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Apartment With Sea View For Beach And Golf Holidays

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

Apartment in Puerto Duquesa, Costa Del Sol, Spain - Peaceful Location, Communal Pools And 3 Mins To The Bea

Enjoy a relaxing holiday in the secure complex of Manilva Beach with it's wonderfully cooling swimming pools and its beautifully landscaped gardens. The apartment is ideally located as a base for many adventures including trips to Marbella, Benhavis, Gibraltar, Ronda and even the Alhambra palace in Granada. Alternatively enjoy the local marina of Duquesa with it's varied restaurants and bars catering for all tastes and age groups. The nearest beach is a 3 minute walk and is home to a number of Chiringuitos serving refreshing drinks and great food throughout the day and into the night. So whether you are an explorer or a sun worshipper you will be able achieve your holiday using our apartment for your accommodation.

Registration Number : In progress

John Bowe
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
2 March, 2018

About John Bowe

My wife and our two daughters live in Berkshire. We also like to spend as much time as possible in our apartment is Spain. We have used it for a relaxing pool holiday as well as a base for visiting some of the wonderful sights and attractions in the Southern part of Spain.

We are extremely happy with our apartment and get real pleasure when others use it and have as much fun as we do.

Our two daughters never want to come home when we are out there and count the days until we return.

John Bowe purchased this apartment in 2004

Why John Bowe chose Manilva

We liked this location as it is in the middle of so many great things from beaches to golf courses, Gibraltar and the wonderful Marina at Duquesa. There is a fantastic beach within walking distance and we have fallen in love with the local Chiringuito.

What makes this apartment unique

The complex is secure and clean and the apartment is on the ground floor so provides that extra piece of mind. The pool is easily accessed from the apartment with sun loungers and a palapas are supplied for your convenience.

The apartment has a very large terrace area and is great for eating outside in the evenings.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Manilva in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to master bedroom, bath and shower over, wash basin and WC. Second bathroom with shower, wash basin and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom, fitted wardrobes, double bed with en-suite bathroom. Second bedroom, fitted wardrobes, twin beds
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes on accommodation: Welcome packs are available on request. Outside: The apartment is located on the ground floor providing a secure and safe environment for all. This is a gated community and keys are required to gain entry to the complex. There are two swimming pools set in a secluded area and fully lawned and landscaped. The main pool is a good size and there is a children's pool as well. There are showers and toilet facilities at the pool area. The complex is well maintained and has eye catching landscaping and views across the countryside and Mediterranean sea. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment will be cleaned prior to your arrival. Clean linen and towels will also be provided. Check in is at 4pm Check Out by 12pm Other: A large terrace with table and chairs for four.


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(8 traveller reviews)

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Apartment With Sea View For Beach And Golf Holidays
average rating of 3.75 based on 8 reviews

We realy enjoyed our holiday at Alboran Hills, only problem we didn't book for a longer stay.

  • 5 of 5

Ola John, Ola Owners Direct

The property suited our needs perfectly we are a retired couple, parking was 100% as we had the close by road parking, and the option of underground parking. A convenient lift to the apartment which meant a lot to us. The apartment was clean and compact and had what was needed,the pool was also very convenient 1/2 a minute from the front door. All and all 10 out of 10 for location, We had family staying close by, my son and his family, and my daughter and her family staying in the close by Duquesa apartments. Eating out was not a problem as there was the choice of the close vicinity of Sabinellis during the day or the port/marina of Duquesa at night. cooking at the apartment was also convenient as there was a local food hall at the roundabout about a kilometre before the apartment. With just eight days we were still able to include our days in Sotegrande, Gibralta, Porta Banus, San Pedro, Fingarola, Also very important was the weather itself as we continually moan the rest of the year about our own weather at home, so it was great to be part of what a care free life is really like. Thank You John. Thank You Spain.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

Appartment not in dequesa 35 min walk

Not near any amenities you need a car

No information on contact numbers etc

Deckchairs broken

No tv and air Acon extremley noisey

Nice pool area and good size for a family of 4

The advert should not show a picture I'd dequesa which is misleading

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely time staying in this apartment. Very clean and well equipped for a self catering holiday. Owner had fantastic customer service. Will definitely recommend 😊? Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place lovely restaurants and bars lovely walk along the beech would recommend it

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely holiday beautiful place apartment was lovely apartment complex was quite which I loved

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Clean but basic. Needs updating

  • 2 of 5

The apartment was adequate but really basic. It was immaculately clean but little things were noticed that when added up meant the quality of the accommodation was lacking. Examples were chipped cups, old stains on the beds and bedding. The Windows either didn't open easily one bedroom window was wedged shut with a golf tee. Quite isolated, so a car is essential.

