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Casa Rafa, Competa/canillas De Albaida

Country house with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and swimming pool in Canillas de Albaida, Spain

From £528 per week

Country house to rent in Canillas de Albaida, Spain

  • Country house
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ

Country house overview - owner's description

Lovely private country house. Set within a leafy, quiet location with stunning views, secluded and tranquil.

The house is set in 1,5 acres of private ground planted of all sorts of trees. It is fenced so once you close the gate, there is a total privacy. No noise at all as it is minimum 150 meters to the road.

The closest village is CANILLAS DE ALBAIDA., it is just 300 meters away if you take a path that goes directly from the house to the village. The village has shops, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, chemist and a medical centre.

Then the nearest town is COMPETA, famous for its wine festival in August. It has much more wide choice of bars, restaurants, shops, etc. This one is 2,5 kilometers away and there is also a path if you prefer to walk.

The house was built in 2005 in the local typical spanish style. It has 2 bedrooms but very large as the house has 96 square meters and 30 meters terrace area.

Plenty of place to park the cars on the plot.

It is a 25 minutes drive to the beach of Algarrobo Costa

Checking in and out times are flexible and depending on bookings. No problem with late arrivals or early departures.

Ask for a quote for long stays in the spring, autumn and winter with enormous discounts.Use the house as a base to explore the area and decide whether to buy or rent long term in this beautiful and sunny part of the world.

The Villa has been comfortably furnished throughout with good quality furniture and all necessary electrical equipment, . Sun Beds and additional tables and chairs for eating al fresco. There is private parking on the plot .


This country house has 10 verified reviews.

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10 out of 10 people recommend staying here

Friends from Edinburgh, United Kingdom Oct 2016

We stayed for a week at this amazing villa. It had everything we needed and more. Rafael was very accommodating with our late check in and out at no extra cost. I have nothing negative to say about him or this place. In fact we will return as soon as we can. It's a must if you want a relaxing holiday. O and the pool is fab. So much outdoor space to enjoy. Thank you again Rafael

Family from Salisbury. Wiltshire., United Kingdom Sep 2015

I had an absolutely wonderful, relaxing 2 weeks at Casa Rafa...our party included myself, my daughter & her fiance and my 3yr old and the villa was perfect for each of us. Rafael was at the villa waiting to greet us on arrival, he was very welcoming and showed us around, giving us all the info we would need on surrounding areas and how to get there. The villa was very clean and spacious and has everything you need for a comfortable stay...a home from home. The views from the front of the property, where you are able to eat meals at the table, are absolutely stunning and you can see right across to the coastline. The pool is a good size and upkeep is easy once you get the hang of it. We had several bbqs with the equipment provided and there are fruit trees on the property with lemons, pomegranites, figs and nuts. We wanted something quiet, relaxing and private and we got all of this. There is a dirt path to Canillas... a 10min walk..which has bars/restaurants, small supermarket, tobacco shop, pharmacy and information centre and also a path (a bit more hilly and uneven) to Competa(20-30mins walk) which has more variety of shops and restaurants. We decided not to hire a car due to the narrow windy roads and used airport transfers which were reasonably priced, then used local taxis to travel to different villages incl Canillas, Competa, Sayalonga and Torre del Mar...taxis were very cheap and reliable. There is also a coach 3 X per day that goes from Canillas to several coastal areas as far as Malaga.
A beautiful villa set in a stunning, peaceful location providing everything you will need for total relaxation. Highly recommended and I am already planning another visit for next year.

Family from Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom Aug 2014

We had a great 2 weeks here, very close to village and easy to walk to in 5minutes. Competa can be walked to but we didnt due to the heat and is less then two minutes in the car. Patio area is bigger then it looks on the pics and plenty of space and beds around the pool. Arrival and departure was made very easy by the owner and times were flexible as far as possible. Villa has every thing you need for a relaxing holiday and pool is not overlooked with stunning views. 20 mins to the beach but has the seclusion of a very rural location.

