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Villa With Private Pool And Large Hot Tub/Spa, Great Sea Views And Games Room.

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Nov-2016
Villa in La Herradura, Costa Tropical, Spain - Large Comfortable Lounge, Dining Room, Separate Kitchen, Covered Terrace, 15 Mins Walk To Village

Luxury villa situated above the village of La Herrdaura, in a small cul de sac on the Punta de la Mona. Wonderful views across the local bay and to the west down the coast towards Malaga and the sunset. The villa is ideal for a large family or two families sharing. There are five spacious comfortable bedrooms (four of which are en suite and air conditioned), a large lounge with Sat TV and wood burning fire, dining room, separate kitchen and utility room. A spacious covered terrace/outside dining area overlooks the pool area with panoramic views both out to sea and inland to the mountains. New for 2014 outside kitchen with built in charcoal chimanea, also fridge for your cold beers ! Outside are 3 sun terraces, a private swimming pool with a cascade feature, large 8 person hot tub and a games room which features a pool/snooker table and darts etc. The lower terrace also has a gas BBQ. The villa has a double garage (which houses a full sized table tennis table) and outside parking. The villa is a 10 to 15 minute walk down to the village which has a 2km beach, many varied restaurants, shops and banks with ATMs.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Robin. Just a brief note to thank you for all the information you provided and to say what a wonderful time we had at the villa. It really is a beautiful villa in a fantastic location. Our group comprised my wife and myself along with our 4 children (aged 14 - 21) and 2 of their friends. The villa had something to offer for all of us, given the layout of the rooms themselves with all of their en-suite facilities, the various terraces, the pool and the hot tub - and all of this in such close proximity to the beach with its numerous shops and restaurants!Once again, many thanks for your help and for allowing us to share that wonderful facility. Regards, John. Wales August 2010
Nov 2010
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9 Reviews

4.9
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

5

A well equipped property that lived up to our expectation. Superb views across the bay.

  • 5 of 5

A holiday enjoyed by all the members of the family; young & old. A very well maintained & equipped villa. We had no concerns about the safety around the pool as this could be locked off when there was no adult supervision. Keighley was very friendly, informative and obliging.

We ate out in Herradura on a number of occasions and found a good selection of places but having hit the end of the Spanish holidays it was very busy & we needed to book, especially being a party of 9 plus baby. A noticeable difference in the village after August 31st.

The uphill walk back from the village might be too much for some people, especially in the heat.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful villa, lovely location, definitely recommend!!!

  • 5 of 5

We're 2 families who've holidayed together for 13 years and were a bit nervous as had only ever had package holidays before, So were concerned, what if the transfers didn't show?, what if the villa was horrible?, would we or the kids be bored?

Well, what can we say!!!! Firstly were impressed with the personal touch from owners Val and Chris, calling to introduce themselves, discuss the villa and being very contactable.

Absolutely loved the villa, photos didn't do it justice. Hot tub was bliss, sitting there with my book, letting the kids rule the pool. (I say kids but I mean 3 boys aged 14,14,16 and girl 17). There was so much space, the bedrooms were a great size. The kitchen had every utensil you could possibly use. We spent a lot of our time on the terrace overlooking the pool and the view of the bay, which was amazing. The barbecue was great, had a couple of those, had a curry delivered which was delicious. We walked down to the village and beach but got taxi back, which was easy as they understood English. The hill is a little steep in places and in 40 degree's heat, not for me 😀򐀠but worth it for the view. We made sure we took shopping each time to justify the taxi fare.

Kids enjoyed having the games facilities as it broke up the pool time, the garage had balls, floats and rings that they could use in the pool, which was great.

Keighley, the manager was brilliant, met us upon arrival, gave guided tour and easily contactable, we needed to speak to her a couple of times (nothing major). By the next morning she was on the case and all sorted. She was also a great source of local information, far better than any holiday rep I've encountered.