Very basic information in the apartment regarding the surrounding area. This apartment will need some input to ensure it reaches the new standards required from May 2016. The pool was a good size and clean but at weekend was overrun with what appeared to be local people and lots of their children. This combined with a dog that yapped from very early morning to late at night made being outside not a particularly restful experience.

Having stayed frequently in this area I could not recommend this apartment, there are many others that are in a better location and much better value for money.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jacquiline, I am sorry that the apartment fell short in some areas for you. I appreciate your feedback and will be acting to rectify the shortcomings you have pointed out. Kind regards, John.
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Férias relaxantes e confortáveis

  • 5 of 5

O apartamento estava localizado numa zona calma, limpo e bem equipado, e com espaço ótimo para 2 casais, ou casal com filhos, com um terraço fantástico, onde fizemos as refeições!!

Tinha piscina bem conservada e com água agradável. A praia ficava a poucos metros e também era ótima, apesar de não ser vigiada.

Recomendo este apartamento a quem quiser umas férias calmas e para descansar.

Se quiser sair à noite e gostar de confusão é movimento então é melhor procurar outro local.

Eu gostei, foram umas férias diferentes, mas relaxantes, como tínhamos carro, deu pra visitar alguns locais nas redondezas!

Quero também agradecer ao proprietário que foi muito prestável e esclarecer em todas as nossas dúvidas!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The nearest beach is a 4 minute walk from the apartment, The beach is well maintained and is very clean. There are a number of Chiringuitos on the beach offering that mandatory cooling drink during the day and some quite spectacular fresh fish dishes in the evening. The staff are always very friendly and welcoming.

There are other beaches in Duquesa and Sabinillas which are less than a 5 minute drive away.


Malaga airport is 55 minutes away.

Gibraltar airport is 20 minutes away.


Duquesa marina is the nearest area of concentrated bars and restaurants and is a two minute drive away. Sabinillas is the nearest town with banks, pharmacies etc and is a 3 minute drive away.

Further Details:

Marina Duquesa has just about every kind of restaurant you can think of including Chinese, Indian, Italian, Thai, Mexican, Spanish and English. If you are looking for something really special there is a quite spectacular restaurant in the nearby resort on Benhavis. This restaurant was voted in the top 10 of Andalucian restaurants and has a number of themed bedrooms should you wish to stay over.

A quick trip along the coast takes you to Gibraltar where you can visit the caves and museum whilst observing the daring nature of the indigenous Macaque apes. There are a number of activities here including dolphin tours and some fantastic duty free shopping.

Marbella is a 20 minute drive away but is well worth a trip. There are some fantastic restaurants and shops and Puerto Banus is the playground of the rich and famous so keep a look out for some celebs.

Granada is a 3 hour trip but is well worth it to see the Alhambra Palace. Take a trip to the Alhambra Palace Hotel and have a drink of the terrace with it's spectacular views from its dominant position in the Sierra range.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Manilva, West Costa del Sol

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Spring
26 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
23 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Summer
3 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A £100 deposit is required to secure your booking. The balance of the payment will be required 8 weeks prior to arrival.
A £100 security bond is required to cover any breakages etc. This will be fully refunded if no breakages occur.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 12pm

Notes on prices:
Prices are in pounds / week.
We offer a discount for 2 week+ stays and offer further discounts for long winter breaks.
Last minute deals may also be available so please get in touch if you want a quick, short break.

**Important** As part of the new laws governing rentals in Andalucia a property must now be registered with the local authorities. Copies of passports of all guests must also be registered with the Garda Civil before your stay. I am in the process of getting our property registered and looking how to register passport details.

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