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Pura Vida

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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We are a family of 4 (with older teenagers) from US and we felt fortunate to stumble into this beautiful place! The place is located in a small town amongst miles and miles of olive groves. We didn't know Spain is the biggest producer until we saw this part of the region. The B&B is actually located very conveniently for... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, thank you so much for this nice review and of course also for your stay here. We are very pleased to read that you and your family have enjoyed your stay. We hope that you also enjoyed the rest of your holiday through Spain. All the best, always very welcome here and thanks again, Kristof, Anke and Mila More 

Deeside, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I was fortunate to stay at Casa Vida on a recent property viewing trip. Welcoming hosts, lovely rooms, great views, wonderful food & Belgian beer, what more could you want! Thanks Anke & Kristof for your hospitality and advice, hope to see you again soon. Mike

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Dear Mike, thank you for the lovely review on tripadvisor and of course thank you again for your stay here. You are amongst the most kind and easy guests we have had. Always welcome again of course. Regards, Kristof and Anke. More 

glos
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Anke and Kristof are fabulous hosts and the the setting is amazing. The food was just fantastic, very fresh ingredients, great taste and presentation. Thank you both for both for helping us celebrate our birthdays. Will certainly be back. Fabulous experience. Xx

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Dear Naomi and Scott, thank you so much for this fantastic and sweet review. We are very happy you enjoyed your meal and we could make your birthdays special. Of course always welcome again, thank you again. Kristof and Anke x More 

Nanjing, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We stayed 3 nights with Anke and Christophe. As we have two small children we had the family room, which has no terrace but for us not a problem as we stayed in the main lounge the whole evening for a great diner prepared with lots of love by Anke. Our kids had the option to have diner earlier so... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Dear Kathy and Bram, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice a review and thanks again for your stay at Casa Pura Vida. You were great guests, we will for sure remember your lovely family, especially Esther's engagingly personality. Regards, Kristof, Anke and Mila More 

Zagreb, Croatia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Magical place in the hills, surrounded with countless olive trees and remarkable scenery. The house itself is wonderful too...Cosy, clean, desirable, wish we could have stayed longer than 3 days. Anke and Kristof are very relaxed and over cool, making sure you have everything, while being very unobtrusive, so u feel as free as you can be in this wonderful... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Dear Ivan and Moona, thank you so much for this very nice comment and of course for your stay at Pura Vida. We are happy to read you enjoyed it, you were both such kind and pleasant guests, we loved our late night conversations after diner. Always welcome again! Kristof and Anke More 

Boutersem, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Anke already did take care of us before we arrived , the right directions from the airport , the estimated arrival time etc. nery nice and clean rooms , and we did upfront reserved for dinner first evening. were very positively surprised with a 4 course menu , of exceptional quality. Anke is a great cook Every morning at breakfast... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Dear Chantal and Jos, thank you very much for this nice review and for your stay at Pura Vida. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it. You were great guests. Kristof and Anke More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Shortly after making the booking we were contacted by Anke to see if we needed directions and to confirm the location. We were able to keep in constant contact which was very assuring. We were welcomed by Anke and Kristof with complimentary drinks and snacks (Tapas). They were very helpful by explaining about the area, breakfast and provided us with... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Dear Mark and Ginny, thanks again for your stay at our B&B and for taking the time to share your experiences. We look into the issue with the stores. Best regards, Anke More 

Cortijo La Loma
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Four of us visited Pura Vida for a meal. What a gastronomic experience - fantastic. We had booked several days before and explained that one of the party didn't eat meat and that two of us we not keen on chocolate sweets. Anke & Kristof developed a menu which suited all of us. The attention to detail, service and food... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Thank you for this great compliment Gaynor, lovely having you over and of course always welcome again. More 

Herts
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The door opened and we stepped into a very different place than the outside led us to imagine. It was a rustic haven of great food, a clean and stylish room and hosts that offered a friendly and warm service. Sitting having a welcome drink under the cool of a beautiful tree we looked over stunning views of the Andalucian... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience Jenny and for staying with us, you were such sweet guests, Anke & Kristof More 

Orlando, FL
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed at this rural B&B for two weeks. Our hosts, Anke and Cristof, were Belgian and perhaps that's the difference, but cleanliness was something that was lacking. Our bedding was changed once in the two weeks we were there. I know this because the sheets were slightly stained. The bedding was only changed in the first couple of days.... More 

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Kristof M, Owner at Pura Vida, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences in our bed & breakfast. I was quite shocked to read some parts of your review though and I believe your judgment is unfair, so I like to respond. The linen is indeed changed at the end of every week, when guests are with us for a longer stay. When... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Pura Vida

Address: Lugar cortijada Herrerra 10 | Villanueva de Algaidas, 29310 La Parrilla, Villanueva De Algaidas, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Villanueva De Algaidas > La Parrilla
Number of rooms: 4
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