Between the lava fields of Timanfaya National Park, white sandy beaches and azure seas find an eco-friendly boutique hotel created from a typical Canarian 17th-century house: the west-coast setting is magnificent and views soar from every aspect. El Jallo’s young custodians are an enterprising couple who look forward to sharing the tranquillity and striking beauty of the island they have made their home. Bedrooms are splendid, peaceful and painted in Lanzarote’s white, with new beds, ceramic tiled floors, wooden beams, designer lamps, good art; stairs lead to a serene haven of a suite, with a sweep of bleached floor, a four-poster bed, two private balconies and a bathroom with a huge view. Downstairs is a plant-filled courtyard sitting room and a big studio with its own kitchenette and sunny terrace. Hike, bike, visit the artisan markets of Teguise, Arrecife, Haria and Mancha Blanca. Learn to surf with a kite, jog around volcanoes – your hosts will happily organise it all. Then it’s back home for a dip in the cooling pool or jacuzzi and a cold bottle of white Malvasia wine – raise your glass to the glittering stars and allow yourself to be seduced.