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Spacious 2 yurt bedrooms plus palm pod

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Accommodation Information

  • 6 metre Yurt, 5 metre yurt & 5 metre palm pod, ideal for 2 couples / family
  • Sleeps 5 guests + extra children in 1 x super-king size double bed, 2 x single bed, plus z-bed / travel cot
  • Free fibre optic WIFI
  • Private W.C & shower hut, private kitchen, music dock, BBQ, sun loungers, fenced & gated garden
  • 20km from Arrecife airport, 300m to golden sand beach / sea views
  • Child Friendly – baby / toddler equipment available on request
  • Weekly freshly laundered linen & towels
  • Flexible arrival / departure days & short stays accepted
  • Complimentary Welcome Pack on arrival with water, milk, wine, coffee and tea
  • Reception on-site open from 9h to 14h every day and Honesty Shop open 24/7
  • Finca De Arrieta features, free WiFi in chill out lounge, “off grid living”, solar heated pool 13m x 2.5m, shaded day bed, laundry service, books / toys, children’s play park, giant chess, fresh eggs from the hen-house & ping-pong
  • Optional extras; meals delivered, babysitting, walking tours, discount tickets, farmers grocery box, pack & go cleaning service, beach towel hire, Möet & chocolates, special occasion cakes & sports massage

This eco-friendly luxury twin unit consists of three adjacent accommodations. Firstly an authentic Mongolian 5-metre yurt with two single beds, a second 6-metre yurt with super king-size double bed and a neighbouring sustainable pod on a raised platform. The beach yurt unit is a great choice for four adults, a large family or 2 x families who are looking for a sustainable sunshine holiday along with free fast wifi.

Both yurts and the Pod are decorated with luxury fabrics and furnishings.  Both yurts have Manrique style flooring and tasteful Indonesian furniture. The palm pod can be combined as an indoor living area or summer month bedroom*, containing a double sofa bed with beautiful views towards the beach of Arrieta village. An additional single z-bed and/or cot can be added to any of the units for extra guests (Maximum capacity of 8 in total) The whole retreat of Finca De Arrieta is powered by wind and solar energy as well as a desalination machine for our running tap water.

The solid floors within the yurts and traditional two-skin covers keep it draft-free and ensure a constant ambient temperature. Central skylights allow ventilation as well as romantic star-gazing.

Within the private fenced and gated area of the Eco Beach Yurt, there is a roofed walk-in shower room, with washbasin and WC, plus an exterior solar shower, a fully fitted kitchen with granite-topped breakfast bar, and a bamboo roofed dining area. Relax and enjoy the lovely views from your private terrace, where there are sun loungers and a barbecue for alfresco dining.

Besides the shared pool, there is a second shower room with WC, plus a covered kitchen and lounge with a chill-out area nearby for all Finca Guests to use.

Eco-village Finca de Arrieta is just 300 metres to the Beach and Restaurants.

Guests with babies or very young children: Please note with this yurt option we can place a travel cot or Z-bed in each yurt pod so you can decide where your baby can sleep/nap during your stay. Guests with young children must be aware that the palm pod is on a raised level and there are 4 steps open leading up to it.

Take a tour of Finca de Arrieta, our Eco Retreat on You Tube, please note this was filmed “winter” 2009/2010.

*Please note that the Palm Pod is a summer month bedroom as it is not 100% waterproof. in the unlikely event that it rains during your stay please speak to our maintenance team so we can add extra waterproofing.

Don’t forget we offer a number of holiday extras, take the stress out of your arrival and book this service when you see our prices on the rates page;
Arrive in style, Lanzarote Retreats offers VIP private airport transfers,  our very own driver will meet you on arrival, relax and sit back, whilst you enjoy a glass of chilled cava whilst en route to your holiday home. Why not let us arrange a Toyota Hybrid courtesy car to be delivered to your holiday home too.

