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"RETAMARICO": an island of peace. Pool

"RETAMARICO" is a full equipped one bedroom apartment in El Toyo, a quiet place even in high season. The location is privileged: the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata - Níjar. WIFI.

The urbanization
The urbanization
The urbanization faces to the Golf Course
The urbanization faces to the Golf Course
The Promenade comes into the Natural Park
The Promenade comes into the Natural Park
El Arrecife de las Sirenas (Siren 's reef)
El Arrecife de las Sirenas (Siren 's reef)
The "lighthouse" of Cabo de Gata
The "lighthouse" of Cabo de Gata

Quick overview

  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 3
  • 1 bathroom
  • 7 m² terrace
  • Shared pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Terrace furniture
  • Satellite
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Lift
From
260£ 230$ 299
Per week
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Description (written by the owner)

"RETAMARICO" is a full equipped one bedroom apartment in El Toyo, a quiet place even in high season. The location is privileged: the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata - Níjar. WIFI.

"RETAMARICO" is a bright apartment on the first floor of a building with elevator, located in the urbanization El Toyo (Almería), a quiet and family place even in high season. The environment is privileged, next to the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata - Níjar: a paradise in the Mediterranean.

It has a terrace of 12 sqm, facing west, and overlooks the swimming pools, gardens, and 18-hole golf course which is just behind the fence. In addition to sunbathing, the terrace it is very pleasant for reading, making meals or having a snack during most of the year. It has a round table with 6 chairs.

At the entrance of the apartment there is a small hall, insulated with a door, which overlooks the living-dining room. In it there is a table where you can comfortably eat 4 people, two sofa beds and a comfortable armchair. The TV is hanged on the wall, and you can change orientation. The exit to the terrace is through two sliding glass doors.

The living room connects to the kitchen through a door. There is also a window from the kitchen to the living room, with a small ledge very comfortable to leave the dishes and platters before and after using it in the dining area. The kitchen is equipped with ceramic hob, microwave, refrigerator with freezer, extractor fan, coffee maker, toaster, and kettle. In the kitchen is also the washing machine.

From the living room there is another door that -with a small corridor- connects to the bedroom and bathroom. So this area can be isolated.

The bedroom has a bed of 150x190 cm, a large built-in wardrobe and bedside tables that are also drawers. The large window is facing southwest.

The bathroom has a bathtub, sink, bidet and WC. It also has a window to the outside.

All windows and glass doors of the house are double glazed, and with a very good thermal insulation.

The house has an iron and a hairdryer. WIFI is also available.

The apartment has a parking space under the building, but you can also leave the car in the street, but within the urbanization, which is accessed through a door, and has private security service 24 hours.

The urbanization has two swimming pools, and paddle tennis court.

LOCATION

El Toyo urbanization was built next to the Retamar urbanization for the XV Mediterranean Games, held in Almería at the beginning of the summer of 2005. That is why its avenues have the names of the cities that until that moment had organized of Mediterranean Games.

The environment of El Toyo is privileged. It is located 13 kilometers from Almería, and 20 kilometers from the Cabo de Gata Lighthouse. It is in the Cabo de Gata - Níjar Natural Park: the first protected maritime and terrestrial space of Andalucía, and that was also internationally recognized as a Biosphere Reserve and Geopark.

Almeria International Airport is just 8 km away.

Cabo de Gata-Níjar has the 50 kilometers of best-preserved cliff coast on the European Mediterranean coast. In the area you will find urban beaches like San José and Aguamarga; large magnificent natural beaches such as Mónsul and Los Genoveses; hidden and almost inaccessible coves like Carnaje and Enmedio; and spectacular volcanic and reef cliffs such as Punta de los Muertos and Mesa Roldán

It has a sea bed with extensive oceanic Posidonea meadows, and an abundant fauna: crabs, octopuses and fishes, among them the nacra, the largest protected bivalve of the Mediterranean considered a true jewel of nature.

Close to the fishing village of San Miguel, the salt lakes of Cabo de Gata concentrate much of the avifauna of the Park. Throughout the year more than 80 species of birds can be observed.

One of the most significant features of the natural park is its humanized character. Numerous abandoned cortijos, water and wind systems all recognized as a Property of Cultural Interest, are integrated in the landscape and are the testimony of a culture, largely disappeared.

It is worth visiting Almería for its original old town, and the atmosphere of tapas in its narrow streets.

Towards the interior of the province, and to a maximum distance of 70 km there are also many worthy towns to visit: Tabernas, Laujar del Andarax, Níjar, Fondón. You can enjoy the rich and varied local gastronomy, the picturesque of its urban and rural landscapes, and the cheerful and welcoming character of the people.

NEARBY ATRACTIONS:

• Outdoor activities in the Cape area: kayaking, scuba diving, horseback riding, bicycle rental:

• Interesting places in the Natural Park:: Las Salinas, Arrecife de Las Sirenas, Mirador de la Amatista, Valle de Rodalquilar, Centro de Interpretación de la Naturaleza Las Amoladeras, Calas de “Genoveses” y “Mónsul”, etc.

• Towns in the Natural Park:

- San José: it is considered the capital town of the Natural Pak, with great views to Mediterranean Sea.

