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Villa in Altea, Overlooks Med Sea & Don Cayo Golf

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Last updated: 02/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Office, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

The villa is located in the Sierra Altea, on the 7th fairway of the Don Cayo Golf Club, less than a 10 minute drive to beautiful Costa Blanca beaches. Situated in the Province of Alicante within the Valencia Region, the villa is nestled in the charming fishing town of Altea within walking distance to the old village of Altea La Vella. There is easy access to/from both Alicante & Valencia airports via the well-maintained Autopista AP7.

Altea is the International Center for the musical arts and also the center for fine arts for the Valencia Region. The School for the Fine, Musical & Media Arts of the University of Alicante is located in the town. The cosmopolitan yet unassuming town is rich in local culture and architecture and welcomes visitors from all over Europe as a popular vacation destination. The local cuisine is fabulous, from light fresh seafood & vegetables grown in the region, to its famous rice dishes. Food & Wine Magazine named the Alicante Region 'The next food mecca' in 2011. There are many restaurants in Altea & Altea la Vella with broad variety in both menu and price. The Valencia region is of course, the birthplace of paella and known for its wide range of rice dishes.

The striking Costa Blanca is known for its Sierra-like granite rock mountains, white beaches & fabulous weather, much like San Diego, dry, sunny and moderate. There is always a gentle breeze off the bright blue Mediterranean Sea to cool the hot days. Average rainfall is about 10 inches per year.

This charming 35+ year old villa has been completely renovated. It is very spacious with an open floor plan that includes a formal dining room, large island 'American' kitchen, living room, & expansive covered outdoor living area on the main level with the pool terrace and striking 180 degree views from the sea to the mountains. Located on a cul de sac in a safe, upscale neighborhood, with an electric security gate & intercom.

The Master Suite is located on the main floor, with four additional spacious bedrooms located on the lower level. The house also has a separate office with a Queen size sofabed and wireless Internet access throughout. The villa is surrounded by a beautiful, mature & well-maintained garden that includes fruit trees, flowers & many exotic plants.

The panoramic views from the main pool terraces include the Mediterranean Sea, the mountains, the distant city skylines of Benidorm and others, and sits in the center of the scenic 7th fairway of the Club Don Cayo Golf Course. The beach is just a few minutes drive away.

The oversized master suite offers direct access to the pool terrace, has a King size bed, a large round spa bath tub, large shower, two sinks, a secluded toilet area and four closets. The rest of the four bedrooms are beautifully furnished, spacious, also with large closets. One downstairs bedroom is en suite & two of the downstairs bedrooms offer private terraces.

You can walk to the local village of Altea la Vella in 15 minutes, drive into the main town of Altea and beach in about 5 minutes. There are also many attractions, activities and points of interest for the entire family, within 15 to 30 minutes of the villa.

Keywords: Villa Altea-Spain


Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome:

    This is a great family house and location!!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    There are numerous outdoor terraces that are suitable for smoking. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets must be kept off the furniture, and can be subject to an additional cleaning charge. ...moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Spacious Bedroom : 1 king

    Terrace with view...moreless

  • Green Bedroom: 1 queen


  • En suite bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Two extra long twin beds w/terrace...moreless

  • Spacious Master Bedroom : 1 king

    On main level...moreless

  • Charming Bedroom: 1 double


  • Office: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen size sofa bed...moreless

  • King size beds (2) One is located in the Master suite and the other is in an oversized downstairs bedroom which also has a veranda and view. Queen size Beds (2) One is a regular bed and the other is the sofa bed in the office., Double Beds (1), Extra-long Twin beds (2) Two extra long twin beds are featured in one of the downstairs bedrooms which also has a its own bath and private terrace. The extra long twin beds can be moved together to make a King size bed. Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized sofa bed located in the office. The office also has a terrace with a view....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom : toilet, shower, jetted tub


  • Orange Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    Very large...moreless

