Great location for the beach and fantastic views of the Mediterranean from the apartment, located at a nice level on the third floor with little disturbance from the thoroughfare below or neighbouring properties.
The apartment was clean and had everything we required for inside the apartment, and looks as advertised if not a little tired. The beds were disappointingly all single and included only two sets of non matching single bedding for a 12 night stay, we had to make the beds ourselves which was a first in a holiday rental. The apartment only had two small bath towels and two small hand towels so we ended up washing and reusing both towels and bedding.
Being experienced tourists we suggest the manager of the apartment should consider the majority of people travelling by air do not carry beach towels or beach chairs so we had to buy these and leave them behind as a gift, hopefully the manager/owner will leave these in the apartment for use by other guests / visitors to the apartment. Only one set of keys which was at times very inconvenient.
The local Hyper Market El Campo in easy walking distance, we arrived on a Sunday and this store closes on Sundays (out of season September). We were advised about the nearest Carrefour Hypermarket (open on Sunday) five minutes up the road (car required).
A lack of places to eat out close by (guess to due mid September season close) thankfully we hired a car, we feel this was essential for visiting the areas in an around Valencia.
No safety deposit box. The patio windows onto the balcony did not securely lock, used a peg to hold the mechanism in place. The wind whistles loudly through bedroom shutters when closed, really requires some form of draught proofing to suppress the noise when trying to rest/sleep. Apartment just cleaned the once prior to arrival.
The lift from the allocated underground car park space area did not work from the car park to the apartment you had to walk up one floor then outside and back in through another door and then get the lift to the apartment, the lift worked on the way down right to the car parking area, apparently a fault on the key but other residence managed to call the lift to the car park level.
The entire grassed public recreational area outside the front of the apartment is used solely by a large group of what appear to be local people for exercising their dogs socialisation and toilet which also at times was noisy and quite unpleasant. We could see a fenced dog toilet area at the far end of this area was signed for such use, this was not used while we were around.
We enjoyed our stay in the area, we liked the apartment, the location was for us good for travelling around, very pleased we hired a car which you can leave free of charge at the metro station and catch the tram into Valencia, we loved visiting the small places around the city and travelling into the mountains, local beaches and nature reserves, things we doubt we would have done without a car. We are glad we did our research on the local area before we travelled.
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