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2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments in Puerto De La Duquesa FAST BROADBAND/UK-TV/AIR-CON - Courtyard

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,345 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Monte Duquesa

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Welcome to Duquesa holidays. We offer affordable, comfortable, quality short term self-catering holiday accommodation.

Puerto de la Duquesa is one of the Costa del Sol’s best kept secrets. Within easy reach of two international airports, Malaga (50 minutes) and Gibraltar (30 minutes) Duquesa seems a thousand miles away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday resorts.

Malaga airport is serviced by all the low cost airlines and due to the new AP7 toll road the journey to Duquesa is direct and takes under an hour.

On arrival at Malaga airport private transfers and hire cars can be arranged via our recommended partners.

La Duquesa enjoys an advantageous location to the west of Marbella. The area retains a vast amount of unspoiled natural scenery and authentic local character whilst sharing the fantastic climate and all the excellent services and infrastructure of the Costa del Sol.

Duquesa is an ideal balance of relaxed living with easy access to an abundance of local attractions.

All apartments are located around the courtyard of Monte Duquesa which is a desirable location with its pretty square, café bars, sports and wine bars. Other on your doorstep amenities include a mini market, golf shop, take away, estate agents, taxi rank and other small outlets.

Duquesa Holidays also owns the main restaurant and bar located in the courtyard that enables us to offer a full check in / check out service, which includes a personal meet and greet by our key holder who will check you in and take you to your apartment. Our key holder is also available 24 hours a day should you need any assistance during your stay.

Monte Duquesa is a safe secured gated complex with a mixture of owners and holiday homes. The grounds and gardens are well maintained with a large pool area, a separate pool for children and plenty of free sunbeds, also an outside toilet and changing facility.

Whilst other rental apartments in the areas are only 85 square meters our apartments boast a minimum of 120 square meters of spacious living accommodation, with L-shaped sofas, 40-inch flat screen TV’s with both UK TV channels and a selection of Sky channels. The dining area has a glass table and ample seating, and the outside terrace area also has seating. There is a fully fitted kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, sink and washing machine. Each apartment has a master bedroom which is furnished with a king sized bed, flat screen TV, wardrobe space and en-suite. The guest bedrooms are equipped with two single beds which can be put together to make a double if required. If you are booking for a party of more than four people our three-bedroom apartment will comfortably sleep seven and benefits from an additional 3rd bedroom with a second upstairs terrace which also has views over the Mediterranean. All apartments have free FIBRE OPTIC Wi-Fi and are fitted with newly installed air conditioning units.

All of our properties are fully compliant with the new 2016 Spanish holiday rental regulations which have been put into place to raise the standard of holiday lets in Spain. Each apartment is fitted with a first aid kit, fire blanket, smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm. Duquesa Holidays provides each apartment with a welcome pack detailing important numbers, complaints book, useful Spanish phrases, local markets, bus timetables and local area information.

Duquesa Marina

The beautiful port of La Duquesa is only an 8-10 minute walk away from the apartment. The marina offers full marine services for the boating enthusiast including boat trips and other water sports. For those that have no aspirations to take to the water the attractive promenades encircling the port offer a variety of restaurants, intimate bars and cafes in which to relax and unwind. The marina boasts some 40 restaurants arranged over three levels with fountains. There are French, Italian, Chinese, Indian, Thai and of course Spanish restaurants with its fresh local fish. Amenities also include pharmacy, banks, supermarkets and tourist information.


Duquesa has a frequent bus service which can take you up and down the coast.


Within 1 km of our apartments you will find two major supermarkets. Our personal favourite is Lidl with its fresh fish and meat stall.


On both sides of Duquesa Marina there is a beach with ‘chiringuitos’ (beach restaurants). Playa de las Gaviotas and Playa del Castillio to the west with Chiringuito Las Gaviotas which is open in the summer. On Playa de Sabillias to the east is a beach bar called Cubanga which is open all year around.


A short walk to the west of Puerto de la Duquesa is the little fishing hamlet of Castillio from which the marina gets its name. The castle built in 1767 can be visited and is often used for local exhibitions. Nearby are largely unexcavated Roman ruins and in the hamlet are a number of bars and tapas restaurants.

