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Modern House and Open Plan Apartment in tranquil village with stunning views - APARTAMENTO FACINAS



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
House and Apartment in Facinas, near Tarifa, Costa de la Luz, Spain

CASA FACINAS and APARTAMENTO FACINAS are situated in the pretty and peaceful village of Facinas, 17km from Tarifa on the edge of the Los Alcornocales Natural Park. The beautiful unspoilt beaches of Bolonia and Punta Paloma as well as the famous windsurf and kitesurf centres of Valdevaqueros and Los Lances are all within easy reach. The village has a number of fantastic bars and restaurants as well as all the shops and amenities you could need for a relaxing holiday such as a bank, post office, medical centre, pharmacy and municipal swimming pool. Parking is very easy on the street directly in front of the house.

Both properties have recently been completely refurbished to a high standard using predominantly natural materials and can be rented separately or together to create a large 3 floor house ideal for up to 6 people.

N° RTA: VTAR/CA/00665

Details for holiday apartment APARTAMENTO FACINAS, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Apartamento Facinas offers the same design, quality and comfort as Casa Facinas and sleeps 2 in a spacious open plan apartment with fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, bathroom, broadband WiFi and outdoor terrace.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Having lived in Spain for many years, I now live in the UK where I work with polished plaster. I still visit Facinas as often as I can.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in the apartment for one week in July, and we couldn't have had a better holiday. It is located in the quiet village of Facinas, approx 15kms from Tarifa. The apartment is modern and well equipped - a perfect place to chill out (we loved the hammock chair!). Organising our holiday was made easy with swift and clear communication with the owner, and the on site manager could not have been more helpful or friendly, The beach and restaurant recommendations in the information pack were very good, although we would also add 'Surla' in Tarifa for fantastic breakfast/brunch and excellent, welcoming service. All round a brilliant apartment in a great location for a relaxing holiday.
Jul 2012
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9 Reviews

based on 9 holidaymaker reviews


Simple furnishings with everything you could need. Fantastic views from small terrace.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent communications with owner. No hitches, helpful with local info. Car essential. Extremely beautiful location, very peaceful village. Nice food in Le Fonda restaurant in the village & an amazing Spanish meal in nearby restaurant Le Nene authentic Spanish family run establishment. Fantastic beaches within 15 mins drive & a must see white town 'Vejer a la frontera about 45 mins drive away. If you are a nature lover or in search of a 'getaway from it all' holiday then I would highly recommend Facinas and this holiday apartment.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review. I'm glad you had an enjoyable stay.
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Great apartment furnished with style!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this apartment. Great view over the valley with fascinating sunsets. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review. I'm very happy you enjoyed your stay and were able to experience the great sunsets.
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Perfecto piso, muy bien condicionado y equipado, decorado con gusto, a 10 minutos de la playa en coc

  • 3 of 5

No se le dan las 5 estrellas porque te cobran 50 euros por la limpieza, cuando está era bastante deficiente, telas de araña en cada esquina del piso y el hornillo lleno de mugre.

Solo le falta de equipamiento una pequeña tv y sobretodo un microondas, por lo demas esta genial.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias por los comentarios y estoy feliz de que te haya gustado el apartamento. Lo siento mucho si el apartamento no se limpia adecuadamente en este caso. Me gustaría que me haya avisado a la llegada por lo que podría haber rectificado cualquier problema. Acojo con agrado cualquier comentario que pueden ayudar a mejorar la experiencia de los huéspedes, así que gracias por traer este tema a mi atención. Gracias tambien por las sugerencias para la TV y microondas.
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Estancia perfecta

  • 5 of 5

La casa es preciosa, la ubicación buena y el trato inmejorable. Luz es encantadora!!

Nos hemos sentido como en casa y sin duda repetiríamos.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias por el opinión. Me alegro de que haya disfrutado de su visita.
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Uitstekend appartement in een prachtige omgeving

  • 4 of 5

Goed, compleet en heel comfortabel ingericht appartement. Mooi indrukwekkend uitzicht op het windmolenpark van Zahara. Enige minpuntje wat ik kan bedenken is de afwezigheid van een schaduwplek, zoals een parasol of i.d.) op het balkon/veranda.

