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Stewart

Member since: 2010
Speaks English

Lovely two bedroom beach apartment in Montemar - edge of Benalmadna/Torremolinos

10 Reviews
People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in West Costa del Sol - Sal Del Mar

1 Double & 1 Twin bedroom, b´room, kitchen & lounge sleeps 4 comfortably

The apartment is located on the top (no lift) of a small two storey apartment block (only 6 apartments so very quiet). It is in a very central location in the heart of Montemar - on the border of Benalmadna and Torremolinos with the beach less than 250 metres away. There are bus stops outside with buses to Malaga, Fuengirola, Marbella and the centre of Torremolinos (5 minutes on the bus or less than 15 minutes walk). Malaga airport 15 minutes.

Local Restaurants: There is a wide selection of restaurants on the Montemar Strip, many catering for UK holiday makers, including Indian, Chinese, Spanish, English (even a traditional fish and chip shop). If you are looking for something special to celebrate an anniversary, Birthday etc we would strongly recommend “The Spanish Garden” (turn right on the Strip and it is almost at the end). If you like fish or want a more authentic taste of Spanish cuisine then visit one of the beach restaurants (chirunguetos). A little bit more pricey but the location, the ambience and authentic Spanish cooking with the freshest of ingredients makes it all the more

Local bars: Local Bars: The Strip has bars to suit every taste eg sports bars with all the English games, entertainment bars with cabaret, karaoke, tribute groups, drag; local bars to chill out.

Champagne Charlies – turn right on the strip and it is just after the Spanish Garden restaurant. A nice bar to chill out, sports TV at the bar, Quiet seating areas towards the front.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Stewart (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks English

About Stewart

Loved living in Montemar but love travelling more especially SE Asia so that is where I am

Stewart purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Stewart chose West Costa del Sol

Spacious and a great location with good transport links and 15 mins to the airport

Reviews

4.6
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

Lovely two bedroom beach apartment in Montemar - edge of Benalmadna/Torremolinos
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews
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great apartment andmodern

  • 4 of 5

great stay for the week well looked after by jerry was on call any time,

update tv ,wifi would definitely stop here again if we went to montemar again,

clean and well maintained ,close to beach, ivybar,halfmoon,mirage,tomstavern,

all good place eat and drink, not forgeting stylesbar for good karoke

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys Many thanks for the review. I am glad you had a great time and you certainly found some of the best and friendliest bars. Hope to see you again. Stewart
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4

Most Enjoyable Holiday

  • 4 of 5

The three weeks we spent in Stuart's apartment were very relaxing and comfortable. The apartment has plenty of space with every thing you need for a self catering holiday. It is fairly close to the beach and supermarkets. We are over 70 and didn't find the walk to the beach too onerous. We recommend visiting the Spanish Garden Restaurant opposite the Sol Aloha Hotel. The menu is extensive and the food absolutely delicious. It gets very busy so you need to book in advance.

The apartment provides exactly what is described and we would have no hesitation in recommending it to others. Jerry was waiting outside to meet us on arrival and his help and friendliness during our stay was very much appreciated. We are sure that others who stay in the apartment will enjoy their holiday as much as we did.

Julia and Michael

Oxfordshire

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys So glad you had a good time and enjoyed the apartment. Thank you for the positive review Stewart
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5

A very enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

We were out there in Stewart's apartment a little while ago in the height of the hot summer.

We did enjoy the apartment. It was nice and spacious with everything we needed including a washing machine. The air conditionings were a great help!! The only thing lacking was a lift, as the apartment is on the second floor and would have helped us with the heavy luggages. But we managed.

The little grocery shopping which was left for us was very handy as we arrived rather late and didn't have to worry about rushing out for the basics. Thank you very much.

The buses are very close by. The train station is up the hill but I think the buses will go to most places people may like to visit. Anywhere else a lot further can be enquired at the tourist office only a short walk towards Benalmadena way.

The beach is just down the road with the marina a few more minutes walk a long the beach.

There are plenty of restaurants and bars within walking distance.

I must say thank you to Jerry for all his help and being so nice and making us feel so welcome.

Stewart, we hope that we will be able to stay at your apartment again soon. Thank you.

Robert and Helena

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rob and Helena Thank you so much for your generous review and kind comments. As for the lack of a lift - well I would if I could! But I am glad you only carry the suitcase up on arrival. Looking forward to your return (do not forget there is a reduction in the rate for all previous guests). Best wishes Stewart
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5

THE BEST APARTMENT IN MONTEMAR

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Stewart for letting us rent your apartment for the month of July,

The location was perfect and the apartment was supplied with everything we needed for a very comfortable stay, a very bright and spacious apartment with loads of cupboard space, comfy beds and a safe, the books ,dvd's and games were great, also the welcome pack left for us was excellent,

shops, beach bars and restaurants all within walking distance and the bus stop outside the door was so handy, it is just the perfect spot to get anywhere by foot or bus.

During our stay Jerry was excellent anything we needed he was right there and was so helpful, gave us great advise on things to do and places to go he is such a nice person.

we enjoyed it so much we are hoping to go back for xmas & new year.

we will certainly recommend this apartment to family and friends.

Thank you Stewart.

