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Villa Saskia - Peaceful Sun Terrace & Heated Pool

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £61 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 46 reviews

Tranquil south facing sun terrace with heated pool with plants and quality terrace furniture

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Villa Saskia is situated within the relatively new development of "Villas del Sur", a tranquil group of villas near to the Marina Rubicón complex, with its exceptional selection of upmarket waterfront restaurants, cafés, bars, shopping mall, designer shops, bowling alley and wide range of water sports and leisure activities.

The nearest well stocked local supermarket is only a two minute walk away from the villa and a little further; Playa Blanca's coastal promenade. The beaches at Playa Dorada and Papagayo, the Marina Rubicón and the old harbour area of Playa Blanca are all accessible from the coastal promenade. The El Pueblo shopping centre with its new supermarket, bars/cafés, gift shops and children's play area; only a few minutes walk away.

The villa has a south facing frontage, with a fully enclosed terrace overlooking its own private heated pool and benefits from being in the sun all day. Security and privacy are provided for with lava walls, teak and steel railings and gates. The terrace is partially covered, well stocked with plants and furnished with teak furniture and luxury cushions and offers shelter from the midday sun and the very occasional rain showers. The villa therefore offers ample space for enjoying the Lanzarote sun, alfresco dining or relaxing in the shade.

The property is on one level, open plan with a vaulted ceiling in the main living areas. The lounge area is tastefully furnished with leather sofas and comes complete with theatre sound system, flat screen television and for your entertainment, satellite television, a large selection of music and movies on disc, games and books.

The main amenities of Playa Blanca are all within walking distance of the villa. For those with reduced mobility or wishing to venture much further afield, there is a bus stop near the villa with a regular service along Playa Blanca's seafront and to the central bus station, where you can board buses leaving for the north of the island. There is also a taxi rank at the nearby local supermarket.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Playa Dorada & Papagayo 1 km
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Arrecife 32 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 Private outdoor pool (heated), DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The villa has an open plan lounge / dining room and kitchen with vaulted ceiling, tastefully furnished with leather sofas, coffee table, large TV unit complete with SKY TV, 32" Samsung LCD TV, DVD/CD/radio theatre sound system. The dining area has a six place glass topped rattan dining table and chairs. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and is equipped with modern appliances and stocked with everything you need for cooking and dining.

The lounge area has French doors opening on to the main sun terrace that overlooks the pool and a second set of French doors to the inner courtyard. The master bedroom also has French doors leading onto the sun terrace and pool area.

All inner windows and doors in the lounge, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom are fitted with micro venetian, roller or roman blinds. All bathroom and light fittings throughout the villa are of high quality, including the glass shower cubicle in the en suite and shower screen in the bathroom.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and each bedroom has an electric fan for use in extremely hot weather and a separate heater for those cooler evenings over the winter months. All bedrooms have fully fitted wardrobes with coat hangers.

Further details outdoors

The villa has a large partially covered terrace overlooking the private pool and is furnished with quality teak dining furniture (6 chairs and table) and four teak sun beds, all with luxury cushions. The terrace and pool area is stocked with plants and can be illuminated at night.

The inner courtyard is furnished with a Moroccan breakfast table and chairs for more secluded dining and is also equipped with a large charcoal barbecue, 'to allow the man of the house to practice his culinary skills'.

There is a Solana (utility area) off the Kitchen with washing machine and internal garden with clothes line for drying clothes.

Further details

We provide a small welcome pack containing basic items - 5 ltrs of water, 2 ltrs milk, tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits for your arrival.

All bed linen is provided for and the following towels will be available on your arrival and replaced along with bed linen after one week (5 days if on a 10 day holiday). Bath sheet (1), bath towels (2), hand towel (1) per person.

The villa will be managed during your stay by Kate Knight our english speaking representative who will meet you on your arrival at the villa and will deal with any issues that may arise during your stay.

The Canary Islands region

The Island of Lanzarote is situated just 100km off the coast of Africa and is the most easterly of the Canary Islands and only 60km long and 20 km wide, making it the fourth largest of the Canary island.

Lanzarote has a mild dry climate with average temperatures throughout the year between 21 and 29 degrees and the normal water temperature of the Atlantic Ocean ranges between 19 degrees in winter and 23 degrees in summer and autumn. Annual rainfall is just 140mm (5.5 inches). This makes Lanzarote the perfect year-round destination for water sport or just relaxing in the sun by the pool.

The island of Lanzarote is the most unusual and surprising in the Canary Island archipelago. The island offers the visitor a wide variety of landscapes and attractions. Declared a Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO in 1993, Lanzarote is made up of particularly beautiful landscapes.

A real must for the visitor are the art and culture centres, scattered all over the island. Mostly built by the famous Lanzarote artist, César Manrique, who was an expert in highlighting and conserving the charm and temperament of the island. They are a fascinating amalgamation of natural beauty and intelligent architecture.

