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2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
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Soak up some Sun and enjoy the beautiful Sierras. Enjoy some great Andalusian food, drinks, music and eat some fruit ripe from the sun. Take a hike into the Sierras or just lounge by the pool.
Studio Apartment on the side of the Hacienda, Bedroom, Bathroom with Rain-forest shower, AC,underfloor heating, Sat.TV, Covered glassed Conservatory/ Patio in the Summer, kitchen, BBQ. Competa has Artisan shops and Authentic Restaurant. Located very quite and private just on the edge of the town center.

The space

ThinkersINN is a quiet and relaxing Hacienda. On the side of the house we have a Studio apartment for two persons. Bathroom with rain-forest shower, Kitchen and a covered glassed Patio as sitting area with lovely views over the Infinity Pool up to the Sierra and down to the sea.
On the roof there is a Moroccan rooftop lounge with two double swings, where in the evening, you can marvel watching the wonderful stars and moon with a glass of your favorite drink. The Apartment features underfloor heating in the winter months and air conditioning in the summer. Free WiFi, flat-screen satellite TV and a lovely private double-sided infinity pool. Bathrobes, towels, lounges for personal use to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible.
If you would like to be completely alone during your stay you have the option of booking Infinity Pool Hacienda ThinkersINN3.
If you have questions or would like tips and information of course we will do what we can to make your stay in beautiful Andalusia fabulous.
There is much more to do then just relax if you would like!
Change of Pace:
Visit the lost village of El Acebuchal with a four wheel drive vehicle or on foot through the Sierras and lunch with clay oven baked bread and dishes prepared with the soul of Andalusia. Olive oil tasting? The Fish Market of El Palo? Muscatel wine tasting? All in the vicinity.
A true flamenco experience with a nice meal.
The sports department is a completely different story: Caminito del Rey ( El Churro)hike, Mountain biking, Skiing, Race biking directly from the house. Motocross, ultra-lite flying and so much more. Nature at its best,
Should you come just to relax then of course this is also your option. The property is very quiet and peaceful and I have been told by painters that here they find the `Light`. In the center of Competa there are Art galleries with work from well know Danish, Dutch and English Artists.
In the city center there are nice/good restaurants that still have the feeling and taste of Spain AND are quite inexpensive. You also find interesting shops with many regional products, as the famous Competa wine, galleries, crafts and flea markets in the area on Sunday. The Andalusian gastronomy, artistic, folkloric and historical heritage of Andalusia. Should you enjoy shopping on a bigger scale there is also a large shopping Center near by with great deals to be had.
After all that, there still is Nerja ( Balcon de Europa), Malaga ( Harbor and lovely old town), Cordoba( Mezquita and Jewish Quarters), Granada ( El Alhambra), Ronda ( old city) all in a easy day trip. Torrel del Mar with it's beaches ( Beach lounge Bahia de Tanit). Free parking and Wifi of course.
We wish you a vacation with many lovely memories and fun stories to tell at home.

Guest access

The Studio is on the side of the Hacienda and our guests have access to all common area's. One level up we have a roof top lounge with swings to enjoy the panoramic view with your favorite drink. There is a glassed covered patio and kitchen. There is a BBQ which you are welcome to use. But experience has shown that having dinner in the town is good fun and quite inexpensive. I offer Breakfast for a fee of 11.50,-Euro. Dinner of the house (three course menu) also Vegetarian meals by request and for a fee of 35,- Euros p.p. with wine, bier and soft drinks. Extended dinner/BBQ and special events dinners like Birthday/Anniversary with Cava/Champagne candlelight etc. 45,-Euro p.p.
To us it's important that you feel at home with as much privacy as you want, but above all to have a vacation with many lovely stories to remember and talk about.

Interaction with guests

We speak English, Dutch, German, Italian and some French. If you would like to stay at the hacienda there is a extra kitchen for your use and a big BBQ and Pizza oven.
In front of the Studio you have a large covered glassed Patio( which can be completely opened in the summer, but cozy for a winter evening. ). Upstairs a Moroccan roof top lounge with two double swings for your personal use.
My husband enjoys hiking the Sierras and if you enjoy hiking you are welcome to join him.
During your stay we are present to answer questions and help you find your way around so you can also experience the Spanish way of life, first hand.

