Detached, spacious, well equiped Villa. Situated within a 5 minute walk from the internationally recognized 'Club de Golf Villamartin' 18 hole course and close to many spectacular beaches, including the world renowned Lo Pagan/ Mar Menor therapeutic natural spa region (recognized has having one of the best eco climates in the world). This villa offers a 'home from home' experience with its own private pool and beautifully maintained gardens. Set in a quiet location offering seclusion for relaxation and private bathing whilst providing panoramic views of local countryside including 'turn of the century' farmhouse, Mediterranean sea and canal.
The Villa and surroundings offer a fantastic holiday for both families with children or adults only. As well as the private pool there is access to a larger communal pool within 50 metres. A little further afield are water parks and theme parks as well as a wide variety of gastronomic delights to suit every taste and pocket.
Local Amenities: The Villa is conveniently located 5 minutes walk to the lovely Villamartin Plaza with a huge range of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and pockets. These include Spanish, English, Italian, Chinese, Indian, Argentinian, German, Austrian, Norwegian, and Mexican (see link http://www.villamartinplaza.com/). There is also a supermarket for everyday provisions,(including fresh bread and BBQ meats daily) banking facilities, a pharmacy and doctors surgery along with other boutiques. For the fitness fanatics, there is a well equiped local gym with a variety of classes for motivation. What can be fun is attending one of the local daily markets to pick up a bargain or two. At the Plaza there is a bus service that will take you to local beaches and on into the main Town of Torrivieja. Taxi's are readily available, regulated, metered and offer reasonable rates to get around. It is best to hire cars from the airport. Please ask us at time of booking for special -10% online booking rates with the option to pay at time of collection rather than in advance.
For Golfers: The Villa is ideally situated for the Golfer with 4 local courses within a few kilometres. Villamartin is the most established, the others being Las Colinas, Campoamor and Las Ramblas. Villamartin is only a five minute walk from the Villa. There are two other courses within a ten minute drive. Las Ramblas is an outstanding course in a dramatic, contrasting landscape that require the right club decision on each hole. Campoamor is very different with lush undulating greens. It has a five star clubhouse on top of the hill, fabulous terrace and restaurant with great views. New in 2010 is Las Colinas, a par 71 Championship course that blends naturally into the stunning landscape, running through valleys between hills (see picture). There are more than 20 great golf courses within a 40 minute drive including La Finca, La Romero, La Manga, the new Severiano Bellesteros designed La Peraleja and Jack Nicklaus designed La Torre. Book for discounted Green Fees at www.thegolffactory.es
Beaches: Most of the local beaches are 'Blue Flag', which means that their cleanliness and water condition are regularly monitored and kept up to a very high standard. The nearest is at La Zenia, this is a nice mix of a lovely soft sandy bay with loungers and sun shades to hire, a beach bar for cold beers and snacks, rock pools for the kids to explore, a life guard station and a bar/restaurant overlooking all. There are quite a few other seaside areas within fifteen minutes drive ranging from small rocky coves to a marina and restaurants at Campoamor. Immediately to the North of Torreveija Town, which has a very large marina and two beaches, is Guadamar. This is the beginning of more than ten miles of wide flat sandy beach that seems to go all the way to Alicante. According to the World Health Organisation this area of the Costa Blanca has got the healthiest climate in Europe, and is one of the healthiest places in the world to live. Asthma and rheumatism sufferers will notice the benefit.
Shopping: There are a number of places to shop within a few kilometres. From daily markets, where you can not only pick up a bargin or buy the wonderful organic local produce, to the new La Zenia Boulovard shopping village has recently opened see link... http://www.zeniaboulevard.es/inicio .The village is just a short drive from the Villa and will have over 150 quality named stores, including Zara, H&M, C&A and Decathlon (sports) to name but a few.
Fitness: There is a wonderful gym just in the Zenia Boulevard complex. Momo La Zenia (www.momosportsclub.com). The gym is well equipped with Weights, Running Machines, Rowers, Stepper, X-Trainers. There are also a great selection of classes including Spinning, Circuit Training, Body Pump, Latino Dance, Pilates, Zumba, Yoga, Combat. The well sized pool is great or swimming or you can participate in one of the daily Aqua Aerobic classes. There is also a Sauna and Steam Room.
Other Activities: Spa and therapeutic centre, Horse Riding, Fishing, Cinema, Casino, day trips and water parks.