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Luxury, Private, Mountain views, solar heated private Pool, BBQ, near Lakes....

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Interior designed spacious luxury villa with stunning panoramic mountain views

Between Malaga, Marbella, Ronda & Granada in the ruggedly beautiful coastal mountains of the protected biosphere of Sierra las Nieves, you will find the beautiful Villa Flores. Immersed in nature and surrounded by olive, almond and various fruit and nut trees, this private and secluded villa with its solar heated pool is the perfect place to relax, unwind, enjoy the breath taking views and listen to the birdsong.

Villa Flores is a well equipped property where you will find a place of peace, rest, comfort & tranquillity provided by the property & its naturally calm position, set in its own exciting grounds. You will probably only visit the beach once, as with most of the other attractions in the area, because at Villa Flores you will not feel the urge to venture very far from this therapeutic, safe and friendly environment. But if you are feeling energetic to explore, there are three local Andalucian white-washed mountain villages within 15 minutes, all offering local cuisine and shops. The nearest restaurant is 5 minutes by car and offers excellent local cuisine, music and dancing. The famous Caminito del Rey is beside the turquoise Ardales lakes 25 minutes away, Ronda, Malaga and the coast are just under one hour away, Granada and the Al Hambra Palace are 1.5 hours and Seville and Cordoba are 2 hours.

You can enjoy stunning mountain walks or bike rides in the surrounding mountains or on the various tracks, take memorable photos and soak in the natural beauty.

The villa offers very spacious and comfortable living and dining areas for all to spread out or come together, extensive terraces and various private places to escape. The kitchen is very well equipped and enjoys a central location for a busy chef. The villa is enjoyed throughout the year, and in winter you can enjoy the log fire and by night and warm sunlight in daytime. The pool is solar heated which extends the swimming season.

The spacious well equipped BBQ / summer kitchen is located off the pool terrace and enjoys great views, and a place to dine under the shade.

This is truly a little piece of paradise for nature lovers and those wishing to escape the busy rat race and recharge the batteries and have some much needed relaxation and fun.

More Details

Roma Maria Brady
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Roma Maria Brady

A private individual who enjoys nature and the natural beauty and tranquillity of this location. Having travelled the world, Villa Flores is my paradise.

Roma Maria Brady purchased this villa in 2000

Why Roma Maria Brady chose Casarabonela

Stunning views and natural beauty with its wildlife and trees, fabulous sunsets and warm breezes, birdsong, peace and tranquillity. Stargazing without light pollution, varied and interesting walks and nearby beautiful lakes. Close to the newly refurbished 'Caminito del Rey' in El Chorro, a fabulous walkway between the mountains, beside the lakes.

What makes this villa unique

Stunning natural beauty of the landscape and wildlife, tranquility and the perfect escape, surrounded by a large variety of nut and fruit trees, well designed and comfortable interior and landscaping, a very sociable and spacious villa in terms of comfort and layout. Very user friendly and lots of amenities within easy reach. Part of the 'real Spain' and getting back to nature at its best.

Additional, services can be arranged, taxi service and catering available by prior arrangement including special events and weddings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a magnificent stay at Villa Flores, the villa, pool and area is perfect which completes the requirements for a perfect holiday. Roma's guidance, service and kindness has been unique and we will definitely recommend our friends and family.
Oct 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Casarabonela in Sierra de las Nieves

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Optional Extras: Pool towels at €3 each / week Catering available from €17 per person, min 10 people Air con / heating available at €300 / week
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , shared by bedrooms 2 & 3
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite for bedroom 5
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite for bedroom 6
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite for Master bedroom
  • Well designed, recently renovated
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Extra large bedroom with en-suite shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Shared bathroom with bed 3
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds, full en-suite shower
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds, full en-suite shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , full en-suite shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , double loft bed, dressing area, for kids,shared bathroom
  • all bedrooms have shelves & hanging space for clothes, either full en-suite, or, close, shared facilities, well presented with stylish furnishings & homely touches
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
A superb chef available for special dinner parties on request, international cuisine.


