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Luxury Spanish family-friendly villa, large private swimming pool, themed bar!



Updated: 20-Nov-2016
4 bedroom, 2 bathroom + Ensuite, outside themed bar, infant play area with shade sails, secure fenced area to pool.Mountain view

Villa Amarilla is a private luxury Spanish Modern villa with everything you need for your self-catering holiday.

The villa and it's swimming pool is for the sole use of guests only.

The villa is also suitable for families with young or older children, honeymooners! Couples or groups get togethers.

Villa Amarilla is clean, tidy, spacious and enjoys 2 family bathrooms including an ensuite in the main master bedroom with its own good size shower. Both Master bedroom and double bedroom have their own access to the top terrace which has outdoor comfortable rattan furniture with cushions and wall parasols for shade.

Cool air-conditioning throughout the ground floor area and in the main master bedroom.

The villa enjoys its own private larger than average swimming pool and has a toddler friendly fenced (Lockable gated area) leading to the swimming pool and sunbathing.

In the pool area here is an outdoor mosaic shower with separate WC/Changing room/utility.

Because the villa is nice and spacious family & friends can enjoy spending time together and there are shaded terraces to escape the sun. Which includes a shade sail play area for infants.

To the back of the villa is the outdoor built BBQ with paella gas ring includes kitchen area, and your very own private Spanish/Mexican themed bar named (Bar Picanti) there are party lights and bar accessories, and in the entertainment terrace area there is seating and tables with overhead shade sail to keep you cool, here you can enjoy time with family & friends, why not celebrate someone's birthday or anniversary or just party!

Villa Amarilla is located just 700 meters from bars/restaurants a cafe/shop which is walk-able and under 4 minutes drive to the whitewashed village of Comares where you will find a supermarket, ceramic shop in the plaza square, Bars, restaurants, pharmacy, 2 banks, Tobacconist. Village tour available with guide, Donkey taxi and Zip wire!

The villa is also perfectly situated for day trips! And is approx 35 min drive to Torre del Mar beach which has a large street market on a Thursday. There is also a Multi-complex shopping center with the Aqua-Velez water park just opposite for a great day of fun.

The villa enjoys uninterrupted fantastic mountain views, great for relaxing & enjoying the Spanish climate and surrounded by attractive tropical gardens.

We invite you to come and enjoy our holiday villa!

More Details
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello, my name is Samantha and I am the owner of the villa you are viewing. I hope that the information we have provided in our profile and the information about Villa Amarilla will help you feel more comfortable in making the decision if our holiday villa is right for you.

We invite you to email us anytime with questions, that we may have not answered in our advert, I will be happy to answer them for you before you decide on booking with us.

I Hope to hear from you soon.

Kindest regards,


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Guestbook comments from the owner

The Spanish themed bar, the large pool, the views, WiFi, pool table. ping pong, lots of space to chill out, within walking distance of two good bar / restaurants and a 5 minute drive up to the lovely unspoiled village of Comares along with ease of booking with Samantha the owner and John who looks after the villa he will be there to greet you and will come early mornings during the week to do the pool so unless you need him he will not disturb you. We have had fantastic holidays here since 2008 and look forward to returning again, as every year they have made improvements to the villa where some holiday accommodation just provide the basics.
Aug 2016
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11 Reviews

based on 11 holidaymaker reviews


Great stay in a lovely Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at Villa Amiralla in October, very comfortable with quality equipment, we loved all the outdoor areas and only went inside when it got a bit cooler. The BAr area was great fun and the BBQ area was really good, could have done with a bit more BBQ equipment and somewhere to get rid of the burnt coals with some equipment to do this. As other have said Table Mountain restuarant a short walk away is great and for those willing to walk slightly further then Comares is great. All in all a fantastic holiday and would certainly go back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful haven

  • 4 of 5

This is a fantastic property with lots of breathtaking views and plenty to do at the house due to the table tennis, pool and swimming pool. It is quite a trek to get to Comares from Malaga but if you're looking for a place of haven away from it all then there's not many better places!

The only reasons I didn't give it five stars was the fact that there was no welcome pack (even though we were arriving on a Sunday and no shops were open!), there were prices fixed to shelving in the cupboards telling you how much each plate/glass etc would be should you break it and the fact that we were charged for wifi and use of the pool balls. This to mind does not create the right impression to guests. I can say however, that John was very helpful and friendly as our go to guy. We had a great week!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and amazing relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have been to this villa a few times now, and we are back for our honeymoon in september!

The scenery and landscape is amazing!

