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Our 45 sq meter, environmentally friendly wood and stone lodge is set among the beautiful gardens of Finca de Arrieta. Using local materials, the contemporary and spacious interior offers ideal self-catering accommodation.
There are steps down to the private gated terrace and the patio door entrance leads into the open-plan living room and a fully fitted kitchen that comes complete with a granite-topped indoor/out-door breakfast bar. The separate bedroom has a king-size bed and plenty of storage, with an en-suite shower room and W.C. It comfortably sleeps two adults, plus children in a travel cot or in the double sofa-bed. Tastefully styled, the use of wood and local stone has created a warm and welcoming feel.
Enjoy the mountain vistas from your gated and walled terrace, sun loungers, barbecue and outdoor dining furniture. There is a second, shower room and W.C, further covered kitchen and lounge in the pool and chill-out area nearby.
Need an extra bedroom? Finca de Arrieta has a 3-metre mobile Yurt that can be added to this accommodation on the terrace, however, this will compromise the outside living space, 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.
We had a really nice and relaxing time at the eco lodge. There’s everything for adults and kids - close to the beach, a pool, a play area and you can even plant your own cactus. It is in a less touristy part of Lanzarote but all the better - the light pollution was so low we could easily see the starry skies at night. Overall a unique stay.
We had a great time with our boys (age 5, 2 and 5 months). The staff are very helpful and thoughtful. We had everything we could wish for as a family. We spend our days with a trip in the morning, lunch at the beach, afternoon at the swimming pool. We loved the pool and daybed, chickens and donkeys, playground, all the toys, the paella evening, and the curry from Karen and Paul is delicious!! We’ve never had such a luxurious holiday, we might come back ;-).
Lanzarote is a truly fantastic island. It is so much better than I had thought it would be and I highly recommend it. We were there for a week and there was so much more we could have done to explore the island. Lanzarote retreats was the perfect place to do this. They were so welcoming, pick up from the airport, personal tour of the complex, booking on to activities as soon as you arrive. There is a real personal touch here that is excellent without being overwhelming. We stayed in the eco luxury lodge which was wonderful. The pictures don’t do it justice. We were so happy there. All the facilities were wonderful, short walk to the beach and the town and a Prius (eco car) thrown in on top was an a amazing touch. I really can’t recommend more highly. I never return to the same place twice for a holiday as I always want to do something different. However, lanzarote has much more to explore than we got the chance to and I would definitely go back to lanzarote retreats.
We've visited Finca de Arrieta every year for the past seven years and have always been delighted! It's beautiful, peaceful and situated near the beach in the most unspoiled part of the Island. Nothing is too much bother for the team. They are always there if you want or need anything, yet they are never in the way. The Eco Lodge is cosy and comfortable, and is the tenth accommodation our family has rented... another success! Finca is always peaceful and attracts lovely guests. This is a reflection of the owners (Michelle, Tila and Josh) and their philosophy. It's easy to trade on your success, but this team 'walks the walk'! This small 'eco-resort' is off the grid and is a great example of how to preserve and enhance a beautiful environment. Every suggestion for improvement, no matter how small, is considered and acted on immediately if it can improve your stay. If you're looking for a beautiful and peaceful location, run by people who care about this spectacular Island, look no further.
This was our second holiday with Lanzarote Retreats. Last year we stayed in one of their apartments in Punta de Mujeres which was spacious, clean and well equipped. This year we opted for the Eco Lodge on the Finca de Arrieta which was equally good in terms of accommodation, space, cleanliness and equipment and we had a brilliant few days. The Finca is off-grid, supp plied solely by solar and wind power, but there was never any shortage of hot water or power. The location is great, just 200m from a lovely sandy beach which also has an excellent restaurant, tapas cafe and funky VW camper mojito bar on it. At the Finca there is a small pool, an honesty shop, a sheltered communal area and children's play areas. There is a programme of activities on-site (yoga, paella evenings etc) plus bookable tours and excursions to a range of places around Lanzarote. Rental of the property also included a hybrid car so we took advantage of that to travel around and see a variety of stunning sites and to access walks up volcanoes, across lava fields and along the mountainous cliffs - stunning views everywhere we went. We would definitely recommend holidays with Lanzarote Retreats to this and any other of their properties.
