Casa Isla de Benalmadena
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Beautiful penthouse 2 bedroom apartment. Only 80 metres from the beach and 10 minutes walk to the marina. The apartment is beautifully furnished and well equipped. The terrace is a special feature of this apartment, having a private jacuzzi, summer kitchen with large BBQ and outdoor shower. The apartment has lounge/dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and fully fited bathroom with bath.
Outside there are communal gardens and a swimming pool. There is also a reserved parking space in the underground garage. However you do not need to rent a car at this apartment as everything is close by. This apartment is near to all amenities but is in a quiet street.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Playa Santa Ana 80 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 15 km, Nearest railway: Benalmadena 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is well equipped. The lounge has comfortable seating on a corner sofa with seating for 6 people. There are rugs and many soft furnishings. All windows have blinds and curtains. There is a dining table and 6 chairs. TV, DVD and CD player. The kitchen is fully equipped. The double bedroom has double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. The twin room has 2 single beds, wardrobes and bedside drawers. There is a further bed for additional use. The bathroom has a bath with overhead shower, toilet, sink and bidet.
|Further details outdoors|
The terrace has a private jacuzzi, BBQ/summer kitchen, dining table and chairs and sun loungers. There is a shade for very hot days. There are pretty communal gardens with communal pool open all year.
There are 2 options for payment.
1. 50% deposit now and the other 50% in cash when you arrive at the villa. One receipt of your deposit payment we will send to you, by email, confirmation of your vacation/your contract and information/directions with instructions for collecting the keys. You will be met at the property by one of our caretakers. They are there to look after you during your vacation and will be available if you have any problems.
2. 25% deposit now and the other 75% 8 weeks before your vacation. When we receive your 25% deposit payment, we will send to you, by email, confirmation of your vacation/your contract. When we receive your other 75% payment we will send to you, by email, information/directions with instructions for collecting the keys.
Payments can be made by bank transfer or by bank card with PayPal. There is a 4% charge for payments via PayPal.
The Andalucia region
Once Spain´s poorest region, Andalucia - and specifically the provinces of Malaga, Granada and Seville - is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, thanks to its sandy beaches, beautiful countryside, spectacular mountain ranges, fabulous monuments and high-spirited people who live life to the full and are well known for their exuberance, warmth and hospitality.
Andalucia is also home of flamenco and bullfighting, which can be best enjoyed at the region´s countless ferias and romerias.
But perhaps the most unique feature of this enchanting region are the remnants of its Moorish past. The Moors were a mixture of Berbers and Arabs who crossed into Spain from North Africa by the Straits of Gibraltar and occupied the peninsula - which they called al Andalus - for more than seven centuries, dating from 710 when they first landed in Tarifa. Within a mere four years they had virtually conquered the entire country, although they soon withdrew to the southern part of the peninsula, where they established, in the towns of Cordoba, Seville and Granada, one of the most sophisticated civilisations of the Middle Ages. Each of these Andalucian capitals boasts spectacular remains of their monuments, the most unforgettable of which is, undoubtedly, Granada's Alhambra palace.
Andalucia has 500 miles of coastline and of which 70% are sandy beaches. The Mediterranean seaboard is graced by the Costa de Almeria, Costa Tropical and the glamorous, cosmopolitan Costa del Sol, while the Costa de la Luz lies along the Atlantic shore to the west of Gibraltar.
As well as Andalucia´s fascinating cities and dazzling shores, the region is sprinkled with tiny unspoiled villages and whitewashed towns - the famous pueblos blancos - which tourists often overlook, even though they are of easy access, such as Casares, Gaucin and Frigilana.
Andalucia, then, is a region of startling contrasts and great charm. Yet, this mysterious corner of Europe is easy to reach, with hundreds of charter flights arriving each week at Malaga´s Pablo Picasso International Airport.
Enjoying fantastic weather, an amazing setting and beautiful restaurants, bars and cafes. Benalmadena is well positioned to reach Granada, Seville, Cordoba and Ronda within a few hours drive. The city of Malaga is beautiful with its historical old town and very glamorous Calle Larios with trendy shops and boutiques also the Picasso Musuem. The picturesque Mountain Village of Mijas with its famous donkey taxis is just 15 minutes drive. You can also easily visit the elegant suburbs of Puerto Banus and Marbella and travel further on to Gibraltar. You can easily visit Granada, Seville, Cordoba and Ronda within a few hours drive.
Benalmadena Costa has hundred of bars, cafe´s and restaurants. There are many international restaurants at the Marina. There is a wide selection of shops and Tivoli World, the children's theme park is situated in Arroyo. Fuengirola Zoo is nearby and the marine wildlife park. Parque Palomo with its unusual birds and beautiful lake is just a stroll from the apartment.
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5 Aug 2014
From entering through the garden gate this accommodation has the wow factor.
Spotlessly clean, efficient air conditioning in three rooms, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, spacious lounge with all entertainment equipment and comfy sofa, and then the terrace, Sun all day, lovely mountain views, 4 sunloungers, barbeque, dining table, then of course the hot tub. Everything required for a totally relaxing holiday, easy access from airport and central for all resort amenities.
Booking was very straightforward with guidance from Linda who was also available with tips and advice.
Can't wait to return.
We are happy you enjoyed the apartment and your holiday. We would be happy to welcome you back again.
21 Jul 2014
"Great apartment, quiet area near marina, fantastic terrace with hot tub!"
