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Penthouse Garden Apartment With Stunning Views Over The Bay Of Mazarron

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 516 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Isla Plana, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain - A beautiful picturesque Spanish location on the Costa Calida (warm coast),overlooking communal pool.

Please visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vistas-Palmeras-de-Mojon/280715595430300?ref=hl

SUMMER 2017 BOOKINGS HAVE STARTED SO GRAB YOUR FAVOURITE WEEKS WHILE YOU CAN...JULY SOLD OUT, AUGUST AVAILABLE FROM 26TH, MAY,JUNE, SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER GOOD AVAILABILITY.

SERVICE FEE IS ONLY CHARGED BY OWNERS DIRECT FOR ONLINE PAYMENTS. ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT METHODS ARE AVAILABLE AT NO SERVICE CHARGE FEE.

This superbly finished penthouse apartment, on the pretty resort of Mojon Hills, has astounding sea views, and has been tastefully and luxuriously furnished to make your holiday in Isla Plana just a little bit special! The apartment is on the upper level, accessed by a wide central walkway and stairs, and has unbroken views over the Mediterranean and the Bay of Mazarrón. The apartment is fitted with reja security grills on each window, for peace of mind, and are all easily opened by key. The apartment has a large terrace with unbroken sea views from La Azohía to the Bay of Mazarrón and marina. The elevated position means that the sun is on the terraces all day at the front of the property, although those seeking shade can sit in the rear garden, under the covered wooden pergola. The large communal pool (re-tiled and re-grouted spring 2016) and grass recreation area is just a short walk away and is overlooked by the terrace. In addition the apartment has an allocated parking space in the underground car park.

More Details

Owner
Keith
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

About Keith

We are an English family living and working near London, UK and have two teenage sons. Vistas Palmeras de Mojon (Palm Views of Mojon) is our beautiful brand new penthouse apartment, named after the stunning east to west sea views of Mazarrón Bay from the large south facing terrace and 4 palm trees planted in the rear garden, one for each of us in the family. Until the boys are older we are limited to the time we can spend living in Spain so rather than leave it locked up we have decided to share its enjoyment with you, our guests.

Keith purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Keith chose Cartagena & Mar Menor

Following an extensive search for our ideal Spanish retreat we chose to purchase our apartment in Isla Plana. We immediately fell in love with the location, away from the British influenced resorts and as others will agree one of the few unspoilt coastal areas still left in Spain, with good value restaurants, tapas, bars and supermarket all within close proximity. The new marina at Puerto de Mazarrón, a short drive or taxi away, is our favourite place to visit and watch the boats go by and miles of sandy beach. For the best fresh catch of the day visit the beachfront restaurants of La Azohia a coastal walk from Isla Plana along the bay is well worth it. The mountainous back drop of the Sierra Espuñas keeps the resort exclusive and provides trails of discovery to explore. 320 days sunshine per year and the pending construction of Paramount Theme Park and opening of a new airport 25 mins away, now you know why we couldn’t resist!

What makes this apartment unique

We have extensively furnished and improved the apartment to provide an escape from it all, relaxing holiday. We wanted to emulate our enjoyment of quality accommodation and so have provided everything needed for your (and ours!) comfort; sumptuous mattresses, fully fitted kitchen and all your technology needs, including free WiFi. We have extended the shower unit so there is plenty of room for 2 or more! The added advantage over similar units is that we have a large rear garden with pergola covered patio, palm trees, fruit trees and grass, and table tennis table so there’s lots to do by just staying at home. Not to mention the sea and bay facing terrace overlooks the communal pool to keep an eye on the children playing. Evenings late into the night, on the large terrace with a glass or two looking over the bay are a favourite of our guest's reviews.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We've had a lovely stay and have fallen in love with the region. We will definitely be returning."



