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Property for rent directly on the beach: let Duquesa harbour seduce you

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

In this stunning marina, you will feel very quickly on holiday: a glass of sangria outside, view of the marina, promenades after a nice sunny day... what more can you ask for? The region of Andalusia is packed with abundant sites to visit. For those who love surfing, the apartment is located 30 minutes away from Tarifa. The residential apartment complex, 24/7 secure with guard at the entryway, has 4 wonderful swimming pools, 2 paddle runs (very common sport in Spain combining the skills of squash and tennis rules, outside), an underground shared car park, a library with free Wifi access and a gym open every day with free access. The building is located in an apartment building with direct beach access from the shared gardens, a stone's throw from Duquesa harbour and all the convenience such as supermarkets, bars, restaurants...

Registration Number : VFT/MA/02473

Pierre Lienard
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Manilva in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sofa bed in the living room
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • Water sports
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

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Property for rent directly on the beach: let Duquesa harbour seduce you
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 22 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Lovely clean apartment in great complex, lovely pools. We went in early July and it was not busy could always get a sunbed. We did not have a car and used happy Transfers to pick us up and return to Gibralter airport they are great company to use.

We were near bars restaurants and could walk to nearest supermarket in 10-15 mins.

Only minor complaint is that sofa in lounge area not very comfortable to sit on when we were all sitting down as a family to watch world cup otherwise fab.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, well-equipped apartment in great location.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoying a great location in Puerto de la Duquesa, we had a really good break in this apartment. It had plenty of equipment, was pretty well-maintained, the wifi was good, it was very spacious for us (being only two people) and it represented fairly good value for money.

What do I think was disappointing or could have been better? In no particular order:

-this is a huge complex, which is now showing its age and is a little bit `tired.` The apartment is set at the back with little or no view of the sea. You can see one of the swimming pools, but the view beyond is of a high rise block. The terrace, although a good size, does not get too much sun because of the location/position.

-while the apartment was pretty clean, there were a few areas where the standard was not as good as it could have been. For example, we found the fridge inside not 100% clean, we found an unclean serving tray above the fridge and some of the crockery was not completely clean.

-while directions to the property were fine, it would have been good to have had more specific information about how best to `navigate` the complex eg the `portals` (gates/doors) referred to in the information-sheet aren`t very clearly marked when you arrive in a car, alternative pedestrian routes to the seafront/the port (from the complex) could have been given - we discovered them eventually - and a little more information about what keys did what (ie opened which doors/gates) could have been given.

We have used self-catering accommodation extensively and are in a good position to provide a fair critique of a property and its `qualite/prix rapport` or value for money. This is a good apartment in a great location and the few issues noted above can (mostly) be tackled easily. They did not really detract from the overall enjoyment of our stay there, and they are noted merely as a prompt to improvement. I can recommend a holiday here.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week at DuQuesa. We were there for a wedding so several guests were also staying at the apartments and the children met up daily at one of the four pools. Pools were quiet (still early in the season) so plenty of sun loungers. Grounds were immaculate.

Apartment was perfect, clean and spacious and had everything we needed from towels to utensils. Even a little utility room.

Pierre was always available and helpful with quick response when I messaged a couple of times.

We were grateful for the bottle water in fridge and tea /coffee tray plus few items of necessities were left in cupboard which was appreciated.

Would definitely recommend apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was well equipped in a lovely complex right on the front. Would have appreciated some instructions and recommendations on equipment, restaurants, things to do etc

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment and location.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment suited our family of 5 very well. We had a lovely balcony overlooking one of the 4 pools. The apartment had a fully equipped kitchen and a utility room which had a washing machine which was very useful. The 2 bedrooms,sofa bed in the lounge and 2 bathrooms worked well for our family.

The complex is well maintained and is easy to get around. We tried all of the pools and were very surprised that we could easily get sunbeds even at 11am. We got the impression from our 12 night stay that most people stay up late and don't get to the pool until nearly midday.

Manilva has lots of restaurants to walk to and a long shingle beach. The area is beautiful, we enjoyed exploring and had some lovely photos of Duquesa port and the surrounding areas.My daughter's loved the little stalls in the evenings.

We took day trips to Malaga and Gibraltar which are worth doing and used a company called Happy Transfers to drop off and collect us at the times we wanted as we didn't hire a car. We also used them for our airport transfers from Gibraltar and would highly recommend them as they were very efficient.

I would certainly return to this apartment and area. We had a great stay. I had previously emailed the owner and Duquesa Estates who manage the apartment and both always responded quickly to my messages with any queries that I had.

We had a lovely holiday and would definitely recommend this apartment, I am already missing the hot weather!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Petit paradis

  • 5 of 5

Super endroit juste à côté de la plage. Appartement super bien rénové et très propre. Une petite terrasse équipée d'une plancha pour les petites soirées.

3 piscines dont une qui est salée! J'ai adoré mon séjour là-bas, de vraies vacances!!

Les endroits conseillés étaient vraiment top!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Malaga Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Puerto de la Duquesa
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Puerto de la Duquesa golf course
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Autovia del Mediterraneo (AP-7 motorway)
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Puerto de la Duquesa
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
In front of the apts., at the end of the garden
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £53.43
Refundable Damage Deposit £222.64

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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