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Typical Cottage with Pool at 5,5 km from Frigiliana and 12 km from beaches.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

Private Property Independent , 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Pool, Gardens, Parking.

Typical Andalucian Cottage with Panoramic Views at Mountain, Fields and Sea. Beaches at 12 Km.

Cortijo Retama is focused on 'Traveling' interested in learning about other cultures, landscapes, people and customs from respect and tolerance to the native. Seeking a place in a natural and authentic style accommodation that combines the Axarquia traditional architecture with the comfort, simply decorated and pleasant.


Located in the mountains next to the Natural Park Sierra Almijara 5.5 km from Frigiliana and 12 km from Nerja and the beaches.

Setting: panoramic view clear of the mountains, fields and sea, located in a quiet and relaxing area.

Recommended to enjoy with your family, your friends or your couple.

It is a typical old farmhouse Axarquia, very well preserved, simple and bright, retains the authentic taste of Andalusian farmhouses before, in which sleep facing a white roof of sticks and Cañaveras that will transport you to the past. Located in the Sierra near the Natural Park of the Sierra de Almijara, Tejeda and Alhama, position south, with beautiful views of the mountains, the fields and the sea, where they can enjoy the tranquility and the magnificent natural environment which surrounds, making it perfect for hiking. Just 2.5 km from our house can visit the recently restored Acebuchal villages, where you will find a restaurant where you can taste typical dishes of our land.

SIERRA ALMIJARA: Is one of the most important mountain enclaves natural southeastern Andalusia, with 1,148 plant species, 25 percent of them endemic, and such prominent animal species such as ibex. All these points in its favor attached to a natural landscape remains intact encourages nature lovers choose their tourist routes, where hiking is one of the great companions.

Visit Frigiliana: Nestled in the Sierra de Almijara overlooking the Mediterranean Sea is only 6 km from the coast, lies Frigiliana, one of the most beautiful white villages of Andalusia and preserved. A walk through the Mudejar Moorish Quarter (Old Town): In its streets you can breathe its unique Moorish past. The battle on the Rock of Frigiliana ended centuries of coexistence between cultures. Twelve ceramic panels spread across the white walls of their homes and explain life Moorish Diaspora. The layout of its streets, whitewashed houses adorned with flowers of many colors, cuisine, the friendliness of its people ... They invite the visitor to wander without any doubt will be a pleasant memory of Frigiliana. Its Archaeological Museum: Allows a journey through the history of Frigiliana expressed through the main sites of the municipality, from the Neolithic to the modern age.

More Details

Esther Villena
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish, Middle English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Torrox in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • baño 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • dormitorio 2 - 2 Single Bed
    dormitorio 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , (Can be add EXTRA BED or COT with supplement of 50 €/ Stay)
  • Bedroom 1: Air Conditioning. Bedroom 2: Pedestal fan or oil heating.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

Typical Cottage with Pool at 5,5 km from Frigiliana and 12 km from beaches.
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Zeer compleet ingericht en rustig gelegen.

  • 5 of 5

We werden opgehaald in het dorp en reden achter de eigenaar/beheerder aan naar het huis. Een rit van 15 minuten over verharde, steile en smalle weggetjes. Het huis ligt erg vrij en is van alle gemakken voorzien. Het zwembad was vanwege de tijd van het jaar nog te koud. Veel vogels in de omgeving en mooi uitzicht op de tegenoverliggende heuvels. Bij goed weer zicht tot aan de zee en Nerja. Steeds goede communicatie gehad met de eigenaar/ beheerders. Voor boodschappen moet je 15 km terug naar het dorp of 30 minuten verder rijden naar Nerja. Auto is noodzakelijk. Voor wandelaars genoeg mogelijkheden in de buurt. Samenvattend; prima bevallen.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Das Cortijo Retama ist ein wunderschönes Ferienhaus, eingebettet in ein ebenso schönes begrüntes Anwesen. Haus und Anwesen sind authentisch und sehr liebevoll gestaltet, ohne dabei aufdringlich zu wirken. Das Cortijo Retama ist sehr gepflegt und liegt wohltuend ruhig am Ende eines fast durchgehend befestigten, nicht zu langen Fahrweges.

Auch wenn sich dies alles wie die vollmundige Beschreibung in einem Ferienprospekt liest, ist es dennoch wahrhaftig so.

Und was wahrscheinlich so nicht in einem Prospekt stehen würde:

Die Vermieter des Ferienhauses – Esther und Jesus – waren uns äußerst zuvorkommende und liebenswerte Gastgeber. Sie ließen es sich zum Beispiel nicht nehmen, den Kühlschrank bei unserer Ankunft mit frischen Lebensmitteln zu befüllen oder uns vorausschauend ausreichend Feuerholz für ein paar wenige kältere Nächte (im November) diskret bereitzustellen.

