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Farmhouse -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Alora, Province of Malaga, Andalucia

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ChaChaKie...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Gorgeous! What a find!”
Reviewed August 2, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Beautiful spot, well equipped comfortable, charming and well equipped apartment, traditionally decorated to a beautiful standard.

Stunning gardens with fountain (sweet turtles), glorious pool and so well looked after by Mark and Kim the owners.

Our second visit - we'll definitely be back next year!

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Aug 2014
It was a delectation and delight to see you again and long may reign the new tradition of Campari hot tub specials! :)
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Sarah T
Ripon, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Just as advertised! Beautiful”
Reviewed July 8, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Thank you for such a lovely stay, it was to short, even for a couple that normally do activity holidays

A lovely apartment, refurbished to a high standard with lots of traditional character and everything you need for a relaxing holiday.

A stunning private garden with swimming pool and sun beds by day, and a hot tub for the evenings, which we found difficult to leave, even to go out for dinner. There is a very nice restaurant within walking distance.

The Lakes and hills are beautiful an really worth the very pretty drive.

You get what it says on the tin!

Good luck with the rest of the project.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Aug 2014
Hi guys and thanks for your smashing review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. We are expecting a cash injection in the coming months that should enable us to complete most if not all of the projects on the top terraces and new apartment. That should keep us out of trouble and busy over the winter months :) Take care Mark & Kim
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Sue H
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“what a fabulous relaxing place and brilliant hosts!”
Reviewed October 28, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Finca Fenix ticked all the boxes. Mark and Kim are superb hosts. The Finca is beautiful, the gardens are a work in progress, but fantastic as it is already. We cant wait to go back to see how things have progressed (the chickens were the most recent addition!) .Attention to detail was second to none. Alora is a lovely Spanish village.......small bars and restaurants. WE LOVED IT.

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Liked best: location
Travelling group: Friends
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Nicolien7...
Lienden
2 reviews
“An amazing and wonderful place to stay”
Reviewed October 20, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Dear Mark and Kim,
Thank you both so much for your hospitality! Finca Fenix is a wonderful and amazing place to stay. And it's worth to visit again. You have to know that we never go back to an earlier holiday-adress, but your place is an exception, so ... maybe you will see us back in the future!
Thanks again and we wish you all the best, in Alora and in England.
xxx, bye, bye
Kees, Nicolien, Jim and Jesse

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Liked best: The house and the garden with swimmingpool
Liked least: The entrance road
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
25 Oct 2013
Thanks so much guys. Its was great to meet you all and your kind comments inspire us to keep improving. Hope to see you again.
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Joneseybo...
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Finca Felix is absolutely superb.”
Reviewed September 19, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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Not only was this a great place to stay,both Mark and Kim were fantastic hosts.Nothing was too much trouble for them and we really enjoyed their hospitality and company.The Finca has a truly rustic feel and the gardens/pool are a fabulous place to relax.
You can drop the car at the top of the track and easily walk into the town to enjoy the very reasonably priced food and wine.Mark will happily advise on the best places to visit,both locally and afar if you can take yourself away from the Finca.
A great 7 days,just a pity we couldn't make it two weeks...but watch out we shall be back !!
Big thanks to both of you for an absolutely awesome week.

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Liked best: The Finca,the gardens,the pool and the hospitality.
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
25 Oct 2013
We are smiling from ear to ear as we are going through looking at reviews. We are tired after putting up the first photo voltaic panels and will see tomorrow if they can run a cement mixer. If so we start on the new pond up on the top terrace and now have a acquired a red marble fountain to go at the end. Hope the day dream house will be up in time for your return visit. Great weekend and hugs to all.
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tristan_b...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
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“Perfect holiday”
Reviewed May 11, 2013 for a stay in October 2012

Mark and Kim are perfect hosts and the apartment was designed for the comfort of guests. You're close enough to Malaga for easy access but the village and the house feel a million miles away from the stresses and strains of busy London living. This is place to relax, to take books, to eat and drink and snooze. The views are incredible, and when you feel like (or up to) it, the village is a short walk away. It's a fabulous place to unwind and, in short, really take a holiday.

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Travelling group: Solo
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Reviewed August 8, 2012 for a stay in July 2012

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