OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815

Corner Apartment Nr Bonanza Square, 7th Floor With Brilliant Views of The Coast

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
7 - 28 nights

About the property

Apartment in Benalmadena, Costa del Sol, Spain - All Day Sun (When Sunny!)

Brilliant apartment in the Minerva complex in Benalmadena. Excellent views. Amazing pools and gardens. Minerva is one of the best blocks on the Gammonal. 24 hour reception and close to all amenities. Beach is 5/10 mins walk, Marina 10/15 mins. 20 mins from Malaga airport. If you are just after a weeks break or a long term winter let, the apartment has all you will need. From an free travel cot for the young ones to full oven for those that like home cooking.

Property registration Number VFT/MA/01023

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2017

About Dave

We live in England, My wife and I both took early retirement (50 ish) as we think, time together in later life is more important to us. We don't want to get old and say "we wish we had done that" We have 2 children. 1 has been in the RAF for over 17 years working on the Euro fighter. The other is a bus driver and his favorite song is 'the wheels on the bus go round and round'.

Dave purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Dave chose West Costa del Sol

We thought the apartment was brilliant and fell in love with it first viewing.

It is on the 7th floor with brilliant views. It had to be a corner apartment with the larger size balcony,saw the smaller 'stuck on' balconies and thought they weren't for us.

We fit air con, but rarely needed to use it as the draught can be controlled to keep the apt cool.

The area is just what we wanted. With the local bars and restaurants. It has a good balance of things to do in the area far too many to list. The pool area, for those just wanting to laze about, is the best in the area.

What makes this apartment unique

Book direct through us email firemansmith @ hotmail .co .uk (all one word no spaces for discount )

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Dave, 5/8/13

Just a quick note to say thanks for the use of your apartment again.

Everything was fine and organised as usual and we had another great holiday.

Hope you and and Jan are well.

Speak to your soon.


Hiya Dave 18/7/13

Just want to say your apartment was lovely, in a really good spot for everything, and like u said your pool is probably the best in the area. We had a nice evening in mijas and sampled some tapas and an eventful trip to Gibraltar....the monkeys are really funny .

Any way if we ever go to Benelmadena again i hope we could use your apartment, i have certainly recommended it to our family and friends.



Hi David, 31 march 2013

Just returned from our month stay in your apt in Minerva complex.Apt was great,everything

we needed available and was spotless when we arrived and hope we left it as we got it.

Thanks for all your help,we will look at availability and hope to book again for later in year.

Apr 2006
  • 1 of 1


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

Stayed for one week and did not want to come home. Great apartment. Great location. Lots of bars and restaurants near by. Lovely private balcony to relax. Very handy for buses and trains to explore. Thanks Jan and Dave.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Brilliant Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was our 5th stay at the Minerva/Jupiter Complex and Daves Apartment was by far the best. Really clean and comfortable, well equipped, fantastic balcony and views with a lovely breeze running through the Apartment. Restaurants and Bars just across the road, Dave was always easy to contact regarding the booking and really helpful. We will be returning next year. Thanks very much.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Super location superb apartment with brilliant facilities

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Hi there. Just returned from super holiday in brilliant apartment with the best pool facilities I have seen in a very long time in an apartment block. Will return for sure. Location extremely central as described. Great support from the owner prior to going, second to none extremely helpful. Will most definitely be back.Thank you Hilary.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Just returned from a weeks stay at this fantastic apartment . It is equipped with everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. It has got english channels on the television aswell which is an added bonus. The apartment is situated over the road fron Bonanza and Ibenza squares that house lots of cheap bars and restaurants . Booking was really easy Dave the owner is on hand and is very helpul through the whole process from booking the apartment- through your stay and afterwards on your return

Me and my husband would not hesitate in staying here again .

Donna and Andy O'Brien

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

2nd time staying in this apartment. Everything you would expect, clean and tidy. Wrap around balcony with great views which gets the sun all day long. Dave kept us up to date with any last minutes details and a pleasure to deal with.

Thoroughly enjoyed our two weeks away and would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment.

Paul & Carol


  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure, glad you like the service / apartment, hope to see you next year. Dave
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0

Great apartment & Great pool area

  • 5 of 5

This is the 5th time we have stayed at this apartment.

Never had any negative issues whilst staying here.

Dave ensures everything is organised for our arrival and then apartment is our home from home for two weeks.

The pool area is large and spacious and both my children love it.

There is a lot to do in and around Benalmadena if you fancy some time away from the pool.

There are many many bars and restaurants to eat and drink, too many to mention.

We have enjoyed every holiday here and I'm sure we will return.

We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure to have you and your family stay. You're more than welcome anytime.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0



Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
November 2016-march 2017
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
April 17
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 17
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 17
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Aug 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oct 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Dec 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Jan 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £50
Cleaning and Laundry £40

Booking Notes:
A 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure the booking Deposits must be received within 7 working days to secure your booking. We will send you a receipt, upon cleared funds, within 7 working days and confirmation of the final balance due date, payable 4 weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day: Normally vacate 10 am and enter 2.00pm
Change over is relatively flexible to assist with you booking your flights - but check with us first before booking a flight.
Please ensure you have read the terms in relation to ages. Passports may be checked on arrival. Please contact me to discuss if this applies

Notes on prices:

Last minute bookings within 14 days - great reductions - please email for details.
1 x Month £580
2 x Months £1102
3 x Months £1605
4 x Months £2204

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now Enquire Now
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Benalmádena in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Fully tiled modern bathroom with modern bath, shower, toilet and sink
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: 2 x single beds and 1 double 'put me up'. full sliding mirrored wardrobes. Winter Duvets supplied. FREE safety deposit box provided And the use of a free baby cot.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: In order to cut down on wasted emails please check the availability button and prices prior emailing. This is always kept up-to-date. Also we strongly advise you check the owners website link below. Please note we will not be increasing the prices for 2016. ( same as 2011 ) Our rates are more than competitive. In order not to be disappointed it would be better, if you have a date in mind, to book it whilst flights are cheaper. Outside: Large pools and excellent gardens, see picture as they paint a thousand words. We are situated next to Bonanza square area, that offers a wide variety of entertainment and eating places. Washing machine . Cleaning / Towels / Linen / provide on arrival Towels and bed linen included. Other: Large Corner wrap round balcony with brilliant views, sun morning until tea-time. Once you have had one of these, you will not want to go back to a smaller one........ Coin operated air-conditioning/heating (though due to open apartment seldom required).

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

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

Other holiday rentals