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Villa Casa Soñana

Luxury Villa Rental in Ronda – Casa Soñana

For the discerning guest intending to relax and really enjoy their time in Andalucia, Villa Casa Soñana offers the perfect oasis away from the stresses of city life, whilst at the same time offering all of the comforts of home, including Wi-Fi Internet.

Experience the real Spain in comfort, and only a few minutes from Ronda, the city so loved by Orson Welles, his ashes were buried on a local farm owned by the Ordoñez family. The surrounding district is a nature lovers paradise, and is also known for world class olive oils and wines that are quickly gaining a reputation for excellence in some of the world’s best restaurants.

Villa Casa Soñana, a four bedroom luxury villa with views of Las Salinas and the Sierra de los Cumbres is situated in its own and private secluded 7 acre property, and has been described as akin to a five star luxury retreat by previous guests. However with sleeping for up to 8, personal housekeeping, and freshly cooked tapas delivery on hand, you’re sure to agree that pricing is well below that of a five star hotel.

Each bedroom is large and decorated in a tasteful contemporary style, and each has its own unique private bathroom with high pressure shower. The villa also boasts a spacious living room with large screen TV and DVD player, separate be-spoke built kitchen and sunken dining area, and all of the conveniences of home such as BBQ, pizza oven and mp3 docking station.

The villa is ideal for families or friends travelling together, and children will love the entertainment on offer, from the large swimming pool and surrounding lawn, to the selection of games and DVDs for those lazy days. Parents will appreciate the safe and comfortable environment with no traffic.

Luxury villa rentals in Spain have a distinct advantage over hotel accommodation – privacy, self catered cooking, and exclusive use of the pool – three features guests always find essential, especially come sunset when sundowners on the terrace lead into long dreamy nights with friends or family. Villa Casa Soñana is well named, soñana means dreaming in Spanish.

A week or two at Villa Casa Soñana is exactly what it aims to be, a long, enjoyable, and relaxing home away from home, in a villa that could have been designed for the rich and famous with active lifestyles for whom the welcome embrace of the villa recharges batteries away from prying eyes.

Guests are able to make exclusive use of the extensive library, or enjoy the local weather from a choice of locations, by the pool, in the gardens, or the front of the house with its period Andalucian entrance. The outdoor terrace overlooks the pool and children’s bathing pool, to a line of pine trees on the fence line, and then to the mountains surrounding Villa Casa Soñana.

Ronda, and by extension Villa Casa Soñana, is centrally located to appeal to visitors who may also want to take excursions to Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada, or down to the coast, nowhere of importance is more than 2 hours drive away, though the Serranía de Ronda and the pueblos blancos are a destination in and of themselves and many guests never feel the need to travel more than a few kilometres.

From Villa Casa Soñana you are only a few minutes to Ronda’s many fine restaurants, including Tragabuches, a Michelin accredited restaurant, or del Escudero where celebrities often enjoy lunch, and why not see Ronda as Michelle Obama did with a personal tour guide. If nature is your passion, you can also enjoy private excursions for birdwatching or to see the many endemic wild flowers of the mountains.

As one of the best luxury villa rentals in Ronda, you’re sure to enjoy your stay at Villa Casa Soñana, so pop on over to their website, then when you’re ready contact the owner to make your reservation.

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Casa Andalus, Self-Catering Holiday House in Olvera

Olvera is known as “the King of the Pueblo Blancos” (white towns) and it was declared a Protected Area of Artistic and Historical Importance in 1983. It is a friendly town with a population of around 10,000 and has all the amenities you will need to enjoy your holiday including numerous shops, banks, internet cafe, bars and restaurants. There is also a municipal swimming pool and bar which is open during the summer months.

The town is the perfect base for you to explore this beautiful unspoilt area of Andalucia. There are many places to visit within an hour’s drive including Seville, Jerez de la Frontera, Ronda and Antequera. If you don’t mind driving a little further you can visit Cordoba, Cadiz or Malaga. Closer to home, the stunning villages of Grazalema, Zahara de la Sierra, Setenil de las Bodegas and Montejaque are well worth exploring.