Despite the volcanic nature of the island, Lanzarote has several beautiful golden sandy beaches such as Playa Blanca, Playa Dorada and the collection of beaches at Papagayo, all of which are near the villa.

Playa Blanca

The Marina Rubicón, is the main focal point of the area with its 400 boat moorings and exquisite restaurants and lively waterfront bars. Sign up for a fantastic trip on a catamaran, rent a kayak to explore the coast, relax beside the pool, or just, browse in the boutiques, shops and art gallery along the promenade around the harbour.

The area surrounding the villa also offers many more interesting things to do and places to visit.

* The coastal promenade starts near the villa at the El Pueblo shopping centre and runs for nearly 9 kilometres to the lighthouse on the south western tip of Lanzarote at Faro de Pechiguera and is perfect for fitness enthusiasts wanting to keep in shape or for the more relaxed holidaymaker, just having a pleasant stroll and enjoying the spectacular sea and mountain views.

* The area borders the Papagayo National Park with its coastal walks and world famous natural golden sandy beaches perfect for snorkelling or sunbathing.

* The Timanfaya National Park (Fire Mountain) is also close by, with its impressive volcanoes and lava fields.

* Playa Blanca old harbour is the ferry port to Fuerteventura. There are two companies providing service; Fred Olsen and Naviera Armas. If you are here in Playa Blanca for any length of time, a day trip to Fuerteventura and the town of Corralejo is highly recommended.

* Twice weekly craft market (Wednesday & Saturday 9 – 2pm) at the Marina creates a lively holiday atmosphere.

* Public Transport - Recently, a new (hop-on / hop–off) bus service was introduced that operates across Playa Blanca, linking Las Colorades in the east to Faro de Pechiguera in the west. The service operates twice every hour from Villas Del Sur.

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24 Jan 2015


"Pure Comfort"

Villa Saskia is fantastic villa to stay in. The owners have thought of everything to make your stay very comfortable. It's in a very nice peaceful area, nice walks to the marina where there are some nice Bars n restaurants. If you like to walk there is a beautiful coastal walk into Playa Blanca it's self, taxii back is €4/5. You can also walk if you like hill walking to some lovely beaches.
We stayed at the Villa for a week, would have liked to stay longer as it was like home with sunshine, not holiday accommodation.
The booking process was so easy and hassle free, thanks to George & Andrea whose professionalism has to be commended.
Kate the lady who looks this property does a great job and is very helpful and friendly
Hope to be back again

6 Jan 2015


"Spotlessly clean great facilities and a 20 walk To bars and restaurants"

Travelled over the New Year with partner and our teenage daughter, we have holidayed in Playa Blanca in both hotels and villas for many years but truly loved the freedom and location of this villa, the pool patio area with its very comfy sun loungers was a sun trap as it gave great shelter from a cool wind which blew for a few days.
The villa consists of 1 double bedroom with ensuite shower cubicle toilet and 2 sinks.
2nd and 3rd bedroom has 2 single beds each and are either side of the family bathroom, shower over bath, single sink and toilet.
There was plenty of wardrobe/hangers and draw space in all 3 bedrooms. There is lockable shutters on each of the bedroom windows so in the warmer weather you could leave the shutters locked closed yet have the windows open allowing air through.
The inner courtyard is were the built in BBQ is along with a table and 4 chairs and good lighting.
The kitchen/dinning/living area is all open plan.
Kitchen: large fridge freezer, dishwasher cooker and hob with plenty of utensils plates etc also a big bonus was the good quality plastic beakers and wine glasses to use around the pool.
The washer is housed in a outdoor utility area.
Dinning area: large glass table and 6 chairs.
Living area: 2 large cream leather sofas, coffee table well stocked book stand Tv with excellent surround system for use with the many DVDs within the villa. And we really appreciated the full sky tv package which we used on the cooler days.
The villa is a 20 minute coastal walk to the marina were there is many good restaurants and bars we particularly enjoyed cookies in the Marina and loved looking in the shops on the marina and the market Wednesday and Saturday.
Andrea and George were very helpful from the booking enquiry right through to our villa holiday, we would highly recommend the villa and would certainly return in the future.

7 Dec 2014


"Winter sun at an outstanding villa!"

We traveled to Lanzorote for a week at the beginning of December 2014. As a group of two young couples in our mid 20s we did not struggle to things to do. The villa suited our needs perfectly and was very spacious. The multiple areas for eating was fantastic, areas for dining indoors, out in the front area by the pool and in a small court yard where there was also a brilliant barbecue fully stocked with coals and firefighters. The decor of the villa is modern, clean and homely which we found to be very relaxing and comfortable to live in. The home entertainment system and sky box came in handy on an evening where the weather wasn't so great. The information folder provided by the villa owners provided ample information about local attractions and good places to eat which was very helpful. The pool was a good size and was heated for us arriving, the pool was very clean and the area around the pool was finished to a very high standard which good quality sturdy loungers which were very comfy to lie on and soak up some winter sun!

