Townhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Turquesa is a stunning luxury 3 bed villa with amazing uninterrupted sea and island views. Best swimming pool in Playa Paraiso. Air conditioning, FreeSat+TV and Wi-Fi Internet 10Mbps access. 4 mins walk to safe sandy beach, ideal for families with young children. Tennis courts and gym.
Turquesa is in a quiet corner of Spain, away from the hustle and bustle, and sleeps 7 people plus a baby. Go up the marble stairs, open the balcony doors and all you can see is the turquoise blue of the sea, a cloudless sky, flamingos, gulls and sailing boats.
TENNIS, PADEL TENNIS AND BAR/CAFE IN PLAYA PARAISO.
Upstairs there is a double and a twin bedroom and a luxury tiled family bathroom and downstairs there is a large lounge/dining room, a fully tiled fitted kitchen, a twin bedroom and a shower room. Two balconies both with glorious views, a front terrace overlooking the sea and a back patio. Quiet and tranquil - busy in Summer - with easy access to all amenities, including supermarkets, great local markets and excellent restaurants for eating out.
Turquesa is finished to a high standard with luxury furnishings and the walls are decorated with large pictures of local views painted by the owner. Marble tiled floors run throughout the house and it is suitable for disabled or elderly people.
There is a lovely communal pool, with a separate shallow pool for children and is ideal for families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay. The historic cities of Cartagena and Murcia are close by. Lots of golf courses within ten minutes' drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Playa Paraiso 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Murcia 40 km, Nearest railway: Los Nietos 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
THE LIVING ROOM AND DINING ROOM
Flat screen HD television with English FreeSat+ and TDT Spanish channels, DVD/video and radio/CD player, INTERNET via WiFi N+ router.
Two comfortable sofas
Stylish 6 person solid oak and glass dining table and chairs, plus matching rustic oak and glass wall unit, console table and coffee tables.
Local books, maps and info on local attractions.
A small DVD, video and book library
Candles, cushions and lots of interesting rustic glass lamps
Amazing sea views from both the balcony and the front terrace. FLAMINGOS AND WADING BIRDS!
The kitchen has fully fitted white kitchen units and is tiled in white with black marble worktops. There is a full sized fridge/freezer complete with ice packs, a gas hob and electric oven, microwave and a toaster, kettle and coffee maker. There are table settings for 8 people and a good selection of glasses including plastic items for use by the pool.
Sitting up in bed in the master bedroom you see wonderful sea and island views from a comfortable double bed with rustic oak headboard with decorative iron finials. There are built-in pine wardrobes, a stylish rattan dressing table, mirror and club chair, two rustic oak bedside cabinets, iron bedside lamp and a ceiling light with fan to capture the sea breezes. Air conditioning. A hairdryer and linen and towels are provided.
In the second bedroom are two single beds with rustic oak headboards with decorative iron finials. There are built-in pine wardrobes, a rustic oak bedside cabinet and table, an iron bedside lamp and a ceiling light with a fan.
There are double patio doors to a balcony overlooking the pool.
The main bathroom is fully tiled with a beautiful cream and terracotta marble effect, with a full size bath with shower over, toilet, basin and bidet, shaver point and inset sink with marble worktop,
In the downstairs bedroom are two single beds with rustic oak headboards with decorative iron finials. There are built-in pine wardrobes, a rustic oak bedside cabinet and table, an iron bedside lamp and a ceiling light with a fan.
The downstairs shower room fully is tiled with a grey marble effect, with toilet, basin, enclosed shower cubicle, shaver point and extractor fan.
|Further details outdoors|
Front terrace with sea views and a lizard design mosaic table and chairs with cactus, bougainvillea and pretty pots of flowers. (please water them as necessary)
Back patio with washing machine, 2 mountain bikes, sunbeds, table and chairs.
Large communal swimming pool with children's shallow pool just outside back door. New sports centre with tennis, padel tennis, gym and bar/cafe just down the road.
Welcome basket can be provided on arrival.
Our caretakers are located nearby to greet you and help with any queries.
The Costa Calida region
The Costa Calida is Spanish for warm coast with 3000 hours of sunshine per year. The average annual temperature is 17 degrees. The winter is very mild and sunny and the summer is very hot.
The beaches are fantastic, long sandy Mediterranean beaches, little rocky coves and the beaches on the Mar Menor are safe, the water is shallow, tranquil and warm, ideal for paddling and building sandcastles! The area is great for water sports - windsurfing, sailing, pedalos, water skiing, kite surfing, fishing, etc. There are many diving schools, wrecks to discover and colourful fish to see. Great snorkelling.
The area is very good for cycling and walking with many routes available for a day out.