This is not a traditional tourist location, which adds to the experience in my book. The locals like when you try to use Spanish as there are many who only know a little English. The day starts later here, although we left the villa about 7.45pm each evening for a casual stroll to dinner, the locals don't seem to come out till 10pm, some restaurants provide tapas free of charge when you order drinks which were nice, the marina also has couple of restaurants and a little bay, very picturesque,worth a look,

My only tip:if there're any specific things you like to do ie: waterpark or boat trip, research before you go as tourist office wasn't a great help, then you can see if they are do-able, especially if like us you don't hire a car.

Overall we definitely recommend this villa and location 👍𣐽𣑍�

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great for a big family holiday

  • 4 of 5

We hired this in early July for a family holiday to celebrate my Mum's birthday. There were ten of us in the group and we really enjoyed the space and facilities - the boys especially liked having the pool & table tennis. The villa gets the sun all day but has plenty of shading. It has lovely views whatever the time of the day. There was something here for everyone in our party & I'd be happy to hire it again. The villa is on a leafy point overlooking La Herradura beach which is only a 15 minute walk away down a quiet track but a little more challenging on the way back uphill! Although there are local fairly frequent buses that serve the neighbourhood, and taxis are easily booked, I'd recommend travellers bring their own car or arrange car hire. There are lots of things to see & do on the Costa Tropical, e.g. cycling, paddle boarding, canoeing, wind surfing, scuba diving, etc. We particularly enjoyed our boat trip from the harbour on the other side of the point. The Nerja caves are only about a half hour away and are very impressive. They can be pre-booked & along with the pretty hilltop village of Frigiliana they make for a good day trip. We had planned to go to Granada (about an hour away north) but decided against as it was warm enough on the coast and the forecast was a good deal higher there (mid to high 30s). There are plenty small shops in La Herradura and a large Mercadona supermarket only 15 minutes away by car in Almunecar.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

This has to be the best

  • 5 of 5

Excellent villa in perfect order, excellent location, wonderful views, safe environment, adequate parking for at least two cars. Great attention from owners' local representative. Could not be better.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed our Spanish retreat as much as we do. Hope you will return again in the future.
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5

The Perfect Villa - Faultless!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean, comfortable, well equipped and had stunning views of the bay of La Herradura. We loved the games left at the property, the pool table and table tennis, the really well equipped kitchen (one of the best ever), great communication from Val and Chris the owners, the hot tub and the really quiet location. We have rented many villas over the years and this was one of the best EVER!!! Hope to be back next year - thank you Val and Chris - Giles

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Some like it Hot !!!

  • 5 of 5

From the warm greeting we received to our sad departure, everything did what it said on the tin ! One of the first rentals I've been to that was under sold by the brochure. Superb views , fantastic accommodation and a charming resort that welcomed families. A very Spanish resort where nothing was too much trouble for our Iberian hosts. A/C in four of the five tastefully furnished bedrooms . This was just as well as the temperatures soared to 40 c for the week of our stay.Everything one needed for a holiday to remember. Thanks for allowing us to stay at this well judged spectacular villa. The property was clean , well tended and decorated. The gorgeous manger greeted us and directed us to some yummy eateries and drinking holes. Highlights for us being "The Hairy Bar" and La Realenza Pizzeria that served Spanish and Italian food at family friendly prices . Seafood abounds as expected with the former, El Bamboo, starring in it's role as a sublime beach restaurant where fish is cooked on a custom built BBQ made from an old fishing boat lying outside on the beach. The pool was brilliant and could be partially shaded from the sun and the hot tub also boasted a covered canopy which allowed an escape from the sun if required. I have no hesitation in recommending this beautifully presented property !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comments, we are so pleased you really enjoyed our villa and your holiday. Thanks also for drawing attention to how special La Herradura is. An unspoilt, friendly and truly Spanish resort which is definitely a perfect destination for the discerning traveller!
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beach is in La Herradura village - about 10/15 minutes walk down and 20 mins back up to the villa. Only 5 mins max by car. The local marina is also only 15 mins walk or 5 mins by car.

Many other beaches are within easy reach - small secluded coves, naturist or large public beaches with all facilities. At Almunecar, about 5 kilometres east of La Herradura are many shops, beaches, plus a water park open in high summer. The beach at La Herradura has a young children's play area.

