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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 has 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), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
The Andalucia 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.
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22 Oct 2014
We stayed in this apartment for ten days in early October. Lovely peaceful location, only 10 main walk to the beach, even closer to the shops and restaurants; you can actually see the sea from the balcony! Looks even more spacious than on the pictures!
Has all the facilities to keep you comfortable during your stay. WiFi is good and helpful if you need to stay connected to the outside world. Well equipped kitchen should you decide to do some cooking, and BBQ is an added bonus!
Owners are very friendly and helpful and couldn't do enough to look after us-all the way through the process from enquiries to booking and our arrival.
Would be happy to stay again!
8 Oct 2014
"Fab apartment but on a steep incline"
We loved the apartment - it was clean, spacious and extremely well equipped. Because it was on a steep incline the views it offered were lovely but it was quite a challenge for us to get up and down the hill to all the amenities and sea. As my husband and I both have mobility issues, we found the location a little challenging! Unfortunately, the local pool (which is not advertised on the site) was closed and the Aztec club was also closed for refurbishment which was a great disappointment to us as we would have loved to swim as the weather was so good. However, the local beach is very good and there are some good local restaurants within easy reach. We made the most of the great terrace and views!
The buses are very cheap to get around on and you can travel for a long way in each direction - the only problem we encountered was that they would often sail past us at peak times as they were full up and then it was a half hour wait for the next one to come along. We thoroughly recommend a visit to Marbella, especially the old town. Nanyana has ensured that there is plenty of info about all the amenities and activities at the apartment.
All in all, a super place but if you have any physical difficulties, we would recommend a car.
10 Sep 2014
"Fantastic sun terrace"
Back for a second visit to this apartment. We love the terrace, sitting out from morning until late into the evening. WI-FI was brilliant allowing Phil to keep an eye on his business. We played four rounds of golf at Miraflores, very friendly and excellent food. They do a special dinner 5pm - 9.30pm three courses for less than 18euros each, the club is also open to non-golfers.
We will be returning again!
Phil & Christine
2 Sep 2014
"A wonderful holiday all round"
We've had a fabulous time, the apartment is in a wonderful little spot with gorgeous views. It was an absolute pleasure to wake up to the sunny terrace. We came away for a relaxing break as we have very busy work lives, we got just what we were hoping for. The apartment offers a very comfortable stay, its spacious and nicely decorated with great little add ons (e.g. wifi which works wonderfully well all of the time, well equipped kitchen and comfy beds). The apartment is also great at staying cool even when it is truly baking outside.
The local amenities include very well stocked supermarkets (only 5 mins walk away) some nice little restaurants and great pool at the tennis club in Miraflores (short walk away). The pool at Miraflores was only 5 euros a day for sunbed and included a free drink - (we had the pool pretty much to ourselves) definitely worth a visit.
Lovely welcome and goodbye visit from Nayana who was really helpful giving information on pools etc.
If you've not been....we whole heartedly recommend you give it a try.
I'm sure we'll be returning.
Many Thanks Nayana
Claire & Steven xxx
23 Aug 2014
We have all had a lovely holiday, apartment is lovely, WIFI a godsend, beautiful views from the balcony.
Nayana very helpful making booking very easy.
Would recommend 'Korma' Indian restaurant down the hill past supermarket round the corner also would definitely recommend DAVINCI Italian restaurant, down the hill towards the beach cross over road and go up across the walk way alongside the motorway, keep going until you come to a blue bridge to cross over the motorway. DAVINCIs is just down from there its great food.
Great apartment, Great weather , Great holiday!
21 May 2014
"Excellent location to explore the Costa del Sol."
Lovely apartment with a large terrace to enjoy a beautiful sea view. Excellent base to explore the area. Close to Marbella and Puerto Banus, with lovely beaches on your doorstep. Highly recommend La Cala beach, and Cabo Pino beach.
All the essential facilities were nearby, with good choices of supermarkets, cafe's and restaurants (too many to mention).
The very friendly owners of the apartment had provided two folders containing detailed information of what you could do in the area, and places to visit. These were extremely useful.
6 Apr 2014
"Lovely apartment. A home from home. Wi Fi is spot on."
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We have been holidaying on the Costa Del Sol/Golf for the past 10 years. We have stayed at many different apartments in various locations, from golf to sea views. Each one has had its plus & minus points, however this apartment has a lot of positive points and no negative points. The apartment was not over personal, but comfortable & clean. As professionals our lives at home are extremely busy, the last two weeks has been peaceful, relaxing and a total change. WIFI was a bonus, so we weren't too desert island.
Will be returning soon.
