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2 Bed Apartment With Shared Pool And Kids Pool in Secure Complex

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Pretty Apartment In Puerto Duquesa, Costa del Sol, Spain - Peaceful Location Yet Only 5 Minutes From The Beach

Pretty two bedroom first floor apartment. Positioned within a small secure complex and has a lovely shared pool and kids pool and tennis court; perfect for families. Set back in the hills, yet only 5 minutes walk to the beautiful beach of Castillo and Puerto Duquesa.


Owner
Sarah Whalley
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2017

About Sarah Whalley

Hi I'm Sarah, I live on the Isle of Wight with my partner and Flynn our seven year old son. We love it on the island being so close to the beach every single day. My partner and I are both workaholics but when not working which is rare we love to travel and enjoy experiencing new cultures.

Sarah Whalley purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Sarah Whalley chose Manilva

I love Peurto De La Duquesa! when I first visited I thought it was the prettiest place, it's such a lovely area, the port is very peaceful and not commercialised like many of the ports along the coast. It's a little hidden treasure. It's got some fantastic restaurants, bars and cafes and it's just so relaxing to sit and look out over the water and the boats. The weather is also brilliant!

We bought the apartment back in 2003 so we could enjoy the area and have some lovely family holidays. We visit often and think of Duquesa as a second home now.

What makes this apartment unique

Being so close to the beach it's perfect for families. With the added swimming pool's and tennis court it's a great little get away. The property is in a great location away from the hussle and bussle yet close enough to walk down of an evening and pick a lovely restaurant to eat in.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We went to Port Duquesa and was pleasantly surprised, the area is really lovely. I thought it was going to be a little over British but it wasn't, it still had lots of Spanish charm. We stayed in Las Buganvillas and had a great stay. The apartment was in the hill behind Duquesa and that was great as you were away from the hussle and bussle. The complex was small and peaceful and the pool area was stunning. We were a young family and it was perfect for the kids to play by the pool and we felt totally safe. The toddler pool was great for our youngest. The apartment itself was clean and modern and had everything there we could possibly need. We had a great stay and we would highly recommend and hopefully we shall be going back some time soon.
Jun 2016
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Our double bedroom has an en suite bathroom with bath, bidet, toilet and sink. The main bathroom has a shower, bidet, toilet and sink. Towels are included.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom One has an en suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes with sliding patio doors onto the pretty terrace. Bedroom Two has twin beds, fitted wardrobes and overlooks the shared pool and gardens.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is fully air conditioned (hot & cold) making it perfect for families. Outside: There is a balcony off the lounge and double bedroom which has a set of quality wooden outdoor furniture to relax in. To the back of the complex is a tennis court for your use (we have rackets and balls). Also to the back of the apartment is a wonderful shared swimming pool set in stunning gardens with smaller kids pool, sun loungers are supplied for sole use of guests and owners. Utility Room: There is an open utility room off the kitchen with washing machine. We also have lots of beach and pool toys for kids, armbands, body boards, buckets and spades and lilo's for you to use, just help yourself and return once finished. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, linen and beach towels are all in the apartment. There is also a hairdryer in the master bedroom. Please Note: If you use the beach towels please leave them clean as found. If you require a mid stay clean we charge this at £45 per clean. Other: Our parking space is only a lift ride down to the underground car park offering easy access when you have cases or shopping. Lots of information is also in the apartment on facilities in the area, recommended restaurants & shops.

Reviews

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(6 traveller reviews)

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2 Bed Apartment With Shared Pool And Kids Pool in Secure Complex
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 7 reviews
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Flat ok but beware !

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Flat and location was ok, but this owner didn't answer any emails after I had paid my money and has kept my damage deposit despite no damage in or to the flat, and has just never given any explanation why. Very disappointing.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely and clean spacious apartment with well equipped kitchen

  • 5 of 5

Just spent 2 weeks there. Appartment very clean and spacious with a good sized swimming pool and nice views. Just a short walk from the beach and Duquesa Port. Would definately consider booking again. Agent very good, drove us to the property and showed us around. Easy check out aswell. Overall excellent!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The location is good, numerous restaurants,etc but apartment was disappointing.

