Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

This lovely ground floor apartment is situated on an attractive low rise gated complex in a quieter residential area conveniently situated near Torrevieja town and La Mata, yet within easy reach of all amenities.Well equipped with all the comforts of home, the nearest beach to us is called Torrelamata, which is a long sandy, blue flag beach and around a 20 minute walk or 2 minute drive away. We are only 40 minutes drive from both Alicante and Murcia airport as we are pitched between the two.

There is something for everyone in the area, whether it's bars and restaurants (even the odd karaoke bar and nightclub are easily reached) or a quiet relaxing holiday, for family, couples or older singles you will find it all.

There is an excellent bus service to both Torrevieja and La Mata town centres, both which hold their weekly very popular markets.Open all year round , the stunning communal pool has a reputation as the best pool in the area and is built as three crystal blue swimming pools with a separate children's pool. Lush ,shaded gardens, with benches and showers for your comfort , surround the pools and there is plenty of room for sunbathing and relaxing. You can see the sea and the seaside town of La Mata from the pool area and gardens which are very stylishly laid out. I have been there many times when I have had the whole area to myself. The spacious patio and garden makes it an ideal area for al fresco living with garden furniture and sun loungers. There are restaurants, bars and shops within easy walking distance.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Torrelamata 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Alicante 40 km, Nearest railway: Alicante 47 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Further details indoors

We can sleep up to 6 comfortably if you don't mind a bit of a squeeze as there is only the one bathroom, one leather sofa and a double sofa bed . The bathroom has a bath, shower, bidet ,wc, bathroom cupboard and stylish mirror. It is nicely tiled from ceiling to floor and the floor is fully tiled too. There are attractive tiles throughout the apartment and we have furnished the walls with mirrors and pictures , along with neutral colours and cream curtains and bedspreads and bedside lamps in the bedrooms, giving a bright and airy atmosphere . The American kitchen is well equipped with full oven, hob, fridge / freezer, microwave, toaster, iron and ironing board and an extensive range of crockery and utensils for guests use. A hatch and arch lead through to the lounge / diner which has an extendable dining table and 4 dining room chairs.There is a glass coffee table and large tv for the UK SAT 32” bran new flat screen TV and DVD player on the side board .Wall units and shelves house various sizes of glasses, books and DVDs and a CD / Radio Cassette player which you are welcome to borrow and use during your stay .For your ultimate comfort air conditioning is fitted on a 2 euro coin meter , which provides controlled cold air and heating, and there are free standing fans .For winter evenings, there is a free standing portable gas heater. There is plenty of storage space, both inside and outside the apartment, and beach toys , mats and umbrellas which you are welcome to use. Although most of the surrounding complex is flat there are a 3 steps up and down the path accesses which means wheelchair access could be a problem. There is ample parking in the road alongside the complex.

Further details outdoors

Open all year round , the stunning pool has a reputation as the best pool in the area and is built as three crystal blue swimming pools with a separate children's pool. Lush ,shaded gardens, with benches and showers for your comfort , surround the pools and there is plenty of room for sunbathing and relaxing. You can see the sea and the seaside town of La Mata from the pool area and gardens which are very stylishly laid out. I have been there many times when I have had the whole area to myself. The patio / garden is spacious and well equipped with garden furniture and four sun loungers and a small free standing barbeque, enabling you to enjoy Al Fresco drinking and dining on a warm summer's evening. Being south facing the patio enjoys several hours of sunshine. Set on a private complex of pretty apartments built on two levels , means there is only one apartment directly above ours and as the owners are rarely there it makes for a quiet and private holiday.There is plenty of storage space, both inside and outside the apartment, and beach toys , mats and umbrellas which you are welcome to use. Although most of the surrounding complex is flat there are a 3 steps up and down the path accesses which means wheelchair access could be a problem. There is ample parking in the road alongside the complex.

Further details

Available from now until 28/12/13 , minimum stay 4 weeks = £99 per week. One third of rental required as non refundable deposit and balance required one month before travel. Payment can be made in sterling or euros.Security deposit required.

Locally there is an end of stay cleaning/laundry fee of 35euros and either an airport transfer fee of 40euros each way per four passengers OR a meet and greet fee of 10euros.Throughout your stay our English property managers, Lesley and Garry, can help you with any queries or advise you as necessary. They are extremely helpful and there to make your stay an enjoyable one.

The Valenciana region

The World Health Organisation rate this region as the healthiest in Europe with over 300 days of sunshine every year and an average temperature of 20 you can make the most of the outdoors and enjoy either a restful or active holiday with bars, restaurants and shops for all budgets and tastes. The apartment is situated only 40 minutes drive from Murcia and Alicante, both with their own international airports and interesting cities. There is plenty to see and do should you like to visit either for sightseeing or shopping, or both!

Torrevieja is situated next to the sea in the south of the Valencian Community. It is surrounded by two large natural saltwater lagoons that form the well-known "Salterns of Torrevieja", which are considered to be the biggest in Europe and second in the world. Some people bathe in the salt lakes as they are renowned for their healing properties. In Torrevieja town there are several churches, The Archpriest's Parish Church of the Inmaculada Concepción being the most famous in the main square in Torrevieja ‘Plaza de la Constitution’. The building of this church on the site of former temples began in 1880.It holds the statue of the town’s patron saint, La Purisima Concepcion. This image arouses popular fervour in Torrevieja, especially on the two occasions a year that it is taken out for processions.

