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Superb Ground Floor Apartment in Tropical Gardens of Secure Complex - free WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 769 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Apartment in Marbella, Costa del Sol, Spain - 4 Swimming Pools In Complex And 2 Minute Drive To Beach & Cabopino Port

This modern, south west facing, ground floor apartment is superbly furnished to the highest standards and comes fully equipped with integrated air conditioning/central heating plus free fibre optic Internet access. On the new 32" Smart TV, people can watch their favourite series on Netflix, Amazon Prime or stream movies.There is also a full range of UK TV channels (BBC, ITV & Channels 4 & 5) as well as Spanish ones. Also, some German, Scandinavian & French channels plus others.

Consisting of a gated community for added security, there is a lift to this ground floor apartment from a private underground car park thus permitting easy access for those with young families or for the not so young.

Fully licenced (No. VFT/MA/10727) and compliant with all the Rules and Regulations governing rental properties in the Province of Andalucia, the Medical Kit (is in the bottom drawer in the TV unit), the Fire Extinguisher (is on the wall behind the kitchen door) and the Electronic Safe (is on the floor of the main bedroom wardrobe).

Being compliant, licenced and registered ensures guests can be fully assured their holidays will not be interrupted by visits from the Authorities as only non-compliant properties without an official registration number (VFT/MA/XXXXX) are likely to be inspected without notice.

The grounds are beautifully landscaped with magnificent exotic flowers & shrubs and 4 swimming pools (including one for children) all cascading into one another by means of an artificial river. The largest pool, which is the one nearest the apartment, has a jacuzzi and 4 fountains. Lifeguards are on duty in high season at all 4 pools which are open and cleaned on a year round basis.

The apartment is within walking distance of local bars & restaurants & is beside the Port of Cabopino where one can dine overlooking the marina & luxury boats. Cabopino has 1,200m of beach with a variety of water sports, relaxed atmosphere, beautiful harbour, top class bars and restaurants serving Spanish, European, Italian, Indian and Chinese food to suit all tastes. A key feature of Cabopino is that, in the Plaza, parents can sit and relax outside the restaurants and bars while keeping a watchful eye on their children playing in the Plaza.

Marbella, Puerto Banus and Fuengirola are only a short drive away. With their major shopping malls, they provide retail therapy for those seeking a break from either sunbathing or golf.

So, whether one wants to stroll around the traditional cobbled streets of Marbella Old Town including Orange Square, visit the sophisticated, chic & bustling marina of Puerto Banus, relax on golden beaches close by or play a round of golf on the many award winning golf courses, this location is ideal.

Just some of the facilities nearby are a waterpark, zoo and crocodile park in Fuengirola. There is a breathtaking cable car ride in Benalmadena (one passes under it coming from the airport). Amazon Adventura with tree top adventures and 20+ zip lines is in Elveria. There is also a wildlife park (Selwo) in the direction of Estepona. Details of other facilities (plus discount vouchers to use) on the Costa del Sol are in the bottom drawer of the display unit in our lounge.

Please be aware that these vouchers and all the facilities in the apartment, including the free WiFi, are for the use, benefit and enjoyment of guests.

More Details
Registration Number : VFT/MA/10727

Frank Quinn
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Frank Quinn

As seasoned travellers around Europe, we spent the best part of many of our holidays searching for comfortable, clean accommodation and reasonably priced, good restaurants & bars as well as seeking out daytime activities and interesting places to visit.

Why Frank Quinn chose Urbanización Hacienda las Chapas

After staying in Marbella, we fell so much in love with the place that we bought an apartment here and it has provided us with many years of enjoyment since.

The nearby beach is second to none and the swimming pools are set in beautiful tropical gardens. There are many excellent restaurants and bars close by where the staff and owners are all very friendly and welcoming.

What makes this apartment unique

This is certainly the place to come for a quiet, peaceful holiday or you can live it up and stay out ‘til dawn…or you can do a bit of both!

