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Casa de la Luz

Townhouse in Arcos de la Frontera, Cadiz Province

Evening in Arcos (Our house on the right)

Property number: 0326

Spain / Rural Andalucia / Arcos de la Frontera

from €420.00

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

  • Disabled access: No
  • Pets allowed: No
  • Child friendly: No
  • Smoking: No

Rob Gilham

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Apart from its ideal location, your first thoughts when you enter the house are likely to be surprise, when you see what is hidden behind the front door. The entrance corridor turns a 90 degree bend into the courtyard (a traditional Moorish feature to hide from prying eyes) which acts as the heart of the house. Huge wooden doors lead off to bedrooms, whilst the old mule quarters have been converted into a modern bathroom with twin sinks and underfloor heating. Stairs wind up inside the courtyard to the modern kitchen and large airy sitting room with 12 foot high beamed ceilings and a woodburning stove for chilly winter nights. Downstairs in the courtyard is also a large stove which takes the winter night chill off the whole house. More stairs lead you to the roof terrace with stunning views, a built-in barbecue area, proper seating and a second bathroom. Although we know that you are here to visit the town, staying in Casa de la Luz will help to make your stay truly unforgettable.


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  • Evening in Arcos (Our house on the right)
  • Summer evenings!
  • The entrance hall
  • The courtyard
  • bedroom 1
  • bedroom 2
  • Entrance to Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 3
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • View from roof terrace
  • Front of house


Bedroom 1 has a double bed and is en-suite.
Bedroom 2 and 3 have a single bed.


Main bathroom is en-suite to bedroom 1. It has a large built in shower, twin sinks, and underfloor heating. Second bathroom on roof terrace has a toilet and sink. There is also an outside shower on the roof terrace.

Living room

There are two main inside living areas, the courtyard and the sitting room. The covered courtyard has a bench set in an arch, comfortable chairs and a woodburning stove. The sitting room has a sofa, chairs, dining area and TV, stereo etc plus a stove.


Very modern, but with terracotta floor and beamed ceiling. Features an electric fan oven, gas hob, fridge, kettle, matching cutlery and crockery.

Other rooms

The roof terrace is really an outdoor living area. With seating for 6, a dedicated barbecue area, fantastic views, and a bathroom, this is the best place to enjoy a sundowner or two!

Description of amenities

All linen and towels are included. You are free to wash them in the machine.


Arcos is probably not an ideal location for very young children or the elderly or disabled due to the number of steep hills and stepped alleyways. Saying that, if you staying with kids we have a cot, high chair and toys you are welcome to borrow.

Local activities

The Costa de la Luz is only 40 minutes away. From Tarifa to Cadiz and beyond, the wide white sand beaches, backed in the most part by countryside and accessible via small country lanes are undoubtedly one of Spain’s best kept secrets. As well as sunbathing, the beaches are used extensively for kite surfing and horseriding.

The nearest course is the newly-opened, world-class Arcos Gardens, which is less than 5 minutes away. The course was designed and built by Landmark, and is set on rolling hills amongst ancient olive groves. The course also features Europe’s largest practice range.
Special offer -10% discount to Arcos Gardens. Ask for further details when enquiring.

Special interest holidays
One of the reasons we bought the property is for the outdoor sports available in the area. Everything from paragliding to mountain biking, sailing to hiking and horseriding to kitesurfing are available nearby. If you want to do any outdoor sports during your stay let us know in advance as we can advise you accordingly.

Price information

Rental period Price per week
Per week, year round €420

Prices may be subject to change at the owner’s discretion

Price is for two people. For extra people add 20 euros per night, up to 4 people maximum in total.

For Xmas, New Year, Easter and the Moto GP weekend, add 50% surcharge

Getting there

The closest airport to Arcos is at Jerez, from where Arcos is clearly signposted (though drive slowly and follow all signposts to avoid ending up on the motorway to Cadiz). Flights from the UK are currently twice daily from Stansted and 4 times per week from Manchester. Other nearby airports are at Seville and Gibraltar, both about 75 minutes away.

Jerez de la Frontera (the nearest large town) is 30kms and 25 minutes away. Cadiz and the Costa de la Luz are 60kms and 40 minutes. Seville is 90kms and 1 hour.

The mountains of Grazalema are 25kms and 20 minutes away. All times are by private car, which you will need to hire if you are planning on exploring the area.


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Gas/Electric Hob
  • Heater
  • Hifi
  • Kettle
  • Local Supermarkets
  • Microwave
  • Open Fire
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Washing Line
  • Washing Machine


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