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Luxury villa with Roman design pool & breathtaking views of Lake Vinuela

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

3 large bedrooms, 3 en suite, sleeps 8

Welcome to Casa Alexandra. A luxurious lakeside villa, set on the shores of Lake Vinuela, in the beautiful Axarquia region of the Costa del Sol. This is the perfect place to holiday and offers panoramic views of both Lake Vinuela and Mount Maroma. The superbly furnished and fully air-conditioned and heated accommodation offers a large open plan living space incorporating a luxury dining area, lounge area with wide screen TV, HD Freesat, DVD and comfortably furnished terraces and patios. The villa has a large Roman inspired private pool (9x5m), including an additional (3x3m) entry steps section, providing ample room for paddling. The villa offers large terraces in which to sunbathe, relax, take in the views or dine alfresco. The villa is suitable for all year round rentals and is particularly good for walkers and hikers in the cooler months as the National Park & nature reserve are only 15 minutes away. Skiing and sledging are also available in Sierra Nevada - 1.5 hr. drive away. The villa has a heated pool to 30 degrees - March to October inclusive (£100 pw) and a hot tub with a 6 person capacity (£30 pw) available all year.

More Details

Karen Parker
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 December, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Before I even start commenting how amazing the villa/ holiday was I must start in saying how brilliant the pre-service was, nothing seemed too much trouble and Karen was always answering any questions we had, or providing advice which was great seeming we had a little one.

The villa, lake and surrounding area are beautiful 'proper Spain' - being surrounding by mountains, valleys, quaint villages and the bluest lake I've seen was 'well words can't describe.'

Karen's dad 'Ray' lives next door and is always on hand or popping up to see how you are, whilst bringing wine.

The villa is great - its perfect for a family holiday, our little one was 14 months and it was great for her.

If you're thinking about booking this villa, don't - bloody book it !!!!

I'm more than happy if you want to email me to find out any thing more on jonathansparks@hotmail.co.uk but trust me you won't be disappointed in this place.
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Viñuela in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms have underfloor heating and separate wall heaters. All bathrooms have large contemporary vanity units with drawers beneath. There is an additional separate WC located downstairs which also incorporates a large contemporary smoked glass vanity unit with large glass sink set on top.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • All bedrooms have air conditioning and heating. All bedrooms have large built in wardrobes incorporating both hanging and shelving space - ample hangers are also provided. Family suite/bedroom 2 has 2 large built in wardrobes. Master suite/bed 1 and family suite/bed 2 have outside terraces with spectacular lake and mountain views. Bedroom 3 is located on the ground floor and therefore ideal for those with walking difficulties. All bedrooms have bedside tables and additional drawer packs.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The large open plan living space incorporates a comfortable lounge area which has seating for 7 people and includes a 37 inch TV with WIFI TV with most UK channels provided. There is a large solid oak table seating 8 and large oak sideboard with bluetooth speaker and various board games and a small book library. On the covered terrace we have a large outside table and chairs (seating 8). On the large patio we have 8 high quality sun-bathing loungers with towels provided at no extra cost. WiFi -internet is available at the property at no extra charge - just bring your own laptop. The Roman inspired pool incorporates large (3m x 3m) entry steps which is an ideal area in which toddlers can paddle. A swing-ball game is also supplied for guests to use during their vacation


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Luxury villa with Roman design pool & breathtaking views of Lake Vinuela
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This is the third time that we have stayed here, which speaks for itself as a recommendation The villa is spacious, clean and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. It's a great place to relax and just look at the view, especially in the morning as the sun rises. Looking forward to a fourth visit in the not too distant future.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have truly found a gem of a property. Everything is perfect!!! The location is great if you want pure peace and quiet away from it all. The view you can never tire of. The villa cleanliness was immaculate and is very well equipped. The welcome pack you are greeted with is plentiful and enough there for breakfast and drinks most days. There are three good sized bedrooms with plenty of storage and all with en-suites which are also of a good size. The pool was amazing and was perfect for those long hot days. Dennis, the villa representative is extremely helpful and very informative. We will definitely be back

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house, beautiful view!! Helpful owner

  • 5 of 5

From the first email karen was extremely helpful. Nothing was too much trouble.

From the moment we walked in the house was as nice as we expected....thoughtfully furnished, fresh, clean & modern.......the view was better than any pictures! We had lovely weather & found the house in a quiet spot whilst being in a great position to get anywhere....Valdez Malaga, shops, markets etc.

Karen's uncle Dennis, who now takes care of things, was excellent. He was very helpful when we first arrived, was thoughtful by dealing with the pool when we were out but popping by to see all was well. It was a perfect balance.

We'd like be to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic stay at the Lake Vinuela

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa with our family, 2 adults and 2 teenagers. The villa has everyting you want and has fantastic views on the Lake and the historic villages as Comares, Los Romanes, Periana, Alcaucin and Cannillas de Aceituno.

The villa lays on the top of a hill, what gives you magnificent views 360 degrees. If there is too much wind on the pool terrace, then you can sit at the front on another terrace. The pool was great, even in april, with the pool heating.

Some small points are the distance to the supermarkets and the noise of the pool heating, which can be set with a timer.

We would definitely reccomend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Villa with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this villa and miss the views already! Everything you need is here with all the comforts of home. There is plenty of outside space and the pool provides welcome relief from the sun. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area with lovely mountain villages and Malaga and the coast not far away. You will definitely need a car to get about but the peace and quiet is well worth it. The hosts were friendly and contactable at all times. We would recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa in the Perfect Setting

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we have been to the villa because it has everything you could ever want. Beautifully and tastefully decorated with the most wonderful views of the lake every day. Clear instructions were given for directions and as the owner's father lives next door it was an added bonus if you required any advice about the local area. Cannot fault this place for it's beauty and tranquility. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
On the Lake
Nearest Golf
27 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
On the Lake
Nearest Ski
170 Kilometres
Sierrra Nevada
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Torre Del Mar
Car: necessary

The villa sits high up overlooking Lake Vinuela. Approxiimately 10 min from La Vinuela (nearest supermarket and bank - ATM), 5 min Puente don Manuel, (hosts a small selection of bars, restaurants, butchers and 2 English shops), 5 min Los Romanos (restaurants with superb views), 15 min Alcaucin (small supermarket and Bank - ATM). Alcaucin is the best area for walkers, joggers and nature lovers providing access to the Tejeda National Park with tracks winding through pine woods, mountains, valleys with outstanding views across to Lake Viñuela. There are also many other prescribed and graded walks in the vicinity. 15-20 min Velez Malaga/Torre de Mar (nearest beach, water park and a large shopping complex). 40 min Nerja with the Nerja Caves and many beaches featuring beach side restaurants and water sports including scuba diving. 45 minutes Malaga and 90 min to Granada and the Alhambra Palace and skiing/sledging in the winter months.

Golf: Golf: There are two excellent 18 golf courses nearby, Baveria Golf (20 min) & Club Anoreta (30 min).


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Jan/Feb 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
March 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
April 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
May 2018
5 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
June 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
October 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Novermber 2018
3 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
15 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

There is a refundable £250 security deposit payable with your final payment to cover breakages and damage. The £250 will be returned to you within 7 days of departure; once the villa has been checked.

Please note that this is a non-smoking villa; smoking is permitted outside.

No pets allowed.

Cleaning is included in the cost of the rental however we do charge of any clean in excess of 12 hours. This is charged at £10 per hour over 12 hours..

Electricity is included in the cost of the rental. Linen and Towels are included in the cost of the rental. Pool towels are included in the cost of the rental.

Welcome Pack is included in the cost of the rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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