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Frontline Beach Apartment Within a Superb Complex



Updated: 13-Nov-2016
Apartment in Duquesa, Costa del Sol - Adjacent to the Picturesque Duquesa Marina with Sea and Mountain Views

The apartment has beautiful sea and mountain views and is within easy walking distance of the many bars and restaurants situated within the marina. Located within 10 minutes drive of 8 championship golf courses (including Valderrama), it is ideal for both family and sporting holidays. The apartment is in the prestigious Marina de La Duquesa complex on the Costa del Sol. The private gated complex is right on the beach front with four private pools, a sauna, tennis court and small gym and is set in beautiful tropical gardens. There is a designated secure parking space beneath the complex and lift access to all floors. Duquesa Marina is one of the prettiest and unspoilt marinas on the Costa Del Sol. There is good access from both Gibraltar (20 miles) and Malaga (50 miles) via both coastal and toll roads. Gibraltar, Selwo National African Theme Park, the millionaires playground of Puerto Banus, Estepona and the famous Andalucian white villages in the hills are all a short drive away.

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

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About the Owner

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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Very clean and tidy apartment close to all amenities

  • 5 of 5

Unfortunately the weather was unusually wet on my weeks visit. However the apartment was in excellent order and very clean and tidy. Everything required for comfort was available and the fact the apartment was only a 5 minute walk to the port for food and drink was a huge bonus considering the weather

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Somerset - UK

Lovely little apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a last minute half term holiday break. The weather waqs much better than we had hoped for - warm and sunny every day. The apartment was just as described and very well equuipped for our family of four. It was great to be able to step out of the complex straight onto the beach! Only a few minutes to walk to the marina with its restaurants and bars. There was a small supermarket and a couple of ATMS nearby. The staff in the local office were very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

A fabulous holiday location with barefoot access to a quality marked beach, and right next to the picturesque old Duquesa marina.

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary


Duquesa Port is one of Spain's best kept secrets. Attractive promenades encircling the marina of gently bobbing boats offer a variety of restaurants, bars and cafés in which to while away the hours.

The waterfront is closed to traffic, making it safe for families and free from pollution.

To either side of the port are lovely sandy beaches which never get crowded, both of which have beach bars open during the summer months.


The nearest airports are Malaga and Gibraltar.

From the airport you may choose to take one of the many available taxis to the apartment.

Alternatively you may wish to drive directly to the apartment.

From Malaga airport the apartment is around 45 minutes drive on the local motorway, and from Gibraltar airport it is a 30 minute drive. Car hire can be arranged from the airport through one of the many car hire companies with airport offices.


Sabinillas is a 5 minute walk along the beach. It is an authentic Spanish fishing village, with a traditional selection of shops, bars and restaurants.

Andalucia is famous for its white villages, nestled in the surrounding hills and mountains. The closest of these, Casares, is a 20 minute drive through the countryside, and makes a great location for lunch while you admire the breathtaking views.

Further Details:

British owned Gibraltar is an alternative day trip, with its VAT free prices, spectacular scenery and the only native monkey colony in Europe. Just 30 minutes drive away, first time visitors will be pleasantly surprised with the diverse range of attractions on offer in Gibraltar.

Steeped in history that has evolved from its strategic location at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula where Europe meets Africa, visitors are assured of breathtaking scenery, wildlife and architecture that captures the unique flavour of this Mediterranean City and its inhabitants.

As a VAT-free jurisdiction, Gibraltar's popularity with visitors is enhanced by its value added shopping experience in famed Main Street. Gibraltar also offers a wide range of activities including rock touring (see the apes), sailing, diving, fishing and bird watching.

Just before Marbella, approaching from La Duquesa, is the international resort of Puerto Banus with its millionaire playground of floating palaces and luxury cars. In addition to the yachts, the port is chock full of all the appropriate designer names such as Versace, Armani, Jimmy Choo, Chloe, Louis Vuitton and Donna Karen ­for the most discerning shoppers.

Cosmopolitan Life can be found only 20 minutes away in the "jet-set" city of Marbella with its hustle and bustle. Visit at night to experience the famous bustling night life in the numerous bars and clubs, or try your luck on the roulette wheel at the celebrity frequented casino.

Shopping experiences of every kind are available ranging from the upscale El Corte Inglés, Spain's premier department store, to the sprawling La Cañada mall just outside Marbella, to the infinite variety of small shops and boutiques lining the cobble-stoned streets of Old Marbella.

You may want to consider taking day trips to the following: Morocco in Africa (Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakech), Algeciras, Granada, Seville, or skiing 2 to 3 hours drive away in the Sierra Nevada mountains.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 6
1 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:

Changeover day is flexible, but we do ask guests to leave by midday on the day of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 13-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Ease of access to all the facilities within the complex (shops, bars, restaurants, gym, sauna, tennis, wi-fi), whilst being able to relax in the large gardens by one of the four private pools.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool


  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • resort


  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 has a bath/shower over, sink and toilet. Separate bathroom has shower, sink and toilet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 6 people Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has two twin beds, cupboard storage space and a safe. Bedroom 2 has two twin beds and cupboard storage space. A double sofa bed is in the living room.


  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment is on the fourth floor and is fully air-conditioned with marble floors throughout. There is a designated secure parking space beneath the complex, and lift access to all floors. Outside: The apartment complex is right on the beach front with four private pools (one heated) and plenty of sun loungers, a sauna, tennis court and small gym, and is set in beautiful tropical gardens. Utility Room: The apartment also has its own utility room with a washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment is cleaned before arrival, and fresh towels and bed linen are all included. A welcome pack can be made available on request. Other: Through the patio doors there are beautiful views from the balcony of the local mountain range, the blue flag sandy beach and Mediterranean sea.

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