The countryside is varied and stunning with olive groves, rolling hills, lakes, mountains and woodland. Olvera is also the starting point for the Via Verde de la Sierra (green way) one of the many disused railway tracks across Andalucia which have been renovated for use as walking, cycling and horse-riding routes. Bicycle hire is available from the hotel at the start of the route, or you can enjoy an escorted ride on one of the horses from the riding stables next to the hotel.

Casa Andalus is a newly reformed town house in the old part of the town. The ground floor consists of a cosy lounge with satellite TV and Bang and Olufsen sound system. Downstairs there is also a small bedroom with single bed. There is a good selection of books and CDs for you to use. On the first floor is a bright, well equipped kitchen/dining room which has a small balcony overlooking the street.

Also on this floor is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and air conditioning unit together with a brand new en-suite shower room. Both the bedroom and the shower room enjoy stunning views of the hills and olive groves surrounding Olvera. Stairs from the kitchen lead to a large terrace which has amazing countryside views on one side and the Moorish castle and neo-classical church on the other side. On the terrace is a large bathroom with full suite.

Casa Andalus is within easy walking distance of shops, bars and restaurants and of course the beautiful church and castle. Despite being in the middle of the town, the house is quiet and peaceful and as both bedrooms are at the back of the house, there is very little traffic noise to disturb your sleep.

Smoking permitted on the terrace or balcony only.

Prices – low season – 225.00 euros per week, high season – 275.00 euros per week
Short breaks (minimum 2 nights) – 50.00 euros per night
Longer lets also available – please enquire for details

Contact Karen/Andrew on :-
Landline – 0034 951276249 Mobile – 0034 609665342
Email – karenandandrew@hotmail.com

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Los Algarrobales, El Gastor

Hotel Casas Rurales Los Algarrobales, El Gastor ***

The peaceful setting of the Casas Rurales Los Algarrobales within the famed Andalusian hills of the Sierra de Luz in Northern Cadiz creates an ambience of warmth and tranquility. Being close to the nature of the Grazalema Natural Park the location is second to none for ease of access for birdwatchers, hikers or cyclists, indeed some of the world’s top tri-athletes and competitive cyclists often visit the area to train.

The Casas Rurales Los Algarrobales 11 cottages are designed to promote a sense of peacefulness with traditional decor and Andalucian gardens. All of the cottages are equipped with modern amenities such as satellite TV, DVD player, and kitchen for preparing dinners.  A spacious living area is just one of the main attractions for these cottages, and all are also fitted with open fire hearths.

Whilst the cottages are grouped together, 3 offer their own private swimming pool, and the remainder share two swimming pools. A shared tennis court and mini-golf course are also available for guest use. BBQ facilities are provided, and can be used when the law permits, unfortunately in the height of summer this is often not possible. Parking is provided onsite.

El Gastor, the nearest village to Los Algarrobales is a known paragliding and hang gliding location with equipment rental and training for those interested in taking to the skies. Other nearby points of interest include the Via Verde walking track at Olvera, Setenil de las Bodegas the cave house village, the white villages of the Serrania de Ronda, and of course, the city of Ronda with its Moorish and modern Spanish history.

Hotel Facilities

11 Cottages Chimney Fireplace Parking Available Swimming Pool
Kitchen Terrace Solarium Air Conditioning
Mini Golf Satellite TV Washing Machine Babysitting Service
Heating Hair Dryer

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Camping El Sur, Ronda

Camping El Sur, Ronda ***

Just a kilometer away from the old centre of Ronda, the Camping El Sur is more a holiday camp than just camp site, with wooden self-catered bungalows for non-camping guests. Mature olive and oak trees surround the campsite making this a fantastic family holiday destination.

