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“A wonderful village house”
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Almona Street
Frigiiana Old Village views
Zacatin Street
Frigiliana Church at night
Callejon de las Animas, street
Church Square
Balcon de Europa in Nerja
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Frigiliana, Province of Malaga, Andalucia

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LillianLo...
London
Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“A wonderful village house”
Reviewed 1 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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We stayed at Arcos de la Almona for 5 nights and had a lovely time. It is set in the old town of Frigiliana, which is a beautiful white Spanish town in the hills above Nerja. The house was perfect for our stay. It consisted of an open-plan living area, encompassing the lounge, dining room and kitchen and then off this was a double bedroom and a shower room. Outside there was an enormous roof terrace, with a plunge pool and several different seating areas, where you could eat, sunbathe or sit comfortably reading a book. The views of the surrounding hills were so pretty and the terrace itself was full of colourful plants in pots, which made it very attractive.
The house was well equipped with everything you could need if you wanted to cater fully for yourself at home but we mainly used it for breakfast and lunch and ate out at various restaurants in Frigiliana or Nerja in the evening. A welcome hamper is provided on arrival and has all the basics needed as well as some extras, such as a bottle of wine and some beers so this kept us going for a couple of days before we needed to go shopping.
The owners were very helpful and you could call on them for assistance as they live next door. Having said that, the house is still very private and the terrace is not overlooked at all.
We enjoyed our stay very much and this was helped by the lovely sunny April weather, which meant we could spend a lot of time soaking up the sun on the terrace.

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Management Response
3 May 2014
Hello:
The best for us is oyr guest enjoy the state with us.
We are very happy your review, and we wish again in the future meet you.
You are welcone always.
Thank you fir choose our hiuse for your holiday.
Take care

Rosario, Javier and family
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UK
Reviewed 13 January 2014 for a stay in May 2013
2
people found this review helpful

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Liked best: Everything, there seems to be something new added each year.
Liked least: Nothing comes to mind.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JuBlakey
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A perfect retreat”
Reviewed 30 December 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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My husband and I stayed at this fantastic villa in September. It definitely lives up to the great reviews on Trip Adviser and I would definitely return.

Everything is very clean and comfortable and the roof top pool and terrace are the icing on the cake. We had to work a little while we were there and the wifi was therefore very useful! The owners were very helpful and friendly but not over the top so again perfect.

Great restaurants in the near vicinity and a supermarket too.

I would recommend hiring a car and seeing more of the area too.

A big thank you to the owners for making our stay so enjoyable and relaxing.

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Colin L
York, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautifully appointed apartment for that get away from it all feeling”
Reviewed 4 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

This really is a little gem of an apartment. In the heat of the mid day sun and with the windows open there's no need to crank up the air con. The terrace is private with views of the surrounding hills draped in citrus groves and avocado trees. The splash pool is invitingly seductive and the scent of jasmine on an evening is intoxicating. Javier and Rosario, thank you.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: It could do with a full size ironing board
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Aug 2013
Rosario and I, celebrate you enjoy your holidays in our Arcos de la Almona.
We wish enjoy again in your next 2014 future holidays. We are happy see you again.
Best wishes form you both

Rosario, Javier and children
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dumper1
Wales
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
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“the perfect holiday, thanks Xavier and Rosario”
Reviewed 1 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

We arrived in the middle of the afternoon and we couldn't believe our luck that we were going to be spending a week in this beautiful appartment.
The owners Xavier and Rosario were so welcoming and after giving us the keys wished us a great holiday. They left us to enjoy after that but it was very reassuring that they were always there if we needed them. The welcome pack was excellent and saved us from having to go shopping as soon as we arrived so we could unpack and soak in the ample plunge pool. The covered pagoda seating area was also great to get out of the sun if too hot. We loved Frigiliana last year and stayed up the hill in the campo which was also superb, however this holiday had a totally different vibe being in the village. We could nip out for a drink or shopping anytime but the village was so quiet we slept sound every night. Air condition was included but the appartment is so airy and light we never turned it on once despite temperatures in the low 30's. We are already going to book for next year once we can sort out work commitments. All in all everything what a holiday should be and the appartment really could not have been better, thanks again Xavier and Rosario hasta lluego

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Liked best: Plunge pool, Pagoda area, location...everything really
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
3 Jul 2013
Dear guest friends:
Thank you very much for your nice comment. We are happy you enjoy your holidays, and we blocked dates for you for next year.
Thank you for choose us again.
All the best
Rosario, Javier and children
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