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Sunny 1 bedroom air conditioned apartment, large pool & near the beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Self catering rental, close to beach & Benalmadena Marina, sleeps up to 4 people

Lovely bright air conditioned corner apartment within the popular Minerva Complex. The wrap around balcony enjoys the sun for most of the day. TV is fitted within the apartment offering uk channels. WIFI is available within the apartment. The central location means your never far from the resort amenities, car hire is not required. Arroyo de la Meil, the local railway station, Tivoli World Fun Park, La Paloma Park and a beautiful sandy beach are all well within walking distance. The stunning Benalmadena Marina is just a short taxi ride or leisurely walk away. The nearest golf course is just 2km away. On site is 24 hour English speaking reception, hairdressers and beauty salon, a pool side cafe bar along side a great swimming pool which is protected by life guards during high season , with access only available to residents. Across the road from the complex is the popular Bonanza Square, with its many and varied restaurants, bars, cafes and entertainment. Minerva complex is just a 15 min taxi ride from Malaga airport.

Benalmadena Costa: Benalmadena is split into two sections with Benalmadena Costa the part of most interest to the many tourists who visit this popular Costa del Sol resort every year. The resort lies 15km south west of Malaga airport between the resorts of Fuengirola and Torremolinos.

Benalmadena Costa is a coastal resort extending 8km along the coast which climbs up into mountains behind. The cable car from the coast up to the top of the mountain is a worthwhile trip but not recommended for those with a fear of heights!

Benalmadena has more than 8km of blue flag beaches some of which are in small coves. A lot of work is carried out to maintain the cleanliness of the Costa Del Sols beaches. There are sun loungers and shades available for rent on the beaches as well as water sports available. Small bars and cafes line the flat promenade, which streches to Benalmadea Marina. Above Benalmadena Costa on the side of the mountain is Benalmadena Pueblo which is an attractive traditional Spanish Village.

Entertainment in Benalmadena Costa: There's plenty of entertainment to amuse children, parents and grandparents alike. If you want to venture away from the swimming pool at Minerva and the beautiful local beaches Tivoli World amusement park is in nearby Arroyo de la Miel and has Wild West and flamenco shows and a cable-car ride. Equally popular are the Selwo Marina Dolphinarium and the Sealife Centre which has the biggest shark collection in Europe. There are water-sports facilities at the yacht club and plenty of golf courses in the vicinity. The stunning Benalmadena Marina is well worth the walk or short taxi ride from Minerva, during the day its a haven for everyone. During the night the Marina attracts the younger crowd who visit the many night clubs, many of which stay open all night! Locally the area surrounding the Minerva Complex is more geared towards familes, although it offers many and varied bars, cafes, restaurants & entertainment it has a policy of no music to be played outside after midnight.

Places to visit near Benalmadena Costa: The most popular excursions from Benalmadena include Marbella, Fuengirola, especially on market day, and Mijas. From Benalmadena Marina you can walk all the way along a flat promenade to Torremolinos with plenty of bars and restaurants on the way for refreshment .

Slightly further afield are the Caves of Nerja and Malaga city tour. Full day tours are available to Granada to visit the Alhambra Palace, Seville, Cordoba, Ronda, Gibraltar and even Tangier in Morocco. If you don't fancy a scheduled coach tour or driving, you can always find a taxi for local outings and there are regular coastal bus services up and down the coast. The local train station is just a ten min walk from Minerva in Arroyo De La Meil, from which you can travel the length of the coast from Malaga right down to Gibralta, the trains are excellent value for money. The tains leave for Malaga city every 30 mins, its well worth the effort to see the Moorish ruins of the Gibralfaro and the new Picasso museum.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 December, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Benalmádena in Costa del Sol Occidental

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom is fully tiled, and has a full size bath with shower over head, wc and hand basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • The large light bedroom has 2 single beds, with double wardrobe space, dressing table, chest of draws and bedside cabinets.Offering plenty of space to hang your clothes, a light and bright double bedroom. There is a safe fitted within the wardrobe for extra security at no extra charge. The bedroom also has a stand fan for extra comfort and a hair dryer is provided. There is a double sofa bed in the lounge area making the apartment suitable for young families. Travel cots can be hired and made available within the apartment on your arrival. WIFI is available within the apartment
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Minerva has extensive gardens set around a large stunning swimming pool, theres plenty of space for eveyone even in high season, there are sun beds available for hire and a licensed cafe bar adjacent to the pool both available during mid/ high season. On the balcony of the apartment there is a patio table with seating for four. Although the apartment appears to be on the third floor from the outside of the building, it is actually on ground level within the building, making it safe and secure an ideal choice for families and the elderly alike, there is no need to use the lifts. There is a flat screen TV in the lounge offering over 50 UK channels. For extra comfort air conditioning is fitted within the apartment, it runs off a meter, 1 euro lasting 2 hours. Computers and internet access are offered within the reception area of Minerva, There is car parking space available outside the Minerva and Jupiter complex free of charge This is a light well maintained welcoming apartment


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Sunny 1 bedroom air conditioned apartment, large pool & near the beach
average rating of 4.774194 based on 31 reviews

Lovely well equipped apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was extremely well equipped - home from home. Lovely comfy beds and spot losslessly clean. First class accommodation in an excellent location and Sally and Geoff always on hand for any tips

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad you really enjoyed your holiday, and that you found everything that you needed was supplied in our apartmemt 👍 We look forward to hearing from you in the future 😊
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Lovely apartment with great views

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this apartment many many times over the years and Ive always found it to be very clean and comfortable with everything that you need for a self catering holiday provided.

