Lovely pool and plenty of outside space, lots of stuff to keep the kids occupied whilst the grownups relax, a little !! The house is a home from home with everything you need and Emma can`t do enough to help out if needed.
I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU! For our wonderful holiday at Villa Sonrisa.
I visited for 9 nights from 18th to 27th March with my two children aged 2 1/2years and 4 months, my mother-in-law and husband. It was better than a home from home with books and toys suitable for my 2 1/2 year old; a potty for our recently potty trained little lady; children’s cutlery and plastic bowls and plates etc; a baby bath for our little boy etc etc. You have really thought of everything a family could need whilst on holiday.
The green was perfect for a 2 year old to tire out all 3 adults! I realised I can still shoot a ball through a basket ball hoop - hoorah! My husband developed an addiction to putting whilst we were there
We loved our morning caffe con lecce and croissant at El Goloso where my daughter played on the slide whilst we enjoyed breakfast.
The pool was wonderful and a lovely temperature for the little people.
As we left we couldn’t help but start to plan when we could next come back.
Look forward to booking our return visit soon
I've had the good fortune to stay in a lot of villas over the last 10 years and I have to say this comes top of the pile. It has everything a family could ask for and more. We travelled with my mum and dad and my Australian brother and his family so a total of 6 adults and 2 kids aged 6. The Villa is set back a little from the friendly town of Lajares but only a 5 minute walk to the small supermarket and restaurants. As soon as you walk through the front gate you have a smile on your face. The putting green/tennis court/basketball ring had us competitively battling it out through the days and evenings and along with the beautiful pool (warm enough even in Jan), pergola, covered terrace, BBQ and all the little extras you don't really ever want to leave the villa to explore the beautiful island. Inside is just like home, you really couldn't ask form more. You just feel so relaxed, the kids loved their room which had games and toys aplenty and we often found them happily taking 5 minutes out of the sun in a safe and comfy environment. The other 3 rooms were very spacious with plenty of storage and very tastefully decorated. The kitchen was the main hub of the house linking all the rooms and you never felt cramped or overcrowded. One of the great features of Villa Sonrisa is the ability to find a quiet area to yourself to get away from the kids and have a nice glass of sangria. Overall if you had a holiday home of your own you would want it just like this. Book this Villa with 100% recommendation you'll find it hard to find anywhere better (I haven't).
This was our first visit to Fuerteventura and what a fantastic holiday - we will be back!!
The location is great, Lejares - a good size village/small town with everything you need from surf bars to chillax in, to a well equipped supermarket and the all essential bakery with decent coffee all within walking distance..
In terms of the villa itself - its set in a great location with some beautiful views of the volcanic landscapes - we couldn't have asked for better facilities with lots of things to entertain our 3 kids (5,7 and 8) like golf, swimming (warm clean pool) to bikes... to a decent barbeque, good sized/well kitted kitchen and lots of places to sit back and enjoy a glass of wine for the adults!!
We loved the way the house is furnished - funky and comfortable (especially the beds!) and we our kids also benefitted from the newly revamped dorm room with astro turf for carpet and cool lights which they loved.
All in all and great stay and we will go back.
First ever villa booking experience and not disappointed. Wanted a quiet traditional Spanish location in a modern well equipped villa and got the lot with this villa. Don't be put off by the photos and descriptions which show every possible amenity available for children, this can very quickly become an adult tranquil getaway. The villa is short of very little both inside and out and the location is simply amazing. great views from every window and the village is a 5 min stroll away and has a great friendly feel. Good supermarket, Café Caneles has great entertainment and cheap drinks and La Cancela is a superb, friendly atmospheric pizzeria.
So why not give it 5 stars?
The villa does need a few maintenance jobs completing as a few of the doors did stick, they are ready for some new bedsheets and when it rained the electrics tripped out and it rained in the lounge. would also benefit from a covered outside space as the temperature is always there but if it rains there is nowhere to sit and enjoy the fresh air and superb views.
Don't let these last few comments put you off this is still an excellent villa in a great location and I am sure as we speak the minor maintenance jobs are being undertaken.
Great support as well from agent and caretaker.
The photos and reviews of the villa led to high expectations of our stay, and all were met or surpassed!
It was pricier than others, but it's position and provision for kids were superb - a real home from home feel and completely relaxing. Factor in having the use of a car for the week and boards to take to the nearby surf, and it was great value.
A daily wander to the local bakery and well-stocked supermarket with reasonable prices became a ritual and we even found vegan produce in the town's health food and ethical shop.
Really all we needed was more time!
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We had a lovely week at Villa Sonrisa. The house is quite large and easily accommodated all six of us. With the playroom,the sports pitch, and the pool, our children were all kept busy. It made life much easier that so much of the house was child friendly- the plastic dishes, the baby gate, the baby bed, etc.
The town of Lajares is an easy walk and there are some very good restaurants.