Villa in Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Spain

Beautiful Villa stunning views. Private rooms and B & B also available.

Peaceful Location, Restaurants And Shops

Sleeps 8 plus baby (cot) (3 Bedrooms)

  • Rates: (GBP)

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    £325 - £575WEEKLY
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    • Property type:House
    • Sleeps:8 (3 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
    • Internet access
    • Pets accepted

    Location:

    Property description

    The Costa Tropical is a micro climate with average of 325 days a year sunshine. This luxury house has a very large comfortable lounge, dining area and fully fitted kitchen. There are also three large double bedrooms, with fitted wardrobes and sunny terraces. There is family bathrooms and a separate shower room also a utilty area. The dining terrace has a large outdoor table and umbrella and is perfect for alfresco dining or barbecues.Upstairs there is large sunny roof terrace with far reaching views of the sea, and Almunecar which is ideal for relaxing, sunbathing or dining. There is a well stocked bookcase and childrens beach toys plus toddlers paddling pool available. The house is 200 sq metres inside and a further 100 sq metres of terraces.

    Accommodation description

    Bedrooms:
    Bedroom 1 has a double bed
    Bedroom 2 has a double bed
    Bedroom 3 has twin beds, and a cot
    2 extra beds available

    Bathrooms:
    Bathroom 1 has a shower over full bath, bidet and WC.
    Bathroom 2 has shower with sink and WC.
    Hairdryer provided linen and fresh towels.
    There is also a separate utility room where the washing machine and ironing and drying facilities are kept.

    Kitchen:
    Fully fitted kitchen with a gas oven and large size hob, full size fridge, freezer.

    Utility Room:
    There is a separate utility room with washing machine, iron and ironing board and a drying area.

    Living Rooms:
    The lounge has comfortable sofa and chairs, and smart television and video player. There is sunny terrace for al fresco dining leading the lounge and accessible from the kitchen.

    Other:
    All the double bedrooms have large fitted wardrobes and french doors leading out on to private terraces. The

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    Linen and towels are included, please bring your own beach towels.

    Amenities/Facilities:
    Barbecue, Parking.

    Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Oven, Washing Machine.

    Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Room Fans, Satellite, Telephone, TV.

    Location Type:
    Waterfront, Town.

    Accessibility
    There are a few steps up to the front door. Plenty of parking directly outside the house for easy access. Easy access to Malaga and Granada, Sierra Nevada and the Alpujarras. The villa is in a quiet residential area yet it is close to all the amenities shops, restaurants and beaches that Almunecar has to offer
    Airport Collection can be arranged.

    Outside
    French doors from every room lead on to three lovely large terraces. A huge private roof terrace with sea views, with outdoor furniture ideal for barbecues, or sunbathing and relaxing.

    Important notes on accommodation

    Smart TV in lounge and with WIFI all over the house and terraces. All bedrooms have stainless steel ceiling fans installed to keep you cool in the warmer months. A highchair is also available. Heaters are also on hand. Plenty of fresh towels available, hairdryers too. Ceiling fans in every room plus blinds for adjusting temperature and sunlight. Gas burner hob and oven. Plenty of easy parking outside, easy access to town and to main road. A safe and very quiet area. Library of interesting books and childrens beach toys available too.

    Rates

    Prices

    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    1 May 2014 - 30 May 2014 £ 325.00 2
    3 May 2014 - 15 July 2014 £ 425.00 2
    30 May 2014 - 30 June 2014 £ 495.00 2
    30 June 2014 - 12 July 2014 £ 575.00 2
    12 July 2014 - 30 August 2014 £ 475.00 2
    30 August 2014 - 1 November 2014 £ 425.00 2
    1 November 2014 - 13 December 2014 £ 385.00 2
    13 December 2014 - 3 January 2015 £ 525.00 2

    Notes on prices
    Both pounds and euros are accepted. As a security a deposit of £150 is required which is refundable after your stay, providing everything left is in good order.

    Changeover day
    Changeover day is usually. Saturday but this is flexible.

    Booking notes
    At the time of reservation 50% is payable, the balance is due 8 weeks before the holiday date. Deposit is not refunded if the holiday is cancelled for any reason, or the balance is not paid in time. Long term holidays also available in winter months.

    Location

    Villa in Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Spain

    About the area

    Coast/Beach
    There are some extremely beautiful beaches, the local beach and Cerro Gorrdo beach in the National Park or Cantarijan. The temperature in Southern Spain up to November is still a very pleasant 21 - 25 degrees. The sea is warm enough to swim in. Almunecar water park with its slides and pools is a favorite for kids. There is also a large pool for the adults to relax around whilst the children have fun. There is a PADI diving school down on the front.

    Golf
    There are good Golf courses at either side of Almunecar either Torre del Mar, or Motril which are approx 20 min away.

    Skiing
    Only 1 hours drive to Sierra Nevada skiing resort. The Sierra Nevada, Europe's most southerly ski resort Sol y Nieve in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is minutes usually open between November to March depending on snowfall. For many months of the year you can ski and swim in the Med on the same day. With easy parking and lots of restaurants it is a good day out for all the family even if you don't ski.

