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LUXURY HOLIDAY COTTAGE with private pool.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Ensuite bedrooms sleeps 4, countryside by sea, privacy, aircon, sat TV, Wi-Fi

This luxury dream holiday cottage with 2 en-suite bedrooms is located in its own 4 acres with breathtaking views of the mountains and surrounding olive groves. La Casita is officially registered and compliant under the newly-introduced tourism regulations 2016 by the Junta de Andalucia. The popular Mediterranean beaches, restaurants and nightlife of Mojacar are only 5 minutes' drive away. Very exclusive and very private. The cottage is a haven of peace away from the madding crowds of the Costas - the perfect place for a relaxed holiday with more than 320 days of sunshine. Self-catering, there's a modern well-equipped kitchen, lounge and dining area with air conditioning in all rooms, free Wi-Fi and Sky satellite TV. Adjoining is an exclusive private pool, fabulous new summerhouse, patio and barbecue with an American-style enclosure keeping the area mosquito and fly-free all day and night. There's ample parking. Nearby, the fishing port of Garrucha with its marina - and its shopping - and the beaches and water park at Vera are well worth a visit. And so too is Granada, Almeria, the mini-Hollywood and zoo at Tabernas, the famous caves of Sorbas and the historic castle at Lorca.


AND MARCH 31, 2015


More Details

Property Manager
Christopher Morris
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2017

About Christopher Morris

Former BBC TV News foreign correspondent and Sky News presenter.

Christopher Morris purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Christopher Morris chose Mojacar area

Fabulous location. Stunning views. Absolute privacy. An oasis in the sunshine heart of Europe's only desert region.

What makes this cottage unique

Re-discover the real Spain of days gone by, not a skyscraper or over-crowded beach in sight. The holiday cottage is a real home from home. Wonderful weather with an average of 320 days sunshine every year!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Lesley Harris, Aylesbury - Wonderful location, a home-from-home. Jim Fogden, Datchet - Away from it all yet still close to the beaches, bars and restaurants. Lisa O'Neill, Manchester - An oasis in Spain's delightful desert region. Ellie and Owen O'Neill - When can we come back?
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Turre in Levante Almeriense

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Air conditioning comfort on the hottest summer nights in both bedrooms, with ensuite facilities and built-in wardrobes.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

LUXURY HOLIDAY COTTAGE with private pool.
average rating of 4.894737 based on 20 reviews

Perfect for some winter sunshine

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at La Casita for four weeks in January. The house was very comfortable and well equipped. We found it a perfect base to explore the area as within minutes we could be enjoying some lovely mountain drives or visiting the coastal towns. The nearby town of Turre is a pleasant walk away across the fields and has many amenities including a well stocked supermarket. Our only regret was visiting at a time of year when we could not use the beautiful swimming pool - easily rectified in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always a pleasure to hear from our guests who've spent a relaxed and enjoyable time at the holiday cottage whatever the time of year. The location , alongside a newly established olive grove, is less than ten minutes' drive from the beautiful beaches, restaurants, bars and Mediterranean nightlife of Mojacar. It's a countryside haven of peace with wonderful mountain views that has proved such a magnet for returning guests during the past 10 years. Thank you Barry and Christine for discovering the delights of La Casita.
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  • 5 of 5

We have just come back from a beautiful 2 weeks at La Casita, we really couldn't have wished for anything more. The property was lovely and clean and had everything we needed, and the pool area is amazing - to be honest we had a battle to even get the kids to go to the beach. It's so nice to be able to eat out without the flies and mosquitos attacking you and your lunch too! There are plenty of restaurants within a few minutes drive and we enjoyed our time on the nearby beaches too. Juan was absolutely brilliant if we needed anything during our stay - we would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending La Casita, and are very thankful that you allowed us to share your beautiful holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful 5-Star Review on your first visit to La Casita. We're so glad you found us among the hundreds of holiday homes now listed in this popular Mediterranean region of Spain. This part of Almeria is Europe's only desert region so La Casita really does qualify as....an oasis in the sunshine! Do visit us again soon.
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Another lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at La Casita in a couple of years & we are so glad we came back. Had a beatufull two weeks of sun, sea & pool. The location is perfect & the cottage has everything needed for a relaxing holiday. We will be back again the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to welcoming back all our guests. But please secure your bookings as early as you can. A Calendar check shows the holiday cottage is already heavily booked for 2016 with only a few weeks still available.
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Return visit