A short walk to the east it the fishing village of Sabinillas. A seafront promenade makes a pleasant walk.

Cosmopolitan life can be found only twenty minutes away in the jet set city of Marbella with its shopping experiences ranging from the El Corte Ingles and the sprawling La Canada shopping centre. Also there are an infinite variety of small shops and boutiques lining the cobble stoned streets of Old Marbella.

Other great places to visit during your stay include:

• Mijas

• Gibraltar

• Benahavis

• Rhonda

• Puerto Banus


With Costa del Sol now firmly established as the premier golfing destination in Europe if not the world, golfers from all over the world are arriving in the Puerto De La Duquesa area to play the over 50 challenging courses. And why not? Both the Ryder Cup and the World Golf championships have been held just a short distance away at Valderrama.

The Puerto De La Duquesa area has over 50 courses, all offering very reasonable green fees and all only a short flight from Northern Europe. This has made it the ideal destination for a golfing holiday where you can go to relax, soak up the warm Spanish sun and play a few rounds of golf with friends.

From everybody at Duquesa holidays we hope that this video has enticed you to join us at Duquesa Holidays.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Long Term Lets

We also offer long term lets between 1st October – March 31st

Our minimum stay is 60 days with a maximum of 7 months. To find out more about our longer term lets please email us directly.

Most frequently asked questions.

Do the apartments have WIFI?


How long is the drive from Malaga Airport?

You have two options, if you take the new toll road the journey should take you around 50 minutes, the toll road is called the AP7. The alternative route would be taking the old coastal road the A7, this is the more scenic route and takes around 80 minutes.

How far are you from the Marina?

We are located above the marina, you can easily walk down to the Marina in under 10 minutes.

Are there any onsite amenities?

Yes, in the Courtyard you will find a few cafes, bars and restaurants.

Where do we check in?

Check in is at Kelly’s Bar at Monte Duquesa

What time is check in?


What time is check out?


The electricity is on key meters how much does this cost?

These meters have been added as a deterrent and not to make additional money, you should budget 2 euros per day for electricity.

Do you provide hair dryers?

Yes we do, we will issue you these on your arrival if required, we may ask for a small holding deposit which you will get back when the item is returned.

Do you provide beach towles?

Yes we do, we will issue you these on your arrival if required, we may ask for a small holding deposit which you will get back when the item is returned.

Duquesa Holidays



VTF/MA/01648 - VTF/MA/01651

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Greg Shepherd / Duquesa Holidays
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Greg Shepherd / Duquesa Holidays

For more information about Duquesa Holidays, please visit our website

Greg Shepherd / Duquesa Holidays purchased this apartment in 2014

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1345 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The master bedroom has an En-Suite, fully tiled bathroom with toilet, bidet, sink, mirror and bath with overhead shower. 2nd bathroom / guest bathroom, fully tiled bathroom with toilet, sink, mirror, bath and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - double bed Second Bedroom - 2 x single beds
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Outside: Well maintained gardens with shared pool. Utility Room: Utility room with washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen bedding and towels are provided. The apartment is thoroughly cleaned prior to occupation. Laundry service and cleaning are available during your stay on request, cost price payable locally. Four beach towles are provided for your use.


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average rating of 4.5 based on 24 reviews

Great location, nice spacious apartment and lovely, helpful people.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean, spacious and in a great location. The pool was great and never busy. Plus everyone we met was friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and airy apartment

  • 4 of 5

Overall we found the apartment very good with all the facilities you could need. It was light and airy, spotlessly clean and in a good location, a five minute walk down to the marina with shops bars and restaurants and a friendly bar/cafe (Kellys) on site. Our only negative is that I wouldn't recommend it in winter as the heating was not really adequate and used a lot of electricity so we were feeding the meter a lot more than you would in warmer weather. However this was not a major problem and did not really detract from our stay. The kitchen was very well equipped and the oven, washer and dryer seemed to be brand new! An unexpected bonus also was that milk water wine tea and coffee were provided so we didn't have to rush out immediately for supplies. As it was winter the pool wasn't open not that we would have used it anyway but we went to see it and it looked as if it would be really nice in the warmer months. One last slightly negative was that the TV in the lounge didn't get all the UK channels but one doesn't go on holiday to watch TV so again it was a minor thing and if you really want it the TV in the master bedroom was fine. Have only given 4 stars because of the above minor issues if there was an option I would have given 4 and a half so 9/10.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Most enjoyable stay! Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

