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Stunning All Around Sea and Mountain Views with Complete Privacy; Perfect!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Benidoleig, Near Denia & Javea on the Costa Blanca, Spain - Peaceful Location With Total Privacy

"Atalaya del Sol" (The Sun's Watchtower) is set in one of the most idyllic locations in this part of Spain with perhaps the most spectacular views in the region. The villa is a real home having been the full-time home of the owner for over 20 years. There are many terraces to enjoy the sun or shade at any time of day and all are shielded from prying eyes. It is built on one level with just 4 stairs separating the living from the sleeping areas, 3/4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite) If you wish to use all four bedrooms it is necessary to pass through a single bedroom which is an ante room to the master bedroom. Externally there are numerous terraces both covered & open & a fabulous 10m x 5m easily accessed private pool with breathtaking views across the Segaria mountain range to Denia and the Las Marinas coastline. Views from the sun room and front terraces extend through 270º (the other 90º you can see if you pop out to the barbecue area at the back) and they vary in every direction. There is large flat screen satellite TV (free view or bring your sky card) and high speed WiFi internet plus a telephone that's free to use. Air-conditioning (bedrooms, lounge & sun room) heating, fireplace, dishwasher etc.

We have made every effort to make the villa as comfortable as possible and hope we have thought of most things if not everything. We do provide baby facilities such as high chair and cot etc. basic toiletries including hair dryer, a very well equipped kitchen with cleaning products and the like.

If we don't have it there already, we are always happy to try our best to provide it; just ask.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2017

About Carl

My son, Carl, now looks after the villa and I now live with him and my daughter-in-law nearby, but I moved to Spain with my husband in 1988 when we bought Atalaya del Sol. After a couple of months of hard work and preparation we were able to move in and loved living there for over 20 years. My husband has passed away and I'm not sufficiently fit to be able to live alone there.

We’ve always loved the villa for its special location, the fantastic views (totally captivating both day and night) and for its total privacy. Over the years we’ve made changes adding a terrace here and a bedroom there etc. and it’s been one of the most beautiful homes I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting let alone living in.

Carl purchased this villa in 1988

Why Carl chose La Marina Alta

When you see the villa the answer to this will be absolutely clear. Finding a beautiful villa on a flat(ish) plot with stunning views which is not overlooked is a very tricky feat. If you want the possibility of walking to the village and don't want to drive up miles of winding roads it's even harder. When you manage to get one, you don’t let it go. We'd always wanted a home with a view of the sea and where better than where there are over 300 days of sunshine per year, country walks on your door step and stunning sandy beaches that stretch for miles within easy reach. When you fancy a bite out, a typical 'menu del día' (lunchtime 3 course meal with wine) is still typically under 10€. Mountains, beaches, culture, good food, peace and quiet and privacy; what more can you ask for?

It is clear that many of our guests agree with us as we are fortunate to have the chance to welcome them back again and again.

What makes this villa unique

The views in every direction are awe inspiring and they really are 360 degrees. The desire to enjoy the outdoor life has inspired the design of this villa with terraces on all sides and the opportunity to seek or hide from the sun at any time of day whilst enjoying our privacy which has always been of primary importance to us. We could watch the world go by from our own little haven. The villa is very comfortable with all modern amenities, including satellite television, a free to use telephone and high speed WiFi and it's always been nice to feel that the pool is safely, but unobtrusively, fenced for when my grandchildren and my great grand-daughter came.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Benidoleig in Javea, Moraira and Denia Area

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-suite to master bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Family bathroom with full sized bath and shower. Large en-suite shower room with easy access walk in shower. Heated towel rails in both bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 180cm wide four poster bed
    Second Double bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Vanity wash basin
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Master Suite annex - 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (2 double,1 twin,1 single) + cot Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms offer wardrobe, drawer and under-bed space. Air conditioning/heating. Master Bed-4 poster bed, dressing room (used for single bed if required) en-suite. Bed 2 with double bed and hand wash basin bed 3 with twin beds + Cot + highchair
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: As well as the beautiful pool area there are also a variety of board games and reading materials to ensure you've always something to entertain yourself with. We can supply a cleaning service if you wish which includes a change of bed linen and fresh towels (charged separately) Outside: Plenty of outside eating, relaxing and sunbathing areas. There is a large 10 x 5m swimming pool from where you can see just about everywhere without being overlooked. The pool is serviced by a pretty covered terrace where those wishing to escape the sun can relax whilst maintaining an eye on the goings on if needed. To the rear you will find a very useful BBQ area and a place to hang out the washing. The house is at the end of a private road and is gated so parking is easy either inside or outside the property. There is also a garage. If you fancy a break from relaxing and unwinding and a trip to the beach is in order; it’s around 20 mins drive to the wonderful beaches of Denia & Las Marinas with their plethora of restaurants & shops. The local village to which one can walk (it’s only a few hundred metres away) has a good little supermarket and all the hopefully unnecessary services - medical centre, pharmacy etc. We don’t want to go, but it’s good to know they’re there. Utility Room: Off the kitchen is a useful larder/ultility room with washing machine and plenty of storage space. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We supply fresh bed linen and towels at the beginning of your stay. The pool is cleaned on a regular basis and this may occur during your stay. Prior advice will be given. Cleaning service with fresh bed linen and towels available at additional cost. Other: Various sun terraces in addition to a great pool area (fenced and gated for children's security). Both covered and open terraces are gaily sprinkled around the villa so you can chase or hide from the sun as you wish. All are very private and peaceful.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)


Simply stunning in every way

  • 5 of 5

Can`t wait for our return visit. Everything was laid back and easygoing.

