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looking down to La Rijana pool and its setting
time to relax on the double-sided terrace
seating on the corner of our 2 sided terrace
across the pool to our house and parking
Sitting room opening on to the terrace with sea views
Sitting room opening on to the terrace with sea views
Sitting room opening on to the terrace with sea views
The kitchen: modern and well-equipped
Master bedroom with king bed and sea views to Motril
ensuite through to master bedroom with sea and mountain views
Early skies over the sea, from our bedroom
bedroom 1 and 2
Bedroom 2 with sea views
Bedroom 3 with sea views
2nd bathroom
Stairs to second floor
my favourite Almunecar beach
The Moorish style tourist office in Almunecar
One of the cobbled streets in Almunecar old town
Almunecar's Botanical Gardens, (and castle) where the International Jazz Festival is held each
View across the Parque Mediterraneo to Playa Galera, Almunecar
The nearby Marina del Este
Beach restaurants down the cliffs of the Costa Tropical
Typical tower of the Tropical Coast
Cantarrijan, naturist beach within the Marine Reserve of the Costa Tropical
Maro, just outside Nerja
The world renouned Alhambra Palace in Granada, just an hour away
One of the many beautiful beaches of the Costa Tropical
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Almunecar, Province of Granada, Andalucia

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Reading, United Kingdom
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“Gorgeous villa set in small community with stunning views of the mountains and the med”
Reviewed 25 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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We (a family of six adults) rented this villa for 10 days based on a recommendation from a friend. There was a lot of space both inside and on the balcony for the six of us. There was lots of storage space in the kitchen and bedrooms. I especially liked that the master bedroom had an en suite and there was another toilet on the landing. We were only a few paces from the communal pool which was mostly felt like our own for private use due to there not being many other holiday goers during our stay. The pool overlooked the Mediterranean sea which beautiful. We even watched dolphins playing in the waves caused by a speedboat in the sea from the poolside.

Facilities in the villa were fab! Especially the blue tooth connected music player, tv and dvd player and cheap wifi (15 euros for a week that we could all use)! Shame there wasn't an oven but there was a microwave oven that just about did the job as well as a kettle, toaster and a large fridge/freezer. We found it very useful that there was a file full of local information placed in the villa. This recommended various beaches, restaurants, sporting activities and so on.

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU RENT A CAR. My mum is an amputee and we actually contemplated not hiring a car but instead just busing, taxing or walking. It would have left her very stranded if we did not have a car as I didn't see any buses in that area and it was way to far a walk up and down the mountain sides to Almunecar town.

Almunecar town is a 5 minute drive and has lots to offer including restaurants and bars, supermarkets, pharmacies and retail shopping. We did find the siesta time a bit frustrating as by the time we get up and ready things are not long shut for the afternoon before opening again from 6/7/8 onwards.

You are only an hours drive from Malaga airport and are in easy access of places like Salobrena, Nerja and La Herradura. You could also easily get to Motril and Granada if you wanted to spend a day at either.

I would recommend this villa

Travelling group: Extended Family
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Diss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015 for a stay in December 2014

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Liked best: The views, the peace, the beauty of plants and herbs, the pool.
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Longfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Travelling group: Friends
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“Wonderfully relaxing home with fabulous views to explore Spain's Costa Tropical.”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Rijana and the Andalusia region of Spain! The property offered a relaxing home base for us to explore Spain for the week. The complex is very secure with ample parking, lovely pool and wonderful views of the Mediterranean Sea. We visited in October and highly recommend this time of year for low crowds and ease of getting around, as a car is highly recommended at this property. The house itself is clean, well equipped and, although there were just 2 of us, large enough for family of 6.
Recommend stopping at supermarket in town and buying groceries upon arrival, as there is a full sized refrigerator. Tip, if planning to use clothes washer, you will need to buy detergent tablets at supermarket. Hot water kettle and French press for your coffee needs.
Our family that live in Almunecar were very impressed with the property as well and We would definitely stay at La Rijana again!

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Liked best: Views, location, cleanliness
Liked least: Not familiar with the bedding (lack of sheets) ?
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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