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Very good
16 reviews
Welcome to Villa Gecko
Some shade..perfect
Master bedroom
Sun terrace looking back into master bedroom
Uninterrupted views from the back of the villa
Upstairs bathroom
Kitchen Area
Second Bedroom
Fully equiped downstairs bathroom
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Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

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Very good - based on 16 reviews
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ren2357
The Hague, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“I would live here!”
Reviewed September 13, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Excellent time at Villa Gecko.
Everything about the stay was wonderful. The owner, Don, was helpful and friendly throughout the whole process. The villa itself is spacious, very well equipped and a great base for a family holiday. I had been to the Origo Mare resort before and knew that it was a fair way from the nearest village, Lajares (10 mins by car), and set in a spectacular volcanic plain... The Origo Mare resort was exceptionally clean and the kids had a great time making friends and swimming in the numerous pools. The swimming pools were fairly quiet and the nearest pool was a great haven at which to unwind and relax.
We ate at the villa most nights, enjoying the breeze whilst dining al fresco.
With many wonderful beaches nearby and countless opportunities to surf, snorkel and laze around I cannot think of a better place to stay on the island.

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Liked best: The Villa itself and the surrounding landscape.
Liked least: I cannot think of a single thing!
Traveling group: Young Children
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Management Response
Dec 11, 2015
Thank you for the review...I look forward to welcoming you back
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car0l73
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Would rebook”
Reviewed December 12, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

After a couple of small issues to overcome when we arrived, which we understand the Landlord has since rectified, the stay proved to be very relaxing, exactly what we needed after a hectic year in the UK. The villa is very clean, well appointed and with great views of the local volcanic landscape, a perfect breakfast view for the dawn rising over the hills from either the master bedroom terrace or back garden - a perfect view at any time of day, come to that.

A couple of things to bear in mind if you are a couple with no kids (as we are !!) - we went in November, outside the high season, and as such it was very quiet with practically no villas occupied. This is exactly what we wanted however we would imagine in high season, with all / most of the 200 or so villas occupied and water park / pools in full use, it would be a rather more noisy affair with many children doing what they do best - being noisy ! And if you are tall we also found that the kitchen, whilst very well appointed and very well planned into the open-plan lounge is quite low in places and at anything approaching 6ft the stairs and hob extract often cause you to bump your head.

Neither of these are big issues, they just need to be borne in mind when booking the villa.

Overall - a great experience that we would repeat if we were looking to go back to Fuerteventura.

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Rod72014
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Comfortable family home, off the beaten track”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

We enjoyed our stay at this villa. A clean, comfortable, very well equipped home with a family feel, on a large, though mostly unoccupied, development between Lajares and the north coast. There are lovely views of the mountains from the back of the house. The swimming pool which is nearby would be very nice in summer (we were there in December). Restaurants and shops at Lajares are within easy reach by car. We tended to use the beaches of El Cotillo which are reachable by car. There is a nice garden with sun loungers, which is very private when the house next door is not occupied. The location is a bit unusual, since it is not in a village, but you can get most things in Lajares.

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Liked best: Comfortable house
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Lesphil
East Brent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Peaceful well equipped Villa”
Reviewed July 4, 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Stayed at Villa Gecko for Three Weeks in January / February. The Villa is well equipped and was clean and tidy for our arrival . Very peaceful location although part of large complex, and very quiet during our stay. Very close to Majanicho fishing village and surfing beach. If you're after some peace and quiet surrounded by beautiful scenery then I would highly recommend this place. On-site swimming pools and tennis courts. Easy 20 minute drive into Corralejo to sample the " bright lights" . Everything on the island is a short car trip away and petrol is very cheap.

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Reviewed August 23, 2018 for a stay in August 2018
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Management Response
Aug 27, 2018
Ciao Giovanni
Non vediamo l'ora di darti il ​​benvenuto
Don
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Israel B
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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