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Tarifa chalets, sea views, walking to beaches, self cater, terrace , BBQ - Serenity

Bedrooms 1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights




Serenity is southfacing with a balcony and large covered terrace from which to enjoy the breathtaking views across the sea to Morocco. It has two lazy chairs on the balcony and plenty of seating places and a large table under the covered terrace. There are two sun loungers also. There is a BBQ/grill plus gas rings for cooking on the terrace.

The chalet is subdivided into a bedroom area with 1 double bed, good reading lights, select library, fans and plenty of bed linen, which is provided and changed weekly.

A spacious bathroom with shower, wc, sink area with shower and hand towels provided.

A kitchen area with fridge, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, washing up and ample food preparation area.

Outside there is a hammock under the shade of an acebuche tree.

The pool is across the way and offers sunloungers and shade if required.

The beautiful grounds are freely accessible and there are lights around the chalet give a lovely effect at night.

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About the property

Great Escapes

Great Escapes offers an idyllic getaway minutes from Tarifa town. With spectacular views over white sandy beaches and the Atlantic Ocean to the Moroccan coastline, it's the perfect place to relax and recharge the batteries. The ethos at Great Escapes is PEACE, QUIET & TRANQUILLITY in beautiful gardens.

RELAX and de stress from everyday problems and connectivity. Find, through relaxation, quiet breathing and light exercise, the remedy to weariness and life's difficulties. Practice mindfulness, yoga and tai chi or simply chill in a beautiful and unspoilt area.

There are plenty of places to walk, swim, surf, horse ride and enjoy exercise surrounded by beautiful Andalusian nature overlooking the Atlantic with views to Morocco.

The best of the weather is between April and October. Ideal for a romantic getaway, surfing or beach holiday.The south & west facing chalets offer self catering accommodation with gas BBQ/grills on the terraces. The pool is private to the chalets and Tarifa is just a five minute drive away with a range of restaurants, bars and shops and a bustling night-life in the main season.

The local beach is 10 -15 minutes walk away as is the nearest place to get a meal/drinks.

We offer plenty of secure parking for vehicles and storage area for surfing equipment.

Horse riding on the beach or whale watching are great experiences which can be enjoyed by guests.

Who is Great Escapes for?

Great Escapes specialises in providing a tranquil and stunningly beautiful setting for COUPLES to relax in. The mature gardens are lovingly cared for and offer a green oasis in the natural park.

The accommodation is set in a lovely eco friendly environment and its owner dedicates himself to life strategies in sustainability and global change. He welcomes input by any guests who are interested in these developments.

Great Escapes is ideal for couples who want a romantic getaway and we have had several honeymoon couples stay in all 5 of our chalets and all have had a very special time. Alternatively for those who surf or would like to learn to do so, Great Escapes offers secure parking and storage for equipment and for all our guests, a unique setting from which to explore some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, with Bolonia Beach at just 15kms away voted second in the whole of Europe. There is horse riding, a bird watching sanctuary, water sports and bike rentals all within minutes in Tarifa town as well as yoga, meditation, and Pilates.

All 5 chalets have a gas grill and gas rings on the terraces for cooking. All 5 chalets have hammocks.

All 5 chalets offer similar facilities but are unique in their own right and all have access to the pool.

We offer our guests umbrellas for shade, hammocks, sunbeds and lazy chairs.

We provide mosquito plugs, toilet rolls, washing up liquid and bathroom/hand towels.


To confirm your booking we require a 50% deposit.

Balances are paid ON ARRIVAL and receipt of keys.

Rates are all inclusive for the chalet sleeping two people.

There are no extra fees or deposits.

Payments are by bank transfer.

Chalets are for guests only and visitors are not allowed.

There is ample secure parking.

Internet & wifi are available in Tarifa town & nearby bars and cafes.

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Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for the great time and for this amazing place. We were grounded and relaxed! We hope to see you again. M&T from Berlin
Sep 2013
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Rates shown are for the chalet sleeping two people. ON SPECIAL RATE BOOKINGS A 35€ cleaning fee is added
PLEASE NOTE Chalets are for guests only. Visitors are not allowed.
There is ample secure parking.
Internet & wifi are available in Tarifa town & nearby bars and cafes.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Tarifa in Cádiz

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Shower and hand towels are provided. Extra towels are available on request and are changed weekly.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , The double bed is a standard 135 cm
  • Bed linen is provided and changed weekly.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 2 garden chairs
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Serenity has two fans and four windows with mosquito blinds built in. It is strictly non smoking inside the chalet but covered ashtrays are provided on the terrace/balcony. The site is designed so that all 5 chalets are detached and independent of one another, thereby respecting guests' space and privacy at all times. The outside pool is shared by the chalets but the beauty of the beaches means it's rare all the chalets want to use the pool at the same time. As we have 5 chalets, we do not encourage guests to bring back visitors as we value the peace and tranquillity of all our guests. PLEASE NOTE - the facilities at Great Escapes are for the use of guests only.


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Perfect Destination

  • 5 of 5

Great Escapes is a real find. Nature, very quiet, wonderful views, beautiful gardens. We loved being in Chalet Uno. Great local beaches are walking distance for surfing or bathing. We enjoyed cooking and relaxing on the big terrace. Tarifa town is a short drive and old town is very nice. Hosts very friendly and helpful. We'll be back and happy to recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good to hear and yes Great Escapes is a very good base from which to enjoy everything the great coast of light has to offer.
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Our second visit to this most special place

  • 5 of 5

We returned to Chalet Uno to once again enjoy the peace, tranquillity and beautiful surroundings in this unique location. We were not disappointed. A return visit gave us the opportunity to on foot discover the coastal paths and hills around. Once again we were made very welcome by Brian and Jenny who ensured that our stay was comfortable. If you want to get away from the developed parts of Spain and are looking for something a little different then this is the ideal location.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely feedback and it's great to hear such positive things from return guests. It makes what we do all the more worthwhile. Aside from wonderful beaches the surrounding area to Tarifa and the rest of the Costa de la Luz has some spectacular walks and beautiful scenery to enjoy at the same time. As one of our garden signs says, Arrive as guests, leave as friends ... It's important to us that your holiday lives up to expectations.
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wonderful holidays

  • 5 of 5

1 week relaxing in a beautiful paradise with very friendly and helpful owners

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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No Shoes, No News!

