• Stunning villa for 18 guests
• Bunk room for 6 children
• Fantastic terrace and pool
• Mini tennis court
Located on the outer edge of a residential zone in upmarket Puerto Calero, from the kerb it looks like a pretty little maisonette that might have good views towards the sea, it doesn't prepare you for what's going on below street level. You enter into an attractive living and dining room, the stand out piece is the beautifully aged dining table and access to the kitchen. Once you open the shutters, be prepared for a shock but in a good way, as you see the huge wrap around verandah, the pool and huge entertaining terrace below, the mini tennis court and the wonderful views over palm trees to the sea.There's loads of space for every one of the maximum 18 guests to relax, sunbathe, enjoy the views, play tennis and eat from the barbecue.
The villa is close to the Hesperia Hotel which has a spa centre and restaurant that're open to the public to use, you can also pick up the promenade that leads into the centre of Calero from in front of the hotel. Calero is compact but seems to have all you need, great choice of restaurants and cafes, designer boutiques, grocery shops and a stunning marina with cheap water taxis to the beaches and lively night life in nearby Puerto del Carmen, it's about a euro each way or you can walk along the footpath in under 30 minutes. There is usually a small public beach at the hotel but the sand is regularly washed away when the sea's a little livelier than normal, it's a bonus if the beach is there, if not you can swim from the rocks, but take care.
On the upper floor are the master suite with super-king size bed and bathroom with over-bath shower and two double bedrooms each with king-size bed and en suite shower room. Each bedroom has doors to the raised verandah with fantastic views, air con and built-in storage. Towards the rear of the property is a spacious room with 6 bunks where younger party members can all enjoy their holiday together, having fun. Guest toilet.
Also on this level is the well-equipped kitchen with built-in appliances and rustic style wooden units with a white stone worktop. Very spacious living and dining room with comfy seating and wall mounted TV, dining table for 8 with another dining table for 6 out on the shaded verandah, dining with sea views! Steps from the here down to the pool and sun terrace.
On the lower floor is an enormous, almost self-contained apartment with two double bedrooms, each with doors out to the terrace and ceiling fans to keep guests cool; large living space with kitchenette, lounge and shower room with walk-in shower.
On the enormous terrace is the swimming pool, which can be heated for a supplementary charge, and extensive sun terrace with a dozen sun loungers, there's a large built-in barbecue terrace with dining and a shaded outdoor chill-out zone with rattan furniture. There's also a half-sized tennis court that most guests really enjoy, organising mini tournaments with the children and there's a useful pool shower and toilet.
Private swimming pool, 10m x 5m, can be heated for a supplementary charge of €140 paid locally
End of stay cleaning charge paid in cash €320 on arrival
Prices based on a party of 12, supplement for extra guests
Marina shops and restaurants 1.35km
Hesperia hotel, spa and restaurant 500m
Playa Chica beach 6.5km by car
Walk 25 mins or water taxi €1 each way
Air conditioned bedrooms
Fans in lower bedrooms
Oven and hob
Chill out zone by pool
Mini tennis court