Casa Rural # CR/MA/00510
Love the idea of a villa holiday but don't want to worry about the cooking, shopping and cleaning? Casa Colina Staffed Villa allows you to enjoy a private villa but your hosts Niki & Paul will do all the work for you!
Casa Colina is a beautiful renovated farmhouse set in the hills of Axarquia, close to the pretty whitewashed village of Comares. A villa holiday with a difference.
You can rent Casa Colina as a staffed villa, enjoying all the benefits of a villa holiday with your friends or family, but without the hassle of shopping, catering and cleaning. Your hosts, Paul & Niki, who live onsite with their animals (3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 donkeys and numerous hens!) will serve you breakfasts, lunches and evening meals and can tailor make your stay according to your own individual needs. A perfect place to celebrate birthdays, weddings, anniversaries or just being on holiday! You can choose from Gala evening meals to more informal BBQ's. All food is freshly prepared using the best ingredients, including the famous Iberican pork products, free range chicken, fresh eggs from our own chickens and the wonderful bread that is baked daily by Niki.
If you fancy going out to explore the local area and enjoy some traditional Spanish cuisine then Paul & Niki are on hand to give you some recommendations. You shouldn't be disappointed as they have lived in Spain since 2010 and now have a good knowledge of the local area including the cities of Málaga and Granada.
The four guest rooms at Casa Colina all have air conditioning and private access. The Lemon suite is a small double, the Orange is a twin room which can have an additional single bed added to it. The Almond suite has a king size bed and a large private terrace and finally the Olive suite is a complete apartment. Comprising of a bedroom with a double bed, living room with a full size double sofa bed. And fully equipped kitchen (suitable for making snacks only when catering for a large party). It also has a large gated, private terrace.. All the rooms have an ensuite bathroom and their is also an interconnecting door between the Lemon and Orange suites which can be unlocked to make a family room if there are younger children in the party.
Casa Colina is set in the perfect location to enjoy all that Andalucia has to offer. Why not go off exploring for the day to the coast or to the wonderful cities of Granada, Malaga, Cordoba or Seville, then return in time for dinner and a bottle of our carefully selected Spanish wines.
Should you wish to relax with a good book and your Ipod then our pool area has a selection of easy chairs, sun loungers and hammocks for you to use.
All our rooms at Casa Colina offer private access, ensuite, tea/ coffee making facilities including a small refrigerator, air conditioning, heating and WIFI.
PRICES FOR MEALS AT CASA COLINA
5€ per person - includes a selection of cereals, yogurts, fruit, croissants, preserves, toast and eggs cooked to order
4€ for a sandwich with crisps (selection of fillings available) or
8€ per head for a Tapas lunch, a selection of hot and cold freshly prepared tapas will be served at the dining area for your group to enjoy. A typical selection would be hand carved Iberican meats, manchego cheese, a tostada topped with goats cheese, dates, walnuts and balsamic syrup, homemade croquetas, tostada topped with homemade guacamole and prawn, patatas bravas and homemade albondigas (pork meatballs) in a spicy sauce.
22€ per head, a 3 course set menu which includes homemade bread with oil and balsamic vinegar and olives plus a chupito (a small shot) at the end of the meal.
1) Local figs baked with goats cheese followed by a mixed paella of meat and seafood cooked on the paellero outside and then finished off with a lemon parfait with brandy snap(URL HIDDEN)
2) Portuguese influenced fish cakes made with trout and flavored with mint, chili, lime and aniseed followed by wild boar ragu (caught on the local hillsides by one of the hunters of the area) with pappardelle pasta and finished off with chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream
3) Salad of blue cheese, and spiced butternut squash served with mixed leaves and a salsa of mango & mint, followed by a solomillo of Iberican pork on an Andalucian fabada, finished off with a trio of cocktail sorbets currently mojito, screwdriver and pinacolada.
PRE PREPARED BBQ'S
All you have to do is turn the gas on!
15€ per head
- skewer of Iberican marinated pork with peppers
- two Iberican sausages
- skewer of fresh chorizo and morzilla
- skewer of large prawns marinated in garlic
- homemade coleslaw
- homemade salsa (we can make it as fiery as you like!)
- either wraps or french stick
- 2 beers or half a bottle of wine
Bottles of wine start from 7€ and go up to 12€, we stock a selection of red, white, sparkling and rose
1ltr Sangria 6€
Soft Drinks 1.50€
We also offer an 'All Inclusive' option for food and drink. This covers breakfast, lunch and dinner and unlimited drinks (house wine, cava, beer, soft drinks, water, tea and coffee). This daily cost of this option is 45€ per adult and 39€ per child of 12 and under.
All of the sun terraces, the private terraces attached to the rooms, the swimming pool and hammock area plus the large outdoor dining area. In the winter months the indoors dining room will be available.
Interaction with guests
Paul & Niki live onsite with their animals. They are on hand to serve the meals that they prepare and to answer any questions guests might have but they stay very much in the background.
Other things to note
Please note, guests have access to the kitchen in the Olive suite only. The main house kitchen is used by Niki and Paul for preparing guest meals. We should also mention that 3 well behaved dogs and 2 cats live at Casa Colina.
Smoking is permitted at Casa Colina but we ask our guests to only do so on the outside terraces.
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