This is an amazing setting in which to be blown away by the beauty and peace of the surrounding mountains, olive groves and woodlands. Your own colourfull, comfortable home with private terraces and stunning views. peace, adventure, and rejuvenation.
Within less than 10 minutes drive to a choice of three white hill villages. Stunning scenery, numerous swimming options, culture, moorish history and architecture, flamenco, festivals, mountain climbing, walking, eagles vultures , bliss etc.
Accessed through the garden, with it's own entrance is 'La Casa', our cosy apartment. Once inside, you are greeted by the lounge area, with a large woodburning stove, sofa and kitchen/dining area. There are two double bedrooms, one with access to it's own breakfast patio, the perfect place to soak up the early morning sun. It also has its own bathroom, with bath and integral shower, sink and w.c.. A swimming pool 3.5 meter round, with outdoor shower and decking area (Not available between 1st October and 1st june) and WiFi connection is available for exclusive and private use for our guests.
Nestled on the edge of the Genal Valley in the glorious region of Serrania de Ronda, Andalucia ,situated between the white villages of Benadalid and Benalauria, El Chaparral is the ideal place to enjoy a totally relaxing break without the interruptions of a hectic daily life. Over the miles and miles of mountain ranges, the eye never tires of the chestnut woods, olive groves or the ubiquitous cork oak woodlands that clothe the mountain folds in their evergreen swathes. Take the opportunity to have time for yourselves, delighting in the joyful natural settings. Relax on one of the terraces, stroll in the garden, or explore one of the numerous mountain walks that criss-cross the landscape as far as your energy will take you! Rediscover the wonders of a simple life.
GUESTS HAVE ACCESS TO THEIR OWN PRIVATE TERRACE, THE WOODLAND AND SHARED GARDEN AND ALSO THE BARBEQUE AREA.
FOR THOSE WANTING TO ACCESS ANY ORGANIZED ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS CLIMBING, GUIDED WALKS, HORSE RIDING, FLAMENCO THESE CAN BE ARRANGED.
ALSO IT IS POSSIBLE TO ORGANIZE A PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE ON YOUR OWN TERRACE OR APARTMENT.
RE INTERACTION WITH GUESTS I TEND TO TAKE THE LEAD FROM THEM. I TOTALLY RESPECT YOUR PRIVACY BUT AM ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP IN ANY WAY I CAN WITH ANY SUGGESTIONS OR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE BEST BARS RESTAURANTS, WALKS,PLACES OF SPECIAL INTEREST VISITS ETC .
You will have your own private apartment, with private entrance and terraces to enjoy with your family.The kitchen is fully equipped with crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. Bed linen, towels and soap, shampoo, and shower gel are provided.
CHECK IN is normally 14.00hrs and check out 12.00hrs, however this is flexible subject to agreement.
I prefer you to smoke outside.
I prefer you not to eat in bed.
Its a peaceful environment, so just really being mindful of each other.
Clean and well behaved pets are welcome, as you will also find I have friendly dogs and cats.
Most importantly take a deep breath, relax, absorb the stunning mountain environment, disconnect from the hustle and bustle of your own life and just ENJOY!
HI I am Amapola. Re hosting, i'll take the lead from you, respect your privacy but I am on hand to help you in any way I can..( best recomendations to visit,to shop,to see, eat etc; Its lovely for me to share this amazing place. To see people leave here refreshed, relaxed and renewed.
I am a painter and singer, and live and work in my separate studio apartment at the Finca on the mountain. Ive been here for 15 years and not a day goes by, whatever the season, that I am not happy and feeling blessed by this incredible landscape, and its people.
I am happy to help you make the most of your holiday, there is so much to choose from such as.....exploring the famous 'pueblo blancos',white hill villages which are all so unique and each set in such stunning surroundings...caminos,rivers,
valleys ,mountains to walk,for all levels of favourite, a20-25 min walk straight from our finca,across the valley for breakfast in the white hill village opposite,or to sit in the village plaza sampling the range of tapas and local wines....there in horseriding,/whispering,bird and naturewatching ,climbing, in house profesional sports massage by visiting masseur, festivals, flamenco, cultural sights etc and I am happy to help you organize them all.
Alternatively, laze in the peace of the mountain. Yoga or cards on your terrace,listen to the birds and all nature,rest relax absorb the tranquility and get lost in the ever changing wonder of the tree covered mountains. El chaparral becomes home to many in just a few days. Its a romantic and rejuvenating place to be,and makes a great centre from which to explore.
I look forward to meeting fellow travelers.. to families,to pets,to lovers celebrating life,to those travelling solo,retouching base with themselves...Welcome to this magical mountain!! Once visited, it really is an unforgettably beautiful place.
Bienvenidos amigos, soy Amapola y he vivido aqui en el monte desde hace 14 años. Estoy contentisima de estar aqui y que se' es un privelegio. Pinto, canto y desfruto de la vida como puedo con respeto a la naturaleza y los custumbres y tradicciones de aqui. Estoy amante de la naturaleza y estoy consciente del lujo que vivo aqui en la preciosa serrania de Ronda. Os invito a compartir.Con ganas de conoceros y veros a desfrutar de ese belleza
Un buen saludo de mi parte. Amapola.