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Spanish Cabana with Access to Private Pool



Updated: 12-Sep-2016
Bungalow Apartment in Sayalonga, Costa del Sol, Spain - Stunning Mountain Location with Panoramic Views of the Mediterranean and Sierras

In the grounds of the main house accessed via a private drive, Cabaña Robano has been beautifully furnished to provide everything you could possibly need for that relaxing holiday in the Axarquia region of Andalucia. The panoramic view from the outside of the property is breathtaking and encompasses the surrounding mountainside, a view of the Mediterranean and on clear days North Africa! The bungalow apartment ( Cabaña) whilst within the grounds of the owners house is totally separate and occupies its own space. There is a large sunbathing area with loungers provided and a dining area outside the kitchen door for alfresco meals. The pool is available any time and is set in it's own patio area with an abundance of loungers and chairs, palms and eucalyptus trees provide shade and the shrubs and flowers add their scent to this relaxing area. The surrounding traditional white villages are a must to visit and the coastal areas are only a 15 minute drive away.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We have been here for 16 years running our friendly accommodation. We have 2 dogs by the names of Buffy and Skippy.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful location, very tranquil, very comfortable apartment, ideal position for touring, walking or just relaxing. Peter and Mary Middleton Burton on Trent.

Well, it must be good! Cos we're back here again! Great weather, great food and perfect flat. Thanks for the fridge nibbles Gill! See you next time, Paula and Kevin Hamp.

Thanks for a wonderful week, your hospitality and warm welcome was much appreciated, you have confirmed a long held belief that living in Spain can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience, Chris Stewart may well have his "Parrot in a pepper tree" but nothing can compare with the majestic elegance of your encircling eagles! Tony and Hazel Buckley. Bolton UK.
Apr 2009
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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


Restful, calm oasis away from the rat race

  • 5 of 5

Located on a valley side the property has beautiful views up the valley to local villages in the distance. The apartment is pleasantly secluded. There is ample parking in your own private driveway. Sayalonga with its small town square and three friendly restaurants (vegetarian friendly: tapas, pizza, salads, pasta etc) is a five minute drive down into the valley.

The apartment is comfortable with TV and DVD (a selection of movies on the shelf). The pool is very well maintained and sitting in the sun alongside it was blissful! Wireless internet is available on the villa side of the pool, with good speed.

Very friendly, but not intrusive, Bob and Gill are wonderful people and the perfect hosts. Based in the villa adjacent to the apartment, they are ready to offer advice and help.

This is a great place to stay if you want to relax by a pool in the sun, away from traffic and people, with eagles flying overhead. Also offers a great place for exploring the surrounding villages and the coast. We would recommend visits to Competa, Firigiliana and Nerja. Also, seek out the circular cemetery in Sayalonga!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very cosy,well equipped cabana with lovely owners on site

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from week in cabana in Sayalonga. Tucked away on the mountain side on windey roads, this was a little treasure. Small but fantastically well equipped cabana with great views. Gill, the owner had stocked up fridge with essentials for us and gave us a welcome drink on terrace of their villa. The owners were so friendly and helpful with everything. The roads going up to the cabana are a bit scary as steep and narrow but by end of week we were used to them. Loads to see and do within area and not too far away. Restaurants nice in Sayalonga too. Didn't use pool as much as had planned but were too keen to explore. Good size and Bob, the owner made sure we had enough inflatables to keep us happy. Thoroughly recommend, you couldn't ask for nicer owners.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi.thank you for your kind words.hope to see you again soon Bob and gill
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perfect !!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to escape the normal hamster wheel of life, this is the perfect place. The accommodation had absolutely everything we needed for our week away. It was homely and spotless and the location was breathtaking. We felt Gill and Bob were there if we needed them but respected our privacy and were happy for us to use their lovely pool at any time. The roads definitely aren't for the nervous driver but the views, fresh mountain air and wildlife were definitely worth it. The coast is only a 30 minute drive away and the nearby village provided everything we needed including the cold beer at the end of the day. We will definitely return. What a find !!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi sorry only just found how to reply.....ha ha. Glan you liked your stay, hope to see you again soon Bob and gill
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  • 5 of 5

This was one our best holidays. The location was perfect, tucked away in the mountains but just 5 minutes from restaurants and just a half an hour drive to the beach. The apartment had everything we needed and Bob & Gill were the perfect hosts. Looking forward to going back again later this year :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: we are glad you had a good time , and hope to see you soon. bob and gill
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Peace and tranquility, what a find.

