Casita Las Terrazas
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
A world class view to Morocco is just one reason to stay at the casita. Couple that with the surrounding natural beauty, spring fed pool, large outside terrace and ' home comforts' and you're onto a win win situation. Your comfort is well set up with a large double bed (zip bed converts to 2 singles), a basic but well equipped galley kitchen, shower/ compact bath, simple and comfortable furnishings.
Good weather turns inside living outside and you'll find the large outside terrace becomes the hub for BBQs, hammock life, and simply soaking up the sun whilst absorbed with the beauty of the mountain range across the Gibraltar Straits. The deep pool provides a wind free way to cool off and the mature gardens offer space and peace from the outside world.
This is authentic Spain, unspoilt beaches, regional tapas, bustling daily food markets, water sports, cobbled plazas, sunsets, white sands, historical white villages, Andalusian culture, horse riding, beautiful nature - if any of these elements say 'yes' to you, you should consider booking this season.
We are well connected to airports Gibraltar 1/2 hr away, Malaga, Sevilla , and Jerez 1 1/2.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tarifa 10 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gibraltar 25 km, Nearest railway: Algeciras 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|Standard||Kettle, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
About this location
The Andalucia region
The Costa de La Luz is rich in nature, bird life and the countryside provides a wealth of opportunities to walk, climb, ride and explore its vantage points. The area is one of the last unspoilt coastlines of Spain and is characterised by the miles of incredible beaches that run from Tarifa to Cadiz.
Huerta Las Terrazas' position offers a great base to explore this Costa that includes the stunning city of Seville, the sherry town of Jerez and the ancient provincial capital of Cadiz. Wind around the hills of Andalucia to visit the white villages that cling to hillsides or to have an altogether different experience and take a day trip from Tarifa across to Morocco and discover a different continent.
Huerta Las Terrazas is a ten minute drive to the ancient town of historical Tarifa. Its geographical location provides the perfect wind conditions for windsports enthusiasts that come from all over the world. Their approach to life has stamped Tarifa with a very cosmopolitan, laid back character, that maintains a very Spanish feel. Within the original walls of the port town you can find a wealth of bars and restaurants, offering something for everyone – traditional tapas to hip interiors. The cobbled streets lead you past boutiques, surf shops, coffee bars and into the market, which bustles with life. The beginning of September says goodbye to the holiday makers and Tarifa stages a week long fiesta which is well worth witnessing.
Huerta Las Terrazas lies directly in the path of one of the most crucial migration routes in Europe, millions of birds migrating in and out of Africa, south in Autumn and north in Spring, are funnelled through the narrow sea crossing and over the hills close to the house.
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23 Mar 2014
The location has pleasant views as advertised: what's not advertised is the significant level of road noise from the nearby Algeciras-Tarifa highway. Dogs are also a problem: as often in Spain ou… More
We are grateful to all our guests that they take time to write thoughts on their stay - you are only as good as your last review! I am slightly puzzled why this review has come 21 months after their stay. We care deeply that all guests have the holiday they hope for, and after ten years of looking after people we feel aware of any problems that might arise. The casita is a self catering arrangement; we welcome all guests with a drink and let them know about the local area and how to get the best from their stay. We like to give our guests as much privacy as possible but are always on hand and happy to provide care and advice when they need it.
The photos illustrate the casita accurately and the clear uninterrupted view down to the Gibraltar Straits. The casita is small, but with a good sized bedroom, galley kitchen and bathroom. The large terrace with plenty of seating becomes the outdoor living area in the summer and has spectacular views to Morocco. Whilst we are in the country, road access to the fantastic beaches and charms of the local area is nearby. Fortunately I cannot remember a previous complaint about road noise, and the road is not visible and a couple of minutes' drive to access. The country is full of different noises, some more vocal than others, barking dogs are part of life here (but there are not numerous packs of large dogs as implied), as are crowing cockerels, goat bells, cicadas, Nightingales and constant bird song. We are always open to any comments or suggestions guest may have in order to improve and make their stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
17 Jul 2013
Lovely place to stay in this part of spain. The property was secluded, with a lovely garden which may it very easy to relax. The hammock under the orange tree was perfect! There is also a lovely view of Morocco from the property. The owners gave you loads of privacy but were on hand if needed with advice etc.
The area is great, a 10 min drive takes you to Tarifa which is brilliant to watch the kite surfers on the beach. Its windy but without that i think it would have been too hot for me.
Great place for a relaxing holiday
3 Mar 2013
"Huerta Las Terrazas our twice yearly revive and refresh - Bliss"
In our experience Huerta Las Terrazas is unique. Al and Amy's welcome for the past eight years has always been a warm one. We always breath a sigh of relief on our arrival as we know a week of rest and recuperation awaits us. The cool clean ordered simplicity that the casita offers calls us back year after year. The secluded pool, stunning views, afternoons sleeping in the hammock and Amy's massages just add to the bliss. We like to hire a car for the week. Favourite trips are Algeciras market, Terrifa old town for evening meals and to wander around. Cadiz, Jerez, Verjer de la Frontera and Saville are all great days out. The beaches along the Costa de la Luz are all terrific depending on what you require. If we were thirty years younger the surfing would be great. As it is we find a secluded one to sit and gaze out at Morocco, read our books and watch the wild life. A trip to Bolonia is essential the beach is stunning especially in the evening but go in the day and visit the ruins of the Roman town of Baelo Claudia it is just fantastic and it has a great visitors centre. To make the best of your stay we would recommend car hire as it is a secluded spot, that's what makes it special. The shops, markets and supermarkets in Algeciras and Tarrifa are great but arriving on a Sunday can be a problem as they are all closed so go prepared. Looking forward to our stays in 2013 already ! ! !
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