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Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, spanish

Beautiful Villa with explendid Sea Views, great outside areas and Large Pool

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


Photos and Description of this Almuñécar holiday villa

Holiday Home in Almunecar, Costa Tropical of Granada, Spain - True Large Family House, Located On A Hill Overlooking The See, 15 Minutes Walking From The Beach

Villa overlooking the Mediterranean sea. Very sunny with large windows, decorated and equipped as a true family house. Ample outdoors facilities. Large and sunny swimming pool, shared but seldom used.

Going by the pictures of the property, the main floor has a very spacious living room with wide windows over the Mediterranean (some are floor to ceiling windows), a bathroom and a large kitchen. On the upper level we find the Master Bedroom, with en-suite bathroom and a private sitting/reading area, two more bedrooms sharing an ample terrace over the sea, and a third bathroom. On the lower floor there is a very large bedroom with its own sitting and playing area, ideal for children.

The outside areas include a large porch with great sea views, a large and shaded BBQ area, a children play area next to the porch, a sun-bathing area and a garden. On the lower level there is a covered garage for one car.

You may notice that we have also included a picture of the outdoor children play area at night from the back porch, just to clearly convey the notion that the property is ideal for families with children: You can enjoy your time, while children safely play close to you, or play inside in their large bedroom with sitting and play areas.

The house is ideal for families or for friends sharing vacations together, but nor for bachelor parties or the like. You will be part of a very friendly community living in the area, and you will be expected to follow common sense and respectful attitudes.

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  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Jose-Maria (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, spanish

About Jose-Maria

We are a Spanish couple in our fifties, living in Madrid. We know the Granada area very well, since we were born the two of us in that beautiful town.

We enjoy going back to Granada from time to time, but we seldom manage to do so more than a couple of times during the year, and never for too long..

We wanted to have a house at the beach of Granada, at its most iconic town, Almunecar, large, full of light, with great views, the ideal spot for living there.... and this is the house you are renting. A true family house carefully selected to provide a very pleasant stay in town.

Jose-Maria purchased this villa in 1999

Why Jose-Maria chose Costa Tropical

We are, my wife and me, from Granada, and we have known the area since we were small children. Naturally, we have a strong attachment for Almunecar, and we have spent years looking for an interesting property to have a house there.... we found it, finally, and we now propose you to share that property with us.

We were born in Granada, but we left this town in the early 80's. We now return there from time to time, but never for too long. This is the reason why we rent the house.

What makes this villa unique

Our house is on a hill over the sea, with more than 400 m2 and 150 m2 of construction

The living room is open to the sea, with a large seating area, a dining set and a fireplace. The large Master Bedroom enjoys a queen bed, great views, a reading area and a large bathroom. The second bedroom has its own large sitting area, ideal for young people to have their independence. There are two more bedrooms sharing a terrace. There are three bathrooms in total

The outdoor areas are very ample, including a children play area by large porch at the back and a shaded BBQ area

The house is 15 minutes walking from the beach

We share a very large and sunny swimming pool, seldon used.

The house is ideal for one or two families with children in summer, and for a couple for the winter


based on 7 traveller reviews

Beautiful Villa with explendid Sea Views, great outside areas and Large Pool
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

fantastic! spacious villa with great sea view in lovely part of Spain

  • 5 of 5

This villa is a real find - enough space for all six of us to relax easily, large pool and a short drive from any stuff you may need. The place is well equipped and clean and the owner friendly and provided some good tips for local dining. We had lovely days at various local beaches and towns, or at the pool (or both). Lots of great tapas and seafood out and some long meals straight off the bbq at the villa. The area is very nice and feels very 'spanish' with a cooling breeze to take the edge off the heat. I would definitely recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful relaxing week in Las Gaviotas

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in Las Gaviotas ( 2 adults, 2 children ) and during the weekend we had family come to stay with us. The house is even better than what you see on the web - fantastic views, a lovely garden with BBQ, large rooms and a great pool. It is fully equipped, including the kitchen, which isn´t always easy. We had everything we needed to enjoy a really relaxing holiday, including a visit to the water park, Aqua Tropic, just a few minutes´drive from the house. Highly recommendable, we will certainly return next year !!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review!.... We are very happy you truly enjoyed the house, and we look forward your returning visit (in fact, a good fraction of all visits are returning visits, which we think is an excellent indicator of the house quality)
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  • 5 of 5

We lived in the house throughout the month of October for the fourth time from 2012 to 2015

and have enjoyed the house , the surroundings, the pool and Almunecar old town.

Expecting to return another time.


Horsens , DK

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week at this beautiful villa and loved every minute of it.

