Cortijo Flamingos - Casa Roja
B&B | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Welcome to "Cortijo Flamingos" in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz, Andalucía.
We provide quality boutique accommodation with breakfast (if you wish) in very friendly, homelike environment of El Cortijo during the whole year round.
We are located in a peaceful, semi-rural area near Pinar de los Franceses only 15 min from an amazing La Barossa beach. You can benefit here from quiet rural surroundings, amazing weather and all amenities of private villa while renting only the accommodation for a couple. Also there is 360 degree absolutely stunning roof terrace view of La Bahía de Cádiz National Park where you can enjoy to the maximum your sunny holidays in Spain. If you are a bird's lover you have hundreds of species just on our door step including flamingos, herons and ospreys.
The Cortijo contains 2 separate houses: Casa Verde and Casa Roja. Each of the property comprise large size bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Both of them have a comfortable double bed and double sofa bed. They are equipped with air-conditioning, wi-fi internet access, kettle, microwave, fridge, TV, DVD player, radio, iron and hair dryer. The maximum capacity is for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 kids for each Casa. We have also a travel cot available for babies and toddlers.
The interior of Casas is newly decorated and combine old Andalucian and Moroccan rustic style with modern features.
Outside you will find various seating areas, depending on your need for sun or shade. El Cortijo is children friendly - a garden provides safe playground for children and pets, a private swimming pool, small kid's pool and hot tube are enclosed with a small wooden fence. Our roof terrace is a great place to relax, you will find there sun launchers, comfortable swing chair and a dining table where we will be more than happy to serve your breakfast. Also there is summer kitchen with barbecue area and dining table for your use to enjoy eating and cooking outside during your holidays. The private car park will take at least 3 cars and additional 2 are available in front of the main entrance.
On our own website, it is possible to see many more photos and get a detailed description of all activities, events and places of interest in the area.
Location is a big advantage - enjoying countryside beauties you are also close to the town, beach and other tourist attractions. A car is recommended but if you are planning to stay in the Cortijo we can arrange the pickup service from the local airports. Then you might be able to rent motorbikes in town or we have 3 bicycles available for letting.
If you are travelling by plane and do not have your beach towels, beach sun chairs, umbrellas and cool box we will be more than happy to provide you with the beach set which is available to let.
So, don't miss the opportunity of original holidays in the most beautiful part of Spain.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||la Barossa 10 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Jerez de la Frontera 40 km, Nearest railway: San Fernando 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
The Costa de la Luz region
The 'Costa de la Luz' is just discovered as one of southern Spain's finest cultural & tourist destinations. It was always popular destination for Spanish tourists but now it is getting more and more popular for others. It is the western part of the Andalucía coastline that faces out to the Atlantic. The sand is finer and a more golden colour here than the neighbouring Costa del Sol.
The Costa de la Luz has a rich history that dates back to the twelfth century BCE, rich cultural heritage and amazing landscape including some of national parks.
The Bahía de Cádiz is a complex of Natural Parks and an important Ramsar site, and one of the best examples of Atlantic tidal marshes in the Iberian Peninsula. The position of the site between Doñana and the Gibraltar Straights help to make the bay one of the most important coastal wetlands in southern Europe.
The area also has the perfect climate with temperatures averaging 20 degrees centigrade most of the year and with more than 3000 hours of sunshine.
Cortijo Flamingos is an excellent base for touring, with Cádiz, Jerez de la Frontera, Seville, Gibraltar, Cape Trafalgar, Bolonia, Caños de Meca and many White Villages all within a drive away..
Chiclana city centre is only 5 minutes away from Cortijo Flamingos. It is an agricultural and traditional town of Low Andalusia. Its urban structure is of a typical Andalusian style, with narrow streets and courtyards full of flowers. The population of Chiclana is 82 000 (in 2012). Chiclana was successively colonized by the Phoenicians, the Greeks and the Romans and was located in the upper Middle Ages on the border (in Spanish, "frontera"), between the Muslim and Christian states.
The centre of Chiclana is located around the town hall square and the covered market which is bustling and lively every day. The market has an array of fruit and vegetables, fish and meat stalls. On Tuesday's mornings there is also a large outdoor market located by the blue bridge across the river.
In Chiclana you will find preserved customs and traditions of Andalusia like the processions, bullfighting, flamenco, wine production, snacks at noon and many more. The best time to experience them are ferias and fiestas. If you are in town around 13th June – feria is a must! You will see there flamenco dresses and caballero hats, going from stall to stall you will hear flamenco singing and typical of Andalucia canto-style lament.
