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Casa Los Olivos (Finca los llanos) VTAR/MA/01267 Villa

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Casa Los Olivos (Finca los llanos) VTAR/MA/01267

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 13 reviews

  • Villa
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Visiting the caminito del rey? Casa Los Olivos offers rustic charm and all the modern conveniences, this spacious property offers everything you need for a great holiday base. Large bedrooms with ceiling fans, wood burning stove with vented heating to bedrooms in winter, open plan sitting/dining room, en suite bathroom to master bedroom and walk in shower and WC. Both bedrooms have doors opening on to the large terrace. The large sitting room has beamed and vaulted ceiling, TV, Sat , DVD player etc plus games. Pool toys are provided. and there it a ping pong table. The beds are very comfortable, and the bedrooms have large built in wardrobes. The house has WI-FI internet access. Casa Los Olivos is designed for ease of living, and fully wheelchair friendly. The spacious layout and furnishings mean the property is great for children and families, for two couples, for anyone with restricted mobility, in fact everyone. The property is popular we know, as guests come back year on year,

Visiting the caminito del rey? Casa Los Olivos offers rustic charm and all the modern conveniences, this spacious property offers everything you need for a great holiday base. Large bedrooms with ceiling fans, wood burning stove with vented heating to bedrooms in winter, open plan sitting/dining room, en suite bathroom to master bedroom and walk in shower and WC. Both bedrooms have doors opening on to the large terrace. The large sitting room has beamed and vaulted ceiling, TV, Sat , DVD player etc plus games. Pool toys are provided. and there it a ping pong table. The beds are very comfortable, and the bedrooms have large built in wardrobes. The house has WI-FI internet access. Casa Los Olivos is designed for ease of living, and fully wheelchair friendly. The spacious layout and furnishings mean the property is great for children and families, for two couples, for anyone with restricted mobility, in fact everyone. The property is popular we know, as guests come back year on year, which gives us great satisfaction as it means we are helping people have a great holiday.

Location description from owner

The Andalucia region

Just a short drive from the amazing Camiinito del Rey, Casa los Olivos is situated in the grounds of Finca Los Llanos, in the barriada of Los Llanos between El Chorro and the pretty white hill town of Alora. We are is 40 km inland from the beautiful city of Malaga at the head of the Guadalhorce Valley famous for citrus fruit growing, for the warm sunny climate, the Arabic architecture and food, the moorish influences of the old towns, and the gentleness and welcoming nature of the Andalucian people. This a wonderful place to visit and has something for everyone. Transport via road or rail is excellent, and access to cities, sporting activities and wonderful beaches is really good. Malaga is underrated and the old town is well worth a visit - not only to see the Picasso Museum. The restaurants and shopping are good too! Recommendations for day trips - Cordoba by train, Ronda by train from Alora, malaga by train , Gibraltar by car, Nerja/Maro by car (just over an hour). The national parks of El Torcal, Ardales and Sierra de las Nieves surround us, and make this area so special for those who like to explore by train, car, cycle, motorbike or on foot. The most spectacular experience has to be the newly reopened Caminito del Rey. It's safe, it's exhilarating and having walked it ourselves we have no hesitation in recommending early booking. Let us know if you are up for it and we can make the booking for you. It's free till all the new roadworks are finished in the autumn of 2015.

Alora

Álora is a traditional white hill town with winding streets, and lots of small shops, restaurants and bars. Just 12 km from the town is El Chorro with world class climbing attracting the best climbers. The Ardales Lakes are just a short drive through the national park - wonderful for swimming, hiking, cycling, and gentle walks. This is a beautiful area year round. Andalucia is renowned for its Ferias, its festivals and holidays. Here we have a feria in July when everyone enjoys the holiday atmosphere, enjoys the dancing and singing with flamenco of course being the star performer. The nearby areas and villages all have their own ferias too, so there is plenty of enjoyment to be had. However, all year round there are excellent restaurants, many having large covered terraces for shady summer eating. In winter we celebrate the day of the kings on the 6th January, and we have holidays for 'Andalucia Day' and various saints days throughout the year. Any excuse really to get together with friends, relax and eat together and generally have fun.There are great beaches on either side of Malaga. El Palo and Rincon de la Victoria are East of Malaga and totally Spanish. Fantastic beach bars serve local fish dishes. Further up to just east of Nerja and the beaches are forbidden to motor boats, jet skis and cars. Only shuttle buses allowed. Great beach restaurants too. To the west, Los Boliches has a kid friendly gently sloping beach and is not too far from the BioParc which is truly great for kids.

