BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY HOME
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
BEAUTIFUL SHORT - TERM RENTAL IN A PREFERRED AREA OF RIVIERA DEL SOL / MALAGA. THE PROPERTY IS VERY NICELY FURNISHED, HAS SKY TV AND DVD. THE APARTMENT CAN ACCOMODATE UP TO FOUR PEOPLE. THERE IS A SEA VIEW FROM THE MASTER BEDROOM AND THE LOUNGE/TERRACE.
When we have a chance to get away from our hectic lives we want to relax and unwind and forget work for a while so where better than the beautifully scenic Costa del Sol. This apartment is ideally situated for all amenities. There you can either have a relaxing and peaceful holiday or a very active one, at any time of year.
This apartment is very light and has a south-facing terrace. The terrace takes advantage of the rising sun for warmth in the morning but at all times is somewhat shaded so the apartment never gets too hot.
The pool is sunlit from early morning till late evening
In the evening relax with Sky TV or Spanish digital TV or watch a DVD hired from the local DVD shop (5mins walk). If a more active holiday is your preference, there is a Golf Course very close by and the Aztec Club (2minutes) provides access to Tennis, Swimming, Gym, Italian Restaurant, Bars, Food, Barbeques, Mini Golf. And not to forget there area lot of activities for the children.
Most other golf courses are a short drive away (10-30mins) by taxi or hire car. Water sports and parks are all within a local bus trip. See Location Details.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Max Beach 400 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 35 km, Nearest railway: Fuengirola 12 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment has been refurbished and includes:
Redecoration of walls
Completely new furniture in bedrooms
Completely new furniture in lounge/dining room
A new tastefully decorated kitchen with new tiles, cupboards and appliances.
A completely refurbished bathroom
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment is set in very attractive gardens with lots of colour and are well maintained. The pool area is very private and not overlooked. It is set in a very private area of the Riviera
The Costa del Sol region
Mijas Costa is situated in the heart of the Western Costa del Sol and just 35 kilometres from Malaga International Airport. It has a varied landscape that goes from the mountains all the way to the sea. It lies 10km from Fuengirola in the direction of Marbella (25km)
Below the town are many of the most popular resorts on the Costa del Sol
Cabopino: (3-5 mins drive)
Cabopino and Cabopino beach are situated on the coast, halfway between Fuengirola and Marbella. Miles of beautiful sandy beaches with water sports, fishing and boat trips. There is also a pleasant harbour and renowned restaurants. Cabopino is one of the Costa del Sol's best kept secrets.
Marbella: (10 mins drive)
One of the most delightful promenades on the Costa Del Sol, with its classy restaurants and bars overlooking the beach front. A visit to the Orange Square will bring you to a host of street restaurants in the old part of Marbella.
Puerto Banus: (15 mins drive)
Mega rich yachts, world famous fashion shops, Casino, shopping centre, top beaches and spectacular views make this place special.. The nightlife is buzzing with numerous Bars & Restaurants overlooking the marina. Hire a yacht and go out into the Mediterranean
Benalmadena: (30 mins drive)
A lively resort with its beautiful sandy beaches & a spectacular promenade 2km long. Visit the Marina Plaza, often described as Covent Garden on water. Other attractions include the Tivoli World theme park.
Mijas Pueblo: (20 mins drive)
One of the prettiest villages in Spain, this traditional village has breath taking views. Take a donkey ride to explore the charm of this village on the famous. Also lookout for the Mineral water spring at the entrance to the village
Ronda: (50 mins drive)
Ronda is truly a spectacular village, famous throughout Spain for the plunging river gorge which divides this enchanting village. Ronda also has the oldest & most beautiful bullring in the whole of Spain.
The Mijas Hippodrome, ( a racetrack) is situated a few km's from Riviera which has meetings every week and includes lots of entertainment around the course. Anyone visiting Mijas will of course want to wander through the beautiful, whitewashed mountain Pueblo to enjoy the spectacular views.
