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La Casita Bonita Log Cabin

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 35 reviews

La Casita Bonita is such a magical place, especially in the evenings

House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

La Casita has a comfortable double bedroom with plenty of wardrobe space & 2 side cabinets with beautiful views out of the window.The lounge has a comfortable Double Sofa Bed, extra single bed can be provided for 5th person, Satellite TV, dining area seating 4/5, Hot and cold Air conditioning and additional fans. fully equipped kitchen comprising of 5 ring gas cooker with oven and dishwasher . Shower Room with bidet & hairdryer. Safe., Gas barbecue.

The outside area has loungers, chairs and dining table and also a Hammock.

There are nice secluded areas to sit in the shade and read your books. The swimming pool with outside shower and sun terrace overlook the mountains with its magnificent views. It is an ideal location for ”Al fresco” dining or a barbecue.

La Casita is located in easy access of the village only 1 km away, 20 min walking downhill and not recommended in the summer months during the day.

Monda is a typical Spanish Village situated in the mountains of the Las Nieves. If you want to experience the true feel of Spanish life you will find it in Monda. Monda has plenty of shops, for your everyday needs: Chemist, Bakery, Supermarkets, Butchers, and Post Office.

A small market on a Tuesday, Cheese Factory and a working Olive Mill which is over 200 years old.

Plenty of Bars and Restaurants serving anything from Tapas, Steaks, Pizza, Pasta, Paella, Sardines cooked over charcoal and giant prawns!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Marbella (20 min)
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga 40 km, Nearest railway: Cartama De Estacion 20 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, Air conditioning, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The road leading to the Casita is a proper road all the way from the entrance of Rozuella to our door:)

On arrival people were pleasantly suprised by how spacious the Casita was in reality to the photo's!

Pool Towels also provided.

Fluffy towels in the bathroom and crisp starched cotton sheets to keep you cool in the summer.

We can put an extra single bed in the Casita, so it can sleep 5!

Air conditioning in the lounge for those hot summer months and Heating throughout for winter.

The bathroom has a Power Shower with various jets and it also has a bidet .

The kitchen is well equipped, plenty of cooking utensils, saucepans, microwave and dishwasher, etc..

Washing Machine available for a small charge, 2 euros per load.

WE CAN NOW OFFER OUR GUESTS FREE WIFI

SPECIAL OCCASIONS & SURPRISES CATERED FOR:) ROMANTIC MEALS-PROPOSALS-SPA TREATMENTS

Further details outdoors

La Casita is a great place to stay if you want to just relax & chill out. Its Quite, Peaceful and has secluded areas.

Outside Shower by the pool and Aqua Spa situated under a covered terrace.

Gas BBQ.

If you want action and you like walking or mountain biking, Horse riding and rock climbing,Golfing or fishing,4x4 off roading, its all within a 20min radius of La Casita.

If you dont want to venture far we are even happy to serve you breakfast/lunch & dinner.

A pack lunch for the beach!

Selection of Beauty treatments available, just ask Heli for a brochure.

Plenty of fresh herbs for you to cook with, not forgetting our very own olive oil.

There are some fantastic markets and some great shops and dont forget Gibralta is only 50 min away!

Further details

We use the word staffed property because Garry and I live on site, We can assure you that your privacy is of the utmost importance to us.

This is your holiday!

Therefore we have tried to make your stay the best it can be, from the time you arrive.

The sun loungers are out with padded cushions ready for you. There's food in the fridge, milk, tea & coffee to get you started and the wines even chilling in the fridge:)

The double bed now has a mattress topper on it for extra comfort. If the memory foam pillows don't suit you, there are plenty of others for you to choose from.

Nothing like going somewhere and your just not comfortable!

NEW WOODEN CHALET

If the dates you would like are booked we can now offer you our new Cabana,

Situated a the bottom of our land and is completely private, offering peace and tranquillity.

This Accommodation sleeps two and comes with Plunge Pool

WE INCLUDE A WELCOME PACK ON ARRIVAL:

Consisting of everything you need to start your holiday so you don't have to worry about immediate supplies:

Water, Milk, Bread, Tea, Coffee, Cheese & Mixed Meat Platter, Olives,Bottle of Wine & Juice.

There is also shower gel, dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid.

It is your choice if you would like to bring children under 5.

We must make you aware that due to the nature of the pool area we would ask that children are supervised at all times.

Babies are fine, we can also provide a cot and high chair if required.

We have various, maps, guide books and driving/parking instructions, to make sure you get the most out of your holiday.

Lots of board games, DVDs and books at your disposal.

Sorry no pets allowed as we have well behaved dogs and a cat, that are not allowed in the Casita.

The Andalucia region

Monda is situated only 20 min from Marbella, Costa del Sol and its numerous well-kept beaches many of which have been awarded the European Blue Flag.

The Costa del Sol stretches along just over 150 kilometres of Málaga province and is one of Spain's most popular tourist destinations. The mild climate makes the Costa Del Sol a very sort after location all year round.

Monda its self is situated in the natural park of the Sierra Las Nieves. Therefore attracting many visitors who enjoy Bird watching, Hiking, Mountain Biking and over all "Seeing Nature at its Best".

Gourmets and epicures cannot fail to be delighted with the wide range of restaurants and culinary styles Monda has to offer. From tapas with the locals to a gourmet dinner at the Castle, Monda has it all!!

There are plenty of things to enjoy and you dont have to travel to far.

The nearest Golf Course is 20 minutes away.

The old town of Marbella is well worth a visit, its old town wall and little sleepy backstreets, a visit to Orange Square is a must.

