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Modern Apt With Stunning Roof Terrace in beautiful old town. Pool being upgraded

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

Apartment just off Calle Carabeo, Nerja, Costa del Sol, Spain - Located In The Prestigious Carabeo Area, 150m From Sea, 5 Min Walk To Balcon. Pool being upgraded

This lovely apartment for the discerning client, with stylish new furniture, flat screen TVs with UK satellite TV box, free wifi, newly installed bathroom and climate control is situated in the most beautiful part of Nerja old town.

The small modern apartment block is set back from the main road but centrally located in the beautiful and sought after Carabeo area of Nerja, with picturesque winding cobbled streets, whitewash houses and blooming flowers. The apartment is quiet but has easy access to bars, shops and restaurants. The famous Balcon de Europe is only 5 mins stroll from the apartment with no hills to negotiate, therefore suitable for all ages.

This 1 bedroom property sleeps 4 as the spacious lounge, with sun terrace for alfresco dining, is separate from the kitchen and would also suit a family or 2 couples if required. Parking is available immediately next to the apartment in the main Carabeo carpark, and free parking is available on the streets around the apartment. If you have a car, it is very easy to explore the surrounding area of Nerja and the pretty villages of Frigliana and Maro with its stunning caves. Nerja is also perfectly located for exploring the historic cities of Granada, Seville and Malaga and only 2.5 hours from Madrid by high speed train. Nerja has justifiably won several awards for being the prettiest town in the Costa del Sol. With its year round sunshine and beautiful beaches it is a perfect place to visit at any time of the year for all ages.

NB: IMPORTANT To comply with new Spanish Laws, the roof terrace pool must be upgraded for wheelchair access and is therefore likely to be closed for summer 2016 and 2017 (June to September). All clients will be updated with any further news on works required.

More Details

Katherine Howell
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2018

About Katherine Howell

About the owner

I live in Dublin and work as a lecturer in University College Dublin teaching Medicine. I would love to say that I get very long holidays the same as the students but unfortunately that is not true!

I'm originally a Lancashire Lass but moved over to Ireland in 1996. I visit home often to see my lovely family and my beloved Burnley FC.

Katherine Howell purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Katherine Howell chose Nerja

I was never really a fan of the Costa Del Sol until I came to Nerja. Close enough to Malaga for great transport links, yet far enough away for the fabulous mountains and scenery. There really is a lovely Spanish feel to the place. The old town is pretty, the views stunning and it hasnt been spoilt by high rise buildings.

In Nerja I wanted to be in the old town and close to the lovely bars and restaurants, and as close to the sea as possible. Nerja is quite hilly and so I wanted to stay in the old town so there are no steep hills to tackle and easy access to everywhere.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is just 125m from the beach, in a quiet location in the beautiful old town. The small apartment block has a lovely courtyard and fantastic communal roof terrace with pool and amazing 360 views of the sea, mountains and town. Perfect to chill out after long day on the beach. It has a small sunny terrace overlooking a pool and partial seaviews.

The apartment is very spacious and modern and decorated to a much higher standard than most holiday lets. I use the apartment a lot myself and wanted somewhere I could call home. There is English TV and wifi (free) and the lounge can be used as a separate bedroom.

The location is second to none. Quiet, yet only a couple of minutes walk to the sea and surrounding restaurants.

I hope you love our apartment as much as I

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just arrived back from Nerja. We had a lovely time - the weather was kind to us and your apartment is simply fantastic - it has everything one could possibly need and the location is perfect. Can't wait to go back. Charles Poole

Just a short note to say thank you for a lovely week in your apartment, it's position was ideal for the Balcon area and also the beautiful Burriana beach area. We had a wonderful week with trips to Frigliana, Competa, and Maro with sunshine all the way. I hope this will be the first of many trips to Nerja. Eamon Nugent

I just wanted let you know we have arrived in your lovely apartment and are very happy with it. We have got the wi-fi working! It is in a great location and we

are looking forward to spending the next 2 weeks here.

