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Luxury, Beachside Apartment With Pool View, On Site Gym, Saunas And Jacuzzi, Nea

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Apartment Nr San Pedro, Nr. Marbella, Costa del Sol, Spain - 200m To Beach, Beach Bars, Watersports And Scuba Centre

The prestigous site of Hacienda del Sol is only a few minutes away from Puerto Banus and Marbella with their marinas of luxury yachts and designer boutiques. A large, luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, designer furnished, ground floor apartment situated between the 5*Marriot and Crown Plaza hotels.It is on an exclusive and secure gated development with lifts and underground carpark. Benefitting from a video entry system,IP TV,DVD,free,super fast fibre optic wi-fi, hot and cold air conditioning and a log fire.Satelite(Sky)etc T.V stations now available through IPTV free of charge.The apartment is furnished to a very high standard. It is in an enviable position being next to the sea but within walking distance of many bars restaurants and shops with an Aldi supermarket opened Jan 2015 next door. Surrounded by golf courses. The apartment is centrally located between Puerto Banus and Estepona and is 40 mins drive from both Malaga and Gibraltar airports. You have the benefit of English/Spanish speaking manager that will meet and greet you.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Chris,Roy,Veronica&Bell,Cumbria,8/10/11.Lovely relaxing time in a quiet location.Many thanks

Dave & Hayley,Northampton,29/9/11;What a beautiful apartment you have,'does exactly what it says on the tin'we have had a wonderful time and will most certainly be re booking in the near future

Alison,Sharon,Amy,Josh&Kate.Ascot,12/8/11,A fantastic holiday here once again!Lovely apartment & a great pool!Many thanks

Laura Mantas &family,1-10Mar2011,Vilnius,Lithuania,very cosy,tastefully decorated apartment with unbelievable view.We were very happy to find toys for children:)Thank You!!!

Marcella,Darren,Lucy & Caitln-28/8-4/9/2009:Thanks for a brilliant holiday.Apartment is fantastic.Be back soon.

Alison,Sharon,Josh,Amy & Kate.18/8-25/8/2009:A fantastic holiday here once again.Apartment great.Many thanks.

Sep,2012.Patio to poolside,perfect.Naomi & Eric,Billericay.

27/8-3/9/2013.Holly,Graham,Ruby,Oscar,Theo & Ralph.It takes a lot to make a perfect holiday with 4 young children.Perfect poolside location.Thanks.

June 2014.Sian,Chris & bump.Southampton.Thank you for a lovely holiday.Great apt.Love the pool & brilliant location for sightseeing & the beach.We will come again.
Apr 2006
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7 Reviews

4.9
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

The most relaxing holiday I have ever had

  • 5 of 5

Just come back from a 10 night stay at this apartment and have to be honest and say that this was the most relaxing holiday I have ever enjoyed. The apartment was spotlessly clean and more than spacious enough to accommodate the 5 of us that had traveled with every household need catered for. The details provided on this site were fully accurate with regards to the apartment and Geoff (the owner) was more than helpful with every question asked and certainly made our stay as enjoyable as possible. I would highly recommend this apartment to anybody as i think it would cater for many needs although i would recommend hiring a car if you wanted to take days out or dine out of an evening. I would recommend using a company called suntransfers if you were looking for a transfer from Malaga Airport (this was initially recommended by Geoff) as they were not only very affordable but very prompt and polite throughout the whole process of booking the transfer and the actual transfer. As for restaurants i would highly recommend Chilli's which caters for Indian/Mexican, Taninos which has a various selection including cocktails and if in need of a sunday dinner the Robin Hood Pub provides a very nice roast dinner. If you venture into San Pedro then Urban is very good as is Jacks in Puerto Banus. If you are looking for relaxing holiday then do not look much further than this as there were times when we were literally the only ones around or even in the pool, which was also very clean and well kept and bigger than what it looks on the pictures and is literally a 15 second walk form the porch/balcony gate. There is also the added bonus of there being an Aldi more or less directly next door. Thanks to Geoff for letting us book his apartment and also to Hilda who met us on our arrival and helped us to start off our holiday on a very easy note.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind words Barry.Christine and I are very grateful for your review.Its great to have our description of the apartment backed up by a review.We are always conscious of what is posted and to be as accurate as possible because the object of the exercise is to have happy guests.We really appreciate your time in making your review, Kind regards, Geoff
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5

Ideal spot for relaxing with or without the kids

  • 5 of 5

This apartment offers up all you need for a relaxing break. Good size apartment, plenty of space and two bathrooms which is a god send if with kids! Good internet connection if needed, the apartment stayed pretty cool but a couple of nice big fans are supplied too - the air con is regulated so can turn down too low but we found the fans did the job on the really hot days (temp reached 36 while there) Nicely situated between main town of Esterpona and Puerto Banus (about a 10 minute drive or a bus ride to each) or you can head up the mountains to Ronda which is really lovely (about 1hr if you drive carefully!) Very friendly, clean and tidy, the pool is clean and well looked after and was never too busy. You may need to get in the car or hop on the bus if you like nice sandy beach - many beaches in the area are a little stoney at the waters edge, we found few nice spots nearer Esterpona town - sunbeds are usually 5 euros each for the day which isn't bad... The food in the area is pretty good too, plenty of restaurants to choose from. There's a decent size supermarket 5 mins walk from the apartment which is very handy! This place is good value for money we could have stayed much longer which is a good sign!

