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Charming, Tranquil Villa with Stunning Sea Views, Tropical Pool, Walk to Beach.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 9 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom 2 Bath, family friendly. Large terrace garden with Kasbah. Free WiFi.

Casa La Aldea is a beautifully situated property in the tropical landscaped La Aldea development, which is on Punta de la Mona in La Herradura. There are wonderful sea views from its welcoming terrace, living, and dining room. The terrace has all day sun and a shady Kasbah for lounging. It has plenty of space for dining and relaxing day or night with its atmospheric lighting, outside furniture, and barbecue area. The house is charming and cosy. It is ideal for a family of 4 or two couples, but can accommodate up to 6. Downstairs are 3 bedrooms and there are 2 bathrooms. There is a Smart TV with local Spanish TV and ready for Netflix or Amazon Prime if you have accounts. There is a library in the feature tower, and a collection of games. The house has cool sea breezes and is beside the quiet pool set in a subtropical garden. Casa Aldea is a home that is ideal for families and couples as it offers peace and quiet, yet is close to the many beaches, restaurants, and bars. For the active there is golf, diving, snorkeling, tennis, table-tennis, horse riding, sailing and windsurfing within a few minutes. Granada’s Alhambra Palace, and the Sierra Nevada Ski resort are only an hour away.

More Details
Registration Number : VFT/GR/00323

Owner
John Burton
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
5 February, 2018

About John Burton

My wife and I bought the house in 2000 as a family holiday home and we now use it to getaway from the winter in the UK. We love the charm and cosiness of the house and the stunning views from the terrace. Aldea is a perfect community of very architecturally interesting houses that create a wonderful ambience with lush pathways and well manicured trees. Our children loved spending all the school holidays in our Spanish home as they grew up and still come as often as they can now. We love the tranquility and in the winter we always have a fire made of olive wood to warm the evenings.

John Burton purchased this villa in 2000

Why John Burton chose Almuñécar

The house has an immediate effect on guests with its charm and tranquility. The terrace is lively during the day with it's stunning views to the sea, mountains and the snow capped Sierra Nevadas, but also at night with subtle lighting around the terrace and with the plants and trees, it makes it perfect for evenings outside watching the stars. We are next to the community pool, which is rarely busy. Close enough that we can call from the window to the pool to tell the children that lunch is ready, but not disturbed by any noise as it is the opposite side to our main terrace and rooms.

What makes this villa unique

Our guests return to Aldea again and again for the same reasons as we do. The stunning and exhilarating views from the terrace, the tranquility, great restaurants and Spanish culture. From the terrace you can see for 45 miles down the coast and at night it is lit up like Christmas with twinkling lights as far as you can see. There is a built in BBQ on the terrace for home dining.

We are lucky enough to be able to walk to La Herradura for our morning coffee on the beach or to the Marina Playa. There is a quick root through the trees underneath the light house straight to the Marina beach so no road walking!

There are so many excellent restaurants in the village at very reasonable prices.

We love growing our own fruit and I have planted fruit trees down the side of the house, avocados, grapefruit, oranges peaches and nectarines just help yourself when they are in season! Also on the terrace garden there are lots of herbs freshly planted each year, so please help yourself to the fresh Basil coriander, rosemary and thyme as well as the herbs and spices in the spice cupboard. Just replace whatever you finish so there is plenty for the next guests!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Almuñécar in Costa Tropical

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 29
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , balcony, built in wardrobes and drawers
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , built in wardrobes and drawers
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , built in wardrobes and drawers
  • There are three breezy bedrooms all with ceiling fans, dark wood custom wardrobe and drawers. Newly decorated for 2018.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There are plenty of crockery, glasses and cutlery. The covered terrace Kasbah seating is created using the spare loungers, cushions, carpet and table that are all stored inside. The nearby owners agent will 'meet and greet', help with activity or attractions advice, arrange cleaning, laundry, or general assistance.

