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Villa In Coin With Private Pool And Big Play Area. Costa Del Sol (Inl&), Spain



Updated: 21-Sep-2016
Villa in Coin, Costa del Sol (Inland), Spain - Villa In Coin With Private Pool, And Big Play Area. Costa Del Sol (Inland), Spain

Casa Mandala is a house built with love. Breathing through the eco-roof so do not need air conditioning. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Fully equipped for your everyday needs. 8 x 4m private pool, specially safe for kids. The large terrace provides shade in the summer. Barbecue. Property securely gated (ideal for kids). Casa Mandala likes children. We have a big play area for them, with swings, big sand box and toys. Casa Mandala is a country house, close to town, between horses and orchards. 5 min walking to a little local shop and bar/restaurant with tapas. 3 min to Coin centre, where you will find restaurants, supermarkets, post office, banks and Saturday market. 3 minutes to Shopping Centre with cinemas, shops, restaurants. Peaceful relaxing environment. The area around Coin is perfect for walking holidays, horse riding and golf, go to the beach or just relaxing on a hammock and dip in the pool. Only 25-min to Marbella’s beaches.15 min from Mijas and Ojen.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My name is Sandra. I am an artist and mother of two lovely girls. My husband is Thai masseur and lover of nature.

Some years ago my husband and me moved from Barcelona to inland Southern Spain to live in a natural environment. We have happily settled into the Southern and relaxed way of life.

We bought the land and built the house ourselves. We wanted to build a new house, vibrant and full of good energy. We wanted to create a home for our daughters, safe and fun. With swings for babies, children and adults. Structures to hanging and a large sandbox where kids have contact with the outdoor elements.

A shaded area with hammocks to relax and enjoy quiet talks.

Weekends we like to go for a walk together. Also go to the beach or the river, where I like to paint and girls play.

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Speaks English, Spanish

10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


ideal for family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful holiday in a beautiful and clean villa ideally suited to children, neither time no one was bored, beautiful surroundings, wonderful town and very helpful Sandra !!! For kids outdoor paradise sand and various swings, plenty of space for fun ... thank you for a wonderful time

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great spot for kids

  • 5 of 5

just back from 10 days stay. have 3 kids (ages 5,6,10) who loved the house. Pool was perfect for them, sand, swings etc kept them well entertained. We ended up not even going to the beach cause they were happy to stay in the garden. House was very clean and Sandra had a nice welcome pack for us as we arrived late at night. Pool was well maintained (every 2nd day) but was done early in the morning so didn't impact on us at all. Did get it hard to find the house once we got to Coin, but just rang Sandra and she came and collecting us. car parking is tight so if you've a big car you'd need to be careful. small shop in walking distance. Big supermarkets about 5 minute drive. Close to Malaga - managed a half day shopping in a nice outlet. Town of Mijas was about 15k, away and was really nice, good range of restaurants etc. Not much in Coin itself. Great place for young kids for sure. No problem recommending Sandra or the house.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything we could have asked for

  • 5 of 5

Sandra & Juan have created a wonderful family home at Casa Mandala, furnished to a high standard and perfectly clean. Sandra even went to the trouble of leaving us a little welcome pack, and drove me around so I could get my bearings. Although they are next door if you should need them, you wouldn't realise. This place is perfectly secluded and private.

Our three children (3,6,11 yrs) never had a dull moment during our week here whether we spent the day lounging at the pool side or exploring Coin centre and the neighbouring towns. Dolphin and whale watching in Terifa is a 2 hr drive away (well worth it) and the beaches of Marbella are close enough to visit every day if you wanted! Thank you for an incredible stay - we'll tell all of our friends at home about beautiful Casa Mandala. The Davis Family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa and location

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a six week stay at Casa Mandala and what a lovely time we had the villa was lovely and garden with pool was great😀

Sandra was amazing so helpful and friendly even got my Antihistamine Tablets from the Pharmacy! Gave us lots of ideas for where to go and instructions to get there.

