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BEACHFRONT APARTMENT

BEAUTIFUL LOW-RISE BEACHFRONT COMMUNITY. Well kept gardens, with 2 pools and tennis court. The perfect place for families and children.

The larger pool. Shallow & deep ends, children's area & lifeguard
The larger pool. Shallow & deep ends, children's area & lifeguard
The smaller pool. Shallow & deep ends, childrens area + lifeguard
The smaller pool. Shallow & deep ends, childrens area + lifeguard
Aldeas de Taray's unique location between "the two seas".
Aldeas de Taray's unique location between "the two seas".
Promenade & Med beach at Taray which continues for another 18 km!
Promenade & Med beach at Taray which continues for another 18 km!
Med' beach at the front of our community and coninues for 17km
Med' beach at the front of our community and coninues for 17km
Mar Menor beach just 500m away
Mar Menor beach just 500m away
Aldeas de Taray Promenade, El Ancla bar & restaurant is here.
Aldeas de Taray Promenade, El Ancla bar & restaurant is here.
The large sun terrace
The large sun terrace
Lounge terrace with uninterrupted views of the Golf and Sea
Lounge terrace with uninterrupted views of the Golf and Sea
Fully equipped kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen
Lounge
Lounge
Lounge
Lounge
Double bedroom - views to Mediterranean Sea
Double bedroom - views to Mediterranean Sea
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Learn to waterski or wakeboard
Learn to waterski or wakeboard
The calm, warm water of the Mar Menor
The calm, warm water of the Mar Menor
One of the many waterside restaurants in Tomas Maestre Marina
One of the many waterside restaurants in Tomas Maestre Marina
1975 Pieter's Restaurant, fantastic views, just across the road
1975 Pieter's Restaurant, fantastic views, just across the road

Quick overview

  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 toilet
  • 60 m² living area
  • 100 m² terrace
  • Shared pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Children's pool
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Terrace furniture
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BEAUTIFUL LOW-RISE BEACHFRONT COMMUNITY. Well kept gardens, with 2 pools and tennis court. The perfect place for families and children.

ALDEAS DE TARAY CLUB, VENECIOLA, LA MANGA del MAR MENOR.

FIRSTLINE MEDITERRANAEN SEA COMPLEX. FRIENDLY AND SAFE, WITH ALL AMMENITIES ON SITE OR CLOSE BY, WITH THE ADDED BENEFIT OF THE BEACHES OF THE MAR MENOR BEING ONLY A 2 MINUTE STROLL AWAY. EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR THAT PERFECT BEACH HOLIDAY IN THE SUN AND/OR TO EXPLORE THIS UNIQUE AREA OF SPAIN.

Aldeas de Taray Club is located towards the northern end of the La Manga strip, (approx' km 17, Gran Via, Salida 142) about 4 km further on past the Tomas Maestre Marina.

The urbanisation consists of approx’ 250 private low rise apartments (predominately Spanish owners), built in a traditional Spanish Village style, around established gardens with 2 large communal swimming pools, a tennis court and 3 restaurants. The private, south facing, community promenade has a superb restaurant and tapas bar, benches for sitting, relaxing and enjoying the view, steps leading directly into the Mediterranean Sea and also gives access to the sandy beach. Alternatively the beaches of the Mar Menor are only a 400-metre stroll away in the opposite direction.

This first floor apartment is less than 50m from the beach and is reached by a short flight of steps, which leads onto a huge secluded communal south facing sun terrace, which is shared by less than 10 other apartments. There are no other apartments above or below this accommodation.

Enjoy the uninterrupted sea views, looking over the adjacent Veneciola Golf Course, from the lounge, front terrace and one bedroom.

The apartment is fully equipped and in addition to the usual Spanish TV there is also English TV plus DVDs, music CDs and books to read. A baby cot and high chair are available if required, and you will also discover a few toys and games for children.

There is Free Private Wi-Fi Internet Access in the apartment and free community Wi-Fi around the pools and garden area.

