Lanzarote self catering cottage in the Canary Islands
Idyllic Lanzarote vacation accommodation on an eco estate, ideal for couples and families alike. Self-catering, with shared pool, terrace, and a wealth of activities nearby.
Luxurious Lanzarote self-catering cottage Private eco estate Ideal for families and couples Baby-friendly accommodation Fully-fitted kitchen and washing machine Walk-in shower Stunning views Gated and walled terrace Shared 10m gated swimming pool Kids' play area Yoga, holistic therapies, cycling, surfing, sailing, sea kayaking and diving in area
665To910 per week (sleeps 4)
Description of Lanzarote self catering cottage in the Canary Islands
ELECTRIC CAR CHARGE POINT:
We are off grid and we do not generate enough power to have charge points but there is one in Arrieta close by. All the cars that we offer are hybrids.
4 Reviews of Lanzarote self catering cottage in the Canary Islands
5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 23 Jun 2018 by Kevin Davenport5 stars Read full review
Reviewed on 19 Nov 2017 by Nancy CareyThe hiking and surfing was fantastic. I wish I still windsurfed as it looked incredible. Lots of friendly and guest service minded staff at our accommodations and throughout the whole island. Read full review
Reviewed on 12 Jun 2012 by Helen WilsonWe expected the finca to be lovely but it far exceeded our expectations. The Garden Cottage was perfect for a couple who wanted privacy but still all the facilities of the shared areas...Excellent! Read full review
Reviewed on 19 Sep 2011 by Lisa CarverFantastic! Whilst we were there most of the other guests were couples with young children but as a childless couple we were catered for just as perfectly. The finca is a beautiful place, the owners are friendly and helpful, can't praise it enough! Read full review
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The cottage has a number of green credentials including; low volt lighting, A+ class fridge/freezer, solar water heater, reclaimed wood beams, stone used on its renovation were supplied from its own land, use of well water, linen is changed once a week in order to save water.
Electricity is supplied from natural resources and runs "Off the National Grid" and gives guests the opportunity to experience firsthand, living with solar panels and wind turbines and using the latest renewable energy systems. It has been installed the most up to date energy systems on offer, and they work very efficiently. The system in is the largest on Lanzarote and runs on a 48 volt system and has no problem powering the 12 dwellings on site. Other green credentials include use of grey water, LED lighting, solar pool heating, use of well water for pool, A+ class fridge, solar water heater, organic fruit and veg and within walking/cycling distance to amenities.
Other environmental practices we follow:
- Waste reduction - We encourage recycling and have bins locally. Any organic waste can be given to our chickens.
- Conserving water - We ask client to be use water sparingly. We use our own well water which is used for the swimming pool, we also use our grey water on our palm trees.
- Conserving electricity We use only Wind turbines and solar panels
- Encouraging wildlife - We have planted many native trees and bushes to encourage birds.
- Organic gardening practices - The retreat has a number of fruit trees and plants such as tomatoes, potatoes, spinach, basil strawberries etc..
- Building materials - the entire retreat has been built using stone from the 30,000 meter estate.
- The well and water tanks which are on the land and originally used for irrigating the farm land have been fully restored.
- Measures to educate staff & guests about our environmental practices - We educate guests/staff and local schools on the Eco energy system provided.
- Office practices - We have low energy lighting, and reuse paper.
If you are looking for a car during your vacation we offer Electric and Hybrid cars, just ask for a quote. Whilst staying at this cottage you can walk to the beach and beach front restaurants it's just 300 meters.
We also offer Vacation Extras which include our Paella night at Finca De Arrieta and Meals delivered you can choose vegetarian/plant-based and low dairy foods (which reduce CO2 emissions)
This particular vacation home has Solar water heater the pool is also solar heated.
PeopleLocal stone and trades men have helped bring the retreat to a beautifully finished paradise. We offer excursions for local schools to visit the retreat and see the effectiveness of the solar/wind system.
We promote rural tourism by encouraging guests to eat out locally and use local amenities such as shops, sports facilities etc. We also encourage them to buy local products. We provided full information on local restaurants, activities and farmers markets.
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