|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Chalet Dos is west facing and its large balcony offers a great sun trap in the afternoon. It has an open plan design with a shower/sink/wc at one end with the wc cubicled off.
The chalet accommodation offers a double and single bed, a kitchen area with fridge, toaster, kettle, coffee maker.
A washing up/food preparation area is also available.
As it is open plan it does offer slightly more space inside.
Outside on the terrace there is a Webber gas grill/BBQ for cooking and also 2 gas rings offering more flexible cooking facilities. The covered terrace has ample seating and a hammock on the other side of the terrace. Two sun loungers and two lazy chairs are also available outside.
It has three windows with in built mosquito blinds and a fan. It has outside lights for enjoying an outdoor meal and night cap whilst watching the sun set.
NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN.
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. Great Escapes is 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.
Your 'Great Escape' has been a lovely haven and we have enjoyed the Campo, its landscape, its weather and its shelter.
Thank you for your generosity and allowing us to have Chalet Dos (Serenity) it has made our stay all the more pleasurable and we really appreciate your welcome and efforts to make us comfortable and relaxed.
We wish you well.
What a lovely place, we will come back again soon.
Brain , thank for the inspirational quotes and laughs
Remco and Jacqueline
We are a Dutch couple that stayed in chalet dos for two weeks. We had a great time. The park was restful and we had lots of privacy. The chalet was well equiped, so that we cooked every evening in the outdoor kitchen. We had sunbeds and beach towels. The beach was a ten minutes walk. In the evening we cooled down in the quiet little pool. If you want rest and quiet, this is the place to be. We will come back!
Great Escapes was our first time as a family holiday away from a hotel environment. We booked three chalets together for me and my wife, my teenage daughters and my parents.
My parents loved chalet dos as it was open plan and airy and easily accessible from its garden area. Its outside terrace afforded us all a lovely area to sit and eat together and enjoy the beauty of the grounds and the sounds and sights of nature all around us.
Brian the owner, has created a remarkable place to totally unwind and get away from noise, traffic and all the everyday stresses of modern living.
We had a wonderful time in the chalet Dos. Jenny and Brian are greatly hosts. Everything was perfect. We had an excellent view on the cost of Marocco.
This calm and quiet area was a really great adventure. Bying the fresh fish in the market and preparing it on the gas- barbecue in front of the chalet is a pleasure.
We recomment the visit to anybody. Dear Jenny an Brian: Thank you for this wonderful time. We will visit this lovely place certainly.
Christine & Frank Büning ( Germany)
On garde un merveilleux souvenir de notre voyage à TARIFA. La quiétude de « Great Escapes », un berceau de tranquillité dans un jardin typique andalous entretenu d’une main de maître par Brian avec tous ces petits messages « zen » ; on a été bercé dans un univers de calme et de sérénité ; cette lumière, la chaleur, les images, l’air d’Andalousie et le ressac de l’océan. On a la tête remplie de moments magnifiques : la concentration des cigognes avant l’envol de la migration vers l’Afrique ; les vautours qui planent le matin au dessus de la falaise, les meuglements des vaches quand elles recevaient le foin. Les patas negras et les chevaux qu’on a croisé sur le chemin.
Mille merci à Jenny et Brian pour l’accueil, leur gentillesse, leur disponibilité et leurs conseils. On va essayer de ne pas oublier trop vite cette lumière, la chaleur, les images, l’air d’Andalousie.
The second week of our 2-week holiday in Spain was spent in Great Escapes. We did not know what to expect, as we had never stayed in a wooden chalet before.
We could see immediately that we were going to have a truly wonderful experience. The chalet was not only perfectly clean and extremely well-cared for, but was also equipped with plenty of homely comforts such as a book shelf of good holiday reads, constant hot water, very comfortable sun-beds, and more than sufficient supply of such things as toilet paper, washing-up liquid, and other basic kitchen supplies (oil, salt, etc). We were very impressed!
The site also had a wonderfully relaxing small swimming pool with shower which was a great luxury after hours spent enjoying the local beach. It was a lovely way to relax and cool down.
Brian and Jenny were the perfect hosts, attentive, full of local knowledge, freely giving tips on where to park, shop and dine, but also giving one space and privacy, thus allowing guests to completely unwind. Unlike our previous week, which had been more expensive, Brian and Jenny obviously take pride and pleasure in their work, and continue to ensure that their accommodation is of a very high quality.Guests enjoy the benefit of their generous spirit.
At the end of our week in Great Escapes we felt renewed, relaxed, and certain that we would return!
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.
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.
LOCAL FACILITIES IN TARIFA TOWN
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.