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UP TO 30% OFF WINTER LETS! Superb apartment with amazing sea views, UKTV + WiFi

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Modern & spacious apartment overlooking Estepona Marina with stunning sea views

Stunning, South East facing, air-conditioned apartment ideally situated on the 3rd floor thus providing great views but not too high for vertigo sufferers. Directly overlooking the beautiful Estepona Marina with the local tapas bars and restaurants within an easy 5 minute walk. Access is provided to 2 swimming pools. Two E.C. Blue Flag beaches are an easy 5 minute walk away and Estepona old town with it's many beautiful tree lined plaza's is on the doorstep. The apartment has an open balcony, comfortably seating 4 people, providing panoramic views of Gibraltar, North Africa, the traditional white walled town and the lovely marina. Just perfect for people watching! The apartment is stunningly furnished having recently undergone a full refurbishment. It is comprehensively equipped with all you will need for a short break or long term stay. Our goal has been to provide a home from home for our guests, within one of the most beautiful, unspoiled and typically Spanish areas on the Costa del Sol.

Gibraltar: Only 35 minutes drive from Estepona (and on the local bus route), Gibraltar is a sunny, VAT-free haven where you can find duty free bargains from electronic equipment & jewellery to leather & perfumes & haggling is encouraged! Make sure you don't miss the spectacular natural caverns of St. Michael's Caves or visit the Ape's Den, home to some of Gibraltar's famous Barbary Apes, the only free-to-roam primates in Europe. Watch out for monkey business as they can be mischievous and have been known to pick the occasional pocket looking for treats.

The Dolphin Trip from the Marina is an excellent day out and very rarely are dolphins not seen.

Puerto Banus & Laguna Village: Puerto Banus is about 25 minutes drive away. It has a large number of designer stores including Versace and Armani. Perfect for millionaire spotting and you may also see a famous face or two in the port as a number of Hollywood stars have summer homes there.

Laguna Village is a stunning high class shopping experience just 10 minutes drive away. Whether spending an extravagant day at the beach club, shopping in the designer stores or spending time in the luxurious bars and restaurants then Laguna Village is the ideal place.

Selwo Safari Park: Only 20 minutes drive away and on the public transport route, Selwo is ideal for the perfect family day out. The park is based on an African safari park and houses 2000 animals from giraffes to panthers in semi-wild conditions. Like Jurassic Park, large open sided lorries drive you through the various animal enclosures and up into the hills above Estepona. There are elephants, bears, hippos and so much more to see. In the summer, cover up as it can get very hot and there is not much shelter.

More Details

Andy Loftus
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Andy Loftus

We have been holidaying in Estepona since 1992 and in 2009 we were lucky enough to be able to leave Manchester and spend more time in Spain. We have been letting guests stay in our apartments for over 10 years and like to think that we now know how to make our guests holidays a special experience; from the simple booking process, to providing detailed directions to the apartment, to the standard of the 'finish' of the apartments and the quality of the complementary welcome pack that we provide. It sounds easy but getting the little details just right is often the making of a stress free holiday.

Andy Loftus purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Andy Loftus chose West Costa del Sol

Puerto Paraiso is ideally located overlooking the lovely Estepona Marina and has views to die for! From watching the beautiful sun rise in the morning, to people watching throughout the day it is often hard to tear yourself away from the balcony, but you must, as Estepona has such a lot to offer both in and around the Marina and also in the 'old town' which is an excellent example of a sea-side pueblo blanco.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is furnished with quality, modern and comfortable furniture and is well equipped with all you need to make this your holiday home from home. If you are in any doubt, refer to the review section; 10 years of 5 star rating is difficult to argue with.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guestbook comment: Yet again another great holiday. Be back nect year.
Sep 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Estepona in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • A new bathroom has recently been fitted and it is light, airy and finished in marble for the extra touch of luxury. All towels are provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Main Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Lounge area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The main bedroom comprises of a large & extremely comfortable double bed. It has fitted wardrobes thus providing plentiful storage and also has a ceiling fan to keep you cool even on the hottest days. As it overlooks the marina it also provides amazing sea views. To avoid any noise during the local fiesta's, 2 sets of double glazing and a storm shutter is fitted. There is a further double sofa-bed in the enclosed balcony / lounge area so families of 2 adults and 2 children can easily be accommodated. All towels and linen is provided.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
To make the start of your holiday a little easier a complementary welcome pack including essential food items such as tea, coffee, milk, bread, water, wine, etc. is included in the price. Please ask if you have any additional requirements. Upon arrival, all facilities will be explained to you so you can relax immediately. The apartment includes a hair dryer with diffuser, a household iron and ironing board, TV including CD & DVD player (mp3 & iPod compatible) and a wide selection of English novels and board games. A children's cot can generally be made available at no extra cost - Please ask for availability. Access is also granted to two well maintained swimming pools which are exclusive to residents only. In the interests of all our guests smoking is not permitted within the apartment (smoke detectors are fitted!) although you may smoke on the balcony if you wish to do so.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

