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Beautiful villa in a tranquil location with stunning views & close to Competa.

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

The Villa is located in breath taking hills on the border of Cannilas de Albaida. Close by are the picturesque white washed villages of Competa, Salares and Archez, with their mystical winding streets and beautiful vistas.

The villa itself is situated in the tranquil hills, accessed via a single track through olive groves. The mountain Maroma, the village of Competa and the coast can all be seen from the villa.

The villa is equipped to a luxury standard to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. You will also find a large selection of DVD's, books and games to suit all ages, walking poles and tennis rackets.

There is plenty of shade to enjoy the stunning views from and a large heated swimming pool (heated from May to September) within the extensive gardens.

In the nearby villages you will find many excellent restaurants and bars offering local food. The local shops include small supermarkets and gift shops. There are plenty of activities in the local area including horse riding, hiking, off road motor biking and bird watching.

The tourist destination of Nerja is 40 minutes drive away, the closest golf course and beach is located 30 minutes away and the city of Malaga is 1 hour away.

A car is necessary but there are local Taxi firms for nights out.

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Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

Why Lisa chose Salares

My family and I fell in love with this area over 23 years ago. It has been a fabulous place to holiday with the villa's large pool, relaxing location and the attractions of the coast from 30 minutes drive away. The whole families needs are met here.

What makes this villa unique

The villa has been beautiful furnished by an interior designer and is very well equipped to ensure you have a fabulous holiday.

We include a meet and greet service to show you to villa and a welcome pack with basic supplies. The caretaker is available in case you encounter any problems in the villa.

The views from the villa are breath taking and offer a tranquil atmosphere.

The location would suit people who appreciate a peaceful location but within easy driving distance to shops, bars and tourist destinations.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Lisa

Just wanted to let you know that we're having a wonderful time at your stunning villa. No problems at all so far apart from dragging ourselves away from it! Really evident that it's a home rather than 'just' a holiday rental.

The generous welcome pack and beach towels were much appreciated.

Swimming pool great. To be honest, wouldn't even have noticed the flaking issue.

Wes has been very kind and helpful.


Aug 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Salares in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No diving into the swimming pool. Please shower before using the pool. Please shower off suntan lotions before your siesta.
  • Door grills/reijas must be closed and entrance doors must be double locked when the property is vacant to comply with insurance.
  • Candles allowed on the terrace only. Put down any sun shades at night. Furniture must not be repositioned around the villa.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Poolside shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • 2 ensuite. A travel cot can be provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Available locally: Bicycle hire. Hikes. Cookery Courses. Moped Hire. Paragliding. Yoga classes There a 3 Taxi firms in the village.


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Beautiful villa in a tranquil location with stunning views & close to Competa.
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Well Equipped Property in Beautiful Surroundings set in a Peaceful and Secluded Location

  • 5 of 5

If you are after luxury comforts, hidden in the olive groves of the mountains for a family get away, then look no further than this stunning holiday rental property (that obviously used to be a well cared for family home and still has all of the character and ambiance).

There are so many highlights, the photos definitely don’t do the property justice, the views and the swimming pool are two of the fondest memories, as well as the well equipped kitchen and living areas with all the creature comforts you could need. The owner’s communications were really good and their local helper, Wes, was very knowledgeable and easily contactable in the week if needed. Our kids really enjoyed the villa which had games, books, sports equipment, as well as toys and inflatables for the pool.

The slight negatives would be the slightly scary undulating dirt track leading to the property (which I would not recommend that you do for the first time at night!), the distance from tourist destinations (which doesn’t matter if you plan to stay up in the mountains and its small villages for the duration of your stay) and the lack of air conditioning (there are water coolers but they are not efficient - although there are plenty of fans).

Competa is about ten minutes drive and full of really nice restaurants and an amazing ice cream parlour (La Gelateria) with massive portions that we found ourselves migrating towards most evenings! There are larger supermarkets and plenty of coastal tourist sites, like the Nerja Caves and the beaches, but expect to take about 30 minutes to wind your way down the picturesque mountainside before you start your journey further afield.

Overall it was a fantastic eight days and the villa was one of the main highlights combined with the beautiful weather of late August. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a tranquil retreat with everything around you for an unforgettable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your accurate review of the Villa and i am pleased you had an enjoyable holiday. We are considering more options for cooling the villa down without having to shut all the doors and windows.
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Fantastic stay in stunning environment

  • 5 of 5

The villa is in reality better than the pictures showed. Just splendid decor. Everything was provided, everything worked fine, pooll with warm water, large living room with comfortable sofa and last but not least: absolute silence at day and night.I would recommand this stay to anyone. Just fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Total relaxation

  • 5 of 5

The villa was as described , beautiful and tranquil our ears almost ringing with the peace and quiet . The views are fantastic and we could never tire of them , it was a pull sometimes to leave for the day and we were nearly always back for the sunsets. The villa was extremely well equipped and overall a very enjoyable holiday home where we would like to return to in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is a pleasure for me when someone else gets to experience and appreciate everything the location and villa has to offer. We would love to welcome you back.
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Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Salares, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Nightly Rate
13 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
3 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
17 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Cleaning fee £150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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