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Gorgeous Apartment In One Of The Costa Del Sol's Finest Developments - Pool View

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Benalmadena Pueblo, Costa Del Sol, Spain - Oasis Gardens And Pools, 5 Mins To Beach And All Amenities. Beautifully Furnished & Comfortable

Next to the beautiful white villages of Benalmadena Pueblo and Mijas. Just 10-15 minutes drive to Fuengirola and the award winning Marina at Benalmadena Port with its luxury bars and restaurants. 15 minutes drive or train from Malaga airport. Marbella and Puerto Banus with the famous billionaires yachts and high-class clubs and bars, is around 25-30 minutes away. Only 10 minutes drive to the Aquapark, Crocodile Park, Zoo and Tivoli world and much more.

We have Sue and Anne who are English to meet you with the keys and show you around, they will be available during your holiday to be of any help.

There are plenty of shopping malls close by. This urbanisation is maintained beautifully and the 'Reserva del Higueron' 5 star hotel is directly next door. A must visit to the adult only cocktail bar and Infinity pool on the roof of the hotel which, is open to the public- very romantic with chill out music of an evening.

Nestled on the side of a mountain, Golf: Benalmadena has many golf courses within 10 to 15 minutes drive.

More Details

Owner
Tanya & Simon Stevens
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2017

About Tanya & Simon Stevens

My husband and I live in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England and have two boys aged 11 years and 7 years. We are both professionals, in our early forties, non-smokers.

We purchased our apartment in 2004 and furnished it to a very high standard as we had no plans to rent it out, however with school commitments making it difficult to use it as much as we had hoped, we took the tough decision to start renting it out a few years ago.

We've always received very positive feedback and have lots of couples and families who come back year after year.

We enjoy eating out, fine wine and all the good things in life. We can recommend some great restaurants.

Tanya & Simon Stevens purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Tanya & Simon Stevens chose West Costa del Sol

We chose the Costa Del Sol for the weather and with parents living there, it meant we were reasonably familiar with the area.

It's just a 2.5 hour flight journey from the UK and then just a 15 minute drive from Malaga Airport to our apartment.

We chose Benalmadena Pueblo as we fell in love with this typical Spanish white village and it's fantastic restaurants. It's also nestled at the foot of the Mijas mountain, another traditional and beautiful village. It's just far enough away from all the hustle and bustle of Benalmadina port and Fuengirola which can be reached by car in 15 mins and Marbella in 25 mins.

Reserva Del Higueron is regarded as one of the finest developments on the Coast. It's surrounded by a lush green oasis of lawn and palm trees with two large oasis swimming pool

What makes this apartment unique

Our property is furnished with style at heart and very comfortably. It has air-con units in both bedrooms and in the living/dining room. The apartment is just a 20 minute drive to Marbella and 25 minutes to Puerto Banus. It's just minutes to Benalmadena, Mijas and Fuengirola.

Great for children during school holidays, there are so many diverse things to do. It's a fairly quiet urbanisation so you never feel like the place is over run with children, even during peak holiday times.

Out of school holiday times it's ideal for all ages of couples looking for a peaceful break away or golfers as it is located within a short drive of a large number of golf courses. All our guests have thoroughly enjoyed their stay and many often return year after year. Please refer to the testimonials on the sit

Guestbook comments from the owner

Steve, Michelle, Josh an Millie - family holiday.

we've used this apartment now for 2 yrs and found it to be well maintained and in an excellent complex, we find it a safe, friendly environment especially as we have 2 young children. We would gladly use the apartment again and would recommend it to anyone. Recommended for: families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, sightseeing.



Holidaymaker 99, Milton Keynes.

Have now used this holiday apartment twice and have thoroughly enjoyed both holidays. We travelled as a family of four (with 2 difficult to please teenagers) and a fantastic time was had by all.



Found the apartment to be exceptionally clean, well equipped and luxuriously furnished. Pool and the gardens were exceptionally well maintained and it never felt too busy or overcrowded. Thoroughly recommend.
Jun 2009
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Fuengirola in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to master bed includes: bath, shower, bidet and wc. Good size second shower room with wc adjacent to bedroom two.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , Z-Bed suitable for a small child
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Our apartment sleeps four adults and a small child comfortably. It has two primary bedrooms, both with double beds (one can be split into two single beds if preferred) and one small box room with a Z-bed suitable for a small child or alternatively a cot. Master bedroom with luxury king size bed, en-suite bathroom, air-con unit and floor to ceiling wardrobes. Second room with double bed or option to have 2 single beds if required, wardrobes and air-con unit. Third bed (via bed 2) has the option of a cot or z-bed suitable for a small child.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The air-conditioning system is operated via a coin meter in the apartment, which costs just 1 Euro for two hours cooling. The use of our neighbours Wifi is available at a cost of 20€ for one week and 30€ for two weeks. The 'Reserva del Higueron' hotel and Sports Club/ Spa directly next door has a heated Indoor pool, spa, sauna, gym, beauty treatments, restaurants, bar and outdoor pools. There are numerous tennis and paddle-tennis courts. This is all available at an additional one-off cost, payable direct to the Club when you are there. Broadband is available free of charge in the hotel and Sports Club. Without a charge there is also a stunning Infinity pool and 'Café Del Mar' style chill-out cocktail bar on the hotel roof- well worth a visit of an evening if you are on an adult only holiday! Bath towels, beach towels and linen are provided. Please note that there is not a mid-week clean of the apartment during your holiday.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

5

Winter break

  • 5 of 5

We found the owners of this apartment very responsive to all of our queries and the description of the apartment accurate. The apartment was clean and comfortable and well equipped for our month long visit. It is in parts showing signs of age and use. We were there when the weather was extremely cold and although the apartment is designed more for summer use we were able to keep warm by the heating systems available.The position of the apartment meant that we were only able to use the terrace for a short part of the morning because when the sun moved it was too cold to sit out.