From our first enquiry about availability to arriving, the owner and their staff were very helpful. very easy to book and pay. The apartment was easy to find and has great views from the large roof te… More
Thank you so much for you kind comments. We definately hope to see you again in the future.
Linda y José
8 Jul 2014
"Home from home"
This apartment has everything you could ever need. It's comfort value is very high. Location is excellent. Caretaker is very friendly and obliging and if contact is required, there is always a pr… More
21 Apr 2014
"Beautiful Apartment, Highly Recommended."
My husband, two children (14 and 15 years) and I, stayed in this apartment in the week running up to Easter. Having never been to Spain before we were unsure where to stay but this apartment was so w… More
Thank you very much for your kind comments! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay.
23 Mar 2014
"Oasis of Calm"
Best apartment we have stayed in. Lovely and spacious, it was really clean on arrival and had everything you could need for a great holiday. Close to the beach, shops, harbour and restaurants. Fair si… More
Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We definately hope to see you all again
Linda, Sole y José
20 Nov 2013
"Perfect Location, Perfect Penthouse ~ Just Perfect!"
My husband and I just arrived home to a rainy and cold Scotland last night after an idyllic week at Casa Isla. The owner organised airport transfers for us for an easy start to our holiday, and the ca… More
Many thanks for your kind comments. We hope to see you again in the future.
Best wishes David and Linda.
4 Nov 2013
"Brilliant Property, Close to Beach & Harbour"
I travelled to Benalmadena with My Wife and 3 children (2 Boys- 7&5 and a 21 month year old baby). I researched long and hard to find just the right accommodation, location & amenities etc. This property definitely delivered and some.
Great service, the owners were very helpful and provided a prompt, secure and easy process. The Apartment is walking distance from the wonderful Seafront & harbour and all the shops/bars/amenities. There is WIFI (very strong signal) TV with DVD (The DVD player also has USB stick option- which We find great for taking out own movies). The apartment is very spacious and feels like a "home from home", everything You would and need for your holiday. The complex is very secure; and finally the Hot-Tub on the terrace, this just made it for us. We used in the morning and evening- really good Hot-Tub, deep & big with lots of Jets and lights. Would definitely go back.
Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We certainly hope to see you all again.
25 Sep 2013
We stayed in Casa Isla De Benalmadena for 1 week in September and loved every minute. We were greeted by the caretaker and the apartment was spotless. There were ample towels and bed linen. Everything we could have needed during our stay was at hand from kitchen utensils to hairdryer.
the hot tub was fabulous, we kept it set at 38 degrees which was perfect all through the day. we had the swimming pool to ourselves all week though the water was quite cold! At the bottom of the main road, which was very close, there was 2 bus stops which serviced the entire coast. The bus into Torremolinos was about 2 euros. buses were efficient, clean and on time. We spent a lot of out time in Arroyo which was close by and can highly recommend "The Moose Trap" A Canadian restaurant. A day trip to Mijas is a must, again we travelled by bus from the bottom of the road.
I would not hesitate in recommending this apartment and will definitely be returning next year. So much to see and do yet so relaxing on the large terrace. The views from the terrace up to the mountains were breath taking.
Only small problem - we couldnt find any English channels on the TV.
We have stayed in many apartments in the Benalmadena/Arroyo de la Miel area and this was by far the best yet.
Many thanks. We hope to see you again in the future
29 Aug 2013
"Excellent Find, Excellent Location - Superb Penthouse!!"
After reading the other reviews for this property, we booked thinking it would be nice, but not as good as everyone made it out to be. When we arrived the property exceeded our expectations - it was spotless clean and very well presented. The description of the location, layout, facilities etc. was all 100% accurate. There was air conditioning in the living room area and in each of the bedrooms, which was a bonus (and not sure if 3 air conditioning systems were mentioned on the description).
You could instantly tell that the property was well maintained and looked after, and the care-taker was very helpful and thoroughly explained all facilities of the complex and apartment. We also met the owner of the property, as they previous holiday makers had broken the air-conditioning in the living room area, and the owner came out on the first day, with workmen and fixed it. He was extremely helpful, kind and accommodating to us, as was the next door neighbour.
I would highly recommend this property to anyone in particular friends and relatives.
The balcony and apartment in general was a lot bigger than we expected, and was in an excellent location (just off the main road and less than 5 min walk to beach, and less than 10 min walk to marina - beside hotel Triton), which was excellent as there was no night time noise.
We were a group of 2 young married couples, and found the area really nice, with lots of activities, from day trips to Marbella, Puerto banus, waterparks, marina, boat trips, cable cars, theme parks, nightlife etc. We would however recommend travelling to airport, fuengeroira, torremolinos etc. by train, as it is air-conditioned, quicker and much cheaper than the bus. There is a bus stop and a taxi rank at the bottom of the road which was really handy. We normally took a taxi to the train station (5 min drive away from apartment, as it was an uphill walk) but taxi only cost 5euro between the four of us.
I do not have anything negative to say about the property except there were no sun loungers by the communal pool (you could lay on the grass on a towel instead), this did not really bother us as we spent most of our time in the hot tub, and we had 2 sun loungers on the balcony. Also some people may be put off as the property is a penthouse and on the top floor (5th floor) of the building, but there is a fully accessible lift at the entrance, or stairs if you prefer, so this should not deter you from booking this fabulous property.
31 Oct 2012
the app is great and very modern.the price is really good too.we felt like in home.very clean and furnished on very high standard.jacuziiiiiiii so lovely!!!!
We are very happy that you enjoyed your vacation. We hope to see you again!
Linda and David
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