Frequently asked questions
Does The Wild Olive accept pets?
We do most of the time. But we always need to know about your pet, their behavior, etc beforehand. Generally we charge a small daily fee for your furry friends to stay. Please email us.
Do we need a car?
Most all of our guests come with a car, yes. Because of the geography of this part of Andalucía and all the wonderful sites to visit, we highly suggest to come with a car. If you need advice or help with renting a car, please email us and we can assist you.
Which airport should I fly into?
Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport. It is a 100km journey that takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes with the regular road. You can also look at Gibraltar airport which is even closer, but with fewer options and slightly more complicated as youwill have to cross the border into Spain once you arrive.
Is the house completely private?
When you rent the entire casa, it is completely private to you and your group, yes. If you book a room, it is not private. There is a chance you will socialize with other guests who are staying with us. Especially in the common areas.
Are linens included or do I have to bring my own?
All linens are included with your accommodation. Except pool / beach towels.
Is there a charge to use the table tennis or pool table?
No! It's free.
Can I drink the water there? Or better to bring bottled water?
The water from the tap at the Finca is fresh from the mountains, rich with natural minerals and safe to drink.
Is the property hard to access, is the road in good condition?
No it is relatively easy to get to our countryside farm. From the main
road, there is a dirt road for about 300 meters but it is in pretty good condition. Once you are through the farm gate, it is a "rustic" paved road, about 200 meters more to the farmhouse with some steep parts. We have never had a guest not be able to drive up or down...even in a fiat 500.
If I rent the entire casa, can I play music outside?
Yes. Play your music at a respectable level, but please don't have raves, this is not Ibiza.
What type of outlets/plugs are in Spain, do I need an adaptor?
The power plugs and sockets are of type F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. If you are coming from a different country, you most likely need a standard "European" adaptor.
Is there currently still a “lockdown” in Spain due to Covid-19?
No. The "State of Alarm" officially expired on May 9, 2021. This means that there is no longer restriction on movement, curfew or social gatherings..
Am I required to wear a mask?
From of April 20, 2022 masks are no longer required to be worn indoors or outdoors except in a few settings: public transportation like the train or bus, medical environments such as hospitals and pharmacies. You may still see some business employees wearing masks inside as the company itself is allowed to decide this.
What does The Wild Olive do to insure guests can have a safe vacation?
We always try to achieve our high standard of cleanliness, now more than ever. Contact surfaces are given special attention and all linens are washed at high temperatures with disinfecting soaps. We supply soap and cleaning products for our guests to use during their stay.