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Duplex Apartment In Lovely Gardens With Large Pool, Sea Views, Opposite Beach

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in El Campello, Costa Blanca North, Spain - Peaceful Location, But Only 10 Minutes Walk To Main Beach, Esplanade With Cafes, Restaurants, Shops

25 minutes drive north of Alicante airport is the fishing village of El Campello. Our apartment is on the very outskirts of this village -just past an ancient watchtower and an archaeological dig - in an established residential area with the sea in front and villas and mountains behind. It is a secure, gated community with a large shared pool and lovely gardens full of trees and flowers looked after by our gardener Vicente. The architecture is Moorish - white walls, red tiled roofs, and the apartments are designed so that we all have views onto the gardens but do not overlook each other. The buildings are only 3 stories high and are long established; there is a cafe/restaurant outside the main gate.


Owner
Wendy Kissack
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

About Wendy Kissack

In the seventies, as a graduate of Spanish, I came to live and work in Murcia town and then in Alicante town. I moved away in the late seventies but returned over the years to visit friends. Finally I had the opportunity to buy somewhere in this area that I love, and I scoured property with an old friend looking for somewhere that met my criteria:

1. Must have sea views

2. Must be easy to get around ( car not essential)

3. Must be near beach

4. Must be quiet ( a challenge in Spain!)

5. Must have good views from front and back

6. Must have good size swimming pool for kids and for adults

7. Must be near shops/bars/restaurants

8. Must be predominantly Spanish (not feel Brits have taken over!)

9. Must not feel cold, empty, unwelcoming

Success! - and bonus! a lovely garden.

Wendy Kissack purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Wendy Kissack chose Alicante Area

El Campello is still predominantly a holiday place for Spaniards, and also a town where people live all year round.

It used to be a small fishing village and although it has grown, the port is still a working fishing port. If you snorkel off the rocks you will see fish everywhere, look out for the green wrasse. The weather is dry, sunny and warm most of the year.

El Campello beach is sandy and long with an uninterrupted promenade. This means that cafes and restaurants and shops line the beach and provide a social area for day and evening.

You can walk or cycle all along the beach and into the next and the next - kilometres of sandy safe beaches.

A modern tram runs from Alicante town to Denia along the coast stopping at villages along the way, making it easy and economical to get around and visit other areas.

What makes this apartment unique

The complex is well established with lovely garden and pool. It is just around the bay from the main beach in a residential area which means it is quiet, but only a short walk away from all amenities that you need.

There is a small beach just in front of the apartment, should you not want to walk the 10 minutes to the main beach.

This is our home from home, so we have most things you need for the beach, for everyday shopping, for leisure, for sightseeing, or just chilling.

The design of the bungalows is classic Moorish architecture with white walls and red tiled roofs. We have filled it with artefacts from Mexico and local Spanish artists.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The apartment was perfect, we felt instantly at home here. The location was great too, we spent our time either relaxing by the pool or swimming in the sea – the beach is just a short walk from the apartment. We also enjoyed the short walk into town each evening to eat out and wander along the promenade. Thanks for letting us stay here, we are really looking forward to doing it all again this year!

Peter, Tracy, Briony, Jess and Charlie.

"Thank you for letting us stay in your great apartment. It was perfect."

Amanda, David, George & Ella

"Alex and Katy loved having such easy access to the pool, and we really enjoyed spending evenings at la Playa. The apartment was lovely.

Thanks very much for letting us have the use of it. Best wishes"

Alison Bafford

"Everything was perfect! The apartment was just what I wanted and was so comfy, I didn't want to leave! El Campello itself was also brilliant, I enjoyed walks down to the beach and soaking up the sun, when it was out!"

Sarah V.
Jan 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in El Campello in L'Alacantí

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • upstairs bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    downstairs cloakroom - Toilet
  • Upstairs bathroom with large walk-in shower area, WC, washbasin Downstairs WC with washbasin Both recently refurbished.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Inflatable mattress available as extra single bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers and wardrobe with door onto balcony with chairs and small table (view over gardens and pool) Bedroom 2 with twin beds and bedside table, built in wardrobe and chest of drawers/cupboard.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes:
Archaeological dig on rocks to right of beach. Good snorkelling off rocks - watch out for green wrasse. Alicante town has old town and castle. Other historic sights in the area to the north. At home: Table and chairs on both terraces - upstairs and downstairs. Loungers and chairs to take to the beach. We take towels to garden ( as it is lawned) or chairs. The shared pool is large and is probably around 4' at the shallow end, and over 6' at the deep end. There is a separate children's pool. It is not heated, but is available all year around. However it is usually only warm enough from May onwards, although it can be used up to December ( depending on the weather). There are showers, and a lifeguard in summer months. The gardens are lawned around the pool and there are palapas for shade and many trees that also offer shade. In summer it is also filled with flowers, bougainvillea and jasmine. There is also a patio area with fountain, and benches. At the back of the apartments there is parking available. The complex is gated and entrance and exits are through remote controlled gates (for cars). Utility Room: Washing machine. Boiler. Cupboards storing beach chairs, parasols, inflatables, sun hats, beach bags, cool bags and shopping bags and trolleys The apartment is a no-smoking zone; smokers outside on the balconies only please ( ash trays provided)

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Duplex Apartment In Lovely Gardens With Large Pool, Sea Views, Opposite Beach
average rating of 4.695652 based on 24 reviews
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment, everything you might need is provided for you, from milk and water on arrival to the shopping trolley for groceries. Books ,board games and local information. It really was a fabulous holiday . I will definitely return to El Campello.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Quiet Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Ideal base for exploring the Costa region. Quiet location with 10 minute amble to the centre of El Campello and just a 5 minute walk from the nearest Tram station.

