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Begur-fantastic holiday villa - large private pool & direct sea views-slps 9-10

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

5 bedrooms.Spacious living areas.Nr Begur and Sa Riera beach.Peaceful location

Casa Alfora is in a particularly peaceful setting with direct sea views, large private pool, aircon and WIFI. In a superb location, 5mins by car or 20mins walk takes you to the historic castle town of BEGUR where you will find a fantastic choice of restaurants, tapas bars, cafes and a few late night cellar bars making Begur attractive for all ages. A relaxing time can be spent exploring the cobbled streets which are littered with beautiful shops, cafes and restaurants and the weekly market is always fun with clothes, food and general items for sale. If you walk up to the castle at the head of the town you can enjoy amazing views and there are many interesting walks from Begur details of which can be found at the local tourist office. No traffic passes through the centre of the village which makes the old square an enchanting place to sit and watch the world go by whilst sitting at one of the outside cafes or bars. In the high season there is much activity in both the squares in Begur with local artists` work on display, activities for children and live music with dancing, both traditional and modern.

Just 2km away is the charming old fishing village of Sa Riera with its golden sand beach and waterfront restaurants. There are many coastal resorts nearby including Tamariu, Aiguablava, Calella de Palafrugell and Llafranc, each with sandy coves and waterfront activities. Also of great interest is the medieval walled town of Pals(15mins) and Peratallada(20mins). Since this region was the home to Salvador Dali, you can visit his castle at Pubol (20mins), his museum at Figueres (45mins) and his summer house (absolutely fascinating) at Port Lligat((1hr). These are approximate drive times.

Casa Alfora has undergone a facelift for 2012 with many new furnishings and complete redecoration.


Casa Alfora offers great holiday accommodation on one level. On approach there are two garages at road level and you have use of one of these. There are two gates to the steps which lead up to the garden and house level with the front door at the side of the house. A welcoming hall leads into the large open plan living area with full width glass doors looking to the pool, garden and sea. The living area has sofas and occasional furniture and for your entertainment there is a flat screen sat TV, DVD player and sound system with ipod dock. The large wood burning stove is fantastic for winter lets. Airconditioning and a ceiling fan are there to cool you down in the hot summer months. The far end of the living area has a dining table and ten chairs with an additional airconditioning unit and ceiling fan. The glass doors give excellent look out to the full width covered terrace and the garden and pool beyond.

Leading from the dining area is a spacious open plan kitchen fully fitted with granite worktops and ample storage and the central island makes a good meeting point for a pre-dinner drink! Facilities include dishwasher, fridge/freezer, coffee maker, oven, hob and microwave. The window view from the kitchen is of the sea and garden.

Leading off the main living area at the kitchen end is a hallway to a large double bedroom, bathroom with bath, shower, basin, wc and washing machine. Bunk bedroom and shower room. At the living room end of the house is a twin bedroom with sea views and a hallway leading to two further bedrooms (twin and a double), a bathroom with bath, basin wc and shower and a separate additional cloakroom. This separates the accommodation up making it a good choice of villa for two families.

The outside area provides many places to explore and relax in. The full width covered terrace leading off the living room provides a wonderful outside living area with views of the pool, countryside and sea. Seating and dining for ten people plus a large built in bbq with easy access from the kitchen and living area completes the scene.

Leading from the front covered terrace is the swimming pool approximately 10m x 5m with a diving board, surrounded by lawn and two sun terraces with sunbeds and garden furniture. A wonderful chill out zone.The pool is easily seen from the indoor living area.

The rear terrace has table tennis and is a great games area within its own separate space.

Steps lead from the back of the house to a raised garden area providing a fantastic adventure playground for kids!

Facilities include:

Air conditioning


Washing machine and outside drying area

Oven, hob, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, iron, ironing board, fridge/freezer, hair dryer

For your peace of mind we have installed a safe

Our local manager can meet you on arrival and at checkout and is available in the event of any queries you may have during your holiday. We have late arrival arrangements in place.

Included in your rental:


Bathroom towels

Pool towels

Weekly cleaning and change of bathroom towels and linen




Optional Extras:

Cot, highchair

Beach towels

Home catering- paella and other menus


Grocery shopping delivery for your arrival

Celebration cakes

Food pack

Goodies hamper

Sleeps 10

If you are a larger group our villa next door, Villa Rocas, sleeps 10-11 people. You can view this villa on this site at ref 437742

Casa Alfora can be rented to smaller groups in low and mid season. Please enquire for rates and availability

More Details

Property Manager
Sheila Yelland
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017

About Sheila Yelland

Having been involved in property rentals in the UK since 1990 it seemed a natural progression to do this in Spain where we have bought/ built four villas since 2001 and have now sold one of those villas.

