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Arcos de la Almona

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The main entrance to this Frigiliana village house, which is accessed via a small open-air porch, reflects all the character and style of the Frigiliana area. From the street you see its beautiful facade with nine arched windows through which all the light and the sun enter the house. Inside there is plenty of space (approx. 85m²). The kitchen is decorated with tiles, expertly handcrafted in Seville and is fully equipped with a vitro-ceramics hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, extractor hood, washing machine, iron and ironing board, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, juicer and mixer. The dining area has a large table and four rustic wooden chairs. In the lounge area of this Frigiliana village house there is a wonderful wood-burning stove and, on the opposite side, a large comfortable sof...The main entrance to this Frigiliana village house, which is accessed via a small open-air porch, reflects all the character and style of the Frigiliana area. From the street you see its beautiful facade with nine arched windows through which all the light and the sun enter the house. Inside there is plenty of space (approx. 85m²). The kitchen is decorated with tiles, expertly handcrafted in Seville and is fully equipped with a vitro-ceramics hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, extractor hood, washing machine, iron and ironing board, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, juicer and mixer. The dining area has a large table and four rustic wooden chairs. In the lounge area of this Frigiliana village house there is a wonderful wood-burning stove and, on the opposite side, a large comfortable sofa, two comfy armchairs and a coffee table. There is also a TV (with channels in English and Spanish), a DVD and CD/radio (with a good selection of films and music) and bookshelves with books in both languages. Arcos de la Almona also has air conditioning (cold & hot), a safe, smoke detectors and broadband internet connection (ADSL, free for customers with their own laptops, cell-phones and tablets). The beautiful bathroom is decorated with ceramic tiles (with metallic insets) which highlight its original wash basin which is handcrafted in ceramics and hand decorated. These and other details are emphasized by the sun which streams in through the skylight. The built-in shower is protected by a screen with doors. The water for both the bathroom and the kitchen is heated by solar panels. The bedroom is at the end of the house. There is a double bed with bedside tables, a large wardrobe and bookshelves (with a selection of books in English & Spanish). From the window there are views of the large terrace (approx. 100m²) which is complete with a private plunge pool (3m x 2m x 1m). Like the rest of the house, the terrace is quiet and peaceful. As well as the pool, there is a shaded pergola, a bench, two tables, several outdoor chairs, two sun-loungers with mattresses, a large parasol and a barbeque. All this is finished off with a wide variety of native, indigenous plants (jasmine, night scented jessamine, geraniums, aloha verde, camellia, bougainvillea, pansy, begonia, roses, ferns, adelfas, orchids etc.).The terrace views of Frigiliana's countryside and sierra are spectacular and the sumptuosity of the sky by night will turn your Frigiliana holiday into an unforgettable experience. We thank all our guests comments on TripAdvisor and incorporate both in our guestbook. Thank you all for your continued support. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VTAR/MA/0872More
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About the Owner
Javier and Rosario V
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2006
Interaction with guests
We will be available during the stay. Always ready for some help and information for a enjoyable holidays.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pretty apartment in an excellent location in the beautiful white village of Frigiliana. The one bed apartment is spacious, decorated in a traditional style (I love all the tiles!)and with many homely touches. We visited for two weeks in August to experience the...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank NJP2317
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 6th time we have stayed at arcos, we absolutely love the place, Javier and Rosario are the perfect hosts, nothing is too much trouble, and there's lots of personnal touches, the views from the roof terrace are amazing, and it's a lovely...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Voyage663643
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to escape the cold winter in Scotland so booked Arcos for 3 months, January, February and March. The immaculate 1 bedroom flat sits above the owners house in the heart of the village. Do not be put off as Rosario...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank CasaBrido
Reviewed 1 July 2019

We have been visiting Arcos for 8 years now and it just keeps getting better and better. The house is beautiful with everything you could possibly need. It is spotlessly clean with quality furnishings and decor. The kitchen has all the appliances you need aswel...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank juliepF8382EL
Javier F, VR Owner at Arcos de la Almona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