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds, 2 Cots available
  • 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Adapted for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Helen K

Tourist Licence
VTAR/MA/01267

Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
11 Jul 2016
Years listed:
2
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, Spanish


This Villa has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 Jun 2006. Located in Province of Malaga, it has 13 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £542 to £667.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 11 Jul 2016.

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“Amazing property, everything was fantastic.”

Reviewed 27 Sep 2012

This property has everything, even the little extras like table tennis, wifi, t.v with freeview and a kitchen with every appliance or utensils you could want or need! There is a pool with the most comfortable loungers and sheltered area. There are some fantastic restaurants nearby, one that does tapas for 1 euro which are amazing. If you like a quiet location with fantastic views this is the property for you.

“Wonderful week”

Reviewed 16 Oct 2011

We enjoyed a super week in Casa Los Olivos and didn't want to leave. The house is very clean, comfortable and very well equipped with a private garden and a lovely pool. It is such a relaxing place and Helen and Alan are superb hosts - very friendly and helpful but never intrusive. It is a lovely area of Spain with splendid lakes and mountains and thankfully very Spanish and not touristy. Alora is a nice town with everything you could need including an excellent train service into Malaga which proved to be an interesting city to explore. We very much hope that we can make a return holiday in 2012.

“A lovely week in Spain”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2011

My husband and I stayed at Casa Los Olivos back in June. We had such a lovely stay. The hosts were very friendly and gave us some great recommendations for nearby places to visit. The self catering accommodation was very comfortable and spacious but we spent most of the time lying around by the pool and having table tennis championships. Perfect!

“Total Relaxation, Total Comfort, Totally Brilliant”

Reviewed 3 Oct 2011

As parents of two young children the words 'family' and 'holiday' haven't exactly gelled in the past - but this was a really lovely, relaxing 'family holiday'. The accommodation is spotless and very well appointed - we didn't have to lug travel cot or car seats with us as they were provided - and having 2 bathrooms in the cottage was great. The location is beautiful with views of the mountains and the church in Allora. A safe pool (well fenced in and locked when not in use) meant we could let the kids run around the garden without worrying. Enjoyed the outdoor table tennis and the many comfy places around the villa to enjoy that sundown G&T. We went into Allora (which feels Spanish rather than touristy) a couple of times to eat and thanks to the hosts recommendations had excellent meals. The hosts are very welcoming and helpful (and were good at only being around when we needed them!) - they even babysat for us one evening giving us the chance for a grown up night out. The kids loved the wolf sanctury and the beach is a short car ride away. Would recommend - we will be back!

“Highly recommended”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2011

Very nice, clean, spacious and well equipped. Excellent pool! Thanks Helen and Kirk (owners) for all your kindness and good care. We had a very relaxing holiday and would absolutely recommend it too others.

“A home from home in beautiful Andalucia”

Reviewed 29 Sep 2011

Within a short time of arriving at Casa Los Olivos it felt like home. Everything is there, everything works and the house is comfortable without being showy (a bonus when you have young children racing around!) The owners, Helen and Alan, live in the house next door and are always on hand when needed with local information and recommendations for places to eat and visit. The highlight is the fabulous pool, great fun for the kids and a tranquil place for an evening swim too. If you don't want the hustle and bustle of the coast, this is a wonderful base for a family holiday. I recommend it.

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