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Beautifully Appointed Two Bedroom Apartment; comfortable and relaxing.



Updated: 14-Nov-2016
Apartment in Puerto Banus, Marbella Area, Spain - Set In Tranquil And Beautifully Maintained Gardens, Just A Few Minutes' Walk To The Beach

Attractive and welcoming two-bedroom apartment overlooking beautifully maintained gardens. Sleeps 4 very comfortably and there is a sofa bed in the second bedroom which can accommodate a further person. New kitchen recently installed. Apartment redecorated within the last nine months - i.e. November 2013. Fully air-conditioned / heating with individual controls in each room. Underground secure parking. 24-hour security. Just a few minutes' walk to the beach through the gardens with access via a security straight on to the promenade. There is a very pretty promenade walkway past frontline villas, gardens and beach bars. The bustling town of Puerto Banus is a five-minute walk from the apartment yet Andalucia del Mar is a haven of tranquility. Marbella and its famous Orange Square is a ten-minute drive away where there are plentiful restaurants and the opportunity to take in a Flamenco show.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I live in England with my new husband and son. I love spending time in Spain as I feel so at home with its people and culture - a place in which to relax and unwind. The apartment is a wonderfully relaxing refuge - home from home. However, its location means that it is easy to discover other parts of Spain within a comfortable timeframe; e.g. the drive to Granada takes about three hours, as does the drive to Cordoba. Seville is approximately two hours away. There are lovely Spanish towns to visit, just a short drive away, such as Benahavis, Manilva, Casares, Cartama and Pizarra.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Wonderfully relaxing; can't wait to go back!"

April 2014: "We were totally in awe at the wonderful accommodation

and the great surroundings.

Your apartment exceeded our wildest expectations;

we could not take in the amount of space it offered

and the quality of the furnishings etc."

Some of last year's guests are already making enquiries about returning and indeed are - "After such a lovely holiday at your apartment last year we would like to return." This enquiry is dated March 2012.

A rental in August 2012: "Thanks again for all your flexibility, we really enjoyed the apt. Let us know when we can book for next year...!

Several guests are returning each year.
Dec 2010
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11 Reviews

based on 11 holidaymaker reviews


Excellent facilities and prime location for easy access to all facilities in Puerta banuz

  • 5 of 5

I stayed for 7 days in this particular apartment and the ambience was superb! The property is equipped with everything anyone could want to make their stay as relaxing and pleasurable as possible. The property is furnished to a high standard and the 3 balconies (2 for bedrooms and one large area with access from lounge) meant you were spoilt for choice!

I had some friends stopover one evening and they were envious of all the incredible space that this apartment gives! The hallway is wide and welcoming and leads off to the kitchen , lounge, barroom and bedrooms. Very well laid out.

I loved being there and will not hesitate to return to this apartment next year. The description on the web site was totally accurate and the owner ahd gone to great lengths to leave clear instructions for all domestic appliances. The apartment block has 24/7 security which gave me a great sense of personal security whilst i was there.

The location of this property is perfect as only 3 minute walk from the wonderful Paseo enabling some great walks.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review; I am so pleased that you had a relaxing holiday and that you felt at home in the apartment, which matters a great deal to me. I will look forward to welcoming you back!
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Amazing apartment in a fantastic location!!

  • 5 of 5

We have holidayed in Puerto Banus many times but this was our first stay in this apartment. We found it bright, spacious and met all of our needs. It is in a perfect location in beautiful surroundings. It is a ten minute walk from Puerto Banus and the beach is a few minutes walk away. I have no hesitation recommending it to friends and will certainly be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great apartment in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment. Has everything you could need. Comfy beds, spacious lounge, great balconies in gated complex with gorgeous gardens and 2 pools.

Perfect location right next to beach and only 5 minute walk to bars and restaurants.

Sandie the owner is very helpful and sorted the only issue we had which was with the front door lock immediately and with no inconvenience to ourselves

Would highly recommend and will definitely return

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time at my apartment. I will very much look forward to welcoming you back; you were very pleasant and considerate guests.
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Perfect apartment close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we received the comprehensive details on how to get into the apartment from Sandie we felt we had chosen the right place to stay. The apartment is on the first floor overlooking the lovely grounds with a pool in close proximity to the apartment and just a short walk away is the beach.

The apartment was furnished extremely well and all the beds were very comfortable. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need to make a meal, although the hob was an experience to understand but we managed it in the end!

The location is very near Puerto Banus - just a short walk away and with many restaurants that catered for all tastes. If you are taking children I would recommend Jack's which has been in the centre for many years and the food is always good.

