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ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT LOFT, BREATHTAKING SEAVIEW, POOL, NEAR AIRPORT - MALI ROBIT

Cindy & Arjol

Speaks french, german, italian, english, albanian
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT LOFT, BREATHTAKING SEAVIEW, POOL, NEAR AIRPORT - MALI ROBIT

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Albania - Beachfront LOFT, Seaview, Pool

OUR 2 BEACHFRONT APARTMENTS: Hello! My name is Cindy and I am originally from Canada! My Albanian husband Arjol and I own and rent 2 exceptional, modern apartments in the same building (above/below each other). Our apartments can be rented separately or together as they are perfect for 2 families or 2 couples who would like to spend their holidays together but still want their privacy. See our other apartment - 'Beachfront APT'.

THE LOCATION: The apartments are located directly ON a large sandy beach (no road between apt & beach), 30 m from the sea, in MALI ROBIT - a fabulous seaside town 15 km south of Durrës & 35 km from the airport/Tirana.

THE FEATURES: Absolute frontline, unique, 2 sleeping rooms, bright, high wooden ceilings, French balcony doors, beach decor, 60m2, cool, fast private dependable wifi internet, satellite TV, air conditioning, private washing machine, private parking, close to food shops, great beach restaurants and bars, an INCREDIBLY BREATHTAKING WOW 180° SEAVIEW, a large completely private balcony with spectacular sunsets, and a fantastic outdoor swimming pool right next to the apartment.

2014 AVAILABILITY + PRICES (+ approx. 10% booking fees):

24 - 31 August (420 euros/7 nights)

9 - 14 September (250 euros/5 nights)

21 September ... (280 euros/week)

Google: 'MALI I ROBIT BEACHFRONT APARTMENT' to find more information about our apartments and this wonderful beachfront resort or contact us directly.

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THE ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT LOFT APARTMENT

Located in a small, low-rise building, 3rd/top floor, this apt has the best view of the entire building!

THE ROOMS:

2 SLEEPING ROOMS:

1 bedroom with a queen-size bed

1 big living room with a double bed (pull-out couch)

1 single air mattress (can be provided free of charge if required)

All beds have Swiss duvets, pillows and bedding.

OTHER ROOMS:

1 fully-equipped open kitchen

1 big bathroom with large shower, bidet and private washing machine

1 large balcony with 1 sunbed, 1 large table & 5 chairs. Smoking only on the balcony.

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IN FRONT OF THE APARTMENT

THE BEACH: One area without parasols/sunbeds (free) and one area with parasols/sunbeds (for hire), both areas are cleaned regularly. There are no buildings or roads between the apartment and the beach so you can easily go for a refreshing swim in the sea every morning before breakfast!

THE BEACH ACTIVITIES: suntanning, swimming, beach volleyball, outdoor swimming pool (small entrance fee applies), ping-pong, jet skiing, parasailing, and guided deep sea fishing. For children: children's outdoor pool, train rides, bumper cars, pedal boats, banana boats, playgrounds, trampolines. There is also a spa center/indoor swimming pool/fitness center near the apartment.

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THE TOURIST RESORT MALI I ROBIT

Mali i Robit is a beach resort town with low-rise buildings in a lovely pine forest setting. It is also not far from the many restaurants, bars and shops in Durrës and Tirana.

In the high season, Mali i Robit is great for families with children because this is the part of Albania that has the large sandy beaches, lots of beach activities, and shallow water that is safe for swimming.

In the shoulder/low season Albania is quiet everywhere except Durrës and Tirana, so if you are looking for a relaxing holiday in a beachfront apartment, a bit of sightseeing, and the added bonus of great shopping and exciting nightlife nearby, Mali i Robit is the perfect place to be.

It starts getting quite hot beginning of April, so you can swim in the sea from approximately the end of April to the end of October. The resort attracts a mixture of international and Albanian tourists.

GETTING AROUND: Everything is within walking distance and there are taxis at 'Klajdi' restaurant (50 m) and shuttle buses to Durrës, Tirana, Berat etc. from the main road (400 m). You can rent a car at the airport or a rental car can be delivered to you directly at the apartment. There is private parking next to the apt.

FOOD/SHOPPING: There are food shops close to the apartment + a big supermarket 2 km away. Boutiques, big shopping centers, restaurants and bars in Durrës are open late.