  • Bathroom ensuite: toilet, shower

    in yellow bedroom...moreless

  • Powder room : toilet

    located on main level...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Multiple terraces totaling over 2200 sq. ft, beautiful garden with fruit trees,within 10 minutes to beautiful Mediterranean beaches,15 minutes to childrens Theme parks,Performing Arts center in Altea,includes numerous art galleries,train access to Alicante,Ferry from nearby Denia to Ibiza,Altea is a quaint yet cosmopolitan area where multiple languages are spoken-including English...moreless


  • Books:

    small library of reading books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Bodega room suitable for playing cards or board games...moreless

  • Games:

    board games...moreless

  • Music Library:

    large selection of CDs with speakers located in house and outside by the pool area....moreless

  • Stereo:

    DVD, radio and MP3/iphone music dock...moreless

  • Television:

    Digital TV In living Room With HDTV, Internet and DVD player includes all modes, including BluRay...moreless

  • Toys:


  • Video Library:

    assorted movies...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    On the 7th fairway with view/access to the Club house...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Rising up in the west ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Mediterranean Sea view, and skylines of the towns of Altea, Santa Clara, and Benidorm....moreless

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Indoor dining table seats 8 comfortably, or 10 tight. Terrace dining seats up to 14 comfortably....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Built-in room air conditioners...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Wireless in house....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Separate laundry room on main level of house with Bosch wassher and dryer...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    A locked carport provides parking for one larger or two small cars....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central gas heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    With direct access to the pool terrace....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking:

    carport and street...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    one set for each guest...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Separate laundry room on main level of house with Bosch washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    In living room....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available:

    Must be arranged for in advance. Depends on availability....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Electric filter, 3 French press coffeemakers, plus bullet espresso maker (Tassimo by Bosch)...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    pots, pans, cooking and serving pieces complete....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    This kitchen is fully fitted for a chef. Full set of ceramic and plastic dishes, assortment or wine and beverage glasses, everything you need to cook, serve and eat....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Siemens brand....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Island has Miele 6 cooktop. Siemens dishwasher, Bosch electric tea kettle, Bosch coffee maker, Krups coffee bean grinder, 2 French Press coffee makers, Bosch espresso maker, toaster, ample chefs utens...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave also grills....moreless

  • Oven:

    European built-in convection oven with broiler...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    coffee, tea, salt pepper. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Spacious refrigerator and freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    4 gas, plus 2 induction Miele brand....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balconies located off of two of the downstairs bedrooms and office.Pool terrace access from the Master Bedroom Suite....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Boat:

    Can be rented for outing at the Port of Campemanes in Altea...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge veranda on main level includes both covered and uncovered area with table and chairs for 14, tea cart, sofa, coffee table, side chairs, two chaise lounges. The built in pool is located on this terrace offering panoramic views...moreless

  • Golf:

    Villa is located on the 7th Fairway of the Don Cayo Golf. This private club welcomes non-members with a handicap card. Several other golf courses located in the Costa Blanca area....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    on main level by the pool...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:


  • Outdoor Grill:

    Built-in BBQ area at the pool...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    available on public courts in the town....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Pool toys, floats...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    On main level, built into the terrace by the built-in BBQ ...moreless

  • Spa Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 5
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Jan 7 - Apr 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,995 $11,000
Easter 2017
Apr 8 - Apr 21, 2017
7 night min stay

Apr 22 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,095 $11,000
Jun 3 - Jul 14, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,195 $12,000
Jul 15 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,295 $12,500
Sep 2 - Oct 27, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,195 $11,000
Oct 28 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,095 $11,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750


-Damages deposit will be refunded within 5 business days of departure provided that the cost of repairs, replacement, professional services can be determined quickly, or as agreed between parties. Property will be inspected by caretaker after departure.

-Euro pricing available. Please ask for a quote if you prefer to pay in Euros.

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Last updated: 02/13/2017
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  • Albir

    "Albir is the charming beach town just south of Altea. You can walk there in about 20 minutes..."

