Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Costa Teguise - Villa Amapola 669
Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
This fabulous villa is in a unique position, only a few metres from the sea, with panoramic views and the sound of lapping waves. It is in a very quiet, residential location, a few minutes walk to the beach and an excellent selection of restaurants and shops. A stroll along the lit, beach front promenade leads into the centre of Costa Teguise and the golf course and a large aqua park are nearby. It is only a ten minutes drive to the bustling resort of Puerto del Carmen with it’s miles of glorious, golden beaches and excellent amenities. For larger families and groups travelling together, neighbouring Villa Mercedes is also available.
This beautiful, single storey villa has been elegantly furnished to a very high standard. The extremely spacious, stylish, living room has a very high ceiling and patio doors, making it light and airy. The formal, raised dining area overlooks the living room and has a superb, marble topped table and leather chairs. There is a separate, modern and very well-equipped kitchen, which has a serving hatch through to the dining room. The villa has three attractive bedrooms with built-in wardrobes. The master suite has a bedroom with a double bed, patio doors to the terrace and a TV and video player. It has an en-suite bathroom and an extra large dressing room, which doubles as an office. There are two bedrooms with twin beds, one of which has a ceiling fan and there is a separate, full bathroom. A seventh person can be accommodated on a fold away bed. The villa benefits from air-conditioning in the living room and bedrooms and for cooler months there is heating in the living room. This villa has the added benefit of an internet connection for those guests bringing their lap top computers.
The property is accessed through a charming, totally private courtyard. Patio doors from the living room and the master suite lead onto a magnificent, covered terrace from where one looks straight out to the sea, which is only 75 metres away. This lovely, sheltered, terrace overlooks the 7x4 metre, electrically heated swimming pool, which is accessed by ladder steps and has a decorative internal ledge around its perimeter. The terrace is well furnished with a comfortable seating area and a large, wooden dining table. Together with the adjacent, built-in barbecue, this makes a magical setting for wonderful hours of al fresco relaxation and creates the most beautiful venue for a very memorable holiday. Stairs from the main terrace lead up to a fabulous, large roof terrace which commands breathtaking, panoramic views over the sea and the surrounding coastline. From here one can often catch sightings of dolphins swimming by.
A gate in the garden leads out to the sea and a wide promenade. This stretches a few kilometres from the King of Spain’s holiday home near the villa, through the centre of Costa Teguise and ends at the windsurfing beach at Las Cucharas. It is well lit at night and ideal for an evening stroll to a wide choice of local and international restaurants. The nearest sandy beach is Playa Bastian which is a five minute walk. The rocky seafront by the villa is perfect for fishing enthusiasts and for beach combing at low tide. An excellent supermarket, the nearest restaurant, a cyber café and a fitness centre are within a five minute walk. Costa Teguise is host to a lovely golf course and a large aqua park, both of which are a short drive from the villa and this is a perfect location from which to explore the stunning and varied sights of this magical island. The transfer time from the airport is fifteen minutes.
This villa is situated in the holiday resort of Costa Teguise, which is located on the eastern coast of the island. Costa Teguise is ideal for guests looking for a relaxing holiday and has many good quality, self-catering villas. It has several beautiful, golden beaches, with beach front cafes, bars, restaurants, and a promenade that takes you the length of the coastline of Costa Teguise. The main Square “Pueblo Marinero” has a bandstand where live music is frequently played, and with a wide choice of restaurants and bars that have outside seating, the square becomes a little “hub” of entertainment. The Friday night market here is good for souvenir shopping or an evening stroll, followed by a drink in one of the bars to soak up the atmosphere. The largest beach is Playa Las Cucharas, where there is also a windsurfing academy for professionals and beginners. The resort has some excellent attractions. It is home to the largest aquarium in the Canary Islands, with tropical marine beds and an underwater tunnel to view small sharks. On the edge of the resort, a large water park provides children and adults alike, with a fun filled day. Nearby is the lovely, palm rimmed, 18-hole golf course with panoramic sea views, a club house, a pro shop and equipment hire for holiday villa guests. Costa Teguise is close to a wealth of interesting locations and fabulous, un-spoilt beaches. A ten minute drive from the resort takes you to Teguise, the magnificent, ancient, former capital of the island. This lovely, tranquil town with it’s narrow, winding, cobbled streets and fabulous architecture, comes to life every Sunday when it hosts the largest market on the island. The route north of Costa Teguise takes you the delightful, traditional, fishing villages of Arrieta and Punta de Mujeres, with sea front fish restaurants. The attractive Arrieta beach is primarily used by locals, it has a child’s play area and a beach bar serving delicious, Spanish tapas and paella. North of these villages are several, breathtakingly, beautiful, white sand beaches, with glistening, aquamarine waters. Nearby is Los Jameos del Agua, said to be Cesar Manrique’s most splendid work. Connecting caves and underground grottos house a lake with thousands of tiny, rare albino crabs, a spectacular, underground, concert auditorium, a beautiful garden and a restaurant. The beautiful old village of Haria, set in the 'valley of the 1000 palms' is worth a visit. On the northern tip of the island is the fishing village of Orzola, from where there is a ferry to the tiny, un-spoilt, neighbouring island of Graciosa. This can be viewed from the fabulous, 479 metre high, Cesar Manrique designed, look-out point Mirador del Rio.