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La Forastera

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Province of Malaga, Andalucia
Dogs pay 5 euros per day, and a minimum of 25 ewuros per stay.
Maximum 50 euros for lon stays.

It is absolutely necessary to specify any dogs staying.

Wood in winter free for stays of 1 week, charges apply for month's stay.

Just a short 15 mins drive inland away from the hustle and bustle of the Costa Del Sol, and 25 mins from historic Malaga city, lies the sleepy, untouched hamlet of Benaque where the road ends. Set in a picturesque valley amongst olive, almond and mango trees, 'La Forastera' is a lovingly renovated traditional rural house located on the dramatic ridge of a hill on the outskirts of the hamlet, and is the perfect place for a relaxing, authentic Spanish holiday surrounded by stunning countryside. The house has beautiful uninterrupted views of the sea in the distance in front and of a dramatic uninhabited...
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Listing #HL153398
About the Owner
Eva L
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2011
Interaction with guests
We speak Spanish, English and French :-)
Reviews from our community
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1 - 3 of 5 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2017

My wife and I were looking for a house in the real Spain but still within easy reach of all the beaches and attractions of this area, after looking we opted for this property and WOW did we make the right choice. The house was...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank david m
Management response:Responded 15 June 2017

Thank you so much, David! We are very gald you have enjoed the house, we really love being in Benaque when we can, it's special... We re-built the house from ruins, and we have loved every minute of it. There is a "carmela" to tast...More

Reviewed 5 March 2016

We loved the house, the village and the area. We had everything wd needed in the property. You do need a car if you want to go down to the nearest town or the beach, but if you just want to get away from it...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Violet B
Management response:Responded 6 March 2016

Thank you, Ken and Voilet, I am so glad you enjoyed it. You've been fantastic too :-)

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Reviewed 17 October 2015
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Date of stay: October 2015
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
* We have a constant stock of cut olive wood ready to use for the wood burning fire if required at a minimal charge in stays of more than a week.
* Gas heaters available if necessary.
* Lots of storage space
* Ironing board
* Traditional wooden shutters throughout for a great nights sleep !
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Pets 25 euros per week, or 60 euros for longer stays.
Only 1 pet.
No parties.
Stays of 28 days or more pay their bills and wood.
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: $253 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $76 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
* 25 euros per pet for week stay or 60 per stay longer than 28 days.
* On stays longer than 28 days, guest pays electricity bill, wood and gas heater.
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About the neighbourhood
With its mountainous terrain and unrestricted tracks free of traffic, the valley is popular with both hikers and mountain bikers and those seeking tranquility.

Benaque was the birthplace of the poet, novelist and dramatist Salvador Rueda (1857-1933) whose work greatly featured Andalucian themes and to whom a small museum is dedicated in the village.

Just 1.5 km away, Macharaviaya is a historically important and picturesque village. Its impressive church houses the remains of the politically influencial Galvez family of the 1700's who made Macharaviaya well-known far beyond its regional borders. Nowadays, it's population is merely a few hundred. The historical center of the village has a preservation order on it. Some Spanish and foreign artists, ceramicists, painters and writers...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Malaga Airport: 40.0 km
Railway: Estació de María Zambrano, Malaga: 36.0 km
• Fly to Malaga Airport. La Forastera is only 35 mins drive away.
• Lots of cheap budget airlines and car rental companies available.
• Simple 25 km drive East along the coast on the motorway then a single road inland for 8 km.
Detailed directions will be sent upon confirmation of booking.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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