The owners first came here over 18 years ago and fell in love with area. They now stay on the complex during the summer, and are always available for futher local information, advice or service requirements.

They also offer watersking and wakeboarding sessions or instruction if required. Alternatively their speedboat can be chartered, by the hour or day, for cruises and snorkelling trips around the islands.

GENERAL AREA INFORMATION

La Manga del Mar Menor itself is a narrow strip of land between two seas, the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor (Europe’s biggest salt water lagoon of approx 60 sq miles and is 21km in length). Apartments, villas, hotels, restaurants, small shopping areas and the superb Tomas Maestre Marina take up most of the strip but there are a few undeveloped areas towards the northern end. There are more than 40 km of sandy beaches to choose from on both sides and it is always possible to find a seemingly deserted spot to enjoy even in height of summer.

The average annual temperature is 17 C, and the average for the months of June, July, August and September is above 21 C. Winter is very mild, with the average temperature in the cold months not falling below 10 C. The area receives very little rainfall and boasts 320 days and 3000 hours of sunshine per year.

Because of its’ unique geographical formation, clean water and favourable weather conditions, the Mar Menor is like a gigantic swimming pool, where watersports can be practised without any dangers. It offers infinite possibilities to the lovers of sailing, wind and kite surfing, water skiing and scuba diving. Here there is no need to catch the latest weather forecast or wait for the best summer days to enjoy the ideal conditions for going out to sea.

For those wishing to explore the area further, small towns (that used to be fishing villages) flank the coast of the Mar Menor, many with local markets and traditional Spanish tapas bars and restaurants. There is a regular daily ferry service across the Mar Menor from Tomas Maestre Marina to Santiago de la Ribera.

Lovers of art and history will discover that Cartagena is not only the natural port for the region of Murcia but is also one of the oldest cities in Spain.

The Regional Park of Calblanque offers a vast area of unspoilt countryside that can be explored by car, bicycle or on foot.

This area also offers several Golf courses within a short drive away, including the 3 quality championship courses at the well-known La Manga Club. There is, however, a 9-hole course and driving range adjacent to the apartment. (Not open for 2017)

The fabulous Tomas Maestre Marina is just a few minutes drive away from the apartment, (or just 2 stops away on the regular local bus service) where numerous restaurants and bars can be found with romantic sunset views of the Marina and Mar Menor. The commercial centre here has a large supermarket with a very good selection of fresh fruit, meat, fish and vegetables. Other shops, banks and a pharmacy are also situated here, together with a small market on Saturday mornings.

There are other restaurants, small shops and beach bars within walking distance of the apartment.

Tourist licence
No value

Facilities

General:

linen, towels

Outside:

shared pool, children's pool, balcony, patio, terrace, terrace furniture, sunbeds, parking, private parking

Inside:

Wi-Fi, cd player, dvd player, radio, washing machine, tv, ceiling fan, iron, ironing board, high chair, cot, safe

Kitchen:

freezer, fridge, coffee machine, grill, hob, microwave, oven, blender, kettle, toaster

Bathroom:

shower, bath tub, hair dryer

Beds:

1 double bed, 2 single beds

Views

sea views, golf views

Suitable for

pets not allowed, no smoking inside, car recommended

Notes

**Please note that the adjacent Veneziola Golf is not open at present. The course is still there (but is very dry) and at this time we do not have any information as to when it will reopen.**

Guests will need to bring their own towels for use on the beach or at the swimming pool.

Please contact the owners if you have any special requirements.

