|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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Bedroom 1 consists of 2 single beds, complete with bedside cabinets and fitted wardobes, ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 consists of 1 double bed, complete with bedside cabinets and fitted wardrobes, ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom. Bathrooms, both en-suite luxury bathrooms feature ganite vanity units, shower cubicles and wc. Fully fitted kitchen, with granite work surfaces, full size fridge/freezer, gas hob and electric oven. The kitchen is fully equipped, with quality cooking utensils and glassware. Lounge/dining area, with beamed ceilings, fully furnished with comfortable leather settees and dining furniture, fireplace with log burner, TV DVD player, music system with mp3, Internet connection and ceiling fan. Private landscaped terrace with shaded eating area, complete with ouside kitchen and built in gas barbecue, ideal for eating alfresco, full wooden dining table and chairs, and sunloungers. All towels, including pool towels and linen included and changed weekly.
El Rancho is a luxury holiday retreat (license No. RTA VTAR MA 01197), set in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, surrounded by 4 acres of private organic olive groves, with views of pine clad mountains. The Organic olive farm has exclusive horse riding facilities ( subject to availability please enquire ) complete with 20 x 40m professional dressage arena, and offers 3 luxury self catering cottages. All the cottages are beautifully designed with landscaped gardens and terraces with 2 swimming pools & a heated jacuzzi. All cottages have private dinning and sunbathing terraces and have been individually designed and lovingly furnished in a typically Andalucian style, to the highest standards. An ideal retreat for couples and families of all ages, seeking a relaxing holiday. Ideally located for sightseeing, (Alhambra Palace, Ronda, Seville) only 40 mins from the beaches of the Costa del Sol, 20 mins from the lakes of Iznajar. The traditional village of Villanueva del Trabuco has numerous tapas bars and restaurants is just 5 minutes away.
We are a private equestrian centre, with riding only available for our guests. Our horses are part of the family and are impeccably looked after. We offer private one to one lessons in our Dessage arena and also hacks out in the stunning surrounding countryside.
Our olives are farmed by ourselves and cold pressed to make our own organic extra virgin olive oil and guests are welcome to sample our very own olive oil whilst visiting.
Bookings can be made either by telephone or email. We require 25% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking and the balance due 8 weeks prior to your arrival. We accept payments by electronic balance transfer to our English bank account or by cheque. Please note that we do not permit smoking inside the accommodation, however we do provide ash trays for smoking on the private terraces. For further information or any queries, please see our website, or send us an email.
During the Peak summer our changeover day is a Friday, after 4pm if possible, this allows time to prepare your accommodation to the highest standard. Out of peak season we are flexible and will consider other arrival days to suit individual needs.
Notes on prices:
SPECIAL DISCOUNT COUPLES RATE - in both El Pasa Fina and El Alter Real, When only one bedroom and bathroom are used.
Only 395 pounds March to mid June, 495 pounds Mid June to mid July, 395 pounds September to November
Please note that we require a 25% deposit when booking and the balance payable 8 weeks prior to your holiday.
We accept bookings of less than a week only out of season. El Pasa Fina & Alter Rreal are £125 a night and El Hispano is £65 a night.
Just been back to El Rancho to see Jacqui and Garrett and get some early summer sun. I have lost count of the trips I have made and over the years Jacqui and Garrett who are the most incredible hosts have become friends. It was great to see the place looking fantastic and ready for the summer season, the weather was incredible 22 deg C fantastic far better than normal. What really struck me however is that at the current exchange rate just how cheap things are in Spain. Just like the good old days. Dinner for four with pre dinner drinks and two excellent bottles of wine was only £70.00.
This was our 6th trip to Trabuco and our 3rd to El Rancho. The cottage is fantastic, very clean and comfortable, and with its own barbecue terrace. It is almost like having your own pool and hot-tub as you only share it with one other cottage. Jacque and Garret are the perfect hosts, happy to book activities for us and even getting some shopping in for us when we arrived on a late flight, which was a really nice touch. Location is beautiful, with motorbike trails, mountain biking and waterskiing available nearby, as well as the horse riding available at El Rancho. There are also some great restaurants locally, although you do really need a car to make the most of the local area. Highly recommended.