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped, with all you need for a comfortable holiday. Comfy beds, lovely power shower, very clean and we'll maintained. The owners Bob and Gill were veritable mines of information. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We have been coming to this area for over 20yrs and have always wanted to live here. Such a lovely tranquil place away from the crowds of the coastal area, but it is in easy reach and only 15min by lovely panoramic roads.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sayalonga. 3 restaurants at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Baviera Golf Course. Algarrobo Costa at 7 Kilometres Nearest Train : Malaga at 37 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A7/ E15 at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Sayalonga. Casa Mari, Jocavi, Mesòn Moriscos at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Granada Sierra Nevada at 118 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Algarrobo playa at 9 Kilometres


The coastal towns of Nerja, La Herradura and Torre del Mar are easily accessible by car within 25 minutes. Nerja is a favourite destination for days out, visit the caves or the spectacular beaches with their scuba diving facilities.


The nearest airport to the property is Málaga which is at a distance of 50 kilometers by motorways, many commercial airlines use this airport; Ryanair, Monarch,Easyjet, BA etc.

Granada airport is also popular to this region, however there are not so many airlines which use it (try Aer Lingus, Iberia and Ryanair), it is slightly further away at 100 kilometers but all on scenic, well maintained roads.


Local traditional white villages surround the area, Competa being the most famous at a distance of 6kms. Granada with the Sierra Nevada (approx 2hrs ) is a spectacular sight both summer and winter. The Alhambra Palace at Granada (1.5hrs) is very popular, please buy your tickets online before you come. Malaga city with the cathedral and the shops (45 mins) is also a popular day out. Gibraltar (2 hrs) all motorway.

Further Details:

Sayalonga has a few traditional local shops where you can buy groceries and local wines, a bank and 4 restaurants. Slightly further afield in Competa there are local pottery and souvenir shops, and a wealth of restaurants and bars. 20 minutes away is El Engenio shopping centre with popular European shops, a cinema and restaurants.

Horse riding (coastal or mountain) is available near to the accommodation. Amongst the other local activities are quad biking, scuba diving, bicycle hire and tennis. Registered with the Andalusian Tourist Board.

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Energy Performance Certificate Available on Request.

Prices and Availability

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Booking Notes:
When booking a nominal non returnable deposit will be required, either by bank transfer or by Paypal. The balance will become due on arrival in either euros or GBP.

Please ensure you have comprehensive holiday insurance for both travelling and during your stay as the owners accept no liability for damage to property or persons howsoever caused.

Changeover Day:
Any day is changeover day, book your flights to suit you!
Arrival times will depend on the previous occupation of the property, but the owners will endeavour to accommodate your needs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

It has your own area and drive way to the apartment, and no one over looks you, a hammock to chill away your days under the eucalyptus trees. Local produce stacked in your fridge! Our Village of Sayalonga has 3 very good Restaurants & supermarkets dotted around the village. Also the beautiful beaches are only 15 minutes away and have several Restaurants and Bars. We provide beach towels for those days by the sea, so you can travel light & make the most of the beautiful coastline.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • diving
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has a vanity sink, toilet and shower cubicle. Towels for both house and beach are provided by the owners so travel light!


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Twin beds with bedding for every season, bedside cabinets with lamps, drawer unit and wardrobe. Sleeps 2 other persons on a double sofa bed in the lounge. Air-conditioning.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: The BBQ is only available when there are no local water restrictions due to the risk of fire, guests will be informed of the situation on arrival. Fully Registered with The Junta de Andalucia (Town Town) Reg: VTAR MA 00650 VIVIENDA RURAL The Cabana is available all year round and the price is the same for both summer and winter. Outside: The extensive, exclusive sunbathing area which comes with the house is shaded by eucalyptus and pines and has plenty of loungers. The outside dining area is by the kitchen and affords the most wonderful views both day and night. The pool is 8 x 4m and is not heated. Utility Room: There is no utility room in the property however the owners will be pleased to make the washing machine at the main house available on request. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels (including beach towels) are provided and the bedding is changed on a weekly basis. The property is cleaned before our guests arrive and there are cleaning materials in the house if required. Other: The extensive outside area has sun loungers and umbrellas and a dining table and chairs for alfresco meals. Under the eucalyptus trees there is a hammock to while away the hours. The washing line is in the garden.

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