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Luxury Hilltop Villa with large Swimming Pool and Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Detached, stylish & modern villa fully equipped for a holiday in comfort.

Peña Blanca occupies a unique position atop a hill with distant sea views to the South. The Luxury Villa and Swimming Pool boast incredible views in every direction. Designed in style and constructed with comfort in mind, Peña Blanca is a home away from home where every detail has been incorporated to provide a perfect holiday location with modern conveniences included.

Peña Blanca Villa is a private home to enjoy and escape the busy everyday pressures. Finished with luxury touches, the Villa is very private, in a quiet situation and not overlooked by any other property.

This most stylish villa will appeal to adults seeking a self catering holiday where relaxing ' at home' is a pleasure.

The luxury kitchen and bathrooms are decorated to the highest standard using only quality materials. Cooking in the granite topped kitchen can be a pleasure! Families will also enjoy the facilities and enjoy walking into Comares village and day trips to the sandy beach, just a 30 minute drive.

Local Village - Comares: Comares village is within a 10 minute walk of the villa; or 5 mins by car. Comares sits high on a hill with views to the Mediterranean some 20 kms distant. Its a pretty ' Pueblo Blanco' with narrow streets winding uphill in two directions from the plaza. Although a little sleepy after the busy coast, it has enough facilities for shopping, eating and drinking. The village shop sells fresh bread, veg, meat and has a good beer & wine section. There is also a chemist, tobaconist, 2 restaurants and several bar/restaurants serving meals and tapas. For emergencies, the 24 hour medical centre is a 20 minute drive.

Shopping & Beach Life: Velez Malaga is the nearest large town and takes approx 30 minutes to drive to. A lively market town, you will find many supermarkets and an air conditioned shopping centre with multi complex cinemar, bowling and restaurants...This is the nearest town for buying fuel also.

Torre del Mar is a popular beach resort with a long sandy beach and Mediterranean promenade. Many beachside cafes are found here, many specialising in fish & seafood. Torre has restaurants to suit all tastes as well as bars and nightlife.

Torre del Mar has plenty of entertainment with cycle hire, horse riding, water park and go karting. Along the coast 2kms is the fishing port and marina of Caleta de Velez. Go for a boat ride or just enjoy lunch at the waters edge.

Touring Andalucia: Villa Peña Blanca is a good inland base from which to explore Andalucia. Malaga city has lots to see including the Picasso museum, castle, cathedral and good shopping. Many great tapas bars too!

Granada & the Alhambra Palace is approx a 90 minute drive and a must see day trip. Book online in advance.

Antequerra and Torcal National Park are nearby too. Nerja, less than an hour by car, has good beaches and famous caves. Seville & Cordoba are a little further on good roads but a worthwhile trip for the more adventurous.

More Details

Property Manager
Chris Shepherd
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2018

What makes this villa unique

Unique location. Private. Several terraces. Excellent views. High quality kitchen equipment, excellent decor and comfort.

Walking dstance to the historic village of Comares.

BBQ and rustic oven outside.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We loved the villa, especially the pool late afternoon - evening. The views all around are stunning! We walked to Comares via the old Moorish steps at the bottom of the drive. Recommend the Molino restaurant and Mirador. For a more touristy area try Nerja. Loved Peña Blanca! P.S. WiFi great success for the kids!

The Westmancoat Family.
Aug 2010
  • 1 of 4


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Comares in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All 3 bathrooms are spacious and finished to a high standard.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , En suite with bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , twin bedroom opens on to private terrace with views
  • All 3 bedrooms are light and airy and open to a terrace with fabulous views. Bedrooms 1 & 2 have distant sea views to the South. Bedroom 3 has views overlooking the swimming pool to the mountains. All bedrooms feature ceiling fans with remote control. There is an additional sofa bed in the lounge.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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(26 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews

Can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Pena Blanca for the first 2 weeks in August and didn't want to leave. We loved our stay there so much that we have already booked another fortnight next year! We were so impressed when we arrived - SO much better than the pictures and you just can't photograph or explain the feeling that you get just being there. Incredible views, complete privacy, tranquility - so calm and relaxing.

The villa has everything you could possibly need for a truly comfortable and enjoyable stay. We spent every evening outside at one of the various seating areas (of which there are many). The pool was excellent and very well maintained. Carl (property manager) is on hand if there's anything you need (or need to know!)

Comares is only a short walk away. The supermarket is very well stocked and very reasonably priced. We ate 3 times at Mirador (Bar Camping) and would recommend it - Great food reasonably priced, lovely staff - and they will happily call a cab for you when it's time to go home.

We could wax lyrical about Pena Blanca indefinitely, but I think the point we're making is - Book it, you won't regret it.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is very pleasing when our guests enjoy my holiday villa to this degree and particularly so when our visitors book to return so quickly! Carl & the team look forward to greeting you next year Brian. Thanks for writing, Chris
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What an amazing place...

