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Luxury Villa with Pool & Jacuzzi Overlooking Beach in Atlanterra,Zahara (Atunes)



Updated: 29-Nov-2016
Villa in Zahara de los Atunes, Atlanterra,Costa de la Luz - All Living Areas, Including 5 Large Bedrooms, With Views Of White Sand Beach - 5 Mins Walk Away

At Villa Miramar we have sought to combine luxury with a high degree of comfort. Designed and furnished to the highest standard the villa offers a well equipped fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, living/dining room with satellite TV/DVD/video and sound system and wireless Broadband, ocean views from all bedrooms and living rooms, and air-conditioning and underfloor heating throughout. Surrounding the villa there is a spacious terrace with 180 degree unrestricted views of the ocean, where sightings of dolphins and whales are possible, and where, at the end of the day over drinks or dinner, you can enjoy the spectacular sunsets which frequently grace the bay. Within the secluded, well maintained garden, there is an infinity swimming pool with separate jacuzzi from which the beach – a 5 minute walk away – can be enjoyed, as well as a barbeque and swing. A sauna, bicycles, kayaks and tennis racquets are also available on request.

Please Note: Villa Miramar Registration No. issued by the Junta de Andalucia is VFTCA00678

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am British, living in London and am retired from a career in finance. My husband, who is American, and I travelled and lived for many years overseas for our work, buying Villa Miramar in Spain in 2001 for family holidays. Built by a German engineer to very exacting standards, the villa has since benefited from some refurbishment/renovation in order to offer both ourselves and our guests a true home from home. We are proud of it and as such we are very keen that all enjoy it there as much as we do. I make a point of calling all potential guests to the villa to ensure that a direct relationship exists between owner and guest and to ensure that we provide our guests with an exceptional level of service as well as every comfort. Please do get in touch with me on 07861 494208 for further information.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We love it. We've been lucky enough to stay in some fab villas all over Spain over the course of 10 years. But Miramar wins. Stunning views, great pool, gorgeous beach and well equipped villa"

"House is terrific, views superb. Many happy evenings sitting in the jacuzzi looking at the stars and Africa"

"Great place - can't wait to come back. Love the pool, the privacy and amazing views"
Apr 2005
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12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews


Fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

We cannot speak too highly of Villa Miramar. The service from the owner, Nicola, was unequalled. The villa is better equipped than any other place we have stayed in. And there is so much care put into providing you will all the information you need for your holiday.

The house itself is beaitifully designed, and the garden - with a scented orange tree you smell the moment you step out of the car - is magical. If you want somewhere where you realy will meet nooone else - it is in a very exclusive area - this place is for you.

We went to the beach every day, and most of the time (in april) there was no one else there.

In summary, we could not recommend this place more if you want peace and quiet and top comfort.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent villa in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week long stay at Miramar. Nicola was extremely helpful in the run up to the holiday, answering questions promptly and providing useful information. The villa did not disappoint. It is spacious, beautifully furnished and well equipped in a spectacular location. We loved hearing the sound of the sea when waking up in the morning, wandering down to the beach (15 minutes due to three little people in tow), and enjoying the late afternoon sun and sunsets from the villa garden by the pool and hot tub.

We mostly stayed in and around the villa during our week (we practically had the beach to ourselves) but enjoyed trips into Zahara for lunch or dinner, where we found the locals to be very friendly and accommodating towards our young children, and the food delicious. We also spent a few pleasant hours strolling around the narrow streets of Vejer de la Frontera for a change of scene.

Thank you Nicola for catering for all our needs at Miramar!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A truly wonderful family holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Miramar is a beautiful and very well maintained house and home. The location is perfect, some five minutes easy walk from the sweeping sandy beach, but just up from above the very quiet road. It is set in lovely gardens and you just go out of the garden gate to the sea. Pepe the gardener is there most days. The villa complex of Atlanterra is a mature development of very beautiful properties, of which Miramar is one!

Nicola was meticulous in her description of the property and nothing went unexplained. The accommodation worked very well for us as a group of six adults and four young children. The living area is lovely and we had every meal outside on the verandah. The kitchen is well appointed with everything you could need and two full size fridge freezers. The built in BBQ is terrific and we used it every day.

The pool is magnificent and ideal for both small children.and adults. The jacuzzi was hugely popular! All chairs, swimming aids are provided as well as equipment for the beach, parasols, spades buckets etc.

Zahara is an attractive little town unspoilt by tourism, with more than adequate local shopping. While it has beautiful beaches, we found no reason to visit them as our local beach was so unspoilt. The restaurant and bar scene is very lively although we were somewhat constrained by the ages of the children! I would particularily recommend El Rifugio as a perfect beach restaurant and La Sal for slightly more ambitious cuisine.

