Villa Francinei is a large, family villa in Puerto Del Carmen in an excellent, central location less than 10 minutes walk to the seafront promenade with an excellent selection of bars, restaurants and the main beach. On two floors and with a separate annexe, this villa is an ideal choice for large families or groups wanting to be near all the amenities. Villa Francine also benefits from having a gated private pool as added security for smaller children.
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InteriorThis two-storey villa is light and spacious. The large open plan living room has comfortable furnishings and patio doors from the dining area leading to a small terrace. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a door leading to the terrace. Villa Fotati has three attractively furnished bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes. There are two bedrooms on the upper floor; one with a double bed and one with twin beds. Both bedrooms share a family bathroom. On the ground floor is a further twin room with access to a family bathroom.
The annexe: This is a spacious, fully equipped two-bedroom apartment. It has a living room with a dining area, and doors to a walled, private patio. There is a small, well equipped kitchen. There are two bedrooms in the annexe; one bedroom has a double bed and the other has twin beds. Both bedrooms share a family bathroom. The annexe is furnished to the same standard as the main house and has a pool table.
Villa Francine can accommodate 6 people in the main house and a further 4 people in the annexe.
ExteriorA large, gated, sunbathing terrace surrounds the 6x3 metre swimming pool electrically heated between 1st November and 30th May. The swimming pool is accessed via Roman steps. There is a further terrace in the front of the house with built in barbecue and patio furniture to enjoy alfresco dining.
AmenitiesVilla Francinei is situated in a slightly elevated, area of Puerto del Carmen. It is within easy walking distance of a large selection of restaurants, bars and supermarkets and only 600 metres to the main beach of Puerto del Carmen and the seafront promenade and the start of 7 kilometres of fabulous, golden beaches, all of which fly the Blue Flag awarded by the EEC for cleanliness and offer sun beds, parasols and a variety of water sports. It is only 1.8 kilometres to the picturesque, old harbour area which is a beautiful and relaxing location from which to watch spectacular sunsets and the local fishermen bringing in the catch of the day, while enjoying a class of sangria or a local wine. Many excursions leave from this harbour, including a glass bottom boat. The small, golden sand beach Playa Chica is approximately 1.8 kilometres from the villa. It also has a volcanic rocky cove, famous for excellent snorkelling, a small restaurant and a dive school. For the young at heart Puerto del Carmen, the largest resort on Lanzarote, has the best selection of night life, including a casino. A variety of sporting activities and entertainment are available in the resort and nearby. These include tennis, karting, mini-golf, bike, quad and buggie rental. The large Biosfera shopping centre in the old town area has an excellent selection of tax-free shops, including Zara, Timberland and Swarovski and a children's play area. Within a few minutes drive is Rancho Texas theme park where children can see a selection of unusual animals, enjoy the daily parrot and sea lion shows and go on pony rides. Line dancing, barbecues and wild-west shows are offered in the evenings. The exclusive marina at Puerto Calero is only a few minutes journey by car, or a water ride taxi from the harbour. It can also be reached along a spectacular costal path and has a superb selection of designer boutiques. It is a beautiful setting in which to enjoy a meal or drink in one of the many restaurants, while enjoying the activities of an international marina and the sight of stunningly luxurious, jet-set boats. It is also the departure point for many popular excursions including game fishing, a catamaran excursion to the famous Papagayo Beaches, submarine trips and yacht charters. This holiday villa is ideally located for exploring the rest of the beautiful island of Lanzarote. Central Puerto del Carmen is only 25 kilometres to the resort of Costa Teguise. Here the islands water park, the biggest aquarium in the Canary Islands, a beautiful 18 hole golf course and world class wind surfing schools are located. The volcanic wine growing region of La Geria is only a few kilometres drive and there are many Bodegas (vineyards) where local produce can be sampled and purchased.
ServicesThere is a mid week towel change and for guests staying longer than 7 nights there is a weekly maid service including a linen and towel change.
Car RequirementsDue to the villa's central position it is not essential to hire a car.
Location9.50 km from the Airport
2.70 km to the nearest Golf Course
650 m to the nearest local Supermarket
600 m to the nearest Restaurant
600 m to the nearest Shops
23 km to the nearest water park
1.80 km to the Old Town Harbour
1.20 km to the Biosfera Shopping Centre
1.80 km to the Playa Chica Beach
600 km from Puerto del Carmen main beach
5.80 km from Puerto Calero Marina
30 km to Playa Blanca Ferry Port