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Spacious villa, two large pools, roof terrace short walk to beach sleeps 6 to 8*

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,260 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Large villa, open plan living area, near Puerto Banus, Marbella, & Estepona

A pretty villa set in large gardens, mature trees and pretty lanes surrounded by attractive Spanish villas leading to the sea. There is a large adult swimming pool and a big paddling/swimming pool excellent for children, belonging to the small community.

The villa has its own garden, courtyard, roof garden terrace and car port. There is a local shop on the community which sells freshly baked bread daily. Shops, bars, restaurants and the beach are all within a short walking distance from the villa. The beach is 200 metres away down a quiet private lane, where a walk either way will bring you to a beach restaurant, water sports or simply peace and tranquility. Views of Gibraltar and north Africa can be clearly seen from the beach.

Tennis is available 10 min drive away at the Belair Club. Golfers have a choice, including La Quinta, Las Brisas and Los Naranjos. Horse riding, deep sea fishing and scuba diving are also within easy reach. Stunning Puerto Banus and historic Marbella are within 3-4 miles from the villa.

The villa opens onto a tiled hallway leading to a spacious, Lounge/Dining Room and fully equipped Kitchen with a door to enter its courtyard with table and chairs. The open plan Lounge/Dining Room has a slimline TV and CD player, and overlooks the kitchen courtyard. On the ground floor there are two twin-bedded bedrooms with a separate Shower Room with shower, bidet, hand basin & w.c. Upstairs there is a gallery landing area with ironing board, iron and 2 clothes horses. This leads to a large double bedroom with its own fully tiled en-suite Bathroom with bath, shower, bidet and w.c. French windows from the double bedroom open onto a terrace, equipped with seating, overlooking gardens and a swimming pool. The door from the first floor gallery landing leads onto the large main roof terrace. There has been constructed a large Pergola (sun awning) for protection against direct sunshine on this roof terrace. This terrace overlooks gardens and villas to the sea. It is a wonderful setting for sunbathing and evening barbeques.

The floors throughout the accommodation are beautifully laid with authentic Spanish tiles throughout.

There is a good choice of shops, bars and restaurants and the beach are all within easy walking distance. Taxis and buses are readily available.

For those who do not want to venture far, a walk along the beach either way will bring you to a beach restaurant or simply peace and tranquility. Just a short walk away is the Crowne Hotel, which can be used by non-residents which is sophisticated and beautifully designed offering drinks beside a pool bar. Suitable for adults but also very popular with children. There is something to suit every taste, with the discos and bars in nearby Puerto Banus open all night long!

Over the footbridge there are shops and restaurants in easy walking distance. Within 1 kilometre towards Estepona are 2 supermarkets, Super Sol & Mercadona. Further along the coast on entering Estepona is Carrefour. In the other direction, a 15 min drive towards Marbella, is the Hippercore supermarket below the famous exclusive department store, Court Ingles.

Benamara Pueblo is well placed to visit the varied places of interest in Andalusia, Southern Spain. Combined with great art, moorish architecture, nature reserves and a relaxed atmosphere are all of Spain's stereotypes - bullfighters, beaches, flamenco, white painted villages, cave houses, colourful fiestas, religious processions, tapas and wines. The very mild winters make it ideal for exploring and enjoyment without missing out on the glorious beach life during the hot summers.

Benamara comprises of small beach side complexes with beautiful pools set in matured landscaped gardens surrounded by colourful flowers, bushes and shady trees which provide local walks to bars and varied restaurants. Neighbouring Estepona marina offers most water sports plus picturesque beaches. Marbella is a short drive away with Orange Square, 16th Century town hall, stately buildings and honeycomb of narrow streets. Visit the remains of the Roman Villa at Rio Verde and the Roman bath houses at Guadalmina. Charismatic Puerto Banus marina is a nearby attraction with luxury yachts surrounded by exotic shops, restaurants, bars and night clubs. Other coastal towns, San Pedro, Malaga, Fuengirola, Algerciras, Rhonda and famous little villages like Casares. Ojen and Benhavis are within easy reach by bus or car. Further afield explore Seville or Granada. Gibralter is a 45 min drive away. Open air markets are entertaining, especially on Saturday morning at the Bull Ring of Puerto Banus.

