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Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment with 56m roof terrace, BBQ, and shared pool

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 602 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Fully equipped 2 bed self-catering apartment with sea and mountain views

Fabulous 2 bedroom apartment in La Azohia, Costa Calida. Tranquil, panoramic sea views, private 56m2 roof terrace. 500m from beach, and access to a communal swimming pool.

The spacious living area includes a large open plan kitchen-dining room, comfortable lounge with your entertainment, TV, satellite, DVD, HI-Fi . 2 bedrooms, 1 double and a twin bed with a travel cot for those youngsters. Outside, the roof terrace has dining furniture and a BBQ - perfect for al fresco dining on the warm Spanish evenings.

El Pinar de San Gines nestles behind lovely mature villas in the exclusive San Gines district of La Azohia on the lower slopes of the mountain, on what was pine forest. It is in an incredibly quiet & peaceful spot yet just a five minute walk through lovely residential avenues to the best part of the seafront & several restaurants. winding paths, lovely private gardens, swimming pools proving very popular with families as children can play safely.

1-2 must things to do

Cabo Tinosa - The Guns: These two battery emplacements are well worth a visit, whether you have any interest in military history or not, and are a great place to take the visitors, offering stunning views, interesting architecture and fabulous great guns which make wonderful holiday photographs. There are several factors which make a trip up to 'the guns' as they are popularly called by the local population, such an enjoyable trip - the stunning scenery, the excitement of the guns themselves, and the bizarre architecture. Not for the faint-hearted with a narrow mountainous climb but it is well worth the visit.

The Matildes Mine - Historic mine in La Union:

More Details

Owner
Eileen Swift
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Eileen Swift

Originally from the UK and currently living in a small medieval town NE of Barcelona. We love traveling and we know what it's like to rent a holiday apartment so we have the apartment fully equipped. It's just like home from home!

Eileen Swift purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Eileen Swift chose Cartagena & Mar Menor

January 1 2002 after a New Year's Eve party, my friends who live in the area 20 minutes away, took me out for a drive and a coffee to La Azohia. As we entered the bay I could feel my headache leave me and my eyes brighten, shoulders relaxed. The sun shine so brightly against the bluest sky.

It was then I saw a crane at the back of the village and asked to take a look before we left. Weeks later I had made a deposit on an off plan project. The rest they say is history.

We love it. Spain at its best. Spanish speaking and bars that sometimes open when they feel like it.

Years later La Azohia still works its Magic. Through some difficult times it is the place I head for.

What makes this apartment unique

Very very Spanish. Untouched by the builders and bulldozers of the other Costas. It remains virtually untouched. The odd bar/ restaurant has made little improvements, but that's not a bad thing. Beach bars (known as chiringuitos) have appeared during the summer months, and that's not a bad thing either and a great place to people watch and see the amazing sunsets.

Live on the solarium with a BBQ and a bottle of local, inexpensive but tasty wine, for some great views especially the fantastic sunsets.

If you are feeling stressed, overloaded with work, La Azohia will certainly recharge the batteries.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fabulous holiday at your apartment. We loved the location and the weather was glorious for the whole week. We hired a car for the week and visited Mazaron and Cartagena and several other local beaches. We did take a spanish dictionary with us, and it was much needed! We loved the fact that it was a very authentic area, full of spanish culture and it made us learn some spanish and we felt very happy to stay in such a wonderful un-commercialized area. We bought bread from the local bread man who came in his van to the apartment every morning, and some fresh fruit from the local farmer who also came around in his van.

We were happy with all the equipment and utensils as they were advertised. In fact it was a bonus for us to have the use of the toys, beach chairs and the cool box. The apartment was lovely and clean when we arrived and felt very homely.
Aug 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in La Azohia in Campo de Cartagena

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 602 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have large fitted wardrobes. There is a substantial child's travel cot for your infants.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Barbecue ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have on sight management to deal with any problems or issues that should arise from your holiday. Please report any breakages to these people so that the apartment is ready for the next guests. Any visits thought to be unnecessary to the apartment, for example.. how do I turn on the cooking hob, will be charged €20 from their security deposit.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment with 56m roof terrace, BBQ, and shared pool
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3 Spanish & 1 English have a good time in La Azohía

  • 5 of 5

I102 El Pinar - a really good, unspoiled village in Murcia from which to enjoy hot sun, sea and sand.

Sea? Take a 12 minute walk down a footpath to the beach by the lifeguard’s station. Otherwise free parking along the front. Knee-high sea for 40 yards for children and other paddlers. Thereafter you can swim beyond your depth in the buoyant Med.

Food? Villamar: an al fresco bar-restaurant looks out on the beach. Good aperitivos and luncheons with good food and friendly staff. Cyclists lean their machines and eat. (Avoid La Bodega restaurant.) Shop in Spar: well-stocked with food, wine & beer.

Driving? The roads around I102 are fun, like most Spanish roads. But BA lands at San Javier late at night. Train from Madrid to Cartagena ditto. At night, best to take the excellent AP-7 motorway in your new-to-you hire car. Leave it at Mazarrón to the west of La Azohía. Toll: 6.5 euros.

Proably best to land at Alicante during the daylight. Daytime, the E22 is a fine mountain road between Cartagena and La Ahozía with one bend sign-posted “muy peligroso”. (The parallel N332 is boring with a dozen unnecessary roundabouts.) Driving in Cartagena is also fun if you have a good map (free from El Corte Inglés). But you park at the station at the mercy of the drug addicts who pretend to supervise you. Slip them a euro not to have your hire car scratched. Let them fight it out.

The apartment has all mod cons. The roof terrace is a big square bonus. You can sunbathe there all day when the wind and the sea are rough (not that often). Washing pegged on the terrace dries inside an hour.