Email from this site, call our English mobile telephone 07753 606996 or telephone us in Spain 00 34 636 244 846

The area

Distances

Airport (Murcia): 60 kilometers
Beach: 30 meters
Golf: 200 meters
Shops: 400 meters

Local leisure

small shops, restaurants, café, internet café, harbour, market

Local activities

cycling, diving, fishing, golf, sailing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing, wind surfing

Prices

From To 1 week Min. stay
01 Sep 2018 29 Sep 2018 500£ 447$ 589 1 Week
29 Sep 2018 27 Oct 2018 395£ 353$ 465 1 Week
27 Oct 2018 18 May 2019 250£ 224$ 294 1 Week
18 May 2019 29 Jun 2019 395£ 353$ 465 1 Week
29 Jun 2019 27 Jul 2019 500£ 447$ 589 1 Week
27 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 700£ 626$ 824 1 Week
31 Aug 2019 28 Sep 2019 500£ 447$ 589 1 Week
28 Sep 2019 26 Oct 2019 395£ 353$ 465 1 Week
26 Oct 2019 30 May 2020 250£ 224$ 294 1 Week
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Notes:
The nearest airport is Murcia (San Javier) about 45 minutes drive away or Alicante airport which is approx. 1 hour 30 minute drive away.
Car hire is recommended but not essential. Directions and guide map available.
Airport transfers can be arranged if needed.

Welcome grocery pack supplied if required.
Preferred change over day is Saturday for July and August but is negotiable.
Arrival day check in 16.00 and Departure day check out 11.00

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Highly Recommended

We had a lovely family holiday staying in Gary's apartment, it was exactly as advertised (in fact the view is better than we expected). The apartment was very clean and well maintained. It is in a great location, just 2 minutes to the beach. Gary is a great guy and was very helpful. The complex has 2 excellent pools which our kids made plenty of use of. We spent most of our afternoons on the nearby beach swimming/snorkeling in the clear warm water. There were enough cafes and restaurants within walking distance, but i highly recommend jumping on the local bus for the 10 min trip to the harbour where there are a multitude of excellent restaurants to choose from - all overlooking the lagoon. We did a bit of windsurfing and catamaran sailing on the lagoon, but this was a 15 min car/bus ride away. The prices were reasonable for the kit on offer (all of it was quite a few years old). We also chartered a speedboat for waterskiing - which was excellent fun (talk to Gary). This definitely gets 5*s, we will certainly be going back.
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Fantastic Holiday

We travelled with 2 boys aged 10 and 14. We hired a car which I would recommend as it is an easier way of getting around and also visit nicer places to eat. The drive is straightforward and takes about 45 mins. The apartment is clean, spacious and in a perfect location. Gary is a lovely man his communication before we arrived as well as when we were there was fantastic. We went out with him wakeboarding which my boys loved and Gary is a great teacher. We arrived to a welcome package which was appreciated as it was late. The swimming pools are clean and well tended to. They do not allow toys or inflatables so save them for the lovely beaches! The lack of air con was not an issue as there is a sea breeze however we did bring fans with us which was helpful for the kids. The area is mainly spanish which we loved as we improved our spanish vocabe! We went paddle boarding, jet sking and out on pedal boats great place for water sports as water is so calm. The restaurants within walking distance are ok but drive to the port (5 mins) they are much better. Also you must visit Peters restaurant you do need to book if we had found it earlier we would have eaten there more than twice!. You won't be dissapointed if you visit this lovely place. Thank you Gary was a pleasure meeting you I'm sure you won't forget Dean's wakeboarding skills 😂
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Amazing

La Manga is lovely, the appartment is so well equipt it felt just like home.2 large bedrooms ,bathroom,lounge and kitchen. It is very clean, well fitted full of books to read and music ads to listen to, as well as English tv and a very needy welcome pack awaited us with all the essentials .. especially a nice cup of english tea.The complex is beautifully kept and both swimming pools are lovely and clean. Gary and Lyn are amazing, so friendly nothing and was too much trouble. The appartment was so close to the Med you could practically dive in from the sunny balcony, the lagoon which we loved was a short walk. Restaurants and shops buses taxis were all easily accessible. The best restaurant just down by the promenade 2 seconds away. Waking in the mornings to the most impressive sunrise , watching this with a cup of tea became a regular event. All in all a wonderful holiday so good we would rate it 15 out of 10.. we are booking again for 2019 and if I can I might even go again in the autumn. Thankyou for a wonderful holiday .we will be back .. S&J xx
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Would highly recommend

