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Luxury Villa With Large Private Garden And Pool, Mountain/Sea Views, Eclecti

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,195 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Nerja, Andalucia. Walking distance to town.Very private elevated location. Own garden/pool. - Great Location, Short Walk To Town And Beaches, Modern Interior, Perfect For Family Gathering

El Jardin Secreto is a spacious, beautifully modernised villa, set in private gardens.

It has everything you need for a fantastic holiday including a poolside 'tikki bar' with a family table and barbecue/cooking/fridge/music facilities for fun-filled nights outside under the stars.

Free Internet is supplied at the villa.Air conditioning is in all bedrooms and lounge area. These units also supply warm air for cooler days when needed.

We have tried to think of everything as there are even 2 sets of golf clubs for you to hire should you fancy a round on one if the beautiful local courses.

If you stay longer than 1 week the agency send a maid to change the beds and make them up with fresh linen,leave you clean towels and do a mini clean of the house halfway through your stay. [Please note this service will not apply for longer stays of more than 2 weeks but it can still be arranged with the local agency for a fee]

A well established local agency look after the house and know it well should you need help or advice during your stay. They are based in Nerja.

There are English TV stations available and please note that in Spain the receptors are intermittently changed, so adjustment may be required by the agency during your stay.

The villa is decorated in an eclectic manner with very modern touches and older pictures and artefacts gathered from the local markets. Guests really seem to like this mix which add to the interest in the house.

The pool area is very popular and is surrounded by the lovely gardens at the house. These areas are particularly appealing for family groups who gather outside and can make the most of the large lawned areas as well as the pool area.

There is a burglar alarm and safe fitted at the villa for peace of mind during your stay. The villa is very private and sits behind beautiful tall wooden gates with a security number for your holiday privacy.

It is a very private place to be and no close neighbours who ask you to turn your favourite music down outside if you want to dance around the pool at night! It is a place to chill out and have fun.

The excellent configuration of the bedrooms provides perfect accommodation for 2 families of four [extra bed available as well as 2 cots and a highchair, all of which can be hired] One bedroom with an en-suite is located on one side of the house and the other en-suite double room is on the other side of the one storey house. This is then separated from the 1st twin with the bathroom area.

The villa is bright,modern and fantastically equipped throughout. You will never be short of glasses here!

The gardens are a unique feature of this lovely house and surround the villa to include stunning trees and shrubs with wonderful colours all year. Lots of lawned areas and views of the sea and mountains throughout the garden.

More Details
Registration Number : VFT/MA/06979

Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We absolutely loved the villa. It was perfect in every way.We enjoyed a wonderful time of relaxation there and had fun cooking on the barbecue and relaxing by the lovely pool. The location is fabulous and we loved the fact that you have views of the sea and the mountains. We enjoyed watching the goat herder bring his goats across the road too!..like going back in time!!The villa provided us with everything we could possibly need and more,every little thing was thought of and we enjoyed the decor of the place,can't fault anything at all. So a wonderful holiday and wouldn't hesitate to book with you again. Thank you so much. [Di July 2013]

Many thanks for the wonderful holiday.We were very impressed by it and its' facilities and would like to make a repeat booking for 2014.Looking forward to it already! [April 2013.Michelle]