The apartment is very clean,very well equipped and secure.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Brilliant

  • 5 of 5

Really lovely apartment. Everything you need. Clean bright really quiet at night. Lovely pool. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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New Year visit

  • 5 of 5

Had a great 5 days, lovely weather for the time of year. Apartment was comfortable and well equipped.

Good location nice quite area, very near tram station easy walk to marina and town, supermarket in town was very good. The owner was very helpful giving us a lot of information about trips out. Must enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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Good location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely few days at the apartment, well situated in a nice quiet location. Apartment is well equipped and minutes away from the tram station. The owner was very helpful giving us tips on where to go and what to see. A car is definitely not required. I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

We chose this apartment as our friends have similar one on the same complex and wanted to visit when the Moors and Christians fiesta was on . We were very pleased with the 10 days that we spent here and found the apartment well kept , clean and comfortable . We did sneak round to our friends after a busy day to watch some British Television now and again but also watched some of the DVDs provided Wendy was easy to contact and very reliable and we hope to return before too long.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you emjoyed your stay. British TV channels should be available next year.
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Location

Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
150 Metres
tram
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

In front of the apartment is a walkway down to a small cove, with sheltered beach. A ten minute stroll away is the main beach of El Campello, long, sandy, with palapas ( sun shades), recreational games ( e.g. volleyball), showers and life guards. A five minute walk to the tram and a 10 minute ride will take you to more beaches - Muchavista, or San Juan - kilometres of very deep sandy beaches, all regularly cleaned. The sea is very safe.

Travel:

Alicante airport is 25 minutes drive away. You can also arrive by public transport, using the airport bus to Alicante and then the tram to the tram station only two blocks away from the flat. (very cheap, if you have time). If you prefer, we can organise airport transfer for you for an extra fee ( please ask). Car is not essential, but if you do have a car, then we have secure gated car parking within the complex.

Distances:

El Campello 0.5 km. Alicante 15 km, Alicante Airport 20km. Benidorm 20 km

Further Details:

In 10 minutes, walking slowly, you can leave the apartment, walk along the cliff past the archaeological dig, into the Marina, check out the yachts, visit the fish market if it is daytime, and then onto the Paseo del Maritimo, which is almost 2 miles long and makes for a lovely day or evening stroll along the beach. A wide selection of cafes, ice cream bars, restaurants and shops face the sea, so you can linger, or sit and watch the boats, or the people passing by. In summer months, this is bustling with life every evening; out of season it is quieter, but always it is sunny, warm and pleasant.

Supermarkets, banks and shops of all kinds are located on the road running parallel to the Paseo Maritimo.

Alicante, a tram ride away ( or bus ride) has an even bigger Paseo Maritimo - the Esplanada - and bigger Marina. It is a bustling modern Spanish city with interesting modern shops and an interesting past - a castle, and an old town full of cobbled streets and bars and galleries. And the newer town has some very "cool" bars for the younger generation.

Come during the fiestas of San Juan in June, when you will see huge political effigies made of paper mache, a week of processions and bands, and then the burning of the effigies at midnight onwards - followed by a week of fireworks by the beach. Or come in July to see the Moors and Christians processions; or even more haunting, in Easter, to see the hooded 'penitentes' carrying the Virgin statue up through the narrow cobbled streets to the church high up in the Old Town overlooking the bay.

Fiestas are a big part of Spain. Campello has theirs in October. The tourist information office in Campello can give you dates and tell you what is happening where.

North of El Campello, you can visit fantastic water parks and theme parks in Benidorm, or small picturesque villages such as El Altea or Villajoyosa.

Head inland and visit the Font Roja National Park for breathtaking views, Mediterranean plants and varied wildlife, or El Montgo Nature Reserve, with walking trails and caves.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in El Campello, Alicante Province and Costa Blanca

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£334
for 4 nights
£585
 
 
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£349
for 4 nights
£610
 
 
sep 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£283
for 4 nights
£495
 
 
oct 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£266
for 4 nights
£465
 
 
nov - dec 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£251
for 4 nights
£440
 
 
xmas - new year 2017
19 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£314
for 4 nights
£550
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
£455
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £80 should be made at the time of booking, when flights have been confirmed. Full payment should be made at least 6 weeks before the holiday.
Changeover Day:
We understand that flights may be taken mid week because they are more economical, so we do not have a preferred changeover day. However, if you do arrive or leave on a changeover day, we ask you to be flexible to give cleaners time to prepare.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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