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with Lanzarote Retreats
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it is designed to make your stay easier and more enjoyable.
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Emergency contact – 0034 693821732 / 0034674432082
We have prepared this accommodation including a welcome pack for your arrival hoping to be of your enjoyment.
Electricity: To maintain our ecological credentials we ask all our customers to make responsible use of the electricity during their stay with simple actions such as to ensure that the lights are turned off during their absence. Most outdoor lighting is controlled by the timers or sensors to which it is connected.
Water – Running water is suitable for domestic use (washing clothes or cooking), however, we recommend using bottled water for consumption.
Hot Water – To get hot water it is normally necessary to let the water run for a few minutes. If hot water does not come out at all, please let us know as soon as possible to resolve.
Odourless – To dispose of toilet paper, wet wipes or other intimate hygiene products, use the trash can provided in the bathroom for this purpose.
Garbage removal – Food scraps, including peels or fruit skins can be given to our chickens and chickens. All other rubbish should be deposited in the general container area next to the main car park.
Recycling – Recycling bins are in the pool area and in the main car park. You can deposit plastic bottles, cans, tetrapacks (yellow container) paper, cardboard (blue container), and glass bottles (green container.
Ventilation – If it is in the yurt, to promote the circulation of air inside the yurt, the bottom overlapping sides can be rolled up. Our staff removes the top on request only during the summer months.
Oven / Grill – Use a match or lighter. For two options, go to the grill or oven symbol and press to start the gas flow. Locate the grills within the oven, light the top (front) for the grill and bottom (front) for the oven. Wait at least 10 seconds
Laundry – you can use our laundry service, leaving your clothes in a bag provided next to the Honesty Shop. Our staff picks it up early in the morning (around 8:30) and returns it the same day, washed and drying in the accommodation.
Mosquitoes – Sleep under the mosquito nets provided and we recommend that you close any door or window without a screen at sunset.
Departure Day – Check out time is 10 a.m. Please leave the house or yurt and kitchen to be tidy as well as to remove trash and recyclable waste. If you would like extra cleaning at the end or during your stay, please let us know.
INFORMATION ABOUTFINCA DE ARRIETA
Parking – The main car park is located right at the entrance of the farm. Hybrid or electric cars can be parked in the rear of Eco Luxury Yurt Suite or in the area by the Eco Tower. Please reverse park your vehicles.
Info Hut – Located behind the pool area and is open daily. Our staff will be happy to answer any questions, organize activities and book excursions. There are guide maps to take away and a computer to use if you need to print passes/boarding passes.
Swimming pool – The swimming pool is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. We invite you to use the space around also after that time, just keep in mind that any noise will reach the neighboring houses. Take care of the white areas around the pool.
Wifi – There is a wifi area next to Info Hut and the pool area. The network is wificanarias and the password is fincaarrieta.
Honesty shop and fridge: the honesty store is located next to the information store and is always open. Each accommodation has its own billing system. The honesty fridge is in the poolside area.
Water recharges:use our water machine in the honesty store to refill your 1.5 litre bottles, it is cheaper and reduces our plastic waste.
Animals: please feed chickens, ducks and donkeys with leftover food. Serve yourself fresh eggs from the chicken house. Our cat is very friendly.
Park and Trampoline playground:Children should be supervised in these areas, please leave the areas tidy and reset the chessboard so that the following guests can use it.
Solar Kitchen and Cactus Garden – The solar kitchen kit bag hangs outside Info Hut. Cactus and cactus garden kit bags are at your disposal at the honesty store.
Lanzarote is the fourth largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago. Since 1993, the island has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, which has strengthened the island’s commitment to address tourism in a sustainable and culturally significant way.
From the spectacular volcanic landscape of Timanfaya National Park, the intricate formations of Jameos Del Agua caves to Lanzarote’s action-packed beaches of Lanzarote have a depth and beauty that make it a totally unique place to visit.
Created 35 million years ago, the island had early settlers dating back to 1100BC. The last volcanic eruption began in 1730 and lasted a total of 2053 days, ravaging the south of the island, creating 32 new volcanoes, destroying 11 villages and covering a quarter of the island’s surface with lava.
The mild temperatures and the sun present throughout the year make Lanzarote one of the favorite destinations for travelers of different nationalities. The combination of traditional villages and incredible beaches, natural beauty and perfect climate attract many visitors to the island year after year.
Without a natural water source, running water is desalinated seawater. Despite the lack of rain or springs, the land is extremely fertile and agriculture still plays a significant role in the life of the island.