Lots of new golf courses within 20 minutes drive. La Manga Club 7 minutes
For bird watchers at least 63 types of birds near the property. With unobstructed views from the balcony right across the protected Salinas de Marchemelo. A must for bird watchers!
La Manga Del Mar Menor
The Mar Menor is a few minutes walk from the front of the house - a salt water lagoon beside the Mediterranean sea. There are numerous beaches with crystal clear shallow waters with a maximum depth of 7 metres. The biggest salt lake in Europe!
Playa Paraiso is a safe sandy beach with 3 beach bars open in the Summer. A new sports centre has just opened further down the street with tennis, padel tennis, football and a cafe/bar selling coffee and cakes, ice creams, fresh bread and cheap beer. There are quite a few local restaurantsand bars within walking distance of the house and many more to visit in the local harbour at Cabo de Palos and the La Manga Strip.
There is a new sports centre in Playa Paraiso offering football, tennis, paddle tennis, windsurfing, paragliding and relaxation and tai chi courses.
Cartagena is a Roman City worth a visit and Murcia is a very cultural city.
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14 Oct 2013
"Ideal for a family holiday"
We stayed at Turquesa in early October 2013. The weather was still very hot so all the beach/pool facilities were fully usable although most of the local holiday attractions in the vicinity had already shut down for the season. The villa is very well equipped for a family holiday with everything you could think of catered for including UK TV, WiFi and A/C. The villa was also in very good condition, clean and well laid out. The meet-and-greet arrangements also worked out fine. You'll need a car to get around as shopping, restaurants and the La Manga strip are spread out a bit although there were a couple of English bars about 10 mins walk away. If you're searching for authentic Spain then take a trip to Cartagena or Murcia. We got to the former using a neat train from just a little further along the Mar Menor coast straight into Cartagena so no concerns about traffic or parking. Corresponding with the owners Chris and Beryl was very easy and friendly. All-in-all a good vacation choice for families with kids.
27 Aug 2013
"We had a fantastic week at Tuquesa"
We loved the location of Turquesa. There are lovely beaches on the Mar Menor as well as beaches on La Manga strip. Our favourite beaches were in the national park. We reached all the beaches on the bikes supplied. We were able to do snorkelling, and kayaking and I even had a sailing lesson. We found everything we needed in Turquesa including the use of the Wi Fi which was useful when French air traffic controllers went on strike causing our return flight to be cancelled.
19 Jul 2013
"Brilliant - Turquesa"
Lovely appartment in nice and quiet surroundings.
Very local, not very many of the local people speak english or other language - that is also in shops, restaurants etc.
Recommended for those who want a quiet vacation. If looking for the nightlife with Bars, Disco and Restaurants you need go to La Manga or Cabo de Palos which is 10-15 minutes by car.
28 Jun 2013
"Everything you'd want!"
Lovely location within a five minute walk to the mar menor and a one minute walk to the local sports centre. The sports centre has a wonderful location & is open until 11.30pm meaning that you can play tennis etc when the weather cools, for only 4,50€. The staff are all very friendly and make the best sangria around. The pool is lovely out the back, with lots of room and not over crowded. The villa itself is a nice size, and definitely would come again. Chris and his wife are absolutely lovely hosts and couldn't do enough for us. With brilliant hosts, weather and location, I'd definitely come again!
16 Jul 2012
"Home from Home"
Lovely terraced villa, clean & well furnished ( inside & out). All electricals provided, even a kettle! The villa faces onto the parking area of the Sports Centre with the Mar Menor (large salt water lagoon) to the rear of it, around a 5 min walk. The area is mainly holidayed in by the Spanish, very friendly. We felt very safe & it was very clean. The beaches are cleaned every night. I would recommend that you hire a car to get the best of the area ( the Med is around an 50 min walk). Weather was fantastic, very hot.
22 May 2012
"A fantastic holiday in a great family friendly location"
The standard of accommodation offered is outstanding, a true home from home.
We travelled with our 2 young children and the property contained everything we could have wished for.
The house is located within only a few minutes walk of the mar menor. The mar menor is warm, shallow and calm and was therefore extremely safe for the children who LOVED it!
We hired a car for the week which allowed us easy access to supermarkets, the stunning la manga club and countless beaches. However, for anyone not planning on hiring a car there is plenty to do all within walking distance.
The Booking process was a breeze and Chris and beryl were extremely friendly and helpful. We will certainly be looking to book again soon.
30 Apr 2012
"Beautiful stay in excellent accommodation."
Excellent place for a family holiday, very relaxing area with lots to do. Great sites to see at other nearby towns with history, markets and good restaurants. The beach is fab and perfect for small children. I fully recommend the accommodation and Christ and beryl who operate the rentals are the nicest people that you could wish to meet. We have been twice and intend on going back as often as we can.
10 out of 10 **********************
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