Fred & Andrea Ellis. Glasgow

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and I am so happy your holiday was everything you wanted. Do not forget as returning guests you will receive a 10%discount on published prices. Looking forward to a return visit Best wishes Stewart
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5

Fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed on this coast for many years at various apartments and can honestly say this has been our favorite, ideally situated near the bus stops and train station. Across the road in either direction are two supermarkets which have everything you will need for your apartment.We had our 13 year old son with us and although there is no pool you are about a 5 minute walk to the beach, Being so near the beach we found was handy when you want to go for lunch or a couple of afternoon drinks as it was easy to shower first and change into dry clothes. We all enjoy walking and the promenade here is perfect you can walk for miles in either direction, also there is a water taxi at the Marina which leaves every 2 hours to Fuengirola. Stewart's apartment has everything you need the kitchen is fully equipped if you wish to cook dinner. If you are eating out we liked the El Trillo restaurant which is only a 5 minute walk on the strip of Montemar, food here is quite expensive but delicious, also for Sunday lunch we recommend The Moorings which is near Bonanza Square. Stewart's apartment has been decorated to a high standard and has lots of dvd's books,games ect. if you fancy a quiet night in. There are two balcony's, one a small Juliet balcony leading of the main bedroom which is nice for the morning sun, the main balcony has nice wicker furniture and can be all lit up with fairy lights, perfect for a late night-cap. In all we would recommend the apartment to anyone for a great family holiday in a perfect location. Cant wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I am glad you had a great holiday. My intention with the apartment was to try and provide everything a guest might want at home and as you say the location is perfect for all the local facilities, beach etc. I hope we see you and the family again Stewart
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5

Absolutely Ideal Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Myself and partner stayed at this lovely apartment with our 15 year old daughter and our 24 year old neice from 26th July 2012 to 9th August 2012. This is an ideal apartment to stay in for easy access to all amenities,with a bus stop outside and the beach 5 minutes walk away. The apartment block is very well maintained and has a sun terrace with sun beds (which the 2 girls took advantage of) provided. The inside of the apartment is very spacious and comfortable with sky tv and everything required to make your stay enjoyable. Having stayed in many hotel rooms the washing machine in the utitility room was a godsend. The property was extremely clean and well maintained and with a large Lidl across the road and loads of restaurants and bars nearby what more could you ask for. The Spanish Garden Resterant nearby is well worth a visit and Dot and Peter at Lazy Days will make you feel more than welcome. For a great Sunday roast, the Carvery is also well worth a visit. Stuart, the owner of the apartment met us on our arrival and was very informative and helpful and also provided a welcome pack with teabags, milk, wine etc which was lovely. The airconditioning in the apartment is also ideal.

We had a great stay and would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending this lovely apartment to anyone and look forward to staying again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys - a very generous and kind review. Glad you all had a great time and hope to see you all again Best Review
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Location

Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Numerous
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Torrequebrada
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
El Pinillo
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Numerous
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Sierra Nevadas
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Carihuela
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the heart of Montemar and is less than 250 metres to the beach. 5 minutes walk takes you to a wide range of restaurants, bars and local shops. Directly outside is the bus stops for Torremolinos town centre (5 minutes bus ride or 15 minutes leisurely walk), also buses to Fuengirola, Malaga and Marbella. The local train station is about a ten minute walk and covers the same destinations as the bus. Tivole amusement park is a short distance away with plenty of other local places of interest.

Golf: Guadalmar within 5 kilometres

Ski: Granada and The Sierra Nevadas are within 100 kilometres

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Torremolinos, West Costa del Sol

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
July - Sept 2016
1 Jul 2016 - 29 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
£325
for 5 nights
From
£65
£450
 
 
Sept - Dec 2016
30 Sep 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£250
for 5 nights
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£50
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £0

Arrivals are from 14.00 and departures by 10.00 (Arrivals from 2pm/ Departures by 10 am) Where possible we will try to accommodate requests for earlier arrivals or later departures.

2012 departures will be by 10 00 (although we will again try to accommodate requests for later departures and luggage storage(
If it is necessary to cancel your booking please contact us as soon as possible. The

A deposit of 30% of the booking cost will be required at the reservation stage with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Security Deposit: £150/€150, payable on arrival, will be required. This is refundable within 14 days on return of the keys and the satisfactory condition of the apartment

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in West Costa del Sol in Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 84 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Bath with overhead shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , own Juliet balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom one (East facing to the Bay of Malaga for that morning sun) has its own private terrace (small but adequate for that early morning cup of tea). All bedrooms have ceiling fans and clock radios. Bedroom One also has UK TV plus DVD player. Bedroom one has a safe for valuables/tickets/passports etc Bedroom one has lots of wardrobe space. With additional space in Bedroom two.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The apartment is comfortably furnished with a nice balcony off the lounge and a small ´Juliet´ balcony of the main bedroom. It is also possible to sunbathe on the roof terrace. There is a full range of electronic entertainment eg TV, DVD player; video player; CD and Radio plus DVDs, Videos, Books and a selection of the usual board games Local Shops: You are within walking distance of two supermarkets. The closest is Liddles which is out of the apartment, turn left and it is on the other side of the road – diagonally across the roundabout. The second and better, with an excellent fresh fish counter is Mercadonna. A little bit further but well worth the extra walk. Out of the apartment and walk down the main road (in the same direction as the bus into Torremolinos). You will find Mercadonna at the next roundabout. There are also a number of smaller local shops selling newspapers, groceries, alcohol, beach items

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