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Luxury penthouse apt,private rooftop terrace,ideal location,A/C,Sat,WiFi,PayPal

Miika Mattila

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english, spanish, swedish, finnish
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Miika Mattila

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Luxury penthouse apt,private rooftop terrace,ideal location,A/C,Sat,WiFi,PayPal

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Fuengirola Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms,2 bathrooms,sleeps 6,private roof terrace,east facing balcony,carpark

An air conditioned two bedroom spacious penthouse apartment in the much sought after MonteCañada complex with secure underground car parking, set in a beautiful and convenient location in Torreblanca area.

Apartment will sleep up to six people comfortably. It has patio doors from both living room and master bedroom leading onto a large covered balcony with outside dining area, facing east and south, and sea view.

A spiral stairway from the balcony leads up to a large and private open air rooftop terrace solarium with barbecue and small covered area. From there one has magnificent, undisturbed views over Torreblanca, sea, coast line and Andalucian mountains.

The apartment has two full bathrooms with tubs, main one being en-suite. It also has a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, oven and stove.

The apartment features local TV and UK satellite channels on a big flat screen display, DVD player, mini stereo system, game console, and a laptop computer as well as free WiFi.

There is a lift from the underground parking up to the floor of the apartment. It's all wheelchair accessible.

MonteCañada has easy access by car and it is conveniently accessible also by public transportation. Trains from Malaga airport leave every 30 minutes during the operating hours. It takes some 30 minutes to reach the stations that are closest to the apartment (Carvajal and Torreblanca). Ticket prices are less than 2 euros per person. Local trains can be taken e.g. towards Malaga. Buses, which frequently travel back and forth along the nearby road (Avenida de Carvajal), can be taken e.g. to Fuengirola city centre and Miramar shopping centre.

Golfing: There are many golf courses within a short drive, and dozens in the region. The best ones around Marbella are within less than one hour driving distance.

Skiing: MonteCañada is only two hours away from the Sierra Nevada Ski Resorts which have become quite popular. In suitable weather conditions Sierra Nevada can be seen from our apartment's private rooftop terrace.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Miika Mattila (Owner)
Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english, spanish, swedish, finnish
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Calendar last updated:
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About Miika Mattila

We are a family of four with two daughters, aged 16 and 11. We live in Southern Finland and dream of being able to retire under Spanish sun one day - the sooner the better!

Miika Mattila purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Miika Mattila chose Fuengirola

Buying this apartment was a result of a very careful selection process. Both me and my wife knew the Fuengirola area very well, since our relatives have owned apartments there for decades and we also had visited there frequently. We were looking for a good blend of beach proximity, quietness, privacy, spaciousness, sceneries, quality, and accessibility. Today, we can still say that this was the perfect match - and we are very much looking forward to spending our next holiday there again!

What makes this apartment unique

Extremely well equipped cosy penthouse apartment with spectacular sceneries, huge open air private rooftop terrace solarium, with a real BBQ! Regained UK sat channels - we are one of very few that have them!

Guestbook comments from the owner

It would be remiss of me not to tell the truth. I thought about not doing a review due to the fact that we really loved the place, so much so that I'm sure we will be returning later on this year, and we would love to keep it all to ourselves to get the dates we want.

However that would be unfair and very greedy. I fully and unreservedly recommend the apartment to all and do so without fear of contradiction. It's a lovely apartment and located in a very quiet area. It is all if not better than described by the owner. The owner Miika will answer all questions and enquiries very quickly almost by return Email which is a great service in itself.

You will receive a warm welcome from Paul (who looks after the place for the owner) when you arrive and you will find it Spotlessly clean and very well presented for your stay. The roof terrace is Very private and a great sun trap to get rid of the white bits.

Access to the Balcony can be from the lounge or the bedroom with the in-suite. It’s lovely to sit relax and dine on the balcony.

Our party was 2 Ladies and one Gent all in their 60's and with a hire car. Yes, Montecanada sits on a hill so if you’re fit and want to exercise then you won’t need a car. The Train Station is not that far away and there are often Taxis there, outside the Torreblanca Hotel, and the Rovers Return Bar on the round about which is a couple of minutes walk from the station. It’s a 6€ fare.

We had a great time in a lovely apartment located in a lovely part of the Costa Del Sol.

Thanks Miika and Paul….

John, Joyce & Elaine

Apr 2013
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Luxury penthouse apt,private rooftop terrace,ideal location,A/C,Sat,WiFi,PayPal
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 10 reviews
Bromont, Quebec, Canada

A wonderful stay in Fuengirola

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two months (February and March) in this very nice apartment located in the Torreblanca neighborhood of Fuengirola. No problem getting to the condo from Malaga airport situated 20 minutes away since the owner had sent us directions and a detailed map knowing that we had rented a car for the duration of our stay. All the planification and the details of the reservation were made in a very professional way, the owner responding almost immediately to our emails.

