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Ground Floor, Pool Facing, 2 Bed 2 Bath Apartment, Los Alcazares, Nr Beach WIFI

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 688 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

A beautiful 2 bed apartment, 7 minutes from beach and 10 steps from the pool.

Casa Azul is a prime location ground floor 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, air conditioned apartment within a secure gated swimming pool area on a quiet residential road.

Just 7 minutes' walk from the blue flag sandy beaches of the Mar Menor, the front of the apartment looks over parkland, and the rear terrace backs directly onto a large pool with a separate children's pool, making it ideal for sipping a cold glass of wine while keeping an eye on the children. Shops and dozens of restaurants are just a few minutes walk away and the nearest golf course is 2 kilometres.

Our apartment is a real home from home, with every detail thought of (hopefully!), the little things to make your stay wonderful, a 32" HD TV with 150 British TV and Radio Channels, a DVD player with a wide selection of DVDs, a Bluetooth speaker to connect to your music, and a dishwasher and washing machine to make your holiday just that little bit easier. We provide washing powder, dishwasher powder, kitchen basic ingredients and condiments as well as beach towels to save space in your cases. We have free Wifi unimited for you to use.

Our apartment has terraces at the front and rear, meaning you get the sun all through the day, from breakfast in the front conservatory or front terrace, which can then be used for a little shade in the afternoon, and the rear terrace which gets the sun from lunchtime until the sun sets. A new awning installed in 2016 actoss the rear terrace ensures shade in the hot afternoons if you require it - fabulous for lunches in July and August. A Weber bar-be-que is provided for your year round use.

The bedrooms in the apartment are both a very good size, with double built in wardrobes. The king sized bed in the main bedroom has a mattress topper, and there is an air conditioning unit in that room too, plus the en-suite has a very large walk in shower with dual head. Bedroom 1 is quiet and is at the rear of the property and bedroom 2 is quiet also, looking over the palm tree park at the front of the property.

One of the reasons we fell in love with our apartment is that it is situated in an ideal location for whatever you want from your holiday.

Stroll across the park to the left and you reach the vibrant main square where there are many bars, restaurants and opportunities to sample cuisine from around the world, from Spanish Tapas and Mexican, to Indian and British.

Turn right out of the apartment and you head towards the historic old town, passing streets with Spanish children playing out, and Spanish families enjoying the summer evenings. Tapas a plenty is available in many of the restaurants in this quieter area, again only 10-15 minutes' walk.

Whichever direction you take, you are only ever a short stroll (less than 10 minutes) to the beaches and beach bars along the colourful promenade, and there is a great supermarket just 5 minutes from the apartment, with two others within 10 minutes.

Car hire is not needed in Los Alcázares due to the close proximity of all the amenities, but if you did want to explore the historic areas of Murcia and Cartagena, car hire would be recommended. Also a trip into the mountains around an hour away is worthwhile.

The Mar Menor is a Salt Water Lagoon, of around 128 sq km. Shallow, safe and warm, the sea on average is 5 degrees warmer than the Mediterranean. The mineral rich water is said to have healing properties, and as such is listed by the World Health Organisation as one of the healthiest places on earth.

Los Alcázares (pronounced Los Al-Katha-Res) has some of the best beaches in the Murcian region; many of them have been awarded "Blue Flag Status" from the Spanish Tourist board based on their cleanliness, safety and atmosphere.

With 7 km of flat wide promenade, and wide open beaches, it is only at the very height of the season that it gets more crowded, and even then, walking an extra 10 minutes will take you to quieter areas.

The apartment is just 5-7 minutes from Murcia (San Javier) Airport, but not under the flight path. It is around 50 minutes from Alicante Airport.

For children, buckets and spades, floats, pool toys, games, DVD's and more are all in the apartment ready for them to use. For the adults we have provided beach towels, beach chairs, an umbrella for the beach, cool box and ice packs for you to use, so you can really make the most of the area.

Please feel free to get in touch with any questions at all - we would be happy to help!

More Details

Owner
Caroline and Peter Gowing
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About Caroline and Peter Gowing

We live in Cheshire and have 2 daughters. With busy lives, we love the fact that we can use our property a few times a year to completely rest. The children love the close proximity to the beach and pool, and we love the close proximity to the supermarket and beach bars!

We are delighted to be able to share our Spanish home with other families.

Caroline and Peter Gowing purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Caroline and Peter Gowing chose Cartagena & Mar Menor

We spent two weeks in Los Alcazares in August 2014 and simply fell in love with it. With everything so close, and yet in such a quiet area, it was perfect for our family. We love the fact you can be there within 20 minutes of landing at the airport, and no car is needed.

We walked passed this apartment one day and saw the For Sale sign, and that started us thinking. We never looked at another apartment, as everything was perfect for us, and the fact that our children love swimming so much, it was great for them too! Now we have seen many other apartments, and realise just how lucky we were to find this one, with direct access to the pool, and such a quiet pool year round, we really did fall on our feet.

We love the Spanish feel on hot summer nights, groups of men playing ball games on the corner, children playing in roads and Spanish families outside to eat.

In the morning, the older Spanish can be found relaxing in the water of the Mar Menor, and the promenade is busy with walkers, runners and cyclists before it goes quieter in the heat of the way.

