Hercules - Cozy 1 bedroomed
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
****Book soon for great winter discounts of £100 per week****
The central location of the complex is in the sought after Gamonal area, perfectly situated to savour the delights of Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmadena Costa.
The complex boasts 2 large swimming pools and impressive gardens with on-site bar serving drinks and snacks throughout the day and evening.
No car is necessary, supermarket is 2 mins, the impressive Parque de la Paloma 5 mins and the beach 10 minutes, 24 hour English speaking concierge and internet in Reception.
Not booked your holiday yet??? This lovely apartment is the perfect break for any budget traveller, clean and comfortable with everything you need to hand, even the local Chinese offers a three-course dinner for 4.95 euros!!!
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||2 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga Airport 10 km, Nearest railway: Arroyo de la Miel 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Double bed with quality mattress
Double sofa bed in the lounge
Single pull out bed beneath the sofa bed suitable for a child
Satellite TV in both the lounge and bedroom
Electric fans for those hot days
Table and 4 chairs to use on terrace or could be used inside if chose to dine inside
Linen and towels (not beach towels) included
Beach towels can be provided at 5€ per towel per visit
|Further details outdoors|
During your stay you may use the swimming pool and enjoy the lawned gardens to sunbathe - the swimming pool is normally open between May - October/November weather depending.
There is a poolside bar for snacks and drinks to sit down or take-away
On street and complex parking is available.
Smoking is permitted on the balcony
Welcome pack is available on request - additional charge
The Costa del Sol region
The Costa del Sol caters for young and old alike, offering a variety of attractions. The coast boasts one of the highest concentrations of world class golf courses, hence often being dubbed " The Costa del Golf"
For families there are theme parks, including water parks, go-karting, safari parks and many beautiful parks and gardens. For the younger visitors the main areas are Benalmadena Puerto Marina, 24 hour square, and slightly further afield anTorremolinos, Fuengirola and even into Marbella and Puerto Banus.
The Costa and the Malaga province are home to some of the finest Flamenco shows, bullfighting and tapas restaurants.
Links between Granada, Seville and Cordoba are easily accessible for those wishing to venture further inland. The Malaga area is surrounded by old towns, beautiful countryside, olive groves and is saturated in sunshine 300 plus days of the year .
The mountains of Sierra Nevada are 1 1/2 hours drive away where you can enjoy both skiing and sunshine between November to April , alternatively weekly coach trips to Gibraltar are available locally for 10€
The old traditional Andalusian villages of Benalmadena and Mijas are both only a short drive or take the circular bus to enjoy the cobbled streets, donkey rides and many bars and restaurants. The Colomares Castle is also worth a visit, ashort walk of the bus route. Fuengirola Zoo is a short train or bus ride along with 2 waterparks and a crocodile park in Torremolinos.
Selwo Aventura Park is a natural park unique in Europe where animals of the 5 continents co-exist in semi wild conditions -definitely worth a visit but don't forget your sun hat and cream. Car hore would be necessary to reach this destination
There is also the choice of Selwo marina which is devoted to the exotic creatures of South America or Sea Life Centre down in the Marina which takes you on a voyage of discovery from shrimps and starfish, stingrays and sharks, where they nurse sick and injured creatures and return them fit and healthy to the sea.
Friday morning is the main market day in Arroyo and is situated close to the amusement park Tivoli World, and the Teleferico which takes you by cable car to the summit of Monte Calamorro where on a clear day you have the most impressing views over to the coast of Africa.
The Paloma Park with its lake, roaming wildlife including rabbits, ducks and chickens, cacti garden, children's play areas, birds of prey and several cafes to sit relax and take in the beautiful scenery is amongst one of my favourite places to spend a few hours relaxing.
A short train ride away is the Parque Bateria with a fantastic children's play area and rowing boats at only 1euro per hour.
Stroll around the award winning Puerto Marina, or take the small train for a guided tour. The architectural style of the buildings is fantastic. Various boat trips are available to Fuengirola or to see the dolphins. Dream your way past the boats moored in the harbour, browse the shops or sit and relax in one of the many bars or restaurants.
You will never be bored or at a loose end in this activity packed destination, Arroyo even has its own indoor swimming pool and Ice Skating Rink.
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10 Jul 2013
"A very comfortable and homely appartment"
A very clean apartment in an ideal location, close to bars, shops and a pleasant walk to the Harbor and beach. The garden and pool area was great for the days we didn't feel like doing much! Louis and Deb were really helpful, they gave great advice on some lovely restaurants! A must is a day at the harbor, and venture out to find some really lovely Tapas bars. Great holiday, can't wait to re book.
9 Jul 2013
"Wonderful location, brilliant apartment"
I had a lovely week holidaying in Benalmadena - the apartment is in a great location next to the Spanish area which has lovely streets and shops. there is a beautiful park nearby and can use this as a… More
7 Jul 2013
"GREAT PLACE TO STAY -"
The apartment was spacious and clean , everything you needed was there provided for you.
No problems with anything,
The gardens were lovely and well kept near the pool area;
The only down side we found was the cost to sit near the pool , 4euors per per, per day for the beds. So we just sat round the gardens with the chairs provided by the owners of the apartment which was a good idea.
The apartments are within walking distance of some great pubs which all served great food. The chinese for 5euors was great for 3 course meal.
Will definately return .
29 Dec 2012
"felt safe in appartment, location and local area"
I holiday alone, and felt the area, location and appartment were of a really clean high standard with a great accessable location.I swim daily for fitness and could do this with ease, in the large on … More
6 Oct 2012
"lovely clean apartment"
had a lovely stay at the hercules apartments,nice clean apartment,with everything you need in it for holiday.has a lovely pool and gardens with snack bar.very central to pubs and restaurants and about 10 min walk to beach.would highly recommend,would like to say thanks to debs and luis for making our stay very welcoming and picking us up and taking us back to airport.thanks again.
17 Sep 2012
"FANSTIC WELL LOCATED APARTMENT"
We spent 1 week at hercules in september, the apartment was first class, very clean and comfortable, well located to all the local amenities.Everything went really smoothly and Debra and lewis were fi… More
13 Jun 2012
"It covers everything you need for a holiday in Benalmadena"
I found the apartment clean and tidy and it has a lovely homely feel to it. The location is central so is ideal whether you want the beach, shops, bars or restaurants etc.
Reception are very helpful if you're trying to get some where or will order a taxi for you.
The gardens and pool area is probably the best in Benalmadena - it really is picturesque and if you sit having a drink at the pool bar overlooking the park and sea it's quite amazing.
The apartment manager was very friendly and helpful.
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