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Ground Floor Apartment with Private Pool, just a few Minutes Walk to Beach



Updated: 19-Sep-2016
Villa with private (heated) pool in Empuriabrava, Costa Brava, Spain - Heated Pool from April - October, Air-Conditioned, Luxury BBQ, 50 Metres from the Beach. Free Wifi.

This ground floor luxury villa, overlooking the beach, in the heart of Empuriabrava has a private pool for the exclusive use of the guests, spacious terraces with sun beds, BBQ and dining furniture, refurbished interior with new kitchen and bathroom. In a superb location a few minutes walk from all of the amenities in the resort. It has all of the home comforts you could wish for including English TV available via the internet. It is ideal for a family holiday (the resort is not suitable for groups of young single people looking for evening entertainment) and ideally based to explore the lovely area in and around Empuriabrava. Car hire is not necessary and airport transfers can be arranged if required. The terrace is south facing and receives the sun from morning until early evening, shade can be found under the sun umbrella and covered terrace. The bedrooms have air-conditioning.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We first visited Empuriabrava in 2005 and immediately fell in love with the town and Costa Brava. It is a lovely family resort with long sandy beach. We bought our first property that same year, and the year after bought Villa Freser. Having spent many self catering holidays in accommodation that had insufficient amenities in the house we decided that we wanted to make all of our villas 'home from home' and equipped them with plenty of crockery, kitchen utensils, TV's wifi etc.. to ensure our guests had the best holiday experience we could possibly provide. We have since bought 4 more villas in the same resort and offer superb accommodation and personal service.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Accommodation was top notch and in a great location.

Couldn't believe how spacious the terraces were and super pool, it was lovely to have enough crockery especially plastic glasses etc for the pool area. BBQ out of this world - I want one at home.
May 2008
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Ideally located Villa with excellent facilities in Empuriabrava

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week break in Empuriabrava staying in Casa Playa 1 which was ideally located within a few yards of a fantastic beach, excellent restaurants and many other attractions.

It was good to see that money was being invested in the local area with the beach area and parking facilities having been upgraded recently.

We made full use of the villa's swimming pool which was suitably refreshing particular after our long drive down to the Costa Brava and the girls mastered cooking burgers on the barbecue.

Having off-road parking was particularly handy.

The property was clean and well maintained. We had a few problems connecting to the Wifi but this was resolved quickly with an e-mail exchange with the owner.

It was really good to meet John who was our local contact should there be any problems with the villa. He was very friendly and gave us some really good advice on where to eat and places to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Creme De La Creme !!!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Bahia Apartment is ABSOLUTELY PERFECT for that family holiday, or a cosy getaway... the beach is just a few steps away, bars, restaurants the same... NO CAR NEEDED.. the owners agent is great, fantastic, and can help with anything. The villa is totally equipped, and the wifi fab! Great TV system, BBQ, outdoor lighting, Great pool and outdoor area.. loads of space... Tranquil, peaceful, and private... even though it has property around it... private driveway that will easily take 3 cars.. GREAT SHOWER... no trickle and LOADS OF HOT WATER :-)... fully stacked supermarket end of the road... I could go on forever, but, if you have questions... ask... TRUE TO THE ADVERTISING... Great Holiday.. A+

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The highlight of the villa is undoubtedly its location. In under a minute you can have the kids playing on the beach so its possible to pop back whenever you feel.

A number of bars/restauraunts are also a stonesthrow away (but not close enough to disturb you). Try Phillipes which is the closest and does fantastic drinks and snack offers, really reasonable.

Monserat Supermarket is also just a 200m away for your shopping, as is the main strip of bars/restaurants.

Pool is heated and huge, theres also a lower paved area for kids to run around.

The villa is basic internally but immaculately kept.

As we went out of season the conservatory was great to relax in as it cooled on an evening.

Highly recomended, we will return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We renovated the villa in the winter of 2013/2014 and are looking forward to Stu's return and comments. With the new look I am sure Stu and his family will be even more delighted with the accommodation.
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Godalming Surrey

The perfect holiday spot

  • 5 of 5

This was our fifth year in Empuriabrava and our fifth year in one of Kathryn's villas.Previously we never went to the same holiday spot more than once but having found this resort ( so near the french border and the cities of Girona and Barcelona ) and having found Kathryn's villas we have fallen in love with the place.