The villa is located in a central position for beaches and resorts and Coin town only seven minutes away with lots of bars and restaurants.

Overall this was a great retreat and relaxing holiday with family and friends and would like to say highly recommended.

Thank you Sandra 😀😀

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful and peaceful villa. We had a lovely time relaxing in the garden and taking dips in the pool. The owners were very helpful and nothing was to much to ask.

Inside the villa is very clean and spacious with everything you could need. I would definitely recommend a stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic villa, lovely owners, perfect family break.

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a fantastic stay in this wonderful villa. Our party of 6 (including our 18 month old son) all had the best holiday, in a beautiful, peaceful environment but will all the amenities required.

We hired a car which i would advise as Marbella, Fuengirola and Torremolinos are all within a 20 minute drive. The local town of coin was a 5 minute drive away and featured many fantastic bars and restaurants as well as many super markets. There is a local shop and tapas bar only 5 minutes walk away from the villa. We visited the zoo in Fuengirola which was fantastic value for money and enjoyed by all.

Juan and Sandra were on hand at all times if we had any questions however they offer you complete privacy which is a perfect combination.

The villa was modern, clean and very comfortable and i miss reading in the hammocks dearly :( The outside garden was a sun trap and we spent many hours a day sunbathing, playing in the pool and letting our little boy play on the swings and sandpit.

We wouldn't fail to recommend here to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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From the Owner

Malaga has the best weather in Europe. We moved from Barcelona looking for sun almost every day of the year. We moved form one big city to the countryside looking for more quality of life. Coin is close to beach, but with the benefits of the country: fantastic walking, beautiful rivers, natural environment, close to Natural Parks… It is a relaxed and quiet place but with everything you need nowadays to live comfortably and close to many amenities. Beach, Marbella and Malaga city is really close. Also airport is half hour from home. The property offers the perfect base for day trips to the Costa del Sol: Malaga, Fuengirola, Marbella, Puerto Banus Also offers easy and fast routes to Ronda, Gibraltar, Sevilla, Granada, Córdoba and Cadiz.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : International Malaga Airport at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bar Sun at 300 Metres Nearest Ferry : Algeciras Ferry at 250 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Alhaurin Golf at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cartama Train Station at 12 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Malaga Motorway at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Venta Platero at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Granada at 200 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Marbella and Fuengirola beaches at 22 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

My husband is Thai masseuse. He offers our guests Thai massage sessions, as well as reflexology.

I´m an artist and often during the summer time I wok with adults and children some workshops:

- ceramics

- make your own glass jewellery

- painting techniques and engrave.

Some times I work with parents and kids together. It´s a nice experience.

Ask me if you are interested...


20 minutes drive to the golden beaches of Marbella (nice beaches with lots of restaurants and shops)

25 minutes drive to Fuengirola beaches, crowded and full of night-life.

25 min drive to quite and relaxed La Cala beaches.


Malaga airport 30 minutes drive. Very easy to arrive. Car is recommended but the town is within walking distance.


Mijas and Ojen (tipical white towns) 15 min.

Malaga city (30 min).

Marbella (Old town and Puerto Banus) 20 min. Fuengirola 20 min.

Ronda a renowned beauty spot, town is an 1.5 hour's drive.

Granada 1,5 h. Córdoba 2 h and Sevilla 2,5 hr

Further Details:

In Coin you can found: local shops, cafes and restaurants, big supermarkets (Lidel, Dia and Mercadona), banks, post office, Saturday and Sunday markets.

Little hospital and several pharmacies. Public swimming pool and Big Play areas for children.

Tipical Tapas, pizzas and Ice creams in many Squares. There are two Chinese restaurants, the Shanghai and the Hong Kong. There are also two Indian restaurants, the Mumtaz Mahal and the Taj Mahal.

Comercial Centre, called La Trocha, with cinemas, roof terrace pub, shops and restaurants, including a Burger King.

Casa Mandala is a great place to stay if you don't wish to do much driving on your holiday, but there is lots to see if you do.

