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Apartment in natural park near Tarifa

Bedrooms 2
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment with a private terrace and a shared pool for 3 people

The house, 'El Chaparro', is located in the southern part of the natural park of the Acorns, only 11 km from the coastal town of Tarifa. The property is surrounded by wild nature in a valley that extends to Tarifa, and is just a few meters from a stream of water from the adjacent slope. The house has been completely renovated in 2013, and is designed to accommodate 3 people, but also has a sofa bed to accommodate a fourth. The living room is very bright, with large windows offering views of the surrounding landscape, with the Strait of Gibraltar and Morocco in the background on a clear day. From the master bedroom, located on the second floor, you can see the same scenario.

The room-study, on the opposite side of the house, provides a place for work, and includes a single bed for her third person. An elongated, fully equipped kitchen, also serves as dining room. The house also has a modern bathroom.

The house is part of a private plot of 2000m2, equipped with fruit trees, which clients have access. Facilities include a swimming pool to cool off and lounge chairs for sunbathing. Guests also have exclusive access to a double terrace. The largest, at the top, is ideal for relaxing in the evenings enjoying the sunset, while the small space could serve as an alternative to breakfast or lunch outdoors. The fireplace in the living room, along with other amenities such as satellite television, make it possible to enjoy indoors too.

More Details

Pablo Reyes Muñoz
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Polish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About Pablo Reyes Muñoz

We are a local family that has lived in this place meanwhile has been renovating the house from their origins, wich it only was the ruins of a rural bar. In 2013 We made the biggest renovation, giving place to the Alcornoque house, wich we can provide to you today. In 2015 we made a second big renovation, wich gave as a result the Acebuche house, our second holiday house.

Pablo Reyes Muñoz purchased this cottage in 1995

Why Pablo Reyes Muñoz chose Tarifa

The house is inside a meadow - forest of Cork trees, in wich diverse species of birds (some of them during all year, and other ones during migration periods), mammals, and a charasteristic flora of mediterranean forest live. It is possible during autumn to collect mushrooms. This foresty area is also peculiar for its proximity to the Strait Natural Park and its famous beaches, which let the guests to enjoy of diverses natural environments. Staying in a modern house surrounded by this kind of place makes an attractive choice.

What makes this cottage unique

A place to breath natural air. A fire place during winter. Many natural places to visit just next to the house.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tarifa in Campo de Gibraltar

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom in modern style
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • Master bedroom with double bed, study table, and views of the forest and the Strait of Gibraltar on a clear day
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

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Apartment in natural park near Tarifa
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 13 reviews

Fabulous remote location but a bit of a drive to get into Tarifa

  • 4 of 5

The villa is in a great location in the middle of a nature park with a smallholding opposite and goats, cattle, sheep, pigs, chicken, etc. roaming around. We were lucky enough to have vultures flying low directly over us several times and landing just 100m away on two occasions. It has a great view out the lounge window and is comfortable but with quirky, low-roofed bedrooms. Because it is a long way down a dirt track, badly potholed after winter when we were there, it was a bit of a trek to get into Tarifa. A great place if you want peace, quiet and countryside, but not the best for visiting restaurants in the evening.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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I felt like Heidi in my loft bedroom:)

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome stay at El Chaparro. The cottage was clean and simple but comfortable for my daughter and I. The mountain side was quiet and we enjoyed the beautiful scenery. We especially enjoyed waking to the sound of the bells of the goatherds heading out to graze. The owners were very gracious and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The road to the cottage is a bit rough, so it might be good to have a rugged vehicle and try to arrive in the light! Also, read the guest book right up front. We waited until we had been there a day or two and missed some important information, like that the water is not treated and should be drank at your own risk. Overall, I would recommend this cottage to anyone who enjoys nature and the peace and quiet of a mountain location.

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Authentic Rural Spain!