Reviews

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Charming, Tranquil Villa with Stunning Sea Views, Tropical Pool, Walk to Beach.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Beautiful Spanish property with wonderful terrace

  • 5 of 5

Great property, beautiful terrace with stunning views of the sea, headlands and towns day and night! Perfect for setting for eating, drinking and sunning.

Great restaurants and bars (particularly recommend Francisco's). Authentic Spain. Beautiful unspoilt beaches.

Could not wish for more.

Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely home.

We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.
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5

A beautiful well furnished property nestling on the hillside in a charming development

  • 5 of 5

The ocean views from the large terrace were stunning, sunrise was spectacular! Our stay was so peaceful and yet we were only a short walk from the village centre with a multitude of shops, bars and restaurants.

Highly recommended, it doesn't get any better, we will be booking again.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back to La Aldea soon.
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5

Great spot, great views.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean and spotless apartment. Great position for the town and lots to do.

Everything provided for our short break and John was very helpful.

Definitely be back for a longer stay.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Villa in a Wonderful Setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time and only wished we could have stayed longer. The villa is charming, a real family home, with everything you could possibly require and extremely tastefully decorated. The terrace provides a haven of peace and tranquility as well as a sun trap with stunning views. It's possible to walk to La Herradura to sample the local delights including lovely Chiringuitos and beach restaurants, a local food and flower market, small supermarkets stocked with everything you could wish for and a town square / old town. A short drive away is the bustling seaside working town of Almunecar providing a great insight into a typical Spanish town, again including a charming old town. Granada and the Sierra Nevada are approximately one hour's drive away for those who wish to sample the delights of the Alhambra and skiing - sadly not for us on this occasion, but certainly next time! All in all, highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and we look forward to welcoming you back to La Aldea again.
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5

Wonderful, inviting and comfortable house with amazing sea views.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved La Herradura and our holiday was made perfect by staying in this gorgeous house. We really couldn’t have asked for anything better. The location was amazing and. the views from the terrace were breathtaking. We will definitely be back again this year and would recommend this beautiful villa without hesitation. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your next visit to La Aldea.
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5

À bijoux

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing view from the terrace. The most charming typical Granada home, perfect taste I could live here with pleasure.

Not far from the unspoiled beach, so rare to find today in Spain. The village has all you need including excellent restaurants at unbeatable prices

Not far from Granada, Malaga and Nerja plenty to see.

I will return with the greatest of pleasure.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we are delighted that you had a lovely stay. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit.
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Malaga and Granada
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Salobrena
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
La Herradura on N340 from Malaga
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Many
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
La Herradura
Car: recommended

La Herradura village is on the Costa Tropicale, approx 40 minutes by car east of Malaga. It is a horseshoe shaped bay between the headlands of Cerro Gordo and Punta de la Mona. La Herradura has retained its Spanish character with wonderful Fiestas and Easter parades. Picasso, the Spanish Royal family, & Andreas Segovia all had homes here. The village has supermarkets, a bakery, banks, a newsagent, medical services, pharmacy, hairdressers & a daily market selling fresh fish, meat, flowers, fruit & vegetables. The beaches and water are very clean, & there are many restaurants, bars with traditional flamenco entertainment. East of La Herradura 10 minutes away lies Nerja with its amazing caves & concerts in the summer. Almunecar is approx 7 minutes by car offering more shops & restaurants amongst its old Roman streets & squares. Granada and the Alhambra palace are an hour away & in Malaga the Picasso museum & the old quarter are fascinating to explore.

Other Activities: The Alhambra Palace in Granada

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Almuñécar, Granada Province (Costa Tropical)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
14 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 14 nights
£600
£1,750
 
 
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
9 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 9 nights
£800
£2,500
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
14 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 14 nights
£600
£1,800
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
30 night minimum stay
£1,287
for 30 nights
£1,287
 
 
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 14 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bookings: Saturday to Saturday - although we will try to be flexible this is not always possible during the busier times of year. Deposit of 25% on booking. Remainder due 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Negotiable rates for long term winter lettings.
Cleaning and laundry costs if applicable will be agreed in advance

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.
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