This air conditioned villa with private pool and off road secure parking is set in a quiet cul-de-sac close to the historic town of Calonge. The villa is located on a flat plot on the hillside urbanisation of Vizcandado de Cabanyes. Although peaceful and secluded the villa is close to the towns of San Antoni, Palamos and Platja D’aro and is convenient for local shops, restaurants, supermarkets and beaches. The villa is equipped to a very high standard and includes air conditioning. A modern separate kitchen leads into the open plan dining and living room. Through the double doors off the dining room you will find the slightly raised terrace which makes for a lovely breakfast or evening drinks spot. The garden is completely enclosed. The pool is kidney shaped 8.5 x 4 and is surrounded by a terrace which has the added advantage of a stone built barbeque, a dining and sunbathing area. Thought and care has gone into every detail to help you enjoy your stay.
- Villa1765 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay7 nights
Air conditioned, 4 bedroom-Sleeps 6, private pool/parking, flat plot
Karl & Pamela Tracey
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- english, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- Jun 7, 2018
About Karl & Pamela Tracey
Both Pam and I lived in Spain in our villa for some time, we have tried to make it as homely as possible and kitted out in a way that you would not need much. We understand the needs and requests from guests as this was the line of work we did during our time there. We know the area really well, we have the right team on the ground to assist our guest, we pride ourselves in ensuring our guests have a relaxing and enjoyable stay.
Karl & Pamela Tracey purchased this Villa in 2004
Why Karl & Pamela Tracey chose Calonge
We get great pride in knowing our guests have a great stay at our villa. We try to encourage them to enjoy our villa and feel as comfortable as possible during their stay, to some extent, that is almost a home from home. We like to make our guest feel welcome during the entire process, from the inquiry to their departure. We have a great agent on the ground in Spain who feels the same way, she puts a great effort into guiding and helping our guests during their stay. This is noted on many occasions through some of the reviews.
What makes this Villa unique
Consistently great service, being there for guests when it matters!
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
A super villa in a quiet location - recommended!
We had a lovely stay at this villa in an area we hadn't been to before. there are no local shops but great supermarkets only a few minutes drive away. We found the local (Pijoan?) much better than the new Aldi just across the road. Great bakery, meat counter, fresh fish etc. The beaches are about 20 minutes away and a car is essential. We preferred the quiter beaches and found that Cala de Castell was perfect - easier to drive to (15 mins), lots of space, picturesque, safe for kids and a decent cafe at the back. Other wonderful beaches at Palafrugell and near Begur. We avoided the local large beaches so cannot comment. Girona old town is fabulous and well worth a visit - 1/2 day is enough to wander around and get a flavour. Book activites such as Aquadiver waterpark and Dali museum online for much cheaper prices and to avoid hideous queues (esp Dali museum).
As has been mentioned in other reviews the villa is exactly as described - all very pleasant with no surprises. It is set on the outskirts of Calonge in a quiet, upmarket and safe area. The villa is not overlooked and has a pleasant outlook. If quietness is important to you then you will be fine here. The pool had a good size and was very clean.
Internally the kitchen was very well equipped with plenty of cutlery, plates bowls and glasses etc. WIFI connection was good. Bedrooms were clean, comfortable and the air conditioning worked well. Bed linen and towels etc all very nice. Good area for laundry and drying. Great BBQ which we used a lot.
Karl was fantastic before, during and after our stay - a BIG thank you from us Karl. He makes sure you are happy and responds to any issues (we had minor issues which he got fixed immediatley even though we didnt need them to be). Not many villas have the owner so attentive to his client's needs! His agent Sam again was great - always on hand if needed for advice.
Loads of great restaurants - we found trip advisor very accurate for their reviews and tended to eat out around Palafrugell and Begur.
Many thanks for your kind words, we take great pride in ensuring our guests feel they are staying in a home from home. We are absolutely delighted you had a great stay at Villa Mariposa. The information you have supplied will be very useful for new and even returning guests.
We appreciate your comments about our agent. Sam does a great job welcoming and assisting our guests. She provides that local back up support and comfort should anything crop up.
Best wishes to you and your family. We hope to have you stay again.
Karl and Pam
Perfect family Villa
Last week my husband and I, along with our 5 year old daughter stayed in this lovely villa. This was our daughters first holiday abroad and we booked the accommodation with her in mind. It has air conditioning which was great as we couldn't of done without in the bedrooms at night. We were really impressed with how well equipped the villa was. It had everything we could think of and more. We spent our days relaxing by the pool (our daughter was barely out of it)! The pool is ideal for children as the shallow end is not too deep and the steps are not steep. Our daughter could not swim but as she could stand up in the shallow end it gave her confidence and over the week her swimming improved. There is a box of out side and indoor toys as well as a table and chairs and a high chair all for small people which is a really nice addition. The terrace is lovely and we ate our breakfast and lunch out there, the BBQ is great and we used it a lot in the evenings, and it is where you get the last of the sun. The villa is in a quite area and it has lovely views and plenty of parking. There are plenty of supermarkets around and the owners agent in Spain is really helpful. The owner (Karl) is also very helpful and friendly, and has great communication. So overall we were really impressed and really enjoyed our week at the villa and would not hesitate to recommend it or stay there again ourselves. Thank you very much for our enjoyable and relaxing holiday.
