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Any times given are by car unless otherwise stated
Property and local area description
Beachside 2 bedroom duplex townhouse
Located in a community called Rocas del Mar on Riviera Playa in Mijas Costa, our house is only a few meters from the sea and set in a secure complex with security gates and night lights to give peace of mind & tranquility during your stay here. There are 2 swimming pools plus a baby pool, tennis court, beautifully kept gardens and a lovely circular bar/restaurant that has live music at least once a week in the summer season.
The house has a double bedroom, a large singles bedroom (both with ample fitted wardrobe space) a great bathroom with walk-in power-shower and a curved balcony accessed thro either bedroom.
On the ground floor is a lounge, dining area, fully fitted kitchen with all modern appliances, and a cloakroom with WC and wash basin.
Thro sliding glass doors, from the lounge or dining area, you can access a large private sun terrace. There is a brick-built Bar-B-Q and patio furniture/sunbeds.
A small gate leads out to a pathway to the upper swimming pool.
Rocas del Mar complex & surrounding area
The Garden Bar is situated barely 20 meters from the sea
and over the years we have found few places that can match the romantic setting for a leisurely drink or evening meal accompanied by such wonderful sunsets.
Weekly, there is a large communal Bar-B-Q with live music usually on Tuesday evenings, plus on Sunday afternoons you can enjoy a traditional roast lunch & be entertained by another live musician.
Just outside the complex is a bus stop in the direction of La Cala & Fuengirola. La Cala ha an open-air market on Weds and Saturdays plus has an international array of restaurants that would suit most tastes. It has a wonderful beach interspersed with a range of Chiringitos (beach bars) There is an old look-out tower that has been converted to a museum and there are great areas for kids to play.
A little inland from La Cala is the famous hipodromo-a horse racing track/arena where, in the height of the summer, races begin at 10pm at night!
In all honesty, a car really is not necessary when you stay at Rocas del Mar - go out by bus - return by Taxi. Its so much cheaper than hiring a car AND you will so much more of the area!
Just a few mins walk from Rocas there are many bars, restaurants, buffets, supermarkets and shops, plus Taxis.
One of the most up & coming places on the coast, the Oceano Hotel, is just 200 meters to the east - a fantastic venue for an anniversary or birthday treat and well worth a visit-if only to sit on the boarded exterior terrace for a lunch or drink - the water right under your feet!
Puerto banus, still one of the Jet-Set capitals of Europe, is definitely worth a visit - by day to marvel at the boats, yachts and cars, at night to see the famous Beautiful People and dance until early breakfast!