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La Rueda,small,cozy and romantic retreat,private,heatable pool,a quiet oasis!

views across the fields below us
19 reviews
views across the fields below us
Take a dip into rural Andalucia!
a romantic place indeed!
Enjoy the pool
just one of the pleasant sittingareas
springflowers by the pool
The refreshing pool
views over the pool and fields below us
The pleasant interior of the cottage
cozy bathroom
another Moorish style sitting area with hammock
our neighbours with their harvest
Orgiva our village
hiking in the Alpujarra
a refreshing lagoon after a hike
a bay on the Costa Tropical
take a dip in the sea
A visit to the Alhambra is a must!
Enjoy a paella in a local fiesta
more local fiesta
Orgivas feria in autumn
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Orgiva, Province of Granada, Andalucia
Romantic stay in rural Andalucia. Studio cottage with sole use of heatable (from March 18 onwards) pool. Self catering or bed & breakfast. La Rueda, our cortijo and the cottage we rent, is situated 5km outside Orgiva in a hamlet called Los Agustines, at the southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada. This is still a 'living' community of mainly vegetable farmers who till their land below us mostly by hand. Sit in your hammock and watch them. Often one of our lovely neighbours knocks on the door to share his produce with us. Every afternoon some goats with bells around their necks make their way down to the fields, or Paco or Jose go by with their mule. This place really is as idyllic as it sounds! Our cottage is set in its own small garden and is surrounded by lots of lovely colours and smells. If you don't feel like cooking... Read more
Listing #HL543550
About the Owner
Stefan T
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Generally we clean the house ourselves and are there to greet our guests and to show them around. If we are away, we have neighbours who do that for us, but we are ALWAYS reach - and available via Email or phone , in case our guests have questions. There is lots of info in the house, but we are more than happy to tell you about the local area, the wonderful handicraft you can find around here, tell you about the local fiestas, cultural visits our walks to do. We love living here and would like our guests to enjoy this beautiful place as much as we do!!
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This little cottage has been sympathetically restored and is in keeping with the area. The pool,garden and views are much better than the photographs show. A very tranquil and restful place with lots of facilities a short drive away. The owners were very hospitable and...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stefan and Naomi are great hosts. Grandes anfitriones. The place is 5 kms away fro the town, over the valley, and from the swimming pool and terrace you can enjoy the views of it. The sunrise is gorgeous, and you can see the sun coming...More

1  Thank Dori G
Management response:Responded 21 July 2017

Thanks a lot Dori, it was a real pleasure having you and eduardo again here with us and we look forward to meeting you again one day, until then all the best and enjoy the summer Stefan & Naomi

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Naomi and Stefan gave us a wonderful holiday in their pretty, rustic cottage. We had everything we needed during our week there - a comfortable bed, good shower, kitchen, lovely gardens with bbq area overlooking the olive groves and mountains, swimming pool perfect for cooling...More

Thank IrisHolidaymaker
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We do ask our guests to smoke outside only. We allow pets, but expect them to be well behaved and ask the guests to bring their blankets and bowls.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
21 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
2 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
21 Sep 2018
2 nights
22 Sep 2018 -
5 Oct 2018
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
There are no further charges, except for the firewood in winter, if needed.

For last minute bookings, within 2 weeks of arrival, of 5 nights minimum stay, we give a discount of 10%.
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About the neighbourhood
The lovely and unique villages of the Alpujarra are only 30 mins away, great for just strolling about hte village or some serious hikes into the Siera Nevada. Great also to have a look at some outstanding local handicrafts.
The Alhambra (Granada) for sure worth a visit, also Granada itself deserves a full day of roaming around.

The nearest beaches are from half an hour away. Salobreña, Almuñecar, La Herradura or Nerja to name only a few. Between La Herradura and Nerja are a couple of unspoilt and very private little coves, bring your picnic and enjoy the tranquility. Enquire about diving in the diving centres of Marina del Este or La Herradura.
Only 40 mins down on the coast between Motril and Salobreña we have a lovely golf course in a unique setting. You can golf with the sea in your ba...
Getting around
We would recommend a car, since it is just more convenient. Having said that, quite a few guests come without and use public transport to get here or we can arrange for a pick-up service from the airport (extra charge).
There is one direct bus from Malaga to orgiva, every working day, from Orgiva we can pick you up. The nearest trainstation would be in Granada.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Malaga or Almeria: 150.0 km
Railway: Granada: 50.0 km
Ferry: Motril: 35.0 km
Malaga and Almeira are both 2 hours away. Details of airlines offering cheap flights will be provided upon request. A car is highly recommended - pick up from airport can be arranged.
It´s also possible to fly into Granada by flying via Barcelona or Madrid (Vueling or Iberia).
The nearest beach at Salobrena is 30 mins away. Granada 1 hour, Las Alpujarras 20 mins, Nerja with its caves and the nearby beautiful village of Frigiliana are about 1 hour away. Cordoba, Jaen, Guadix as well as Nijar and the coastal nature park of Cabo de Gata can all be visited as a daytrip.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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