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Penthouse overlooking Mar Menor golf course. FREE WIFI. Lovely swimming pool.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

"Fantastic 2 bedroom Penthouse apartment at Mar Menor Golf Resort on a Jack Nicklaus golf course. Resort has gym, spa, tennis, golf, bike hire, supermarket, restaurants and pubs. 10 minutes from the beautiful Los Alcazares beach and the Mar Menor lagoon with watersports centres. 15 minutes from Murcia San Javier Airport."


Located in a fantastic leisure and golf resort close to the Mar Menor beaches. Modern and bright property, well furnished, right on the golf course, with air conditioning, Satellite TV and free wi-fi, a private car parking space, central location in a relaxing environment. The penthouse has a spacious, south facing terrace, fully equipped to enjoy Spanish outdoor living with stunning views over fields and mountains and overlooking the 10th green of the golf course. The swimming pool is by the 11th tee. The 40m2 terrace is the perfect place for catching the sun at any time off the day on reclining loungers and in the lounge seats; or for enjoying your meals al fresco. The kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine offers all you need for self-catering, and linen, towels, cleaning, etc. are included.

We include a MEET & GREET service at the holiday home to welcome you. Airport Pick Up (subject to availability) & Welcome Pack services can also be purchased.


Literally translated as ‘warm coast’, this relatively undiscovered area of Spain has the mildest climate in the country and offers visitors the chance to discover authentic Spain. With two seas to choose from - the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor - the coastline offers impressive cliffs, wonderful beaches, lively harbours and secluded coves. Huge plains, dramatic mountain ranges and national parks with lush forests are what define the interior landscape, giving visitors the chance to relax and enjoy nature or participate in the many activities on offer.


Set within a beautiful position in the Murcian countryside, framed by a stunning mountain backdrop, the resort offers a fantastic Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole golf course, as well as padel tennis facilities and an Intercontinental Hotel, which houses a luxurious spa and gym. If you’re looking for a family holiday, Mar Menor is also a great choice, with a kids' playgrounds available, 15 communal pools to choose from, and the El Boulevard complex, which houses a selection of bars and restaurants. The resort is a superb base for exploring the surrounding area, with the popular town of Los Alcázares with its beach and variety of restaurants and bars only 10 minutes away, as well as the bustling city of Murcia, which is only a 35-minute drive away. Alternatively, enjoy the miles of sandy beaches and shallow waters of the Mar Menor lagoon.


Mar Menor features a Jack Nicklaus 18-hole course as the magnificent centrepiece of the resort. A wide range of golfing facilities are available, including opportunities to practice on the putting green and driving range, as well as a pro shop and equipment hire. The course is one of the six on the Jack Nicklaus “Bear Trail”, the others are all within a 40-minute drive.

Mar Menor – The Original (greens well protected by bunkers and lakes)

La Torre – The Challenge (sculptured bunkers, large lakes, island green)

Saurines – The Desert (undulating fairways and greens among desert dunes)

Riquelme – The Championship (olive groves, lakes, boldly contoured greens)

El Valle – The Tournament (rocky outcrops, lakes, streams and waterfalls)

Alhama – The Signature (lakes, circular tees, rapid greens, 116 bunkers)


The luxurious spa at Mar Menor is in the Intercontinental hotel on the resort. The spa has previously been voted the best in Spain, offering a wide range of relaxing treatments including hot stone signature treatments, massages, facials, pedicure, manicure and more. Facilities include spa, sauna, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room.


There is a tennis court within the Social Club. There are also 8 padel tennis courts on the resort. Here you will find a padel tennis shop, cafe and professional who will be glad to teach you this wonderful Spanish game!


Guests have use of a gym within the resort hotel, which is an excellent, fully-equipped gymnasium with fitness studio. The gym features state-of-the-art equipment including cardiovascular equipment, free weights and strength machines, with personal trainers and gym instructors also on hand to help. There is also an additional mini-gym, which can be found by the padel tennis courts, on the resort.


There is a kids club at the on-site hotel at Mar Menor Golf Resort where fun is guaranteed thanks to the programme of fun-filled experiences. The monitors will greet children with an arranged agenda of play and sport activities as well as workshops that change depending on the weekday. Every day is an opportunity to learn while playing, from painting and drawing to imaginative plays and puppet theatre.


On-site at Mar Menor, you will find a mini-market where you can pick up your grocery essentials for your stay, as well as English newspapers and magazines. There is a larger supermarket and further grocery shops in the nearby town of Los Alcazares, as well as some nice boutique and gift shops. Further afield in Murcia and Cartegena you will also be able to find large department stores and outlet malls. Also in the resort is a bank with 24-hour cash machine, taxi rank, free bus service to beaches and local shopping centre, public bus just outside the resort.