The villa is huge with so many modern day delights it makes this villa fully equip for anything.

The pool is the biggest ive seen at any villa its one of the reasons we keep coming back. The contact from samantha the owner is great she always replies to emails with any queries or questions you have. The villa has a massive double with ensuite and a.double.bedroom which all lead out to a beautiful balcony which was sat out most mornings watching the sunrise. Theres 2 twins rooms aswell. Never used the bbq area much this time round but will again. Sat at the bar picanti while the kids poured us a juice pretending to work there haha

The sofa also pulls out to a double pullout bed too.

Its about half an hour walk up hill to shops but there is a small shop and restaurant 5 to 10mins walk down hill its like an aladdins cave it has bread and juice to jewellry to toys and covers and ornaments everythin in it!

The villa is a suntrap but plenty areas for shade.for those who dont like to be roasted too much.

Local taxi service is excellent his prices are so cheap i thought id heard wrong first time he saved us a fortune and will wait for u going back to villa if your going food shopping so he can help you!

The villa is immaculate and clean and has a pool table which my family are never off of playing tournaments etc. One thing we missed was wifi to contact other family members via whatsapp and facebook but Samantha the owner is working on this.

Can rate this villa highly enough. 5stars

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our 6th time in Villa Amarilla and as usual it was surperb. The villa is spacious and has everything you need. The pool is fantastic. I would highly recommend Villa Amarilla.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A fantastic family villa in a great setting.

  • 5 of 5

Firstly, directions to the property were excellent - a big help as we had a very late arrival. The Villa exceeded our expectations - it was clean, spacious and perfect for us and our three young children. We all loved the pool (even if a tiny bit cold as it was only May). We had a trip to the beach but the kids had no interest as they had all they wanted at the villa.

John the greeter hit exactly the right tone in terms of customer service and we've already recommended the property to friends and family.

The area is stunning - particularly Comares - and it's a pleasure to feel like you're actually in a very different place (particularly the price of wine and beer!). Hasta la próxima vez!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review on Villa Amarilla. It is really important to try and give as much information as is possible with directions especially with any new works that have been done to motorways or roads so we do try to update as much as possible for our guest's. Our priority is providing guests with what they need while away from home, including having direct contact with our greeter who will always do their utmost to give you as our guest any information and help where needed during your stay. Each year we are trying to add more facilities for families with children where needed to help parents enjoy their villa holiday so all the family get a little time to relax, whilst still keeping the villa suitable for those guests that do not have families. Comares is beautiful and indeed almost untouched in away from all the hussle and bussle of the tourist areas while being in easy reach of shopping trips, day trips, beach and weekly markets. Thank you for giving us your insight and thoughts of your stay. Muchas Gracias! Samantha.
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Magnifique villa très bien équipé

  • 5 of 5

Dans un cadre idyllique très belle villa agréable à toute heure ! !!

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Il est très agréable d'entendre que vous avez apprécié votre séjour à la Villa Amarilla Nous sommes toujours à penser à ce que nos clients ont besoin pour rendre leur séjour à la villa confortable, surtout pour les clients avec de jeunes enfants , donc nous sommes heureux que vous pensiez que la villa est bien équipée . Nous vous remercions de laisser les autres savent ce que vous pensiez de la villa et de votre séjour pour vous remercier d'avoir pris le temps laisser un avis . Samantha. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Amarilla. We are always thinking of what our guests need to make their stay at the villa comfortable, especially for guests with young children, so we are happy that you thought the villa is well equipped. We appreciate you letting others know what you thought of the villa and your stay so thank you for taking the time leave a review. Samantha.
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Table Mountain Comares
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From the Owner

Our land was purchased by my Husband and I with the intention of building (together) our very own Spanish villa in this beautiful unspoiled part of Spain. We spent just under a year lovingly building our villa, it took lots of blood, sweat, tears and a fantastic marriage and friendship to make Villa Amarilla what it is today. My husband has been building for over 30 years and I have spent a good 20 years learning the trade whether I wanted to or not, as it happens I love it! We pride ourselves on keeping the villa to a high standard thus making sure all our guests have the same experience during their stay at Villa Amarilla.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga AGP at 49 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : El Molino & Table Mountain at 700 Metres Nearest Restaurant : El Molino & Table mountain at 700 Metres Car: recommended