There are numerous organised trips to Morocco, Gibraltar Rhonda etc available to book within the village area
If you want to explore further afield there are many car rental agencies that will allow you to pick up a car at the airport and leave it there once finished. In the retail complex is a hire car company called Fetajo which I would recommend as they are very competitive with good quality cars and no hassle petrol wise. They will rent cars for your entire holiday or for just a few days. Pick up and drop off at the airport can be arranged.
Gibraltar: (90 mins drive)
Tax free shopping (Don't forget to take your passport along when visiting).
It is a must see visit like stepping out of Spain back into England within 5 minutes!.. Here you have a multitude of English High Street stores and wines, spirits, perfumes and cigarettes are duty free. When you visit Gibraltar, you will find that the people are friendly, helpful and always polite. They are very proud and if you visit on September 10th (National Day) wear red and white to help celebrate and to fit in!
The apartment is a pleasant 25 minute drive from the airport and is situated on one of the lowest parts of Riviera del Sol, so no having to lug shopping back to an apartment high up the steep rise.
It is 5minutes walk to a retail complex where there are two supermarkets and various other shops. There are a number of restaurants and bars around the complex where you can enjoy a quiet meal or a cool drink.
Available but not exclusively:
Bars (with free Wi-Fi)
It is an 8-10 minute walk to the nearest beach where there are more bars and eating facilities. The long sandy beach is well cared for, clean, soft and golden sand with sunbeds and parasols for rental. Max Beach Bar sits right on the beach at Riviera del Sol and offers a lovely view out to the sea. It is a great place to go for a drink in the evening when the weather has been hot as you get the cooling effect of the sea.
The local bus service and a taxi rank are just 6 minutes from the apartment. The buses are very cheap.
The Aztec club is 2 minutes walk from the apartment. In that complex are two bars with snack food, a good Italian restaurant, a gym, a heated pool, sun loungers, mini golf, hairdresser, and tennis courts. On certain days they provide an all inclusive deal with access to the pool and loungers and a full barbecue meal for around 10-15 euros. Watch some of the young kids there play tennis! They will astound you.
There are over 60 golf courses in the province of Malaga (more than any other province in Spain). More than 30 of these are to be found in the 'Costa del Golf' area.
So within 10-30 minutes drive from the apartment you will find several. There is one at Riviera itself not far from the apartment at Miraflores a 10 min walk to the driving range and 20 mins to the Clubhouse.
Calahonda is a 10-15 minute walk. There are a variety of restaurants, shops and bars/ discos, one in Calahonda and one at Max Beach. There are two major supermarkets there one in the main complex and one 100m up the hill. Both are good but the one in the main complex has a very competitive offering of fresh meat and fish with an on site butcher and fishmonger.
La Cala a pretty little town is 5 minutes from Riviera by bus and has over a dozen restaurants and bars There are plenty of things to see and do for a day out. There is a large market each Saturday and Wednesday from early till 14-00.
Fuengirola (10Km) and Marbella (25Km) can both be reached on the local bus if you don't have a car. The beaches in both are magnificent and the array of shops and bars a paradise for shoppers. Both are exceptionally good places to shop for clothes and shoes. Fuengirola has a large market open on Tuesday and Saturday from early till 14-00.
CHILDREN/ADULT ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
1.Parque Aquatico Mijas is one of the main water parks on the coast and is located along the main road heading towards Fuengirola. Open from 10:30 hrs. to 18:00 hrs. and with a discount for people who arrive after 15:00 hrs, as well as free entrance for children under the age of four and other special rates for parties and season tickets.
Facilities include self-service restaurant, changing rooms, safety deposit boxes, gift shop, floats and a picnic area.
TEL: 952 460 404
FAX.: 952 469 442
WEB SITE: www.aquamijas.com
2. PRADO WORLD (Estepona)
Tel. +34 952-79-11-74
Fax +34 952-79-11-66
This theme park is located in Estepona along the main road. With a water park as well as other attractions such as Mini Golf, Football, TV Room, Shooting Gallery, Basket Ball and Remote Control Lorries.
There is also a restaurant, bar, parking and facilities for the disabled. Prado World also caters for birthday parties and there is a picnic area if you want to cook your own food.
Water slides, miniature golf, trampolines, kids activates.
