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Sophie Idh

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian

Family Friendly Home in La Cala - Walk to Beach, Bars, Restaurants & Golf! - Coral Reef Apartment

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in La Cala de Mijas - Oasis Cala de Mijas

3 bedroom, 2 bath, Private Hot Tub, FREE WiFi, Bikes, PlayStation 4, Pools & GPS

You’ll feel at home the second you walk into our Coral Reef Holiday Rental Apartment. That’s because we've gone all out to make Coral Reef just that—more of a home than a holiday rental apartment.

As you can see, the apartment has a plush, modern Mediterranean style. The open floor plan, private hot tub, and partial ocean-view terraces create an airy, relaxed feel that’s perfect for kicking back after exploring La Cala de Mijas and the rest of the Costa del Sol. When you’re ready to venture out, you’ll find 28,000 square meters of tropical gardens and two expansive saltwater pools in the complex. It’s quite possible to spend the entire day with the pool or the gardens to yourself.

'Coral Reef' Holiday Rental Apartment is stocked with many amenities that other apartments lack. Look in the kitchen cupboards and you’ll find everything you need to cook a mouthwatering dinner (we even have a juicer and a bread maker). We also offer two complimentary bicycles, so you can be at one of the nearby beaches, restaurants, or markets in a matter of minutes. For families with young children, we have plenty of equipment to make your stay easier, including a stroller, a baby monitor, and extra bottles.

'Coral Reef' self catering holiday rental apartment has three bedrooms: one master suite with a queen-size bed (double), one guest room with two queen-size bunk beds, and a daybed on the terrace that sleeps two. The terrace converts into a fully-enclosed room with air conditioning, blackout curtains, and a foldaway glass covering. The master bathroom includes a double sink, a bathtub, and a shower. The shared bathroom has a mosaic tile shower and Italian marble countertops and walls.

For more information and to reserve Coral Reef for your holiday, check our website at www.spanishvacationrental.com. La Cala de Mijas is a growing destination spot, so be sure to book before it’s too late!

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Details for holiday apartment Coral Reef Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 2 Bathrooms

You’ll feel at home the second you walk into our Coral Reef Apartment. That’s because we’ve gone all out to make Coral Reef just that—more of a home than a vacation rental.

As you can see, the apartment has a plush, modern Mediterranean style. The open floor plan, private hot tub, and partial ocean-view terraces create an airy, relaxed feel that’s perfect for kicking back after exploring La Cala de Mijas and the rest of the Costa del Sol. When you’re ready to venture out, you’ll find 28,000 square meters of tropical gardens and two expansive saline pools in the complex. It’s quite possible to spend the entire day with the pool or the gardens to yourself.

For more information and to reserve Coral Reef for your vacation, check our website at www.spanishvacationrental.com. La Cala de Mijas is a growing destination spot, so be sure to book before it’s too late!

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Sophie Idh (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian

About Sophie Idh

My name is Sophie and I was born and raised outside of Stockholm, Sweden. I love riding horses, traveling, and exploring. My Norwegian husband and I currently reside in Washington, US, and fly back home to Europe at least a couple of times per year.

Sophie Idh purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Sophie Idh chose Mijas area

When we were looking for a home to purchase in Costa del Sol, we searched all the cities, up and down the coast. When we found La Cala de Mijas it was no longer a question of what town to buy in, but what apartment complex to call our home. We quickly found Oasis Cala de Mijas, which is a high quality, low quantity complex, built with care and consideration. Only 30% of the property is built upon, leaving 28,000 square meters of well kept sub-tropical gardens, including 2 saltwater pools.

Our two apartments are located on the 2nd and 3rd floor, both accessible via an elevator. The entire complex is handicap accessible, and ideal for families traveling with children. You do not need a car while staying here, as you can walk from the apartment to just about everything, including the beach, bars, golf, restaurants, retails stores and more.

What makes this apartment unique

We love the architecture in our complex, with traditional Spanish style, combined with a modern look. Italian marble is all around, and the layout flows seamlessly from one room to another. We have included all the features that you would expect to find in your neighbor's home, so it is not just another holiday rental. Some of these features include:

- Private Jacuzzi

- Fully stocked kitchen applieances

- PlayStation 4

- Board games

- Beach and pool toys

- WiFi (ADSL Wired and Wireless Internet, for FREE)

- Secure, underground parking space

We hope to have you as a guest in the near future. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything was better than we could have expected. We had a great week of holiday!

The apartment was excellent. (rooms, kitchen, Jacuzzi etc.) There is absolutely nothing to complain about.



Most of the time we spend at the pool enjoying the sun. We visited shopping centers and in Fuengirola and Malaga. (and of course old town in Malaga)

Every evening we visited to local restaurants. Some of us even sang karaoke at The Henry’s bar.



Hopefully we can get back to spend the holidays in your apartment.



Thank you for the excellent accommodation and greetings to Sally!
Aug 2013
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)
Coral Reef Apartment
average rating of 4.9 based on 32 reviews
Edinburgh, Scotland
5

Too good to go just once!