I started up a company in 2001 called Spanish Haven and advertised our villas as well as villas belonging to other owners, friends and family in the Begur region. We then expanded our areas to include Greece, Portugal, Italy and Mallorca and changed the name of the company to Haven On Earth. After many successful years with our small family business we sustain a very good reputation for the personal service we provide.

Sheila Yelland purchased this villa in 2001

Why Sheila Yelland chose Begur

Begur is such a charming town and the beaches are glorious; sandy and with waterfront restaurants and we had such a good holiday the first time we went to Begur that we decided we wanted to have a holiday home here. Casa Alfora appealed to us greatly because of the sea views, the large swimming pool and its proximity to Begur and the beaches. We have since upgraded the interior of Casa Alfora and each year make new improvements to the house and garden. This year we provided a tennis table which has been a great success with renters.

What makes this villa unique

The full width covered terrace was a great attraction. One time there it was warm but pouring with rain and a crowd of us sat on the covered terrace eating and drinking, having a great time whilst watching the rain pour down and keeping warm and dry at the same time! We have also enjoyed winter time with the large wood-burning stove which we installed and of course the wonderful sea and country views were a big draw!

Guestbook comments from the manager

“Just arrived back from our trip to Begur – we loved it! The house was in such a wonderful setting for outdoor living. The pool was brilliant, we really appreciated it in the heat. Thank you very much for helping us organise our holiday!”
Aug 2006
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Car: recommended

This is the unspoilt Costa Brava or Catalonia which has escaped invasion by Tour Operated holiday groups and where most of the properties are owned by Barcelonians. With an abundance of delightful coastal towns and idyllic sandy coves, this region is rarely overcrowded and has retained real Spanish charm. This is an area you will want to return to again and again.Every day you can find a new diversion, be it a cultural pursuit, taking the kids to a water park, playing tennis, snorkelling, sailing, or a lazy day at one of the beautiful sun drenched sandy coves with clear water and beach front restaurants. The coastal resorts all have a choice of waterfront restaurants, cafes and shops and it is a real pleasure to wander the little streets around the harbour fronts and enjoy the spectacular scenery of this rugged coastline. Development here has slowed right down and you will come across villas unexpectedly tucked away. No large apartment development is possible due to the rugged terrain.


Ski: You can be on the slopes at La Molina in approximately 3 hours drive time from Begur with Andorra a little further away. Very good skiing for all levels, uncrowded and less expensive than France or Switzerland.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Begur in El Baix Empordà

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Bath, basin, shower over bath, w.c.
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower , Bath, basin, shower over bath, w.c.
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure , Shower cubicle
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , wc and wash hand basin
  • Each bathroom is fully tiled with bath and shower over, wc and wash hand basin There is a separate shower cubicle ensuite to the small double bedroom A separate wc with wash hand basin
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 150cm double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 135cm double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 2 full size single beds
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Full size single bed with pullout bed underneath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , bunk beds
  • 5 bedrooms: Large double with door to side terrace Small double with ensuite shower Twin with sea view Twin bedroom Bunk beds Each bedroom is furnished with bedside table, wardrobes and drawers or shelving and chair
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
WIFI throughout the house Airconditioning in the main living area Ceiling fans in the main living area Plasma TV - Sat with UK channels DVD player IPOD dock Table tennis Dishwasher Washing machine Oven Ceramic hob Coffee maker Toaster Iron/ironing board Hairdryer Fridge/freezer Microwave Sunbeds Indoor and outdoor dining for 10 people with additional outdoor dining area for 6 people Comfortable seating indoors and outdoors Our local manager can meet you on arrival and at checkout and we we arrangements in place for late arrivals. Any queries during your stay can be dealt with at local level. Garage and street parking is available outside the villa. Included in your rental: Bed linen Bathroom towels Pool towels Weekly cleaning Weekly change of linen & bathroom towels Optional Extras: all subject to availability Beach towels Cot High chair Babysitting Beach towels Grocery delivery for your arrival Paella evening catered at your villa. Other menus available Celebration cake


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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Begur, Costa Brava

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Sep 2017 - 29 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Mar 2018 - 24 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
13 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Jul 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Aug 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Sep 2018 - 28 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Included at advertised rates:linen/towels, pool towels, weekly cleaning/change of linen/bathroom towels

30% deposit on reservation. Balance 2 months prior to holiday.
Payments accepted : credit card for sterling and euro payments. AMEX, UK debit card, bank transfer in pounds or euros.
Security deposit: credit card details

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.