Tramp bar & restaurant on the beach is open daily until about 7pm, I would recommend the fried whitebait which is amazing.

There are many supermarkets, one very near the apartment Super Col which stocks everything, otherwise you may need to get in a car to go to the larger supermarkets including Aldi & Lidl for good quality fruit & veg.

Constructive criticism - the front door leading into the apartment block has a door that slams so loud that if anyone came in late the whole apartment knew about it. Perhaps the door could have a mechanism added that allows it to close silently?

We took my elderly mother with us on this trip and there was no slip mat for the baths so she was a little apprehensive in taking a shower.

This place is perfect and we are hoping to book again for next year.

Thank you Sandie.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comprehensive and constructive review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in my apartment and I will look forward to welcoming you back. You are quite right about the slip mat and also the front door. I will indeed attend to both issues forthwith.
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  • 5 of 5

we have just returned from our wonderful holiday...feeling so lucky to have found this beautiful apartment. our first impressions were such a welcoming feel with everything we could possibly have needed right there. we settled in immediately and totally relaxed, the garden views are so pretty and very well kept as were both pools on the complex. The apartment has the luxury of three balconies which was wonderful as you have the choice of morning coffee & breakfast in the sunshine or a relaxing glass of wine on the other side of the apartment watching the evening sun go down. Another thing we enjoyed about the complex was the peaceful evenings everywhere became respectfully quiet from midnight so we all got good sleep... the beds are exceptionally comfortable too! its ideally situated just a two minute walk through the gardens to the security gate and you are out onto the paved promenade and onto the beach front & wow! what a fabulous view! a ten minute stroll in the glorious sunshine brings you into the port of Puerto banus, with its dazzling yachts, classic cars, top designer shops, bars & amazing restaurants...just so much to see and do & not forgetting at the top of our list was the view from the top of the harbour looking at the so pretty, typically andalucian buildings with the mountains in the background...just beautiful. This apartment is in the perfect spot for peace, relaxation & tranquillity and only a 10 minute stroll into the buzzing jet set lifestyle if that's what you are looking for. The owners could not have been more helpful in giving us directions from Malaga airport taking us directly to the apartment with our hire car and upon arrival the security guards were equally helpful in taking us to our apartment & directing us to the secure underground parking. A huge thankyou to the owners for allowing us to share their beautiful apartment we had a wonderful time & would love to visit there again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ideal location to relax and re-charge batteries.

  • 5 of 5

After several visits over the years I am happy to confirm that the environment has maintained its high standards. The location is ideal for a quiet stay but is only a short walk to the centre of Puerto Banus. The owner provides 100% service even down to arranging taxi pickup at the airport. The apartment is spotlessly clean and well appointed on the first floor of its block, serviced by a lift which also gives access to the underground car park. The gardens are well laid out with two pools and are daily maintained to show ground standards. A very short walk through the gardens accesses the beach via a private, secured gate. Just outside is the Ocean Club with very large pool surrounded by relaxing sofas and providing great meals and cocktails. The sea front walk of about 800 yards leads to the first of many bars and restaurants of which my favourites are "GOLD" and "Puicaro". Follow around the headland for a short way to find the marina and lots more places to eat. I would commend this property to everyone, especially as the entire area is kind to people who may need assisted access. There is no need to go down any steps.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am always so pleased when guests enjoy a stay in my apartment and feel at home; that is the experience that I strive to give guests. I will look forward to welcoming you back next year!
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From the Owner

The property was purchased in 2004. In fact we had rented the apartment for several years from the previous owner and felt at home straight away. Although Puerto Banus boasts beautiful beaches, wonderful restaurants and bars - not forgetting the nightlife - and has something to suit all ages, you don't have to travel very far inland or further along the coast to find unspoilt villages and incredible scenery. A visit to Ronda is not to be missed; nor is a trip into the hills to visit Competa. Puerto Banus is just 35 minutes from Malaga airport and Malaga itself is an interesting city. For art lovers there is the Picasso Museum;for those who like to hike and explore there is Antequerra, Three Dolmens, El Chorro Gorge and Bobastro and Torqal de Antequera, to name just a few areas of interest. Granada and Cordoba are an easy drive away with all the history and culture that those beautiful cities have to offer.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga at 58 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Algeciras - 45-50 mins drive at 70 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : AP7 and A7 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : 3 minutes' walk through the gardens Car: not necessary


The beach and beach bars are just a few minutes' walk away. There are many beautiful beaches along the coast no more than a 15 minute drive away - from those that are quiet and off the beaten track to those providing entertainment and water sports. The beach accessed by Andalucia del Mar residents is a family beach and particularly safe for children; yet just a little further along is the Ocean Club for a more sophisticated beach experience.


