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Villa La Higuera

Torrox in Andalucia

Property ID 3069
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Free A/C Free A/C
  • Car Essential
  • Free Wi-Fi


Property ID 3069
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Free A/C Free A/C
  • Car Essential
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Set in an elevated position in the Torrox countryside, La Higuera is a renovated cortijo decorated in typical Andalucian style, the cortijo offers breathtaking views across the countryside, down to the coast. A lovely covered barbecue area is to be found within the large enclosed gardens and provides the ideal relaxed setting for al fresco dining.

This villa is part of our Classic collection. Find out more

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out of 10

Single Storey Accommodation

Ground Floor Amenities

  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Coffee machine
  • Breakfast bar
  • A/C unit
  • Satellite TV
  • Flat screen TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Dining facilities
  • Double bed
  • A/C unit
  • Free standing fan
  • Twin beds
  • A/C unit
  • Free standing fan
Bedroom with ensuite:
  • Double bed
  • A/C unit
  • Free standing fan
  • Shower
  • WC
  • Single washbasin
  • Jacuzzi shower
  • WC
  • Single washbasin
  • Bidet

Villa Facilities:

  • FREE A/C
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer
  • iPod dock

Pool Features:

  • Style
    Rectangle style private pool
    Steps, Ladder
    1.20m - 1.70m
    8.00m x 5.00m

    Open poolside shower

External Features:

  • Lawn
  • Covered terrace
  • Built-in barbecue

Additional Information

  • A non-refundable accidental damage waiver of £10pp will be payable pre-departure
  • Detached property
  • Cots and high chairs available free, just add during the booking process

Free extras

This property comes with Free Wi-Fi, Free Air Conditioning, Free Cots and Free Highchairs

Floor Plan

Ground floor

Floor plan diagram
Pool dimensions are for guidance only.

Location and Setting

We have labelled this villa property as being "Car Essential"

Your Villa Setting

  • Short drive to beach
  • Short drive to amenities
  • Torrox is 40 mins from Malaga airport
  • Torrox is 2 hrs 10 mins from Granada airport
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  • Distance to Torrox 3.0km
  • Nearest Restaurant / Cafe 3.0km
  • Nearest Bar 3.0km
  • Nearest Beach 8.0km
  • Nearest Mini/Supermarket 3.0km
  • Distance to Malaga Airport 40 mins
  • Distance to Granada Airport 2 hrs 10 mins

Villa Timeline

Comments that appear in the villa timeline were received via the following channels: web enquiry, villa guestbook and through postal correspondence prior to 2014.

Pictures that appear in the villa timeline were received via our Travellers App and any opinions provided are of the customers and not James Villa Holidays.

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  • 2017
    • Mr Lewis, October 2017

      Beautiful location

      This was our second visit to La Higuera and hopefully it won't be the last!

      The villa was exactly as we remembered it from our previous visit in 2015. Such a beautiful location overlooking the village, looking out to sea and keeping watch for the various birds that inhabit the locality.

      Many thanks

    • Mr Snellgrove, May 2017

      Peace and quiet

      Wonderful location, views and privacy as well as the quietness and peace of the place. The weather was well arranged too!! Back to work next week alas.

  • 2016
    • Milestone reached September 2016

      750th guest

  • 2014
    • Mr Richards, April 2014

      The villa was beautiful and the representatives very helpful. Overall very happy with the service you provided.

  • 2013
    • Milestone reached December 2013

      Wi-Fi added

    • Mr Brown, August 2013

      It was great, only about 10 minutes away from Torrox and supermarkets etc., also close to Nerja which is a wonderful place, and close to the sea. The peace and quiet where we were was great.

    • Mrs Brisenden, June 2013

      Absolutely brilliant villa overall,only minor issue-the beds were rather too hard.

    • Milestone reached June 2013

      500th guest

    • Mr Koller, May 2013

      Lovely villa, superb location

  • 2012
    • Mr Grewer, June 2012

      Everything we wanted, peace quite and fantastic views with a loverly pool and garden area.

  • 2010
    • Mr Wood, August 2010

      The photographs do not do this villa justice and some need updating. The panoramic view to the sea and the cooling breeze even on the hottest days together with the fully enclosed area all on one level make this a fantastic villa for family.

    • Mrs Forte, July 2010

      The villa was lovely and in a location which was secluded but had superb views. The villa was in good condition and nicely furnished. The kitchen was well equipped, although it would have been nice to have a couple of dishwasher tablets and some washing-up liquid to start us off, since it is in a fairly remote location and not easy to pop out and get shopping ! We had a wonderful stay - the James Rep was extremely helpful and the caretaker and cleaner were also very friendly and helpful. Thanks for a great holiday !