  • 4 of 5

This was our second visit to La Casita. The pool area is amazing and ideal if you have children. It is in a wonderful location and the beautiful village of Mojacar Pueblo is less than 10 minutes away. Perfect for a relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There's nowhere else in Spain quite like Mojacar - a Moorish, hilltop village with its cobbled streets, fine restaurants and traditional charms, that's a magnet for visitors in search of a relaxing holiday and guaranteed Spanish sunshine. They're just some of the reasons why guests choose to return year after year and are most welcome to La Casita.
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Perfect away from it all retreat

  • 5 of 5

Although finding La Casita can be a little tricky especially in the dark , what an absolute delight of a place it is.Our 2 week stay was peaceful and relaxing although the bars & restaurants of Mojocar are only a 10 minute drive away and Turre only about 2 minutes away. The children had a wonderful time swimming with the dolphin every day and watching the rabbits and gecko's at night. The property is well maintained and extremely cool even though it was 35 degrees in the day and 27 at night. After reading the previous reviews of La Casita I wondered if it could possibly live up to them. It did and I hope to visit again in the future (although not next year as it is already fully booked!). Many thanks Chris & Mary for letting us share part of your beautiful home.

Ian Emma Molly & Max Rhodes

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this flattering but most rewarding review. The holiday cottage has undergone refurbishment this year so it is an "absolute delight" - to quote our first-time guests on this occasion - that the family have had such an enjoyable time in the sun. With so many scams and cons in holiday rentals, it's most satisfying to know that everything turns out just right, an absolute delight! Like so many of our guests, do visit again soon.
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Chelmsford Essex UK

1st timers to Las Jacaranders

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 weeks vacation at this ideal "La Casita" and we enjoyed every minute of our stay.The casita was absolutely perfect for all our needs and was equipped with everything required for a perfect vacation.The casita,grounds and orchard were immaculately kept as was the "mossie" free pool and barbecue areas under the screen enclosure.

We are hoping to return (subject to availability) in the very near future. We are no strangers to the Mojacar / Turre are and wish we had discovered this venue in earlier years.

Recommended for everyone, but you will need a car.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always most rewarding to receive such positive reviews from our guests. And it is especially encouraging to know that many of those families who come to the holiday cottage are now our regular guests year after year. We thank everyone for their continuing support.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
A7 Exit 520 or Exit 525
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: recommended

The exclusive holiday cottage bordered by beautiful olive groves is just a mile from the Spanish village of Turre with its supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants. Nestling between the Sierra Cabrera mountains and the Mediterranean, nearby Mojacar is the most popular tourist centre in this southeast corner of Spain. The old hilltop town is a labyrinth of cobbled streets while along the seafront the beaches are a magnet for sun-seekers with plenty of bars and international restaurants and menus to satisfy all tastes as well as discos and nightclubs. It's a sporting paradise, too, with Europe's only championship desert golf course and health spa at Desert Springs and Marina Golf in Mojacar and Valle del Este. Explore this unspoiled region of Andalucia with one of the healthiest and sunniest climates in Spain with 320 days of sunshine annually. It's an experience you'll never forget and a location where discerning holidaymakers return to again and again. Enjoy the weekly markets and the Moors and Christians fiestas complete with fireworks and extravagant costumes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Turre, Costa de Almeria

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Holiday season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Security deposit of £200 is required, refundable within 30 days. Rates are fully inclusive of electricity, water, satellite TV charges, free Wi-Fi and cleaning at end of your stay.
Long term winter rental does not include electricity bills, reduced rates, no pool heating, contact owner

Final payment 6 weeks prior to departure

Manager'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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