Casa La Noria, La Parata, Mojacar – Home 247711 Villa
- 4 bedrooms
- 9 sleeps
- 7 nights min stay
Casa La Noria, La Parata, Mojacar – Home 247711
- 4 bedrooms
- sleeps 9
- 7 nights min stay
Villa / 4 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 9
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 1 km
- Swimming pool
- Child friendly
- Car advised
- Air conditioning
- No pets allowed
- Private garden
Description from owner
Casa La Noria, one of the original villas that is situated in the prestigious area known as La Parata. It has been constructed on one level and from its elevated position looks out to sea as well as having stunning mountain views. It offers luxury, peace and quiet yet is only 5 minutes from the bustle of the 'Playa' and the beautiful blue flag beaches. Nearby is an excellent restaurant, popular with non-residents as well as residents, set in beautiful surroundings and within easy walking distance. The property has its own private pool but also benefits from the use of a private tennis court as well as a much larger communal pool. There are plenty of terraces around the property for relaxing or dining al fresco and it is ideal for families and couples. The larger than average bedrooms consist of two furnished with kingsized beds and both having ensuite bathrooms, and two further bedrooms, one with ensuite, both with twin beds. The twin beds can also be adapted to king
Casa La Noria, one of the original villas that is situated in the prestigious area known as La Parata. It has been constructed on one level and from its elevated position looks out to sea as well as having stunning mountain views. It offers luxury, peace and quiet yet is only 5 minutes from the bustle of the 'Playa' and the beautiful blue flag beaches. Nearby is an excellent restaurant, popular with non-residents as well as residents, set in beautiful surroundings and within easy walking distance. The property has its own private pool but also benefits from the use of a private tennis court as well as a much larger communal pool. There are plenty of terraces around the property for relaxing or dining al fresco and it is ideal for families and couples. The larger than average bedrooms consist of two furnished with kingsized beds and both having ensuite bathrooms, and two further bedrooms, one with ensuite, both with twin beds. The twin beds can also be adapted to king sized beds to suit individual preference. Each bedroom has dual aspect windows, with different views thus enabling directional breeze throughout the property Reception room is air conditioned and all four bedrooms have air conditioning and ceiling fans. An extra single bed and cot/highchair are available on request. Horse riding, hiking, golf, bowling, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing are 5 minutes drive away. Vera waterpark is 20 minutes and go-karting 15 minutes away. Bicycles are available for hire. Mountain walks in the nearby foothills. There are many excellent chiringuitos, a variety of restaurants and there is a vibrant night life suiting all ages. The villa also has easy access to the local markets of Mojacar, Garrucha and Vera (markets operate on different days of the week). Less than ten minutes drive away is the picturesque hilltop village of Mojacar retaining all its tradition. The fishing town of Garrucha with its bustling port and superb fish restaurants is only a 15 minutes drive.The national park of Cabo de Gata is a 30 minutes drive away and well worth a visit, also the famous 'spaghetti western' film settings in Tabernas. City of Almeria is less than an hours drive The magnificent cultural city of Granada and the superb ski slopes of Sierra Nevada is a little more than 2 hours drive from Mojacar.
Location description from owner
The Andalucia region
Almeria is well known for its Moorish castle the Alcazaba of Almeria, second largest among the muslim fortresses of Andalusia, after the Alhambra.
Almeria has a subtropical climate the only European city of this type with the average temperature above 19 deg C.
Due to the surrounding arid landscape, numerous spaghetti westerns were filmed there and still today the sets remain for visitors to go and see.
Cabo de Gata is one of Spains jewels being one of largest, most beautiful and ecologically rich coasts of the Western Mediterranean sea
Mojacar is often called the corner of enchantment, it consists of a hilltop village and a beach resort, and is one of the most beguiling and captivating corners of Spain.
Sunshine in the Spanish mountains - what makes Mojacar so special?
Nestled in the mountains of the Sierra Cabrera overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the town of Mojacar really does feel like a fairy-tale setting, with its enchanting whitewashed buildings and Moorish architecture giving it a timeless quality. It has recently been voted one of Spain's prettiest villages. The combination of all these things makes it the perfect place for a Spanish holiday, offering history and culture as well as rugged adventure.
