Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Welcome to Las Buganvillas, this spacious split level apartment has more a feel of a villa, with 15' high ceilings and panoramic windows it boasts stunning views from every window. The apartment has its own private entrance with private garden areas (perfect for watching those little ones play or for family alfresco dining) offering sun and shade at different times of the day. From the balcony of the 2nd lounge you can sunbathe in total privacy. Set in a secure exclusive development and surrounded by a Unesco protected area, cork trees and golf coures which all go to make up this natural haven of La Mairena.
Withing walking distance you will find the'Kudu bar' with its friendly casual eating and drinking atmosphere.
A doorstep away from the bar you can fine dine at the French restaurant or for something more Spanish why not pop into the El Soto clubhouse (open to non members the Chef is excellent) .If you love Tennis, then within walking distance you have the world renowned 'Hoffsass Tennis Club' with its hard courts and rooftop pool, with stunning views down to the coast.(Its worth climbing the stairs to sit on the open terrace and view all the memorobilia of all the famous players who once trained there).
Further down the hillside within 10 mins drive you have shops, banks, supermarkets, restaurantsand wine bars. The world famous Nikki Beach Club and Don Carlos Beach Club are located with 2 mins drive. These blue flag beaches are known to be the best on the Costa del Sol. For safe bathing with small children, within 10 mins. drive from the shopping area you have a small port of Cabopino with its perfect sand duned beaches and shallow water.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Elivira/Nikki Beach/Don Carlos Hotel 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, 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||2 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Stunning split level apartment nestled in the hills above Marbella. Ideal retreat after a busy day on the coast (10 mins.drive inland) The apartment is airy and very spacious with amazing views to the Ojen mountains from the balcony and pool areas. There are 3 separate private garden areas to the apartment which allows you to choose between sun and shade at various time of the day.
Perfect for discerning families, couples, golfers, walkers and nature lovers. There are 2 lounge areas,balcony and private gardens and so is perfect for children or ideal if holidaying with friends as there is enough room for privacy at times when you need a bit of space.
The huge kitchen is open plan and suitable for breakfasting/social eating it has a larder and American style fridge, perfect for those big shops and has direct access to the garden area.
Plasma TV with Sky box and channels together with collection of DVDs family viewing and action films
Bodyboards for the beach, cooler and parasol
Tennis balls and racket
Frizbee and beech ball
|Further details outdoors|
Balcony with "wind out "canopies for optional shade
The Costa del Sol region
Visitors to the Costa Del Sol can expect average temps of 18 degrees, with over 300 sunshine days a year its easy to understand why its one of Europes top holiday destinations.
Often referred to as the Costa Del Golf (70 ) courses can be played all year round. It offers a whole range of other actviities such as sailing, scuba diving, horseriding, dolphin safaris etc. the list is endless.
Away from the coast there are numerous excursions into the real Spain with cities stepped in history in days when the Moors ruled this part of Spain. Ronda, Seville, Cordoba and Granada are all within easy driving distance and many tour companies offer guided coach tours. For those of you feeling more adventurous then why not take the 15km trip across the Straits of Gibraltar and visit Morroco. You can pick up some great bargains around the bazar/medina if you are prepared to haggle!
Malaga is the stepping stone to the Costa Del Sol you will pass it on the way to your resort from the airport, however for those of you who love to explore you won't be disapointed with this gem of a city, why not pop on to the open tour bus which will take you around the old quarter, Roman threatre and Moorish Place. For art lovers the Picasso museum is a must.
Elviria and Marbella enjoy a micro-climate and probably has THE BEST CLIMATE in Europe. Because it is located between the Sierra Blanca mountains and the Mediterranean, it is shielded from the colder weather in the winter and has the cooling benefits of the proximity of the sea in the Summer.
The internationally renowed and sophisticated town of Marbella, hosts a wonderful array of shops, fantastic restaurants, bars and night life and beautiful paseos. Marbella is still very much a place to savour and enjoy.
Within the cosmopolitian mix of the area you will find Marbella old town(Plaza De Naranjos, Orange Square is at its centre) with numerous narrow whitewashed street feeding off in different directions will give you a chance to wander, shop and explore. At lunch time why not pop into one of the 'tapas bars' situated in the old town for an authentic spanish delicacy. For those of you who love the glamour and glitz why not drive along the coast to Puerto Banus and enjoy the atmosphere, along with the customary celebrity watching.
Elviria on the other hand has a more relaxed pace with superb beaches/restaurants, banks, supermarket etc. A drive inland 10 mins from the shopping area with take you into La Mairena (known locally as the Beverley Hills of Marbella)
La Mairena provides a convenient haven at the end of the day where you can retreat from the hustle and bustle of the coast.