UP TO 30% OFF WINTER LETS! Superb apartment with amazing sea views, UKTV + WiFi
average rating of 4.868421 based on 51 reviews

Excellent holiday - looking forward to returning.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 weeks during February-March 2011 in Andy and Beata's apartment in Estepona.

Andy explained that they had tried to create a "wow" factor when guests first entered the apartment and with the recent make-over the apartment certainly provides that.

During our stay in Estepona we had the opportunity of looking at several other apartments and only one other met a similar standard (and that was a larger apartment also owned by A&B)

The apartment is furnished in a modern style with great views (great waking up in the morning to the sun coming in the bedroom window) All areas are well equiped.There are a number of stores within 2 mins walking distance for food/drink etc.

The balcony is a joy where on most mornings we had breakfast in the sun..It was the perfect place to people watch as it not only overlooks the Marina but also many of the bars and restaurants that make the Marina the vibrant place it is.

We would often stay on the balcony in the morning enjoying the sun then venture out in the afternoon to have lunch ,walk along the Paseo Maritimo with the blue sea on one side and a fantastic display of succulants on the other or stroll along the Marina or beach.

The "Old Town" is superb and offers a real glimse of what Estepona was in the past.There are several squares to visit and stop in for a cooling drink.

The range of restaurants and bars is good with a good selection of Tapas bars to try (highly recommended). Estepona is still a vibrant fishing port with many excellent fish restaurants in the area.We would recommend El Pescador on the Paseo Maritimo, El Cazador in the Marina and La Escollera in the port. We had our laptop with us and found De La Mar,near the apartment a good place to visit for free WiFi along with great food and drink and really nice staff.

Estepona is the sort of place you can quite happily visit without doing any day trips but should you want to go to Gibraltar,Malaga or Peurto Banus public transport is available with a bus service from Estepona.

We thoroughly enjoyed our five weeks in A&B's apartment, so much so that we have booked 5 weeks next year.We would have returned for a month in October had the apartment been available.

We had the pleasure of meeting Andy and Beata several times.There is no doubt that they care about their guests and go to great lengths to ensure the apartment meets all expectations.

We look forward to returning.

John & Mary

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our apartment and that you have also fallen in love with Estepona. In the 10 years we have been renting this apartment we have taken a great pride in providing as high a quality of holiday as possible for all our guests as we know how important holidays are, especially if like us, you have been looking forward to them for a long time. We recognise that the quality of the apartment, the standard of the accommodation and also the fixtures and fittings is especially important when catering for longer term guests and it is great to know that we have created the right environment for our guests as proven by you returning to stay with us next year. I'm sure we will have opportunity to catch up with you in the new year over a nice glass of wine in the Marina.
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Well equipped and very Airy and Bright Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week here in March and loved the apartment and the location. Andy and Beata have it very well equipped for long stays and we really wished we had divided our time in Spain so that we had at least one of our other weeks here!

The apartment is very well equipped for everything you need to cook in or dine out at the variety of establishments around the Marina. There were high quality towels and sheets and lots of extra things like toilet tissue and paper towels etc.

The kitchen is fully equipped with some spices and oil etc and lots of cookware. You are close by to two supermarkets and in one there is a fresh bakery for baguettes and pain de chocolat which we enjoy with a morning coffee on the balcony. It really is a very first class apartment and we would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone wanting a long stay in the Estepona area.

It is nice to be located at the marina to see the fishing boats coming and going while enjoying a glass of excellent Rioja and waiting for the sunset!