If you want somewhere which is on a clean and tidy complex, has everything you need and only a stones throw from the beach, this is your place. We have just spent a fab 10 days staying at this apartment and found it a great base to explore Mercia. There is a regular bus which takes you from one end of the strip to the other, for less than €2, we went on the ferry which runs daily over to San Javier takes about half an hour €5 and from there we were able to catch a bus to Torreveja and other places of interest. From stepping foot of the plane Gary the owner was great, he collected us from the airport for a lot less than a taxi would cost, and made sure that there were some necessities in the fridge as it was quite late when we arrived. Gary also took us shopping on our first day which was great as it helped us to get our bearings. As he has had a property in the area for a number of years Gary was very knowledgeable about the area and even took us on detours to show us places of interest which we probably wouldn't of seen otherwise. Eating out there are various resteraunts within walking distance, and I can honestly say we didn't have a bad meal, they were all nice but our favourite place had to be the beach hut which served a delicious paella.... a must if you are going here! Overall a great place to stay with everything you need in an apartment which is nice clean tidy. Book to stay here you won't be sorry :) we will be back x
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Perfect location for a sunny beach holiday

We were almost put off by the fact there was no air-con in the property, but I am so glad I read all the reviews! The property is located right by the sea and sea the breeze renders air-con unnecessary. The coolness of the property is a haven from the sun. We received excellent communication from Gary from the start and his directions from Murcia airport were spot on. The property isn't hard to find at all and took abut 40 minutes easy drive. Gary met us as soon as we arrived and was very welcoming and patient (our daughter was a bit fed up and ready for bed by this point) The apartment was as we expected; two spacious bedrooms separated by a bathroom. The kitchen looked onto the lounge then through to the balcony. It was clean, tidy and had everything you would need to have a comfortable stay. There was even books and dvds to use. Gary had even got us a welcome pack - The wine and beer were a lovely way for my husband I to relax into the holiday. The property is one of several low rise flats that have private access to two large swimming pools surrounded by well kept lawns and shrubbery. Each pool has a shallow end which is separated from the main, deeper pool. No worrying that little ones will suddenly float off! You will get wrist bands for the pool access, this shows the lifeguard that you have the right to use the pools. (These do seem to be the nicest pools in the area). When we were there the pool did close from 3-5pm for cleaning and then closed again at 8pm for the night. A minutes walk from the apartment, back towards the road, is a delicious bakery. We would get our croissants from there each morning, then head back there for ice-cream after dinner. There is also a couple of restaurants next to the bakery, between them they are open most of the day. They serve a variety of food that was always tasty. The sea was 30 seconds walk away with a promenade that took you to the main stretch of sandy beach. Another beach was about a 5 minute walk from the apartment, cross over the road and head straight. We preferred this beach as the stretch of water only just came up to out thighs for quite a distance out and it was quite calm. We were even treated to a Spanish version of the Red Arrows - Amazing! The supermarkets are a short drive away. There is a large Spar supermarket just before the bridge, this does close for siesta, and then just after the bridge there is another large supermarket that doesn't close for siesta. Throughout our holiday Gary made sure we had settled in well and had all the info we needed. We were very lucky as we got to go out with Gary on his amazing speedboat. If you are into water sports, or fancy trying it, I would definitely recommend you arrange this with Gary before you get out there. He is passionate about water sports and most importantly he is qualified! We had a brilliant time here. We found it relaxing with enough pools and beaches to keep everyone happy for a week. Gary was a huge part in us enjoying our holiday, he is such a nice man and very happy to help.
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La Manga Mar Menor