"We had a wonderful week. I wouldn't change a thing about the villa - you seem to have thought of everything and the folder of info was brilliant. [April 2014]
Oct 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Nerja in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2195 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large bathroom with glass chandelier.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-suite from Bedroom with Pool View.
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-Suite with Lemon Tree View.
    Outdoor Shower - Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , Hot and cold shower under bougainvillea.
  • En-suite to Bedroom with Pool View has a mosaic sunken bath with shower. 2 pebble-effect sinks.WC. En-suite to Bedroom with Lemon Tree View has large walk-in shower, sink,WC. Separate,spacious Family Bathroom with bath/shower enclosure, sink, W.C. Individual sink in Bedroom with Mountain View. Fitted nets in all bathrooms. A walk in tiled shower outside also.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Pool View Bedroom/En-Suite. - 1 Large Double Bed , This bedroom has an en-suite with bath/2 sinks.
    Lemon Tree Bedroom. - 1 Large Double Bed , This bedroom has an walk in shower en-suite.
    Mountain View Bedroom. - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom has a sink.
    Garden View Bedroom. - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom shares the main bathroom with 1 other bedroom.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) + extra cots/small bed hire. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King bed. Large,powerful ceiling fan.Fitted window net. Two double wardrobes with extra shelved area.En-suite has a sunken mosaic bath,two pebble effect sinks. Bedroom 2 with double bed.Large ceiling fan.Fitted window net.There is an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower area and sink. Bedroom 3 with twin beds.Large wall fan.Fitted window net. Sink. Bedroom 4 with twin beds.Large ceiling fan. Fitted window net.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The villa has the added bonus of a solar heated pool, temperatures obviously vary with the amount of hours of sun each day. Bedrooms and lounge have ceiling fans and AC to keep you cool in Summer. Central heating provided with fixed costs.It is called El Jardin Secreto-The Secret Garden-because of the beautiful gardens which surround the whole villa. There is a huge palm tree ,which is a landmark in the area. You are able to pick your own lemons,pomegranates, oranges and almonds from the trees there and the frangipani scent is wonderful. Lavender and bougainvillea grow around the pool and the rubber tree provides shade for relaxing with a novel. It is a great place for a holiday with family and friends and children are safe in the garden. The villa is a mix of old and new styles and everything has been chosen with care to add interest as well as comfort. It has a flat screen TV. HiFi/CD player and Bluetooth . Parking is available for several cars and is in the grounds. Tiki light. Free Internet. Outside: A large private pool is outside in the patio area. It measures approx 10 x 5 metres and has steps into it at one end. The deepest part is 2 metres. It is solar-heated, so temperatures vary depending on the hours of sun at the time. The large mature gardens make the holiday even more special and a gardener ensures the lawns are cut and the trees and bushes are pruned. Sun loungers by the pool. Most of these are multi-positional. Three large Spanish straw umbrellas are a permanent feature, each having its' own fixed table. They are perfectly safe even in windy weather. As described,the 'Tiki-Bar' is a popular place to spend time and has hosted some brilliant gatherings.It has atmospheric lighting for the evenings and a large table with modern seating. A barbecue, gas hob and fridge turn it into a second kitchen. It is shaded by a rattan roof covered in colourful climbing plants. In another part of the garden is a 'pizza oven' wood/coal fired barbecue for the 'Jamie Olivers' who stay. Utility Room: Washing line in garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included. A fresh supply of linen is provided each week,when beds are changed for you and a mini - clean ensures the house is fresh. Linen supplies are updated regularly. Guests will need to bring beach towels for use outdoors. Other: You can choose to eat at the dining table outside in the 'tikki-bar' area, or at a patio table - the choice is yours!! Another settee and armchairs under the patio area is a popular place to sit and read. The outdoor shower is by the flower border.


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Wonderful villa in gorgeous Nerja

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this villa. A welcome pack of provisions was waiting on our arrival. We arrived around 2pm so the cleaner let us drop our bags while we did some shopping in the lidl close by.

The villa was great for our family - we made use of the outdoor kitchen area and loved the mature gardens. We made use of the pool in late October - it was cold to get into but you did get used to it. All the villa was really clean and met our expectations. I would recommend the villa and stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there, can I start by saying thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you had a wonderful family holiday at the villa and particularly enjoyed the outdoor spaces that the villa has. The trees, plants and large lawned ares are always a bonus with a villa in this area as they are an unusual feature with a house of this type. We would love to have you back in the future.
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Lovely villa - amazing pool

  • 4 of 5

We were a party of 4 adults and 2 children. The villa is just lovely and is set in beautiful gardens.The pool and outside cooking/eating area made the holiday great. We enjoyed Nerja and ate out regularly. However, although the villa is not that far from the town, having 2 small children it was not practical to walk into town each night and as we would have needed 2 taxis home, we decided to hire a car for 5 days (reasonably priced and useful for shopping in the nearby Lidl).

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great house for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 6 ladies who found the villa private, spacious and exactly as advertised.Everything we needed for a self catering holiday was supplied.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there Shirley, thank you so much for taking the trouble to write about your stay for us. Such a positive and complimentary review makes all the effort we put into creating a holiday home for people to enjoy worthwhile. You have described exactly what we want our clients to feel. Would love to have you all back. Best wishes Amanda.
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Perfect villa to chill

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed a week here with friends. As we arrived early and the villa was still being cleaned we were able to leave our bags with the maids while we went shopping, Lidl is only 5minutes away which is handy, but note it is closed on a Sunday. Villa was lovely and clean with a welcome pack left for us, nice touch. Would definitely recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always hugely appreciated when a guest takes the trouble to write a review letting possible future clients know that the villa is a perfect choice for their holiday. Thank you for your praise and hopefully you may return.
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Lovely Villa with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Villa was really clean and tidy, owners left some wine and bread for our arrival. Pool was larger than expected, but the best part was the views of the mountains and sea. The gardens were lovely and the entry was secure but easily accessed.

We took about 20 mins to walk into the centre of Nerja from the Villa.

