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Superb spacious 4 bedroom duplex apartment - great views, 20 m pool, gardens

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Nov-2016
Apartment in Calella de Palafrugell, Costa Brava, Spain - Apartment, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Calella is a natural fishing village, very little has changed over the years, there are numerous sheltered coves and beaches fringing a crystal clear turquoise sea. Within 400 metres of the apartment you are in unspoilt countryside where you can walk or cycle to other coves and magnificent beaches without crossing any public road. This includes the ancient Cami de Ronda, paths run the entire length of the coast and offer the most beautiful coastal walks imaginable. Close by are the Botanical Gardens at Cap Roig, near El Golfet, with fabulous views out to sea, where in July and August, there is a festival of open air concerts, where famous stars from around the world perform.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a British and Spanish couple with young children.

Speaks English, French, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to let you know that we've had a lovely time at your apartment, in Calella, Llafranch, Tamariu and Begur.

It's a lovely development, great pool and gardens, well-maintained. The garage spaces (7 & 8) are a little tight when everyone else has filled up their spaces, but I have got to know my car intimately as a consequence and we avoided any scratches.
Aug 2016
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6 Reviews

4.7
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

5

Wonderful apartment in our favourite part of Spain

  • 5 of 5

Overall, this property is extremely spacious, very well equipped, clean, tastefully decorated and the views are wonderful.

It is in a peaceful setting with beautifully maintained grounds and a large pool that we often had to ourselves.

The terraces are an ideal place to chill and the roof terrace has sun for most of the day. Idyllic to sit and look at the fabulous views with a g & t.

It's about 15 -20 mins walk down to the coastal village. Calella de palafrugel itself is very picturesque and unspoilt with many excellent restaurants to choose from. Coastal walk to Llafranc is an easy stroll and the botanical gardens of Cap Roig are also within walking distance. Also worth walking into Palafrugel for a mooch, particularly on market days. Barcelona is only 1.5 hrs drive so is doable for a day or night.

The apartment is excellent value and comes highly recommended. When we are next visiting the area we would certainly try to rebook this property.

Thankyou Owen and Maria for letting us share your gorgeous holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment, highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of eight, four adults and four children ranging from 3 to 68 years, this apartment suited all our needs we loved it. It is spacious, light and airy, beautiful views, well appointed and equipped, clean and as described. The owner was easy to communicate with and very helpful. I would definitely recommend the apartment and be happy to return.

We enjoyed many relaxed meals on the balcony with it's beautiful views. The pool area was perfect with a mixture of Spanish, English and French families. It was an easy walk into Port Bo which is the beach we like to use with lots of rocks and rock pools for the children to climb and explore. There are many small restaurants which are delightful and serve excellent food. You can sit and have an evening meal and drink and be able to keep an eye on the children while they play on the beach (many families do this), it is so friendly. This was the third time we have been to Calella de Palafrugel, we love it and this was the best apartment we have rented.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Great family holiday in a lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

We were very comfortable in this apartment, which had everything that we needed. The balcony view was splendid and we enjoyed many meals and evenings there. A good base to drive to various beaches and other places of interest, as well as simply enjoy the pool and other facilities in the complex. Many thanks for letting us stay. Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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JONESFAMILY

  • 4 of 5

We were all very pleased and impressed with this property and felt the description was very accurate and if anything did not do it justice. The location and views were superb. It was a very spacious apartment allowing two generations to holiday together comfortably .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Lovely 4 bedroom duplex

  • 5 of 5

Apartment had lots of space with all you need ie wifi, washer, dryer, tv, two terraces where we had dinner a lot, It was great to have off road parking too. The pool was never overly busy so was very relaxing. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. It's a short walk into town where there are numerous restaurants to choose from. We used the local Spar for our shopping but the bigger supermarkets in Palafrugell are a lot cheaper if this a concern. The Sunday market in Palafrugell is worth a trip as you can sit in the square and watch the world go by when you've finished shopping. We also visited Cap Roig gardens, and Salvador Dali wife's house in Pubol which is definitely a good day out. We stopped for lunch in Bisbal on the way home as they had lovely ceramic shops to mooch around in. We took a day trip to Palamos too which is good for present shopping. Think you need a car here if you're staying for longer than a week as could get a little samey. The sangria in the restaurants cost 14 Euros ( a little steep) but we soon discovered the local bottles in the supermarket for around 2 Euros, it's lovely mixed with the local Prosecco or cava. This apartment is as described and Owen was a pleasure to deal with and efficient with the paperwork. We stayed for 12 days and the weather was beautiful. The area is very Spanish and not a lot of English is spoken but we had no difficulties as a result of this, there were Germans, Spanish and several French families when we were there. The apartments were very quiet in the evening and had no issues with noise.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

We had a great holiday here. The town is beautiful, lovely beaches and great restaurants. The apartment is spacious and clean stunning view from the top terrace. Pool great and was never too busy, it's about a 20 min walk to the town and a bit hilly in some places but didn't cause us any problems.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

From the Owner

We like Calella because of its genuine Spanish and family atmosphere. We can combine a spacious apartment, a super pool and gardens where the children can safely meet and paly with others and we are very close to the beach and see front. However just as important for us is the beautiful green countryside just behind the property through which we run and cycle (without hills) - often to other beaches down the coast. The town of Palafrugell has a genuine non seaside atmosphere and has great town square and daily market with fantastic vegetables and fish.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Girona at 49 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Calella at 0.7 Kilometres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The beaches and the centre of Calella de Palafrugell with its beaches, waterfront restaurants and cafes are only a 12 minutes walk away.

Within 400 metres of the apartment you are in unspoilt countryside where you can walk or cycle to other coves and magnificent beaches without crossing any public road. This includes the ancient Cami de Ronda and the most beautiful coastal walks imaginable.

Travel:

Airports: Girona 45 minutes; Barcelona 1 ½ hours; Perpignan 2hrs.

There is a bus service to Palafrugell (from 3km from Calella) from Barcelona and Girona airports. A car is not necessary but gives more flexibility.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
7 Jan 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£631
for 7 nights
£631
 
 
High
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,177
for 7 nights
£1,177
 
 
Peak season
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,682
for 7 nights
£1,682
 
 
High
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,177
for 7 nights
£1,177
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£841
for 7 nights
£841
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Saturday during peak season

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

We looked for years and didn't find anywhere else on this part of the coast that so well combined all of these elements.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

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

Dining

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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Walk in shower/wet room
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with double wash basin, wc and walk in shower. Bathroom 2 with wash basin, wc, and bath/shower over. Bathroom 3 with wash basin, wc, and bath/shower over.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, With en suite
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, With own bath and shower room
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 with double bed and own bath/shower room. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds - shared bath/shower room Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds - shared bath/shower room

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: Beautiful views towards across the valley to the lighthouse of Llafranc. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained. Large 25 metre pool with steps and rail for easy access. Separate children's pool. Ample lawns for sunbathing around the pool. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble drier, clothes line. Open to the outside via shutters. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided (not beach towels). Cleaning at an extra cost can be arranged for a stay of more than 2 weeks.

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