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Excellent location for golf holidays. Welcome to our beautifully situated, south-facing, first-line (the best location in the complex!), extremely spacious (200sqm) and light corner-apartment, 'MADROÑO'. We are pleased to offer an unbeatable combination of:
• Luxurious accommodation with a wonderful new kitchen, new and very comfortable beds and new bedroom suites!
* Brand new bathrooms with walk-in shower and full size bath
* 42" LCD satellite television in lounge, 32" LCD televisions in both bedrooms, 20 english language television channels, plus french, german, russian, flemish and spanish channels
* The entire apartment has just been redecorated
* New sofas in the lounge
• Personal service throughout your stay
• FREE INTERNET ACCESS
• 3 terraces, with sunloungers and dining table, overlooking the extensive sub-tropical gardens and main pool (always check the actual view of any apartment here in El Presidente!);
• Close direct access to the beach, children's playgrounds and beach bar/restaurants;
• New fully fitted kitchen, new bedroom suites and beds;
• Five swimming pools, including one of which is heated for most of the winter and the main pool in front of us that is huge, lagoon shaped, with a children's paddling area and with sloping sides;
• Free use of our tennis and golf practice courts (we can also arrange on-site professional tennis coaching);
* Basketball court and football pitch
• Short walking distance to shops and numerous excellent restaurants and bars;
• Close to 30+ golf courses, many family activities and the Puerto Banus nightlife,
for an ideal combination of peaceful relaxation and family leisure in one of the best and most prestigious complexes close to Puerto Banus, Marbella and Estepona.
It has been our second home and therefore benefits from immaculate decorations and furnishings, with all the comforts of 'home' available to our guests.
As we also live in El Presidente, we will therefore be able to meet you personally on your arrival and to help you enjoy your holiday. Indeed an added advantage of there being quite a few full-time residents like us who are so fortunate to be living here, including others with children, in El Presidente is that it never feels like a ghost town but is instead a warm and welcoming holiday destination!!
El Presidente is a wonderful complex with very attractive and well maintained low rise Andalucian-style buildings and with five swimming pools, one of which is heated during most of the cooler months of autumn, winter and spring. It has extensive colourful and mature sub-tropical gardens with beautiful fountains and waterfalls that are lit at night, five tennis courts, two paddle-tennis courts, a basketball court, football pitch and two golf practice areas. Tennis lessons are available throughout the year. There are also two children's play areas and even a small soccer pitch! There are children's activities in the summer. Just a few minutes walk from our apartment is the beach where there are three chiringuitos (beach-bar restaurants) with fantastic views across the Mediterranean to Gibraltar and the coast of Africa - a particularly memorable place to enjoy the sunset and moonlit nights! There is also 24hr security, a lifeguard during the summer, free on-site parking and free sun loungers.
The area around Marbella is well known for its unique micro-climate which gives us over 300 days of sunshine each year as well as extremely pleasant temperatures, even in the summer months when elsewhere in Spain it can become unbearably hot!
Whilst the Costa del Sol is particularly renowned for its lovely beaches and wonderful Mediterranean lifestyle there is of course so much more to enjoy including beautiful countryside just a short distance away.
Slightly further afield are the historic cities of Seville, Granada and Cordoba, as well as the beautiful old town of Ronda. A particularly relaxing journey is aboard the scenic Steam Train from San Roque to Ronda with more than four hours to explore Ronda before returning.
Malaga too is also now definitely worth a visit and a great way to see the city is either on foot or by taking the Malaga Tour Bus which is a hop-on, hop-off open top bus which makes 13 stops around the city of Malaga allowing you to get off and enjoy the city’s sightseeing, monuments and museums, including the Picasso Museum, the Alcazaba and the castle of Gibralfaro.
Gibraltar is just 50 minutes away with its caves, apes, duty-free shopping and dolphin trips.
You can also take organised excursions including a day trip to Tangier in Morocco with a pick-up point just outside of our complex.
Skiing is possible in the Sierra Nevada near to Granada which is about a two hour drive away
A short drive away from El Presidente is Marbella and its lovely promenade and beach. Once it was just a fishing village but now it is known as “the pearl of the Costa del Sol” with its cosmopolitan population, international visitors and reputation for being one of the Coast's most aristocratic resorts.
Here you have the beautiful old town of Marbella with the Plaza de Naranjos (Orange Square) at its centre. Narrow white-washed pedestrianized streets feed off from it, bedecked with colourful and fragrant flowers, offering a wonderful chance to explore the hidden delights of Marbella as you come upon attractive courtyards, the walls of the old Moorish castle and beautiful churches set in picturesque squares. Also along these narrow lanes in Marbella's “Casco Antiguo” are numerous shops offering artisan gifts, designer clothes and so much more for both tourists and the local people of Marbella. Then when you feel the need to relax you can choose from one of the old town's many outdoor restaurants, shady cafes or tapas bars for a reviving drink, tasty snack or freshly prepared meal. Just remember that the spanish tend to eat later in the evening so if you want to enjoy the best atmosphere wait until about 9 pm.
