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Peaceful country retreat in Andalucia with stunning views

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool


About the property

A newly completed Spanish Cortijo in a breathtaking setting close to the village of Guajar Faraguit. It boasts a wonderful large private swimming pool with sunbathing terraces flanked by olive trees. El Refugio is an idyllic holiday destination for adults in need of quiet relaxation but also providing close access to the beaches of the Costa Tropical, the ski slopes of Sierra Nevada and the surrounding mountain pathways of Andalucia.

We provide:

1 double bedroom with en suite wet room

1 twin bedroom with separate wet room

Modern kitchen with fridge freezer, oven and hob



Comfortable living area with wood-burning stove

Satellite TV


Ceiling fans throughout

Utility room with washing machine

Large swimming pool, 1.8m depth

Private parking for numerous vehicles

Boules pitch

Towels and bed linen

Welcome pack


Not suitable for young children

No pets allowed

No smoking on the premises


110 km Malaga Airport. 1.5 hours mostly on new motorway

20km to beaches. 30 minutes

50km to ski slopes. 1.5 hours

1 km to nearest village with bars, local supermarket and bakery

More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Guajar-Faragüit in Costa Tropical

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Peaceful country retreat in Andalucia with stunning views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Lovely new house set in wonderful mountain scenery

  • 5 of 5

El Refugio is a beautifully appointed & comfortable house set on a huge terrace perched on the hillside over-looking the Rio Toba valley & surrounding hills. The situation is peaceful & private. Seating outside can be arranged to provide sun or shade throughout the day & the large pool provides cooling-off opportunities. The valley is verdant and the slopes clad with olive trees. The rocky outcrops & the ancient castle enhance the view & we spent hours gazing at the hillside through binoculars & spotting birds, lizards, butterflies & grasshoppers in the surrounding landscape & terrapins & eels in the river. Opening the blinds on the picture window of the master bedroom each morning was a real joy –a cup of tea in bed with an amazing view! The local villages offer a couple of good bars serving food & the nearest one has a bakery, minimarket & fruit shop, though you need to be prepared for a steep 1 km walk or a quick drive to get there. We visited the beach & did big shops at Salobrena some 20 km away & explored the Sierra Nevada & Alpujarras mountains about an hour’s drive away.

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vue à couper le souffle!

  • 5 of 5

Maison tout à fait conforme à l'annonce, propre et bien entretenue! Ron et Peter sont très réactifs! Nous y avons passé un super séjour à 4, et espérons pouvoir revenir très prochainement!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and that El Refugio lived up to your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy once again those breathtaking views!
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Vue imprenable, location très confortable

  • 4 of 5

Le chemin pour y arriver est raide mais la vue en vaut le coup! Maison confortable bien équipée et belle piscine. Le propriétaire était très réactif dès que j'avais une demande d'info. Et sur place la personne de contact est joignable sans souci. Petit paquet de bienvenue à notre arrivée avec quelques aliments (ça fait toujours plaisir). La connection wifi pas toujours opérationnelle. Je craignais les fortes chaleurs de juillet, mais vu l'altitude et le dégagement vers la vallée il y avait de l'air.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christine. I am pleased to know that your holiday was a success and that you enjoyed El Refugio. I agree, the view is certainly very special!
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  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.