Villa | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
CORTIJO LAS OLIVAS - La Casita which can sleep two people.
La Casita is our cosiest and most private villa with one double bedroom opening out onto our large 'Mountain spring water' pool. It is a bright and airy yet traditional country cottage with its own private patio for outdoor dining, La Casita accommodates a maximum of 2 people and is perfect for couples on a romantic getaway. We provide Wi-Fi access at a small charge of €1 per day so you can connect your laptop or iPhone to our broadband ADSL service. This access is available not only in the Casita but throughout the complex including by the pool and in the Gardens.
We also provide a laundry service at the small charge of €5 per load. This elegant and tranquil mountain valley complex is only 45 minutes from Malaga Airport and within easy access of Malaga, Granada, Cordoba, Marbella, Seville and Costa-del-Sol. Enjoy a taste of "the Real Spain" close to the picturesque "Pueblo Blanco" (White Town) of Iznajar, perched beside the spectacular aquamarine Lake of Andalucia.
Our three rental villas make Cortijo Las Olivas a very special place offering outstanding self-service accommodation in a peaceful setting. We have spellbinding panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, colourful and tranquil Mediterranean style rose gardens and a mountain spring water swimming pool, providing that special vacation destination for either a restful holiday, or a base from which to explore the many treasures that Andalucia has to offer.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Iznajar Lake beach 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Andalucia region
Cortijo Las Olivas sits in the heart of Andalucia in the region where Cordoba, Malaga and Granada meet and makes a fantastic base for sight seeing in there three historic areas. In Granada you have the world famous Alhambra and Generalife... an absolute must for the avid sight seer, not to mention the stunning cobbled streets and a city that oozes history and culture from every door and window.
In Cordoba, you must visit the Mosquita and in the newer city of Malaga there are endless leisure pursuits and sight seeing tours to keep both children and adults alike entertained. For all the art lovers, make sure you visit the birthplace of Picasso and his art museum.
Andalucia itself is a stunning landscape and a photographers paradise, with new sights around every corner... perfect for bird watchers and hikers... maybe take a trip to El Torcal nature reserve and see the million year old rock formations... see the ancient burial sights and churches of Antequera and of course spend a lot of time at the Aquamarine lakes of Iznajar, the second largest lake in Spain and only a 3 minute drive from Cortijo Las Olivas!! spend a day on the beach and enjoy the beach bar light refreshments!
Iznajar is a stunning white hilltop Spanish village overlooking one of the most beautiful lakes you will ever see! with a variety of banks with ATM's - village hospital cafes, restaurants and bars. There are a wide variety of shops:- butchers, fruit / veg, pharmacy, ironmongers, optician etc. The locals are extremely pleasant and helpful - you will find it like shopping in a bygone era. Food is cheap and of good quality.
Other local activities include horse riding, walking, bird watching, cycling and tennis, sailing or fishing on the lake. There are also plenty of people offering yoga, massage or drive the children to the Wolf park, Donkey sanctuary, to the water park Rute: a further ten minutes up the road has a great supermarket, “Mercadona, the famous Anis museum, a chocolate factory and a Flamenco bar.
Antequera: boasts a number of supermarkets, large shopping area with boutiques, numerous bars and restaurants, plus La Vironique shopping mall with Eroski hypermarket, food hall and cinema. In the town there is a bull ring with restaurant. These aren't the only attractions -there is an old alcazaba at the top of the town, El Torre del Homenaje, with terrific views.
Markets:- there are weekly markets in most of the towns and villages.
Good selection of local restaurants and bars in the surrounding area a number on the A33 maximum of 20 minutes drive, all have menu in English if required:- El Charcon (resembles a castle), Bar Rossi, Hotel Caserio de Iznajar by the lake, La Paloma, Le Maison (by station Salinas) with the up market option Barclo La Bobadilla Hotel.
There is no light pollution at Cortijo Las Olivas offering views of the night sky like you've never seen before! The Milky Way has to be seen to be believed on a warm Andalucian night.