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Luxury Villa with South Facing Private pool, all Day Sun

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in El Valle Golf Resort, Murcia, Spain - On Jack Nicklaus 'signature' Golf Course, Reputed One Of The Best 'desert Style' Courses In Europe

'Villa Destina' offers luxuriously appointed accommodation both inside & out. This 3 bed, 2 bath villa has its own private pool (benefiting from all day sun), a large sun terrace with feature garden & water sculpture, large covered BBQ/dining area & separate outside seating area (even the outside areas benefit from quality furniture). Inside the villa benefits from cool cream marble flooring, air-conditioning throughout, central heating for the winter months & free Wi Fi. 'Villa Destina' is furnished to a very high standard with no expense spared (not rental package quality) offering spacious and luxurious accommodation for up to 6 people. It is said that the 'little differences make the big difference' and 'Villa Destina' displays this well, with every detail covered with your comfort in mind, with most of the soft furnishings made specifically for it. A made to measure retractable awning and canopy offers protection from the mid day sun. Elegant lighting inside & outside. free WiFi.

Property Manager
Nigel Jealous
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Nigel Jealous

Wendy and Nigel Jealous, married in 1976, with 3 grown up children. We live in Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, UK. We love holidaying as it allows us to indulge in our favourite hobbies, namely - relaxing, eating, drinking and golf. Our stunning penthouse on Mar Menor golf resort, is beautifully furnished, has a 65 sq m roof terrace boasting stunning views of the golf course, lake, swimming pools and mountains. There are numerous clean, safe, sandy beaches 5-10 mins drive away. It is very peaceful but close to the action! We also have a beautiful villa on Polaris Worlds 5 star flagship 'El Valle' Resort. Peaceful, but still offers families plenty to do besides golf. It has a Jack Nicklaus golf course, tennis, gym, private pool and other communal pools, restaurants, bars and shops.

Nigel Jealous purchased this villa in 2008

Why Nigel Jealous chose Murcia - Costa Calida

This region of Spain enjoys on average 320 of sunshine each year! Easy and cheap to get to with the low cost airlines. We often pop over for long weekends. Murcia (San Javier) Airport only 15-20 minutes away, Alicante Airport 45-50 mins. 22 quality golf courses all within a 15 minutes drive. A good selection of safe and clean beaches (Blue Flag) within 15 -20 minutes, as well as a good selection of restaurants and bars. Great seafood and steaks. No high rise apartment blocks, no high rise hotels, and especially no lager louts. Set in an area of National Parks with mountain views. This is a very traditional area of Spain. 20 minutes drive from the historic Cities of Cartagena (with its port) and Murcia (with its river running through) both are beautiful, with good shopping.

What makes this villa unique

Single storey luxury villa set on a stunning 5 star golf resort. The villa benefits from its own private pool set in large veranda area, with feature garden and water sculpture it also benefits from attractive planting. The outdoor lounge style seating area offers shade from the mid day sun, with its retractable roof canopy and retractable awning. The 'private' (not over looked) swimming pool and veranda area gets all day sun being south facing. The finish of the villa and furniture is of a very high standard, with most of the soft furnishing being hand bespoke made. There are 6 good quality lie down adjustable sun loungers. There is also an out door covered dining table and chairs to eat by the pool including a built in BBQ. 10 minutes gentle stroll to resort centre.

Guestbook comments from the manager


5 of 5 stars

we have just come back from a 10 day stay at this lovely villa. It is all you want in a villa holiday, pool excellent and all the mod cons that you need. Location is fine but you do need to drive, this was our first time driving and to be honest it was fantastic to have the freedom and knowing you can come back to a superb home base. I liked the fact that when you finish paying for the villa this end that's it no hidden charges. Ok only 1 restaurant on site but, when we came back from dining out it was very nice to pop in for a phew cocktails at a reasonable price. All in all a great holiday and the days of hotels are gone!!!
Jul 2015
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Campo de Cartagena Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • Master bedroom has spacious en-suite bathroom, including jacuzzi bath with shower, twin sinks, large mirror with feature lighting, vanity unit, wc and bidet. Main bathroom includes walk in shower, twin sinks, bidet and wc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large and luxurious master bedroom, extra large bed can be unzipped to form twin beds, access and views of pool through French windows, plenty of wardrobe space, safe, full en- suite bathroom. Bedrooms 2 & 3 twin beds with plenty of wardrobe space.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Cot/high chair available on request. Free standing fan in master bedroom in case preferred to air-conditioning. Child friendly resort with several well equipped play areas and communal swimming pools, to make new friends. Young children should be supervised in all pools. The El Valle resort has a good level of security including gate house and patrols offering peace of mind. Entertainment for kids & big kids - Black Wii console, two motion handsets, one nunchuck, two driving wheels, wii sports game, wii sports resort game and mario kart game. Free WiFi. Good selection of DVDs and some Wii games provided Outside: At the front of the property there is a car port and off road parking for a second/third car. There are terraced areas all around the property and at the rear there is a Private pool (approx. 4 x 8 mts) which benefits from the sun all day, (the Murcia region has approximately 320 days of sunshine per annum) pool side shower, a covered BBQ area (with built in BBQ) poolside dining table/chairs for 6 people and a separate outside seating area on the far side of the pool with sofa, two chairs and coffee table (underneath a pergola with retractable and extendible awining to shade you from the mid day sun). There is also a very attractive feature planting area with water sculpture. There are also 6 lie down sun loungers. The lighting on the outside of the property is simply stunning adding to the whole out door living experience. Villa Destina also benefits from some attractive plants at the front and pool side. Utility Room: Large sink, washing machine, cupboards etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included including beach towels. Cleaning before and after stay, additional cleaning/linen change by request. Other: Both the indoor open plan dining area and pool side dining area are spacious, with very attractive quality furniture. The same goes for the pool side seating area which benefits from a retractable canopy and awning affording sun protection.


