203 Mayflower Both Worlds
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The apartment is situated in the part of the complex designated for " over 50's". To stay you must be 50 or over, Both Worlds is located on the east side of Gibraltar, the part of the property 203 is in, is for adults only, it is a one bedroom apartment that sleeps only 2 people. There is a phone in the flat for incoming calls , Telephone 00350 20061881
is for incoming calls only, ADSL is availiable in the flat and also in the main reception.
The televison in the appartment offers a wide selection of channels, including all the main english channels, BBC ITV Channel Four/ Five and all the sky movies, sports etc, home from home as far as TV in Gibraltar.
The village of Catalan Bay is a 10 minute walk away,offering a small shop and some fish/tapas restaurants. The Caleta Hotel next to Catalan Bay provides bar meals as well as an Italian Restaurant. Should you feel like a little pampering the hotel also offers a Health and Beauty centre and a hair dresser, all available to non residents of the hotel.
Comments in the guest book in the flat will be added to the site, if you do not wish your name or comments added just make a note in the book in the flat thank you. If you enjoyed your stay and wish to add a review to the website please do.
The main town of Gibraltar is a short bus ride away ( the number 4 bus runs from a stop 5 minute walk from the complex at 20 minute intervals). There is also a shutle bus service that runs from outside the main entrance of Both Worlds to Market place.Taxis are plentful in town.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sandy Bay accessed by private steps|
|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: Gibraltar 500 m, Nearest railway: San Roque 7 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The owners of the apartment have endeavoured to provide a home from home with taste and style, a well equipped kitchen and bathroom,a welcome pack including tea. coffee, sugar, milk and mineral water. incoporating air conditioning in the bedroom. Ceiling fan in lounge, with portable fan , oil filled portable radiator.
The apartment has a deciated housekeeper who will ensure that the apartment is in a pristine condition for your arrival. Both the owner and the housekeeper live within the complex, one of whom will welcome you to your apartment and ensure everything is to your satisfaction.
A portable shopping trolley is provided, if required a basic shop can be provided at your expense. At 48 hours notice. Bed linen and towels are changed on a weekly basis. A small selection of books to suit all tastes are available in the apartment. Also a host of information leaflets of what to do , where to go or where to eat are provided for your perusal
Beach towels not supplied.
Although located on the first floor of the complex , the apartment can be easily accessed via lift a minute's walk to the apartment door.
Both the bedroom and lounge offer superb views over the beach and the Mediterranean.
|Further details outdoors|
Private Balcony with sea views.
Balcony table and chairs and two recliners
fitted awaning for shade.
Both Worlds has a reception which is open Monday to Friday 09.00 to 13.00 ( manned by a House Manager).
Small library, gym and games room available for use by residents.
In house laundry room with ironing facilities ( tokens can be purchased from reception)
The Rock of Gibraltar region
Gibraltar the gateway to the Mediterranen has attracted visitors for centuries. One of the most famous events was when Nelson's body was brought ashore at Rosia Bay following the Battle of Trafalgar. Strategic in the Second World War Gibraltar hosts a wealth of history for visitors to see.
Gibraltar is a British colony , which will give you plenty of reminders of home ,Policeman's hats, red mail boxes to the pubs with draught ale.
Intrested in nature on land or sea, Gibraltar has surprises, Dolphins and other marine mammals, including Pilot and Killer Whales and on occasions a Sperm Whale. For bird watches Gibraltar offers a variety of local and migatory birds. During the migration period thousands of birds visit Gibraltar as there last crossing point when heading throught the straits and on to Africa.
Modern day Gibraltar offers sightseeing , duty free shopping , as well as dining in one of Gibraltar's marinas or town restaurants.
English is the main language spoken, although Spanish is also widely spoken.
Currency is Pound Sterling with Gibraltar having its own coins and notes , their face value being the same as Pound Sterling.
Electricity is the same voltage as the UK and the apartment is fitted with standard three pin plugs
Gibraltar is also a gateway to Spain and Morocco. Local travel agents can book a variety of excursions. For more information please refer to the file in the apartment.
