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Villa With Direct Beach Access. Walled Garden And Private Swimming Pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 7,534 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Getares, Nr. Tarifa, Costa de la Luz,Spain, One Minute Access To lovely Sandy Beach and all resort facilities 15 min walk

Ours is a beautiful and cranky older villa not to be confused with modern purpose built villas. Large, beautiful and shady walled-garden, with pool side,covered sofa area with BBQ and fridge.The garden and pool can be illuminated at night .

Three large roof terraces on different levels with breathtaking views over the bay to Gibraltar and the National Park.

The villa is cool ,comfortable,spacious and well equipped.

There is now full disabled access and for the cooler months ,the pool can be heated on request.There are electric heaters in all rooms and two log burners which keep the house cosy.

More Details

Bridget Holmes
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

About Bridget Holmes

We live in England but thanks to family roots, love having holidays in Spain. We are very fortunate to have taken this dream-like property over , complete with very capable and discrete caretaker.We hope to spend more time here especially in the winter. We love unspoilt countryside and the sea and find Algeciras ,a huge port ,a really exciting place.

Our family loves walking ,cycling swimming ,golf and dancing. It is a really Spanish area ,perfect if you want to speak Spanish and eat delicious local food.

There is as much to do to here as any one could want and likewise, it is the perfect place for relaxing and gazing or reading .

The garden is amazing.

Bridget Holmes purchased this villa in 2014

Why Bridget Holmes chose Costa del Sol (Cadiz Province)

This is a very special house. Find us on Instagram by searching Casa Sajama.

It is like walking into paradise!

We rented it for two summers and feel incredibly lucky to have been able to take it over from our delightful predecessors.

It lies on the beach in the real Spain adjacent to unspoilt and protected nature reserves, El Estrecho and Los Alcornocales. Here you can go walking ,cycling on good paths and dip into the rock pools and lakes!

The sandy beach less than a minutes walk has a lifeguard and cleaning in the summer.There is kiosk on our road leading onto the sand and 15 minutes to the east end of the beach are family friendly restaurants bars cafés and shops.There is kite surfing and canoeing.Tarifa is 12 km away for wind surfers . Golfers have the best courses 1/2 hour away and there are lovely towns and Cadiz to visit nearby.

What makes this villa unique

Easy access from three airports, parking outside house.

Caretaker available if needed but hidden from view. He and his partner maintain the property and are very helpful .

She is also a trained carer who enjoys minding children and the elderly.

Extra cleaning while you are out, can be arranged. And you can enquire if you would like help with the BBQ ,garden lighting and outdoor films.

The high ceilinged, two storey plus roof terraced house is cool in summer ,needing only ceiling fans in the one south facing room and then log burners for winter.

Unspoilt Spain,real Spanish food and culture.

Friendly local people ,bars ,restaurants within 10 minutes walk.

Walking ,cycling ,sea activities,golf,horse riding and more.

Beautiful ,private ,tranquil garden and pool within high walls .Loads of sun all day and shade too . In and out door dining areas and BBQs.Roof terraces with view over Straits of Gibraltar to Africa. Loads of wild life.

Interesting old towns and cities nearby and the bustling port town of Algeciras down the road.

Find us on Instagram by searching Casa Sajama

Guestbook comments from the owner

It's like the secret garden.

This place has good vibes ,it makes you feel so relaxed and protected.

It is a very special place.
Oct 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Algeciras on Campo de Gibraltar

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 7534 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Outdoor Shower , Out door shower cold water only
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Wet Room
  • En-suite shower, WC, basin, bidet and small bath for master bedroom upstairs. En-suite shower, WC, basin, bidet for upstairs 3 bed room. Wet room with Shower,shower chair ,handrails,WC, basin and bidet downstairs .
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 + baby (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large master bedroom with seven long foot bed, ensuite and balcony over looking garden. Second Bedroom double bed and one single,ensuite,views of sea ,access to roof terrace. Third bedroom, two single beds ,néxt Door to downstairs bathroom. Fourth bedroom ,three singles,next door to kitchen Good ventilation from windows with grills and large ceiling fans in all the bed rooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Guests may use anything in the house but please try to replace essentials. We do not take a deposit, but please inform us of any significant breakages and ideally replace . The garden has many beautiful plants and lightning ,so please do not allow children to play football etc. The beach is only 100m away ! There is a casita (small house) attached to the garage where the caretaker/ gardener /handyman and his wife live. They are very discrete but you may see him watering the gardening occasionally .He is exceptionally helpful and resourceful. Any problems with the house ,ask him and he will almost certainly be able to sort it out. Outside: Mature high-walled garden. Private pool,6x3m,with easy step access.Plentiful seating round poolside covered bar area with extra awning,fridge, sink and mains water. Bridge leads from pool area to the lowest of three large terraces. Steps lead to the large middle terrace, overlooking beach and surrounding countryside from which goat bells can be heard in the morning.Further steps to top terrace with stunning views across the bay to Gibraltar. Ideal for birdwatching and for G&T For alfresco dining with another BBQ, there are two long solid tables with chairs and benches, undercover with access from indoor dining room and kitchen via large glazed sliding doors. This is a beautiful area surrounded by plants. After-beach shower. We have added heating to the pool for winter. The pool and terraces can be securely closed off from the main house Utility Room: Shelves for utensils. Electricity fuse board. Towels sheets ,ironing board , cot and high chairs stored here,when not in use. Hostess trolley. Light bulbs ,other useful things ,shoe Polish and general cleaning things kept in Laundry . Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedding included, so also towels and beach towels. Towels and sheets changed weekly as needed. House cleaned at chang-over. Extra cleaning is by arrangement and paid for direct to housekeeper. Baby sitting ,or health care assisting maybe available. Other: Terracotta tiled entrance to stunning large hall with wood burner, filled bookcase, fitted bench, table and lamp. Curved staircase.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)


