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

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 28 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


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
Registration Number : VFT/MA/01023

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

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 Benalmádena

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
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Benalmádena in Valle del Guadalhorce

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
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
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).


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Corner Apartment Nr Bonanza Square, 7th Floor With Brilliant Views of The Coast
average rating of 4.857143 based on 22 reviews

Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we walked through the door it felt like home. Every bit of equipment that you would need was there, we have stayed in many apartments over the years in both Minerva and Jupiter and this was by far the best both for cleanliness and facilities. To sit on the balcony with a cup of tea watching the sun rise every morning (well 24 out of 28 mornings) was wonderful what a start to a day.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment to family or friends and hopefully we will be back next year. If you are someone who wants 4/5* hotel service with clean laundry towells every day and maid service then this is not the place for you however if you want brilliant self catering facilities then this is the place for you.

Thanks Dave for everythin

Kind regards

Jayne and Dave Thornton


  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. I am so pleased that you found the apartment as described. And had a great holiday. I/We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Dave and Jan
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Brilliant apartment, brilliant position

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property, booked at last minute and Dave couldn't have been more helpful, a real gent who genuinely cares about his customers experience. Been to Minerva/ Jupiter many times before and can honestly say that this is one of the nicest apartments we have stopped in. Everything was as described and even got helpful tips about transfers from the airport to the apartments. Will definitely be trying to book again with Dave

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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7th floor 1 bed apartment

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful and spacious apartment very comfortable beds, lots of wardrobe space, fantastic views from balcony, I'm sure the balcony would have space for sunloungers, really enjoyed watching the Sun come up and settle in the evening, great apartment would highly recommend a stay in here can't wait to re book for next year xxxxxx

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. It was a pleasure having you stay. You are more than welcome to return. Dave
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  • 4 of 5

A lovely clean apartment with great views, just the right size for four of us. Communication with Dave the owner great from start to finish, even down to the detailed instructions he leaves in the apartment. If we decide to go to Benalmadena again, will definately see if he has availability.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ever so much for your kind words Sandra. It was a pleasure having you at the apartment, you're more than welcome to return any time. Please remember to get booked up very quickly. Dave
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  • 5 of 5

This apartment is great. Fantastic location and wonderful far reaching views over to the sea and Paloma Park. Fabulous sunny balcony, ideal for people watching in Bonanza Square! The apartment is clean and spacious. David is very friendly and efficient. We have stayed three times and booked again for later this year. Booking for next year too,The pool and garden area is lovely, huge garden where a quiet spot can be found. Overall, the perfect holiday apartment!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

Great apt everything you need while on holidays. Great views. Lovely big rap around balcony. Close to everything. The owner Dave is a pleasure to deal with. Myself, husband and daughter loved it . Tracey

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Malaga airport. 15 mins
Nearest Train
0.8 Miles
15 minutes walk
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
5 minutes walk
Car: not necessary


10 mins to beach, 5 mins Paloma Park. 10 -15 mins to Marina.


20 mins in taxi costs around 25 euros. Local bus (if required) outside to the Marina 5 mins. Mijas 25 mins. Buses to Fuengirola or Torremolinos, on the front with the train station up in Arroyo. Local trips to Gibraltar.


10 mins to station in Arroyo, which goes to Fuengirola one way and Malaga the other.

Further Details:

Just send your details and I will ring or e/mail you back. But please check the availability and price on the site first. It will be up to date. Thanks. As usual I will deal with all bookings on a first come first served basis. Plenty of local bars and restaurants, cash exchanges supermarkets. If you have an inquiry about the 1 bedroom apartment. Press the button to see availability. It is kept strictly up to date. If the dates that you require are free, then check the price guide. Finally e/mail me and I will answer any questions you have. Please note, as you will see by the dates available, it is a very sought after apartment and early booking is strongly advised.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Benalmádena, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
June 18
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 18
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Aug 18
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept 18
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oct 18
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov 18
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Dec 18
1 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
april 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July -Agust 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov 2019
1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning and Laundry £40
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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