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Detached 3 bedroom villa with direct access to a child friendly swimming pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Villa in El Portet, Moraira, Costa Blanca, Spain - 2 Generously Sized Sun Terraces And Positioned Only A 5 Minute Walk From A Beautiful Sandy Beach

This is a detached 3 bedroom villa on an urbanisation overlooking a huge 100ftx34ft shared swimming pool. The villa is set within the beautiful and exclusive El Portet valley and is only a 5 minute walk to the Blue Flag sandy beach and local restaurants. The villa has its own private gardens, patio and veranda. The patio overlooks the swimming pool which is floodlit until midnight, and has direct access to the shallow end and adjoining young children paddling pool.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Paul Higgins
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

About Paul Higgins

My wife and I have owned this beautiful villa for a little over 4 years now, however do not let this put you off as we have been holidaying here for 20+ years as a couple, and myself 10 years prior to that using my parents villa on the same urbanisation, only 5 doors away. We now have a young family of our own and the villas proximity directly overlooking the baby & toddler paddling pool-cum-shallow end of the generously sized swimming pool couldn't be more perfect. The nearby Portet beach is also a safe haven for young families and children of all ages with its naturally formed sheltered bay and gently sloping shallow sea shelf. As Kiam Remington famously once said 'I liked it so much I bought the company'....

Paul Higgins purchased this villa in 2012

Why Paul Higgins chose Moraira

As already mentioned we have holidayed here, every year, for the last 30+ years and this really is our second home.

Even though Moraira was a relatively quiet fishing town all those years ago, with very tight planning laws and strict building lines, it has only been allowed to grow at a steady pace and is not a concrete jungle that is overcrowded with holidaymakers unlike the majority of resorts further south on the Spanish coast.

It still retains it's Spanish fishing village charm with plenty of traditional Spanish bars and eateries, evening street markets, numerous children's play areas, tree lined promenades, beautifully clean beaches and a stunning marina.

We as a family, other than taking the kids to Disney as a treat, could not imagine holidaying anywhere else in the world.

What makes this villa unique

• Exclusive and private urbanisation

• Fully refurbished for the 2014 season

• Direct access to the generously sized swimming pool

• 2 large sun terraces, one of which is positioned directly adjacent to the shallow end of the swimming pool

• Can sleep up to 7

• TV and huge DVD library

• Separate downstairs large independent en-suite bedroom for relatives, friends or the mother-in-law!

• Bed linen, towels and cleaning included

• 5 minute walk to Portet beach

• 20 minute walk to larger busier Moraira beach if required

• Ample watersports on offer

• Ample restaurants catering for all tastes & budgets

• Ample bars, both Spanish & English

• 4 or 5 local supermarkets to choose from

• Pleasant 15 minute walk past the marina along the coastal path from Moraira to the villa or vice versa

6 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Harrogate
5

Just Lovely

  • 5 of 5

We have just come back from an 8 day stay at this lovely property - 5 adults aged between 24 - 61 years. What can I say we just thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location is great, we could walk down to the local bar and the seafront within approx 10 minutes, a walk into Moraira is a very pleasant stroll of about 25 minutes.

The property is very comfortable with lots of outside seating areas and the pool area is delightful and just a step away. The owners were great and the information they sent was spot on i.e., directions, keys etc. This area is just great for all ages, plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from. We just had a smashing time and intend to stay there again. Thank you Kirsty and Paul for allowing us to stay in your lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Couldn't fault it!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa on a shared complex. We stayed for a month with our two children aged 2 and 4 and loved it. The pool is perfect for little ones and the villa is very well equipped with everything you need on holiday. 10 minute walk to the beach and a lovely restaurant and shop and pharmacy just down the road too. Would high to recommend and would stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Liverpool
5

Beautiful villa, pool and bay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week in this gorgeous villa with our two small children. We had a fantastic time and our son (aged 2) and daughter (aged 3) loved the pool and the calm waters a few minutes down the road at the bay. The villa was clean, modern and well equipped with everything we needed. We all really enjoyed ourselves and hope to return again in the not too distant future. Lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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3 0
5

Fantastic property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We have had a fabulous holiday at this apartment. It was very accurately described by the owners and the accommodation was very well presented. It is situated very close to the beach (which is great for young children). The pool was also fantastic and the DVD collection was useful on a rainy day! The communication with the owners was fantastic and they couldn't have been more helpful. Would love to visit and stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review and we are absolutely thrilled to hear that you loved the place as much as we do. We look forward to you holidaying agin with us in the not too distant future. Happy holidays. Kirsty & Paul.
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Surrey
5

PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting Spain for the last few years with our 3 children looking for the perfect place, somewhere we would want to go back to year after year. Well I think we just found it. The villa is charming and is set in a quiet but friendly development of around 20 other villas. It has an ideal location overlooking the children's section of the fantastic communal swimming pool. 2 well equipped separate patio areas give you privacy and space to relax. The villa itself is very clean and very comfortable - a lovely balcony dining area is perfect for lunch or an evening meal. You have all the mod cons you need and the vast selection of DVDs were perfect to give the children a beak from the pool and the sun in the middle of the day. El Portet beach is a 5 minute walk away and is lovely, a small beach so you have to get there early to get a spot, but lovely restaurant bars and amazing views. Moraira is a pleasant 20 minute walk along the coastal path and a 7 euro taxi home after dinner. The town is small but vibrant with a wide choice of fantastic restaurants -we ate out most nights and it was always excellent. The villa owners were very friendly and extremely helpful throughout the booking process and made everything easy and comfortable for us. We are planning our trip for next year already!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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London
5

Sun fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

Hi,

Myself and my young family stayed at this fantastic villa for a week in October .

The villa: wow a pleasant surprise inside we found was spacious and comfortable , with a fully functional kitchen , a large living space with the added bonus of free sat tv picking up all the English channels.

DVD player with an endless selection of children's DVDs .

While the kids watched their favourite films before bed , myself and my wife sat out on the veranda that overlooks the pool sipping on a nice bottle of Wine!

Downstairs houses a fully self contained apartment with all the mod cons, this is great if you have a large family or teens to have that slight bit of independence !

The downstairs opens up straight onto the large terrace that steps down to the pool.

The Area: It took us 7 minutes to stroll down to the nearest beach of El Portet, this in my opinion is the best out of the two beaches .

We enjoyed the beach late afternoons , the kids paddling in the sea while you can sit at the local beach bar watching the sun go down !

Rocos bar would pour a pint of the local beer into an iced glass while you looked at the tapas menu! (Oh I want to go back just thinking about it)

Anyway if you want to venture into Moraira itself , that took us just over 20 mins to walk , but a pleasant walk with the views overlooking the marina where we found an endless choice of bars and resterants .

We did tend to get a taxi back by the end of the evening which cost about €5.

The practical bits: The villa did have a decent washing washing machine and ironing board , enough in the kitchen to cook a full family meal .

The beds were comfortable with quality bedding.

Good bath/shower.

Excellent outdoor furniture .

My view : Home from home

Value for money? : yes

Would I go back? : oh yes.

Would I go back :

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

As already mentioned we have holidayed here, every year, for the last 30+ years and this really is our second home. Even though Moraira was a relatively quiet fishing town all those years ago, with very tight planning laws and strict building lines, it has only been allowed to grow at a steady pace and is not a concrete jungle that is overcrowded with holidaymakers unlike the majority of resorts further south on the Spanish coast. It still retains it's Spanish fishing village charm with plenty of traditional Spanish bars and eateries, evening street markets, numerous children's play areas, tree lined promenades, beautifully clean beaches and a stunning marina. We as a family, other than taking the kids to Disney as a treat, could not imagine holidaying anywhere else in the world.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

A 5-10 minute walk or 2 minute drive in the car to the nearby Portet beach. This award winning blue flag beach is a naturally formed sheltered bay, it's soft sand extends all the way into the gently sloping sea shelf, making it a safe haven for young families and children of all ages.

Moraira beach is a 20 minute walk along the coast, past the town with it's many shops, restaurants and bars. It boasts a larger beach, larger waves and plenty of water activities including jet ski's and pedalos.

Travel:

Positioned only 1 hour drive north of Alicante airport or 1 hour and 20 minutes drive south of Valencia airport by motorway, the property is perfectly situated to ensure minimal travelling time upon arrival in Spain. There is an extensive choice of customary car hire firms, both locally and on-site at the airports and a new local bus service also operates directly to and from Alicante airport. There is also a local taxi rank in Moraira should you wish this to be your chosen method of transport.

Distances:

Alicante airport - 1 hour drive.

Valencia airport - 1 hour 20 minute drive.

Moraira - 5 minute drive or 20 minute coastal walk.

Javea - 20 minute drive.

Calpe - 20 minute drive.

Benidorm - 30 minute drive.

Denia - 30 minute drive.

Further Details:

Moraira consists of several wide, tree lined avenues arranged around the church square. Moraira itself enjoys a plethra of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes. As darkness falls and the night-life takes over, the many restaurants begin to fill and the Moraira evening strollers appear taking in the evening street markets and the ambience. Many of the restaurants have live entertainment, especially during the summer season.

Moraira is a village of exceptional beauty, with no high rise buildings, magnificent views out to sea and the main beach backed by greenery and pines. A stroll around Moraira is truly a pleasure. There are pedestrian areas that are well lit at night, fountains, beach front bars, restaurants and plenty of stylish boutiques to shop in. Nightlife is refined and pleasant, with most bars and restaurants having an outdoor terrace where you can while away the evening and people watch.