Torre del Mar is the nearest beach, every Thursday there is a large market and worth visiting, there are lots of fresh fruit and veg stalls. On the seafront you will find lots of chiringito's where you can try the local Spanish food, where they serve fish and seafood daily. In Torre del mar you will find lots of bars & restaurants, there is also a few small supermarkets and bakery's aopen on a Sunday now, you will find these up the side streets. The nearest water park is Aqua-velez and is a 35 minuet drive from the villa, here opposite is the large multi-complex shopping centre EL Engenio where you will find everything all under one roof including the large supermarket Eroskis. Caleta de Velez beach is 40 min drive. Nerja, Frigiliana,Torrox 45-50 mins drive approx. Malaga is 45 mins drive and a great day out for shopping, sightseeing, museum's, eating out. Why not visit Malaga and taking in the sight's smells and sounds in the large indoor food market a must!. Granada is 1hr-30mins, visit the Alambra (Tickets bought prior to visiting is best and you are given a time slot) Torremolinos, waterpark and Tivoli world. Benamendena with attractions 1 hour drive approx., the port is a lovely day out where you can eat at one of their many restaurants overlooking the port. Marbella 1 hr 30 mins drive approx., another good day out shopping or stroll around the port. Gibralta 2 hrs drive hrs drive, advise to go early in the morning use toll roads easier and much quicker (Make sure you take your passports)


Car hire is recomended if you wish to have days out sightseeing, beach, waterparks etc. Malaga Airport is aprox 45mins drive to the villa & Granada Airport is just over 1hr-30mins drive to villa.


Driving times: Comares less than 4 mins or healthy 25 min walk. Los Ventorros 3 min or 10 min walk. Benamagosa 12 mins. Triana 18 mins. Velez-Malaga 35 mins. Torre del mar 38 min. Lake Vinuela 40 mins. Colmenar under 20 mins. Romo 10 mins. Malaga 45 min. Marbella 1 hour. Granada over 1 hr. Seville just over 2 hrs. Gibraltar is Tax free and 2 hrs approx drive by toll roads costs from 16 Euros RTN low season to 25 Euros RTN high season info/directions available in our welcome folder at the villa.

Further Details:

You are welcome to email us 24-7 with your enquirys and we will usually reply within 6-12 hours. If you are bringing a baby/infant with you, we provide a full size cot and highchair/changing mat/baby bath/baby safety swivel chair/door stoppers/cupboard locks FREE OF CHARGE Including Cot linen on request (Cot linen provided 1 top and 1 bottom sheet + 1 thin fleece blanket, duvet cooler months) We can also provide up to 2 x travel cots which you can hire at 15 euros per cot per week. Please note linen for the travel cots is not provided so you will need to bring with you. Also available to hire Moses basket 15 euros per week Tommee Tippee microwave bottle sterilizer and food/bottle warmer 10 euros per week Baby listening monitor 10 euros per week. Local shops are open Mon-sat 9am-2pm then again in the evening 6pm-8pm large supermarkets open all day 10am-10pm details info and written directions will be given to you on your arrival with villa keys. We provide 2 driving route directions from Malaga airport to the villa. We have the usual scenic route from Malaga to the villa and the other route is via the large multi-complex shopping centre near Torre Del Mar, El Engenio. Some of our guests like to stop off along the route and stock up on food and drink, coal etc before arriving at the villa on check-in at 4pm. New! We have now included a full size exterior ping-pong table for guest to use during their stay if they wish (Hire the play equipment for a minimum of 1 week/10 euros for pool and 10 euros for ping-pong per week) All hire charges are payable in euros to your greeter on arrival day.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
JULY Early Special
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
9 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Weekly rates quoted for up to 8 people

There is a returnable £100 security deposit that will be refunded in full provided there are no damages or breakages.

Note: We have a £35/42Eu fee for any amendments made after final payment is made.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day Sat-Sat check-in 4pm/check-out before 10am. Changeover days flexible from Oct to April

Notes on prices:
(Quoted rental rate is for 8 guests) added extra guest fee is £70 per person per week. You are welcome to email us 24/7 with your villa enquiry.

DISCOUNTED RATES NOTE: We offer discounted rates for last minute bookings, less than 6 weeks!

You are welcome to email us anytime to ask if we have any discounted weeks available for you.

Our availability calendar is kept up to date so has our most recent availability. Email us today, you may be surprised how affordable last minute deals are and get a great holiday villa deal!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 20-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

The villa we built together can now be enjoyed by not just ourselves but anyone who would like to get away from it all and relax. We hope that if you decide to stay at the villa that you will enjoy the fantastic, beautiful unspoilt surroundings with unbelievable, uninterrupted panoramic views, Comares is a beautiful village less that 4 mins from the villa, the people there are friendly and very welcoming. Guests can enjoy the villa inside and outside and all that the villas facility’s has to offer them during their stay. We think that the villa is an excellent getaway for everyone, including family's with children and we think the villa gives a feeling of homeliness’ with a bit of luxury and comfort, including your own private swimming pool and would be a great holiday experience for anyone looking for a holiday villa in this part of sunny Spain. Villa Amarilla awaits you!

