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Villa with Large Private Spa/Plunge Pool

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Property

Updated: 22-Aug-2016
Villa on Mar Menor Golf Resort, Costa Calida, Spain

Two bedroom well equipped villa. Double bedroom with en-suite one twin bedded room separate bathroom.- bathroom spa welcome packs provided in bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave steamer. Smart TV, free wifi Charcoal BBQ. South west facing sun terrace, and private spa pool. Secure gated complex, off street parking, CCTV. 5* star Intercontinental hotel. On site-supermarket,, tennis, leisure club with fitness room and resort swimming pool (with lifeguard) poolside bar serving food and drinks all day, during the summer. Resort social club for evening entertainment and top quality restaurant. 18 hole golf course. The villa and the resort is ideal for golfers or families to have the perfect holiday. Villa close to Los Narenjos beach (5 minutes by car) one of only 5 Spanish beaches awarded the Q mark for quality. 10 minutes from San Javier airport.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi, just thought we'd drop you a few lines to say we had a wonderful time in Murcia, at you beautiful villa. We were off the plane and in the villa within 40 minutes of landing. It was 35 or above every day and we only saw 3 drops of rain in the entire 10 days. Our children lived in the plunge pool for the 1st 4 days (in fact on the 1st day Phoebe swam for 6 hours!), until we found the site pool and then we split our time between the 2. We went to Aqua Natura as well, they gave us some free Mcdonalds vouchers, however after failing to find the towns or resturants named on them, we left them on your book shelves for you or the next occupants. We managed to win the Thursday night quiz in the Clover with a team of 2, we won 40 Euros so that was a bonus! Anyway, just to say thanks very much and hopefully we'll contact you again at some point in the future to book another stay. kind regards, Rachel, Stephen, Cameron & Phoebe
Apr 2006
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10 Reviews

4.9
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic villa in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was just perfect and ideal for what our family (2 adults & 2 kids – aged 3 and 11) needed during our two-week Spanish holiday during August 2016. From the owner’s directions to the finishing touches, make it extra special with 'welcome food packs' (if required) which come in handy when arriving later than 9pm with kids, dressing gowns, a '5 star' water cooler, beach & bath towels and welcome toiletry bags (including slippers) in both bedrooms.

The villa is as described, clean and in an excellent condition. It had all the amenities that we needed. The lounge has an air-conditioning unit that is effective and comforting after a long day in the sun. The bedrooms have ceiling fans to keep you cool throughout the night. The pool is amazing and is just the right size to cool off in. There are even some beach/pool toys for the kids and great loungers for the adults.

There are larger communal pools for adults and kids in the social club area and the resort even had its own Spar store which makes amazing ‘rustic baguettes’ on a daily basis. There are various sports offered by the hotel and there is also a small park/play area for the younger kids. There are some nice restaurants within walking distance of the resort and even better one’s bit further away - 15 mins by car. The villa is located 15 mins from Murcia- San Javier airport and you can visit some great beaches / places within 25 mins by car.

The owners – Trisha and Neil Hobson provide an excellent service and remain in constant contact with you prior to departure and nothing is too much trouble for them. They have an English speaking local managing agent who assists you at the villa if required. The directions the provided to us by email (to/from the airport-villa) were extremely accurate and made the night time navigation very easy.

Thank you both for allowing us to stay at your villa and we would definitely recommend this property to a friend or family member and we will definitely look to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks James for taking the time to give your review on my villa. I am so happy that you and your family had an enjoyable holiday. All your comments are much appreciated and help us to continually improve. We aim to add new touches yearly to the villa to enhance your holiday experience.
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Co Armagh N. Ireland
5

