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El Mirador de Calabardina

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The apartment is on the first floor immediately above the car in the car parking space
1 of 19The apartment is on the first floor immediately above the car in the car parking space
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Calabardina
Beautiful Spanish style 2 bedroom front line apartment with stunning unimpeded panoramic views over the Costa Calida (The Warm Coast). Located in a low density seaside and residential holiday town, which is typically Spanish. Private and shaded parking space at ground level. Private secure entrance to apartment and private secure access to the nearest beach, which is a 2 minute walk. The apartment is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of the seaside resort of Calabardina. It is a 5 minute walk to the main central sandy Calabardina beach cove which is suitable for all the family. Calabardina has several bars, boutique hotels and restaurants, with fish a particular culinary speciality. The coast around Calabardina is also a noted area for sea diving and the resort has a number of well established diving schools. A boat f... Read more
Listing #HL151532
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

The apartment was super! The balcony was large and splendid views over the sea and the mountains. The ladies Leah and Sheila were very helpfull. We already knew the location, but it was 26 years ago we have been there. It was like 'coming home',...More

1  Thank mare19502017
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Great base for a family holiday: airy apartment with incredible views; literally 5mins walk to family friendly beach; quiet location but only a few minutes drive to the shops and attractions of Aguilas. Very short drive to the wilder beaches and lavander, thyme and rosmary...More

Thank BenBLlanelli
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

Yes indeed, splendid views... Nothing wrong with the outside. But, when you rent an apartment for the requested price you may at least expect everything available will work properly. Apart from little inconveniences like broken lightbulbs, sticky cushions for the deck chairs, a mattress which...More

3  Thank wsnoe
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
Additional amenities & feature info
The apartment has a fitted and fully equipped kitchen, including dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer, Nespresso coffee machine and a microwave. There are also 2 child booster seats with small table tops, which can be attached to the dining table chairs if required.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Calabardina is a small seaside Spanish resort which is open all year round, though of course quieter in the Winter months. The local amenities include various boutique hotels, beach-side bars, restaurants, cafes and a hairdressing and beauty salon. There is a small family run supermarket open all year round, and a second family run supermarket open for the Summer months. There is a bus service linking Calabardina to the larger town of Aguilas, however a car is recommended. Calabardina is situated at the foot of the Cabo Cope mountain and at the edge of the Cabo Cope Parque National, which is ideal for hiking/walking with its spectacular views over the Costa Calida north to the town of Mazarron and south to the town of Mojacar. Calabardina has two large beaches, one is the sheltered sandy Calabardina cove, ideal for the entire family, whilst the Playa de la Cola is a longer and less sheltered beach located on the way into Calabardina. There is also an additional very small sandy cove within a couple of minutes walk from the apartment. On the outskirts of the town, there is a small beach which is ideal for anyone who likes to snorkel and Calabardina has two diving schools which cater for all levels of expertise. Other activities available include water sports, walking, hiking, beach fishing as well as exploring the coast and inland amenities. Several golf courses are also within easy reach by car (e.g.as mentioned previously, Lorca Resort Golf near Aguilas, Aguilon Golf near San Juan de Los Terreros, Desert Springs Golf in Almanzora and Hacienda Del Alamo in Fuente Alamo amongst others). This part of Spain is one of the last undeveloped tourist destinations. You will be intrigued and captivated ! The nearest town to Calabardina is Aguilas (approximately a 10 minute drive). This town is typically Spanish. A very large weekly outdoor market is held on Saturdays on the outskirts of the town, selling local fresh produce, clothes, shoes, bric-a-brac etc. Aguilas itself is served by a large selection of shops, which cater for all age groups, numerous hotels, seaside cafes, bars and restaurants. There is also a relatively new and large shopping mall (Aguilas Plaza) on the outskirts of Aguilas, which incorporates a multi screen cinema and food hall. The town of Aguilas itself has two very large and picturesque sandy beaches which cater for the entire family. The North and South beaches of Aguilas are separated by the imposing hillside coastal castle (floodlit at night) and there is a lovely promenade walk (circa 1.5 kms) which one can take from the centre of the town to the well appointed Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel Spa & Base Nautica (formerly the Hotel Don Juan), for a well deserved café con leche or a chilled cerveza. Aguilas is also served by its own bus & train station, which itself serves all major destinations throughout Spain. The medieval town of Lorca can be reached in 30 mins by car, Murcia city in 60 minutes and the famous port city of Cartagena in 50 minutes (Cartegena has been a key port since the time of the Roman Empire). As mentioned previously, there are several golf courses within easy reach by car - Lorca Resort Golf is a 20 minute drive from the apartment, Aguilon Golf near San Juan de Los Terreros is a 25 minute drive door to door, while Desert Springs Golf Course is approx 25 kms by car. The area surrounding Aguilas is agricultural, with no major industry. The air is therefore fresh and clean and Lemon, Orange and Almond trees abound as well as all types of vegetables. The climate is temperate all year round which is helped in this regard by the surrounding mountains and the sea. Aguilas itself holds an annual Carnival in February of each year prior to Easter, which is noted as being one of the best in Spain. There is a video of the Calabardina area on the web at the following link address which may be of interest to you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiG_V-DYA-A&NR=1&feature=endscreen
How to get there
55 minutes south by car from Murcia's San Javier airport along the AP-7 motorway. Calabardina itself has its own dedicated AP-7 motorway exit, and the town is about a 10 minute drive from this exit. 70 minutes north by car from Almeria airport 90 minutes south by car from Alicante airport. Amongst others, Ryanair, EasyJet and Aer Lingus fly to the above mentioned airports.
Airport: Murcia San Javier: 100.0 km
Railway: Aguilas: 6.0 km
Ferry: Cartegena: 80.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km
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