Friendly greeting which continued throughout our stay. Gary was helpful and full of information about the area. The apartment was clean and was not lacking for anything. The views where great as was the pools . Beaches clean with warm seas. Car required for trips and shopping, Supermarket within easy reach and a bakery 2 minutes walk.Would recommend it for anyone a quiet restful area of La Manga.i
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Fabulous stay

We had the pleasure to stay at gary and lyn very well equipped and lovely apartment. Everything thing you could want or need is catered for. Wonderful views and some superb eateries and bars in the area. Lyn and Gary were fantastic hosts and really looked after us. The area the apartment is located in is a predominantly Spanish area which just added to our lovely holiday.
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aldeas de taray

we would definitely recommend staying in this place as it is a beautiful area and a very nice and relaxing place to stay .we have been before and will definitely be going back.
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Lovely apartment

Great situation and lovely clean apartment. Would recommend!
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Aldeas de Taray club La Manga

Would highly recommend Aldeas de Taray club La Manga. Our apartment was really nice with good views. The owner Gary Franklin was there to meet us, Gary is not only a great owner but a super guy and went way beyond any expectations, we have already booked again for later in the season. The weather and area, which we knew a little were great too. So go visit without any concerns. Highly recommended. Susan and Andy
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An excellent holiday

The complex itself is clearly respected by the people staying there. The pools were kept clean and everyone we came across were so friendly. The apartment was fantastically clean and tidy with little touches to start the holiday well. A very welcoming bottle of wine, reliable wifi connection, decent selection of books and dvds but also a lovely terrace to relax on. We could look from the rear patio area and watch the sea. A lovely atmosphere all round. Our 3 year old had an amazing time on the beaches and the play areas. Will definitely return. X
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Lovely short break

Just returned from a short break. The accommodation was spotless and well equipped. The views from the balcony were a delight as was the pool area. A beautiful place to relax and recharge but with plenty of things to see and do not far away. Good sandy beaches nearby if you feel like a change from the pool. Gary was a mind of information about the local area with recommendations of where to eat etc.
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Geeves Family Holiday

A first class apartment with excellent facilities.We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would certainly return to the same location and property. Gary & Lyn were first class and were very helpful with local information and nothing was to much trouble. Thank you both for a fantastic holiday. Phil & Denise
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Great holiday

We have just returned from a 10 day holiday staying at Gary's apartment. We had a lovely break which was aided by Gary's fantastic hosting. We took 2 boys aged 13 who learnt to wake board through Gary's tuition. It was their first time wake boarding and they are now hooked. Gary went out of his way to make us feel welcomed and gave us a tour of the marina and local area in his boat. The accommodation suited the four of us perfectly. The British TV and DVD selections were a welcome addition for the boys. The apartment is located in a prime position and is in a quieter area of the la manga strip. We didn't hire a car and coped without one. The local bus service serves the la manga strip well. However, if we were to visit again we would probably hire a car to make supermarket shopping easier and explore a little more. We used the mar menor beach more than the med as our boys loved playing on the large inflatables located on that side. Communication with Gary from start to end was fantastic. We would certainly look to return to this apartment.
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What a wonderful memorable first visit to La- manga and stay in Taray

My wife and I would very much like to thank Gary and Lynn for the warmth of their welcome and help during our stay at their apartment in La- manga. Nothing was too much trouble to them. Gary was particularly helpful with directions to Murcia city, Cartagena and Los Alcazares as we like to get around whilst on holiday. He even recommended places to eat and where to shop for food. What a guy. The apartment is true home from home with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The views from the balcony are great and make eating out there particularly special. The area was quiet which is what we like and in true Spanish style. Beaches amazing both on the Menor and the Mediterranean. Was sorry to leave after our 10 night stay. Could not recommend highly enough. Thanks again Gary and Lynn, we'll be back. Alan and Jacqueline
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Beautiful Holiday

