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Private, Elevated 4 Bedroom Luxury Home With Stunning Sea Views, Pool And Tennis

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Almuñécar House Rental Photos and Description

Luxury 4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Elevated Home With Sea And Mountain Views. Sleeps 8

This generously-sized and semi-detached holiday home in a secure gated community is ideally suited to families and small groups and sleeps 8 persons in comfort, space and style.

Elegantly furnished in an eclectic mix of antique and modern, the home has three levels comprising 3 double bedrooms (master with marble en suite); a 4th bedroom/media room perfectly suited to teenagers (with 2 large single beds and chill-out lounge area); a separate bathroom servicing the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms; a guest toilet and powder room adjacent to the large living area; a separate formal dining room for sophisticated entertaining; a reading area with comfy reading lounge; a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen; and laundry facilities.

The home has two sun-drenched terraces overlooking the sea. The main terrace has extendible awnings for shade in peak summer and is equipped for alfresco dining with a large gas-operated grill and outdoor furniture.

On-street parking is readily available.

Complimentary, high-speed internet WiFi is included for the duration of your stay.

Elevated Location, Stunning Views, Local Amenities: Located high on the headland overlooking La Herredura (the horseshoe) Bay and adjacent to the renowned Cerro Gordo National Park, your holiday rental home is positioned at the very heart of the Costa Tropical in Granada Province. From the two large private terraces you will enjoy unsurpassed views of the Mediterranean Sea and the surrounding coastal mountain range of Cerro Gordo - perfect positioning for a cocktail at sunset or a lazy alfresco breakfast in the sun.

At the base of the hill lies the historic village of La Herradura, which is a favourite destination for Spanish and international holidaymakers seeking an unspoilt haven for seasonal beach and water sports activities, hiking trails, horse riding, recreation facilities, and stunning natural attractions, complemented by a range of speciality and convenience shops, cafés, chic restaurants, and lively bars and nightclubs.

Fresh local produce and seafood markets, cultural outlets and pure Andalucian style are beckoning!

Holiday Activities Galore- Sun/Sand/Golf/Boating: Your holiday destination will be everything that you hoped for, with a large communal pool and tennis courts and the extensive nature trails of the Cerro Gordo National Park all just a short 100m walk from your front door.

Discover private seaside coves and beautiful beaches with reserved dining and relaxation facilities along the rugged coastline of the magnificently unspoilt Costa Tropical. Enjoy pristine diving and snorkelling locations in the Marine Natural Park; world-class charter boating and marina facilities at the nearby Marina del Este (5km drive from La Herredura); or subterranean caves nearby the resort town of Nerja (10km).

Crave the hustle and bustle of larger urban towns? It's a pleasant drive to Almunecar (6km) and along the coast road through Salobrena (22km) onto Motril (33km). Wish to venture further afield? Enjoy the thermal waters of Alhama de Granada (84km), the majesty of Alhambra Palace in Granada (84km) or go winter skiing in the Sierra Nevada (87km).

Getting to La Herredura to Start your Holiday: The vast majority of inbound tourists to the Costa del Sol and Costa Tropical regions land at Ruiz Picasso Airport near Malaga (83km from La Herredura). Airport shuttle coaches deliver passengers on a high-frequency timetable to Malaga city centre and the central bus terminal, for a very nominal fee. Inexpensive local coaches run to regular daily timetables from Malaga central bus terminal to La Herredura and return.

Once you arrive in La Herredura, it's a short 3 minute taxi ride to the house. Taxis are freely available in La Herredura and reasonably priced.

If you are driving your own vehicle, travel along the A-7 Motorway and take exit 305 to La Herredura. Total travel time from the Malaga Airport is about one hour

For those first-minute needs when you arrive, there is a small supermarket on the beach-front to the western end of La Herredura, where you can purchase everything you might need. Many other speciality shops, cafés and eateries are located along the beach promenade.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Greg and Lynn L'Estrange
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Greg & Lynn

We spent a fabulous family holiday at your house in La Herradura in August - thankyou! Everything at the house was above and beyond our expectations. The location was fantastic - a great mix of Andalucian style, fabulous bars and restaurants in the village, beautiful beaches, amazing sunsets, and views from the terraces were nothing short of outstanding.

