Finca Retama

Ronda, Málaga
Self-catering


On a farmstead near Ronda where views stretch for miles are 2 houses, one old, one new, brilliant for families, sharing a fabulous pool

Place

2 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 4 – 6

The
Experience

Away from holiday villas, in wonderful seclusion, are an old finca and a new casa, surrounded by sunflowers and hay bales: choose your season! Huge cañas (sugar canes) wave at the end of the field where the stream lies, and in the distance are the mountains of Grazalema. Nick and Julia, lovely people, live on the finca’s ground floor with two bouncy dogs and two little boys, and are a mine of information. Each building is attractive in its Andalucian simplicity. The apartment is on the second floor of the farmhouse with access from the back, and the décor is Moorish and delightful. There are thick walls and beams, low doors – mind your head! – and an impressive roof terrace for barbecues and views. The new casa, spacious, attractive and all on one floor, has its main (wheelchair-friendly) bedroom opening to a willow-shaded terrace. The style is understated, the kitchen is fully equipped, and railway sleepers above the windows add to the rustic charm. Alongside is the pool – large and fully fenced. Lots to enjoy: ping pong, bikes, sauna, gym, wild swimming… and Ronda, the obvious attraction, an easy ten-minute drive.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Minimum stay 7 nights in high season. Cots available. Pets by arrangement. Sauna available on the premises.
Closed
Never.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Meals
Restaurants 2km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €110
Weekly price
from €770
1 House for 4
From €1202 bedrooms
1 Apartment for 6
From €1103 bedrooms

Reviews

Great place! Private, beautiful grounds and pool, all the amenities, comfortable beds, short drive to town. Perfect for families, especially with young children. Friendly and accommodating hosts. Highly recommend!

Emily

Wonderful hosts with a great knowledge of the area. Comfortable, relaxing, family friendly and a fabulous pool. Ronda is beautiful and very close.

Vanessa

A wonderful family retreat, the pool is simply lovely and the casita has been furnished to a very standard. Nick and Julia are very welcoming and we all had a great holiday.

Sarah

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Nick Flynn

  • Consistently voted the best town in Spain fabulous Ronda with it's iconic gorge, ancient bull ring and timeless old town is a short 10 minute drive away. Amazingly inventive tapas await but you'll have to know where to go so just ask us...!!
  • There's something rather magical about swimming in rivers and here in Inland Andalusia you are surprisingly spoiled for choice. Good old-fashioned 'Swallows and Amazons' await so we've put together a guide to the best ones. See Finca Retama website's link.
  • Flavor traditional 'campo' life by hiking through the surrounding sierras along rivers, through farmsteads and up into the hills. Some great walks start from our gates so lace up your walking boots, grab a stick and if you fancy company... take our dogs!
  • Gallop through fields of young fighting bulls with the lovely Nadia at nearby Reservatauro. She has horses for all levels with none your typical riding school hacks. A highlight for many of our past guests.
  • Walk to local family-run bar/restaurants ('ventas') and immerse yourself in Andaluz culture in the raw. Garlic rabbit, every cut of pig and local specialties like tripe for the more adventurous await. Perhaps visit a nearby bodega on your way back...
  • The famous white villages including our favorites Grazalema and Zahara are 30 minutes away but Seville, Granada, Cordoba and Jerez are all possible day trips. Come back and cool off in our huge pool, fire up a BBQ and pour yourself an excellent local wine.