Lovely1B Beach Garden Cottage Marbella Coast +Pool
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This is a very unique property, located in Marbesa Urbanisation, one of the best kept secrets of Marbella. It is a one bedroom cottage, kind of a studio with sepparate kitchen and bathroom. It is attached to the owners main villa with a totally independent entrance. Main Villa is not for rent and will not be occupied while the cottage is rented so you will have the whole outdoor area for yourself such as BBQ, patios, porches, pool and garden. The cottage is fitted with a design kitchen, a large double sink bathroom with shower and bathtub plus plenty of storage.
We offer you pool and garden views from your bed.
Dining and living areas are just ouside your bedroom in the covered porches of the main house.
The large 11 meter private pool is ideal for exercise and the garden is quite large and very private. The other full bathroom is in the pool area.
There is plenty of parking in front of the villa but you can also park in the inside open garage driveway. Marbesa offers all year round seaside Chiringuitos (restaurants on the beach) which are just steps away from the villa. Two 360 day open supermarkets and a hairsaloon are only about a 10 min walk.
One of our guests recommended Gimnasio Romana, just down the beach about 2Km right after Nikki Beach Club. They said that the people were very nice and that there were many classes to choose from. They paid 40 Euro 2 people for 2 weeks.
Marbesa is a very lush and tidy upscale urbanisation off the tourist track. If you are looking for a relaxing place near the sea and beautiful surroundings look no further. Plenty of shopping areas in Sitio de Calahonda (McDonalds exit from Autovia) or Elviria. Cabopino with its cute marina and restaurants is only a few minutes away. Marbella and the biggest shopping mall in the area "La Canada" is only a 15 min drive.
Even if you do not have a car you can walk to Restaurants, supermarkets and the beach. Local buses and taxis are nearby.
Once you arrive if there is something you require or you are not satisfied with please do not hessitate to let us know and we will
see what we can do to make you happy.
Should you wish catering during your stay or to get some basic shopping during or before your arrival, please let us know a couple of days in advance. There will be a small service charge for this which you can arrange with our caretaker. For less than 1 week stays or longer than 2 weeks and special packages please contact the owner
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||100 mtrs|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Andalucia region
The region offers plenty of sightseeing.
If you feel like exploring here are some of the day trips you could make:
*Malaga historic city centre and Cathedral. You can drive up to El Parador and enjoy a spectacular view of Malaga and the bay.
*Mijas Pueblo on the mountain. Amazing views from here too.
*Marbella old city centre and Board walk: Los naranjos square, the church, the narrow streets, a nice shopping alternative to the mall.
*Benahavis and its lovely restaurants hidden in the back street. Most lively on Fridays and Saturdays.
*The lovely Puerto Banus. Really good pizas at Picasso with great prices compared to other overpriced restaurants in the Puerto Banus Marina
*Istan. Great for mountain walks and local food.
*Antequera. Try to arrive before noon to be able to visit the "El Carmen Church" A real jewel.
This region offers amazing Sea and Mountain settings. Go and explore but make sure you have plenty of day light to go back as
some of the mountain roads can be a bit intimidating, specially if you venture to Ronda or Istan.
Please do your own research as these are just some of the highlights of the region.
Marbesa is perfectly located between Elviria and Cabopino. It is appreciated for the relaxing atmosphere, lush green environments and tidiness. The area is very well maintained and the streets going down to the beach are lovely for early morning or evening walks.
Marbesa has a variety of restaurants on the beach; Our favourite, Club 200 is known for its fresh fish dishes and is located straight on the beach. Rama also is located straight on the beach and also offers meat dishes and other traditional dishes. Restaurante Sinbad is located next to the old Moorish watchtower guarding the area. Apparently it has an international menu offering a little something for everyone.
On the national Road as you leave Marbesa direction Fuengirola you will find el Rancho grill, famous for its steaks and mixed grill. The meat is excellent and el Rancho has a good reputation for a good evening out.
There are some smaller restaurants and cafeterias in the small pueblo Andaluz or Andalusian village also as you leave Marbesa passing El Rancho Grill before you get on the National Road on your right. These are just some of the choices nearby.
