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Our family (12 of us) stayed at the villa for a week to celebrate a ‘big birthday’. It was ideal for all of us with ages ranging from 2 years old to 70 and plenty of room to find a quiet corner. The pool was superb and such a great size for swimming. The tennis court was also well used. There were plenty of places to visit in the area although the children always wanted to get back to the villa!
I would recommend this villa to anyone - we all hope to go back again.
The major plus point for us was the extreme peace and quiet we enjoyed and the chance to wake up undisturbed by anyone or anything. Silence is so rare in our lives and the chance to experience it for two weeks was magical. All you can see are the mountains, sky and surrounding fields full of almond trees. All you can hear is birdsong and bees humming.
The villa is well equipped and I felt comfortable doing more cooking there than I normally would on holiday. Small touches such as an international adaptor, hairdryers and shopping bags were very useful, as was lots of English DVDs and Xbox games. There was a lot of international television but sadly nothing in English, however Netflix came to the rescue and worked well considering the remote location. As we went in mid-October we didn't use the pool room facilities, the plancha or the pool. The pool was delightful to look at but far too cold in October - we're not that hardy! so we'll have to go back to try it out.
Although there is sleeping space for 8, I would say there is only room for 4 adults comfortably in the villa, unless you spend all your time outdoors. Again, not a problem in summer.
It is worth emphasising the remoteness of the villa because with the beauty of the peace and silence comes a 25 minute drive before you reach civilisation. We loved being remote, but the practicalities of being so far away from everyone meant that we spent a lot more time driving than we wanted to (and we love exploring by car so that is saying something). The twisty mountain roads were also the cause of several bouts of travel sickness amongst us adults, particularly in the dark, so consider if this would cause you a problem. Be prepared for the last 200m to the villa which is an extremely steep, uneven track of stones so when hiring a car, make it something a bit more robust.
However this is a jewel of an area with plenty to do and places to explore, including Grenada and Murcia. We would definitely return. Thanks particularly to the owners for their prompt contact, extremely helpful and friendly approach and fast return of our deposit.