The well-established wine industry, mainly located in La Geria, produces delicious wines that are enjoyed by both locals and visitors in a respectful manner.
César Manrique (24 April 1919 – September 25, 1992). He is an artist, sculptor, environmentalist and landscaper, his influence and style can be seen throughout the island. His works are varied and often very visible, such as the incredible “Wind Toys” found in many roundabouts. Its two houses, Taro de Tahiche (Foundation of Manrique) and House of Museum (Haría) are open to visitors. Through its strong influence, the island has managed to maintain the main features of traditional architecture: white houses and low-rise buildings. It is difficult to imagine how Lanzarote would have developed without the role that Manrique played and his love and passion for the island is evident to all. Lanzarote enjoys a fairly quiet pace of life, giving visitors the opportunity to explore, discover and relax during their stay.
Food stores and markets
Mini Arrieta Market:open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday
Arrieta Gas Station – open all day every day until 9 p.m.
EUROSPAR – Costa Teguise – With a large bar of fresh meat, fish and charcuterie and a good selection of fresh produce, it is the best choice for a more substantial shop. The supermarket is open daily from 8:00 to 22:00.
Directions to the large roundabout at the entrance of the village and take the exit on the left, taking the LZ1 to the south. Take the third access street on the right, sign indicating Costa Teguise. Follow down the downside road and turn left at the mini roundabout to pass under the main roadway. Go straight ahead at the next mini roundabout and through the white Manrique-style doors. Follow this path until you reach a T-junction. At this junction, turn right and again right at the next T junction. You are now on the main access road to Costa Teguise. Follow this road, continue straight on a mini roundabout where the road becomes a highway. Continue for 2-3 minutes and you will see a large Eurospar supermarket on your right. Go to the next roundabout and turn right. Follow the road, pass the school and take the next street on the right. Parking is behind the store. EUROSPAR is 20-25 minutes’ drive from Arrieta.
The nearest ATM is located on Arrieta’s main street, next to the supermarket. More ATMs and banks are located in Guatiza (follow the signs for the Cactus Garden) or Haría. The supermarket at the Arrieta gas station will refund your money (surcharge).
Pharmacy – Mala and Haría. Normal opening hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.
Tuesday – Puerto Calero – Marina 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Craft Market
Wednesday – Playa Blanca – Marina Rubicón from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. –
Wednesday – Costa Teguise Artisan Market – Marinero Village 6pm at 10pm – Friday – Handicraft Market Friday Costa Teguise – Pueblo Marinero from 17:00 to 22:00 –
Friday – Puerto Calero Handicraft Market – Marina 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. –
Saturday – Haria Handicraft Market – Plaza de Haría 10 a.m.
Saturday – 14.30pm: Artisan Market Arrecife – Church of San Ginés – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. –
Sunday– Locally grown produce – Mancha Blanca from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday – Teguise agricultural product, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., large craft market
Our favorite local restaurants:
Arrieta Village, Calle La Garita
Breakfast, Tapas. Family with terrace
7.30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Closed on Sundays
Arrieta village, Calle La Garita
Local fish / Family Canarian food
Open from noon to 8 p.m. Closed on Thursdays and all June and July.
Located on the coastal road between Arrieta and Punta Mujeres.
Local fish and meat dishes – Family, recently renovated
Open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Arrieta Village, Calle La Garita
Seafood, lobster, shell fish, perfect for an occasion
Open from 13:00 to 16:00, from 19:00 to 22:00. Closed on Mondays.
CASA DE LA PLAYA
La Garita Beach, directly in front of Finca de Arrieta
Fresh fish, tapas, right on the beach.
Open daily until 10pm (depends on weather)
La Garita Beach
Tapas bar on Arrieta beach, ideal for lunch. Very busy during the summer months. Suitable for families with children’s playground
Open every day
La Garita Street – behind Fishermans Cottage
Local tapas, fresh fish, good value for money and family.
Open until 9 p.m. (can close early in winter)
LA NASA DE ARRIETA – Arrieta (next to Fishermans Cottage)
Tapas and typical foods of the Canary Islands, including paella. Option to take away.
Suitable for children. Closed on Tuesdays.
MOJITO BAR – Arrieta Beach.
Fantastic mojitos bar, located on the beach of Arrieta. occasionally they have live music. An imperious need! Alcohol-free options available. They open in the afternoons.
