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

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking



Duplex Penthouse

Fully refurbished 3 bedroom duplex penthouse.

About the property

Monte Duquesa

Thank you for viewing our listings.

Should you have any questions please visit our website www.duquesa-holidays.es or feel free to contact me directly on 07855588885 or via email bookings@duquesa-holidays.es

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

Website: www.duquesa-holidays.es

Email: bookings@duquesa-holidays.es

VTF/MA/01648 - VTF/MA/01651

More Details

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

About Greg Shepherd / Duquesa Holidays

For more information about Duquesa Holidays, please visit our website www.duquesa-holidays.es

Greg Shepherd / Duquesa Holidays purchased this apartment in 2014

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Accommodation and facilities for Duplex Penthousein La Duquesa in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed , 1 x single bed & 2 bunk beds
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
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


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews

Good size bedrooms with exceptionally quite fans so you can sleep peacefully with them on

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great Trish was most helpful couldn't do anymore for us. The apartment itself is in a good spot close to the pool on the complex.

Its decorated to a nice neutral taste modern with all the normal mod cons.

Up the road a little is Kelly's Bar and i thought we would bound to hear noise from bar but we heard nothing even with lounge doors open!!

The walk from marina back up-to apartment even at a slow pace is 15mins so do not be put off by the hill yes it's a calf killer but over in minutes.

Most items that you need are already in the apartment for a comfortable stay but if not speak to Trish and she will sort something for you within the hour.

Most of the residents on complex whether it be around the pool or in passing where friendly and helpful.

Greg the owner has been wonderful right from the start of my booking

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great apartment, great location, friendly people,

  • 5 of 5

Can't fault this rental. We stayed in this big apartment last week and it has everything you need for a wonderful holiday, with stunning bathrooms and a well equipped kitchen. The apartment is in a great location and has its own couple of small bars and restaurants onsite and is less than a 10 minute walk from the beach and marina. Everything felt very relaxed and I would highly recommend this apartment and hopefully I will be back very soon. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Best Apartment we have stayed in.

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of six, two adults and four children. We stayed in the Duplex Penthouse apartment, we have been coming to Spain for 9 years staying in other peoples apartments and I am please to say that these are among the best if not the best we have stayed in. I had seen a couple of average review, I suppose you just can't please everybody. The apartment is 140 square meters which is very big for Spain, we normally only get 100 square meters or less so the extra room was much appreciated. The apartment is arranged over two floors, upstairs is the 3rd bedroom with a nice outside seating area which has some lovely sea and mountain views. The apartment has just had two brand new bathrooms fitted and they are lovely I am jealous! The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you would need. On the site itself you will find a few places to eat, the staff at Kelly's bar look after the apartments for the owners, they are extremely helpful and are there 7 days a week from 9am -11pm. I really cant fault anything. If we are back in the area we will be looking to book again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great position. Very clean and spacious apartment

  • 3 of 5

We would definitely stay again. Good location for beach, bars, restaurants. Lovely little square. Apartment was very clean. The bedding could definitely do with updating and the aircon was run of a meter which apparently was very expensive. There were a couple of ceiling fans but it was hot in the rooms without. Very well equipped kitchen. 3 tvs with English programmes and Sky sports. Bars and a very good restaurant in the square. Good security. Would have given 4 stars if the bedding had been better.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Dequsea is nice place but

  • 3 of 5

Overall experience was ok. Trish a key holder was so nice and always happy to help person! But for property I personally had few bad incidents!! Greg you need to sort those locks out of the ensuits. We went as group of six girls and third bedroom was more like kids room!! I have been locked twice in those bathroom and one of our other friend too. On one occasion I was there with all steam after my shower and locked in for nearly 20minutes and no help arrived till next 30 minutes. Somehow all my friends and myself manage to get me out from there. And after that we never locked those doors again!!! Greg has sent his apologies via Trish, but he could have handle situation in better ways.

Place and accommodation is nice but my personal experience wasn't so great. And same goes for my friends too.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
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spacious modern apartment

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic modern apartment apartment convenient for bars and beach

Apartment finished to a very high standard.

Well equipped and thoughtful touches such as wine/water/milk tea and coffee left as a welcome.

I would highly recomend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
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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.