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The name says it all...'Cortijo El Paraiso Tropical'

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Luxury villa with 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms in stunning location

Luxury villa situated in one of the most beautiful hillsides of Torrox, known as 'Montealegre' or Happy Mountain. It is truly peaceful area filled with olive groves and vineyards with stunning views of the mountains of the Sierra Almijara and Tejeda, the surrounding countryside and down to the Mediterranean.

The villa has a large living room with fireplace and separate dining area, fully fitted kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, oven and hob. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and there are three further double bedrooms, a full bathroom and a laundry room.

The outside space, where you will spend most of your holiday is fitted with a barbecue area, a swimming pool of 7m x 3.5m and a large sun terrace with loungers.

A deposit will be required on booking your holiday, payable by bank transfer.

Related to a possible cancellation, the quantity paid for the booking will be lost to amend possible profits and loss,

considering that the owner could lose the opportunity to rent it again.

More Details

Property Manager
Carlos Cortes Espana
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2017

About Carlos Cortes Espana

Traditionally, Andalusian families, particularly families from the villa of Torrox, used to spend the winter or summer seasons in houses located in the countryside, normally known as "Cortijos", in order to gather olives or grapes between others fruits from the season. Consequently, almost each family in Torrox owned a house or "Cortijo" outside the village for this purpose. Our family has used this ancient tradition in Torrox in order to offer our customers a renewed version of "the Andalusian Cortijo" with the only aim of assuring your relax and enjoyment.

The first villa was built between the years 1985-1990, is the house that we called "Cortijo Del Monte". All the family contributed on building up the house, Mom, Dad and the kids, with the aim of enjoying weekends and holidays in the house... but only until the children grew up.

By chance, and coinciding with this time, a travel agent, who knew about our house, proposed us to rent the house; according to his opinion, the villa had all the optimal conditions to be offered as a house to rent. Consequently, we finally decided to rent it and since then our only goal is to offer the best service and comfort.

Afterwards, between the years 1998-2005, other villas were built up, as the ones called "Cortijo El Paraíso", "Cortijo Los Almendrales" and "Cortijo Del Sol". It is still a family business, Mom is responsible for cleaning inside the house and taking care of all the minimum details for keeping the charm inside home; on the other hand, Dad takes care of all exterior areas, as gardens, growing up trees and flowers, watering plants and cleaning and keeping the pool; and finally, the kids, that now are adults, particularly Carlos, is responsible for the design and diffusion of the villas in all the national and international websites.

Our only objective is to offer the best, so we do not scrimp on efforts or expenses to achieve that you finally enjoy the comfort, relax and charm of our villas.

Carlos Cortes Espana purchased this villa in 2005

Guestbook comments from the manager

Das Ferienhaus befindet sich in sehr schöner, ruhiger Umgebung. Die Ausstattung ist komfortabel. Alles ist vorhanden: Swimmingpool, WLAN, Waschmaschine, sehr gute Küchenausstattung etc. Das Haus ist sauber und gepflegt und die Familie Cortes nett und hilfsbereit. Wir haben den Urlaub sehr genossen und würden jederzeit wiederkommen.
May 2013
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

The name says it all...'Cortijo El Paraiso Tropical'
average rating of 4.923077 based on 14 reviews

Perfect, private position with amazing views.

  • 5 of 5

We had excellent communication with Carlos from the start of the booking process until our fond farewell.

Arriving at the pre-arranged meeting point was simple and Antonio, father to Carlos led the way up the road and the mountain track beautifully, to his amazing property.

He explained and showed us everything that we needed to know about the house and it's working's and during our stay he was on hand if we needed him. Carlos was easily contactable also.

Our family of five plus Grandma enjoyed the charming, rustic, easy layout of the interior, bedrooms were superb, beds comfortable, good pillows and bedding, great showers and plenty of towels for bathrooms as well as plenty of poolside towels.

The excellent outside area gave us ample space to enjoy eating outside for various mealtimes, incredible views of the surrounding hillsides and mountains, as well as tempting views of the sea. We enjoyed the pristine swimming pool every day even though it wasn't heated, it never took us long to get used to it, helped by the sun warming us up in between swims. Such a tranquil setting that you couldn't fail to relax and enjoy it all. The only shame was that we had to leave it all behind and return home.

I feel that this would definitely be a house that I would love to return to and spend more time exploring such a wonderful area.

The warmth we felt from Antonio and Carlos reassures me that I will be back to practice my Spanish some more.

Muchísimas gracias y nos vemos :)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Picturesque, Peaceful and Private

  • 5 of 5

When Antonio showed us around this beautiful villa and I saw the view from the pool for the first time I admit to being close to tears - it was simply stunning; the pictures don't do the scenery and location full justice. Yes, I'll admit the drive is a little hair-raising in places, but any experienced driver will have no problems.

Antonio was a very welcoming and charming host and gave us all the information we needed when we arrived. Carlos was easily contactable throughout our stay and very quick to respond to any queries - recommending a wonderful restaurant in Torrox, when we asked, so we could celebrate our daughter's birthday.

We also enjoyed a lovely day at the small, sand and shingle beach in Torrox Costa and had a walk around the old town which is steeped in history and full of quaint narrow streets and whitewashed terraces. It is steep in places however, so it may not suit everyone.