    • Mr Cabral, May 2010

      We wonder why this is not a 'Best of James' Villa? Maybe the combined kitchen/dining/lounge area is a bit too small for 6 people, but that is all we can think of in what is a truly outstanding villa.

  • 2009
    • Mr Renny, July 2009

      This was our 8th James Villa holiday and we thought the garden and pool were fantastic, the villa itself was not as good as the others that we have stayed in - we're not surprised that La Higuera is no longer 'best of James'.

  • 2008
    • Milestone reached September 2008

      250th guest

    • Ms Gachagan, April 2008

      We had a fabulous holiday despite a few hiccups, like a dysfinctional shower, broken dish washer, and an onernight power cut! The response by the rep to these issues was immediate wiyh good results. Made even better with the news that we should have a meal courtesy of Jamesvillas due to the inconvenience we had. This gesture was well received and confirmed and excellent and professional service.

  • 2007
    • Miss Gilbert, September 2007

      We had a wonderfully relaxing week

    • Milestone reached March 2007

      100th guest

  • 2006
    • Milestone reached September 2006

      50th guest

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Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 11 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
10 out of 10


Bath Family (the eldest child is at school)
La Higuera was perfect for our family holiday. We all loved the pool, the beautiful garden and stunning views down to the sea. An absolutely idyllic Andalucian retreat.
Directions to the villa were great (although we were grateful that we'd gone for an automatic). The directions put a lot of emphasis on setting the trachometer in your hire car - our company didn't allow us to do that and we found the villa without that.
Overall, this is a beautiful villa in a stunning location.
Confirmed guest: 28 October 2017
Published on: 07 November 2017
9 out of 10


Cardiff Couple
This was our second visit to La Higuera and hopefully won't be our last. We love the location as it has both mountain and sea views and the outside living area is amazing. Our only slight criticism is that the sunbeds could do with replacing. The villa itself is perfectly adequate and well equipped. It is the outside space which sells it to us , so much so that it was an effort to leave the villa to explore the surrounding area. However, it is worth dragging yourself away to visit Torrox village which has very pretty square with numerous places to have a drink or something to eat. In addition, Nerja and Frigliana are well worth a visit and not to be missed.
Confirmed guest: 14 October 2017
Published on: 23 October 2017
9 out of 10


Durham Couple
Clean, spacious, well equipped villa in a lofty position with great views and large pool.
Confirmed guest: 09 September 2017
Published on: 24 September 2017
9 out of 10


Scotland Couple
Lovely, great position, pool with lawn surrounding particularly lovely.
Confirmed guest: 26 August 2017
Published on: 05 September 2017
8 out of 10


Glasgow Couple
Nice villa and beutifull views
Confirmed guest: 22 July 2017
Published on: 26 July 2017
7 out of 10


Overall I enjoyed my stay at La Higuera! Its a simple villa with all the necessities you require. The pool is perfect and probably the best lit pool at night I have ever had. The outside furniture does let it down slightly and does need replacing. Be warned though the drive to the villa is very steep and not ideal if you are not a confident driver. The views though are worth it. I had a great 7 day stay and would consider returning!
Confirmed guest: 08 July 2017
Published on: 12 July 2017
8 out of 10


Melton Mowbray Family with grown up
La Higuera was a wonderful villa. It was very clean and comfortable. It was very private, not over looked at all. It had nice view, lovely gardens, lots of space and super outside eating area. The only down sides were petty things like no washing up liquid, no spare toilet rolls and some very annoying dogs further down the valley which barked at night. Apart from that, a super villa and i would recommend it.
Confirmed guest: 10 June 2017
Published on: 11 June 2017
8 out of 10


Family (with only pre-school children)
Beautiful villa in a stunning location - what a view! The outdoor space and grounds were fantastic, better than expected and better than the photos on the website, and the outdoor dining area was well equipped. The garden provided lots of shade and was huge! The villa itself could have been cleaner - our 11 month old kept pulling clods of dust out from under the coffee tables and sofas. This was disappointing as it would have been a very quick sweep before guests arrived. Our only other gripe was a distinct lack of cleaning tools or products - I'd have liked to have mopped the floor once during a two week stay but there was nothing provided to do this. Overall though, a fantastic place and perfect for our family holiday 😃
Confirmed guest: 06 June 2017
Published on: 08 June 2017
8 out of 10


Newbury, Berkshire Couple
Secluded setting is great.
Pool and garden excellent with superb views.
Living area is tired but comfortable.
Confirmed guest: 30 April 2017
Published on: 01 May 2017
10 out of 10


Wolverhampton Family (the eldest child is at school)
In a few words, the villa is amazing.

All of the family had a wonderful time and will definitely come back sooner rather than later.
Confirmed guest: 22 April 2017
Published on: 28 April 2017
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