Crown Resorts Club La Riviera
Example Booking: 55,000 eXpectations points, July 2018, 2-bed sleeps 6
eXpectations members could be soaking up the Mediterranean sun at Crown Resorts Club La Riviera by checking into a delightful two-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6). This great summer holiday was available to book on RCI.com on 18/09/2017 for 7-nights during 14th – 21st July 2018 for just 55,000 eXpectations points.
The charming whitewashed apartments at Crown Resorts Club La Riviera are situated in the heart of the Costa del Sol, Spain. This idyllic place is perfect for those seeking tranquility in beautifully manicured gardens for lazy days around heated outdoor pools. The golden sandy beach, restaurants and bars can be enjoyed in La Cala de Mijas, approximately 1km away. The old Andalusian fishing village is now a popular tourist destination lying between Fuengirola and Marbella, making it a great central base to explore the Costa del Sol.
Coast of the Sun
The Costa del Sol is a region on the south coast of Spain boasting an average of 300 sunshine days per year, attracting visitors to enjoy a wide selection of outdoor activities in glorious weather. July on the Costa del Sol sees approximately 12-hours of daily sunshine with temperatures averaging 23 degrees Celsius.
Crown Resorts Club La Riviera RCI Silver Crown
The Crown Resorts Group provides over 25-years of professional hospitality throughout their five-holiday clubs situated in beautiful locations, including Club La Riviera. Check into your spacious apartment beautifully decorated with well-designed amenities to guarantee you feel at home. Each apartment features an equipped kitchen including washing machine and microwave, double and separate twin bedrooms. The living area provides a comfortable sofa bed and dining area where you can relax watching TV and enjoy the views from your furnished balcony.
Tall palm trees sway in the gentle breeze around the outdoor pool creating a wonderful place to unwind. Relax whilst the little ones have fun playing with new friends in the toddler’s pool. Throughout the summer months, guests can take advantage of the facilities at the nearby Delta Mar Reception and Leisure Centre. A free shuttle service is provided from Club La Riviera to other Crown Resorts, as well as the beach, restaurants and shops. The prestigious town of Marbella is approximately a 15-minute drive away and Malaga Airport is about 24-miles, so those wishing to hire a car can be assured of finding private parking at Club La Riviera.
Calahonda and Beyond
Exploring the Costa del Sol is a memorable experience as this region offers great diversity from beautiful beaches to traditional whitewashed villages surrounded by olive groves and cosmopolitan towns bursting with history and modern facilities.
Visit the quaint town of La Cala de Mijas offering an authentic Spanish atmosphere with miles of soft sandy beaches. Stop at one of the many restaurant bars lining the coastline for a cool drink or fresh fish dishes. Try the delicious BBQ sardines, a Spanish specialty. Hire a comfortable sun lounger and umbrella to spend the day relaxing in the sun and swimming in the clear sea.
The popular town of Fuengirola is approximately a 20-minute drive from La Calas de Mijas, hosting a fantastic choice of leisure facilities and interesting sights to see. Have fun with the excellent choice of water sports and beach activities along the long stretch of beach. Admire the ancient Sohail Castle, built AD 956 its hilltop location offers breathtaking views of the coastline and Fuengirola town. In the summer months, visitors can enjoy concerts, festivals and the open medieval market held in the castle grounds.
Explore the Costa del Sol
Enjoy a family day out at Bioparc Fuengirola, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017 winner. This fabulous zoo features a jungle area filled with many different animal species from all over the world, including Africa and Asia. The park has been beautifully designed to imitate the wildlife to encourage the animals to live a natural life. Discover every type of animal, bird, and reptile imaginable. Watch playful monkeys in the treetops and giant tortoises taking a leisurely stroll through the vegetation. Admire the colours of the tropical birds, watch the graceful pink flamingos wading in the rock pools and learn the fascinating habits of the birds of prey. Madagascar Island is a favourite attraction for many where you can experience close encounters with the delightful lemurs.
The sophisticated town of Marbella is just a 30-minute drive from Club La Riviera. Visitors can enjoy the Golden Mile with its glamorous nightclubs, designer shops and top-class restaurant bars. Stroll along the coastal promenade to Puerto Banús marina and browse prestigious boutiques and drink cocktails with views of the luxury yachts. Marbella is a treasure trove of entertainment, from basking in the sun on La Fontanilla beach to exhilarating water sports and private city tours. Visit Orange Square, a hidden gem in the heart of Marbella, the historical old town features traditional buildings with balconies showered with bright coloured bougainvillea, small alleyways lined with charming restaurants, café bars and boutiques.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent booking. 7-nights at Crown Resorts Club La Riviera were available on Expedia.co.uk during 14th – 21st July 2018 within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for £1,063 (based on 6 people sharing when we looked on 18/9/2017).
In comparison, we found this 7-night booking at Crown Resorts Club La Riviera during the same dates also within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for 55,000 points on RCI.com (when we looked on: 18/9/2017).
For eXpectations Plus members, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to £595 (at the time of writing: 26/9/2017). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 55,000 points, 1x annual membership and 1x online RCI exchange fee.
So, by taking this eXpectations exchange holiday you could have made a potential saving of over £450, based on the comparison above.
|Associated maintenance fees for 55,500 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£317|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£0|
See for yourself! Check out the costs of a 2-bedroom apartment sleeping up to 6 people for 7 nights during 14th – 21st July 2018 at Crown Resorts Club La Riviera on Expedia.co.uk.