Amalau rural guesthouse, 2 apartments for booking
Amalau Rural Guesthouse is a beautiful guesthouse nestled in the foothills of the Natural Park of Gorbea in Zeanuri, Vizcaya, Basque country. Both apartments can be booked independently or as a whole.
Perfect not only for couples but also for groups. We have special prices for long stays and for bussiness groups. Located in the center of the Basque country. Bilbao and its worldwide known Guggenheim Museum, its only a 30 min drive. You can visit the beautiful Concha beach and taste the famous "pintxos" in Donostia-San Sebastián, only 1h 15min. Small pets are welcome.
The Rural House have 3 floors, the lower one is for booking while the family owners live in the two upper ones. ‘Oak’ House with 3 bedrooms occupies most of the ground floor while ‘Fairy’ Apartment with 50m2 has 2 bedrooms and occupies the rest of the ground floor.
Both apartments are totally equiped and are independent from each other and from the rest of the rural house. Each one has its own entrance and access to a shared garden which have a big table, a barbecue and a games area with a basketball (or tennis) court and a sheltered ping pong table. We also have two parking zones, each one near the entrance of “Oak” or “Fairy”.
'Oak' House, with a 6-9 persons capacity and 140 m2, consists of a equiped kitchen, living and dining room, 3 bedrooms with inside bathroom and a 30m2 terrace.
'Fairy' Apartment, smaller in capacity, is for 2-4 persons and 50m2, has a kitchen, living and dinning room, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and a small terrace with direct access to the shared garden.
We also have a private vegetable garden, which have aromatic and medicinal plants, fruit trees, a kiwi plantation, a seedbed and a greenhouse... if you have interest in ecologicalming we would be glad to show it to our guests!
We are a pet friendly rural house! We accept small or middle sized pets, for more information ask the owners.
List of services common to both apartments:
- Extra beds
- Parking space
- Guide dogs admited
- White linen
- Fire wood
- Garden and terrace
- Tourist information
'Oak' House, perfect por groups and families
'Oak' is the name of the larger apartment, which occupies most of Amalau rural house lower plant, it have 140m2 and a capacity por 6-9 persons. Usually rented as full apartment is perfect for groups (if available you could rent both ‘Oak’ and ‘Fairy’ reaching a maximum capacity of 14 persons).
Equipped kitchen, living and dinning room with chimney, 3 bedrooms with inside bathroom, and a 30m2 terrace with access to a shared garden for both apartments, with barbaque, play area...
Distribution of the house is as follows, first bedroom has 3 beds, one double and 2 singles, a bathroom with double basin, and 2 showers. Second room has two single beds and bathroom. Third room has a double bed and bathroom. We have extra beds available (for a ninth person) that can be placed in second or third room. Travel crib also available if needed.
The living and dinning room has a small round table for breakfast and a large table for lunch or dinner closer to a tv. There is a sofa area and a small coffee table next to the chimeney. There are also books, board games and games available for guests.
Kitchen is open to the living and dinning room area. Table and chairs are available in the terrace.
'Fairy' Apartament, perfect for a family with children or couples with a pet
'Fairy' is the name of the smaller apartment, which ocuppies part of the ground floor of Amalau rural house. It has 50 m2, capacity for 2-4 persons and is a full booking apartment. Ideal for couples, or families with up to 2 children.
You have an equipped kitchen, living and dinning room with chimney, 2 bedrooms, bathroom with shower and a small terrace with access to the shared garden, with barbecue, big table, play area...
Distribution of the apartment is as follows, main entrance leads to the living and dinning room which have at the left an area with a sofa, chimney, TV and two rooms and a bathroom to the end, at the right there is a big table next to the open kitchen (which also has a working table) that leads to the terrace (with a table and chairs) and the shared garden to the end.
We have books, magazines and board games available for guests.
Garden, play area and barbecue
The large garden shared by both apartments has about 400m2, a barbecue zone with a large table and bench. Also a pergola, one basket court that could also be changed into a tennis or volleyball court adding a net at the correct height. There is also a ping pong table in the garden shed.
Kids enjoy being able to play several games in the main court or ping pong in the garden shed, an interesting option when rainy weather. The pergola is great during sunny days bringing the necessary shade and has a special charm on clear nights from where you can gaze at the stars.
Barbecue has much demand, usually groups booking ‘Oak’ House bring a grill and enjoy outdoor cooking and having meal or dinner directly in the big table of the garden
There are special occasions during summer that local neighbours and friends offer small concerts using the Pérgola as a stage.
Asides both of the apartments entrance, there are two exits outside to the nearest parking lot.