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Beach Apartment ,WiFi, Sea View and Communal Pool , 3 minutes walk to the beach

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 double bedroom plus double sofabed - sleeps 4. Good base for touring Andalucia

The apartment is perfectly located just a 3 minute walk from a wide sandy beach and pleasure marina at Caleta De Velez with Baviera 18 hole golf course a 5 minute drive away. Right outside the accomodation is a large open air swimming pool and tennis court for the use of guests only. A medium sized resort, Caleta has a number of cafes,bars and restaurants serving good food (especially fish and seafood) all within walking distance. Local shops and a bank are also nearby. Views to the marina can be seen from the balcony which has a table and seating for 4 persons; breakfast in the sunshine! The 3rd floor apartment, bright & secure in a 4 floor building with lift and intercom entry, also has private parking for guests. No busy roads to cross for beach access. Sorry, no pets.

Local Lifestyle: Caleta De Velez is a versatile holiday location on the beach with the fishing harbour and marina just a few minutes walk. The apartment is perfect for those wishing to walk on holiday as all the local facilities are no more than 5 mins walk away. There is a small supermarket, bakery, newsagents, tobaconists and several bar restaurants within walking distance. And a beautiful walk along the beachside promenade to Torre del Mar - around 15 mins walk. On Saturday morning the street market sells everything from local crafts to fresh fruit and vegetables.

Velez Malaga & Torre del Mar: Torre del Mar is a much larger resort with entertainment for all ages. It is reached by walking approx 15 mins along the beachside walkway or is a 5 min drive. Enjoy beachside bar/restaurants serving fresh fish & seafood. Also Indian, Mexican, Thai, Chinese and of course, Spanish restaurants. There is a good street market on Thursday.

Cycle hire, go karting and horse riding is also popular. A waterpark is also open in July/August.

Velez Malaga has a large modern shopping centre with boutiques, huge Eroski supermarket, tenpin bowling and multi cinema complex. There is a modern tram service between the shopping centre and Torre del Mar. Or drive by car in 5 mins.

Exploring Andalucia: Caleta De Velez is a central coastal base from which to visit the most popular sights of Andalucia. Granada and the Alhambra Palace are a must see day trip, with the Sierra Nevada ski resort a short drive from Granada city centre.

Malaga city cente is exciting, cultural and has great shopping and tapas bars! Visit the castle and the Picasso museum. Nerja has great beaches and famous caves - just a short drive.

A good motorway network connects Malaga to Antequerra, Cordoba and Seville; for those wanting to travel a little further. Marbella & Pueto Banus, to the West of Malaga, is also a fun day trip.

N.B. There is a good and inexpensive bus service operating both East & West from the apartment. Visit both Malaga & Nerja without needing to take the car.

More Details

Property Manager
Carl Cullimore
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Carl Cullimore

We, Carl and Maria Cullimore, came to Comares in 1999 with the idea of buying a holiday home…and we are still here!

We continue to be thrilled by the views and beautiful, colourful landscape of Andalusia. The white washed village of Comares is both unique and unspoiled yet only an hour from Malaga. The perfect rural base to relax and explore.

La Paz, our finca meaning “peace” was renovated and a swimming pool was built on the hillside. We converted part of the farmhouse to a self contained studio overlooking the pool and our holiday rentals idea became a reality when we welcomed our first guests in 2002.

Our next project was Villa Romo, spacious accommodation with pool and popular with families. Friends owning properties locally and wishing to rent their villas for holidays have entrusted us with the keys and management responsibilities.

We are proud to showcase a small, quality selection of individual villas, beach houses, apartments and even a seaside Fisherman’s Cottage. We provide a professional, bespoke service which can include the rental, marketing and maintenance of holiday properties in the Axarquia region of Andalusia.

Please visit our website www.andalusianrentals.com

What makes this apartment unique

close to all amenities. 3 minutes from a Sandy beach and a small but quaint port..Good eateries around.

Guestbook comments from the manager

It is much nicer weather here than Devon in winter. We had a lovely time! We loved the apartment and the beach and went there every day. Thanks for an amazing holiday!!
Oct 2009
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Marina, Caleta de Velez
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Baviera Golf, Caleta de Velez
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
E15 Coastal motorway exit Caleta De Velez
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Marina, Caleta de Velez
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Granada, Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Caleta de Velez
Car: not necessary

Caleta de Velez is both the local fishing port for Velez Malaga and a pleasure marina for motor cruisers and sailboats. The quaint marina is situated 2 kms East of Torre del Mar - a 20 minute walk along the seafront promenade.

Nearby are several small bar/restaurants serving a good selection of local dishes, especially local fish & seafood. Local shops, including a newsagent, grocers, tobacconist, a gym and a bank are a short walk. There is an Aldi and Lidl conveniently situated not too far from the apartment. The saturday local market is excellent.

Nerja and Torrox are approx 15 minutes drive East. Granada, and the Alhambra Palace, is around 90 minutes by car. The cities of Seville & Cordoba are approx 2 hours inland. As is Marbella and Puerto Banus, to the West of Malaga city - which itself is 40 minutes drive from the apartment. Buses run regularly from Caleta to both Malaga and Nerja.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Caleta de Vélez in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , There is also a and wash basin and a extractor fan/grid.
  • The shower room is fully tiled to a high standard. It has an extractor fan and ample storage.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • In addition to the spacious double bedroom sleeping 2 persons - there is a comfortable matress type double sofabed which will sleep another 2 persons/children. There is a ceiling fan for summer and electric radiators for winter lets.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
3rd floor apartment with lift and intercom entry. Swimming pool open in summer months with lifeguard on duty. Fans provided in summer & radiators in winter. Ramp from parking area to lift access - wheelchair friendly. Please ask if you have any specific requirements.