Location

Arrieta

The village of Arrieta has 400 inhabitants and is set in the northern municipality of Haria, the most traditional area of Lanzarote and ideal for the more independent traveller. This northern part of Lanzarote does not offer purpose-built resorts such as Costa Teguise, Puerto Del Carmen or Playa Blanca. Arrieta is a small traditional Canarian fishing village which has learnt to adapt to meet the demands of some low-key tourism. Among other things, the village offers wonderful sea front fish restaurants, a very good pizzeria take away and a supermarket. As with other villages in the north, Arrieta is peaceful, tranquil and is ideal if you are looking to be away from the neon lit bars and nightclubs found within the tourist resorts of Lanzarote.

Arrieta is one of the prettiest and most authentic fishing villages to still exist in Lanzarote today. It remains unspoiled and there is a rustic charm to many of its historic houses and coastal alleyways.

Arrieta boasts a beautiful beach called “Playa de La Garita” which has fine golden sand and is 810m long. This beach has a restaurant and beach bar and also WC/showers, parking and play park. The waters generally remain calm throughout the year. This beach is ideal for first-time surfing, body boarding, sunbathing, swimming, wave jumping, sand castle making, sunrise spotting, fishing and dining at the beach bar or restaurant.

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Reviews

Heike Schremp

August 2020 - Google | Google

H. N. and L. say thank you !! A really great vacation! No hotel, no apartment, but exceptional accommodation that offered all possibilities and freedom. The facility has a special charm and is designed for sustainability. No mass tourism! Wonderful starry sky .... Cook yourself, go out to eat or use the finca's services - everything is possible. The prices, even in the small finca shop, are totally okay. Mediation of friendly surf instructors and great tips for excursions. All employees are friendly. You have to cross the road to get to the beach. That seems unusual at first, but is typical of the country and unproblematic. The beach is popular with locals of all ages. I could write a lot more. The north is worth seeing and it is basically not far to the south.


Maite Bonelo Legido

June 2020 - Airbnb | Airbnb

Un lugar unico, una experiencia nueva si os gusta tener algunos lujos en una zona rupestre


Nina Ruppel

July 2020 - Direct | Direct

H. N. and L. say thank you !! A really great vacation! No hotel, no apartment, but exceptional accommodation that offered all possibilities and freedom. The facility has a special charm and is designed for sustainability. No mass tourism! Beautiful starry sky .... Cooking, eating out or using the finca's service - everything is possible. The prices, even in the small finca shop, are totally okay. Mediation of friendly surf instructors and great tips for excursions. All employees are friendly. You have to cross the country road to get to the beach. That seems unusual at first, but is typical of the country and unproblematic. The beach is popular with locals of all ages. I could still write a lot. The north is worth seeing and it is basically not far to the south.


Karine Thomas

October 2019 - Airbnb | Airbnb

Localisation idéale pour un séjour à Lanzarote. Belle vue sur la mer et sur les volcans. L'eco resort est très joliment décoré et aménagé. Nous avons apprécié les services: petite boutique très pratique, soirée paëlla, joli piscine, trampoline pour les enfants, location de voiture incluse… Seuls les bruits des voitures à cause de la route proche nous ont dérangés le matin.
Ideal location for a stay in Lanzarote. Beautiful view of the sea and volcanoes. The eco resort is very nicely decorated and furnished. We appreciated the services: a very practical little shop, a paella evening, a nice swimming pool, a trampoline for the children, car rental included... Only the noise of the cars because of the nearby road disturbed us in the morning


Christine Estreguil

April 2019 - Trust Pilot - 5* | Direct

We stayed in the eco beach yurt pod (2 yurts, one pod ) for Easter, perfect spaces with our 3 teens and we had a fantastic time. Staff absolutely great, nice atmosphere ! One evening we booked for a paella in the common meeting area. Walking distance to a small beach ( only the road to cross) and a nice little village. Good fish at a simple restaurant by the beach. Hybrid car to go around. Highly recommended!


Steve

March 2017 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

Awesome would totally sum up the location and 5 star quality of this amazing resort which is all run by solar and wind power. The owners Tila & Michelle are amazing hosts who have a assembled a great team who provide a 5 star service ,from airport transfers to on site honesty shops. Thank you for an amazing holiday ,and I'm looking forward to returning very soon.


