Cortijo el Guarda, Alcalá del Valle
|Carretera de Olvera, s/n, 11693, Alcalá del Valle, Cádiz, Andalusia, SPAIN.|
Description: Cortijo el GuardaCortijo El Guarda is a painstakingly restored historic Andalusian "cortijo", now offering boutique bed and breakfast accommodation in a breathtaking location. Fully renovated between 2008 and 2011 from this 500 year-old typical Andalusian property, guests can now enjoy luxurious accommodation in a tranquil and secluded atmosphere.
Cortijo El Guarda boutique bed and breakfast enjoys a privileged location in four acres of private land and offers spectacular views over the rural Andalusian countryside, with its olive groves, pastures and sunflower plantations. It is perfectly situated for visiting the historic town of Ronda and is within easy reach of the "white villages" of Alcala del Valle, Setenil and Olvera.
The accommodation is in 5 individually designed suites, which combine the best of traditional and reclaimed materials and beautiful antique elements with modern furnishings and equipment. Guests will be able to enjoy emperor or king-size beds, top quality mattresses and the finest Egyptian cotton bedclothes. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with either walk-in showers or Victorian roll-top baths, with luxurious towels and bathrobes and high quality toiletries.
Cortijo El Guarda guests has a huge traditional kitchen / dining room with exposed beams and a high vaulted ceiling, featuring a fireplace and comfortable furniture for enjoyable relaxation. There is also a sitting room with a library and an antique log stove for quiet moments. Outside there is a huge cobbled courtyard where breakfast is usually served in the shade of a wooden pergola.
Type of rooms: Cortijo el GuardaClassic Rooms:
The two Classic Rooms are the smallest rooms available, but both of them have their own charm.
The first has a sleeping area of 15 sq m and a spacious bathroom of 7 sq m with a warm atmosphere and a large bathroom. The other one is slightly smaller with a sleeping area of a comparable size, but with a slightly smaller bathroom. This room, however, has its own patio, where guests can relax in comfort.
Our three Superior Rooms measure 43 sq m and 40 sq m respectively.
One is on the first floor is therefore unsuitable for people with mobility problems. This room features a double hand basin, shower and toilet and also has a comfortable sitting area around a wood stove.
The other room has a spacious bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet, double hand basin and features a large sitting area inside and also has chairs outside in the shade of a large fig tree.
The third Room is has the biggest bathroom that is fully equipped: bath, separate shower, toilet, bidet and two hand basins. In addition, the room has a pleasant sitting area and offers a fully walled patio of 15 sq m, completely private, where guests can enjoy the Andalusian sun.
All rooms have coffee and tea making facilities.
Additional information: Cortijo el Guarda
Children over the age of 12 accepted.
Younger children may be accepted in specific rooms by prior arrangement only.
No reductions for children.
La Guarda serves breakfasts only.
Packed lunches available on request.
Pets admitted on prior request only.
Number of rooms: 5
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2011.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English, German, Dutch, French.Smoking policy: Under Spanish law, smoking is forbidden inside hotels and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro.
GPS Coordinates: 36° 56' 7.84'' N 5° 8' 18.74'' W
Nearest airport: Málaga - 64.5 km.