The climate has an average of 320 days of sunshine a year and temperatures can rise well above 30 degrees in summer. The sub tropical sun of North Africa is tempered by gentle sea breezes in summer
Both Worlds is located on the eastern side of the Rock in Sandy Bay. Originally built as a hotel it has been refurbished to a high standard and converted into apartments. It over looks a popular beach.
Apartment 203 is an attractive one bedroom apartment with its own private balcony, located in a section of the development which is restricted to persons over 50 . Relax on the balcony in the morning with a cup of tea and watch the sunrise, or in the evening with a pre dinner drink .
The straits of Gibraltar are amongst the busiest shipping lanes in the world. From the balcony you can watch the cruise liners, commercial shipping and little fishing boats sail past.
The Costa del Sol has many Golf course which are approximately a thirty minute drive away from the La Linea - Gibraltar border. See file in the apartment.
Excursions can be booked with local travel agents to the following destinations,
Ronda, Jerez and Tangier,
Local excursions Historical Rock Tours, Dolphin Safari and World War Two Tunnels
Gibraltar Museum, Rock Gun , Europa Point , Alameda Gardens
More details can be found in the file in the apartment and the Gibraltar Tourist Board
Rock Bastion situation in town offers a cinema, bowling and ice skating .
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4 Jul 2014
"Wonderful and relaxing"
203 Mayflower, the perfect holiday apartment with everything you need,very clean and comfortable in a good location with wonderful views. I would certainly recommend this apartment for a good holiday.… More
16 Jun 2014
Like to thank Judy on an excellent furnished apartment, clean, with fantastic sea views,and the rock right behind you. It's a loverly location, away from hussel and bussel of a town location, tra… More
20 May 2014
"Great week in a superbly situated apartment"
Have just returned from a week at this lovely apartment. It had everything we needed and more. Buses were great and the drivers very friendly. The apartment was very comfortable and even in May the… More
12 Apr 2014
"So good , we've booked it again!"
203 is a perfect apartment for two. The location is superb with easy access being just one level down from reception.( access by stairs or lift- no problem) Wake up to the sound of the waves lapping o… More
31 Mar 2014
"Everything you needed was provided and more!"
Great contact with owner prior to and on arrival. The Apartment was really well equipped and in a beautiful location right on the sea, with a good local bus service. There is plenty to see and do in G… More
12 Aug 2013
Superb private balcony great to fall asleep to the sound of the sea and wake to a lovely sunrise. The apartment was clean and was a home from home. Milk tea water etc provided thanks Judy. A short walk away is Catalan Bay which has a small shop and a few restuarants. The shuttle bus was great to get in to town with very friendly driver's. The bedroom had aircon and the shower had good pressure. A great place to stay !
22 Jul 2013
"Just did not want to leave...."
Such a lovely place to stay. Everything you could need is in the apartment.The view of the Med is stunning from your private balcony which is great for an evening meal or sun bathing during the day. T… More
1 Jul 2013
Very good communication from Judy . Good explanation about property and buses. Milk, tea provided which was very welcome. The property was very well equipped,everything you needed for a self catering holiday. The rooms were clean light and airy and the air conditioning in the bedroom was very welcome at night. I loved watching the ships from the balcony.The only thing I was disappointed about was the beach was being renovated so couldn't use it. It will be lovely when finished!
I liked the fact that it was quiet and out of the way but close enough to town to walk if you are up to it. Can't get over the fact though that buses stop at 21.00. so used to them running through night in London!
14 Apr 2013
Perfect in every way. The apartment has all the amenities, plus an absolutely stunning view from a large patio that faces the ocean. It has a very convenient location, with a dedicated shuttle bus t… More
30 Jan 2013
"WOW WHAT A VIEW !!!!!!!!!"
My husband and I stayed in this apartment after Christmas for a few days. We found the apartment to be very clean comfy and well equiped.With stunning views from the balcony, there is nothing we could fault with this apartment.
With just a short walk to Catalan Bay where there is small shop for any essentials and a couple of restuarants which we found very reasonably priced. Or if you prefer to go a little further there is a bus from the reception at Both World's which will take you into town.
We found Both World's to be a great place to chill out and relax but within easy reach of the town.
We are missing the sound of the sea sending us to sleep at night, so thank you Judy the apartment is super and yes we will return.
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