House in Almunecar beach, Costa Tropical, Spain

SPECIAL APR & MAY: 25% OFF House in Almunecar, Costa Tropical.Private Terraces & BBQ. Lovely Views

Semi private residential area with two swimming pools, one open all year round.

Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms)

  • Rates: (GBP)

    From:
    £395 - £625WEEKLY
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    • Property type:House
    • Sleeps:8 (4 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:3
    • Pool
    • Air conditioning
    • Internet access
    • Pets accepted

    Location:

    Property description

    The house is located in the residential area of "Fuentes de Almuñecar" in the Tropical Coast, highly appreciated in the area. All around are mountain and beach landscapes and its tropical climate, mild in summer and warm in winter, with 320 sunny days a year, offers the travelers the whole year option to stay. It is very close (4 mins drive) to several beaches in the form of coves, sandy type, gravel or cliffs and more enlivened beaches with its promenade and town center (5 mins drive) with all kinds of shops, bars and cheerful all year round. For skiing lovers, Sierra Nevada, just 50 min drive, is an ideal choice. The house is large and confortable with great views, Almunecar is a great place, small enough to retain it's charm, big enough to have ample shops and restaurants, it has even an old castle and all kind of attractions on site. It's really a Spanish Resort, so prices are cheap and unlike the Costa del Sol, you really feel you are in Spain.

    Accommodation description

    Bedrooms:
    Master bedroom with king size bed and balcony, large bathroom inside with bathtub and shower stall.
    Bedroom with double beds.
    Bedroom with twin beds.
    Bedroom with double bed.

    Bathrooms:
    Large bathroom with bathtub and shower stall inside the master bedroom.
    Bathroom toilet.
    Bathroom with bathtub and shower.

    Kitchen:
    Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, oven. Nice views to the front house yard.

    Utility Room:
    Washing machine.

    Living Rooms:
    Large lounge & dining room with Satellite TV. Two tables, ten sittings, including sofas. Access from one side to the terrace BBQ and from the other to the yard. In the middle, strategically located, access to the kitchen.

    Other:
    All the rooms with wide open views to the sea and mountains. Parking shadow slots available.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    Towels and bedding included. Final cleaning fee 60 GBP. Additional services provided upon request.

    Amenities/Facilities:
    Barbecue, Shared Pool, Parking, Garden.

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

    Air Conditioning, Cable, Cot, Internet Access, Satellite, TV.

    Location Type:
    Beach, Near ocean.

    Outside
    The residential area is populated with gardens and palm trees, it's perfectly located and well protected from winds, noises or other nuisances. Provided with private surveillance and maintenance. The Almuñecar town and coastline offers you as much as you can get, from relaxing to all the sports and acuatic activities you want to enjoy. Nice free tapas and snacks come with a beer or cup of wine in all the restaurants in the area.

    Important notes on accommodation

    From the house and its spacious rooms, you can enjoy fantastic sea and mountain views, more impressive even if you access the infinity pool with tropical design located in front of the house. The other swimming pool located on the upper level is open and conditioned throughout the year. The sunbeds are free. The courtyard garden located in a wing of the house and terrace with barbecue in the other, with the kitchen and living room in between, makes it ideal for a relaxing holiday without space problems. The four bedrooms are on the second and third floor, including the master bedroom, very spacious, with another terrace and double bathroom (bathtub and shower stall). Apart has another bathroom and a toilet distributed at each level. Soundproofing and insulation double glazed. Hot and cold air conditioning, TV and satellite channels in several languages. The beds and mattress are excellent quality to ease you a full night sleep.

