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Luxury 5-Star Beachside Apartment Set in Tropical Gardens Near Marbella

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Last updated: 05/17/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Costa del Sol - Malaga apartment description

Access to this Italian designed complex is through secure gates. Through a second set of gates you gain access to our block, use stairs or lift to get to our second floor property. This spacious apartment has 3 large bedrooms, 1 w/ king size, 2 w/ twin beds) each with large en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, basins set in marble counter tops. The apartment is set over 2 floors and comfortably sleeps 6. Fully eq. separate kitchen. Air con in all rooms. The large living room has 2 cream leather sofas, dining table with 6 chairs, flat screen TV with Sky digital showing BBC1,2, ITV1, 2 Channel 4 & 5 and Freeview. The floor to ceiling sliding windows overlook the large terrace w/ views over the tropical communal gardens and the sea from several aspects. The electric awning allows for eating al fresco even in the heat of the day around a table which easily sits 8. 4 loungers with small table for sunbathing on the terrace at all times of day. Also 2 comfortable reclining chairs. . Paths through the lush gardens lead to the swimming pool with comfortable sunbeds, very large grassed area, and ample shaded areas. Even at the height of the Summer season there is plenty of space, plenty of sunbeds. In the well tended grounds there is also a tennis court and paddle court. The private gate (you will need the code to gain access) opens onto beautiful Perla Blanca Beach. The complex was built in 1999 by Italian architect and also benefits from a security watchman at night. The flat has an alarm if required and also a safe for your personal valuable items.

The local area: The apartment is in an exclusive gardened complex in Elviria beachside, near to the Alanda, the Don Carlos, (with the famous Nikki Beach) and the Marriott ,all 5-star hotels. The extensive gardens are maintained year round and run down to Perla Blanca Beach, claimed to be the best beach in the area with water sports and sunbeds for hire. Along the beach which runs for miles in both directions are a number of restaurants and chiringuitos, many open year-round for local fish and rice dishes or sundowners at the end of the day. Just 50 metres down the beach is the Beach House, which is renowned in the area for fine dining. Away from the beach, approx 5 minutes walking from the apartment, there are a variety of restaurants, from Spanish tapas to Italian, Argentinian, Asian, cafes, and bars (Spanish, Irish, Cocktail, Sports). Also a large supermarket, speciality bread shops and deli's, shops with newspapers in most languages, souvenirs and beach wares, ATM and banks, hairdressers, dentist and beauty salons.

Elviria: Elviria is an elegant residential area, just 15 minutes from Marbella, and around half an hour from Malaga's international airport. One of the best things about Elviria is its immense versatility and its perfect postition which means that residents and holiday makers can enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle at its best . It has a fantastic transport infrastructure allowing access to all parts of the Costa del Sol. Elviria is famous for some of the finest sandy beaches along the Marbella coastline, stretching for miles both east and west. Nearby is the port of Cabopino with its excusive restaurants and mooring facilities and also breathtaking mountain scenery high up in the Elviria mountains known as La Mairena (a must do activity is the buggy car ride into the mountains, book at Elviria near the deli). Close enough to Marbella to enjoy its benefits, but far enough away to avoid too much hustle and bustle, Elviria's quiet setting can provide for the perfect holiday.

Review in Travel guide (Mail on Sunday March 2010): John Nicol travel writer booked 'the perfect Andalucian apartment for a late break' in Cerrado de Elviria beach!

Here are some of the notable quotes from the article by John Nichol:
Of the grounds 'remarkable, spacious, perfectly groomed and totally private'..'no sense of being crammed into a tiny area. Indeed, as we wandered to the huge communal pool, it was apparant how generous the disigners had been with the open spaces. The numerous pathways were bordered by a multitude of colourful - and to me unidentifiable - plants. Reds, yellows, purples and greens shared the tranquil space with seating area, streams and a couple of massive lawned areas, big enough to hold a football match'
Of the beach: 'one of Spain's most beautiful and relatively quiet beaches. With its pristine white sand and shallow waters, it meant the only decision we really had to make all holiday was 'pool or beach'.
And the conclusion? 'We had truly found holiday heaven'

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • Elevator : our apartment is duplex

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Non Smoking Only:

                smoking possible on the terrace...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                lift access to apartment and one bedroom on ground floor of flat...moreless