WiFi works well for Ipads and laptops. We were 3 Gallegos and 1 Harrovian. Spanish TV is, of course, rubbish: food programmes, lengthy weather and football. And the UK connection is invariably “pas de signal”. But hey, you’re there for the sunshine and the sea. Get a La Azohía life. Catch up on Shakespeare and Cervantes.

One tip. On arrival, consult the huge billboard map of the complex to locate I102. Most of the apartments seem to have driveways or numbered parking. But not I102. No worries. The public road has lots of unallocated bays which serve the complex.

The complex has a number of residents who live there in-season or at weekends. They chat to one another and are helpful. A couple living opposite had a boda party on their roof top . Pleasant to hear the Espańolas & the Ingléses getting together for a feast and hobnob.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Martin for your advice and help on driving directions. The other route on the mountain road from Cartagena is gorgeous but perhaps best in daylight if you haven't done it before with stunning scenery! I'm sorry that you had this experience at Cartagena station but there are many other safe and secure car parks in this lovely city. With respect to the parking here on the complex, only ground floor apartments have parking at the door, we on the other hand, have the benefit of the beautiful roof terrace that you and the family enjoyed. There is more than ample spaces in the dedicated parking 20m from the apartment. It sounds like you and the family had a great time and we would hope to see you back in La Azohia again sometime soon.
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Ultimate ralaxation vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Azohia. The Mediterranean is stunningly beautiful from this little bay and the view from our patio roof was an abosolute delight. The flat was very well appointed, all of the necessities accounted for...a cozy home away from home. We fell very easily into the Spanish rhythm of life...play, eat, sleep, repeat. Possibillities for fun and fascinating day trips were many, we particularly enjoyed the ports of Mazarron and Cartegena. One of our favorite rituals was to go down the hill to the Beach Bar, sip on G and T and watch the sun go down. We were very sad to leave and plan to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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De hemel op aarde in Spanje

  • 5 of 5

Wij hebben een heerlijke tijd gehad in La Azohia!

Het appartement heeft alles wat je nodig hebt, prachtig uitzicht vanaf het dakterras en als het daar te warm op is ben je binnen tien minuten bij de zee!

Boodschappen doen in Mazarron alwaar je de keuze hebt uit : Spar, Mercadona, Lidl, alwaar echt alles te koop is!

De kust en omgeving zijn hier prachtig en lekker rustig!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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. Casa estupenda para unas vacaciones tranquilas.

  • 5 of 5

Estancia agradable, tiene muchos detalles aire acondicionado, mosquiteras en todas las ventanas, ventiladores de techo, la barbacoa, el A/A se puede programar para tener la casa fresca antes de que llegues, aparcamiento cercano, televisión nueva, permite ver pelis en disco externos.

Cosas que se pueden mejorar, menaje justo, los armarios con parte "privada" te dejan poco sitio para tus cosas, los bidones para el desagüe de la condensación del A/A hay que vaciarlos constantemente.. En fin son detalles que no desmerecen la calificación general de la casa. Un sitio muy bueno. Recomendable.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Farniente total!

  • 4 of 5

Quand on arrive à la azohia ,on est de suite conquis .. de belles plages,une belle lumière et pas de touristes (en juin) ou si peu! Donc que des autochtones !!! L'appartement est situé dans les hauteurs de la Azohia. Confortable et bien agencé et la piscine est agréable . Il n.y aurait rien a dire si la terrasse était au niveau de l'appartement.. il faut donc monter tout le nécessaire pour les repas et tout redescendre.. c'est très astreignant ... et il y a beaucoup de vis à vis entre toutes les terrasses: a côté, devant , derrière et la vue sur la mer est limitée .. c'est plutôt un solarium... C'est une belle région à découvrir !!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Appartement très agréable

  • 5 of 5

La Azohia est une petite ville très jolie , la baie est superbe et l'endroit reste encore relativement sauvage.Il y a beaucoup de choses à voir dans les environs, des balades à faire...

La côte n'est pas trop urbanisée et l'endroit est plutôt préservé, pas trop de touristes non plus à cette période de l'année.

L'appartement est très fonctionnel, bien aménagé et la piscine très propre .La terrasse sur le toit offre une magnifique vue sur la baie. Nous aurions aimé avoir un peu plus de chaleur mais on a fait avec !

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased that you appreciate the wonderful area that we love too. We hope to see you again in La Azohia. Thank you for your review
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
San Javier, Murcia
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Restaurante Terraza Villamares
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Camposol
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Cartagena
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Cartegena
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Restaurante Terraza Villamares
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
La Azohia
Car: recommended

La Azohia and surrounding area.

La Azohia is cuddled by mountains and surrounded by sea. The beautiful sandy beach stretches for miles and even

in the highest season you can find a beach to yourselves.The Costa Calida is a beautiful part of Spain.

The area has a quiet village atmosphere with some local bars a mini-mart and the La Azohia 4 star hotel.

The Port of Mazarron is 10 minutes drive away, and the main shopping area is just further along about 5 minutes drive. There is a wide variety of bars, restaurants, shops, Sunday market, banks and hotels.

The town of Mazarron is 25 minutes drive away from the apartment, with Cartagena being 20 minutes away, which

also has some lovely shops. The surrounding area is very rural with mountain scenery and lots of greenery. There are small pockets of different towns, such as Fuente Alamo and La Manga for you golfers.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in La Azohia, Murcia - Costa Calida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£215
for 5 nights
From
£43
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £118.76

Deposit of 25% of total price is payable immediately to secure booking
Balance due 6 weeks before start of holiday.
A Security deposit of €130 is payable with the balance refundable within 14 days after holiday assuming there are no breakages.
N.B. A fee of £15 will be deducted from the Security deposit if the BBQ is left uncleaned.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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