Thanks Andy and Beata for making our stay comfortable and also to Sue who met us and checked us in and out!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John, Thank you for your kind review. Beata, Sue and I are really pleased that you enjoyed Estepona and your stay in the apartment, and are especially pleased that you felt that the "little things" that we have added in the apartment made your stay a little more special as we have taken a lot of time in making sure that we think about the needs of our guests. All the best and please let me know if you wish to return to Estepona again in the future. Regards, Andy
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Super apartment- great location.

  • 4 of 5

Really impressed with the apartment. Very secure building and what a view. Apartment was very comfortable, it had everything we needed and the welcome pack was a really nice touch. Hope to return there next year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. It's good to hear that we are hitting the mark! Thanks, Andy & Beata.
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Great Location & Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Just spent 2 weeks at this apartment and it was really excellent, on arrival we were met by Sue who showed us around the apartment & as soon as you enter the apartment you can see that it is clean & tidy, spacious, bright and has everything that one could think of for a perfect holiday. The balcony has an amazing view across the marina and you can sit there for hours watching the world go by, watching the fishermen come and go from early morning to late in the evening

You can enjoy the perfect glass of wine, or a G&T from perfect glasses which makes all the difference, all in all a really enjoyable 2 weeks and we would not hesitate to return to this apartment in the future

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and also for your positive comments.
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Fabulous apartment and a great holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned after spending 10 days in Andy and Beata's fabulous apartment. The apartment is even better than than it looks in the pictures with stunning views. There is absolutely everything you need, whether staying for a few days or a few months.

We were greeted on arrival by Andy and Beata, who gave us lots of tips on things to do, where to eat etc. They also left a lovely welcome pack....including some beer and wine.

It was our first time in Estepona and we loved it, it's very beautiful and we shall definitely return. There is a large selection of good restaurants, however, the highlight was on the evening we ate in the apartment....Nothing quite beats cooking pasta whilst watching a school of dolphins playing in the sea from the kitchen window.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thank you for leaving such kind comments. Beata and I always get a buzz out of hearing when people have enjoyed their holiday with us. Brilliant that you saw dolphins from the apartment also! There a real treat and its amazing how often you can see them. All the best, Andy.
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  • 5 of 5

As returning guests - some 20 years! - we can truthfully say that the service and quality of accommodation has, as ever, been superb. Beata and Andy are great hosts and with the variety of restaurants in the port and in town, you cannot ask for more. Our favourite spot is Cristal Beach, just a ten minute walk away. We have already booked for Xmas and New Year.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rod & Sylvia, Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments. I know we must be doing something right as we see you each year but it is still great to hear that you are still enjoying your stay with us even after all these years. See you at Christmas! Regards, Andy & Beata.
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Both Gibraltar & Malaga
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Various cafe & tapas bars in the Marina
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Estepona Golf Course
Nearest Train
75 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Various in the Marina
Nearest Ski
210 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
El Cristo or La Rada Beach
Car: not necessary

The Puerto Paraiso complex is ideally situated in the heart of Estepona's thriving marina with a wide array of restaurants and tapas bars giving the area a truly Spanish feel whilst pleasantly avoiding the 'night club' culture sometimes suffered on the Costa del Sol. Within 5 minutes walk you will find two supermarkets, local shops and beautiful beaches with E.C. Blue Flag status (awarded for cleanliness and safety). Our favourite, Cristo Beach, is a delightful oyster-shaped cove of sheltered, gently shelving sand, ideal for children and is only 5 minutes walk away (250m). In high season the beaches are manned by lifeguards and all have well maintained toilet and shower facilities and a choice of beachfront, traditional, Spanish restaurants (chiringuitos) making it ideal for a family day out. Estepona, due to its natural environment, surrounded by the sea and Sierra Bermeja mountains, enjoys its own micro climate providing over 325 days of sunshine per year and lovely mild winters.

Other Activities: Chilling out in the sun with a cold drink and people watching!


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
April - May 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
*Winter discounts apply*
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £126.44

Where the number of guests is greater than 2 an additional €50 charge is required to cover the increased cleaning and laundry costs. This is per stay and not per week.

Winter Discounts: From 1st October to 31st March the following discounts apply:

- 2 week bookings are discounted by 15%
- 3 week bookings are discounted by 20%
- 4 week bookings are discounted by 30%

In certain circumstances, booking of less that 7 nights may incur a full weeks charge - please enquire for details.

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