Nuevespigas. Exclusive Villa
Villa | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 18
Nuevespigas is an exclusive Andalusian Villa with 9 en-suite bedrooms with a private pool and beautiful gardens.The Villa is close to Marbella,Mijas, Ronda, Antequera & Malaga. Nuevespigas was the Villa in which celebratory chef Rick Stein stayed and filmed for the BBC TV series Rick Stein´Spain.
Located on a mountaintop, Nuevespigas is a country Villa with character and a special charm where travelers, families or professionals will find the best place to rest comfortably and enjoy nature.
Built in two levels, Nuevespigas has a a very comfortable and airy interior. All the rooms are laid out lineally providing excellent views. Nuevespigas has a dining room, terrace, TV room, with TDT & Wi-fi and a comfortable sitting room. The 9 "en-suite bedrooms" are each decorated in different styles making them unique in order to offer not only comfort but an unforgettable stay. All of the rooms provide a full luxury bath with accessories such as a magnifying mirror and hair dryer. They also offer individualized air conditioning and heating, TV and a terrace or balcony with spectacular views.
The Villa has an inviting pool within its gardens having an unique/old threshing floor.
There are a variety of good restaurants in the vicinity, serving authentic local cuisine and where you will find yourself one more fellow diner amongst the villagers.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 9 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Malaga, Marbella, Torremolinos 45 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 45 km, Nearest railway: Alora 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 27 bathrooms of which 9 Family bathrooms, 9 En suites and 9 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 22, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
All bedrooms which are uniquely decorated both with antique and modern pieces have all the accommodations required for a comfortable stay. The rooms, with individually controlled air conditioning and heating, are en suite and fully furnished with night stands and a desk or table with chair, rocker or armchair. A full length mirror and plenty of hangers are to be found in the ample cupboard as well as extra pillows and blankets. All of Nuevespigas rooms have beautiful views onto the Guadalhorce Valley and the village of Casarabonela which can be seen while standing on your own terrace or balcony.
All bathrooms are spacious with your comfort in mind. Hairdryers and magnifying mirrors are found in each bathroom besides a massage shower head with adaptable height.
COOKING COURSES. Learn about the Cooking Courses to be held in our hotel/villa this fall 2011 based on RICK STEIN recipes.
Subject to adverse weather conditions, the swimming pool will be open from June to 30th September, 2011
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
For more information visit our website using the link at the bottom of this advert.
The Andalucia region
Population of the city of Málaga proper was 558,287 as of 2005 estimates. Population of the urban area was 814,000 as of 2005 estimates. Population of the metropolitan area (urban area plus satellite towns) was 1,074,074 as of 2005 estimates, ranking as the fifth largest metropolitan area in Spain. Málaga, home to the new Picasso museum, is surrounded by mountains, lying in the southern base of the Axarquía hills, and two rivers, the Guadalmedina (its on the left bank) and the Guadalhorce, flow near the city into the Mediterranean.
The climate is mild and equable, the mean annual temperature being about 19 °C (66 °F). For its broad sky and broad expanse of bay the city has been compared to Naples.
The inner city of Málaga is just behind the harbour. The quarters of El Perchel, La Trinidad and Lagunillas surround this centre. The city has much revenue from the agricultural sector and from tourism.
The Holy Week, Semana Santa, and the Málaga Fair, "Feria de Málaga" are the two most well-known of Málaga's festivals.
A popular walk leads up the hill to the Gibralfaro castle (a Parador), offering extensive views over the city. The castle is next to the Alcazaba, which in turn is next to the inner city of Málaga. By taking the Paseo del Parque, a promenade that runs alongside a park with many palm trees and statues, one can walk to the harbour.
La Sierra de las Nieves (literally, the mountains of the snows) is, some would argue,one of the most beautiful National Park in all Andalucía. It is certainly one of Spain's richest natural enclaves, now protected by UNESCO with Biosphere Reserve status.
It is not particulary high, averaging 1,100 metres, with Mount Torrecilla the highest peak at 1,919 metres. It boasts an impressive array of both flora and fauna and is even more famous for its potholes, one of which is the third deepest in the world.
Although there are no towns within the Park itself, its perimeter is dotted with pretty villages, Alozaina, Casarabonela, Tolox, Guaro, Istán, Monda, Ojén and Yunquera. Of Moorish origin, they retain their narrow, winding streets and their Arabic-inspired handicraft skills.
Locally there is plenty of quality walking to be enjoyed (there is even a Roman pathway), as well as horse trekking, paragliding and a wealth of nature to be discovered.
Besides visiting the area of Sierra de las Nieves from La Era, day trips may be made to cities such as Ronda, Granada, Marbella, Antequera, El Chorro gorge and nearby lakes, Gibraltar, Cordoba, and Sevilla.
Granada, where the Alhambra is an obligated visit, is approximately a 135 km. drive from La Era. Antequera, with the enigmatic natural stone structures of El Torcal National Park close by is a mere 45 km. from La Era. El Chorro gorge and lakes is 35 km from La Era. To the monumental cities of Ronda and Sevilla there are 70 Km. and 220 Km. respectively. Marbella, city where the jet set abound is at a distance of 70 km from the villa.
