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The Unique Retreat in the beautiful Los Montes de Malaga National Park

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6 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Colmenar, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
Absolutely gorgeous 350 year old Spanish farmhouse set in 17 hectares of almond and olive groves and wilderness which is part of the Montes de Malaga National Park. This eco-friendly farm also has its own vineyard (Shiraz grapes mainly) and is totally organic.

If you are looking for something totally authentic and yet close to major cities like Granada, Cordoba and Malaga, this is your place! It has a warm, cosy, homely feel and is set amongst breathtaking countryside. It has a salt water swimming pool and beautiful, fully-restored bedrooms and is full of atmosphere and charm.

Please note prices listed are per double bedroom per night. Please let us know what you are looking for so we can recommend the best rooms for your needs. Let us know how many rooms you would like ideally for us to send you a personalised quote. It may be possible...
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Listing #HL1296557
About the Owner
Marina C
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
Interaction with guests
Depending on the size of your group and your needs and preferences, we can either be here and able to cook for you, do the necessary maintenance and offer reflexology and massage or we can be off-site to give you the possibility of having the house for your exclusive use.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to come and relax! It’s so quiet and calm. Their pets are really friendly and like the attention they get from the guests. The Food which is cooked by Nacho is truly lovely. The same goes for the breakfast. We had a...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

I stayed at this farmhouse in April as a lone traveller looking for peace and quiet and I found it here. The farmhouse is set in the hills above a small town within walking distance, and is home to Marina and Nacho and their dog...More

Thank SparkleyEm
Safari622009, VR Owner at The Unique Retreat in the beautiful Los Montes de Malaga National Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review, Emily. it was such a pleasure to host you and you made it very easy for us! We couldn't be more thrilled that you valued your stay and the peace and quiet here so much and we...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and fine company. What’s not to love about an authentic, rustic, peaceful and gorgeous stay in beautiful Andalucía? Especially when your hosts are lovely and well-travelled. Oh and did we mention the amazing food and fine company? Nacho and Marina’s 400yr vineyard is...More

Thank sanne100
Management response:Responded June 1, 2018

Oh, Sanne and Marc, what a beautiful review from two beautiful people. We loved having you stay here and it felt more like having friends here than guests. It has been such a treat to get to know you both and we are delighted you...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
We ask guests to be respectful of our home, the countryside around us, our animals, and of course, each other!! Please bear in mind the following things as we try to be as...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note that we also rent out separate rooms and it is not necessary to rent out the whole house at any given time. If you are less than 10 people, our rates are €25 per person per night. We can rent out the whole house and are generally here and on call to provide delicious meals at excellent value and any further assistance.

We also provide reflexology treatments for those who would like to optimise their rest and relaxation.

Our listed price is for 10 guests. Fewer guests are also welcome.

We have one very large double bedroom (Room 4) in which we can add up to 5 additional single beds - ideal for families who would like to share a room. The cost of this room is €50 plus & €10 per person in addition.We also have one single room if necessary.
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About the neighborhood
Set in a beautiful National Park, the farm is 5 kilometres from the nearest town, Colmenar, which is very typically Andalusian with a variety of bars and restaurants which we can happily recommend.

The area is known for its wine production which is the oldest in Spain, its olives and almonds. There are olive and almond groves all around us and there is a very authentic, natural feel to the area.
Getting around
We are 45 minutes form Malaga airport, 40 minutes from the closest beach, 1 and a quarter hours from Granada, 1 hour and a quarter from Cordoba, 2 hours from Seville and the closest village is 5 kilometres away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Malaga Airport: 23.6 mi
Railway: Malaga: 19.9 mi
Ferry: Malaga: 23.6 mi
The farm is 40 minutes from Malaga and 45 minutes from Malaga airport. We will send full directions and coordinates once guests have booked. There is plenty of safe and very easy parking here.

We highly recommend having your own vehicle here but if you decide not to rent a vehicle, we can pick guests up in Malaga either at the airport or bus or train station if you decide not to travel by car. We charge €50 for airport pick ups whereas taxis charge over €70.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 24.9 mi.
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