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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 7 nights


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!

Robert Bradley
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

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 Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • 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 ...
  • 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.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


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: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 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: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 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: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 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: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We spent two very relaxing and lazy weeks at Finca Almendra.The Finca was lovely, spotlessly clean and very well equipped with all utensils and cutlery. The views over the mountains and down the valley are wonderful.

The owners Bob and Chris are very welcoming and have a great knowledge of the area and restaurants.

This is a great place to stay if you want to get away/ from the stress of every day life.

A wonderful place to stay.

John and Jenny.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello John & Jenny Many thanks for your favourable review. We are glad you enjoyed the tranquility and beauty of our surroundings as well as the villa and its comprehensive facilities. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Best wishes Chris & Bob
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paradis perdu

  • 5 of 5

Chris et Bob sont des gens adorables, serviables et discrets.

nous avons passé des vacances dans un cadre idyllique au cœur de l' Andalousie, la maison offre tout le confort souhaité avec la piscine qui est un vrai plus lors des chaudes après midi.

La maison est un havre de paix pour les gens en quête de tranquillité et de retour à la nature.

La situation géographique de la finca permet de visiter les deux cotés de cette région car assez centrale.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
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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