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Lugar cortijada Herrerra 10 | Villanueva de Algaidas, 29310 , Spain
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Pura Vida
Ranked #21 of 238 Costa del Sol B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mechelen, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed at Pura Vida for 6 nights and enjoyed every minute! After a marvelous ride in the Andalusian mountains, we found this B&B located in the middle of Andalucia and surrounded by olive yards. Its location is really perfect to explore the cultural heritages of the Andalusian cities, but we also enjoyed sportive activities such as hiking in the... More

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Marke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

we spend a week with our 3 children (14y - 16y - 18y) in 2 adjoint nice rooms with commun terras. That was very private for our family and yet very cosy, because the B&B of Alain has only 4 rooms and a lot of nice spaces outside like the pool, the breakfast terrace, the terrace with a magnificant view... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

It is all perfect: the location, the pool, the room, the food.. The owner Alain is very friendly and he will do anything to make your stay unforgettable. Whenever you want to visit Andalucia: do not hesitate and book a room in this very nice BB, you won't regret...

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Frankfurt
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We stayed at Pura Vida for 3 nights and I can only confirm the positive reviews. The B&B is very tastefully decorated with large stylish bedrooms and a beautiful pool that looks out onto the neighbouring olive plantations. The owners Alain & Caroline are extremely friendly and welcoming and the food is AMAZING!! This is a great place for rest... More

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Antwerp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

After some busy months we were so ready for a relaxing holiday, and boy, did we get it at Pura Vida. After a warm welcome by Alain, Caroline showed us our beautiful room. Clean, cool and charming. We liked it instantly. The pool at Pura Vida has one of the most astonishing views: olive trees and even more olive trees,... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

As a travel journalist for a Belgian newspaper, I visited many B&B throughout the world. The charm, the tranquility, the luxury and, above all, the warm welcome of Caroline and Masterchef Aloni makes this place a unique experience. We will definitely come back!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

B&B Pura Vida.....synonymous: Unlimited hospitality, culinary delights, tastfully designed spotless rooms with great beds, beautiful perfectly maintained terraces & pool and last but not least a breathtaking vista of thousands of olive trees... Caroline and Alain you may be more than proud of your own hand-created Andalusian paradise, that in combination with your warm personal touch is a great experience... More

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Oostkamp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

We discovered Pura Vida on the internet. It is ideally located between Cordoba & Granada. (1 hour drive) From the outside, the house does not look very special, but once Alain opens the doors, waw! such a lovely spot! Alain & Caroline renovated the place beautifully! And what we liked the most, they really do make you feel at ease,... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

Very beautiful and relaxing B&B with great view over hills with thousands of olive trees. We stayed here for four nights during our trip through andalucia and enjoyed every minute!! The dinners served by Alain and Caroline were fantastic. The warm, open and relaxing way Alain and Caroline are running their B&B was unique. Would love to come back when... More

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Gooik, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010

At arrival we immediately felt very welcome in this magnificent B&B, located in a small village in Andalusia and surrounded bij olive trees. Caroline and Alain are really the perfect hosts. The rooms are modern and spacious, equipped with air-conditionning and a nice bathroom. The paintings on the wall go very well with the overall modern style of the interior.... More

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Address: Lugar cortijada Herrerra 10 | Villanueva de Algaidas, 29310 , Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol
Also Known As:
Pura Vida Spain/Costa Del Sol

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Pura Vida, a B&B in the heart of Andalucia. We have 4 spacious rooms with ensuite bathrooms and a swimming pool with an amazing view. We're only an hour away from cities like Malaga, Granada, Ronda, Cordoba,... Join us and enjoy the real Andalucian life. ... more   less 
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