Our bungalow is situated in the popular Verdemar complex in Villamartin on the Costa Blanca, just 25 minutes drive from Murcia (San Javier) airport and 45 minutes drive from Alicante airport. It is the perfect place for beaches, golf, bowling, fishing and bird watching.
The accommodation comprises of a open-plan lounge/dining and kitchen area with a seperate utility room with washing machine. The lounge also has a DVD player & TV with a full British television package. The kitchen has been recently refitted and is equipped with a full oven, hob and fridge freezer.
There are 2 bedrooms, (one with a king size bed and the other with two single beds, firm mattresses, first class bedding and pillows). Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. There is 1 bathroom (refitted in 2013) with over-the-bath shower. Adequate towels for personal use and beach/pool towels are provided.
Both the bedrooms and the lounge/dining area have multi speed ceiling fans and there is air-conditioning (payable separately by 1 euro coin meter) in the lounge/dining area. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO AIR-CONDITIONING IN THE BEDROOMS.
There are outside stairs at the side of the bungalow leading to the rooftop sun terrace.
There is a gated community pool (accessible via key provided) which consists of an adult pool area and a children's padding area with shallow swimming pool. The nearest beach is 2 miles away with several more in the area.
Restaurants, bars and shops of all types are within walking distance and a local bus service operates from the Mercadona supermarket (which is 5 minutes walk away). There is also a new shopping mall - Zenia Boulevard - just 5 minutes drive away which has many shops including Alcampo, Primark, Zara, Decathlon, Conforama & Leroy Merlin.
The urbanisation is patrolled by 24 hour security.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La zenia 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Murcia 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
This beautiful region of the Costa Blanca is perfect for visiting at any time of the year. During the summer months, the climate is hot and sunny, cooling slightly in September and October with warm days and cooler nights. Perfect for golfing holidays during the cooler months. There are a number of Championship Golf Courses in the area, the nearest being Villa Martin. There is a club house on site and Villa Martin Plaza next to the course has lots of bars and restaurants.
There are plenty of local bars and restaurants within walking distance from the bungalow and the lovely Blue Flag beaches along the coast are within 10 mins drive.
20 minutes drive away is the town of Torrevieja with its tourist attractions, a waterpark, market, marina, beaches and fun fairs and for those who wish to venture slightly further, Benidorm is only 1.5hrs drive with the Terra Mittica Theme Park. There are a number of day trips available along the coast and many beautiful beaches and coves to explore nearer to the bungalow.
Murcia and Cartegena offer beautiful Historical Places of Interest to visit.
Villamartin is a popular holiday destination for everyone. The bungalow is perfectly located and within easy reach of shops,bars and restaurants and several golf courses - Campoamoar, Villamartin, Las Ramblas and La Finca.
The nearest beach is La Zenia which is only 10 mins drive away and it offers cafes,bars, restaurants as well as sun bed hire, toilets and play areas during peak season. Smaller and quieter beaches can be found at Campoamoar, Torre de Horadada and Mil Palmeras. You can also visit the popular resorts of Mar Menor, La Manga, Torrevieja and Alcazares.
There are plenty of local Spanish Markets in the area including San Pedro, San Miguel and Playa Flamenca. There is also a Go- Karting track at Playa Flamenca which is only a 10 minute drive away and the famous Lo Pagan salt lakes/mud baths which are 20 minutes drive.
On the doorstep there are La Fuente and Los Dolses Commercial Centres and Villamartin Plaza which all have restaurants and bar areas and are all within walking distance from the bungalow. There is also horse riding, Jet ski-ing and many other activities which are only a short drive away by car. There is also a sports centre recently opened nearby which is great for family days or evenings out and it has an indoor swimming pool.
Within a 2 minute drive there is one of Europe's largest out door shopping mall, La Zenia Boulevard.
There will be 150 shops located inside the commercial centre and 5000 parking spaces. Shops already include Europe's biggest Primark, Alcampo, H&M, Decathalon, Leroy Merlin, C&A, Zara and Druni to name but a few. A whole top floor of food courts including popular bars Lizarran and Cerveceria as well as a casino, a gym, a bowling alley and a childrens play zone .
As well as the supermarket, Alcampo has a 24 hour petrol station which will guarantee to offer the best prices for diesel and petrol in the area. They will also provide an online shopping service and a car care centre within La Zenia Boulevard.
The centre is made up of Plazas, Calles and Puertas with a botanical garden as its centrepiece in the Plaza Mayor. The garden features plants and flowers typical to the Valencia and Murcia regions and will be an ideal place to while away an hour or two after a morning of busy shopping.
There is even a London Square, which will be a popular spot for socialising in the centre and is an acknowledgement to the thousands of British residents that live in and around Orihuela Costa.
During peak season there is a full programme of free nightly entertainment - a great experience with plenty of seating sofas and loungers to chill out on.