La Herradura, Costa Tropical.
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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Marina view is a modern, split level apartment situated in the small exclusive Las Lomas development of Marina del Este, discreetly tucked into the hillside with uninterrupted views of the spectacular Mediterranean coastline. The complex enjoys a safe setting with a key pad entry system operating a security barrier, and the apartment has window shutters and air conditioning throughout.
The apartment is accessed via the spacious, self contained, ground floor, with the main living area located above and accessed by stone steps.The pretty sun terrace, located outside the main lounge is ideal for early morning and late afternoon sun The inner courtyard located on the ground floor is particularly secure for small children to play and with the BBQ equipment and patio furniture provided is ideal for enjoying an outdoor meal. An area for clothes drying is set aside. The shared pool is adjacent to the apartment and has sunbeds and parasols for guests and also a children's paddling pool.The living room has a 42 inch plasma flatscreen tv, with sky decoder giving option to watch Spanish and English digital tv,, sony dvd player, a three seater sofa, two armchairs and dining table and chairs. The three bedrooms include the master bedroom with comfortable king size bed, a second bedroom with twin beds and the ground floor bedroom with twin beds plus1 bed settee. the two bathrooms have bath and shower facilities and a third toilet with washbasin are located on the lower floor. The kitchen is fitted out with cooker, hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave, dishwasher, extractor, twin sink and automatic washing machine.
The Marina is a five minute walk from the apartment and has excellent resturant and bar facilities, art gallery and dive centre. The nearest secluded beach is situated beside the Marina and is a safe envionment for swimming, with a beach cafe and bar. La Herradura, the nearest resort, can be reached in half an hour on foot, or in 5 minutes by bus or car. A scenic coastal path can be enjoyed for a walk into Almuneca. A regular bus service runs 7 days a week between La Herradura and Almunecar, which can be caught at the end of the road near to the apartment complex. From Almunecar and La Herradura bus services run regularly to Nerja, Malaga, Motril, Granada, Almeria and other smaller towns. Taxis are reasonably priced and readily available. Contact numbers for taxis with English speaking drivers are available in the information pack in the apartment. Bicycles can be hired locally.
There are four golf courses all with 18 holes. The nearest are Los Mariscos and Baviara both 40mins drive away, and Anoretti is 50mins drive away. While none of these are championship courses, they are set in beautiful surroundings and considerably cheaper than those situated around Malega. If a championship course is desired, Santa Clara can be located one hour's drive away from the apartment.
The Sierra Nevada mountains are about an hour and a half away with Spain's best skiing and highest peaks. The main resort Solynieve is Europe's sunniest ski resort and at 2200m also one of the highest, guaranteeing one of the longest ski seasons from early December to late April.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Just below apartment complex cove type beach less 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 80 km, Nearest railway: Malaga 70 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Security provided by security barrier at entrance. Ample parking. Private swimming and paddling pools adjacent to apartment with sunbeds and parasols provided for guests.
A mid stay change of laundry can be arranged at a cost to the client payable to apartment manager
About this location
The Andalucia region
Costa Tropical as its name suggests enjoys the best all year round climate in mainland europe it has a rich history having been occupied by the Moors for centuries they have left there legacy here reflected in the local cuisine, and architecture
British Airways have commenced flying to Granada starting this summer 2013 Ryan Air, Easy Jet fly all the year round to Malaga both
airports within an hours drive from the apartment
Close by you can find Marina Del Este with its bars and restaurants, also a Paddi diving centre were you can hire equipment and obtain diving tuition, there are two yachts operating from the marina offering half day / full day excursions , a large water feature park in nearby Almunecar ideal for all the family. Explore the castle San Miguel in Almunecar or visit the museum and view the many artifacts
Sightseeing to the famous caves of Nerja or the impressive Alhambre palace in Granada the most visited tourist site in all of Spain about 1 hours drive away , 3 golf courses within an 1 hour away .sking in the Sierra Nevadas is possible throughout the winter months about 1.5 hours away resort closes first week of May
If you enjoy walking the area has lots to offer
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30 Nov 2013
"A stress free holiday"
Marina del Este is somewhere we'd always wanted to visit and we weren't disappointed, especially with the accommodation. This modern apartment is ideally set in a really lovely area not too far from some amazing places to visit, including La Herradura, Almunecar, Montril, all within a short drive. We were met by Rachel who introduced us the apartment which was immaculate, well fitted out with everything you could possibly need, three comfortable bedrooms with plenty of wardrobe and drawer space and crisp newly laundered bedding, both bath and shower facilities with towels provided. The spacious sun terrace to the front enabled us to enjoy the early morning sun and the long balmy evenings, taking in the magnificent views. The pool was easily accessible from the front of the apartment and was well equipped with sun loungers and parasols.Being keen on art we enjoyed painting and sketching, visits to local galleries, and photographing the scenery, Local bars offering a tapas with every glass of beer purchased was a lovely surprise and the Marina del Este provided a variety of activities, bars and cafe all within walking distance of the apartment.
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