|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Located in small urbanisation of 12 villas, bordering a pine forest, just outside the medieval village of Calonge - close to beach, leisure facilities & restaurants.
The villa has been the family home & remains like a 'home from home', which is fully equipped to a luxury standard with high quality, contemporary furnishings. It has 3 double bedroom, 2 bathrooms, fenced veranda, mature garden & heated pool. Fully equipped kitchen & open plan lounge/diner. Baby equipment provided.
Only 5 min drive to local blue flag beach, 6 golf courses within easy reach & a wide variety of restaurants & leisure activities close by.
Included in your rental rate:
- wireless broadband
- 42' plasma HD TV with Sky TV, including movies & sports
- pool towels
- linen & bathroom towels, with a weekly change throughout your stay
- air-conditioning in 2 bedrooms
Accessibility & children: This is a good size villa, suitable for families or groups of adults. the location is flat, although there are no specific facilities for wheelchair users and the ground floor bedroom is accessed via 3 steps at the rear or several steps leading up to the front of the house.
The owners lived here with a young child, so the villa has been ideally adapted for young children. There is an enclosed, covered veranda accessed from the house; perfect for young children to play unsupervised.
The pool is accessed via shallow steps and there are inflatable toys for use in the pool. Please ensure that children are supervised around the pool and garden at all times.
As far as equipment is concerned; for babies, there is a cot, high chair, bottles, steriliser. For toddlers, there are plastic plates, bowls and cutlery, a truckle bed, a Lindam playpen, the high chair converts to a table and chairs, there are books, games & toys.
Beaches and other ameneties: Coast/beaches
The local blue flag beach at St Antoni de Calonge is 5 min drive by car and has a beautiful, long promenade to the old fishing port of Palamos; perfect for evening strolls or early morning jogs.
In addition, there are many beautiful unspoilt bays & villages at Agua Blava, LLa Franc, Calella, all within 20 min drive. Many are linked by well maintained coastal walks.
Travel and local amenities
The nearest airport Girona, is 30 min drive & serviced by Ryanair. Barcelona airport is 90 min and the French border is 1 hour.
Calonge is the nearest village, with a weekly market, banks, butchers, bakers, shops and supermarket is c.5 min drive. There are a wide variety of restaurants and bars within a short drive away.
A car is recommended.
Other attractions: There are plenty of things to do in this area & both Calonge and St Antoni have excellent Tourist Information Offices.
There are several beautiful old medieval towns, eg Girona, Pals, Perelada & Begur.
There are lively bars & nightclubs at Platja d'Aro and Barcelona is only 1 hour away by car.
If wine-tasting is your thing, there are many small local wineries, who welcome passers-by to taste & buy wine. The Cava region is just south of Barcelona and thoroughly recommended - Cordineu has a particularly beautiful location and tasting tour.
Walking or mountain-biking is available around the local mountains, with marked footpaths & cycle paths. Bike hire is available locally and the owner has provided an adult bike for use of guests.
Most water-sports, diving and boat hire are available at St Antoni within 5 min drive.
This villa is really convenient for staying of famillies with small children. We were happy to swim in pool with warm water. Even for our children water in the pol was not too cold in this early spring, when nights are still really cold. We have all necessary equipment for preparation food at home and it was easy to prepare dinner with using barbeque. The villa is surrounded by the nice villas with good neighbourhood.
Lovely property, stayed with 2 younger kids who had a great time in the pool and using UK Satellite TV when relaxing. Villa manager was easy to get hold of when needed and resolved any issues straight away.
We really enjoyed staying in this nice and pleasant house where we had very appreciated holiday. All facilities available EXCEPT one, really embarassing for some of us,... it was impossible to connect to WIFI...
Small points to highlight: one spanish TV channel is missing, the fridge freezed too much.... no so important but may be you could just improve for the future...
For the rest: PERFECT, SUPER.
Places visited/to go: Playa de Palamos, Barcelona, Medieval city of Pals, Figueres (Dali), etc.... FABULOUS HOLIDAY. THANKS.
Villa was very well presented and equipped. The new managing agent was on hand to show us round on arrival and turned up in person to resolve the minor issues we had during our stay. Pool heating was very welcome this early in the season and certainly made the difference for a wussy adult being able to join the kids in the water. The local resort hadn't really opened up for the season but found lots of eating options 5km down the road in Platja D'aro. Barcelona is only an hours drive on the toll road.
We had a lovely family holiday at La Pineda. The villa is modern, spacious, clean and had everything we needed to make our stay easy and enjoyable. A car is a necessity but beaches, restaurants and shops are all within a five minute drive. The development is quiet and peaceful but as there are 12 villas it also feels safe and secure. Roy and Frances made s feel very welcome. We would definitely recommend this villa and hope to return in the future.
Lovely spacious, well equipped villa. Tasteful, modern decor. Very clean. Great pool and we spent some lovely evenings on the balcony. Good location. Easy drive to lots of different beaches and some fantastic restaurants. The owners were vey helpful and communicative before our stay and Roy and Frances were a great help while we were there. Would definitely recommend La Pineda and we all hope to go back.
L'environnement est calme. Toutes les pièces ont un bon volume.
Les équipements sont de qualité
Bon chauffage même pour la piscine à cette saison .
Je n'hésiterai pas à recommander cette location.
Cependant je crois qu'il serait préférable qu'une des chambres
ait 2 lits simples au lieu d'un lit double
Golf: The area is heaven for golfers, with 6 excellent courses within easy reach. PGA Catalunya is about 25 min drive away and has regularly been ranked as one of the top 10 European venues by 'Golf World' magazine. Club de Golf d'Aro as Mas Nou is a short drive away and has truly spectacular views over the mountains, ocean and resort of Platja d'Aro. Other favourite courses are at Emporda, Platja Pals and Serres Pals.
The owner has provided 2 sets of clubs for the use of guests.
Roy, our agent, is a keen golfer and can offer advice re the local courses.
Ski: Spain has relatively unspoilt ski resorts with challenging runs and large ski areas.
There are 10 ski resorts in the Catalan Pyrenees;
Vallter 2000, Baqueira-Beret, Boi-Taull, La molina, Tavascan, Port-Aine, Espot, Masella, Vall de Nuria, Port del Comte.
La Molina has now been modernised and is only 169 km away.
There are 7 resorts in the Andorran Pyrenees, but access into Andorra can be tortuous.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Sep 17 2016 - Oct 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$380|
Gas, electric & water, bath towels & linen, including weekly change & villa cleaning. Pool towels also provided.
Hand soap, toilet rolls, washing powder & dishwasher tablets will be provided at the beginning of your stay. Pool heated in colder months outisde July August.
A 25% non-refundable deposit is required within 5 working days of reservation to secure booking
25% deposit is required to secure the booking, with the balance paid 8 weeks before the start of your holiday. A euros 350 security deposit is also payable at this time, which is refundable within 14 days of the end of your holiday, all being well.