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Grand Mediterranean Penthouse: 2 units redesigned into one fabulous facility.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 2 bath, AC, large terrace & huge, private roof garden: vast panoramas

This wonderful vacation home is front-line Mediterranean, with a spectacular panoramic view of the sea, and miles of dramatic mountainous coastline. Totally renovated by its architect/owner, this spacious 3rd floor penthouse is almost twice the size of any other apartment in the Tuhillo building (180 square metres), with 2 separate lounge areas (both sea-facing), a large modern, top quality kitchen complete with granite countertops, 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a front terrace directly overlooking the pool and the sea, as well as a huge (80 square metre)private roof terrace. Air Conditioning throughout. The entire facility is furnished as a home for the architect's family, rather than a commercial holiday rental unit. Looking out over Nerja's popular Burriana Beach, it's just a 6 minute walk to the main town square. Due to the special nature of this facility, rental groups normally limited to 7 people. (License#: VFT/MA/07340.)

ATR LICENCE #: VFT/MA/07340

LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST:: The Nerja Caves (Spain's 2nd most visited tourist site) are the town's most internationally-known attraction, but the location also caters to other interests. Wander the typical streets & shops, browse the Tuesday street market, learn Spanish at a local language school, time your stay for colourful local fiestas, or visit the Moorish fortifications at nearby Almunecar & Salobrena. Day trips to Moorish 'white villages' or jeep adventure tours into the national park in the Alpuharras region are readily available. Granada's famed Alhambra palace is a scenic 90 minute drive away. For the kids: Sea Life, the Selwo Dolphin show & Tivoli World, all at a drivable distance in Benalmadena; the water slide park at Velez Malaga, and even a crocodile farm. For longer trips, Gibralter, Morocco, Cordoba and Seville (260 km) are all within a rental car's reach, or by weekly local bus tour. (Tour bus pick-up is just a block from the apartment.) Skiing in the Sierra Nevadas Dec-April, less than 2hours away.

FOR THE ACTIVE VACATIONER:: The beach offers a variety of activities, but you can also head inland. Rent a mountain bike, a motor scooter. The area is well known for its walking paths in the mountains surrounding the town.(Published guide books available locally.) Tired yet? Time to wind down over wine and an evening meal at any of a number of great restaurants, both at the beach and in town.

FOR THE NOT-SO-ACTIVE VACATIONER:: Pick yourself a book off one of the shelves and settle into a chair on the front terrace or one of our sun loungers on the private roof deck or, better yet, poolside in the communal garden overlooking the beach. There are worse ways to pass a week!

More Details

Owner
Nora Tory-Pratt or Tim Tory
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About Nora Tory-Pratt or Tim Tory

We are a Canadian couple with a passion for living in Andalucia. Tim is a retired architect and Nora is a documentary producer. Our Nerja penthouse has been an adventure for the entire family. Our 2 boys split their education between Canadian schools and schools in the Nerja area and ended up being far more fluent in Spanish than their parents. What we love about Nerja is that the Andalucian town, while geared for vacationers, remains relatively intact, a welcome relief from the holiday high rise towers along the coast. And after all these years, our apartment's panoramic terrace over the Mediterranean still takes our breath away.

Why Nora Tory-Pratt or Tim Tory chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

Tim toured up and down the Costa del Sol coast from Valencia past Marbella to Estepona over many years of visits back in the 1980s. He finally found this special place in a pretty little coastal town where a car is an option but by no means a necessity. And where the local butcher recognizes you when you arrive to buy your meat. Our kids love the hiking in the surrounding countryside. The proximity of the beach. And the fact that in winter, you can be up on the ski slopes of the Sierra Nevadas in less than 2 hours. As parents, we love the spaciousness of the place that offers any family group, both personal breathing room and a variety of wonderful places to gather in.

What makes this apartment unique

Make no mistake. This is a family home, not a holiday retreat. Clients frequently comment that the spaces are generous beyond what the photographs suggest.

And that the apartment "far exceeds their expectations."

Guestbook comments from the owner

WHAT PAST CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY:'What can I say? Your apartment was just stunning and even better than we were hoping for.' (Stephenie H.)

'We all had a lovely holiday. The apartment was everything you promised it would be, we could not have asked for better accommodation. The toys and videos were a huge help.' (Lynne I.)

'It is a beautiful location, great views, well kept pool and quiet as well with nice families staying there.' (Susan W.)

'We had a wonderful time in Nerja enjoying especially the view and location...Our stay in Nerja was the highlight of the trip.'(R.ose d.G.) 'We had a farewell party on your roof. It was just grand...Thank you for a lovely stay in Nerja.' (Alberto R.) 'We would certainly recommend the apartment and would like to return one day.' (Alyson W.)
Nov 2007
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Amenities

Nerja Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 double
    Guest Bedroom - 1 double
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Single Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms are full size, with built in closets, furnished with dressers, fans, and writing desks in most.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
THE PENTHOUSE FACILITY: The apartment is located in a quiet residential part of Nerja, just a 5 minute walk to the main town square and restaurant district. Front terrace equipped with table & chairs. Roof deck furnished with laundry drying area, sun loungers, and dining table for eating under the stars. A supply of books, audio tapes, & some CDs available for your enjoyment.Amenities for children include children's games, toys, and high chair. Kitchen fully equipped, fitted with kettle, coffeemaker, blender, toaster. Iron/ironing board, ceiling fans in all bedrooms, standing fans in lounges, heaters in winter. Lush plants throughout the interior. Sea facing rooms are wall to wall glass. The communal pool is open year round & the surrounding communal gardens sit on a cliff overlooking the beach and the Mediterranean. Communal sunbeds are available for general use beside the pool. No lift. Clients must be able to use stair access. A private garage is available for parking upon request.

