Ona Club Bena Vista, Estepona
Example Booking: 29,500 eXpectations points, 7-nights, April 2017, 2-bed, sleeps 6
Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Sierra de Ronda mountains in the historic white-washed town of Estepona is the RCI Hospitality Ona Club Bena Vista. Members of eXpectations Holidays could have checked into a stylish 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for just 29,500 points during 15th – 22nd April 2017. This holiday was available on the RCI website at the time of writing (18/8/2016) and is the perfect opportunity to escape to the Costa del Sol for 7-nights during the UK Easter School Holidays. Temperatures average 18 Degrees C in April with low rain forecast making this the perfect opportunity to soak up some Easter sunshine.
White-washed town of Estepona
Southern Spain enjoys a favourable annual climate with approximately 325 days of sunshine throughout the year, ideal for exploring this fascinating region. From relaxing upon the popular La Rada beach to strolling amongst the colourful hanging baskets in the old town, Estepona has something for all.
Estepona is located centrally between both Gibraltar and Malaga airports, with each approximately 50-minutes transfer to the Ona Club Bena Vista.
Ona Club Bena Vista RCI Hospitality
Indulge in true Mediterranean ambience within your own stylish 2-bedroom white-washed apartment settled within tropical gardens and surrounded by a stunning mountain-scape.
The pastel décor of the apartments interior relaxes you from the moment you step in and comes complete with high-quality amenities for a comfortable stay. From a well-appointed kitchen to south-facing balcony you are sure to have all you will need for the perfect self-catered holiday. Kick back poolside sipping on chilled drinks and soak up the peaceful atmosphere of the Ona Club Bena Vista.
Discover the Costa del Sol
The Costa del Sol, sometimes referred to as the Costa del Golf, is famed for its numerable golf-courses with over 70 for keen golfers to choose from. Just a short chip away is the El Paraiso Golf-course, designed by the famous pro Gary Player.
Longing for some local cuisine? Try the La Casa del Rey restaurant, this excellent tapas bar was voted in TripAdvisor’s Top 3 restaurants in Estepona, out of more than 380 restaurants! Explore Estepona’s old town with a wander around its cobbled streets, stopping off at Plaza de las Flores de Estepona, a charming little square filled with floral displays, for coffee by the fountain.
Visit the 15th Century city of Ronda, elevated above the El Tajo gorge around an hour north from Estepona, famous for its beautiful 120-metre tall Puente Nuevo bridge. Further afield, Gibraltar is a fascinating day trip where you can explore the wonderful St Michael’s cave and meet the monkeys of Gibraltar rock! Alternatively, head East to cosmopolitan Malaga and admire the magnificent Picasso museum, taste eclectic seafood dishes or indulge in a spot of designer shopping.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent holiday. 7-nights at Ona Club Bena Vista were available on Booking.com during 15th – 22nd April 2017 within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for £718 (based on 4 people sharing when we looked on 18/8/2016).
In comparison, we found this 7-night holiday at Ona Club Bena Vista during the same dates also within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for just 29,500 points on RCI.com. The total price for this holiday (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) came to £467 (based on 6 people sharing). This included: the associated maintenance fees for 29,500 points, 1x annual membership, 1x online RCI exchange fee and a £22 utility surcharge from the resort.
|Associated maintenance fees for 29,500 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£170|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£22|
So, by taking this eXpectations points holiday you could have made a potential saving of over £250, based on the comparison above.
Update: If you’re looking for a UK Summer School holiday, take a look at our article at Ona Club Bena Vista in August within a 2-bedroom apartment for just 62,000 eXpectations points.