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3 Bedroom Air Conditioned Apartment With Large Terrace And Community Pool

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
People
5
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Apartment in Altafulla, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Spain - Peaceful, secure, beautifully kept complex. 500m to the beach

3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom air-conditioned apartment with a large terrace, shared swimming pool and underground car park in a peaceful, secure and beautifully kept small complex.

The apartment sleeps 5 comfortably and is ideal for families. It's just 500 metres from the beach and its sea-front restaurants. There are small shops within easy walking distance (400m) and two large supermarkets only a kilometre away.

Registered holiday rental number (Habitatge d'ús Turístic) HUTT8320


Owner
Peter Hodder-Williams
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Catalan
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2017

About Peter Hodder-Williams

We are an Anglo-Catalan couple who live about 30 minutes inland from Altafulla, so we are close enough to meet you directly at the beginning and end of your stay and sort out any issues that may arise while you are here.

Peter Hodder-Williams purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Peter Hodder-Williams chose Tarragona

Altafulla is one of the very few villages on the coast of Tarragona that hasn't been over-developed. It has a beautiful old town centre (where we were married 20 years ago) and in general is a quiet, family oriented resort. We bought the apartment as a second home to enjoy ourselves and to make available to guests when it is empty.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is in a small gated community with three blocks of six apartments that share a common garden/pool area. The pool has a very shallow "shallow end" making it ideal for families with small children.

The terrace which overlooks the swimming pool is where we spend much of our time: perfect for breakfast in the morning sun and wonderful suppers on balmy evenings.

Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect family holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We found this apartment through an internet search and had not visited this part of Spain before.

We were delighted when we arrived - immaculate apartment and a beautiful pool. However, it is the hospitality of the hosts that set this experience apart - nothing was too much trouble, even fresh vegetables ready for us and refreshed halfway through the holiday! We were made to feel very welcome.

Even though we visited in the middle of August, the pool was rarely busy and in fact we often had it to ourselves. The apartment is well appointed including a dishwasher, a nespresso machine and air conditioning. Towels for bathroom, pool and beach are all provided, which is a great help with the packing.

Altafulla is a very Spanish resort, with few English people, but all the people we met, especially the other families who shared the pool, were very friendly.

The beach (around 500m) is golden sand and crowded at times, but there is always space to sit and the water is a perfect temperature for swimming.

We visited the Roman ruins (walking distance) which were impressive, and Karting Altafulla which our boys (12, 9 and 7) really enjoyed. We didn't venture further than that, as we had everything we needed close by. There seems to be lots of other things to do in the region, though, if you prefer a more adventurous holiday.

Overall, a fantastic apartment in a perfect location, I cannot recommend it highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Greta place for a peaceful family holiday

  • 5 of 5

A pleasure to arrive at a holiday apartment equipped with everything you need just to walk in a relax.

The apartment is smart and well equipped, and the owners friendly and helpful. The small community it is part of was equally relaxed and friendly, with a good sized swimming pool..

Altafulla is a brilliant place for a "bucket and spade" holiday for children with a huge sandy beach, and a "sit and watch the world go by" by holiday for adults. 95% Spanish families, topped up by a few British, French and Dutch - no Sky TV bars, no "All day English breakfast", but plenty of relaxed small Spanish restaurants.

Easy train links to Tarragona and Barcelona, and ideal for driving to the local wine region.

All in all a great fortnight's holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Beautiful, immaculately-kept place...lovely owners

  • 5 of 5

We have been using Owners Direct for several years now and this was by far the most positive experience. A beautiful, well looked-after apartment, spotlessly clean with fully-functioning facilities (sleek and modern kitchen equipment, reliable wifi, tv etc). The owners - who live just 30 minutes away - are genuinely good people and we felt very welcome and looked after... it was lovely to see vases of fresh flowers upon our arrival, and gifts of homegrown vegetables in the fridge!

And Altafulla itself is a really lovely little town, with plenty of old streets to walk through and a clean, sandy beach close by, and absolutely zero tacky tourism feel.

We would definitely hope to return to this apartment at some point in the next couple of years.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Luxurious, comfortable and family friendly

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing stay in Altafulla. The apartment was bigger than we expected with lots of room the five of us. It was very clean with fresh flowers and local produce on arrival. The beds were very comfortable and the towels and pillows were of high quality. The air conditioning worked well in every room which was essential in the heat of July. We had the pool virtually to ourselves mid week, with the owners of the neighbouring apartments arriving at the weekends. The nearby beach is very clean and slopes gently into the sea making it very child friendly. The owners are very friendly and approachable. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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First class apartment in beautiful complex

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful immaculately-kept apartment in a lovely quiet complex. We are a family of 5 with 3 kids and we were very comfortable. The apartment is extremely well equipped and the owners went out of their way to make us feel welcome-there was even fresh veg and wine left for us when we arrived. Altafulla is a magical spot and it's only a 5 minute walk from the apartment to the beach. The beach is very safe with a long stretch of shallow water and great waves for the kids to play in. There are several small beach restaurants/bars run by friendly staff where we enjoyed tapas/paella...and sangria! There is plenty to do for families nearby but we spent most of our holiday on the beach! We cannot recommend Altafulla and this apartment highly enough-we came home thoroughly relaxed after a wonderful family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£762
for 7 nights
£762
 
 
Peak 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,058
for 7 nights
£1,058
 
 
Late Summer 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£847
for 7 nights
£847
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£635
for 7 nights
£635
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Altafulla in Costa Dorada

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, wc, bidet. Bathroom 2 with bath (incl shower) wc, bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 with single bed and pull-out additional bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes:
Outside: 15 metre pool shared between the 18 apartments in the complex. 25m2 terrace with remote controlled awnings Cleaning / Towels / Linen service: Towels (separate sets of bathroom towels, pool towels and beach towels) and linen included and changed weekly. Other: Terrace with table seating six. Most summer evenings you will prefer to eat here rather than inside.

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