We had a fantastic in your apartment and hopefully we will be able to go back to it

sometime soon, we just love Nerja! It is in a great location with everything you need on your doorstep. Ann Orchard

We had great week in your apartment, its in a great location and exactly

what we were looking for. Many thanks again and we hope to return for much longer next time. Wendy Doyle
Jan 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Nerja in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Separate very spacious bathroom with large shower, WC and sink. The bathroom has ample storage for all your toiletries, a full length mirror and a socket for a shaver. A salon quality hairdryer is provided for your use.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) + sofa bed in lounge Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is a spacious room with a double bed, large built-in wardrobes and flat screen TV. The room has security blinds over the windows which keeps the room safe, cool and dark at night. A new ceiling fan has been installed to keep you cool at night.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • diving
  • caving
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is in a secure block with beautifully maintained communal areas. The apartment block is entered via a communal locked gate, leading into the entrance area, with plants and flowers. The entrance is suitable for wheelchairs and children’s buggies. Apartment 2-6 is on the second floor and can be reached by a lift or by the marble staircase. Inside, the apartment has a new air-conditioning unit installed which heats the apartment if necessary in winter. The bedroom has a new ceiling fan/light and a electric oil heater. The apartment has a lovely sun terrace and balcony with partial sea views, which is secure, however as always, care must be taken with young children. The windows in the bedroom and kitchen have decorative security bars leading on to the shared landing and the bedroom has additional blackout shutters to keep the room cool and dark. The enormous roof terrace and pool with stunning views and sun loungers can be accessed by a few steps from the 3rd floor. Outside: The lounge leads via double patio doors on to a lovely sunny patio. This sun terrace, which is suitable for a small BBQ has beautiful mosaic patio furniture and 4 chairs and a separate bench with storage space. There are partial sea views from the terrace, however the roof terrace has stunning views over the town, mountains and sea. The roof terrace has sun loungers and a shared pool (approx 4.5x4.5m) with shower. The pretty beaches of Carabeillo and Carabeo are less than 150m from the apartment and the blue flag Burriana Beach with its bars and beach restaurants is only 5-10 minutes walk away. Utility Room: A large storage cupboard in the kitchen contains iron and ironing board and all necessary cleaning utensils including a vacuum cleaner. Beach bags and cool bags available for trips to the beach. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Clean towels are provided including beach towels, bath sheets, bath towels and hand towels. Bed linen (1 set per week) is provided. A linen change is available at 15 euros per week and maid service is available for an extra 15 euros per visit. Other: An extra canvas wardrobe has been included in the lounge so it can be used as a separate bedroom. A fabulous communal roof terrace and small pool has truly stunning views of the sea and mountains. Pool closed June to September 2015 for upgrading.


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Modern Apt With Stunning Roof Terrace in beautiful old town. Pool being upgraded
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Stanley Durham

Loved our stay here

  • 5 of 5

We are frequent visitors to Spain and the Canaries and this is the cleanest , best equipped apartment we have ever stayed in . Everything is on the doorstep just a short walk to 2 beaches , just around the corner from lots of bars ( just explore the back streets for some lovely local tapas bars ) . A 5 minute walk to the main part of town . We had a hire car but to be honest it was parked up apart from a trip to the market at Frigliania and a couple of trips to Chiringuito Mauri on Playoza beach ( recommended ) . This apartment is a credit to Katherine and also Anne who looks after it and we have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone .

I contacted Katherine a couple of times before the stay and communications were excellent and she was extremly helpful with everything .

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both, it was a pleasure having you stay and I hope to hear from you again if you visit beautiful Nerja. Kind regards Katherine
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Very nice apartment, warm welcome and at hand for any issues

  • 5 of 5

Central apartment near to all amenities, well equipt with great wifi, tv and A/c that we didn't need with a lovely through breeze keeping apt cool.

Only downside was the roof pool being out of operation, but beaches are close and hotels allow non guests.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Guelph, ON, Canada

Loved the apartment, central location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Katherine's apartment. It was quiet, very safe and clean. We had our morning coffee on the balcony and sometimes ate lunch there when we were in. Great view from the roof top. We loved the location. you could walk everywhere from the apartment. It was easy to get to restaurants, shopping and the beaches, of course. WE also took the bus to Frigilliana and Malaga (worth the visit, both) and the bus station is also within easy walking distance as is Mercadona, the big supermarket. The Nerja Caves are a MUST to visit.

Should we come back to Nerja, we'd definitely rent with Katherine again. She is easy to deal with and answers e-mails promptly

Thank you Katherine

Cheers, Gary and Bridget

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed yourself and our lovely apartment. You are always welcome back and we look forward to hearing from you again in the future if you visit beautiful Nerja. Kind regards Katherine
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United Kingdom, co Durham

Really lovely clean well equipped Apartment in fabulous central location

  • 5 of 5

Me and my husband have had a fabulous week in this lovely apartment. The apartment was so well equipped and comfortable with an excellent central location close to bars restaurants and the balcon de Europe whilst still being peaceful and quiet. We hired a car for the week as we like to get out and about in the beautiful countryside but you don't need a car as there are supermarkets and shops in walking distance and a shopping trolley is provided. We were so lucky to have perfect weather there as well - we will most deffinately be returning to Nerja and this apartment again soon !!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment with useful additions

  • 4 of 5

Very good and exactly as advertised by owmer

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The apartment was exactly as described by Katherine and reviews from previous occupiers.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very well situated for restaurants, shops, transport and the centre of Nerja. From the car park near the apartment there are lots short cuts to different parts of the centre .

