experience of Lanzarote and all it has to offer. People don't always realise there is a truly wonderful rural option to stay in here.
12 Jun 2012
"Already planning to return"
We spent a lovely week in Casa De Cabra in April . The small town of Maguez is a good base from which to explore the north of the island and there is plenty to do and see for those that want to get … More
So glad to read your review, thanks for writing it. Hope to welcome you back again.
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