Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The villa is an elevated detached bungalow, on its own private secure plot, with an entryphone system. It is in a quiet location, between an imposing mountain range and the fine golden beaches and clear shallow waters of the Costa Daurada, WITHIN A SHORT DRIVE OR TRAIN RIDE TO PORTAVENTURA THEME AND WATER PARK . The villa is built to a very high standard and is very well furnished, with fitted double wardrobes and drawer storage in every bedroom. Access is via a ramp up to the entrance door, which leads to a hall from which there are 2 twin bed bedrooms (one with 2 extra single beds, suitable for adults, which can provide 3 beds in each room), a bathroom with bath and integral shower, toilet and pair of basins, the kitchen with fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and electric oven with grill and hob and the lounge/dining room with leather corner sofa, dining table with 8 chairs, board games, TV with part sky, DVD and video with films and stereo with i-pod doc. Off the lounge/dining room there are 2 double bed bedrooms, a shower room with walk-in power shower, toilet and basin and a covered terrace with table and chairs for 10 to dine with a perfect clear view of the pool through the glass and comfortable oak bench seating with cushions. For the months October to May there are glass curtains that can be closed to still enjoy the terrace and the warmth from the sun. From the terrace, there are steps down to a swimming pool (size approx 8m x 4m) with light, shower and separate jacuzzi. A level garden with BBQ and rotary washing line. Plants surround the villa with a driveway for parking for 3 to 4 cars to the side through secure gates. Garden furniture is provided.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||L'Hospitalet de L'Infant or Playa Crysta 7 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Reus 25 km, Nearest railway: L'Hospitalet de L'Infant 6 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Please do not smoke inside of the villa, ashtrays are provided for outside use only.
Free view sky is installed
|Further details outdoors|
There is off-street secure parking behind locked gates and a large patio around the pool for sunbathing and relaxing, with the views of the mountains both to the front and rear of the property.
The water in the Jacuzzi is heated by the heat from the sun and is available between May and end of October.
A car is essential
English management company available to answer any questions you have.
THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
A complimentary welcome pack for you to have a drink and snack upon your arrival.
A complimentary mid-week change of linen and towels for 2 week bookings or more.
Use of the garden Jacuzzi.
Bath and hand towels (These are not to be used for the pool, nor taken outside the villa please).
Clothes hangers in the wardrobes.
Garden clothes rotary airer and pegs.
Iron and ironing board.
Bathroom scales to weigh your luggage.
Cleaning of the pool (once a week, but may be more in the summer) and Jacuzzi when required.
Plastic plates, cups and cutlery are supplied for young children in the cupboard on the terrace.
Highchair or travel cot at £10 a week to hire. Blankets and sheets are supplied with the cot.
The use of electricity is charged via meter readings at the beginning and end of your stay.
There are no hidden extras.
A car is essential
The Costa Dorada/Tarragona region
The Costa Daurada has 216 kilometers of beaches and is known as Spain's Golden Coast.
Reus takes 20 minutes and has comprehensive services and shopping.
Cambrils and Salou beaches take 25 minutes and they have developed into one of the main tourist areas in Catalonia, with facilities and entertainment for all ages, including various boat excursions along the coast. After sunset, they are the liveliest resorts on the Costa Daurada. Salou has karting circuits for adults and children, a bungee trampoline and a bungee rocket.
Port Aventura Theme and Water Park takes 20 minutes. It is Europe's second largest adventure theme park and is owned by Universal Studio. The big ride is the Dragon Khan, with its 70mph first drop and eight inversions. There are plenty of food outlets to cater for all needs. The indoor/outdoor Costa Caribe, the Caribbean-themed water park, also has a beach area and is an ideal venue to cool off.
Aquopolis Water Park near Salou takes 25 minutes. It has one of the most modern dolphinariums in Europe.
Aqualand Safari and Water Park near Salou takes 25 minutes.
Tarragona is the nearest large town and takes 30 minutes. It is the regional capital and has one of the finest examples of a Roman city. It has a well-preserved Roman aqueduct, cathedral, amphitheatre and museums. It has a good beach and excellent shopping facilities.
Barcelona takes 75 minutes. It is Spain's second city and has fashionable streets with cultural and tourist attactions. It has one of Europe's largest and best zoos. Parking is difficult, so it is adviseable to go by train.
Montserrat takes 90 minutes. It is the home of the Sanctuary of the Virgin and the Santa Monica Benedictine monastery, which, for nearly a thousand years, has been at the service of pilgrims from all over the world. Llieda takes 90 minutes. It offers mountain trekking, balloon and helicopter flights, horse riding, mountain bike or jeep excursions and river water rafting. The two information kiosk sat L'Hospitalet de L'infant will have details of how to pre-book before going.
Valencia takes 120 minutes. It is a vibrant cosmopolitan city.
