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“A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE!”
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BBQ on your own terrace next to your own private swimming pool
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BBQ on your own terrace next to your own private swimming pool
Amazingly large terrace with sea views for relaxing Plenty of room for sunbathing
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38 reviews
BBQ on your own terrace next to your own private swimming pool
Amazingly large terrace with sea views for relaxing
Plenty of room for sunbathing
The swimming pool is just a few meters from your own front door
Undercover table and seating for dining al fresco
Spanish arches provide a shady corner
Self-contained apartment within the grounds of our Spanish villa
From your chair to the patio in a couple of steps
Relaxing lounge diner
King size bed with patio door to the terrace
Comfortable twin beds
Fully equipped kitchen
Views of the countryside and the blue Mediterranean Sea
Just a short stroll to the beach
Golden soft sands
Rock pools ideal to hunt for shrimps and hermit crabs
Cool off at the water park
Beautiful La Cala de Mijas
Market day in Fuengirola
The white washed village of Mijas
Chic international Puerto Banus
Marvellous Marbella
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Marbella, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia

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Excellent - based on 38 reviews
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angw1963
Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE!”
Reviewed 4 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017
1
person found this review helpful

This is the perfect place to relax and soak up the Spanish way of life.
The apartment is large and airy but has air con when needed. The beds are really comfortable and everything was meticulously clean. The terrace is a great place to
soak up the sun or sit in the shade and take in the view of the flower filled valley below with green parakeets chasing each other. There is a barbecue if you brave enough to endure more heat and a huge wooden table mostly in the shade to eat at.
The beautiful pool is is kept clean as Dave cleans it every morning and evening. There are plenty of loungers and chairs and if you need anything else Dave and Bev are always happy to help.
A few minutes away are a small selection of Spanish and English bars and restautants which good cheap food and relaxing atmospheres. There's also a convenience shop for anything you need. There are clean golden beaches within walking distance with beach bars and lounges under shade for only €5 for as long as you wish. The sea is so clear with a gentle swell which is perfect for children of all ages, but make sure they wear beach sandals as it very hot on the feet! For disabled people it's amazing as I drove my mobility scooter down the ramp and along the boardwalk and left it a few feet away from the sunshade.
From El Faro there is easy transport to Call a Mijas a few miles away which is a beautiful small town with a fabulous beach with a promenade full of restaurants and stalls. If you travel a few more miles in the other direction to Fuengirola which is a large town with a big shopping centre consisting of both Spainish and English shops. There's a Lidl for food shopping, a river walk where you can hire swan shaped paddle boats, leading down to a gorgeous beach overloaked by a castle!
We travelred further by taxi to Benalmadena and visited the Delfinarium . Although we missed swimming with sea lions, we stroked dolphin, had parrots and parakeets flying over our heads and watched penguins being fed! A lovely place for all the family.
I want to thank Dave for being so helpful when my Daughter had to have medical treatment, and Bev for helping with my mobility scooter hire, you are both genuingly lovely people. As for Vulcanl their soppy dog, he was no trouble at all!
I hope you enjoy your stay as much as we did.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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morrowmj
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fantastic holiday”
Reviewed 3 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017
1
person found this review helpful

We have just returned from a great week in the apartment owned by Beverley and Dave. I was a bit concerned having read a scathing review from an earlier reviewer but soon realised that something was not right there.

This is a very spacious apartment with all the mod cons including a washing machine and, unless you wish to spend all day/night sitting in front of a tv screen, there will be no issues. This is indeed a Spanish villa with all the charm which that brings. It is certainly not dark as suggested by the previous reviewer and, if you look at their photographs, you will see they have the curtains closed.

There is plenty of shade if you want it and a fabulous pool area with plenty of sunbeds and a couple of umbrella's as well. The patio areas are really large and we used both the covered bench area in the morning for breakfast and the wicker chair coffee area in the late afternoon and evening. You will not be directly overlooked by anyone so it is really private.

A word about the guard dog. Vulcan is a beautiful boy and, yes he does bark at strangers, sure isn't that his job? The 1st couple of days, he barked at us, but after that we were met with a wag of his stumpy tail and by the end of the week he was seeking a playmate. Please don't be concerned about him.

The key issue - I carry more keys at home than I was given for the apartment. There are keys to open the doors and also the gate and garage and I know I certainly lock my front door and gates when I leave home so why would I not do that on holiday?

To finish, I would have no hesitation to recommend this apartment to anyone and I am no pushover when it comes to quality. We are widely travelled and have stayed in some of the worlds best hotels. If you want peace and quiet in a really great location then this is the place for you.

We cant wait to book again for next year!!

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JAMES B
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect peaceful getaway”
Reviewed 8 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017
2
people found this review helpful

The Location is great, beach 5mins away and with your own private pool just fab. Lovely owners Beverly and Dave who were on hand if needed anything.
Can't wait to visit again.

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Amy B
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Holiday”
Reviewed 6 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017
3
people found this review helpful

Thanks Bev and Dave for having us it was an relaxing brake we will hopefully be back very soon x

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KLA265
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect in every way”
Reviewed 21 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We had a great 10 days at this lovely villa.
We were collected from the airport by Dave, who also very kindly took us to the supermarket the following day, this along with the excellent bus service made our holiday stress free as there was no need to hire a car.
The villa and pool are perfect for a really relaxing break. The local beach is quiet and has a lovely beach bar where you can sit and watch the world go by over a glass of chilled Rioja.
There are many local restaurants within walking distance with Dona Maria being our favourite as the food quality and price were superb.
We would have liked to return next year but sadly it is already booked up, but we will most certainly be back.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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