  • 1 of 5

The property was clean. There wasn't a welcoming pack that we could find. The furnishings were 'spartan' and the bedding inadequate. The cable to the iron was so badly worn that wires were exposed which tripped the electrics, flashed and could easily have given my wife an electric shock. The shower tray flooded as the outlet was blocked. These were reported to Duquesa Property.

Not a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. Although it wasn't a good one all reviews are important to me. We learn from them and make changes! Sadly we put our trust in our management company in Spain to deal with our apartment as we are based in the UK. We haven't been able to get out this year to check things over as we normally would. Unfortunately they let us down this time with the iron. I greatly appreciate you informing the management company of the issues you found and they have acted on them speedily, we now have a sparkly new iron. With regards to the linen I fear they just didn't inform you that blankets were all in the spare room wardrobe. Again, I am so sorry these issues overshadowed what should have been a lovely break for you and your family.
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5

One of the Best

  • 5 of 5

Hi there my wife son and I just spend a wonderful week in the apartment, it's proximity to Gibraltar was important to us, but I wasn't expecting the place to be so nice, the rooms were large and very clean, plenty of bedding and towels all provided. All the amenities you would expect in the kitchen and more , the dishwasher and washing machine was a god send :) - The pool was lovely, clean and plenty of sun beds

The views was delightful and the surrounding areas nice; quiet and peaceful, as I hired a car I was especially impressed with the underground car parking, no more boiling hot car seats for us !

If there was a down side or a slight annoyance it would be in in-house entertainment, there was loads of DVD's about the place but no DVD player ! -- but that was only minor, we didn't go all that way to watch TV and we had our own technology.

All in all a very nice place and I do hope I can stop there again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

We stay in this apartment last summer July 2014 and it was a lovely surprise. The apartment was beautiful and well kitted out, the furnishings were really lovely too and very spacious. There was nothing we needed within the apartment.

Outside was great for the family by the pool, we have a toddler and the pool area was great, all enclosed with gates and a toddler pool which was lovely and safe.

We hired a car so could get about easy and go see the coat a little more. But even if we didn't the apartment was pretty much close to all things, supermarket, beach, bank etc.

Overall I would really recommend a stay here, a very memorable stay!

Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

We stay in this apartment last summer July 2014 and it was a lovely surprise. The apartment was beautiful and well kitted out, the furnishings were really lovely too and very spacious. There was nothing we needed within the apartment.

Outside was great for the family by the pool, we have a toddler and the pool area was great, all enclosed with gates and a toddler pool which was lovely and safe.

We hired a car so could get about easy and go see the coat a little more. But even if we didn't the apartment was pretty much close to all things, supermarket, beach, bank etc.

Overall I would really recommend a stay here, a very memorable stay!

Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you back again soon. Sarah x
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Gibraltar
Nearest Golf
200 Metres
Duqussa Golf
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Castillio

Coast/Beach:

Puerto De La Duquesa is a gorgeous 20 minutes stroll down the hill and along the pretty sea front and beach. Once there the Puerto has some lovely bars and restaurants to enjoy throughout your stay. The sandy beach of Sabinillas is also only 5 minutes walk from the apartment down a small hill and across a road with bridge access.

Travel:

Nearest airport is Gibraltar - 20 minutes by car. Malaga is 50 mins by car. Car hire is highly recommended as there are so many sights to see along the coast and inland.

Distances:

If you type into Google Maps 'Calle de la Esmeralda, Manilva, Spain' or copy http://goo.gl/maps/LrWh you will see where exactly our apartment is situated. The apartment is 20 minutes walk to Puerto De La Duquesa, 4-5 minutes to the sandy beaches of Castillo and 20 minutes drive to Marbella and the famous Peurto Banus.

Further Details:

At the bottom of the road 4 minutes walk there are two lovely supermarkets, (I prefer Eroski). They are very comprehensive and have gorgeous fresh fish, cheeses and hams. A lovely fish and chip shop is also located above the supermarket and a Japanese restaurant.

Small shops, restaurants, pubs, disco, café, internet café, harbour, market, board walk only walking distance away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Manilva, West 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
 
Low Season
9 Sep 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Changeover Day:
We are flexible on changeover days as you can often get better flights prices if you don't have to travel at weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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