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El Retiro de Bel Air

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View of pool
Apartment dead centre of photo with view of gardens
Patio area
The patio with private lawn area
Patio, dining area and lawn
Private dining area at rear of apartment
The ensuite bathroom with master bedroom
Twin bedroom
Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and shower
Local food and drink! Bought from the local supermarket's fabulous fresh fish counter
Local lamb - or mutton?!!
Fresh 'sardinas' grilling to perfection....
Ahhhhh!
Beer with friends
The lake district of Guadalhorce - about an hour's drive into the mountains of Malaga province
Swimming in the lake district of Guadalhorce
Relaxing in the pool
Kids on the beach
A spectacular gorge in Ronda, under the old Roman Bridge
Ronda - a fabulous but hair-raising drive into the mountains, with stunning views and great food
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Estepona, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
Set in luxuriant tropical gardens with a large swimming pool, this air-conditioned apartment has a large terrace on which to read, dine, enjoy a glass or two of wine, or just idle the day away, and is furnished to an extremely high standard, including bathrooms finished in marble throughout, flat screen TV and Wifi. There is a large swimming pool sited in mature tropical gardens, and you also have the choice of the privacy of the apartment's own garden.<BR><BR>There are two bedrooms, one double and one twin, with a folding bed suitable for children up to 14 years of age.<BR><BR>The apartment is within easy walking distance of Los Flamingos Golf Club as well as the Bel Air Tennis Club. A 10 minute walk also brings you to the small village of Cancelada with it's selection of tapas bars and restaurants, most v... Read more
About the Owner, David E
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 50 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 50 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL65153
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KitKatMer...
Merseyside
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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We have just returned from a lovely holiday in this beautiful apartment. I have stayed in lots of privately owned apartments over the years but this was the most spacious and well equip we have stayed in. The apartment is very private with its own sun beds, the pool and garden areas are well kept and quiet.
We always hire a car and you definitely need a car especially to explore the local area, visits to Marbella, Estepona, Purto Banus are a must and if your brave enough to drive through the mountains Rhonda is beautiful. The 2 local supermarkets and restaurants are excellent and are within walking distance.
Definitely on my 'we will come back in the future list' - many thanks

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Simon K
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013 for a stay in April 2011
2
people found this review helpful

This was a lovely place to stay which was relaxing and well equipped. The pool was just outside the flat and easy to get to and watch the children from the apartment. There was plenty of parking close by which was free. There were nice restaurants within easy reach and we can recommend this apartment as a lovely place to stay and recharge.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Fully air-conditioned throughout the apartment, the double bedroom has en suite facilities, including a sunken bath and large separate shower cubicle, 2 basins and a dressing area. It opens onto the terrace, which enjoys the morning sun. The twin bedroom has a luxurious adjoining shower room, with a marble tiled shower big enough for two!There is a spacious fully fitted kitchen and utility area with washing machine and tumble drier, with a breakfast bar area opening onto a large living/dining room. There is a large terrace outside, leading onto a private grassed area with access to the pool, which is surrounded by further lawns and lush exotic gardens. You can pick your own lemons and limes depending on the time of year! The property includes a TV, DVD/CD player, satellite TV box, free wif... more
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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*For a stay over two weeks, take 10% off the cost of subsequent weeks

* Late deals available - if apartment is not booked less than 4 weeks before you want it, e-mail owner for a special deal

*Other apartments available on the complex if more than one family wish to holiday together

*Long term winter season rentals considered at £700 per month

*Welcome pack (bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee, bacon, eggs, wine and beer) available for a small extra charge if arrival is late at night

*Linen and towels can be provided at a cost of £15 per person per week

*A pre-and post-rental clean is included in the cost for rentals of more than 7 nights. For shorter rentals, £70 is payable for cleaning (mandatory)

Payment accepted by bank transfer or cheque.

Deposit of 25% payable at time of booking. Balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival date.
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About the neighbourhood
Selwo Safari Park - Selwo Park is home to more than 2000 animals and birds. From the back of a safari truck, you will see elephants, zebra, giraffe, lion and antelope, plus many others. On the walking part of the safari, there are rope suspension bridges, a walk through aviary, and there is Zulu dancing and feasting on summer evenings! <BR><BR>Marbella Old Town - There is a lovely promenade down to the sea, but if you cross the road instead and head into the old town, you will get wonderfully lost in a maze of narrow alleys and courtyards, full of orange trees, bougainvillea and tapas bars and restaurants. Follow the signs for for Orange Square – ‘Plaza de los Naranjos’. <BR><BR>There are so many excellent restaurants and bars to eat out at that we can only begin to... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Malaga: 70.0 km
Malaga airport is already huge and efficient, and is in the process of being extended, with a new terminal being built. There are literally dozens of flights a day from the UK to Malaga in the high season, from most regional airports. Try Monarch (www.flymonarch.com) BMI Baby (www.bmibaby.com) or Easy Jet (www.easyjet.com)<BR>Flights take about 2 1/2 hours.<BR><BR>The journey to El Retiro de Bel Air takes about 45 minutes by car from Malaga Airport. The Toll Motorway is fast and much safer than the busy coastal N340.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Andalucia Villas (23,998)
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