Driftwood

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Accommodation Information

  • First floor stunning apartment on the sea front, 130m2, ideal for couple / family
  • Price includes Toyota hybrid car & private VIP chauffeur airport service
  • 2 bedrooms with en-suite walk in shower plus free-standing bath, sleeps up to 4 guests + infant
  • Fantastic shared roof terrace with BBQ, day bed & sun loungers
  • 25km to Arrecife airport, located in quiet fishing village, on the sea front of the pebble bay beach
  • Child friendly – baby/toddler equipment available on request
  • Free WIFI
  • Flexible arrival / departure day & short stays accepted
  • Breath taking sea views from lounge, both bedrooms & roof terrace
  • Weekly freshly laundered linen & towels, music dock, flat screen TV & USB
  • Complimentary Welcome Pack on arrival with water, milk, wine, coffee and tea
  • Optional extras; meals delivered, walking tours, discount tickets, farmers grocery box, pack & go cleaning service, beach towel hire, Möet & chocolates, special occasion cakes & sports massage

“Here you are off the beaten track as many tourists unknowingly bypass this hidden secret as they make their way to bigger name attractions, that are still nearby, such as Jameos del Agua and the Cueva de los Verdes.”

This Punta Mujeres property is extremely privileged as it is situated right on the sea front of the village cove.

Driftwood is a 2-bedroom, modern-style, holiday, first floor apartment. The apartment is the perfect choice for a beach holiday for those looking to experience a traditional Canarian Village destination. Lanzarote Retreats has designed this apartment to be a home away from home. Driftwood can be reserved alongside Pebbles, the 2- bedroom apartment which is below, combined they provide comfortable accommodation for 8 people.

Driftwood is situated in the tranquil, coastal fishing village of Punta Mujeres where guests can experience the laid-back Lanzarote lifestyle. Wander along the sea front to the low-key tapas bar for lunch, enjoy traditional dishes in a variety of local restaurants or go beach combing along the coastline. Punta Mujeres is a charming village and is a 20 minute walk along the seafront promenade to Arrieta where you can find a variety of restaurants and the golden sand beach of La Garita. It is also just 15 minutes’ drive from the popular Costa Teguise resort, with all its amenities, golden sand beach and water-sports.

Driftwood, set right on the water’s edge with waves lapping the shore, has an open plan, one- level design. Access to Driftwood is from the quiet, village coastal road which leads into the private staircase where you go up one floor and into the light and airy kitchen, dining area and lounge overlooking the seafront terrace and ocean beyond. The apartment is well-furnished and has TV (with USB port), DVD and music system. The kitchen area has a fully fitted kitchen, complete with breakfast bar, oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer dishwasher, toaster, washing machine and iron. The dining area also has a dining table with seating for four which leads along to the lounge area. The lounge has comfortable seating and overlooks the ocean.

You access both bedrooms from the lounge area. The bright and spacious boutique, master bedroom has a 180 size king size double bed, free-standing bath boasting sea views, walk-in shower, sink, hairdryer and separate W/C. The second bedroom with twin beds also has views to the sea and walk in shower, sink and separate W/C.

The shared roof terrace is accessed from the main external staircase and offers spectacular views over the sea, pebble beach and low-rise quaint village houses. The roof terrace has a BBQ, sun loungers and an ideal sun trap.

Exclusive to all Driftwood guests & included in the price;

Chauffeur Airport Service: This private airport pick by the Lanzarote Retreat’s own chauffeur is a perfect way to start your holiday making it as stress free as possible! This includes one round trip for up to 5 guests, with a bottle of chilled sparkling wine on the arrival journey. Please ask for pricing for guests arriving/departing with multiple flight times. Toyota Hybrid Car: Exclusive use of a courtesy Toyota Hybrid car throughout your stay. (Car seats provided if required)*Drivers must; be over 25 years of age, have had a driving licence for at least 2 years and bring their original licence with them. 

When staying in Driftwood you are welcome to visit the nearby Eco Retreat and use the facilities at Finca De Arrieta which include solar heated pool.

Please note: There is a surcharge of €100 for booking less than 7 nights. The price per night is based on up to 2 guests. There is a charge of €10 per night for an extra guest.

Location

Punta Mujeres

A sleepy little fishing village where you can totally immerse yourselves in a Canarian cultural experience far away from the main tourist areas and mostly undiscovered by tourist operators. This is a hidden gem where you encounter only the local fishermen and a few more adventurous travellers. However due to this island being so small it is still only a 40 minutes drive from the main airport and in easy reach of all Lanzarote’s other great experiences.

Here you are off the beaten track as many tourists unknowingly bypass this hidden secret as they make their way to bigger name attractions, that are still nearby, such Jameos del Agua and the Cueva de los Verdes.

The Punta Mujeres coast line is lined with natural rock pools that fill at high tide and make the most wonderful locations for a relaxed dip with the family. The main natural pool is overlooked by ‘La Pascina’ the locals favourite tapas bar that serves local wines and freshly prepared traditional tapas dishes. There are also stunning small sandy coves to be explored.

