Chalet | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Recently built private detached villa in a quiet residential area. It has 4 double bedrooms which are all air conditioned and 2 luxury bathrooms, one with walk in shower (wet room) and the other with whirlpool jet bath and overhead shower.
It has a fully fitted kitchen with all appliances. A large lounge/dining room with comfortable sofas and armchairs (all recliners), an extending dining table with 8 chairs. 50 inch Plasma T.V with English channels, DVD player/CD. A selection of films are available at the villa. Patio doors from the lounge lead onto a covered terrace with another dining table and seating for 8 for al fresco dining.
From the terrace there are steps and a ramp down to the very large sunny patio which leads to the swimming pool which is 8mts x 4mts approx. together with sun loungers for 8.
There is an underground garage to the side of the villa and secure off street parking. There is also a BBQ a brick built BBQ.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||1 km|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||700 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Reus (Barcelona): 25 km, Nearest railway: L'Hospitalet: 3 km|
|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
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
Strictly no smoking inside the villa except on balcony and terrace.
There will be a breakages and cleaning deposit of £250 per booking, which is payable with the final payment. To return your security deposit is free within the UK, International returns incur a £10.00 charge.
This will be returned, in full, within 10 days of the keys being returned, subject to there being no damage to the property and the property having been left generally clean and tidy, money will be deducted if the property requires excessive cleaning .
All guests may enter the villa at 4pm on arrival and must vacate at 10am (NO LATER) to allow the villa to be cleaned for the next guests.
The Costa Dorada/Tarragona region
The Costa Daurada has 216 kilometres of beaches and is known as Spain's Golden Coast.
Reus takes 30 minutes and has comprehensive services and shopping.
Cambrils and Salou beaches take 25 minutes and they have developed into one of the main tourist areas in Catalonia, with facilities and entertainment for all ages, including various boat excursions along the coast. After sunset, they are the liveliest resorts on the Costa Daurada. Salou has karting circuits for adults and children, a bungee trampoline and a bungee rocket.
Port Aventura Theme and Water Park takes 20 minutes. It is Europe's second largest adventure theme park and is owned by Universal Studio. The big ride is the Dragon Khan, with its 70mph first drop and eight inversions. There are plenty of food outlets to cater for all needs. The indoor/outdoor Costa Caribe, the Caribbean-themed water park, also has a beach area and is an ideal venue to cool off.
Aquopolis Water Park near Salou takes 25 minutes. It has one of the most modern dolphinarium in Europe.
Aqualand Safari and Water Park near Salou takes 25 minutes.
Tarragona is the nearest large town and takes 35 minutes. It is the regional capital and has one of the finest examples of a Roman city. It has a well-preserved Roman aqueduct, cathedral, amphitheatre and museums. It has a good beach and excellent shopping facilities.
Barcelona takes 90 minutes. It is Spain's second city and has fashionable streets with cultural and tourist attactions. It has one of Europe's largest and best zoos. Parking is difficult, so it is advisable to go by train.
Montserrat takes 90 minutes. It is the home of the Sanctuary of the Virgin and the Santa Monica Benedictine monastery, which, for nearly a thousand years, has been at the service of pilgrims from all over the world.
Llieda takes 90 minutes. It offers mountain trekking, balloon and helicopter flights, horse riding, mountain bike or jeep excursions and river water rafting. The two information kiosk sat L'Hospitalet de L'infant will have details of how to pre-book before going.
Valencia takes 120 minutes. It is a vibrant cosmopolitan city. If you are in Spain during March and need a good reason to travel to Valencia, Las Fallas is about the best one. Between the 12th and 19th of March, the people of Valencia block traffic with towering sculptured statues which artisans have spent the past year making. All day and night, crowds of locals and foreigners fill the streets and the sounds of exploding firecrackers and fireworks fill the air.
Miami Playa is easily accessible from Barcelona being only 1 hours drive. A seaside resort situated in a magnificent bay in the Costa Dorada, deep in the South of Catalonia and well known as the gate to the Iberian peninsula, it offers everything one could desire.
Miami Playa has a beautiful sandy and shingle bays, which are broken by unusual rocky reefs and cliffs. A wide pine -forest reaches to the sea and is interlaced with beautiful walks. Golf club Bonmont (18 holes, handicap 28 male - 36 female) and two further golf courses nearby.
There are Shops, restaurants, tennis, horse riding and all entertainment. The area is especially suited golfers and sports enthusiasts (land and water sports).
The beaches of the Costa Dorada – from Tarragona till the Ebro-Delta – are sandy and clean and are falling gently into the ocean
Temperatures - 300 days of sunshine per year!
Nov. - March ca 10 - 15 0 C
April - June ca 20 - 25 0 C
July - Oct. up to 32 0 C
Miami Playa scattered along the length of the Seafront promenade has a children’s park facing the sea and in the height of the summer there are trampolines, ice creams kiosks and bars scattered along the beach itself.