The heart of the town is walking distance from the main beach and port. Whether you want a quick coffee in one of the town's excellent coffee bars, a lunch at a bargain price or a special dinner that samples the delicious fresh local food, Moraira has a wide variety of international cuisine. Of course, all washed down with some of the finest tasting wines produced from the local vineyards.

There are supermarkets in the town and on the outskirts, with larger ones to be found at nearby Calpe and Jávea. The fruit and vegetable market is held on a Wednesday, offering a range of delicious fresh items at bargain prices, and on a Friday is the large 'rastro' market, selling items for the home, clothes, bags, shoes, gifts and lots of other Spanish specialities!

Local fiestas are held in summer, which are a real taste of Spanish life. Everyone joins in and there is partying, fireworks, music, dancing and food well into the night. This is the perfect opportunity to mix with the local community and join in with what the Spanish do well - partying!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rate 3
23 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
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£450
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21 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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1 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
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£950
 
 
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10 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
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15 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
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5 Nov 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

IMPORTANT:

You will have exclusive access to the whole villa and it's own facilities, patio furniture, terraces, grounds etc. We do NOT let the property out to any other holidaymakers during your stay.

If there are more people in your party/using the property than that stated in your booking, i.e using the downstairs accommodation without prior notice and our consent, we reserve the right to withhold your £250 bond in full.

Booking Notes:
The £250 bond (or part of) will be repaid to you within 14 days of our receipt of the full set of property keys and/or once the housekeepers have confirmed no damage & checked the property's inventory. We suggest you return the keys via the insured and trackable Royal Mail Special Delivery service.

Changeover Day:
During July and August, ideally Saturday to Saturday, so 7, 14, 21, 28 nights etc.
Additional days/nights can be added during but this will incur an additional day/night rate of +25% to that of the individual day/night rate for the cost of your chosen 7 nights/week rate.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

If we have to cancel;
You will receive a FULL refund for any monies paid to date. This only includes monies in relation to the rental of the property and does not include any associated costs such as your airfares, car hire, taxis, additional/alternative accommodation etc. It goes without saying that we would work tirelessly with our contacts and friends in Spain to try and arrange some alternative accommodation.

If you decide to cancel;
1. 50% refund of the 50% booking deposit upto 90 days prior to your departure date.
2. 25% refund of your 50% booking deposit upto 45 days prior to your departure date.
3. As the remaining 50% balance and damage bond are due at 30 days, there will be no refund after this final payment is made.

50% deposit booking to be paid at the time of making the booking. Remaining 50% balance plus an additional damage bond of £250 to be paid NO LESS than 30 days prior to the start date of your booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

• Exclusive and private urbanisation • Fully refurbished for the 2014 season • Direct access to the generously sized swimming pool • 2 large sun terraces, one of which is positioned directly adjacent to the shallow end of the swimming pool • Can sleep up to 7 • TV and huge DVD library • Separate downstairs large independent en-suite bedroom for relatives, friends or the mother-in-law! • Bed linen, towels and cleaning included • 5 minute walk to Portet beach • 20 minute walk to larger busier Moraira beach if required • Ample watersports on offer • Ample restaurants catering for all tastes & budgets • Ample bars, both Spanish & English • 4 or 5 local supermarkets to choose from • Pleasant 15 minute walk past the marina along the coastal path from Moraira to the villa or vice versa

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Suitability

  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 (upstairs) - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • En-suite shower room (downstairs) - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Recently fitted modern bathroom consisting of full sized bath with shower over and glass shower screen, toilet and large vanity unit with mirror over. Downstairs independent en-suite shower room consists of separate shower, sink, toilet and washing machine.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed, Bunk beds with pull-out underbed, giving you 3 single beds.
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with bunk beds and 3rd pull-out bed underneath. Downstairs independent en-suite bedroom consists of 1 double bed. There is one travel cot provided, this can be used in whichever bedroom to suit you or your party.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Utility Room: Washing machine can be found in the downstairs apartment bathroom. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, hand & bath towels are included in the price. The property, linen and towels are cleaned between lettings. There is a washing machine in the downstairs bathroom if required. Outside: Private garden, barbecue area and two large sun terraces, one of which directly overlooks the shallow end of the communal swimming pool. Communal gardens and generously sized 100 ft X 34 ft swimming pool which is floodlit until midnight. Outdoor furniture includes modern tables, chairs, sun loungers and parasols. There are also plastic chairs and parasols for beach use. Other: The veranda which overlooks the 2 generous sun terraces, garden and communal swimming pool, has it's own furniture consisting of a rattan two seater settee, table and chairs. There is also a large dining table and 8 chairs for your al fresco dining.

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