The views were amazing, the area tranquil and the villa was spotlessly clean, very well equipped and had everything you could want - but - it would have been lovely to be able to watch English television at the end of an evening. On a plus side, at least it improved our Spanish!

The manager, Joaquin, was most welcoming and very helpful indeed and was always on hand if needed.

There are a number of restaurants close-by and a brilliant ice cream parlour, and the town centre isn't far at all which has loads of excellent restaurants and tapas bars.

You do need a car though as the villa is set pretty high up and although the walk down may have been fun, we didn't try it as the thought of the "hike" back up put us off.

I would highly recommend this villa and haven't stopped thinking about it since we got home! Roll on our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A perfect break in the Winter sun

  • 5 of 5

A well equipped attractive villa in superb location overlooking the sea. Quiet residential requiring a car to obtain the best out of this stunning region. The villa is ideal for medium term winter break at a most reasonable cost. Owner ensures through his local agent that all one's needs are promptly attended to. This couple will be staying again and again .... !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous place

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous house with a very nice view and a cosy atmosphere. It is set in a small garden but with a magnificent large terrace, and in a very quiet neighbourhood. It takes only about 20 minutes to walk into town, so you have the best of an 'urbanisacion' setting combined with the short distance to town. The lay-out of the house, with the very nice sitting room with panorama windows and the upper balcony of two of the bedrooms, is very practical and convenient. We also enjoyed the fact that the WiFi seems to work very well, even when we were eight people online during the peak of Christmas. We also liked the fact that the house evidently 'belonged' to someone who also uses it and is not just something used to bring in money from those who rent it. Some of the facilities may be a bit old (dishwasher, washing machine, fridge) but worked and that's all we needed. The location is also perfect for day trips to various parts of Andalucia, whether walks in the mountains behind Almunecar or going by car further afield. If one does not have a car there are good connections by bus from Almunecar to e.g. Granada and Malaga. And you will find no place on the coast with a better climate! As mentioned we were eight people for a bit more than a week and the house never felt cramped, offering enough space(s) to which one can escape.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Almuñecar is full of bars and restaurants, from very simple ones to truly upscale choices like Calabajio.

Our house is on a hill overlooking the sea. For young people it is perfectly feasible to go and come back on foot (our children have always done so), while we, ourselves, we prefer to take the car to nearby parking areas (there are plenty surrounding the historical center of the town)


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Almuñécar, Spain

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 7 Apr 2017
14 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$14 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2017
16 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$21 per night, per additional guest
Early summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$21 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$21 per night, per additional guest
Early autumn 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$21 per night, per additional guest
18 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$21 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 23 Mar 2018
14 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$21 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$21 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We understand that renting over Internet may be perceived as risky, and because of that we channel all the rental financial and legal transactions through one of the best known Real State agencies in Almuñecar (the one that sold us the house)

The length of the stay can be negotiated. We have just presented in the Table the most common cases. Winter rentals are welcomed, including long term ones.

Changeover Day:
Standard arrival time is after 15:30 pm. Standard departure time is at 10:30 am.

Notes on prices:
Final cleaning fee is included.

Prices are for up to six guests. Additional guests, up to 10, increase the price by 75E/week/person.

GRANADA DEAL: You can plan for a day visit to Granada. However, you may miss the view of Alhambra at night, a taste of the Granada Tapas, or a very special dinner on a cave watching flamenco. Consider staying a couple of night at our property in Granada (property S28471) and enjoy 15% off.

Guests will be directly contacted by Orientur Real State, once rental terms had been confirmed with the owner.

A booking downpayment will be demanded, with the rest being payable upon arrival

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Almuñécar, Spain

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Bathroom 1: en-suite to Master Bedroom (toilet, bath with shower, bidet, sink). Bathroom 2: shared by bedrooms 2 and 3 (toilet, shower, 2 sinks). Bathroom 3: adjacent to the living room (toilet, shower,sink).
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All bedrooms have sea views. Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with Queen bed, sitting area and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2: 1 double bed with private terrace. Bedroom 3: 1 double bed with private terrace. Bedroom 4: 4 single beds and private sitting area.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
Outside: The size of the property is around 400 square meters, mostly with gardens and terraces, including a wooden porche overlooking the sea and a children play area. Outdoor fonitures include two dinner sets (in the two levels) and deck chairs close to the large and shaded BBQ area. There is a gardener taking care of the facilities. The pool is rather large and very suitable for exercise swimming. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Final cleaning for regular stays included. Additional cleaning sessions can be arranged. Towels and linen laundry charge: 20 Eur. per person/per visit.You can bring your own towels and bed linen if you want. Pool or beach towels are not included. Other: Large, detached, wooden porche overlooking the sea Large and shaded BBQ area Large garage for one car, plus additional parking space on the private street of the Villa