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Superb 3 bedroom apt in Benahavis - tranquil location with stunning views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living/dining room, kitchen, utility room, terraces

This spacious 3 bedroom ground floor apartment is located in the tranquil Hacienda del Senorio de Cifuentes development between the 'white town' of Benahavis and the bustling coastal resort of San Pedro de Alcantara. The Hacienda development is gated, with 24 hour security and underground car parking. The apartment itself is set in beautifully landscaped gardens with easy access to no less than 4 swimming pools. Outside, the views of the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and the Riff mountains of Morocco from the apartment's large south and west facing 'wrap around' terraces are simply breathtaking. The terrace is amongst the largest on the Hacienda development. From this extensive terrace there is also access to a secuded lawned area. Step back inside the apartment to enjoy the light and airy feel and contemporary decor of the spacious living/dining room, superbly fitted bedrooms, bathrooms and fully equipped kitchen (with separate utility room). The apartment is fully air conditioned, and the marble tiled floors have underfloor heating throughout for the cooler months.

Chris King
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was so wonderful to sit on the terrace with a glass of chilled white wine watching the sunset...
Oct 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Benahavís in Sierra de las Nieves

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bath and shower rooms are fitted to a high standard, tiled in travertino marble and each has a large mirror and WC. The main bedroom en suite has a shaving mirror. The en-suite also has a bath with shower, bidet and toilet, and twin white porcelain wash basins set on a marble top. The shower room has a standalone fully enclosed shower and single white porcelain wash basin set on a marble top.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Fold up bed - 1 Single Bed , Fold up bed with linen available - ideal for one person
  • The master bedroom has a king size bed complete with large behind bed chest, two large wardrobes, and a further free standing chest of drawers with integral mirror. The twin bedrooms have large fitted wardrobes each with a chest of drawers and bedside cabinets between the beds.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Extra sleeping facilities (e.g. a fold up bed) available at a small additional charge.


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Superb 3 bedroom apt in Benahavis - tranquil location with stunning views!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 9 reviews

Fantastic stay (again) at La Hacienda

  • 5 of 5

Another fantastic stay in Casa King has now ended, to our huge regret. Coming from Scandinavia this place is giving us the sun we hardly see at home

But this being our 4th visit it is very visible to us how the Facility is constantly improving. Among a lot of other Things the manned gate is giving a very secure and confident impression and the friendly guards, eventhough their English skills might be at low level they try as hard as they can to fullfill our requirements

A new thing to us was the bar at the infinity pool, very nice thing that is possible to buy drinks, coffee, ice cream staying at the pool, and it was quite visible that this Facility Draw a lot of attention. Also all the pools are now equipped with sunbeds and Shades (artificial palm trees), allthough we saw the European reserve a sunbed with a towel strategy it wasnt a problem to find a spot at the pools, being 4 pools at the Facility it is also possible to find a quiet spot

This time we did not see a lot outside the La Hacienda, the weather inland was extremely hot, and we really liked to relax, but if you want noise, Marbella and Puerto Banus is nearby, so do not worry if you want to party, For our Family the Beach at San Pedro or Estepona is much more our style, and very fine facilities and not overwhelmed with people

We had a fire in the area just nearby, so we experienced Spanish firefighting with helicopters at first hand, even though it was extremely dry and very windy, they had control over the fire not spreading, very exciting for kids at least.

Inside the flat it is very spacious and also cool, the outdoor is so nice in ground level with the view to Giibraltar in the distance, in Spain we live mostly outdoors.

A new thing was also a huge variety of TV channels, even 5 Danish channels was in the package, for the kids that was wonderful, and the internet connection was strong, stable and without any fallouts

As always the support on site was extremely good, any questions just call Maggie and she will get it fixed, very nice to have that lifeline if you do not speak the native language

All in all a fantastic Holiday (Again) and we will not hesitate to go back, that is for sure

Lind Family, Denmark

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Apartment/ Complex - Review part 1

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at Casa King and, I can again state what a lovely apartment and complex it is. We first stayed for 3 weeks back in 2010 and had a fantastic 3 week stay (with 2 days in the nearby Benatalaya complex). Indeed, we enjoyed the apartment and complex so much that we cancelled our final week in the Benatalaya complex and returned to La Hacienda for our final 5 days.

There were many reasons for this but the most prominent was the size of the apartment, the privacy and, fantastically looked after complex. La Hacienda is very secluded and with 4 pools available, you could always choose between at least 2 that were completely empty allowing you to have your choice of your own private pool. This is not the case in many of the other complexes where you can at times feel like you’re staying in a busy hotel.

Upon our return this year we noticed that there had been many improvements. The apartment now has full UK cable TV with movies and sports, which was great in the evenings when getting the kids ready etc. The Wi-Fi signal also reaches the nearby swimming pool (and even at half strength, allows for a decent connection to work whilst watching the kids). There is also a BBQ in the garden which is always handy given the new ‘Mercadona’ only a short 5-minute drive away and, sun loungers in the garden.

