El Porton -- Mijas
Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A delightful sunny, secure and fully air-conditioned Spanish style two bedroom Town House, with Panoramic Mediterranean views; it's spacious with south facing balcony and terrace with private side garden, and overlooks the shared and heated swimming pool that is set in a lovely well maintained gardens.
El Porton is a well secured private complex with underground car park within the complex. The apartment can be accessed by a lift or flight of stairs, and hence is ideal for those with mobility problems.
It is located between the charming, white Spanish village of Mijas Pueblo and bustling coastal resort of Fuengirola with its sandy beaches at the resort and nearby Los Boliches. Traditional Tapas bars, other lively bars and restaurants, night clubs, shops, local museums are all within 10 minutes by car; a regular bus service is also available and is within few minutes walking distance from the apartment to both Fuengirola and Mijas, and takes only about ten minutes. Popular coastal destinations such as Malaga, Toramillinoes Benalmadena, La Cala, Marbella, Puerto Banus and are also easily reached by public transport from Fuengirola.
Accommodation and Facilities
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Two fully air-conditioned bedrooms and sleeps four people
The master bedroom has a super king size bed, large walk-in dressing area with mirrored wardrobes, and patio access to a large sunny terrace with panoramic views
Bedroom 2 : with two "Dannish" single beds, and has large wardrobe/storage area, with en-suite shower room, with patio access to the terrace and private garden
Bathrooms: The master Bed rooms has en-suite family bathroom with bath and overhead shower, his and her sinks cabinets and large mirror, wc, bidet , and a large window with lovely sea views. The second bedroom has en-suite large walk in shower room ideal for guests with mobility problems. Hair dryer is available
Living Rooms: Spacious, sunny and fully furnished Lounge/diner. It has a full length side window overlooking the pool and hillside and has large patio doors to the balcony that boasts Panoramic Mediterranean views. Lounge also has TV, (free to air) Sky, DVD, and stereo; Wi Fi connection is avialable at nominal additional cost
Kitchen: Fully equipped modern kitchen with electric hob, oven, microwave, family sized integral fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, and kettle. Plenty of cupboard space with crockery, utensils etc.
Utility Room: Large Utility area is on the lower back terrace, and has a washing machine, hot water tank, drying area and storage for cleaning materials, patio furniture and other equipment.
Amenities/Facilities: Large balcony has a table, 4 chairs, gas BBQ and electrically operated sun awning. Lower terrace has 4 sun loungers, table and chairs, and leads to the side grassed area and the utility terrace at the back. It also has access door to the pool.
Access: The complex is accessed via electric gates, with lift access to the apartment. The complex has secure underground car park for the guests. Car is not necessary, and regular bus service to Fuengirola and Mijas is available, and is within walking distance from the apartment.
Other Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service: adequate bed linen and towels (except pool and beach towels) are provided for the duration of the stay.
Highchair and infant cots available by arrangement.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fuengirola 5 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 20 km, Nearest railway: Fuengirolare 5 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||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
The Andalucia region
Costa Del Sol is one the most desirable region of Southern Spain and enjoys an average of more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and hence a Golfers paradise.
Costa del Sol is full of beaches along its coastline and can be explored easily by car hire or public transport. Located along the coast, there are beautiful Marinas at Malaga, Benalmádena, Marbella and the very famous Nikki Beach and Puerto Banus with it's designer boutiques. Other places of interest within driving distance include Ski slopes Sierra Nevada in Granada, and inland Seville, Rhonda ,Nerja, and Gibraltar
A must to try are the BBQ Sardines from the beach bars and restaurants along the beach fronts.
From Mijas it is possible for access to over 80 different golf courses along Costa Del Sol, the closest being about 10 minutes drive.
Other Local Attraction
In addition to the wonderful beaches and golf courses, Mijas and surrounding area also offers a range of other attractions suitable for all age groups
Costa del Sol Race Track
Situated in La Cala de Mijas, the Costa del Sol Racetrack counts to one of the best in Spain.
Tivoli World Amusement Park is located in Arroyo da le Miel, 2 km inland from Benalmadena Costa, and can be reached by the train which runs from Malaga to Fuengirola or by bus from most resorts along the coast. It is the biggest amusement park on the Costa del Sol and offers both rides and a varied program of shows including Flamenco and Wild West shows.
Benalmadena Cable Car
Situated right next to Tivoli World, the Benalmadena Cable Car runs to the summit of Monte Calamorro. From the top you can enjoy fantastic views over the Costa del Sol, Sierra Nevada and on clear days of Gibraltar and the North African coast. Benalmadena Sea Life Aquarium
Benalmadena Sea Life Aquarium is located next to the Marina in Benalmadena and can be reached by the bus which runs from most of the resorts along the coast. It contains a shark reef, a tank with rays, a sea snake enclosure and various other displays.
Aqualand Aqua Park can be found only 10 minutes from the centre of Torremolinos. It is the largest water park on the Costa del Sol, Aqualand covers more than 70,000 square metres and has rides such Boomerang, the only one of its kind on the Costa del Sol, the incredibly exciting Kamikazee Twister, Rapids and the Black Hole.
The Mijas Aqua Park is located in Fuengirola just off the main Costa del Sol road. There are buses every 30 mins from the Fuengirola bus station or alternatively you can walk from either the bus or train station in less than 20 minutes.
Other ideas of things to do
• Fuengirola Zoo can be found in the centre of Fuengirola opposite Mijas Aquapark. It is open all year from 10am
• Torremolinos Crocodile Park is located in Torremolinos next to Aqualand. It is open all year from 10am.
Skiing is a must for those who enjoy a winter holiday. Granada is the most Southern ski resort in Europe and can be reached within two hours by car.
The beautiful white village of Mijas is only ten minutes away by car or bus that is available forn just outside the complex.
From its hilly location, The village enjoys Panoramic costal views.
In the village, you can browse around numerous craft shops famous for its leather goods, paintings, ceramics; whilst there, you can also visit the bull ring.. Take the famouus donkey ride that takes you through cobbled streets around the village. There also numerous Cafes, Tapas bars and resturants in the village
Numerous events including live music and other festivals are regularly held at the Central Square in Mijas
The famous Valparaiso resturant and cabret is located only across the road from the apartment
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