- San Miguel de Cabo de Gata: traditional fishing village. Today it combines this activity with intensive agriculture in nearby greenhouses. For its fishing tradition, it is an excellent place to taste fresh fish of the area, cooked in the traditional style.

- Rodalquilar: in the heart of the Natural Park, and in the middle of a valley with the same name.

• Other towns near apartment:

- Níjar: beautiful village that maintains the style of white houses and vestiges of its Arab heritage. You can buy handicrafts from the area, mainly pottery, and colourful pottery, as well as its famous and traditional “jarapas”. It is also worth to enjoy its gastronomy (gurullos, rags, talvinas, fish casserole, etc.)

- Tabernas: due to its location, surrounded by mountain ranges that prevent the arrival of clouds, its municipal term is one of the driest in Europe (only 240 mm annual precipitation). Surrounded by a desert landscape, it became famous because in it were built numerous settlements of the west for the filming of films, some of them very famous western. These villages can still be visited.

It is also characteristic of Tabernas the oil. The climatic influence of the desert gives special peculiarities.

- Las Alpujarras (almerienses): Laujar de Andarax, Padules, Fondón, Alhama de Almería, ... In total there are 24 villages located in the foothills of Sierra Nevada, where the Andarax River flows. For its beauty, and historical tradition are worth visiting, and taste its wines, sweets, sausages, etc.

• Almería: it is the capital of Almería city, and only 16 km from “Retamarico”. It is a nice and family city. In the narrow streets of the city center there are a lot of bars to have very nice tapas.

GOLF COURSES

Close to El Toyo there are some Golf Courses:

• Alborán Golf (El Toyo, 1,2 km)

• La Envía Golf (Vícar, 39 km)

• Golf Playa Serena (Roquetas de Mar, 48 km)

• Golf Almerimar (El Ejido, 64 km)

• Playa Macenas Golf (Mojácar, 66 km)

Tourist licence
VFT/AL/-02467

Facilities

General:

beach towels, linen, towels

Outside:

shared pool, terrace, terrace furniture, parking, lift

Inside:

Wi-Fi, satellite, air conditioning, heating, washing machine, tv, intercom, iron, ironing board

Kitchen:

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

Bathroom:

bath tub

Beds:

1 double bed, 1 sofa bed

Views

sea views, mountain views, golf views, pool views

Suitable for

suitable for the elderly, pets considered, no smoking inside, car recommended

The area

Distances

Airport (Almería): 8 kilometers
Beach: 800 meters
Golf: 1 kilometer
Shops: 1 kilometer

Local leisure

small shops, restaurants, café, board walk

Local activities

cycling, diving, fishing, golf, horse riding, hiking, sailing, surfing, swimming, walking, wind surfing

Prices

From To 1 week 2 weeks Night Min. stay
01 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2018 325£ 287$ 374 600£ 531$ 690 60£ 53$ 69 5 Nights
01 Nov 2018 20 Dec 2018 260£ 230$ 299 480£ 424$ 552 45£ 40$ 52 5 Nights
21 Dec 2018 09 Jan 2019 325£ 287$ 374 600£ 531$ 690 - 1 Week
10 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 260£ 230$ 299 480£ 424$ 552 45£ 40$ 52 5 Nights
01 Apr 2019 31 May 2019 325£ 287$ 374 600£ 531$ 690 60£ 53$ 69 5 Nights
01 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2019 360£ 318$ 414 670£ 592$ 770 65£ 57$ 75 5 Nights
01 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 460£ 407$ 529 875£ 774$ 1,006 - 1 Week
01 Sep 2019 30 Sep 2019 360£ 318$ 414 670£ 592$ 770 65£ 57$ 75 5 Nights
01 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2019 325£ 287$ 374 600£ 531$ 690 60£ 53$ 69 5 Nights
01 Nov 2019 20 Dec 2019 260£ 230$ 299 480£ 424$ 552 45£ 40$ 52 5 Nights
21 Dec 2019 09 Jan 2020 325£ 287$ 374 600£ 531$ 690 - 1 Week
10 Jan 2020 31 Mar 2020 260£ 230$ 299 480£ 424$ 552 45£ 40$ 52 5 Nights
01 Apr 2020 31 May 2020 325£ 287$ 374 600£ 531$ 690 60£ 53$ 69 5 Nights
Unless otherwise stated, payment is charged in: € View total price
Deposit
200.00£ 176.84$ 229.88
Final cleaning:
45.00£ 39.79$ 51.72
Electricity:
Included in the price
Linen and towels:
Included in the price
Pets:
Included in the price
Water:
Included in the price
Wi-Fi:
Included in the price
Payment methods accepted:
Paypal, Bank transfer, Cash on arrival
Before paying, call the rental manager to confirm payment details
Notes:
1. ELECTRICITY: consumption exceeding 50 KWH per week according to counter will be paid by guests at 0,25 Euros per KWH
2. PETS: ask to host
3. Checking in the apartment AT NIGHT (from 10PM to 10AM) will be charged extra fee (25 Euro) for the keyholder
4. NOT allowed to smoke inside the house

Longer stays considered (1 - 6 months)

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Reviews for this apartment in Almería city

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Clean and neat on arrival
The advertised facilities were present and in working order
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The property lived up to our expectations
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Quick and proper communication
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