Excellent appartment ideally located within both Carahuela and torromolinos both on your doorstep . Excellent facilities in the appartment and Martin the owner was on hand for any any questions we had. Would have no issue in returning and recommending this appartment to others. Pauline and Graeme .
3rd time at this apartment so that alone should tell you much of my opinion of it.The complex itself is a mix of owners and rentals. The beach views are stunning and the general noise level both inside and outside the complex is very low. The apartment itself has all the facilities needed for a restful holiday and the complex is approx 7 mins walk from Torremolinos centre. It also benefits from its own private elevator to the beach.
My wife and I just completed a week's stay here (June 2016). We advised the owner (Martin) that we would be arriving rather early (1pm), so he rearranged the cleaning rota so that the cleaner (Sue) completed this apartment ahead of others she does. We were therefore able to get in early, having picked up the key from the concierge in reception. The first few days were scorching (up to 39 degrees), so we were VERY glad of the efficient air-conditioning system. Some poor souls in another apartment obviously lacked an a/c and had their front door propped open in an attempt to create a draught!
The apartment is a studio with two large single beds which can be pushed together and a slightly smaller couch-bed (suitable for a child). It has a fridge, electric kettle and toaster and a two ring hob, enough to do your own breakfast. There is a new TV and wifi system installed which worked well. Apart from the usual Spanish/Euro channels, you can also access BBC 1 (with regional variations), BBC2, ITV and C4, which was enough to keep us amused. There is also a DVD player available and a few DVD's left by others to view.
The view from the small balcony (couple of chairs and a clothes horse) is lovely, giving you a terrific view of La Carihuela all the way to the marina at Benalmadena. Heavy blackout curtains are provided, so you can lock out the light if you want to sleep in.
Upstairs (the apartment is in a complex built into the cliff side so is on several levels), there is a lovely big (and deep - kids beware!) pool which has a life guard during opening hours. The pool is surrounded by a well kept lawn where you can lie either in the sun or under the shade of one or other of the trees in the garden. There are also loungers which can be hired.
The pool area also has a bar and restaurant and we enjoyed a number of lunches here. The 3 course lunch includes a beer (or a glass of wine each for an extra euro) and is priced at just Euro 8.50. Great value and saves the hastle of having to search outside for a café or restaurant.
When you do go outside, you can either take the lift down to the beach (La Carihuela), where you will find hundreds of restaurants and bars. A very fashionable place to be on a Saturday evening for the locals!
Alternatively, you can exit past the reception and be within the centre of Torremolinos within 5 to 10 minutes! Some great restaurants available locally and many are fantastic value (try Ciao Italia for tremendous lasagna, pizza or pasta and La Tahona de Carihuela for Spanish).
All in all, a great base from which to explore Torremolinos, set in a historic site (previous home of George Langworthy who created the first ever hotel in Torre).
P.S. The train station is no more than 5 - 10 minutes walk away and gets you to & from Malaga airport in less than 20 minutes for less than 2 euros. A great way to travel along this coast!
Quite lovely,the view was wonderful of the sea and the mountains.Easy access to beach and town and train station..Best holiday ever.Lovely balcony with everything one needs for a long stay holiday.The owner was charming and very helpful indeed.
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