Fabulous views of the sea, mountains and surrounding countryside.

The villa was clean and everything you could wish for was there.

Lots to do and see and some great bars and eating places to be found locally.

I can honestly say, hand on heart, I would move over there tomorrow if it was an option.

Thanks Owners Direct and Carl and Janice.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review your stay; it's greatly appreciated. We have always considered our villa to be an ideal place to relax and to enjoy the fantastic surroundings with the privacy and tranquillity offered playing a large part in achieving the laid back feeling. If you feel the urge to get out and about and most of us do during our holidays, there are, as you say, lots of things to do locally; you'd need to live there for years to try all the facilities in the area. Whilst you may not be able to move over tomorrow, we'd be delighted to have the chance to welcome you whenever you can.
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As good as the photographs

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this villa. It is spacious and there are lots of different places to enjoy either in the sun or the shade. The pool is large and very clean and proved a big hit with everyone, especially the children. The views are amazing and the villa is well equipped. You would need to be pretty fit to walk to the village but it is so lovely just to enjoy the surroundings from the villa. We would like to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our thanks for your review; it is always appreciated when someone takes the trouble to write something nice. It makes us feel as though we have done our job well and we are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay. We would, of course, be delighted to welcome you back and hope we will have the chance next time you come to Spain.
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A home from home in a stunning position

  • 5 of 5

This is the 8th time we have stayed at La Atalaya del sol. It is not a typical holiday property, it was somebody's home and feels like it. The views are quite stunning and with several outside seating areas you are spoilt for choice. With the large conservatory area even it Winter it is possible to appreciate the view. Without doubt our favourite holiday spot and Carl and Janice are very helpful and friendly, the perfect hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John and Yvonne, It's kind of you to take the trouble to write a review for us. We are always delighted when you come to enjoy your breaks at our villa and are pleased that you feel it's like a home from home. We look forward to welcoming you back for your 9th stay; you make it so easy for us and our cleaner says a big thank you too; she always has such an easy job to do after you've been and your efforts are greatly appreciated. See you soon, Carl and Janice
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Perfect getaway location.....

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location to relax and enjoy the quiet life. Splendid views and some lovely places to visit within an easy drive. Would highly recommend the trip across the mountains to the waterfalls.

The property itself is very homely, don't expect a typical clinical holiday villa. This is someone's home and has all the touches that make it a pleasure to stay in.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always it's a great pleasure to learn that our guests have enjoyed their stay and appreciated our villa for what it is; a comfortable family home in a wonderful location where one can enjoy a relaxing break and really wind down. We have been fortunate/unfortunate enough to have a week free since our last guest's visit and have taken the opportunity to upgrade the villa with a remodel of the en-suite bathroom and six new windows. It's still a proper home though, just nicer.
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Lovely homely well equipped villa set in stunning setting

  • 5 of 5

Ideal location for peaceful and relaxing holiday also within easy reach of resorts

Villa very clean and comfortable

Owners were attentive and helpful without being intrusive

Will certainly consider return visit

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect !!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Janice & Carl for a tremendous family holiday. The villa was just what we had hoped for from the description. Well equiped; air con came in handy, the views from the pool fantastic and always a terrace and chairs for sun or shade. Assuring to know that the owner is there at hand if needed but not intrusive if not. The Button Family Northumberland.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I know that we have had the good fortune to reply to positive reviews many times and we are always prone to repeat ourselves, but we'd like to thank you for your kind words and indeed for leaving our villa in such a good state. It really is appreciated and we would be delighted to welcome your family back to enjoy another holiday as soon as you can make it.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
June 17
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 17
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Aug 17
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sep 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 17 18
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Apr 18
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
May 18
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
June 18
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July 18
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Aug 18
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sep 18
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 18 19
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £252.66

Booking Notes:
When you book, we will send you a rental agreement which we ask that you sign and return to us. We ask that you pay a deposit of £250 (non-returnable if you cancel your stay). This becomes a returnable security deposit for the duration of your holiday and will be returned to you within 15 days of your departure less any deductions for damages or costs for excessive cleaning etc. Final payment should be made 8 weeks prior to arrival. For longer term lets other conditions may apply.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible as are arrival and departure times. Where there is an arrival and a departure on the same day we ask for the departure at 11:00 and arrival not before 15:00.

Notes on prices:
Large discounts are available for lets of 8 weeks or longer duration, except during the months of June, July and August. If you like the idea of spending a warm sunny winter in Spain please contact us and we would be happy to provide you with details of the savings you could make. The villa is also available for short stays and weekend breaks except in June, July and August. The minimum stay is two nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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