Apartment with Private Roof Terrace, Shared Pool in El Minarete complex
Quiet Location, 5 mins Walk to Beach, Bars, Restaurants, shops and supermarket. Car not essential.
Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
Roquetas de Mar is located 30/40 minutes from Almeria airport (approx 45 euros by taxi). It's a popular resort set against a beautiful mountain backdrop, the sunniest area of southern Spain. The property is situated within a Moorish style very pretty complex with a water garden and shared pool. It has a private roof terrace with a shower which is not overlooked. There are many restaurants selling typical Spanish food, tapas bars, shops, banks and beach close by. The beach is wide and long, never crowded and there is a beautiful 10 km promenade to walk. Many of the local hotels have evening entertainment and they welcome visitors. Granada and the Alhambra Palace are a straight forward 2 hour drive or you can visit with a local tour company. The beautiful Capo de Gata national park is 1 hour drive. However if you just wish to stay in the resort a car is not essential, everything you need is on your doorstep. Suitable for winter holidays usually nice sunny days, rarely rains.
Bedroom 1 with double bed and ceiling fan. Air-con unit/heating unit, built in wardrobes, fitted safety deposit box. Large room 14 x 10ft.
Bedroom 2 with twin beds and ceiling fan. 11 x 12ft. Also 2nd tv and DVD player. (does not receive tv programmes).
Bath with shower over and twin hand basins.
Separate toilet with washing machine.
Outdoor shower on roof.
Full size s/s fan oven with grill, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, juicer, kettle, toaster and coffee maker. Large selection of saucepans, roasting tins, Pyrex dishes, plastic picnic plates etc. Plus all usual crockery, cutlery and utensils.
Large comfortable lounge/dining room 16.6ft x 12ft. Colour 34" LED TV with Sky, DVD player and DVD's, CD/Radio selection of CD's. Ceiling fan. Air-con/heating unit. Large selection of English books, cribbage, cards, dominoes, scrabble etc.
There is a front terrace with a table and chairs which has the morning sun, the roof terrace has a table and chairs, sunbeds, parasols and a shower. Plentiful parking directly outside. Pretty communal pool with shower and toilets.
Towels and linen provided, property cleaned when vacated.
Washing machine and iron/ironing board available in apartment. Washing line on roof. Towels for pool and beach also provided but please wash them in machine before you go home. Safety deposit box.
Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.
Air Conditioning, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.
The resort of Roquetas de Mar is totally flat. The apartment is up one flight of stairs, with a further flight to the roof terrace.
The apartment is set within a well maintained pretty complex with a water garden and large communal pool set in a grassed area, with toilets and showers available. The large roof terrace is equipped with sunbeds, chairs, parasols and a table, plus a shower, you have the sun on it all day and when it's clear you can see the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The front terrace has a table and chairs and is ideal for breakfast or an evening glass of wine .
Important notes on accommodation
This comfortable apartment overlooks the pretty pool area, it is on the first floor, there is an apartment beneath you but nobody above. The 2 air-conditioning units also provide heating for the Winter evenings. This is a large spacious apartment, light and airy with large windows, suitable for long term winter stays, not a small pokey new build. Everything you need is in the well equipped apartment. The kitchen has just been fully refitted with new units, tiles and ceramic hob and oven. There is a children's play area very close by with swings, climbing frames etc. It is also situated on the local bus route. Within easy walking distance of beach, bars, banks, shops and restaurants. Yet in a quiet location where you can sit on the terrace at night and hear nothing. WIFI is available in the local bars free, only a couple of minutes walk.
|Rental Period||Per Night||Per Week||Per Month||Min. Stay (Nights)|
|9 September 2013 - 26 October 2013||£ 200.00||7|
|26 October 2013 - 30 November 2013||£ 200.00||7|
|30 November 2013 - 1 March 2014||£ 200.00||7|
|1 March 2014 - 30 April 2014||£ 250.00||7|
|1 May 2014 - 19 July 2014||£ 300.00||7|
|20 July 2014 - 6 September 2014||£ 400.00||7|
|7 September 2014 - 25 October 2014||£ 300.00||7|
|26 October 2014 - 30 November 2014||£ 250.00||7|
|1 December 2014 - 1 March 2015||£ 200.00||7|
Notes on prices
Long lets are available at a reduced rate, please emal or ring for for details. Can be paid by cheque or bank transfer.
You can arrive and depart on any day and stay for any number of days. Additional days are charged pro rata. Arrival and departure times are dependent on whether there is a changeover. If no one arriving on the day you go you can leave at a time to suit.
A deposit of £100 per week is payable at the time of booking with the balance due 8 weeks before your departure date. This can be pain by cheque or bank transfer. Please wait for confirmation that the dates you require are still available before booking flights. Airport transfers can normally be arranged.
If you wish to stay for 3 weeks or more please email for a price as reductions are available for longer stays, particularly in Winter. Available winter 2014/2015.
