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Sea View Apartment, Landscaped Gardens, Tennis Court, FREE Wifi, UK, & Sky TV

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Nov-2016
Luxury Sea View 2 bedroom 2 bathroom Apartment in Duquesa. 5 Swimming Pools. 5 Mins To The Beach & Port Duquesa. Free WiFi. Family Friendly/Couples. Quiet location.

'Run to the Sun' Luxury 5 star apartment. Nestled into the hills of Sabinallas, adjacent to a huge golf course and just a 5 minute drive to the nearest sun-kissed beach (one of very many in the area). Beaches near the apartment are easily accessed and are numerous, so are not overcrowded. Parking is easy and free. The apartment is ideally placed so you can enjoy breath-taking sunrises from the bedroom or the balcony, which boasts beautiful sea views. In the afternoon, take in the afternoon sun on our second terrace. Take a 20 minute stroll down to the beautiful port of Duquesa, renowned for a wide range of international bars and restaurants, evening markets and fishing spots, or take a short 10 minute drive to nearby villages such as Manilva, Casares or Castillo to sample authentic Spanish cuisine and authentic Spanish life. Further west, Sotogrande which boasts more beautiful beaches, and a splendid port with high end retail therapy, is a 20 minute drive, as is Gibraltar offering a taste of the UK, as well as it's own unique fare. Located near to good motorway links. Travel 10 mins east and enjoy the markets of Estepona, or the high life of Marbella. Numerous 9-18 hole golf courses within a 10km diameter. Free WIFI.

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

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a couple who live in the UK. We both work, but take every opportunity to escape to the quiet haven of our apartment which is our second home. We love the easy access to nearby beaches, port and villages, all offering a diversity of experiences. Each time we experience a different holiday. We love our home, and hope that you will too!

Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a lovely time thanks for everything. Beautiful apartment, we all loved the village. So clean and tidy with amazing views.

We would love to stay again next time we visit Duquesa."
May 2016
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9 Reviews

5
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

5

Amazing apartment, location great, A++

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic accommodation, very clean and tidy, a perfect home from home. It was a nice surprise to have balloons and a personalised card from Jo for our birthdays on arrival (thank you).

Really wonderful eating breakfast on the balcony in the mornings with the sunshine and fantastic views of the coast. It was always great to use the underground car parking space which kept the car nice and cool.

The swimming pools were clean and well maintained, never over busy, we always found free sun loungers. A nice bonus having the ice cream van turn up there too!

Karen provided help with the shower, over the phone, which was a credit to her local knowledge of the apartment.

Karen also helped book a special meal for us which was off the beaten track, "Roman Oasis", absolutely fantastic choice, once again down to her local knowledge.

The location is perfect for visiting and exploring the various harbours and villages nearby and we managed day trips to Ronda, Gibraltar, Estapona and Puerto Banus (by night) which are all easy to get to by car. There's still lots more to explore in the area!

We are very keen to return in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. A brilliant summary of our sunshine oasis! Look forward to welcoming you back!
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5

Great value for money. Would definitely return.

  • 5 of 5

One of the best apartments my wife and i have ever had the pleasure of staying in. Very clean and well equipped, everything we needed was available. The pool we used was well maintained and very spacious with plenty of sunbeds available. Its location gave us plenty of exercise taking a leisurely 20 min stroll down into the port with its many bars and restaurants, although we did cheat and get a taxi back for a cost of approx 6 euros. Would definitely recommend.

Melv & Anne

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nestled in the hills of Manilva, this beautiful luxury apartment boasts sea views from every room (except the bathrooms). It's just a 20 min downhill walk to the Port of Duquesa, 30 mins back, uphill; but just a 5 minute drive with plenty of free parking along the beach front and at the Port of Duquesa. Although a car is recommended, visitors without a car have also thoroughly enjoyed the location.
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5

Lovely apartment and village

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at Duquesa Village. The Apartment was really nice and was everything we had hoped it would be. The view from the Balcony is stunning. It's a short drive away from the port but a car is definitely recommended as the walk would be a killer up a very steep hill on the way back from the port. The village could really do with a small shop on site for essentials.

