The Aguila Residence

alájar, andalusia
2 bedroom - 1 bath
(2 reviews)
Travel dates:
€165 - €172 per night (EUR)
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This refurbished stone cottage, one of six in a rural area of Andalusia, sleeps 2 adults and 2 children and is in a wonderful spot for sun worshippers and active families alike. Near to fantastic walking territory, it’s not just a rural retreat but caters well for families with a pool, games, bikes and plenty more on site to hire, including donkeys for guided treks.
The residence itself is a classic rustic cottage, with wooden beams, a sunny terrace with views and plenty of painted tiles. With a sunny terrace made for outdoor eating plus a spiral staircase leading to the kids room, it’s got plenty of character. Visit the pretty town of Alájar for food, attend local fiestas and festivals or explore the countryside nearby for a relaxing break.

What we love

  • It’s a classic rustic retreat, nestled in the mountains of a natural park and with plenty of activities, lessons and things to do, including a pool
  • The vibrant colors, from the painted tiles to the bedspreads, are full of Spanish flair
  • Outdoor games include chess, boules and ping pong
  • Walking routes and itineraries of the local area are also available from the knowledgeable owners
  • The stone cottage is surrounded by gardens and has a sunny terrace for sunbathing and alfresco dining
  • Downstairs, there’s a living room with kitchen, and cosy fireplace and underfloor heating for winter
  • The double bedroom has a spiral staircase leading up to a small bedroom with twin beds sleeping 2 kids
  • There’s a common room where guests can borrow music and movies for the CD/DVD player
  • There’s a lovely sunny terrace with great views of the surrounding countryside
  • There is plenty for kids of all ages to do

Things to know

  • The residence is 1.5 hours from Seville airport
  • Car hire is strongly recommended to get the most of the area
  • Babysitting can be arranged
  • This cottage has a full bath, not shower, in the bathroom
  • The unheated pool is open from May as long as the weather permits and has a gate
  • WiFi is available at the reception building only
  • Hybrid mountain bike hire is also on offer
  • There’s a tennis court on site (bring racquets and kit) and lessons can be arranged
  • Spanish language and Spanish guitar lessons are also available by arrangement
  • Towels are provided but guests are asked to bring swimming towels
  • The cottage has a TV, DVD player and a travel crib
  • Rates listed are based on a weekly stay and include 10% tax
  • The residence has few books, toys and games for kids
  • All bedrooms have Air Conditioning
  • There is a 7 night minimum stay in July and August
  • Weekly rate is €1010 September - June; weekly rate in July and August is €1060
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
1 full / double
2 twin / single
sleeps 1
1 travel crib
Peter M.
Member since November 25, 2013

2 reviews

Ingrid E.
Visited in April 2022
We loved every second of our time spent there! Exactly what we were looking for - peace, wildness, adventure, warmness and natural beauty.
Ángela G.
Visited in December 2020
Everything was wonderful!

Alájar, Andalusia

Whitewashed cottages and mountain views

This pretty whitewashed village is one of the jewels in the Sierra de Aracena natural park, the largest park in Andalusia and is inland and in the mountains. It’s a great foodie spot, with restaurants and bars serving up the best of Andalusian cuisine.