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Secret Garden House, Bolonia - Sleeps 6 / 8


In A Nutshell

Three bedroom three bathrooms
Spectacular views and location
12 minutes walk to small beach (with only pedestrian access)
Located between Bolonia and Zahara de los Atunes beach
Stunning, contemporary decoration and gardens
Private swimming pool

REF: CTC-2016088577

About the Property

This fabulous 150m² house hidden in the pine forest amongst millenary rocks is spectacular in its modern design, position and for its exceptional interiors. Ensconced in nature it is hard to believe it’s luxuriousness; however this was the owner’s vision, a place of serenity and truth where guests can reconnect with nature in comfort. The house and the gardens are proof of the owner’s great talents as an artist, gardener and creator. This is the perfect holiday retreat.

The house sleeps up to eight in three double bedrooms; one of these doubles is an original Arabian tower which has been refurbished preserving many of its original features into an impressive en suite double with standard sized bed with fabulous views out to the sea and the woods. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor that lead out to the garden. For the seventh and eighth guest there is a sofa bed up from the dining area in an attic room.  

The living and dining room is airy, bright and luxurious, with a plasma TV (satellite channels), HI-FI and DVD, a comfortable sofa and a chaise-longue. There is also a dining table which will seat 6 comfortably, but you have the added option of eating al-fresco on the large terrace.

The kitchen is fully equipped, with all the appliances such as the vitro ceramic hob, oven, washing machine and dryer, fridge freezer, plus you will find all of the comforts of home such as a toaster and juicer to squeeze the delicious local oranges.

The 5000 m2 gardens are shared with one other casita, however this house enjoys its own private garden, terraces, balconies and pool. There is a divine meditation garden with Balinese day beds and ponds of lotus flowers, a natural swimming pool and a fresh water spring for bathing. Leading down from the house is a trail that will bring you to what the locals call the ‘Lost Beach’, an all but private beach (nudist).

The natural pool is much like a rock pool, unlike a swimming pool it does not have a filter but water constantly passes through keeping it clean and ‘natural’. No chlorine here, in fact the water accumulates iron minerals as it passes through cracks in the rocks which gives the water a red rusty colour. It is safe to drink and of course to swim in and has some wonderful health giving components. The swimming pool that is private to this house does have chlorine. 

PLEASE NOTE the large gardens are a popular event location.

Price Includes

Bed and bath linen
End cleaning on departure


Seasons and Rates in Euros per week for Secret Garden House

From 8 January, February, March, October, November & December 4.200€ (Day 600€)
April, May & September 4.200€ (Day 600€)
Easter, Christmas up to 7 January 4.900€ (Day 700€)
June, July & August 4.900€ (Day 700€)

In Detail

End Cleaning
End cleaning is included in the price, however, in all cases you are responsible for keeping the property and all its contents in the same state of cleanliness, repair and condition as at the commencement of the holiday. The owner reserves the right to make deductions from the security deposit for any extra cleaning, over the number of hours committed to departure cleaning.

Arrival: from 4pm

Departure: from 10am

Additional Information
All bed linen and bath towels
Bedrooms: Sleeps 8 people (Double ensuite bedroom in the tower, two double bedroom ensuite downstairs). The tower room suite is accessed via outdoor stairs or by going through the arched room with the sofa bed for an additional two people . Views of the Bolonia Beaches, African coastline & the Natural Cork Forest
Beds are Queen size 150 x 200cm
Private natural infinity pool
Extras: Cleaning & Cooking can be arranged on request at additional cost
Security Deposit of 500€
Firewood 12€ basket
Air conditioning in the tower and downstairs en suite
No smoking inside the house
No dogs

Group Bookings
For large group bookings Secret Garden House can be rented along with Secret Garden for 2 persons
Click Here for information on the house for 2 persons

Venue and Event Hire
Secret Garden is also available for events, weddings and parties. Please enquire for prices info@tarifabeachhouses.com

Car Rental
I would recommend a car that is slightly higher off the ground, such as a Citroen Berlingo, Peugeot Partner something of this kind or even just the simple Fiat Panda. Family estate cars can sometimes be very low to the ground and I would definitely never rent a sports car they do not suit the Tarifa roads.

Booking Conditions
50% non-refundable deposit to be paid when confirming the booking. The remaining 50% should be paid by bank transfer 8 weeks prior to arrival or by CASH on arrival. Security deposit in cash on arrival 500E.

Please Note
The majority of Tarifa Beach Houses are private homes, the information on the www.tarifabeachhouse.com website is intended as a guide only. We cannot accept responsibility for any inaccurate, misleading or incomplete information about any property and its facilities or services. Property owners have the right to change decoration as they choose.


Guest Reviews

“Looking for paradise? Do you want a super special hide-away? Seeking a very romantic and lovely place with extra flair, view and an extravagant taste? This is it and more than that! For us, Bolonia and its secret garden can not be described, any text or picture does not match the reality. This location you have to see – otherwise you won’t believe it. It’s even better than you can imagine!”

“Es un remanso de paz ! Puedes disfrutar de sus jardines y su maravillosa piscina. A 15 min andando tienes la playa del Cañuelo y 5 min en coche la de Bolonia. Por las noches podrías quedarte horas en el sillón del porche del jardín mirando el cielo lleno de estrellas!”

“The photos don’t do this beautiful home justice! The perfect, quiet getaway that has a short path to the beach and is under 30 minutes from Tarifa (great for a night out and some shopping during the day!)”

“Secret Garden is unique and truly beautiful. The home is very modern and well appointed with stunning views, and the gardens are a treasure – dramatic boulders surround lush ponds and trees, and of course the light is unique to the Costa de la Luz. There is a secluded and lovely path to the Playa del Cañuelo, which takes about ten minutes. We often had the beach to ourselves! We loved hiking in Los Alcornocales too. And if you are lucky enough to have either yoga training or therapy with Marisol, you will be amazed. She is a beautiful force. We look forward to returning!”

“El paraíso existe y está en Bolonia. La casa es espectacular y la dueña muy amable y atenta en todo momento. Sin duda para repetir.”


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