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Villa Amaranta

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 4,574 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Independent house for 9 people and 2 babys in Playa de Los Alemanes

Registration Number : VFT/CA/00342

Francisco Jose Cabeza Santamaria
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Tarifa in Campo de Gibraltar

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4574 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large bathroom with wonderful views.
  • In the 3 bathrooms: high quality materials (Porcelanosa brand) and great design. 1st: in the suite, very large and superb views. 2 areas: 1 with hand basins and large shower and 1 with toilet. 2nd: bathroom (with bath), wonderful views, on the ground floor. 3th: cute half bathroom on the ground floor.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
    dormitorio 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • The three bedrooms have a modern and functional decoration. The main bedroom is a suite of around 60 m², with large double bed, and en suite bathroom. It has a panoramic view from the inside as well as the fabulous terrace. It has a double bed, as well as a cot, a precious sofa, a vast wardrobe, a television, etc. The second bedroom has a large double bed, a television, etc. it also has access to a spacious terrace. The third bedroom has two single beds, a large wardrobe, etc. and a gorgeous terrace. In the bedroom located in the semi basement, you will find 2 additional sleeping facilities.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Golf Cart
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 5 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Ground floor: kitchen, equipped with Porcelanosa brand materials and Miele brand household appliances; 200 m² large living room and half bathroom. Living room, divided in 4 atmospheres due to its spaciousness. 50' television, CD and DVD player and books for adults and kids, etc. 1st floor: suite (60 m²) with bathroom, 20 m² terrace, 2 bedrooms with full bathroom and 35 m² terrace. Basement for 3 cars. Close to the stair leading to the ground floor, room used as utility room or for a maid. 2 additional sleeping facilities if necessary. Outside: very large terraces, solarium, green areas and large pool (25x5 m), perfect for swimming lovers. Equipped with garden furniture and barbecue. Comfortable and nice.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 18 reviews

Luxurious Holiday Vacation Personified

  • 5 of 5

A truly beautiful holiday home situated in a stunning location with paramount views of the sea, bay and beach. This well designed vacation home boast style and luxury in abundance. The customer service experience was truly exceptional only exceeded by the facilities and activities. This is a stunning holiday venue and it will certainly provide the best relaxation experience for all of the family. With sauna, jacuzzi, BBQ and breath taking infinity pool facing due East where you can experience and marvel at the most incredible sunsets this will be your perfect dream vacation. Don't delay book today - we promise it will be the greatest family investment you will ever make.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. We feel very proud that you have had a good stay in our villa. It has been a pleasure to have you as our guests. Sincerely yours, Francisco & Rebeca
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Magical Place for a Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Villa Amaranta is a dream come true. The house is as beautiful as it appears on the website, the views from every room are stunning, and it is the best-equipped house that we have ever rented. The house was very clean, and the outdoor areas, including the pool and jacuzzi, were perfectly maintained. The owners, Francisco and Rebecca, were very responsive to all of our questions during the booking process, and were so gracious when we met them and checked into the house. The caretaker came every few days to check the pool, jacuzzi and outdoor areas, and was polite and kind. The house is perfectly situated for many activities. My husband is a cyclist, and went on long bicycle rides each day in the surrounding countryside. We took daily walks to the lighthouse, Faro Carminal, and one day walked further along to visit a charming little goat farm to buy farm fresh eggs and goat cheese. We enjoyed a hike to Bolonia Beach one day, visited the beach at Zahara de los Atunes twice, and had delicious lunches at the chiringuito, La Luna. We drove over to Barbate to see the local festival and maritime procession, Feria del Carmen. We took a day trip to Morocco, which is just a quick drive and a short ferry ride away from the villa. The beach directly below the house, Playa de los Alemanes, was our favorite beach, very unspoiled and uncrowded, and our favorite meals were the ones prepared in our own beautiful kitchen and eaten outside while enjoying the fantastic view. After all the activities during the days, we enjoyed breathtaking sunsets, star gazing at night, and pure relaxation in the house. We would love to return for another vacation, and would recommend Villa Amaranta to friends and family. It truly was a perfect vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I would like to write a review about the property and I have to say that it was fantastic.Very good choice.

My family and I spend our holiday there from 1st June to 7th of June 2012 and we enjoyed so much the views, the amenities, the landscape, and so on.

When we were in, it seemed like we were outside because it had numerous and big windows.

The villa was very clean and very well equipped. I especially loved the suit and the jacuzzi.

It was fantastic.

We also liked so much the beautiful garden and really enjoyed a barbecue one day.

By the way, the area is very worthy to visit. There are lovely places.

I used to go to Montenmedio golf course, whereas my wife and children stayed by the stunning pool.

We were so impressive that we are coming back this summer.

We are very looking forward to staying there.

Thanks to the owners. We received a very kind and attentive treatment during our stay.

I recommend this villa to anyone who wants to spend a very good time in Costa de La Luz, Andalucia.

Amir Said

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Mr. Said. It was a great pleasure for us to accommodate you in our villa. We are really happy that you and your family had a good stay. You will be very welcomed next time. Best regards
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  • 5 of 5

we just had our first villa vacation in Spain with my family in law from England and it was wonderful, we could not have chosen a better villa or location.

Wonderful, luxurious and fully equipped with everything you may need for a relaxing holiday.

By far the most beautiful villa we have ever rented. The beds were so comfortable.

Everything was very clean. Lovely interior decoration.

We were delighted to enjoy the huge infinity swimming pool. The view from there was stunning.

