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Playa Flamenca - 40 El Retiro

House with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and shared pool in Playa Flamenca, Spain

From £251 per week

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House to rent in Playa Flamenca, Spain

  • House
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shared pool
  • Internet
  • Near beach
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Parking

House overview - owner's description

3 Bedroom Townhouse – Free WiFi - Situated in a private, quiet, gated complex with communal pool - Close to beaches, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, shops, golf courses and aquaparks

40 El Retiro is a lovely townhouse in a quiet, private gated community with its own communal swimming pool and secure parking. The townhouse is well appointed with free WiFi, aircon and satellite tv and has three bedrooms - sleeping six - and two bathrooms. It is suitable for a range of holiday makers from families and golfing parties to those just seeking a quiet place to relax and get away from it all. (This area of the southern Costa Blanca - the Orihuela Costa - enjoys a fantastic warm Mediterranean climate with sunshine all the year round.)

Outside and away from the quietness of the private community, there is a very wide selection of activities for everyone throughout the day and into the small hours of the following morning!

For kids of all ages, within a 15 minute walk is Playa Flamenca’s blue flag beach - one of the nicest beaches along this stretch of the coast with its walkway connecting to the other popular beaches in the area. (Seven European blue flags for excellence have been awarded to local beaches at Playa Flamenca, Punta Prima, La Zenia, Cala Capitan, Cabo Roig, La Glea/Campoamor, and Barranco Rubio.) Other attractions within walking distance include Ten Pin Bowling at La Zenia Boulevard and the Orihuela Go-Karting track, whilst slightly further afield are the flumes and slides of the Aqua-parks at Quesada and Torrevieja (one of the largest in the region).
Torrevieja is a 10 minute drive away and is a popular Spanish town, boasting a marina, waterfront market, street entertainment, shops, numerous cafes, bistros, restaurants, bars, and a beautiful church square. (The palm-lined promenade and harbour board-walk are the ideal place to go for an evening stroll or for yet more activity there is the street market and fairground going on into the small hours of the morning.)

The nearest Mercadona Supermarket with a small shopping mall is about 250m away, whilst for a wider selection of shops, bars and restaurants with lively night-life, Playa Flamenca Commercial Centre is close by (1km) - also at a similar distance in the other direction is the fabulous new shopping mall, La Zenia Boulevard Shopping Centre - see video: - with many major brand fashion boutiques, major retail outlets, bars and restaurants together with a Casino, Ten Pin Bowling Alley, Pasta Run, an out door stage with big screen TV showing all major sporting events plus much much more.

Very close is the area's largest Saturday street market (200m) whilst slightly further away (2km) are the busy restaurants and bars and night-life of La Zenia. All in all, there is more than enough to meet the demands of even the most ardent shopaholic (with suitable watering holes for nourishment and refreshment!)

The southern Costa Blanca is rightly known as Costa del Golf and there are three championship golf courses within a 15 minute drive of the property:-

Las Ramblas - - built into a beautiful natural landscape of Mediterranean pines winding fairways and rugged ravines, this course - although not very long - still provides a challenge to any golfer.

Campoamor - - this impressive course winds its way through two connected valleys with wide and manicured fairways which offer a fair challenge to players of all abilities.

Villamartin - - previous host to the Mediterranean Open, Villamartin and its numerous old pine and olive trees provides many diverse challenges with no one hole similar in design to another.(Regardless of these challenges you can still enjoy the beautiful view over the Mediterranean Sea!)

Within a 30 minute drive, there are another eight courses, each with its own unique design, including the world famous La Manga and La Finca golf courses.

40 El Retiro is ideally situated being within easy walking distance for the wide range of local amenities and attractions yet it also has easy access to the main N-332 coastal road and the AP-7 motorway for those that want to travel and explore the local region. Having a rental car for freedom of movement away from the immediate area is therefore not a bad idea but is not essential as locally there is also an excellent bus and taxi service.


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7 out of 7 people recommend staying here

Family from Stowmarket, United Kingdom Aug 2016

Had a lovely relaxing holiday at this property. It was really home from home - well equipped kitchen, towels provided etc., We were quite often the only ones using the swimming pool. Beaches within walking distance. Saturday market was good. Plenty of places to eat & supermarkets close by. We hired a car and visited a water park and Cartagena. This complex had come recommended as a friend had stayed at another house on this gated community. First time I haven't booked a 'package' holiday and would definitely use Click Stay again and would definitely love to stay at this property again.