BaliSurfing

March 2017 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

Loved staying in the Yurt which was spacious, comfortable and stylish. Could not recommend it higher. Great quality accommodation walking distance from the beach with all the amenities you could reasonably expect. We very much enjoyed our stay and will be back.


Lozzarox

March 2015 | Direct

We stayed at Finca De Arrieta for 5 nights in March 2015. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it wholeheartedly. We stayed in the Eco Beach Yurt, which is really set up for two couples/families staying together, but as we booked last minute it was all that was available. The yurt was large and comfortable and the lounge pod with the sea view was a hit with our toddler. We loved the outdoor kitchen and chill out areas. The on site play area was great for our two year old, and she was keen to feed Mollie the donkey every day! I would recommend hiring a car so that you can visit some local sights; we enjoyed the volcanoes at Timanfaya National Park and the Jardin de Cactus (but there is so much to see you won't be bored!). We hope to visit again in the future!


Caripoule

May 2015 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

Just back from our 6th visit to Lanzarote & perviously we have stayed in in the south of the island in Villas (James Villas). Our stay at Finca De Arrieta has changed that. The North of the island is more 'chilled', 'Canarian" and much more in tune with what we value in holiday as a family. From the very outset, everything to ensure that our holiday was perfect had been thought about. It was such a luxury to be collected from the Airport by Lami & I now wish I had taken him up on his offer of Fizz on transfer! On our arrival it was "Paella Thursday" hosted by the lovely Joshua, we were all treated to the most delicious Paella & dare I say more Fizz. It was very appreciated after such a long journey. We were made to feel welcome & at home straight away. We stayed in the Eco Beach Yurt. It is perfectly situated with stunning views in all directions, even the shower cabana had a view of the ocean. Our girls (aged 11 & 7) had so much freedom, from collecting eggs at Cluckingham Palace, to jumping for hours on the trampoline & generally exploring the Finca unsupervised. The Finca has many unique details that sets it apart from other holiday resorts. It is totally off the grid (the cars they they provide are hybrids), encourages recycling & even has a Honesty Shop. We spent a week with very little wifi, no telly & outside enjoying the fantastic outdoor living space. There is a communal area where the wifi lives & a stack of toys & books but there is no pressure to get involved. You can be as sociable or as unsociable as you like. We were meant to do so much but fell into a relaxed routine of running in the morning (some fantastic trails for keen runners) when it was less hot, to walking to the beach in the afternoon to bodyboard, eat, drink & soak up the sun. There are two excellent places to eat at the beach (Arrieta) one a bar & the other a restaurant. The beach is so well set up with showers & foot taps. Also there is a very clean area where there are toilets & showers, so we did not really feel the need to go anywhere else! The beach is excellent for bodyboarding, surfing & swimming. There is a fairly busy road to cross but it is easily negotiated. We are all very sad to leave, certainly gets you thinking about your life & maybe there could be so much more to it. Sally & the team were really helpful, no request was too much & their hospitality second to none.


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FAQ's

How do I pay for my Holiday?

You pay a 30% deposit followed by the 70% balance which is due one month prior to arrival. You can pay by Credit / Debit Card, or Bank Transfer.

Is the swimming pool heated?

Yes the pool is heated in two ways, by solar water system mats and solar cover.

Is there a toaster, iron or hairdryer ?

No, due to our eco credentials of being off grid, these items have heating elements and drain our battery power quickly.

linen, tea towels and towels, are these provided?

Yes your holiday home will have bed linen, tea towels and house towels provided, beach towels can be rented.

What baby equipment is provided?

Travel cot, high chair, changing mat, potty, toddler step and baby bath.

Are there Mosquitos?

Lanzarote does have some mosquitos, but due to the island being dry, not too many! To prevent them coming into your holiday home keep doors and windows closed from dusk.

Is there free wifi?

Yes there is free wifi at Finca De Arrieta, you are abel to access this by our office and communal lounge. Our yurts and houses are wifi free zones!

Is Finca De Arrieta a hotel?

Finca De Arrieta offer private self catering accommodation and is not a hotel. We do have an office open 7 days a week to help you with any questions or advise you need during your stay.

Is a hybrid car included?