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


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


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


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


  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower), Bath with shower over head WC/Sink
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Family bath, seperate good size shower/WC & Sink
  • Outside mosaic shower - Toilet, Outdoor Shower, Outdoor mosaic shower located next to laundry room/WC & Sink
  • Master bedroom with en-site - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Good size shower with WC/Sink/travel plug & hair dryer
  • Private en-suite in king size bedroom, large shower, sink and toilet 1st bathroom with bath/over shower sink and toilet 2nd bathroom with full size bath, large separate shower and toilet Mosaic shower has separate toilet/changing located in pool area.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, Double bedroom own access to top terrace with views!
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, Master bed En-suite, air-conditioning, access to top terrace
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Ceiling fan and wall heating.
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, Ceiling fan and wall heating.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Hair dryers & Travel plugs provided in all bedrooms. Mosquito nets on all bedroom windows. Bedroom 1 Air-conditioning with king size bed/en-suite shower, heating. Wardrobe, chest of draws. Hairdryer EU Plug adaptor. Own access to balcony. Bedroom 2 double/wardrobe, chest of draws. Own access to balcony. Ceiling fan. Wall heating. Hairdryer EU Plug adaptor. Bedroom 3 twin/wardrobe, chest of draws. Ceiling fan. Wall heating. Hairdryer EU Plug adaptor. Bedroom 4 twin/wardrobe, chest of draws. Ceiling fan. Wall heating. Hairdryer EU Plug adaptor. Villa cot: Free Linen included. Travel cots: Hire 15 Euros per week High chairs: Free Double/Single Air-bed: Free for extra guests to use.


  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Villa Amarilla is suitable for families with children. We have a fenced/gated area leading to the pool & sunbathing. Notes on accommodation: Villa Amarilla is suitable for families with children. We have a fenced/gated area leading to the pool & sunbathing. Notes: For Mum's n Dad's •Free Villa cot + high chair, Cot linen provided. •Travel cots available 15 Euros per week •Tommee Tippee baby microwave bottle sterilizer/bottle & food warmer available 10 Euros per week •Musical Baby bouncer + musical animal play mat + doughnut 15 Euros per week •Baby monitor available at 10 Euros per week •Bath swivel chair •Changing mat •Baby bath 0-6 months •Free 3 Baby stair gates 2 Internal 1 External for stairs •Infant picnic table •Play tent *Infant chairs *Car mat with cars and garage *baby toys *Baby doll and buggy •Ride on bike plastic bikes •Potty *Pool Sun loungers *Poolside mosaic shower with separate changing room/sink/WC and utility. Outside: The villa has a large private swimming pool 10x5m with inset lighting for the evenings) choose to relax on one of the sun loungers located around the terrace areas. Pool is serviced weekly and maintained all year round but not heated. There are several tables & chairs around the villa. We have a Spanish built BBQ (coal or wood fuel) with separate gas ring, includes outside kitchen area which has food preparation surfaces, sink & also an outside fridge for drinks & BBQ food *see photo's. Sunbathing areas. Planted gardens, shaded terraces & Chino stoned areas. Large outside shower with separate WC/changing room/utility. Private sun terrace areas below pool, has fantastic mountain views! We have a Spanish/Mexican themed bar, cocktail bar accessories & drinks optics including an entertainment patio with shade sail. Just below the top terrace there is a good sized outside dining area with seating, here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch & evening meals with family or friends RELAX ENJOY! Also located here is a play area for toddler/infants with picnic table, play house, play kitchen with shade sail. Utility Room: Outside: Washing machine, ironing board, iron, hoover, mop, bucket, broom, clothes horse, outside washing line + pegs. All cleaning products provided free of charge to use during your self-catering holiday. Wash tablets supplied for 2 wk stays for towels. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The Villa, garden & pool areas are prepared ready for check-in at 4 pm. Bed linen and towels provided.Note maid service is NOT provided. Clean bed linen delivered weekly. All cleaning products provided free of charge. Villa is self-catering. Other: Bedrooms have mosquito nets & heated radiator's on walls. Bed 2-3 & 4 have ceiling fans. Extra guest's double sofa bed or air-bed located in Air-conditioned lounge.

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