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Entrance door to the swimming pool.  Beach & sea beyond the swimming pool & hedgesOpen plan living room with sofas, WiFi, TV, DVD & CD players.  Bi-fold doors onto balcony with a sea view
CastellPlaya 1 luxury apartment on the beach
CastellPlaya 1 luxury apartment on the beach
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
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A two bedroom apartment with a lovely sea view from the balcony.
Fully air-conditioned & decorated with a modern and contemporary style.
Private under ground parking.
Free WiFi.
Child friendly.
Communal swimming pools with life guards.

The space

Two bedroom luxury air-conditioned apartment, situated on the beach. There are no roads between the apartment & the beach, making it very peaceful & safe for children.

There are two communal swimming pools, one of which is a children’s pool, showers, disabled toilets & first aid block. The pools are open from the beginning of June until the mid September (the exact dates are out of our control). Life guards are on duty when the pools are open.
The pool area is for residents and guests only, & has grass, palm trees & is next to the beach.
There is access to & from the beach via gates opened by key or via intercom linked to the apartment.

At the rear of the apartments there is a basket ball court, table tennis table, & a paddle ball court.

Living area:
Full height bi-folding doors which open up onto a balcony, with sea view.
The room is furnished with sofas, television, dining table & four chairs, LCD flat screen television (with built in freeview, some channels can be viewed in English) with Disney Channel in English. DVD player, CD player.Dining table & four chairs. Children's table and two chairs.
High-chair available.

Fully fitted kitchen, equipped with dish washer, washing machine, fridge/freezer, hob, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, plates, bowls, drinking & wine glasses, mugs, pots, pans & cutlery.

Master bedroom:
King size bed, the mattress is pocket sprung and very comfortable (I was asked by one of my guests to add this detail, because they want other guests to know that they are not normal Spanish beds).
Two bedside tables & bedside lights.
Fitted wardrobe & drawers.
Wall light & full length mirror.
There is room for the (Mamas and Papas) cot.

Second bedroom:
One single bed & a bunk beds (all with pocket sprung mattresses)
Bedside table & bedside light.
Fitted wardrobe & drawers.
There is room for the cot in this room if required.

Shower over the bath with glass shower door
Toilet & sink.
Large mirror & shaving point.

Outside patio/balcony:
Table & four chairs.
Sea views & views of the children's swimming pool.
full width extending sun blind to provide shade should you wish to avoid direct sunlight.

Children’s facilities:
As parents we have tried to think of all the things that make holidaying with a baby or young child easier. The apartment therefore has a cot (Mamas and Papas), microwave sterilizer, high chair, which can be converted to a low chair, a selection of DVDs, toys & books. TV has Disney Channel in English. You do not have to climb stairs anywhere in the building if you do not want to, there are lifts & slopes making it very easy for pushchairs.

Families, children, the elderly and wheelchair users.
The apartment is non-smoking inside.

Extra facilities:
Large lagoon swimming pool & children's pool. Life guards, first aid room & pool showers.
The swimming pools are open mid June to mid September (exact dates are out of our control). Basketball court, padel court & table tennis table situated behind the apartment building.Lifts & slopes throughout building, suitable for pushchairs & wheelchairs users.
Private underground allocated parking space including in the price.
Modern security & safety features: fire alarms & extinguishers in the block, one directly outside the front door.
Communal areas are illuminated by movement responsive lighting.

Situated outside the apartment on the beach are a children's climbing frame with slide and exercise machines, which are free to use.

Guest access

Swimming pool is open to guests from mid June to mid September. Opening times of the swimming pool are 11am until 3pm, closing for a siesta. Then opening again from 5pm until 9pm.

Basket ball court, table tennis table & of course the beach.

Interaction with guests

I live an hour away for the apartment, so I am on hand for any emergency, or if I am unable to met you my friend lives close by.

I will meet & great you on your arrival & when you leave the apartment.

Other things to note

Secure nder ground parking space.
Free WiFi
Towels & bedding supplied.

License or registration number

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Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet

Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee €50
Security Deposit €150
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

Sorry no smoking indoors.
Smoking on the balcony is allowed.
No barbecues allowed on the balcony.
Please respect the apartment & my neighbours :)

I sometimes allow pets, so please asking me before booking.


Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

4 nights minimum stay

8 Reviews

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Ruth User Profile
September 2017
It's much bigger than it appears on the photos and the view of the beach and sea from the balcony makes for a lovely evening. Everything you need for a holiday with children and Michelle was really helpful with any questions we had.

