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A home from home in the heart of the village with free wifi, Spanish and UK TV

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms enclosed terrace, patio with stunning view

Beautifully renovated thisproperty has 3 double bedrooms (2 with double beds and 1 with bunk beds) and sleeps up to 6. The second bedroom and bathroom are accessed via the beautiful enclosed courtyard which is adorned with Bougainvillea and Jasmine and has dining table, chairs and BBQ for Al Fresco eating. The top terrace is the ideal place to sunbathe while admiring the fabulous views over Nerja and the sea. There are 2 bathrooms, 1 has a power jet bath and both have showers. The whole house has been charmingly renovated with a taste of Moroccan style and very attractive features. The comfortable and charming living room has Spanish TV and Free2View English TV, (which also gives you access to your favourite TV and radio programs), DVD player and a wood-burning stove (for the winter). The dining room very comfortably seats eight people. The kitchen is fully fitted with 2 electric ovens (1 with eye level grill), microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, gas hob and extractor fan.

What to do in the area: There is plenty to do in the area. The local historic caves of Nerja are just a walk away. The list of things to do is never ending. Relax and visit a beautician, a spa, have a massage or Reike. Or go and play golf, go paintballing, quad biking, scuba diving, to the aqua park. Visit the cultural Picasso Museum in Malaga, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, the Mesquita in Cordoba and much much more. There is something for everyone.

Contact us if you would like us to find out more about the pastime that you would like to persue while you are on holiday and we will send you all the details.

More Details
Registration Number : VFT/MA/01451

Zoe Cawthorn
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Zoe Cawthorn

We have lived in Spain in the Alpjurras since 2003. We spent 3 years doing up the property in Orgiva and subsequently rented it out for holidays. We spent any spare time that we had, searching for another property but this time near to the sea. We were delighted when we found this old town house in the little Spanish village of Maro. We love the Spanish way of life and enjoy renovating properties. Although we both grew up in the UK (me in Surrey and Nigel in Manchester) I had spent 6 years living in Spain in the 1980's and wanted to come back here to live. Nigel was looking for a new adventure so was more than happy to try Spain.

Zoe Cawthorn purchased this house in 2010

Why Zoe Cawthorn chose Nerja

This old town house is in the quiet Spanish village of Maro. within walking distance of bars, restaurants and a couple of shops. It is 5 minutes drive into Nerja or 30 minutes walk. The property has been done up to a high standard and is very comfortable. Well situated for sight seeing, shopping or just relaxing. Has wifi free wifi and booth Spanish and UK television.

What makes this house unique

It is an authentic Spanish village. The bourganvilla in the courtyard, the views of Nerja and the sea from the upstairs patio and the way it lent itself to be modernised whilst being able to keep the character of the house, are what made us choose this property over the many others that we looked at over the 8 years it took us to find it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

nouse a laisse profiter des terrasses et du beau vue. Un joi feu de cheminee, le soir, nous a fait encore plus apprecier le charme du salon. Mille mercis de mettre a disposition ce lieu chaleureux ou tous les details sont penses pour un sejour reussi.
Nov 2011
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Nerja House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Keep noise to a minimum after 11.00 p.m. and before 10.00 a.m.
  • Cleaning fee of 40 Euros to be paid if the reservation is for less than 7 nights.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub , Bath has massage jets
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The bath is a luxury one with massage jets. We provide bathroom towels but not beach towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , There is a cot available
  • The bedrooms are fully furnished with very comfortable beds. One bedroom has air-conditioning and a ceiling fan. Another has a ceiling fan and the third one has a wall fan. There is a baby cot and highchair available on request.
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We have internet. There are also many cafes where you can take your laptop and log on, some in Maro and many more in Nerja. If you don't have a laptop you can go to one of the internet cafe's in Nerja.


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A home from home in the heart of the village with free wifi, Spanish and UK TV
average rating of 4.7288136 based on 67 reviews

Romancing in Andalucia

  • 5 of 5

Helen and I would like to thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home in a traditional Spanish village. We had a memorable time sitting on the terrace in the heat of the sun watching the traffic (in the distance) snake down towards Nerja on into the night. Sitting in the local café/restaurant sipping coffee, looking out at the blue sea and the horizon. And the days spent walking down towards Nerja’s shopping district.

