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This environmentally friendly, semi-detached holiday home, is set next to the stunning pool and chill-out area of our Finca. With private outdoor space and a contemporary styled interior, Eco Casita offers perfect self-catering accommodation, within the rural charm of the Eco Retreat, Finca de Arrieta. Ideal for a couple or small family.
The spacious living room and kitchen have been tastefully styled, with a double sofa bed for guests and free fast wifi. The bedroom area has a large double bed and is curtained from the living area and has an open plan style en-suite bathroom with W.C, walk-in stone shower and sink.
Eco Casita boasts a private walled terrace and garden complete with sun loungers and rustic swing seat, a perfect place to make the most of the sunny climate. Its outdoor space offers a shaded dining area next to its BBQ, where you can dine as you watch the sunset behind the volcanic landscape to reveal a star-filled sky.
You have gated access to the shared pool and chill-out area, the ideal rural hideaway. The eco-village is just 300 metres to Arrieta Beach and Restaurants so a perfect holiday destination.
Need an extra bedroom? Finca de Arrieta has a 3-meter mobile Yurt that can be added to this accommodation within the fenced garden area, please ask for more details or see this link: Extra Yurt bedroom
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.
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.
El Lanzarote Retreats es ideal para familias como la nuestra que buscan la tranquilidad y la cercanía al mar. Mis hijos quedaron encantados con el surf en Arrieta y la facilidad de usar vuestras tablas e ir andando a la playa, no pudo ser mejor planeado! El concepto de Michelle y Tila es genial. La idea del honesty shop me encantó y el hecho de que uno pueda acudir a ellos según las necesidades es de agradecer. Y por supuesto que para los amantes del reciclaje y el uso responsable de los recursos esté sitio es fantástico! Hemos disfrutado muchísimo de Lanzarote y gracias por todas vuestras sugerencias!
The Lanzarote Retreats is ideal for families like ours who are looking for tranquility and proximity to the sea. My children were delighted with the surfing at Arrieta and the ease of using your boards and walking to the beach couldn't have been better planned! Michelle and Tila's concept is great. The idea of the honesty shop enchanted me and the fact that one can go to them according to the needs is to be thankful. And of course for recycling and responsible use of resources lovers this site is fantastic! We enjoyed Lanzarote very much and thank you for all your suggestions!
"Something completely different", our taxi driver from the airport had told us, and that proved true: a great holiday experience with exceptional accommodation, wonderful surroundings and always helpful and cheerful staff. Enjoyed tremendously. Not cheap but definitely worth it.
We booked for the Eco-Romantico week. Excellent retreat and authentic location, no chain outlets/fast food/night clubs . All staff (and resident cat!) were approachable and helpful. The Honesty shop and fridge were a fantastic addition. Well done Josh for organising the \"Adults only\" week.
We had a fantastic stay at finca da arrietta. Our accommodation was perfect for our family of two adults and a young child and baby. We loved the ethos of the place and it was such a good size for young children. The honesty shop was a great feature, as were all of the themed nights and Pilates/yoga classes. It feels like a lovely community there and we cannot wait to return.
We have just had such a fantastic week staying in Eco Casita with our 2 year old daughter. So relaxing and calm with lots to do. No technology was bliss, she spent her week playing at the park, feeding the donkeys, collecting the eggs and playing by the pool and on the beach. Tila and Michelle have thought of everything and Finca De Arrieta is such a beautiful and quirky place that we would definitely return to and recommend to our friends. We loved the non touristy town and the restaurants down on the beach, especially the mojito bar which is a VW van, we loved sitting there and watching the surfers whilst our daughter played at the park. All in all, the perfect week, we will be back, perhaps when it is a little warmer so we can enjoy the pool! Thank you everyone at Finca De Arrieta!!!
Fantastic small village of eco-living with peaceful surroundings, beach nearby, and warm family feeling. Great selection of different accommodations; we stayed in Eco Casita, perfect for a couple, with our own large front yard. Donkeys, chickens, ducks, swimming pool, honesty shop, Paella& sangria night, super helpful staff, even a quiet yurt for your daily yoga/meditation... No wi-fi or telly in the cottage meant we got to read books and chill out without news and social media. Even the weather was perfect combo of sunshine and warmth to banish the December blues! Would definitely recommend to anyone interested in seeing how to holiday off-grid, in quiet and cosy home-village. Donkeys, chickens, a cat... It was perfect for us. Will be going back.
