Parents, grandparents and young children all enjoyed our stay at Villa Familia. Harold was a helpful host. The villa had everything we needed and is in a handy location for short walk or drive to shops, restaurants and the coast. The heated pool was great and the girls were glad of the toys and lilo there. The weather tended to be windy and cloudy in the mornings and so the tv system came in handy for British tv and an enormous selection of films when we couldn’t get out and for the evenings. Would highly recommend!
Very nice modern villa with all the facilities you could need.
Would of been nice to have some sort of 'welcome pack' with information included. There was some odd bits of information but not everything we needed. No doctors/hospital info included which we needed through the week. No map or info about how to get to local shop or beach.
The pool cleaner came mid week on Wednesday afternoon which we didn't know about then told us not to go in the pool for an hour at 2pm which wasn't ideal in the heat. Also after that the pool completely tarnished all silver jewellery, very badly tarnished. Since returning even silver cleaner hasn't restored our jewellery.
The hot tub was switched off when we arrived as the noise annoyed the locals so we had to call the owner to turn it back on as it clearly needs fixing not just switching off.
We weren't aware air con was at an extra charge so take lots of change when you go.
Very nice villa just a fews things that made it slightly less than perfect for us.
We returned to the Villa Familia this year as we found it to be in the perfect, peaceful location for us, a short drive from Playa Blanca and a few minutes walk from some lovely local restaurants. The only minor issue we had was that the hot tub wasn't working and I know Harold did his best to get the part he needed but who needs a hot tub anyway?! We went back to our favourite local restaurants including La Flamenca for authentic Spanish cuisine (the paella is lovely and they do takeaway!), Sebastyan's (excellent Greek food with great sea view tables if you book early enough) and the Natura Beach which served a great mix of international cuisine (thouroughly recommend the mixed fish grill). The Port of Call is another great restaurant and, if you want to go further afield, try the fine dining at Amura in Puerto Calero. A little more expensive but well worth it!
We will be booking to go back to Harold's villa as soon as I know when my holidays are next year!
We stayed at Villa Familia over Christmas and had a great time. The villa is very clean & bright. The bedrooms are big, in particular the size of the master bedroom is quite generous. The beds are very comfortable.
There is a separate little utility room with a washing machine which is handy.
The outside and the pool are lovely & very clean.
The dishwasher has a 'sense of humour', it may be worth upgrading.
We stayed in this area of Lanzarote last year but chose this villa this year as it was closer (about a 7-10 minute walk) to the local restaurants and supermarket. The villa itself was clean and comfortable and well equipped for our needs. The pool was lovely and is great for those with small children as it isn't too deep (about 4 feet at the deep end). The spa tub was a great way to cool down also and is big enough for 4 adults. We found a selection of inflatable toys and enjoyed using the table tennis (once we had bought some balls!) The sunbeds were very comfy and Harold supplied towels for outdoor use so no need to bring your own. There is some building works going on locally but this did not affect our stay. Local restaurants that I would highly recommend are La Flamenco, Sebastyan's (fantastic Greek cuisine - try the Kleftico!) and El Argentino which is great for steaks and BBQ food. Our thanks to Harold and his family who were available if needed but left us to it if not. Will be back!
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