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Stylish Modern Retreat In The Beautiful Moorish Village Of Frigiliana

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Frigiliana, Costa Del Sol, Spain - 2 Bedroom (Sleeps 4, Sep Utility). Large (100m2), And Very Comfortable Apartment, Great Location

The apartment is our own private home which is used often throughout the year. Furnished and decorated to a high standard, the apartment sleeps four comfortably. Ideal location for enjoying Frigiliana, with easy access and parking just minutes away from the old village. Spacious & fully equipped to be able to enjoy yourself with everything to hand. Aspect ensures the apartment remains nicely cool throughout the warmest months, and is a really comfortable escape for the colder months. Internet/wi-fi throughout, Sky News & selection of english-speaking channels (though not BBC & ITV etc, Sky moved the satellite!) tv/dvd, good music & film library and you can use a USB on the TV to play your own movies or favourite programmes. Power-shower/bath, proper heating, sep utility for drying & ironing etc, first floor, quiet building.

John Houlihan
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Most of the people who visit the apartment each year are returning guests, some for 4-5 years in a row, and everyone has always been really positive in feedback. Below is some genuine feedback from emails received;

'The apartment was perfect. Everything was very clean and it was bigger than it looked online' - Rose & Partner, Oct 2012

'We absolutely loved the apartment in Frigiliana and had a fantastic holiday too.

We found the bus service in Spain fantastic & didn't even have to move the car during our week stay.  Everyone was so friendly and Tracey was so helpful with her local knowledge.' - Leanne & Family, June 2013

'Our little bit of heaven for two weeks every summer, where we go to just completely switch off. The apartment is just fab for us, we really love it, and look forward to getting back there soon as we can' - Liz & Kevin, July 2013

'We both wanted say that we had a great time in your apartment in Frigiliana - home from home comforts' - Paul & Pam 2010-12
Feb 2012
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Local beaches in Nerja accessible with a 10 minute drive. Some additional more secluded/nicer beaches within a further 10 minute drive along the coast.


Malaga Airport is 60 kilometres away on a direct motorway link, and the drive takes approximately 45 minutes. Local & regional public transport is reliable and cheap. There are also many organised excursions available locally. Car hire is advisable for more independent travel/exploration of the wider Andalusia area.


The village has several grocery shops, a bank, chemist, post office, gym, outdoor swimming pool and a wonderful choice of restaurants and bars. The village also has several shops with locally hand-crafted gifts. There are four large supermarkets in Nerja, and a Lidl supermarket about 5 mins drive away.

The village is surrounded by a beautiful, protected National Park and is very popular with walkers from across Europe.

Further Details:

Other places of interest to visit by car include:

Nerja caves and Maro beach 10 minutes.

Velez Malaga, El Ingenio large shopping centre/bowling alley/cinema 15 minutes.

Granada Alhambra 1 hour 30 mins, booking necessary. In Frigiliana there are 3 banks, chemist, a baker, a butcher, a fish shop lots of eating places and bars. There is a large outdoor pool with adjacent sports centre and gym and a tourist information centre. Frigiliana is a walker's paradise. In Malaga there is the old town to explore and the Picasso museum and art gallery.

Rhonda 2 hours. Seville 3 hours. Cordoba 3 hours. Malaga 45 mins.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Frigiliana in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Main bathroom - bath with power-shower over, wc, bidet, large whb, fully tiled & mirrored, radiator. Separate cloakroom in hallway, wc & whb, fully tiled.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom with balcony - 1 Double Bed , Balcony in Bedroom
    Two Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - king-sized bed with memory-foam mattress, double wardrobe, storage heater, French doors to 3' balcony/seating area. Hairdryer provided. Bedroom 2 - 2 x divans (can bracket together as double), double wardrobe, storage heater.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is decorated and furnished in a modern style, and is a spacious and very comfortable retreat any time of year. Cool in summer and very cosy in winter, and although quite central the building is a very quiet one, with the majority of the 6 apartments in the building being owned by very friendly locals. The building is very safe & secure. Please note: the TV system has about 15 english-speaking channels as standard, including Sky News (but not BBC/ITV etc). The TV has a USB port for playing your own movies/recordings. Outside: There is a local community pool about 10 minutes walk away. Parking directly outside or within 50 metres or so is usually available (and never a problem to double-park for unloading etc). Full internet access / wi-fi throughout. Utility Room: Separate large utility (third bedroom), containing owners secure storage cupboard. Additional fridge, iron & ironing board, linen stores etc, double doors to balcony/drying area, clothes drying rack, beach mats/parasol/cool-box etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Apartment cleaned prior to all guest arrivals, with fresh linen & towels provided, and access to additional supplies.