  • Benidorm Palace

    "Ok, this is definitely a tourist attraction--I would describe it as a cross between Moulin R..."

  • El Castle de Guadalest

    "This is about a 25 minute drive from the villa. It is wonderful--a Moorish town built in 400..."

  • Mundomar

    "This is great family love it."

  • Levante Beach

    "Breathtakingly beautiful beach. And be sure to go up into Old Town for some Basque tapas at ..."

  • La Cava Aragonesa

    "This is the oldest tapas bar in the whole area. The basque tapas are like food sculptures! T..."

  • Catedral de Valencia


  • Castilo Santa Barbara

    "Amazing views--have lunch. It's a real castel!"

  • Palau de les Arts

    "This whole complex is magnificent. It includes the best science and technology museum I have..."

  • Don Cayo

    "The oldest golf club in the area, it's challenging but good. Their restaurant and bar is fa..."

24 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Don Cayo
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Don Cayo
2 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Don Cayo
2 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Historical land mark of Guadalest is 30 minute drive, Ferry from Denia (30 minutes) to Ibiza; Renfe access in both Alicante and Valencia. Antique Flea Market in Jalon (30 minutes). Altea Old Town was named a National Treasure of Spain in 2012.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I live in the San Francisco Bay Area. After traveling for work all over Europe, I fell in love with Spain, the Mediterranean Sea, the lovely Spanish culture, the amazing food and the Spanish people. Visiting the Valencia Region, I fell in love with Altea and bought this villa. A couple of years later, the movie, 'Under the Tuscan Sun' came out and my friends told me it reminded them of my adventure in Spain, remodeling the villa and getting to know the charm of this beautiful town and WONDERFUL people!

Why the Owner Chose Altea, Alicante, Spain:
Recently distinguished as a 'National Treasure' of Spain, Altea is a small fishing town, with a strong Spanish culture and vibrant artist community, and so cosmopolitan. I love being so close to the incredible Med Sea. And, in less than an hour in any direction you can be in some of the most wonderful cities!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Unbelievable views, great location with so much to do within 20 minutes in any direction, comfortable Spanish charm, and great weather. Bullet train from Valencia to Madrid in 1 hour 20 minutes. It's a special place!

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

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  • Pool & BBQ veranda

    Pool & BBQ veranda

  • Living Room to Dining Room

    Living Room to Dining Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bathroom with large round spa tub

    Master Bathroom with large round spa tub

  • Powder Room, main floor

    Powder Room, main floor

  • Large Bathroom w/ shower and tub

    Large Bathroom w/ shower and tub

  • Charming Bedroom with double bed

    Charming Bedroom with double bed

  • Yellow bedroom w/2 extra long twin beds that can be moved togerher

    Yellow bedroom w/2 extra long twin beds that can be moved togerher

  • Round bodega game room

    Round bodega game room

  • Altea promenade at dusk

    Altea promenade at dusk

  • Calpe Beach

    Calpe Beach

  • Shopping in Old Town Altea, Artists goods and great restaurants

    Shopping in Old Town Altea, Artists goods and great restaurants

  • Pool terrace outdoor living

    Pool terrace outdoor living

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Large Island Kitchen w/Pool Veranda Access

    Large Island Kitchen w/Pool Veranda Access

  • Grand Master Bedroom, w/ king bed

    Grand Master Bedroom, w/ king bed

  • Spacious King bedroom with private view terrace and direct access to pool terrac

    Spacious King bedroom with private view terrace and direct access to pool terrac

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Ensuite bath room/Yellow Bedroom

    Ensuite bath room/Yellow Bedroom

  • Office w/ view Terrace and queen size sofa bed

    Office w/ view Terrace and queen size sofa bed

  • Altea from the Med!

    Altea from the Med!

  • Altea beach promenade

    Altea beach promenade

  • Beach side dining in Altea

    Beach side dining in Altea

  • Beautiful Altea!

    Beautiful Altea!

VRBO #113372

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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