Holiday Apartment Fuengirola
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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This apartment is located in a quiet residential area, is perfectly suited for families, golfers and the more mature holiday maker.
This is a superb sixth floor apartment with three bedrooms, a spacious living/dining area with a fully equipped kitchen. The south west facing balcony is perfect for enjoying the evening sun with a glass of wine after a hard day of sunbathing. The surrounding grounds offer mature gardens complete with play area, basketball/tennis court and pool; pool and gardens are for the exclusive use of this community. Private underground parking included. Wheelchair accessible.
Easily reached by 35 minute picturesque direct costal train journey from Malaga airport to central Fuengirola and a short 10 minute stroll or 5 minutes in a taxi.
With a very short walk to beach, supermarket, town centre, bus and railway stations. 10 minute walk to shopping centre including multiscreen cinema featuring English movies. Aqua Park can be reached by a 5 minute taxi ride or 15 minute walk, Zoo Bioparc, also a 5 minute stroll.
There are an endless range of restaurants available, both in the immediate vicinity at least a dozen and within a 15 minute walk hundred's, use the stroll to work up an appetite or walk off your meal afterwards.
The pretty white village of Mijas, a 10 minute drive up the mountain or a short bus journey, is well worth a visit for its splendid views and attractive winding streets, spend the day exploring on foot or by famous "donkey taxi".
Nicely positioned for spending a relaxing vacation as well as a point of departure for day trips to other lovely areas of Southern Spain (Malaga, Marbella, Mijas, Ronda, Gibraltar, Cádiz, Granada, Sevilla, Córdoba) and Morocco.
Fuengirola has eight kilometres of promenade running along side the wide sandy beaches, running from Los Boliches at one end and Moorish castle Castillo de Sohail in Fuengirola at the other end.
Play golf at one of the many spectacular courses within easy reach.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||150 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga Airport 23.6 km, Nearest railway: Fuengirola Train Station 900 m|
|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
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Andalucia region
Fuengirola zoo (Bioparc) is possibly the best in Spain. Aqua Park a great days enjoyment open May – Sept.
Horse racing track about 2km outside of town, complete with go-cart track. Shopping centre with a go-cart track on roof and a multiplex cinema which usually has 2-3 screens showing English speaking films.
There are a number of parks with really good children's play areas and fitness machines for all ages.
Along the Fuengirola River near the castle is a newly developed area which has a basketball court, table tennis (yes outdoors) and a bike track with bikes for hire. There are pedalos (Swan shaped) to explore the river. There is also a skate park which is quite spectacular (covering all ages).
Tivoli World theme park in Benalmadena (about 15mins on train) is worth a visit and from this location you can take a cable car up the mountain, quite spectacular views over the motorway to a bird of prey sanctuary etc.
Bull fights: There is a bull ring beside the zoo, where numerous flights are staged at various dates throughout the year. This venue is also used for other activities particularly during the Mary Festival 's or Feria's, which the Spanish love. Lots of people will get dressed up in traditional Spanish outfits and they will parade around town on horseback or by carriage which makes for a wonderful spectacle.
Quad biking is available up the hills, they will come and collect you.
Parascending, is offered from Fuengirola Harbour, you will be taken along the coast line and given a breath-taking, unique view of Fuengirola from the sea. Jet-ski rental is also available.
Strolling along the paseo in the evenings particularly heading towards Los Boliches, can be a lovely experience, with a variety of street music / entertainers, and the spectacular sand artists, all bathed in the red glow of the setting sun.
Branching out from Fuengirola, if you want to explore further afield, there are numerous day trips to enjoy. You can explore exotic Tangier (Morocco), or you could take the train into Malaga and explore its magnificent Moorish Castle overlooking the port where all the cruise ships come and go. An awe inspiring Cathedral, old town area and the Picasso museum, endless old world streets with cafes and wine bars.
Torremolinos, just 15-20 minutes by bus / train, check out the area known as Carihuela, for its selection of beach bars / restaurants.
Ronda can be accessed by bus, car or tram from Malaga. This town is divided by a bridge spanning an amazing gorge, just stroll around this medieval town taking in the views or visit one of the various museums, especially the museum of torture (Ouch!).
Granada probably a two hour trip each way by car, is worth a visit for the impressive Alhambra palace if nothing else.
Gibraltar is definitely worth seeing, explore this old town; have your picture taken with the famous monkeys; stroll through the caves; take the cable car to the top; sun bathing at Europa point light house or a boat trip out to see the dolphins.
Mija is closer to home and is a 20 minute bus trip inland, to explore this beautiful rustic mountain village. A fantastic place to spend the day exploring its winding narrow laneways and flower bedecked streets. There is a lot to be seen here with some highlights including the bull ring, a beautiful old church and the botanical area on the cliff face overlooking Fuengirola in the distance. Take a donkey-taxi ride, or climb further up the hillside to the little stone church that looks the town (it's not as difficult a climb as it looks). Alternately you could simply buy some freshly made churros from a street vendor and allow yourself a glass or two of sangria. Don't eat too much though because the best is yet to come; when the sunset is close at hand and you are thinking of your evening meal seek out the Alcazaba restaurant, it's a little bit difficult to find but don't give up, a table with a view overlooking the coast is worth the effort.
If you want to find out more about any of the places or facilities mentioned, Fuengirola tourist office is located near the train station.
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9 Apr 2014
"Quiet, Convenient and Central"
Great spot to stay, well sized bedrooms (x3) with all mod cons, comfortable and well furnished; a/c in Aug is very welcome. Walking distance from train station so taxi's unnecessary, and close en… More
5 Apr 2014
"Great Location convenient to Beach,Cafe's,Bars,Restaurants and Shops"
This spacious and nicely furnished apartment is very conveniently situated within walking distance to supermarket, massive shopping centre with cinema showing english films, loads of lovely restaurant… More
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