Providing peace and tranquillity through out it is situated in a residential area within easy reach of all amenities. The villa is situated in the hills close to the salt lakes with stunning views over a valley to the coast of La Manga, yet only 10 minutes drive from the sea and Blue Flag beaches. Step outside the villa, walk past 5 or 6 other villas to view the magnificent salt lakes and take a stroll around the area. Step outside the rear of the villa onto one of two terraces for stunning views of the valley below. From here you have uninterrupted views over the valley to La Manga and the Mar Menor (small sea).
The plaza at Villamartin boasts many restaurants and bars with lively entertainment and is only a 5 minute drive away. The choice of restaurants in the entire area is vast ranging from traditional tapas and paella to Chinese, Indian and Italian.
The nearest bars, restaurants and shops are a 15 minute walk.
The area includes a variety of activities as well as the blue flag beaches. The closest beaches are La Zenia or Cabo Roig bay. Alternatively, drive to Lo Pagon, a further 15 minutes away to experience a typical Spanish resort complete with mud baths renown for their healing properties and skin conditioning minerals. Some excellent seafood restaurants can be found here. Take the opportunity to visit La Manga and the Mar Menor where the water is shallow and warmer than the Mediterranean. Whilst in the area visit the La Manga Club, world famous for its golf and tennis- you may spot a celebrity or two!
There are 3 golf courses within 5 minutes drive of the Villa including Villamartin and Real de Campoamor. There are 16 in the area in total including the famous La Manga. There is also tennis, bowling, petangue, water parks, theme parks and of course Spanish fiestas depending on the time of year. The street markets are daily in various towns and villages in the area including San Pedro, San Miguel and Torrevieja.
The old towns of Elche (famed for its date palms and leather shoes at manufacturers prices), Cartehenga and the City of Murcia are all within 30-40 minutes drive as is Alicante and La Manga.
Murcia is an affluent Spanish city with a very up market shopping centre and many historic buildings such as the Cathedral and Museum Salzillo. Fortuna, famed for its hot water springs is situated west of Murcia.
The Island of Tarbarca is well worth a boat trip from Torrevieja. Take your snorkel, have a swim and then sample the wonderful barbequed fresh fish.
The climate in the southern Cost Blanca is very mild as it is sheltered by the mountains and salt lakes. The minimum average daily temperature even in the winter months is usually 16 or 17 degrees. Spring and autumn bring temperatures of 20-24 degrees and the summer reaches 30 degrees.
The choice of airport is either Alicante or Murcia. Alicante is approximately 50 minutes drive and Murcia 35-40 minutes.