Iznajar holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

Casa Las Eras - Cottage by Inland Lake & Beach

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Valdearenas Beach - Lake of Iznajar by Casa Las Eras

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 1820502

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Casa Las Eras offers the best of the rural Andalucian countryside, with its superb olive groves, and yet is close to the wonderful inland Lake of Iznajar, with its own beach, where you can swim, kayak, sail and much more. This 2 bedroom traditional cottage, situated in the heart of the 'white village' of La Celada, Iznajar, is ideally suited to a couple, or family, seeking to experience 'Real Spain' at an affordable price.

The cottage has two floors - The gated entrance is leads into the pretty front patio. Downstairs there is a lounge, kitchen opening into the dining room and separate WC. The upper floor has two bedrooms - one double/one twin - with a bathroom consisting of 'wet room' with shower, WC and basin. The landing leads to a lovely large, completely private, terrace...or beer garden...perfect for sun worshippers, outside dining (BBQ) or relaxing with a cool beer or glass of wine.

The village of La Celada is a hamlet of Iznajar, - just a few minutes drive to the town, with its fabulous Moorish Castle, lake and beach. It has its own well-stocked shop, in the plaza (square), traditional Spanish bar and play/exercise park. The area is known as “The crossroads of Andalucia”, being that it borders the provinces of Malaga, Granada and Cordoba and has excellent motorway access; the coast and major cities being easily reached in about an hour. Skiing in the Sierra Nevada is just 1.50hrs away.


The cottage has been recently fully renovated offering traditional charm yet modern facilities. Free WiFi is available in the cottage.

Lounge - There is a large comfortable corner sofa which can be converted to a double bed for additional guests. A woodburner provides heating for any chilly winter months. There is a Smart TV to allow you to watch UK, Spanish or TV channels from around the world! A range of DVDs and books are available for use by guests, together with a portable CD player that can be moved inside and out to suit.

Kitchen/Dining - Fully equipped with 5 ring cooker, dishwasher, tall fridge freezer and many other appliances to make your stay comfortable. There is also a second woodburner. The kitchen opens into the dining room and has a large extendible table and chairs.

Bedrooms - Both bedrooms look out to the front of the house, overlooking the village park, with play area and exercise equipment. Both bedrooms have ceiling fan/lights and separate portable fans, if required, for very hot nights. There is plenty of wardrobe and drawer space and a hairdryer is also provided. Linen and towels are included for use in the cottage.

Bathrooms - There is a separate WC on the ground floor and the upstairs wet room has a large tiled shower, WC and basin.

Terrace/Beer Garden - The landing leads out to a large secluded terrace with bar and BBQ. There is outside seating and table with large umbrella for shade. It is the ideal place for watching the glorious sunsets with a glass of Spanish wine from the extensive range available locally.

We also have a travel cot and highchair for use in the cottage if needed.

Short Breaks available from 2 Nights - Please enquire for prices.

We are registered with the Tourist Board of Andalucia - Vivienda Rural VTAR/CO/169

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Nearest beach Iznajar 2 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 250 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malaga or Granada, Nearest railway: Antequera
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Andalucia region


The friendly picturesque village, with its orange tree lined streets, is just minutes from Iznajar, and is the closest of its hamlets. The name La Celada is derived from Latin - 'hidden villa'. Traditionally the local industry is olive farming and the village boasts its own olive mill. The shop and bar means that you get provisions or have a drink locally without having to drive.

There is a beautiful church - San Jose - who is the patron saint of the village. A four day celebration around the saint's day, March 19th is something you will never forget. The nearest restaurant is just 1.2km away - a leisurely walk or short drive - which is very popular with locals and tourists alike.


Iznajar is ideally situated just one hour from Malaga, Granada and Cordoba, a perfect location for sightseeing if you wish to visit major cultural attractions, Alhambra in Granada, the Mezquita in Cordoba and much more. It is set in the beautiful rolling hills and olive groves of the Subbetica Natural Park and located on the beautiful 32km Lake, the largest in Andalucia.

The Beach

Valdearanas Beach on the lake is where you can swim, rent pedalos and kayaks, sail and much more. There are two beach bars/restaurants located directly on the beach.

Iznajar Town

Iznajar itself is unspoiled and traditional; a labyrinth of typical whitewashed Andalucían houses dotted around narrow lanes. The castle, perched at the top, dates from the 8th century and church from the 16th century, which can be visited along with several museums and exhibitions. There are breathtaking views over the lake.


The Fiestas are second to none. Semana Santa (Easter), San Isidro and the two annual Ferias are to name but a few. Each of Iznajar's hamlets all have their own celebrations in addition, usually to celebrate their own individual patron saint. Many of the local fiestas last three or four days!

Food & Drink

There are many bars and restaurants offering an excellent range of cuisines, many with typical Spanish dishes. Many bars offer delicious traditional tapas with your drink, either free or for a nominal 30c!!!!

Other Activities in and around Iznajar

There are many but some examples are:

Stunning outdoor swimming pool by the beach.

Gym and other leisure facilities.

Donkey riding

Vespa tours

Horse riding

Paddle tennis

Birdwatching & Wildlife Tours


There are many local shops but the nearest large supermarket - Mercadona is located about 7km in the next town of Rute. Easily accessible.


Casa Las Eras is the ideal location to visit several top European visitors attractions. Granada is just one hour's drive and home to the stunning Moorish architecture of the Alhambra with its Nasrid Palaces. Cordoba, a little over an hour, is where you can visit the Mesquita - Great Mosque of Cordoba. is one of the oldest structures still standing from the time Muslims ruled Al-Andalus. One hour south is Malaga and the many resorts of the Costa del Sol where you can find waterparks and many other activity centres, particularly ideal for the kids!!

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Review 1-8 of 8

19 Aug 2014


"Great villa in a perfect location. Everything you want close to everything you need."

A wonderful villa with everything you could possibly need. We arrived very late at night and were met by the owners with a beer and a smile. The start of a great holiday. The villa provided excellent accommodation and a relaxing environment. They said to treat it as though it was our home and that is how it felt. It's location is far enough away from major tourist areas to make it relaxing but close enough to be able to soak in the holiday atmosphere. It's location allows you to get the true feel of Spain. For those who require a pool there is a large lake and beach a short distance away that provides a safe swimming and sunbathing area away from the coastal crowds. It's a place to escape the stresses of everyday life and I can't wait until I can get back again. A great villa with perfect hosts, a relaxing oasis in a busy world. Thanks for a great holiday.

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