We thoroughly commend this property to any intending holidaymaker! It was great value, a perfect environment with great facilities including two pools and tennis courts, and in the house was everything you could ever need. The furniture was tasteful, the beds were super comfortable and there was three floors of space for everyone to spread out and enjoy the holiday. The kitchen was well appointed and we enjoyed several nights on the terrace with fresh seafood from the village markets and a few cocktails under a wonderful full moon over the bay.

We will definitely be interested in coming back next year!

Thankyou

Bill and Sonia (UK)
Aug 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Private, Elevated 4 Bedroom Luxury Home With Stunning Sea Views, Pool And Tennis
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 16 reviews
5

Nice house with great views of La Herradura

  • 5 of 5

The house is roomy and well equipped. The views from the kitchen and the balconies are spectacular and the living area is spacious and comfortable. The fittings and furniture in the house are of a high standard - nice TVs, kitchen equipment and comfortable beds. It's a very pleasant place to spend a holiday. I'm happy to recommend it.

The pool is large and was never crowded when we were there. A car is necessary.

The agent (Rachel) who dealt with us was very professional and helpful.

Joe Naughton

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joe Thankyou for your kind review of our beautiful home in La Herradura. The views are indeed very special and are the main reason we chose this property. From the elevated terraces the mountain and sea views along this beautiful coastal section of Spain are truly stunning. We are pleased that you found the house to be nicely furnished and inclusive of all you could need during your holiday. But we are especially happy to be able to share our lovely home with travellers who enjoy it so much. Thankyou also for leaving the house clean and tidy on your departure. Kind regards Greg & Lynn (Owners)
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5

fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We spend 1 Week here in March2015. A wonderful holiday in this excellent house. very spacious and tastefully decorated.Very comfortable bedding .quiet and great view over the bay of la herradura.

will def come back again !

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magnifica casa e increíbles vistas!!

  • 4 of 5

Excelentes instalaciones en urbanización muy tranquila, donde pudimos disfrutar de unos días de piscina y padel. La casa es muy amplia y cómoda, tan solo deberían dotar a la casa de televisión en español, ya que solo vimos canales por satélite de toda Europa menos de de España. Seguro que repetiremos!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spectacular Retreat with Exceptional Views

  • 5 of 5

Classy and roomy villa with unbelievable views of La Herradura Bay below. Tastefully decorated with all the conveniences. Quiet setting with a wonderful patio overlooking the Sea. Very comfortable bedding. It was absolutely perfect for our stay 5 day

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bob and Joyce, Thankyou for your review. It is pleasing that we continue to maintain our perfect 5-star rating from all of our guests - meaning that everyone is enjoying our house and its many features, including the spaciousness, the quality of furnishings and inclusions, the wonderful terraces and certainly the magical views over the mountains and the bay. The location of the house is ideal being just a little away from the township to avoid the crush but close enough to easily access the great bars, restaurants, markets, shopping and tourist activities by car. And everyone enjoys the serenity of our two terraces overlooking the majestic views! We thank you for staying at our house and we appreciated you leaving it clean and tidy upon your departure. We will happily welcome you back again should you wish to stay in La Herredura in the future. Greg & Lynn (Owners)
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Spectacular Retreat with Exceptional Views

  • 5 of 5

Classy and roomy villa with unbelievable views of La Herradura Bay below. Tastefully decorated with all the conveniences. Quiet setting with a wonderful patio overlooking the Sea. Very comfortable bedding. It was absolutely perfect for our stay 5 day stay (2 couples sharing), and wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Bob & Joyce Wall

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good quality accommodation - fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at villa in Aug 2013 with another family - 4 adults and 4 young kids. The villa has everything that you would need and provided us with plenty enough space. The communal pool is lovely (fantastic view needless to say) and well maintained and was never that busy regardless of the time of day.