    Special Interest Holidays
    Many people call the city “A hidden pearl”. The town is backed by rugged hills, valleys and agricultural land of olive groves, mango and avocado trees. An idyllic place not yet overly exploited. The city is described as a quiet, safe small town (about 25,000 inhabitants) in the province of Granada. There is a striking Moorish castle on top of a headland and its streets winding through the whitewashed part of the old quarter. There is also a Botanic Garden, beautifully maintained and an old Roman aqueduct which was in use until very recently. For children, there is a fascinating Bird Park with a wide range of exotic, colourful birds, and a large water park called "Agua Tropic" Also PADI scuba diving, sailing, and hiking and bird watching. Due to its protected geography, the local area has a micro-climate that is unique, with warm winters and a nice breeze in the summers, the average temperature is around 20C. Almuñecar is extremely green, full of colorful flowers and tropical fruits.

    How to get there
    Situated an hour by car from Malaga airport or an hour from Granada Airport. Car hire is not essential but an advantage. There is a bus station in Almunecar .

    Distances
    Almunecar was originally founded by the Phoenetians, then colonised by the Romans, and the Moors. The historic old town with its castle, Roman ruins and narrow lanes is well worth exploring. It is an hour to Granada and the Alhambra Palace. There are also the famous caves and the National Park at Nerja. From the stunning bay of La Herradurra to one side, with its fantastic beaches of Cerro Gordo, to the white washed town of Salobrena with its fresh fish restaurants. The Tropical coast is a gem.

    Further Details
    Almunecar is a vibrant town with a variety of interesting local shops, as well as boutiques, supermarkets, restaurants, from chic French ones to local fish bars, tapas bars, night clubs and beach bars. The attractive and colourful market is open every day with locally produced flowers, fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh fish and meat stalls. Near to the market there is a particularly good Bodega (wine cellar) where visitors can taste and buy some splendid Andalusian wines aged in oak wood barrels.
    In the summer evenings there is the famous free jazz festival, followed by flamenco festival, in the tropical park below the castle. Not to be missed! Also there is a popular open air cinema another way to spend a balmy summer evening. As well as the casa de la cultura in the old town where there are varied theatrical and musical performances. The orange tree filled plazas are lovely to have a morning coffee or breakfast in. There are many interesting fiestas throughout the year. To the west of Almuñecar is a sport and yachting port - "Marina del Este" - which is an elegant shopping area with boutiques and galleries and well worth a visit. Further west is the old fishing village of La Herradura which is popular with divers and there are a number of diving schools to be found there. The flat plains inland are a great place for cycling or walking
    Almuñecar is also a good starting point for day trips to the historic city of Granada or the ski slopes of the Sierra Nevada or the whitewashed villages dotted around the beautiful Alpujarra Mountains. These are all within an hours drive and Malaga and the airport are approximately the same.

    House swap
    Considered.

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    4/5

    Reviewed by: Jackie and Richard, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 27 September 2013

    Date of stay: September 2013

    "Great base for Granada"

    Perfect location for a combination of seaside and city, not too far from Granada. We visited Ronda in a day, but bit far for Cordoba and Seville. The property was clean and well-maintained and the listing description was accurate. I would recommend this property to a friend or relative but would recommend that you have a car as we felt it was too far to walk into Almunecar from the house. The neighbourhood was nice and quiet and the views were stunning from the terraces. All in all a very enjoyable holiday.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, pet friendly and sightseeing

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    Guest comments

    We really enjoyed our holiday and stay in your house. It was perfectly situated near to facilities but in a quiet spot.
    Thanks again.... Mr and Mrs T.
    We had a fantastic time... thank you so much.... Mr B.

    We enjoyed our stay in Almunecar, and hope to come again next year..... Mrs J.

    Thanks again we enjoyed or stay in your lovely house and had a wonderful time exploring Almunecar and its surroundings...
    J. and L. and family.
    Thank you so much we had a fantastic time Mrs L Simmonds
    we would .....

    About the Owner

    We loved living in Almunecar, the atmosphere, the festivals, year round sunny weather, the sea and all the local activities. In one hours drive you can be up in snowy mountains of the Sierra Nevada or wander through the narrow white villages of the Alpujjarras, where chestnut trees grow and handmade rugs are still made in the local houses. There is the huge National Park behind Nerja with many hike trails, barbeque areas, acres of wild forest and high hills. Fish bars on the beach where you can order freshly caught fish, whilst sitting next to the sea. The old town is also very interesting to visit as Almunecar is steeped in history, there are Roman ruins and aqueducts, the Moorish Castle and caves, the cobbled streets and whitewashed houses all with sea views.

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    Why this location?

    Almunecar is a very special town, rich in cultural history still seen and sensed today. The house itself is situated in an exclusive area, it is very quiet ,yet its easy and near to the shops and the beach, bars and the local restaurants. It also has very easy access to the main road to Malaga or Granada, the Sierra Nevadas and Alpujarras. The airport is only an hour away, an easy drive along an outstanding motorway.

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    Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish.


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