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Apartment in La Cala within a secure complex with large pool and lovely gardens

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Alamar, La Cala De Mijas,10 minute stroll to La Cala beach and lively resort, but set in a peaceful location

The apartment is beautiful and located in a wonderful area; close to La Cala town and beach; fully equipped and newly furnished to a very high standard; air conditioning throughout (hot & cold). There is a superb terrace, with comfortable seating to enjoy the morning sunshine, and a table and chairs to eat al fresco. There is access to the terrace from the living area and both bedrooms, through sliding patio doors.

Outside, there are lovely landscaped gardens to enjoy, with many beautiful flower beds, a large communal pool with showers, changing rooms and toilets. There is a Paddle Tennis court on site (free and bookable at the entrance reception). The complex and entrance are gated with 24hr security and there is ample car parking around the complex.

The lovely old fishing village of La Cala de Mijas is a 10 minute walk and offers plenty of choice in bars, restaurants, specialist shops and supermarkets. The beautiful sandy beach is 8 minutes walk, with a choice of beach bars when you want to quench your thirst, hire of beds with shades and plenty of space for all. There is also a great children's play area and park only 5 mins walk from the apartment. For your everyday grocery needs there is a Lidl’s supermarket opposite the complex which also has a fresh fish, meat and deli counter.

There is a good bus service from La Cala that will take you to the popular towns of Fuengirola and Marbella and also the city of Malaga. Buses run approximately every 30 mins, the timetable is in the apartment.

Locals and tourists come from across Andalucía to visit the very popular La Cala markets, (held each Wednesday & Saturday), with craft, art, locally grown fruit and vegetable, less than 5 minute walk away. There is also a small organic market held in the village square on Sundays, with local olives, honey, oils and beauty products a speciality.

The open plan living area in the apartment has comfortable seating for 6 persons, 47’’ TV with local cable and UK television channels, DVD and Radio/CD player, plus table and chairs for dining. There is also free secure wifi internet access throughout.

There is a well spaced fully fitted kitchen and breakfast bar, with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, hob, oven and microwave.

The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes, double bed with bedside tables, dressing table console with full-length mirror, plus en-suite bathroom with bath, shower (full power overhead, massage and hand held jet).

The second bedroom has fitted wardrobes, two single beds with bedside tables and dressing table console.

Hairdryers and an iron are provided so no need to pack the travelling ones. There is a safe in the entrance area that you code for the duration of your stay.

More Details

Owner
Steve Jenkins & Sue Crabb
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 June, 2017

About Steve Jenkins & Sue Crabb

We are both nurses, my wife semi-retired and me approaching retirement, children grown up and (nearly!) flown the nest, and wanted an investment to put our energies into, but one with massive benefits for us to enjoy.

Steve Jenkins & Sue Crabb purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Steve Jenkins & Sue Crabb chose Mijas area

We chose this property for its location in La Cala and the quality of the complex. When we were away in May 2014 for my birthday, my wife and I spent a good part of the week viewing lots of different properties along the Costa del Sol, all along the coast, but when we visited La Cala de Mijas, instantly fell in love with the town. It was only a matter of time before we found the right property, and on the last day searching, thankfully we viewed the Alamar complex. It ticks all the boxes for us; close to beach, town, golf, pool, beautiful countryside, not too far from the airport, cheap flights, and the building will last for many years!

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment sells itself; large 2 bedrooms, lots of terrace, and only a stroll away from the busy, yet relaxing town and beach of La Cala. There is an extra large terrace to while away the time relaxing/dining/chatting/sunbathing, and all the mod cons to make it a home from home.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Mijas in West Costa del Sol

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom with bath, power shower (overhead, massage, hand held jet), bidet and separate wc. Second bathroom with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 2 bedrooms plus double sofa bed in living room. Cot available to hire on request Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and en-suite bathroom, full length mirror Bedroom 2 with twin beds Both are provided with console units, stools and mirrors, and hair dryers, in-built wardrobes and drawers
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The television is a 47" Smart HD, with internet access, plus separate DVD (bring those favourite films). Utility Room: The utility area leads off from the kitchen, through a double glazed door, and has laundry facilities including washing machine, drying area, iron and ironing board, cleaning equipment, materials and sluice. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are provided for your stay. These are changed weekly, or at the end of your stay whichever is the shorter. Beach/pool towels are now included for summer 2016. Other: The spacious terrace has a dining table and chairs for dining or playing games (for 6 people), plus easy chairs and coffee table (for 6 people) to relax after a glorious day in the sun and sea