We would definitely recommend this place if you are looking for somewhere to chill away from the big towns but still within easy reach. Thanks very much to Geoff who was very helpful, nice and easy to talk to, gave us all the info we needed, there was also plenty of info at the apartment which was very useful too.

Thanks again! We had a fantastic time (Paul, Jo, Mia, Marnie) x

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Home from home but with much better weather😀

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the apartment for ten nights and found the apartment spotless and very well equipped. The Urbanisation is very quiet and peaceful and there was no pressure with getting sunbeds. A short stroll away are a number of great restaurants; we particularly enjoyed tanino were they also have fabulous cocktails. When we arrived they were repairing the pool opposite our apartment but there were four others to choose from so it wasn't an issue. We woukd recommend a stay here😀

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much C & A for your very kind comments.Very nice of you to take the time.Christine and I really appreciate the review.Thanks, Geoff
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5

Perfect holiday - again...

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this apartment 2 years ago and had a great time then. We don't often return to the same place but this apartment was so perfect, we did so a couple of weeks ago. Apartment is spacious, well furnished, spotlessly clean with everything needed for a perfect holiday (including cafetiere and sunshine!!). The complex is manicured with beautiful gardens surrounding the huge pool. WiFi is great, full range of UK and Sky TV channels, extremely effective aircon and parking under the building with individual lift access. It is also a few hundred yards walk to a couple of superb restaurants - Cocomos (you probably won't want to go anywhere else) and a spicy alternative at Chillis. Comfortable sun beds provided and a 5 minute walk to the beach. No hesitation in recommending this apartment for families, adults, disabled access etc.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Keith for your very kind comments. Christine and I welcome feedback and it's nice to know we are doing something right. We were pleased to get you in at short notice and that you had a good time. Thanks again, Geoff
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5

Excellent place

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week at Geoff and Christine's place. All the arrangements for the holiday were superb and very easy. The apartment is literally 30 seconds from the pool. The facilities are excellent - dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and washing machine. The apartment was very clean and comfortable. You are only a short walk from nearby shops and restaurant, although they appear further in very hot weather as it was when we visited! The facilities around the complex are very well maintained and I must complement the owners on the flowers around the apartment and the wonderful smells during the sultry evenings when enjoying a glass of rioja on the balcony. The Old Town Marbella is well worth a visit and much less ostentatious than the bling in Puerto Banus. Lovely area to visit and you can be guaranteed a very relaxing holiday. We hope to return very soon. Thank you very much Geoff & Christine

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This was the most perfect apartment, lots of space and smart furnishings. fantastic location very near to Puerto Banus and Estepona, all within minutes by bus, and the bus stop is just outside the door.

Surrounded by loads of amazing restaurants reasonably priced and a selection of cuisines as well as proper Spanish bars with great tapas.

The beach is 5 minutes away with great chiringuitos (beach bars).

The complex itself is beautiful with lots of flowers in the gardens and very well looked after.

The real advantage of this property is access to the swimming pool, gyms and tennis courts included in the price of the apartment.

The apartment itself was great! With air conditioning a good modern kitchen and washing machine/dishwasher! And a TV with 100's of channels/playstation 3 with games which we didnt use but I imagine families on holidays would love this!

This apartment has everything you'd have at home! As well as your own pool right outside of the window.

We had a fantastic week there and will definitely be visiting again next year.

Thank you Geoff and Christine for a lovely stay and being so kind and helpful.

Kathryn Jones.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Bar Azul,on beach at 400 Metres Nearest Golf : Guadalmina Bajo. at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Benamara at 250 Metres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Apartment is approx 300 metres from the well maintained beach and accessed by our path with no main road to cross. Beach is adjacent to a nature reserve and has a very nice beachbar/restaurant, Bar Azul. Watersports, sailing, deepsea fishing and scuba diving are available from the beach. Please ask to book scuba diving courses for all levels of ability.

The resort of San Pedro with its lovely long beach and palm lined esplanade is 5mins drive.

Wonderful views to Gibraltar and Atlas mountains in Africa.

Travel:

Malaga and Gibraltar airports are both 40 mins drive.

Car hire is recommended. Try carjet or allinclusivecarhire search engines for cheap prices.We can recommend good companies at Malaga.

A new ,dedicated road now returns you to the airport at Malaga delivering you straight to the car-hire companies on site.