Duquesa Village is really lovely and clean and it's really well kept. The kids loved all the pools and we wouldn't hesitate to go back. Which we most probably will.

Communication from Jo was excellent and very helpful with all sorts of info to make the stay very welcoming.

Thanks very much x

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The apartment is suitable for a family (we can sleep up to four children), total of six people; or a couple, with two lovely bathrooms
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5

Lovely quiet and well furnished apartment

  • 5 of 5

Perfect holiday apartment for our clan of 4 ... high quality furniture, kitchen inventory, lovely bathrooms, aircon, UK TV, private balcony , great access to best pool in the complex, felt very secure and safe and well looked after by the agents on arrival and throughout our stay, you will need a car to stay here but only 5 minute drive to the Port Area ... but this means nice and peaceful in the evenings and through the night. We have booked already for 2016, i highly rate the apartment and the complex ...

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a perfect getaway-a sea view location (sea views from every room), overlooking the golf course, with all the comforts from home, and more. Free Wifi, TV with UK channels, Sky Movies & Sky Sport, BT Sport, Disney channel, cartoon channels, and European channels (Denmark, Norway, Sweden). Our apartment is perfect for families (sleeps up five people), groups up to five people, or couples. We look forward to welcoming you!
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5

Relaxed, chilled and happy holiday.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we enquired about the property right through to being welcomed back home, by the charming hosts, this was a totally genuine pleasurable weeks holiday.Our little boy is Autistic and even his behaviour was somewhat subdued in comparison to other trips we have made.

Arriving at the apartment and being met by a resident key holder was great. There was even a lovely welcome pack too. Then having this lovely lady a phone call away for local advice etc was another nice touch. All genuine nice people.

The apartment was homely, clean and inviting. The complex it sat on was clean and the pools, 5 of them, were top notch, both clean and safe.

You need a car for this apartment as its set away from Puerto Duquesa towards the hills. The actual property was quite easy to find, especially as 10 minutes away a call to the lovely meet n greeters and they talk you in!

This was a fantastic holiday and we would like to thank Jo Brooks et al for being such attentitive hosts and taking any stress out of travelling, wondering what to expect and for being sensitive to our needs.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Regards

Gordon, Tasha and Joshua .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to welcoming you again.
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5

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING APARTMENT! HOME FROM HOME!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment! Fabulous views! Brilliant value for money!! Will definitely be booking again!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT - THANK YOU 😊

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Our apartment is finished to a high standard with highly polished marble throughout. It features solid marble and wood designer furniture, and all the home comforts. It is regularly maintained and service by our lovely agents who tend it with as much love and respect as they do their own home. Sea views from every room except the two bathrooms. Nestled in the hills, it is just a 20 min walk down to the beach. If you take the car, there is good disabled access and free car parking for all. We welcome guests who recognise, value and respect quality.
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Location

From the Owner

Beautiful port, breath-taking beaches, all just a few minute's drive from the apartment. Tranquil walks. Lovely quiet nearby town, with quaint shops to browse through. Great restaurants. Numerous championship golf courses; Amazing nearby locations-You'll never forget the Rock of Gibraltar; Unforgetable sunsets. Run to the Sun! Free WiFi, TV package includes all TV UK channels as well as Sky Sports and BT Sports channels, Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, Sky Movies, Sky Atlantic as well as Channels from Denmark, Sweden and Norway etc

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We are able to cater for welcomes of special occasions for example, birthdays, anniversaries and honeymooners. Any special occasion-just let us know and we we will ensure that the apartment is specially set up to give you a very warm and memorable welcome!

We welcome Friends, Families, Children, Teenagers, Young People, Older People, but not pets (sorry!). We welcome diversity, so if you have any special needs, just let us know at enquiry. We will do our best to meet any additional needs.

Coast/Beach:

Calm, sandy beaches within a 5 minute drive, with free parking, or take a 20 minute walk to the beach. There is also the scenic Port of Duquesa which is an active fishing port and there are numerous international restaurants, bars and boutiques, as well as evening markets offering unique items. The port is located between two beaches. Other nearby beaches are Sabinillas, El Castillo, Castares and Estopona, all within a 20 minute drive. Plenty of room on the beach, and easy free parking.