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Luxury, Private, Mountain views, solar heated private Pool, BBQ, near Lakes....
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 21 reviews

Stunning scenery & great location

  • 4 of 5

10 adults wanted to be together in rural location with great views & scenery to celebrate an important birthday. Well equipped, helpful & knowlegable host who was keen to ensure we had a good time. It forfilled all our expectations. Interesting route up from nearest town but that added to the adventure - just glad we didn't do it in the dark the first time !

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely stay

  • 4 of 5

As a family group of 9 adults with one baby we had a super week.

. Views from the villa are amazing and in such a peaceful spot. 15 - 20 mins drive to nearest village.

. Plenty of space to park the cars.

. The living area is vast with numerous sofas and chairs dotted around and a chose of tables to dine at both indoors and outdoors. The kitchen was very well equipped, we wanted for nothing.

. As stated you need to use bottle water for cooking and drinking or walk up the drive to the "Spring" and collect water. An activity some of our party loved doing.

. Bedrooms were also dotted around, might be difficult if you have young children as the twin rooms are not in the main house. Only 2 bedrooms are in the villa plus what the description calls the "fun bedroom " . Beds very comfy and excellent bathrooms.

. Beautiful outdoor pool but unfortunately in May not warm enough to use.

. Roma was always helpful and contactable if needed and she cooked us a lovely paella on our last night. A big thank you to her.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very many thanks for taking the time to write your review, and so glad you enjoyed your holiday in the villa and the beautiful surrounding mountains. Unfortunately the weather was not great during your stay, but it did improve towards the end, but the solar pool heating system did improve the temperature of the water, but it can not exceed the outside temperature. If the weather had been better you would have been able to make more use of the pool, but I am so glad you enjoyed all the other aspects of your holiday, the villa and the stunning mountain scenery. Lovely to meet you all and do hope you can visit again!
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An excellent villa with great service

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I have just returned from a one week stay at Villa Flores and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The villa is clean, well kept and spacious with the feeling of a home rather than a rental property. The owner lives nearby and is friendly and helpful; very quick to get back in touch both via email when arranging the booking and over text/whatsapp should anything come up during the stay. We had the privacy to make lots of noise and splash about in the pool without complaints or disturbing anyone.

The views of the surrounding area are stunning and it is a pleasure to look out on them enjoying a leisurely cooked dinner and glass of wine. The local town has a small supermarket as well as welcoming bars and restaurants. For those with the desire to explore, the area has plenty to offer: There are turquoise lakes in the north, ideal for a picnic and swim, there are historic towns such as Ronda. For children (and childish adults) there is the water park at Torremolinos and for the more adventurous there is the recently refurbished Caminito del Rey “The King’s pathway”, a walkway through a steep gorge.

The usual rural villa considerations apply: use of bottled water for drinking/cooking, being careful of what is flushed down toilets, using your own towels for going to the beach and not taking glassware to the pool area. All normal practices and the owner did their best to minimise the impact on our holiday e.g. there are free containers of water prefilled and plenty plastic plates and cups for use outside.

So far our group have enjoyed five villa holidays together and we all agreed that this trip was the best one yet. We’re not quite ready for work tomorrow but we did enjoy a relaxing and refreshing time which we will not forget. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to write the extensive review and for your kind comments. It was a pleasure to meet this group of guests and I am so pleased they enjoyed their time in this beautify part of Andaluca, and Villa Flores. I look forward to welcoming them all again on a return trip.
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  • 5 of 5

we went with a group of 14 boys after our exams!

the bedrooms are not all in one building, they are like split up into 3: one by the pool, 2 in the main house and 2 in a separate building, but all close with lighting in between. some of the rooms and beds are real cosy! if your not all couples then you might want to spread out, some of us slept on the sofa beds and some on the actual sofas which were really comfortable!

the house is literally in middle of nowhere so if your looking for peace and quiet this is your dream!

