PRICES SLASHED FOR REMAINING WEEKS AS WE PREPARE TO OPEN BOOKINGS FOR 2016
This 6 bed villa for rent in Cotobro, Almunecar is fully loaded for a great family holiday. Amazing views overlooking Cotobro bay, the beach and the Marina del Este. Free WIFI boosted around the villa. Large private AstroTurf play court and equipment. Less than 5 minute walk to the beach and quality restaurants. From this point you are on the promenade! DISCOUNTS FOR SMALLER GROUPS.
On entering the villa, there is a large open plan area with hallway, large lounge, dining area with Italian marble floor. The first thing to hit you is the beautiful panoramic view. The lounge is fully equipped with TV, dvd player, wii console, tv ( English, Spanish, German, Dutch French etc) and music system with aux facility so you can play your ipod music. Music system in the gym. The lounge has an open fireplace. Off the lounge there are two bedrooms, one with a king size bed which has a large 5 piece en suite and direct access onto the outside dining balcony. The second bedroom of the lounge is a twin bedroom. There is also a separate shower room with WC on this level.
There is a fully fitted kitchen on this floor, complete with two fridges, two freezers, dishwasher, 5 burner cooker, grill and double oven with external extraction. There is a 3 section gas BBQ on the outside dining terrace. There is a circular marble staircase taking you to the lower level where there are 4 bedrooms, of which one is is a king size bed with en-suite. The other room sharing this balcony is also a king size double bedroom. There are two more shower rooms with WC. There are two balconies on this floor which are both shared by two bedrooms each, again with amazing views across the beach and the bay. There are two single bunk beds in one of the bedrooms and a bunk bed with a double bed underneath.
There is air conditioning in 4 of the 6 bedrooms and the lounge. There is also a washing machine, dryer, iron, safe for your valuables etc.
As you head down into the garden there is a gymnasium with two multi gyms, free weights and a punchbag. The garden is a shady grassy garden with 3 hammocks under two palm trees and a beautiful bay view. On this level there is a swimming pool 9x4.5m, with a pergola over the dining area (seats 16+). There is a traditional BBQ area, kitchen, shower room and toilet. Down from this level there is a sports AstroTurf court of more than 100m2 (1100 sq.ft). Equipped for basket ball, football, bowls, badminton, archery, golf putting practice etc. Further along this terrace there is a table tennis area and a swing ball game. Below this level is a fruit garden with mango, grapes, bananas, oranges, prickly pear and oranges. There are also some steps ( approx 80) from the bottom of the garden to the beach access road.
There is a garage with free use of bicycles and a two man ocean kayak. There are also children's toys and family board games. Pets are allowed subject to additional damage deposit. You can easily walk to the beach from the house (5 mins) and only have to cross one quiet beach road at a designated crossing. Once at the beach you can walk along the promenade and into Almunecar old town (35 minutes) passing numerous bars and restaurants along the way.
Heated swimming pool up to 30 degrees if you want and only 80 minutes drive to Sierra Nevada ski resort ( Dec to beginning May). A true ski in the morning and sunbathe in the afternoon.
Other great day trips are the historic city of Granada and the Alhambra palace and Generalife. These historic buildings came 8th place in the recent new list of the Wonders of the World. Nerja caves are just 15 minutes drive. You can have a day trip to Tangiers in Morrocco and visit the Kazbah/ Hercules Cave and lots more. The famous tax free territory of Gibraltar is only 140 minutes drive where you can see the famous wartime shelters and the Barbary Apes . The famous Otivar waterfalls are only a 1 hour drive where you can dive into lagoons and bath in the amazing crystal clear waterfalls.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 75 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Please contact the owner|
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 4 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Bunk Beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The property has been our family home and we know the area very well. If you have any special requirements , I am sure we can oblige. Smoking is not allowed inside but people can smoke outside on the balconies or terraces.
Granada is in Andalucia and home to the Sierra Nevada ski resort and the Alhambra Palace and Generalife. the Alhambra was recently voted as the eighth wonder of the world. The ski resort is normally open from the end of November to the end of April. The historic city of Granada is lively and vibrant all year around. Amazingly under-developed and stunning. The coastline is called the Costa Tropical and enjoys a genuine micro climate of cooler summer temperatures and warmer winter temperatures. Granada is the only province to still give FREE tapas with your drink so enjoy great cuisine for free. The Costa Tropical has Nature Reserves where you can enjoy breathtaking scenery and exhiliarating walks. Seeing Ibex, mountain goats, wild boar and eagles is not unheard of if you know where to look. There are great canyon walks with fresh water waterfalls and pools. The area is home to a substantial Marine reserve so the snorkeling and scuba diving is some of the best in Spain with a wide variety of fish and marine life. In brief the Costa Tropical is where mountainous countryside meets the Mediterranean sea. It is green and tranquil with nightlife in the town. A perfect mix.
Almunecar is the resort capital of Granada. It is to be the new home of the first 7 star hotel resort in Spain provided by Banyan Tree Group. Almunecar has a host of activities from a castle, water park , sports facilities (football, tennis, paddle etc), boat cruises, boat hire, best scuba diving in marine reserve, nature walks in natural reserve parkland, canyoning, waterfalls, abseiling , rock climbing, parapenting/hang-gliding, schools (language, flamenco, cooking, art, hang gliding, scuba), great snorkling, paintballing, 4x4 adventures, quad bike excursions, archery,etc. There are a choice of horse riding facilities and three golf courses to chose from 15 minutes to 40 minutes drive There is an amazing aquarium with underwater tunnels and sharks. Fishing trips. There is the old town to explore with its old cobbled streets, phonecian ruins, roman ruins, museums, botanical gardens, flamenco shows, famous Bosai tree exhibition. A wide array of restaurants from giant paella on the beach, to asian fusion cooking, to cordon bleu quality chefs from all around the world.