Travel:

Nearest airport is Malaga, abouit 50 minutes by car or 90 minutes by bus.

Granada airport is about 75 mins by car.

Distances:

There are two larger towns either side of La Herradura. Almunecar, 5 kilometres

to the East, and Nerja, about a 15 minute drive to the west. Both offer many shops and fine beaches. The city of Granada and the world famous Alhambra Palace is just over an hours drive north as are the stunning Sierra Nevada mountains with skiing available in the winter. Near Nerja are famous caves boasting the world's largest stalagmite/stalagtite column and caverns.

Further Details:

La Herradura is an old Spanish fishing village, remarkably unspoilt by modern trends and developments. It boasts a large horseshoe bay (La Herradura is Spanish for horseshoe) and a strong Moorish influence in the architecture of the 'old town' area of the village. Popular with Spanish and Northern European

Tourists alike, and retaining it's charm and culture, it must have a claim to be one of Spain's best kept secrets!

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 23
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
Rate 24
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,495
for 7 nights
£2,495
 
 
Rate 5
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Rate 1
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Rate 2
27 May 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
Rate 3
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,495
for 7 nights
£2,495
 
 
Rate 4
2 Sep 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner to confirm availability. If agreed you will be sent a rental contract which you should sign and return together with a deposit of £500 of the agreed rental. The final balance paid 56 days before arrival. Security deposit of £500 to be paid 7 days before arrival.
Electric consumed over allowance will be charged out at 0.20 cents per unit used.

Changeover Day:
Flexible change over days.

Notes on prices:
Price includes all bedding, towels, beach towels and final clean at the end of the holiday. Also included in the price is the first 250 units of electric (50 euro's) per week. Any extra used is charged out at at 0.20 cents per unit. (our caretaker will take meter readings with you at the start and end of your holiday)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bed 1 en-suite, walk in shower room, bath, twin basins granite top vanity unit, and wc. Bed 2 en-suite has shower, basin and wc. Bed 3 en-suite has bath/shower, basin and wc. Bed 4 en-suite has shower, basin and wc. Bed 5 separate wc, basin and shower

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 spacious with s/k double bed - en-suite wc, basins bath & seperate walk in shower. Bedroom 2 twin - en-suite wc, basin & shower over bath. Bedroom 3 & 4 s/k doubles - en-suite wc, basin & shower. bedroom 5 twin - wc, basin & shower

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Rental fees includes the cost of preparing the villa, and provision of fresh laundry and towels. A deposit of £500 is required to cover the cost of any extra electric used and the cost of any damage or loss incurred. This is 1 week before arrival. The first 250 electric units are included in your rental per week. Any extra units will be charged out at cost - 0.20 cents per unit Electric meter readings will be taken at the start and finish of your visit. You will be refunded the balance of your deposit when you leave. A maid service is available at extra cost. The villa has a second kitchen on the ground floor with fridge freezer, hob, combination microwave, washing machine plus tea and coffee making facilities. Outside: Sun loungers are provided for all guests and there are various tables and occasional chairs available. New for the 2014 season in the covered terrace area an outside built in kitchen - which has a charcoal chimenea, outside fridge and work surfaces. Three bedrooms have direct French window access to the spacious lower sun terrace which boasts two covered pagodas and wonderful views across the bay of La Herradura. A gas bbq is located on this level and the gas is included in the rental. The private pool can be heated in the early or late months of the season at a extra cost - please ask if required. The pool also has a cascade facility. Additionally there is a large 8 person hot tub. Utility Room: The utility room has a washing machine, tumble drier, separate sink and draining area and an ironing board and iron. This is also home to spare light bulbs and cleaning equipment including "hoover" and brooms, mobs and buckets etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is fully cleaned prior to your arrival. All beds are made up with linen. Bath, hand and beach towels are also provided. A more regular maid service can be arranged at extra cost. Other: The covered terrace which leads off the dining room has a table and chairs to seat 10, and a rattan sofa and chairs to seat 4. It is also equipped with professional side awnings to maintain shade. New for 2014 built in charcoal bbq and outside fridge.

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