Casa Famara

Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote
Self-catering


Cool sea breezes, unbeatable views and a beach through your backdoor make this the perfect escape for sunbathers and surfers alike

Place

2 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 5 – 6

The
Experience

With the sea mere paces from your door, you’re unlikely to find somewhere so close to the Atlantic as you will here. Split into two light and summery apartments, this whitewashed old fisherman’s house is ideal for families looking for a beach holiday away from the crowds. Owner Jorge’s brother lives nearby and is on hand to meet, greet and give advice. Lovely sitting rooms have big windows and sea views, and all the bedrooms – mostly up, two down in el Charcón – are simple and spacious with comfy beds, and those fantastic views in the master bedrooms. Shared shower rooms are functional and spotless. The beach is just a step away through the French windows, but it’s such a quiet part of town that very few people pass by, so prepare a picnic in your American style kitchen, doze in the sunshine and bathe in the shallow water. If you’re after something more active, hike to extinct volcanoes, take out the bikes or hit the water for some kitesurfing. After all that excitement, come back to dine on the terrace or head to one of the best restaurants on the island – it’s only a short stroll away.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights. Parking on street next to house.
Closed
August & occasionally.
Meals
Restaurants 0.5 miles.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €142
Weekly price
from €1000
1 Apartment for 5
From €1423 bedrooms
1 Apartment for 6
From €1573 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Jorge de la Cueva

  • Located in the fishing village of Caleta de Famara, the house is next to the Famara Beach, a 3 km long stretch of sand and sand dunes ending in the impressive El Risco cliffs. From the house terraces you will have non disturbed views of 3 nearby islands.
  • No need for a pool. Right next to the property there is a big natural pool, ( please see pictures ) cleaned twice a day by the swells, thus making it and ideal and safe spot for children and adults to swim in.
  • La Caleta, its main street without asphalt, has a number of active surf shops which offer surf lessons both for children and adults. The property is within walking distance from shops and several sea front restaurants offering delicious local fishes.
  • The house comprises two apartments than can become a single unit by simply opening connecting doors, thus allowing big families or groups to vacate together with a degree of independence.
  • Famara Beach is a perfect playground for bathers, joggers, surfers, kitesurfers, all year round. It is also a a great place for fishermen ( mostly spinning ).
  • La Caleta is 12.8 km away from Teguise village, the old island capital, one of best preserved samples of canarian architecture,which holds its famous and lively Sunday Market.Casa Barquillo offers bikes, kayak and boogie board facilities free of charge