Nov. - March ca 10 - 17 0 C
April - June ca 20 - 25 0 C
July - Oct. up to 32 0 C
L'Hospitalet de L'Infant
Within walking distance is a very popular buffet restaurant and bar on an 'eat all you can' basis. During the summer months, the restaurant provides outside family entertainment. Close to the restaurant is a children's play area, basket ball/netball, tennis and volleyball courts, a football pitch and two outdoor swimming pools. There is a charge to use the pools.
Close by is Vanessa Park, where there is a tennis club and a restaurant.
Within a few minutes drive is the beautiful Bonmont Golf and Country Club, considered to be one of the best golf courses in Spain. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, the 18 hole par 72 championship course has wonderful views over the Mediterranean and a spectacular mountain backdrop. The Club is open to non-residents (handicap 28 male - 36 female). It has a superb restaurant.
Local places to visit:-
L'Hospitalet de L'Infant shops, marina and beach (with lifeguards in the peak season) takes approximately 5 minutes by car. On Sunday morning it has a market, which is worth a visit. There is a supermarket (Sumo, which is open 9am to 9pm, but when there are festivals, it is open 9am to 2pm) and plenty of cafes and restaurants. Also, two tourist information kiosks. One on right at the roundabout just past the medical centre and one opposite the hotel vistamar on the seafront. The staff do speak English and it is worth a visit, as they have discount vouchers for the main attractions and details of the local area. L'Hospitalet de L'Infant and the local areas have numerous festivals throughout the year. The details of these can be found in the Catalunia Life magazine, a copy of which is in the villa, or a copy can be obtained from the tourist information kiosk.
Miami Playa takes approximately 5 minutes by car. The resort has beaches and coves (with lifeguards in the peak season), beach showers and shades, free beach train linking local beaches, children's play area (with rides and trampolines). This is a beach which is never packed. There is always space to spread out and even in August, the busiest time of the year, you can position yourself at the waters edge. The beach is kept very clean. Sundowners and deck chairs are available throughout the summer for a small charge, although you are advised to take your own parasol. There are plenty of bars and restaurants where you can either snack or have a full meal. The quality of food and service is good in the majority of the beach you can choose to eat on the sun terrace, or in the air conditioned covered area. This is a popular restaurant and can sometimes be busy. There are large supermarkets, variety of restaurants, 2 bodegas selling wine from around 1 euro a litre, banks, cashpoints, bicycle, motorbike and car hire.
At Playa Crystal beach there are bars and restaurants facing the sea.
At Cambrils, the beach here is busier and with that comes more restaurants, bars, shops and McDonalds etc. There is also a small port with boat trips along the coast and again the walk along the beach is a pleasant one. There are children’s play areas on the beach and this beach is more populated than the one in Miami and L'Hospitalet de l'infant.
The largest supermarket in the area is in Reus and is the Carrefour. It sells food, clothes, electrics, CDs, bicycles and so on.
The nearest hospital is in Reus. The chemists in Spain ( Farmacia) will usually be of much help should you need medication for a sore throat, tummy upset etc. Antibiotics in Spain can be bought without a prescription. Within Miami there are doctors and dentists who you can – some of them speak English, some of them don't. It is worth familiarising yourself with where they are based and when they are available.
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27 Oct 2013
"Lovey Villa in a peaceful location"
We have just returned from a lovely stay at this villa. We were a party of 8 people including children ranging for 0-15 yrs. The villa was immaculate when we arrived and very spacious. The pool was… More
Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted that you had such a wonderful time and will pass on your thanks to Mike and Val. We look forward to welcoming you back as well as your friends and family.
4 Sep 2013
"A beautiful villa!"
It is a beautiful villa, with a large living room, kitchen, two bathrooms and four bedroms.For two families with children is very good.The villa has a terrace in the back, and a fairly large pool and … More
Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback, we have now put a coffee percolator in the villa.
3 Sep 2013
"Just like the pictures, set in real Spain. Excellent."
Smooth and simple from booking to arriving at the lovely villa.We were a group of 2 families, 4 adults & 4 kids.We all enjoyed the pool and hot tub very much. Villa was clean & comfy.We visited Tarrag… More
We really appreciate your wonderful review and that we were able to help make your holiday so special. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the future.
5 Aug 2013
"Wonderful relaxing stay, lovely villa and location"
I have just returned from a weeks holiday, our party consisted of 4 adults and 5 children of various ages (5-15). The villa catered for our every need and was a great base for exploring the surrounding area. The swimming pool was a massive hit with everyone and it was lovely not to have to share it with anyone else! Early morning and late night relaxation in the Jacuzzi was also an added luxury. I would definitely recommend this villa to anyone, young or old.
Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted to hear that you all had such a wonderful holiday in our villa. We look forward to accommodating you in the future if you decide to return to the area.