At La Mata are the remains of the old port at Torrevieja, called the Embarcadero Romano, or Roman Docks. Along this coast are the ancient watchtowers called El Moro and La Mata, used in the Middle Ages to warn the coastal inhabitants of attacks by Barbary pirates. La Mata is a smaller, more village like town than Torrevieja and the bus takes you into the town centre, just near the square, by the beautiful sandy beach, which is a gathering point for the locals, especially of an evening when they take their stroll. La Mata is a traditional small Spanish town with a friendly atmosphere.

Torrevieja Area

The apartment is ideally situated between Torrevieja and La Mata towns. Directly opposite the complex is an English run pub / restaurant ‘La Hispaniola Ship’ . There is a bus stop directly outside the complex which has buses to Torrevieja market, main bus station and Marina. Also round the corner there is an express bus to Torrevieja town centre and La Mata beach and town.

There is also an English run internet café 5 minutes walk away, which can arrange car hire and help you with just about anything , plus there is a hair and beauty salon. Along from here is a very friendly and reasonable Spanish bar / restaurant , Bar Bahia Blanca which has a pool table and sometimes live music. Behind Calle Perseo there is a Sports Bar for those keen to keep up to date with the latest events. Within a five minute walk a new small attractive shopping centre has opened, called Torremarina. Amongst it’s shops there is a ‘Mercadona’ supermarket - very popular with locals as it is very reasonably priced, also , a florist, souvenir shop , travel agency - which can book day trips, chemist and dentist. There are also a few bars and restaurants, thus widening the choice of places you can stroll to on a warm evening. One of our favourites is the Chinese ‘Mandarin’ restaurant which has a three course menu of the day, including a half bottle of wine starting at 5.30 euros each!!

For golf lovers there are several championship courses in the area. Some of the nearest are La Marquesa 15 km ,Villamartin 15km , Campoamor 16km, Algorfa 17km away.

For Torrevieja the bus stop is outside the complex and there is the biggest market in Spain held there on a Friday morning where a variety of purchases can be made. Torrevieja is situated next to the sea in the south of the Valencian Community. It is surrounded by two large natural saltwater lagoons that form the well-known "Salterns of Torrevieja", which are considered to be the biggest in Europe and second in the world. Some people bathe in the salt lakes as they are renowned for their healing properties. In Torrevieja town there are several churches, The Archpriest's Parish Church of the Inmaculada Concepción being the most famous in the main square in Torrevieja ‘Plaza de la Constitution’. The building of this church on the site of former temples began in 1880.It holds the statue of the town’s patron saint, La Purisima Concepcion. This image arouses popular fervour in Torrevieja, especially on the two occasions a year that it is taken out for processions. One of the main attractions to Torrevieja are the variety of festivals and carnivals which take place every month.

There are many beautiful beaches, squares, walks, parks, gardens and other natural beauty spots (Ferriz), as well as some wonderful historical monuments such as the 'Modernist Casino' which dates from the beginning of the century and has a famous hall in the mozarabic style. Also there is the 'Recinto de las Eras de la Sal' an open, air theatre. There are a variety of restaurants and bars catering for all tastes, pockets and ages plus a good choice of shops from budget to designer. On the outskirts of the town centre there is the popular ‘Habaneras shopping centre’ with the Ozone complex next door which has an English cinema and bowling alley. There are also several large hypermarkets with a huge selection of goods for sale at very reasonable prices, even with the fall of the pound against the euro. You can take boat trips from the port and a variety of activities are available within a 10 minute drive, including go karting and horse riding. There is also a waterpark, Aquapolis, open June to September nearby.

A ten minute walk will bring you to the Las Lomas commercial centre which has bars, restaurants, small shops , a small childrens play area, taxi rank and a bus stop to take you to Torrevieja along the coastal road or, in the other direction to La Mata. There is also a less frequent , express , service to La Mata town and beach and Torrevieja town centre just round the corner from the complex which runs approximately once an hour. At La Mata are the remains of the old port at Torrevieja, called the Embarcadero Romano, or Roman Docks. Along this coast are the ancient watchtowers called El Moro and La Mata, used in the Middle Ages to warn the coastal inhabitants of attacks by Barbary pirates. La Mata is a smaller, more village like town than Torrevieja and the bus takes you into the town centre, just near the square, by the beautiful sandy beach, which is a gathering point for the locals, especially of an evening when they take their stroll. La Mata is a traditional small Spanish town with a friendly atmosphere. There are pretty bars and restaurants, catering for all tastes, budgets and cuisines, for a beachside drink or meal. If you prefer to walk there is wooden promenade from Torrelamata beach (nearest to our apartment), right along to La Mata town. There are several tasteful bars lining the beach and along the promenade to stop and enjoy the view of the aqua blue warm sea and never ending sandy beach and dunes . The beach at the La Mata town end is particularly attractive and there is a children’s play park and keep fit equipment which are popular with tourist and locals alike. On a Wednesday morning a market is held in the colourful back streets where many a bargain can be found.

If you fancy live entertainment whilst you are enjoying a meal, the Celtic Manor, next to Super Valu supermarket, is approximately a 10 minute walk away, often has singers, bands and flamenco shows. For the energetic there is also cycle hire across the road from the Celtic Manor enabling you to explore the area including the protected salt lakes and pretty conservation areas nearby. Fishing is also a popular pastime from the local beaches and rocks nearby.