COSTA DEL GOLF IS A GOLFER'S PARADISE. ON THE BEACH! 5 STAR CLUB PLAYAS DEL DUQUE is in PUERTO BANUS, the Costa Del Sol's most prestigious and sought after accommodation where you can simply step out of the garden directly on to the sandy beach and into the soothing waters of the Mediterranean sea. Located in a wonderfully unique, natural setting, enjoying an exceptional climate, this apartment offers every possible comfort for your stay. We offer the highest quality in a peaceful development, within 30 thousand square meters of the prize winning tropical gardens, yet only a few minutes walk from the opulent social life of Marina PUERTO BANUS in Marbella. Our gardens have 3 swimming pools with integral children's' pools, life guard attendance, fountains, lily ponds and streams. The gardens host an open air restaurant and cafe exclusively for residents. This very safe and secure development is located directly on the beach with two security gates - one leads on to the Blue Flag sandy beach, into the inviting Mediterranean sea and the lavish Ocean Club with its fabulous huge seawater swimming pool. The other security gate leads into the famous PUERTO BANUS MARINA which is a two minute walk either along the sandy beach or by using the board-walk. The gardens and apartment are wheelchair and push-chair friendly. The board-walk is accessible from our garden gates which make the beach and Marina PUERTO BANUS so easy to navigate. The 24 hours concierge / reception facilitating your arrival and departure times making them totally flexible and at your convenience plus an underground parking space is provided with elevator access. The complex enjoys a most luxurious exclusive health and beauty SPA with its own indoor heated swimming pool, well equipped gym, a multitude of dance & exercise classes, sauna, steam room and Turkish hammam, massages (reasonable entrance fee payable directly to club). You will also find on site; 24/7 supermarket, pharmacy, restaurants and cafes. Puerto Banus is the most loved resort in Spain enjoying a sunny micro climate protected by the magnificent Sierra Blanca Mountain range. Apart from the world famous marina, displaying multi-million pound yachts, it has wonderful sandy beaches, restaurants, beauty salons, cinemas, art galleries, designer boutiques, department stores, post office, bakery, English & other nationality newspaper shop, pharmacy, medical services, alfresco cafes, plenty of night-life, bars, banks, casino, bridge clubs, all water sports, bowling alley, horseback riding, bowling green, tennis and golf clubs, play grounds, water parks, crocodile farm, dolphin excursions, tours to the mountain villages, Gibraltar and across the waters into Morocco. Car is not necessary: You definitely do not need a car when holidaying in one of our apartments as everything you need is immediately accessible or just a few minutes' walk. However, we do include a designated car space inside the building accessible by elevator from the apartment, should you require it and at no extra charge. Malaga or Gibraltar airports are 35 minutes drive.Information on airport collection and car hire is available. Apartment details: The lounge balcony has stunning views of the manicured gardens and Andalusian fountain and a pool. This apartment has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and sleeps up to 4 people. An airy and light contemporary lounge and dining areas are luxuriously appointed with high quality furnishings, dining table, flat screen Satellite TV with UK and other European Channels plus DVD player. The apartment is centrally air conditioned for heating and cooling throughout. Spacious master bedroom with Juliet balcony, tastefully decorated with high quality furnishings, a luxury quality super king size bed plus fitted wardrobes. The en-suite bathroom is all marble, full bath tub/shower, WC, bidet, twin vanity unit. Contemporary guest bedroom with twin beds and fitted wardrobes plus a Juliet balcony. Guest bathroom is all marble, walk in shower, bidet, WC and vanity unit. New modern kitchen is fully fitted with fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, electric hob and oven, washing machine and separate dryer, electric kettle & toaster, coffee maker. All cutlery, crockery, utensils, glassware, etc are provided including pans and oven dishes. A separate utility room is en-suite to the kitchen. There is a convenient serving hatch from the kitchen to the dining area. Steam iron & ironing board plus two hair-dryers are provided. Dine alfresco for breakfast, lunch or dinner as the balcony has a smart rattan dining table with views of the park like tropical gardens, pool and Andalusian fountain. WiFi Unlimited fibre optics connection with speed up to 50MB is available upon request We provide an up to date folder in the apartment, giving lots of information about the local areas of interest, leaflets on tours and activities, restaurant and take away menus, emergency service contact details etc. Every Saturday morning there is a popular street market located at the bullring in Puerto Banus. This market is the largest open market on the Costa Del Sol. Andalucia Region: There are eight Andalusian provinces, a journey around the lands of Almería, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Malaga, Huelva, Jaén and Seville. Each so close, and yet each so different.Hidden throughout the length and breadth of the rich geography of Andalusia’s eight provinces are lovely cities which deserve a privileged position for their beauty, their priceless architectural heritage, or simply for their traditions. Daily tours are available from here to all these provinces plus Gibraltar and Morocco. If you are a golfer, this is Costa Del Golf - Golf experience holidays. Within the length of this coast, there are over fifty spectacular golf courses offering international standards and designs. The golf clubs are available for anyone to play and to use all their facilities without membership restrictions - daily entrance fees apply for about 40 Euro for 18 holes. Our area boasts some of the best golf courses in Europe including, but not limited to the Valderama course which hosted the 1997 Ryder Cup and the American Express Match Play Championships. In PUERTO BANUS you are located in the centre of the Golfing environment where there are 5 world renowned Golf Courses. Centrally; Las Brisas, Aloha, La Quinta, Los Naranjos and Dame de Notche for night golf and there are many other courses to the East and to the West within half an hour's drive in either direction. West of Puerto Banus: Sotogrande, Duquesa, Estepona, Flamengos Golf & Resort, Monte Mayor, El Paraiso, Club Del Golf El Coto is 9 holes, Atalaya Golf and Country Club, Guadalmina Club Del Golf is 45 holes. East of Puerto Banus: Marbella Golf and Country Club, Santa Maria, La Cala Resort, Miraflores, Cabopino with wonderful views, Torrequabrada, Mijas Golf is a busy course, La Noria is flat 9 holes.