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The Sunshine Retreat

| Costa de la Luz, Spain
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Increased accessibility
Spa Facilities
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Catering
Swimming pool
Stag Parties
Villa holidays
Family friendly
Beach houses
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At a glance

  • Far-reaching ocean views
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spacious living areas
  • Very close to beaches and restaurants

Occupying a stunning location, nestled within a wooded hillside with uninterrupted views out over the azure waters of the Atlantic ocean and over to Morocco, The Sunshine Retreat is a vast oasis, perfect for large groups of family and friends.

The outstanding villa sleeps 12 guests across 6 bedrooms and boasts a glorious private outdoor pool from which you can enjoy the sea views. Presenting a combination of double rooms and twin rooms, two with en-suite bathrooms the accommodation is airy, bright and comfortable. Within the property, a fully self-contained apartment, complete with kitchen, sitting room and bathroom, sleeps four guests, ideal for a family within the group.

The main living area on the first floor benefits from a wrap-around balcony, the perfect spot to sit with a cocktail and drink in the magnificent view. The lounge is spacious and flooded with light from the vast sea-facing windows. Featuring comfortable sofas, a breakfast bar, occasional chairs and a wide-screen TV with a number of viewing packages, it’s a welcoming space where you can enjoy evenings together. Step through the French doors to the dining room and you’ll be greeted by a marble-topped dining table where you can tuck into meals you’ve prepared in the well-equipped kitchen. This room also features a piano, perfect if there’s a musician in your party! Patio doors lead outside to a shaded BBQ area for al fresco cooking and dining.

Three double bedrooms are located on the first floor, one of which has a zip and link double which can be separated to make a twin room. On the top level, the master suite benefits from an emperor-sized bed, wrap-around balcony and en-suite bathroom with corner bath and walk-in shower. Wake up to beautiful ocean views from all of the bedrooms.

The Sunshine Retreat has year-round appeal, with underfloor heating and roaring fire for use during the cooler months, and the wonderful pool area and sun terraces to enjoy during the summer.

SLEEPS 12: 6 bedrooms: 2 super-king-sized beds, 3 king-size, 2 singles. 1 of the king-size beds can be swapped for two singles.

ADDITIONAL BEDS: 2 cots provided on request.

COOK + DINE: Well-equipped kitchen with 2 ovens, double sink, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, American fridge, American freezer and enough cooking utensils, crockery etc for all guests. The dining room with marble topped table can seat 12, while another 6 can be seated at the breakfast table in the lounge/diner. Two high chairs available.

RELAX: Comfortable lounge with sofas from which you can enjoy the panoramic ocean views through the large windows. Wrap around balcony with outdoor furniture and poolside sun loungers.

BATHE: Master bedroom has en-suite bathroom with corner bath and walk-in shower. Shared family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and walk-in shower. Family bathroom in self-contained ground-floor apartment.

OUTSIDE: Swimming pool within a terrace with sun loungers, BBQ, outside seating and terrace seating. Lawned area sloping down to driveway with parking.

TECH: Wi-Fi, satellite TV, Apple TV, PlayStation, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Film On - UK TV.

PLAY: PlayStation, swimming pool, small lawned area for outdoor games.

PETS: No pets.

VENUE HIRE: This property does not cater for weddings or corporate events.

ADDITIONAL INFO: One way transfers for up to 6 people and luggage: from Gibraltar or Jerez: €135, from Malaga or Seville €195.

LOCAL AREA: The Sunshine Retreat is in an enviable location, set in the hillside over-looking Play de Alemans beach which is a 5-minute walk away. The town of Zahara de los Atunes is down below the villa (5-minute drive); once a small fishing village, it’s now a foodie’s paradise, filled with restaurants, artsy shops and pretty boutiques. A seasonal mini-market can be reached within 10 minutes on foot.

Zahara de los Atunes is close to Tarifa, the kite-surfing capital of Spain (47 minutes). With a relaxed vibe, stunning sandy beach, numerous trendy bars, restaurants and cafés, it makes for a great day out during your stay.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: There are numerous activities to enjoy nearby to suit every person, from sedentary strolls to walking in the mountains, and everything in between. Enjoy swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing, whale and dolphin watching, yoga and cycling, and fill your time in between with dining in fantastic restaurants, drinking in the welcoming bars and ‘chiringuitos’ and even take in a film at the open-air cinema.

GETTING THERE: Nearest airport: Jerez de la Fronterra, Gibraltar (1.5 hours), Malaga (2.5 hours) or Seville (2 hours 10 minutes). Nearest train stations: Los Barrios (1 hour 18 minutes) , San Fernando (1 hour 3 minutes).

The Big Domain Limited is registered in England and Wales. | Registered Office Travel Chapter House Gammaton Road Bideford EX39 4DF | Company No. 04707652 | VAT reg: 942636610