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Large luxury apartment, huge terrace, direct access to gardens & pool, sea view

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,453 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 bed 2 bath en-suite with spa bath, sleeps 4 in exclusive gated resort

Our large luxurious apartment is located in the gated resort of Coto Real just a few minutes from La Duquesa Marina, the wonderful beaches and the Duquesa Golf & Country Club. Being a raised ground floor apartment it is ideally suited to couples, families with children of all ages and for those who have restricted mobility. It is fully air conditioned/heated and has marble floors throughout. It has 2 bedrooms, one double with direct access to the terrace with an en-suite bathroom and one twin with a private bathroom. We provide linen, towels & beach towels. The large lounge & dining room has luxurious furnishings including satellite TV, DVD & Wi-Fi and direct access to the terrace. The kitchen is fully fitted including dishwasher and washing machine. Outside there is a large terrace ideal for 'al fresco' dining with direct access to the gardens and pool area where there is a swimming pool, children's pool, umbrellas and sunbeds. There is secure underground parking.

Chris & Susan Beesley
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Chris & Susan Beesley

We are accountants by profession and love to travel. It was always our dream to own a property in the sunshine and the Costa del Sol was the perfect location. We can visit whenever we want and also able to share it with guests who respect it is our home and want a "home from home" experience in beautiful surroundings

Why Chris & Susan Beesley chose Manilva area

We chose Coto Real for sunshine and this particular property because we believe that like ourselves you will enjoy the tranquility and luxury of the resort complex and the apartment. We have furnished it as we would our home and know you will appreciate that.

What makes this apartment unique

Large luxury apartment on a secure gated resort. Huge terrace with part sun part shade - excellent for eating outdoors, direct access to gardens & swimming pool which includes a separate children's pool.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We will certainly stay in your apartment again. Steve and all the security staff were very friendly and helpful.
Oct 2012
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Puerto de la Duquesa Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1453 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Spa bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Both bathrooms are marble finished.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom is furnished with modern comfortable beds, fitted wardrobes and quality bedding ensuring your comfort. A cot is available for guests with young children. Bedroom one has a large double bed and bedroom 2 has two single beds which can be joined together to provide a double bed.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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Large luxury apartment, huge terrace, direct access to gardens & pool, sea view
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 reviews

Exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Apart from the weather and a few days of rain (well it was January) we had a very pleasant break away from the UK and the apartment was exactly as advertised. The apartment was indeed luxuriously furnished and it has a huge terrace which is part sun and part shade so perfect for any time of the day. The plus was seeing some amazing sunrises over the ocean.

There is certainly plenty to do from Golf to just chilling around the Marina and for those wanting culture there are plenty of nearby villages to visit and for those who like to shop plenty of that at nearby Estapona or a bit further along towards Malaga

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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2nd stay, still great

  • 5 of 5

It was our 2nd stay and it was great again.

The apartment was really clean and in the main, the pool was very quiet.

The apartment is nicely situated for the port of Duquesa and 20min drive from Estepona.

I can't recommend this apartment enough. I might be back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic well proportioned clean modern apartment

  • 5 of 5

We were two adults one child and a grandparent and could not have been happier with our stay. The apartment is modern, clean and well laid out. The complex is well maintained and quiet so ideal for families that want to avoid the more noisy parts of the area. The beach is very close (a brisk 15 minute walk) but I would recommend a car, as you'll find driving there far easier especially with younger kids and older adults, also you'll need to drive to the supermarkets etc.

The apartment has an excellent internet based TV system with a really excellent array of Sky TV (and a decent number of international) options, which is brilliant when it's too hot for kids to be in the sun, or when they've come home shattered from the beach and just want to watch a cartoon or a movie There is also a DVD player if you want to bring your own movies.

The only thing I'd say could improve the apartment would be the addition of a BBQ, with such wonderful produce available in the local markets it would be nice to be able to grill fish etc on the terrace - but this is only a minor gripe and overall it's a really very agreeable place and we will certainly return.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

There's no word to explain. We certainly enjoyed every moment of our stay in your apartment. The teenage girls were happy enough to just laze around the pool and enjoy the quiet and tranquility of the whole area. The security people were so helpful and friendly and not to forget Steve Maye who made sure that everything in the apartment was up to the standard. We will certainly make sure that we tell our friends and pass the word around and no doubt in my mind that we will be returning to this beautiful haven.