On the camping there is a supermarket open all year round. The Opencor of Hacienda las Chapas is the other supermarket in the area and opens 365 days a year 18 hours a day. Further shopping can be done in nearby Elviria where there is a Chrurreria and a German Bakery to die for!
Although Marbesa does not have its own sport facilities the tennis courts of the don Carlos hotel tennis club (over ten gravel courts) is only a 10 minute walk. There are several golf courses located within a 10minute car drive, the most famous ones being the Santa Maria, Santa Clara and Rio Real 18 holes courses.
Water activities can be enjoyed at nearby Cabopino beach or the Don Carlos/Nikki beach. Nearby to Marbesa you will find the areas of Elviria and also Cabopino with its lively small marina and restaurants. If you drive to Cabopino, maybe it is best to park on the beach entrance and walk down to the marina.
The famous Nikki Beach Club, newly reformed is a stroll away on the beach.
Marbesa is a gem for those looking to relax even during the busy summer months.
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10 Sep 2014
If you want to experience the luxury of a top end villa holiday with the price tag of a small apartment then look no further. Your own private pool, beautiful garden and terraces all within a couple of minutes walk from the sea make for an unforgettable holiday. We luxuriated in two weeks of relaxing in the sun peppered with visits to nearby villages and a trip to the beautiful Mijas which is only 30 minutes away.
In the evenings we enjoyed both eating in and eating out. Although the Rancho Grill doesn't look much from the outside it is glorious inside and the food is wonderful (fab wine list). Nearby Cabopino (probably not correct spelling) is a lovely village with a small marina and loads of restaurants.
When you are relaxing with your night cap you can hear the waves crashing from the villa's terraces - always a perfect end to the perfect day.
For a relaxing and peaceful holiday you would be very hard pushed to find anything better than this on the Costa Del Sol.
Thank you very much for your detailed and thoughtful review. Every observation helps me to improve and strive for the very best. Unfortunately I could not fit a bigger fridge inside the cottage but will make sure the other small fridge outside is plugged when needed. It was an absolute pleasure having you as our guests and would love to welcome you again anytime. Best regards, Maria Eugenia
8 Sep 2014
"A house, an owner like no other..."
We really enjoyed our stay in that wonderful place!!!
Maria, the owner, took care of every detail to make sure we could enjoy her amazing property. More than renting a house, she welcomed us almost as friends.
Let us tell you more
THE AREA, Nice and quite
20 min away from Marbella city center, the area is really calm and quite. The house is surrounded by other beautiful houses. Very nice neighborhood!
A 5 minute walk to the beach/A 10 min walk to the nearest grocery store/10 minutes away from 3 restaurants. It is a great location even if you don't have a car (that was our case)
THE HOUSE, Just Beautiful
Big swimming pool, real BBQ with a chimney, 2 fridges (inside and outside), long chairs, pool sofa, Wi-fi everywhere...Nothing is missing..Or if there is anything missing just call Maria and you will get it in no time.
Since I was the one in charge of washing the clothes, I would just have liked the place to have a laundry machine :-)
Even though she was really far away (in another country), she managed everything for us to be at ease at her place. She did so well we almost thought it was ours...
Jorge, the gardener, is really nice and always available to help whatever the issue is.
Here is the winning formula!
Great location + Great house + Amazing owner = Unforgettable Vacation!!!
Merci beaucoup/Grazie Mille Maria
Marina & Thierry
You were fantastic guests and would love to have you back anytime. Thank you very much for your detailed and kind review. The washing machine was in my plans and will be installed soon. I too, felt you were like family. I am so lucky to have such wonderful and positive guests. Take care, Mil gracias!
25 Jul 2014
"Lovely Villa in exclusive private location"
Situated in one of the best locations between Marbella and Mijas, positioned close to the beach in a lovely exclusive neighbourhood,. The accommodation is very good, big enough for two people and very… More
Dear Martin, thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and thorough review of our property. You are very kind and it was an absolute pleassure having you and Angela as our very first guests. I will pass on your lovely message to Jorge and I am sure he will be jumping up and down! We would love to hear from you again. Best regards, Maria Eugenia :)
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