Even though we have been coming here for a number of years, we still discover new places to visit and find different bars & restaurants where we can meet up with people of different ages, nationalities & backgrounds.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"A beautiful, spotlessly clean apartment"

"We hope to return...this time for 3 weeks"

"Everything we needed was provided, even a hairdryer and beach towels"
Mar 2014
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Urbanización Hacienda las Chapas Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 769 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Bathroom 1 is en-suite with an illuminated mirror over the wash hand basin, bath/shower, wc, bidet and pedestal. Second bathroom also has an illuminated mirror over the wash hand basin, bath/shower, wc and bidet. Both bathrooms are fully tiled and have non-slip floors.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , A child's cot is available upon request (at a nominal cost).
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - king size bed, dressing table/chest of drawers, 2 bedside lockers & a fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 2 - twin beds, a bedside locker & a fitted wardrobe. Sofa Bed (a double) is in lounge A child's cot (at a nominal cost) is available upon request. Both ordinary & blackout curtains are in each of the bedrooms.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: As it is a ground floor apartment with easy access, it is very suitable for both young and not so young. CD and DVD players and selection of DVDs and CDs are provided as well as free Internet access. Smoking is permitted on the terrace but not in the apartment. Ashtrays are provided. The powerful, integrated air conditioning/central heating system provides cool air in the summer and warm air in the winter. Outside: The 4 swimming pools are available on a shared basis to all holidaymakers. Garden seats & parasols are provided in the gardens and around the swimming pools. The sunbeds in the apartment can be brought to the pools & gardens. Toilet and shower facilities are also available at the pool area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen Both bath and beach towels are provided as well as bed linen. The apartment is cleaned before and after each visit. There are no additional charges for laundry, linen changing or cleaning as they are all included in the price. Other: Access to the private terrace for dining & sunbathing is through the lounge's large patio doors.


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Superb Ground Floor Apartment in Tropical Gardens of Secure Complex - free WiFi
average rating of 4.681818 based on 23 reviews

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Betty's apartment for a month and thoroughly enjoyed it. The apartment is well furnished and abundantly equipped in the kitchen with everything you could possibly need. A lovely welcoming touch from Betty was the basic provisions that she had supplied in the fridge upon arrival, this was extremely good for us as the day after our arrival was a public holiday so we didn't need to worry about trying to find a store open to get the essentials.

The apartment is located in La Reserva Marbella a large but quiet estate, which is very close to shops, restaurants, etc. On the estate there is a couple of small supermarkets and restaurants however it is only a short drive to larger supermarkets that have everything that you need. Within a couple of km's there are many restaurants to choose from. From this area of Marbella it is only a short drive to other areas along the coast of which we explored many and discovered the attraction of the Costa del Sol. We would definitely stay at Betty's apartment again and highly recommend it to other travellers.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Pam. I am delighted you enjoyed both your stay in our apartment and all the facilities in the area. Although Australia is far, far away, I would be delighted if you come and stay again at some stage in the future. Best wishes, Betty
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Great apartment for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment for a couple or family ( we were a family of 3). Very well equipped and the welcome pack of food / drinks was very much appreciated.

2 supermarkets and a few restaurants near by - the Hong Kong restaurant was particularly nice and run by a great family. The walk to the beach is about 20 minutes which we found to be OK and the beach is lovely. Cabo Pino harbour is very nice with some great restaurants and a lovely bar. Alberts and Hermosa were our favourites.

No need for a car if you like walking but handy if you want to visit other parts of the region. Ronda and old town Marbella are worth a visit.

Thank you Frank and Betty for making booking and instructions so easy. John and Angela were very helpful too.

Kind regards

The Ames family

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, we are delighted that you all enjoyed yourselves so much. We would love if you stayed with us again. Best wishes, Frank & Betty
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Perfect for a family holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely family holiday in this apartment. There was plenty of room for the 4 of us, the apartment was clean, we arrived to a welcome pack and swimming towels were provided. The pools were fabulous for the adults and the children, and we met lovely families around them. I would say it is a 20 minute hike to Cabopino beach which I didn't mind but my husband who has bad knees found it hard as there is a very steep hill to climb on the way back. Cabopino is fun - a great beach & a good few bars and restaurants to choose from. It was a 10min walk to catch a bus, they go every 1/2hr to Marbella. Old Marbella is very pretty and worth a visit.

