First day of arrival the boiler started to leak onto the microwave. Called host who returned to the villa and somehow stopped the leak. Assured us that the boiler was ok and left us to it. Three days into our holiday we returned to the villa after a day out to find the villa flooded due to a pipe blowing off the boiler. Water was running down the long driveway into the road. Tried to contact host with no joy. Alerted neighbours who spoke no English but between us we managed to find the stop tap. Eventually host arrived with family members who proceeded to mop up the water which was everyway - even in the cutlery drawers. All appliances were waterlogged and dangerous to use as well as the sockets. Host said he would replace appliances but he was not concerned about the sockets being wet. He said everything would dry out in a couple of hours! This was not going to happen due to the high volume of water. I was not prepared to have my family stay in this potentially dangerous environment. He just did not see how dangerous the place had become. I have been in the building trade all my life and I know that this villa would not be safe in a couple of hours to continue our holiday there. We asked for a qualified electrician to look at the mains wires but he did not want to do this. We packed our bags and had to stay overnight at a hotel at our expense - no offer of money from host. Took 8 days before we got any money back from host as he seemed to be reluctant to part with our money which he agreed on the day we left. Had to find another villa and pay upfront which left us short of money for the remainder of our holiday. Several phone calls and emails to host and wife as we were out of money for food but they did not seem bothered. WARNING If you have booked to go to this villa, PLEASE make sure you ask to see a certificate from a qualified electrician that the villa is safe to stay at as it could be a death trap.
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We are thoroughly enjoying Villa Maria in Coin-an attractive town with convenient shops for essentials.
Everything tidy and well presented in the villa.
Good variety of bedrooms wide double bed in the master,a single bedroom and a twin bedded room too!
1 bathroom and 1 shower room with toilets.
Outside an attractive pool and shower with a useful well presented barbecue area with forna too.
Everything you need for a comfy family holiday in true Spanish style.
The owners prepared a lovely welcome with fresh flowers in every room from the garden and fresh vegetables in the fridge.
A joy to visit and a pleasure for a relaxing holiday.
We welcome coming again if permitted!
Thank you Javier and Pepi:)x
We arrived at Coin and received a warm and friendly greeting from Javier and his lovely wife Pepi. We really were bowled over when we arrived at the villa it was perfect. Spotlessly clean and very picturesque. Javier and Pepi showed us around the beautiful villa stacked with fruit tress and vegetables, there were even snacks and beer in the fridge. The swimming pool was glorious and we were told we could help ourselves to as many vegetables from the garden as we liked, the tomatoes and peppers were huge and delicious. We enjoyed a very relaxing week, by day we lazed around the pool and in the evening we explored the surrounding areas--Coin, Marbella, Fuengirola, Estepona and even Gibraltar. Thank you Javier and Pepi for a truly wonderful holiday in your beautiful villa A truly lovely holiday and we hope to be back again one day. A glorious holiday in Villa Maria --
'Casa Bella' Love and Best wishes Wendy & Andrew xx