the house is well looked after. you must remember to always close all doors to stop flies and mosquitoes coming in and make sure the mosquito nets are closed when the windows are open. you need to be quite independent in terms of the house. she supplies enough for you to start off but then you need to get your own stuff like toilet paper etc... we kind of didn't really leave the villa besides going to the near by village to drop our rubbish and to go to the supermarket and we once went to a port (in Malaga i think)... not sure where it was but was like a 45 min to an hour drive. the pool area was primarily the reason why we hardly left. it was the greatest part of the villa by far! loads of really comfortable deck chairs, the most amazing bbq area and nice tables and chairs where we ate basically all our meals outside! the weather was perfect as even when its really hot since you are in the mountains you get a breeze! the pool was so refreshing to go in and this area was literally heaven! the owner is also one of the best parts of the villa. she went so far to help us and make us enjoy your stay as much as possible! she lives on top of you in one of the buildings - not the main house. but she has her own entrance and you literally don't notice her. we made the most noise you could imagine late into the night and she never said anything! its also really useful having her there to help when and if anything goes wrong! and you can literally just whatsapp her or shout her name and she will be down in a second ready to help. we didn't have a car which is quite a major thing especially for this villa but we used a minivan taxi and taxis but the owner literally drove us everywhere for such a reasonable prices! she picked and dropped boys up to and from the airport that came late and left early, she drove us to the village so often and even got out and helped us with the shopping. a homey and warm villa in the most beautiful location!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I thoroughly enjoyed meeting this young group of guests from London, and it was a great pleasure to look after them when they needed anything. I hope they will have the opportunity to come back and enjoy the fun again.
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Beautiful location and comfortable accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at this very comfortable villa. The mountainous location is fantastic and the villa is well equipped. The barbecue area near the pool is fantastic, and we made lovely paella. There were eight of us in our group and we were able to spread out and relax. The pool is beautiful and the glass fronted terrace gives a good view over the mountains. Although in a very private location, the villa is well situated for exploring Andalucia, in particular the Camino del Rey and Ronda.

Roma is a good hostess and provided both a welcome meal and tapas on the last evening. There were also lots of extras in the fridge that we enjoyed. The villa was clean, but do make sure that you protect yourself against mosquitoes. Note also that bedroom 3 is a mezzanine and quite compact. All the other bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. I would recommend this villa to friends and family, but with the advice that you must be prepared to collect drinking water from the village, and take all your rubbish down to the municipal bins in the village.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our visit to your splendid holiday home. Also to thank you for organising the bikes for us and introducing us to David your guide, who brought us on some fabulous and varied routes with breathtaking views. We found some lovely spots to stop off for a well deserved lunch in the surrounding villages. Our group also enjoyed the more restful days by your lovely pool in such a tranquil and stunning setting. We hope to book again for another year.

Best regards

Anthony, Oxford

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3.8 Kilometres
La Dehesa
Nearest Ferry
53 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
46 Kilometres
Club de Golf de Guadalhorce
Nearest Train
26 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
23 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3.8 Kilometres
La Dehesa
Nearest Ski
135 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
53 Kilometres
Costa del Sol
Car: necessary

A high valley position surrounded by small farms with, orange, olive & almond groves under the rugged Sierra Prieta & Sierra de Alcaparain Mountains in the Sierra de las Nieves natural park, a National Hunting Reserve & UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, this is indeed an amazing location.

This is not for your run of the mill tourist, this is a country villa with character & special charm for those travellers, families & professionals, looking for a special place for holidays & reunions.

Centres to visit include Antequera, Cádiz, Córdoba, Gibraltar, Jerez, Málaga, Marbella, Sevilla.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £31.25

A non refundable booking deposit of 25% is required to secure your dates, thereafter the balance of 75% is due 8 weeks prior to check in date, together with a €300 security deposit. Should you chose to cancel your holiday there will only be a 50% refund if the property can be re-let for that period. The security deposit is fully refundable one week after departure, subject to breakages / damage.
Heating or air conditioning are charged at €300 per week, €40 per day, payable locally.
pool towels are an additional fee of €3 each per week. and not to be removed from the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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