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Lanka

(Ref. 1025822)

Moelfre, Anglesey Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a great stay, everything we needed (apart from a cheese grater"

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Mar 2024

  • "The beds/mattress need replacing, the main bedroom one was very hard."

    Apart from that it was very lovely and cosy even when there was a storm blowing outside.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.7Feb 2024

  • "Lanka and its location are just perfect."

    The cottage is so cosy, clean and well provided. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Paula4.7Jan 2024

  • "The cottage exceeded my expectations."

    It had everything we needed and the location was amazing; I walked past this cottage when I was a child on holiday in moelfre so it brought back lovely memories. The best part was opening the top of the stable door and listening to the sea. Will definitely return

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jan 2024

  • "We arrived at 5."

    30 pitch black blowing a gale and lashing it down with rain....the parking area was a swamp.the area could do with some kind of lighting to help manoeuvre the padlock.we have stayed at lanka before and love it ..the property was lovely and warm and easy to heat.it has everything you need and the views are an added bonus. The food at the kinmel never disappoints...try the Sunday roast. We've already booked for a return to the property next door..the minnehaha..don't have any doubts about going to either property

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Nov 2023

  • "Everything was perfect, thank you for the organising everything."

    We live the cottage and we’ve had a great time there, definitely come back one day x

    Reviewed by Anastasia5.0Nov 2023

  • "Staying in Lanka and looking at the view is like having a piece of Heaven."

    Lanka is perfectly situated to enjoy the beach and coastal path. We were fortunate to see seals, dolphins and pilot whales during our stay. The cottage is comfortable, warm and welcoming - we will definitely return!

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Oct 2023

  • "First class cottage warm and comfortable but I would like to inform other users of the distance from the car park to the cottage, when carrying your luggage and provisions this is not an easy path particularly for elderly people as we are."

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Oct 2023

  • "We fell in love with Lanka, such a beautiful cottage in the most stunning ..."

    We fell in love with Lanka, such a beautiful cottage in the most stunning setting,only thing we could say is the the mattresses on the beds were uncomfortable , we both have back problems, also the lower lock on the front Stable door needs attention, will highly recommend Lanka to our friends

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Sep 2023

  • "Such a beautiful property in a stunning spot."

    Really well equipped, clean and homely. Felt privileged to be able to stay in Lanka & wouldn't hesitate to book again. Only small gripe was that mobile signal downstairs in the cottage was limited. We really enjoyed our week & miss waking up to those incredible views now we're home.

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Jul 2023

  • "We have just returned from the most fabulous holiday at Lanka."

    It was perfect in every way. All facilities were excellent and made for a very relaxing holiday with my elderly parents.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "Loved our time in Lanka , the position of the cottage is perfect for the scenery and walks , the downside was the bed in main bedroom , hit my head a few times and hard to get in and out but didn't spoil our time there , we had a superb holiday , we would love to return ."

    Reviewed by Alan4.4May 2023

  • "Hi, we had another fabulous stay at Lanka, we did have a few issues unfortunately which we just thought you should know about."

    . the stable front door, which we love, was not working properly. We couldn’t get it to lock into a single door because the brass lock which holds the two doors together wasn’t working very well. The door handle to the bath room fell off but we did manage to screw that back on but it was still loose when we left. The kitchen tap was very loose also but there was a note on the tap when we arrived informing us of this problem. Finally and this is just us.. we think the mattresses are poor quality and uncomfortable but we stay there because Lanka is so comfortable otherwise and is in such a beautiful location. Many thanks, Jane & Mick

    Reviewed by Mick4.4May 2023

  • "I have booked to go again, which says it all really!"

    Loved the position of the cottage, and was not disappointed when we let ourselves in for the first time. The interior was put together with a lot of thought....also immaculate and comfortable and surprisingly spacious. We lit the log burner, played cards and woke up to the amazing views! Like many visitors, I spotted this place from afar, in years gone by....never thinking I'd get to stay there one day! A tiny, tiny point.....some tea bags/coffee and milk would be a nice addition......thats the best I can do in terms of pointing out improvements!!

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.7Apr 2023

  • "Amazing cottage."

    Warm and very cosy . Facilities were excellent in the cottage and was home from home . The cottage is right on the beach . This is the first Christmas away and one of the best we have had . We will be back

    Reviewed by Sian5.0Dec 2022

  • "A wonderful property well maintained and such a fabulous location."

    Everything we needed and more for a perfect getaway. Definitely would come back

    Reviewed by Bernadette5.0Oct 2022

  • "This was a dream come true for me as I have holidayed on the Isle of Anglesey since childhood."

    I have passed these beautiful cottages and dreamt in wonderment what it would be like to wake up there !! I was not disappointed. It has been wonderful. I had my daughter with me and she is brilliant at Wood stoves, so very cosy in the evenings. We blackberried and made crumbles for tea and listened to the sound of the surf whilst breakfasting. Perfect. Thank you so much for sharing this cottage. We would just love to return.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lanka is a wonderfull place to stay on anglesey."

