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2 BED TOWNHOUSE IN LA CARIHUELA, 2 'SOUTH' FACING TERRACES, BEACH JUST 50 METERS

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Lesley

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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2 BED TOWNHOUSE IN LA CARIHUELA, 2 'SOUTH' FACING TERRACES, BEACH JUST 50 METERS

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Torremolinos - Carmen 8

2 bedroom ‘pueblo’ town-house accommodating 5 with two south facing terraces

Refurbished early 2011 the house is on two levels,with a newly fitted kitchen, lounge / dining area and cloakroom toilet with wash hand basin.

The upper floor has one double bedroom with a full sized double bed and a twin bedded room, again full sized single beds adjacent to a newly fitted bathroom with bath / shower.

Eat in the shade or under cover on the breakfast terrace, or enjoy the sun on the large south facing upper level terrace.

Tasteful and modern décor throughout with everything you need for your stay.

There is a new 32' Flat Panel TV and a DVD player

Double glazed windows throughout with blackout sun shutters and a brand new air conditioning system ( hot and cold). Two electric heaters for winter months.

Bed linen, towels including beach towels all provided.

Carmen 8 has ample space for a family or 4 adults.

All year-round holiday rental, long lets at special rates. Because it is south facing Carmen 8 is assured of winter sun

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On your doorstep!: Carihuela village also has a wide range of shops, with everything from designer fashions, shoes, bags, jewellery, expensive collectable china through to the inevitable beach shops and souvenirs. There are proper supermarkets - Mercadona and SuperSol, not those expensive small shops - 5 minutes walk from the house.

Carihuela is also the origin of the famous chiringuitos - beach cafe-bars - where you can sit at the bar and make new friends from around the world or simply carry on sunbathing and the staff will bring your drinks and food to you on the beach! They started in the 50s when the fishermen realised they could cook the days catch and sell it to the newly-arriving visitors. Youll still see the mornings fish being cooked on charcoal fires every lunchtime at almost every chiringuito.

La Carihuela: Unlike much of the Costa del Sol, La Carihuela has a very Spanish flavour as it is very popular with people coming from Málaga for long lunches. International visitors tend to be from the UK, Holland, Ireland, Sweden, France and Germany, so there are good restaurants catering for these nationalities, as well as the ever-present Chinese and Italian restaurants.

Fortunately La Carihuela missed out on the high-rise-horrors of the 70s tourist boom (thats on the other side of Torremolinos, or in Benalmadena) and is now a protected zone, even some of the original fishermens cottages have survived. This gives it a character all of its own, unusual on the Costa del Sol!

Carmen 8 is set in the heart of La Carihuela within a quiet courtyard

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Lesley

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Speaks English
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday house rental in Torremolinos, Spain

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2 bed Townhouse in La Carihuela, 2 'south' facing terraces, beach just 50 meters
average rating of 4.857143 based on 26 reviews
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2 bed Townhouse in La Carihuela, 2 'south' facing terraces, beach just 50 meters
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p490246
+44 07766 476012
Torremolinos West Costa del Sol
5

Superb in every way, can not praise highly enough

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
This location is ideal, very close to the beach and in the midst of the main pedestrian thoroughfare. Once through the gated entrance you are in a quiet oasis. Carmen 8 has been lovingly refurbished and is a home from home for comfort. There are no worries about uncomfortable holiday beds here! Everything has been well thought about and provided, for both the apartment and beach.
We were met, shown around and told how everything works, it is immaculately clean.

We enjoyed many walks along the wide promenade to both Benalmadena and Torremolimos. We would recommend taking a train journey, they are efficient and so very different to British trains.

We had many good restaurants to choose from for our evening meal, there are also lots of bars to tempt you to stop and enjoy and drink and tapas during the day.

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and would recommend the apartment and location to families who want a beach on the doorstep and older people like ourselves who enjoy walking, a little sightseeing and 'world watching'.
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
2 bed Townhouse in La Carihuela, 2 'south' facing terraces, beach just 50 meters
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p490246
+44 07766 476012
Torremolinos West Costa del Sol
5

Beautiful house in a lovely location.

