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Spacious House Located Within A Secure Urbanisation With Gardens And Pools



Updated: 03-Aug-2016
House in Vera Playa, Vera, Almeria Andalucia, Spain - Popular Beach Location That Is Walking Distance From Local Bars, Restaurants, Shops And Aqua Park

Offering a meet and greet service at the start of your holiday to make your stay feel that little bit more secure and contact details in case of emergencies or concerns will also be supplied. Once you arrive at the holiday home there will be a complementary welcome pack in the kitchen which will provide you will immdiate essentials like, tea, coffee, milk, bread etc so that you can begin to unwind after your journey from the airport and start to enjoy yourself from the moment you enter the property.

The house itself is a modern bright and spacious four bedroomed town house situated only 200 metres from the beach. Located on the popular secure urbanisation of Playa de Baria 1 in the province of Almeria. The house consists of a large lounge / diner off of which is a good size bedroom (bedroom 4), a shower room and fitted kitchen which leads out to a large back terrace and utility area. On the first floor there are a further three bedrooms (bedrooms 1 - 3) and a family bathroom. The master bedroom enjoys fantastic sea views. There is also a large roof top solarium with superb sea views for the sun worshipper which can be accessed from the first floor. The property also has a large basement which is lovely and cool on hot summer evenings. The house has plenty of outside space with a garden to the front and a large terrace to the rear complete with a utility area. There are also two parking areas which are designated as being private. The complex itself has two large shared pool areas; one is only a few metres from the beach consisting of three pools and the other is to the back of the house consisting of two pools. Both areas are fenced and have a lifeguard during the summer months. Throughout this urbanisation the mature gardens are well maintained. The entire urbanisation is securely enclosed giving residents extra security. The house is also within walking distance from the local beach and chiringuitos, bars, restaurants, an aqua park and shops including a large supermarket and is a short drive away from local towns / villages such as Garrucha, Villaricos, Vera and Mojacar. Also within driving distance there are many golf courses including; Cortijo Grande near Turre, Club Marina Golf in Mojacar, Desert Springs near Palomares and Valle De Este in Vera. Other local attractions include; The beautiful traditional old white town ‘Mojacar Pueblo’, The Bull ring in Vera, Boat trips from nearby fishing town of Garrucha, Scuba diving at Villaricos, Lively markets during the day in most local towns and villages and at night during the summer months, Local fiestas with live performances from bands and dancers, An open air cinema in Garrucha plus a vast array of restaurants and bars within all of the local towns and villages. A couple of hours drive away you will find Mini Hollywoods at Las Tabernas, Terramitica in Benidorm, the Alambra palace and Sierra Nevada in Granada and so much more.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 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

I had always dreamt of living in Spain and this became my reality back in July 2000 when I moved in to this lovely spacious home with my family. A few years later my family moved back to the UK yet I remained in Spain until 2010 when the distance between us became too much. I now live in the UK on a permanent basis and visit my lovely house on holidays instead as do my family.

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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


lovely clean great size property - a stones throw from the beach and large supermarket

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay - the apartment was lovely and a great size for 2 families with kids - the outdoor area provided a great sheltered eating space and the BBQ meant that we could cook our own food easily - bringing costs down!

Both "neighbors" on each side were amazingly friendly and welcoming - even with our lack of spanish and their small amount of english - both sides giving us gifts of wine during our stay!

The area was great - the Consom supermarket was large and a few minutes walk away from the apartment.

The pools were clean and almost always empty apart from us - the whole complex was quiet and well kept and also a few minutes away from a gorgeous long beach...there were some lovley bars/ restaurants on the beach all v friendly and serving some lovely food..

The only "issue" we had was that it wasnt so clear until we arrived that part of this beach / area was naturist and unfortunatley the part of the beach close to our apartment - we did walk further down the beach away from them but the naturists seemed to like to walk into the "clothed" area at times....

We visited the water park which was great fun and not too crowded - again only a few minutes walk away from the apartment

Local buses were frequent and easy to get from the roundabout opposite the supermarket and we took trips to Garrucha and the beautiful Majocar Pueblo - luckily arriving on a festival day which made it extra special.

Would recommend both the apartment and the area for a visit - especially if you want to have a more "spanish" holiday - and not filled with tourists and high-rise hotels.

We didnt take a car and didnt feel it was a problem at all - excellent shuttle bus to and from the airport

great holiday thankyou !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Home in a Superb Holiday Location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic house for an amazing holiday in beautiful Almeria. Great for two families travelling together. 3 swimming pools on the doorstep and a gorgeous beach just 2 minutes walk away. The kids loved it. Loads to do locally and some very beautiful surrounding towns. House is spotless, well equipped and very spacious. Owner is lovely providing a superb service and very flexible. Loved it. Thank you so much. Will definitely recommend and would love to go back again. x

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou so much for your lovely comments.I am glad you all had a wonderful time.I do hope you book again. Janine
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My holiday on Vera Playa

  • 5 of 5

I spent a wonderfully, relaxing few weeks at Vera Playa where there was plenty to keep me occupied.

The beaches are literally on the doorstep and the swimming pools even closer and well kept. Throughout August there is an evening market as well as nearby restaurants,chiringuitos,bars just a minutes walk from the house.

I also had several trips out as there is so much available. I took a boat trip from Garrucha,a nearby village which also boasts a funfair and lovely shops. I took a drive out to Mini-Hollywoods at Taberna where I spent an enjoyable day.

The house was homely and had everything I needed.

