Casa La Molina is the perfect place to unwind in comfortable and peaceful surroundings. Relaxation starts here.
This area is very beautiful, rolling hills and mountains that dip down to the azure coloured sea. Little white-washed cottages with drying beds for the moscatel grapes dot the countryside. The hillsides are covered with vines, almonds, olives, avacados and mangoes. Spring brings multitudes of wild flowers to Andalucia and wildlife from eagles to chameleons is varied and colorful.
Here you have the advantage of being in the middle of the countryside, surrounded by beautiful mountains, yet only 40 minutes from the beach, shops and the nightlife on the Costa del Sol.
Comares village has a doctor’s surgery, a chemist, a tobacconist, a post office and a very good all in one shop selling everything from kirby grips to salted cod. Market day is on Saturday. There are several bars, a restaurant in the old mill that overlooks the precipitous dro p to the valley floor. Several other cafes offer very good ‘menu del dia’ from 6 to 8 euros.
The very narrow streets are carless, but you can follow the ceramic footprints for a tour round the historic fortified village that dates back to the 3rd century BC. Don’t be surprised to see a donkey watching you from a doorway! Do go up to the cemetry. The best views are frequently enjoyed by the dead.
A car is essential if you want to do anything other than walk. Within easy striking distance you have beaches, caves, golfing, boating, skiiing, olive mills, markets. Do visit the ports at Benalmadena, Cabopino and Puerto Banus in Marbella to enjoy people watching of the rich and famous!
Malaga citys old quarter is very beautiful and has fantastic restaurants and tapas bars. The Parador at the top of the Gibralfo has a couple of Michelin stars so is worth having an evening out to enjoy gourmet food. Malaga’s Santa Semana Easter festival is breathtaking and the ten day August Festival is world renouned.
Make time for Granada to see the Alambra Palace, Cordoba for the Mesquita and on the way see the fields of sunflowers in season. Visit Seville for the Real Alcazar and Ronda for breathtaking views and much more. Keep an eye open for the storks nesting on chimneys. Inland there are olive mills, national parks, Malaga’s lake district, mountains and hill top villages to visit.
There are lots of places to visit on the coast that include a crocodile park, Sea World, water parks and shopping malls. You need never be short of something to do.
The Apartments - Casa La Molina, completed June 2006, consists of four apartments with views to die for. The air conditioning and double glazing ensure cool in summer and warmth in winter. The private swimming pool is only for the guests use. The house is a couple of minutes from the plaza and there is ample car parking space within 50 metres.
It is ideal for walkers, bird watchers, painters, explorers and anyone just wanting peace and quiet.
The apartments are stylish, finished to a high standard, and have a security gate with intercom for privacy. There are splendid views from windows/balconies and all around the area due to the high position of Comares. The road up from the coast is good and well surfaced, and although there are some tight bends it is not unduly difficult.
There is bar, and also a very attractive and good restaurant in Comares in the old olive mill, run by an entertaining and friendly pair who also speak good English. There is also another restaurant but we didnt have a chance to try it.
There isnt that much in Comares itself to occupy you, but the apartments are well placed for exploring the wider area, and having a meal or drink in the town is cheap enough and a relaxing end to the day (we paid 77Euro for 4 starters/mains and 2 desserts with soft drinks. Bottled beer was 1.50/2 Euro). Eating out in this area is generally much cheaper than in more touristy areas.
The apartment owners, Phil & Jenny are very friendly and always available and eager to help. There doesnt seem to be much thats too much trouble for them.
If you want to see a part of Spain thats not completely succumbed to tourism whilst enjoying stunning scenery then you cant do much better than this.
Philip from Redhill
Stayed 16 Sep 2007
If you are looking for a holiday to totally unwind and completely chill out then this is the place to go.
The apartment is of a high quality and very tastefully decorated. The view from the balcony is stunning and you can see for miles. The village is very quiet and it is a short walk from the apartment, you will find the locals very friendly. Local restaurants are very good especially the Mirador.
We highly recommend this apartment and hope to return again. Jenny & Phil the owners are very friendly and helpful and make you feel very welcome.
Stephen from Wigton
Stayed 03 Jun 2007
Casa La Molina was a fantastic, clean, well equipped apartment, excellent value for money with lots of extras provided, stunning views and a lovely pool area. The owners Jenny and Phil were very welcoming and friendly.
The village of Comares was 100 yards up the hill and the setting was perfect for us, with breathtaking views. The village is still very spanish and unspoilt. There are several bars and a couple of restaurants and the locals are very friendly.
The area is excellent for walking and for anyone who likes a holiday somewhere quieter and less commercial than the bigger resorts.
It takes half an hour to get to the apartment from the motorway - it is hairpin bends so be careful!
I can't say enough good things about this apartment - it's facilities and setting are fantastic and I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone.
Sean from Welland
Stayed 23 Dec 2006
Have just arrived home from a wonderfull stay in this lovely apartment,clean-super- home from home .
As described and excellent value,although it is situated up a not for the faint hearted road! but it does have fantastic views,the drive from airport to apartment door can range from an hour upwards,and be assured when you get there you will be warmly welcomed and eager for a lovely swim in the pool,if you want quiet,views,and eager to soak up the spanish life style this is the place to visit,you will not be dissapointed.
The villa had the most extraordinary and amazing views of anywhere we have stayed before. The apartment was fitted out to a very high standard, with everything we could possibly need. The lovely pool was a huge bonus and we particularly liked it being only one of 4 apartments and so were very much undisturbed. We were really sorry to leave and would love to come back.
Have just returned from a fantastic, relaxing week in Comares, which retains its unspoilt Spanish village character. The apartment owners, Philip and Jenny were there to welcome us on arrival at nearly midnight and were only too willing to tell us of all the best local haunts to visit. They had done some basic shopping for us as we had requested as the shops are closed on Sundays. The apartments are all of extremely high standard, nothing has been forgotten and the views are spectacular. Although an hour or so from the coast and airport it is still possible to visit as far afield as Granada or Ronda for a day trip, details of which are available in the apartment. For anyone wanting a taste of uncommercialised Spanish life this is the place to come
This is the sister apartment to property 22635. Why not take both apartments for a party or celebration. The swimming pool is only for the use of the house which has the four luxury apartments. The entrance to the property is by tall security gates opened by key or buzzer.
Sports and activities:
Boat Hire Climbing Cycling Fishing Flying Golf
Horse Riding Mountain Biking Sailling Sports Center Tennis