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Luxurious Private Villa, heated infinity pool, Jacuzzi & Sauna with sea views

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Private Villa, 4 bedrooms, sauna, jacuzzi, heated infinity pool with sea views

Beautifully decorated and well-presented Villa accommodating 8 people. Casa Cal Domino is situated at the coastal side of the Gavarres national park, a 38,000 Ha greenspace located between the coast and Girona, the region's Capital. We are in an elevated position offering views of the 11th Century Castle in the Medieval Village of Calonge and the Mediterranean coastline.

The Villa is located at the heart of the Costa Brava region and is perfectly situated for Beach, Hiking, Biking and Golfing self-catering holidays. The Villa has four double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (one en-suite), Jacuzzi bath, sauna, large house bathroom with his and hers sinks, exterior spa hot tub and 8x4 heated infinity pool. For the winter months, we have a log burner, natural gas central heating and double glazing throughout. For the summer months, the Villa has been designed to be cool with fresh sea breezes. All the windows have mosquito screens. The modern kitchen has solid oak cupboards with granite worktops, dishwasher, electric oven, 5 ring gas hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, solid oak dining table (seats 8), kitchen terrace with BBQ and solid teak table (seats 8). Two lounges, one with private terrace and the other with large picture windows with views to the sea. The tropical hardwood pool deck has 6 Sun loungers and panoramic views.

The Villa has roadside CCTV video entry surveillance, a large safe for your laptops and personal electrical items and modern monitored alarm system. The Villa also has WIFI throughout and all free to view satellite TV and radio channels.

Skiing: Fantastic skiing only 2 hours away. Sunbathe one day, ski the next.

Golf: Half a dozen championship golf courses within 30 mins of the Villa.

Walking: This is hiking country. The Villa is on the doorstep to the Gavarres hills, a protected forest with hiking trails directly from the front door and the best coastal walks on the Costa Brava.

Biking: HUndreds of kilometers of well-marked mountain bike routes from the flat plains of Baix Empordá to the Pyrenees for all levels. The Gavarres national park can be accessed directly from the front door.

Road Biking: Excellent roads throughout the region for road biking during the winter months. The Costa Brava is a very popular destination for serious bikers wanting to do some winter training. We have a secure roadside garage for MB's, road bikes and your golfing equipment.

More Details
Registration Number : HUTG-007677

Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 August, 2018

About Nigel

Hola !

Welcome to Casa Cal Domino. I retired to the Costa Brava in Catalonia in 2004 to take advantage of the excellent weather and quiet outdoor lifestyle that we are fortunate to have here and this lifestyle is very much reflected in the style, peace and tranquility of the Villa. I personally look after my clients and I am on always contactable should you need any advice or help with the language. When you arrive, I will be at the Villa to welcome you and I personally ensure that the Villa is prepared to our high standards.

Nigel purchased this villa in 2004

Why Nigel chose Calonge

Casa Cal Domino is perfectly situated just 3km to the fantastic beaches that make the Costa Brava such a popular holiday destination and also nestled in the foothills of the Gavarres natural park, a protected 38,000 Ha forest giving instant access for the hundreds of km of hiking and biking trails. We are just 90 km from the bright lights of Barcelona, accessible by high speed AVE in just 38 minutes. The nearest airport is on the outskirts of Girona, a charming medieval city that would be a holiday destination in its own right if it weren't for its more famous neighbour, Barcelona.

The Villa is modern, airy and well designed to take advantage of the sun from first thing in the morning to early evening allowing the Villa to cool naturally before night time. The views over Calonge and the Mediterranean Sea are outstanding and the Villa's terraces have been designed to allow you to soak up the atmosphere with full sun, or shade as you wish. We have a 4x8 heated infinity pool and tropical hardwood pool deck leading to a wooden shingle covered pergola and sofa area, hammock and exterior heated hot tub.