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

5

Excellent clean and very well equip property

  • 5 of 5

We were met by Christine whom was very helpful with local information and approachable. The apartment was in excellent condition, location, great security and a huge porch with each bedroom and the lounge opening up onto it. Lots of extras such as use of buckets spaces beach chairs, pool towels, bathroom products etc. We would definitely stay at this property again if we were to go back to this location.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Rachel, Many thanks for your wonderful review. It's always pleasing to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay, and have been comfortable in the apartment. You would be very welcome to book again. Kind Regards, Steve & Sue
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great 6 night stay at this lovely apartment. The complex is a good size and very secure. It is kept spotlessly tidy. Pool was lovely and warm and quiet (apart from my children).

The apartment is modern and well furnished with a nice big terrace with dining table and sofas. Good sized kitchen with all the appliances you could possibly need and a huge amount of crockery, glasses and cutlery.

Bedrooms very comfy and lots of nice touches such as colouring books and buckets and spaces for the kids.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous apartment for 4!

  • 5 of 5

We really like La Cala and this was our 6th visit in 5 years but our first stay in this apartment. It really was perfect for us as a party of 4 adults. Very well appointed and well equipped with lovely furniture and a huge balcony. I sometimes suffer when I'm in a different bed but the beds were really comfy. You really do have everything here, two bathrooms, aircon a lovely pool area (pool towels provided) and there were even things in the fridge and oils etc available for guests. If you like to shop at Lidl like us then it's just two minutes down the road. Communication with the owners was great and Christine who met us in the resort was excellent. I really couldn't fault this place and plan to return!!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday and our apartment, including the beds- a good nights sleep wherever you are is very important! We look forward to you staying with us again in the future, and many thanks for your superb review
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4

Lovely apartment,very well equipped with everything you need,and very safe nice complex

  • 4 of 5

Lovely holiday in a good location,15 mins walk to centre of La Cala.Bus stops just 5 mins walk and 4 mins to supermarket.Apartment is very clean and spacious.Walk to beach 15mins through a lovely park.Met at entrance to complex by housekeeper who showed us everything we neede to know.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review John. We do want to improve on our guest experience, so I wonder what would make it a 5 star for you and anyone else who wishes to book the apartment? Kind Regards, Steve
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5

Perfect Villa

  • 5 of 5

As a young family traveling with a 3 year old it was the perfect place to stay, very easy to find, 20 mins from Malaga airport, the villa was lovely couldn't fault a thing, very clean and had everything we needed and very spacious, having a 3 year old the complex was very secure ;)

We had a Lidl just over from the apartment which was perfect, a huge play park and beach about 10min walk from the villa, bars restaurants also in walking distance, Sue and Steve the owners were very helpful and made it a very smooth stay

Would highly recommend ;)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely review. We do try to accommodate guests of all ages and sizes, so to hear that it suited your young child is delightful. WE hope that you consider our apartment again in the near future. Take care, Steve & Sue
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5

Fantastic Winter Sun!

  • 5 of 5

A terrific apartment, beautifully decorated and modern. Christine greeted us on the first day (speaks fluent English and Spanish) and was a great help in fixing the internet. La Cala de Mijas is a wonderful beach and town with lots of lovely restaurants. Tried a few times to speak Spanish but so many people here speak English! Also the Liddle down the road is ideal being just a couple of mins walk away.

A very quiet area and we enjoyed a few good days of sunshine and sightseeing.

Thanks Steve and Sue!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the wonderful review. So pleased that you have enjoyed your stay and our apartment. We hope that you will book again sometime Many Thanks, Steve & Sue
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 3
28 May 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£314
for 4 nights
£550
 
 
Rate 4
9 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£257
for 4 nights
£450
 
 
Autumn/Winter
5 Nov 2017 - 25 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
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£50
£350
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
From
£50
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We request a £200 returnable deposit on booking, and will accept Paypal or transfer.

Changeover Day:
During peak periods, changeover is on a Saturday, flexible any other time of year.

Notes on prices:

Long lets will be considered upon enquiry at a discounted price between November and March

Throughout the year, a minimum stay of 5 nights is required; shorter lets are not available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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