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Villa near Sayalonga in a peaceful location, stunning views, private pool & WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Sayalonga, Nr. Competa, Costa del Sol (Inland), Spain

The villa is an independent holiday home with complete privacy, adjacent to the owner's house.


Website - www.finca-almendra.co.uk

Finca Almendra nestles in the tranquility of the foothills of the Sierra Tejeda Natural Park, one of Spain’s prime walking regions and overlooks the delightful white village of Sayalonga.

It is situated between Sayalonga and Corumbela reached via a track from either village. The 3km track from Sayalonga is partly concreted. The villa is approximately 30 minutes from the coast and one hour from Malaga airport. Local Amenities: Sayalonga has a bus service, shops, doctor's surgery, chemist, post office, restaurants, bars and public swimming pool. The typical Andalucian plaza where there is a Friday market and is a perfect spot to sit with a drink and watch the world go by!

More Details
Registration Number : VTAR/MA/01303

Chris and Bob Bradley
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Although new to Owners Direct we have been renting Finca Almendra for the past 8 years. Below are some of our previous guests´comments:

“A really lovely villa with fabulous views!”

We had a fabulous time! We are a family of four (kids 10 & 6) and it was just what we wanted. A lovely clean, spacious villa away from it all, with fabulous views of Andalusia. The pool is to the front of the owners side of the property and is clean, and has gorgeous views, and our kids loved it (as did we), there are plenty of umbrellas and tables so it's easy to sit in the sun or the shade. The beach is about 20-30 mins away where there are plenty of restaurants and amenities and the local villages are closer with small stores etc. The owners were great, accessible when needed but left us alone to get on with it too, completely understanding that you just want to relax and enjoy! Would definitely recommend it.

Adrian, Elaine & family - West Sussex

Finca Almendra with its relaxing decor and meticulously tidy villa is the perfect retreat from the high occupancy seaside hotels of Malaga and Torre del Mar.

Chris and Bob's knowledge of the local cuisine, hiking and culture give you a unique insight into the area

Aaron & Gabriel - Switzerland

Everything you can possibly think of is here, incredibly good! We've had a great time, first holiday as a family with our baby daughter Elfi.

Thanks for everything

Ruth Sender & Elfi - Amsterdam, Holland

We’ve had a wonderful relaxing time at Finca Almendra. Bob & Chris are warm hosts and we have fallen in love with Andalucia - the rugged beauty of the mountains, great beaches and wonderful food.

We shall definitely be back.

Danielle, Karen, Edie & Jett - Greenwich, London

We had a really great time here at Finca Almendra. A wonderful place to escape the from busy daily life, but on the other side well located for all visits to the main sights such as the “Alhambra” in Granada or Seville.

We wished we could have stayed longer with you!

Hope to come back for another lovely holiday with you

Monica, Jochen, Falk & Simone - Reutlingen, Germany
Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sayalonga in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Spacious attractive tiled bathroom with full size bath, shower, WC and wash basin, large mirror with spotlights, shaver socket and hair dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Cot is available upon request at time of booking
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One double and one twin bedded room with wardrobes, chests of drawers, bedside tables/lamps and chairs. Ventilation fans for summer and portable heating in winter. Full size baby's cot is also available
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: There is a private terrace with 4 chairs and table for al fresco dining, large extending sun shade. A portable BBQ is also provided. Use of washing machine is by arrangement with the owners who live on site. Although there is no air conditioning there are free standing ventilation fans Outside: The pool is beside the owner´s house and is for the sole use of villa guests. The lawned area by the pool has sunbeds and umbrellas and guests are also welcome to enjoy the hillside garden with seating areas giving magnificent views down to Sayalonga and the Mediterranean. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen is provided. Bath and hand towels are provided but guests are required to bring their own beach/pool towels.


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Villa near Sayalonga in a peaceful location, stunning views, private pool & WiFi
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews

Wonderful relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from this wonderful villa. Chris and Bob -you made us feel very welcome and your local knowledge helped us to make the most of our visit. We saw a lot of places we wouldn't have visited with out your recommendations -so thank you very much.

Your villa is beautiful and clean and we enjoyed using the pool on the days we didn't venture out. The scenery from the villa is beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed our evenings sitting on the terrace with a glass of wine. We very much hope that we will see you again xx

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Ali and Ed, for your complimentary review. It wa a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again and helping you find your place in the sun.
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Peaceful villa with a view!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is a 10 minute drive from the village of Sayalonga - it's in a fab location, and fun to drive to on the track roads, but a car is essential for this accommodation. It has a beautiful situation, benefitting from spectacular views and constant sunshine throughout the day. The villa is very well equipped and clean, and was very comfortable to stay in.