The best bit about the villa is the location - stunning views over the bay and easy access to the beautiful coastline between Herradura and Nerja. Herradura itself was very relaxed despite it being August and ideal for an evening drink or meal (car definately required however!)

We recommend both the villa and La Herradura for a relaxing family holiday.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Antony D, Thanks for your review and we are pleased that you (two) families had a relaxing holiday, enjoying the pool facilities, the great views from the house and the easy access to the coastline Natural Park extending from La Herredura to Nerja. Our house IS ideal for family getaways, with plenty of bedding for eight persons and all the comforts of home. We often receive compliments on the size of the house - as you know, it's great to be able to spread out a bit on a family holiday. If you are looking for clean, spacious and well-appointed lodgings for your next family holiday, we would love to welcome you back! Kind regards Greg & Lynn
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Map

Nearest Airport
83 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
La Herredura
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Motril
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Motril
Nearest Train
70 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
La Herredura
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La Herredura
Nearest Ski
85 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
La Herredura
Car: recommended

In one of the highest seaside vantage points overlooking the horseshoe bay of La Herredura, (the tourism gateway to the Costa Tropical), our house is adjacent to the Cerro Gordo National Park and offers magnificent views of the nearby mountain ranges and expansive Mediterranean sea views.

The unspoilt, Andalusia-style village of La Herredura lies between the coastal resort town of Nerja (a holiday hotspot, famous for its subterranean caves) and the historic town of Almunecar (founded by the Phoenicians over 3000 years ago) with its cobbled streets, a Moorish castle and busy urban centre .

The shoreline of La Herredura forms one of the most attractive bays along the southern coast of Spain, with its two large natural promontories, the Punta de la Mona and Cerro Gordo, protecting a beautiful 2km-long sandy beach.

Easily accessible for visiting tourists, La Herredura is just 70km east of Malaga, from where coaches to La Herredura depart regularly. Granada is just 85km north.

Golf: The nearest golf course is Los Moriscos Club de Golf located on the beach front near Motril, some 25km to the east of La Herradura. With 18 hole course, driving range, clubhouse and restaurant facilities the course was founded in 1974 and has a well established membership. The course is relatively flat terrain with two lakes and is rated at Par 70 with an overall length of 5702 metres from the men's tees. All rental equipment is available including electric carts. Green fees are approximately Euro 40,00 for 18 holes and Euro 25,00 for 9 holes.

The Baviera Course, designed by respected golfing professional Jose Maria Canizares, is an 18 hole course characterised by wide greens and unsurpassed views of the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. The Baviera Course is located at Caleta de Vlez, some 32km from La Herredura. The course is rated at Par 71 and has an overall length of 5,609 metres from the white tees. Green fees are approximately Euro 55.00 for 18 holes and Euro 35.00 for 9 holes.

Other courses are located in Malaga, some 80km to the west of La Herredura.

Ski: The ski areas of the Sierra Nevada National Park are a winter wonderland which is easily accessed from La Herredura. Interestingly, at certain times of the year, it is possible spend the morning snow skiing and then drive back to the coast for an afternoon on the beach, due to the unique geography of the coastal region that forms a micro-climate insulated from extreme cold.

The Sierra Nevada ski fields are located a short distance from Granada, which is approximately 80km from La Herredura. All equipment for skiing and snowboarding is available for rental at the ski fields.