Mojacar can be found in the Andalusian province of Almeria, which is also home to one of Europe's only deserts. It therefore goes without saying that sunshine is pretty much guaranteed, with the area receiving around 320 sunny days a year. In this brief guide we'll give you the low-down on what makes the town and the surrounding area so special.
The town itself
Andalusia is perhaps the most interesting region in Spain in terms of culture and history, as it's where the Moorish influence is most strongly felt. With North Africa sitting just across the Mediterranean, the area was once a major target for the Arabs, who conquered much of the landscape in the eighth century and left an everlasting mark on Mojacar.
Although the Christians later took control of the town in the 15th century, the town has retained its Arabic flavour. The narrow cobbled streets and Moroccan-style buildings help to create a mystical atmosphere, with the town seeming almost fictional against the arid backdrop of the Sierra Cabrera.
Littered with churches and historical landmarks, the town is a great place to really get to grips with the culture of southern Spain. The Puerta de la Almedina is the gate to the Old City, dating back 600 years and bearing an inscription in both Spanish and Arabic. Lookout points such as the Mirador de la Plaza Nueva and Mirador del Castillo also offer breathtaking views of the valley and the coast.
If you're looking for action and adventure then the mountains of southern Spain have got you covered. Hiking and climbing are popular pursuits here, with lots of nature trails, caves and lagoons to explore.
Among the most visited sites in the mountain range is the Cabo de Gata Natural Park, a protected salt flat that not only offers surreal scenery but is also home to a huge variety of bird species, including flamingos, African trumpeter finches and white storks. The Cuevas de los Letreros - or Cave of the Signs in English - is another hugely significant archaeological site, containing prehistoric paintings on the walls of the cave, created by the earliest settlers in the region who took refuge inside the rocky structures.
As previously mentioned, Almeria is home to the Tabernas Desert, and exploring this lunar-like terrain is something that won't fail to inspire awe. Among the highlights of this scorching wasteland is the 11th century Tabernas Castle, which is where the Moors are said to have finally surrendered to the Catholics in 1489. Many films have also been shot in this desert, and the Mini Hollywood theme park is a great place to come if you want to experience life in the Wild West.
What makes the mountain ranges of Andalusia so unique is that they rise straight out of the Mediterranean, so they're right on the beach. This has helped the local towns develop an excellent tourism industry, and Mojacar has progressed massively in the last few decades, having been without electricity until the 1960s. These days, however, it has all the amenities you could ever want.
Playa de Cantal is perhaps the most popular beach in the area, and is lined with bars and restaurants, while Playa de las Ventanicas is the largest. Several smaller, quieter sandy stretches can also be found in close proximity, with Playa de la Rumina and El Palmeral offering excellent water sports opportunities.
Mojacar has more than 3000 hours of sun per year. The medium yearly temperature is around 20deg C. The average temperature in the winter is around 18deg c max and 10deg C min.
There are many fiestas in Mojacar, the most important ones are Moors and Christians 10 June, San Augustin 28 Aug, Romero de San Isidro 15 May, Virgn del Rosario 7 October, San Juan Hogueras 23-24 June.
Extracts from iWantSun.co.uk
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
- Cot available
- High chair available
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: 2 Single Beds
Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
Bedroom 3: King Bed
Bedroom 4: King Bed
Beds in other rooms: Single Bed
- 1 Family bathroom, 3 En suites, 1 Shower room
- Wi-Fi available
- Air conditioning
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Children's pool
- Private tennis court
- Private garden
- Balcony or terrace
- Sea view
- Bicycles available
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Table tennis
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Secure parking
- Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking
- Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
No multiple single gender bookings
About the owner
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- Calendar updated::
- 26 Mar 2017
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English
This Villa has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and sleeps 9. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 06 Jul 2012. Located in Mojacar, it has 11 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £950 to £1884.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 26 Mar 2017.
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– based on 11 reviews
- Very Good
“Stylish 4 star luxury”
Spacious accommodation ,interesting Spanish style interiors, with excellent pool & terraces & great views from all aspects Good location, not too far from shops bars etc, you do need a car here as it is built on a hill overlooking the coast Very well equipped,friendly helpful owners nearby.
“Beautiful views sea and mountain”
Family holiday brilliant time villa was spacious we'll equipped bathrooms clean however could do with updating . Will visit again and would recommend.
Owner's reply: Yes - we were in agreement with the bathrooms, they have all now been updated to a modern designer finish - hope you like them on your next visit! RB
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