We have just returned from the most fantastic 10 days in the Eco Lodge at the stunning Finca de Arrieta. This was our 1st holiday abroad with our 2 sons 3 1/2 and 1 1/2 and after considerable research we settled on Finca de Arrieta. There was not a single aspect we were disappointed with which just shows how much thought and consideration has gone into both the accommodation and the whole site/facilities of the finca. Combined with the stunning scenery, lovely weather (about 20-22 degrees most days), great local restaurants, and plentiful mini day trips we really had a wonderful time. The lodge worked perfectly well size wise for our family of 4. The kitchen/lounge/diner was a good size which was doubled when you opened the double doors onto the safe enclosed tiled patio which was perfect for the kids to play. In the evening we put the kids to bed in the (only) bedroom so we had use of the lounge/diner in the eve. We were grateful of this inside space as the sun had set by 7pm and the evenings were cool. When we went to bed we just transferred our 3yr old onto the sofa bed in the lounge. This worked really well for us. The play area right opposite the lodge was great. The sunken trampoline and pirate ship the firm favourites but one of the best things was that the whole park was sand underfoot so it was basically a giant beach/sandpit. With the great variety of toys available to use, such as multiple dumper trucks and buckets/spades this kept our kids entertained for hours. Being able to pop out after dinner for a sneaky bounce before bedtime will be a lasting memory for us!! The honesty shop was a real bonus and just another aspect that really makes things both easy and enjoyable. Our early mornings would be spent taking Molly the donkey an apple or carrot, taking the chickens our scrap food, checking for eggs, having a bounce (!) and heading to the shop for some milk and fresh bread to have with our eggs. And if the hens hadn't laid yet the shop always had plenty in the fridge. The prices were pretty reasonable and a good range of basics were stocked including kiddy snacks, as well as local wines and products. Also really liked the option of a dine in meal delivered to your accommodation and the 2 we had were really good quality - a really nice option when you have little ones in bed at 7 but want a break from cooking and a bit of a treat. We loved the pool area, day beds, toys and swim floats/rings and our 3 year old had a fantastic time in the pool. It was a little bit chilly for our 1 year old but he was quite happy filling dumper trucks with gravel or patting the very friendly (and tolerant!) cats. The pool is still very usable in March I'd say. We met loads of lovely people on site and really enjoyed watching our kids make new friends. Its hard to combine 2 kids under 4 and the word relaxed in the same sentence but this place gets you as close as you'll ever get in our opinion. Thank You to Sally and all the wonderfully friendly staff onsite. This place is an absolute gem and we'll certainly be back, hopefully bringing more of our friends to share the fun!
We stayed with our 2.5 year old in the Eco Lodge. It was well equipped, comfortable and the chickens were a hit! The staff were all helpful, the hybrid car was a great idea to include in the price and the curry delivery from Brown's Deli on the Friday night was very tasty. Over all a happy holiday (despite not the best weather) was had by all 3 of us.
My husband and I made the long journey from Bend, Oregon to the Canary Islands and we could not have asked for a more perfect retreat than the one we found at this incredible, perfect eco-lodge right along what felt like our own private beach in Lanzarote. From Cluckingham Palace (where we collected eggs daily to prepare our own simple breakfast) to the bustling fresh fish restaurant across the way, to the epic day trips we made in our complimentary Prius (think wine country, cactus gardens, lookouts, even Isla Gracioisa which we then traversed on bikes) - this was truly our little piece of heaven. Glamping at its absolute best. And yes, we will travel halfway around the world to return to this place - given everywhere we've been and everywhere else still on our list - this is the highest compliment I can give. Thank you!
We couldn't have asked for a nicer time staying in the Eco Lodge at Finca de Arrieta. Our 2 year old adored Mollie the donkey and it was so nice taking her to collect fresh eggs from the hens each morning.
The Lodge itself was kitted out with absolutely everything we needed for an 8 night stay - we wanted for nothing and it was great to have the option of the odd meal delivered from Browns Deli - their pies and potato salad were fantastic!
All in all the Finca is in a great location just a short walk from the beach and all the staff are hugely friendly and accommodating.
Not much else to say except we hope to return in the not too distant future.