I would definitely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent position - very close to sandy beach

  • 5 of 5

Amenities close by - bars, restaurant, wi-fi and super market (not noisy!). Water Park close enough to walk to. Property very clean and homely, everything you need. Would book to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Algunos detalles muy mejorables

  • 3 of 5

La casa y la urbanización en un buen sitio, cerca de la playa y bastante tranquila. Casa amplia como se describe pero con detalles muy mejorables. Se anuncia WIFI y no hay, la televisión no nos funcionó en 4 días hasta que fue el técnico y le puso un TDT y un amplificador de antena. Por otro lado el frigorífico, electrodoméstico fundamental en el mes de agosto, para tirarlo, las bandejas de la puerta para botellas se caía porque estaba pegado con fixo, aparte de apenas enfriar y tener todos los cajones del congelador rotos o bastante rajados.

El patio trasero con muchos maceteros pero sin ninguna planta viva, y algunos de ellos rotos, en vez de tirarlos se amontonan allí.

Otro detalle es que es una casa para 8 personas y luego el comedor con una mesa y 4 sillas, un poco descompensado...

Por lo demás bien, limpieza, toallas, sábanas, camas, etc

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

I bought my house in this location as this area of Spain as is very beautiful and unspoilt. It is also very Spanish as there was not a lot of other cultural influences in this area either.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Almeria at 86.2 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 200 Metres Nearest Ferry : Almeria Puerto at 101 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Club Marina Golf at 8.8 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lorca Sutullena (san Diego) at 72.6 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N340 at 16 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 200 Metres Nearest Ski : Sierra Navada at 255 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Vera Playa at 200 Metres


The house is also located within walking distance from the local beach which can be seen from the house especially the roof top solarium. There is a very long paseo which stretches from one end of the beach all the way to Pueblo Laguna. Along this paseo there are various chiringuitos, beach hut shops and bars (some with pools) can be found.


Almeria is the closest airport (86.2 km) which is less than an hours drive away.

Murcia is 133 km away which is just under one and a half hours drive away.

Alicante is 207 km away which is approximately a 2 hour journey.

From each of these airports there is car hire, taxi's and coaches. It would be advisable to book in advance.


Local bars, shops and restaurants are a couple of minutes away on foot.

The Aquapark is also accessible on foot although this depends on what you want to take with you.

Puerto Rey is within walking distance as its only 2.8km away. The best way to get there on foot is by walking along the paseo to the right.

The small fishing village of Villaricos is only 5.5km and the beautiful fishing town of Garrucha is 5.8km away. The stunning Mojacar Pueblo is only 18.3km away and is always worth a visit

Further Details:

The local town of Mojacar which is always a favourite with the British is between 10kms and 20kms away as it takes up the whole stretch of the beach. Along this coast there are more bars, restaurants, nightclubs, banks and shops. There is even a commercial centre located here. Mojacar is sure to provide something that will suit everyone. Also from this location a bus can be caught to take you to the top of Mojacar Pueblo if you didn't fancy the climb.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 5
1 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
18 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
3 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
If you are interested in making a booking contact me by email.
Please note that there will be a non-refundable deposit paid in advance. For booking of over £500, a deposit of £200 is required. Less than £500, the deposit will be £100. This deposit will be deducted from your final total which must be settled 8 weeks before departure.
I will also require a £200 security deposit which will be returned once the property has been vacated and checked for damages.
This is a non-smoking property.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day will vary dependant on the previous tenants departure flights so this can be fairly flexible. It is always best to email me to find out these details as they are not consistent.

Notes on prices:
Prices are based on a given period so if holiday bookings overlap any months then the daily rate will apply. For example; Sunday 30th August 2015 to 5th September 2015 (7 nights) would be 2 days at £114.28 (£800 a week) and 5 days at £85.71 (£600 a week) totalling £657.13

Please note whilst staying in this property you are responsible for all your own health and safety and for any loss or damage to your belongings. It is advisable that you take out adequate travel insurance to cover this.
You can now pay through Owners Direct using a credit/debit card.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

Whilst I lived there I especially enjoyed the environment as it is so beautiful. It is so close to the sea that you can hear it, especially in the evenings from the house which I find very relaxing. There is a natural Laguna not far from the house too which attracts all sorts of wild life all year round from exotic birds to reptiles. Each day I took great pleasure in taking my dogs for long walks along the beach. Plus, everything I needed was close by. I led a very healthy and relaxing lifestyle.

Property Type

  • house


  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • On the first floor there is a family bathroom complete with vanity unit and sink, bath, shower (over the bath), toilet and bidet. On the ground floor there is a shower room which consists of a stand up shower, toilet and sink.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All bedrooms are light and airy and have fitted wardrobes and ceiling fans, 2 have air conditioning. The master bedroom has a balcony leading to fantastic sea views. Bedroom 2 and 4 are both doubles and Bedroom 3 is a single with a travel cot.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: A typical family home giving residents a comfortable and peaceful environment to stay in. Outside: The house has plenty of outside space with a garden to the front and a large terrace to the rear complete with a utility area. The rear terrace is completely fenced making the outside space private. There is also a pergola which covers the eating area. There is also outside lighting to the front and rear of the property. There are also two parking areas which are designated as being private; one to the front of the house, the other to the left of the house. The complex itself has two large shared pool areas; one is only a few metres from the beach consisting of three pools and the other is to the back of the house consisting of two pools. Both areas are fenced and have a lifeguard during the summer months. Throughout this urbanisation the mature gardens are well maintained. The entire urbanisation is securely enclosed giving residents extra security. Utility Room: The utility room has a washing machine and drying area. There is further drying space on the roof terrace as well. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Clean towels and linen will be supplied upon arrival for use during your stay. The house will be cleaned after each rental period leaving it spotlessly cleaned ready for the next guests. Other: There is a very large basement which is home to the hot water heater. Inflatables, beach toys etc. have also been stored away here.

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