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El Faro Apartment for Rent

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
5 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
WE NOW HAVE WI FI IN THE APARTMENT! A spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment overlooking the sea, situated in the idyllic complex, El Faro. Just a 30 minute (30km) drive from Malaga airport. The location is suitable for all ages, as it is situated in a peaceful community but is also a 10 minute walk away from a sandy beach, bars, restaurants and a small supermarket. The apartment accommodates up to 6 people. It has 2 bedrooms, the first, with a double bed and en-suite bathroom, opens out to the balcony. The second has 2 single beds. Both rooms have ample cupboard and under bed storage space. The open plan living area has a DVD player, stereo, dining table and a double bed settee. The living area opens to the balcony, equipped with sun loungers and overlooking the sea. The front of the...WE NOW HAVE WI FI IN THE APARTMENT! A spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment overlooking the sea, situated in the idyllic complex, El Faro. Just a 30 minute (30km) drive from Malaga airport. The location is suitable for all ages, as it is situated in a peaceful community but is also a 10 minute walk away from a sandy beach, bars, restaurants and a small supermarket. The apartment accommodates up to 6 people. It has 2 bedrooms, the first, with a double bed and en-suite bathroom, opens out to the balcony. The second has 2 single beds. Both rooms have ample cupboard and under bed storage space. The open plan living area has a DVD player, stereo, dining table and a double bed settee. The living area opens to the balcony, equipped with sun loungers and overlooking the sea. The front of the apartment overlooks the communal pool (unheated) and attractive surroundings. We usually can arrange to take you to and from the airport (there is a charge). Otherwise you can be met at the apartment . Any requests for groceries can be arranged for your arrival. Details of local services and recommended attractions to visit are provided. The local beach has an adjoining restaurant and bar with alluring views over the sea, making it an ideal place to dine while the sun goes down. There is a good selection of restaurants within an easy walking distance (Spanish, international, seafood, Indian, Thai, Mexican, Italian, Chinese and fish and chips for the adventurous). Takeaways are available from all the local restaurants. The sports bar shows live football. It is situated in an ideal location between Fuengirola and La Cala, both approximately 5km away. Local buses from El Faro can take you to both towns. Fuengirola features many restaurants, bars, shops and a beautiful stretch of beach. There is a water park and a zoo in the area as well as a newly built shopping mall and an extensive weekly market on a Tuesday. You can also climb up to the remains of the Moorish castle of Sohail or arrange a trip to spot dolphins in glass bottom boats. Fuengirola and Marbella (approximately 25km away) both have an exciting and lively night life. La Cala is an appealing Spanish town, with an inviting beach, restaurants, bars, shops, internet café, banks and a supermarket. Outside the supermarket there is a bus stop and taxi rank, where you can reach any of the neighbouring towns from and bring back supplies with ease. The local transport means hiring a car is not essential. The area can be explored via local buses, car hire or coach tours that visit all the popular destinations. There is also a market worth visiting on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The area is known for its golf courses. El Chaparral Golf Club is an attractive club and easy to reach in the direction of Marbella. There are activities available for all the ages, such as go-karting, golf, tennis, horse riding, quad biking and water sports. El Chapparal an excellent course which features 6 par 3's, 6 par 4's and 6 par 5's. The prices are reasonable as well, such as the early riser price which provides you with a discount if you tee off before 9am. If tennis is your sport, there are numerous clubs that you can go to. Many have a 'Pay and Play' session, where you can without membership. The Lew Hoad Tennis and Paddle club is in a beautiful area of tropical gardens. It is a friendly atmosphere, with players from all over the world competing in tournament. It is situated between Fuengirola and Mijas so a short journey from the apartment. Further details - indoors: Main bedroom has a double bed and a fitted wardrobe Second bedroom has twin beds and a fitted wardrobe En-suit bathroom with toilet, bath, shower, toilet, sink and bidet Second bathroom with toilet, shower and sink Kitchen with cooker, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, sandwich maker, coffee maker, microwave and other necessary cooking utensils Utility room with washing machine, iron and ironing board, drying rack Fans in each room Living room lounge area has a comfortable settee/sofa bed and armchair, Dining table seats 4 TV ( receives international channels, news channels not English TV) DVD player and selection of DVD and stereo. Further details - outdoors: Spacious balcony to dine and relax, views of attractive villas, gardens and a sea view Table, chairs and sun loungers provided Balcony view of pool and communal gardens Relax by the outdoor pool in pleasant surroundings Beach, restaurants, bars and shops a 5 - 10 minute walk away There is an entry door to the complex and the apartment can be reached by a lift on the ground level or by one set of stairs, we are situated on the first floor Conditions: A £100 deposit will secure your booking Balance 4 weeks before departure date Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: ABC/DE/1234More
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Helene H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 9 September 2019

Had a lovely holiday with family including 3 children 16, 13 and 10yrs. Very comfortable, well equipped apartment, Plenty to do- lovely clean beaches, peaceful swim in pool first thing in the morning, definitely visit La Cala and Mijas, Lily was very helpful and ensuring...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Wander45906145325
Reviewed 4 September 2019

We stayed in this apartment for 14 nights, it had everything nesercery for our stay, the terrace was very well equipped with tables, chairs and loungers, the views and sunsets were stunning, the apartment was clean, the beds were comfortable, Fabulous apartment...fabulous views...fabulous location... HELENE...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Vadim Z
Travel486494, VR Owner at El Faro Apartment for Rent, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2019

Hello Vadim, Thank you for your review. I am really glad you enjoyed your stay. You are welcome to book again. I have already had bookings for next summer, so you may want to book soon! All the best Helene

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

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Date of stay: May 2018
Management response:Responded 1 June 2018

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: January 2018
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Easy to book and helpful staff, A spacious apartment but well off the major attractions though quiet as away from major road too. Would be hard to find in the dark. Well fitted out. Could have been cleaner at outset and some very large cockroaches...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Flyer723302
Management response:Responded 9 October 2017

Dear visitor, thank you for completeing the feedback.and for the postive feedback. We would have hoped that if you had any difficulty finding the apartment that you would have contacted either myself or Lilly. The community is situated between the towns Fuengirola and La Cala....More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Dryer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Parking
Hiking Trips
Shared Garden
Microwave
Elevator/Lift access
Balcony
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
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Does this holiday rental provide easy access to public transportation?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
There are many places worth visiting. Mijas is a beautiful white mountainous village with stunning views. Marbella is famous for its marble, exclusive shops and historical interest. Puerto Banus is known for its picturesque marina where you can spot the yachts of the rich and famous. Ronda is in the mountains, home to the oldest bull ring in Spain and boasting spectacular views. You can take a stunning train journey to the beautiful mountain town of Ronda or visit the rock of Gibraltar, which is less than one and a half hours drive away, and see the famous Barbary Apes or pick up your duty free goods. You can drive (roughly 20 minutes) or take the train a few stops to end up in Benalmadena, where you can enjoy Tivoli World - a 'Disney style' amusement park, and take a cable car to the top...
How to get there
Malaga airport is approximately a 30 minute drive away (30km). Car hire is available at the airport. If you are not hiring a car you can get the train from the airport to Fuengirola for a reasonable price. The train journey takes about 40 minutes as it makes many stops. The bus station in Fuengirola is very near the train station and a bus will stop close to the community. It is advised, that if taking the train, you take a taxi to the apartment. Detailed directions are available.
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