Travel:

Malaga approximately 90km, Gibraltar approximately 25km

Car hire is highly recommended to access all the wonderful attractions

Distances:

From the apartment, 60 minute drive east to Malaga, and the beautiful villages of Mijas and Ronda. 20 minute drive to Marbella and Peurto Banus where you can shop or spa; 20 minute drive to Gibraltar-more shopping and an historical experience. You can enjoy Duquesa Village, even if you don't drive.Within a 15 minute walk is The Courtyard: a small collection of restaurants, bars and deli. The nearest supermarket and Fish and Chip shop is a twenty minute walk away.

Further Details:

10 minute walk to local shops and restaurants. 20 minute walk into the town to access more shops and boutiques, supermarkets and banks.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
1 Oct-31 December 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
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£55
£400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please book by emailing or calling Jo. Deposit of £100 will be quickly returned once any damages excluded. Deposit of 10% required on booking with the remainder required 8 weeks before arrival date.
Special discounts for NHS staff and City Council Staff.
Short or Long-term lets available. Call or email for details.

Changeover Day:
We will be as flexible as possible- No specific change over day. Arrival from 3pm (but will accommodate if the apartment is available), please leave by 10am to facilitate preparation for our next guests.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for four people. A small supplement is payable for a fifth person. Call Jo for more info.
Prices are advertised in pounds
You will be required to sign a rental contract to validate the booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

From the Owner

Benefits-this luxury apartment and this location offers a great holiday for everyone-singles; couples; families. Whoever you are, you're going to love it! Wifi, and full UK, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Sky Sport and Movie TV package. We cater for all occasions: birthdays, anniversaries, any special occasion, just let us know what your needs are, we're happy to help! What makes us different from the rest? Our great hospitality. Unlike other agents, ours will guide you from the airport. Many have lost their way, and our agent has met them and guided them safely. Our meet and greet service is second to none-whatever time you arrive night or day our agent will greet you in person, and throughout all your stay, ensure that all your needs are met so you have a wonderful holiday. You'll love our Run to the Sun apartment, which will have you running back time & time

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • bay
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 20 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi, Bidet, Luxury Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 is an en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1, with jacuzzi bath, shower and bidet. Beautiful refined marble finish on both bathroom walls and floors, and throughout the apartment. Bathroom 2 has an easily-accessible double shower, as well as toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Master bedroom. Room for foldable bed/cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Comfortable, Supportive single beds
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 5 people. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king sized bed. Bedroom 2 has two single beds Both bedrooms have secure shutters that are electric and completely cover the windows. These heighten security as well as keep the rooms cool during the day. Both bedrooms offer sea views.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Luxury accommodation. TV and DVD/CD player. Washing machine, dishwasher and utility area. Balcony dining for four. Barbecue. Additional items such as cot or high chair may be supplied for a small additional cost, please state needs at booking. A welcome hamper wine, tea, coffee, cakes, water and milk is included in the price. A deposit of £100 is taken prior to your arrival, and is returned as soon as any damages are excluded (usually within 24 hours of your return). Outside: The apartment is set amongst beautiful landscaped gardens. 5 Pools, one tennis court and lots of golf nearby (within minutes). The pools and court are just a one minute walk, and for the exclusive use of those staying at the Village. The pools are lovely and clean and well-maintained. It is a great place to go and relax and meet other people also staying on the complex. The apartment has a private balcony that measures approximately 20 metres squared, with dining table and chairs for four people, and a beautiful sea view and lovely balcony lights. It has a second south facing balcony, which although is not private, is often secluded and perfect for quiet afternoon relaxing, if you do not feel like going to one of the five pristine the pools. Utility Room: Washing machine, clothes horse, iron and board and additional rubbish bins. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen supplied, including beach towels. The property is cleaned thoroughly prior to guests arriving, and additional cleaning may be arranged during each stay, at additional cost. You'll find the apartment to be beautifully clean. Other: Beautiful private balcony with lovely sea view, ideal for relaxing breakfasts or lunches, or in the evenings, gaze on the idyllic lights of Manilva, as you take in a gentle evening breeze. Second terrace is south facing so you can sunbathe all day.

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