Taxis are charging approx €90 each way.

It is possible to pre-book for €115 return.

For really good travel advice visit Gomalaga web-site.

Distances:

Puerto Banus & its famous designer shops & marina 10mins

Marbella Old town & beach 20 mins

San Pedro & its lovely esplanade 5mins

Estepona 10mins.Old town,good shops.Easy parking & super beach.Lots of free playgrounds for kids on esplanade.Good beach bars.

Selwo big game park 10mins

Historic Ronda 40

Gibralter 40mins.shopping.

Granada and the incredible Alhambra Palace 90 mins.

Further Details:

Bowling green over footbridge or 2 min drive. Horseriding close by. Shops, banks, restaurants, bars all within 5 mins walking distance. Supermarkets within walking distance or a short drive.

A few mins drive away from world famous Puerto Banus. Stroll the quayside, admire the yachts of the rich and famous, frequent the bars and restaurants, the designer boutiques or the department store in town.

Please contact us for recommendations of fantastic days out.Drive up into the hills behind Malaga & see beautiful lakes,reservoirs&dams.Visit the amazing standing stones in the National park at Torqual nr Antiquera.En-route see old Moorish hill towns & castles.Pick a nice day & drive up to Ronda for the most amazing views back toward the coast & Gibraltar.Ronda has the oldest Bull-ring in the country and really good museums.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 5
31 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 6
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 1
3 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£228
for 4 nights
From
£57
£395
 
 
Rate 2
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£300
for 4 nights
From
£75
£450
 
 
Rate 3
27 May 2017 - 24 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Summer Holidays
25 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Rate 4
5 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable booking deposit of 25% is payable by the client as confirmation of booking.Balance due 8 weeks before arrival. If booking less than 8 weeks before the start of holiday the full balance will be payable. A refundable breakages deposit of £400 is payable 1 week before arrival.
Loss of key cards incur 50euro charge.
€30 charge for arrivals after 9:30 p.m.
€60 charge " " " midnight.
Only persons registered at time of booking will be permitted to stay.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.
Short breaks available in low season.
We advise check-in should be after 3 p.m. and no later than 10:30 p.m.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Clients have free entry to gymnasium, saunas, jacuzzi and tennis courts. Shorter stays available out of main season subject to min. booking fee of £300. Returning guests please contact us for special rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort

Attractions

  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • 2 luxury marble bathrooms: Bathroom 1, en suite to bedroom 1 with large walk-in shower, bath with shower over and bidet.Hairdryer. Bathroom 2 includes bath with shower over and bidet .

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, overlooking pool,fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2 with 2 singles, both with large fitted wardrobes, drawers and bedside tables. Double sofabed in lounge.Comfy. More fitted wardrobes in hall,for guests using sofa-bed. Free cot

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: As this is our home in Spain and is furnished as such and not just as any old rental apartment. We pride ourselves on its comfort, cleanliness and spacious feel. We never tire of the view from the lounge/terrace. The garden is getting better every year and the Jasmin, Hibiscus and Bougainvillea we planted don't stop growing. The smell of the Jasmin at night is magical! The apartment is large and has a much bigger lounge than most on the complex. Being on the ground floor means we also benefit from a double sized terrace, half covered, half open where you can enjoy the sun all day as we face south. We have direct access to gardens and pool from patio.We have fitted a child proof gate to terrace to stop toddlers wandering off.Conveniently you can watch older children in pools from terrace. Another benefit of being on the ground floor is that the fridge is only a few steps away from the pool! Secure underground parking with lift direct to front door.Easy for unloading of kids and bags. Outside: Double glass sliding patio doors lead to large, south-facing private patio with table and 6 chairs. Being on the ground floor means the terrace is double sized, one half covered for cool dining and relaxing and for sun worshippers the other half is in full sun all day long. Toddler-proof gate. Direct access to exclusively designed, landscaped gardens. Beautiful, large swimming pool and separate paddling pool with ample sunbeds provided. No need to get up at 5am to reserve them! We are very proud of the pools and their cleanliness. The maintenance guys do a fantastic job. We employ a life guard for the summer holidays. The largest jacuzzi you have ever seen and paddle tennis courts are adjacent to apartment across the lawn and a full size court is also on site. A fully equipped gymnasium and saunas are open now on complex, free to our guests, between courts and jacuzzi. Accesss to gym with key card . Only owners and guests have access. Beneath the gym we have a table tennis set up. Utility Room: Separate utility with laundry sink, washer/drier and electric boiler. Clothes airer,iron & ironing-board provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen changed weekly.Apartment cleaned before arrival.Intermediate cleaning can be arranged for an additional charge. We provide 4 beach towels to save luggage weight. FREE highchair & cot , please provide own cot linen. Other: Hall with fitted wardrobes and drawers, cupboard with bookcase over.We have a good selection of books , DVD's ,games and toys , buckets and spades etc.

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