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Mrs Elizabeth Roberts
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in El Paraíso in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , **Annex Extra Cost: Ensuite bathroom with Additional Bedroom
  • Luxury en suite bathroom on first floor contains bath, shower, hand basin, bidet & wc. Large, fully tiled shower room on ground floor contains a large shower, hand basin, bidet & wc. This is situated between the two ground floor double bedrooms. **ANNEXE (Optional) includes additional luxury en-suite bathroom with separate shower, bath, hand basin & wc with **Bedroom 4 plus Second Lounge.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , **Annex @ Extra Cost: Large Bedroom & Large Second Lounge
  • Bedroom 1 contains a double bed and 2 double built-in wardrobes. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each contain 2 single beds and built-in wardrobes. **Bedroom 4 in Annex (Optional) - contains 2 single beds and built-in wardrobe. Located in Annex comprising 2nd comfortable Lounge & the double bedroom. ANNEXE (**Optional) - Additional Bedroom and second comfortable Lounge entered via the Ground Floor Entrance Hall. Increases accommodation to 8 persons. Available at Extra Cost - please contact the owner for enquiries. ANNEXE INCLUDES :- **EXTRA BEDROOM 4: Large double twin bedded Bedroom with a luxurious ENSUITE BATHROOM (bath, separate shower, hand basin and wc). **EXTRA LOUNGE: Additional spacious and comfortable second Lounge incl. rustic leather suite and log burner stove fireplace with french doors leading to the private garden. Also second satellite LCD wide screen TV provided in this lounge. Annex will be included at extra cost during certain peak periods.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Starter packs of soap and toilet rolls are provided only. Bed linen and internal bathroom towels are provided. There is usually a supply of condiments used by guests. **ANNEXE (Optional): Entered via the Entrance Hall is spaceous and includes an additional Second Luxury LOUNGE with french doors opening onto our private garden plus **BEDROOM 4 with en-suite Bathroom. Available at Extra Cost. With the Annex suitable for up fro 8 persons. The private garden, for all guests, has a ceramic patio and granite topped patio table set in a lawn. The villa for holidays is let as one property with or without the use of the optional Annexe. The total internal floor space of 210 square metres includes the annexe which is 80 sq metres. In addition there is a courtyard, first floor bedroom terrace, large roof garden terrace and a private garden for all to use.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Spacious villa, two large pools, roof terrace short walk to beach sleeps 6 to 8*
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Great family villa, private, secure and versitile

  • 5 of 5

Photos do not do this place justice, amazing place with areas for everyone to have their own space or be together.

Very well stocked and equipped with everything you could need, lots of lovely comfy furniture, comfy beds, versitile areas for many uses.

Patio next to kitchen was lovely for breakfast or lunch.

Roof terrace was amazing for lovely shaded meals morning, day or evening, sunbathing in the day, stargazing at night, bbq and people watching (but not overlooked by other buildings).

Annex extension was perfect with a small baby- huge room and decent bathroom with a big extra lounge with more seating, access to its own patio and another big telly for watching cbeebies in the morning (english tv in both lounges) without disturbing everyone else. Definately worth hiring the extra space.

Lovely bedroom upstairs next to upstairs patio with handy lounge area, great double bed and lovely private terrace off bedroom.

Pool area- had it almost to ourselves in Sept/Oct, massive pool and big baby pool, friendly neighbours, mostly Spanish/ owners/ expats.

Great beachbar at end of the road and left- accessed as well through the park and over the small bridge and right- over the piece of land that the little church sits on.

Great holiday

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A detailed appreciation of our property including the additional accommodation in the Annex extension.Thank you.
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Beautifully located family villa

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my extended family consisting of 7 adults and 2 children had the pleasure of staying at the villa for a fortnight from the 25th July until the 8th August. The only fault we had about our holiday was that it didn't last long enough! We had a fantastic holiday, everything was at hand. There are a number of eateries nearby that are within walking distance of the villa. There is a children's entertainment cafe also within walking distance. The villa had all the added extras. A number of nights we ate in. Cooking a barbecue on the terrace. It felt very safe and secure. The pool's have a manned life guard. Everyday we ventured to the pool, sometimes more than once! The kids loved them! The beach is also very close, as the sun set we ventured for the 5min walk down to the beach. The kids loved collecting shells! I would highly recommend a holiday to this villa. We will definitely be staying here in the future. The two living areas and the good sized garden meant it catered for everyone at the one time!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyable Stay

  • 4 of 5

Our family had an excellent stay at the house, with 2 young children the location and facilities were ideal. Short walk to the very quiet beach, choice of 2 well maintained swimming pools a stone's throw from the house, and a very peaceful residential area in general. Within very short walking distance there is a choice of local restaurants and bars, as well as the funky forest café where the kids could play on the bouncy castle while we chilled. Couple of mins drive to supermarkets and a 10 min drive along to Puerto Banus. The house was very nice with everything we needed, and worked well with the 2 kids sleeping downstairs and us upstairs. The pergola on the roof terrace is fantastic, a cool place to relax under during the day and peaceful with nice vistas during the evening. The outside areas were a bit dirty when we arrived, but after cleaning some of the furniture particularly on the bedroom terrace, and washing the tiled floor outside from the kitchen, we were able to enjoy. One thing I could recommend is larger towels though.

All in all the stay was excellent, nice house, facilities and location to do many things within a short distance.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Roy and Elisabeth´s house a week in August and thoroughly ejoyed it. The house is spacious and very comfortably designed ( there is no object in the house that you can miss, everything is there ), which is ideal for families with children. The house is very conviniently situated close both to the beach and bars and restaurants where you can have lovely meals

We would highly recommend this house to you and we ourselves are looking forward to repeating our holiday experience there again.