It truly is the perfect holiday spot. The resort is very European with a wealth of bars and restaurants. Many are the sort of places that remember you from year to year with friendly staff , good prices and hearty meals ! ( the Lemon Chilli for drinks - really great staff .The beach front Blue Sky restaurant , really good food , El Dorado for great steak )

This villa is perfect for us as one of our party has some mobility problems. It is a very short stroll to Empuriabrava's spectacular beach and to all the restaurants , shops and facilities.So a car is not necessary.

The villa is spotless, comfortable and very well equipped with the great bonus of air conditioned bedrooms .The pool is very well kept and there are plenty of sun loungers and outside eating space. Kathryns rep in Empuriabrava ( John ) is on hand to provide advice and a very reliable taxi service !

We have travelled down by train from Paris to Figueras the last two years - a very comfortable journey.

We will be back again next year

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

The apartment is in the best location in the entire resort - overlooking the sea front in the centre, just a few minutes walk to everything. Although it is close to all of the amenities the house is set back from the road down a long driveway and is in a little oasis that is peaceful and spacious.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Empuriabrava is home to a small Skydiving centre, tandem skydives are available (no experience required) and tuition for personal sky diving is also available. Sea diving centres with courses to suit all abilities are available in the resort.


The long sandy beach is just 50 metres from the villa and has a range of water sports available in the high season.


Gerona airport (40 mins) is the most convenient with Ryanair providing flights from many UK and European airports.

Perpignon (1 hour) is the next nearest.

Barcelona airport is approx 2 hours drive.

It is approx 12 hours driving time from Calais, less from Le Havre, Caen etc.

Figueres train station is 20 minutes drive and is on the main Barcelona - France line.

Car hire is not necessary, transfer can be arranged if required.


Situated in the Bay of Roses, within 30 minutes drive of many small towns and resorts including L'Escala, Estartit, Figueres - home of the Dali Museum, Cadaques.

Further Details:

Large supermarket a few minutes walk away with bakery, fresh fish, meat. Supermarket open 8am till 9pm Monday to Saturday, 8am till 1pm Sundays. Local shops close between 1pm and 4pm. Several banks within walking distance with cash machines. A variety of restaurants for all budgets within walking distance. Leisure centre with winter indoor swimming pool, squash courts etc. 5 minute walk. Tennis centre, Skydiving centre, a few minutes drive.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
2 Oct 2016 - 6 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
7 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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April and May
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
May Half term and June
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
July Special Offer
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
Peak Season
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

End of stay cleaning £120
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Notes on prices:

Air Con / Pool Heating not included please email for more information.

Bed linen £7pp, Towels £7pp

Pool Heating available at extra cost from March to November - please email for pricing information

Winter Bookings gas/electricity charged at cost as used. A prepayment is required for winter bookings to cover potential heating costs. The prepayment must be paid direct to the Owner by bank transfer. The actual cost of gas and electricity is calculated at the end of the stay and any overpayment returned by bank transfer.

Price shown may fluctuate at owners discretion.

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From the Owner

No car necessary, lots of space for sunbathing, private pool

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family


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


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


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


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 120 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Luxury bathroom with large walk in shower, sink, vanity unit and toilet. The washing machine is also located in the bathroom.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, Please request cots when booking the apartment
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed, 1 Cot, Single bed plus adult size bunks, please request cots if req
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and air-conditioning. Triple bedroom with full size single bed and full size bunk beds, fitted wardrobes and air conditioning.


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: The bedrooms have air-conditioning which can also be used in the winter months for heating. Gas Central Heating is also available for winter lets. The house is fabulous for children and the elderly, after the few steps leading up to the front door it is all on one level inside, leading straight out on the same level to the terrace and pool. Outside there are a few steps leading down to the lower terrace. Please note however that the pool is not fenced off and has open railings at the side next to the lower terrace. Baby package includes: travel cot with insect net, high chair, baby bath, bouncing cradle, microwave sterilising unit, changing mat, baby listening device, nightlight. Toddler package includes: travel cot or bed guard, high chair, baby bath, listening device, nightlight, changing mat, safety gate, potty, toys and DVDs. Outside: There are extensive terraces with private pool (8m x 4m). Sun beds, outdoor settees and chairs, dining furniture and luxury 4 burner BBQ. The terrace is sunny throughout the day until early evening. Outside terrace lights provide the perfect setting for an evening BBQ. Utility Room: Additional large fridge/freezer in the hallway. Plenty of space to keep your drinks cold. Dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, washer detergent and softener, etc all provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Baby and toddler packages including travel cot, high chair, baby bath, sterlising unit changing mat, listening device, toddler toys, potty for baby friendly stressfree holidays.

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