Great to hear such positive comments about your stay, it is really rewarding for us to know you had a great holdiay. Delighted you took full advantage of the villa and your daughter had a brilliant first trip. Thanks for your comments and feedback, this will be very beneficial for other guests. We hope to see you again
Karl & Pam
Family Holiday 2017
We had a lovely family holiday at your villa. Your agent Sam is brilliant and helpful, ensuring we were welcomed and shown where everything was / how things worked.
The villa itself was spacious and nicely furnished; the kitchen was comprehensively equipped with everything we needed for the two weeks stay; the balcony from the main bedroom was delightful, the view from the bed in the morning was beautiful. We felt at home from the start.
The pool was fantastic; both adults and kids agree, it was always kept clean and clear by your “pool guy”! It was an absolute godsend as the temperatures were high when we visited in August (30+). The air conditioning in the bedrooms and lounge meant we kept cool at night too.
The children loved going on lizard and bug hunts in your rocky garden, they found several lizards and lots of butterflies which they loved.
We had planned on visiting quite a few places but we were so relaxed we only went out a few times. We visited two local beaches (very busy), Calonge old town and Playa D’Aro. My husband took his road bike with him and he rode a few mornings before the heat of the day climbing La Romanya and one of the other local hills amongst other routes.
We were sad to leave at the end of the holiday and hope to be able to return. I would not hesitate to deal with Karl again, he was helpful and reassuring; always approachable and understanding of all my questions being a newbie to villa rental!
Hi Rebecca, delighted to see you and your family had a great holiday. It is very rewarding to see such positive feedback. Hopefully we will have you back again, best regards.
Our best family holiday ever
Hi Pam and Karl, we don't normally give feedback, we have a tendency just to come home and reflect together on our trip. But this time, and our first time ever, we felt obliged to drop you a quick note to say that we had the best family holiday ever. Considering we have been lucky enough to have holidays for several years now, never have we enjoyed it so much. Besides the place being amazing and a prefect home from home, it was the little things that made it special. The initial conversations with you guys, made us extremely welcome, the support of the agent for the meet and greet, the beautiful surroundings and even the toys for the kids to entertain themselves, on behalf of Sylvia, the kids and myself, a big thanks for helping us have our best holiday ever!
Delighted to hear you and the family had your best holiday ever, appreciate the kind words, hopefully we will see you again sometime. Karl and Pam.
Hi Karl/Pam, just wanted to say a big thank you, we had an absolutely amazing stay. The whole process was easy and simple right from the get-go! So a big thank you for all your help and guidance. On arrival we were greeted by the extremely helpful agent, they gave us an update on the day to day workings of the villa as well as the surrounding area. The villa really is a home from home, it is extremely well laid out with nothing required, the use of beach towels really was an nice additional touch! The kids loved the nice flat plot that allowed them to play freely, the use of some kids toys proved a winner and life saver for us, kept them amused while we relaxed next to the pool/BBQ area. Thanks again for a wonderful holiday, Katharine
Thanks for warm review, we are delighted you enjoyed your holiday at Villa Mariposa. Happy you and your family had an amazing stay, it is very satisfactory for us to hear such warm and kind words.
Brilliant Villa & Location
The villa was wonderful and we were even lucky with the weather, it got hotter and sunnier the longer we stayed.
The villa had almost everything you could possibly need for a very relaxing and comfortable stay - the pool and children's toys we're definitely a massive bonus and something that families with younger children will really appreciate.
Very easy to find and to use as a base to get around the local area and also to Barcelona and the Pyrenees are within reach.
The tv was also great to have for some evenings, especially if you decide to stop in or the weather is not so great. Plenty of room to spread out and relax, bbq and pool allow easy watching of younger children whilst outside.
Agent provided useful information and friendly service.
If you want a holiday relaxing and unwinding then this place is perfect.
Very highly recommended.
Thanks for the wonderful comments, glad you and the kids appreciated the toys around the house. Great to see you had a brilliant time and you highly recommend the villa to others. Hopefully we will see you again
Karl & Pam
The medieval village of Calonge is about half way between the French border and Barcelona and within 60 minutes drive of the historic city of Girona. The villa is located on the hillside urbanisation of Vizcondado de Cabanyes. The plot is mainly flat with an extensive area of rock garden to the sides and rear which is home to Peach, Nectarine and Palm trees which attracts wonderful butterflies and birds. The Villa's location offers the contrast of a complete away from it all relaxing by the pool style holiday, alternatively a few minutes drive to the many varied and beautiful beaches and towns, or you can travel further afield to enjoy the wonderful countryside, big cities and animal parks.
Other Activities: Quad Biking & Hiking
Additional information about rental rates
Payment is only accepted in the quoted currency unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner/advertiser. Payment - 25% on booking and remainder of payment due 8 weeks before arrival.