We were met by Paul, a friend of the owner, who gave us the keys and explained all the logistic concerning the apartment. Paul and his wife who live in the complex were happy to answer all our questions concerning the location of supermarkets and other shops, beaches and places to visit in the surroundings. A bottle of mousseux and a box of chocolates were waiting for us in the living room, a greatly appreciated gesture.

The description of the apartment that appears in the offer reflexes exactly what you will be the having if you rent this condo. It is very well equipped, clean as a whistle and the presence of the very large private terrace on the roof is a big plus. For those renting a car, the access to the interior garage and to the elevator bringing you directly in front of your apartment is also very appreciated.

The complex is situated 650 meters from the main road and the bus stop that will bring you in the center of Fuengirola or to surroundings cities; but, to get there you must walk down quite a steep hill. You will find a large supermarket at 2.5 km, the town center around 4km and the beach with the 8 km Paseo Maritimo at 900 meters. A car is not mandatory but recommended for farther visits or for everyday uses.

In resume, we strongly recommend this apartment for those who consider visiting Andalusia and in particular the Costa del Sol. Very interesting one day visits can be made from the condo to the beautiful white villages of Frigiliana, Mijas, Salobrena or Ronda. Also, Nerja and the Balcony of Europe, Marbella and its port, Benalmadena are a short distance from the appartment. The visit of the Alhambra of Granada could also be made in one day but you would need 2 or 3 days to visit Sevilla and its cathedral, the old section Santa Cruz and the many beautiful gardens (a must).

Many thanks to the owners who from the beginning of the process of the reservation to the end of our stay were always respectful and attentive.

Jean-Luc et Marie Brière

Québec, Canada

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Very Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have been to this apartment many times and had a lovely relaxing holiday. It is very spacious and the roof terrace is a huge plus as it means you can sunbath all day without leaving the apartment. The apartments themselves are on a hill but we dont mind the walk into the centre....even with a pushchair. If you prefer to catch a taxi back its roughly 6euros.

The apartment is very well equiped and is spotlessly clean. The only drawback for us this time is that we went early and the pool wasnt open, so I would check the pool opening times if you like to sunbath round the pool. We would highly recommend staying here. We look forward to returning next year :-)

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

Sunny week in February

  • 5 of 5

Lovely and very well equipped flat. We really enjoyed the balcony and sunny breakfasts.

Good views from the sun terrace due to the elevated position.

We were warned that it is a stiff climb to Monte Canada but once we sussed the routes it was fine with quiet roads. Very quick to the extensive and quiet beaches. Good bus and rail connections meant that public transport trips out were fairly easy.

I was with my teenage daughter and her friend. I was able to go out walking/cycling somedays while they went out on the train or to the beach, which worked out well.

Ken next door was very helpful too.


  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: HomeAway


  • 4 of 5

my wife and I spent a week in monte canada and found the apartment brilliant for relaxing in a get away from it all environment - the apartment had all we could possibly need for the week including a welcome pack and full UK tv channels (beware the evening spanish channels) I would return exept that I prefer a shorter walk to the shops 20mins at least - local dogs that bark incessantly in the mornings and evenings - and the horrendous taxis fares back up the steep hill, a four minute ride costs between 7 and 9 euros. I would have hired a car had I known the problems.

We were urged to use Carlos car service from the airport to the apartment which would normally have cost 30 euros for the 30 minute drive but our flight was delayed and we were charged 50 euros to get to the apartment and 30 euros for the return. Carlos was a great guy and looked after us well but he was used to get us in to the apartment, give us the key and show us around - I feel that this service cost us extra and for this reason and for others listed we would not use the apartment again.

There is some building work going on behind the apartment but it is not invasive and did not cause us any problems.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As owner of this property, I would like to respond to this review. Carlos has been a reliable taxi service for us and we trust him to sometimes let our guests into the apartment if we are unable to attend. He has obviously charged more for his services for this guest on arrival as the flight was delayed. He does not charge for letting people into the apartment. The nearest shops are on the beachfront which is a 10 - 15 min walk downhill. However for larger supermarkets you are better to go further into the centre of town by bus or car. We endeavour to make our guests as comfortable as possible and are sorry this did not happen on this occasion.

What a fab apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday in the MonteCanada complex.

The apartment was spacious, clean, had everything you could possibly need...and the most enormous roof terrace.

The pool was lovely and the beach only 10 minutes walk away. The station where you can catch the train into surrounding towns and into Malaga is also only 10 minutes walk away.