Another wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

This is the third holiday my family have enjoyed in this property and that probably says it all! It is a very high standard of accommodation and Trish takes an obvious pleasure in maintaining this standard and ensuring the needs of her guests are well catered for. This year we were each provided with a very generous bathroom pack which was much appreciated and helpful in keeping the liquids bag for the flight a bit lighter! The kitchen is exceptionally well equipped for a fully self catering holiday although we tended to eat in the many good restaurants on-site and in the surrounding area. Trish has also provided a new barbeque at the villa so there are many options available. The villa is located on a very convenient site - close to the golf club, the supermarket and on-site restaurants. It is also walking distance to "the strip" just outside the resort where there are a number of bars and restaurants - Flavour is a particular favourite. The weather during our stay was glorious and we spent many happy hours on the beach in Los Alcazares with our little grandson after breakfast in L'Encarnacion - orange juice, coffee and tomato bread by the sea! Highly recommended! All in all another wonderful holiday and many thanks to Trish for once again being so helpful and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Brilliant stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant stay at this lovely villa in September this year. Beautiful resort, lovely and cosy villa, very good location, close to amenities. A beautiful beach, in Los Alcazares, is 10 minutes away- driving. We spent most of our evenings there, enjoying the sea, long walks on the promenade, cocktails and lovely meals. I have to mention Rosalinds roof restaurant which was our favourite. Cartagena and Murcia are not too far away from Mar Menor, we travelled by train, quick, comfortable and cheap. Beautiful cities, plenty to visit! We could have hired bikes to go to diffent places and explore the resort, but it was a busy month and probably we should have booked them prior coming to Murcia,at the same time when booked the villa. We were lucky to have a very sunny week, spent a lot of time around the pool. The pool was a bonus, big enough to deep in and cool down and have a little swimm, with a spa effect and lightened at night. It was checked and cleaned every day. We had so much fun, enjoyed the sun and rest a lot. The villa was provided with everything we needed and Trisha and the resort personnel were amazing! Loved it so much that we decided to go there every year! Hope Trish won't mind 😉!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleased that you had an enjoyable holiday and the weather was good. You have achieved lots in a week and the information that you have given is very helpful. There will be a new bbq and tv for next year. Many thanks for your review which is much appreciated. Would be more than happy for you to return. Also must seek out Rosalinds. Trisha
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Co Armagh N. Ireland
5

A highly recommended property.

  • 5 of 5

This was the second year we have rented this property and for very good reasons. We have been very impressed on both occasions by the thought and effort that has gone into equipping and maintaining the villa. Although we didn't cook very often during our stay (there are many really good restaurants in the area) anyone preferring to self cater will find it a very easy option. The kitchen is very well equipped not just with pans and crockery etc but the little things that matter like tin foil/cling film/cooking oil/washing up liquid - whatever we needed Trisha had thought of it. The property is obviously well-loved; it is very well maintained both inside and out. We again enjoyed the plunge pool - it's a great feature and such a good use of the space. We had some very hot days and really appreciated having it available to us. This villa is in a very desirable location on the resort - a few minutes walk to the Golf Bar (where we enjoyed many morning coffees and lunches), the supermarket, the hotel and resort restaurants. The last word goes to Trisha - she is so helpful in every way and deals with things in a very friendly, informal way. She has made us feel so welcome and it is certainly our intention to return. This property is highly recommended in all respects.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carole Many thanks for your review and kind comments. We do look at the feedback and try to ensure whether there is anything that can be improved upon. There will be a smart tv and bbq for 2016 and anything else I think of, also have just refurbished bed linen, pillows, cushions etc., I must be the only person I know that when can't sleep gets up at 3 in the morning and polishes the furniture and cleans the leather sofa. Good job Australian food programme was on. Kind regards Trisha
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5

Another great stay at this lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed at this Villa in July, I did not hesitate to book it again for a short break during school mid term holiday in October. We enjoyed it just as much and can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good evening Lynn Apologies for not replying sooner. Had delayed flight nearly 4 hours and then been on lates. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We had 9 glorious days with temperatures in the high 20's not a drop of rain. Thank you for leaving us some late sun. Kind regards Trisha
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Farnborough Hants
4