As well, excellent beaches and golf courses can be found along all of the Costa del Sol - Torremolinos (45 Km.approx.), Fuengirola (55 Km. approx.), Marbella (70 Km. approx.) and Estepona (80 Km. approx.).
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1 Nov 2013
"No words quite describe how marvellous our stay was!"
We spent 5 days in nuevespigas with 11 girls for a hen party! The villa and surroundings were breathtaking, a real lucky to be alive type thing!Even in October the weather was beautiful!!The villa wa… More
30 Oct 2013
A large group of us came for my daughters hen party - we were anticipating something very nice but when we arrived we were amazed, stunned and a hundred other adjectives!! The pictures in the advert just don't do the place justice at all. It had everything we needed and more!! Every room we went in the views were just fabulous and we never got tired of saying 'how beautiful','how fabulous'. The roads are very, very steep but we managed, apart from emptying the bins down in the village and going to get a few supplies from the local village store (we did a big shop at Carrefour in Malaga on the way) we didn't need to go out at all. It was so great that my daughters future mother-in-law has booked it again for next year to celebrate her husbands 60th birthday and we are trying to arrange a hen party reunion!!! Or hoping somebody else decides to get married so we can back for another hen party.
26 Aug 2013
"We love this place!!"
Neuvespigas.... This was our second visit in a big family group (18) made up of babies,children,aunts,uncles,mums,dads,grannies and granddads. We LOVE it here. It is a lovingly decorated, comfortable … More
20 Aug 2013
"Great venue for reunions"
Nuevespigas was an excellent venue for my family (17 in total ranging from 9 - 58) to gather, relax and have lots of fun. The whole villa exceeded expectations, it was clean, spacious, well equipped, and well laid out to take advantage of the spectacular views across the valley and catch the evening breezes. With lots of nooks and crannies there were plenty of places to get away, or to congregate en masse. The pool is great - see if you can make a whirlpool! We enjoyed a Moroccan and Spanish meal cooked in the kitchen and eaten together in the large dining area. Isabel, Frank and Andy were great in helping to sort out any problems that arose. The steep approach is certainly a challenge, so best with a good engine! There are lots of nice walks from the village, simple local bars, and a trip to El Chorro gorge, Ronda and the beach are all recommended, as is a swim in the lake on the way back from El Chorro.
I have no reservations in recommending this, you can't beat it for a mix of privacy and family or group fun.
22 Jan 2013
"Unos días entrañables y familiares"
Están muy bien puestas las reglas, quizás un poco excesivas, sobre todo al control de la calefacción y la luz, me parece que es una pasada que te cobren por la luz si te pasas después de lo que cu… More
22 Oct 2012
"A Spectacular Vacation"
I organized a group of friends and family to come with us to Andalusia Spain. After much research I chose Nuevespigas. We could not have been more pleased. The rooms are extremely comfortable. The… More
13 Sep 2012
"Fantastic for large groups of friends"
We were 9 adults and 8 children (aged 6 and under) and had a fantastic holiday at Nuevespigas, formerly Villa La Era. There was plenty of space and the rooms are extremely well appointed. Communal are… More
5 Sep 2012
"Superb Summer in Southern Spain"
This past July, my family and I enjoyed a fantastic and memorable two- week vacation at Villa La Era. There were 18 of us in total with an age span ranging from 73 years to four months old, and EVERYONE equally enjoyed themselves. The accommodations were extremely comfortable, the villa itself and the surrounding property were clean and well maintained, and the view was a pleasure to wake up to every morning; But, besides the physical attributes we encountered upon our arrival, the best part of our vacation (and what truly made our experience so special) was the family that runs this little gem in the South of Spain. Isabel and her family all did their part to make our stay at La Era as pleasant as possible. From giving us great advice to help plan our itinerary, to finding us a chef to prepare delectable meals, they went above and beyond to ensure that everyone's needs were met, and that La Era felt like a home away from home.
24 Jun 2012
"Luxurious with magnificent views"
This used to be an hotel so all the bedrooms had en-suite bathrooms, safe and hairdrier. The kitchen was industrial and fantastic with everything you could wish for. There were plenty of seating areas outside so you could move round with the sun. Nice swimming pool but a little cold in June. There were plenty of board games and books provided. Table tennis was also available. It is on top of a very steep hill and a little isolated although only 10 minutes from Casarbonela with supermarkets and restaurants which were basic. Warning - the supermarkets are closed on both Sunday and Monday so stock up in Malaga before you arrive.
26 May 2012
"Paradise in Casarabonel"
According to the information on the Internet and in the brochure I got from my agency it should be a 'nice' place to be. Nice is not the right kwalification for our stay at this place.
It was superb. We didn't expect this at all. It was spacious with splendid views over the valley, clean, cool and very comfortable to stay. The kitchen was outstanding. Although we had great plans to dicover all the great spots in the neighbourhood, most of our time we 'wasted' at Vill la Era. We didn't mind at all. If you decicde to go there, be aware of the fact that the road is very steep. Tha't the only negative point I can find.
If you book this former hotel, that's what it is, you won't regret it.
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