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Tranquil Mountaintop 2 Bedroom Villa With Private Pool And Stunning Sea Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Detached, Private, Mountaintop Villa With Two Bedrooms, Pool, And Stunning Views

This luxury villa is set in a quiet urbanisation on a mountaintop overlooking the Mediterranean. The 180 degree views from the front of the villa are quite stunning - all the rooms benefit from this. To the rear is an enclosed private 9x5m swimming pool where one can relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. All rooms have hot/cold air conditioning making the property suitable for year round rental. The villa layout ideally suits two couples rather than children. One bedroom is located down three steps from the lounge, the other is accessed from an external staircase. Quirky but interesting. The lounge, diner and kitchen are open plan.The villa has been refitted with quality furnishings and is fully equipped to make your stay a real pleasure in an unusual and relaxing environment. All rooms have hot/cold air conditioning.

Please note: due to the quiet location, external staircase to the double bed bedroom and unfenced pool area this is not suitable for young children.

More Details

Michael Murrell
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Michael Murrell

Hello, my name is Michael and I am the proud owner of the casita that you have just looked at. I also live next door. I moved to Spain 7 years ago initially on a 'try it and see' basis. My plans changed and instead of moving to Javea I was offered a property inland. My initial disappointment changed the moment I arrived. The countryside and the people are fantastic. Here I can live in the real Spain without all the tourists! If I want that, a quick drive takes me to the bustle of the coastal towns. So my move to this property was based on the pleasure of living in the peace and quiet, but all the other options available to me within a few minutes drive.

So whilst I am here to welcome you , I am on hand for any help or information you may need (while being aware of your need for privacy)

Michael Murrell purchased this villa in 2011

Why Michael Murrell chose Benidoleig

The North Costa Blanca (Marina Alta) provides the very best environment for healthy living and natural beauty. The joy of seeing the stars at night as there is no air pollution to hide them! The mountainous landscape with rich green valleys. The heady scent of orange blossom. The Med and its sandy beaches. The quaint little Spanish villages. The food, the wine and the people................. OK I could go on, but this really is one of the most beautiful parts of the world and my decision to move here was very easy. Living on top of a mountain enables one to enjoy the breathtaking vista of the sea, mountains, valley, orange groves and the little villages clinging to the foothills. With the changing light the view never ceases to change. It provides a real 'get away from it all' feel.

What makes this villa unique

It's an interesting mix of peace and quiet, but without being isolated. Take in the views and decide which part of this beautiful area to go and see more of. This villa feels different from many others because it's the right size for a holiday home - space and comforts, but no unnecessary wasted space. The private enclosed 9x5m pool is, of course, a real pleasure. But should you feel the need for a bigger pool the Pool Bar just down the road is freely available, or it's just a 15 minute drive to the sea. The Pool Bar also provides snacks and evening meals as well as a tennis court!

With the unspoiled countryside and mountain ranges this part of the world is perfect for walkers or cyclists. There are organised trips available or one can make own arrangements.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You can’t help but enjoy yourself here. Thanks Michael for a lovely relaxing time.

Bill and Eileen

What a wonderful location! Great views all day. We really enjoyed staying in your lovely villa – all furnished and decorated in great taste. Thoroughly enjoyed the pool – great for cooling off in this weather.

Eric and Debbie

We really don’t want to go home! The villa is excellent, well equipped and super for a relaxing holiday.

Paul and Vicki
Apr 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Benidoleig in La Marina Alta

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both ensuites have a shower, although the downstairs one is a walk-in. Towels are of course supplied.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms are the same size. One is located down three steps from the lounge, the other by an external staircase. Both have fantastic views of the Med over the valley and comprise a Slumberland kingsize bed with memory foam and hot/cold airconditioning. There are bedside chests, another chest of drawers and a built in wardrobe. A weekly linen change is provided.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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Tranquil Mountaintop 2 Bedroom Villa With Private Pool And Stunning Sea Views
average rating of 4.962963 based on 28 reviews

Excellent villa, built and presented to a high standard, and managed by a charming host

  • 4 of 5

The villa is located in a quiet urbanisation quite high up proving splendid views across to Denia and beyond. Due to it's position the road leading up is quite steep and winding, but that is the trade-off for the views it presents.

The layout of the villa is very good with one bedroom and shower/wc off the lounge/kitchen whilst the second is accessed by an external staircase. We were four adults and this configuration was ideal as it gave each couple their 'own space' if required. Whilst the facilities were excellent, the addition of a TV in the remote bedroom would have initiated the full 5 stars.

All the utensils and kitchen items that you might need are provided for including additional refrigeration in the nearby utility room.

Unfortunately the temperature was quite cold during our stay so we couldn't take advantage of the beautiful private pool area, but once again this is well presented with tables, chairs and sun loungers available.

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay, and I would certainly have no hesitation in recommending this villa.

We tried a number of local restaurants during our stay, but one that stood out for it's quality of food and excellent and friendly people is El Quixote which is on the right just before you get to Orba.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. However, it is a sad day for me to have received my first four star review after five years with Owners Direct. I should point out that to anyone reading this that whilst the suggestion was to have a TV in the upstairs bedroom, there is not one in the downstairs bedroom either, just one in the lounge.
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week away over Christmas 2017 at this beautiful villa. It has absolutely everything you need to make your stay feel like a home from home. The local village is a short drive away where you can relax in a bar and chat with the locals. There are stores to buy all your food and drink supplies. The villa is set up a rather steep hill and you do need a car to access it.

