- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 2
Description from the owner
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 offers holiday apartments for 2 persons in a green area on a 50.000 sqm plot going down to the lake. Here you can enjoy life no matter if 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 activity o...Read more
Lakeside Andalusian Finca with Panoramic Lake view
Gobantes, Andalusia, Spain
Additional Location Information
Our finca is situated near Ardales and El Chorro, this area is a thrue Mekka for nature lovers and outdoor entusiasts, no matter age.
The lakes are devided into three different lakes called; Embalse de Gaitanejo, Embalse del Conde de Guadalhorce and the biggest of them all Embalse del Gualdalteba-Guadalhorce, which is the one in front of our finca.
By the lake you will find different restaurants and picnic sites as the area is a quite popular excursion spot. Here you have the option to do different watersports such as kayak or canoeing. You can even fish in the lake, we have a couple of fine fishing rods for free disposal.
Do you enjoy walking or mountainbiking you will find several marked walking paths across the fields. And the mountains behind our finca have some of Spain's best possibilities for mountain climbing. Paragliding and Rapelling is also very popular.
The neighbouring villages are Alora, Antequera, Pizzara, Bobadilla and Campillos. El Torcal is close by and spectaculary 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. The water runs from the lakes and a bridge connects the two rock sides where the train goes through on the Malaga-Cordoba run.
Alcazar de Bobastro by El Chorro is the remainings of an old Moorish fortress and the ruins of the first chuch in Spain; Iglesia Rupestre de Bobastro.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront
Nearest airport: Malaga, 40 miles
Car is essential
Last updated on September 18, 2014
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- Tax rate | 10% of rent
- Cleaning fee | $50 per stay
Additional notes from the owner
Large and bright studio apartments on the 1st floor with either double bed or twin beds, separate kitchen, en-suite bathroom with shower, dining corner, cosy sofa corner and a large terrace with amazing panoramic views over the lake. The price throughout the season is 395 EUR/week. Click here to see the pictures 1st floor apartments.
Smaller studio apartments with double bed, separate kitchen, en-suite bathroom with shower, dining corner, relaxing chair and terrace with lake views. The price throughout the season is 295 EUR/week. Click here to see the pictures ground floor apartments.
Cleaning upon departure is an additional charge of euro 35,-. Arrival and departure days can be any day of the week.
When ordering a deposit of 30% of the whole amount is to be paid, the balance is paid 30 days before arrival.
- Alarm Clock
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Ceiling Fans
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Mountain Views
- Private Beach
- Stove or Oven
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Boat available
- 2 Dining chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - no
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - yes
- 25 square meters