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


              • All bedrooms have air con. The master bedroom has a king size bed. The two bedrooms on the upper floor each have two singles. One of the bedrooms (the orange one) has in addition one single sofa bed. All bedrooms have en suite facilities and access to terrace area. Also available in separate room above the stairs is a double sofa bed. The pillows and bedding are all allergen free. The bedding is replaced frequently. Cot and bedding available on request...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


              • Each of the bathrooms is fitted out in marble, with large vanity area and extensive mirrors....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • We have recently unpgraded some of the furniture and facilities at the apartment. There are new large cream leather sofas with reclining seats which we ask guests to care for as if they were their own, using the throws available if children are likely to sit on them with sandy feet and sun-lotioned bodies! Also new is the terrace furniture; lovely all-weather, grey wicker table and 8 chairs, two luxury loungers and a smaller white table for breakfast on the terrace admiring the wonderful view. We have also installed an automatic watering system for the new bougainvillea, jasmin and oleanda plants. There is now wi fi internet access. The security is good at the complex; entrance from the street is by key with buzzer for visitors. Access to and from the beach is by code, changed frequently. There is a night watchman, interior alarm and safe...moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Radio
                  • CD Player
                  • Books:

                    A number of books for holiday reading and tourism ...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Flat screen...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Sky Channels for BBC1, BBC 2 ITV 1 ITV 2 and Freeview...moreless


                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All


                  • Nude Beach
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Water Parks
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • ATM/Bank

                  Location Type

                      • Beach

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking

                      building type

                          • Building

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                              • Dining Area
                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Seating for 6 people


                              • Local Maps
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Security System
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Iron & Board
                              • PC
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Parking On Street
                              • Safe
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Air Conditioning
                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional


                                  • Grill
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Freezer
                                  • Stove
                                  • Oven
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Coffee Maker:

                                    American type with filter, cafetiere and also Nespresso. ...moreless

                                  • Pantry Items:

                                    condiments, salt, pepper, oil, sugar, tea, spices, coffee usually available for guest use - though we ask guests to replenish if used up. ...moreless

                                  • Kitchen:

                                    Washing machine, iron and ironing board, Liquidiser. ...moreless

                                  • Dishes & Utensils


                                  • Lawn / Garden:

                                    Lush and tended gardens are a feature of this location...moreless

                                  • Balcony:

                                    Small terrace also adjoins upper bedrooms ...moreless

                                  • Deck / Patio:

                                    Large wrap around terrace with plenty of room for sunbathing, dining under awning...moreless

                                  • Tennis:

                                    Tennis and paddle courts...moreless

                                  • Golf:

                                    The area is well known for its large number of well tended golf courses...moreless

                                  • Terrace
                                  • Tennis Court
                                  • Gated Community
                                  • Beach Towels
                                  • Small Cooler

                                  Pool / Spa

                                  • Communal Pool
                                  • Outdoor Pool


                                  Write a review 4.8
                                  from 4 traveler reviews
                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Rental rates quoted in: £
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

                                  Mar 1 - May 2, 2014
                                  7 night min stay


                                  May 3 - May 30, 2014
                                  7 night min stay


                                  May 31 - Aug 30, 2014
                                  7 night min stay


                                  Aug 31 - Oct 3, 2014
                                  7 night min stay


                                  Oct 4 - Oct 31, 2014
                                  7 night min stay


                                  Nov 1 - Jan 3, 2015
                                  7 night min stay


                                  Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.

                                  Additional information about rental rates:

                                  Please note that the above rates do not include half-term holidays, Christmas, New Year and Easter. Please contact Elaine for rates and availability for these periods - see contact details. During low season, please enquire for daily rates (e.g. for a long weekend).
                                  It is expected that guests will arrive on a Saturday afer 1.00 and leave on a Saturday before 10.00. This is to allow for cleaning and preparation for the apartment for the next guests. This is particularly important in high season. This condition relaxes at less busy times of year, so please make an enquiry direct with the owner if you have special arrival and departure requirements. There are certain services such as additional cleaning and the leaving of supplies which are available through our agents. On booking you will be given additional information including the contact numbers of our agents.

