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Country cottage with private pool and magnificent views to Morocco

Bedrooms 1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom cottage sleeping 2 people

For some years now the Costa de la Luz has been courted by the travel scene as the place 'to go'. The natural beauty, unspoilt beaches, watersports and Andalucian charm are just a few reasons to come and visit. Casita Las Terrazas presides in the hills, over looking a truly remarkable view to Africa. Ten minutes to cosmopolitan Tarifa and the incredible beaches or ten minutes in the opposite direction to the fantastic daily market of Algeciras. The casita is set in the large grounds made up of 7 terraces, which once used to be a market garden. Weave between shaded corks, flower beds and a natural space rich in birdsong and fauna. Palms tower high, and the mature gardens provide a special ambiance to get that element we all need to relax on holiday.

Good weather turns inside living outside and you'll find the large outside terrace becomes the hub for BBQs, hammock life, and simply soaking up the sun whilst absorbed with the beauty of the mountain range across the Gibraltar Straits. The deep pool provides a wind free way to cool off and the mature gardens offer space and peace from the outside world.

Your comfort is well set up with a large double bed (zip bed converts to 2 singles), a basic but well equipped galley kitchen, shower/ compact bath, simple and comfortable furnishings.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017


Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Kite surfing, bird watching


Tarifa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , French bath with shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 king , King size bed that can be split into two singles
  • A large double bedroom with view of the Straits. The king side bed can be split into two singles and there is an overhead fan for those hot summer nights.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Country cottage with private pool and magnificent views to Morocco
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Great location and setting!

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant location and a well-equipped casita with stunning views over the Straits of Gibraltar. Friendly and helpful hosts that made you feel really welcome. Only 2 (small) downsides - the local dogs bark alot during the night and some of the paths are are little uneven - but that won't spoil your stay! Tarifa is a great little place to explore only 10km away. Enjoy! We did!!!!😎👍

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very well cared-for, a great get-away spot for two.

  • 5 of 5

Spent a great week there, scenic views over the Strait of Gibraltar, and the large grounds are gorgeous. We enjoyed the settee on the front landing for sitting out and relaxing, and had our meals out there as well. The casita is comfortable and well looked after. The owners (Amy and Alistair) were welcoming and attentive. Tarifa is quite close, for groceries, and the beaches along the Costa del Luz are much more natural (and uncrowded) than the Costa del Sol. A great base, away from the crowds, certainly hope to return again. E&H (Canada)

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great escape within reach of all the sights

  • 4 of 5

Thanks to Amy for such a lovely stay! Very relaxing and a beautiful location looking out to Morocco on a clear day. The dogs provided great entertainment. Loved the cool pool. Lush gardens and a very welcoming host. Felt totally relaxed here. Also close enough to get on the road and see the sights.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful experience, extraordinary views, great hosts

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful experience, extraordinary views, great hosts

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply lovely!

  • 5 of 5

This simple but lovely little casita is a great bolthole for two, perched on picturesque terraces above Pelayo and just 10 minutes from Tarifa and Algeciras. Anything the casita lacks in sophistication is more than made up for by the stunning views over the Straits of Gibraltar clear across to Morocco, by the private use of the spring fed pool on the terrace above and by the sheer rustic charm and thoughtfulness that have obviously gone into making the casita a little home from home. Add to this a warm welcome and general helpfulness (in our case above and beyond the call of duty) that we received from Amy and Alistair and you have the perfect recipe for a wonderful and relaxing holiday. Enjoy it - we did! T&J, Nottingham, June 2016.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sehr sehr schöner Urlaub in einer wundervollen Casita

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben die 13 Tage in der süßen und sehr schön eingerichteten Casita genossen!

Jeden Tag hatten wir von unserer Terasse aus einen herrlichen Blick auf Marokko und die Straße von Gibraltar.

Zur Abkühlung stand für uns allein ein wirklich großer Pool zur Verfügung, der herrlich mit Bäumen und Sträuchern rundherum bepflanzt ist.

Generell ist das Grundstück sehr gepflegt und liebevoll gestaltet.

Die Vermieterin Amy und ihr Mann sind sehr nett und hilfsbereit.

Fazit: Ein toller Urlaub, eine tolle Location und Ruhe pur - absolute Weiterempfehlung!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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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