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“A home from home.....worth a visit”
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Very good
15 reviews
terrace and pool area
Garden & Pool View
terrace & BBQ area
Breakfast by the garden
Lounge
Dining room
Kitchen
Lunch by the pool
master bedroom, superking bed & ensuite
master bedroom, superking bed & ensuite
2nd bedroom. king size bed
2nd bedroom. king size bed
Single bedroom
Marina Rubicon with shops, bars and restaurants
Playa Blanca view from Montana Roja
Nearest Beach, Playa Dorada ,family beach, 20 minute walk from villa
Papagayo Beach, natural beach, limited facilities
Playa Blanca view
Jameos Del Agua
Camel treks
Papagayo beaches
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

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Very good - based on 15 reviews
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kshowarth
aberdeen
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A home from home.....worth a visit”
Reviewed 8 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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We stayed at Villa Ripley for 9 nights in late March/early April. Two adults, 2x10 year olds and 1x3 year old. Plenty room to spread out and all the essentials to make it a good home from home when travelling with children. As mentioned in other reviews, a 20-25 min walk to the beach/town but we had hired a car which allowed us to explore a bit more than usual and was great for getting down to Marina Rubicon. Definitely worth a visit.

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Liked best: All of it!
Liked least: None of it!
Travelling group: Young Children
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Tinad21
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Just lovely”
Reviewed 24 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Just a lovely villa, we had never been to Playa Blanca before & this was just great. We came along in October 2013, myself, husband & son & just great. My son loved it playstation when bored of playing in the pool or watching tv.
The only thing I will say is make sure you have a phone to call a taxi, or hire car, it's a bit of a walk to the seafront & shops, a nice walk but approx 20mins at least or you can call a taxi from the nearest hotel reception ( Sun Tropical) they don't mind! X Overall Great Holiday & going to book for 2014 x

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Liked best: Heated Pool
Liked least: Air Con
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Michael S
Barnstaple
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8 reviews
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“Perfect relaxation in a wonderful villa in a delightful area”
Reviewed 8 November 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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What a fantastic holiday all around! Desperate for some sun after the miserable English summers of late, we made a booking at Villa Ripley, and will definitely return.

From start to finish, everything was made easy and enjoyable. The booking process was simple, and the recommendation for the car hire company (Auto Reisen) was a good one. A mere half hour drive from the airport, Villa Ripley really does have everything you would want for a luxurious "home from home" holiday.

The villa itself is spacious and very comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped, the lounge has large comfortable sofas (not that we spent much time using them!). The bedrooms are also a very good size and comfortable (no tripping over your partners boots / sandals / socks or any other item here!). The main bathroom and the en suite are also well equipped and very nicely decorated.

The garden is absolutely lovely. It has been beautifully planted around the borders, which not only looks gorgeous but also provides a good level of privacy. The pool was fantastic. We always look for Villa's with private pools, and this did not disappoint. There is the option of pool heating, but in September we certainly did not require this. The water was sparkling, and the pool spotless. The large terrace provides plenty of room for sunbathing, drinking, eating, sitting and reading, and probably more drinking!

The built in barbeque is brilliant and is a must use item if you decide to stay at Villa Ripley. The property is managed by Liz and Dave across the road, who are very helpful and friendly, and always on hand for any problems or advice.

I can't praise the villa highly enough. It is a magnificent place to stay. So, now on to suggestions for the area!
First of all, shopping! For food shopping, the Hiperdino supermarket is good. There are loads of them around. We found the most useful one (probably due to its size) at the bottom end of Playa Blanca. If you want fresh meat for the BBQ, or fresh veg, then Ropers is the perfect place. It is at the opposite end of Playa Blanca (may even come under Los Colorados).

For eating out, there is SO much to choose from in Playa Blanca and Marina Rubicon. For us, the stand-out places were Faz's and Lani's Snack Bar both in Marina Rubicon.

Things to do - plenty, but the dune buggy tour was excellent, one of the tours taking in Timanfaya National park is worth it, Papagayo beach is a must. I could go on, but I suspect there is a word limit on these reviews!

So, to sum up (thanks for sticking with me!), an excellent villa, in a safe area, with plenty to do. We will definitely be back to soak up more of the island atmosphere, and in particular the fantastic Villa Ripley.

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Liked best: Everything about the villa was spot on
Liked least: I like a slightly larger pillow, very minor!!
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Jan 2016
Wow thank you Michael, so glad you enjoyed your stay and that the villa exceeded your expectations.
Look forward to hearing from you again in the future.
Regards
Karen & Dave
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