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Casa el Olivo is one of the best villas we have stayed in. Every bit as beautiful as the pictures, with very tasteful decor, there is so much space to enjoy both inside and out, on the various terraces and in the wonderfully tended gardens. The infinity swimming pool is simply gorgeous, enjoying views over the village of Las Negras and its pretty bay. The owner, Angel, lives in an adjacent property and is there to help if needed but in no way intrudes on your privacy. In Las Negras itself there is a good sized supermarket with a decent range of produce and there is no shortage of nice bars and restaurants with good food. Don't miss the fresh, locally caught fish! A great find was "Haiku", a little delicatessen just on the outskirts of the village which also does takeaway food either available straight away or to order. Their paella (just 2 hours notice for preparation needed) was exceptional. If you are fit it would be perfectly possible to walk into the village but be aware that the walk back up to the villa is steep and not for the fainthearted, especially in the heat. But that is the price for a stunning view, one of the best in the area! It is also worth saying that there are quite a lot of steps around the villa which might make it unsuitable for the infirm and young children would certainly need very close supervision indeed. Further afield, the Cabo de Gata national park is gorgeous and the adjacent village of Rodalquilar (just ten minutes drive) with its wide open and unspoilt beach is a real treat. All-in-all Angel and his wife are lovely hosts and I can think of few better villas for a "get away from it all" break in beautiful scenery. Highly recommended.