22 Jul 2013
"Really nice villa"
We were 4 adults and 3 kids and we stayed 9 days.
The villa was great and we had everything we need in it.
The pool is really big and the water was clean.
The nearest beach is a few km away and we needed a car to go to the beach. You also need a car to reach the villa - we didn't see any public transportation.
When booking we received a guide to the villa and we easily find it(we came from Barcelona).
Ann is a really nice person and gave us all the details we asked for.
Thanks for a nice vacation.
We are so pleased to hear that you had a great time in our villa and we look forward to accommodating you in the future.
23 Apr 2013
"Home from home, a short drive from amenities."
We have stayed in many self-catering accomodations over the years but have never experienced better quality or facilities than this villa. Despite booking late in the season we arrived at 41, Calle Orquidea to find it immaculately presented, thanks to the excellent services of Val and Mike, who also added the reassurance of locally resident, true english speaking, non-intrusive housekeepers.
All amenities we required were provided at the villa, including of course the excellent pool and jacuzzi, and we found the peaceful, if slightly remote, surroundings kept us on site far more than expected.
We found no evidence of public transport so a car is definitely essential. The only facility open at the "centre" was the rather expensive buffet restaurant, catering for lovers of local cuisine and getting to and from the property on foot would be hazardous for the less agile, especially in the dark, as the lane is unmade, rocky and steep in places (gave us an interesting trip to the bar with a pushchair!).
An excellent guide to the property and the local area is provided on booking and those with transport have a good supply of clubs, shops, beautiful countryside, beaches, markets and of course a day trip to Port Aventura.
We enjoyed every minute and wish we had booked for longer.
Thanks very much Anne, Peter and the team.
Thank you very much for posting your feedback and we are so very pleased to hear that you all had such a lovely time and we look forward to accommodating you in the future.
17 Sep 2012
"Perfect Villa in peaceful location"
We stayed in this villa as a group of 2 couples and 1 toddler . In our opinion the villa was perfect for what we wanted . The villa is located approx 25 mins from reus airport and 5-10 mins away from the lovely beaches at L'Hospital de L'Infant and Miami Platja . Also within a short drive is Salou and the Port Adventura theme parks . The Villa is fully equipped with all appliances modern and working . The pool and jacuzzi are , as we found , a fantastic way to relax after a day out whilst the coals were heating up on the bbq . All in all we found the villa to be close enough to all the local amenities and tourist attractions and far enough away to have very peaceful evenings and a place I would recommend to anyone and will definitely visit again .
Thank you for your great review, hope to see you again in the very near future.
16 Aug 2012
"best holiday ever"
As we have never stayed in a villa before we were not sure what to expect, so glad we did.this villa is lovely with everything we could need. we drove down from saint Malo in France and had a few pro… More
Thank you very much for your review and we are so pleased to hear that your first experience in a villa turned out to be such a great one in ours and we look forward to seeing you next year.
6 Aug 2012
"Fantastic villa in a beautiful location."
We had a wonderful holiday and found the villa well equiped with everything we could have wished for. The pool was fantastic for the children, and very warm considering that it's not heated. The steps to enter the pool also meant it was safe for our small children, whilst the deep end enabled the older children to splash around. The jacuzzi was used every day and was also lovely and warm.
We did need the car as the owners state, in order to access the beautiful beaches which are just a short drive away. We bought an evening ticket to Port Adventura which was excellent value and we hardly had to queue for any of the rides. Aquapolis was good fun and the children enjoyed the dolphin show. We also went to Tarragona which was very picturesque and well worth a visit.
Thank you to Ann and Peter for being extremely helpful throughout the booking process and to Mike and Val for being so welcoming and friendly during our 10 day stay. We would recommend this villa to anyone!
Thank you for your review, we are so pleased to hear that you all had such a great time and enjoyed our villa and the area. We look forward to seeing you next year.
6 Jul 2012
"A comfortable and satisfying vila for a very busy holiday!"
None of us can fault this villa after our post-exams 'lads holiday' (so to speak) there. It was comfortable and well located (given that you hire a car as mentioned) and made for a fantastic home to come back to after many busy days.
Whether you are looking for relaxtion on the lovely nearby beaches, sight seeing in Barcelona just a short train journey away or the thrills or nearby Port Aventura theme park this villa is in a prime location for it all and with a pool big enough for 8 of us and a hot tub there is no shortage of ways to cool off when you get back!
We found the owners very easy to get on with and were in regular contact all through the booking process. Credit must also be given to the couple who manage the upkeep of the property. Their friendly and helpful approach to from arrival right through to the end made for a fantastic stay.
Would certainly recommend to any group of people looking for a quiet yet fun filled and busy break from exams, work etc
Thank you for the review, we are so pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful time and we look forward to accommodating you again in the future.
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