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Spain Villa El Olivo

Villa with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and private pool in Alcaucín, Spain

From €700 per week

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Tranquil, delightful, 3 bedroom villa with private pool and grounds, stunning mountain and lake views. Close to local villages, beaches and golf. Perfect for that relaxing, chill out time in the sun!


This beautiful 3 bedroom villa is located near the popular village of Alcaucin in Andalucía, Spain. A haven of tranquillity, this spacious, light and airy villa is designed over two levels : the upper floor has a fully fitted kitchen, bathroom, utility room with automatic washing machine, lounge with TV and DVD/ CD Player, open fireplace and door leading onto a large terrace with stunning views. There is also an entrance hall and marble staircase that leads down to the lower ground floor. A double bedroom with its own private terrace enjoying those spectacular views, just right for that relaxing morning coffee, completes the upper floor.

The terrace has dining furniture and enjoys a sweeping panorama of Alcaucin and the valley to Lake Viñuela; a perfect place for alfresco dining, enjoying a cocktail whilst watching the sun set over the dappled white villages, or simply star gazing on a balmy summer night.

The large lower ground floor has a bathroom and two further double/ twin bedrooms, one with patio doors leading to the private garden and pool area. All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and air conditioning and the lounge and kitchen have ceiling fans.

Outside there is a large, private garden area with colourful borders that blend perfectly with mother nature, heating swimming pool (8m x 4m) and sun loungers / tables where you can relax in total privacy and soak up the sun! The villa and grounds are completely fenced and gated, there is a large driveway for several cars and the only things to disturb you are the birds and butterflies.

This is a non-smoking property, although ashtrays are provided for smoking externally on the large terrace.

Mobile and Internet devices work well at El Olivo. There are excellent Mobile and Internet connections available within the Villa to those who have European Roaming Packages or free Wifi.

The two nearby villages of Alcaucin and Puente don Manuel offer plenty of shops, restaurants, bars and local facilities and there are numerous activities in the Alcaucin area where you can enjoy a full range of outdoor activities, picnics and water sports. The beach and golf facilities are within a 20 minute drive.

Just fifty five minutes from Malaga Airport, the Villa is perfectly located for exploring the real Andalucía, yet within easy reach of the coast with its popular beaches and golfing facilities. Two villages, Alcaucin and Puente Don Manuel are within 3 kms. of the property offering local shops, including a butcher and baker, bars and restaurants both Spanish and English, banks, post office, beauty salon and chemists. There are numerous activities in the Alcaucin area. You can reach the natural park 'El Alcazar' and Lake Viñuela within 5 minutes. There you can enjoy walking, horse riding, cycling and fishing, also numerous beautiful picnic spots and the local Pueblos Blancos are charming, giving a true insight into rural life in Andalucía.

Within 20 minutes drive of El Olivo you arrive at the coastal resort of Torre Del Mar with its long sandy beaches, promenade, restaurants and bars. The nearby water theme park of Aqua Velez and other activities such as indoor ten pin bowling, go – karting and cinema complex offer entertainment and if you fancy some retail therapy there is a large shopping complex at El Ingenio with shops such as Zara, Mango, Massimo Dutti and the hypermarket Eroski.

Caletta de Velez, a charming fishing village with its own Golf Course, Baviera, is adjacent to Torre Del Mar and just a further ten minutes away from Torre you will find the charming and much photographed Pueblo Blanco of Frigiliana, the Nerja caves and many cosmopolitan beaches such as Burriana.

Historic cities of Cordoba, which is packed with unusual Moorish and Christian architecture and a truly stunning Cathedral, and Granada with its magical Alhambra Palace are some 90 minutes drive away. Take the opposite direction from the Villa and 90 minutes will bring you to the costal luxurious resorts of Marbella and Puerto Banus. If you want to go a little further afield, Seville, the vibrant, artistic and cultural capital of Andalucía is just two hours drive from the villa, as is Gibraltar, with its famous Barbary Monkeys and magical history that has evolved from its strategic location at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula,


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9 out of 12 people recommend staying here