"This apartment is exactly like the pictures described the announcement, there is no catch; it's just great, spacious, clean and very modern. We fell in love because you have to recognize that it is very nice to get up with this incredible view. Both terraces are also complementary and thus permit a current of air in the apartment significant (though of course it is equipped with air conditioning)."



"The apartment is lovely, the view is stunning and we have really enjoyed being here. Thank you very much and we hope to come back here some time soon.."



"Suspect we will all be weeping as REALLY don´t want to leave this heavenly place"



"We're having a lovely time... Doing very little but loving the views, the pool and the gorgeous garden. It's all very relaxing."
Jul 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Isla Plana in Murcia - Costa Calida

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 516 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower has been extended to provide a double width enclosure
  • Bathroom with extra wide shower enclosure and water temperature LED lighting, wc, sink, vent extract and hair-dryer. Egyptian cotton shower and hand towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King size bed, memory foam mattress, fitted wardrobe, draws, safe and patio doors to the large terrace and sea views. Bedroom 2 is a twin with single beds, memory foam mattress, fitted wardrobe, draws and window to sea views. A comfortable double sofa bed can be used in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Outside: There is the added benefit of the rear garden with patio and covered pergola providing valuable shade, planting, artificial grass, perimeter lighting and table tennis table (floodlight for evening games). Facing Mazarrón bay, with extensive east to west sea views is the large terrace accessed from the living room, kitchen and main bedroom. Here there is dining furniture for 6/10 people, covered awning (manually operated), lighting, sunbeds, pool/beach chairs, gas BBQ and table. The terrace overlooks the communal pool and grass play area. Smoking allowed outside on terrace only. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen is provided throughout and the apartment is cleaned and changed on changeover days, additional cleans can be provided at additional cost. Shower and hand towels are provided for the bathroom. Beach towels are not provided. Other: Sunrise to sunset sea views from the large terrace with dining furniture for 6/10 people, chairs, footstools and sunbeds. The rear garden is laid to grass with planting and covered pergola over the patio area. A table tennis table is available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

5

Wonderful Views, Clean and Very Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Isla Plana. We know the area well, but this apartment topped everywhere we have stayed so far. We spent hours just looking at the views which are amazing, sitting on the terrace with a glass or two! The beaches were only a short walk away and we visited them often. We felt the apartment had been furnished to a high standard. The bed especially was very comfortable and the shower was superb. We loved it all. It was great for the two of us and when our two children were small it would have been wonderful. An Excellent holiday on every level. The steps can be a challenge especially with shopping, but it kept us fit! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Relax, chill, unwind

  • 5 of 5

Spent a long weekend relaxing at this wonderful apartment. Views are fantastic and perfect for the first cup of tea in the morning sunshine and great views of the bay, including a surprised cruise past by Yacht A, which was amazing. Apartment was very clean and tidy and everything beautifully presented and all in working order and great condition. The charming garden is a great bonus for this apartment. The local village is a 10 minute walk away with everything needed to cater at home. You probably want to use the car for a big shop or taxi back which is easy to do. The lovely social club with its seating area next to the bay and quaint church is very relaxing and great value beer, spirits, wine and tapas. The best place to chill and unwind.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Winter Break

  • 4 of 5

Our 10-week stay in this apartment at Isla Plan was great. The south-facing apartment is comfortable, very well appointed (including UK TV) with a fantastic view over the bay. The local area has convenience stores and restaurants and the nearby town of Puerto de Mazarron has large supermarkets and a greater variety of restaurants and other shops. There is an underground car park with a dedicated parking slot. The only downside for the infirm or those with young children is the number of steps to reach the apartment (96 steps from the roadway and 39 from the garage level). That said, my wife had a total knee replacement 4-months before our holiday and she managed the stairs easily.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you David for your kind review and thank you for your prompt booking for next year. It will be great to have you back again enjoying the views across the bay.
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5