Malaga and Gibraltar airports are 40 minutes away by car. Car hire is recommended (there are so many places to explore) but not essential as local taxi fares are reasonable and the Port and Marina are an easy walk. There are local buses to Marbella, San Pedro et cetera.


Marbella is a 10 minute drive and San Pedro 5 to 10 minutes away. The old and beautiful fortress town of Ronda is an hour's drive away. Gibraltar is a 40-minute drive with Algeciras less than an hour's drive away with its port and ferries to Tangiers and Ceuta. Cities such as Cordoba, Seville and Granada are a two-hour plus drive. Just a short drive away into the hills can be found the Malaga lake district, which is a haven of tranquility and stunning scenery.

Further Details:

Puerto Banus is famous for its smart Port and night life, but it also offers family entertainment, including water sports and safe beaches watched over and patrolled by lifeguards. There is an abundance of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. Puerto Banus is a shopper's paradise with many designer shops. There are several supermarkets close by, including the Hipercor within the department store El Corte Ingles. The regular Saturday morning market is held in and around the Bullring. Marbella is a short drive away with its quaint cobbled streets, Orange Square, marina and market place. San Pedro is worth a visit for its fish restaurants, pretty squares and Thursday morning market. El Torcal Park Nature Reserve is known for its unusual limestone rock formations and is located about 30 km north of Málaga city in the direction of Antequera. Ronda is a must to visit at any time of year and holds different festivals throughout the year; but the best known Ronda festival is the 'Feria Goyesca de Pedro Romero' which takes place during the first week of September every year when there is a procession of horse drawn carriages through the streets of Ronda with everyone dressed in 18th century Goyesque costumes. The town of Monda is a typical Spanish town with its white-washed houses clinging to the side of the hill and is only a 25-minute drive from Puerto Banus. For those who enjoy venturing up into the hills the delightful town of Competa is a wonderful day out; the drive is exhilarating and the views are wonderful. Malaga boasts the new Picasso museum, as well as being home to some breathtaking architecture. For those interested in water activities the Torremolinos and Mijas water parks are approx 20 mins' drive away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 9
1 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
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Rate 10
20 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
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Rate 1
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest
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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
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for 7 nights
Rate 6
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 8
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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for 3 nights
Rate 9
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 10
20 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Payment: 50% payable with booking and 50% balance payable four weeks before arrival. Breakages/security deposit of £250 to be paid with balance of rent to cover any breakages/damage to the property, lost keys, etc. The deposit to be refunded after inspection and within three days after departure. Cancellation policy: 10% of rental charged if cancelled up to 4 weeks before arrival; 50% charged if cancelled within 4 weeks of arrival date; 75% charged if cancelled within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day can be flexible.
Arrival time flexible.
Departure time midday.

Notes on prices:
Payment is accepted in Sterling or Euro by personal cheque or bank transfer. Prices are per week in UK pounds. If a longer let is required a special price can be negotiated. Last minute offers are available and long weekend breaks can be negotiated. Prices are based on occupancy of 4 adults. If cots and high chairs are required these should be requested at time of application.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

The apartment is in an enviable location. It is just a two- minute walk through beautifully maintained gardens to the beach; and the Port itself is less than a ten minute walk away. The property is in easy walking distance of the shops, bars and restaurants. However, although the apartment is so near to so much that is going on it is still a haven of tranquillity. For those with a car there is secure underground parking, with a lift up to the apartment. The development has two swimming pools. There is also 24-hour security. For golf lovers there are many and varied golf courses from which to choose, just a short drive away. San Pedro is a short drive away with its colourful Thursday morning market; and Marbella is a 15 minute drive, with its quaint squares and cobbled streets. It boasts wonderful shops and restaurants and a live flamenco bar.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort


  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over. Bathroom 2 with bath/shower over and wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, tastefully decorated with king-size bed - balcony. Bedroom 2 with two four-foot beds, small sofa bed; balcony. Hairdryer provided. Both bedrooms have air conditioning.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Fully equipped apartment with air-conditioning/heating system. Lift access to underground car park. 24-hour security. Shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, etc within walking distance. Beach just minutes away from the apartment. Outside: Three balconies with outside furniture. Two shared swimming pools, one of which is located below the living room balcony. Beautifully maintained gardens in which to enjoy sunbathing and general relaxation and peace. Utility Room: New Bosch washing machine located in bathroom 2. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels included. Property cleaned thoroughly before rental; vacuum and cleaning equipment supplied in apartment. Linen and towels changed once a week. Other: Spacious hall with black lacquered cabinet and matching mirror above.

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