The Villa has 45Mbps superfast WIFI broadband internet which also gives you free access to the hundreds of WIFI hotspots throughout the Calonge valley and along the coastline from St Feliu to Palamós. We have a modern large flat screen LCD TV with gaming connections, HD DVD player, iPod dock and CD radio.

All the rooms have comfortable beds and appropriate duvets for the time of year and the Villa is fully double glazed, centrally heated with an additional log burner for the winter months. For the hikers and bikers, there is a separate secure roadside area for storage, cleaning and maintenance of bikes and golfing equipment etc and large Sauna to help to ease tired muscles when you come back to the Villa after a day's activities.

What makes this villa unique

We are environmentally friendly ! We provide separate areas for recycling and the pool filtration system if fully powered by solar PV cells. The domestic hot water is provided by two large solar water heaters and automatically topped up by the electric grid should you need it ensuring that there is always hot water. The pool heating system is by a low energy consuming heat pump which maintains the pool temperature at a minimum of 26ºC from April to October.

On arrival I will personally show you around the Villa explaining how everything works and take as much time as you require to be comfortable in your home away from home. You will find an extensive welcome pack waiting for you, a large fruit basket, beers, wines and Cava, pate's, hams, cheeses, milk, eggs and bread along with soft drinks for the children, a few local delicacies depending what is in season at the time and some croissants, pastries and fresh oranges for breakfast the next day. This compliments our larder stocked with everyday kitchen items so that your first trip to the supermarket will be only for things that you want and not things that you need.

I am on call via mobile and email during working hours should you need any advice regarding the Villa or just would like to know which restaurant we recommend. I am also on call 24/7 for any emergencies that you may have either at the Villa or whilst away sightseeing.

At prior notice, I am available to show you the tapas bars of Palamós, escort you around the greenway cycle routes of Catalunya or for the more adventurous I can show you the coastal walks or the high Pyrenees for a days hiking or skiing. For local activities, there is no charge for our time, for trips to the Pyrenees and further afield, there will be an extra charge to cover fuel etc.

Our goal is to make sure that you have a great holiday. Ask us for our website and see what our previous guests say about us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Calonge around the El Baix Empordà

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , and sink
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , and sink
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , his and hers sinks
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 2 double wardrobes, 2 high back chairs, 2 chest of drawers
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , en suite with sink, double shower toilet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , quiet and cool
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , located in turret. Outstanding views and air conditioning
  • The upper turret double bedroom has 5 windows with views over Calonge and the Mediterranean sea. This bedroom has air conditioning as it gets sun until the late evening. The ensuite bedroom has views over the gardens, Calonge and the Mediterranean Sea and mosquito screens. The Twin bedroom is cool and shady, perfect for children that want to go to bed early and not be bothered by the sun and the master bedroom is the largest with 2 high-back chairs and can accommodate the baby cot. All bedrooms have at least one double ceder lined wardrobe, laundry basket and appropriate duvets for the season.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our welcome pack is substantial !! Please come to the Villa first before you visit the supermarket. We are on hand by mobile and email to answer any questions that you may have, with help making dinner arrangements should you need help with Spanish and we are on call 24/7 should you have any emergencies, whether at the Villa or whilst out and about. We have lived here for over 10 years and know this area very well. From the high Pyrenees all the way down to Barcelona, we will be delighted to point you in the right direction. The year is split into three groups, summer for the beaches, water sports and high mountain hikes, spring and autumn for low Pyrenees hiking, golf and cycling and winter for skiing and cosy get-away-from-it-all breaks. Please contact us for a quote !


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average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Best holiday

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful facilities, great host. Excellent location. We'll be back ! Special mention for the generous welcome pack. Very thoughtful and much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much ! I am glad that you enjoyed your holiday at Casa Cal Domino and you will be made very welcome when you come back :)
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  • 5 of 5

Everythings was perfect during our stay !!!

The villa is a wonderfull place to have holidays with familly or with friends.

All is very beautiful, very clean and very practical.

Thanks for the hospitality and the kindness of the owner "Nigel" !!!