1 Mar 2014
Had a lovely stay and sunny weather. Used the terrace very often, very good it has a dinner table and lounge seat and sunbeds. Inside we appreciate the kitchen with everything to prepare a meal. Great bonus is the WIFI that works great! We had a rental car, but for some shopping the supermarket is nearby and you can walk there. Did a horse ride in Casares with "riding fun in the sun" you can even have a ride if you are a non-rider.
Had dinner @ Ginza. Teppanyaki table is fun and the food is fresh. Went to shopping mall La Canada and had lunch at Mr Wok. Good quality food and sushi. Also had dinner at the WOK in La Cala De Mijas, cosy ambiance, nice buffet, the food you can have wokked is very greasy, he uses a lot of olive oil.
To escape the dull, cold rainy weather (at home) this place/ apartment is wonderful. Visit the inland or just have a coffee (and brandy) @ Fuengirola in the sun.
Thanks Nayana for your warm welcome and the smooth communication by whatsapp or mail.
25 Feb 2014
18. January to 15.February 2014
Arriving to Vista Hermosa we were welcomed by Nayana Adams and when we came to the apartment we felt us at home from day one.
The apartment are well furnished so we had no problem to relax during our 4 weeks stay
The terrazzo is perfect both for morning son and late afternoon son
The Wifi is a big plus because it was possible to connect the computer to the Samsung tv and in that way follow what happen at home in Denmark.
The location is perfect if you would like to go to Marbella or Fuengirola. 10 min and you are there.
Miraflores Golf club is very close (3 min) and very exiting.
No doubt we enjoyed our stay and will come back next Year just 8 weeks instead of 4 weeks
Thanks a lot
Merete and Knud
10 Oct 2013
"The marvelous apartment on Costa del Sol"
We´ve been spending in Vista Hermosa our holidays in early September. It was really a nice time to come to Costa del Sol and I and my husband had an unforgettable experience. To a great extant it was thanks to our very right choice of the apartment to stay.
While describing Vila Hermosa, perfect location of the apartment first of all should be mentioned. It is located in Riviera del Sol quite close to the sea (it only took us about 10 minutes of a pleasant walk with a nice park on our way to get to the beach). Moreover, there were no problems with some basic shopping (like water, bread, etc.) as a supermarket was also on our way to the beach. The beach itself at this time of the year was just perfect: not crowded, clean and with very nice view over the sea cliffs and the distant ship sailing to Malaga and back. The sea shelf was very comfortable to start swimming, no stones or something under your feet. And we had long and heavenly pleasant swims all day long without even thinking of trying some other more famous beaches which were also in quite short distance by car or by bus.
But after a whole day of active swimming and sunbathing you have a great need to come back to something like your sweet home. And Vista Hermosa is well tiled for the need. The apartment is nit and tidy. The furniture is comfortable and the whole design is very carefully thought over revealing good taste of the owners. Furthermore, you can feel that this property was originally planned to live comfortably in, not just to let it for the tourists. The kitchen should be particularly mentioned. Being keen on cooking I appreciated very much that the kitchen was not a nominal addition but a well-organized fully functional room, equipped with all the basic things you need to prepare a nice meal (including even 2 good culinary books on Spanish cuisine).
So we had every chance to create romantic atmosphere for our after-sea evenings and nights. We cooked together and then enjoyed a Spanish style fish or sea food supper on the broad terrace with a marvelous look over the sea. The candle lights and the south stars and the young moon all helped us to forget anything in the world except for us being along with all this beauty...
So it´s not surprising that we never happened to use the seemingly good TV set with a range of English speaking channels as well as hardly used Wi-Fi of a good speed. Nor did we visited any restaurants in the vicinity, may be because didn´t quite like any of them.
What also should be mentioned is that we in our happy loneliness didn´t happen to suffer from any noizy or unpleasant neighbors. In fact we almost didn´t see them which is a rare thing during the seaside holiday, I suppose.
And last but not least, the owners appeared very nice and helpful people! The apartment was ready for us in time, we were provided with all the possible instructions and when we needed something, they were right ready to help in a most efficient way.
The only thing we might call a dislike during our stay was the choice of fruit, vegetables and fish in the local supermarket. We went to Fuengirola to buy it 3 times during our 10 days´ stay (a good thing that the fridge in Vista Hermosa was big and cold enough to room all our purchases). But definitely this is a slight disadvantage only for such a picky housewife as I am. Anyway Fuengirola is also a nice place to visit with an easy and quick bus access.
To finish with we only want to say thank you for Robin and Nayana for our best of the best holidays and highly recommend the apartment for those seeking calm, romantic and comfortable rest on Costa del Sol.
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