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Modern 2 bed / 2 bath apartment ideally located by beach & marina

Bedrooms 2
Space 904 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps up to 6, free internet, easy access for all amenities, beach and marina

Our marble floored apartment is situated within the Mikonos Playa complex by the beautiful marina in Duquesa. It is, of course, fully equipped to make your stay as pleasant & comfortable as possible. You will find a 32' LCD TV with Sky News and various other Sky 'free' channels via satellite plus a DVD with 100's of films, iPod dock, radio/CD player, PlayStation 2, air-con/heating, safe, bed linen, bath towels, refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Our apartment has two bedrooms. The master features a double bed with fitted wardrobes & an en-suite bathroom, featuring a Jacuzzi bath. The 2nd bedroom has two single beds whilst the 2nd bathroom features a hand basin, shower and toilet. The living room sofa-bed means that a family of six can be accommodated. It benefits from secure access, private designated underground parking and lift access (suitable for wheelchairs). You have full use of the private pool & deck on the 1st floor with no high rise hotels to spoil the sea views


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Don't drive, won't drive ??

No problem as we are close to the local bus stops and you can get from and to Malaga airport for under £10 each way. It does take three buses (airport Marbella Estapona Duquesa) and the bus connections are very convenient. The journey takes around three hours but this is no problem if you consider it as a tour of the Costa Del Sol. You're on holiday so why rush?

Need a cot for your young one? Not a problem as we can provide one for just 10 euro per week.

More Details

Stan & Helen Kiddle
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Stan & Helen Kiddle

Hi, we're Stan & Helen Kiddle. We met in 1979 and married in 1984 and have two grown-up children. We live in St Alban's Hertfordshire, just North of London were we grew up.

We purchased No.28 Mikonos Player 'off-plan' in 2003 and took ownership in 2004. First and foremost it's our holiday home and therefore we like to think of our guests almost as part of our extended family. We hope that when you stay at no.28 you will treat it as you would your own home, and, most important, feel at home and relax.

We have a number of guests who return year on year and, as you will expect, we give them the best possible pricing. But we do have a mortgage, cleaning and utility bills to pay for so if the price we quote sounds a little high, let us know and, if we can't reduce it for you, you will understand why.

We just love talking to new clients about Duquesa, it's not quite as good as actually being there but it's the next best thing. So please please, do pick up the phone for a chat. Best wishes

Stan & Helen Kiddle

Stan & Helen Kiddle purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Stan & Helen Kiddle chose Manilva area

We choose Duquesa as it's close to all the best that the Costa Del Sol can offer with beach, pool, marina, shopping, golf and so much more close by and the big towns and small villages just a few minutes drive away. We choose Duquesa because it's the type of place that as a family, we like to holiday. It can be as relaxed or as busy as you choose. And we are sure you will love it too.

What makes this apartment unique

We are just two minutes walk from our door to the beautiful Duquesa marina.

Check out our Youtube video - https://youtu.be/PwfK6tveDxQ

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Stan,

Just got back from a fabulous holiday in your apartment.We loved every minute of it,everything was perfect.

Once again thank you for the use of your apartment and we hope to go back there next year,tho at the moment it seems a long way off !

Kind regards,

Oct 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Puerto de la Duquesa in Manilva Municipality

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 904 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We are ajacent to the local Tourist Office which operates excursions during the busier months and can assist with bus travel and general tourist enquiries. We have our own dedicated parking space, close to the lift, in the gated secure underground car park. The local taxi rank is just across the road as are the nearest shops and bank with ATM. Bus stops are also just a couple of minutes walk up to the main road.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

Modern 2 bed / 2 bath apartment ideally located by beach & marina
average rating of 4.5789475 based on 39 reviews

Shaw Family - two weeks in no.28

  • 5 of 5

This was our first booking with Stan & Helen reference No 28 Mikonos Playa and the initial exchanges where very pleasing. Stan & Helen where keen to help and answered all our queries promptly and with expertise. The website offers a host of information about Duquesa and the surrounding area but this does nothing to highlight what a wonderful part of the Costa del Sol this is.

The apartment is bright, spacious and tastefully appointed. The bedrooms are large and the beds comfy. The apartment has everything you could expect home from home. The Sky TV proved useful in keeping a sunburnt grandparent occupied with a list of movies that would put most hire shops to shame.