Facinas is een klein bergdorpje (plm. 200meter) en goed gesitueerd. Binnen 10 minuten is bijvoorbeeld het prachtige strand van Ballonia bereikbaar. En Tarifa en Vejer de la Frontera binnen een half uurtje. Alles wat nodig is in het dorp aanwezig, zoals goede restaurants, winkeltjes, cafés en een Traiteur.

Achter het dorp kun je de bergen in wandelen of binnen 5 minuten naar het natuurpark rijden.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review and for the suggestion.
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Estupenda estancia

  • 4 of 5

Todo genial! Especialmente bonitas las vistas al atardecer. Como sugerencias para mejorar recomendaría un microondas y una tostadora... No puede ser que para un simple desayuno de tostadas tenga uno que utilizar sartenes y cazos... Por lo demás está perfecto pues tiene de todo! Volveremos.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias por el opinión. Me alegro de que haya disfrutado de su estancia en el apartamento. Lamento que no hay un microondas. Hay una parrilla / horno que se puede utilizar para hacer su tostada sin necesidad de utilizar ollas y sartenes, sin embargo voy a seguir su sugerencia y comprar una tostadora para la cocina. Espero que usted visite de nuevo algún día.
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From the Owner

I bought this property in 2003 having fallen in love with the area. I carried out the reburbishment myself and lived there very happily until life took me back to the UK.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gibraltar at 55 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Antigua Fonda at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Tarifa at 17 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Montenmedio at 26 Kilometres Nearest Train : Algeciras at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A48 at 32 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Antigua Fonda at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Sierra Nevada at 323 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Bolonia / Punta Paloma at 9 Kilometres Car: necessary

Facinas is a wonderfully peaceful place and a perfect base from which to explore the local region. The village itself boasts some of the best restaurants in the area, at weekends attracting many visitors from the neighbouring towns. There are fantastic opportunities for walking and cycling in the hills behind Facinas, with prehistoric cave paintings, forests and waterfalls to be discovered and explored.

Whilst being a quieter alternative to the busy nightlife centre of Tarifa, Facinas is also closer to the areas' most popular beaches. Nearest is the amazing beach at Bolonia where you can wander around the impressive Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia before dining on fish straight out of the sea! A little further south is the natural paradise of Punta Paloma followed by the stunning bay of Valdevaqueros and the long kitesurf mecca of Los Lances.

The nearest main town of Tarifa has something for everyone. Wander around the labyrinthine streets of the old town and shop in the many stylish boutiques, explore the medieval castle, eat in one of the myriad tapas bars and restaurants or dance the night away. Whale watching tours into the straits of Gibraltar leave daily and Morocco is only 35 minutes away by ferry; lunch in Tangier is a fun way to spend a day. For those that fancy a late night out, taxis run all night to get you back to Facinas.

Head northwest and you soon reach the stunning hilltop Moorish town of Vejer de la Frontera which has been declared a national monument. Overlooking Las Breñas national park, the beaches of Los Caños de Meca and El Palmar, and Cape Trafalgar, it is a fantastic place to spend a day exploring the medieval old town with its tiny cobbled streets, tapas bars, shops and historic buildings including the original castle which in parts dates back to the 10th Century.

The beaches near Facinas are all unspoilt, clean and spacious even in the middle of summer. The area is famous for windsurfing and kitesurfing and it is easy to arrange lessons if necessary. Other activities that are offered locally include horse-riding, mountain biking, rock climbing and scuba diving. The nearest golf courses are at Montenmedio or Benalup, or, heading in the other direction, the many courses of the Costa del Sol start at Alcaidesa, all 45 minutes away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £42

Please bring a Security Deposit in cash of EURO 200 or GBP 150 which will be returned to you when you leave. The house must be left clean and tidy.

Rentals normally run from 14.00 on the day of arrival until 10.00 on the day of departure.
If renting Casa Facinas and Apartamento Facinas together there is a 10% discount. Please contact the owner for details.

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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Stereo ...


  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 70 m²


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Living Area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Sleeping Area - 1 Double Bed
  • Sleeps 2 in double bed in Sleeping Area. A double sofabed is also available if necessary. A cot can be provided - please ask when booking.


  • Terrace ...
  • 2 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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