There is a variety of excellent restaurants and bars offering light snacks, to full meals and A La Carte. There are further options within the resort hotel, as well as at the entrance of the resort in the 'El Boulevard' development. There is also a huge array of places to eat in Los Alcazares, which is only 10-minutes away from the resort. Here you will find everything from Spanish to English cuisine, Italian to Chinese and International.


The Mar Menor is the largest coastal lagoon in Europe, offering a large choice of sandy beaches and calm bathing conditions, with sunbed and parasol hire. The Mar Menor is shallow, with warm water, a non-tidal haven for watersports enthusiasts and those who enjoy the safety of this tranquil “little sea”. It is ideal for swimming in all year round. The urban blue flag sandy beach of Los Alcazares just 10 minutes from the golf resort. In summer, the water in the Mar Menor, can be 5°C (9°F) warmer than the Mediterranean making it very popular with sailors and windsurfers. The Mar Menor Nautical Station is a group of 20 watersports centres in the area offering sailing, windsurfing, canoeing courses and jet skiing. For a relaxing day or half day out, take a boat trip to one of the five small volcanic islands in the middle of the Mar Menor. Diving and snorkelling is also available, 30 minutes drive away from the golf resort at Cabo de Palos, one of the best places in Europe for diving, due to its unusual marine geography. Here the continental shelf is so narrow, that there is an immediate drop and this coupled with the warm water, means it has one of the biggest abundances of marine life in the Western Mediterranean.


You will find bicycle tracks located around the resort perfect to use with a hired bicycle. Many bikes are available to hire from the commercial area. The area around the Mar Menor is made for cyclists, a bicycle being the best way to explore the natural parks, beaches and open areas of the Mar Menor. Wide promenades with cycle lanes run along the sandy fringes of the Mar Menor.


Horse riding along the beach is very popular; the beautiful Andalusian horses carry you through some of the most striking areas through the Calblanque National Park. Once you reach the wide beach areas, galloping along the beach is an experience always remembered. Alternatively, the popular mountain hack is walking and trotting around the mountains. The trained leaders will guide you up and around the stunning Murcian Mountains that will provide you with breathtaking views of the beautiful area. This mountain hack is entirely off road away from traffic to let you enjoy the true beauty of the region. The Rancho de la Fuenta Stables are located 20 minutes from the golf resort at the town of Los Belones. With around 60 horses available for both adults and children, there’s enough to accommodate any size of group you are in.


This quaint town is perfect for dining out. The popular golden sandy beach has sunbeds and parasols available to hire. Along the promenade there is an abundance of snack bars and restaurants to stop for lunch or to venture back to in the evening to experience bars to suit everyone’s tastes.


The fabulous city of Murcia is the capital of the Costa Calida. One of the famous visiting points is the Cathedral de Santa Maria, which is located at the plaza del Cardinal Belluga. Finished in the 15th century, the cathedral is the most impressive monument of Murcia and you can spot it from miles away because of its 96-metre tower which houses no less than 25 bells.


20 minutes from the golf resort is this charming, compact, coastal city that became great during the Roman times when Hannibal set off from it with his elephants on his journey to Rome. There are so many things to see, with over 12 museums, 10 buildings of interest, 4 noteworthy churches and a whole host of monuments not to mention the archaeological sites. You can take the informative Tourist Bus or perhaps sail out to sea on the Tourist Boat. A cruise ship may even be visiting, as Cartagena’s port is the 3rd deepest in the world.


The most common airports to fly to if you are staying at Mar Menor Resort is either Murcia (San Javier) Airport at approximately 15 minutes away, or the further out Alicante Airport which deals in a higher number of passengers.

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Member since: 2017
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
14 September, 2018

About Jackie

Hi my name is Jackie. Craig and I purchased this fantastic penthouse holiday home in November 2016 after a brilliant week's holiday at this resort.

Jackie purchased this apartment in 2016

Why Jackie chose Torre-Pacheco

This property just ticks all our boxes, it is light and airy, with its south facing sun terrace overlooking the 10th green. There are 15 communal swimming pools at the resort. It has everything we love; sun, golf, bbq, swimming pools, restaurants, beach, tennis, spa, bike hire, and stunning scenery.

What makes this apartment unique

This is No 1 of the 6 courses on the Jack Nicklaus "Bear Trail", the others are within 40 minutes, its a golfing paradise!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Returned home in May from an amazing 2 weeks in this fantastic penthouse property.