Dear J & S, dear good guest friends: Thank you very much for your review. We are very, very happy after many years with us, still. You are very good guest. We are very pleased see you here for more and more many years. And...More

Reviewed 15 May 2019

A great location in the historic part of Frigiliana village with lovely views from the rooftop terrace with its plunge pool and so handy for the shops and restaurants. We enjoyed our walks through the charming streets and lanes in the spring sunshine. It was...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank norrieArdrossan
Javier F, VR Owner at Arcos de la Almona, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2019

Dear guest friends: Thank you for your review. We are very happy know enjoy again your holidays in Arcos de la Almona. Is a pleasure see you again soon. You are welcome always. Our best wishes and our friendship. Sincerely Rosario and Javier

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The decoration is of a rustic style, here you will feel very comfortable and private, but at the same time integrated into the local village life. Designed exclusively for 2 people consisting of a double bed and bathroom, with shower. There is a library with a good selection of English books and CDs. Satellite TV included. Inside there is plenty of space (approx. 85m²). The kitchen is decorated with tiles, expertly handcrafted in Seville and is fully equipped with a vitro-ceramics hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, extractor hood, washing machine, iron and ironing board, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, juicer and mixer. The dining area has a large table and four rustic wooden chairs. In the lounge area of this Frigiliana village house there is a wonderful wood-burning stove and, on the opposite side, a large comfortable sofa, two comfy armchairs and a coffee table. There is also a TV (with channels in English and Spanish), a DVD and CD/radio (with a good selection of films and music) and bookshelves with books in both languages. Arcos de la Almona also has air conditioning (cold & hot), a safe, smoke detectors and broadband internet connection (ADSL, free for customers with their own laptops, cell-phones and tablets). The beautiful bathroom is decorated with ceramic tiles (with metallic insets) which highlight its original wash basin which is handcrafted in ceramics and hand decorated. These and other details are emphasized by the sun which streams in through the skylight. The built-in shower is protected by a screen with doors. The water for both the bathroom and the kitchen is heated by solar panels. The bedroom is at the end of the house. There is a double bed with bedside tables, a large wardrobe and bookshelves (with a selection of books in English & Spanish). From the window there are views of the large terrace (approx. 100m²) which is complete with a private plunge pool (3m x 2m x 1m). Like the rest of the house, the terrace is quiet and peaceful. As well as the pool, there is a shaded pergola, a bench, two tables, several outdoor chairs, two sun-loungers with mattresses, a large parasol and a small (portable) barbeque. All this is finished off with a wide variety of native, indigenous plants (jasmine, night scented jessamine, geraniums, aloha verde, camellia, bougainvillea, pansy, begonia, roses, ferns, adelfas, orchids etc.).The terrace views of Frigiliana's countryside and sierra are spectacular and the sumptuosity of the sky by night will turn your Frigiliana holiday into an unforgettable experience. We thank all our guests comments on TripAdvisor and incorporate both in our guestbook. Thank you all for your continued support.
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About the neighbourhood
The historic quarter of the town of Frigiliana, and with in it the Mudéjar Quarter, represents a monumental grouping that some authors have named the most popular architectural structure of Arab origin in existence in the province of Málaga. To this among others, is owed the prize received in 1982 of the I Premio Nacional de Embellecimiento de los Pueblos de España ( 1st National Prize for the Embellishment and improvement of the Spanish Towns). At present, the Historic Quarter has begun its filing for its declaration of Artistic Historical Grouping. Sports:- In this village we have a gymnasium and semi Olympic size swimming pool. There is also a covered sports complex where there are always different sporting activities taking place. All this is available to the public at very reasonable...
Getting around
Dear guests and friends: We wish health, work and business are going well. We would like to apologize for taking your time, but it is important for us to inform about this situation. Lately, we have been receiving bookings of one year (or more) in advance, being most of them totally confirmed. We are worried that our 'guest friends', as we like to call those who trust us and often spend their holidays with us, are not able to book our houses. We feel the urge to contact and ask you to tell us if you are interested in booking a house in 2018. It is our wish to be your hosts, and our houses are and will always be your houses; you will always be welcomed here. Further than business, we focus more on our relationships with you, since the
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