This is a beach which is never packed. There is always space to spread out and even in August, the busiest time of the year, you can position yourself at the waters edge. The beach is kept very clean. Sundowners and deck chairs are available throughout the summer for a small charge, although you are advised to take your own parasol.
There are plenty of bars and restaurants where you can either snack or have a full meal. The quality of food and service is good in the majority of the beach you can choose to eat on the sun terrace, or in the air conditioned covered area. This is a popular restaurant and can sometimes be busy.
It is not usual for there to be no smoking areas in the restaurants in Spain, and nor do many provide highchairs for children. Despite this the general attitude to children in Spain is one of tolerance and it is usual for children to be eating in restaurants with their parents until midnight!
The bars and restaurants along the promenade are very traditionally Spanish (you won’t find any fish and chips on offer and pints of beer). Most menus are available in Spanish, French, German and Catalan. Not all are available in English.
There are many coves that can be accessed too. These are at the entrance to Miami Playa from Cambrils (under the railway) and are only accessed by steps.
The beach here is busier and with that comes more restaurants, bars, shops and McDonalds etc. There is also a small port with boat trips along the coast and again the walk along the beach is a pleasant one. There are children’s play areas on the beach and this beach is more populated than the one in Miami
This is about 25 min drive from Miami and has the busiest sea front and is a fairly major package holiday destination. It has many bars and nightclubs and the beach is often packed. The restaurants are more expensive and the standard of food, and service, is generally disappointing. There are two large beaches to Salou and you need to park in the car parks, (can be expensive) or a walk away from the beach itself. However behind Salou is Universal Studio’s Port Aventura and Costa Caribe Water Park. These are the largest in Europe (after Disney) and have a good mixture of rides. See more details below.
There are several supermarkets in Miami Playa, the largest being Intermarche which you will find on the left hand side of the national road heading towards If you are planning to pay with a credit card in the supermarket you WILL NEED a form of ID, usually a passport, and remember that the majority of the smaller shops close between 1.30 and 5.00 for the siesta. They do stay open until 8 or 9.
The largest supermarket in the area is in Reus and is the Carrefour. It sells food, clothes, electrics, CDs, bicycles and so on.
The nearest hospital is in Reus. The chemists in Spain ( Farmacia) will usually be of much help should you need medication for a sore throat, tummy upset etc. Within Miami there are doctors and dentists who you can – some of them speak English, some of them dont. It is worth familiarising yourself with where they are based and when they are available.
Visiting them at the beginning of the holiday as you can pick up discount vouchers for the main attractions and details of local walks in the mountains.
Bikes are available for hire in Miami Playa.
A must go to attraction. It is an excellent and long day out. Port Aventura is a large theme park about 20 mins drive from Miami. There are some fantastic rides and shows. It is best to get there early and plan to stay late. In the middle of the summer months the park stays open until midnight, and there is a huge firework display on weekends (which you can see from the beach in Miami).
You can get on most of the roller coasters (except Dragon Khan). There is food outlets scattered throughout and water points also.
Port Aventura consists of various themed lands, such as the Wild West, China, Polynesia, Mexico and so on. It is excellent fun for the family and your entrance does entitle you to one express ticket for the more popular attractions which means you are told what time to arrive for your ride and basically you get straight to the front of the queue! -one actually tells you this when you get your entrance ticket). You can upgrade your entrance by getting a gold bracelet (costs approx 17 euros extra) which then allows you express entry into all the rides which have this facility.
This is a water park which is next door. It has an indoor area and an outside area. Food is also available. You can get combo tickets for both please– enquire
It is good fun and worth a visit.
You will be able to get discount vouchers from the tourist offices for both attractions.
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24 Aug 2013
"Excellent villa in a lovely area"
We stayed at Villa Mercers for two weeks in August 3013. Two families with teenagers in a part of Spain never ventured before. The villa was a delight. Clean, smart and very comfortable whether inside… More
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for such a lovely review and would love to accommodate you in the future.
29 Jun 2013
"Lovely time again"
Once again had a great holiday staying at Villa Mercers. Weather was great, really hot. Spent a few days on the beach at Crystal Cove and Miami Platja, both within walking distant. Found the tourist i… More
Thanks for the great review, see you again next year!!
4 Dec 2012
"Fantastic experience, lovely villa"
Had a fantastic holiday have booked again for June 2013. Pool lovely kids really enjoyed it. Plenty to do and see, villa was perfect can't wait for out next holiday -Deamer family x… More
Thanks for the great review, hope to see you again soon!!
12 Jan 2012
"Beautiful spacious villa"
What a wonderful holiday we had at Villa Mercer. Everything we needed. Beautiful spacious and lovely decor and the kids loved the pool.. Hope to book again this year. Ideal for families with children
So glad you enjoyed your stay, look forward to accommodating you again.
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