|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Casalinda is a spacious, south-facing villa with private pool, on a hillside overlooking the Aro valley, with views to the sea. There are four bedrooms, two doubles and two twins, with a well-equipped, fully-fitted kitchen, spacious living/dining room, private swimming pool with lockable gate to protect young children, various terraces with lovely views, outside barbecue areas, garden and large garage under the house."
There are two main bathrooms and a shower room. The villa provides internet connection, TV, hi-fi, table tennis, books, music and videos. Cot, highchair and car seat are available. Superb beaches are to be found along the whole coast and the nearest is 10 minutes by car, as are the towns of Playa d'Aro, St. Feliu de Guixols and Palamos. Girona airport is 25min, Barcelona airport 90 mins. There are several championship golf courses, as well as pitch and putt, tennis courts, sports centres, cycling and walking tracks, water park and horse riding. Shopping is varied - everything from designer shops to colourful, local markets and there is a wide choice of good restaurants. The Villa is fully equipped for 8 people and includes cutlery, crockery, furniture, sheets, towels , duvets and duvet covers, hairdryers, central heating, fitted cupboards, sun-loungers, terrace furniture, table tennis table, satellite TV with French and UK channels. Access to the internet is via a (normally) 40MB broadband connection Te villa was built in 2003, and is fully equipped to accommodate 8 people. It has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room, living room, kitchen, large garage under the house, sun-terraces, barbecue area and a private swimming pool. From the road, which is a dead-end and therefore sees very little traffic, there is a paved drive leading up to a double garage under the house. Access to the house is either from the garage via internal steps, or external steps to the front door.
Villa Casa Linda is completely equipped with cutlery, crockery, furniture, sheets, towels , duvets and duvet covers, hairdryers, central heating, computer with internet connection, fitted cupboards, sun-loungers, terrace furniture, table tennis table, satellite TV with French and UK channels, telephone.
We have just had a great week in casalinda with our 2 daugthers 18/21. The house is beautifully located in about 200 meters height facing south with views over the Aro valley and the ocean out on the left side. The house is kept very nice and you really fell at home in the house with all its equipment – books, dvd’s etc. It takes 10-15 minutes to drive down to the nice beaches – but we spent most of the time in pool and on the terrace just relaxing and enjoying the views. If you like to go for a run you only need to run up and down the hill to the house. It will keep you fit. The owners and the local keepers are very nice and everything worked out perfect with no problems. It is one of the best houses we have rented via HomeAway.
Recommended for: Sightseeing, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway, Families with Teenagers
Casalinda is in the Urbanizacion Les Teules which is part of the small town of Sta. Cristina de Aro, in the Valley of the Aro river. The area offers a wide variety of activities, ideal for all members of the family. Within easy access of the Villa there are beaches, walks, sailing, golf, cycling, scuba diving, horse riding, tennis, restaurants, night life. Being a few minutes from the main towns and beaches, the Villa allows one to enjoy the bustle of the crowds, but get away from it all when one wants to.
Sta. Cristina is the access point for a number of towns on the Costa Brava. Within a few minutes, there are the fishing port of San Feliu de Guixols, the holiday resort of Playa de Aro, and the promontory of s’Agaro with the beautiful sandy Bay of St. Pol. Further north along the coast there is the even larger port of Palamos, famous for its prawns and fish. There are bays, beautiful towns and sandy beaches all along the coast. Inland, there is the walled city of Pals and and a number of well frequented towns right up to Figueres and Cadaques (Dali country) and the French border. Further south the Costa Brava lives up to its name (the Wild Coast) and there is a winding road over the cliffs for some 40 kms before the next large town – the beautiful town of Tossa de Mar. Nearest airports are Girona and Barcelona
The Aro river runs down from the mountains, through Sta. Cristina and flows into the sea (when there is any water to flow) at Playa de Aro. The area is all part of the foothills of the Pyrenees, and the house is on one of the many hills which have views over the valley, in some cases with views up to le Canigou mountain in France 100 kms north. The hills mean that there is plenty of water and greenery, and one can have refreshing breezes during the summer months. It also means that the weather can be changeable
Catalonia offers an extraordinary variety of experiences – the sea resorts are no more than 5 hours from the ski resorts. The old city of Girona, and the vibrant life of Barcelona is within three hours drive of the extinct volcanoes of Sta Margarida, near Besalu, and the wild scenery of the Pyrenees on the way to Andorra. There are spectacular mountains within sight of the long beaches of Playa de Aro or Palamos .Catalonians (all 16 million of them spread between Spain and France) have a very strong sense of national identity and a powerful culture. Amongst the symbols of this culture are the Monastery of Monserrat, bombed but never conquered by Franco, and the Sardana dance, a symbolic but very alive expression of national togetherness, which is widely danced in the streets throughout July and August to the formal and archaic music of the Coblas.
The area is multicultural, and most Catalonians are able to speak some French and English, as well as Catalan and Castilian. There is a strong seasonal presence of French, Germans, Swiss, Dutch, and many other nationalities.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£561|