Pelikan Park - El Pilar
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
If you don't want to drive anywhere, you don't have to, all amenities are within walking distance. Staying in our apartment will mean a car is NOT Essential! Should you wish to venture out, there are usually taxis on the stand just a 3 minute walk away.
The beach is an easy 10 minute stroll from the apartment, over the footbridge, the sea can be seen from the balcony. You don't have to leave the complex as there is a lovely swimming pool with a children's pool adjoining. The gardens are fenced & secure with an electronic door entry system.
The kitchen has a full size dishwasher, a fridge, oven with hob & extractor fan, a microwave, toaster, kettle & coffee maker. There is plenty of crockery & cutlery for everyone. There are tea towels, oven gloves & basics like salt & pepper, olive oil & herbs in the cupboards. Hopefully, we have thought of every comfort for your holiday. A very good selection of UK television stations, including, CBBC, Eurosports, BBC, ITV* A DVD Player and a stereo.
Perfect for golfers, children, couples & families - your solution to finding a busy holiday or a relaxing holiday! This spacious apartment is more than comfortable for up to 4 people.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Santa Marta (Over foot Bridge) 10 minute stroll 750 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 65 km, Nearest railway: Fuengirola 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Our apartment is furnished for comfort & convenience. We like to think that our guests will enjoy their holiday here as much as we do.
On entering the apartment you get a lovely feeling of space, it's clutter free, bright & airy. The kitchen has everything you should need, including a full size dishwasher, fridge, microwave, oven, hob, all crockery & cutlery, toaster, kettle etc. Leading from the kitchen we have a very useful separate utility room which houses a storage cupboard, the new washing machine & clothes airers.
In the lounge we have a television with 20 english channels including BBC & ITV*, a dvd player & stereo/radio, the perfect place to put your feet up & relax with sofas for 6 bottoms. The large french windows leading to the terrace are tinted, keeping the room cool & private.
*subject to change without notice - communal satellite.
The terrace has seating for 4 people & overlooks the pool & gardens, if you look closely you can also see the sea, a great place to relax with watching some beautiful sunsets.
The dining area has a table & chairs to seat 4.
We have a master bedroom with air conditioning, a king size bed, fitted wardrobes, fitted exterior blinds and full size en suite bathroom with bath, sink, lavatory, bidet & shower.
The twin room has 2 single beds, stays cool throughout the day so we have a fan if needs arise. Fitted wardrobes, a vanity unit with drawers, fitted exterior blinds & it overlooks the lovely gardens.
Next to the twin room is a bathroom with a half bath, shower, sink & loo.
The master bedroom has the benefit of air conditioning. Should you need them, fans are also supplied.
There is a TV with English channels....Including the following*....
*subject to change without notice - communal satellite.
SKY Sports 1, 2 & 3
CBBies - BBC cartoon channel
|Further details outdoors|
We have a balcony overlooking the pool & gardens, there is a table & chairs for 4 people & outside lights if you wish to sit in the evening with a bottle of wine.
The Swimming pool is a fantastic size & has plenty of space to sunbathe.
The gardens are enclosed & there are many benches to sit & enjoy the sun.
We have a dedicated English speaking Property Management Company on site to assist you in any emergencies associated with the property.
All linen & towels & Tea Towels are provided for your comfort.
***** PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR OWN BEACH TOWELS ****
We always make sure there are loo rolls for your arrival!!!
A welcome pack of basic foods can be provided on request & at a small charge.
The Andalucia region
The Costa del Sol - The Coast of Sun has probably the best climate in Europe. Mild winters, warm spring & autumn & temperatures of up to 43 degrees centigrade in the summer months. There is so much to discover here if you wish, alternatively, you can sit on the beach or by the pool & relax. The beauty of this area is that you can do as little or as much as you want.
Activities & Things To Do - A book is available in the apartment
• Golf • Tennis • Horse riding • Sailing • Aqua Parks • Beaches • Bullfighting • Flamenco • Fuengirola Zoo • Karting • Quad Bikes • Fishing • Dolphin Watch • Tours • Tivoli World • Sea Life – Benalmadena • Scuba diving • Selwo Aventura •
Places to visit - A detailed book & tourist guides are available in the apartment
We recommend the following if you want to go & venture.......(Estimated (realistic) driving times)
• Estepona • Puerto Duquesa • Marbella (12 minutes) • Puerto Banús (10 minutes) • Gibraltar (45 minutes) • Morocco • White beaches of Tarifa & watersports (55 minutes) • Ronda • The White Villages of Casares & Monda • Mijas Costa (25 min) • Benalmadena (40 min) • Mijas Pueblo (45 min) • Fuengirola (25 min) • Málaga city (45 minutes) • Córdoba (3 hours) • Granada (2 ½ hours) • Jerez (1 ½ hours) • Seville (2 ½ hours) • Sierra Nevada (2 ½ hours) • Street Markets - At least 4 a week within 20 minutes drive. On a Saturday there is a street market just a 10 minute walk from the apartment at the Diana Centre.
