VILLA FONDA. House on canal in Roses, (Santa Margarita), Costa Brava, Spain

Terrace on Canal in Peaceful Location, Only Minutes’ Walk from Beach and Shops Sleeps 4 maximum (2 Bedrooms)

Located in the Santa Margarita area of Roses, this house is situated on one of the canals in a large marina complex which allows direct access to the sea. (renting of mooring is available on request).  Despite being situated in a calm area, this property is only about 10-15 minutes walk from the local beautiful long sandy beach, which is extremely safe for children. It is and only 2-3 minutes walk from local restaurants of all kinds, bars, supermarkets and many other amenities. Car parking is available on the street directly outside the house. In the area you will find a host of activities such as scuba diving, water skiing, boat hire, go-karting, bird watching, mountain walks, sky-diving, gym and swimming pool facilities. Other attractions include the Dalí Museum 25 minutes, Cadaqués 30 minutes, Roman ruins, Barcelona 2 hours, France and Girona 45 minutes.

Bedrooms:Both bedrooms are upstairs and very light and airy.
Bedroom 1 with double bed, fitted wardrobes, overhead fan. Window onto canal.
Bedroom 2 with 1 full size single bed plus 1 pull-out single to suit child or small adult. Also has fitted wardrobe.
Bathrooms:Upstairs bathroom with shower in bath, vanity unit, automatic washing machine, WC.
Separate WC downstairs with hand basin.
Kitchen:Fully equipped kitchen includes cooker with ceramic hob, microwave oven, fridge with small freezer compartment within.
Living Rooms:Living room leads onto outside terrace directly overlooking the canal via double glazed sliding patio doors. Includes one settee and one single arm chair. Radio/cassette player.
Other:Terrace fully equipped with exterior patio furniture. We regret there is no boat access available to this terrace. However, there are usually moorings available locally in the marina, within minutes walk from the house.
linen/maid service:
Towels, bed linen, tea towels provided at an extra charge. Clients are expected to bring their own beach towels. Cleaned between rentals by professional cleaners. Additional cleaning can be arranged during the rental period at an extra charge.

Amenities/Facilities provided

• hob/stove,

• fridge,

• microwave,

• washing machine,

• iron/ironing board,

• TV with free-view satellite TV channels,

• radio/cassette player,

• ceiling fan in the main bedroom,

• barbecue


Outside terrace is private to the house and includes outside table and chairs, barbeque. The house is set back a little from the road so very quiet but easy parking available on the road. There is no barrier to the mooring, young children must be supervised.


The local beach in Santa Margarita is safe for children as it is sandy and gently sloping with no rocks. It is over a mile long, joining the beach at Roses itself. There is a lovely beach walk which has been made between Santa Margarita and Roses, with bars and restaurants directly overlooking the sea, with views over the hills and harbour in Roses. There are numerous other beaches within 15-30 minutes if you prefer small rocky bays, some very private, others featuring little marinas.


As a golfing destination the Costa Brava is extremely popular. It benefits from numerous golf courses, including Perelada Golf Club, a PGA qualifying course, at only 25 minutes by car. There are 5 golf courses within one hour of the house including the PGA de Catalunya course (voted one of the top ten in Europe by Golf World Magazine), Torremirona golf Club (30 mins drive) and Emporda Golf Club (25 mins drive).


The ski season is usually from around 20th December to 20th April. Ski resorts accessible from the house include: Setcases; Valter 2000, under 2 hours drive. La Molina-Masella approx 2½ hours (much larger resort). Font Romeo in France approx 2½ hours. Andorra approx 4 hours drive.


Gerona airport approx 45 minutes by car. Barcelona airport approx 2 hours by car. Perpignan (France) airport approx 1 hour by car. All airports have full local car hire facilities provided by all the usual well known companies. Calais is around 12 hours drive away (approx 800 miles).


Roses 2km. Figueres 15km. Empuriabrava (biggest marina complex in Europe with 30km of canals) 7km. Cadaques 20km.

Further details

Local supermarkets within minutes walk are Aldi, Carrefour, Mercadona. All also have ample car parking facilities. 1-2 minutes to nearest restaurants/bars.

Other facilities within 10 minutes walk or 3 minutes by car include additional restaurants, bars, local shops, on-the-premises bakeries, banks, cash machines, tourist information office, boat hire, tours by boat or coach of the local area, go-karts.

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Basic Details

  • Address: 17480, Cataluña 

Prices Per Week

  • Price Range: €300 - 575 
  • Price: Low Season: €300 
  • Price: Mid Season: €400 
  • Price: High Season: €550 
  • Price: Peak Season: €575 
  • Additional Charges: Cleaning: 50 euros. Hire of linen and towels available at 10 euros per person (clients are expected to provide their own beach towels). 


  • Low Season Dates:: 30 April - 28 May 
  • Mid Season Dates:: 28 May - 25 June, then 30 August - 27 September 
  • High Season Dates:: 25 June - 23 July, then 13 August - 27 August 
  • Peak Season Dates:: 23 July - 13 August 
  • Christmas and New Year Dates:: 27 August - 1 October 


Santa Margarita Canal House

Pet Policy

Please note no pets accepted.

Booking Notes

A deposit of 25% is required at the time of booking to secure the reservation. The remaining 75% in cash is due on your arrival on receipt of the keys. The remainder is due in cash on arrival : the cost of cleaning, linen hire (if required) and a cash deposit of 200€ to ensure against damage/breakages (refunded upon departure). Contact us for last minute special offers.

General Notes

There is the possibility of using the mooring of 6 metres. Request prices. This house is not suitable for very young children as the outside terrace does not have a barrier between the end of the terrace and the canal (please see photos).

Changeover Day

Changeover is Saturday during July and August. Mid-week changeovers, or rentals of weekends only, or for less than 7 nights are possible at other times of the year - please contact us for prices and availability.