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“Away from it all with £million views”
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Amazing views from Vine Ridge Retreats
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Amazing views from Vine Ridge Retreats
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Amazing views from Vine Ridge Retreats
Please look at the information on the photo for more details of all our properties
The lovely 8 x 4 m pool with it' s night lights on.
A great Jacuzzi.
Double bed area
Well equipped kitchen
Indoor dining
Bathroom
Looking down to Vine Ridge Retreats from above
Looking up at Vine Ridge Retreats.
A slight clue as to high up we are.
The walk back from Comares
Comares is a stunning and very Moorish influenced tranquil village
Amazing views from Vine Ridge Retreats
Would you like a drink with that view
The popular shaded area for dining and BBQ's
Anyone for Cava?
Morning sunrise from Vine Ridge
Wonderful views
Nearby beaches, only a 30-40 minute drive away.
New Moorish Archway to Comares
Just a 30 minute walk and this stunning village of Comares awaits you.
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Comares, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia

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mashamrev...
north yorks
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Away from it all with £million views”
Reviewed July 28, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Booked via corresponding email with David n stayed at Casa Meyer villa, totally painless. Arrived using directions from davids email...ended up down a dust track for 2 miles...villa was across the road 100yds from post box!!! Keys waiting, pool ready, views wow. Informal welcome message from David ref fiesta that night in comares, we walked up which is a bit of an hike really. Friends we were with had kids so they walked back before dark....not a good walk but david did say a taxi could be booked for 5euros. Rest of week was spent roaming, driving swimming etc. Eoski supermarket is 30min drive back towards Vallez Malaga but is excellent or use mercado in benamergosa. Overall a place to rest n forget about everything, walkers delight, if kids are easily pleased (our friends kids were happy) then ok. Its nice to go somewhwere and find it as honest as described....and although we never really needed them David N Jacqui told us they were always available. I would definately recomend it.

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Liked best: Honesty of the place
Liked least: Bit far from village
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Sep 2013
This is a lovely review, but slightly confusing, as we own Vine Ridge, but help friends rent their own places under the Vine Ridge Retreats umbrella, so this review is for a lovely villa we manage, but anyway a great group and a pleasure to help, they were so close and if they had just looked straight ahead and not turned right they would have saved themselves a long detour, in totally honesty this villa is easy to find, even in the dark, but thank you once again for a nice review.
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jpoole196...
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Rest, relaxation and recuperation”
Reviewed July 27, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Vine Ridge is excellent value for money, veiws are stunning, studios well equipped and owners Dave and Jacquie are lovely people, helpful, informative, but not intrusive. I can recommend the home-made pizzas made by eldest daughter Gemma. The honesty bar is an excellent idea that we made full use of, especially when finding yourself running out of milk, wine etc.

We found the whole holiday enjoyable, ours was about relaxing but there are loads to do around the area if you're more adventurous than we were. The road up to place is not as bad as we thought, my husband even found it enjoyable!!
We will definetly be returning again.

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Liked best: Veiws
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
21 Sep 2013
Thank you for a great review, as our hook line says " Value and Views Beyond Belief " !! Need we say more.
You get used to the track, just plod and it adds to the fun, we love repeat customers as it shows we are getting it right, so look forward to seeing these great guests soon.
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Benito2k
Ingles
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A simply stunning location for a relaxing break”
Reviewed July 16, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We spent 10 days at Vine Ridge in early June with superb weather and had a fantastic holiday.

The views really are breathtaking and can be enjoyed from the apartment, thanks to the sliding glass doors, from the sun loungers, and even when you're in the pool!

We mixed days relaxing by the pool enjoying the view with day trips to one of the local beaches, Gibraltar, and we also spent a really good day in Malaga following a recommendation from David. All of them were easily reachable.

We'd love to go back earlier in spring so that we could do some more walking and explore some of the mountains that we could see from the villa.

Highly recommended and the pizzas on offer are good value and a great option if you fancy a break from cooking!