The Penthouse itself is very clean, tidy and well-maintained, it is comfortably furnished, with everything required for easy living. Air conditioning, cosy sofas, satellite TV with all the favourite British channels and the added bonus of free WiFi.

There is a south facing terrace with stunning views and ample space for sunbathing, reading or just relaxing.

We really enjoyed evenings on the waterfront at Los Alcazares, just 10 minutes away with many excellent bars and restaurants. Its also an easy drive to Cartegena, Murcia and Alicante if you want to do a bit of sightseeing.

Amazing location on the Mar Menor golf resort which has everything you need on site.

The resort is beautiful to stroll around as everything is pristine and peaceful.

We visited the local beaches and tried some of the water sports that were on offer. The Jack Nicklaus Golf Trail provided us with an amazing golf experience where we managed to play all six golf courses.

A special mention must go to the Penthouse owners Craig and Jackie who were great to work with and nothing was too much trouble.

We would strongly recommend this property and hope to return next year.
May 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment around the Torre-Pacheco around the Campo de Cartagena

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • bay
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Penthouse overlooking Mar Menor golf course. FREE WIFI. Lovely swimming pool.
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Great apartment, great hosts

  • 5 of 5

We have just left this great apartment on Mar Menor Golf Resort. The apartment was fresh and immaculately clean. Close to the local Spar and only a short walk to the pools. They hosts are great, friendly people and nothing is too much hassle, even the lift to and from the airport. Would definitely recommend. Thanks Jackie and Craig for a lovely relaxing break.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to hear that your holiday was relaxing and enjoyable, we couldn't have asked for better guests. We were interested to hear how easy the EasyJet app was for booking excursions and will pass that information on to future guests. We know you were checking our calendar for future availability so we look forward to welcoming you back!
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A fantastic, clean place to relax

  • 5 of 5

A great little apartment to relax in on a fantastic resort. The property is spotlessly clean and has everything you need.

Jackie was an excellent host, answering any queries quickly. The balcony is fantastic for sunbathing, and the nearest pool is a 2 minute walk away.

I would thoroughly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay, happy to answer any queries to help holiday makers get the most out of visiting the Mar Menor. We also think the large south facing terrace is fab, not just for sunbathing, but also sunset barbecues too!
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Convenient base to explore Murcia

  • 4 of 5

We arrived to a fantastic welcome by Jackie, who was quick to respond throughout our booking and stay. The apartment was lovely and clean with everything we needed. The Mar Menor Golf Club is well looked after and clean. The local on site supermarket was on the same road just a 2 min stroll that sold freshly baked bread and pastries every morning. The pool was located just a few minutes away. There was a parking bay for your hire car. During our stay we visited Cartegena which had some great shops and tapas bars. Our favourite beach was Playa Las Higuericas in San Pedro, lots of parking and great waves. There are a hugh amount of restaurants to explore in the area around Los Alcazares, some of our favourites include Bhacuras, New Luisines and Little Italy. For the best steak in Murcia go to El Gallego in Pilar de la Horadada, they are hugh and we struggled to finish them!! A challenge in itself. Lots of nationalities around and the Spanish holiday here. Very welcoming and lots of hidden gems!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad Louise and her family enjoyed the Penthouse, it is indeed lovely to have freshly baked bread every morning only a minute away! We hope their two children had fun finding all 14 communal pools. We will be taking them up on the steak challenge too!
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this modern Penthouse on two occasions 1st in April for 10 days 2nd in July 11days. A well presented clean Penthouse.A superb balcony with a outlook onto the golf course.1 min walk to one of the many swimming pools that are available for your use. 5 mins walk to the local pubs/bars and Restaurants. l would recommend the local Tasty Bites Restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Bel appartement avec belle terrasse

Face à la verdure

Belle piscine

Au calme malgré l’importance du complexe mar menor golf resort international

Plages côté Cabo de Palos très belles

Plongées magnifiques dans la réserve Islas hormigas

Lagune mar menor à éviter pour la baignade

Beau séjour même pour des plongeurs dans un univers de golfeurs 😊

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nathalie and her family were an absolute pleasure to have as guests, they left our Penthouse beautifully clean.
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Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
Murcia San Javier
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Clover Irish Bar
Nearest Golf
0.1 Kilometres
Mar Menor Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Nomad Restaurant
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres
Los Alcazares


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £57.67
Pet Fee £17.75
Refundable Damage Deposit £133.09

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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