Benavista is located between San Pedro de Alcantara and Estepona and approximately 65kms from Malaga airport. It is easily accessible from the N340 (exit km 166). Benavista is an area comprising of a number of custom-built urbanisations which usually have their own pools & gardens.
The local beach is a mere five minutes stroll from your apartment. "SANTA MARTA (BENAMARA) BEACH"
Santa Marta Beach (also known as Benamara beach) is located close to the established residential area of El Pilar. The beach is easily reached by taking the pedestrian footbridge located across from the Benavista shopping centre.
Santa Marta is generally a quiet beach and is a regular meeting spot for frequent visitors to the coast. The beach has sunbeds for hire and a beach bar/restautant ideall for snacks and meals alike with paellas and seafood the specialities.
PLAYA DEL CRISTO - The most beautiful beach just 10minutes from the apartment.....
This beautiful cove has recently been improved, with showers installed. There are two beach bars and parking. Great family atmosphere. Within walking distance of the marina and the town. One of the only beaches on this coast to face west ensuring maximum hours of sunshine
EATING ON THE BEACH........
Chiringuitos are found up & down the coast on the beach or sea front, they serve cold drinks and delicious local cuisine including fresh fish, try the char-grilled sardines they are fantastic. Most beach bars will close in the winter.
FOOD & DRINK
Benavista has its own shopping arcade complete with supermarket, English butchers, bakery and a fine selection of restaurants and café bars – in fact, everything that you need for an enjoyable holiday.
Eatining out - Restaurants within a 5 mintue walk include Italian, Spanish, English, Morrocan, Lebanese, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Fish & Chips (really good & has been featured on TV!) - You name it, generally, we've got it!
If you want to venture out & have the time, the nearby fishing towns of Estepona or San Pedro where you'll find a wider variety of Spanish and International Cuisine are within a 10 minute drive.
Benavista is also an outstanding resort for the keen sportsperson – its favorable position on the beautiful Costa del Sol makes all year round sports a reality. Fine tennis courts, outdoor bowls, golf, water skiing.
The nearby (3 MINUTE DRIVE) 18 hole El Paraiso golf course designed by Gary Player – a par 70 course surrounded by beautiful countryside, but there are so many courses you'd need 3 months to get around them all!
Originally developed by Belgian ex-colonials from Zaire this Gary Player designed course is now owned by club shareholders and run by Colin Christison from Scotland. El Paraiso is very popular on the coast with both residents and visitors due to reasonable rates, a friendly atmosphere and weekly competitions. This is a well laid out course offering wide fairways which are bordered by heavy rough and traversed by streams, many of which are out of sight. The 7th hole, a par three, is regarded as one of the most difficult, requiring a great tee shot over water to the green which is guarded by two bunkers. The 13th and 14th holes are memorable for their large trees and lakes. The clubhouse is sited at the heart of the course and offers relaxing, unpretentious surroundings in which to unwind after the round.
TOO MANY COURSES TO LIST WITHIN EASY DRIVING DISTANCE
Sports facilities nearby, including tennis club and bowls club, and just 2 mins drive from the El Paraiso Golf Course.
45 minutes drive to Malaga & the Airport
50 minutes drive to Gibraltar & the Airport
10-15 minutes drive into Puerto Banus and Marbella
10 mins into the centre the towns of Estepona and San Pedro.
Very good location for holidays with children & adults.
It is only a (realistic) 10 mins walk to the beach over the bridge. Property has air conditioning in the master bedroom, Fitted Kitchen with new dishwasher, washing machine, fridge & freezer, The living room is large & is shared with a dining area which has a table & chairs for 4. We have a terrace off the lounge overlooking the pool and gardens, you can even see the sea.
There is a lovely Swimming Pool and community Gardens which are secure and private..
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23 Mar 2012
"A perfect location for relaxing"
We have returned to Pelican Park on a few occasions, it is the perfect location for relaxing, the apartment is well positioned set in lovely gardens with a pool just below the apartment. The apartmen… More
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