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Country house with Private Pool, Terraces, Extensive Gardens and Breathtaking Se



Updated: 15-Oct-2016
Villa near Comares, Costa del Sol - Peaceful Location Close to Historic White Mountain Village of Comares

La Huerta Ganga combines a tasteful blend of Moorish and traditional Spanish architectural features, and is styled in warm ochre and terracotta with splashes of white to reflect the hot Mediterranean sun. Large verandas and a long covered terrace provide welcome shade whilst enjoying the views and the flavour of Spain. Wheelchair users have easy access to the main living space, terraces and swimming pool area, with assistance needed to access the pool. Accommodation spans three levels, each with a variety of verandas that provide a comfortable space to relax and soak in the prevailing ambience of calm and inspiration. The house is an exceptional venue for special occasions like a family reunion, or a place to hold a first class celebration. The space can be tailored to your specific requirements: it is a perfect platform from which to explore the neighbouring countryside.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Having lived here for over 15 years, I still love the area as much as ever. I never tire of the view, the light constantly changing as it reflects on the mountain or the vibrant spanish way of life.

Working in the garden makes me happy, watching so many trees, we ´ve planted from seed and nurtured, maturing and fruiting.

Playing music with our band at weddings and local events,

we get to celebrate with others.

How lucky we are!!

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Idyllic!" "A perfect fortnight!" read more at http://www.tripadvisor.ie/Hotel_Review-g1411714-d3491604-Reviews-La_Heurta_Ganga-Comares_Costa_del_Sol_Province_of_Malaga_Andalucia.html

Thank you so much for another fantastic week at La Huerta Ganga! We´ll be dreaming of the mountains of Comares, relaxing by the pool and chilling in the hammock, Lucy and Jane.

We arrived stressed-out Londoners, we leave chilled-out spanish señors. We already look forward to our next trip, David and Pat.

A most enjoyable week in heavenly surroundings - the views, the peace and quiet, the birdsongs and the gentle breeze all added to our pleasure. One could get used to this lifestyle! Dorothee

We had a fantastic time, fantastic BBQ and became pro table tennis players. Had an awesome walk in Comares and a topclass meal in the hotel. Stanton & Brennan families - August 2012
Jul 2006
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


A wonderful mountainside retreat

  • 5 of 5

Esther's house is magical. Set into the side of a mountain, with wonderful views of the olive and almond tree scattered valleys and peaks (and beyond, the sea), you could call this large property with a good sized pool a 'villa'. But its multi-levelled layout, with terraces, overlooks and balconies and its relaxed, hippie-vibe with cosy nooks and wood-burning stove, speak less of a grand villa and more of a home. The creativity and positive spirituality of the couple who designed and built it is apparent everywhere you look. We highly recommend this home as a special place to stay on your vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mark for your enthusiastic review. We´ve put a lot of thought and energy into La Huerta Ganga, so we´re delighted when our guests get so much out of it. It was our pleasure to have you here and hope you will come back again, Regards, Esther
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Beautiful amazing space

  • 5 of 5

This villa is amazing. Loads of space, there was only three of us so we had three rooms we didn't use!

It has everything you need, if you want something and look you'll find it somewhere in the property. Bedrooms are very clean and spacious, each with their own character but different. Each day we seemed to find something new around the house. The pool is brilliant, clean and always the perfect temperature. We loved the gardens and ate lots of almonds grown within the property. I had a lemon from the tree for my gin & tonic and it was the best I've tasted. I can't recommend this place enough, we played table tennis every day and enjoyed the amazing views you get in Comares. The owners Esther & John were very welcoming and available if you need them but not intrusive.

Would definitely return as villa is the best we've encountered in Comares. I would also say it would be great for large family groups but you would also still have your own space.

It's well worth the money.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We´re delighted our guests enjoyed their stay so much. This is our aim!
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A piece of pure bliss

  • 5 of 5

Home from home. Everything about this place was just perfect. A comfortable, well equipped and welcoming place. Lots of books, games, instruments, table tennis, pool, spices, homemade jam to just make things so easy...... So easy in fact that you may not even feel the need to venture too far. In fact we didn't!

