Finca Iris

Benissa, Alicante
Self-catering
+34 966 181040


Perched on a hilltop in a nature reserve - this renovated farmhouse is a delight. Hike and beach-hop all day before relaxing in the pool

Bed

3 beds

Bedroom

3 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 6

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

It’s oh so quiet here – the perfect spot to gather your favourites and spend some time. You’ll be grateful on arrival – crack open wine and cheeses from your welcome hamper before settling into your home for a few days. Your rooms are a haven of calm, each beautifully designed.

Adventure can be found on the Sierra Bernia – one of Europe’s best walking trails – and at one of the many bouldering spots that make up this unique landscape. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife – it’s a haven for bird-lovers and on lucky spring days you can spot eagle owls, pine martens and wild boar.

The small hamlet of Pinos isn’t far and boasts a lovely restaurant with staggering views of the Penoñ d’Ifach; order an array of delicious local tapas and feel smug. Lovers of sand and sea will be happy; choose from two beaches in Moraira, a 40-minute drive away. After a day on the golden stretches choose from one of the beachside restaurants for seafood paella.

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We think you'll love

  • The superb views of vineyards and greenery from your seat on the shaded terrace
  • Lounging next to the private pool with 360-degree mountain views
  • The stylish details throughout the property; hosts Willem and Richard have an artistic eye
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You should know

  • You’re in blissful solitude here; distractions are minimal
  • You’ll need to bring wheels as there is no public transport

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm-8pm Saturday-Monday
Check out
11am-12pm Saturday-Monday
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights. Pets by arrangement.
Closed
Never.
Meals
Restaurants 3km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €110
Weekly price
from €770
Damage deposit
€400
Surcharges
Cleaning, €130. €10.50 per person for bed linen and towels. Central heating in winter, €6 per bag of 15kg. Extra beds available.
1 House for 6
From €1103 beds3 bedrooms

Reviews

Casa Iris is located in the heart of a preserved area of dramatic mountain landscape to the East of the jagged Bernia Ridge, The house is a superbly updated original farm house , once the centre of a well known plantation of specimen Irises and Roses - (www.iris-gardens.empresa3.es) but now a secluded, spacious villa designed to maximise the beauties of the location.

Christopher, Sawday's inspector

A great place in a great setting! The house itself is a joy: it's spacious, comfortable and very nicely decorated. A well equipped kitchen, nice and clean bathrooms and a very cozy living room. But the biggest draws of Finca Iris lay on the outside: the private pool and terraces are simply wonderful and the view is absolutely stunning! Mountains and valleys all the way down to the Mediterranean. Although you should to explore the surroundings, there's no real reason to leave the place!

Annemieke, Amsterdam

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Location

The neighbourhood

The hillside, nature reserve setting means your nearest neighbours are half a kilometre away - you’re on your own and it feels good. When you’re done hiking the reserve, swimming in the private pool and working your way through the bookshelf, the atmospheric old town of Benissa is a 40-minute drive. Sample the peach gazpacho at Restaurant Giró before losing yourself in the medieval historic centre.

Local points of interest from Willem Pieffers & Richard Steenblik

  • Hiking the Bernia Circuit! This is one of the most beautiful hikes in the region. And only on 10 minutes drive from Finca Iris, is a fairly strenuous hike, especially the first half, because some parts are steep (vertigo!)
  • La Fustera beach: after a 35 minutes´ drive you get to this lovely small sandy beach, the calm sea and easy access make it a place to be. It boasts a nice bar/restaurant to enjoy a drink or a meal without interrupting your day at the beach
  • Restaurant Bar-Refugio Vista Bernia Try the menu, or just tapas and salad, although the paella also looks and tastes amazing. Service is friendly and the relaxed laid back atmosphere is part of the attraction as are the spectacular views.

Introducing

Willem Pieffers & Richard Steenblik

Willem and Richard welcome you warmly to their favourite place. After nearly two decades here they are well placed to help you decide on day trips, swimming spots and walks. They have created this place with the environment in mind. Electricity is 100% solar generated and they have a wastewater recycling plant - they are journeying towards being carbon neutral.