Stayed in Eco Casita and Eco Garden Cottage. Both lovely - we found the bed really comfy in the Garden Cottage. Eco Casita has a nicer garden area. Both are kitted out nicely. Lots to do for the children - make friends in the parks, football, pool area, feed chickens and donkeys. It's a short walk to the beach which does cross a main road, but there's very little traffic on the island so a little wait to cross safely made it problem free. The beaches in Arrieta are lovely, as are the little restaurants lining the shore. Amazing boutique right at the end of the street that follows the shore line, nearest the red bricked building.
Lots of extra things to book up at the Finca - yoga, kids movie night and a beautifully home cooked meal every night if it's tricky going out with little ones. My daughter cried most of the way home as she wanted to stay to play with her friends. She now keeps asking when we can return!
This place is really geared up for families, but they are doing an adult only week in March this year. Theres so much to do on the island which doesn't have fo be expensive. Loads of towns to wander around, great volcano action, tonnes of lovely beaches and the Cesar Manrique buildings are amazing.
We can't wait to return and have a massive case of post holiday blues right now. Thank you to the lovely Renata for all your helpful cheery advice.
We spent 1 week here and loved it. Tila and all the staff were brilliant and really helped make our holiday the best it could be. We will definitely be returning.
Just came back from a week staying in Eco Casita and I have only great things to say about the whole experience. Whether it was being picked up from the airport by Pete, being assisted on site by Renata or being dropped back to the airport by Josh, nothing was too much trouble. Loved feeding the chickens and the donkeys, loved the accommodation and pool etc. Highly recommend the food deliveries, seemed expensive but in reality are great quality and value. All in all a perfect first visit to Lanzarote and we will no doubt return. Thanks to all the team at Lanzarote Retreats
We just left Lanzarote Retreats. To preface this review, we are a family of 4 from Houston, Texas. Our boys are 6 and 8. As we were departing, my son said "Wow, we had so much fun without a TV".
Traveling across the country and choosing an accommodation for a family can be stressful. However, my fears were immediately alleviated when I received my the initial reply e-mail from Karen. She assured me that Lanzarote Retreats was the perfect destination from my family. Even before we secured our reservation, the staff at Lanzarote Retreats has been amazing!
My family and I were picked up at the the airport by the extremely sweet and kind, Josh. Running around the airport is stressful, but his demeanor immediately put as at ease.
We stayed in the Eco Casita room. My children were welcomed and made comfortable by the staff. After arrival, we received a tour of the beautiful property, which included how to get eggs from the coops and how to feed the chicken and the donkey. Renata made our stay pleasant.
The room was amazing as well. We had a full kitchen, outdoor area, and bedroom. It was nice to be able to grocery shop at Spar, bring the groceries back to our accommodation, and BBQ with my family.
My Suburban American children learned so much from their stay. I'm a bit embarrassed to say, but until his stay, they didn't know that chicken eggs from a chicken coop were edible. They naively believed that eggs had to come from a store.
Guests are encouraged to recycle EVERYTHING and give scrap food to the chicken. Their focus on preserving the environment is a central theme in their resort.
If you are looking for a place to sit back, watch TV, internet surf, and waste your days away, I don't recommend Lanzarote Retreats. However, if you are looking for an accommodation with an amazing staff, beautiful grounds, and the ability to enjoy nature, and bond with your family, I highly recommend Lanzarote Retreats!
We have loved our stay at the Finca in the gorgeous Eco Casita. Renata is brilliant and booked all our trips and was always available with a smile.
Really great place – I´ll be recommending it and will happily return.
Seven of us had a wonderful week here spread between the luxury yurt - which lived up to its name - and Casita with a baby yurt in the garden. Ages ranged from 6 to 76. The children loved being able to wander about, made friends within minutes, collected eggs, enjoyed the pool. Excellent child-friendly restaurants are within easy walking (with a torch!). We experienced the worst rain storm in living memory and Casita flooded (the luxury yurt lived up to its name and didn't) but the staff were wonderful. Do take the Blackstone's volcano tour - we all thought it the best guided tour we had ever had.
Lovely place, even in the winter! We have enjoyed our stay in Eco Casita very much. No tv, no radio, no internet nor telephone has been a relief. The breakfast with the new laid eggs by the girls is something that we will never forget.
Lovely place, even in the winter! We have enjoyed our stay in Eco Casita very much. No tv, no radio, no internet nor telephone has been a relief. The breakfast with the new laid eggs by the girls is something that we will never forget.