RESTAURANTS: Many restaurants serve fresh, inexpensive seafood, traditional Albanian cuisine, pizza ... and dinner can also be delivered directly to you at the beach! :)

ALBANIAN MUSIC: 'Ujvara' open-air dinner/dancing club is in Mali i Robit. 'Kali i Trojan' is 3 km north.

CLUBBING: 'Tropikal' nightclub is 5 km north, and there are lots of night clubs in Durrës and Tirana.

MEDICAL ATTENTION: Clinic in town + ambulance service direct to Durrës/Tirana hospital.

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RENTAL INFORMATION

* Smoking only on the balcony.

* Check-in: 14.00 - Check-out: before 10.00.

OUR RATES INCLUDE: Wifi April - October (Nov-March 15 euros), A/C, electricity, private washing machine, private parking, bed linens + mega-comfortable Swiss duvets/pillows, apartment towels, fully-equipped kitchen (large fridge, freezer, stove, oven, microwave, superior-quality dishes, cutlery, wine glasses, cups, pots, pans), iron, ironing board, use of beach toys, parasol, cooler/icepacks for picnics at the beach, satellite TV (channels in English, Albanian, German, French, Italian, Russian and Polish).

OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL (optional): approx. May/June to Sept/Oct depending on the weather. Prices for the whole day include sunbed/parasol: children 200 Lek (approx. 1.40-1.50 euros) / adults 300 Lek (approx. 2.20-2.30 euros). The pool is located in the garden right next to the apartment, it is of the highest standard and is emptied & cleaned daily/supervised regularly by a pool guard.

BEACH: There are two areas: one area without parasols/sunbeds (free) and one area with parasols/sunbeds for hire (2 euros for 2 sunbeds + 1 parasol for the whole day).

BEACH ACTIVITIES + SPA/FITNESS/INDOOR SWIMMING POOL (at a facility near the apt): fee applies. Playgrounds at restaurants and beach volleyball: free.

PERSONALIZED SERVICES WE CAN PROVIDE:

* Private Tirana airport taxi pick-up / drop-off - 30 euros each way.

* Assistance with car rental from the airport or drop-off and pick-up directly at the apartment.

* Information about things to see and do in the area, guided fishing/canoeing/hiking tours + other guided tours.

MONEY IN MALI I ROBIT: Albanian LEK, Euros, and some establishments accept American dollars.

SNOWBIRDS / SELF-EMPLOYED WORKING TRAVELLERS: This apartment can be rented for the winter months. The Mali i Robit/Durrës area enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate: Average highs approx. 10 to 16° C - December-February.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Fabulous October Holiday!



Great location and well equipped spacious flat with a pleasant interior. Cindy's transfer arrangements from Shkoder and then to the airport worked perfectly. The sunset views are really beautiful! We were there end October, fantastic weather and useful having two apartments together in the same building for rental.



Left on 06.11.2013 for a stay in October/November 2013

Couple from London, England

Booked our 2 apartments at the same time
Oct 2013
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Cindy & Arjol

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Speaks french, german, italian, english, albanian
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Hi there! My name's Cindy and I'm originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada and my husband Arjol is from Tirana, Albania - and now we live between Switzerland, Canada and Albania. I know you may be wondering how an Albanian and Canadian got together but even though we are from two completely different cultures (which means we laugh at each other a lot!), we still have a lot in common including our love for nature, history, and travelling around the world. We also enjoy renting out our 2 apartments in Mali i Robit, Albania and taking special care of our guests. It's a family business so if you decide to stay in one of our apartments, myself, my husband Arjol and my in-laws Vladimir and Qerime promise to do our very best to take care of you and to make your holiday a memorable one. :))

Cindy & Arjol purchased this apartment in 2012
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Reviews

Absolute Beachfront LOFT, Breathtaking Seaview, Pool, Near Airport - Mali Robit
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Absolute Beachfront LOFT, Breathtaking Seaview, Pool, Near Airport - Mali Robit
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3697349
+41 765166908
Albania Europe
5

ALBANIAN AWESOMENESS

  • 5 out of 5
We had a truly superb time on our holiday! Cindy and family were so approachable and helpful our stay was a breeze! The apartment was lovely and new and we EVERYTHING we could want or need! The view was stunning and the resort was fantastic, great for families and couples! Go, go, go, you won't regret it!
  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Absolute Beachfront LOFT, Breathtaking Seaview, Pool, Near Airport - Mali Robit
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3697349
+41 765166908
Albania Europe
5

GREAT APARTMENT AND THE BEST OWNERS

  • 5 out of 5
Great apartment and The Best Owners

One of the best experiences I`ve had in a vacation rental. Although the owners, Cindy and Arjol were abroad during my stay, they were easily reached via text message whenever I needed something. Arjol`s amazingly friendly and attentive father, Vladimir, met me by car in Tirana and drove me to the apartment, and got me checked in. He stopped by the next day as well to bring me some things, and he even met me on the departure day and got me on the right shuttle bus to the airport. He`s also a great guy to have a few beers with.