I have just had the most enjoyable stay in the Courtyard Apartment offered by Duquesa Holidays. Everything has been smooth from the first enquiry though to our departure. Trish the host in Spain was very helpful and went out of her way to make our stay our stay special. The apartments are clean, bright spacious , and are fully equipped. The pictures are nice but dont do them full justice. Thank you for a pleasant stay, we wouldnt hesitate in recommending you to our family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Brilliant, wish we could have stayed longer.

  • 5 of 5

Really nice apartments very well laid out. We were met on arrival by Trish who is the Key Holder she took us up to the apartment and showed us how everything worked. The apartments are large and very well equipped. The owners also own the bar restaurant on the complex so there are people around most of the time should you need anything. We walked down to the Marina it took less than 10 minutes and would only take 2 minutes in a car, so great location. We will look to book for longer in the new year.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice roomy apartment but some work required in bathroom

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of males on a golfing trip and had rented three apartments in the same complex, all within 50 yards of each other. These comments only apply to the apartment where I stayed.

The apartment was large, clean, spacious and very well equipped with televisions and kitchen appliances. Location was ideal for our needs.The only downside was the bathroom which had several cracked tiles and was quite unsightly around the bath. This would not put me off returning but others may be a little more fussy.

The complex was secured and also had a large pool and garden area which we made good use of.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you for your comments, you will be pleased to hear that we are having new bathrooms installed across all apartments this winter. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards Duquesa Holidays
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a well appointed apartment with good facilities

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was well equipped and roomy with a good shared pool with plenty of sun beds.It was conveniently located within walking distance of Duquesa where there are many good restaurants and a beach. We were able to hire a car from Greg during our stay which was very useful.The air conditioning in the apartment was not very efficient and in need of an update but otherwise the facilities were good and we would certainly return in the future

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Urbanisation Monte Duquesa

The Urbanisation of Monte Duquesa is located behind the Marina. The exact location can be seen on the interactive map provided.

Walking Time to Marina 5-7 minutes

Distance to Marina 750 meters (crow flies)

Distance by road 0.3 km

Pavement (yes)

Road Traffic – Light, Residential

Road Surface – Tarmac

Road Gradient 15%


The best sandy beaches are within 400m a short 5 minute stroll away with beach chiringuitos serving fresh local foods. Duquesa Marina is bustling with life has waterside bars and cafes open all day and also hosts a variety of restaurants.


Malaga airport is 45 minutes by car, Gibraltar 25 minutes and Jerez about 1.5hrs. These airports are readily serviced by international and some budget airlines including Thomsonfly, Ryanair, Easyjet and Monarch. The flight time is approximately 2.5 hours. La Duquesa is accessible by main coastal roads or take the new toll road which will get you to your destination quicker. A car is recommended but not essential as all Duquesa amenities are within walking distance.

Airport (Malaga) 93.3 km

Airport (Gibraltar) 33 km


Gibraltar Rock (25 minute drive), duty free shopping, sightseeing and old town, a great day out. Estepona (10 minute drive), long sandy beaches, shopping, bars and restaurants. Puerto Banus (25 minute drive) glitzy marina with boutiques, department store, bars, restaurants and a possible celebrity!

Estepona - 10 minutes.

Sotogrande 20 minutes.

Marbella/Puerto Banus - 25 minutes.

Gibralter - 25 minutes.

Tariffa - 40 minutes.

Malaga - 60 minutes.

Further Details:

There are plenty of places to visit and things to do, water parks, Casares is a typical Andalucian town quaintly situated in the hillside nearby (about 20 minute drive). There is a cable car that will take you to the panoramic views of Benalmedina. There is also a falconry display.