There are plenty of activities that guests can try when staying at Camping El Sur. The facility has a large outdoor swimming pool and child’s playground, as well as mini-golf course and table tennis. A large swimming pool and separate toddler’s pool are very popular in the warmer months. Reception can also organize hiking trips for interested tourists, arrange for mountain bike rentals and car hire.

The view from the bungalows is great for relaxation as the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park can be seen from the terrace. All bungalows are air-conditioned and are equipped with heating system.  The place also has a designated smoking area. The restaurant serves local delicacies but is closed from November to January.

The hotel also has a Wi-Fi connection available throughout the complex and charges are applicable. Parking is not a problem as the Camping El Sur provides free parking spots onsite.

Hotel Facilities

10 Rooms + Campground Private Bathroom in Bungalow Parking Available Swimming Pool
Wi-Fi Internet Terrace Telephone in Room Air Conditioning
Central Heating Hair Dryer Restaurant Bar
Playground Mini Golf Gay Friendly
Finca Maridadi Luxury Villa

Finca Maridadi Self Catered Accommodation

Just outside Ronda in the valley between La Indiana and Arriate lies a very special estate, Finca Maridadi, which offers luxurious comfort and relaxation with a large swimming pool in the heart of Southern Spain.

Finca Maridadi is actually three properties adjacent to each other each in their own secluded gardens. Los Olivos and La Cancela and the country house Finca Maridadi are available for rent all year round. Finca Maridadi is a popular boutique accommodation choice.

Finca Maridadi is actually three properties adjacent to each other, two self stay villas with evocative names, Los Olivos and La Cancela, and the country house Finca Maridadi.

Renting a villa or cortijo for the week or two that you enjoy in Ronda works out to be more affordable than staying in a hotel, and gives you the freedom to prepare your own meals, sleep in without fear the cleaning crew will be knocking on the door, and generally relax in privacy away from watching eyes.

Finca Maridadi offers all of this and more, with tapas lunches and dinner menus available, British satellite television, DVD players, each villa having its own swimming pool, and a host of other home comforts. We even provide high chairs and cots for little ones if you need them.

Even more, each property has established gardens, properly cared for lawns, and mature trees offering shade, whilst outdoor entertainment areas are covered from the sun and rain. The fince also has its own fruit tree orchard and vegetable garden which guests are welcome to make use of.

Evening meals needn’t be a problem with fully equipped kitchens in all three of the properties which includes hob, oven, microwave, and all of the implements, pots and pans you need to make your own wonderful mealst.

Villa La Cancela Guest Room

Los Olivos, the bigger of the two villas has three large double bedrooms with en-suite shower and toilet, plenty of wardrobe space, and large wide beds. The villa is a comfortable respite for a family or three couples, and there are two outdoor entertainments areas, both are undercover, as is parking for two cars. The pool is large and has its own small fountain, and several sun loungers are provided.

La Cancela, the smaller of the two villas is ideal for small families or two couples holidaying together, and like the other properties guests have complete privacy to enjoy their holiday undisturbed. A large pool surrounded by tall hedges and mature trees, with a lovely lawn for sun worshiping is of course yours to monopolise, and in the long summer evenings the villa terrace is a welcome spot to cool off.

Finca Maridadi, the main villa, and most luxuriously decorated of the three, with five large double bedrooms, including the master bedroom that gives all the appearances of being a bedroom fit for a king.

Estate Maridadi Contact Details

Contact Family Havers
Telephone (+34) 952 878 072
Email info@finca-maridadi.com
Website www.finca-maridadi.com
Languages Spoken English, Español, Deutsch, Francais, Nederlands

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Apartamentos El Polo, Ronda

Hotel La Colegiata Apartamentos, Ronda

News Flash: The Polo Apartments have a new manager, and have changed their name to La Colegiata de Ronda, and are being upgraded with new decor. For further information please email Hilde Coine at info@lacolegiataderonda.es or view the website www.lacolegiataderonda.es

The Apartamentos El Polo are self catered holiday apartments for guests who want the convenience of check-in and check-out with the privacy that comes from your own apartment, ideal for visitors needing a home away from home or an extended stay in Ronda.