It was lovely to get to know Chris and Bob, and their fab dog Chica. Very approachable and friendly with a lot of knowledge of the surrounding areas. There were lots of places to visit from here and lots of fab restaurants. We would definitely recommend a stay at Finca Almendra and love to return ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jen and Stuart for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us and hope to see you again at Finca Almendra. We are sure Chica would too!
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Cozy "villa" as part of a fantastic finca, beautiful surroundings, very friendly owners

  • 5 of 5

This was a really wonderful place to relax and enjoy the Andalusian landscape apart from and yet close enough to all the touristy spots of Costa del Sol. We enjoyed our stay at the cozy "villa" of beautiful Finca Almendra surrounded by a lovely mediterranean garden in full spring blossom - due to perfect weather we also took advantage of the nice pool area with a stunning view to the coast. The owners were very friendly and helpful - they made us feel welcome and home right away. Staying at the villa we were able to cook our own meals and have barbecue but thrtexare also nuce restaurants in a 15 minutes reach by car. The region holds a lot of opportunities to go hiking right from the fincas rim, to visit nice places like typical "white villages", wellknown coast towns at the Costa del Sol or great cities with magnificent historical sites like Granada. We can really recommend the place!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect, peaceful, picturesque

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa, great views of the hills and the sea beyond. Clean well appointed villa, lots of different outside places to sit and read, watch the views.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tom, Liz, Harry & Hannah Thank you for your kind remarks. We hope that we may enjoy your company again next year. Bob, Chris & Chica
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Finca Almendra June 2016

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 days in June 2016. The accommodation is located approx 3km along a track from the village of Sayalonga. The villa was very clean on arrival and we were met with a warm welcome from the owners Bob and Chris. The fully equipped villa is located at the rear of Bob and Chris' home so if you needed any advice on places to go or eat they were always on hand to provide information.The garden is beautifully maintained with views you will never tire of and if you feel energetic there are some stunning walks you can take from the villa,the peace and quiet truly is a bonus.The local villages all have great restaurants and at no point did we have a bad meal.We would recommend this property to anyone who wants a peaceful,relaxing holiday with great value for money and we would return for a second holiday without any doubt. Great memories. Neil and Laura

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review, Neil and Laura. We are pleased you had the holiday you were anticipating here and hope you will return.
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Total Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely relaxing stay of 10 days at Finca Almendra. We picked this spot because of it's "off the beaten track" location and we also loved the look of the villa. It was exactly what we had been searching for and we were not disappointed when we arrived. We arrived at the villa after about an hours drive from the airport. We hired a car, this is a must, and stopped off at a restaurant - Casa Mari in nearby Sayalonga (as recommended by Chris & Bob).We had a lovely lunch there and were pleased with the welcome we received. Not sure what the owners name was but she was really lovely to us. Our first impression of Sayalonga was really good. A pretty white washed village with friendly locals, do say ola when you meet them! We got to the villa thanks to Chris and Bob's printed directions and were really pleased to see that the place was exactly how the pictures show it. It's even more lovely! And spotless too. The villa was a great size for us, and the living space was bigger than the pics show. There was absolutely everything that you could need. They have thought of everything! We were honest in our emails when we said we were just looking for total relaxation as we work jolly hard and to be honest we weren't looking to be out hillwalking or sighseeing. Although if we had wanted to do this, there was plenty of that to do. So we were pleased to hear that there was an area with the pool that we were able to use and relax by. And that is exactly what we did!! We loved to stand by the edge of the pool and look out over the mountains and down to the coast. That view is priceless and I shall never forget the moments we had lying basking in the sun with our chill out music in our ears, watching a beautiful eagle circling overhead. We often think of those moments and wish we were back! We had some lovely meals out, in fact one we had with Chris and Bob, they very kindly took us out to a place called Canillas to a restaurant in the square, we had a lovely meal while watching some live music, right in front of us. We shall never forget that. En route to the villa on our first day we stopped in at a Supermarket and picked up a lot of provisions so we were able to cater for ourselves at breakfast and lunch. Do go to Competa! It's a lovely visit and we had a few great meals out, particularly at El Pion. Great restaurant and very good for vegetarian's. Again we will not forget that place. Chris and Bob are a great couple too and what they don't know about the area/wa

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Baviera Golf, Caleta
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Car: necessary


The coast is approximately 20 minute's drive from Finca Almendra. Caleta de Velez, a fishing port also has good beaches, restaurants, harbour and marina. Adjacent to Caleta is the larger resort of Torre del Mar with its aqua park, beaches and more extensive shopping. Also the resort of Nerja is within easy reach.


Malaga airport is a one hour drive along the coastal motorway.


The Moorish white villages of Competa, Canillas, Corumbela, Archez and Sedella are all within a short drive and offer plenty of interesting buildings, shopping, tapas bars and restaurants.

The village markets with local crafts and produce such as honey, olive oil capture the flavour of the area as well as the unmissable fiestas during the summer.

Further afield are the towns of Ronda, Malaga, Cordoba, Seville and Granada with its amazing Alhambra Palace and gardens.

Further Details:

Inland is the true rural Spain of the Axarquia with its charming Moorish white villages, spectacular National Parks of the Sierras - a perfect location for walking and bird watching.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Sayalonga, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Spring
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
9 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% non-refundable deposit required when booking with balance payable 8 weeks prior to rental.

A security deposit of €100 is payable in cash on arrival. This will be refunded at the end of the rental period subject to the villa being left in an acceptable condition.

Our changeover day is flexible

Notes on prices:
Long lets available at discounted rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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