  • 5 of 5

My mother and I stayed here for 4 nights and used it as a base to explore the region and for a day trip to Tangier. We chose it for its rural location and the beautiful setting and were not disappointed. Pablo was very attentive to all of my questions in advance of our arrival and made sure that we had everything we needed during our stay. The house is very clean and has new furniture, appliances and bathroom.

The road to the house must be traveled with caution as there are numerous potholes, but attentive driving will ensure safe passage. The internet connection is not 100% reliable, but it always worked for at least part of the evening and in the early morning. The house is located on a farm and you can hear the bells around the necks of the goats in the evening as the migrate to a barnyard. We found this charming.

We were very happy with our stay and I would highly recommend this property to anyone who wants to explore pueblas blancas and other southwester Andalucian cities.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed meeting Amy and her mother. They were very nice and grateful guests. Concerning to internet, although we had a good connection by cable, we experimented some problems with wifi system, which we have already resolved. Now we have a more reliable wifi connection. The rural way (4 Km) is repaired once a year, and it often appears some potholes after winter rainfalls, so It is recommendable to drive carefully, specially during winter and spring time. Otherwise, we like helping our guests in their travels around Andalucía and providing some information about the Natural Park.
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Super schönes Haus und sehr netter Vermieter!

  • 5 of 5

Alles total unkompliziert. Wunderbar mit Kamin und schönem Garten. Und vom Haus aus, das mitten in einem Nationalpark liegt, ist man schnell in Tarifa und bei anderen Ausflugszielen in der Nähe!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Si lo que buscas es relax y desconectar totalmente este es el sitio.

  • 5 of 5

Uno de los mejores sitios en los que estado para desconectar y sobre todo descansar en medio de la naturaleza.

Si buscas tranquilidad es el sitio correcto para ir, incluso de vuelta a casa te da la opcion de ver las playas y pueblos de cadiz.

Te sorprendera.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Ein Erholungstraum

  • 5 of 5

Die anderen positiven Bewertungen haben inhaltlich schon alles zusammengefasst, deshalb schreibe ich nur ein kurzes Statement.

Das Ferienhaus ist sehr liebevoll und schön ausgestattet. Wir haben uns wie zuhause gefühlt. Das Grundstück lässt jedem seine Privatsphäre oder Bereiche der Begnung mit den anderen Feriengästen des Nachbarhauses, wenn man es möchte.

Die Vermieter kümmern sich hervorragend um die Gäste. Der Weg zum Haus ist uns nie lästig vorgekommen, da wir jeden Tag im Nationalpark allerhand Tiere gesehen und neu entdeckt haben und der Ausblick wirklich immer schön ist.

Der Blick auf das Meer und Marokko vom Grundstück aus ist Erholung pur.

Wir möchten immer gerne wiederkommen.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
122 Kilometres
Jerez de la Frontera
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Mirador del Estrecho
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
72 Kilometres
Costa del Sol
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
11 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
278 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
Los Lances
Car: necessary

Apartment located in the Natural Park of the Acorns, instead recognized as SPAs (Special Protection Area for Birds), 11km from Tarifa and its famous beaches (25 minutes). Ideal for lovers of nature and outdoor activities (bird watching, mushroom picking, cycling, hiking, climbing, windsurfing, etc.). Near the city of Tarifa, to historical and cultural interest, the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia (Bologna) and other enclaves of prehistoric remains (dolmens and caves). The apartment is also close to other attractions such as the Shrine of Our Lady of Light, the rocky shores of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic fine sand. Being accessible to Tarifa (25 minutes drive) you can also enjoy the benefits of this city such as: nightlife, restaurants, Tanger connection, whale watching, diving, etc.

Important Notice: The state in which is the CA-2215 rural road leading from the road to the house varies by season. There is a maintenance once a year, but often the appearance of bumps in the road after rains, so you have to drive carefully.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £87.77

Se requiere una fianza de 100E que será reembolsada al final de la estancia

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.