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2 Bedroom Apt with large terrace, pools & spa ,Vera Playa (No service fee req)

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Self Catering rental on a secure gated complex, kids areas and tennis courts

Al Andalus Thalassa is a stunning development. It is gated with CCTV, tree-lined walkways and water features. There are 2 large pools and a children's pool in the gardens. In the spa there is a heated indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym. There are tennis courts and a children's play area too. This first floor apartment is built to a very high standard with aircon/heating 3 large terraces for alfresco dining and sunbathing . The comfortable living area has TV, CD, iPod Speaker station to pay all your own music and a DVD. There is a double bedroom with ensuite and a 2nd with 2 single beds - BOTH bedrooms have air/con and large fitted wardrobes. The dining table sits 4 and there is a fully equipped kitchen. Another bathroom has shower and wc. Close to 2 top-class 18 hole golf courses, Desert Springs and Valle de Este.(We have 2 sets of Golf clubs and bags for your use during your stay) There is also a water park and go-kart track 5 minutes away for the children

Golf: There are 3 top class 18 hole courses and 1 nine hole golf course within 15 minutes drive of the apartment. These are - Desert Springs, the only desert course in Europe, home to many top class tournaments and where many celebs have homes including Ian Botham and Daly Thompson. There is also the Crocodile Club great for a day out relaxing in the pool and jacuzzis.

Valle de Este (18 hole - par 71) is also 15 minutes away. Another top course set amidst rolling hills and fabulous sea views .

Marina Golf in Mojacar - 18 hole par 72. This course has 9 holes next to the beach and the remaining 9 holes on the side of a small hill.

Cortijo Grande is also a short drive away - it is a relaxed but challenging course set amongst orange groves. There is also a driving range with putting green and pitch and putt nearby.

Local Activities: Vera ' Parque Aquatico' ( water park) is less than 5 minutes away from the apartment. There is a go-karting track 5 minutes away. In the nearby Tabernas Desert ( the only true desert in Europe) only 40 minutes away there are 2 feature parks - Mini Hollywood and Texas Hollywood. Both are built around existing Hollywood cowboy film sets used in such classics as 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly' and 'A Fistful of Dollars'. Walk down the streets, have a drink in the saloon and watch a cowboy shoot-out. The Tabernas Desert has such clear air it is used for astrological studies and the moon- like landscape is amazing. There are 2 PADI dive centres close by and many more in Mojacar. There are horse-riding stables in Mojacar too. Granada and the Alhambra Palace are around 2 hours away. There is even a ski resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains - also 2 hours away. The long stretch of Blue Flag beach just 5 minutes from the apartment. The Costa Almeria has an average 320 days of sun

Wining and Dining: There are a huge variety of bars and restaurants in the area covering all tastes and pockets. Also close by are cafes serving breakfast and lunch. There are numerous restaurants within 20 minutes walk, Spanish, English and Chinese. If you choose to travel a little further Mojacar Playa (beach) has lively bars and a huge range of restaurants. Try the mouthwatering Argentinian steaks or Pasta dishes overlooking the Mediteranean. Mojacar village is set atop a mountain - explore the cobbled streets and admire the amazing views of the whole region. Nearby Garrucha is famed for its fresh seafood (especially prawns) caught by local fishermen that day. Or if you prefer some alfresco dining on the terrace - the local supermarket which caters for every need is only 5 minutes away.

More Details

Joe & Geraldine Archbold
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2017


Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Peperina - Pueblo Salinas
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Peperina - Pueblo Salinas
Car: recommended

Al Andalus Thalassa is 1.5kms from the closest blue flag beach which stretches for 8km of golden sand, and the surrounding towns and villages offer a wide range of bars and restaurants. There is a waterpark 5 mins away and a Go-Kart track 10 mins away. 3 top class 18 hole golf courses are within 15 mins drive. Vera town has a beautiful, old square and a bullring. It is typically Spanish with a bustling local market. The fishing village of Garrucha is 5kms away. It has a lovely beach and tree-lined promenade. It is famous for its seafood restaurants serving fish caught by local fishermen. The village of Mojacar sits at the top of a mountain overlooking the sea. It is a 'must see' with narrow cobbled streets and many restaurants. Mojacar playa is a beautiful stretch of sandy beach. This is a lively area with many bars, restaurants and shops. Mini Hollywood is a nearby feature park based on sets from spaghetti westerns., Granada is only a 2hr drive away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vera in Levante Almeriense

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 25% Non refundable deposit required to secure reservation.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom has Queen Size bed, ensuite bathroom with bath, shower and bidet. Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and are fully air conditioned with seperate controls for each room, in the master bedroom we have a digital safe for all your valuables and passports. Bedrooms have views over the gardens and open out on to terraces.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Golf Clubs
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • playground
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The apartment has both air conditioning and heating in ALL rooms. TV, DVD and CD player.The large terrace areas offer a comfortable lounge area which is shaded and 2 sun loungers with a further 4 chairs and table for alfresco dining all overlooking the gardens and walkways. The complex also boasts an indoor heated pool in the spa area making this an ideal rental all year-round. The indoor spa area has heated pool, a jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. There is also an exercise area with treadmill, bikes and free-weights available to use. The complex has a manned gate and remote control gates, making this a quiet and secure development. The gardens and walkways offer a very pleasant environment with water features, including fountains and a waterfall. There is a lift up to the apartment making it suitable for wheelchair access. For the more energetic there are Tennis courts and Padel courts, for the children there is a children pool and play area with swings and slides.


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2 Bedroom Apt with large terrace, pools & spa ,Vera Playa (No service fee req)
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

A wonderful apartment

  • 5 of 5

Joe and Gerry described the apartment as something they try to provide as a "home from home", and this was a very accurate description!