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                                  The property's calendar has not been updated in over 3 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



                                  35 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  12 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Train
                                  7 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  50 Metres
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  100 Metres
                                  Nearest Barpub

                                  The apartment is located in an exclusive beachside complex at Elviria, near to the NH Alanda, the Don Carlos Hotel and the new Marriott complex, all 5-star properties. Within the tended grounds - which run down to the Perla Blanca Beach, acknowedged to be the best beach on the Costa Del Sol, there is a full-size swimming pool, plentiful sunbeds and tennis court. Approx 5 minutes walking from the apartment there are cafes, deli, supermarket, newsagents, tapas bar, German bakery, hairdressers etc and a busy taxi rank and a bus stop for fast buses to Marbella or Fuengirola.


                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 1999

                                  About the owner: We are a family of 6 - our 4 children, now grown up, have spent many happy holidays in Elviria beach and we always spend some of our Summer at the apartment. Our youngest learnt to swim here! For us it is home from home, and you will find a well equipped kitchen, plenty of books and leaflets to inform your stay.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Costa del Sol - Malaga:
                                  We searched for many years for the perfect holiday location - sun, beach, great restaurants, beach bars, places to visit along the coast or inland in the mountains, a place popular not just with tourists but with local people. And we eventually found it in Elviria. Whenever we go somewhere else, sometimes a long haul flight from home we find ourselves looking for the same ingredients and wonder why we didn't just return to Spain where we have everything we need for a perfect holiday.What made us fall in love with this place? Perhaps the view of the sparkling waters while glancing up from a book aver breakfast on the terrace. Maybe the sun-downer moment from Lido Beach Chiringuito - sipping Tinto Verano as we watch the sun slipping behind the mountain which is called La Concha, towering over the Marbella coastline. And this tranquiltity within just a short distance of the lovely Marbella, its Casco Antiguo still maintaining the graceful elegance of old Spain. This is a Spain, sharing the Costa del Sol with Torremolinos, but a world away in spirit. And from here within 10 minutes you can be in the wilderness of the Sierras, with its countless white towns and refugios. This is the Spain of dreams.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                                  The views from our wrap around terrace over the Mediterranean sea are second to none. The terrace is our garden room, with room to dine or sunbathe - the sun graces the terrace from early morning to late afternoon. Want to relax away from the sun? The apartment offers a spacious living room with every comfort away from home. Each bedroom has its own ensuite.

                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english



                                  • View approaching appartment block from gardens

                                    View approaching appartment block from gardens

                                  • The approach to Cerrado de Elviria Beach

                                    The approach to Cerrado de Elviria Beach

                                  • Spacious kitchen

                                    Spacious kitchen

                                  • Additional area on top of stairs with sofa bed

                                    Additional area on top of stairs with sofa bed

                                  • Ensuite bathroom to one of twin bedrooms

                                    Ensuite bathroom to one of twin bedrooms

                                  • View of outside dining area

                                    View of outside dining area

                                  • View from the spacious terrace

                                    View from the spacious terrace

                                  • View from back of terrace

                                    View from back of terrace

                                  • Path leading tfrom communal swimming pool to beach

                                    Path leading tfrom communal swimming pool to beach

                                  • Apartment from the garden (the top two floors)

                                    Apartment from the garden (the top two floors)

                                  • The stream running through the gardens

                                    The stream running through the gardens

                                  • Gardens and swimming pool

                                    Gardens and swimming pool

                                  • The living room and  dining area

                                    The living room and dining area

                                  • The master bedroom on lower floor

                                    The master bedroom on lower floor

                                  • Twin bedroom.  French windows to upper terrace

                                    Twin bedroom. French windows to upper terrace

                                  • Twin bedroom. French windows to upper  terrace

                                    Twin bedroom. French windows to upper terrace

                                  • Eating al fresco under the awning

                                    Eating al fresco under the awning

                                  • View from terrace

                                    View from terrace

                                  • View from side of terrace

                                    View from side of terrace

                                  • The gardens

                                    The gardens

                                  • The pool and the tennis court

                                    The pool and the tennis court

                                  • The pool

                                    The pool

                                  £850 - £1,000 per week (GBP)

                                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 8

                                  Contact owner for availability
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                                  +44 (0)7838380568
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                                  Speaks: english
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