The apartment is new and has everything you could want in order to enjoy your vacation. The kitchen is fully equipped, although I ate every meal out, and has cable, internet, and a washer, so you will never be bored. The view is absolute beachfront, as there is nothing between you and the water except about 60 feet of sand. Being lulled to sleep by crashing waves was nirvana. There is lots to explore along this beach, and some of the relics from its past, like the igloo shaped bomb shelters from the cold war era, were most interesting.

Mali i-Robit is a new smaller resort area about 15 minutes south of Durres. It`s most suitable for families and those who want a more quiet beach vacation. The hotels are small, and not as good a value as this apartment. There are many reasonably priced beachside restaurants and cafes, and plenty of small minimarts for basic provisions. You can reach this place by bus from Tirana in about 40 minutes, and there is not much need for a car.

I chose this place because the more famous Durres is unattractively overbuilt and is more rowdy and crowded, although if you are into nightlife, you can get there in about 15 minutes from here. I will surely return in the near future. Thanks again to Cindy, Arjol, and Vladimir for providing an amazing place for my first vacation to albania.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Tirana International Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Durrës Ferry Terminal
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Durrës Train Station
Nearest Motorway
400 Metres
SH4
Nearest Beach
The apartment is ON the beach.
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Kompleksi FAFA
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Klajdi Restaurant
Car: not necessary

THE EXCURSIONS AROUND MALI I ROBIT

A car is recommended if you would like to go sightseeing. We can help you rent a car that you pick up/drop off at the airport or it can also be dropped off/picked up directly at the apartment. :)

Mali i Robit: Guided deep sea fishing.

Durrës: Albania's second largest city has great shopping, beach bars and restaurants, nightclubs, and a famous coliseum.

Tirana: The capital and largest city has fabulous shopping, ultra-trendy bars and restaurants and Albania's only airport.

Petrela Castle Restaurant: A must-see restaurant in a beautiful castle perched on a hill surrounding by gorgeous mountain scenery.

Lake Shkopet: Guided fishing (+ licence/equipment), hunting, canoeing or hiking with bbq lunch.

Spille Beach: A large, quiet sandy beach close to Mali i Robit.

Kruja: Skanderbeg museum & old bazaar.

Berat: The medieval town of Berat - a Unesco World Heritage Site + winery tour.

Osumi Canyons near Berat: Rafting/river hiking/waterfalls.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Albania, Europe

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
24 - 31 August
24 Aug 2014 - 30 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
C$700
for 7 nights
C$700
 
 
9 - 14 September
9 Sep 2014 - 13 Sep 2014
5 night minimum stay
C$425
for 5 nights
From
C$85
 
 
14 - 21 September
14 Sep 2014 - 20 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
C$600
for 7 nights
C$600
 
 
21 September - May 2015
21 Sep 2014 - 31 May 2015
7 night minimum stay
C$450
for 7 nights
C$450
 
 
June 2015
1 Jun 2015 - 20 Jun 2015
7 night minimum stay
C$600
for 7 nights
C$600
 
 
High Season 2015
21 Jun 2015 - 11 Jul 2015
7 night minimum stay
C$700
for 7 nights
C$700
 
 
Peak Season 2015
12 Jul 2015 - 22 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
C$800
for 7 nights
C$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes - Rates are the final prices. They already include the 10% Home Away booking fees.
- Check-in: 14.00 - Check-out before: 10.00
- Smoking only on the balcony.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Albania in Europe

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
  • Beachfront
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Ocean View
  • resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Large bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet, window, private washing machine.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • 2 Sleeping Rooms: 1. Main Bedroom: 1 Queen-size bed, lots of closet space, bed-side tables with reading lights, amazing seaview from the bed, private entrance onto the balcony. 2. Living Room: 1 pull-out couch with a double bed. 3. There is 1 large air mattress for a 5th person if necessary.
Entertainment:
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Boat ...
  • Garden
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting big game
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
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