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Villa Gadea, Luxury penthouse 'Isla Vista' next to Beach, great sea views, Altea

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, stunning sea views throughout + WIFI

An exclusive duplex penthouse at Villa Gadea is now included within our range of similar apartments . Sited in this secure luxury, front-line development, in a tranquil corner of the Costa Blanca. Set in extensive landscape gardens, beside the sea with a backdrop of majestic mountains and direct access to the beach. It provide a spectacular setting for your special holiday. Enjoy relaxing walks through the lush tropical gardens, past glittering pools, down to the blue flag beach with summer cafes & a children's playground, creating the perfect Mediterranean experience. The apartment has spectacular views across Altea Bay from almost every room. The upper terrace with its sea views offers secluded sun bathing and a Jacuzzi spa for that extra special experience. The lower terrace has a comfortable outdoor sofa and arm chairs with views across the swimming pool below to panoramic sea vistas and visiting international yachts moored around the little L'Olla island.

Hotel, spa, gym, tennis and golf: HOTEL, SPA, GYM, TENNIS & GOLF

Directly beside Villa Gadea is the 5* MELIA VILLA GADEA HOTEL which is open to non residents. The hotel has a luxury Thalasso spa & gym; restaurants & bars overlooking a large organic tiered swimming pool. Lush gardens lead to the blue flag beach with crystal clear waters and lifeguards. This hotel offers the further facilities of a gym, sauna, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, squash courts, paddle-tennis, indoor & open-air pools. Golf is available nearby.

The coastline and bays around Altea provide excellent marina facilities. All types of water sports & sailing schools with hire and tuition available are available nearby. For those who like to enjoy the the coastline from the sea, there are many different boat excursions up and down the Costa Blanca.

Culture: Altea is considered one of the most important cultural centres of the Valencian Community. There are a wide variety of cultural offerings, galleries and projects.

The Palau Altea, a recently built culture and concert centre, seats 1,000 and offers concerts, theatre, dance and opera. It has played host to many international artists including Placido Domingo.

Villa Gadea is the central office of Unesco's Music Organisation on the Mediterranean. In August, Villa Gadea provides live musical accompaniment to probably the largest and most dramatic fusion of music and fireworks in Europe - based on an island in the bay the pyrotechnic display is reflected in the sea. It is a stunning event and people come from all over Spain to watch it.

Visit VALENCIA: City of Arts & Sciences - impressive architectural ensemble including an underwater city covering 80,000 sq mtrs.

The Bioparc - opened '08 in a dry river bed, a new animal park recreating different African landscapes & ecosystems.

Security: SECURITY

Villa Gadea is a secure resort with video entry to the apartment. It is reached through manned electronic gates, private underground parking is accessed by remote control and there is 24 hour on-site security with multi-CCTV. Additionally, to ensure a good night's sleep, the apartment has acoustic soundproofing, under floor heating, air-conditioning and the master bedroom has remote control security shutters. Digital safe deposit. Our English agent-caretaker lives locally and is on hand to ensure your stay is trouble free. Extra maid service available.

GAS & SAFETY The apartment has an external gas supply from a central storage tank so there is no need for you to purchase gas bottles (butanos). There is a gas boiler for hot water and underfloor central heating. This is sited outside of the apartment in an external utility room. All cooking appliances are electric.

More Details

Ron and Jenny
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 April, 2018

About Ron and Jenny

Our Experience of Altea

Altea seemed to have escaped the massive development we are familiar with along the Costas. Its easy to drive through Altea on the N332 the costa road without being aware of the Old town and all its charming venues tucked back behind the main streets.

I visited Altea some 12 years ago and liked it so much that we purchased an apartment. and while it was under construction we mentioned to some friends who visited the area the subsequent year and mentioned the Old Town and all the festivities and wonderful restaurants, all of which we were not aware of and was a great Plus.

Ron and Jenny purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Ron and Jenny chose Altea

We particularly liked relaxing on the sun beds in the penthouse while overlooking the nearby boats at sea, going down by the pool, a long stroll through the beautiful gardens within the grounds of the apartments or walking directly onto the beach through the gates in the site boundary fence. At lunch time there are many bars and restaurants to choose from, all within 5 minutes’ walk of the secure grounds, including bars and eating places on the beach where you can dine close to the water edge. For the evenings I can choose to visit the variety of good international restaurants around the site, overlooking the bay. There is also a pleasant 20 minutes stroll into the centre of Altea, along the seafront or you can use a bicycle, where there is a dedicated path for cyclists, very pleasant during the evenings and a pleasure to look at the crystal blue water all the way.

When I am done relaxing then there is the Old Town and new Town of Altea and all the sightseeing and shopping as well as good international dining and Fiestas throughout the year, all very magical during the late balmy evenings.

The Marina in Mascarat 10 minutes’ drive is always a must for me with the beautiful Yachts and quality restaurants and Bars, all very relaxing and uplifting. In the Marina there are many water sports including diving, hire of boats, canoes, jet skies etc. This marina is one of the best I have visited, all kept in immaculate condition.