It was the first time for us in this villa and now I'm sure that we will go again in this place !!!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect holiday!!!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Nigel, our stay was fantastic, we enjoyed every moment during our stay! Everything was organised very professonally and you had thought about every single detail to make our stay as pleasant as possible.

This was our third holiday in Caldomino and definetaly not the last one, so keep up the good work!

-Ugis & Dita & Jasmina

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cal Domino

  • 5 of 5

Dear Nigel, We enjoyed every minute, your villa is lovely. Thank you also for your good organisation (emails etc...)

Hope to come again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2010
  • Date of Stay: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cal Domino

  • 5 of 5

Nigel, Excellent sejour, Villa magnifique et agréable. Merci pour l'accueil.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2010
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect stay at Casa cal Domino!

  • 5 of 5

Hi Nigel,

Thank you so much for your support and offering this great place for our holidays. It starts with having the fridge filled with everything we need. The Casa del Domino offered everything that we wished to have and everything was in perfect order. We can highly recommend to spent the holidays at Casa del Domino in this wonderful area of Spain.

Thanks again for everything you did for us!

Best regards,


  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Pladja d'Aro
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Caldes de la Malavella
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
La Molina
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
St Antoni de Calonge
Car: recommended

Casa Cal Domino is just 3 km from the nearest beach at Sant Antoni de Calonge which is awarded a Blue Flag for cleanliness and water clarity. We are located on a small hill on the doorstep of the Gavarres Natural Park, a 28,000 Ha protected forest stretching from Calonge to Girona. To the south east, we have views over the medieval village of Calonge and its Castle and outstanding views of the Mediterranean Coastline. Calonge is a small village that has supermarkets, bars and shops and a weekly street market. To the south, the larger town of Platja d'Aro is 7 km away with long sandy beach and bars, night clubs and major shops. To the north, also 7 km away, you'll find the fishing port of Palamos which has its old center filled with authentic tapas bars and the fish market. There are fantastic walking and biking trails directly from the front door or dozens of Blue Flag beaches to choose from close to the Villa. Skiing in the Pyrenees is only 2 hours away by car, and many activities close by such as the aqua park, sailing, horse riding, cycling, museums in Figueres and Girona and some of the best International standard golf courses in Europe.

The Costa Brava has an iconic coastline famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and small bays. Near to the Villa you can rent Kayacks and snorkel the pristine coastline and protected marine parks at Cap de Creus and Illes de Medas or rent a boat for the day and picnic in an isolated bay.

Catalunya though has so much more to offer than the beaches. We have Castell Sant Ferran near Figueres, the best preserved Napoleonic fortress in Europe and the Greek and Roman ruins at Empuries plus many perfectly preserved medieval villages (Peratallada, Monells, Madremanya, Palau Sator, Pals) on our doorstep. Throughout Catalunya, there are hundreds of Neolithic and Iberian ruins plus breathtaking views from thousands of kms of well maintained hiking trails in the Low Pyrenees and national parks at Monserrat, Garroxta Volcanic National Park, Cap de Creus and Montseny. One of the most famous walks here is the Cami de Ronda, the coastal path that stretches from Blanes in the South all the way to the French Border. The best stretches of this old smugglers path are found right on our doorstep from Platja d'Aro to Platja de Pals.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Calonge,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Late Summer
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
30 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
30 Mar 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
21 Apr 2019 - 1 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
2 Jun 2019 - 22 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
23 Jun 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer
8 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
29 Sep 2019 - 26 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £44 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £62.13

300 Euro (CASH) security deposit required at check-in (for breakages) and fully refunded and the end of your holiday.
10% deposit required to ensure the booking. Full balance required 8 weeks prior to your holiday.
The rate for this Villa is inclusive of all utility bills (gas, water, electricity) and all taxes.
From April to October the pool will be heated to 26ºC (min) free of charge.

Contact us via our website to reserve your holiday and receive a quote !

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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