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Chic 2 bed penthouse apartment top of village La Herradura great views

Bedrooms 2
Space 925 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Panoramic private penthouse apartment top of La Herradura village

New very private and quiet 2 bed mid-size apartment at top of La herradura village. Stunning views over mountains, bay and village. Lounge with dining area and sofa bed to sleep extra 2. Wood burning stove. 2 double bedrooms. 1 fully tiled bathroom with shower/bath/bidet. Fully fitted modern kitchen. Overhead fans and electric radiators in each room. Terrace from lounge overlooks mountain view. Spiral staircase leads to very large private top terrace with stunning views over bay, mountains and village. Lift to first floor apartment. Free parking outside in square. 8 minutes drive down one way street to beach/village. Also accessible by steep village steps for the young and hardy - not for older clients. Children's park by roadside parking. Suit sunbathers and shade lovers alike as top terrace has sun all day long and lounge terrace gets sun in mid-afternoon. Patio table/chairs/sun chairs. Free internet

La Herradura is a quiet horseshoe bay nestled between majestic mountains and towns of Nerja and Almunecar. Nerja is a very lively beautiful tourist town and Almunecar a popular Spanish beach resort. La Herradura has a horseshoe pebble beach with chiringuitos for long leisurely meals. On the back of the promenade are a host of inexpensive restaurants and bars. Not known to be a nightlife resort but very popular with Spanish from Granada at weekends. Daily vegetable, bread and fish market. 1 hours drive from ski resort in Sierra Nevada. 8 minutes drive to Marina del Este - a small sailing port with restaurants and alternative beach (for when it is windy in LH). 15 mins drive from mountain village of Frigliana. Weekly markets in Nerja & Almunecar. Water in the Med is fresh and cold in all seasons. Local restaurants specialise in fresh fish. Superb for deep sea diving, mountain trekking, wind-surfing, canoeing, para-gliding and sailing. Paradise for chilling out.

The mountains are spectacular and are especially popular in the mild winter months for hikers from all over Europe. A superb base for a walking/hiking holiday in the off season months. Sking is excellent in the Sierra Nevada mountains - now with the new road barely 50 minutes drive from La Herradura.

More Details

Linda Walsh
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Agent speaks all above languages in Spain.
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

Why Linda Walsh chose La Herradura

If you would like to stay at the top of an old village among the true villagers this is for you. Although the actual apartment is very chic and quiet inside it is situated at the very top of the village with stunning views from the rooftop private terrace. You can look out at the mountains, bay and over the rooftops of the village below.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in La Herradura in Costa Tropical

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 925 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Bathroom is fully tiled on walls and floor and has shower in bath plus bidet. All contemporary fittings are white. Wall heater.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , cot available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Each bedroom has double bed with large wardrobe and overhead fan. Roller shutters on bedroom windows. Lounge has large sofa bed to sleep 2 also with overhead fan. Child's cot available by arrangement and high chair. Electric wall radiators in each bedroom. Overhead fans in every room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • caves
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Apartment has lift which makes it easy for older clients but there is a spiral staircase to upper terrace which might make it difficult for clients with mobility problems. Lower covered terrace very accessible and easy access to apartment on the level. For winter rentals there are electric radiators in all rooms and a tiled stove which makes the lounge very cosy. For summer there are overhead fans in all rooms and as the apartment is located at the top of the village there is a good breeze. Fresh bed linen and bath/beach towels are included.They are cleaned before and after rentals. If desired a cleaning service any time during your stay is available upon request. Typical charge for full clean is £50. Hair-dryer available. Traveling cot available. High chair on request. Smokers are kindly asked to use top terrace. Barbecue is on top terrace. Lounge has large sliding doors leading to lower balcony which is superb for all outdoor eating with fabulous mountain views.


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Chic 2 bed penthouse apartment top of village La Herradura great views
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Very roomy and well equipped apartmentlovely roof terrace with great views

  • 4 of 5

Very hot weather whilst we were there made sleeping difficult 80dedrees plus

at three in the morning.fans made it seem even hotter.ffront bedroom could be noisy so shutters had tp be down at night.on tthe whole we had a very good holiday .

Christiane was very approachable and helpful.we arrived later than expected and we were greeted with a smile.a big thank you

To her i hope we werent too mucj of a pain.😊?

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful, clean and comfortable apartment

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this well equipped, spacious and spotlessly clean , comfortable apartment. The top terrace is a stunning space to totally relax with fabulous sea views. The bottom terrace is great for hot days to have breakfast with mountain views. The description of the apartment and location is totally accurate. Although some streets are steep in terms access, you get used to the walk to the beach and back! Linda and Pat could not have been more helpful as hosts. Highly recommended. Alfredo and Karen

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great terrace

  • 5 of 5

The appartment of Linda Walsh is nice, the terrace is magnificent. La Herradura is a nice beach village with only Spanish tourists. Tips for bars and restaurants given by Linda are usefull. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Return visit

  • 5 of 5

3rd visit to this property, starting to feel like home from home. Very well equipped & no trick photography on the website to give a false impression - what you see is exactly what you get. The apartment is well maintained and spotlessly clean - everything you want when away from home. The roof terrace is great for relaxing and the downstairs terrace is shaded and perfect for eating when it is very hot.

However to give some balance, this is not on an urbanisation, it is in a true village with Spanish neighbours nearby going about their normal life but not always quietly, (this could bother some people but not us). Location is at the top of the village with a 10 minute walk to the town but could be considerably longer on the way back up dependent on consumption of lunch/dinner...... Overall we would happily recommend this rental to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our X-mas holidays in this nice, complete and homey apartment at the top of the village! The wonderful weather conditions made it possible to enjoy the big private terrace on top of the apartment. The road down to the village was quite steep, but how nice to walk through the streets of this authentic place

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2013
  • Date of Stay: December 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful flat with a great view

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in the apartment in April 2011.

The apartment was nice,very clean and comfortable and very well equipped as can be seen on the fotos. The sunroof was great. Only very small minus: the sky-tv has english channels only and no spanish or other channels.

The apartment is on top of the hill so that a car is needed. There is a large choice of shops and restaurants in La Herradura.

We hope to stay in the apartment again and will recommend it to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: April 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
390 Metres
El Salon
Nearest Ferry
700 Miles
Nearest Train
80 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
La Herradura
Nearest Restaurant
420 Metres
Bola Marina
Car: recommended

Golf: 18 hole links golf course on the coast in Motril. Can be booked ahead - normally easy access. Reasonalby priced green fees.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

20% security deposit is required on booking and is returnable 2 weeks after return date subject to damage inspection.Full rental is required one month before start date. Overhead fans, electric radiators, bedlinen inc. all beds made up in advance, cleaning before/after departure is included. Agent meeting/greeting service is included. Late clients (arriving after 8pm - 11pm) or weekends and Spanish public holidays are subject to a €25
cash fee paid direct to the agent. Late arrivals 11pm - 1am subject to special arrangement direct with agent €35 fee. No arrivals after 1am
Please. Agent speaks German, spanish, Dutch, Italian, French as well as English.
Satelite TV in English, Spanish and German included. Pay as you go Wifi internet available at reasonable daily, weekly and monthly rates.
We offer very inexpensive long stay rentals in the winter. For example a 2 month stay would be €750 per month including electricity, water, rubbish collection, bedlinen, towels etc. Perfect for a small family or couple to escape the harsh Northern winters. Electric radiators in every room and a wood burning stove in the lounge. Apartment is very easy to heat and gets full sun on the upstairs terrace from sunrise to sunset. We can arrange weekly cleaning service if required at reasonable rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.