Reply from Paul

Thank you for such a lovely review - it is very much appreciated. We are so glad that you enjoyed your holiday and liked our house - we love it too! Paul and Liz

Family from Herts, United Kingdom Aug 2016

This is a lovely property and very well equipped for families. The location is great with plenty of local supermarkets, beaches, bars and restaurants, you really don't need a car. I would just say that the pool rules stipulate no inflatables, so this may be an issue if you have young children but otherwise its very good.

Reply from Paul

Thank you for your review - we will do our best to attend to the points you have raised.
Many thanks again,
Paul & Liz

Family from Belfast, United Kingdom Jul 2016

This was our 6th time staying at the property and have already booked again for next year. Great for families, excellent location!

Reply from Paul

Thanks for your review - and welcome back for next year!
Paul & Kiz

Family from Northfield, United Kingdom May 2016

Had a great holiday,the property was clean and tidy with everything you need.We have stayed in playa flamenca for the last 3 years and love that this property is in walking to beaches and supermarkets.Would happily return.

Reply from Paul

Thank you for your review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay!
Paul & Liz

From Birmingham, United Kingdom Aug 2012

We had a lovely stay, the property was clean and the pool area was always clean and tidy. It was very central for the supermarket and for restaurants and bars, and the Saturday Market was literally at the top of the road. We will definately look at going back again.
Thank you.

From Glasgow, United Kingdom Jul 2012

My family and I stayed in this property for just over 2 weeks at the beginning of July. We have holidayed in this area for the past couple of years and this property is by far the best equiped/maintained we have stayed in. The location of the property is ideal as all amenities are within walking distance. Ann and Ian are both wonderful people and made us more than welcome. The pool is excellent and kept our kids occupied for hours. I would recommend this property for families who do not wish to rent a car as everything you require for a successful holiday is on the doorstep of this delightful house. We will definately return next year.

2 other reviews

At first you could not imagine how secure yet not secluded you feel in this lovely villa. With bars and restaurants just around the corner, the beach a short walk, pubs shops markets (both super and street) what more could you ask for. Yet, you have privacy as you are within a complex of friendly helpful neighbours. The property has many wonderful features for that perfect family holiday - loads of bedroom space and bedrooms over two floors, an outside area to sit both front and back. The front looking onto a small garden and then the pool, the back more secluded with lockable gates and a seated area underneath the lemon tree. Cool marble floors and decorated with warmth and love, this is the perfect location for a family holiday that caters for all tastes.

We have stayed in this villa for the last 2yrs running and absolutely love it. We have 2 boys aged 10 and 7 and it is the ideal place for them. The villa itself is immaculate and has all the facilities we need including digital TV, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven, microwave, aircon etc. The complex on which the villa is situated is securely enclosed by locked gates, the shared pool is spotless and is shared by approx 10 villas although we have never seen it busy and mostly seem to have it to ourselves, the villa has its own sun loungers which you take out around the pool and there is always space! As yet we have not had to hire a car, the supermarket, bars, restaurants and beach are all within walking distance. There is a mixture of bars and places to eat in the square about 5mins walk away with a choice of chinese, thai, british, italian, indian foods, there is also a kids area with bungee trampolines and bouncy castles and a further 10mins walk takes you to a go-kart circuit which is for adults and children. Overall I cannot fault this villa and its location and will definatley be staying here again.

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This house is:

1.2km from the nearest beach 200m from the nearest bar 250m from the nearest restaurant 250m from the nearest supermarket 30km from Murcia airport 50km from Alicante Airport 1km from La Zenia Boulevard Shopping Centre 6km from Torrevieja 1.2km from La Zenia beach 1.2km from Playa Flamenca Beach

Local activities

Cycling 15km Fishing 15km Golf 15km Horse riding 15km Sports center 15km Walking 15km

Sights and attractions

Local food market 200m Museum 15km Shopping 15km Theatre 15km Zoo 30km Cinema 15km

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Outside this house in Playa Flamenca, Spain
This house is in a quiet area near the sea. It has a shared pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is not necessary as the house is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 21 October 2016

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 November 2016 - 30 September 2017: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 1 November 2017 - 30 September 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 1 November 2018 - 9 September 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.

Compulsory extras

  • Meet and greet

    £15.00 per booking, paid locally

  • cleaning and laundry charge

    £80.00 per booking, paid locally

Optional extras

  • airconditioning

    £25.00 per week, paid locally



3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in Living area


2 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Shared pool


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet, TV Languages in English, Spanish, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning throughout property, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden

Extra information

View of the swimming pool and front of the townhouse.


Average rating from 7 reviews

Private Owner From Wirral, United Kingdom Member since Jan 2014

Past bookings: 25 bookings

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