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Superb, Ground Floor Apartment in a Small Complex with Lovely Community Pool



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
Apartment in Santiago de la Ribera, Nr. San Javier, Costa Calida - Ideally Located, 10-15 minutes to Beach and Restaurants

A superb apartment to rent in the upmarket Spanish resort of Santiago de la Ribera, on the calm shores of the Mar Menor. The apartment is ideally situated just 10-15 mins walk from un-crowded beaches and numerous restaurants, bars and shops; and 5 mins drive to the Dos Mares shopping/entertainment complex. It is also a maximum 30 mins drive of up to 7 first class golf courses, including the world famous La Manga club, Villamartin (host of the Spanish Open) and the brand new Roda golf course. The apartment is new, modern and tastefully furnished; and is air conditioned throughout. It has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a living/dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. It can sleep up to 7 adults or 4 adults and 3 children. It has a large patio area, with outside dining and sun loungers, with access to a community swimming pool. The apartment is located just 5 mins drive from Murcia airport and 50 mins drive from Alicante airport. Both are well served by numerous low cost airlines.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

My wife and I live in the UK, with our two young children. We both work, but love to escape to our apartment in Santiago de la Ribera to relax and recharge our batteries.

We love to relax in the sun and catch up on our reading and the kids to love to swim in the pool and the sea. We all love to eat the fantastic Spanish food!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'We appreciated the quality of the furnishings, equipment, bedding etc. An attractive apartment, good layout and a nice large terrace. You seem to have the best plot on the complex. We may well consider returning another time' - Dennis, Birmingham.

'Thank you very much, your apartment was every thing we cuold have asked for and more, we had a fabulous time' - Susan, Oct 2011

'What a fabulous apartment, very clean, comfortable and spacious with all the little things included that make the difference. The wonderful terrace was fantastic, very handy for watching the children around the pool but also great for sunbathing due to having the sun all day long. Hopefully we will return soon' - David, London.

'The apartment was first class with a lot more included than we realised' - Tony, Leicester

'We had 2 fantastic weeks and we really appreciated all the home comforts' - David, July 2009.
May 2007
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From the Owner

We bought our apartment in Satiago and the village remains very Spanish, with lovely Spanish bars and restaurants, all serving tapas and other traditional food. It is also quite residential, which makes it a lovely place to walk in the evening and nice and quiet. The beach is very clean and shallow which makes it ideal for our children and peaceful and relaxing for us.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Murcia, San Javier at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Roda Golf at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Asador Steak Restaurant at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Santiago De la Ribera at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The area is very well served for water sports and diving, with many diving schools in the area and numerous water sport clubs and schools. The Mar Menor is very well suited to water sports due to its calm and shallow nature.


The apartment is just 10-15 minutes walk from the local beaches. The uncrowded beaches are located on the shores of the very calm Mar Menor, making the location ideal for small children.

If you prefer, the waters of the Mediterranean are just a short drive away (North and South).


Murcia airport is 5 minutes drive away.

Alicante airport is 50 minutes drive away.

The area is very well served by a local and national bus service, enabling travel up and down the coast (to Benidorm/Alicante/Cartagena) even without a car. There is also a major railway station located 20 minutes drive away, opening up all of Spain.


Murcia city is 25 minutes drive away and well worth a sightseeing vist. It has a magnificent cathedral and many lovely shops and restaurants.

The town of Elche is a 40 minutes drive, and contains one of the largest palm forests in the world, dotted with childrens parks and a very good restaurant, it is well worth a day trip.

Alicante, with its impressive cliff top castle and major shops, is just 50 minutes away by car.

Further Details:

The property is well served by supermarkets, with a major shopping complex a 5 minutes drive or 20 minutes walk away.

The nearest bars and restaurants are 5 minutes walk away (with a lovely spanish steak restaurant, a bar and tapas bar and a coffee shop, serving fresh bread and pastries every morning, as well as traditional Churros!).

There are two childrens parks a very short walk from the apartment, which are enjoyed by the local families and contain swings, see-saws and climbing frames.

The area is very spanish, and the seafront, just 10-15 minutes walk away, has many excellent restaurants and beach bars, virtually all of them serving traditional tapas. There are two specialist fish restaurants located directly on the beach itself and paella can be eaten in many of the restaurants.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 1
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Autumn 2
29 Oct 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
8 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
24 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
4 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
22 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Autumn Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
30 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A £100 deposit is required upon booking, with the balance payable 6 weeks prior to departure. A £200 bond will be required. This will be repaid within 4 weeks of vacating the property if no damage has occured.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Discounts are available for long term rentals. Please get in touch to discuss details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 16-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The property is only one of ten in the complex, that is accessed directly from the road, allowing a car to be parked outside the front door, thereby making food shopping very easy - this is not offered by many other properties in the area.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom one (en-suite) with bath (shower over) and WC. Bathroom two with shower and WC.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 7 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with two single beds plus a nest bed (total 3 beds). Double sofa bed in the lounge. Both bedrooms contain built in wardrobes and bedside tables. Master bedroom has patio doors giving direct access onto the patio.


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  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment is air conditioned throughout and is heated in the winter. It is located on the ground floor of a small complex (just 45 apartments) and is steps away from the lovely community pool. However, small children are protected by a lockable gate separating the patio from the pool area. Please note - the apartment contains a hairdryer and safe for guest use. Outside: The apartment has a large patio area which has an external dining table, a parasol and four sun loungers to enjoy those long, hot Spanish summers. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are included. Cleaning and laundry is performed by an external management company. There is a charge of £38 to cover apartment and linen cleaning. This is to be included when the final balance is paid.

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