Wow what a beautiful location with great sea views, set on such pretty grounds which are kept immaculate and with the choice of two swimming pools . Apartment was spotlessly clean ,fresh looking and well equipped with everything we needed , the extra little touches were well thought out DVDs , books, wifi, English TV . Lots of information can be found in the apartment with regards to restuarants , supermarkets etc .The owners Lyn & Gary were also onsite and were very friendly and helpful with further info & recommendations . The owners also do boat trips and watersport lessons we had an amazing day out on the boat I would highly recommend this . We had a lovely time thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and look forward to returning next year .
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my family escape

I could NOT have found better accommodation , friendlier host .Gary is a credit to your website.My 3 grandkids could not be kept out of pool . their parents loved the friendly safe atmosphere andeverything about the flat.I will recommend this flat to any of my friends coming to LA MANGA
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Great hollidays

Everything went very well. The apartment very clean and cosy. Gary the owner is very friendly and lives near the apartment, so if you need something just knock on his door :) Gardens and swimming pools in the complex very clean.
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Family holiday kids ages 10, 7 and 4

We had a really good holiday, Gary was very helpful and made us feel very comfortable. The pool area specifically is one of the nicest we have seen on the strip. The apartment was very functional, allowed us to have some meals from home. The only negative for us was the majority of family staying here were Spanish so our kids didn't have other families to play with. This is good in the respect that you definitely feel as though you have been in Spain which we would actually prefer but it does mean we had to keep the kids entertain. We all had a really nice time and will definitely be returning to La Manga and the Murcia area.
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Thank you Gary!

Gary was really friendly and kind, ready to help us for every need. The house is not huge but comfortable; there's no air conditioning but the place is windy, and the funs are sufficient. The beaches are really close, both the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean Sea.
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Would highly recommend

This is our second stay in the amazing apartment. The owners have thought of everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Perfect for couples and families, as you have the best of both worlds with the Mar Menor and Mediterranean sea. Great restaurants, but would recommend a car to explore this great place and surrounding towns, also water sports close by and a harbour. The owner of this apartment has a speed boat for hire for wakeboarding and water skiing lessons or just a wonderful ride around the strip for snorkelling:-). What are you waiting for!!!
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Another cracking visit!

We've stayed here a number of times now but we've never reviewed it before. As always, the apartment was immaculate on arrival, the kitchen well equipped and an array of things available to help you have a comfortable and enjoyable holiday. There was a large selection of books/dvd's/videos and cd's. There's a number of set top boxes to watch television, with English channels and well explained instructions to help with this. The balcony overlooks the small golf course and the Med and is a beautiful place to sit at any time of the day. There are a couple of good sized swimming pools, with plenty of space. The little bakery/café type place at the front of the complex does superb pastries and ice cream and is open for breakfasts which are very reasonably priced (2coffees, 3 BIG pastries and 2 orange juices was under £5!). The local area is nice and quiet with some lovely beaches and great for swimming/snorkelling either in the Med or in the Mar Menor. There are a couple of restaurants on site but my advice would be to go to the nearby marina. There are plenty of bars/reataurants around the boats, with some overlooking the Mar. A stunning place in the evening. Gary advised us to visit 'Martin' who owns one of the restaurants.(cant remember the name of it). The food was outstanding and he is a very good host. Speaks perfect English and was brilliant at entertaining my 6year old! Gary took us out a couple of times on his boat. He is absolutely superb at teaching waterskiing/wakeboarding and is VERY safety conscious. Even my son managed to have a go on a kneeboard and now wont stop talking about it!! All in all, another excellent holiday at an excellent apartment owned by a very helpful and caring couple. You wont be disappointed by this place!
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Great

We arrived on 14th September 2013 to beautiful weather 28 degrees, the apartment was very clean, kitchen very well equipped. Location was perfect, not too busy and plenty of very nice bars and restaurants. The Sunday market was good fun. Gary was very helpful and welcoming. Had a trip out on Gary's speedboat which was fabulous, I am nervous of boats and the sea but felt very safe with Gary and loved every minute of it. We have started planning our trip to La Manga for next year and hope to stay in the same apartment. Definitely take another boat trip, can't wait.
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Definitely recommended!