The apartments are located in Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, the geographical centre of Ronda’s Moorish quarter and are within a 19th century building that has been recently renovated. Its current design mirrors the traditional Andalusian architectural style with wrought-iron windows and hardwood floors.

The apartments are equipped with what one can expect from a household. It has washing machine and is fully furnished with kitchen appliances. The Apartamentos El Polo offers different types of rooms from a single-person apartment to apartments for two, three, and four adults. There are ten apartments to choose from in the buolding.

All apartments are cleaned every two days. Bed linens are also changed with the same regularity. Guests can check in and check out at the Hotel Polo in Calle Mariano. The front desk at the hotel is open 24 hours.

Popular tourist destinations can easily be reached whether on foot or by riding a bicycle. The Hotel Polo provides a bicycle rental service for guests at the hotel as well as the Apartamentos El Polo. Parking and internet connection are not available at the apartments.

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Casa Sofia Self-Catered Accommodation

Beautiful Ronda is in the center of Andalusia, making Casa Sofia the smart choice for savvy travelers.

This Ronda vacation rental has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Large terrace with city and mountain views. In the heart of Ronda’s old town.

Casa Sofia is a three-story vacation house in the exclusive La Ciudad quarter. The old quarter is laid out like a medina, perched on a hill overlooking a spectacular gorge. Lots of history at your doorstep. From Julius Caesar to Ernest Hemingway.

Today, Ronda features more than 12 local wineries, two Michelin restaurants, and some of the best hiking, cycling and horse trails in Spain.

Attend Feria Goyesca bull fights in September. Or drive to Cordoba, Granada & Seville. Less than 2 hours away. Ideal for families, 100-percent safe for kids.

This Ronda vacation house features a cook’s kitchen, private dining room and a writer’s hideaway with fireplace.

Casa Sofia Contact Details

Services Terrace and Balcony, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Full Kitchen, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi Internet, Air Conditioning and Heating
Restrictions No pets, No smoking
Pricing Starts at 700 Euros per week
Email the Owner casasofia.ronda@gmail.com
Reserve Casa Sofia Old Town Ronda Vacation Rental

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Finca Retama Pool

Finca Retama Self-Catered Accommodation

Located only a few minutes from Ronda, Finca Retama has the advantage of space to move and relax yet still close enough to Ronda to see all the main attractions. Set on several acres of private farmland, much of it dedicated to fruit orchards, guests will find everything they need on arrival including a large 15 metre swimming pool, fully fenced, and inviting.

Casa Abuela (Grandmother’s House) is a fully detached casita decorated with beautiful Berber rugs, modern comfortable furniture, and tastefully chosen fittings. Two large double bedrooms, and a fold out settee comfortably cater for up to 6 adults.

The main bedroom includes a large en-suite and plenty of wardrobe space, whilst the second bedroom includes two large single beds, although these are easily moved to create a King size bed for couples.

Lifestyle hasn’t been forgotten in the design of Casa Abuela, the casita has a large fully equipped kitchen, open plan dining and living room, and a large LCD TV with DVD and British Freeview channels. Outside, guests will find a large covered terrace bordered by mature rose bushes, and complemented with hanging baskets for the perfect home away from home holiday.

Finca Retama, the self-contained apartment in the top level of the main house is a spacious and fully equipped let with all of the same modern conveniences you’d expect and room for larger families. The building is a traditional Andalusian farmhouse built with metre thick walls, none of which are straight.

Guests often choose Finca Retama over comparable accommodation simply for the ambience. Every room has views over the surrounding countryside and Finca Retama is far enough away from the big city lights to be able to sit on the private balcony enjoying a late night barbeque and a sky full of stars.

Finca Retama Contact Details

Contact Nick and Julia Flynn
Telephone Julia: (+34) 666 407 333
Telephone Nick: (+34) 610 609 340
Website www.fincaretama.com
Languages Spoken English, Español, Magyar

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