Beste Voraussetzungen für einen fabelhaften Urlaubsgenuss - und wir haben unseren Urlaub genossen - fabelhaft!

Ein dickes Dankeschön an Esther und Jesus sagen

Anja, Charlotte, Heiko und Thomas

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Anja, Charlotte, Heiko und Thomas, Wir freuen uns, dass Sie unser Haus gefallen hat und wir danken Ihnen von ganzem Herzen für Ihren Kommentar. Mit freundlichen Grüße von Jesus und Esther.
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Paradis andalou

  • 5 of 5

Depayssement total , petite route bétonnée, sinueuse et abrupte dans les hauteurs de FRIGILIANA pour arriver au cortijo RETAMA . Cet endroit est unique , il domine la baie de NERJA et se marie entre les oliviers et les avocatiers sous les chants des cigales . le cortijo est magnifique autant dans sa dispôsition que dans sa decoration, rien ne manque . Esther et JESUS d'une grande discretion , tres attentionné et reagissent à toute demande . Merci encore pour ce sejour de reves dans cet endroit paradisiaque nous l'avons quitté à contre coeur mais nous nous sommes promis de revenir . Hasta luego , TITOUAN , ELLEN et JOEL .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Les estamos muy agradecidos por haber elegido nuestra casa para pasar sus vacaciones, muchas gracias por sus valoraciones, Titouan, Ellen y Joel. Hasta siempre, Jesús y Esther
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Vacances Andalouses

  • 5 of 5

Même si l'accès à la maison est un peu chaotique, la recompense est au bout du chemin !! Une merveilleuse maisonnette typique, confortable, jolie, fonctionnelle et très propre, en pleine nature, entourée d'oliviers, d'avocatiers et de fleurs. Le calme et la tranquillité, dans ce magnifique pays, par ailleurs très animé. Que du bonheur !

En plus, Jesus et Esther sont des hôtes disponibles et très sympathiques. Un grand merci de nous avoir si bien reçus.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup Michel et Yvonne pour vos commentaires, vous étiez très gentil. Nous avons adoré vous avoir dans notre maison. Cordialement Jesús et Esther
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Malaga Airport ( 1 hour )
Nearest Barpub
5.5 Kilometres
Restaurants, Bars, Pub, in Frigiliana ( 10 minutes
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Port of Caleta de Velez ( 30 minutes )
Nearest Golf
34 Kilometres
Baviera Golf ( 30 minutes )
Nearest Train
65 Kilometres
Malaga train station (50 minutes)
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Mediterranean dual carriageway ( 15 minutes )
Nearest Restaurant
2.8 Kilometres
Restaurant in a small village in the mountains
Nearest Ski
140 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada ( 1 hour, 50 minutes )
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Beaches: Burriana, Carabeo, Playazo in Nerja
Car: recommended

Located in the mountains near the Natural Park Sierra Almijara to 2.8 km from the village of El Acebuchal, 5.5 km from the village of Frigiliana and 12 km from the village of Nerja and its beaches.

Access to the Cortijo Retama:

From the village of Frigiliana in the direction of Frigiliana-Torrox road, 2.5 km of paved road to access lane and 3 km of lane to the house (mountain narrow lane paved with concrete).

Total distance from Frigiliana to the house 5.5 km (12 min by car).

Cottage Retama is a detached house located on private property that is located in a quiet environment of the Natural Park of Sierra de Almijara just 5 km from the village of Frigiliana rated the popular architectural Arab purest Málaga, obtubo of 1 Beautification First National Prize of the Peoples of Spain. Nerja only 12 km, where we can enjoy its beautiful beaches and its famous caves discovered in 1959 and subsequently declared a Cultural Heritage of Spanish.

Other Activities: Hiking, canoeing, climbing, looking for shells on the beach, climb the tourist train, discovery of the historical, ...

Ski: Distance to Museums and Monuments of Historical and Cultural Interest:

- Mudejar Moorish Quarter 'Old Quarter' of Frigiliana to 5 km (10 min)

- Archaeological Museum of Frigiliana to 5 km (10 min)

- Caves of Nerja to 15 km (25 min)

- Treasure Cave in Rincón de la Victoria, only visitable marine cave in Europe to 50 km (45 min)

- The Alcazaba in Málaga to 60 km (55 min)

- Picasso Museum in malaga to 64 km (58 min)

- The Alhambra and the Generalife of Granada to 104 km (1 hr 25 min).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Torrox, Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
14 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Semana Santa - Easter Week
7 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Julio 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Agosto 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Septiembre 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
11 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Octubre 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Navidades- Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Semana Santa-Easter Week
24 Mar 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

- Limpieza inicial.
- Ropa de cama y toallas.
- Paños de cocina.
- Consumo responsable de agua y luz.

Entrada: a partir de las 16:00 h.
Salida: antes las 11:00 h.

- Reembolso del 100% del depósito de reserva si cancelas 30 días antes del día de entrada.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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