What makes this apartment unique

There are many nearby towns such as Calpe, some 15 minutes away, which has extensive sandy beaches and a weekly market; there are also extensive promenades, restaurants etc. I look forward to our visits to Calpe and equally it’s nice to get back to the relaxing pace of Altea.

Our other apartments were acquired in 2008 in Altea, province of Mascarat near to the Marina in an area of outstanding beauty, which ideally should not have been developed, but it seemed too good a position. These apartments are all furnished to a high standard and its our belief that our guests over the past years also appreciate staying in our apartments and the area of Altea as a base.

I always hire a car even though my main journey is to and from the airport and visits to restaurants etc outside the Altea, as well as shopping; most of the time we return the car with only using half a tank of fuel. However during the first year of many visits we travelled to Alicante, Valencia and the many resorts between, which there are excellent motor way connections on Toll roads etc.

We have guests from a variety of places coming to stay in the apartments including international guests, guests from Europe, including Spain and all seem to enjoy the area as much as we do.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Altea in Altea

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Jacuzzi spa bath with shower over & hairdryer
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Jacuzzi spa bath with shower over & hairdryer
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Each bathroom is lined with Italian marble, the basins are set into marble surfaces, high quality enclosures around the bath. • Outside on the private upper terrace is a luxurious Jacuzzi hot-tub. Here, in seclusion, looking out across the bay, you can relax with a cool drink on one of the cane sun-loungers or in the bubbling Jacuzzi spa.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • • Master bedroom with stunning sea views, large comfortable double bed, high-quality mattress, fine white, 200 thread count cotton bed linen, built in wardrobes, chest of drawers with mirror over. Double doors open onto a secluded terrace with wonderful views across Altea Bay. Here you can relax in total privacy on elegant cushioned, sun loungers, or luxuriate in the Jacuzzi hot-tub with underwater lights and count the stars! • Second bedroom has garden view, twin beds, comfortable, quality mattresses, bedside table with lamp, built-in wardrobe, dressing table & wall mirror. • Bedroom 3 with sea view, has twin beds, comfortable, quality mattresses, built in wardrobes, bedside table and mirror and access to the upper sun terrace. • All the beds have fine cotton sheets and duvets (in winter!) and pillows (2 per person) • The spacious bedrooms have been decorated to a high standard with matching bed heads, covers and furnishings to create a warm luxurious finish for your comf
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This luxury apartment is situated over two floors, with Italian marble flooring, air-conditioning and underfloor heating throughout. It is furnished to a high standard with Mediterranean touches, to ensure a memorable experience. The spacious lounge is furnished in an elegant Madrid style with flexible seating arrangements. •Sony 32' LCD TV with Philips 3.1 Home Theatre System with BBC, ITV, Spanish & European channels, CD & DVD. Full width glass doors from both the dining and living areas lead to a large, full width, sun drenched terrace with a dining area for al-fresco meals, matching cane furniture for relaxing & sun-awnings. On the upper terrace are 3 adjustable cane sunbeds with cushions, matching side table & umbrella. Both terraces have terracotta wall lights. The kitchen has marble worktops, ceramic hob, eye level microwave/grill and fridge-freezer, leading to a utility room with sink and washer/dryer and clothes airer. Plus, 6 lightweight loungers for use by the pool.


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Villa Gadea, Luxury penthouse 'Isla Vista' next to Beach, great sea views, Altea
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 17 reviews

Lovely apartment, beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in this apartment in early/ mid June - 4 adults with two small kids in tow. It is elegantly kitted out in a great complex. Every day brought bright sunshine, a dip in the pool, a wander along the beachfront to one of the many summer bars and restaurants. Suzy & John were extremely helpful & accommodating and their agent was always on call.

Thoroughly recommended. Altea is a beautiful, unspoilt spot and you'll struggle to find a better apartment for your Euros.

Amy & Jon

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2009
  • Date of Stay: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Altea is indeed a beautiful 'white town'. From the sea-front, pretty cobbled streets, with an eclectic selection of boutiques & cosmopolitan restaurants wind up the hill to a pedestrian square with its blue-domed church & pavement bars overlooking the sparkling Altea bay.
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Excellent location.

  • 4 of 5

This is an excellent location with great views. Ron and his team were very professional and very responsive. The apartment is well equipped and cozy. It may have been a little small for 6 adults but the beautiful balcony was large and great for lunch and dinner. The community is very children friendly and very secure. The Altea beaches are a bit rocky but Calp beaches a few minutes away and are sandy. We enjoyed spending time in the restaurants overseeing the water which were walking distance for the apartment. I highly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we booked this property the owners Ron & Jenny were a delight to deal with. We were a party of 5 and when we got to the apartment it was everything we could have asked for. Spotless clean and kept to a very high standard. Bright, airy and plenty of room with 2 sun terraces to lounge. This really was a home from home. We were only there for a few days and didn't cook but would have liked to as the kitchen was so well equipped and had everything you could need to make a nice meal.