The view is lovely overlooking the garden and you can even see the sea in the distance. A bonus is the location, it is centrally placed for the attractions of Benalmadena. Tivoli World, The beautiful Puerto Marina, and Sea World are all just a short walk away and there are plenty of shops to browse around which ever direction you want to walk, and of course the beach is only 10mins away, or you can get the bus or a train to Malaga or Torremolinos. There are plenty of restaurants catering for every taste or if you prefer to cater for yourself the local supermarkets are all well stocked. I've always found Sally and Geoff to be very accommodating and can't wait for my next visit.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments Gill. Lovely to hear you had another lovely stay at our apartment in October, and that you found it very clean, and comfortable as always. We agree its in a great spot for so many of the local attractions, and the beach :) Both your holiday dates are booked in for next year, hope you enjoy them as much as you enjoyed this years visits.
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Nice location

  • 2 of 5

Stopped in this area many times. The accomadation is a major factor on any holiday and tbh this wasnt great. Needs a lot of updating and it wasnt the cleanest apt we have stayed in. The throw on the sofa appeared dirty, one of the kithchen chairs had food stains on it, the bath appeared to have been painted and the dirty grout between the tiles around the bath could be seen under the new grout. The water would not drain away whilst having a shower, which only lasted a few minutes as the hot water was draining out of the leaking mixer tap instead of the shower head. The overall cleanliness was poor, cobwebs, dust etc and l would suggest the owner, employ a different cleaner as the current one is letting the her down. Simple things as bulbs not working in the passage is not hard to rectify. We were going to use the washer, but decided against it as this too looked grimey. My review may seem a little harsh, but l speak as l find, and had the apartment been clean, tidy and kept to a decent standard then l would have said so, but unfortunatley, it wasnt.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We were surprised and disappointed to hear of your experience. We always ask our guests to contact us on arrival if everything is not as they would expect. We are very approachable and our aim is for you to enjoy your stay. Had you contacted us, we would have had the opportunity to rectify any issues you raised. We expect our apartment to be kept to a very high standard and apologise if, on this occasion, that wasn’t the case. Our aim is to provide a clean, comfortable, well maintained, well equipped self-catering apartment. For over ten years we have had hundreds of very lovely happy guests, many of whom return year after year, as our reviews reflect. We would like to reassure you, we always take all our guests comments on board and use them to improve, so thank you, we have acted swiftly to address any issues that needed to be rectified.
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Perfect stay at brilliant apartment

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely love this apartment and sally and Geoff make everything so easy so your holiday is stress free.Very clean and everything you need is available.Good location what more can I say ...except thankyou for letting me stay at your apartment Sally and Geoff and see you 2018

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh thank you Angela, its a pleasure, we`re so glad you found everything at the apartment that you wanted to make your holiday enjoyable, and look forward to your return visit next year :)
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Lovely Apartment. Already Re-booked.

  • 5 of 5

2nd stay i this apartment and already rebooked for next year.

Really lovely apartment. Well situated opposite Bonanza Square. Short walk to beach.

Girst flooe with lovely corner balcony. Everything you need in apartment. Clean and very comfortable.

Thanks Sally & Geoff for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. As you don`t want to use the lifts or stairs the position of our apartments is ideal for you :) we`re so glad you had such a great stay and look forward to your visit next year, thanks
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This apartment is fantastic a real home from home.

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant holiday staying in Sally & Geoff's apartment, it is one of the best maintained apartments we have been in. For people that don't want to dine out all the time there is every pot and pan you would want. It is spotless I would recommend this apartment 100% Thank you Sally and Geoff

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your stay at our apartment and found that everything was provided there that you could want. We appreciate your kind comments about the maintenance of our apartment, it is important to us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future :)
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Arroyo De La Meil
Car: not necessary

From The Minerva Complex you can easily visit many of the well known and loved areas of the Costa Del Sol. Just a short drive, bus or train ride can take you to Torremolinos with its popular water park, or Carihuela, where you can visit the many sea food restaurants, Fuengirola with its busy market, also the beautiful picture postcard spanish village of Mijas with its white washed houses and quaint shops. Further down the coast, find the glitz of Marbella, or Porto Banus where the rich and famous moor their luxury yachts in the harbour. If you fancy exploring further visit Gibraltar where you`ll see the monkeys, and also shop duty free, or take the ferry over to Morocco. Apart from the well known areas of the costa del sol there are the little discovered Spanish towns, you can hire a car and discover the hidden gems. Or make the most of Benalmadena Costa, stay within walking distance of Minerva and discover the many attractions, the beautiful beach, La Paloma Park & much much more.

Golf: The Costa Del Sol is known for its many golf courses, the nearest being just 2km away from Minerva.


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Special offer`s, offered for a limited time only

JUNE 17th - 24th 2017 was £295.00 now £ 250.00*

JULY 17th - 18th was £360.00 now £320.00*

AUGUST 23rd - 28th now £295.00*

+++Book 2 weeks in November and receive a 10% discount+++

* Prices can change at the discretion of the owner

{{{{No Hidden costs, rental price inc: of service clean and laundry costs }}}}

**Discount applied for for bookings of over two weeks***

Please note that the calendar is an indication of available dates, please check with the owner.

We aim to reply to all email inquiries within 24hrs, however you are welcome to contact Sally at any time on 07896112276

A £100.00 deposit is required to confirm your reservation, with the balance being due ten weeks prior to your holiday date.
Payment can be made by chq, bank transfer, or by debit or credit card over the telephone to the owner ( please contact owner for more details)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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