We really enjoyed our week in Eco Casita at the end of May. Melissa particularly enjoyed the boat trip to La Graicosa and flying kites with Kirsty on the deserted beach.
We had a lovely time at Eco Casita in early February. We found the atmosphere at the retreat really relaxing and our 3 year old daughter absolutely loved it. She really enjoyed playing with the cats and riding the donkey and thought your trampoline was the best ever! We found Lanzarote a very interesting place to visit with plenty of things to do even in the winter. We found the recommendations given by Sally and the information booklet really helpful.
Thank you for a lovely break
We had such a wonderfully relaxing holiday. If you want to get away from the stresses of day to day life, this place is perfect. Molly the donkey is so cute and loves to be fed watermelon :)
We had a great week in the Eco Casita in early September. The weather was pretty hot so we weren't indoors very much - the covered terrace was a great resource, as was the shared swimming pool. Sally printed out some walks for us and we had some fun adventures walking up to Haria, and exploring inside a volcano crater! The Casita is comfortable and fairly spacious for a couple, but be warned the ensuite is walk-in (ie no door, though it's screened off) so it doesn't do to be too shy! We liked the general ethos of the Finca - the laid-back atmosphere, complimentary welcome pack and fizz, the 'honesty shop', etc - and we're already recommending it to friends, especially those with children...
We had a lovely time in the Eco Casita. Lanzarote is a small island with an exotic landscape, we enjoyed lounging in the Casita's black gravel garden whilst its palm trees made their sound like falling water, in reply to the constant wind ruffling their leaves. We saw that a lot of effort has gone into making an aesthetically pleasing environment in Finca Arrieta. It is is relaxing and quite beautiful and an ideal base from which to explore the island, both within the immediate locality and further afield. Also our hosts were approachable, friendly and helpful which added to our general appreciation of this as a holiday destination. The facilities are child friendly which is essential for us. Also the entire finca is off-grid despite which we noticed no impairment in the quality of our stay over against conventionally powered accommodation. We also appreciated the honesty shop and the washing machine, and our daughter loved all the animals especially the 2 cats. Also the finca staff were very helpful in arranging excursions, discounted ferry tickets etc. and we made full use of these.
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.
Yes, the pool is heated in two ways, by solar water system mats and solar cover. This means that on sunny days our solar system raises the water temperature in the pool by about 3 degrees. In the summer months, you can expect temperature is between 22 and 26 degrees. In winter, it spans between 19 to 24 degrees.
No, due to our eco credentials of being off grid, these items have heating elements and drain our battery power quickly.
Yes your holiday home will have bed linen, tea towels and house towels provided, beach towels can be rented.
Travel cot, high chair, changing mat, potty, toddler step and baby bath.
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.
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!
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.
The weather in Lanzarote is good all year round due to the proximity to the equator. See our Weather Page for full details.
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.
No, Finca De Arrieta offers self catering. You can add a breakfast Hamper delivery to your holiday home. Contact email@example.com for full details.
No, all restaurants and shops trade 52 weeks of the year. It is holiday season all year round in Lanzarote!
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.
The honesty shop is open 24/7 as it is not staffed!
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.
Finca De Arrieta is set in a beach/rural setting, it is a 15 minute drive to the nearest tourist resort.
The airport is a 30 minute drive to Finca De Arrieta.
Arrecife (airport code ACE) is the only airport on the island of Lanzarote.
Yes, we can arrange for meals to be delivered to your holiday accommodation, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Sorry no, our accommodations are not suitable for guests to bring their pets.
We can put you in touch with companies who can help you organise this and point out our best accommodations for your party size.
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.
Yes, there are normal european plug sockets in all the yurts.
Yes every accommodation has a private WC/shower room.
Yes, cats, chickens, ducks and a donkey.
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.
No, there are no TV’s at Finca De Arrieta, we encourage families to enjoy quality time together.
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!
There is average of 14 days rain a year.
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.
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.
Yes, just book the number of nights that suits you.
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.
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.
We ask guests to provide their own baby monitors.
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!
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
Spanish phrase book
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
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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!
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.
Check in time is 16.00 and check out time is 10am. We can store luggage for you at Finca De Arrieta.
Yes, you can use the honesty shop or why not order a Meal to be waiting for your arrival.
We have a staffed office at Finca De Arrieta open Monday to friday 9am to 15.00 and Sat/Sunday 9am to 13.00. We also have full time maintenance staff available if needed.
Yes there will be other guests staying with children. If its in school holidays then it is a full age range, in term dates is’t more infants and toddlers.