We had a wonderful holiday at this apartment. I've never felt so comfortable away from home before, and we settled in very quickly - by the end of the week it almost felt like it was our own home!

Joe and Gerry were on hand before and during the holiday to provide tips and advice, and I feel that they genuinely care about the property and the people who rent it from them - this is clearly a property they stay at themselves, rather than just being something to rent out to make money from.

I cannot fault any aspect of this property - an amazing outdoor balcony area (with separate areas for sunbathing, dining and relaxing), a lovely living room, and fully equipped kitchen (unlike some rentals that only provide the basics), two lovely bedrooms, and an amazing power shower that was perfect for cooling off each day!

The actual apartment is within the Al Andalus complex, which itself feels very safe and secure, with a nice mix of English and Spanish families. The staff who work at the complex are very friendly and there are plenty of facilities (swimming and racquet sports).

We really had an amazing time, and will definitely be booking again to stay here in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excelente opção para férias

  • 5 of 5

Somos uma família portuguesa, de Lisboa, com uma criança de 7 anos e acabamos de chegar de uma semana de férias maravilhosa. O apartamento é muito agradável e bem cuidado e tem tudo o que é necessário para proporcionar umas excelentes férias. No condomínio existem 2 piscinas exteriores, 1 interior e campos de ténis para além de outras actividades que proporcionam momentos muito agradáveis e relaxantes. A água do mar é maravilhosamente quente e existem muitas praias com boas condições e boas acessibilidades, sem problemas para estacionar o carro. Tendo carro também é possível passear pela região, que apresenta paisagens muito diversas e bonitas. Também estivemos um dia no aquaparque que é muito divertido para quem tem crianças. Na região existem muitos restaurantes e também os supermercados se encontram perto. Nós pensamos voltar a este apartamento, e tanto o Joe, como a Carole foram muito atenciosos. Para quem tem crianças pequenas é boa ideia levar a bicicleta ou a trotinete e também umas raquetes de ténis. Apesar de existirem muitas crianças no condomínio, ficamos agradavelmente surpreendidos com o sossego que existe.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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A good choice!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week's holiday in this lovely apartment.The apartment itself is very spacious and comfortable and has everything you need for a very enjoyable holiday. The balcony areas are very well furnished and provide excellent outdoor space in which to sunbathe, eat and relax. Although the balcony area benefits from the sun from early morning to late afternoon, a shaded area is also available. The furniture and fittings were excellent as was Gerry and Joe's help and advice. We took my mother on holiday with us.She uses a wheelchair and we found access to the apartment and grounds via the lift to be extremely easy.

The facilities and grounds are excellent .The grounds are very attractive and well maintained. The extensive facilities provide activities for all ages.

There are too large supermarkets located within a few minute's drive away. The beaches are close by and a short drive will take you to a wide range of restaurants.

We were so pleased with the apartment and location that we have booked it for later in the year!

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Timperley, Cheshire

Vera Playa Delight

  • 5 of 5

This two week holiday for my wife, two young girls and myself was made even more special because of this fabulous appartment. The description is spot on, the location is quiet and family orientated both the indoor and out door pools are a real winner with kids and the gym was great for some exercise. Also, the tennis courts and play area gives a little extra for all the family. The lack of a bar or/and shop in the complex is a little disappointing as it means a car is essential for getting around Vera Playa and the neighbouring resorts of Mojacar and Garrucha. The appartment is fantastic, modern furniture and decor are great comforts along with the air con which is obviously essential in August. The appartment was spotless on arrival and is regularly maintained. Joe and Gerry were outstanding in their customer service both before the trip and after, these extra touches help to give you a calming feeling about the whole trip. The area has beaches nearby, San Juan (20 min drive) is brilliant for families lovely sand and gentle shelf in the sea. A nearby waterpark , although expensive is good fun, while the Neptuna restaruant in Mojacar and the Argentine Grill near Garrucha are fabulous for steak and service. Some eating places especially those with plastic tables and chairs need to be avoided the service can be non existent, choose carefully a few extra Euro does make a difference.

We would consider going back to this locale and renting the same appartment which without doubt is well worth the money, we had a great time try it for yourself!

August 2009

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
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Five star development

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is within a new development about a mile and a half behind the coast. The facilities are superb with indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, steam room, gym equipment, tennis court and children's playground. The landscaping is fab with fountains and palms and the apartments all around. The apartment itself is in a great location, with distant sea views and overlooks the lovely colourful gardens. Only 2 mins from the pool, but far enough away for peace on the balcony. There is ample seating for relaxing and eating al fresco, and the kitchen is well equipped. The master bedroom was very comfortable and the power shower was great.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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pleasant house

  • 5 of 5

we are a portuguese familly of 4 persons. 2 adults and 2 children. we went to this apartment for 2 weeks in Jully.

very easy to reach Vera and the road very pleasant in spite the 900 kms done. the apartment is just perfect for holidays you find there all you need to spend a good time.

you can go to a different beach everyday and all of them very nice, clean, with good facilities and place to park just in front. The water is the best, very warm! the complex is quiet and in spite of existing 2 big's swimming pools you can find one of it very near to the apartment. The

house is just as we like it to holidays you have all you need in perfect conditions.Perfect for families.we had a wonderfull time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vera, Costa de Almeria

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Oct - Dec
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees


This apartment is for rent to couples & families only
During July/August we will only accept weekend change overs
To secure reservation we require 25 per cent non refundable deposit. The balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to holiday.
We also take £150 Damage Security which will be returned to you upon satisfactory inspection, within 7 days of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.