Other things to note

Would you like to make an come with friends/family/business partners, then please have a look at Infinity Pool ThinkersINN3 for up to 4 persons.
The National park with fabulous mountains is in our backyard.
There are plenty of trips to take in the area, The lost village of Acebuchal with the Jeep and lunch at the lost village. Flamenco experience, Ronda etc. Torrox Costa is a half hour, Malaga 1 hour, Granada with the fabulous ALHAMBRA about an 1 hour, Nerja and Nerja Caves, Maro Beach etc. about 1/2 hour. There are cuddly, sweet,nice, kind (get the picture) dogs on the Hacienda and we also enjoy guest dogs. Guest dogs are welcome by request and for a fee of 5,-Euros a night.

Cleaning Fee $62 NZD
Weekly Discount: 5%
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House Rules
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

We want our guests to feel at home , but we expect them to respect our home and behave like adults.
There is a non -smoking policy in the house / studio but allowed in outdoor areas .
It's your vacation and our wish for you is to have a great time!

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Dog(s) live in the house
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
1 night minimum stay

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Gemma User Profile
September 2017
The accommodation: ThinkersInn was better than we had expected (and we had high expectations based on its AirBnB profile and reviews!). Some of the pictures are a bit out of date and they really don't do it justice. The view from the terrace across the mountains and out towards the Mediterranean sea is simply stunning. The infinity pool is larger than the pictures suggest and the sunbeds are incredibly comfortable. The hosts: Patricia and Peter provided a very warm welcome (including providing some drinks/food for the evening that we arrived and breakfast the following morning) and were a font of useful local knowledge. Their pets (3 dogs and 2 cats) were also very welcoming and a pleasure to have around. The location: Competa is a fabulous little town at the top of a mountain. It has a number of restaurants (trust Patricia's recommendations), many of which sensibly take advantage of the views. We discovered that it is almost 50% non-Spanish, which may put some people off, but rest assured that it isn't a "Brits abroad" resort, with most of the non-Spanish residents coming from northern Europe including Scandinavia. Competa is a great hub for outdoors activities and is also only a short driving distance from both Malaga and Granada, as well as many beaches. In summary: you will not be disappointed!
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
Hey Guys, thanks for the kind words, you're always welcome. Take care Hugs Patricia and Peter
September 2017

Emily User Profile
August 2017
Way exceeded my expectations. My fiancé and I are already thinking about our next trip back. Thanks for your warm hospitality Patricia!

Adrian User Profile
August 2017
We had the absolute best stay with Patricia & Peter. The place is amazing the pool the views everything was just perfect. Peter and Patricia are excellent hosts so helpful and so so Nice. Just lovely people. The villa is like something from the movies we will definitely be back :) :) Adrian & Amber
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
Hi Guys, so happy you had a fab stay, it was lovely meeting you both take care. Hugs Patricia and Peter
August 2017

Stacey User Profile
August 2017
What can we say, this place is fantastic full stop. Down to the warmness of Patricia and peter, to the stunning villa, everything about staying at thinkers inn was spot on. From the drinks and chats in the evening to Patricia packing our bag for the beach so we had everything we needed, we had such a lovely time. I almost don't want to write a post as we have found a gem and want to keep it for ourselves but you only have to read the other reviews to see just how great this place is to stay. Thank you for your hospitality Patricia and peter and we can't wait to come back soon!
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
Thanks for the kind words, it was our pleasure, may cross again... Hugs to all US
August 2017

Deirdre User Profile
July 2017
This place is paradise. As soon as we arrived we were planning our next visit for longer! Patricia and Peter are wonderful hosts, so friendly, cheerful and engaging and full of great tips and ideas of things to do and places to see. Peter goes for a hike with their beautiful impeccably-behaved dogs and you are always welcome to go along and hike with him in the stunning Sierra Nevada. Patricia is so thoughtful and accommodating and eager to ensure we got the most from our holiday. The accommodation itself is just perfect. The infinity pool, the views, all the lovely touches around the place. We went up to the rooftop terrace at night to watch the stars. Our double bedroom was beautifully finished with a large modern bathroom. We shared an outdoor fully-equipped kitchen with the other couple staying there. The kitchen even has a pizza oven and a BBQ. Competa village is close by, max 5 mins by car with lots of gift shops, bars and restaurants. We had the best, most relaxing holiday here and couldn't recommend it enough. Thanks Patricia and Peter!

Dion User Profile
July 2017
This is how airbnb has to be, experience beyond expectation! Patricia is a great host, has the best insider tips and feels exactly what her guest wants.

Malick User Profile
June 2017
Wow! That place is just fantastic and Patricia is the best host you can dream of, making your stay unforgettable! And that pool... :)
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
Hi Malick, it was a pleasure having you both here. Until our paths may cross again, Take care of yourselves Big fat hug Patricia
June 2017

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