We visited Vejer which is an enchanting spot and worth exploring. Barbate is a functional little fishing port with a good supermarket and a daily produce market as well.

I would like to add a special word of thanks for the attention and service that Joke, the agent gave us. She was frierndly, helpful and obliging with a great 'can do' attitude.

Thank you Nicola from us all for wonderful holiday....we will be back.

Simon, Joanna and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning villa in location location location !

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of six adults, one three year old and two babies .celebrating my 60 th birthday, we were delighted to find ourselves in this stunning villa.with breathtaking views , one could never tire of , and a balcony that comfortably sat 30 for dinner. Along with space to dance and watch a flamenco guitarist play.

What makes Miramar so wonderful to rent is that the owners have furnished this as a home , and not like a holiday let. Therefore the standard of the furnishings are very comfortable, this extends to the outdoor furniture, and as we spent most of our time on the wonderful wrap around balcony , it's money well spent. I cannot recommend this highly enough. You will not be dissapointed. Must also comment on the most amazing customer service experience with the owner ! She tirelessly responded to all my questions , and I felt went the extra Mike to ensure we had the best holiday. Thank you very much , we really did appreciate it. To everyone looking at this....... Go you will truly love this place!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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London, Canada

A Spanish Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 6 adults vacationed at Miramar for 2 weeks. We used the villa as a base for touring many attractions and locations such as Gilbratar, Tangiers, Seville, Jerez, Ronda, Puerto Banos, Marbella.

The view from the villa was spectacular and the sounds from the ocean provide the background for a great sleeping.

The villa is well equipped and there is lots of space.

We enjoyed the local village of Zahara de Los Atunes and its local restaurents but most of all looked forward to returning from our daily journeys to the peace and quiet the villa location provided.

In the end we wished we had stayed longer and spent some extra time enjoying the beach are a short walk from the villa.

All in all Miramar was exceptional!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I share a special love for travel; in fact we first met each other while on holiday in Greece over 30 years ago (well to be more exact, he was on business and I was on holiday). Since then, we have seen the world together visiting almost every continent and enjoying lovely rental properties along the way (homes are so much more memorable than hotels). Never, however, have we enjoyed a place as much as the Villa Miramar. The Spanish have a word for magical, “magico”. Our stay at the Villa Miramar was indeed magico! This particular year we decided to share our love for the country of Spain with our entire family,5 adults and two 12 year olds. As we walked into Miramar we were breathless, it was so beautiful! The amazing views and simple but elegant design were in harmony with one another. An architecturally perfect wrap-around porch looked out over the sea and tip of Africa. The grounds were blooming with well kept flowers and fruit trees heavy with avocados and oranges. The accommodations couldn’t have been more perfect. Each of the adults had their own bedroom with ensuite. The children had two great bedrooms near the pool with a Jack and Jill bath. My son-in-law and daughter are wonderful cooks and the kitchen was a chef’s dream. Everything they needed to prepare a five star meal was at their fingertips, including access to a spectacular herb garden just outside. We ate at home three of the seven nights we were in Zahara, not that there weren’t wonderful restaurants within a ten minute drive. The “La Costa” was just down the hill and sat right on the beach. Their fresh fish was scrumptious! Our grandchildren loved “L’antola” for their fabulous pizzas and salads. The evening Spain played Netherlands in the World Cup, we splurged at a great restaurant, “La Bocita”. We sat outside surrounded by soccer fans and TVs’. The cuisine was 4 star and the experience, memorable. If shopping is your thing, there is a really nice women’s store in Zahara that sells unusual handmade jewelry and interesting casual wear, “Un Perlanda de Perlais”. Should you desire to venture out, the villa’s proximity to sightseeing could not have been more ideal. We enjoyed the monkeys in Gibraltar, were fascinated by Tangiers, and enthralled with the mountain town of Ronda complete with Spain’s oldest bull ring and matador museum. Finally, the villa itself was immaculate and working with the owner a real joy. Thanks for the memories, Nicola!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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From the Owner

We stumbled on the Costa de la Luz and the area around Zahara after our children were taught by a Spanish dyslexic teacher whose son lived in Cadiz and who strongly recommended this area as unspoilt, one of great natural beauty and with lovely beaches. We fell in love with it immediately. It reminded my husband of his native California and me of the area around Cape Town in South Africa,where we travelled with our children. After renting several villas ourselves in Atlanterra, we were fortunate enough to hear of the sale of Villa Miramar. We have since spent many happy times with our children, their friends, our families and friends and still have the same degree of excitement each time we go there.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gibraltar at 84 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cabo de la Plata-Atlanterra at 300 Metres Car: necessary


The Cabo de Gracia beach (otherwise known as as the Playa de los Allemanes)and the Cabo de Plata, on which the villa is located, are both within a 5 minute walk from Villa Miramar. The Zahara de los Atunes beach is within a 12 minute walk.


