Studio Apartment in Lakeside Andalucian Farmhouse, Spain, The Lake District of Malaga

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Lakeside beauty
Studio Apartment in Lakeside Andalucian Farmhouse, Spain, The Lake District of Malaga
Green lake in the morning Lake views from terrace Green lake in the morning El Arpa Finca Malaga
Tranquil lakeside setting Andalusian style kitchen Bedroom detail Beautiful bedrooms
The garden Lake views from kitchen Al fresco breakfast Kitchen
Apartment terrace Front patio Apartments exterior Kayaking
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Price: From £34 per night to £45 per night
One Off Places rating: 8 reviews (8 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
Property Setting
  • Mountainous
  • Riverside / Waterfront
  • Village / Rural
Holiday Type
  • Relaxing
  • Sports & activity
  • Culture
Exterior Facilities
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Interior Facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Linen provided
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Ideal for honeymoons
  • Other rental properties on site
One-Off Feature

Panoramic lake views from the apartment terrace. Even lake views from the bed! Amazing sunset views from the terrace every evening. Small private beach 100 metres from the apartment. Not a house in sight - completely secluded. No noise - only waves and birds to be heard. 100% pure nature between mountains and lakes. National park with spectacular scenery right outside the apartment door.

General Info

Our beautiful rural farmhouse has been reformed and offers you a wonderful break in one of the most peaceful and unique areas in Andalucia next to the lake “Embalse de Guadalhorce” only 45 mins. from Málaga airport. Here you can enjoy the silence or challenge your body in the amazing surroundings. A true paradise for people who enjoy active life. El Arpa has holiday apartments for 2 people in a green area on a 50.000 sqm plot going down to the lake. Here you can enjoy life whether you choose to relax in the beautiful surroundings under the southern sun enjoying the peace - or if you prefer to use one of the many activities that nature offers you just outside the doors of the holiday apartments. An incredible opportunity to experience a unique holiday break in one of the most beautiful areas in the Malaga region. Come and experience the real Spain, breathing the clear and fresh air in the finest natural surroundings.

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

Our finca is located near Ardales and El Chorro, this area is a true Mecca for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, no matter what age. By the lake there are various restaurants and picnic sites as the area is a quite popular excursion spot. Here you have the option to do water sports such as kayak or canoeing. You can even fish in the lake, we have two fishing rods for your use. The neighbouring villages are Alora, Antequera, Pizzara, Bobadilla and Campillos. El Torcal is close by and spectacularly formed from limestone weathered over eons of time and its moon-like landscape makes it a "must see" attraction. By El Chorro you find the most overwhelming natural gorge, here an enormous rock has been divided as with an axe and the edge is very sharp and narrow, it is called La Garganta del Chorro; the throat of the spring.

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
El Arpa is located in El Chorro, Antequera, Málaga, Andalucia, Southern Spain. It is only 45 minutes easy drive from Malaga´s international airport Pablo Picasso. With plenty of good flight connections from UK using British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair or Air Berlin just to mention some of them. We do recommend the use of a car during your stay, but it is possible to use the train and a taxi to get to the finca. The drive to El Arpa is very easy, to the right you will find the link with our dirrections from Malaga Airport. We do not recommend the use of GPS equipment because some of the roads around here are not on the maps. The ones using GPS on their way here tend to get lost...

Nearest Airport:
Malaga 68 km

Nearest Train Station:
Bobadilla 20 km

Nearest Restaurant:
4 restaurants by the old dam - 4 km from El Arpa

Nearest Beach:
100 metres to private beach by lake

Nearest Shop:
Small shop on site. Supermarket 16 km.

Nearest Market:
Daily vegables market in Campillos, 16 km.

Car Hire:

Accommodation Details

Interior Details
El Arpa offers relaxing holiday accommodation in 6 separate self-catering apartments - each for two persons - with a double or two single beds. The apartments are comfortably furnished and full of Spanish charm. All with a well-equipped kitchen with four-burner hob, frigde with freezer, table setting for four people and an equipped bathroom with shower. To make your arrival comfortable we provide you with a little welcome pack to make your first day easier. Every apartment has its own private entrance and in front a little patio or terrace with a barbecue to make your Spanish nights unforgettable. While enjoying the beautiful view over the lake you can make tasty grilled meat or vegetables on the barbecue not forgetting the taste of delicious Spanish wines. Just outside your apartment we have made a little herb garden and you are more than welcome to use a tuft of tasteful Rosemary or Oregano in your cooking.

Exterior Details
El Arpa is an old Spanish farmhouse on a 50.000 square meter plot with direct access to a beautiful lake - the shore is just 50 metres from our land and 100 metres from the apartments. We have had it restored for you to enjoy your next holiday in peaceful surroundings. In our garden you find cosy places with sunchairs and benches to relax and enjoy the weather, whether you choose to be amoung the other guests or on your own, there is plenty of room for everyone. When the sun is shining and you need to cool down the tempting lake is just a short walk away with its fresh and clean water to swim in. The garden has lots of wild nature and typical Spanish vegetations suchs as olive trees, pines and almonds which will be in blossom from January to March with the most beautiful white and pink flowers. Beds of wild flowers and vigorous plants covers the whole plot.

Conditions of Rental
Arrival and departure days are completely flexible.

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