Es una casa estupenda.

Thank you Roy and Liz

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that our Spanish property has provided a high quality family holiday home in a wonderful holiday environment.
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A family from Denmark

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice stay in this beautiful house in Spain. The house was large and week equipped both with ketchen supplies and furnitures - inside as well as outside. We spend som any hors on the very large roof terrace which could easily room all six of us with sunbeds and chairs. And if it was too sunny we just used the two umbrellas and the evenings where also amazing up there and we used the BBQ several times. All in all we parents along with our four children from 15 to 23 of age enhoyed the house as well as the area. All four of them easily found their way around for shopping and pool.

We did however rent a car to be able to go see both the port of Estapona, Gibraltar and other beaches along the coast. Also for the grocery shopping for 6 persons were easily made in the larger supermarket Carrefore by car.

We would not hesitate to return to this wonderfull house

Kind regards Carsten and Else + 4 :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal for families

  • 5 of 5

The villa was ideally suited for my wife and I, son and partner (who used the annex) and my daughter, son-in-law and grandson (aged 2). The annex was useful for all of us when it was our grandson's bedtime so he wouldn't hear us chatting away.There was plenty of room and everything you would need as you would at home. We made good use of the roof terrace as well as the nearby swimming and paddling pools. There is a bar at the top of the street and a mini-market where the staff were very friendly and made you feel welcome. (The bar had free Wi-Fi.) There are various eating places nearby with more restaurants and shops which were accessed by using the walkway over the main road - so very safe when we were out with our grandson. It is in a peaceful location and we felt very safe, especially as we had a two year old running about the villa and garden. He was especially fascinated by the 'helicopter fans' on the ceilings. There is also a small courtyard off the kitchen which is a great suntrap for drying washing - or handy for breakfast times before it became too hot.

All in all a great situation for families of mixed ages.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A very rewarding Review provided by our guests from Scotland. Showing the suitability of the property and location for a real family holiday. The beaches and particularly social activities in nearby Puerto Banus & Marbella are of course an added attraction.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Malaga & Gibraltar
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Various in 3 minutes walk including beach bar
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
El Paraiso & Guadalmina.
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Kilometres
A7 / N340
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Various in 3 minutes walk including beach bar
Nearest Ski
140 Kilometres
Granada Region
Car: not necessary

The Costa del Sol is a mecca for its mix of mountains, beaches, marinas, historical interests, tiny picturesque villages, wines and seafood restaurants situated directly on the beaches. On the opposite side of the coast line is where the beautiful mountain ranges are located in which many interesting historic villages are located along the foothills. The climate is generally amicable and appealing during all seasons throughout the year.

Marbella is ideal for eating out in the ambience of its Orange Square in the old town or the restaurants overlooking the beach and its marina which is 15 minutes drive.

Puerto Banus with its glamorous nightlife is only 10 minutes drive away. This is an exotic coastal resort where the exclusive marina has luxury boats on their moorings which provides a memorable environment for either a day or nigh out.

San Pedro on the way to Puerto Banus offers both beach with a well designed promenade and behind a pedestrianised town. This historic fishing village has been built up over the years and now there are many small shops, diverse bars and restaurants with a variety of cuisines.

Estepona, 15 min drive is a typical Spanish seaside town. Fish restaurants along the beach, palm trees and colourful flowers everywhere. There is an interesting marina in the port. Also there is a large Carrefore supermarket on entering Estepona along the coast.

Benhavis is a stunning village set 20 minutes breathtaking drive high up the mountains. Famous for its local ambience and restaurants. Early evening local walks are recommended.

Casares, built as a moorish fortress into the mountain, is 30 minutes on the N340 towards Gibraltar. Part of old Spain, historic artchitecture and pretty restaurants. There are old castle ruins above the town with splendid views down to the coast.

Rhonda an historic town with its magnificent gorge and views is a 40 minutes scenic drive through mountain passes. Many local residents take customary early evening walks in the town.

Selwo Wildlife & Adventure Park is 10 minutes drive away.

There are two Aqua parks, the nearest being in Fuengirola 25 minutes drive away.

Gibraltar is a 45 minute drive along the coast. There is a museum and cable car trips onto the top where persons can enter the caves and where apes have been living and nurtured for many years. Gibraltar can be seen from the beach at the bottom of the lane from the villa together with North Africa.

Beyond Gibraltar there is the town of Tarifa and the Atlantic coast line renowned for its white sandy beaches and wind surfing activities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in El Paraíso, West Costa del Sol

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
27 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400


Changeover times:- Guests are welcome from 1600 hours (4.00 pm) on the first date of the holiday and required to vacate the property by mid-morning on the departure date.

Property is cleaned & fresh linen for new guests.

The holiday rental to be paid 8 weeks prior to your stay. The deposit refundable after your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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