3. AQUAPARK TORREMOLINOS (Torremolinos)
Tel. +34 952-38-88-88
Fax. +34 952-37-01-99
WEB SITE: http://www.aqualand.es/torremolinos/en/
Aquapark Torremolinos is located 50 Km from Marbella. It is said to be the largest aquapark in Europe covering more than 70,000 square metres, rides here include the hair-raising kamikaze twister and several near vertical slides, together with a tiny tots area, 'waves swimming pool and even a Jacuzzi.
This aquapark has all the attractions you would expect from a park of this size, with plenty of space within the park for sunbathing as well as many restaurants and a golf zone. Special prices for groups and children under three free. Located along the main coast road.
Slides, Multi Slides, Jacuzzi, Children's Zone, Kamikaze Twister, Rapids, The Black Hole.
4. SEA LIFE CENTRE (Benalmádena)
Tel. +34 952-56-01-50
Fax. +34 952-44-67-84
Benalmádena Port (30 Km from Marbella). The 'Danger in the Reefs' exhibition here allows you to experience the ocean's most deadly creatures, ranging from the Blue Ring Octupus, capable of killing a person in 20 seconds, to the comical Puffer Fish which is only fatal if you are foolish enough to eat it!.
This is a great one to take the kids to, they will love it. Loads of local and more exotic Mediterranean wildlife, sharks, rays, eels and more. The underwater passage is always popular and there is a great deal to look at and learn.
5. SELWO COSTA DEL SOL (Estepona)
Ctra.N-340, Km.162,5. Las Lomas del Monte
Tel. +34 952-79-21-50
WEB SITE: http://www.selwo.es/en
Man-made features is the bird canyon, a massive enclosed area of hills and plants, within which more than 40 different species of birds live freely.
A great part of the circuit is made in all-terrain trucks, although there is lots to see on foot, so I recommend you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Also there is limited shade so summer visitors should remember to bring along a hat and sun cream.
The Park has restaurants, shops, parking and much more services and facilities.
6. TIVOLI WORLD (Benalmádena)
Arroyo de la Miel
Tel. +34 952-57-70-16
Fax. +34 952-44-50-45
Tivoli World is an amusement park located in Arroyo de la Miel, just 2 kms from the Benalmádena Costa. There are various rides as well as a tiny tots section, restaurants, bars and a professional calibre programme of concerts mainly by Spanish performers, as well as some 'lookalike' stars.
Recent additions to the park include Tivolilandia and Tivoli Agua; the former is an infant area with 11 rides and other attractions specially adapted for very small children and babies; the latter is a water mountain flume ride which opened last year and has proved very popular.
7. DOLPHIN SAFARI (Gibraltar)
Marina Bay Complex.
Tel. +34 956-77-19-14
Touch a DOLPHIN or view the under waterworld in a special glass bottom boat
8. CROCODILE PARK.
Tel. +34 952 051 782
WEB SITE: http://www.cocodrilospark.com/
Imagine an African Adventure at Your Feet, but fenced off! Europe's only crocodile park with 200 crocodiles, from babies right up to the huge five-metre long adults approx weighing in at almost 500 kilos. The park has now set up a mini zoo especially for the children with mouflons, Nan dues, deer and miniature ponies.
Crocodile Park is home to more than 300 crocs, including the massive Giant of the Nile and 'Big Nose', an old age pensioner of 77, measuring nearly 5 metres.
The park's 'nursery', always busy thanks to the park's successful breeding program, thanks to which each female has 30-50 eggs. There is also a museum where you can swot up on croc facts, a video presentation, restaurant and souvenir shop. Open daily 10.00-18.00.
Adults: 7.50 euros Kids: 5.25 euros +65: 5,25 euros. Children under 4 years: Free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years.
9. FUNNY BEACH. (Marbella)
29600 Marbella East
Tel. +34 952-82-33-59
Action and fun for all the family and much more in Funny Beach. Trampolines, Go-Karts for adults, Mini-motorbikes for children and many others attractions such a Water skiing, Jet-skis, etc.
In their restaurant you can enjoy a varied menu for all the family.
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