The bed was lovely and comfortable and the apartment was well equipped .

As we were in Nerja for a month we mainly ate in. However for those who enjoy a curry that is full of flavour from the spices without being too hot we would highly recommend Jaipur which is situated near the apartment. We did try the Taste of India which had excellent ratings but was very disappointed as it was very bland.

There is a good bus service that visits surrounding villages and resorts if you don't have a car. Fragalina and Malaga are well worth a visit.

We had a wonderful time at Katherine's apartment it would definitely be our first choice if we visit Nerja again. We would highly recommended this apartment to others as we are sure that they wouldn't be disappointed.

Thank you Katherine for making our stay a very positive experience .

  • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed your holiday and the apartment in particular. Our family loves the apartment but we are always happy to hear others have a positive experience too. We look forward to hearing from you again if you visit Nerja. Have a happy Christmas and fantastic New year. Katherine
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
125 Metres
Playa Carabeillo
Car: not necessary


Nerja has a series of beautiful beaches and coves which are connected to each other. The nearest beaches of Carabeillo and Carabeo are less than 150m from the apartment and are accessed by steps. The blue flag Burriana beach with its numerous beach front restaurants seving Paella and fish cooked on wood fires is only a few metres further and can be accessed from Carabeillo or on foot past the Parador hotel or by car.


The nearest airport of Malaga (AGP) is about 60km (40 miles) from Nerja and takes approximately 45 minutes. A bus goes from the airport to Nerja via Malaga town and takes approx 1 hour. There are further airports in Granada (110km) and Almeria (120km).


Frigiliana, a beautiful mountain top whitewashed village is 7km away and the lovely village of Maro near the spectacular Cuevas de Nerja (Nerja Caves) are approximately 5 minutes drive from Nerja. The city of Malaga is 52km away and Granada with the Alhambra Palace is 110km. Las Alpujaras mountain range which surrounds Nerja is 80km and the resorts of Marbella and Puerto Banus are 100km. Seville is approximately 250km away and a new high speed train runs to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Cordoba: 275km.

Further Details:

All along the Costa del Sol in Andalucia, there are many adventure theme parks to choose from, each providing entertainment for adults and children alike. Many of the parks are located near holiday resorts that mean they are within easy reach, and many charge a fixed payment for unlimited usage of the fairground rides throughout the day. This makes them great value for the whole family. Isla Magica in Seville is an exciting and modern amusement park, which is divided into seven themed areas centred on a lake. Each of the areas represents a different episode in Spanish 16th century history, and all offer some fantastic rides and attractions. The seven areas are Gate to the Americas, Port of the Indies, Amazonia, Pirates Cove, Fountain of Youth, El Dorado and the Fury of the Gods.

Tivoli World is a large theme park in Benalmadena (1 hours drive away), and offers the opportunity for the whole family to enjoy a fantastic day out on the Costa del Sol. Tivoli World offers a world of magic to enjoy for all the family. You will enjoy exciting rides and a large and varied program of shows in different squares. Within the park can be found a large range of bars and theme restaurants for refreshments as you enjoy the fabulous park atmosphere.

Water parks are an excellent alternative to spending the day at the beach and offer a fun day out for the whole family. There are two aqua parks near Nerja, one in Torre del Mar (15 minutes) and the other in Almunecar. Both provide numerous water slides for adults and children of all ages, including pure adrenaline-rush slides for the more adventurous.


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 2
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 7
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 4
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 5
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 6
1 Nov 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are taken by owner (email or telephone). Keys are available in Nerja Club Hotel (24h reception). €100 for lost keys. A 25% deposit is taken at the time of booking. The final 75% rental cost will be paid by bank transfer or cheque 4 weeks before the holiday. Cancellation 4 weeks before travel will result in loss of deposit, cancellation within 4 weeks is non refundable unless apartment is rebooked.

Changeover Day:
Preferred change over day is Saturday however this date may be flexible during low season or on request. Guests are expected to leave the apartment by 11am and can arrive after 4pm however upon request this may be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in euros.
10% discount given to 2 or more weeks and 25% discount on 4 weeks or more in October to April. Longer lets considered. Prices are for 2 people, Extra people charged at 30 euros per week per person.
Current prices same as 2008.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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