The pool was beautiful and we practically had it to ourselves.

Lovely walk into Altea which is a beautiful town with many beautiful restaurants.

Overall we will definitely return to this property as it is truly beautiful, safe and perfectly located. It ticks all the boxes for a relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A spacious top floor apartment in an exclusive gated community

  • 4 of 5

We have returned from a week in Villa Gadea to catch last minute warmth before Autumn. The duplex apartment is very comfortable and spacious with terraces on both levels, a hot tub off the master bedroom and views over the Med. We visited in the last week of September, so the complex was very quiet which was fine for us as we wanted a chill-out week. The apartment is nicely furnished, well appointed with TV, hifi, wifi and comfortable furniture. Everything was clean, linen provided, plenty of hot water and aircon in all rooms.

The location is east of Altea town, within the grounds of an adjacent 5* hotel. Access is easy to get to the beach, which is pebbly and in my opinion not a great place to swim. The apartment does have a shared pool which is fine if you don't want the sea. There are some local walkable Chiringuito restaurant/bars along the shore which have mixed reviews, but are in great locations right by the sea.

If you want to visit Altea town, it is a long 45+ minute walk but taxis can be picked up outside the hotel. We would strongly recommend a hire car to visit the local supermarket, drive to Altea, better beaches or up into the mountains. Local places to visit; Altea old town is charming, good restaurants and full of character. The last week of September is the Christian/Moors festival which lasts several days and brings a real feelgood mood to the town; Calpe is a short drive up the coast with lovely sandy beaches. Inland Guadalest is worth a visit. If you want to visit nearby Greenwich marina be prepared to negotiate the nudist beach and paddling part way along - there is no walkable path and if you have a pushchair/wheelchair, take a taxi. Overall Altea is a really nice area within a short drive from a Benidorm, but culturally light years away - If you want the clubbing/night owl scene, Altea Is not for you.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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First Class!

  • 1 of 5

Villa Gadea is a luxurious, well equipped, well maintained and well placed apartment near to the beach and restaurants in Altea. The complex is a good size with good amenities but was also relatively peaceful and quiet even-though it caters well for families with small children such as ours. It was also very safe.

Altea is a lovely place and we arrived in time to see an annual celebration and firework display which was the best I've ever seen.

All in all an excellent place to spend a holiday! Thanks, Ron!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very luxurious in the most beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

THe luxury penthouse apartment lived up to and surpassed the photos. The spacious living area with the terrace ensured that the apartment was comfortable with everything you could wish for that made the holiday the most relaxing and enjoyable experience. The complex offers the most well manicured grounds with a fantastic pool and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. Local shops are easy to get to and if you wanted to venture further the tram system was easy to use. The five star hotel within the complex was perfect for using their facilities and the bar offered the most amazing cocktails! We would recommend the apartment to anyone wishing to have a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
68 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The town of Altea embodies both modern and old Spain. It is one of the most charming places on the Costa Blanca; sheltered by mountains and overlooking the sea, the old town is set on a hill above the waterfront. This picturesque village with its many little streets of immaculate white washed houses is a fascinating place to stroll around, exploring the boutiques and galleries. At the summit is the town square, Plaza de la Iglesia with its magnificent views and the church boasting one of the finest blue domes in the region. Rest here in one of the outdoor cafes and enjoy tapas and a drink. There are many restaurants, bars and numerous art galleries in the side streets. In summer the streets are pedestrianised and artists & craftsmen display their works. Altea has always attracted writers and artists because of its special ambience. From the old town it's a short walk to the sea-front and the newer palm-lined esplanade packed with restaurants serving delicious international cuisines.

Golf: There are many Golf courses within easy reach from 9 to 27 holes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Altea, Alicante Province and Costa Blanca

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
17 Mar 2018 - 18 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid season
19 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season Autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spanish Winter
16 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
5 Jan 2019 - 15 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £300
Final Clean £120

Special Offers
With our selection of Penthouses and apartments it is ALWAYS worth a call to see if there are any last-minute discounts or other special offers available to you. Please contact us for further details by email: ron@seamoonholidays.com or Tel mob:+44 7850 749900

Party of 2 Guests out of Peak season
Special rates are available for guests wishing to book during low/mid season periods please contact us as above

Party of 2 Guests Low season Period
For guests wishing to book for longer term bookings during Low season periods, please contact us as above for special rates

Previous Guests
There is always a warm welcome to previous guests and who will be entitled to a discount on the published prices

Notes to the rental rates.
A deposit of 30% is required on booking. The remaining balance, plus £300 refundable security deposit, is required 8 weeks prior to arrival. The security deposit is returned 10 days from departure, less any deductions for breakages or losses.
We provide: bed linen, towels, tea towels, kitchen towels, pool towels & lightweight loungers for use by the pool. Weekly linen

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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