We looked forward to midnight jacuzzi's under the stars.

The sunsets were superb!!

Lots of great restaurants, tapas bars... and all within an easy reach. German's beach was fantastic, even during season a wonderful quiet spot can be found .

Thanks to the gardener and the owners for the service we received. They were all very kind.

We will definately be back, to enjoy this superb villa.

Many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We are very happy that you liked our villa and enjoyed it. Best regards
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  • 2 of 5

Unfortunately I have to say our stay here was disappointing.

Before booking at the villa we emailed to ask if the pool was heated, as we were two families with small children who were very much looking forward to swimming on our vacation. The owner replied that the pool was solar heated and that we would enjoy it. When we arrived, the pool was barely above freezing! I was not aware that solar heating meant the pool would only be heated if the weather was warm and sunny. I believe this is something the owners shoud have made clear before we booked.

When we arrived after a long day of travelling, we were looking forward to relaxing in the hot tub. However the owners did not have the hot tub ready, and we actually couldn't even use it until day 4. They had not cleaned it, and they had not made sure it was in working order. Another big disappointment.

We were required to email every time we wanted the sauna turned on. This was a huge annoyance, because half the time when we sent an email, the owner would not respond and the sauna would not be turned on. One time they even had the audacity to tell us their batteries died on their phones and that is why they did not get the messages. We were all adults and felt like teenagers asking permission to use a facility promised in the description of the home. When you are paying a premium price, I expect the property to be run professionally, and we did not get that treatment during our entire stay.

When we were ready to leave, we sent an email requesting to speak in person about the issues we had. We sent the email the night before our departure, and twice again in the morning. Nobody responded, and nobody showed up to meet us. So here we were, with keys to a house, and no idea what to do with them when we left. At the last minute a pool man showed up and asked for the keys.

I think this is unacceptable. As a property owner I feel it would be my main priority to make sure my guests were treated professionally and with respect. We did not get this treatment during our entire stay.

We were truly disappointed in Villa Amaranta. We would not reccommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Giving a response to the review above and with no intention to fight, I would really like to defend our property as I believe it is important. It is been nearly four years now accomodating guests from all over the world, with different cultures. We are not perfect, but we have always attended with respect to our guests' doubts when they come to our property. We do accept reviews, listent to suggestions, but we will never fall down in the client's trap who wants money in exchange for not critisizing on a web page. I want your negative review is refuted by those who have stayed in Villa Amaranta and know us. This is our best defense. Francisco
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Amazing house, fully equipped, the best views ever

  • 5 of 5

It's not easy to find but worth it! We celebrated my wife's birthday there and it was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias por su comentario, nos alegra que todo fuera de su agrado y Villa Amaranta cumpliera todas sus expectativas. Hasta la próxima vez que quieran volver. Un saludo cordial Francisco
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Jerez de la Frontera
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Dehesa de Montenmedio
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
San Fernando
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Autovía del Sur
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Playa de Los Alemanes
Car: recommended

Amaranta Villa has a unique location, 500 m away from Bahía de la Plata Bay. Built in the mountain, in front of the Atlantic Ocean, between Los Cabos de Trafalgar and Gracia. Very close to Parque natural de La Breña and Parque natural del Estrecho.

Close to everything, but far from mundane problems, this house is a window to the Strait of Gibraltar and the African coasts.

You will feel as if you were in the middle of nature with unforgettable views and sunsets.

1h away from Jerez international airport, from the border, from Gibraltar airport, and 2h away from Malaga airport.

15 min away from the marina of Barbate.

30 min away from Tarifa, historic town famous for kite surfing and windsurfing.

30 min o 1h walking on an unforgettable stroll, you will find the gorgeous Bolonia beach, where the roman town of Baelo Claudia is located, this town dates back from II b.C.

30 min away from the Montenmedio Golf and Country Club where you can practice horse racing and golf.

Other Activities: Bird migration, view of whales and fishing in trap-net site

Golf: 30 min: Dehesa Montenmedio Golf and Country Club in Vejer de la Frontera (white village of Cádiz).

Equestrian centre famous for international competitions with excellent facilities.

Located in a 300 hectares (5930 m²) finca with a large and varied animal reserve, including muflons and stags. Golf course through the meadow, undulating, between centenary trees. The absence of estate offers, make Montenmedio a special course. Services: bar, clubs, golf cart rentals, shops and golf classes.

* Nº holes: 18; Par: 72.

The greens and the ante greens (Pennlink type) have a smooth shape and are very well kept which makes it one of the fastest and entertaining greens of Andalusia.

1 h: Real Club de Golf of Sotogrande, one of the best. Gorgeous with a lot of vegetation. Not a rough course but with water obstacles that play an important role. Nº holes: 18; Par: 72.

Urbanization of Sotogrande: other wonderful golf courses like Almenara Golf Club, Golf Club Valderrama and La Reserva of Sotogrande.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Tarifa, Cadiz Province

Rental Basis:
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21 Jul 2018 - 1 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
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25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
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9 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
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Temporada Media
22 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
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1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
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Temporada Baja
1 Nov 2018 - 4 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
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Puente Constitución
5 Dec 2018 - 9 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
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10 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Temporada Baja
7 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Temporada Media
1 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £176.63
Pet Fee £0

* En ciertos períodos ( no comprendidos entre el 1 de junio y el 30 de septiembre) se podrá alquilar por períodos inferiores a 1 semana. Consultar disponibilidad.

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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