We have been to the area before but only to visit the marina for a bite to eat. The apartment is ideally situated and offers the best of the beaches, restaurants and bars but still manages to be far enough away so you’re not influenced by the marina’s bustling nightlife. The area is safe for children and families as we often allowed our teenaged children to venture to the marina to buy drinks or ice creams without any questions or fears.

All in all we had a great time in No 28 and will defo be recommending the apartment to family and friends.

PS. we have already rebooked for 2010.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted with Stuart's review. Remember that School Holiday weeks are the most popular as Mikono Player and Duquesa are well suited for the perfect holiday break. Don't delay, enquire today.
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Clean & spacious apartment

  • 3 of 5

Nice apartment complex in the heart of Duquesa. Clean, comfortable beds, everything you need but some things need updating, ( well worn & tired fittings ) Shame about the noisy road & kids were so disappointed the swimming pool was empty & fenced off, but on the up side this meant we went out every day some where different from Gibraltar to Ronda & everywhere in between! Lovely area to visit, sightsee & relax.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback Christian, by email I'll ask for more details regarding the worn & tired fittings so we can deal as necessary. We share your frustration with the pool closure. The community now has the necessary licenses from the council to proceed with the work required to comply with latest Spanish regulations, namely a hoist for disabled access, extra steps and a security screen to prevent toddlers from inadvertently getting to the pool. We have been advised that this should be completed during June. Stan
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Good location for touring the area. Lovely harbour and cafe's and walks along the sea front.

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped with everything needed in a holiday apartment. Comfy bed. I was there in March 2017 during some storms and gale force winds so appreciated the English TV channels when I returned in the evenings. Though it was not all storms, there were more good weather days than bad. Safe and secure parking in the complex. Good choice of shops nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Over the moon with everything

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place near beach and restaurants. Between Malaga and Gibraltar.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful apartment. Full service. Everything we needed. Wonderful hosts. Stan was quick to answer all my crazy questions.

There was also help in the building if we needed it. Great cleaning help as well. Was more than I could have hoped for.


  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The accommodation was perfect for the week break I had with my two sons.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is brilliantly located, well equipped, clean and comfortable. Very much a place you can relax at and easily accommodates 4/5 adults.

Everything you need whether you are self catering every meal or just the occasional breakfast is at your disposal. Being a home away was great as they had all the little extras you would expect in your own home, like an iron, a hair dryer, umbrellas and as well as sky and digital TV a massive collection of films and games for when the Costa del sol doesn't live up to its name!

The apartment is very close to the marina and beach with a fantastic array of bars and restaurants catering for every taste.

The accommodation represents great value and I can see myself coming back in the future.

Thank you Stan and Helen!

PS. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because the communal pool was unexpectedly closed due to upgrade work which had been brought forward from December. Not the owner's fault but it did take the edge off the overall experience.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tom, appreciate the kind feedback. Once again, apologise for the pool closure - will make it up to you when you book again. Stan & Helen
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
300 Metres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
200 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

La Duquesa has undergone considerable development over the last few years. If you are driving towards Gibraltar, La Duquesa is on your way between Estepona and Sotogrande. It is regarded as the final major holiday resort location in the Malaga region before you enter Cadiz. Within the area you will find port of Duquesa, with its international restaurants and boutiques.

The port provides a full marina service for enthusiastic sailors, not to mention plenty of alternatives for those who prefer to admire the boats from the safety of one of the wide variety of restaurants, intimate bars and small cafes dotted around the port.

Roads leading away from the port take you to the hills of Duquesa and its golf course, the Duquesa Golf and Country Club. Numerous other golf clubs are a short drive away. Likewise, the main coastal highway takes you quickly to Marbella, Estapona and Puerto Banus. Head west past Gibraltar and you will find Tarifa, water sports capital of Spain.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Puerto de la Duquesa, West Costa del Sol

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Early Summer 2017
29 May 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Peak Summer 2017
23 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Late Summer 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Autumn 2017
5 Nov 2017 - 2 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 17/18
3 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 26 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £125
Pet Fee £10

Rates shown are a guide. Short and long term bookings available. Please call or email for a firm price based on the dates you require.
Extra services such as cot hire and airport transfers can be arranged.

Please review our location. Duquesa is adjacent to the A7 dual-carriageway so traffic noise can be heard.

We can also accept payment via credit card / Paypal - please enquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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