    We met the owner Jill when we were there such a very nice lady,and we chatted a few times.this is the second time we have stayed at lanka it is everything a peace and quiet holiday should be.any body who stays should read the history of the cottage in the information file such a lovely story of jill and the people before her who owned lanka.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage location is picturesque, I never tired of looking out the window to watch the changing sky, listening to the sea."

    There are plenty of walks along the coastal paths or within driving distance. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Aug 2022

  • "Some things we expected to be included were not or in limited quantity such as no washing machine tablets, we had one and a half toilet rollls."

    The TV was size of a PC screen. Despite this it is an amazing location and thoroughly enjoyed

    Reviewed by Peter3.1Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was immaculate and had everything that you could either want or need."

    Its position yards from the beach created a peace and calm.we also had the chance to meet the co owner Jill who was spending the week next door in the minnehaha..her family have owned the homes for tens of years and take great pride in them...they are a credit to her.a little tip for anybody thinking about the puffin island boat ..do it but book online to avoid disappointment. Also take a ride to South stack. Anybody having concerns or doubts about the lanka ..don't...go and enjoy it.the bull at Pentraeth also do a good carvery.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Jun 2022

  • "The late occupancy time (4pm) is the only thing that was annoying."

    Have no other comments .

    Reviewed by Marilyn5.0Jun 2022

  • "Thank you Lanka for another great stay."

    We absolutely love this cottage. The sea is literally on your doorstep with amazing views. Hoping to be back again next year. Our dog is currently sulking as like us she is missing her holiday cottage

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful location that is an ideal base for a couple looking to explore Anglesey."

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Mar 2022

  • "Lanka made a 24 year dream come true!"

    We’ve walked past Lanka for all those years and envied whoever owned it. We love the area so much that my Husband proposed to me on the headland behind the cottage and it was the first walk we took both our Daughters on when they each were babies, so to stop in Lanka really was special. We’ve had the most amazing family Christmas in your beautiful cottage, thank you so much for sharing it! We arrived to find a bottle of wine, Welsh cakes and even a lit Christmas tree, how lovely! The cottage is beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. There’s every utensil you could ever need in the kitchen, all bedding and towels etc were provided and there was even toilet roll, washing up liquid, hand wash etc to start you off. Even logs for the log burner etc were provided, which we used on Christmas Day - just lovely! The kitchen is so well stocked with saucepans etc I managed to prepare a 3 course Christmas lunch for us all. We had a fabulous family Christmas, waking up to the sound of the waves, enjoying lots of long walks and meals out at The Boat House and Dylan’s. We found a selection of games in the wardrobe, so enjoyed those too. Thank for an amazing Christmas and holiday, we will DEFINATELY be returning!!

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Dec 2021

  • "Lanka is a little gem!"

    We stayed here on a pre Christmas break with the kids and dog. On arrival we were given wine and Welsh cakes. The cottage was beautiful, it felt like we were living in a fairy tale! Clean and fresh, the decor was seaside themed and perfectly suited the place. My teen daughter who is very hard to please, said she wanted her very own Lanka, and the access to the pebbly beach made for excellent teen beach combing! The weather was wet, and blustery but we actually really enjoyed it. The dog loved having his ears flapping on the headland and chasing seagulls, he would have been down there all day if he could! We had some lovely food at Ann’s Pantry in the village, and they even had doggy treat bags. We loved Lanka so much we will be returning in 12 months time. Just perfect, location, cottage, cosy, comfy and cuddly!! Thank you to the owners for sharing your little gem!

    Reviewed by Shelley5.0Dec 2021

  • "We arrived at Lanca in the pitch black, during a major storm."

    Trying not to get blown over on the way to picking up the key from the key safe was an experience. Once inside the property we lit the log fire and the place was snug and warm in no time. The cottage is exceptionally clean and has all the facilities you need. Being right on the beach in the middle of a storm was no problem because the cottage is very secure with strong walls and windows. There are stunning views and beautiful walks along the shoreline. We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend, despite the weather. Can definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Jean4.7Nov 2021

  • "Very clean and very comfortable."

    Everything you could want was provided and it had a lovely homely feel about it. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Oct 2021

  • "This was my second visit and the cottage was as good as ever."

    Beautifully presented and a joy to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Oct 2021

  • "Location makes this cottage, the view from the cottage door is just amazing."

    Reviewed by Judy4.7Oct 2021

  • "Wonderful little cottage."

    We're having two weeks next year!

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2021

  • "Amazing little cottage right next to a lovely pebble beach."

    Could not have wished for a better week. So much so we have already booked again for next year. Love this beautiful part of Anglesey. The cottage has everything you need for a perfect relaxing week away can’t wait to return

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jun 2021

  • "Unbeatable location …."

    Breakfast on the beach. The cottage has everything you could need for a perfect stay.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.7May 2021

  • "Our fantastic holiday in Lanka, certainly lived up to our expectations and more."