3 Dec 2014


"Lovely Villa and a great time"

This is a lovely villa in a quiet area of Playa Blanca it is very sheltered and gets the sun all day, the villa was spotless, beautifully furnished and extremely well equipped, it is 5 minutes walk to the Supermarket and a pleasant 20 minute stroll to the Marina Rubicon where there are lots of great bars and restraints.
The owners, Andrea and George, are great to deal with, very friendly and helpful from start to finish.
We will definitely be going back

22 Oct 2014


"Amazing Villa, great location"

I went with my partner for a week to Villa Saskia and we loved it from the moment we got there. Andrea & George made booking the villa so easy from the payment to the information and maps supplied. The Villa itself is in a great peaceful location and kept to a very high standard. It is well equipped and the cleanliness is outstanding. We stayed around the villa most days as it was so enjoyable but we did venture out every night using the local bus which was every half hour. Mike who stays a few doors along was great and really helpful and it was good to know he was near hand if we needed him. We will definitely be back. Thank you Andrea and George

20 Oct 2014


"Ver y comfortable with all you could need"

We had a most enjoyable week in this lovely villa ,close to supermarket for all needs.within walking distance of Marina Rubicon but ,although we did manage it, it would be better for younger fitter persons.taxis easy and cheap to use.
The villa having its own pool was a definite bonus
All you could need was in the villa except maybe no TV link to BBC &ITV which we understand can be obtained. Also no WI Fi which was made clear in the details - did manage to log in at a local restaurant.

9 Sep 2014


"Fantastic villa - great attention to detail, well equipped and in an excellent location."

This is the second time we have stayed at Villa Saskia and have loved it on both occasions. The villa is spotlessly clean, well equipped and obviously much cared for by its owners, George and Andrea. The outdoor seating area is a great place to enjoy a glass of wine in the evening before making the 20 minute stroll to the marina for dinner. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this villa and will no doubt be back again in the near future!

5 Jul 2014


"Amazing , Relaxing, Home From Home"

Stayed at villa Saskia for 10 nights from the 9th june, with my wife ,2yr old daughter and parents. The booking process was very easy and George was very helpful suggesting restaurants for my fathers 70th birthday while we were here. The villa itself is very clean and has everything you need,including a good selection of books ,dvds and cd. The pool was lovely to cool off in the afternoon even though it was a nice temperature due to the solar cover, on Georges advice we didn't have the heating on. The villa is located in a quiet area about a twelve to fifteen minute walk ( with a toddler in a stroller) from the marina Rubicon. Taxis are very cheap, so we tended to jump in a taxi in the evening coming home or going to Playa Blanca old town. The Marina itself was relatively quiet during the evening probably due to the schools not being off. There are lots of restaurants around the marina we ate in several and had no complaints . Playa Blanca town is very nice in the evening with lots of restaurants to choose from, it was very busy here with lots of families and couples. Between the Rubicon marina and Playa Blanca town is a small selection of bars and restaurants which are very handy if having the day on the beach. Overall we had a lovely holiday and would recommend Villa Saskia for a nice relaxing holiday.

20 Apr 2014


"Great location in Lanzarote"

We really enjoyed our holiday in Lanzarote. Villa Saskia is in a great location for exploring Lanzarote. Would recommend hiring a car and discovering the unusual landscape and small villages etc. away from the crowds. The villa is well designed and equipped and feels secluded. Private pool is a nice bonus. Thanks again Andrea and George for letting us stay in your lovely villa.

30 Mar 2014


"Feb half term"

We stayed here with my wife and mother in-law in feb half term, the information given before hand by the owner is excellent and can't be faulted ie maps etc... getting access to the villa was als… More

Thank you very much for choosing to stay at our villa and taking the time to give us your valuable feedback about your experience.

As it is always our main goal to provide the best level of service and facilities to our guests, we can understand your frustrations that we were not able to fully meet your expectations on this occasion; however, we are disappointed that we were not made aware of the water issue while you were at the villa, as we could have taken action to alleviate the impact of the issue during your stay. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience that this may have caused you.

With regard to the availability of Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and access to bedrooms. Our WebPages on both Holiday Lettings and Owners Direct give a very comprehensive overview of the Features and Facilities offered at the villa and neither of the first two items is mentioned. Our villa Community has for some time now been assessing the options for providing Wi-Fi and room fans are available for use in warmer weather. Also during the booking process, guests are given the opportunity to choose the rooms they wish to use during their stay.

I want to assure you that your comments have been taken seriously and constructively.

Look forward to having you at the villa in the near future.

Kind regards
Andrea & George

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Calendar last updated:27 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

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