Great family home nice garden with lovely pool 2 min to safe beach

  • 4 of 5

Just nice and relaxing with all that you need for 2 weeks in the sun. We went in august wealther perfect our 3 young boys loved it. We also had a guest turn up and there was plent of room for him too.

All in all a great memory and a good place to go back to.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The villa is lovely. The most impressive feature is the grounds with numerous places places to relax

  • 4 of 5

A very spacious villa with lots of character. Great for hanging around in. Although the pool is small it is great for a dip and the grounds around it are lovely. Two barbecue areas and lots of outside seating.

The ground floor is dark and cool. Great views from the roof terraces.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lesley It is a feast for the senses! We still can't believe how beautiful and relaxing it is . Little nooks everywhere ....
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Top spot for teens, peaceful gardens for adults!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very lovely place, especially to take teens on holiday, which was what we did (five16-18 year olds). The house is really charming, so lovely to be in, but not so precious that you're on tenterhooks with younger family. It feels like a home. It's huge and very well-equipped, with a lovely outdoor eating area. There are quite seperated bedrooms so no noise perceived from those living with you!

The garden is perfect and it does feel like a little paradise. I felt that the gardener could possibly pay it a bit more attention - I had to restrain myself form doing so myself. The planting and pool are really lovely.

The beach is seconds away - fantastic for youngsters wanting to be independent, though perhaps not as beautiful (Gibraltar is opposite, it's a port, there are lots of very big ships around) as an aethetically beach-loving pair of adults might dream of, we did tend to drive to other beaches.

But... the town can also be accessed by foot along the beach and, as long as they have a torch on their phones, your loved teens are entirely safe being independent, both day and night.

I'm writing this a year down the line, prompted by a recent stay elsewhere and the recollection that I meant to write this review last year. It's a lovely and charming place, fantastic location, and you won't find anywhere better to holiday in the area with teenage children.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house and garden in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Our family have stayed in many lovely holiday houses but we all agreed that this was the best we have been to. The house and gardens are lovely and spacious, the pool is perfect and the beach is only a very short walk away. The roof top views are stunning. Shops and restaurants are close by and a huge added bonus is the use of the 4 bikes. We had several enjoyable rides to Algeiras and the lighthouse. Lovely views of Gibraltar. Very helpful information and some welcome supplies on arrival. All in all a fabulous place for a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to tell us this. It seems you appreciated the house,garden and location as much as we do! And we are glad you found the information helpful. It does make a difference when you don't know the area ,to make the most of everything without hassle. Yes they are great bikes aren't they? And there are miles of new bike paths .
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Beautiful villa in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many lovely places but the whole family agreed that this one is our favorite. The garden and house are spacious and beautiful. The pool is lovely and the access to the beach, shops and restaurants is excellent. We particularly enjoyed having the use of bikes and cycled into Algeciras for breakfast and lunch. Also cycled to the lighthouse and enjoyed a snorkelling expedition. The villa is very well equipped and we had some very welcome food and drink for our arrival. There is also very thorough Information on the villa and things to do etc. There are some noisy neighbours but could have been other holiday makers so might just have been this week. Otherwise faultless. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

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

  • 4 of 5

We stayed as a group of five friends in November and had a great time here enjoying the glorious sunny days and beautiful garden. The communal spaces are good for relaxing and easily accommodate large groups. There are four bedrooms, two of which are downstairs beside the kitchen and a wet room. The 2 bedrooms upstairs each have an en-suite. There are 4 bikes available which is great for exploring locally. I would say to enjoy the area you really need a car. The nearest restaurants are in the village which is a walk along the beach or the road - not ideal for returning in the dark.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes, if you are out late on the sea front in one of the good restaurants and its not so moonlit or starry ,its well worth taking a torch or mobile phone light to wend your way back on the beach or by the road only 1/2-1km or so from the house. But I must admit we do enjoy the walk home on the beach with all the lights of Gibraltar and the big ships as well as usually many stars.
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Playa de Getares


Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Easter and late spring
25 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer
20 May 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer holiday
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Winter
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas and new Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late winter into spring
6 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 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

Booking Notes:
Contact is via Web site email.
Deposit of 25% of the total price secures booking but is non returnable.
Balance to be paid 6 weeks before the holiday.
!00% refund of the rent minus the non refundable deposit will be returned if booking cancelled 60 days before start of holiday.
Please note that we can only accept whole week bookings in the high season.
Changeover: Saturdays preferred during high season. Other times we will try and accommodate.
Notes on prices: Rates and payment are set in Euros for our Spanish Bank a/c
We need a non refundable deposit of 25% to secure the dates, with the balance paid 6 weeks before the holiday.
On arrival ,Manolo will have to take a copy of your passports for tax purposes.Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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