Rates & Availability

Almuñécar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Sep 24 2016 - Dec 16 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$480
$1,066
 
 
Christmas / Navidad / New Year
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$693
 
 
Low Season
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$480
$1,066
 
 
Easter / Santa Semana
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$533
 
 
Low Season
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$480
$1,066
 
 
Shoulder Season
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$731
 
 
High Season
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$944
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$944
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $107
Refundable damage deposit $320

Security/Reservation deposit and total rental amounts due:
A security/reservation deposit equal to 50% of the weekly rental amount for the booking (or a minimum of Euro 300,00) shall be payable upon booking. This security deposit will be returned to your nominated account within 7 days following your check-out, subject to any deduction necessary for damages/breakages or excess cleaning.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations within 60 days prior to rental period commencement will not be eligible for refund. Cancellations prior to 60 days before rental period commencement will be entitled to 50% refund of monies received by the owner.
Booking acceptance shall be always subject to receipt by the owner of a properly executed "Holiday Home Rental Booking Form" as supplied to the Guest and at least one form of photographic identification of the Guest.
CHECK-IN :
Guests are welcome to check-in at the house from 4pm to 8pm on day of arrival. Late check-in (up to 11pm) is possible by prior arrangement but a fee of Euro25 will be payable to our Agent for this facility.
CHECK-OUT:
Guests must check-out by 10am on day of departure

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Almuñécar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En suite bathroom servicing master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Separate bathroom servicing bedrooms 2 and 3 on 2nd level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Guest bathroom on third level
  • The master bedroom is serviced by a private en suite bathroom which is fully tiled in marble. Facilities include shower, toilet, basin and separate vanity storage unit. A generous mirror, exhaust fan and good lighting are installed. Tastefully decorated with soft towels and small ornaments, the en suite has contemporary appeal. The main bathroom is located on the 2nd level and services the remaining two bedrooms on that level. This bathroom is also fully tiled in marble. Facilities include a shower, toilet, basin, separate vanity storage unit, mirror and lighting. This bathroom is similarly decorated with soft towels and small practical ornaments. A small guest bathroom is located on the 3rd level adjacent to the living area. This bathroom is fully tiled in ceramic white and is tastefully furnished in a modern minimalist styling. Facilities include toilet, basin, mirror and separate vanity storage unit. The guest bathroom is decorated with soft towels, flowers and small ornaments.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Elegant, antique-style furniture
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Modern funky appeal
    Bedroom 3 - 2 child bed , Great for children - cartoon themed bunk beds!
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Teenagers haven with media facilities
  • The house has 4 bedrooms. 3 bedrooms are located on the 2nd level and the 4th bedroom/media room is located on the ground floor. The master bedroom exudes pure style. Appointed with a large and luxurious pillow-top bed with matching antique-style, marble-topped dresser and side tables, the ambiance of this private retreat is only matched by the stunning bay views from the adjoining Juliet balcony. To ensure your private enjoyment the master bedroom comprises an entry foyer, the sleeping area, and a fully-tiled marble en suite with shower, toilet, vanity and basin facilities. The second bedroom enjoys its own large private terrace, has a large double bed, small dresser, bedside tables and wardrobe facilities. The third bedroom accommodates two children in cartoon-themed single bunk beds. Side tables and clothing storage facilities are included. The fourth bedroom is a teenagers haven comprising bedding for two(1dbl or 2sgl), large chill-out lounge, high-def TV.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our home is set high on the hill, in a secure gated community, overlooking La Herredura, the Cerro Gordo National Park and the Mediterranean Sea. The views are endless and the facilities of Los Altos de Carmenes are unsurpassed. Quiet streets and the proximity (100 metres) to the fully fenced, resort-style pool and tennis facilities ensure the safety of young children and the quiet enjoyment of our guests. Facing south, the area enjoys the very best of the sub-tropical climate of the Costa Tropical. Balmy summer evenings are spent sipping cocktails or dining alfresco on the terrace, as the moon rises to light up the tranquil seas. In the days ahead you can enjoy the wonders of the outdoors, hiking along rocky shores, through the mountains or frolicking in the warm waters of the Mediterranean. Restaurants, bars and cafés abound in the village just a few minutes away and active water sports facilities are aplenty from the main beach. Find a secluded, private cove..... paradise found!

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