Couple from Woking, United Kingdom Mar 2023

Outstanding Villa

Just the most wonderful villa surrounded by stunning mountains and nature. If you love peace and tranquility you will adore it here.
The Villa was spotlessly clean. Kitchen is amazing - home from home with absolutely everything you could wish for.
Pool ( fantastic ) and all terraces have the most wonderful views. Particularly enjoyed the Juliet balcony out from the bedroom we used.
Area is beautiful for exploring white villages etc. Had superb meal at Hotel La Viñuela.
We did large first shop at Eroski supermarket at Valez Malaga then stocked up at little local supermarkets.
Bbq was excellent at the Villa.
Owner very swift to answer any questions.
We will definitely go back at some stage the rest was unbelievable.


Friends from Cork, Ireland Sep 2022

We arrived at the villa in the early hrs of the morning, so was dark and we couldn't see the surrounding area, we quickly sorted a few bits and went to bed..... waking a few hrs later bought fabulous views, the sound of bells on the goats that roam the mountains, it was wonderful.
The villa itself is great, clean , comfortable, facilities are excellent there is everything you need , Bbq, ice machine ! Pool , dishwasher, washing machine.
There is so much wildlife around the villa, birds, lizards, deer and we saw an iberien lynx !!!
It's a beautiful and relaxing place to spend time.


Family from Evesham, United Kingdom Aug 2022

The villa was perfect for us - complete isolation, amazing views and high quality facilities. It is the best equipped villa we have ever stayed at - the utensils and facilities are high specification. We felt incredibly relaxed at the villa.


Family from Hoofddorp, Netherlands Jul 2018

super nice stay. clean and 100% privacy. tip to the owner: car is in the sun all day. I would come up with something for that


Family from Bournemouth, United Kingdom Jun 2017

We have just returned from a week staying at El Olivo and have had the most amazing time. The villa and views were stunning - more beautiful than the photos can show. The villa was very well equipped and suited our family needs.
There is a local bakery and a couple of small convenience stores locally and a Lidl and large supermarket / shopping centre a little further away. We found a nice restaurant in Torre Del Mar and visited other local towns and villages - Comares is particularly beautiful with fantastic views across the region. We also had a good day at Aquavelis, a local water park. Sitting on the terrace, relaxing with a glass of wine, looking out on the stunning views was a real treat, listening to the goat''s bells from further down the valley. A great holiday, would thoroughly recommend.


Family from Newdigate Dorking, United Kingdom Sep 2016

A nice villa in a nice area. Access not too bad given the location of the villa. Good overall facilities but garden parasols need renewing. Only slight down side was the noisey local dogs morning and evening


Distances to locations

Nearest beach 20km Nearest bar 3km Nearest restaurant 3km Nearest ski lift 150km Nearest supermarket 3km Malaga airport 55km Nearest Golf 20km Post Office, Baker, Butcher, Bank, Beauty Salon 3km Doctor / Dentist 3km

Local activities

Boat hire 30km Climbing 5km Cycling 5km Fishing 5km Golf 20km Horse riding 5km Mountain biking 5km Sailling 5km Scuba diving 30km Swimming 5km Wind surfing 5km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 60km Local food market 3km Museum 45km Night club 20km Shopping 3km Theatre 20km Theme park 55km Zoo 55km Cinema 20km

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Updated 29 May 2023

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Optional extras

  • High Chair

    €10.00 per week, paid with booking

  • Cot

    €25.00 per week, paid with booking



3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single beds


2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Private pool with electric heating, Size 10m x 4m, Depth 1.6m to 1.8m


WiFi / WiFi, Radio, TV Languages in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Local


Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning throughout property, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire essential


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden

Suitable for

Children, Infants

Extra information

The flat, pool -side area has been designed for sunbathing and enjoying the landscaped garden areas which have an abundance of local flowers such as Bougainvillea and Lantarna. There are sun loungers, tables, parasols and pool inflatables available for you to relax and chill out. The remainder of the grounds are as nature intended and are undeveloped to blend in with the charming Andalucían countryside. Whilst the property is suitable for elderly persons, it is not suitable for anyone who is infirm.


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