Apartment in Roquetas de Mar, Almeria, Spain
About the area
The beach is a 5 min walk, it stretches for miles and there are beach bars and play areas for small children (swings, climbing frames) on the beach every few hundred yards, it is never crowded. You can hire sunbeds and parasols. In summer months water rides and boats are available. There is also a lovely flat, clean promenade along the whole length.
The golf course in Roquetas de Mar is a 3 min. drive, there is a further golf course at Envia 15 min drive and another in Almerimar 25 mins.
How to get there
The nearest airport is Almeria, Ryanair fly there from Stansted, Easyjet from Gatwick, Monach from Manchester & Birmingham. Approx. 30 mins drive to the apartment, cars can be hired at the airport, taxis about 50 euros, or bus to Almeria and change. Almeria Airport is small and taxis are plentiful directly outside. Malaga and Murcia airports about a 3 hour drive. Once in the resort you do not need a car everything is within easy walking distance. Private transfers usually available.
Almeria City is interesting to visit and the old Alcazaba is free to enter. A bus there costs a few euros, there are lots of lovely shops. Granada 2 1/2 hours drive, a local tour operator does trips to Granada to the Alhambra Palace and other places of interest. Almeria airport is approx 40mins, Malaga, Murcia and Granada airports 2 - 3 hours.
In the resort there are many bars and restaurants, you can hire cycles, quad bikes and cars. There is a land train and horse drawn carriage rides. A large modern shopping mall a short bus or taxi ride away with ten pin bowling and lots of lovely shops. The apartment has supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, interesting local shops all within a 5 min walk. There is a water park and an aquarium a short taxi ride away.
House swap considered.
Reviewed by: Jane, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 27 October 2013
Date of stay: September 2013
"great holiday "
We spent 3 weeks here in October. The apartment was clean, well equipped and comfortable. Close to supermarkets, friendly tapas bars and within walking distance of the beach. The weather was fantastic. 26-30C. Buses stop just outside apartment complex for Almeria and Roquetas and were very cheap. Very little traffic immediatly outside apartment so very quiet and relaxing when sitting on roof terrace with spectacular views of mountains. The grounds and pool area were well maintained and very clean. You can walk along beach promenade onto local nature reserve or to Roquetas, bike hire also nearby. A lovely apartment and resort.
Recommended for: Age 55+ and tourists without a car
Reviewed by: steff, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 13 October 2013
Date of stay: September 2013
"amazing and relaxing break"
Apartment was spacious and clean with personal touches such as books/games/maps. Plenty of bedding/towels and cooking equipment. The pool is amazing and so quiet lots of beds available. The resort is friendly with lots to do. Clean beaches with showers, yummy resturants, shops, and bars. Amazing tapas at la gamba We had a car and had some great days out but if you didnt there would be plenty to do We will be back next year !!!
Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing, families with teenagers, families with young children and romantic getaway
Reviewed by: mike, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 24 September 2013
Date of stay: September 2013
"Relax & enjoy"
The property description is accurate, the location could not be better, all the facilities of home, Loved the area, shops and banks on the doorstep, relaxing and fantastic restaurants and bars, something for every one. Would recommend to family and friends, owner provides excellent service and information to help you to have a great holiday. Book and enjoy
Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car, sightseeing, families with young children and romantic getaway
Reviewed by: Sallamo, United Kingdom
Reviewed: 14 August 2013
Date of stay: July 2013
"Roquetas De Mar"
Lovely clean apartment and use of an amazing swimming pool. The resort was perfect for families / couples and was really friendly. We will be back!! Sally & Damian
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children and romantic getaway
Wonderful apartment, had everything we needed and more!
Steve and Frances.
The resort was lovely, clean with friendly people, we will definatly be back. Manus and Judith.
We loved the beach and the promenade, lovely relaxing holiday. Keith, Helen and kids.
About the Owner
We are Ray and Sue and live near Kings Lynn in Norfolk, we have just retired from running a busy pub. We go to our apartment as often as possible, at least 3 times a year. We regard it as our second home and the decor and facilities available within reflect this. During the years we have been visiting Roquetas we have made many friends in the local community. Many people who rent the apartment return again and again.
Year property purchased: 2003
Why this location?
We bought this property after looking in other areas of Spain because the area maintains it's Spanish origins. Many of the restaurants sell wonderful local Spanish food and the tapas bars are probably the best.
What are the unique benefits of the property?
The best thing about the apartment is the location, not only is it situated in what is regarded locally as the best complex in the resort it is also the best apartment in the complex being on the end so benefiting from dual aspect windows and also overlooking the pool. It is also situated at the end of a no through road therefore being an exceptionally quiet location but still within a few minutes walk of the beach and all local amenities.
Send an enquiry to the owner for booking or further information
Property Ref S6288
(UNITED KINGDOM) +44 01485600072
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Languages spoken: English.
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