Welcome to Casa Alexandra. A luxurious lakeside villa, set on the shores of Lake Vinuela, in the beautiful Axarquia region of the Costa del Sol. This is the perfect place to holiday and offers panoramic views of both Lake Vinuela and Mount Maroma. The superbly furnished and fully air-conditioned and heated accommodation offers a large open plan living space incorporating a luxury dining area, lounge area with wide screen TV, HD Freesat, DVD and comfortably furnished terraces and patios. The villa has a large Roman inspired private pool (9x5m), including an additional (3x3m) entry steps section, providing ample room for paddling. The villa offers large terraces in which to sunbathe, relax, take in the views or dine alfresco. The villa is suitable for all year round rentals and is particularly good for walkers and hikers in the cooler months as the National Park & nature reserve are only 15 minutes away. Skiing and sledging are also available in Sierra Nevada - 1.5 hr. drive away. The villa has a heated pool - April to October inclusive (£100 pw) and a hot tub with a 6 person capacity (£30 pw) available all year.
3 large bedrooms, 3 en suite, sleeps 8
- Calendar last updated:
- 29 Dec 2018
Pool / Spa
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Fantastic family villa! Lots of space and an amazing view!
Villa: This is a great family villa. 3 large rooms (this could easily sleep 9 people), all ensuite and a toilet downstairs too. The kitchen is really well equipped and the welcome pack we arrived to was very generous. We had everything we needed for eating in as well as handy supplies like cling film, salt, washing up liquid, fly swats and fly spray (essential!). There were ample towels in the rooms as well as pool towels.
Outdoors: I can't tell you how amazing the view is - we have about 100 pictures of it because is seemed to change depending on the weather/time of day. The pool was lovely - we paid for heating which was well worth it (in October). There were plenty of loungers and space. The hot tub was lovely in the evening after the sun had gone down. Lots of balcony space too. There were only 4 of us, but if you went there with other families, there's lots of space for everyone to feel relaxed.
The TV had more channels than we do at home! Lots of sky and UK channels which was good on the rainy days. WiFi was good and fast.
Location: It was a simple 45 minute drive from Malaga airport and were were met by Dennis and shown around the villa. We drove to Antequera (50 minutes) and Nerja (45 minutes) whilst there (in search of better weather!). The very local small towns are very small and we didn't find anywhere nearby to walk down a town centre, but that wasn't a problem. There's a supermarket (very small but had everything we needed) in Los Romanes which is an interesting 5 minute drive through very narrow streets! You definitely need a car if you are staying here, but the roads are very easy to navigate - this was my first time driving in Spain (I'm from the UK) and it was really easy.
General: The info provided by the owners was excellent - great communicators. We are hoping to go back soon, possibly in a larger group, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend this villa to others, especially families ... with a car!
Lovely high end villa. Very clean, well equipped, comfortable.
The location provides stunning views from all angles. Extremely quiet and peaceful. Villa has everything you could need, maintained to high standard. Would strongly recommend car. Plenty of restaurants and bars in surrounding villages. Overall a great place to relax. You will never tire of the fabulous scenery.
Loved our stay. For us as a couple the location was wonderful in that the views surrounding the entire villa were exceptional and the total privacy was superb. We did have an issue with the cleanliness of the pool while we were there but were assured that this would be looked at. The cleanliness of the villa itself was excellent with everything inside that you could want. Even though we had a couple of issues it would not put us off returning to spend another holiday.
Fabulous Villa in Stunning Location
This is a lovely villa in which to spend a holiday. It has the most amazing views. We had unseasonably cold and windy weather for the week we were there (early April) so unfortunately we weren’t able to make the most of the beautiful swimming pool and outside area as it was too cold. The hot tub saved the day for us all and we enjoyed it very much. Sitting in the hot tub, looking out across the lake and to the snow covered mountains was a truly amazing and memorable experience. The villa is up in the mountains and it is a short drive to village shops and facilities. The coast towns such as Nerja are easily accessible and the roads are good. We had some difficulty with the hot water supply whilst there but this was dealt with appropriately by Dennis and Karen. We are happy to recommend this villa.
Lovely, clean Villa for the family with superb view!
We had one week in this lovely villa in October (Had meant to leave a review long before now!) A family member of the owner greeted us with a very warm welcome and some useful information on the surrounding area. The villa was spotless on arrival with a very generous welcome pack of goodies. The villa is very well equipped and felt like a home from home.
The view from the villa is fabulous and we particularly enjoyed sunrise and sunset. The pool was heated which we really appreciated having 2 young children. We were able to use it every day.
There are some lovely local restaurants 5-10 mins drive away. Large supermarket and shopping centre with Zara, H&M, Dunnes etc around 15-20 min drive away.
We hope to return again and explore the surrounding area more next time. Found it hard to drag ourselves away from the lovely pool and view!
Thanks for a wonderful stay!
This is the third time that we have stayed here, which speaks for itself as a recommendation The villa is spacious, clean and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. It's a great place to relax and just look at the view, especially in the morning as the sun rises. Looking forward to a fourth visit in the not too distant future.
The villa sits high up overlooking Lake Vinuela. Approxiimately 10 min from La Vinuela (nearest supermarket and bank - ATM), 5 min Puente don Manuel, (hosts a small selection of bars, restaurants, butchers and 2 English shops), 5 min Los Romanos (restaurants with superb views), 15 min Alcaucin (small supermarket and Bank - ATM). Alcaucin is the best area for walkers, joggers and nature lovers providing access to the Tejeda National Park with tracks winding through pine woods, mountains, valleys with outstanding views across to Lake Viñuela. There are also many other prescribed and graded walks in the vicinity. 15-20 min Velez Malaga/Torre de Mar (nearest beach, water park and a large shopping complex). 40 min Nerja with the Nerja Caves and many beaches featuring beach side restaurants and water sports including scuba diving. 45 minutes Malaga and 90 min to Granada and the Alhambra Palace and skiing/sledging in the winter months.
Golf: Golf: There are two excellent 18 golf courses nearby, Baveria Golf (20 min) & Club Anoreta (30 min).
Additional pricing information
Cancellation terms are full return of fees up to 60 days for on-line bookings and 6 weeks for direct bookings. The hot tub are included in the rental as additional fees £30pw hot tub. There is a refundable £250 security deposit payable with your final payment to cover breakages and damage. The £250 will be returned to you within 7 days of departure; once the villa has been checked. Please note that this is a non-smoking villa; smoking is permitted outside. No pets allowed. Cleaning is included in the cost of the rental however we do charge of any clean in excess of 12 hours. This is charged at £10 per hour over 12 hours.. Electricity is included in the cost of the rental. Linen and Towels are included in the cost of the rental. Pool towels are included in the cost of the rental. Welcome Pack is included in the cost of the rental.