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Guide to Duquesa Self Catering Holidays

Duquesa is a marina situated half way between Marbella and Gibraltar. Set in a beautiful location on the Costa del Sol, and nestled between two clean blue flag beaches complete with beach bars.

The area is untouched by mainstream tour operators and there are no high rise hotels or apartment blocks. The area is dotted with luxury low rise apartments overlooking the beach and marina.

The port boasts a host of amenities including a supermarket, bank, butcher, gym, hairdressers and a wide choice of affordable, top class restaurants which include Chinese, Thai, Italian, English and not forgetting Spanish cuisine. There's also a great Italian ice cream shop as well as many boutiques and numerous bars. . There are also several Chiringuitos (beach bar/cafe) that serve hot and cold food all day - such as tapas, pasta, seafood, meat and fish dishes.
The nearest course, The Duquesa Golf and Country Club, is an 18 hole championship course designed by Sir Robert Trent Jones. This excellent course is set in a spectacular landscape. With 18 entertaining holes that will provide you with the opportunity to enjoy a round of golf under the sun with breezes from the Mediterranean.
The Costa del Sol has some of the best golf courses in Europe and over 35 courses are within 30 minutes drive of the apartment suitable for both the novices and the most skilled. Courses include the world renowned Valderrama (Ryder Cup 1977 host), Sotogrande, San Roque, La Quenta, La Canada, Real Club De Golf and Aloha.
Castillo De La Duquesa. The 18th Century fortress of Castillo de la Duquesa stands on the coast in the middle of what was once a large Roman fishing village. Archaeological excavations in recent years uncovered much more of the village making it one of the most extensive finds in the Andalucia region of Spain. Excavations have revealed a bath house, white mosaic floors, fish paste tanks, water conduits and salt pans.
Duquesa is an all year round destination with a moderate climate and over 300 days of sunshine make this an excellent holiday resort, not just through the Summer months.
Duquesa is also a perfect choice if you prefer to holiday without a car as everything is nearby.

Marbella - Famous for its designer shops such as Versace and Armani. Visit at night to experience the famous bustling night life in the numerous bars and clubs or try your luck on the roulette wheel at the celebrity frequented casino.
Puerto Banus - Dine in the most exclusive quayside restaurants and bars overlooking the marina with its multi-million pound super-yachts and exotic sports cars.
Estepona - Golf & Equestrian centre and riding school and one of the best markets in the area - twice a week.
Rhonda - Beautiful traditional Spanish village set high in the mountains.
You may want to consider taking day trips to the following: Morocco in Africa (Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakech) from Algerciras, Grenada, Seville, Skiing - 2-3 hours drive away in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Selwo National Park (Estepona), Park Aquatico (large water park).
Gibraltar. Just 30 minutes drive away. First time visitors will be pleasantly surprised with the diverse range of attractions on offer in Gibraltar. Steeped in history that has evolved from its strategic location at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, where Europe meets Africa, visitors are assured of breathtaking scenery, wildlife and architecture, that captures the unique flavour of this Mediterranean City and its inhabitants.
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