    Rates

    Prices

    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    1 October 2013 - 22 December 2013 £ 400.00 3
    23 December 2013 - 5 January 2014 £ 500.00 5
    6 January 2014 - 16 March 2014 £ 395.00 3
    17 March 2014 - 11 April 2014 £ 475.00 3
    12 April 2014 - 20 April 2014 £ 550.00 5
    21 April 2014 - 14 June 2014 £ 500.00 3
    15 June 2014 - 30 June 2014 £ 575.00 3
    1 July 2014 - 31 August 2014 £ 625.00 3
    1 September 2014 - 15 September 2014 £ 575.00 3
    16 September 2014 - 30 September 2014 £ 500.00 3
    1 October 2014 - 19 December 2014 £ 425.00 3
    20 December 2014 - 6 January 2015 £ 550.00 5

    Notes on prices
    For less than five guests or/and staying more than ten days good discounts can be offered. For more than six guests, there´s an additional fee of £50 per week to cover the necessary extra house costs settings. Monthly rentals are accepted with long-term rates.

    Changeover day
    Flexible

    Booking notes
    30 % of the total balance to book, the rest three weeks before the arrival date.
    200 € as breakage deposit and refundable, to be paid upon arrival or transferred prior the arrival date. Cleaning fee £60 to £80 depending on the number of guests.

    Location

    House in Almunecar beach, Costa Tropical, Spain

    About the area

    Coast/Beach
    Closest beaches are aprox. 600 meters. Along the 19 km of local coastline visitors can choose from a large variety of beaches and small coves, ranging from fine sand to shingle. You can access to different beaches from the house, preferably driving 4 min, although a 10 min jogging could be also an option for sport lovers.

    Golf
    Los moriscos golf club only 20 min drive.

    Skiing
    Sierra Nevada ski resort.

    Special Interest Holidays
    Sports:
    Tennis in town
    Watersports
    Waterpark
    Horse Riding
    Golf within 30 mins drive
    Fishing
    Paragliding

    Great for:
    Walking holidays
    Beach or lakeside relaxation
    A winter sun break
    Good nightlife
    City breaks
    Cycling holidays

    How to get there
    Airport: Malaga International Airport: 90 km
    Railway: Motril: 15 km
    Ferry: Almería: 110 km
    Highway: N340

    By Airplane
    To arrive by plane in Almuñecar you have 2 choices, via Malaga, which is 70 kms from this city or via Granada which is 64kms from this locality. The Malaga airport is more complete, since it practically has conections with all of Europe and the rest of Spain. Once in the airport, you must travel 90 kms by highway.

    Distances
    Almuñécar old town is 700 meters away. Almuñécar moorish castle is about 700 meters from the house. Marina del Este sport port is 1 km away. Beyond, is the pretty village and horseshoe-shaped bay of La Herradura and another large natural promontory. Farmhouses and small hamlets dot the area overlooked by the Peña Escrita natural park. Granada and the old moresque castle of La Alhambra 70 km. Sierra Nevada ski resort 80 km.

    Further Details
    Almunecar and its handsome Moorish castle sit on a small hill between the mouths of two rivers - the Río Seco and the larger Río Verde. The latter runs through Almunecar's Tropical Valley, a fertile area of mainly subtropical fruit orchards that line the valley floor and climb the terraced hillsides. To the west of the town lies the Punta de la Mona, a pineclad headland sheltering the attractive Marina del Este sports port and home to a number of luxury urbanisations. Beyond, is the pretty village and horseshoe-shaped bay of La Herradura and another large natural promontory, Cerro Gordo, which marks the end of the municipality and province. Inland, the approximately 80 km² municipality rises into the hills which form an impressive backdrop to the coast. Farmhouses and small hamlets dot the area overlooked by the Peña Escrita natural park.
    Almuñécar was founded by the Phoenicians almost 3000 years ago and has since been occupied by a succession of Mediterranean cultures including, most importantly, the Romans and the Moors. Attracted by the rich trade in local products, the town was one of the most important ports on Spain's Mediterranean coast. Evidence of the area's importance can be seen in the numerous monuments that still exist, especially the Roman fish factory and aqueduct.

    Local tourism has traditionally been Spanish and confined to the summer season, especially August when the town is packed out. Important fiestas such as Easter and Christmas are also very busy. Foreigners tend to visit mostly during the Spring and Autumn months when the weather can be superb compared to the north, while winter, apart from Christmas, is relatively quiet.