The apartment also has new folding window grills, security windows, and CCTV is in position around the development. This offers complete peace of mind as the complex itself used to feel a little secluded. That said, we noticed there are now many more ‘live in’ residents which really adds to the feel of a safe community.

As for the complex itself, there is now a permanent snack bar by the first (infinity) pool. This is manned 7 days a week from 10-4pm so the kids were always able to get drinks/ snacks if needed.

Another key improvement has been the introduction of permanent sun loungers and straw parasols by each of the pools. This is great as you no longer have to drag out your own or, sit on the grass by the pool area. As for the swimming pools themselves, they continue to be well maintained as are the beautiful gardens.

Please see part 2 for more.......

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment in a relaxing setting

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is very spacious and well furnished. We stayed for 3 weeks and had a thoroughly relaxing holiday. From the garden there are amazing views over San Pedro and on a clear day you can see The Rock of Gibraltar and the coast of Africa. The complex has four pools and beautiful gardens that are all maintained to a very high standard. Benahavis is an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Marbella where you can experience real Spain. It is a short drive up the hill from the apartment and has an array of spectacular restaurants not to be missed. I would recommend this apartment to fellow travellers. Restaurants to visit would be Ramos in Benavista and Los Abanicos in Benahavis.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely very well appointed modern apartment

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here with our daughter and her 4 children. Very spacious, clean and modern with enough indoor and outdoor equipment for a great family holiday. The terrace has stunning views and enjoys the sun for most of the day. The complex has 4 pools and all were very quiet even in August, in fact we had them all to ourselves on most days! A car is needed as the property is about a 5 minutes drive from the main road and supermarket and about 10 minutes from the lovely village of Benahavis with over 20 restaurants. The beaches of Estepona and San Pedro are with easy access; taxis do operate however from the main security gates. Would recommend the apartment and will try to visit again. Booking and payment was straightforward and Chris kept in contact during the whole process; thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments, we are glad that you had an enjoyable holiday and were please with the apartment. We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.
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Clean and spacious appartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the appartment with two kids. The apartment is nicely furnished, clean and fully equipped. The complex is nice and quiet and the view is stunning. In the future we will definitely come back if we are in the neighbourhoud. Thanks Chris en Renata!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments they are much appreciated. We are glad that you had a good trip. We look forward to welcoming you back to the apartment at some time in the future.
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Fantastic Family Holiday Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in here for 3 and a half weeks in August 2011. The apartment was extremely spacious and spotlessly clean throughout.

We booked because of this (as we have a child with a heart condition who also suffers from neutropenia - so cleanliness was a priority).

The apartment itself has good size double bedrooms, bathroom/ toilet and a large master bedroom with large en-suite. Large living and dining areas and a fully equipped kitchen with everything you would need. Satellite TV and a DVD played worked well when getting the kids ready

The garden complete with outdoor dinning table, chairs and loungers was a lovely cool spot to relax and overlooks the straight of Gibraltar and Africa (which are clearly visible on a clear day).

Within the complex, I believe there were 5 pools, which were extremely clean and well looked after. We used the very large one at the top near the fountains and gardens (about 3 minutes walk) but there is a nearer one about 1 minutes walk away. We had them practically to ourselves whenever we stayed in the complex (which is unheard of anywhere in August). They are all surrounded by large grass gardens where you can sit and relax. I noticed that these were constantly maintained throughout our stay.

The apartments location is 5 mins off the main road into Benahavis and about 10 minutes drive into Benhavis and all its wonderful restaurants. You will need a car (but you do in most places in Spain).

I would definitely recommend this apartment to a friend and as a place to relax and unwind; I don't think you could find a better place to stay for the price. Mary (key holder) was also extremely nice and was on hand for anything we needed.

Ana, Richard and kids

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments, they were much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
210 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
San Pedro de Alcantara
Car: necessary

The bright lights of Marbella and Puerto Banus are just a short drive away from the Hacienda del Senorio de Cifuentes, as is the family resort of Estepona. Within easy reach are a range of adventure, theme and water parks, plus many of the most famous golf courses on the Costa del Sol. Slightly further afield is the tax free shopping of Gibraltar, and historic Ronda, Granada and Seville.

Other Activities: Adventure Park, Theme Park, Water Park

Golf: Some of the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol are in the immediate vicinity of La Hacienda del Senorio de Cifuentes, and they include amongst others:

La Alqueria, Los Arqueros, Atalaya Golf, Flamingos Golf Club, Marbella Club Resort, Montemayor Golf Club, La Quinta Golf, Club de Campo La Zagaleta, Guadalmina Alta and Guadalmina Baja. Contact us for more details of golf opportunities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Benahavís, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
16 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
26 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
4 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
28 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
15 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Standard price
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £262.22

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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