  • 5 of 5

Summer 2016:

Wonderful, wonderful holiday. The villa is perfect. Every detail thought of. Breathtaking views, beautiful sunsets, plenty of areas to enjoy the sun or shade. The pool was a real hit with the children and the adults.

Plenty of space for two teenagers and a younger one to have their own space as well as for us to enjoy meals, drinks, games and relaxing together.

Lots of useful information from Carl. We would love to come back.

Summer 2017:

We're back but this time with 2 extra people.It was such a good holiday last year we couldn't go anywhere else. Now familiar and instantly relaxing, everybody really enjoyed spending time in and around the villa and visiting restaurants and bars within walking distance in Comares town.

Once again a fantastic holiday and will certainly be back again.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning views and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

The drive up through the hills to the villa is nothing short of stunning and as you leave the coast behind you can make out the whitewashed town of Comares up in the distance. Eventually the road gives way to track and finally you are there, looking up to the villa.

Pena Blanca is very well appointed with all you need for a comfortable stay. It was also spotless. Although we stayed in October we made it into the pool every day: easily one of the most amazing views ever seen whilst swimming!

As other reviews allude, the views are simply stunning, with the Med to the south and more mountainous region to the north.

Comares itself reminded us of a Greek village with whitewashed buildings and terracotta roofs. I am guessing that in the height of the summer season it can get very busy but in October it was nice and quiet. The walk to Comares takes 10 mins, down the drive and then up a stepped path. Tip: bring a torch if going out for dinner as the path is not lit!

Torres del Mar took us 40 mins to drive to and provided a nice contrast to the quietness of the hills.

Chris was great to deal with before we arrived and Carl / Maria were on hand during.

We would definitely recommend this accommodation and area.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded all expectations.

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent a week at Peña Blanca. A gem. Thank you Chris.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic week at Pena Blanca. The villa is a credit to Chris - The biggest compliment is that it never felt like a "holiday let". From the first morning it felt more like we had come "home" and that is down to the attention to detail - opening cupboards and finding candles. Little things that all added up to make a stay at this villa something special. It's location can't be faulted, so close to Comares but completely private and peaceful. Spent most of our time relaxing at the villa, got everything we needed for the week at the supermarket in Comares. Ate out once at Table Mountain - highly recommended! Thank you Chris for making your villa such a fantastic oasis of tranquility and homeliness, we hope to return ASAP

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleased you enjoyed my holiday "home"....Thanks for your kind comments and look forward to your next visit! Chris
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  • 5 of 5

Where to start!! This villa is stunning. So much space with so much attention to detail to make your stay here unforgettable. The welcome pack was a lovely surprise. Fabulous pool and outside BBQ and oven for outside dining. Inside the kitchen is impressive very well equipped with everything you may need. The goats being walked up and down the area were a joy to watch you feel like you are in a nature programme! We have stayed in other properties in Comares and have struggled with fridge space, not the case here as there are 4...yes 4 fridges! The views are unbelievably stunning. I am an avid reader but only managed to read 1 book in our two week stay as its difficult to stop looking at the stunning scenery. The owner Chris has been a pleasure to deal with We cant wait to return next year. Many thanks Chris for making your stunning home available for us to enjoy. WARNING - VERY DEPRESSING LEAVING.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great that the changes made for the 2016 season are appreciated. We have recently added a wine/beer fridge and an additional bar area with stools and fridge near the pool! So yes, 4 fridges. Perfect for chilling those refreshments on a hot Summer day! Thanks for your kind comments. Chris
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Baviera Golf, Caleta de Velez
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
El Palo, Malaga
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Granada, Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Torre Del Mar
Car: recommended

Peña Blanca is situated away from the madding crowds on the coast but conveniently located just a one hour drive from Malaga airport and 30 minutes by car to the sandy beach at Torre Del Mar on the coast. Walking distance from the beautiful village of Comares where all key amenities are found; restaurants, bars, shop, bank etc.

Peña Blanca Villa is a good base from which to explore the key cities and sights of Andalucia. Granada & the Alhambra Palace is a day trip. Antequerra and Torcal National Park are nearer still. Seville & Cordoba are less than 2 hours drive. Visit Nerja & the famous caves - 50 kms. Lake Viñuela, Marbella & Puerto Banus are on the tourist lists. Malaga city has plenty of culture with the Picasso museum, castle and many monuments. Great shopping and restaurants too!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Comares, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Bird
4 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Mar 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Autumm
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please e mail or phone to reserve dates for 24 hours while flights etc are booked. A 25% non refundable deposit is requested to confirm your booking. Full payment details available on request.
A discount is offered on bookings of 3 weeks or more. Please ask.
A low season longer term rate may be available between October and March. Please ask.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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