I would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jancey, thank you very much for your lovely review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope we can welcome you back to our apartment in the near future. Best wishes, Frank
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Happy Canadians in Spain

  • 5 of 5

We were close to 2 grocery stores and that made a difference as we did not have a car . The unit had all the amenities and very spacious . John and Angela were very helpful . Terrific place to relax .

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bonny & Randy, Thank you very much for you kind comments and I will pass on your compliment to John & Angela. I am sure they will be delighted that their efforts are appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Betty
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Excellent, very homely and clean.

  • 4 of 5

Great, once mastered all the keys and parking in the underground car park. Sergio was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your compliments, David, and we look forward to welcoming you back. We will pass on your thanks to Sergio who will be delighted with your appreciation. Best wishes, Betty
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Excellent apart from the size of single beds. Very narrow and a little hard

  • 4 of 5

Very clean, well furnished, all mod cons.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your compliments, Alan. Our twin beds are 90cm x 190cm which is the standard size of single beds across Europe and the UK and I have replaced the mattresses with new, softer ones. Best wishes, Betty
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Richie's Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Cabopino Golf
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Hong Kong Restaurant
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended


A 2 minute drive or a 15 minute walk to Cabopino beach which is known as one of the finest 1,200 metres of beach on the Costa. There one will find beautiful white sand, sunbeds & parasols as well as all types of water sports & activities such as sailing, para-gliding, scuba diving and jet-skiing. Cabopino also has many beach bars serving top quality, inexpensive food & drink.

La Cala de Mijas and Elveria beaches are less than 10 minutes away.


Malaga Airport is 30km from the apartment. Car Hire is readily available and highly recommended although the taxi service is top class. Try and use a Car Hire Fiyrm that provides you with a full tank of fuel and asks you to return it full...that way, you only pay for the fuel you use.

There is a regular bus service from the airport to Las Chapas, 0.5 km from the apartment.


From the apartment, Cabopino is 2km, Marbella Old Town is 12km and Fuengirola is 18km.

Traditional White Villages: Mijas & Benahavis are both 25 kms away.

Further Details:

There are several bars, restaurants & supermarkets within walking distance or a 5 minute drive.

There are also a number of major shopping malls worth visiting - Miramar & El Corte Ingles in Fuengirola and La Canada in Marbella are all only 15 mins away and there is another El Corte Ingles in Puerto Banus.

Fuengirola, Marbella & Puerto Banus have numerous upmarket designer shops and boutiques.

Street markets are a must. . . . All early morning to early afternoon. Marbella is Monday & Friday, Tuesday is Fuengirola and Benahavis, Wednesday is Estepona & Benalmadena Costa, Thursday is San Pedro, Saturday is Puerto Banus and Sunday is Estepona Port.

For the young (and young at heart), Tivoli World, the Zoo, a Crocodile park, the Water park and a breathtaking Cable Car are a 15/20 minute drive away in the direction of Torremolinos. In the opposite direction, Aventura Amazonia in Elveria (2kms away) has numerous tree challenges plus 20 zip lines and further on towards Estepona is Selwo Safari Park.

Exotic locations such as Rhonda, Granada, Seville, Gibraltar, the Costa de la Luz and Morocco are all within a few hours' drive from the apartment.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% is requested upon booking with balance payable 40 days in advance. If booked less than 6 weeks in advance, full payment is requested.

Changeover Day:
Any day. We ask that people vacate by 10.30am on departure day and arrive no earlier than 3.00pm but we emphasise that quite a degree of flexibility is allowed upon request.

Notes on prices:
Payment can be made by cheque, bank draft, bank transfer or PayPal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.