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
This was our second visit to Carmen 8 and we absolutely love it. We were met once again by Kerry who provided us with they keys and information on where the local supermarkets are and anything else we wanted to know. The house was spotlessly clean and is very well equipped.

You couldn't get any closer to the shops, beach and bars. The bars/restaurants cater for every needs. If you want a quick snack at lunch time or a fine dining experience in the evening the choice is amazing.

There is lots to do during the day, you can stroll along the beach, walk to the different towns or take trips out.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend the house and the location. We are definitely going again next year.

Margaret and Billy
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately Kerri has now left us but I am delighted to say, Kate who has ensured Carmen 8 receives excellent reviews about its cleanliness, has agreed to take over Kerri's role.
I look forward to welcoming you back next year!
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
2 bed Townhouse in La Carihuela, 2 'south' facing terraces, beach just 50 meters
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p490246
+44 07766 476012
Torremolinos West Costa del Sol
5

Carmen 8

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2012
We stayed at Carmen 8 for a week in November 2012. We were met by Kerry who showed us around the house.

The house was spotlessly clean and a pleasure to stay in. It was lovely to have our breakfast outside on the terrace and equally nice to sunbathe/relax on the upstairs balcony.

The kitchen was beautiful and was extremely well equipped.

The beds were lovely and comfortable as were the sofas in the lounge area

The shops were just outside the main gates to the courtyard and the beach was a short walk away. We loved walking round the shops and then carrying on to the beach. There was a wide choice of restaurants/bars to choose from when we wanted to eat out. Although everything was very close we did not hear any noise during our stay.

We would highly recommend Carmen 8 and are booking again for this year.
Owner's Response: Thank you I really appreciate you taking the time to write this review.
Kerri and Kate work hard to make sure the house is clean and kept to a high standard. Thank you for booking again later this year we look forward to seeing you.
Helpful votes: 3/3
business
2 bed Townhouse in La Carihuela, 2 'south' facing terraces, beach just 50 meters
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p490246
+44 07766 476012
Torremolinos West Costa del Sol
5

Xmas in carmen 8

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
Me, my husband and 12 yr old son have been coming to Spain for Xmas for the last 7 yrs, every time we came we stayed in a top hotel, either half board or all inclusive, this is our first time in an apartment, and it won't be our last, I landed home at 2.30 today and have already booked for next Xmas in this apartment, it was a real home from home, I have never felt as relaxed during an holiday ever. We did what we wanted when we wanted, we ate at all the top restaurants, it was wonderful not having to get up and scrubbed for breakfast and being tide to meal times.
The apartment was beautiful, spotlessly clean, and fitted with all mod cons, my son loved having his own bedroom, and with it being upstairs was even better for him, he slept like a log, the upstairs terrace was a real treat and even in December we managed to do a spot of balcony sunbathing, it has everything u could want and need, the dinner sets and cups were sparkling, it was like a brand new set had been put there, ( chipped plates and cups are a real gripe of mine), it had loads of cutlery, pans, everything you could ever want or need.
The apartment is right in the heart of everything, you could stroll into torrimilinos and then back up to the marina, which is lovely to do, stopping off at a few bars along the way, for tapas and brandy coffee, there are lots of beautiful restaurants to eat at, and even the most fussy people could fine good quality food to eat.
Across the way from the apartments is winstons bar run by elineen, Henry, Ricky and Kelly, this is our Xmas local, and every year we meet up with several other people out there on there Xmas vacation, there is nothing that they won't do for you, jack my son loves it in there and can't wait for Boxing Day sports banter to start, he says Eileen makes the best tuna mayo sandwiches ever, and her homemade chips and pies are the best.
We have had the most amazing time this Xmas, and I am so glad we was fortunate to book again for next year, thank you very much for making our Xmas special Lesley.
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. You could not have given us a nicer complement by booking again for Christmas 2013. We look forward to welcoming you back!
Helpful votes: 3/3
business
2 bed Townhouse in La Carihuela, 2 'south' facing terraces, beach just 50 meters
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p490246
+44 07766 476012
Torremolinos West Costa del Sol
5

Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
The Apartment is in an excellent location, surrounded by shops, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and activity. The beach is so close it was easy to go several times a day to enjoy the sand.