Other Interesting places to visit from Monda are El Chorro and the Lakes, Ronda with the oldest bullring in Spain and El Tajo across the gorge. Cordoba with its Mosque, Sevilla with its famous cathedral and La Giralda the golden tower and Granada with the famous Alhambra Palace and splendid General life Gardens and Gibraltar only 50 minutes away.

Only a 20 min drive from Monda is Istan with its Lake Concepcion which is now a reservoir supplying the coast with its water supply. Another 10 minutes further on you can be in Puerto Banus where the world-famous marina is located with its amazing yachts and night-life. Here you can do everything from people watch to even hiring a Sunseeker yacht for the day!

Also on the coast we have, Tivoli World Amusement Park, Fuengirola Zoo, Water Parks, Benalmadena Port, Cable Car, Crocodile Park, Seaworld &Safari Park.

The old town of Mijas set in the mountains with its own Bull Ring, quaint little church, lots of bars, restaurants and not forgetting the donkeys!

It’s hard to believe this small Spanish Pueblo is only 20 min from the coast.

Staying in Monda you get the best of both worlds!

Monda

Monda Pueblo

Monda is a typical Spanish Village situated in the mountains of the Las Nieves. If you want to experience the true feel of Spanish life you will find it in Monda. The landscape and scenery is always inspiring and never boring.

You have entire life cycles taking place in front of you. Small children playing, senoritas gossiping at their front doors or shouting from their blooming balconies.

You can see local businessmen having important meetings alongside the good old boys of the pueblo having their daily game of dominoes and sipping the local “fino”.

You still see old farmers crossing the square with their loaded donkeys on their way to their olive and orange groves.

The streets between the old white houses are narrow, curved and more designed for humans and donkeys than cars.

The design of the houses are typically Spanish with there beautiful flower boxes cascading over the windowsills.

Monda has several small squares. The Church Square is the main one dominated by the old church since 1505. It is surrounded by orange trees, and is the central hub for local Fiesta’s of which there are many.

Monda has many Bars & Restaurants and Discos. If you enjoy good food you can get an excellent meal for a small amount of money or try one of the many Tapas for only 1 euro. Monda has plenty of shops, for your everyday needs.

Monda Castle

Situated high above Village, looking out from the Castle you can see Monda and the countryside around with the natural forest which covers a huge area all the way to Ronda 60 km away.

In the background you can see the Mediterranean Sea at Malaga and the snow covered top of the Sierra Nevada, a popular ski resort only 2 hours drive away.

The Oil Mill

The oldest oil mill is in the centre of town and is 200 years old. An amazing place to visit, the olive mill is powered by a steam machine heated by burning wood from old olive trees. The huge cone shaped granite stone that presses the olives for their juice is the same one that must have been used for generations. The farmers still come in from the countryside to sell their olives to the mill. They transport their olives in big canvas sacks, loaded on exhausted donkeys.

The Cheese Factory

The goat’s cheese produced at the old factory in Monda is very famous and eaten fresh on toasted bread with honey. The goats walk around in the mountains in huge numbers with bells around their necks followed by the goat man and his dog.

La Casita is such a peaceful place I wondered what was happening when I first met “The Goat Man” walking up the lane!

Activities in and around Monda

There are great walking and cycling routes as Monda borders a national park making very beautiful and interesting routes.

• Horse riding

• bird watching

• mountain walks

• Painting

• 4x4 Trips

• Quad Biking

• Mountain Biking

• Pamper days

• Fishing

• Golf

• Eating good food and sampling local Wines.

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16 Sep 2014

5/5

"Excellent again :)"

This is out second visit to Casita Bonita, which is unusual for us as we never go back to this same place on holiday! However this is one place I can see us visiting for years to come. Helen and Gary … More

4 Sep 2014

5/5

"A relaxing stay in wonderful surroundings"

We stayed at the Casita in June 2014 and had such a lovely time that we went back again in August! The region has lots to offer for those who feel energetic: beaches and harbours, a zoo, a botanical … More

14 Jul 2014

5/5

"Totally amazing 8 days at Casita Bonita"

I don't normally get round to doing reviews but I felt it was really important to share with people how good our holiday was at Casita!I had read the already great reviews so was confident we wou… More

8 Jul 2014

5/5

"Lovely Jubbly"

What a lovely hoiliday. We were made to feel so welcome. The facilities were excellent, the location simply stunning. We would happilly come again as the holiday exceeded our expectations. Gary and He… More

20 Jun 2014

5/5

"Happy Memories and New Friends"

If there is one thing that separates the Casita into a class of its own, it is the energy of Heli and Gary that has been put in to making the holiday as near perfect as possible. It was all the littl… More

12 May 2014

5/5

"A truly relaxing getaway"

This was my second stay at Casa Bonita and although I was nervous that things may have changed I was quickly proven that things can only get better - which I didn't think could be possible, as my… More

5 May 2014

5/5

"Idyllic, peaceful and very well equipped"

From the moment that we arrived Heli and Garry made us very welcome, they have been the perfect hosts! My mum was poorly when we arrived and Heli made some lovely homemade soup and a hot lemon drink a… More

29 Apr 2014

5/5

"Such a relaxing break"

This review is long over due, Sorry Helen!!... We got married in Monda in 2007 and fell in love with the lovely village. We decided to return for a few days for a nice quite break with our 3 month old… More

27 Apr 2014

5/5

"Couldn't stay away"

After our fantastic holiday last August 2013 my wife and I were keen to book up for a return visit for 2 weeks in August 2014. Unfortunately, but not surprisingly considering all the excellent reviews… More

26 Oct 2013

5/5

"Little Hideawy"

This reveiw is long over due but worth waiting for.Casa Bonita is right in the mountains away from it all... If you want peace and quiet then this is the place. Everything you needed was there, if not… More

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