We had a great stay in La Manga. The apartment was clean, spacious and well maintained. Gary and Lyn were very friendly and hospitable. We enjoyed the relaxation of the area but also had a great time on Gary's boat learning to water ski and wake board - Gary's patience and encouragement was second to none! Whilst the Aldeas de Taray area is quiet and relaxing, there was plenty to keep the family occupied including golf and tennis. We highly recommend using this property.
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Very nice and relaxing week

Our stay at this apartment was perfect. The apartment was very nice and clean, everything we needed for our stay. The beds were very comfy and the view of the sea is amazing . The pools were good. Very quite the time we went so it felt like we had our own private pool. Both Gary and Lyn were very nice and helpful , their on hand if needed any advice about the area and contacted us in advance to see if we needed anything in due to us arriving after shops closed. Would be very happy to go back and stay in the apartment again. Due to us not hiring a car Gary was very helpful and helped us arrange transport to and from the airport. A very nice and relaxing week.
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June stay

Our holiday in La Manga was excellent. Our only difficulty was choosing whether to swim in the deep blue sea of the Mediterranean or the warm waters of the Mar Menor!! Both were excellent...and then of course there were the two lovely swimming pools within the complex to choose from too! Our water-obsessed children were truly spoilt for choice. The accommodation could not be faulted either. Gary and Lynn were meticulous and everything was as described. Very clean and comfortable with additional touches such as buckets, spades and games provided for the children and plenty of reading material for the grown-ups to help you unwind. Our questions were always promptly answered by Gary and Lynn and if they didn't know, then they made sure they would find out for you. We even had an excellent day out on Gary's Speedboat cruising the Mar Menor whilst hubby learnt to Wakeboard! Local restaurants in the area were also nice. We really cannot fault this holiday and would thoroughly recommend it to any couple or family wanting a relaxing stay in this region of Spain.
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La Manga Holiday

Lovely place to stay, great pools and beaches. Great place for the kids. Very friendly.
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Our part of Spain

Aldeas de Taray is a superb, quiet location, short flight from the UK to Murcia and a half hour drive from airport to the Apartment. With the calm flat crystal clear waters of the Mar Menor on one side and the Med on the other you have the best of both worlds with young and older children. Plenty of water sports inc skiing, wind surfing and body boarding with water side friendly taverners on the beaches selling teas, coffee and ice cold drinks for the kids. The supermarkets have everything that you will find in England with household named brands, the selection of fish and meats is as good as anywhere with fresh salad & veg on a daily basis for cooking in house when not visiting the nearby marina or its waterfront restaurants. There is a bakers a short walk away from the apartment, with a small green grocers for milk etc. The lovely beaches are all around with a small but testing 9 hole golf course across the road along with a driving range. There are two heated swimming pools in the complex, which again is situated right on the waterfront. Gary and his Wife make you feel very welcome and they have looked after and cared for the apartment you stay in, it has full kitchen facilities along with Tv, DVD`s and books etc. We have enjoyed holidays here since our children were young, we have also had weekends away with friends with out the kids and went again in July last year as a family for two weeks, Gary is a keen water sport enthusiast and has taught our boys to water ski, knee board and wakeboard, its like coming home, as I said "Our part of Spain"
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Would strongly recommend

We had a 10 day break with children aged 6 & 8 and would definitely be going again to the same resort/apartment which was clean, well presented and really could not be faulted. The facilities are very good for a small complex including many great restaurants within walking distance and especially the ice cream parlour which also bakes fresh bread daily. There are many great beaches along the La Manga Strip and the Harbour is also great for eating out. There are many supermarkets close by and would recommend hiring a car from the Airport to drive to these and getting about. You can just sit by the pools and stay on the complex or explore the La Manga area. Before going we were worried the kids would not enjoy but they cannot wait to go back, so we will be booking again soon.
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