Susan User Profile
October 2015
Just to endorse the other reviews - comfortable and nicely decorated/equipped apartment, helpful host, easy transactions
Michelle User Profile
Response from Michelle:
I am please you had a comfortable stay in my apartment. The swimming pool is open from mid June to mid September. This fact was given prior to the reservation being secured. I was told it was a shame it was closed but as it was on the beach it was not a problem.
October 2015

Sergey User Profile
September 2015
Our family (two adults and two kids) spent a week in Michelle's apartment at the end of September. It was great time. We had all we needed and the week passed as in paradise. The sky was clear, the sun bright and the sea blue. The authentic character of Castell de Ferro was truly charming and its location ideal for our one-day excursions to the amazing sites around: the mythical Alhambra on the north, the secret calas of Cabo de Gata on the east and the fairy Nerja cave on the west. And in the evenings it was so pleasant to sit on the balcony breathing the fresh salted air and listening to the sound of waves !

Jolande User Profile
August 2015
All contacts with Michelle were pleasant. Before booking she provided us with lots of info and when arriving at her apartment building she and her husband welcomed us and showed us around. The apartment itself is all you can wish for. Spacious, clean, two comfortable couches in the living room, good beds, a very nice balcony so you can have your breakfast, lunch and dinner outside. The kitchen is great and with every utensile one can think of. There is excellent wifi, all kind of tv channels and even lots of films on dvd. Castell de Ferro is a small non touristic village where it's hard to find non Spanish tourists. You will have to adapt to the Spanish way of living. In the summer months shops are closed between 1 and 6 pm and restaurants open at 9pm. We were disappointed about the lack of sun loungers at both the pool and the (not sandy but pebble stone) beach and at first that the pool closed between 3-5 pm. But after a few days we did like the Spanish: have a late lunch and relax. Or went to the deserted beach :-).

Kristen User Profile
June 2015
Although we never met Michelle, she had everything completely prepared for our arrival. Her friend, Nicky, showed us in and checked us out when we left. Nicky had great recommendations for activities and places to eat. We absolutely loved our day trip to Junta de Los Rios; completely worth the drive. The condo was very nice, clean, and comfortable. Thank you so much Michelle!

Julián User Profile
August 2017
El apartamento de Michelle y su familia es todo lo que prometen y más. Como ya han dicho otros viajeros, los detalles de la casa (sobre todo orientados a los niños) es lo más destacable, pero a eso hay que añadir que en el apartamento se está realmente comodo. Da la sensación que está equipado de la forma que a ellos les gustaría encontrárselo. Soy muy caluroso, y apenas he tenido que poner el aire acondicionado. Eso si, cuando lo he puesto comunicaba con todas las habitaciones y enfriaba rapido. El salon es muy luminoso y grande, asi como el dormitorio principal. La otra habitación es más oscura, pero no es algo que nos haya molestado. Si se te ha olvidado algún utensilio de playa, en el apartamento encontraras gran variedad. La urbanizacion es grande, pero no se tiene la impresión de estar en un sitio masificado, al igual que pasa con la piscina y con la playa. La piscina ha tenido toda la semana el agua algo caliente, pero tampoco ha supuesto esto ningun problema para mi ni mi familia. Hay un único chiringuito que cercano, justo frente a la urbanización. El trato es muy amable y la cocina y los precios bastante buenos. El centro del pueblo está a 10 minutos o menos andando, y allí encontrarás de todo. La cochera privada es algo estrecha, pero para un coche de dimensiones normales es mas que suficiente. La terraza es más grande de lo que me esperaba al ver las fotos, y aunque no da directamente al mar, si que se puede ver la playa y el estado de ésta, antes de bajar. No sé que mas comentar, salvo reiterar que lo hemos pasado muy bien en un ambiente relajado y muy familiar. Gracias por todo Michelle y familia.

Verena User Profile
July 2017
Es war ein toller Urlaub. Die Wohnung war genau wie beschrieben. Es war sehr sauber und alles da was man braucht (sogar Strandtücher, Wasserspielzeug und ein Erste-Hilfe-Set). Der Ausblick vom großen Balkon ist super, das Meer vor der Nase, riesiger Pool und im Juli kaum was los. Michelle war sehr nett, die Kommunikation absolut top! Sogar der Kühlschrank war für das erste Frühstück und den ersten Sundowner bestückt!!! Zu Fuß alles ereichbar, kleiner Supermarkt direkt neben dem Geböude, ein etwas größerer ca 10 min weiter. Die Tapasbar direkt vor der Anlage am Strand unbedingt ausprobieren!!! Kleiner Wermutstropfen: das Haus ist sehr hellhörig und die spanischen Urlauber nicht gerade leise. Wir würden hier trotzdem jeder Zeit wieder buchen! Thank you very much Michelle, greatings from Munich!

Rincón de la Victoria, SpainJoined in April 2014
Michelle User Profile

Hello my name is Michelle. I am married and we have a daughter. We live in Spain. My husband and I own 2 apartments in the same building in Castell de Ferro, which we have owned from new. We spent 2 years looking for the right apartments for us as a family.
As a family we love the sea and beach & snow skiing.

We love the Spanish way of life, the fresh food, the weather & the people.

If you do visit Spain I'm sure that you will love it too.

Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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