Luxury Apartment in Sunny Spain(0 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:14 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Apartment , 2 Bedrooms + Office, 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
La Herradura is a village in the province of Granada with easy access by air from Malaga Airport (45 minutes away). There are many flights daily from many European cities.
The village is situated right on the coast of the most easterly end of the Costa del Sol (La Herradura means the horseshoe bay) and was only a few years ago a fishing village with its own little fleet. Not so any more, the place has grown into an exclusive little resort. Africa’s northern coast can reputedly be seen from a mountaintop nearby on a clear day.
The village boasts lots of water sports, tennis, golfing nearby, mountain hiking and of course, every possibility for swimming and sunbathing on the beach. There are many shops and lots of excellent restaurants and bars. The urbanization where this property is located has its own large communal swimming pool and tennis courts. The village itself and the beach are within walking distance, although a car is recommended in the heat of the summer. An untold number of car hire companies operate at the airport.
La Herradura is surrounded by mountains, traditionally cultivated by vines, almonds and olives; these days the farmers have concentrated on the more profitable crops of avocados and other tropical fruits like cherimoya, nispero and mango. The market town of Almunecar lies 8 km east and 18 km to the west is Nerja, which is a busy and delightful little town and well worth visiting. The city of Granada itself with the Alhambra from the area’s Moorish days, is a must, although prior bookings for sightseeing are necessary. Both Almunecar and Nerja have weekly street markets and these are also highly recommended. The Caves of Nerja is another must; in the summer concerts or ballet performances are often held here. These caves are wonderful and cool and here one can view an 80 cm tall prehistoric man.
The climate is without doubt the very best in the whole of mainland Europe, and that coupled with the easy and inexpensive access by air, makes this area Europe’s playground. The local climate is superior even to Malaga, which is less than one hour away; this little pocket benefits from a micro climate which makes it particularly desirable for sun-starved northerners!
Keywords: Large luxury condominium with sea views
Member since: 2009
- 130 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Nude Beach
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
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My Standard Rate
14 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $73.97
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From this area you can get a bird's eye view over the Mediterranean, however, you have to look through some tree branches.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: I am an elderly professional woman, at present living in Canada. Due to my cat and dog, getting over to Spain is almost impossible, but I miss it!
Why the Owner Chose Almuñécar, Granada, Spain:
I used to live there myself; I was in fact rebuilding and decorating it with the view of living there for the rest of my life; but then life happened...
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The best climate on all of mainland Europe. Dramatic landscape and wonderful people - a delightful, genuine and unspoilt Spanish part of the world.
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Overhead view of the urbanization.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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