20 Minutes Walk To The Beach.
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About Gillyann Ballard
I love living in Spain and meeting people from all over the world. I love playing golf and the outdoor life. I want my clients to go home with great memories.
Gillyann Ballard purchased this Apartment in 2002
Why Gillyann Ballard chose Urbanización el Rosario
El Rosario was always a favourite of ours as there are only independent villas and no apartments. We love living here as we are close to many amenities but have the joy of living in a tranquil, peaceful urbanisation. A short 10 minute walk down the hill takes you to lovely restaurants, coffee bars, paper shop, bakery, supermarket, hairdressers, laundry and the Royal Tennis Club which offers wonderful tennis facilities, it has full gym, paddle tennis, restaurant, all open to the public. The beach is a comfortable 15-20 minute walk.
What makes this Apartment unique
A great plus to our apartmen it offers you privacy and seclusion for half the price of a full villa. The beauty of El Rosario is its cleanliness, the urbanisation also has top security. The difference is waking up to the birds tweeting instead of the hustle and bustle of the beach.
Please consider the following guidelines when booking this property:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Fantastic three-week stay
We spent a lovely three-week break relaxing in this apartment. Dave & Gillyann were very helpful if required, but most part left us alone to enjoy our very much needed downtime from our incredibly busy work lives. Their little dog adopted us for our stay & this helped ease how much we were missing our own dogs at home. The apartment was perfect for ours & our nine-year olds needs; spacious, homely & fully furnished. We had sole use of the pool & grounds, with all shops, beaches & restaurants close by. The gated-community in which the house is situated felt very safe & was very quiet, with the exception of the gardeners at nearby properties. In all we were most happy with our stay & will not hesitate to book again for next year.
Thank you for the lovely review . Coco misses Sam and goes down to look then runs back up...
You were wonderful clients and hopefully we will see you again.
a lovely apartment set in quiet location
we spent an enjoyable 12 days eating, drinking and relaxing around the pool.the apartment was just as shown on website,very clean and well maintained.Gillyan and David made us feel very welcome , at hand for any information but not intrusive.we would book again and recommend to others.a car is a must and there are lots of restaurants within a short drive although there are a couple within walking distance....but down and up an incline
So over whelmed with the size
We picked this area as we we know it and love all the beaches and restaurants around.
We couldn't believe our luck finding a villa at this amazing price. So much outside space my 11 year old son loved the fact he could run around and kick his ball, he loved the freedom of having our own pool.
Gilly and Dave are great hosts didn't interfere with us at all, but are on the end of the phone line if you need them.
Would defiantly stay here again.
Great value for money.
We stayed in the apartment for 2 weeks and had a great time. The apartment is in very good condition and well kept including the garden and pool areas.
The urbanization is well kept and secure with automated entry system.
Gilly and Dave were more than happy to help with any assistance we needed and provided us with a hire car which enabled us to travel around and visit areas of the costa del sol we had not been to before.
The local shops/restuarants were very nice and provided us with some lovely meals.
All in all we had a very good time and wanted to book for august 2015 which was sadly already booked.
THANKS AGAIN GILLY AND DAVE FOR A LOVELY STAY.
Hope to return one day.
Alan and Family
Thank you Alan like all our previous clients it was great to meet you and so happy you enjoyed your stay in our private apartment. So sorry we can't fit you in next year.
My Husband and I had an idealic 16 days at this beautiful apartment! We called it a little bit of heaven.! It is a spotlessly clean very well furnished apartment. Having a pool to ourselves was pure heaven and we even went for a couple of swims at night before we went to bed. What a glorious feeling! We were aware that Sky TV had departed the Costa Del Sol but the Owners have a new system so we could watch ITV and BBC and other English channels. There is fantastic WiFi, so no messing with dongles!! There is a BBQ outside and loads of comfy seating on the veranda when you want to get in from the midday sun.Then there are the 2 loveliest little doggies Monty & Coco who are great company. The Owners Gilly & Dave are not a bit intrusive but you know they are there if you want them. El Rosario is just down the road with a couple of Restaurants. We ate in the Indian Restaurant on the last night and were sorry that we did not discover it earlier as it was one of the best Indian meals we ever had! El Rosario is close to Capopina and Marbella so if you have a car there is a lot to see. (Talk to Dave) All in all FAB-U-LOUS!!!!!!!!!!
Mary and Pat were a pleasure to have as clients. We are so pleased they were comfortable and happy in our apartment. They are always welcome back they were 1st class clients.
Fabulous Villa, perfect for 4 people
We ( 3 GIRLS who enjoy an even mix of relaxing, lots of wine and some nightlife) resigned ourselves to staying in an apartment complex as everywhere we looked at private villas you needed 5+ to make it worthwhile cost wise. Also my friends and I got a villa last year and whilst it was lovely it was a bit too remote for our liking and no one around to ask about local restaurants, taxis etc.
This place is brilliant. Gilly and Dave were so welcoming and helpful right from the initial booking. They arranged transfers for us that were cheaper than the taxis to and from the airport and recommended us restaurants we just wouldn't have found on our own. The villa is beautiful, even better than the pictures! Lovely out door comfy seating areas, sunbeds round the pool, gas operated bbq and all the kitchen equipment and more. It was like home from home, not like some places where you only get the basics.There was airconditioning and the bathroom is HUGE with a great shower 2 vanity sinks and massive corner bath. Would suit a family or 4 adults, not necessarily 2 couples unless you toss a coin for the twin beds in the other room) Gilly and Dave are not intrusive at all and if you are someone that keeps yourselves to yourselves they would simply would leave you to it. We are quite a social group and loved them being around so it was great they liked to stop and chat when we did and we liked them so much we even invited them to our BBQ!
We were so looked after by them but they totally made us feel like it was our own place to do exactly what we liked with. They have 2 gorgeous dogs and as I am a dog lover they would often find that actually the dog was with me if they couldn't find her!
In walking distance there are a plenty of restaurants and a taxi to Marbella old town was only about 15 euros. There were other places nearby we just didn't get to as we loved just being in the villa by the pool which is lovely and clean and Gilly even supplies you all the towells. If we wanted anything at all we could just knock on the door and both Dave and Gilly would do whatever they could to make our stay most comfortable.We will definitely be back, LOVED IT!! Our full deposit was refunded within 24 hours of getting back and we have been in touch since with photos.
We will have the door open for these lovely clients. Thank you for the great review.
Special interest holidays:
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Walking to the beach is 20 mins, driving 5 minutes. The nearest beach is El Rosario which has many beach restaurants
Malaga airport is only 40 minutes away. Transfers to and from the airport are available at 50.00 euros each way. Car hire can be arranged and delivered to the airport or apartment. This rental apartment comes with a 10% discount on car hire.
5 minutes to the nearest golf course, 5 minutes driving to many fabulous beaches, 25 minutes to the Aqua park at Fuengirola, 30 minutes to Malaga Airport, a little over an hour to Gibralter. 2 hour drive to Sierra Nevada. Marbella Town Centre and the famous Orange square is no more than 10 minutes. La Canada a large shopping mall is only 10 minutes away. Excellent tennis club in El Rosario. Puerto Banus 20 minutes away with its amazing designer shops and marina, also restaurants and nightlubs
El Rosario itself has a good selection of restaurants, cafes, a paper shop, cash machine and supermarket. Elviria is a 5 minute drive away with more restaurants, tapas bars and shops.. There are also many Banks in Elviria.