Fabulous property with Large communal pool
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About martene taylor
We have owned the house from new and have spent money every year upgrading the property. This year we have had the patio completely re-tiled.
martene taylor purchased this Bungalow in 1990
Why martene taylor chose El Campello
We feel that we offer a very competetive price and that everything you need is here. the tram link and the sea and close by, there is a wonderful swimming pool area and ample bars and restaurants on site.
What makes this Bungalow unique
Air conditioning, family house and urbanisation. Only 25 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from Alicante city, Local tram link close by. Airport transfer service can be arranged. Property manager in place all year round.
Please consider the following guidelines when booking this property:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
We are a family of four, 2 adults and two 8yo girls who looked forward to our holiday in the sun.
We arrived at alicante airport rather than get a transfer, tried public transport. This turned out to be perfect as the bus was there when we arrived and got off at train station and had 10mins wait for tram. Very simple system and much cheaper than a transfer. I was advised by lee to phone once on the tram and when we got off Martene and lee where there to greet us. Everything was explained about the house and complex along with local shops and resturants. They were great to meet and really thank them.
The villa itself was much better than the photographs and had everything needed for the holiday. Very clean and comfortable with ac and wifi a bonus! The communal pool is excellent with very alert lifeguards and a great snack bar with pleasant staff and not very busy. There is a small 1 euro charge to use it but if the kids are under 8 yo they seem to get in free. Bars and resturant are a bit limited in the urbanisation but lots of venues in campello, 2 tram stops away. The beach there is also excellent.
All in all a fab holiday venue if you don't want it too busy and has a very local feel to it.
A little jewel of a place!
We come to the El Campello region every year as I have family in the area and this is the best place we have stayed in. The house is gorgeous, photos don't do it justice. It was very clean with everything you could possibly need, including a few things you might not think of.
The urbanisation is very picturesque and despite the houses being in very close proximity, is very quiet and peaceful. My children loved the maze-like layout and the little courtyards added lots of character. There was lots of trees and flowering bushes creating shade and delightful scents as well. There is also a children's playground on the complex and a small rocky beach.
Parking can be tricky but generally we were able to park at the most 5 minutes walk away and you can set down for loading/unloading only a few yards from the house without any trouble. You could do without a car, though, as there is a tram stop less than 10 minutes walk away, with connections to Alicante, Benidorm and Denia. El Campello itself is also in walking distance and there are a few good bars and restaurants on the urbanisation. There is also an Aldi out on the N332 (the main road), not too far away.
The front garden offered a pleasant place to have breakfast and the roof terrace was also lovely and quite shady in the evenings.
As for the swimming pool it is fab. Really, really great - due to a resident's card system, it doesn't get too busy as it is kept strictly for denizens of Alkabir. There are various depths; from a shallow baby pool to a 2.5m deep part, so something for everyone and there is a bar as well!
My husband and I decided before we even got back home to book it again. Only one thing that could make it more perfect is the addition of wifi. Though some would disagree :)
Many thanks for your kind comments about our house. We do carry out a continual improvement programme. We have had broadband installed, so we now have free Wi Fi in the house.
fantastic property, definately first class
this property has everything you could possibly want or need. it is situated in a very nice area of el campello, everyone is friendly and happy to help. the house has absolutely everything you would need. i have already looked into booking the house again after only being home for 3 days. look no further this house is 1st class.
Writing having booked for in laws. Lee was kind enough to collect and return them to airport. All reports I got were the apartment was clean, tidy and had everything as advertised. Highly recommended.
The Martin Family,Hampshire
This Summer was our 3rd family in this lovely villa. It is a very comfortable,homley villa with great kitchen facilites.The villa is in a great location,and with a 10 minute walk you can catch a tram to some great beaches,and days out,such as Bendirom,and Alicante,also water parks for families,The tram is very cheap and efficient.The pool is only a 5 minute walk away ,and it has a bar and the pool area is great for never being to busy .Also 5 minutes from the house is a small shop selling handy essentials ,and some bars and restaurants selling good food at a resonable price.The whole area around the villa is very clean and has neat gardens,it is very relaxing. There is everything in the villa that you could need,including a dvd,games and a handy bbq.I would recommend this holiday home to any one with children,or coulpes,or anyone just wanting a lovely break !
We have just returned from a week stay with 2 teenage daughters from this property. We found it to be very homely and more than your average rental property. It has great kitchen facilities, dvd's,games, beach equipment and pool side neccessities well above our expectations. Lee provided the best posssible service with transfers to & from the airport and always on call for any requirements. Our neighbour Jeff was also most helpful with all our needs. There is 2 very informative folders in the property, which provided us with very detailed information throughout our stay.There is a very good tram service close by, which can take you to Alicante or Benidorm and also to the local town. Car hire is not required. We would have no hesitation in recommending this property to any age group. We look forward to a return trip in the near future
Alkabir is an area located 3 kilometres north of the popular town of El Campello and 13 kms from the City of Alicante. There are many local activities within the area such as Scuba Diving, Golfing, Fishing, Volleyball, Tennis, Mini Golf etc. There are also plenty places of interest to visit such as the Busot caves, Alicante castle, Terra Mitica, Terra Natura, Aqualandia, Mundamar, Benidorm Palace which are all within 40 minutes of the property. There are 5 local golf courses within easy access of the complex with the nearest (Bonalba) just 3 kms away.
Alternatively you can relax around the large communal swimming pool or take the short journey to El Campello and sunbathe on a beautiful golden sandy blue flag beach. You can also take in the sites of the Marina and the beautiful promenade which offers you an array of cosmopolitan restaurants, bars, shops and cafes. For those of you who are less adventurous you can stay within the complex and relax at one of its bars or restaurants.
Other Activities: Football pitch, Bowls, park area.