Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Casa Megin, in the village of Tamariu, nestles on a hillside in a quiet residential area from where thare are footpaths that allow you to easily walk down into the centre of the resort.
The villa is detached and is set in private gardens laid mainly to lawn with a swimming pool and various terraces facing in different directions that will allow you to capture the sun through most of the day. Built on two levels Megin's elevated position offers wonderful views out over the bay, the sparkling sea and the coastline below; yet is just a few minutes walk to the beach and the centre of Tamariu.
Casa Megin sleeps up to 8 guests in spacious accommodation and has been built and furnished in a contemporary style. Finished to a high standard, with large windows and neutral colours, the villa is perfect for an extended family, two families and groups of friends alike. Air-conditioning has recently been installed in the living room and bedrooms, and is payable as a supplement.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tamariu 500 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Girona - Costa Brava 57 km, Nearest railway: Flaca or Girona, TGV at Figueres|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Steps lead up from the road to the private entrance, the gardens and swimming pool. Casa Megin is a light and bright villa with large windows and modern sliding doors, with ceramic tiled floors throughout and dressed with white blinds letting the light stream in. Off white painted walls contrast with the modern wooden furniture and comfortable chocolate coloured sofas and chairs in the living rooms of the villa. Pale colours extend into the bedrooms and bathrooms.
On the ground level, off of the entrance hall is one of the double bedrooms with an en-suite shower room, a large living room with separate sitting and dining areas, the latter opening onto a terrace. The modern kitchen leads off the living area and has its own breakfast table and is well-equipped with a ceramic hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a separate cloakroom, and a utility room with a washing machine.
Stairs lead up to the first floor where there are two twin bedrooms which share a bathroom, and a further double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a large terrace.
The living room and the 4 bedrooms have recently had air-conditioning installed.
WIFI access can be arranged using a router at a cost of €25 (download capacity 2gb) or €35 (download capacity 5gb). This service must paid for locally and pre-booked.
|Further details outdoors|
The grounds of Casa Megin are also on two levels with the pool just a few steps down from the terraces which run around the villa with fencing for security. Beside the living area is a furnished terrace, perfect for al fresco dining.
Set below the villa, the swimming pool is surrounded by a further terrace and an area of lawn, both with great views. The swimming pool is accessed by Roman steps and there there is also a poolside shower. Below the house is a garage which will accommodate 2 cars; there is also parking available in the road which is a cul-de-sac.
For further information on the location of Casa Megin please refer to the interactive map which also includes a satellite image.
PROPERTY REGISTRATION - the Catalan Government has recently introduced a new registration scheme for all rental properties called the H.U.T (Habitatge d'ús Turistic). Under this scheme only properties that are registered can be legally advertised, promoted and offered for rental on websites like Holiday Lettings. Casa Megin is a registered property and the H.U.T registration number is HUTG - 010700.
SECURITY DEPOSIT – is payable locally to the managing agent of the property on arrival. This can be done by credit card imprint which will destroyed at the end of your stay; should there be any deductions for breakages or additional charges you will be advised by the managing agent of the property.
TENANCY TIMES - the property is available for occupation between 1600 and 2000 hours (1800/1900 hours in low/mid season) on your arrival day and should be vacated by 1000 on your day of departure. Please bear this in mind when you are booking your flights. If you have flights that are arriving late we can arrange a late key collection for you.
TOURISM TAX - the Government of Catalunya Tourism Tax applies to all villa and apartment rentals. The tax is payable by all persons staying in the property over the age of 16 years. The tax is paid at the rate of €0.45 per person per night for up to a maximum of 7 nights and must be paid locally in cash to the managing agent of Casa Megin when you collect the keys of the property.
The Costa Brava/Catalonia/Barcelona region
Catalonia, or perhaps better known as the Catalunya region, is the area of northern Spain bordering the Mediterranean just to the south of the French border. This ancient Kingdom once extended from near Narbonne in France down to Barcelona and eastwards to include the Balearic Islands. The area was later divided between France and Spain but even today it remains fiercely Catalan, as can be seen by the numerous red and yellow striped flags proudly displayed.
Perhaps Catalunya greatest gifts to the world have been its artists, Joan Miró and Salvador Dali are both from this region, but today’s artists, the chefs of Catalunya, lead the world with their own inimitable styles and the rather exceptional cuisine, demonstrated originally by Ferran Adria of El Bulli fame and today perpetuated by the Roca brothers in Girona.
For the holidaymaker this is the Costa Brava, known throughout the world for its scenic beauty, aquamarine seas and golden sandy beaches. The most attractive area of the coast is the small area around Palafrugell which stretches from Pals and Begur in the north, south through Fornells, Aiguablava, Tamariu, Llafranc, to Calella de Palafrugell. This dramatic coastline abounds with beautiful bays, coves and headlands, with sandy beaches washed by sparkling seas, and interspersed by glistening white villages, each very different, the perfect locations for relaxing holidays.
Inland, the countryside is mainly agricultural with some wonderful timeless villages like Peratallada and Ullastret set against a distant backdrop of the ever present Pyrenees. Visit Pals, the walled medieval city; Bisbal famed for its production of ceramics; Torroella de Montgri with its Gothic palaces, courtyards and narrow streets nestling beneath the Castell de Montgri, and the spectacular gardens of Cap Roig. There are various markets to explore, vineyards to visit and slightly further away the Dali Museum in Figueres; whilst the vibrant city of Barcelona is less than 2 hours away.
For the more energetic there are no fewer than 5 golf courses nearby; you can play tennis; follow a number of planned walking and cycling itineraries; go scuba diving; enjoy all manner of water sports; hire a boat and explore the coast; or just relax soaking up the sun on one of the beautiful beaches for which the area is renowned.
Named after the tamarisk trees that surrounded its bays, Tamariu is a charming small resort with a crescent of golden sandy beach, which is set on a sparkling bay between majestic tree clad hillsides. It is popular with families, beach lovers and those seeking water sports, walkers, cyclists and divers, and is renowned for its excellent fish restaurants which are set on the promenade overlooking the beach and sea.
Holidays here are relaxed, lunches are long and the evenings are late but fairly quiet. The paseo is the prelude to the evening meal with longer walks along the coast for the more serious hiker, along the ancient Cami de Ronda exploring the beautiful scenery and the many coves.
There are many local festivals in the surrounding towns and villages – the main event being the Catalan Festa de St Joan on 23 and 24 June which is marked all over the region with bonfires and firework parties.
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