One of the best ever apartments

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 13 nights between touring in France and Spain. The apartment is beautiful, clean and modern. The sea view is wonderful. There is a good underground car park from which the number of steps to the apartment is much reduced. Particularly useful after a shopping trip! The climb is a bit of a workout. Enjoyed playing table tennis in the spacious and fairly private garden. Used the Isla Plana beach several times. Sandy in parts and a little gritty in other parts, but good enough for relaxing, swimming and games. A couple of beach bars / cafes along the area where we settled. The September weather was great, generally 28 to 30 degrees C with all day sunshine. Good swimming pool, particularly if you are a cat lover (perhaps it was on holiday as the same time as us!) Some great sunrises over the hills. Mostly very peaceful, which we loved. For English (and other) newspapers go to first shop on the right on coast road into the village. Local property contact and her husband very helpful with some wifi / tv issues and general advice. Only visited restaurants twice in Isla Plana. The nearest was was Restaurante Montemar on the way to the village. It was OK and a pleasant experience. An English chef had recently joined the restaurant and is planning to raise the standard there. We wish him well. The other restaurant was the more upmarket Del Casa Nono which is through the village and out on the other side. This too was OK and pleasant. For food and drink shopping we tried a few places including Carrefour in Cartegena, but settled for Lidl in Mazarron, less than 20 minutes away. Our favourite place was the terrace of the apartment. Leisurely breakfasts and evening meals, often using the barbecue, enjoying the great weather and views - what a place! We loved our stay in Keith's apartment and would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review which was unexpected and your kind appraisal. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and we agree the terrace is the space you rarely get in other apartments, to enjoy the outdoor living and the views across the whole Mazarron bay. Next time you must take the walk along the coastline to La Azohia where the fresh catch of the day is readily available. Or the marina is great for the variety of restaurants and more beaches. Hope to see you again soon.
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Review

  • 5 of 5

The property was great. Very well appointed, clean and spacious.

The view from the balcony was stunning and access was idea.

Very much recommended.

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

Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Had the most amazing holiday here. The apartment is beautiful, well equipped and very well thought out. The views from the balcony are simply the best we've ever had on holiday, and are just stunning. 10-15 minute stroll to the centre of Isla Plana & a cerveza or two at the Social Club. The onsite rep was amazing & couldn't do enough for us. Thank you we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you for your kind and generous review and so pleased you had such a great time and enjoyed all the apartment and its position has to offer. We followed you in for our own 2 weeks holiday and had a great time. I didn't realise the village has such a great August fiesta with music and dance at the local club every evening. Our boys also spent time on the sea inflatables along the coastline, a couple of trips to port and go-karting and a few card games on the terrace until the early hours. Bliss. Hope to see you again very soon.
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£366
for 7 nights
£366
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£455
for 7 nights
£455
 
 
Autumn 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£366
for 7 nights
£366
 
 
Winter 2017/18
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£324
for 7 nights
£324
 

Additional pricing information

Meet & Greet £21.05
Refundable Damage Deposit £168.44
Changeover fee £54.74

Additional services are available including airport transfers, welcome packs, cots, bed guard, buggy's, parasol, etc. A full list is available at booking. Alternative payment methods are available, which removes the requirement for the Owner's Direct service fee. This fee is only charged for online payments.

Please contact directly for specific requests.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible and only restricted by confirmed bookings. Access from 16.00 on first day and the apartment should be vacant by 10.00 on your last day.

Notes on prices:
There is air-con (heat & cool) throughout the apartment which runs on a card meter system and €10 credit is included per booking. More cards are available on arrival from the local resort rep if needed.
€65 charge per booking for changeover clean and laundry.
€25 key-holder fee per booking. Arrivals after 10pm or Sundays will incur a small premium charge for meet & greet.
A €200 returnable Security Bond is payable for each booking in case of damages and returned following departure and apartment checked.

Winter long lets available from €450 euro per month; plus expenses and final clean and laundry OR 50% of weekly fee, inclusive.

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