Given the location, we were impressed that the Wi-Fi worked well, which was a relief to our older children, who were still able to stay in touch through social media and even access Netflix on the iPad. However, we enjoyed the evenings most - making use of the well-equipped barbeque, then relaxing in the canopied seating area to watch the sun set over the hills and sipping a chilled glass of wine.

If you want to relax; get away from it all and soak up the scenery, setting the pace yourself, then I would highly recommend Cortijo El Paraiso.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi S.K, Thank you very much for this review. It was a real pleasure to welcome all your family here in our little paradise. We are really glad that you spent a good time. I hope see you all again. Our best wishes. Carlos & Antonio.
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Great holiday - lovely villa.

  • 5 of 5

No trick photography - Cortijo El Paraiso is as lovely as the pictures. In fact, the view from the terrace is even more spectacular . We loved the drive up the mountain to the villa even though the first time was a bit nerve-racking. . We had three teenage boys with us and they were able to play in the pool well into the evening. The complete privacy meant we did not have to worry about making too much noise.

Antonio made us feel very welcome as he showed us around the villa.The basket of wine,ale,almonds and olive oil was a lovely touch. His son, Carlos has been attentive to detail , giving all the information we needed and being easily accessible also by phone.

We had a great holiday with easy access to the beaches, pretty towns and of course Grenada .We particularly liked the mountainous terrain. Not only was it a lovely place to stay, I believe it was excellent value for money.

We would highly recommend the villa for a family holiday.

The Robinson Family ,South Wales.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your positive review Mr&Mrs Robinson. It has been a real pleasure to welcome you and it will be wonderful to hear from you again. Our best wishes. Carlos & Antonio
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Wow! Just Wow!

  • 5 of 5

We have had the most amazing 2 week holiday in this beautiful villa. Carlos answered any questions we had promptly prior to our arrival and Antonio met us warmly and accompanied us to the villa. The roads are quite steep but well maintained and the views from the villa are well worth the climb! The villa was clean and well equipped for our 2 week stay and is completely private. There is plenty of outdoor seating areas and it even has a large shaded bbq area. I would not hesitate to recommend this luxury villa to anyone and we hope to visit again very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for that review Lisa, as I always say, this is the best reward we could have. Your possitive feedback is the most important for us. You will be always welcome here in Torrox. Our best wishes. Carlos & Antonio
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Tolles Cortijo!

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren als Familie (Kinder2, 6, 8) 11 Tage im Cortijo. Die Lage des Hauses ist wunderbar. Man braucht aber unbedingt einen Mietwagen. Das Haus liegt ca. 6km von Torrox entfernt und die Auffahrt ist teilweise sehr steil. Das Cortijo ist sehr gut eingerichtet und es ist alles da was man braucht.

Die Vermieter sind sehr nett und zuvorkommend, vorallem Carlos, der einem jedem Wunsch erfüllt und immer für einen erreichbar ist. Wir haben uns sehr wohlgefühlt und werden bestimmt wiederkommen.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank für Ihre Kommentare. Wir versuchen immer, den espectatias unserer Kunden gerecht zu werden. Es wird eine echte Freude, Sie wieder in unserem Land begrüßen zu dürfen. (Ich entschuldige mich, wenn Fehler in diesem Text sind, ist GoogleTranslator nicht unfehlbar ;) )
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Picturesque views

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Cortijo El Paraiso for few days and I must say that views were simply spectacular. There is a great degree of privacy which made our stay very peaceful. Antonio and Carlos were amazing hosts. I can thoroughly recommend stay at this house, in fact we might be back there soon:)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It's very rewarding for us to know that you were happy with the house and our service. It is the best award you can give us. It will be a real pleasure to welcome you again next time. All the best. Antonio & Carlos ;)
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Pavo Real
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Malaga, Maria Zambrano
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Torrox/Competa salida 281
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Pavo Real
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Torrox Ferrara
Car: necessary

A beautiful luxury villa ideally located for a holiday away from it all but also close to the sea and the hustle and bustle of village and town life if needed.

Enviably located on the top of a hill this property is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves and enjoys truly stunning views of the Mediterranean.

The house is situated about an hour drive east of Malaga between the white villages of Torrox and Cómpeta. Torrox village is a drive of around 15 minutes and a distance of 6km approx. The house is located on a hilltop therefore enjoying truly fabulous views of the mountains, sea and coast between Nerja and Malaga. Cómpeta is also very close by at approx. 7km. The access to the house is excellent. On leaving the motorway you have a short drive to the main Torrox/Cómpeta road (A-7207) and then 4.5km of this road before arriving at the Montealegre area of Torrox where you take an excellent track, most concreted to arrive at the villa.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Entired weeks are rented from Saturday to Saturday.

The property is available for weekend rentals between September and June at a rate of 180€ per night with a minimum stay of 2 nights.
Easter and bank holiday weekends are available with a minimum stay of 3 nights at a rate of 150€ per night.

New Year is available with a minimum stay of 3 nights at a rate of 240€ per night.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Torrox in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The electricity consumption is included in the total price, but the electricity consumed by the air conditioning machines is not included. The price will be charged at the end of your stay, so it will be discounted from the quantity paid as deposit. If you want to use the air conditioning, each kW consumed should be paid at 0.40 €/kW.

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