Other than up to Comares which is a lovely unassuming mountain top village. Would recommend a refreshment in the stunningly beautiful hotel in the square or for an amazing yoga experience with Esther's friend Despite the intense heat when we were there, there was a lovely breeze each eve The balconys on each of the bedrooms were another lovely touch Stunning sunrises!

Would truly recommend Just wish we'd been there for two weeks!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We would like to thank Esther and John for a delightful 2 week break in the Costa Del Sol. The pictures of the villa do not do justice to the delights of staying here. This is our last evening and I am looking out over the hills towards the sea and the picturesque landscape wondering why we are heading home. We have two young girls, and they have loved the pool (me too), feeding the fish and exploring both around the property as well as further a field in Malaga and the surrounding beaches. The peace and tranquility here is great, only the sounds of crickets and maybe 10 cars or bikes passing by each day. A car (we hired a convertible, kids loved it) is essential for those days out.

I can recommend this as a pleasant secluded break away from the hustle and bustle, but it is only an hour away from the beaches and Malaga.

Thanks again to Esther and John, a great place well looked after with a fantastic pool area and terraces to eat and enjoy outdoor living. First class.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought La Huerta Ganga because we love the area, it´s beauty and peace, and get on well with the local community. We enjoy cultivating the garden and enjoying the produce.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

La Huerta Ganga is a hive of creativity throughout the year offering a range of workshops, retreats and seminars. Painting: Rosemary Burns studied Art and Design at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin qualifying in 1994 with a B.Des.Hons. A well known watercolour artist, her work is included in many private and corporate collections. Rosemary offers regular watercolour painting holidays at La Huerta Ganga.

Yoga: We have visiting yoga instructors who give workshops.

Music: Guitar, piano and voice workshops are available

For more information on the workshops please see our website.


Torre del Mar, the nearest beach, is 30 mins drive. Further west lies Nerja, a pretty seaside town with popular beaches and a lots little shops, bars and good restaurants. Further west are more secluded coves and beaches.


Malaga Airport is one hour's drive and Granada Airport is one and a half hour's drive. Car hire is essential.


Comares, nearest village, is 3kms.

Velez Malaga/Torre del Mar, 25kms.

Nerja, 40kms.

Malaga, 50kms.

Granada, 90kms.

Further Details:

Local shops, restaurants, bars and banks are available in Comares village. There is a hypermarket at El Ingenio just outside Velez-Malaga.

Comares is a historic Moorish village with panoramic views of countryside and in the distance the Mediterranean.

Horseriding, hillwalking and watersports are all available locally.

Comares council are encouraging sports with a newly-opened Zip-line, rock-climbing facilites and mountain biking


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn season 2016
4 Sep 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring Season 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Season 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn Season 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To make a booking please call or email to check availablity. We will then contact you with details of our booking procedure. We ask for a deposit of 25% to secure your booking.

Changeover Day:
Our preferred day is Saturday, however we can be flexible. We ask clients to arrive after 4pm and to vacate the property by 10am to allow time for cleaning between visits.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Our house is easily accessed, yet still retains its sense of seclusion.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bed 1 with shower and wc. En-suite bathroom to bed 2 with shower and wc. Adjoining bathroom to bed 3 with bath, wheelchair-friendly shower and wc. Shared bathroom to beds 4 and 5 with wheelchair-friendly shower and wc.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 and 2: twin beds, en suite, 2 verandas with spectacular views. Bedroom 3: double bed, adjoining main bathroom, opens onto terrace and pool. Bedroom 4 and 5: twin beds, shared en-suite, opening onto lower garden terrace.


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


  • Self-catering

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


  • Outside: A private swimming pool 4 x 8m is close to the house. There is a variety of terraces and patios on different levels and the extensive gardens have an abundance of mature fruit trees and many shady corners. There is plently of garden furniture, sunbeds, hammocks, a gas barbecue and a large dining table for dining al fresco. There is also a ping pong table for hours of enjoyment. Utility Room: Washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned before each rental and clean towels and linen are provided. Fresh linen is provided weekly during rentals of 2 weeks and over.

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