9 Bedroom Riverside Retreat in the heart of the Serrania de Ronda, Andalucia, Spain
- Houses / Villas
- Windmills / Millhouses
- Country Houses
- Riverside / Waterfront
- Village / Rural
- Swimming Pool
- Courses Available
- Horse Riding
- Child Friendly
- Cook available
A nine bedroom riverside retreat on the banks of the River Guardiano in the heart of the Serrania de Ronda in Andalucia. The retreat is situated in the pretty white village of Canada del Real Tesoro. It’s a magical place to escape the modern world, where you can fall asleep to the sounds of the river, it’s a place of serenity and relaxation. A perfect place for a get together of family and friends, to celebrate a special occasion, or even host a wedding. Smaller groups can just rent the 6 bedroom main house; larger groups can add the separate 3 bedroom annexe.
Cañada de Real Tesoro is just five minutes from the better known village of Cortes de la Frontera and 15 minutes from Gaucin and 30 mins from Ronda. is an ideal place from which to explore the beautiful Serrania de Ronda mountains, parks, waterfalls and rivers. There are endless ‘senderismo’s’ - well marked walking trails - to be found in and around the village. Enjoy trekking on horseback or kayaking on the river.
Casa del Rio is perfectly placed for exploring the Serrania de Ronda and the surrounding area. Visiting the white villages and the famous town of Ronda is a must. Enjoy a visit to a Ronda vineyard and taste some of our local wines. The hiking opportunities in the vicinity are endless - with or without a guide. Gaucin is teeming with art, you can visit Ascari race track, go on cycling tours, hot air ballooning, horse riding - the opportunities are endless!
Detailed directions provided on booking.
Gibraltar / Jerez / Malaga
Nearest Train Station:
Cortes de la Frontera
Canada del Real Tesoro
Estepona (1 hour)
Canada del Real Tesoro
Casa del Rio has a principal house with six bedrooms and can sleep up to 14 guests . ( 2 on sofa beds ) The separate annex , which is located on the lower ground floor by the river, has three bedrooms. The main house + annex can sleep a total of 21 people ( including use of extra sofa beds ). There are two rental options : Main house only or Main house + Annex.
There are 5 bedrooms - each with king or super king bed and en suite bathroom and One large suite, with living room, bedroom, ensuite bath and kitchenette. ANNEX - 3 ‘bridge’ rooms, accessed by walking over a little wooden bridge that spans the ancient water channel. Two of these rooms are twins, with ensuite bathrooms. The third is a triple with 3 single beds . Communal areas including a living room, reading room (with television) and spacious, well equipped kitchen.
The chances are that you’ll spend much of your time outside in the beautiful grounds. There is an ancient water channel from the original Mill House which runs through the grounds. You’ll find many a private little corner where you can read a book or simply watch the river. Riverside gardens and several charming terraces. There is a courtyard swimming pool with sunbeds and a shady dining area, a Moroccan themed roof terrace and a BBQ terrace which is a great place for an al fresco meal overlooking the river.
Conditions of Rental
A daily cleaning service is available on request. There are various catering options available too - breakfast baskets, 3 course evening meals, and afternoon teas. You can also order a starter pack of basics for your arrival, or for us to stock the bar for you before your arrival. Min stay 3 nights (5 nights in July and August). House Manager Karen, lives next door to Casa del Rio. She speaks Spanish & English, fluently and is always there to lend a helping hand. Karen has lived in Andalucia for over 30 years and she can organise guided walks, tours, excursions , babysitting, airport transfers and much more. There is a gardener who visits every other day to maintain the pool and look after the garden and plants. From time to time Casa del Rio hosts special interest weeks, including vegan and vegetarian cookery courses, art courses, Spanish courses and more.