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2 bed 2 bathroom apartment on the beach 100 metres to Marina. Superb location.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 83 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Near to bars and restaurants four swimming pools, golf, disabled friendly.

This is our home from home, and we have tried to make it the same for you, with lots of little touches that will make you feel at home straightaway. It is a hot and cold air conditioned 2 bed 2 bathroom apartment on beach and short walk to bars and restaurants. Sea view and view of pool and garden. The main bedroom is ensuite, with a separate guest bathroom.

There are 4 swimming pools, paddle tennis, library and gym on site. Excellent golf course 5 minutes walk. Large terrace for alfresco dining. Suitable for wheelchairs and grab rail in bath. Lifts to all floors. Parking space available. Wifi is available in the apartment as is an internet TV package. Beautiful and quiet port area with plenty of nice bars and restaurants but not suitable for clubbers. Excellent beach bars. Assistance available from local agents. Trips available including Gibraltar, Morocco, Ronda, Selwo Safari, people watching in Puerto Banus and white villages in mountains. Boat hire from Marina.

Kitchen includes fridge freezer, microwave and washing machine plus everything you need. My wife, Laraine, is a keen cook and collected a number of utensils, which means that the kitchen is perhaps better equipped than usual. 32' flat screen TV with limited Sky and Spanish TV, music centre, games, puzzles and books. All main rooms have ceiling fans. In fact everything for a great holiday young or old.

Golf: We can organise golf packages on request.

More Details

Owner
Simon Ludden
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
13 March, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Puerto de la Duquesa in Manilva Municipality

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 83 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite bathroom is decorated all in marble. Both have extractor fans fitted.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , in living area
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , can be twin beds on request
  • Main bedroom ensuite. Built in wardrobes and chest of drawers in both bedrooms. All bedding and inside towels supplied. Sidelights and power points. All windows have wind down metal security shutters. Main bedroom can have one large double or twin beds, on request. 2nd bedroom twin beds. Sofa in lounge makes a comfortable double.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Wheelchair and electric buggy users have managed well in the apartment. We installed special grab rail in the main bathroom. Welcome food pack available. We operate a book exchange so if you take one please replace it. Sky box is there and additional programs can be obtained if you bring your Sky card although this is very limited now, so we have a comprehensive internet TV package now. On the balcony is a table and chairs to seat 6 plus 2 recliners. We have never eaten indoors, as the balcony is large ebough to seat 6 comfortably, but the facilities are there. The gym is up and running now, and key is obtained from security, but trainers must be worn. We haven't tried the sauna yet. Supermarket (Supermercado) 5 mins away and very reasonable, plus small shops on the edge of the port, including a very good English butcher on thev far side of the port.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

2 bed 2 bathroom apartment on the beach 100 metres to Marina. Superb location.
average rating of 4.4 based on 10 reviews
4

Beautiful setting and very nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

Very nice apartment close to the marina and beach. Only downside was that the outdoor terrace got no direct sun anytime in the day. Had a few issues with the TV reception and internet that took a few days to resolve. Would suggest more details on who to contact to get problems resolved. Overall, we would recommend this rental . The area is very quiet with a number of restaurants in the marina and more in Sabinillas. Fairly close to Estepona (14 km) a nice town with a nice boardwalk and shops in the old central area. Casares and Ronda are great trips to take. Close enough for days trips to Tangiers and Gibraltar. The Costa del Sol ahas a number of interesting towns and Malaga is worth visiting. Well worth seeing Granada, Cordoba, Seville and Cadiz.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

very nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the apartment for 4 weeks, from Dec to Jan 2016. Well equipped apartment with everything you need. Duquessa is a lovely place, lots of restaurants and cafes. Loads of places to visit with a car.We enjoyed ourselves immenssly.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Alan, we're really pleased that you both enjoyed yourself, also that you test drove our new TV service which seems to work very well.
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1

Apartment Smelt of Sewage

  • 1 of 5

The apartment smelt of sewage. We reported it twice but the maintenance men said they could not smell it. Our friends who visited us also said it was awful and we should not have had to stay in an apartment that smelt so bad. The owners have since commented that it happens in the apartment block sometimes that is why there are fans. We bought candles to try and mask the smell. We would have come home early if it was not for our friends. I would not recommend this apartment or the block to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very sorry that Hilary experienced this. It seems that an adjacent apartment suffered a leak that caused some odours to come into our apartment. This has now been fixed, I understand. As I explained to Hilary, we installed fans into the outlets in the bathrooms to deal with normal usage, but clearly they were not enough to cope with such an unusual problem. There should be no further problems. We are also installing Wifi this week for our renters. Simon (owner)
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5

very good

  • 5 of 5

the first day can make or break your holiday i was given all the information i needed to collect the keys duquesa estates is looking after the property for the owner and they are mostly english.

