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Casa Los Olivos and pool
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Casa Los Olivos and pool
Master Bedroom with en suite bathroom
Sitting room
The porch
terrace and front of house
The long terrace
Second bedroom with two single beds
View to El Chorro from rear garden
The amazing El Torcal National Park
The beautiful Ardales Lakes
the property is at the bottom of the picture in the middle - the snow is on the Sierra de lasl Aguas
fantastic walks through the pine forests around El  Chorro and the Ardales Lakes
gentle ramp up to the porch of Los Olivos
Malaga City. amazing market with lots of Alora olives
walled and gated pool area with  pergola
View over to La Huma
Dining are in open plan living space
en suite to master bedroom with full bath and shower over.
parking by ramp up to terrace, porch and pool area.
Ramp which we set up for wheelchair users but is otherwise dismantled
pool area with steps down, pergola to the right
wet room
The pool
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Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Alora, Province of Malaga, Andalucia

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Wendy E
1 review
“Perfect holiday home”
Reviewed 16 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed for 5 nights at Casa Los Olivos & were more than delighted with the accommodation . Having stayed in many self catering properties over the years this was definitely the best equipped & most comfortable! The bed was fantastic & the en suite bathroom spotless. Helen & Alan were perfect hosts, especially as Helen arranged to meet us when we were 10 minutes away & guide us back to her home. The pool & outdoor seating were a luxury- a bonus also of table tennis & a guitar for my husband to play made the holiday perfect. Our hosts were so helpful both before & during our stay, especially with directions to The Lakes which is well worth the drive. All in all this was an exceptional stay, especially as we were in need of a relaxing holiday in a beautiful part of Spain. We would love to return in the future & would certainly recommend Casa Los Olivos to family & friends.

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Adolf R
1 review
“great wheelchair access”
Reviewed 4 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

I use an electric wheelchair and had no problems to move around in the large living room, wide hallways, generous baths (with roll-in shower) and the huge level courtyard and pool area. Since we had fantastic warm weather (almost 30 Celsius at end of April) we lived outdoors each finding their very own preferred mix of shade and breeze. Malaga at a 45 min distance by car is very wheelchair accessible with its car-free marble covered old town pedestrian streets and modern water front. From the house it is 2 hrs to Cordoba and Granada. Los Olivos is a lovely relaxed place with very helpful and considerate hosts. What we could not do though were walks without having to take the car, since the narrow, steep and winding road the property is located at is far to dangerous for a leisurely evening stroll.

Travelling group: Med partner
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AndyB1605
Stokesley, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“No”
Reviewed 24 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

I'm not going to do it! I'm not going to share the best holiday home we've ever found with you, we're going to keep it a secret and have it for ourselves! And anyway, how do you score 6 out of 5?

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Going Home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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mattstein...
Haarlem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
“A lovely hillside house with a charming host and hostess”
Reviewed 2 March 2013 for a stay in February 2013

We're very glad we stayed at Los Olivos. Helen and her husband are charming and generous with recommendations of hikes and activities, and the mountain location is gorgeous and evocative. Visit the wolf park and climb the Arab Steps at El Chorro! The big fireplace was entertaining, and our kids loved the ping-pong table.

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Liked best: The landscape
Liked least: Chilly and a bit dark inside in winter
Travelling group: Young Children
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Ann W
Malaga, Spain
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“....so glad we chose Casa los Olivos”
Reviewed 1 November 2012 for a stay in October 2012

We had a fabulous week staying at Casa los Olivos. The accommodation itself is ideal . Fabulous comfy bed , a kitchen with everything you need whether just making snacks or cooking a full meal, a real home from home. The outside area is ideal for sunbathing, barbequing and I even managed to brush up on my long forgotten table tennis skills!
Helen , the owner, was fantastic - we managed to get a bit lost a few times while out in our hired car and all we had to do was call her and problem solved! She was also great for suggesting places to eat or other parts of the area to visit, so a big, big thanks to her.
I would happily recommend this holiday rental to anyone - it is also an excellent property for those with a disability - the wheel chair access is ideal and everything on one level.

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Liked best: the pool area and the relaxing feel to the villa and of course HELEN herself!
Liked least: There wasnt anything I could fault
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 Nov 2012
Ann it was a joy to meet you both, and so pleased that you had such a good holiday. We hope to see you again some time. all best wishes, Helen and Alan
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