    Foreign residents are a mixed bunch with representatives from most European countries living here year round. French, Belgian, German and English nationalities are the most common, though not necessarily in that order, while the Scandinavians, particularly the Danish, are increasing their numbers.

    Guest reviews

    1 reviews
    in total with an average rating of
    5
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    5

    Guest
    rating

    5/5

    Reviewed by: Jenster27, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 14 August 2013

    Date of stay: July 2013

    "Casa Cascada"

    Wonderful house set in the hills above Almunecar with amazing views of the sea and surrounding areas set on a lovely quiet, almost residential complex. The house was very tidy and clean with modern furniture/appliances. The owner is very efficient and in contact if and when you need him. Ideal setting 2 mins walk from the main infinity pool, so felt happy to let our 12 year old go down there on her own. We love this unspoilt area of Spain so much we are in the process of booking again for next year!

    Response to review:
    Thank you Jenny for your fair review and your positive comments on the property and the spot. You are among our favourite guests and therefore you and your family will be welcomed to the house anytime. All the best, Miguel

    Recommended for: Adventure seekers, sightseeing, families with teenagers, families with young children and romantic getaway

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    Guest comments

    Fantastic House, great location, beaches nearby, Almunecar a gem
    Left on 12/08/2011 for a stay in October 2011

    We stayed at Fuentes during October, which due to the southern med location means it's still hot then but the main crowds have left the town. The house is large and comfortable with great views of the mountains and sea.

    We went to Granada and the alpujarras, both only 45 mins in the car and fabulous to visit.

    Wonderful!!!
    Left on 12/09/2011 for a stay in September 2011

    We spent one week in this house. The infinity pool was just almost in front of the house, the kids could go there from the house all by themselves, there is a life guard in the pool, and meanwhile we just were enjoying some beers and tapas in the terrace with BBQ with very nice views. The beaches, restaurants, nightlife and almuñécar town were perfect. Back in the house, we used both, the kids in the yard for lunch and the terrace for us, so everyone had fun and their space.

    About the Owner

    Hello, my name is Miguel. I´m an engineer. We own the house in this very nice place at the south of Spain, where we enjoy staying in our free time with our family. All around there so much to see and to do that, honestly, we have not experienced yet, we hopefully will with more time. So far so good, we can share and recommend to you our best relaxing and family moments in this place. We welcome our guests and expect they keep coming back in future occasions!

    Year property purchased: 2011

    Why this location?

    The area offers both recreational activities and all practical facilities while still being authentically Spanish. We chose this location instead of the Costa del Sol for its beaty and natural richness and we decided to offer it for holiday lets when we dodn't need it ourselves. Perfectly situated in a quiet residential area, with sea and mountains view and close to the beach and town, it is both ideal as a home and a holiday base. There is easy access to the main roads/motorways leading to Malaga and Granada within an hour, and yet being beyond the cusp of a hill in a private road with surveillance and maintenance, it is completely protected from any traffic. I use to go down to the beach by jogging in ten minutes and breathe deeply in front of the sea.

    What are the unique benefits of the property?

    Before buying the house, we used to spend our vacation time and holidays in hotels, but with three kids is very difficult and expensive, so we found this spot. The infinity pool also is open to the sea and with marvellous views, though hardly used by the other residents, most of whom don't live there permanently, there´re many free sunbeds around. The tropical pool is open all year round and with the local climate and more than 320 sunny days a year as an average we have many chances to get a good swimming, even in winter time. The neighbors, those we have got to know, are very agreeable and helpful. The sea offers a different scene every time... the light, the colours, the fishermans boats and in the distant horizon larger ships. We have even enjoyed sighting dolphins from time to time!

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    House in Almunecar beach, Costa Tropical, Spain

    Contact Name: Miguel Garcia

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    Languages spoken: English, Spanish.


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