1st Class villa especially for large families, would definitely book again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Garry and Family/Friends, thank you so much for taking the trouble to write a review after your stay. We are so happy that you you had a lovely holiday at the villa. Sometimes it is hard to describe the beauty of the different views of the sea and the mountains...so great that as a guest you have described it beautifully for us. We would love to have you back and look forward to welcoming you again to our villa.
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El Jardine Secreto Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at " El Jardine Secreto " what a fabulous villa it is, the best equipped villa we have ever stayed in. The views are magnificent of the sea and mountains. The Villa was spotlessly clean as was the garden and pool area. The town of Nerja is a 15/20 minute walk away there is also a bus stop at roundabout just at end of road, fare is one euro into town, there is a Lidl just 5 minute walk away we found this very handy and cheap. We had all our meals outdoors by the Tikki Bar it was just a perfect place. Picking lemons off the tree, having a dip in the pool in the evening, a few drinks at the tikki bar and watching the heard of Goats go by every evening on the dot of six what more could you ask for. We would highly recommend this Villa for your holiday . Kathleen S.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
69.6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
28 Kilometres
Nearest Train
65 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Our fantastic 3 bedroomed apartment in Nerja is located in the best area in Nerja town on the Calle Carabeo. This sleeps up to 5 people and has a sea front location. The sea/mountain views are outstanding.It is reference S12882 on the Owners Direct website.

We also have a one bed in the same building ref. S29438.

There are many beautiful walks in the surrounding mountains or local activity specialists who can take you sailing/diving/jeep tours/horse riding etc.


The local beaches of Nerja can be reached by car in approx. 5 mins.

It is possible to walk to the nearest beach and into town.The walk there is downhill 20-30mins.

The most famous beach in Nerja is Burriana, which is long and sandy and has many good fish restaurants where the food is cooked on barbecues for you. There are other smaller beaches also, so lots of choice!

Also nice to travel by car for about 15 mins along the coast road and stop at a beach with a bar/restaurant and hire sun beds


The nearest airport is Malaga. The drive is approx. 40 mins on the autovia.

A bus is available from the airport at just a few euros. The villa would then be a short taxi ride from the bus-stop.

Some people get a taxi from the airport and this can be ordered in advance for you by our local agent.

Car hire is necessary if you would like to explore the area more.

A taxi back from town at night is approx 7 euros if you don't fancy the walk.A supermarket can be reached easily..2 mins by car.


The town of Nerja is a very popular and yet unspoilt place to explore. It can be reached on foot if you prefer. Frigiliana is the closest white - washed village and is approx.10 mins by car. The Caves of Nerja are a famous 'must-do' and you feel as though you are entering the very belly of the earth when you are down there. They are in Maro,approx 5mins by car.

The Balcon De Europa has fabulous panoramic views and is in the centre of Nerja. A shopping centre is approx. 25mins on the autovia.

Further Details:

The town of Nerja is packed with small shops which provide a never-ending feast for the eyes for all sorts of keen shoppers, selling everything from fresh fish to ballgowns, if they don't keep you occupied enough then the many bars and restaurants will draw you in, especially for the famous tradition of Tapas-a small delicacy served free with your beer or wine. Down on the famous Burriana beach there is usually a huge Paella being cooked at Ayos and this eating experience is a must with a glass of Tinto Verano [red wine and lemonade translated as The Red of Summer]

The pretty white-washed village of Frigiliana is another place to visit and is only 10 mins drive up from the villa. The streets are cobbled and full of eclectic shops and interesting bars and small restaurants.

Banks and supermarkets are easily accessible in the town of Nerja and the choice is good.There is an excellent supermarket in easy walking distance of the villa in case you need to stock up for all your outdoor barbecues you will be having under the stars!

The drive along the coast road is beautiful and there are many smaller beaches along here to find and explore. Walking in the area is also excellent and the local tourist office in the town can provide information.

A favourite day out of ours is to put a picnic in the car and swimming gear and simply drive along the old coast road,choosing one of the many beaches and then stopping to explore for a swim and some lunch.

A rustic SPANISH WELCOME PACK is provided free of charge for all guests.

A supermarket is 5 mins away with a great variety and a local garage is open day and night for any necessities you may have forgotten to get.

There are many banks in the town along with cash points. Internet access available [charged]

We use excellent local agents and also have an apartment in the town ref. S12882.

A hairdryer is provided and there is always a basket of lilos/toys/bats and balls left by other guests for the children to use outdoors.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Nerja, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Summer
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Standard price
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
If you decide to book a 25% deposit is required.
If the stay is for longer than 2 weeks, a discount can be negotiated.
The balance for the holiday is due 6 weeks before departure. A damages deposit of £100 is required at this stage. This is refunded 7 days after your return if no damage is reported.
If the holiday is cancelled the deposit is non-refundable unless in exceptional circumstances.
Payments are usually made by internet transfer. Receipt of payments made will be confirmed.

Changeover Day:
The usual changeover day is Saturday. Sometimes this can be negotiated.

The usual time of departure is 10am. The time of arrival is from 3 p.m onwards only. These times can only be negotiated if there is no arrival/departure on that day.

Notes on prices:
2 cots and a highchair are available for hire at £20 per item per week. Bedding for the cot[s] supplied at a cost of £10 per week.
Rental of the small spare bed is £40 per week to include bedding. 2 x sets golf clubs @ £20 each pw
Stays of less than a week/ longer lets can be negotiated if there is a gap in the calender.

Bookings of 1 month+ during Winter months have excellent rates. Email/call for details.

2 sets of golf clubs. Rental = £20 each

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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