  • 5 of 5

I visited the Coral Apartment in La Cala Mijas from July 17th – 26th. My stay was beyond what I had imagined.

I had issues with the company I had booked pick up from at the airport, but I would say to anyone visiting either Coral or Sandy apartments that the train service (which is in the airport was easy to use and cheaper) that you would get to Fuengirola, then walk round the corner to the bus terminal and jumps on the m220 bus all the way to La Cala Mijas and get off in town, easy option and cheap. After that its a 5 minute walk up to the villa.

At the villa I was met by Jane, the contact person for the apartment. Jane is extremely friendly and by using a phone app always had her at hand for issues. We were shown around the villa complex first stopping off at the swimming pool closest to villa. The pool is pretty big and perfect for families. It has quite a few sunbeds you can use and table areas with sun parasols on them. It even has a block with toilets/ changing room.

After this we were shown through the garage area (perfectly safe for car storage if you decide to hire a car) where you can also borrow the bikes that are there. Then we made our way up to the first floor where the Coral apartment is, and all I could say was wow! It is a fairly spacious apartment, larger than I thought. Very clean and has all the extras you will need.

The apartment has one main double bedroom with en-suite which leads out onto the seating area outside. This outside area also contains a day bed for another person to sleep on. To the right of that is the Jacuzzi area. This is able to be segregated from by means of blackout curtain.

The next room contains a double size bunk bed. Also contains a closet to put your stuff in. The living area is joined with the kitchen, it has a few single seats and large sofa which can also be used for sleeping on. The living area leads onto the Jacuzzi area which again is segregated by means of glass doors and pull down shutters. A shower room is also beside the second bedroom. The whole apartment has the aircon which was amazing as the temperatures easily climbed during my trip. And for those with children who get bored easy, the PlayStation 4 should keep them amused.

Okay so, the area itself is very friendly. There is a Lidl supermarket at the bottom of street which was handy for most essentials. Just a few minutes walk over the bridge is the main town area and in front of that a fantastic beach! Again there is plenty of shops and

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the detailed and excellent review. This will really help future guests find our holiday rental home in La Cala de Mijas, and feel safe about their selection. We hope you will come back in the near future. We enjoyed hosting you and your family. Sophie & Einar
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mom & son

  • 5 of 5

At the first moment when we saw the apartment and Sally was there to show places to us we were positive excited. There were everything we thought and even more! Games, books, chocolate, vine, coffee, etc. All you need. Even navigator in our own language. Wow. Clean and silence, safe area. Shops and restaurants close. Easy to came from airport. Einar and Sophie has made ecxellent book, where they told what to do and what to see and how to find those places. We tried almost every. We drove over 1000 km:s in 11 days. Busy days:)

Good memories. Highly recommend this place to everybody and hope I`ve got chance to take rest of my family to see this all. Thank´s Einar and Sophie to share this place with us:)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Place for a holiday with friends

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week here, 7 girls celebrating the end of university + a birthday, and we could not have asked for a better time. The pictures don't do the apartment justice of just how nice it is and Sally was a really lovely welcome and made us feel at home straight away! The communal pool was the perfect place to relax as was the beach which was only a short walk away.

Would recommend the friendly Lazy Sundays bar and the amazing Ginza teppanyaki restaurant - an experience not to be missed! La Cala de Mijas is such a nice town and it wasn't difficult to get to our night out in Marbella from the town either, and the market on Wednesday was a great source of retail therapy.

Thank you so much for such a great time, we miss it already!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb apartment with extras!

  • 5 of 5

We have been holidaying in La Cala for over 11 years and can honestly say that this is the best apartment we have ever had the pleasure of staying in. All the hidden extras were a lovely surprise and we'll definitely be booking again for an out of season break. The only improvement we would have liked was some UK TV stations to watch on the occasional evenings we chose to stay in. But the quality of finish to the apartment and residencia is excellent. Thank you also to Sally for the professional and friendly welcome 😊

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Den and Caroline, Thank you so much for your kind words. We do try to have the apartment as close to your friend's home as possible. That way you can save some money by eating in, and feel relaxed when you stay in for the evening. Regarding the UK channels, the satellite service changed about 6 months ago. We have purchased Internet based TV channels and will bring the boxes down with us when we go down later this month. If you come back to visit again you will have the UK channels to enjoy :) Best, Sophie & Einar
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Apartment with every convenience

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from a wonderful stay at Coral Reef in La Cala de Mijas. The apartment had everything we could wish for - with the highlight being the on-terrace hot tub. We enjoyed great weather while we were there but, being February, the pool was still a little too cool for a dip even though we did managed to get a little sunburned while sitting on the beach. The apartment is well located for many bars, restaurants and shops with Lidl acting as the 'corner shop'. Only downside for us was the sound/TV/DVD system which we found impossible to sort out, even with the aid of the ever helpful Sally. Surely it does not need to be so complicated!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to share your experience with future guests. We have heard the problem with the Sound system before and will simplify it when we head down later this month. The problem is that people rewire it when they bring their own electronics along, which makes the actual world and the instructional manual not match up. The solution is unfortunately to take the sound system out, and simply use the speakers in the TV. That way our guests will just have to switch between HDMI-1 for Satellite (internet TV), HDMI-2 for the PlayStation 3, and HDMI-3 for the DVD player. We hope you will come back to see us again soon. Sophie & Einar
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The appartment was ok, but the City to small.

