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Charming Rustic Villa With Heart Stopping Sea Views And Private Pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in the hills above Ladera del Mar, near Nerja, Spain - 'La Vida Tranquila' - Privacy, close to nature & 10 Minutes walk to the beach

Al Ladino is our little treasure, three kilometres west of the small town of Nerja and some 45 minutes drive east of Malaga airport, it’s just 5 minutes from the beach and 7 minutes by car from our favourite restaurants in town. But we really chose Al Ladino for its understated charm, tranquility, breathtaking views of the mountains, and panoramic vistas of the coastline and town below us. From its elevated position a third of a way up a hillside, Al Ladino sits next to the last remaining pine forest in the area, a protected landscape for now and the future. This is the best of both worlds, ‘la vida tranquila’, the peaceful life, where the air is clean, the birds sing and civilization is not too far away as you relax in the private sun kissed south facing pool. Al Ladino is a charming terracotta roofed ‘casa de campo’. Many people don’t know it exists, but local Spanish people who’ve seen it says it’s ‘preciosa’ - priceless, lovely, gorgeous … so beautiful it’s incomparable!

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
10 June, 2017

About The Owner

I lead a small team of local people managing these two authentic rustic homes close to the sea. Al Ladino www.alladino.com & El Monte Bajo www.elmontebajo.com These honest & welcoming properties are close to nature & typically such properties are only found deep in the countryside but Al Ladino & El Monte Bajo have something unique, unbroken panoramic sea views. They're close to nature - a world away from busy over-developed tourist resorts. There is internet if you need it. The gardener is in his 25th year, the maintenance team are newcomers having started in 2006. They love looking after Al Ladino & El Monte Bajo so you enjoy complete peace & privacy. If you've special needs tell us, whether it be 'lunch' prepared for you on the patio, a need for organic food, just ask. Bienvenido.

Why The Owner chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

We wanted to be in a Spanish environment without fear of hearing the English language spoken and we found it here. The property is unique - a little treasure providing privacy in a stunning environment close to nature but also just 2 minutes from the beach and only minutes from Nerja, with its old Moorish streets, and tens of bars, restaurants and Spanish life. Our Spanish maintenance team have been with us years and long may it continue...

What makes this villa unique

This is an opportunity to experience life in special location, squirrels, birds & frogs abound as do the overwhelming sweet aromas of the vegetation - heart stopping views of the Sierra Almijara mountains and the coastline below.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Nerja in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite 2 - Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Patio shower - Outdoor Shower , Next to the pool in the corner of the sun patio
    Ensuite 1 - Bath & Shower room - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Two sinks, a stone bath, a large walk-in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Spacious master bedroom (ensuite) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super king sized bed in spacious room with views of the sea
    Double Bedroom (ensuite) - 1 Double Bed , Bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Both bedrooms enjoy unbroken views over the the mountains and sea with a pool & sun patio close at hand. Both bedrooms have their own private 'ensuite' facilities & are furnished with careful attention to detail using reclaimed timbers, local stone and natural fabrics to capture the environment of rural Andalucia but with the convenience of being close to the sea. See video at www alladino com
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Notes on accommodation: Cots and highchairs can be organised, if you have special needs, please ask. This villa is sometimes available for longer winter lets. Outside: The property enjoys two sun patios for 'all day sun', a private pool, an outdoor barbecue and shower. For full details, please visit our website at www.alladino.com or search for the words 'Al Ladino Nerja' in google & on Vimeo. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bathroom towels are included together with bed linen, please bring your own towels for sunbathing and visiting the beach. A chef can be available to prepare a authentic meal for me.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Fantastic stay at al Ladino

  • 5 of 5

Just enjoyed a great week at al Ladino, relaxing in the sun and cooling down in the pool. This villa has everything you need or want from your holiday accommodation and cannot be faulted in any way. Danny provided really helpful information ahead of the stay to ensure we found the villa easily and suggested good places to eat and best beaches in the area. The villa has been finished to a very high standard and I am happy to recommend this to anyone for their holiday accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and well equipped villa in the hills

  • 5 of 5

Al Ladino exceeded our high expectations in every respect. Set in the hills just outside (and with a breathtaking view of) Nerja, Al Ladino is local but secluded and feels very safe indeed. The villa was immaculate in terms of cleanliness and had great water supply and pressure and the much needed broadband internat connection which was able to support streaming. The garden was thriving for such a climate and, with the pool, was maintained throughout our stay by the friendly locals. We had a fantastic stay and this was in no small part down to this beautiful little villa on Costa del Sol.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Al Ladino, Nerja

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic views over Nerja, the sea and the mountains, a very special place to stay which we found truly breathtaking. The house is very traditional with a lovely designer flare. The garden area is very beautifully landscaped with banana plants, lemon and palm trees. The pool is very family friendly and has a great patio area with lots of sunny and shady areas. At night the lighting is beautifully atmospheric which meant we sat out every evening. Danny, the owner was very prompt in repaying the deposit and has been great at keeping in touch throughout. The instructions on finding the house are very detailed. We would definitely book again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely and quiet with great views

  • 5 of 5

The whole experience of booking the villa, the information, directions, hints and tips was fantastic. A welcome pack of super fresh fruit, cheese, bread etc on arrival meant we were able to chill out before venturing into town. Some good supermarkets and MAS had an excellent fresh fish counter. We also went to the weekly market. All the bars seemed to offer free tapas with a beer, which was most enjoyable. Our favourite bar was slightly out of the town centre - Las Ninas.

The villa itself was just lovely, clean, fresh and airy. Sitting out on the terrace there was a wonderful view of the mountains in the distance and Nerja below. It was so peaceful (just the birds and a peacock), just what the doctor ordered. Pool and sunbeds, shady area if preferred. We cooked a fair amount and the cooker etc was great.

We had some nice day trips, particularly special was Granada and the Alhambra. Also Ronda and a day driving through the mountains and little villages were great.

The villa is a drive out of town, so not ideal if you want to wander out for a drink or something to eat but if you are looking for peace and quiet in a beautiful, it really fits the bill and so it was just what we were looking for. We had a wonderful, relaxing time.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Al ladino nerja

  • 4 of 5

A little paradise in the hills stunning views nerja town and Mediterranean . Beautiful villa well equipped kitchen. Relax by the pool or patio. Recommend car 10 mins drive to nerja town easy drive. Bus stops convenient. Can't wait to go again .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We want to live there!

  • 5 of 5

From the first contact with owner Danny to the prompt return of our deposit, our experience at Al ladino was amazing. We echo everything that people have already said. It is very easy to get to (by car) and the directions are incredibly detailed, with photos. The instructions for the house itself are detailed and reassuring so that your relaxation begins even before the holiday. The property is charming - well positioned above Nerja, clean, comfortable and very, very private. The weather was reasonable and we swam every day, having to force ourselves to leave the stunning views for a few hours to explore the local area. This is one of the best properties we have stayed in anywhere and we will definitely return in the near future. Thank you, Danny, for sharing this gem of a property with us.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking arrangements confirmed by email - a booking form will be sent to you which you can email back, payment details are 50% payment with reservation and the balance eight weeks prior to your stay.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
The villa is available throughout the year. Please visit our Al Ladino website for more photos & videos, click the link below which says ''Owners Website' or use your search engine with the words 'Al Ladino Nerja'.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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