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Luxury Villa with South Facing Private pool, all Day Sun
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

This is our third visit to El Vall and the superb standards of the villa made the start of our holiday there everything we could have wished for. If you are looking for comfort in lovely accommodation look no further. The private pool only adds to it. Suffice to say very happy holiday visitors and would definitely book again

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review and Nigel and I are so pleased you had a good holiday.
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Villa was excellent!...everything a family needs was there!

  • 5 of 5

Out of several villas we have stayed in Spain...this is the best yet,everything a family needs,large spacious clean rooms,fully air conditioned,cable tv,free wifi,fully working kitchen...with bread,milk,tea,coffee,,beer in the fridge with was nice touch,great room outside for kids to play round pool....there are also bigger pools in the complex you can house has supper market with everything you need,bar an restaurant were food is excellent!....complex is easy to find,fully fenced round with security so is very is essential,about 25min to Torre de la Horadada resort we mostly went to

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely week in your villa, very clean , everything we needed, the welcome pack was a lovely gesture and very impressive. Thank you we had an amazing time . Lynn and John

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Villa, perfect for all.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks in this lovely villa. 2 x adults with 10 year old and 14 year old. The property was modern and spotless on arrival and had every appliance and gadget imaginable, hair dryers and pool towels help keep luggage weight down. Comfortable beds and sofas to keep Mom happy with English TV, faultless wi-fi and games console for the kids. Clean and well maintained pool with plenty of comfortable outside space, toys and furniture. Easy reach of some fabulous eateries and scenery and overall impossible to criticise. I would recommend this villa to all age groups as it is safe and secure for children yet flat and spacious for the elderly. The area is quiet and perfect for a relaxing break and conveniently close to Murcia airport.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David & Zoe Many thanks for such a wonderful review. It makes all our efforts and those of our manager feel well rewarded. We hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes Wendy & Nigel
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  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous villa!

We have had a wonderful week at El Valle. The villa is immaculate, spacious, extremely comfortable and really well equipped. The pool is clean and a great size and there are plenty of places to relax both in the sun or the shade in the outside area.

The resort itself is very quiet but the supermarket is handy, has everything you need and has good opening times. The golf club does excellent food and is a lovely place to relax in the shade in the middle of the day or enjoy a glass of wine in the evening.

We were glad we had a car as we wanted to go to the beach and have a couple of meals out and both of these were a 20 to 30 minute drive away.

The beach is lovely, very traditionally Spanish and the sea is as warm as a bath.

The airport is close by so only a short transfer time which is great.

We can't recommend this villa highly enough and hope we get the opportunity to come and stay again soon.

Kate, Mike, Andy, Katherine and Lily

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kate What a wonderful review, it makes us want to go back there overselves as soon as possible. Reviews like yours make it a pleasure to rent out. Wendy and I hope to have you stay with us again soon. Regards Nigel & Wendy
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  • 5 of 5

This villa was very clean and comfortable, it has everything you would need for a perfect holiday, The pool area was very private. The club house was a great place to sit for drinks and food and the views were fantastic. Ian the property manager was very helpful. We would definately recommend this villa to family and friends, and hope to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Judi Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our property. It makes our efforts and that of our fantastic managers worth while, hearing how much you enjoyed yourselves. We set out from day one to make our villa an important part of someones holiday experience and not just a place to stay! Fortunately not a single guest has disagreed with that, with many returning again and again. Wendy and I also love the views from the resort clubhouse over the golf course, lake and in the distance the sea. Wendy and I hope to see you again soon and hopefully your friends, colleagues and family. Thank you for trusting us with your holiday. Best wishes Wendy & Nigel
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Approx. 15 mins drive. The Mar Menor Lagoon is renowned for its therapeutic minerals, warm clean waters and offers a choice of sandy beaches. The 7 mile promenades are perfect for cycling and walking, with numerous restaurants, cafes and bars offering fresh seafood, local fare a tapas. Calm safe waters, with 'Blue Flag' status make it ideal both for children and for the extensive water sports that are on offer including Jet skiing, wind surfing, sailing, fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.


Car hire is recommended as there is plenty to do in the local area, from golfing, visiting the shopping malls, a day at the zoo, water parks, National Parks or visiting the historic Towns of Murcia (river) and (the port town) Cartagena. All within 20 minutes. Murcia Airport (San Javier) is 15 minute drive, Alicante 45 minutes, both benefit from low cost flights and have a choice of car hire companies on offer.


A gentle 10 minute walk from your villa there are 2 restaurants, 2 bars and shops including well stocked supermarket. San Javier (new) shopping mall with cinema, 10 pin bowling, food hall etc. 15 mins. Cartagena (historic port town) shopping malls, eat/drink next to the marina, beautiful historic buildings etc. 20 mins. Historic Murcia with shopping malls, zoo, water park etc 20 mins drive.

Further Details:

Villa is equipped with black Wii console, two motion handsets, one nunchuck, two driving wheels, wii sports game, wii sports resort game and mario kart game. Also benefits from free WiFi. There is also a wide selection of DVDs available for free.


Rates & Availability

Campo de Cartagena Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar 24 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
May 26 2018 - Jun 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $262.33

Booking Notes:
£200 security deposit required when making a booking, full balance due 8 weeks before holiday.

Changeover Day:
Change over day normally Saturday, but flexible in quieter periods. Departure 10:00 am - arrivals after 16:00 (flexible subject to availability).

Notes on prices:
Weekly rentals include 'Meet & Greet', 'food & drinks welcome pack' and departure clean. Daily rentals includes 'meet and greet' only. 10% discount for bookings of 2 or more weeks excluding July and August.
Longer periods by negotiation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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