Miramar is 1 1/4 hours from Jerez and Gibraltar airports and 2 hours from Malaga and Seville airports by car. A car is essential.


Within easy reach of the villa are Tarifa (30 mins) -the wind capital of Europe with its magnificent kitesurfers and the launch pad to Africa and to the Straits to see the dolphins and whales, Cadiz (75 mins) - with its unique location surrounded by ocean and its splendid cathedral, Seville (120 mins) - arguably one of the most beautiful of European cities, Jerez (90 mins) with its Andalucian horses and sherry Bodegas and the beautiful, white Moorish village of Vejer is just 20 minutes away.

Further Details:

A local daily market, small supermarkets and some great restaurants are within 5 minutes drive of the villa. For more extensive shopping/dining Barbate and Vejer are only 15/20 minutes away. For those of a sporty disposition there is excellent windsurfing at Tarifa - the windsurf capital of Europe, kiting, scuba diving, swimming, horseback riding with tennis and golf additonally nearby; for those seeking cultural activities Cadiz, Seville, Jerez are all within a couple of hours from the villa, whereas for those seeking to explore the natural environment, the area benefits from great biological diversity with many nature reserves, as well as the annual bird migration to Africa.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 14
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 15
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 1
7 Jan 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 2
25 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 3
20 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 4
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 5
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 6
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 7
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Period 8
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £336

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Saturday-Saturday during the peak months of June – September and over Easter/Christmas and school half terms. Flexible at other times.
Optional extras:
In addition to the villa cost there is a supplement of Euros 210 per week for the use of the jacuzzi, Euros 90 per week for the sauna and Euros 80 per week for each bike or kayak

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

We first of all fell in love with the area because of its natural beauty - the ever-changing Atlantic ocean, the hills which are covered in flowers in the spring, the amazing rock formations, the annual bird migration in the spring and autumn when kites, eagles, buzzards, storks, hoopoes, rollers, bee-eaters etc can be seen, the amazing wealth of sea-life in the Straits with orcas, sperm whales, fin whales, pilot whales etc as well as many species of dolphins and the annual migration of the tuna. Having identified the area we then set about finding the right villa - very close to the beach, one with incredible ocean views with large terraces to enjoy them, a villa which was spacious yet cosy, elegant yet casual and would be flexible to suit different ages and requirement and finally had a beautiful garden - with a pool overlooking the ocean - where we could grow fresh produce that we and our guests could enjoy, . In Miramar we found it all.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


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


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • There are 4 full bathrooms with bath and/or shower - three ensuite and one shared. In addition, there is a separate guest lavatory, a separate shower for the sauna and one outside shower. Hair dryers are provided in all bathrooms.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/12 (5 Bedrooms +1 Study/Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: king size double with terrace. Bedroom 2: king size double. Bedroom 3: double bed with terrace. Bedroom 4: twin beds opening to garden. Bedroom 5: twin beds opening to garden. Bedroom 6/Study: double sofa bed All rooms have seaviews.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Suitable for year-round use, the villa has full air-conditioning and heating throughout. Bedrooms are located on all floors ensuring easy accessibility and suitablility for all ages. Outside: A large, circular terrace overlooking the beach and with views over the Straits to Africa surrounds the villa. On this terrace there is a comfy sofa, chairs and coffee table for relaxation away from the sun, as well as two dining tables accommodating up to 16 people. On the lawn by the swimming pool there are 10 sunlounge chair for sun-lovers. The top floor bedrooms share another terrace with views also over the ocean. A small table and 4 chairs allows guests to enjoy early morning coffee in privacy. The garden at the back of the villa has a BBQ with its own lighting, a swing and a vegetable garden for guests' use. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, two outside drying units, additional fridge/freezer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, linen and beach towels are included and are changed weekly. Cleaning of the villa at the end of the rental is included, as well as a weekly clean for rentals longer than one week. Extra cleaning can be arranged as an optional extra. Other: The house is arranged over 3 floors. The two top floors comprise the principal living space including 3 bedrooms along with a study which doubles as a sixth bedroom The garden level has two bedrooms with shower as well as the sauna with a separate shower.

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