When we arrived at the apartment the owners were there to meet us and provided a welcome pack with wine, food and drinks in the fridge - what a great start to our holiday!

There is no nightlife or a shop close by (15 minute walk to the nearest bar and small supermarket) which is a shame but the facilities in the apartment were so perfect that we found we spent many evenings on the roof terrace sipping wine and enjoying a bbq. The bus stop however is very handy for heading into Fuengirola and taxis were not too expensive to get back.

We would highly recommend this apartment, it is everything you could want from a hoiday apartment along with extremely friendly and helpful owners!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway

Vacances très agréable

  • 5 of 5

Appartement très bien, petits déjeuners ensoleillées sur le balcon avant d'aller faire un plongeon dans la piscine puis retour à l'appartement pour bronzer sur la terrasse et puis c'est aussi très agréable de pouvoir faire des barbecues.

En effet, il faut avoir une voiture pour les déplacements, mais de toute façon, pour visiter la côte de Malaga-Marbella, il faut bien un moyen de locomotion! Le taxi tous les jours ne doit pas être moins cher que de louer une voiture ou d'avoir sa propre voiture!

Nous recommandons cet appartement. Mes échanges avec Miika étaient très rassurant et super accueil par Paul! Très sympathique, nous n'avons rencontré aucun problème mais il nous dit que de toute façon nous pouvons l'appeler si nous avons besoin.

Le petit hic! les chiens qui aboient mais ce n'est pas à longueur de journée!! Et puis, nous sommes en vacances.

Merci Miika et Paul.


  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway


Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Malaga airport
Nearest Barpub
650 Metres
Bar Donoska
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Torrequebrada, Mijas and La Cala
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Carvajal and Torreblanca
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Carretera A7
Nearest Restaurant
750 Metres
Beach Restaurant Oasis
Nearest Ski
170 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Car: not necessary

This sought after MonteCañada complex in the up market area of Torreblanca has a large number of excellent golf courses within the locality as well as plenty of opportunities for those who wish to go horse riding or sailing.

The award winning marina at Benalmadena is just one of the many attractions and only a short distance away as is the town centre of Fuengirola, both of which have a lively nightlife and excellent restaurants.

MonteCañada has easy access to Malaga airport, Sevilla, Granada & Cordoba by car, by bus or by train using the nearby rail link with its frequent services. A perfect base to explore the coast, sightsee, and enjoy your favourite sport or laze around our private rooftop terrace solarium, swimming pools or the local sandy beaches which are only a few minutes walk away.

Golf: There are several golf courses nearby, dozens in the region

Other Activities: lots and lots of different activities, even downhill skiing (2 hours drive to Sierra Nevada Resorts)


Rates & Availability

From €46 Per night

Fuengirola Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
summer high
Aug 23 2015 - Sep 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
Sep 24 2015 - Oct 12 2015
5 night minimum stay
winter 1
Oct 19 2015 - Dec 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
winter 2
Jan 1 2016 - Feb 29 2016
5 night minimum stay
Spring 2016
Mar 1 2016 - Apr 30 2016
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €100.00
Notes Longer lets have discounted prices. Cleaning and laundry charges up to 10€ / person. All linen and bathroom towels are provided, plus iron, ironing board and a hairdryer. Water, electricity and internet are included. Changeover days are flexible. Apartment has A/C and heat pumps and they run by coin meter at a price of 1€ coin / 2h (a local custom) and a few coins are provided. Radiators available
Full rental is required 6 weeks before holiday. As payment methods we offer bank transfer and PayPal. Via PayPal one can pay also by credit card. On cancellation deposit is non-refundable. If you need to cancel your reservation and do it at least 4 weeks before your holiday we'll refund 75% of rental, 50% if cancelled at least 2 weeks before, and 25% if cancelled less than 2 weeks before holiday.
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Fuengirola Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-suite bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Two spacious full bathrooms with bathtubs, showers, shower curtains, toilets, wash-basins and bidets. Soaps, toilet paper, and towels are provided and in place upon your arrival.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Has an en-suite bathroom
    Second bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Living room sofa bed - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed sleeps 2
  • 2 single beds in each bedroom plus a large and super comfortable double sofa bed in living room. A spare mattress and a good quality Graco baby cot are also available on request. Apartment will sleep up to 6 people comfortably. All the beds will be made prior to your arrival based on the number of guests.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Graco baby travel bed available, which can also be used as a playpen (has high soft walls). Portable Graco car seat also available in the apartment, plus a baby high chair (IKEA). Laptop computer, free internet, and video game console and games available. Lots of books and some board games can be found in the cabinets.

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