Reviews

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Grand Mediterranean Penthouse: 2 units redesigned into one fabulous facility.
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
5

Beautiful apartment in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We are now home after a very successful and enjoyable week in your

beautiful apartment. The views are to die for and everything was organized

beautifully. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say? This was a tremendous experience for my family. (6 of us). The views were unbelievable, the appartment stunning. It was clean, well laid out and the hosts even provided a brand new barbecue! Best location in Nerja (we have been there over 10 times). We have already booked for 2013 and cant wait.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Over the Top!

  • 5 of 5

We've been to many villas/penthouses that make promises that cause you to slump in dissapointment when you walk in. That was not the case at Tuhilo in Nerja! Our hearts soared as we ran from room to room to see how spacious,well apppointed and clean this property is. You could spend your entire stay on the balcony and still feel you've had a holiday. Stunning, simply stunning! this quaint seaside town is delightful. What you should know: #1: wear comfie shoes for hiking this hilly town; #2: long way down to this beach not bad but the trek back is difficult in the heat. Bring water but be sure to go to the all you can eat paella at Ayo Beach Restauarant ; #3: go to the little shop on the corner if you like British imported food-its' a life saver if you want to eat in; #4: go to Joye Pub Internet Cafe, up the street as it is a great meeting place to bump into people form all over the world; and last but not least do find out about having a night out in Almunecar at Barbacoa y Flamenco, for the greatest, most authentic Spanish bbq and flamenco dancing you'll ever see. Go to www.ventaluciano.com for details. Bring a video/camera and enjoy! Thank you Tim and Nora for a fantastic holiday. Your setting is breathtaking beautiful, the town is precious and the people are wonderful. That mixed with perfect weather made for the highlight of our 5 week holiday. You'll always be one of our fondest memories. Many thanks for suprassing our expectations! Oh ye, be sure to study Tim's Info Binder he leaves for you. It covers it all.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Holiday paradise

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in December 2009, leaving behind a very cold and bleak England. We had a perfect week in glorious warm sunshine. The apartment and facilities are excellent. The beach and town a short walk away. The most memorable thing of the whole week, was never failing to be stunned by the views over the Mediteranean sea from the apartment. Simply beautiful..We've booked ot go back again in May!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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London,Ontario,Canada
5

seaside heaven

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this apartment in Nerja with 3 girlfreinds inMay 2008We were delighted with the sizeBedroomsare private with 2bedrooms to one bath.#1 feature is the rooftop terrace facing the sea.Apt is withinwalking distance to the beautiful Burrianna Beach where once you travel downthe huge hill you can stay and enjoy all day long. There are clean,supervised beachchair areas,showerspublic washrooms and plenty fo eat and drink.Try the Paella at orange restaurant at far end of beach The only negative is this is definitelynot aplace to stay if you are physically handicapped .Lots of stairsCanadian ladiesx4

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lüneburg, Germany
5

A perfect week in Nerja

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was just like the owner had promised. An amazing ocean view, just a few steps to the beach and the city of Nerja was reachable within a little walk. The weather was perfect and everyday an unbelievable sunrise. We had a wonderful time in Nerja enjoying especially the evenings at the roof. The rooms are furnished tasteful and we didn't missed anything. We had a very kindly email contact with the owners and they prepaired us perfectly. Thank you again for that.

We would certainly recommend the apartment, it is a wonderful place.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Malaga International Airport
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Baviera Golf
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A7 / E15 (exit 292)
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Bahia Cafeteria
Nearest Ski
125 Kilometres
SIerra Nevadas
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Burriana Beach
Car: not necessary

Nerja has some of Andalucia's finest beaches, and is well situated for trips to Granada, Gibraltar,Morroco or the scenic White Villages. Despite its popularity, this typical Andalusian town of 18,000 remains intact.Fishermen still peddle fish on the street corner. Down the coast the ruins of a 14th century Moorish castle. Cradled by coastal mountains rising up from the sea, it's a far cry from high-rise development elsewhere on the coast. While the town has become increasingly sophisticated in its retail shops, El Ingenio, a major shopping centre (including a multi cine) is a short 30 km drive away along the Malaga highway. Just 45 minutes direct to Malaga Airport via a major expressway.

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Rates & Availability

Nerja Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 9
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,641
 
 
Rate 10
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,416
 
 
RATE 11
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,223
 
 
Rate 12
Nov 11 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,094
 
 
CHRISTMAS/New Yr
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,545
 
 
Rate1
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,191
 
 
EASTER
Mar 25 2018 - Apr 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,641
 
 
RATE 2
Apr 8 2018 - May 4 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,319
 
 
Rate 3
May 5 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,512
 
 
Rate 4
May 26 2018 - Jun 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,609
 
 
RATE 5
Jun 9 2018 - Jun 22 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,821
 
 
PEAK SEASON
Jun 23 2018 - Aug 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,021
 
 
Rate 5
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 28 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,796
 
 
Rate 6
Sep 29 2018 - Oct 26 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,512
 
 
Rate 7
Oct 27 2018 - Nov 9 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,281
 
 
Rate 8
Nov 10 2018 - Dec 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,152
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

-Saturday to Saturday bookings. Some exceptions may be made in off season.
-Complimentary discount for repeat clients.
- Please apply a 10% discount for winter rentals of a month or more, for a party up to 4.
- Inquire as to last minute booking rates.
Security Deposit.

25% deposit to be paid at time of booking. Balance due 2 months before arrival. Deposit is non-refundable. Of the Balance, 50% is refundable if you cancel up to 4 weeks before your arrival; 25% up to 2 weeks before; and after that no refund is possible.

Please confirm rental rates with owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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