    A unique and beautiful place, with breath taking views, that change by the minute. Who needs television!! The cottage was full of charm and very cosy. The quality / cleanliness of bed linen and towels, was first class. I couldn’t in all honesty, find fault with anything and can ( already have) recommended Lanka to people. We would love to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0May 2021

  • "Adore Moelfre and surrounding area anyway and was always desperate to stay in Lanka as that little spot is very special."

    It did not disappoint! Cosy, clean and well equipped. Wood burner is a fabulous addition. Will come back some time soon. Also a big thanks for sorting the change of gas canisters so quickly when they ran out.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0May 2021

  • "We absolutely loved this cottage and the location."

    It is qell equipped. Being next to the beach and sitting outside the cottage are lovely memories. We also love Moelfre having spent many previous holidays in the area. Our only criticism is that it is difficult to access the far side of the bed in the large master bedroom being under the slope of the roof. This is not very clear in the photos. If the bedroom door opened outwardly instead of inwards then the bed could be moved more to the centre of the room to give easy access to both sides of the bed

    Reviewed by Alison4.7Apr 2021

  • "We loved being so close to the sea."

    First thing we did on waking was to open the top part of the front door, look at the wonderful view and listen. Magic!

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double (4'6") and 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Lockable small shed with storage space
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine
  • TV with Freeview and DVD player
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking space for strictly one car
  • Front patio with furniture
  • One small well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.4 miles, beach 0.1 miles
  • Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property
  • Note: There is no WiFi at this property
  • Note: Access to the field to the front of the property is strictly forbidden as it is privately owned
  • Note: There are sloping eaves in the bedrooms, please mind your head

The property

Lanka is a quaint fisherman's cottage, resting within walking distance of Moelfre's beautiful beach, providing either a lavish base for a romantic retreat or a getaway for a family of four.

Offering a homely abode to return to after each day of adventure, this Welsh cottage is a marvellous escape at any time of year.

The open-plan living space boasts a fantastic social aspect, where the whole group can gather together to spend quality time with one another; sit together around the dining table and indulge in a hearty home-cooked meal, with the contemporary-style kitchen holding every essential needed for a self-catered stay beneath its stylish monochrome units.

The sitting area in the room is a true haven to retreat to after a day of adventure, with the woodburning stove bringing both warmth and a homely ambiance to the room.

Also on the ground floor sits the spacious family bathroom, offering guests the choice of either a bath or shower to begin each day refreshed and rejuvenated.

Move up to the first floor to discover your snug sleeping spots; made up of both a double and a twin both offering crisp and inviting settings to unwind each evening, it offers a wonderful layout for a family of four.

To the front of the cottage you can make the most of your own private patio with a warming coffee each morning, or sit out in the back in the shared gravelled area as your canine companion plays freely.

At the front of the cottage you will also find a pathway leading you to the village's pebbly beach, making the property a true haven for your coastal retreat with scenic views and sunshine just a short stride away.

The village of Moelfre makes a wonderful holiday base, with the essentials of a local store and a selection of pubs to while away the hours in, all your culinary needs are served, as well as the village boasting the wonder of the Oriel Moelfre, a wonderful art gallery where you can explore the work of talented locals.

Within easy reach of the cottage you will find some of the Isle of Anglesey's historical landmarks including the Capel Lligwy, Din Lligwy and Lligwy Burial Chamber, just few of many delights awaiting to be discovered, or for a relaxing day with your loved ones, visit the Seawatch Centre and dive back into the area's maritime history, with chances to spot marine life here too!

A scenic drive will bring you to Holy Island, boasting even more historical wonder, this tidal island also provides access to Ireland with regular ferry trips from Holyhead, letting you experience traditional Ireland for a day.

The property also benefits from being within easy reach of mainland Wales via the Menai Bridge, letting you explore the beauty of Snowdonia National Park with its ample walking routes and peaks to conquer, it's well-worth a ramble for its rewarding views.

Lanka is a true delight of a cottage to call home whilst exploring this corner of Wales.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1025821, together sleeping six guests.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

MOELFRE

Lligwy 2 miles; Benllech 2.5 miles.

Situated on the beautiful east coast of Anglesey, Moelfre is a delightful seaside village, boasting little cottages, a picturesque port, a beach, fine views of Snowdonia, a working lifeboat, and two quality pubs/restaurants. Visit the hugely popular local Seawatch Centre, enjoy fishing or watching sea birds, seals and even dolphins, or discover wonderful cliff-top walks with stunning mountain views. The village has many historic links, the most recent being the site of the tragic Royal Charter shipwreck in 1859. There are stunning sandy beaches nearby, at Benllech and Lligwy, and the lovely Red Wharf Bay, with its miles of open sands and birdlife. A perfect location for travelling around this lovely island and throughout beautiful Snowdonia.

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Note: Please be aware there are no streetlights or hideout lighting, so guests arriving after dark will need a torch.
Note: There is parking for 1 vehicle only down a narrow private lane guests should be aware that access to the field to the front of the property is strictly forbidden.
Note: Please be aware that the gardens to the front and back of the house are completely open and not at all enclosed.

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