, Camino Gaida, La Asomada.
This little cottage is something really special. Set in an isolated spot in the unique Lanzarote landscape, it is a typical Canarian cottage decorated in an eclectic rustic style. There's accommodation for four, with a big kitchen, a big living room, a large and unusual bathroom with a marble bath, and plenty of space outside to sit and take in the view.
Isolated it may be, but La Geria is not remote. It's just a five minute walk to the local shop and a Canarian tapas bar on the other side of the volcano. (That's how the owner describes it; where else would you get directions like that!?) The renowned wine bodegas in the village of La Geria are also close by, so it would be a shame not to pop in for a tasting.
La Geria Cottage is part of an old Canarian wine-producing farm, so it has plenty of space around planted with grape vines and fruit trees in the traditional Lanzarote way. In every direction the views stretch out across the famous black fields to Puerto del Carmen, Fuerteventura, Timanfaya National Park, the Famara cliffs and Papagayo beach.
Distances are short on Lanzarote. There are 10 surrounding peaks to climb if you're feeling energetic. If not, a very short drive will take you to the villages of Uga and Yaiza, the Tamanfaya mountain, or the Papagayo and Famara beaches. Even the airport is only 15 minutes away.
Out and About
Wind-surfing and kite-surfing
Local vineyards and wine cellars
Walking and mountain bike tracks
Places to visit:
Mirador del Rio: the view point over to the neighbouring island of La Graciosa, with restaurant designed by the island's famous artist/architect Cesar Manrique.
Timanfaya National Park. Timanfaya is the huge conical volcanic mountain at the heart of Lanzarote.
La Graciosa, neighbouring island
The whole island of Lanzarote has been designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, international recognition of the importance of both the natural and man-made features that make the island unique.
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|A chilled relaxing holiday, and great family time.|
|An unexpected haven.|
|Delightful, of the beaten track holiday.|
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Cancellations must be received in writing (e-mail). Those received at least 1 month before scheduled arrival will not be charged for, although the deposit will be kept. Those received between 1 month and 14 days before scheduled arrival will be charged for 15% of the total. Those received between 13 and 7 days before scheduled arrival will be charged for 15% of the total, plus 1 night. Cancellations received between 6 days and 1 day before scheduled arrival will be charged for 40% of the total, plus 1 night, and those received within 1 day of scheduled arrival, early departure or no-shows will be charged for 100% of the total.
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Clever design and some inspired choice of colours and materials raise La Geria to an unexpected level.