Many of our accommodations at Finca De Arrieta come complete with a hybrid courtesy car. The following accommodations do not include use of a hybrid car; Eco Tower, Eco Palm Yurt, Eco Garden Cottage, Eco Chico Yurt Eco Beach Pod 1 and 2, Eco Surf Shack & Eco Twin Yurt.

I can see there is a car included, do I have to share this car with anyone else?

No, the car is exclusive for your use whilst you are staying in that particular accommodation.

What is the weather like?

The weather in Lanzarote is good all year round due to the proximity to the equator. See our Weather Page  for full details.

My accommodation does not come with a car, where can I hire one from?

We recommend Plus Car, they are a local Lanzarote company and have excellent cars, they don’t add on any hidden charges and they also meet you at the airport saving you a timely wait-in-line on your arrival to the airport.

Is breakfast included?

No, Finca De Arrieta offers self catering. You can add a breakfast Hamper delivery to your holiday home. Contact holiday@lanzaroteretreats.com for full details.

Restaurants and shops, do they close in winter?

No, all restaurants and shops trade 52 weeks of the year. It is holiday season all year round in Lanzarote!

Do I need a car?

We always recommend a car when staying at Finca De Arrieta and many of our properties have a car included in the price. If you are happy to just relax and take a stroll to the beach/village and are not looking to explore the island further then a car is not essential.

What are the Honesty Shop opening times?

The honesty shop is open 24/7 as it is not staffed!

What is the best time of year to visit Lanzarote?

Lanzarote is open all year round, it has a steady moderate temperature so is lovely to visit any time of year. It warmest months are July/August, where its trade winds offer a welcome cooling breeze.

Is Finca De Arrieta near a tourist resort?

Finca De Arrieta is set in a beach/rural setting, it is a 15 minute drive to the nearest tourist resort.

How far is the airport?

The airport is a 30 minute drive to Finca De Arrieta.

Which airport should I arrive to?

Arrecife (airport code ACE) is the only airport on the island of Lanzarote.

I don’t want to cook! Can meals be provided?

Yes, we can arrange for meals to be delivered to your holiday accommodation, e-mail holiday@lanzaroteretreats.com for more details.

Can I bring my dog/cat?

Sorry no, our accommodations are not suitable for guests to bring their pets.

Can I get married on Lanzarote?

We can put you in touch with companies who can help you organise this and point out our best accommodations for your party size.

Why is Finca De Arrieta Eco?

Finca de Arrieta is totally “off grid” and makes its own electric by solar panels and windmills. It also has a number of solar water heaters, uses its own “well” water, and reuses grey water on its gardens. Its fleet of courtesy cars are all hybrid and gardens have been stocked with indigenous plants.

Are there plug sockets in the yurts?

Yes, there are normal european plug sockets in all the yurts.

Do all the yurts and houses have a private WC / shower room ?

Yes every accommodation has a private WC/shower room.

Are there animals?

Yes, cats, chickens, ducks and a donkey.

Does electric cut out? What happens if there is no sun and wind?

The energy taken from the solar panels and wind turbines is stored in a set of batteries, these batteries hold a reserve of energy. If these batteries run low, the generator (run on bio diesel) will recharge the batteries up quickly. The power supply is not interrupted so the property is never without its electric supply.

Is there a TV?

No, there are no TV’s at Finca De Arrieta, we encourage families to enjoy quality time together.

What is there for Children to do at Finca De Arrieta?

Collecting eggs for breakfast and feeding chickens, playing in the park, jumping on the sunken trampoline, swimming, playing with toys from the toy box, choosing a book from the library to read, joining in with the yoga class, meeting new holiday friends!

Does it rain on Lanzarote?

There is average of 14 days rain a year.

When is the best time of year for Surfing?

Surfing is good in Lanzarote all year round. Its known as the Hawaii of Europe due to its great conditions. The biggest waves for advanced surfers are from October to February. See this LINK for more surfing info.

I want to Windsurf, where should I stay and what time of year is best?

