Family Holiday Home Apartment with a Stunning View on the Sunny Side of Cadaques(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Wonderful view from this convenient 2 bedroom family apartment in Cadaques
A shallow flight of stairs leads you up from the street to a twin and a double bedroom, two bathrooms and a well equipped kitchen. A reasonable sized lounge and dining area is dominated by a large window that frames the stunning view out over Cadaques, the bay and surrounding mountains.
On the balcony there can be few better places to enjoy a late breakfast or evening drinks before heading off on the short 10 minute walk to the centre of Cadaques and its wonderful selection of restaurants, bars and shops.
Salvador Dali, Picasso and a host of other famous artists have discovered the unique light of Cadaques that has inspired some of the worlds most famous paintings.
Sea, mountain and village panorama. A comfortable first floor Catalan apartment on the sunny side of Cadaques with a wonderful view, over looking the iconic little church and bay. Situated on a little street, surrounded by local people - come and be Catalan for a while!
This north eastern part of Spain has a wild and varied beauty that has brought people here from far and wide for centuries. The flat delta lands of the south give way to fertile hills which lead to the massive Pyrenees, all dotted with characterful small towns and villages along with the big exciting city of Barcelona and the equally charming Girona.
We have been trying to keep this part of Spain a secret but with the arrival of cheap flights to Barcelona (easyJet) and Gerona, Perpignan and Beziers (Ryanair) more and more people are finding out about this pleasant land. With its own language, repressive history and unusual festivals, Catalunya has a sure identity of which it is very proud
Tip: Don't ask for Paella here - you'll be told to go on holiday to Costa del Sol..........!
Cadaques is in the far north-eastern corner of Spain where the Pyrennees mountains tumble into the Mediterranean sea. Its still a white washed village, straggling a rocky bay, reached by a twisty mountain road that has protected it from the ravages of vulgar development that so much of Spain has suffered. Its major claim to fame is that it was the home of the world famous Spanish painter Salvador Dali, whose museum home (only 10 minutes walk from the apartment) you can now visit.
Cadaques is a busy retreat for the people of Barcelona and the south of France throughout the year, particularly at weekends. During July and August there are a variety of music and arts festivals, along with street entertainment. At the last count there were nearly 100 restaurants and bars in this small village so you can eat very well or indeed very cheaply too. Nightlife is quite laid back, centered on the dozen or so music bars that open up at about 11.00pm.
This rugged part of the coast line is perfect for swimming, diving and snorkelling; many of the cove type beaches are quiet havens to enjoy with a relaxing summer holiday novel. The hilly interior is challenging walking and biking country, where you will find vineyards, horse riding, monasteries and deserted farmsteads.
The near by port of Rosas has long sandy beaches, sailing and a thriving skydiving centre. Dali's world class museum in Figueras is a must.
Member since: 2014
- On floor 1
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Mountain View:
- Ocean View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 2 - May 19, 2017
4 night min stay
May 20 - Jun 29, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 30 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 4 - Nov 6, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $215.73
- LINEN AND TOWELS $53.93
- Taxes Not included
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR YOUNG CHILDREN DUE TO LOW BALCONY WALL (ie; Climbable!)
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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Salvador Dali House 10 minute walk.
Dali Museum in Figueres 40 minute drive
About the owner: Hard working Somerset UK family.
Why the Owner Chose Cadaqués, Girona, Spain:
My parents have been coming to Cadaques on Holiday since 1960. My first holiday here was in 1970, when we stayed in Salvador Dali's Sister's house. The sea was full of colourful fish and the village was full of artists and alternative folk. Several sardine fishing boats would set off each night with their big lamps to try and catch a large haul of the special Cadaques sardines. Most of the roads were dirt roads, patrolled by Franco's machinegun armed Guarda Civil...... on feeble mopeds.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The view and traditional Catalan design of the apartment, located on a little street with Catalan neighbours. Wonderful nearby grocery shop run by Merce and Pinto. Excellent restaurants and bars - prepare to diet post holiday!! Laid back night-life, music bars and street entertainers.
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Early evening drinks in Cadaques - with a stunning view.
Unspoilt Cadaques - Catalan fishing village
Breakfast on the balcony.
Well equipped kitchen
Bathroom 1 with shower
Window with a view.......
Bathroom 2 with shower / tiny bath!
Main double bedroom
On a typical Catalan street.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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