Adjacent to Marbella's old town is the newer commercial area with the main thoroughfare of the Avda. Ricardo Soriano containing many internationally known shops, as well as branches of all the major banks. Larger shopping centres, such as La Cañada, with even more retail shops, are to be found just outside of Marbella and in Puerto Banus.
There are also a number of beautiful and tree lined parks, such as the Parque de Constitucion, where outdoor summer concerts and children's theatrical productions are put on.
Indeed because of the nearby mountains that protect Marbella from the cold winds of the north, we are able to benefit from a a very special micro-climate that gives us milder winters and slightly cooler summer nights than Malaga and the rest of the Costa del Sol receive. Consequently we are able to enjoy the out-door life of Marbella throughout the year without suffering from either the freezing cold or sweltering and unbearable heat experienced elsewhere in Europe! This is definitely a major advantage!!
The beaches of Marbella are great places to relax and the sea is safe to swim in. There is also a palm fringed, marble promenade that stretches from Marbella to Puerto Banus and along which there are numerous restaurants, bars and pavement cafes, many which offer very good food at reasonable prices and from where you can soak up the local atmosphere of Marbella.
Puerto Banus itself has enjoyed the reputation as the playground of the rich and there are certainly many sleek, beautiful and extremely expensive yachts moored along the quay side. There are also numerous restaurants and designer shops around the marina along with bars and night clubs, most of which that do not really get busy until the early hours of the morning continuing through to dawn, especially during the summer months. Two bars, Saldubas and Sinatras are particularly popular meeting points!
For those who would like to have a more active holiday, there are numerous options, many of which are listed on our own website. There are of course also the large number of golf courses that offer a very high standard of greens for golfers.
Close by there are also the lovely towns of San Pedro and Estepona which benefit from still maintaining their special spanish identity so that you can wander their lovely streets, many of which are pedestrianized and full of locals going about their normal lives and know that you really are experiencing the wonderful spanish culture.
A reasonably short drive from El Presidente are the beautiful white-washed hillside villages of Benahavis and Casares with their narrow streets, bars, excellent restaurants and artisan shops.
Five minutes away is Puerto Banus, with its fantastic marina and yachts, designer shops, fun night life, the renowned department store El Corte Ingles and dozens of waterfront bars and restaurants.
For children there is so much to do apart from the beaches and the swimming pools, including water parks, an aquarium, a wild animal safari park, a crocodile park and a zoo, boat trips to see the dolphins, water sports, go-karting and Tivoli World with its fun-fair and stage shows, plus so much more!
Our own website contains a great deal more information and photographs.
|1st September to 28th September||800 euros|
|29th September to 2nd November||700 euros|
|3rd November to 21st December||550 euros|
|22nd December to 4th January||750 euros|
|5th January 2013 to 22nd March 2013||550 euros|
|23rd March to 26th April||750 euros|
|27th April to 24th May||800 euros|
|25th May to 28th June||900 euros|
Notes On Prices:
|Types of Bedrooms:||
1 Bedrooms with Ensuite
1 Bedrooms with Twin Beds
Cots Available? Yes
Other Comments: The master bedroom has a new and very comfortable super-king size bed and the 2nd bedroom's two new single beds can be zipped together to make up a second super king size bed. There is also a comfortable fold-out 3rd single bed there.
1 Bathrooms Ensuite
1 Full Bathrooms
Other Comments: The bathrooms have just been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, one with a large walk-in shower and these second with a full size bath and shower
Kitchen and Utilities:
Other: The kitchen has also just been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard
Other: As we have two apartments, one on the ground floor and the second on the first floor so between the two we can offer all of the above facilities between them. Each though has satellite television, a/c, heating, wi-fi and essential facilities!
Activities In The Area:
Distance to Beach/Coast: 200 metres
Shopping: 900 metres
Airports: Malaga, Gibraltar, Jerez
Places of Interest:
Marbella, Estepona, Puerto Banus, Benahavis, The Alhambra Palace In Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Casares, Ronda, Mijas, Gibraltar And Tangier.
In the surrounding area there are many excellent restaurants within walking distance, over 30 golf courses, wildlife parks, marinas, beaches, beautiful countryside and shopping malls
Our preferred payment currency is euros. As we live in the complex with our family we will be here to meet you personally and look after your needs during your stay.
To book this vacation rental, or for further information:
Name: Peter Chatland
Tel: 0034 655177100
Email Owner: CLICK HERE
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