Apartment was clean with every thing you need i was especially pleased with the fridge freezer as we didnt eat out much .Complex looked the best one in duquesa unles you are a golfer

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice holiday

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in Duquesa for nearly 5 weeks (may-june).

The apartment is located perfectly between tourist town-like Puerto and local pueblo called Sabinillas. Nearby there were plenty of shops, playgrounds, beaches, bars etc, but a car is a must if you want to visit other cities, beaches and to see some culture. The best rental price was offered by the only rental service in Puerto de la Duquesa, I can not remember the exact name, but it is about 3 mins from the apartment and you can not miss it in puerto. Cheap, fast and very good service in english. (Hertz, Sixt, and others are take at least double, if not triple the price).

Our family is not from England, previously we had only stayed in hotels and we had 2 children with us, so we were a little worried about our nightly arrival. However, Simon was very helpful and gave us all necessary information by e-mail and everything was precisely as he said it would be, which was beyond our expectations. Thank you :)

The apartment itself was good, nothing luxurious, but it had everything necessary. One could see that it was not entirely new apartment but it was clean and spacious enough for us. The terrace was overlooking a nice quiet pool :) The apartment is on the seaside and there is a long promenade to both ways - Sabinillas and Puerto. However, the sea on our beach was very cold and we had to drive all the way to Tarifa to swim in the ocean (not that we complain, Tarifa is a great place). We strongly suggest to visit Ronda, Tarifa, Gibraltar, which we liked the most.

A tip - the food in Sabinillas is much better and cheaper than in Puerto. For example a plate full of gorgeous langusts and shrimps in Sabinillas was 5 €, versus a plate full of grease, oily meat and french fries was 10 €. Also, if you speak a little spanish, you get a discount in Sabinillas restaurants:)

Overall it was a great holiday and a nice place for families with children!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

great stay

  • 5 of 5

l ovely apartment near shops bars and shops spanish town sabanilas just 10 min walk quiet and clean tims chippy is a must and lounge bar across for a drink with entertaining cockney barman stewart

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Puerto de la Duquesa, West Costa del Sol

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn-Winter 2016/17
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£300
£800
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
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£80
£320
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£100
£400
 
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Autumn/Winter 2017/18
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£320
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

25% paid upfront. Balance 10 weeks before commencement of holiday. Security deposit of £100 may be required, but we prefer to trust our guests in most cases. If required this is returned as soon as agents give us the all clear. Can be by way of cheque which will not be presented unless required. Electronic brochure can be sent by email
Periods of less or more than a week can be separately negotiat

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Location

Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
In the marina several
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Duquesa
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Main Coastal motorway
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Beach bar in front of apartments
Nearest Beach
Duquesa
Car: not necessary

Situated 100 metres from Duquesa Marina, and adjacent to Duquesa Golf and Sabinillas and Duquesa blue flag beaches. 25 minutes from Gibraltar, 50 minutes from Malaga. Puerto Banus and Marbella within easy reach. Rail journey from San Roque to Ronda is a must. Casares white village 15 minutes away. Granada and Seville about 2.5 hours away. For children the Selwo Safari park is only 15 minutes away. Water parks and other theme parks are also within easy reach.

Golfers have an excellent course on their doorstep, plus Dona Julia 6 star golf resort and Estepona Golf 5 minutes away. 50 courses in total within easy reach.

The marina has a multitude of quailty international restaurants and bars. A further 5 mins walk past the marina will take you to the tiny Spanish village of Castillo with its castle and number of fish and Tapas restaurants. Casillo has its own fishing fleet and has some of the best fish on the coast.

Other Activities: Boat hire

Golf: About 5 minutes walk takes you to the club house at Duquesa Golf. This is an excellent course with spectacular views of the Mediterranean. 2 Other courses are within 5-10 mins drive, including the new Don Julia complex with its proposed 6 star spa resort. Valderama is about 20 mins drive ( one of the best courses in Europe. Our agents can organise special deals and discounts on many courses.

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