The gardens and pool area are lovely and very well maintained.

The location of the apartment suited us well. The development is on a very steep hill and anyone with mobility difficulties would find it extremely difficult to go out for a walk. We had a car which enabled us to get around easily. For those without a car there is a little train which runs to the supermarket, train station,bus stops and the beach.It is brilliant and enables you to travel further afield.It runs every hour until 6-30 pm.and is free to residents of the reserva. Beware that if you miss the last train it is a very steep climb back to the apartment.

Overall it was good value for money.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing in tranquil setting...

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place ... We went end of Seotember ... So peaceful ... Immaculate gardens .. Lovely apartment .... Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday ... Can't wait to go back ... It is a little bit out of the way , but not expensive in taxi ... The Hilton next door was fab ...enjoyed a few lovely lunches .... And the infinity pool is just beautiful .... We had such a relaxing holiday .... Thank you so much

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stayed in the apartment in August 2016

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious apartment. Two great sizes bedroom and smaller bedroom off the second bedroom which my 9 year old found perfectly adequate. The children loved the two pools which where always very clean. Excellent living area and outside balcony. We loved the little railway that took us either down to the beach or up to the shops.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

A really peaceful location but near to plenty of attractions

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was fantastic - very clean and spacious. Very well equipped. The pool area was peaceful and never busy - we went in the school holidays. Car is essential I would say. We had trips to Puerto banus, banalmadeba Marina and old town, both water parks and more. Best of both worlds - peaceful, relaxed environment but so much to do if you choose to. Supermarket is a very short drive. Hotel next door has a great gym and rooftop bar. All in all perfect. And sue who manages the apartment was amazing - delivered a cork screw (an essential) and was immediately on hand when I couldn't work the air con. Highly highly recommended for a relaxed and beautiful break!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

A really lovely, spacious, modern and well maintained apartment. Perfect for a family. Picturesque surroundings too. We chose this apartment to stay in whilst we were out for our wedding in Benalmádena. It was perfect. Great location. Far enough away from anything overly touristy yet easily and quickly accessible by car/bus if you want it.

What topped it off was the professional and punctual yet warm and genuine owners. We will definitely return!!

A great big thank you

Mr and Mrs Stephen

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, we try to do our best to make our apartments as comfortable as possible for guests, as we would expect. We look forward to hearing from you again in the near future. Tanya & Simon
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Sunny Spain

  • 4 of 5

Quite some time since we had been to Mainland Spain and never before to this area.

Flight from Glasgow around 3 hours and Easyjet outbound and Inbound absolutely painless and on time or ahead of schedule.

Malaga Airport , again very efficient.

The same cannot be said of Budget Car Rental. Fairly big queue but slowed down by their efforts to sell extras to those renting. Also we were delayed as they did not offer the type or equivalent to that ordered and it took a Manager to sort out.

In all we waited about an hour.

The directions given by Tanya to the apartment were spot on and certainly quicker and more accurate than the route my Satnav wanted to take me.

The time from the Airport is around 20 minutes but once at the Apartment you are never aware that an Airport is so close.

The meet and greet was very efficient and the handover done in around 15 minutes.

The apartment was very clean and well presented and a nice touch was a tin of Beer in the Fridge which was gratefully consumed later in the evening along with a Pizza from. Shop at the top of the hill.

I did leave a Beer for the next person.

On that point , the area is hilly and I feel it is essential to have the use of a car white there or else you are going to be getting Taxis everywhere ,even to the Supermarket.

The Complex is extremely well maintained with some remedial work taking place to the Pools and Showers whilst we were there. This did not cause any problem as there was always an alternative.

5 minutes by Car is Benalmadena Peublo which has a beautiful central area with lots of Restuarants the best of which we thought was La Fuente , fabulous traditional Spanish food in a good portion size and excellently cooked and served by some of the most polite and efficient staff we have met. An absolute pleasure to dine there.

The Apartment is also well placed for touring the various towns in the area and you can get to the main coastal road in less than 5 minutes down the hill. This also allows access to larger Supermarkets with a wide array of produce at reasonable costs.

Overall we had a great time . The only downsides were the lack of wifi in the apartment which meant keeping my phone on roaming and also the only programmes you can get on the TV are from DVD's of which there are many in the Apartment.

In fairness that was detailed on the comprehensive information pack supplied by Tanya and Simon.

I would definitely recommend the Apartment on the basis that you have a Car

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
5 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£294
for 4 nights
From
£53
£532
 
 
Summer Holidays 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£582
for 7 nights
£582
 
 
Autumn 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£294
for 4 nights
From
£53
£462
 
 
Oct Half Term 2017
21 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£462
for 7 nights
£462
 
 
Winter 2017/2018
31 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£266
for 4 nights
From
£46
£352
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£262
for 3 nights
From
£60
£427
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £60
Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Meet & Greet fee £22

The letting of this apartment is on the strict understanding that you accept our terms and conditions of rental, which will be posted out to you.

Changeover Day: Flexible with dates and arrival times. There is a meet and greet fee to collect the keys and be shown where to park, around the apartment and given some useful information.

Notes on prices: Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. For long period lets please contact us to discuss prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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