Thank you so much Chris and Susan.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bernadine and Gerry Thank you so much for your review of our apartment and to hear that you enjoyed your time there and that you appreciated the peace and tranquility but yet you are only minutes away from the Marina restaurants and bars. We will pass your comments to Steve as well as it's always nice to be appreciated in a world where we take so much for granted. We look forward to hosting your vacation in the future and do please let your friends know as we do offer a rewards scheme for referrals. Chris and Susan
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Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Really really nice place to stay.

The pictures you see on the website are exactly as you find the apartment, which is very clean, modern and spacious.

A short walk to the pool from the apartment and I couldn't believe how quiet it was for school holidays. But getting away from a stressful life to absolute peace and quiet was in fact bliss. I thought the kids would get bored but they chilled out even more than I did.

The port of Duquesa is 20 mins walk away, downhill, the walk back is uphill so younger kids may find it tough.

If I went back to the area again I would have no hesitation in booking this apartment again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great Apartment & Helpful Owners

  • 5 of 5

Just recently back from a short notice mini break to Coto Real. The owners (Chris & Susan) were really helpful. The apartment is very nice with a huge balcony/terrace. We enjoyed the short walk to and from the marina to work off the wine & tapas, but plenty of taxi's were available if needed. We were also surprised by the fab weather, 28 degrees each day, just enough people on the beach - but not too many!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Gibraltar 25 minutes(40 km) Malaga 55 minutes
Nearest Barpub
1000 Metres
Wide selection in marina
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
La Duquesa Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Manilva AP-7
Nearest Restaurant
1000 Metres
Wide selection in marina
Nearest Beach
1000 Metres
Blue flag beaches either side of marina
Car: recommended

Located in the Duquesa Golden Mile in the foothills of La Duquesa on the Costa del Sol our apartment is in the exclusive gated resort of Coto Real. When you visit us you will understand why Puerto de la Duquesa really is Spain's best kept Mediterranean secret. A few minutes away from the marina and uncrowded blue flag beaches you have access to a whole range of water sports including sailing and windsurfing. Walking or just relaxing on the lovely beaches is a great way to spend time with the family. Being on the Costa del Golf we are 'next door' to La Duquesa Golf & Country Club and within striking distance of another 40 excellent courses. For sight seeing, within easy reach are Cesares, Ronda, Porto Banus, Marbella, Sotogrande and of course Gibraltar from where you can take a trip to Morocco. For the children Selwo Adventure Park is 15 minutes away with many other theme parks in the locality. The La Duquesa Marina hosts a wide range of affordable restaurants and bars.

Other Activities: sailing, jet skis, boat hire

Golf: The 18 hole course at La Duquesa Golf & Country Club was designed by Robert Trent Jones is in a fantastic position allowing you to enjoy impressive views of the Mediterranean as you play.

La Duquesa is at the heart of the Costa del Golf with over 40 courses for you to choose from. The closest are La Duquesa, Valderrama, Sotogrande, Almenara, San Roque Club, Alcaidesa and Estepona.


Rates & Availability

Puerto de la Duquesa Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer High
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Autumn Low
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
New Year
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
Winter Low
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 16 2018
5 night minimum stay
Spring/Summer Low
Mar 17 2018 - Jun 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $257.33

Prices are shown per week although we will always try to accommodate bookings of any duration. Please contact us with your requirements. Long term lets are also available.Peak season rentals usually start on Saturday

Changeover Day is flexible except during the summer peak season (June - September) when changeover day is a Saturday.

Guest should vacate the apartment by on the day of departure and on arrival it is available from 4 pm If we can be flexible we will so do ask if you need a late check out etc.

Any changeover day is available, if your holiday is back to back with another then the apartment will be available from 4pm and the should be vacated by 10.30am on the day of depar

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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