Blogs for the year 2017

Beat the January Blues with Villa Holidays in Lanzarote
19 December 2017
  The run-up to the festive holidays is always an exciting time, with parties, presents, fantastic food and socialising all part and parcel of December - but, when the fun and festivities are over, it’s no surprise that many of us are left suffering from the January blues.   ...
The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating New Year in Lanzarote
15 December 2017
Guaranteed sunshine, breathtaking beauty and a warm welcome are just a few of the things you can expect if you’re visiting Lanzarote for New Year. But this Canary Island has plenty more in store for visitors - and, in today’s post, we’re going to give you our top tips to ensure you...
Major Milestones: Mark the Occasion by Staying in Our Lanzarote Villas
1 December 2017
From birthdays and weddings to anniversaries and Christmas, life is packed with milestones that pop up throughout the year. If you’re looking for a unique way to mark the occasion, in today’s post, we’re throwing the spotlight on various life events and sharing why you should celeb...
An Alternative Christmas in Lanzarote
28 November 2017
  If you feel the festive season is sneaking up on you and you’re not mentally prepared to deal with turkeys and tinsel, we have an alternative solution. If you’ve ever considered spending Christmas abroad, this could be the year for you. In today’s post, we’re givi...
Q&A: Where Can I Find Private Villas in Lanzarote?
21 November 2017
When it comes to villa holidays, surely cheap and private don’t go together? Well, with Optima Villas, they can! With us, you’ll be able to find cheap villas in Lanzarote with private pools, situated in gated areas of Playa Blanca - so you can enjoy all the peace and quiet of a personal ...
Child and Toddler-Friendly Villas in Lanzarote
15 November 2017
  Looking for the best place to stay in Lanzarote? For families, we have a variety of villas - and to save you sifting through our extensive portfolio, we’ve done the work for you! Below, you’ll find our best child-friendly villas - with gated pools, games and amenities. Whe...
The Tourist’s Guide to Travelling Around Lanzarote Without a Car
7 November 2017
Been thinking about planning a holiday to Lanzarote but not keen on hiring a car during your stay? Well, thanks to conveniently located villas, Lanzarote is yours to explore - by ferry or bus, or even on foot. In today’s post, we’re exploring some of the island’s best transport ...
Staying on Lanzarote: Luxury Villas and Where to Find Them
19 October 2017
  Beautiful beaches, a warm climate and a relaxed atmosphere are some of the things that make Lanzarote such an attractive holiday destination. Paired with a fantastic choice of luxury villas, Lanzarote offers the perfect opportunity to add a touch of class to your getaway.  Whet...
Top 5 Things to Do in Playa Blanca
13 October 2017
  Located on the southern tip of Lanzarote, Playa Blanca offers a laid-back and sophisticated vibe, with stunning beaches and excellent amenities. This once quiet fishing village has been tastefully developed into an up-market resort, all while retaining its charm, history and beauty - creat...
6 Reasons To Stay In A Lanzarote Villa
29 September 2017
  Whether you’re planning a romantic break away, an action-packed trip with friends or a fun family vacation, the type of accommodation you choose for your holiday will play a key part in making it memorable.   Naturally, everyone has different priorities and needs for holid...
Autumn Breaks in Playa Blanca
27 September 2017
  The warm, carefree days of summer may seem like a distant memory now autumn has arrived, but there’s no need to let the winter blues take hold just yet. With an autumn break in one of our holiday villas in Playa Blanca, you can still revel in the sunshine and explore the beautiful ...
Day Trips on Lanzarote: Everything You Need to Know
26 September 2017
Holidays are about rest and relaxation and with a trip to Lanzarote, you’ll find plenty of ways to kick back and unwind, but your break away doesn’t have to just be about lazy days by the pool. With a trip to Lanzarote, there’s so much to do all year round for sunseekers, givin...
Villas in Lanzarote: Why They're Perfect for Your Honeymoon
22 September 2017
  After a busy wedding day, every couple deserves a little downtime together to relax and unwind, which is why you should put plenty of thought into choosing the perfect honeymoon destination.  As one of your first steps into married life, your honeymoon is a precious time to ind...
Where to Stay: Lanzarote's Best Accommodation
18 September 2017
  If you’re planning a trip to Lanzarote, one of the first things you’ll want to sort out is where to stay. As a popular holiday destination all-year round, Lanzarote offers a range of accommodation options - perfect for the whole family.   In this post, we’ll b...
5 Reasons to Get Married on Lanzarote
14 September 2017
  Choosing your wedding venue is never going to be an easy decision - given the endless planning aspects to consider and the pressure of organising a once-in-a-lifetime event. For most couples, it needs to be a place that meets their personal and romantic ideals, but also fits in with th...
September Sun : 15% Off Villas in Lanzarote
11 August 2017
Thanks to the great year round climate of the Canaries there’s never a bad time to visit Lanzarote. But most locals and regular visitors would readily agree that September is one of the best months of the year for a relaxing villa break here in Playa Blanca. As the summer crowds have dissipate...
Villas in Lanzarote: August Deals - 25% Off
26 July 2017
It’s still not too late to book a last-minute Lanzarote holiday this coming August in one of our villas in Playa Blanca - complete with private swimming pools. We’ve even shaved some shillings off the price of our remaining properties in order to ensure you can enjoy a good value brea...
July Discount Deals - Surefire Summer Sun
30 June 2017
 British summertime - if only the weather would turn out great too - but it´s just never reliable. So if you simply have to see some sun and get your summer started come and join us in Playa Blanca instead. Where great weather is guaranteed and the temperatures will be well into the 30...
Win An Optima Villa Holiday
8 June 2017
Win An Optima Villa Holiday in Playa Blanca We´ve just launched our all new website - and to mark the occasion we´re giving you the chance to win a week in one of our high quality Optima holiday villas, right here in Playa Blanca. The prize property that´s up for grabs is Vil...
All At Sea....
8 June 2017
As well as offering an abundance of great attractions on dry land there´s also loads to do and see in and around the waters of the Atlantic Ocean surrounding Lanzarote. So if you´re booking a break in one of our Playa Blanca holiday villas and feel like making waves and joining th...
Playa Blanca´s Tapas Trail
7 June 2017
They say it´s the little things in life that matter - and when it comes to Tapas we couldn´t agree more. As these smaller, shared servings are synonymous with the sort of relaxed sociability that is central to the Spanish way of life. So much so in fact that the country´s Minist...
UK Workforce : Productivity Data Breakdown
15 March 2017
At Optima Villas, we wanted to know whether Brits think their holiday allowance at work is acceptable and learn more about what would make them more professionally productive - so we conducted an online survey to find out. With answers ranging from more flexible working hours to longer breaks during...