Crown Resorts at Club Delta Mar
Example Booking: 56,500 eXpectations points, 7-nights, August 2017, 2-bed, sleeps 6
Available on RCI.com (at the time of writing: 6/1/2017) were 7-nights at the RCI Silver Crown Resort Club Delta Mar during the peak UK school holiday period of 12th – 19th August 2017. eXpectations members could have checked into a stylish 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6 guests) for just 56,500 points. TripAdvisor reviewers have commended the family friendly atmosphere of Club Delta Mar and the beautiful tropical gardens which surround the resort.
The Costa del Sol is a haven for holidaymakers seeking sunshine and sunbathing. Step back from the stunning coastline and you’ll find a fascinating culture brimming with intrigue and a cuisine to suit even the most stubborn of taste-buds.
Discover the charming village of Sitio de Calahonda, centrally located between Marbella and Fuengirola, presenting an ideal position for exploring the glamour and culture of the region. Relax upon miles of sandy beaches, rub shoulders with the rich and famous in Puerto Banus, tee off at Championship golf-courses or simply dream the days away under the sun’s warm embrace.
Enchanting Coastal Charm in Calahonda
A rural coastal charm has been crafted in Calahonda with sweeping sandy beaches accompanied by chilled sea-front bars and restaurants offering the finest in local cuisine. A community of traditionally styled white-washed villas are arranged throughout the lush greenery of Championship golf-courses and refreshing swimming pools.
Summer is in full swing in Calahonda during August with temperatures averaging 30 Degrees C and the sea perfect for a refreshing dip under the sunny skies of southern Spain.
RCI Silver Crown Resorts at Club Delta Mar
The south facing apartments of Club Delta Mar create a wonderful location for family holidays with plenty of amenities to keep the kids entertained. Crown Resorts offer a free shuttle service for guests to utilise the amenities at all of the resorts in the group as well as visit the local shops and relax upon the beach. Kick back alongside the large heated swimming pool with chilled drinks from the poolside bar or take a leisurely stroll through the beautiful gardens. Challenge the little ones to a round of mini-golf or basketball at the multi-sports courts before dining on Spanish and European cuisine at the poolside restaurant.
Step into your well-appointed 2-bedroom apartment coming complete with equipped kitchen for self-catered dining and comfortable bedrooms affording views over the resort with some facing toward the coast. A spacious lounge leads onto your private balcony/patio which is ideal for catching those last rays of evening sunshine before setting off into Calahonda for dinner.
Calahonda and the Costa del Sol
Catch the Calahonda Tourist Train and explore the village aboard an exciting land train fun for all the family from El Zoco and along The Strip, hop off if something catches your eye. Explore the attractive Puerto de Cabopino from it’s pretty harbour dotted with traditional restaurants to the board-walk and sweeping sandy beach, great for sandcastles and water-sports. Tee off at either the Miraflores or Cabopino golf-courses, both ideal for amateurs and pros alike with a range of challenging holes and stunning fairways.
Visit Tivoli World, the largest family entertainment centre on the Costa del Sol, with over 300 rides and attractions from Flamenco dancing to the Wild West, it’s all here! Admire the breath-taking views of the Costa del Sol from a Cable Car ride in Benalmadena, dine in style at the top and catch an intriguing birds of prey exhibition during your visit. Get your hearts racing at the fun-packed Aqualand Torremolinos with rides and attractions for the whole family, from the adrenaline rush of the Boomerang to the more relaxed Kidzworld. Also in nearby Torremolinos is Crocodile Park which is home to the biggest crocodile in Europe!
Explore the glitz and glamour of Marbella for a day, a short drive West from Club Delta Mar. Stroll along the Avenida del Mar to Puerto Banus spotting remarkable Salvador Dali sculptures and perhaps some famous faces along the way. Marbella’s romantic old quarter is sprinkled with Arabic influences and is perfect for a tranquil afternoon away from the beach. Marbella town centre is brimming with luxury shopping drawing the jet-set to the area as well as stylish bars and restaurants. For a more relaxed approach wander the Paseo de Maritimo running adjacent to the beach it is dotted with ice cream stalls, the perfect accompaniment for a day on the coast.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent holiday. 7-nights at Crown Resort Club Delta Mar were available on Expedia.co.uk during 12th – 19th August 2017 within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for £1,054 (based on 4 people sharing when we looked on 4/1/2017).
In comparison, we found this 7-night booking at Crown Resorts at Club Delta Mar during the same dates also within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for 56,500 points on RCI.com.
For members of eXpectations Plus, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to just under £634 (at the time of writing: 4/1/2017). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 56,500 points, 1x annual membership, 1x online RCI exchange fee and a resort utility surcharge of £31.
|Associated maintenance fees for 56,500 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£325|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£31|
So, by making this points booking, members of eXpectations Plus could have made a potential saving of over £400, based on the comparison above.
To compare this booking for yourself, select the same dates and room type above (2 bedroom sleeping 6) at Club Delta Mar on Expedia.co.uk.