We drove to Valencia for a day and it is stunning. Amazing shops and restaurants and it's only about 40mins drive. We also spent an afternoon in Denia which is really quaint with beautiful back streets full of very friendly bars and restaurants. This is only about 20 mins away.

The views from the villa are stunning. Waking up in the morning and drawing the curtains is amazing. The pool and gardens belonging to the villa are outstanding. We had fresh fruit every day picked directly from the trees or from the ground as fresh windfalls.

We spend Christmas day in the pool bar which you can walk to from the villa. The owners are very friendly and welcoming and we had a really happy and enjoyable day talking to the locals and eating far too much food!!!!

We loved our time here and wished we could have spent a few more days relaxing.

Kind regards

Carmel & Paul

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The photo's don't do this villa justice. Fantastic in every sense

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in August at Michael's lovely Casita. The villa is spotlessly clean and superbly furnished and kitted out with plenty of everything you need including inflatables for the pool. The elevated view is stunning and with the amazingly clean air, you can see for miles.

Michael was a fantastic host living next door, always discreet but on hand when asked to offer suggestions for some great places to eat, hidden away in the hill villages.

The beach was maybe 15 minutes easy drive with plenty of places to park safely very close to the sand and sea.

If you are looking for a quiet retreat but within easy distance to more lively Denia, then you will struggle to beat this place.

Highly recommended. Thanks Michael and well done on creating a little gem

The Avis' from London

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two weeks at Michaels Casita, very peaceful and relaxing. Michael was charming and very helpful, telling us where the best places were to eat and there if we needed him. Can't wait to go back, thank you again Michael, see you next year.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Villa, Fabulous Views, Fabulous Owner

  • 5 of 5

The title says it all!! Had a fantastic break in the Villa and sorry to move on. Well equipped, beautifully furnished and decorated - immaculate! The owner was so helpful and friendly and can't recommend highly enough!!!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful escape

  • 5 of 5

I spent a short 4 day break here in March. I was travelling alone and had been attracted to the property by all the photographs and reviews. I wanted peace,quiet, a little warmth and a place to feel safe and relaxed. I found all of the above. I only left the property to visit the supermarket, a 10 minute drive away. The views are beautiful, and I spend many hours just gazing at the world from afar while sipping some of the fine local wine. If I wasn't enjoying the views out the front I was nestled in the perfectly comfortable 'swinging chair' listening to the trickle of the water in the pool and being rocked gently into a comfortable sleep! Michael the owner was very charming, friendly, welcoming and great company to chat to when I had had enough of talking to myself. Layla, his canine companion is a delight, and also took great delight in my plastic bottles. I came home feeling greatly refreshed, having found a wonderful place and what I hope are two lovely new friends. Thank you both so much for looking after me and making me feel so welcome. I really look forward t when I can return.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Pool Bar
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
La Sella
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The villa is ideally situated for walking holidays, close by are many paths and trails that will take you through this beautiful picturesque area. Whether you are an experienced hill walker or just like to take a leisurely stroll through the countryside, this area has it all.


Having viewed the coastline from the villa it is only a 15 minute drive to it. Choose from the cosmopolitan Javea, the historic Denia or any number of smaller villages along the coast, you find plenty of sand and space. In the summer months you can hire a jet ski, a boat or a paddle boat. Want peace and quiet? No problem. The Costa Blanca offers something for everyone.


Benidoleig is centrally placed between Alicante and Valencia (1 hour by car from Alicante airport and 1 hour 15 minutes by car from Valencia airport). We will email you directions from your arrival airport.


Benidoleig village is a 3 minute drive away down the mountain. The beautiful Jalon Valley with its many bodegas to please the wine enthusiast is 15 minutes by car. Approximately 45 minutes drive takes you to the historic mountain village of Guadalest, passing the Algar water falls on the way. A drive up to Benimaurell (famous for its cherries) takes 15 minutes where you can explore the stone and white washed village with breathtaking views to the Mediterranean.

Further Details:

The local village of Benidoleig has a bank, a small supermarket, bakery, newsagent, tobacconist, chemist, hairdressers and numerous bars and restaurants. You will find many local fiestas in Benidloeig and the surrounding villages during the summer months which are great fun (please ask us for dates and details). A large shopping centre is located in Ondara (10 minutes by car). Around the valley most villages offer excellent value 'menu del dia' (three courses and wine for under 10 euros).

Sports- Denia's yacht club and marina offer yacht charter, deep-sea fishing, diving & sailing courses. Hiking, walking, cycling:- The Vall de Laguar, Segaria mountain range and the Jalon and Rectoria valleys provide excellent walking, hiking or cycling routes. Absailing and canyon descent is available in the nearby Barranc del Infern. Horse riding - several stables in a 15-20km. radius. Tennis clubs are situated in Javea, Denia and Calpe and the urbanisation has its own court. Go-karting and Quads Circuits in Ondara, Moraira, Denia and Oliva. Bowls is also available at the nearby El Cid.

The urbanisaton where the villa is located also provides two communal swimming pools and a tennis court.

Rastro flea & antique market is held in Jalon every Saturday morning and each village has a weekly morning market.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Benidoleig, Javea, Moraira and Denia Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
April to June 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July to August 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
September to October 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
November to December 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The one thing that I need to stress (as many enquirers miss this) is to take note of my comments that I have made about suitability for children. Basically it is completely inappropriate for very young children. For older children I am happy to discuss further.

Generalitat Valenciana licence number VT-462436-A

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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