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Villacana is a popular, very pretty and well established beach front resort. This impressive resort is close to the traditional Spanish town of Estepona and only a short drive to the jet set locations of Marbella and Puerto Banus. Villacana offers the perfect beachfront holiday and is very popular for family holidays and also couples/friends wanting a relaxing getaway. Villacana boasts no fewer than 5 swimming pools all set in beautiful award-winning gardens full of a variety of colourful plants creating a vibrant and tropical feel. Villacana has lovely privately-owned apartments, townhouses and villas - all having either a Mediterranean sea view, roof terrace, a private enclosed patio or overlooks one of the smaller quieter central pools. All of the holiday homes lead directly and safely to the beach, no roads to cross.
The holiday properties are all sited around a village style development with streets including Eva, Elena, Picasso, Alberto, Miguel and the special sea view location of Jorge. The properties are intertwined around the gardens and smaller communal swimming pools on the complex. There is a main larger pool and adjoining children’s pool located very close to the beach front.
At the main pool and beach front are two restaurants and a club with bar providing entertainment in the evening. The beachside restaurant serves a good standard of International and European cuisine. Next to the main pool and fronted by the sandy beach is a spacious lawn area perfect for lounging and relaxation.
Villacana has a selection of restaurants and bars on-site making this destination very appealing for families looking for a holiday rental with all amenities within walking distance, and as Villacana is beachfront, all of the holiday villas and apartments are just a couple of minutes from the sandy beach. The Cancelada Beach is an extending sandy beach stretching for miles in either directions, and here you will find various beach bars such as the popular 'Heaven Beach Bar' which offers great food and live music daily during the season. The Villacana onsite mini-market, hairdressers, beauty salon and laundry service complete the facilities that cater for all of the visitors needs. A Tennis and paddle tennis court is located in the Albayalde complex.
One of the bars has a lovely setting overlooking the Villacana beach and Mediterranean sea. The beach is directly in front of this restaurant. Serving a varied selection of delicious char-grilled meat and seafood.
The various menu offers char-grilled fish and meat during the daytime and an "a la carte" international cuisine for the evening diner. Waiter service provides drinks and lights snacks. Open almost all year round. Inside and 'Al fresco' dining. Caribbean style beach umbrellas for shade and comfortable sunbeds facing the sea available for hire.
A warm welcome greets you to this Poolside restaurant. A very desirable location by the main Villacana pool. Good food is served either indoors or by the large pool, and also offers a take-away service. There is a games room for all the family to enjoy Afternoon teas, coffee and homemade cakes are served. Catering for celebrations, weddings and special events.
The upper deck restaurant is open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner virtually all year round. It offers dining with magnificent sea view and a varied selection of dishes to choose from snacks to a la carte. Main sporting events are shown live. Wifi internet is available.
There is a small supermarket in Villacana which is open nearly all year round. You can purchase daily newspapers, fresh bread and croissants, fruit, vegetables and all types of groceries. There are a number of larger supermarkets a few minutes drive away from the community. For emergencies, there are also a number of petrol stations, open 24 hours, that also have a mini market section.
For the sports enthusiast, visit the on site Tennis and Sports Club located in the north section of Villacana and has two all weather tennis courts and a small gym. Nearby is the Bel-Air Tennis and Paddle Club.
Pamper yourself and have the full beauty and hair treatment in the Villacana Hair and Beauty Salon. The Salon is situated in the south section of Villacana beachside resort, near the main swimming pool, and offers a full range of hairdressing and beauty treatments. Appointments are not always necessary, however, it is advisable to make an appointment during peak times.
Just across the road from Villacana is the quaint and very Spanish village of Cancelada which makes for a nice evening walk and is recommended for its gastronomic restaurants and bars offering a variety of delicious plates. There is a pharmacy, supermarket, tobacconists, tennis courts and selection of restaurants tapas bars and bars and the Cancelada market usually takes place on Fridays selling a great selection of fresh fruit and vegetables and a few clothing stalls. There are some restaurants and the “Buddha Gym” along the main road part of Cancelada. There are also lots of restaurants along the main road in both directions towards Estepona and Puerto Banus.
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