Couple from Chaldon, United Kingdom May 2014

All I wanted was a place that was
a) near enough to bars and restaurants so that driving wasnt necessary
b) but quiet, private and secluded
This villa ticks both boxes perfectly

Its on the outskirts of Canillas (I found 3 different restaurants in that little town - but there may be others) and the walk into Canillas is no more than 10 minutes - and thats at a gentle stroll
You can cut a bit off that time by using a path that goes from the back of the property to the very edge of the town but the terrain is a bit tricky so I wouldnt suggest that route if coming back in the dark (or after a few glasses of vino).

Its easy driving distance to the coast of you want that too

Pools a decent size and overall, Id recommend this property

Family from Peebles, United Kingdom Jul 2013

If you want a peaceful holiday away from the crowds, would like to sit out and look down the valley towards the sea and have a good variety of close restaurants to choose from (in both Canillas de Albaida and Competa) then this is the place for you. You can walk in to Canillas de Albaida and although we always did the five minute drive to Competa there is a path if you want to walk there too. Although the shops arent supermarket size you can get everything you need without having to go down the windy mountain road. Tasty lemons, avacados and limes are all in the garden to pick. Rafael was also very accommodating and helpful and the villa couldnt be in a more glorious setting with a good size private pool. I highly recommend this villa and would love to return.

From Flackwell Heath, United Kingdom Sep 2012

Fantastic views and a well equipped house, with the owner Rafael being very friendly and helpful. We were left in peace and even given charge of cleaning the pool with clear instructions and a good demo. It was very easy to do. Nearby Competa has some restaurants - our favourite was El Pilar with its varied cuisine. Nearby Canillas is a quick walk and although its supermarkets are small, they are surprisingly well stocked. The place is quite private in feel although it has a nearby house or two. The road from the motorway is not an issue and quite a pleasure to drive - an even more interesting and beautiful drive is the road to Torrox. I think well be back - particularly for those views !!!


This country house is:

19km from the nearest beach 500m from the nearest bar 500m from the nearest restaurant 150km from the nearest ski lift 500m from the nearest supermarket 60km from MALAGA AIRPORT 19km from BEACH ALGARROBO COSTA 500m from CANILLAS DE ALBAIDA 2.5km from COMPETA

Local activities

Boat hire 45km Climbing 15km Fishing 45km Golf 45km Horse riding 15km Sailling 45km Scuba diving 45km Skiing 150km Sports center 15km Tennis 15km Water skiing 45km Wind surfing 45km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 35km Local food market 2.5km Museum 65km Night club 2.5km Shopping 500m Theatre 22km Theme park 22km Cinema 22km

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Outside this country house in Canillas de Albaida, Spain
This country house is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the mountains. It has a pool, a barbecue, outside lighting, a garden and a sea view. Car hire is recommended as the country house is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 29 March 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 January 2017 - 30 April 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Late booking discounts

  • Arrive between 1 May - 30 May and receive 10% off if the booking is made within 60 days of the arrival date.
  • Arrive between 1 September - 30 September and receive 10% off if the booking is made within 90 days of the arrival date.
  • Arrive between 1 October - 31 October and receive 5% off if the booking is made within 180 days of the arrival date.

Long stay discounts

  • Arrive between 1 May - 30 May and receive 5% off if the booking is for 10 days or more.
  • Arrive between 1 November - 30 April and receive 60% off if the booking is for 3 months or more.

If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.



2 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed

There is also 1 double sofa bed in living room, 1 cot


1 bathroom

Swimming pool

Private pool, Size 8m x 4m, Depth 1.2m to 1.8m


CD player, Computer, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, TV Languages in English, German, French, Spanish, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning living rooms only, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended


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


Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Smoking, Restricted mobility , Pets

Extra information

The Villa has been comfortably furnished throughout with good quality furniture and all necessary electrical equipment, . Sun Beds and additional tables and chairs for eating al fresco. There is private parking on the plot .


Average rating from 10 reviews

Private Owner From Toremolinos, Spain Member since Feb 2008

Hello, my name is Rafael and I have been renting the house for the past 8 years now on a short term basis .Book a week and see whether you like the area and surroundings to buy or rent long term. Special price for long term rentals could be offered in the spring, autumn and winter.

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Hello, my name is Rafael and I have been renting the house for the past 8 years now on a short term basis .Book a week and see whether you like the area and surroundings to buy or rent long term. Special price for long term rentals could be offered in the spring, autumn and winter.

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