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Stylish Modern Retreat In The Beautiful Moorish Village Of Frigiliana
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beautiful apartment in stunning town

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have been better! Spotlessly clean, walkable to everything, John and Lynn were as helpful as can be. I would return anytime!

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nina, and great that you enjoyed Frigiliana so much, Safe travels, 😊
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We really loved our stay in Frigiliana

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to our host John we had a wonderful stay in Frigiliana. Everything he had described about the appartment and the surroundings was correct. Parking possibilities were very good; seldom we parked more than 25 meters from the entrance. The equipment inside was more than enough.

And when there was a small incident, such as a broken cover inside the freeze, John delivered a brand new freeze within 24 ours (although he was in England!).

So we were very happy about our choice to stay in that appartment. If you want to stay close to Nerja, in a "white moorian village" choose this place.

Agneta and Lars from Sweden

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Agneta & Lars for your wonderful feedback. It was a pleasure to host you & you would be very welcome at any time. Many thanks, John
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Excelent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

superb place to stay, very well appointed apartment we felt at home straight away.

kitchen has every thing you need. Washing machine a plus means you don't have pack so much.

beds very comfortable. plenty of cloths storage.

fresh bread available across the road from 7.30 am.

town swimming pool 10 min walk away 2 euros all day bargain

lovely old town with nice shop and restaurant's over looking the valley.

owner John could not do enough for us. Local lady sue always available and helpful. Would stay again if going to area. only 10 minuets to Nerja.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review Paul, and glad you had a nice time with the family. Frigiliana brings everyone back... look forward to hopefully hosting you all in the future, Many thanks, John
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Modern , spacious, clean . Easy access location .

  • 5 of 5

We love Frigliana and this apartment was well equipped, clean, comfortable and as we had a car it was easy to park outside . Great wi fi . The accommodation offered us everything we needed for our week there self catering - although we are out most days ! Lovely village with great restaurants .

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A well presented light and airy apartment in an unspoilt part of Spain.

All rooms are spacious with one master bedroom and another twin room. All the amenities you can want , including hairdryer and washing machine. The decor is clean and simple with overhead fans. No discos or night clubs but lovely local restaurants and family run bars that welcome children.

Nerja is about 15 mins away but didn't make it that far as only a short hop.

Wonderful time spent admiring the white washed house's whilst slowly climbing the mountain.

Very pretty and will book for longer next time.

Take flat shoes with grips on!😁😁

Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Mandi and pleased you both enjoyed the village, look forward to hosting you for a longer holiday in the future, John 😎
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Pleasant stay in a cozy and comfortable environment

  • 5 of 5

We just spent several weeks in this apartment and we have nothing but positive comments to offer. It felt as if we were at home. The appartment is very clean, the beds are extremely comfortable and the kitchen is well equipped so cooking on a daily basis was no problem. There is an ample supply of towels and linen as well as everything else you need to carry on with your daily chores. The internet, tv and radio was greatly appreciated. The location is excellent with services and restaurants within walking distance of the apartment. In summary everything is exactly as described by the owner. Making the reservations was also very easy with quick and prompt responses as well as a follow up email to ensure everything was fine with the apartment upon our arrival. We would certainly not hesitate to recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for such a great review Martin! Its great to hear you both enjoyed such a lovely holiday, and would be a real pleasure to host you again when next in Europe. Many thanks, John
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Frigiliana, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Xmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please email or telephone with any further enquiries or to make a booking. A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking, with the balance payable four weeks prior to arrival. A £100 refundable security deposit is also required.

Changeover Day:
Flexible regards changeover days and times, but would ask for some understanding and flexibility in return if another booking is scheduled.

Notes on prices:
Please note the winter pricing reflects the very high heating costs in Spain, the apartment is maintained at a comfortable temperature (i.e. you won't be huddled over a radiator!) as evenings can be very cold. Longer winter lets can be arranged with rates adjusted to ensure you only pay for energy costs used, please enquire, thanks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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