Other important dates in Chiclana are: February – March – carnival; March – April – Holly Week; June – Feria and Festival of San Antonio; Night of 23 June – San Juan Bonfire Night; July 16 – the fisherman's procession between Sancti Petri and Barossa; 26 July – fiesta of Santa Ana; 8 September – Festival of Chiclana's Patron Saint the Virgen de los Remedios; When you visit us you will be able to enjoy all of them!
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1 Mar 2014
"Friendly and Sunny"
We stayed at Cortijo de Flamingos (casa Roje) for 6 nights in the winter time. The communication upfront was already very friendly. The small bumpy road accessing the quietly located Cortijo de Flamin… More
5 Nov 2013
"Very friendly for a family stay"
Very friendly and helpful hosts, peaceful and quiet place with lot of amenities for children.Very good value for money.… More
9 Oct 2013
"Wonderful and relaxing week"
We visited the area of Chiclana just out of season and had a lovely week away. The villa was a little further from the beach than we had originally anticipated however this didn't really effect o… More
8 Oct 2013
"Friendly and very hospitable for a good price"
It was very nice to be at Cortijo Flamingos - Casa Roja. Clean and new rooms. A fine swimming pool and a small outside kitchen for the two rooms. We have had a good and tasteful cooking course with the owners. Not far from Cortijo Flamingos the environment has beautiful beaches and good restaurants, Spain at its best in Cadiz, Conil and other places.
4 Sep 2013
We've stayed in Cortijo Flamingos for nine days in August. It was a great holiday and we would recommend it to everyone. It's rural location so you definitely need a car but we always rent a car anyway so it was not a problem. We were spoiled for choice of beaches. Every day different beach. The owners are very attentive and they made us feel very welcome. They have a vast knowledge about the area so we were happy that someone could direct us to great places to see and to eat. The Cortijo Flamingos itself is very clean, well presented and contains everything you need. We were with our eight years old daughter and she loved it as well. The rooms are spacious, very clean and nicely done. Everything looks brand new. The outside area is very nicely done as well. We loved hot tub and swimming pool as well as outside barbecue area. There is basically everything for everyone's needs. We are hoping to go back there next year.
3 Sep 2013
"A little bit of Paradise"
Cortijo Flamingos was all we hoped for and more. From a complimentary hamper of local Snacks and Wine on our arrival, to the beautiful private pool area, and of course the wonderful hosts Kasia and Peter.
Kasia and Peter were eager to help out with any queries/questions we had, as well as supplying advice and information about the area and it's amenities. They even went as far as bringing us to a local Fish Market to purchase some fresh fish which we then brought back to the Casita and were shown by Peter how to clean and prepare. That night, they joined us in a barbecue of the food we had bought and prepared that day! There is an outdoor bbq/cooking area located just off the pool, which is perfect for lunch or a lazy dinner.
The Casita itself was fantastic. Spacious and clean, with Air Con, Flatscreen tv, a large Bathroom area, and very comfortable furnishings. There was a hairdyer, which my wife was delighted with, and an Iron can be supplied on request.
Also, for those who want to head out for the day, there was a Beach pack for rent at a very cheap €5 (2 Chairs, Cooler Box, and a Bag with beach towels) and also Bikes were available too.
We would recommend Corjito Flamingos to anyone in a heartbeat.
1 Sep 2013
"great place to relax in Chiclana coastal area"
This place is a nice setting to relax in a bed & breakfast setting. Swimming pool, jacuzzi are available. BBQ and outside kitchen enables you to cook your own dishes (fresh fish from the market). Owners are very helpful and always willing to give you advice on the best places to visit around. All of this creates a friendly and family atmosphere in which you can feel on holiday instantly. Note that the road to the place is stony for about 2 km and you need to drive carefully and slowly to get there. There is no view on the sea as you are in a rather remote area, outside of the village of Chiclana in a residential area, but this brings you quietness if you want to just relax, read a book alongside the pool or have a glas of wine in the jacuzzi. From that place you can organize excursions to several interesting cities (Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Arco de la Frontera, Tarifa, Puertos Blancos, ...) so that you stay for a week there and visit all the region around. In conclusion, you get good value for your money in a laid-back atmosphere. We enjoyed having BBQ dinner with the owners and the other couple that was staying there at the same time.
5 Jul 2013
"Incredible stay in a small and personal B&B"
We've met this wonderful couple who run this B&B. Because our flight was delayed, they were so friendly to pick us up in the middle of the night. For us holiday started! With a great welcoming pa… More
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