Ceramic items are a traditional craft. We have some artisans living near the house.

Many activities are offered along the coast including Sea World at Benalmadena and deep sea diving and water-skiing at Fuengirola. Also in Fuengirola you can enjoy modern zoo Biopark, Aqua Parks also at Fuengirola and Torremolinos.

Mijas and Ojen are really close, about 15 minutes drive. They both are typical white towns. Mijas has lots of crafts and typical squares where to enjoy a sangria and paella.

Ronda and its incredible landscapes is about 1,5 h by car.

Marbella, Malaga and Fuengirola are closer by car and have an infinite variety of amenities. If you are interested we can provide you maps and a large range of activities and places to visit.

Lots or museums in Malaga, like Picasso Museum or CAC are really interesting places to visit.

Cádiz beaches and Gibraltar can be reached within 1.5 hours, and there you can take boat rides to see the dolphins, cross to Africa, as well as taking advantage of the tax-free shopping.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
15 Febr - 27 Febr 2017
15 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £169

Booking Notes:
Book by email, we will then confirm availability and send you details on how to pay the deposit (non refundable) the deposit will be half the total amount due.
If booking 8 weeks or less prior to arrival, the rental charge is payable in full.
A security deposit to cover breakages and excess cleaning of €200 will be taken on arrival, refundable on departure.
Prices shown are the total rental cost, for up to a max of 6 people plus baby (for which a cot and high-chair can be provided).

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible, depending on the day of arrival
Arrival time: after 16 h.
Departure time: before 12 h

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From the Owner

For us it was important to respect ecological construction criteria and obtain a bioclimatic house: cold in summer and warm in winter. The wooden ceiling insulation carries a natural cork and self-ventilating roof tiles, which provide a temperature difference of 15 ° C with respect to the outside of the house. The walls are built with clay bricks 30 cm wide, which provides a powerful insulation. It is build for adults and children: many play areas, sandbox, relax areas, terraces, private pool… My husband also offers professional Thai massage and reflexology. I offer workshops with different technique: ceramics, glass jewellery, painting for children and adults. check availability

Property Type

  • villa


  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 225 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 with toilet, bidet and shower (en-suite to bedroom 1) Bathroom 2 shower, wash basin, bidet and toilet (adjoins bedrooms 2 and 3)


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: double bed, wardrobe and en-suite bathroom Bedroom 2: double bed and big wardrobe Bedroom 3: 2 singles beds and big wardrobe


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Smokers are welcome as long as they do not smoke inside the house (there are big and shaded terraces). Children are more than welcome (cot, high chair available on request). Toys also available at no extra cost. Big play area with swings, sandpit and safe pool for children. The owners live sometimes on site, in totally separate accommodation not to be intrusive, so any help or advice is always on hand. They are there to welcome you, hand over the keys and show you around. They do not intrude into your privacy but do all possible to ensure your comfort, and are available to help with information, if asked. All prices include a free welcome pack of the essentials you will need on arrival. Outside: The villa is surrounded by a Mediterranean style garden with trees and flowers, private pool (8 x 4 m) safe for children and play area with swings and big sandbox. The private swimming pool is large for the whole family, south facing. Adjacent to the swimming pool you will find yourself close to BBQ. The large shaded terrace provides perfect shade in the summer This terrace has outdoor table and chairs, sofa and relax area with coffee table. Outdoor dining furniture to help you relax and enjoy your vacation besides the pool. Another shaded terrace offer two swinging hammock for siesta or reading plus extra big shaded space ideal for playing area. The view from the terrace, pool and garden is ‘La Sierra de las Nieves’ mountain range in the background. All property is Securely gated (ideal for kids). There is a little shop with local products 5 min walking distance. Also a bar/restaurant with tapas. Utility Room: washing machine, barbecue, Toys (available), High Chair and Cot (available) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels and bedlinen are included, there is a washing machine provided. The property will be cleaned prior to arrival and on departure. Other: Terraced area with 2 hammocks, sofas with coffee table, big table and chairs.

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