Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
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Enjoy all the winter sun on this spacious south facing sunny terrace. Perfect location, no car required, close to all amenities.
This elevated, south facing, ground floor 2 bed 1.5 bath apartment is situated in Riviera Del Sol within easy, short walking distance to amenties and beaches (800m's) and only 20 minutes drive from Malaga airport and 15 minutes to Puerto Banus.
It is modern and tastefully decorated and features English Sat TV and free WIFI, this lovely holiday apartment is offered at very competitive rates.
This is a very sunny south facing apartment and has lovely views of the Mediterranean Sea and mountains to be enjoyed from the spacious terrace offering room to soak in the sun and dine al fresco.
The apartment is perfect for all holiday types including beach lovers, golfing trips, family holidays and for younger groups that want to be near Marbella but not pay Marbella prices. For golfers in immediate proximity is the Miraflores Golf Course and additionally the area has numerous other golf courses within very close range.
Set in very small community of only 25 properties you have the best of both worlds, a quiet residential area to relax in peace but within easy 5 minute walking distance to all amenities. The closest beach is located just 800m´s away and also the popular beaches of La Cala, Torrenueva and Cabopino which also features a small port and many beach side restaurantes are all only 2 mins away by car.
There are 2 commercial centres within 0.5km offering supermarkets, bars & restaurants, the Miraflores Club House is also very close offering restaurant and entertainment and the Aztec Country Club is within easy walking distance with restaurant, tennis, large pool, football and mini golf.
Local transport, taxis and buses are very close by but a car is recommended to fully enjoy the coastline but not essential.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Riviera Del Sol, Chez Max 800 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 35 km, Nearest railway: Fuengirola 12 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
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|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 5, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
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 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. Ideal for kids as shallow water!!
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!
Mijas Costa / Riviera del Sol
The apartment is a pleasant 25 minute drive from the airport and is situated on one of the lowest parts of Riviera del Sol.
It is within 5 minutes walk to 2 retail complexes where there are supermarkets and various other shops. There are a number of restaurants and bars where you can enjoy a quiet meal or a cool Sangria!
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 5 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. The closest (Miraflores) is actually only 1 min away plus a driving range.
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 onsite 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.
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.
Just remember if you are planning on spending the day at the aqua park, bring along plenty of suntan lotion.
TEL: 952 460 404
FAX.: 952 469 442
WEB SITE: www.aquamijas.com
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.