My husband and I and our two sons (4 & 1) had a wonderful holiday at Finca de Arrieta. The resort had great attention to detail - solar fairy lights as we wandered home from the gorgeous local beach, a safe play area with toys for the kids near the pool and the quirky playground with the ever-entertaining trampoline! Our lodge had everything we needed for self-catering and the bed was comfortable. We were accommodated when we needed an extra bed near ours for our son which was ideal. On the down side we had a few days of bad Mosquitos but in fairness Tilla took note of where the lodge needed sealing better to prevent this. We also had a hot water issue - we didn't get a lot! Again though this is being dealt with currently. Other families didn't seem to have the same experiences so it was perhaps a one-off. Our kids LOVED the animals and a highlight was collecting eggs and feeding the crazy ducks lettuce! The holiday was just the ticket - enough for the kids to do but not so much that it wasn't peaceful. Thanks so much!
My 14 year old daughter and myself stayed in the lodge first week in August. We were very impressed with the accomodation, (my daughter loved her comfy big bed settee!), the finca, Arrieta, the island and the variety of things to do! The lodge had everything we needed, was well kitted out, and from the shower you have a great view of the sea. The finca was delightful, the pool lovley, and the chill out area was peaceful and relaxing. The honesty shop was very convenient, well stocked and easy to pay for. Sally was a font of knowledge and arranged trips for us as needed.
The island itself was stunning, a fab rugged coastline and the roads were easy to drive along!! I am a nervous driver and managed quite well allowing us to see so much more.
The trip to La Graciosa was well worth it, truly amazing beaches and a very informative guide. We visited 3 of the Cesar Manrique attractions, and they were totally unique and stunning!!!
We ate out 4 nights in Arrieta and was pleasantly surprised at how cheap it was, and very tasty local food.
I would love to return and am hoping to plan a trip with girlfriends for 4 nights for my 50th in a couple of years!
The whole holiday surpassed my expectations. A great find!
We have just returned from the most fantastic 10 days in the Eco Lodge. This was our 1st holiday abroad with our 2 sons 3 1/2 and 1 1/2 and after considerable research we settled on Finca de Arrieta. There was not a single aspect we were disappointed with which just shows how much thought and consideration has gone into both the accommodation and the whole site/facilities of the finca. Combined with the stunning scenery, lovely weather (about 20-22 degrees most days), great local kid friendly restaurants, and plentiful mini day trips we really had a wonderful time.
The lodge worked perfectly well size wise for our family of 4. The kitchen/lounge/diner was a good size which was doubled when you opened the double doors onto the safe enclosed tiled patio which was perfect for the kids to play. In the evening we put the kids to bed in the (only) bedroom so we had use of the lounge/diner in the eve. We were grateful of this inside space as the sun had set by 7pm and the evenings were cool. When we went to bed we just transferred our 3yr old onto the sofa bed in the lounge. This worked really well for us.
The play area right opposite the lodge was great. The sunken trampoline and pirate ship the firm favourites but one of the best things was that the whole park was sand underfoot so it was basically a giant beach/sandpit. With the great variety of toys available to use, such as multiple dumper trucks and buckets/spades this kept our kids entertained for hours. Being able to pop out after dinner for a sneaky bounce before bedtime will be a lasting memory for us!!
The honesty shop was a real bonus and just another aspect that really makes things both easy and enjoyable. Our early mornings would be spent taking Molly the donkey an apple or carrot, taking the chickens our scrap food, checking for eggs, having a bounce (!) and heading to the shop for some milk and fresh bread to have with our eggs. And if the hens hadn't laid yet the shop always had plenty in the fridge. The prices were pretty reasonable and a good range of basics were stocked including kiddy snacks, as well as local wines and products.
We loved the pool area, day beds, toys and swim floats/rings and our 3 year old had a fantastic time in the pool. It was a little bit chilly for a 1 year old but still very usable in March i'd say. We met loads of lovely people on site and really enjoyed watching our kids make new friends.
Thank You to Sally and all the wonderfully friendly staff onsite.
This place is an absolute gem and we'll certainly be back, hopefully bringing more of our friends to share the fun!
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.
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.
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.
No, the car is exclusive for your use whilst you are staying in that particular accommodation.
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.
Just click on this comparison webpage link and search for your ideal flights; Skyscanner.net
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.
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.