Costa Teguise offers the best windsurf conditions, see our two villas Beach House and Ocean View Penthouse  which are close to the beach and windsurf centres. There is wind all year round but the most consistent is when Lanzarote has Trade-Winds from May to September. See this link for information on Windsurfing.

Can I stay less than 7 nights?

Yes, just book the number of nights that suits you.

I want to stay a full week but your availability only shows a few nights, can you help?

Yes, we can help you put together a twin stay holiday. Where you transfer from one holiday home to another during your stay. Just enquire with your ideal dates and we will send you over options.

Why book with Lanzarote Retreats?

Lanzarote Retreats is a family run business, no question is too strange, no request is impossible, ask and they will do their very best to help. By booking with Lanzarote Retreats you are not going through an agent, you are booking direct with the owners.

With offices located in Costa Teguise, Michelle and her friendly team are totally committed to providing a personal and knowledgable service to all their guests. Using their own personal experience of life in Lanzarote, they ensure that every holiday is tailor made and the best it can possibly be.

Do you provide baby monitors?

We ask guests to provide their own baby monitors.

Why choose a Yurt Holiday?

Yurts are fantastic to sleep in, they are snug and cosy and have comfortable beds. Children love yurts as for them they are camping, parents love the yurts as they have not had to give up their luxuries!

What to pack for Finca De Arrieta?

Arrival instructions – you will have received this with your original booking confirmation

Torch – for night time arrivals and walks to Arrieta restaurants

Travel Plugs – all holiday accommodation at Finca De Arrieta have normal Spanish sockets

Sun Lotion & After Sun

Sun Hats

Spanish phrase book

Insect repellent

Passports – Make sure ALL your passports are valid for travel dates

Driving Licence both parts

Walking boots – if you plan some hikes or volcanic trips

What to pack between October and March?

Jumper/Fleece – a jumper for evenings as Lanzarote offers lovely outdoor living and it can be cooler outside at night.

Light waterproof jacket  –  incase it showers (which is not very often but can catch you out)

Wetsuits – if you are planning getting in the water!

What to pack for Families?

Baby monitor if you are planning to spend evenings out on the terrace.

Calpol, teething gel etc….

Nappies/Swim nappies – you can buy these here but they are very expensive

Milk Powder – again very expensive and they may not have your usual brand

Is there anything we have to go without on our holiday?  

As these energy systems are modern and up to date, you can use any electrical appliance, just as you would from electricity supplied by the “Grid”.  In order to conserve energy, we do not fit our properties with high-energy consumption goods such as dishwasher, T.V, electric kettle, electric water heaters, high watt light bulbs, irons etc.

What is Glamping?

Glamping is a wonderful holiday package combining glamour and camping, it is also known as luxury camping and posh camping. It’s range includes luxury tents or glamping tents such as a yurts, tipis and bell tents. See Eco Retreat Finca De Arrieta for our full range of yurt accommodations.

Where is best to stay when travelling solo with children?

Finca De Arrieta is a perfect location for solo parents, the eco child friendly retreat is made up of a community of 15 different holiday accommodations. The communal areas and chill out lounge provide a wonderful place for the kids to play as well as a place for the parents to enjoy some adult conversation.

Where is best to book flights?

Just click on this comparison webpage link and search for your ideal flights; Skyscanner.net 

I see I have a car included in the price, do you provide car seats for children?

If your chosen holiday home does include a hybrid car then yes we do  provide the appropriate car seats for your child’s age in accordance with the local law.

Are the yurts cold in winter months?

The yurts are snug and draft free they stay a constant temperature so are not cold, we provide blankets in case these are need in addition to duvets.

Is there a washing machine or microwave?

We offer a laundry service, situated next to the honesty shop. Microwaves are available free on request if really needed as they are an energy drain!

Where is the nearest supermarket/restaurants? Are they walking distance?

The nearest restaurant is Casa de La Playa, situated on the beach so a 300mt walk. (Please bring a torch if walking as there is no street lighting) The nearest supermarket and further restaurants are  in the village of Arrieta approximately 1km walk.

What is check in/check out time? Is there somewhere to leave my luggage?

Check in time is 16.00 and check out time is 10am. We can store luggage for you at Finca De Arrieta.

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