There are a surprising number of little supermarkets dotted around the village, Las Rosas – the bakery and a good selection of restaurants such as Palenke which often offers live Spanish entertainment and has a wood fired grill that produces some good food,

Many locals have built their houses as close to the sea as possible, creating small alleyways and cul-de-sacs where homes look out over the sea. One or two houses almost blend in and disappear altogether, as they are constructed of volcanic stone. There are numerous pretty terraces and balconies, painted the traditional blue that once denoted the dwelling of local fishermen.

Further along the coastline the village reveals the remnants of an old gofio mill as well as a small muelle or harbour. A further echo of Punta Mujeres sea-faring past.

Punta Mujeres benefits from a good deal more protection than other parts of the coastline, thanks to the rocky hills behind it, these were formed by old lava flows from Monte Corona, the biggest and oldest volcano on the island. With your back to the sea, Monte Corona is very visible. As is all of the badland or ‘malpais’, the lava covered land surrounding the volcano. The tunnels which form the Jameos del Agua and the Cueva de los Verdes were all created by the eruptions which emanated from here.

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Reviews

kerry70

July 2017 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

I was a bit nervous when booking this holiday as my previous experience of Lanzarote was Puerto del Carmen some years ago but Punta Mujeres village seems to be on a different planet. It's a far cry from mass tourism and we were surrounded by Spanish voices all the time. The apartment was perfect for us and what sold it for me was the ability to swim from our doorstep. Driftwood is beautifully furnished with many unique pieces of handcrafted furniture and super attention to detail. As an avid self caterer, I was pleased to see the basics - bin bags, dishwasher and washing tabs, salt,pepper, oil and a welcome pack of water, tea, coffee ,milk and prosecco in the fridge! Lanzarote retreats picked us up from the airport and provided a Toyota Prius for our use during our stay. A car is necessary to explore the island. I would happily recommend Punta Mujeres if you want the authentic Lanzarote!


Vebe2015

March 2017 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

A wonderfully situated apartment. Go to sleep at night and wake in the morning to the sound of the sea lapping outside. The well equipped kitchen made us wish that we had ordered a food hamper to cook and eat, whilst watching the lovely view across the sea from the lounge window. You may want to take advantage. of the car supplied with the apartment, to explore the island, as Punta Mujeres is fairly quiet. The surfing beach at Arrieta is a short walk away.


Mandy Southern

March 2017 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

We have just had 5 Idyllic days in Driftwood. The apartment is fantastic and the owners have thought of everything! It is so relaxing to hear the waves lapping against the rocks, and to wake to that sound every morning is a memory i won't ever forget. To have Josh pick us up and take us back to the airport was a wonderful little touch that meant we didn't need to stress about anything ! I can't wait to come back, just hope it's soon.


H. Blake

Febraury 2017 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

A truly amazing apartment, everything you could possibly need and in such a beautiful location, on the sea front.... weather was awful but did not matter because you had everything you needed in the apartment. Lovely bars and restaurants near by in the quaint little village.....bath was to die for!!! Did not want to come home and will be back as soon as we can!!!


410suzanne

August 2016 | TripAdvisor/Holiday Lettings

We stayed at Driftwood in April and booked it through Lanzarote retreats. What a fabulous service. Picked up from the airport and given a guided tour and tips on places to visit on way to the appartment. No fuss or hassle having to get on a bus. When we arrived at the appartment it was clean and well laid out. Complimentary tea and coffee and a well equipt kitchen. But the views were amazing. The first thing we had to do was lay on the bed and take in the panaramic views of the sea - it was like you were floating on it - amazing. Then to top it off there was a roof terrace with the most amazing day bed. Along with the appartment came a hybrid car which enabled us to get around the island. There were some lovely local restaurants that you could walk to and they served lovely food. It all the holiday was a peaceful, scenic, perfect week - I would deffinately recommend it.


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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.

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.

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.

Is the swimming pool heated?

Yes all our pools are heated either by solar or electric, please check for details on the villas features tab for full details.

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.

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!

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.

Which airport should I arrive to?

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

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.

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.

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

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.

What time is check in / out time?

You can arrive to your holiday home from 16.00 onwards and your check out on departure day is at 10am

Is a hybrid car included?

The following villas do include exclusive use of a Hybrid car; Casa Volcan, Pebbles & Driftwood.

How to Reserve or Book on this web page.

Open the page of the accommodation you have chosen to stay in. Select holiday dates and number of guests.

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SELECT BOOK NOW – TO PAY YOUR DEPOSIT & CONFIRM YOUR STAY

Please note, our online booking system is live so availability constantly changes, don’t delay in making your booking or holding the property until 10am tomorrow while you search for flights to avoid disappointment!

What are the Terms and Conditions when I book with Lanzarote Retreats?

See our  full Terms and Conditions HERE.

What Language is most commonly spoken in Lanzarote Islands?

Spanish is the official language in Lanzarote, you will find English and some German also used in the tourist resorts.

What currency is used in Lanzarote?

The Euro is the currency in Lanzarote.

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