  • 3 of 5

Tha appartment was fine, but small for 8 persons. We had problems with getting the key when we arrived late in the evening. The City was small and many places were closed. So not much to do there. I was told that the deposit 100 euro would be returned within 3 days from departureday, but we still haven't received them after 5 days. We are not going there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Conni, So sorry to hear that you didn't have a great time. As this is in southern Spain, on the water, a lot of shops do close up during the low season. You visited in December, so closed shops is the norm. The great thing about La Cala de Mijas is that at least half the shops actually do stay open. That is much better than most other small towns in the area. Our apartment was always advertised as being located in a small town. It should therefore be no surprise that you arrived to a small town, but we do all have different ideas of what that means. Fuengirola is 10 minutes away and Marbella is about 10 to 15 minutes by car. Both of these have massive shopping centers that are open all year long, if that is what you are looking for. The key situation must have been a misunderstanding. We have people arriving late at night all the time, without any issues. For that, and forgetting to refund your security deposit within the 3 days, I do apologize. Of course you shouldn't have to ask, but had you done so I would have taken care of it right away. It just completely skipped my mind. I have now refunded your deposit, and hope you find exactly what you are looking for when you go on your next holiday. Sophie
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Malaga Internation Airport
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Biddy Mulligan's
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Furengiola
Nearest Golf
400 Metres
Miraflores Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Furengiola
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
200.3 km exit off A-7
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Snack Attack
Nearest Ski
203 Kilometres
Sol y Nieve
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Cala de Mijas
Car: not necessary

There are so many facilities in the local area that you will never run out of things to do, with or without a car. La Cala de Mijas still has that small town charm and feel, yet the sophistication and amenities of a modern city. Every Wednesday and Saturday you can walk to the local market, where you can purchase anything from fresh produce, to clothing, jewelry, and everything in between. There are Irish Bars, English Bars and Spanish Bars, all within a few blocks of each other. You will find restaurants and retail stores up and down the narrow, cobble stone streets. A 10 minute walk will take you to an amazing beach, with miles of the Costa del Sol’s finest sand. A pirate ship playground is located along the beach walk promenade, and it is a big hit with the kids, when they need a break from the ocean. Two modern grocery stores are within easy walking distance of home. Take either public transportation or a car for a 10 minute drive to the enormous local shopping mall, Parque Miramar

Golf: The apartment is situated in the Golf Valley, with 9 excellent courses, including The famous La Cala Golf, Mijas Golf, Mira Flores Golf, La Siesta Golf, La Noria Golf, Santana Golf, Calanova Golf, and El Chapatral Club de Golf.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in La Cala de Mijas, Mijas area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Season
11 Jun 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£205
for 7 nights
£205
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£822
for 7 nights
£822
£3,286
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Golf Season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£299
for 3 nights
From
£71
£541
£1,668
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Golf Season
1 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£291
for 3 nights
From
£68
£523
£1,605
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
20 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£684
for 7 nights
£684
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Golf Season
4 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£80
£595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£86
£637
£2,564
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£936
for 7 nights
£936
£3,866
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£278
for 3 nights
From
£64
£493
£1,321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £86
Refundable Damage Deposit £128
Pet Fee £9

Rates include all taxes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in La Cala de Mijas in West Costa del Sol

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Lift
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-suite
    2nd Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shared
  • The master bathroom includes a double sink, a bathtub, and a shower. The shared bathroom has a mosaic tile shower and Italian marble countertops and walls.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Master bedroom
    2nd Bedroom - 2 Large Double Bed , 2nd bedroom
    Terrace Bedroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Enclosed terrace
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Living room sofa bed
  • Coral Reef has three bedrooms: one master suite with a queen-size bed (double), one guest room with two queen-size bunk beds, and a daybed on the terrace that sleeps two. The terrace converts into a fully-enclosed room with air conditioning, blackout curtains, and a foldaway glass covering.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 30 garden chairs
  • 3 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • 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
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The holiday rental apartment is located on the 1st floor, above the garden apartment, or what is referred to as the 2nd floor in Northern Europe and the US. The 73 square meter balcony/terrace has a large section enclosed with a glass wall, that can easily be slid to one side, to open the entire area up to the sun. For the winter evenings, the glass can be put in place, and the terrace be fully enjoyed, with Infra Red heaters, if necessary. The private jacuzzi is located on the terrace, out of view from the rest of the units, for a more private experience. This apartment is located in a gated community, surrounded by 28,000 square meters of subtropical gardens, with swimming pool areas and lighted walkways for your enchanting evening strolls. While the beach, shops, restaurants and bars are just a short 5 to 10 minute walk away, you will still enjoy a tranquil and quiet apartment, with absolutely no street noise.

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