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Frigiliana Traditional Andalucian Townhouse in the heart of the Old Town

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Frigiliana Traditional Andalucian Townhouse in the heart of the Old Town

Featured on 'A Place in the Sun'.

Charming village townhouse in the heart of the Old Town of Frigiliana (voted the prettiest village in Andalucia by the Spanish tourism authority).

Your first sight of Frigiliana will be that of the dazzling white houses and the Mediterranean sea in the distance just 6 kilometres away. The Axarquia region of Andalucia is well known for its 'pueblos blancos' but Frigiliana's historical quarter is generally considered to have best preserved it's Moorish charm.

Tastefully renovated to a high standard in a traditional Moriscon style, the house is an opportunity to enjoy the village life of this picturesque 'white painted', Andalucian town. A short distance away from the lovely coastal resort of Nerja and only 45 mins from Malaga airport.

The house is typical in style of many traditional houses in Andalucia and oozes charm and character. It is within walking distance of some superb restaurants, friendly bars and shops for essentials or beautiful local crafts.

It also retains some original features and we believe the 'cave' bathroom must be unique! The roof terrace is ideal for dining 'al fresco' or just for relaxing and enjoying the views.

It also offers a terrace on a lower level. Perfect for watching the world go by!

The delight of staying in old town Frigiliana is being able to easily explore the beautiful cobbled streets and discovering something new everyday! There is still a strong feeling of community in this lovely historic village and the mainly Spanish residents are friendly and welcoming.

There is a regular bus that runs between Frigiliana and Nerja. It costs 1 euro and only takes approx 15 minutes! Nerja is famous for it's beaches (ten in all , two of which have won Blue Flag awards) and for it's reluctance to lose it's 'traditional spanish feel'.

The buses from Nerja will take you to many places. A city break? Granada and Malaga are less than an hour away!

More Details

John and Christine Harrison
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About John and Christine Harrison

We purchased this property this year as we absolutely love the village (and the house).

We have another holiday letting property in rural France which we have owned and let for over 7 years.

John and Christine Harrison purchased this house in 2015

Why John and Christine Harrison chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

The property was completely renovated about 15 years ago to a very high standard and with some very interesting features. Prior to that the house had been occupied for over 50 years by a local lady. In keeping with the 'Barrio Morisco' (Moorish Quarter) the internal deco of the house is in a Moorish/Moroccan style which we have embraced.

What makes this house unique

Right in the heart of the old town a short walk away from some wonderful restaurants with lovely views over the sea and mountains.


Frigiliana House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Guest toilet with washbasin
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Frigiliana Traditional Andalucian Townhouse in the heart of the Old Town
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful time in Frigiliana

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the townhouse. As a family of four with a baby and preschooler, we did think about booking something more practical (eg closer to coast, with nearby parking etc) but the atmosphere and location of the house made up for the slight impracticalities! The house was very well equipped and a great place to just do nothing in particular as you have the roof terrace to sit on, plus the beautiful first floor lounge with twin balconies. It's close to all the town's amenities so very easy to nip out and have a wander.

We would definitely recommend the property to other people. Part of the charm of the house is it's roof terrace, balconies and open staircases and they would be a bit of a headache for families with particularly adventurous toddlers/small children, but for everyone else we wouldn't hesitate to recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous house in beautiful town

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect, all you could need plus lots more.

Comfortable and cool when it was hot. Lovely decor and homely feel.

Only improvement would be doors on the bedrooms for privacy .

But we loved our stay and hope to return

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We understand your comments regarding the doorways to the bedrooms, but whilst not as effective as wooden doors, we feel the thick curtains do provide privacy and are more in keeping with the style of the house.We look forward to you visiting again.
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Beautiful Frigiliana

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful with fantastic views from the roof terrace. We had a wonderful week there.

Be warned though parking can be tricky, we always found a spot but sometimes it was a 10 minute walk to the house and there are a lot of steps!

These are minor complaints though the beautiful village, house and views make the parking issues and steep steps more than worth it.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Frigiliana is an idyllic little village and this rental is perfectly situated in the heart of the old village. We loved everything from the "cave" bathroom to the rooftop terrace with extraordinary views. The house was clean and well maintained. The clothes washer in the kitchen was ever so nice to have. There is a great selection of books and some good movies too in the sitting room. We loved our home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A charming and comfortable condo.

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our 10 day stay at this comfortable, two bedroom condo, complete with its unique cave bathroom. It is perfectly located within the heart of one of Andalusia’s most charming villages.

Definitely a perfect place to stay for a period of time in order to explore this unique part of Spain. The walks are wonderful and the village definitely provided us with a great workout.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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leuke oude woning midden in oude centrum

  • 5 of 5

aan een rustige straat waar vanwege alle treden die beklommen moeten worden weinig toeristen komen, terras met mooi uitzicht op zee. Wel drie verdiepingen met keuken helemaal boven dus veel trappen lopen

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Many close by
Nearest Train
66 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Many close by
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Frigiliana House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May June 2017
May 12 2017 - Jun 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
July 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 20 2017
6 night minimum stay
Summer School Holidays
Jul 21 2017 - Aug 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct Half Term
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $258.72

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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