Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The villa has air conditioning but the villa keeps lovely and cool inside with the window blinds down. A welcome retreat on very hot days.
We have two double bedrooms both with dressing table/chest of drawers, bedside cabinets and wardrobes. There are two twin bedrooms with bedside cabinets and one room has large fitted wardrobes. The two bathrooms have full size baths with showers over, and the en-suite bathroom also has a fully tiled walk-in shower. Both bathrooms have storage and plugs for shavers with adaptors. A hair dryer is also provided
Linen and bathroom towels provided. Please bring your own pool- and beach towels. The dining/living area is open plan with patio doors going out to the pool area. The whole pool area is walled and gated making it safe for youngsters. The pool is 8m x 4m and is only half a meter deep at the shallow end for paddling and is ideal for small children, shelving down to 1m60. Sun loungers and chairs are provided around the pool and a large parasol. The terraced area provides shade for the hotter parts of the day and has a table and seating
For the evenings there is lighting around the whole pool and the terrace area, making it ideal for your outdoor dining. The upper terrace is the perfect place for your evening drinks as you watch the perfect sunsets and uninterrupted views across the countryside. Also for your use we have a free Wireless broadband connection installed at the villa - just bring your own laptop.
There is Satellite TV with all Free view channels a DVD/CD player and a hard disk with 500 movies. A sound system is installed throughout the villa which plays via ceiling speakers, these can be independently controlled in each room. Keypad safes in two of the bedrooms for your use. Ducted air conditioning throughout the villa and blinds at all the windows to keep the villa cool during the day
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Torre del Mar 30 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 35 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
The Andalucia region
This region is well known for it long hot summers but is ideal for winter breaks due to the mild and often suny winters. The area has a wealth of places To visiT, historic cities, beaches, golf courses etc. The famous cities of Granada, Cordoba and Ronda are an easy day trip as are Antequera, Nerja, and its caves and cosmopolitan Marbella. To the west of Malaga there are beach resorts of Torremolinos, Benalmadena with its hge marina, fishings trips and Fuengirola.
To the East are the Spanish resorts of Torre del Mar with long promenades for walks and local fish restaurants, Torrox and Nerja with its famous"Balcon de Europa", caves and good shops and restaurants. The coast has very good shopping centers, zoos, water parks, local markets, horse and flamenco shows, an abundanceof golf courses, amusement parks etc. The main city of Malaga has a very beautiful cathederal and an old quarter with tapas bars and local music, an old castle with views over the port and a paseo with city gardens and walks along with horse drawn carriages. The shopping is also very good. The airport is only a 30 minute drive from the property, as is the main bus/train station.
The local village of Colmenar is known as the capital of the Axarquia region of Andalucia. It derives its name from the beehive or "colmena" and its organic honey can be bought today. The village also has a honey museum showing the process of collecting and producing the local honey. The village lies in an elevated position with a church at the very top of the vllage. The views from here of the surrounding area are superb. Colmenar has a very good selection of tapas bars, restaurants, bakers, butchers, small supermarkets, chemist, 24 hour medical centre , banks and a weekly fresh fruit and veg market.
It is also well connected by good roads to the motorway junction only kms away making it an ideal base for touring and for easy day trips sightseeing. The village has 2 main festivals, one in February and one in August although all the surrounding villages also have their own festivals. The Spanish always have something to celebrate! Colmenar is close to the villages of Rio Gordo, Alfernate and the beautiful hilltop village of Comares.
There is a small local park, huge municipal swimming pool and a great area for country walks. A small riding stable is located a few miles away and the area is also idea for birdwatching and bike riding. The Montes de Malaga national park has lovely cool walks in the pine forests and the Torcal National Park with its fabulous rock formations is good for walks and picnics. The area really has something for everybody, but it is also ideal for relaxing and taking the slow pace of life in the Andalucian countryside in the beautiful sunshine!