Finca El Arpa

Finca El Arpa

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5.0
#1 of 1 limited service property in El Chorro
Location
5.0
Cleanliness
5.0
Service
5.0
Value
5.0
Panoramic lake views from your apartment and terrace. 150 meters walk to the lake. 5 km to the King's Little Pathway "Caminito del Rey". Our beautiful rural finca has been reformed and offers you a wonderful break in one of the most peaceful and unique areas in Andalucia, just 45 mins. from Malaga airport and 5 mins. from the Caminito del Rey. A true paradise for people who enjoy active life. Our finca offers relaxing holiday accommodation in six separate self-catering apartments for two people with a double or two single beds. The apartments are comfortably furnished and the Spanish charm is well kept. All with a well-equipped private kitchen with four-burner hob, fridge with freezer, table setting for four people and an equipped private bathroom with shower.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Beach
Bicycles available
Car hire
Adults only
Convenience store
Private check-in / check-out
Wifi
Canoeing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Water sport equipment rentals
Bicycle tours
Fishing
Walking tours
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Room features
Private beach
Dining area
Private balcony
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Sofa
Wardrobe / closet
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Bath / shower
Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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3.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Danish, German
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J.d wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
I was looking for a spring break somewhere sunny and peaceful to relax and get some time in nature. El Arpa was perfect for this. The owners are lovely and have provided lots of useful advice in the welcome pack. They also provide a little honesty shop at the end of the building which was so useful when I arrived on a Sunday and couldn't find an open shop. A lovely peaceful little haven. I enjoyed horse riding locally, walking the caminito del rey, some hiking in the area and just lying by the lakeside relaxing. Hope to return!
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Kathryn H wrote a review Jun 2023
Manchester, United Kingdom
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
One of the best places we’ve ever stayed. An incredibly peaceful idyll with beautiful views, close enough to drive to towns such as Ronda and Cordoba. The apartment contained everything we needed and was cute and cosy. The terrace was nice and big. Great area for walks, runs and kayaking on the lake. 100% recommend.
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Date of stay: June 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Emmy v wrote a review Jun 2024
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Paradise in Andalusia. the perfect place to rest from our hectic lives. Very nicely decorated, comfortable studio that we lacked for nothing. Pleasant atmosphere and nice, involved owners. We couldn't get enough of the view over the lake. We certainly hope to come back.
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Date of stay: June 2024
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Stuart S wrote a review May 2019
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A wonderful collection of apartments on the shores of a reservoir, within walking distance of the crags of Desplomilandia. Each apartment is basic but comfortable, and has a table and chairs on the terrace for soaking up the evening sun and taking in the views over the surrounding countryside. There are various restaurants nearby if you fancy eating out, and it's not too far to the nearest town, Campillos, for supplies if you prefer to cook for yourself. There are sun loungers down at the water's edge for rest days, but for us, the best feature was definitely the easy access to the climbing on the hillside behind the apartments. Oh, and they have a handy wee shop on site for the essentials. Recommended.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: You see more of the sun on the terraces on the upper floor
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Relax40063913535 wrote a review May 2019
3.0 of 5 bubbles
A thermostatic valve in the shower would not be a superfluous luxury because the temperature is very unstable. Very annoying that no bread could be ordered at el arpa, you had to drive 15 kilometers for it. Nice place, shame about the poor service.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: The balcony doors can either be locked or they are open and not just closed because the door...
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Climber17403090681 wrote a review May 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana
5.0 of 5 bubbles
if you are looking for a quiet cozy space in the mountains - look no further. this place is the perfect mountain getaway. Clean, nice amenities, lovely hosts. We stayed here after spending the day on the caminito del rey (11 minutes away)
It is also 30 minutes from sport climbing in el chorro.
you can also go swimming at ardales
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Sunshine41464848320 wrote a review May 2019
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely, secluded, quiet apartments with beautiful views, really well equipped and well presented. Good for couples. Good location for sport climbing; walking distance from Desplomilandia and a short drive from other crags.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dreamer753252 wrote a review May 2019
5.0 of 5 bubbles
It was amazing, we spend amazing days in el arpa. The appartament had all you need to spend your day, the lake it’s fantastic and spend the week in nature was amazing!
We will be back soon ;) I sure! Thanks you! And if you go to el arpa do el caminito del Rey!
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Sunshine29511753921 wrote a review May 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The setting & location are stunning , the apartment was perfect with all necessities with wonderful surroundings , close to amazing climbing , kayaking lakes , mountain biking , hiking , fortes , paragliding , horse riding & many other activities . The hosts Rikke & Michael are fantastic , friendly & helpful . I highly recommend Finca El Arpa as a base for a holiday , truly wonderful .
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: If more than 2 of you I would recommend one of the larger upper apartments , otherwise the...
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Kathryn Ross L wrote a review May 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Basic but comfortable accommodation in beautiful surroundings. There is plenty to do in the area and also a wonderful place to relax and unwind. A good place to stay if you want to walk the Caminito del Rey. I would most definitely return.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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Relax40063913535 wrote a tip May 2019
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3.0 of 5 bubbles
"The balcony doors can either be locked or they are open and not just closed because the door handle does not work. "
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Sunshine29511753921 wrote a tip May 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If more than 2 of you I would recommend one of the larger upper apartments , otherwise the smaller apartments are great ."
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Stuart S wrote a tip May 2019
Aberdeen, United Kingdom65 contributions29 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"You see more of the sun on the terraces on the upper floor"
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PRICE RANGE
$85 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SpainAndaluciaProvince of MalagaEl Chorro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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FINCA EL ARPA - Updated 2024

Frequently Asked Questions about Finca El Arpa
Which popular attractions are close to Finca El Arpa?
Nearby attractions include Ardales National Park (2.5 miles), El Caminito del Rey (1.5 miles), and Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba (2.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Finca El Arpa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, free internet access, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Finca El Arpa?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a dining area.
Is parking available at Finca El Arpa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Finca El Arpa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Rocabella, Restaurante La Garganta, and Restaurante El Mirador.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Finca El Arpa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, and Danish.
Are there any historical sites close to Finca El Arpa?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Castillo de Álora (9.9 miles) and Ruta del Turon: Puente de Molina y Castillo de Turon (6.1 miles).
Is Finca El Arpa accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.