We thoroughly enjoyed our coffee’s in the Bamboo restaurant and our meal in Maria Bonita.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our home in the beautiful village of Maro. It is. as you say, so tranquil and traditional and yet Nerja is so close if you want more buzz than the few bars/restaurants and a couple of shops that Maro provides. We look forward to seeing you out here again sometime soon. Thanks again. Zoe and Nigel
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Beautiful traditional home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully restored village home with all modern conveniences. It was comfortable and spotlessly clean. The weather was unseasonably poor when we visited in January but it would be fabulous to sit out in the courtyard or on the balcony on a nice warm day, we will have to visit again. Despite the cold and rain the house was nice and warm and if we had needed it there was a lovely wood burning stove. Maro in January is very quiet but there were a couple of restaurants and bars open, all within a couple of minutes walk. Some parking is available on nearby streets but there is a big car park a couple of minutes walk away. Nerja is about a 10 minute drive away so plenty of bustle and life there and then back to the peace of Maro, perfect. Zoe and her husband were good hosts, met us and showed us around, gave us some tips about local amenities and lovely oranges and lemons from their garden. Good communication prior to the trip as well including detailed directions. We would certainly stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments and compliments! We do everything we can to help people enjoy their stay in our house. Maro is a lovely quiet village, and as you say, all the restaurants are within a couple of minutes walking distance. All five of the restaurants and the tapas bar, usually stay open throughout the year. One of them has been closed for the winter this year, so hopefully that one will also be open when you next come. We certainly look forward to greeting you at our home again very soon.
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Lovely home in a beautiful part of the world!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home in a beautiful part of the world! We loved the peacefulness of Maro and the activity of Nerja - a wonderful mix! The sunsets from the upper terrace were beautiful and dinners in the lower terrace of the house were so cozy. We had amazing paella at Chiringito de Ayo on Playa Burriana in Nerja and found a hidden beach that was well worth the effort! We had a lovely time. Thank you. Family from Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very quaint property, well maintained

  • 5 of 5

5 adults stayed for one week and were very comfortable with all aspects. Clean and tidy and everything working properly. Local restaurant also provided good food at reasonable price.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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February in Spain

  • 4 of 5

A lovely traditional house in an unspoilt Spanish village. A very nice alternative to February in England.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that you enjoyed it. I couldn't agree more February in this part of the world is a very good choice! Regards Zoe and Nigel
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A beautiful home in a lovely characteristic spanish village

  • 5 of 5

I really loved to stay two weeks with my family in this beautiful home! It's fully and well equipped, from kitchen tools, dishes and electrical appliances to the rest of furniture. The terrace-solarium is so nice, expecially in the evening to enjoy the view of Nerja. Surroundings and neighbors are absolutely quite. The owners, Zoe and Nigel, so kind and helpful for all needs. I'd go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our home and the village. We look forward to your next visit. Best wishes from Zoe and Nigel
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
24 Kilometres
Bavaria Golf Club
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

In the heart of the historic, coastal village of Maro and just a 45 minute drive from Malaga airport. This beautiful unspoilt village is one of the very few in such original condition along the entire coast. The village is still mostly inhabited by Spanish people. Just a few kilometres from the hustle and bustle of the busy coastal town of Nerja this tranquil little village is a peaceful retreat. There are a handful of restaurants and bars within a few minutes walk and Maro beach is only a 15 minute walk away through farm land. Nerja is half an hours walk along a very popular walking/jogging pathway and only a few minutes by car. The famous caves of Nerja are nearby and the picturesque mountain village of Frigiliana only a few minutes drive away. Maro is a superb location for basing yourself as it has excellent access to many popular places that are of interest to holiday-makers, such as The Alhambra Palace and the city of Granada, Sevilla, Ronda, Malaga, Cordoba and many more.

Other Activities: Famous Nerja Caves, sight-seeing, water park, aquarium


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $246.12

A 25% deposit is required on booking and the balance due 4 weeks before arrival.

For a booking of less than a week a 30 euros cleaning charge needs to be added.

All Spanish Fiestas, Christmas and Easter holidays are peak season prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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