LA PISCINA – Punta Mujeres
Next to the natural pool of the sea: breakfast, coffee, excellent local tapas. Open all day
THE TASCA DE LITA – Guatiza
Italian. Next to the Cactus Garden: pizza, tapas, family. Closed on Tuesdays
SOCIEDAD HARIA – The Place de Haría
Community center with fantastic tapas, very busy especially on market days.
VOLCAN DE CORONA– Ye. Village near the Mirador del Río.
A nice local restaurant. They close on Mondays. Weekdays open until 18:00, on weekends until 22:00.
Other places on the island
LA CANTINA – The Villa of Teguise
Restaurant, Wine Bar and Deli Shop, international menu, local products,
Open daily from 10:00 to 23:00. Tel: 0034 928 84 55 36 Online reservation available
THE ALJIBES DE TAHICHE – Calle Bravo Murillo, Tahiche
Great steaks, seasonal menu, lovely meals indoors and outdoors. Own
Open from 1pm to 10pm: Closed Monday. Tel: 0034 610 454 294.
LA BOHEMIA – Avda. The Canary Islands, Costa Teguise
Argentinian restaurant, amazing steak and mixed grill
Open from 1pm to 10pm: closed on Wednesdays. Tel: 0034 928 59 17 72
TACANDE Haria – Castle Square, 35520 Haría.
A luxurious fusion of local food, all the fresh and seasonal products used. A fantastic restaurant for a special occasion.
A free glass of his house wine if you mention Finca De Arrieta.
Tel: 0034 928 070 362
TANDOORI PALACE – El Charco, Arrecife. Ave Cesar Manrique 51.
An amazing Indian restaurant located right next to El Charco in Arrecife. One of the best on the island, they use all the fresh produce that really highlight the flavors. Open Monday – Saturday 12:00 to 15:00 and from 19:00 to 23:00.
DONDE CELOS – El Charco, Juan de Quesada street 21,bajo izquierdo. Arrecife
An amazing tapas bar with a variety of local wines and craft beers. A charming setting next to the Charco de San Ginés. A great place for a snack or for a drink before or after a meal.
LA MAR CAFE – Famara, avenida marinero 1.
Asian fusion next to Famara beach. With many vegan options and good variety of beers. A great place to rest after spending the day at the beach. They also have a pool table and a cocktail bar to entertain.
SOL RESTAURANT – calle Salvavidas, Caleta de Famara
Canarian cuisine, good tapas and local wine, right on the beach.
Open daily Tel: 0034 928 52 87 88
CASA TINO – Avda Maritima, Playa Quemada
Fish of the day and seafood plater, paella, located on a black sand beach, open daily. Tel: 0034 928 173 707
Some of our favorite things to do………..
Underwater safaris:Dive under the ocean in a bright yellow submarine to see life under the ocean
Catlanza Catamaran: sail to the beaches of Papagayo, snorkel, jet ski, food and drink. Private charter available on request
Rancho Texas Animal & Water Park:Visit the ranch to see the animals, take a dip in the pools or ride the slides
Aquapark Costa Teguise – slides, rapids, lazy river, playgrounds, hammocks and more
Surf / Kite Surf / SUP Classes:Enjoy the power of the ocean with lessons for all levels, from beginners to experienced riders
Buggy Tours / Bultaco Bikes – off & on tours of the island’s incredible landscape
Blackstone Treks – Walk with guides through the unique lunar landscape of Timanfaya National Park
Isla de La Graciosa: take the ferry or join a day trip to visit the beautiful island of La Graciosa
Wine tasting in La Geria:a day of the winery, tasting the best local wines and tapas
Haria Market and Museum House – every Saturday morning. Enjoy the local artisan market and visit cesar Manrique’s house
To make a reservation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 0034 693821732
Places to visit
Lanzarote’s arts and culture centres are completely unique and add to the island’s quirky charm
Timanfaya National Park (Fire Mountain): the breathtaking beauty of the lunar landscape
Al Campesino Monument Museum – museum created to celebrate local artisans
Cave Of the Greens:experience the flow of lava as you walk through the huge lava tube
Jameos Del Agua – lava bubble and natural rock pool, restaurant and music auditorium created by Manrique
Cactus Garden – Jardin de Cactus the spectacular and artistic home of millions of cacti
Castillo De San Jose – Elegant art gallery and restaurant overlooking the ocean
Mirador Del Rio – stunning viewpoint over the small island of La Graciosa
Tickets to access 3, 4 or 6 centres are available for use
7 or 14 days. They can be purchased at any of the centers.
For more information – www.cactlanzarote.com/en/