If you want quiet, you have it, if you want something more lively, you have it too, and all within such a short distance of our apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

Our two terraces, front and back, mean that whether you want sun or shade, you have it. We have furnished our apartment as a home, with home comforts, and as people who are used to renting self catering apartments, we felt that adding in things like beach towels, buckets and spades and washing powder for the washing machine would help those trying to squeeze extra things in their suitcase!

The 10 steps to the pool, while still having a large terrace is wonderful. The large hedge means that you have privacy while eating out, even if people are using the pool area.

Many of the apartments in our small complex are owned and not rented out, so the pool generally never gets very busy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The apartment is ideal for beach, restaurants, supermarket, churro van!! From a self catering point of view, absolutely everything has been thought of to make the stay as stress-free as possible.



A week spent eating, drinking, relaxing, reading and enjoying different experiences. Dining is so varied but we loved San Antonio, and Asian Star.
Apr 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Los Alcázares in Murcia - Costa Calida

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 688 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large ensuite shower room with walk in shower, hairdryer
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , A king sized bed with matress topper, ensuite and aircon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 2 new single beds, ceiling fan
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

5

Holiday to remember

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 5 weeks in this wonderful apartment. Ideal location to enjoy the beach, restaurants, shops, and lazy days by the pool. Hope to return again soon.

Ed & Norma

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have just enjoyed three relaxing weeks at Casa Azul. Home from home.

Perfect

We can't wait to return.

Thankyou

Pam & Dave

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. we look forward to welcoming you back to Casa Azul.
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5

Amazing apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

As many others have said the apartment is genuinely a home from home, the best we have ever stayed in. Decor tasteful, bright and clean everything you could need and more. Restaurants nearby excellent, lovely promenade and spotless pool.

The area is safe and the security in the apartment is first class.

Swimming in the warm Mar Menor water in the November sunshine is so relaxing. Caroline and Peter have put such thought into the apartment they have covered everything. We highly recommend Casa Azul and Los Alcazares and cannot wait to return. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely words. We are delighted you had such a great time, and think you are very brave to go in the water in November! Caroline and Peter
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5

Beautifully presented with all mod cons

  • 5 of 5

This is a terrific property, and the owners have thought of simply everything you could possibly need on holiday. We ate out in the evenings but the kitchen was superbly equipped if you wanted to make your own meals. Comfy bed, good storage, all the white goods you expect at home but not necessarily on holiday - and beautifully decorated with great style. Masses of restaurants at all budget levels, and different cuisines. The swimming pool is wonderful so big, spotlessly clean, not a dead leaf in the lovely courtyard, crystal clear water. We are already booked to return next year when we hope to explore more of the surrounding area - but huge thanks for a fabulous holiday apartment, just perfection!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Stunning and very welcoming

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived at Casa Azul we were blown away. It was stunning, clean, welcoming and in a prime location the apartment Managers were very helpful and brought us to and from the airport.

The rooms ans bathrooms were spacious and clean.

The reason this apartment hasn't gotten 5* is for two small details. The single room didn't have aircon so it was unfortunate at night for sleeping and also the kitchen had a small ant problem around the sink and counter.

Other than that we really enjoyed our stay and would definitely go back and highly recommend Los Alcazares and Casa Azul.

Bronagh

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bronagh, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you have had a wonderful stay and loved the apartment and the area. We stay in our apartment in August, and find that by leaving the door open to the second bedroom, as the main air con unit is very near it, the room gets the benefit, although clearly not as much as the master bedroom with full air conditioning, but enough for our children to be comfortable. I am really sorry to hear about an ant problem, that is not one we have heard of before, but we travel ourselves next week, so can make sure that is completely sorted, if our house manager has not sorted it before then. We look forward to welcoming you back to Casa Azul. Kind regards, Caroline and Peter
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5

The Amazing Casa Azul

  • 5 of 5

Just back from the second time at this beautiful apartment. What can I say this place is amazing it has everything you need a real home from home. The apartment is spotless and you just step out onto the terrace and the pool is a few feet away it is within walking distance to the Beach shops and bars what more could you want , can't wait for our next holiday there .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is much appreciated. We do love the location of our apartment, with the bars and shops, but also the silence of the road we are on - we consider ourselves very lucky indeed! We look forward to welcoming you back anytime for your third visit! Kind regards, Caroline and Peter
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring
8 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£126
for 3 nights
£295
 
 
Early Summer
27 May 2017 - 11 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£167
for 3 nights
£390
 
 
Summer
12 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£260
for 4 nights
£455
 
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
£385
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£94
for 3 nights
£220
£490
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£137
for 3 nights
£320
 
 
Early Summer
26 May 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
£420
 
 
Summer
16 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£197
for 3 nights
£460
 
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£176
for 3 nights
£410
£1,495
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£111
for 3 nights
£260
£550
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£236
for 5 nights
£330
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Security deposit is required when balance is paid, prior to travel, and will be fully refunded within 7 days of your return.
The price does not include cleaning, which is payable locally on arrival, at 60 Euros. Our rental price is lower to reflect this, and it is the best value way for us to price for you. If we add it onto our listing, Owners Direct charge an 8% service fee on top plus VAT.

We can arrange items such as high chairs, cots and welcome packs for an additional charge, please ask for details.
We can also arrange transport to and from the airport at 15 Euros each way.

Check in time 4pm, check out time 10am, however we can often be flexible, and are more than happy to extend this if we are able, so please do enquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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