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Beautiful villa with amazing views in El Port de la Selva, Costa Brava, Girona

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Quiet location within easy reach of the village and the beaches

Located in the charming fishing village of El Port de la Selva, in the Costa Brava, “Giraluna” is a beautiful villa in the rustic style with lots of character, set among pine trees at the top of the hillside and offering spectacular views over the bay and the mountains. The town is only 5 minutes away by foot via a tranquil set of stairs. The entrance to the protected reserve of “Parc Natural de Cap de Creus” is only 30 meters away, making it a very quiet location.

The house sleeps 7 between 3 double bedrooms. Most of the rooms have panoramic views. There is a well appointed kitchen, a spacious and light living room with a raised dining room, which faces a lovely interior patio 'andaluz'. There are several terraces, including a roof terrace with 360 degrees views over the main bay, the Nature Reserve, the unspoilt Tamariua beach and the open sea, from which to enjoy sunset drinks or star gazing at night.

There is a garage for one car and extra off-street parking

In addition, the property contains two independent flats which can be rented as well through separate negotiation. They are located at the lower level of the house and they are accessed from a different independent entrance from a lower street level. One is a small one bedroom studio flat with a little kitchen and dining/sitting area, ideal for a couple. The larger flat has one bedroom, an open plan kitchen and a separate spacious living room with space for extra beds. In total it can accommodate a total of 4 people. They both have their own terraces and enjoy similar amazing views as the main house.

More Details

Property Manager
Mercedes Cano
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Inolvidable vacacion en la Villa "Giraluna" donde tuvimos la oportunidad de hacer caminatas al pintoresco pueblo de pescadores Port de la Selva y sus playas,

al parque natural Cap de Creus y a otros sitios interesantes de los alrededores.

La casa nos resulto perfecta para recibir amigos copa en mano frente al Mediterraneo saboreando tapas locales, y en el barbecue de la cocina preparamos simpaticas comidas servidas cara al mar.

Su cercania a los sitios que no pueden faltar en los planes, como la casa de Dali y Cadaques, fue una inesperada sorpresa.

Nos encantaria regresar a la Costa Brava para ver y conocer mas, teniendo de cuartel general la hermosa Giraluna.

Bravo!!
May 2013
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Amenities

El Port de la Selva Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Brilliant stay at Giraluna Villa El Port de la Sel

  • 5 of 5

Arrived at villa 5th September 2015 for 10 nights and we all were blown away with the views and the fantastic location of Giraluna, the Villa was perfect and all rooms were very large and our party of 7 found it very spacious , the decor was top class everything you could wish for your stay.

Anyone going for a holiday to Giraluna Villa will be very pleased they did.

Mr Brian James United Kingdom

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Fabulous, Simply Fabulous.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with another couple enjoyed six wonderful days in "Giraluna"

We found this beautiful home exactly as described as to location, layout and facilities. It was clean, well maintained and the views... fantastic. We especially enjoyed evening visits to watch the fishing fleet unload the day's catch and the follow-on auction. Dining opportunities abound but whatever you do, do not miss Monterrey!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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5

We enjoyed a fantastic week!

  • 5 of 5

It has been a great experience. The property is fantasic, with breath-taking views and in a calm and peaceful location, though near the village.

In fact, Port de la Selva is a great location, very near from many sites that must be visited.

Mercedes and Marta made our staying easy and comfortable, like if we were in our own house. The property is basically full-equiped and in perfect conditions, so having a fantastic holidays is just up to you!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Lovely stay in Giraluna

  • 5 of 5

Giraluna is a lovely villa overlooking the beautiful bay of El Port de la Selva on one side, and the National Park of Cap de Creus on the other. Giraluna is generously spaced, elegantly furnished and fully equipped. We loved evening meals on the terrace overlooking the sea at sunset. We received full information from the owner when we paid our deposit, and were welcomed very nicely to the villa upon arrival. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Holiday to enjoy

  • 5 of 5

We spent two wonderful weeks in the house Giraluna.The house itself is beautifully constructed and has a very tasteful garden withsome places to recover. The best is of course the unique location with stunning views of the sea and the countryside. We have enjoyed this every day and especially every evening when teh sun went down. The house was very clean and well equipped. On hot days and nights we were very happy about the air conditioning. The village is not far away. You can go there on foot. There are all necessary shops and good restaurants. Also the beaches are not far away. You can choose between a sandy beach in the village and a stone beach in a small bay. All in all we had a wonderful 2 weeks in "Giraluna". We would come back any time.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Großzügig

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren nur zu Zweit in dem großen Haus und haben die Weitläufigkeit genossen. Besonderen Gefallen fanden wir an dem Schlafzimmer mit Panoramafenster, dem großen Wohnraum mit Kamin und der perfekt eingerichteten Küche. Von überall hat man einen herrlichen Blick auf die Bucht. Mehrere zum Teil windgeschützte Terrassen können auch noch im Herbst genutzt werden. Wir hatten einen Kälteeinbruch und waren erfreut, dass es eine leistungsstarke Heizung gab. Einziger Nachteil: der Zugang zum Haus führt durch die Garage und das Schwingtor ist für ältere Leute doch etwas schwer zu handhaben.

Das Haus liegt direkt am Eingang zum Naturpark von Cap de Creus. Man ist sofort schönen Wanderwegen durch eine unberührte Landschaft. In El Port gibt es gute Geschäfte zum Einkaufen und vor allem fangfrischen Fisch. Wir haben fest vor wieder zu kommen.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Girona - Costa Brava
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Llança
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Tamariua
Car: recommended

El Port de la Selva, an authentic fishing village on the Costa Brava, province of Girona, Spain, is one of the best preserved towns in the whole of the Catalan coast.

It is an ideal place for a relaxing break as well as for an activity filled holiday.

Activities include:

Fantastic spot for water-sports including windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, diving, etc

Hiking and Mountain Biking can be enjoyed in the Parc Natural de Cap de Creus (Nature Reserve)

Tennis, Paddle Tennis and a swimming pool are available at “Club El Brasco” in Selva de Mar (2 miles)

Salvador Dali´s museums are within short reach, in Figueres and Cadaques

Summer Music Festival in the Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes

Day visits to Girona (1 hr by car), Perpignan (1 hr by car) and Barcelona (2 hr by car)

Other activities nearby include: Golf, Kite-surfing, Go-carting, Quad Bikes, Horse Riding and Sky Diving.

There is a good selection of restaurants in the village and surrounding area, serving top quality local produce, including “Miramar”, a 2 star Michelin restaurant the neighboring village of Llançà (7km)

Distances:

5 minutes walking from the beach, shops, supermarkets and banks in Port de la Selva

20 minutes by car from Cadaques, a beautiful village where the House-Museum of Salvador Dali stands out.

15 minutes by car from the Romanesque Monastery of San Pere de Rodes, a place of cultural interest.

25 minutes by car from Figueres, with plenty of restaurants, shops, boutiques, supermarkets and the Dali Museum.

40 minutes by car from France.

Airports (by car):

Barcelona - 2 hours

Girona Costa Brava - 1 hour

Perpignan, France - 1 hour

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $471.09

25% deposit payable upon booking

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.