Summer Holiday

  • 4 of 5

The villa was very clean, bright, airy and well equipped. The immediate area is extremely quiet and well maintained as part of the golf resport. Loved the villa and sitting out on the patio and sun terrace. Inside the villa the pictures and little touches added colour and made for a really hospitable feel. Kitchen and bathrooms were fab and bedrooms kept cool with the fans. A/C in the sitting room very efficient. Murcia airport 15 mins away was lovely and quiet, a million miles away from Gatwick's frenzy! Car essential if you want to get further than the actual Golf resort. Murcia, Cartegena & Saint Javier worth a visit - 30 mins or so away. Local town Los Alcazares 5 - 10 mins away not commercialised and had great beaches. Driving up the coast towards Torreviejca again we came across small, clean beaches and authentic Spanish restaurants. On site the restaurants were very good and a few mins walk from the villa. I would recommend this villa to friends for it's facilities, comfort and location - both for couple or families. A great holiday, many thanks Trisha.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your positive comments and glad that you enjoyed your stay. Very pleased that you found the villa and surroundings relaxing. The area is very well kept and clean and the beaches are fabulous all year round, However, golf better after the heat of the summer. Kind regards Trisha
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Location

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

The waters of the Mar Menor lagoon are warm and shallow, but if you want more excitement, there are sports clubs, jet skiing, water skiing, sailing, cycling, windsurfing, pedalos and go-karting readily available nearby. It is possible to charter a boat for cruising to the small, nearby islands and fishing trips are available locally.

Coast/Beach:

The Costa Calida boasts a vast expanse of activities, sightseeing and history, many within easy reach. You can enjoy a day at the new Terra Mitica Theme Park, 40 minute drive on the motorway. The fishing village of Cabo de Palos, with an excellent selection of seafood restaurants, is about 15 minutes drive south. The historic town of Cartagena, 20 minutes drive, and Murcia city 20 minutes drive all worth a visit.

Travel:

The resort is reached in 10 mins from San Javier Murcia airport, alternatively fly to Alicante which is 50 minutes away. New Corvera airport to open soon approx. 20 minutes drive. For client's requiring taxi transfers, contact details can be provided.

Distances:

Torre Pacheco is 3 km away and 5 mins by car. Los Alcazares is 5 km away, 10 mins by car.

Cartagena, 20 mins by car is Spain´s oldest port, is surrounded by hills, which can be viewed by boat trips. There is a buzzing shopping district with modern fashions.

Murcia, 25 mins by car, is the capital of the region. In a valley and is surrounded by a mountain range. Also a mixture of old and new it, a busy city with may places of historical interest. Allow a full day for your visit here.

Further Details:

Excellent restaurants on site with 2 bars and pool, gym, tennis court, supermarket for essential and fresh daily top-ups. Cash machine and bank available on the Boulevard situated at the entrance to the resort, other Banks are available in both Torre Pacheco and Los Alcazares, as well as a shopping centre on outskirts of San Javier called Dos Mares with cinema, bowling and lots of places to eat.

Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £100 is required to secure your booking. Full payment due 6 weeks before arrival. Villa to be vacated by 10am on day of departure unless by prior agreement. Villa available for arrivals by 4pm.

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Contact owner about discount for shorter/longer stays.

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.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • resort

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, wc and washbasin. Bathroom to bedroom 2 with shower, wc and washbasin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 king size bed, 2 double fitted wardrobes, shelving with luggage storage below. 2 bedside tables, ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, 2 double fitted wardbrobes and 1 single shelving wardrobe, ceiling fan.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets. Smoking is not permitted inside the villa. Ashtray provided for smoking outside. Outside: Large covered outside terrace to rear of property with table and 4 chairs. Upstairs very large patio area having sun all day. Has table and 4 chairs, 4 sun loungers. Large spa/plunge-pool. Charcoal barbeque. Utility Room: Washer, ironing board, iron, laundry basket, Combi boiler for hot water/heating. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, and towels provided (excluding beach towels). Price includes cleaning and laundry. Additional cleaning can be arranged during stay if required at client's request (payment made locally). Other: Smoke detector, extinguisher and fire blanket in kitchen area. First aid kit provided in en-suite. Cot, highchair etc., can be arranged at extra cost.

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