Reviews

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Beach Apartment ,WiFi, Sea View and Communal Pool , 3 minutes walk to the beach
average rating of 4.428571 based on 23 reviews
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Great holiday

  • 4 of 5

Apartment had everything we needed great location within walking distance of beach restaurant bars and shops had a great time wonderful part of Spain

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super location, clean and tidy apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many properties in and around the area and we found the location of this property just fabulous. Really close to some good bars and restaurants, including my all time favorite restaurant ‘Eclipse’. The apartment was a good size for the two of us, and was more than adequate for the week that we stayed their. The apartment was lovely and clean and had everything that we needed, yes it’s somewhat basic but it’s great value for money, and more do you need that somewhere clean where you can rest your head at the end of a beautiful day close to the beach. There is a balcony where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine, you can see/hear the road on one side but really wasn’t a problem as it’s still far nicer than the view at home! We will definitely return. Thank you Carl and Maria, your hospitality and helpfulness was above and beyond our expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tired and a tad grubby, but overall a nice location.

  • 3 of 5

The apartment was adequate, but even with a property classed as "budget" in a climate as hot as southern Spain, one would expect aircon. Sadly there wasn't any, just two woefully inadequate fans. There was a ceiling fan in the bedroom which did not work, would have been so much more comfortable had it been operating. The view one sees on the website of lovely green grass is not what one gets in this apartment - it's the roof of the shop below.

The apartment had all that one needs for a self-catering holiday, but just about everything we used needed washing first, and the furniture was very grubby.

The local area and beach are very nice, plenty of great restaurants and shops very close by, and the Saturday market is a must see. The private pool is nice, but as with many things in Spain, closed for siesta time.

Sadly we didn't get to see the owners during our 2 week stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are genuinely disappointed that these guests did not totally enjoy their holiday at our apt. Normally we meet guests on arrival but as we were attending a reception 50 kms distant we asked our cleaner, who lives 3 minutes walk away, to provide a welcome pack & meet these guests at 9pm with the keys & show them around the apt and answer any questions. This she did and in fact was contacted by them during their stay by text to answer a question re rubbish recycling. All visitors to our apt have my mobile number, e mail address & of course can contact us online via Homeaway at any time. We always respond. At no point during the 2 week stay did these guests contact us to express any dissatisfaction or request any assistance. We can only put things right/answer questions if we know before a guest leaves; these guests left on June 30th & only today 4 weeks later am I aware of any shortfalls or issues during their stay. Truly unfortunate. I must comment further to clarify some remarks made in this review: One should not expect aircon unless aircon is advertised and in this apt it is not and is priced accordingly. The ceiling fan did work & still works ( I can only assume that this guest did not understand how to turn it on). Yes, there are 2 additional fans. One photograph in our advertising clearly shows the balcony & East facing view. Another pic is of the beautiful gardens around the Pyramid apts. The pool opens for many hours & closes between 15.00 & 17.00 for the lifeguard to take a break. I agree, the beach is great & many quality bar/restaurants are a few mins walk. My apologies for a lengthy response to this - our first 3 star review. Carl & Maria
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5

Excellent property.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property many times, and have not needed to look for better accommodation. It's location is perfect for us, in as much as it's in a quiet flat location. There are no noisy bars, just peace and quiet. The flat is well maintained, though a more up to date TV (flat screen) would make it perfect. Just around the corner, you have a restaurant on the sea front called the Eclipse. Good food, nice and cheap. Across the road one way, you have a convenient ALDI store. Venture the other way, and you will find three more bars, also good food. We are booked again in January 17, for a one months stay, where will again meet the very friendly owners, Carl and Maria, who have always made us very welcome. Thinking of booking this apartment? then go ahead. You won't be disappointed. Dave and Sue. (frequent stayers) First booked in 2011.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its always a pleasure to see regular visitors return..This great review is informative & written by a couple who know the area well. The old TV has served us well but in December we will be investing in a new flat screen TV to compliment the DVD player, UK & Spanish TV and WiFi that is already provided. Thanks Dave & Sue and see you next year! Carl
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pasamos unos dias muy agradables

  • 4 of 5

Estancia muy agradable. La zona nos gusto y el apartamento también muy bien.la piscina muy bien.sin duda podremos repetir

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Don't miss out on a great bargain holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Met at flat by Mrs. Cullimore. Tea, coffee and a beer on hand. Flat extremely clean and tidy. The town has everything needed for a holiday. Plenty to do and see in the surrounding area. Surprised to find some English TV programmes, that was a bonus. We have got to go back. We didn't stay long enough.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible and so as well as Spanish tv we have UK TV with BBC and ITV channels. Pleased you enjoyed your stay Alan and you would be most welcome to return! Carl & Maria
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Caleta de Vélez, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumm
1 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£201
for 7 nights
£201
 
 
Christmas/New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£259
for 7 nights
£259
 
 
Early Bird
4 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£174
for 7 nights
£174
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£201
for 7 nights
£201
 
 
Early Summer
16 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£259
for 7 nights
£259
 
 
Peak Season
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£447
for 7 nights
£447
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£259
for 7 nights
£259
 
 
Autumm
1 Oct 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£201
for 7 nights
£201
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Discounts for bookings of 3 weeks or more. Payments accepted in euros or uk pounds at the relevant exchange rate.
Longer lets considered between Nov & March. Please ask for a price.
A 25% deposit is requested to confirm a reservation. Full payment details on request.
Prices include cleaning after your stay and swimming pool tickets in Summer.
Saturday preferred changeover day.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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