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Liked best: The views!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
21 Sep 2013
There is so much to do in this area, from your door step and up to 2 hours drive, so if you can get away from the pool and views, go and explore.
Great to come off season for walking and bird watching as well.
Thank you for a lovely review.
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stephen d
Comares
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful? No.... beautifulisimo !!”
Reviewed June 17, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Stayed here with my parents and Gran/Aunty over the half term. This was my second visit to Vine Ridge after staying here originally in October 2011. I had told my parents about the stunning location and views but I think the reality exceeded their expectations.....
David and the family were as lovely as ever, and really impressed my Mum with their knowledge of the local area and giving them some of the history of people buying land in the Axarquía and turning them into houses.
The facilities are amazing too, one day we cooked a full meal and there were more than enough utensils and we also could all sit by the pool and eat as there is plenty of furniture - Thanks again David and co and I know for a fact we will be back!

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Liked best: the views, the peace, the dogs, the hosts, the road up (after my Dad got used to it!)
Liked least: Having to go home
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
21 Sep 2013
We work had at Vine Ridge to make sure the self catering facilities are what they should be, so this review is appreciated.
Thank you.
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Lauraine5...
Welshpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A wonderful place to relax and unwind.”
Reviewed May 30, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We have just returned from our second visit to Vineridge and it is just as beautiful the second time around. The views from the apartments are captivating and change throughout the day. What is particularly enjoyable is the peace and tranquility and the timeless quality of the area.

The apartments are clean,comfortable and well equipped both indoors and outdoors, where BBQ equipment is freely available. The owners David and Jacqui and their daughters are friendly and welcoming, helpful and knowledgeable about the local area and the family dogs are well behaved and a pleasure to have around.

The apartments are located in a rural area and the track leading up to the property can be initially hair raising for the driver, but well worth it for the views and location! A car is beneficial to fully enjoy the surrounding area and for trips to the coast.David does offer a taxi services at a reasonable cost which is another good option.

All in all we have thoroughly enjoyed both of our visits and have already booked to return again! We would recommend these apartments to anyone who enjoys a peaceful and relaxing holiday amidst stunning scenery.

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Liked best: Wonderful views.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
21 Sep 2013
Pretty much sums us up, we are happy to offer a taxi service and valued customers that keep coming back help convince us that the hard work is paying off.
We did a lot of research to pick the right location and we knew that the views that amaze us daily would also astound our guests and we were right.
Thank you for a lovely review.
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Neil B
Welshpool, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic Views !!”
Reviewed May 8, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
2
people found this review helpful

The scenery is absolutely stunning, even from sitting inside the apartment looking out. The view itself is ever changing depending on the time of day and the weather! It was wonderful to see 2 different types of eagles within minutes of each other on one day.
The hosts, David and Jacqui and their daughters were wonderful, accommodating and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. The trio of dogs Charlie, Bruno and Chico definitely liven the place up - great characters and very friendly.
We chose not to hire a car. David provided a friendly Taxi service from the airport for a very reasonable fee. He will also happily be your Taxi Service given a couple of days notice.
The apartment itself was spotless and well equipped. There are enough games in the apartment to keep a family occupied for weeks. The floor to ceiling glass doors make the most of the fantastic views. The English Sky TV and WiFi were very welcome !!
The nearest village is Comares, a beautiful little place about 725 metres above sea level, again there are stunning views wherever you look and of course a supermarket, pharmacy, bank, tourist office and bars/places to eat. Our favourite place to eat was the Mirador de la Axarquia, also known locally as the Camping Bar. Several people had recommended it and we are so glad we listened. We went several times and each time the food was excellent, with good portion sizes and great value. Service was always friendly. Stunning views from the balcony.

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Liked best: The views and the hosts
Liked least: nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
21 Sep 2013
A great review and birds of prey amaze us and leave to open mouthed and speechless.
Thank you.
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Reviewed April 27, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
1
person found this review helpful

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
21 Sep 2013
We understand that we are not next door to a shop, so we like to offer the good value fridge service,which is well received.
Happy to recommend places from experience and fellow guests recommendations.
Lovely to see these great guests back for a longer stay and hopefully we can get the extra point to get a 5 out of 5 next time, good to keep us on our toes.
Thank you.
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