  • 5 of 5

Last minute booking and Brian very flexible and accommodating. A great find as Moments is beautifully situated and loved the outdoors feel of it all. Super solar shower and the grounds are incredibly well maintained with thought provoking signs and details to add to the beauty of the place. Secure parking a bonus as was zero wifi. Lovely to forget the phone and tablet for a while. Lots of Internet in the town so not crucial. Walked to local beaches and in surrounding countryside. Views second to none. On a schedule so not enough time to stay longer but will definitely be coming back. Highly recommendable for peace, tranquillity as well as sheer relaxation and beauty of the place.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paradise on earth!

  • 5 of 5

What Brian created here, is a paradise on earth! Silence, relaxing and living in harmony with nature. The southernmost point of Europe with a new continent on the opposite, makes this place so special and magic. Brians lovingly lanscaped garden with its beautiful chalets leave everyday life quickly forgotten. Doesn`t matter what you enjoy, going to the beautiful beaches, exploring Tarifa with its magic atmosphere, restaurants and tapas bars, hiking in the national park or just chilling, reading a good book at his perfect poolarea. Then you are at exactly the right place! At Great Escapes with a lovely host Brian. See you soon Brian. Best, Yve&Eric

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Zurück aus dem Wunderland !

  • 5 of 5

Jeder, der Erholung und Natur pur sucht, ist hier genau richtig. Direkt an der Unterkunft vorbei verläuft ein ca. 20 km langer Wanderweg durch Korkeichenwälder, vorbei an kleinen Bächen und Wasserläufen. Schaf- und Ziegenherden laufen hier frei neben Pferden, Rindern und iberischen Schweinen. Das Grundstück liegt inmitten des Naturparks am Hang gelegen, mit Blick auf das Meer welches man innerhalb weniger Minuten mit dem Auto erreicht. Ein Auto ist empfehlenswert. Das Grundstück ist liebevoll gestaltet und jedes Chalet hat seinen eigenen Charme. Wir haben uns im nahe gelegenen Tarifa mit Lebensmitteln eingedeckt und in der Außenküche, die mit allem ausgestattet ist, was man benötigt, jeden Tag unser Essen zubereitet. Im Chalet UNO untergebracht, hatten wir die etwas erhabenere Position mit guter Sonne am Morgen und einen wunderbaren Blick von der Terrasse aus auf das Meer. Alle anderen Chalets sind aber auch gut gelegen und jedes hat seine Privatsphäre. Man hat immer das Gefühl, für sich zu sein, sucht man Gesellschaft, dann findet man diese in den netten Vermietern, die etwas oberhalb des Parkplatzes wohnen oder aber in den Nachbarn, die man eventuell einmal auf dem Grundstück trifft. Die Chalets sind gut ausgestattet, da es in dieser Gegend immer windig ist, ist eine Klimaanalage, auch im Sommer, nicht notwendig. Ausflugsziele könnten sein: Tarifa, Ronda, Gibraltar, Marbella, Estepona, Cadiz.

Sollte der Wind einmal zu stark sein, dann fährt man einfach über die Berge und ist in 20 Minuten an einem windstillen Ort. Auch eine Wanderung in die Berge ist dann empfehlenswert. Wir waren nur eine Woche dort und das war viiiieeel zu kurz. Ich wünsche noch vielen diese positive Erfahrung, aber Achtung, für 4-Sterne-Bucher, die Hotelkomfort gewohnt sind, ist diese Unterkunft bedeutend zu gut.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Hotel or camping beach bar (both walking distance)
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Montenmedio Golf
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Camping or Hotel (both walking distance)
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Los Lances
Car: recommended

Great Escapes offers a unique setting surrounded by natural park at walking distance from the nearest beaches. All you hear first thing in the morning is the song of the many birds found in the area. A five minute car journey takes you to Tarifa town, at the southernmost tip of Europe and just 14kms across to Morocco. Local beaches such as Bolonia, offer the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia a former fish salting settlement as well as spectacular bathing in clear Atlantic waters. Punta Paloma offers pure white sand dunes and exceptional beaches. The towns of Zahara de los Atunes and Vejer de la Frontera are easily accessible white villages and offer local Spanish flavour and cuisine. Jerez de la Frontera offers the Andalucian equestrian spectacle as well as the opportunity to sample excellent tapas. Birdwatching is another bonus in the area as is whalewatching,

Guests at Great Escapes can horseride, do yoga & Pilates, kite and wind surf, as well as diving. The local natural park is wonderful for mountain bikes and fabulous walks.

It is a perfect spot for exploring the rest of the Costa de la Luz (The Coast of Light) which offers unspoilt beauty and spectacular sunsets.

Other Activities:

Local Flamenco shows weekly in Tarifa, good assortment of Tapas bars and an excellent variety of cuisine is offered by restaurants in Tarifa as well as fresh fish such as tuna and swordfish from the ocean to your table on the same day.


Supermarkets Lidl, Maxi Dia and Mercadona.

Vegetarian restaurants and excellent take away.

Wide variety of very good restaurants and tapas bars.

Lots of independent shops in the old historic town.

Wifi facilities widely available in cafes and bars.

Banks, post office, excellent English and German speaking doctor.


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