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Spectacular villa and terrific hosts!


Gorgeous villa with everything you need

Rob & Hilary strike the perfect balance between being on hand when you need them and leaving you to it.


Accommodation - see gallery of pictures below

This rambling farmhouse is great for families or a group of friends who want to have a holiday to remember. It's a place where you will feel spoilt yet at home. Casa Belmonte can be a place to totally relax and unwind or use it as a base for exploring the wonderful cities and countryside of Andalucia. Only available for rentals from end May each year through to early September. All 5 bedrooms are fully air conditioned.


Bedroom 1 with high beamed ceiling, antique windows and french doors and four- poster double bed. Views to Lake Vinuela.
Bedroom 2 with high ceiling, double bed and shower room en-suite.
Bedroom 3 with double bed, french doors to Andalucian courtyard which in turn leads to the roof terrace.
Bedroom 4 with double bed, single bed and large en-suite with walk in shower.
Bedroom 5 with funky mezzanine single wooden bed plus one other single bed.

Bathrooms:En-suite to bedroom 2 -  walk in shower and WC.
En-suite to bedroom 4 - walk in shower and WC.
Family bathroom - walk in shower and WC.
Kitchen:Large family kitchen/diner with five-ring hob/oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, great supply of pots and pans, utensils etc - a well equipped kitchen for those who enjoy cooking!
Utility Room:Washing machine in outside shed.
Living Rooms:Large,cool sitting room with beamed ceiling, stone fireplace, antique hidrolica floor, lots of comfy seating, British satellite TV, video/DVD player and views to Lake Vinuela and the Med.
Other:Extra beds can be set up for a 12th guest in the study or bedroom 2. The study also houses many books, videos/DVDs and board games. Outdoors there is a table tennis table for when you've had enough of sunbathing! 
Cleaning/towels/Bath towels and bed linen are provided. Please bring pool/beach towels. The pool is cleaned twice a week . 

Amenities/Facilities provided

  • hob/stove,
  • oven,
  • fridge/freezer,
  • fridge,
  • dishwasher,
  • washing machine,
  • iron/ironing board,
  • english satellite TV
  • internet access/wifi,
  • barbecue,
  • private pool (for sole use of guests),
  • microwave
  • table tennis


Unfortunately the property is not suitable for people with mobility problem as the cortijo is on the side of a mountain and there are many steps outside and inside between rooms.


At the front of the house, outside the kitchen/diner is a wonderfully scented terrace covered in vines, jasmine and bougainvillea. Perfect for al fresco dining, birdwatching and sunsets and stargazing. The table tennis table is located here too.

Poolside there is even more space - both lawn and terracing - in shade and sun, with panoramic views of mountains, lake and sea. The pool is salt water so no nasty chemicals. There is an outdoor fridge, sink and built in BBQ, plus plenty of seating for 12 around large colourful tiled tables. More relaxed seats are also available plus 7 or 8 sunloungers around the pool.

At night the pool can be lit for those who enjoy swimming under the stars – and wow, what stars!
There is also a table tennis table, lawn boules and badminton.        


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family bedroom

shady front terrace

more of casa belmonte

darts anyone?

sunset from the casa

lovely gardens


lake vinuela from pool terrace

spacious lounge

family bedroom

salt water swimming pool

open door

en suite wet room in bedroom 2

poolside from the roof

table tennis

great views in all directions

lounge in or out of the sun

bedroom 3

poolside shade

casa belmonte courtyard

front terrace


poolside lounging



casa belmonte


inner courtyard

bedroom 2

well equipped kitchen


bedroom 3 with doors to courtyard

courtyard view from roof terrace

bedroom 5 with two singles

bathroom with space