Even though you are in the middle of it all, it is quiet at night. The apartment is tucked into a courtyard area and blocked from any noise on the promenade.

The beds were comfortable and the apartment is furnished to a high modern standard. We especially loved that there was a lot of beach equipment to use at the house. Toys, floats, towels, mats, bags, etc. How wonderful when you can't fit all those things in your luggage.

Thank you for a lovely place to stay - we are definitely telling our friends about this one!
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Your comments are really appreciated. We stay at the house ourselves regularly so can monitor the standard, we are also lucky that we have Kerri and Kate who look after the house for us & ensure we are informed if anything needs replacing hence the high standard. Thank you again for choosing to book with us.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Benalmadena
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Montimar
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Torremolinos
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Beach
Nearest Barpub
1 Metres
La Carihuela (doorstep)
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Benalmadena
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
La Carihuela (doorstep)
Car: not necessary

Famous throughout Spain as a major centre of Andalucian cuisine, this 'old' fishing village, which has been pedestrianised runs parallel to one of the best beaches on the Costa del Sol.

The property is situated just 50 metres away from 2km of long white sandy beaches, renowned for their cleanliness. There is no doubt about it, La Carihuela is a great place for a relaxing beach holiday or as a base for those wishing to explore the wealth of local activities including a variety of theme parks, golf courses, sporting activities and much more!

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday house in Torremolinos, West Costa del Sol

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
2
30 Mar 2014 - 26 Apr 2014
£350
7 nights
 
 
3
27 Apr 2014 - 31 May 2014
£380
7 nights
 
 
4
1 Jun 2014 - 28 Jun 2014
£450
7 nights
 
 
5
29 Jun 2014 - 30 Aug 2014
£530
7 nights
 
 
6
31 Aug 2014 - 27 Sep 2014
£450
7 nights
 
 
7
28 Sep 2014 - 1 Nov 2014
£400
7 nights
 
 
8
2 Nov 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
£320
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £100.00
When the dates have been confirmed as available by the owner the holidaymaker completes an online booking form and an invoice is then sent. Payment is only accepted by PayPal
Notes For bookings of 4 weeks or more we offer a discount

Prices are for 4 people staying

We only accept bookings for 5 people when the party is made up of no more than 4 adults.

There is a £10 supplement per night per person for more than 4 people sharing,

There is a charge for cot hire (£10 per week) only if the party is made up of 4 people. For less than 4 people there is no charge for cot
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Torremolinos in West Costa del Sol

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 91 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Towels Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Toilet Paper
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Parking On Street
  • Alarm Clock
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Please note the bedrooms have a full sized double bed and two full sized single beds. The main bedroom has patio doors leading onto a large south facing terrace. Air conditioning with hot & cold air is also available. A travel cot can be placed in the main bedroom. One is available for hire for £10 per week if the party is made up of 4 people. If the party is less than 4 people cot hire is free Extra pillows and blankets are available on request. There is a comfortable chair bed (which will sleep one person) in the lounge A hairdryer (with diffuser attachment) is provided
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Beach Towels
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • churches
  • marina
  • botanical garden
  • bay
  • water parks
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • laundrette - serviced
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • fly fishing
  • tennis
  • roller blading
  • pier fishing
  • golf
  • surfing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • fishing
  • paragliding
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
Notes:
There are a number of steps to Carmen 8 as can be seen on the photographs this may mean that the property may not suitable for the elderly or infirm. The chair bed although of very good quality and made for adults, is only available for use by children. There are two electric heaters (one upstairs, one downstairs) for winter months The house now has a travel cot, child safety gate,and the latest HandySitt portable booster seat. There is also a Cube clock radio for IPhone & IPod
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