Duquesa holiday penthouse rental with shared pool, beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace

21 Reviews

Duquesa holiday penthouse rental with shared pool, beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace

From the owner

  • Penthouse
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

From the owner

A beautiful light and spacious 2 bed penthouse apartment set in the Duquesa port area with 2 terraces, including a private sun terrace with sun all day which offers stunning views of the sea, Duquesa port, communal pool, mountains and golf course. The apartment is situated within a peaceful gated complex with a large communal pool. It is situated on a hill, but that is what gives it it's incredible views, and it's still only 10 minutes walk from the beach, 20 minutes walk from Duquesa port, 30 minutes drive from Gibraltar and 30 minutes drive from Marbella. The closest supermarkets and restaurants are 10 minutes walk away.

The apartment sleeps up to 6 people, with 1 king size bed, 2 single beds and a sofa bed suitable for 2 children or 1 adult. The interior of the apartment has incredible views, with a views of the turquoise sea from the living room and master bedroom, and views of the mountains, pool and golf course from the second bedroom. It has a Smart TV offering all your favourite English TV channels and sports channels, there is no Spanish TV but you can access popular apps including Netflix and Amazon Prime. WiFi and air con and heating are included. There is a sound system providing indoor entertainment and a BBQ on the sun terrace, ideal for al fresco dining!

An ideal holiday for families, couples and also golfers, with numerous golf courses nearby and a warm climate all year round.

Sorry, no hen or stag parties.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite


  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed


  • Parking
  • Lift access
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

The property is managed by the Duquesa Estates Office. Directions and instructions for check in will be provided after your booking.



Cancellation policy

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £150.00

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No smoking at this property

About the owner

Helene W.
Tourist Licence
Average reply time:
3 hours 23 minutes

Calendar updated:
09 May 2021

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish
This Penthouse has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 15 Jul 2014. Located in Puerto de la Duquesa, it has 21 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £401 to £728.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 09 May 2021.


Very Good
21 reviews
Very Good
A Niumba Traveler

Jul 2020

Buenas vistas piscina muy bien con socorrista y muy limpia. El solárium es un lujo. Apartamento muy cómodo, la playa a 400 metros. Dos baños completos

Reviewed 17 Jul 2020

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Five Star.
Sep 2019

This is my second review (previous May 17) of this fabulous top floor apartment, and my sixth stay. As previously stated this apartment has everything you need to make your holiday enjoyable, with nea… More 

Reviewed 7 Oct 2019

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Stayed at Helene Apartment
Aug 2019

Stayed in August for 11 days. Arrived by taxi from Gibraltar to collect keys - instructions were not clear but managed to sort it out. Letting Agents were not sure what apartment we were in. No int… More 

Reviewed 8 Sep 2019

Owner's reply:
Stephen I am bitterly disappointed that you did not enjoy your time at my apartment, especially given all the pre-holiday preparation we both put in to ensure your trip started off on the right foot. Over the 4 years of renting my apartment I have never received a negative review. As such, I would like to cover off each of the points made in your review so that you know your opinion and concerns have been read, understood and where necessary addressed. Regarding your arrival and key collection, this has me a little perplexed since the one-page document which I issue in advance of all guests arriving clearly states the process for checking in. The confusion around the management office not knowing which apartment you were in surprises me since I inform them well in advance who is staying and for how long. Just mentioning my name as the host should have been enough. I will follow up on this, but this is the first instance of this being reported to me by anyone. (On another note, I hear the shuttle that I arranged for you from the office to the apartment went smoothly so glad that worked out) Within the apartment there is a one-page document which gives you an overview of ‘how things work’ such as WiFi password, heat/cooling system etc. I am sorry that this didn’t meet your level of requirement and I would welcome further input in terms of what improvement can be made around this. I am slightly confused regarding the welcome pack. During our email exchanges we covered the full contents of the apartment and level set your expectations around what would be there upon arrival so I am trying to figure out where the disappointment has derived. Regarding the parasol, or lack of, this was also covered in our email exchange. This is a matter of obeying the local laws as no such item which could blow off and cause damage to property, or worse still human life, is permitted. I would very much like to address your comments around the air conditioning as your review is very misleading. There is a 2 hour operating period in which once expired you just need to switch it on again (and the timer starts again), so in essence you can have it running all the time you are in the apartment should you so wish. This measure was introduced to ensure that energy is not wasted by cooling an apartment while there is no one residing. (Save the planet and all of that…) The bedroom terrace door being jammed is likely an easy fix and the management company will be notified; I apologise that it gave you difficulties. Normally the apartment pool and gardens are a very peaceful and respectful area to spend your days/nights. Evidently there has been a family or group of people who decided to spoil this for you by being around the pool after closing hours. While this is entirely out of my control I apologise on their behalf, and want to reassure you that instances like these seemingly never happen and that this is in fact the first time I have ever had this feedback. (Again, I will follow up with the management company to ensure all apartment buildings are upholding the high standards set regarding restricted areas and noise at given times) Stephen I am regretful that you felt the need to leave a poor review on my apartment without offering me or the management company a chance to resolve issues during your stay. I am sure the vast majority of these issues could have been resolved in a matter of hours through remediation work or by simply clarifying points of confusion. That being said, your feedback will be passed on to the management company for full review to help ensure my high standards are maintained. If you have photos of the apartment from your stay I would very much welcome you sending them to me so I can visualise and rectify the noted damage, dirt and also suggested mis-representation made in the online advert.
Johan-Iris d

Beautifull spacious apartment with nice sea view and perfect roof terrace
Apr 2019

We enjoyed a week in April in this apartment that really has everything you need. We stayed with two adults and two kids. The apartment has two full equipped bathrooms which is very convenient in the… More 

Reviewed 29 Apr 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'm so glad you enjoyed the beautiful roof terrace! Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd ever like to visit again.
Malahide, Ireland

Delightful sea view apartment
Oct 2018

This was a lovely spacious 2 bed apartment, we found everything we needed and it was great to have WiFi and BBC channels . It was very quiet in Oct.

Reviewed 16 Oct 2018

Review 1-5 of 21


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