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Finca las Adelfas

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews

The main house from above the pool

Farmhouse | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

A very special country house in private estate in the hills overlooking Malaga.

Stay in one of the few remaining classic Andalucian cortijos, the location is unique:a totally private valley on the edge of Malaga city -just five miles as the crow flies from the cathedral. You can be in the city centre, at the beach or in the airport in under 20 minutes. The village has seven ventas (bar/restaurants) and a village shop which has a meals-to-order service. Additionally, in-house catering can be arranged

The house sits in 91 secluded acres of olive, almond and carob groves. There are wonderful panoramic views to the western Montes and the Mediterranean Sea. Built as an olive mill in 1854, the floors are terracotta and the rooms have beamed ceilings. In the mill itself -an integral part of the home- the original stones and press are still intact. The house has been restored using original Andalucian materials, colours and design features, while offering all modern conveniences, from the fully equipped modern kitchen and bathrooms to broadband internet connection and satellite TV.

The large pool (11metres X 8metres) sits on the hillside above the house and has a fully equipped cottage with kitchen and bathroom.

Size Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach 13
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga 19 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (7), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 15
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Andalucia region

Las Adelfas is situated just outside the city of Malaga, one of the great cities of Andalucia and the heart of the Costa del Sol. Although this is Europe's great tourist coast, the main holiday resorts are mainly west of the city and Malaga remains a very traditional Spanish city. Its centre is ancient and unspoilt: a Roman theatre, a Moorish castle (11th century) and winding pedestrianised streets. From Las Adelfas it's easy to make day trips to the inland cities of Seville, Granada and Cordoba.


The estate is on the edge of the small village of Los Gamez. This is where the countryside begins for most Malaguenos and the area is well known for its ventas: these are the family-run roadside bar/restaurants. There are 7 of these within just one mile of the property so there's plenty of choice if you want to step out and eat locally. There's also a small village shop which prepares take-away meals to order.

The village is the cultural and physical centre of the tradition of verdiales, folk music and dance which extends through the Montes de Malaga and is said to predate flamenco. You will probably be able to hear and see performances of this unique music in the local bars.

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4 Sep 2014


"Excellent villa. Ideal location for a large group"

Having just returned from a 10 day holiday at Las Adelfas we all wanted to report what a fantastic holiday we all had. We are a family group of 13 with ages from 4 to 70+. The villa suited all and the… More

14 May 2014


"Rural hideout with great value"

We have enjoyed a may week at this lovely farm house, celebrating a family birthday. The estate is truly beautiful, featuring walks in stunning surroundings. The house is spacious and well equipped, w… More

15 Jan 2014


"Reuniting with family and the beauty of Andalucia"

This was my second extended trip to Malaga coast area in decade, but this time rather than tooling all around in my little mazda mx5, I stayed put at Graham Brown's beautiful, restored mill. Why… More

18 Nov 2013


"Beautiful getaway!"

I stayed at Las Adelfas with 10 family from London and Texas, and it was the perfect location for us to get together and really relax. Very comfortable, rustic villa with great views and plenty to exp… More

13 Nov 2013


"Beautiful Villa in the Spanish Hills"

This trip was absolutely wonderful. The villa was beautiful wih stunning views over the counryside. It was incredibly clean and comfortable and just as beautiful on the inside as the out. The rooms we… More

11 Nov 2013


"Perfect secluded getaway in beautiful house"

We stayed at Finca las Adelfas for 4 days in August this year. Graham was extremely helpful beforehand, sending us emails with directions in Spanish to show to the taxi driver at the airport. When we … More

11 Nov 2013


"Beautiful, luxurious villa and pool, and idyllic, rural setting - perfect holiday."

This is a beautiful part of rural Andalusia and I was overwhelmed by how stunning the property was, with incredible views from the pool, especially. We were well looked after by the taxi drivers and l… More

11 Nov 2013


"Beautiful, spacious, the perfect Andalusian villa"

We stayed for around a week. The swimming pool was clean and with stunning views of the surrounding area, with a large poolhouse that was much used (for its fridge and shade). The property is a wonder… More

11 Nov 2013



A large group of stayed at Finca Las Adelfas in August this year. The old mill is in a beautiful location and gives stunning views on the unspoiled countryside, especially from the pool. Malaga itself… More

11 Nov 2013


"An unspoilt reminder of rural Spain"

Probably the most idyllic location you could imagine for a week away with friends. Luxurious accommodation and facilities were matched, if not bettered by the awe-inspiring views and comfort by the po… More

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Calendar last updated:23 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

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