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OUR APARTMENT HAS WIFI AND NEWLY INSTALLED IPTV - YOU CAN WATCH BBC1, BBC2, ITV1, C4 & C5.
THE COSTA DEL SOL RECENTLY LOST SATELLITE COVERAGE TO RECEIVE THESE CHANNELS AND NOT ALL PROPERTIES HAVE UK TELEVISION
A fabulous penthouse apartment in the La Maestranza complex situated in the heart of Nueva Andalucia. LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION! La Maestranza is the perfect place to stay for those wanting to enjoy all that Puerto Banus has to offer. Just a 10 minute walk to the spectacular and vibrant marina front where you can enjoy the best designer shopping by day and lunch in style, and in the evenings dress up and make the most of some of the area's fine dining options or lively bars and discos. This is a truly fascinating place for the young and old alike.
In the immediate vicinity of La Maestranza is a supermarket, banks, pharmacy, bars, cafes and restaurants – literally as you walk out of the front door all these amenities are right there, so a car is not essential to enjoy your holiday.
The complex is great for children with the choice of two swimming pool areas (one pool heated) and plenty of sun loungers and shaded areas, so a great place to chill out and relax plus it is completely secure and gated with a security guard employed 24/7. The beaches of Puerto Banus are very close, all offering sunbeds and parasols with traditional beach chiringuitos (beach bar/restaurant) to sample freshly caught fish and seafood. For those looking for a more lively time at the beach then you have the nearby private beach clubs of La Sala, Ocean Club and Mistral Beach.
Golfers will be in heaven… Nueva Andalucia is the home to some of the Costa del Sol's best golf courses with Las Brisas, Aloha and Los Naranjos just a few minutes away.
La Maestranza is a perfect holiday retreat offering something for everyone.
FURTHER DETAILS INDOORS
This is a large duplex penthouse apartment, split over two levels with three private terraces. The living area is open plan with access to two terraces, with a large leather corner sofa facing a flat screen TV with DVD player. There is a dining table with seating for 6 although you have a dining table on the terrace for al fresco dining. The fully equipped kitchen has dishwasher, washing machine, large fridge freezer and microwave.
There are two equal size bedrooms, both with en suite bathrooms. The master bedroom is on the first floor with a king size double bed and the second bedroom is upstairs and has two single beds and a fold up z-bed with access to its own private terrace. Both bedrooms have large wardrobes and cupboard space.
The apartment has air conditioning in all rooms which is connected to a timer - the timer ensures our guests are still able to use the air con without any restrictions whilst inside the property. Maximum time is 2 hours but can be re-set immediately once timer has expired.
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FURTHER DETAILS OUTDOORS
There are three private terraces to enjoy at this property (combined outside space is 50m²).
On the lower floor leading from the living area are two private terraces (20m² each), one terrace has a large dining table and seating for 6 so great for al fresco dining and to the front of the living area there is a second terrace with a comfortable rattan sofa and two arm chairs – a perfect retreat to unwind after a heavy day at the beach. There is also a quiet third terrace (10m²) off the upstairs bedroom with a cafe table and two chairs.
As already mentioned, La Maestranza has two communal swimming pools. First is the impressive large rectangular lap pool with a small shaded baby pool to the side. Secondly at La Maestranza there is a HEATED freeform swimming pool enabling you to enjoy swimming all year round – a great bonus allowing you to take full advantage of the Costa Del Sol climate, with 320 days on average of sunshine each year.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Puerto Banus 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga or Gibraltar 58 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|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|
The Costa del Sol continues to be a popular all year round holiday destination enjoying 320 days on average of sunshine per year with its many beaches, historical towns and cities to sample traditional Spanish culture, unrivalled golfing options and a laid back attitude to life. There truly is something for everyone to enjoy, here are just a few recommendations:
• Andalucían cities steeped in history, art and architecture: Malaga (a forgotten gem), Seville (so vibrant), Granada (truly historical), Cordoba (magical and Moorish), Cadiz (an ancient maritime walled city), all accessible by car or bus
• The incredible town of Ronda and its Roman aqueduct
• Traditional villages such as Mijas, Monda, Benhavis, etc
• For children: water parks, Selwo wildlife park, Benalmadena Sea Life Centres, Fuengirola Bioparc, Amazonia Adventure play park at Elviria
• Many Nature reserves and mountain trails
• Deep sea fishing trips
• Yacht charter
• Skiing in the Sierra Nevada
Puerto Banus is a world famous marina and holiday hotspot attracting visitors all year round. A vibrant port with an energizing atmosphere, Puerto Banus is the perfect place for young and old to enjoy a short break or a much needed holiday. In the port, enjoy a drink at the legendary Sinatra's Bar, a pizza in the most sought after Italian restaurant Picassos, or a simple burger in Jacks. Puerto Banus is a designer shoppers paradise… with fabulous boutiques and the legendary Spanish department store El Corte Ingles. During summer time and other holiday periods the Plaza Antonio Banderras is a charming and vibrant place to wander, hosting a craft fair with special goods on sale, and rides, play areas and street entertainers for the children.
Nueva Andalucia is the prime and most sought after area immediately behind Puerto Banus. Here you can enjoy some of the area's best and most prestigious dining options around, or simply sample the most sophisticated café culture in the whole of Marbella, and chill out and watch this fascinating part of the world drift by.
Marbella town centre is just 5 minutes away in the car or by taxi (or even by bus). You can actually walk along the newly reformed pretty Paseo Maritimo running adjacent to the beach from Puerto Banus to Marbella centre. This walk becomes a busy thoroughfare for locals and visitors alike wanting to gain some leisurely exercise whilst enjoying the sun and coastal sights. Marbella centre is the place to go if you want to taste some of the area's best tapas bars and bodegas, or visit the old town and Plaza de los Naranjos to soak up some traditional Spanish charm and atmosphere. You can even go for a tour of the town by horse and carriage, if the mood takes you!