Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

About the owner

Four apartments owned by Lily's Dad, Grandma and Granddad. All are equipped to the same high standard, one for family use, three for renters to enjoy. Listed Nos. 329318 and 337082)

UNIQUE BENEFITS OF THE APARTMENTS - THIS ONE IS FIRST FLOOR

All three apartments are adjacent in the same building, making them the perfect destination for groups or families wishing to holiday together but retain their 'own space'. They offer front line golf, overlooking holes 1 and 2 in one direction and holes 8 and 9 in the other. Views are uninterrupted, extending to the orange groves and hills, or the sea, in the distance. Visitors benefit from the use of a large swimming pool approximately 20 metres from the property. On average it is used by no more than five families at a time. Facilities are within a 2 minute walk, eg Clubhouse, Bar, Supermarket, Golf Pro Shop, Children's Play Areas.

A super time at Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort begins with great accommodation. This first floor family apartment is one of three in the same building which is located 2 minutes walk from the town Centre and 1 minute from the children's play area.

These identically furnished apartments stand apart from the rest by way of their interior décor which is to an exceptionally high standard. and offers a luxury holiday for up to 6 persons (two on sofa-bed, cot available). Each bedroom can be configured to provide either a super king or 2, 3ft singles. The built in wardrobes in each bedroom also provide ample drawers and storage. There are ceiling fans and air-conditioning for the summer, and for a cosy feel, central heating with a constant supply of hot water. Extend your party onto the large balcony, fully furnished for al fresco dining. For those who prefer indoor evening entertainment there is a 32" flat screen LCD TV - ENGLISH and other Languages / radio, DVD, CD.

FREE WI-FI facility means that those who wish, can keep in touch with home or business. FREE TELEPHONE CALLS are available to our two other apartments, and all Hacienda numbers.

ACCESSIBILITY

Lift and stair access is available to first and second floor properties. All apartments are able to accommodate a wheelchair. Additionally our ground floor property can be accessed by wheelchair from both sides, enabling the user a direct view of the pool and golf course beyond. Whilst the apartments have not been specifically adapted there is ample room in bedroom one and the bathroom for the use of a wheelchair or other walking aid.

CHANGEOVER DAY AND TIME

Changeover days as well as arrival and departure times are flexible by arrangement. However, proposed arrival and departure times (Flight Nos. if applicable) should be supplied at the time of booking to ensure the correct number of nights are booked.

BEDROOMS:

Configure bedrooms 1 and 2 as you want. There are two 3ft singles in each room which can be made into super king doubles, all with EGYPTIAN 400 THREAD COUNT LINEN (Hotel quality). Each has Juliet Balcony - ideal for a quiet drink or read, or simply ME time.

BATHROOM:

Bath with shower and shower screen, wc and bidet. Vanity bowl with storage and mirror over. LUXURY 625g TOWELS AND BATH MAT.

KITCHEN:

In addition to all the items listed below, there is an extensive supply of cutlery/china/glassware and cookware for extra persons.

LIVING ROOM extends out onto a large balcony furnished for al fresco and sunbathing.

An optional chargeable BABY KIT (as new) can be booked comprising cot, mattress,potty, high chair, step stool and bath.

FURTHER DETAILS

Hacienda Riquelme offers a number of on-site facilities which include several impressive swimming pools and children's secure play areas, outdoor gym, boules, tennis courts. There is a well stocked on site supermarket, Restaurant and Bar at the Hacienda. You also have access, by way of shuttle bus, to the full facilities, including restaurants and shops, on nearby Polaris resorts.

Should you like to get together with friends or simply make it a family affair, there is a custom made picnic area with tables and chairs, from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area.

GUESTS COMMENTS

'We loved the apartment and the golf course. The apartment was lovely we met loads of lovely families English and Spanish and everyone made us feel very welcome. We have loads of email addresses and the kids have swopped MSN addresses and everyone is asking if we will be back next year. We definitely will be' - Joanne

'Just a note to say we really enjoyed our holiday and had a wonderful time, our only regret is we should have stayed a bit longer. Next year we plan to do 2 weeks' - Jo

COAST/BEACH

There are lots of choices of what to do in the Costa Calida - and even a choice of which Sea to go to! You can choose between the Mediterranean Sea, and the lesser known Mar Menor (little sea). The Mediterranean beaches include some fabulous white sand walks that the locals favour, while the Mar Menor is an inland sea/salt water lake separated from the Mediterranean by La Manga del Mar Menor; otherwise known as the La Manga strip.

GOLF

The 18 hole Hacienda Riquelme Golf Course, designed by Jack Nicklaus is a par 72 and 6416m course built to professional standards. The course covers an area of 71 hectares and has a stunning mountain backdrop and panoramic views of the coast. This course is one of a group of six golf courses that make up some of the best in Europe. It is different from the others, providing ample fairways combined with hard to approach greens, and bunkers ready to challenge your game. The course is surrounded by wild flowers, olive trees and stunning lakes. Other golfing amenities include a driving range and pro-golf shop on the resort. Whilst staying at Hacienda Riquelme you are able to use the amenities and play at reduced rates at La Torre Golf Course, El Valle Golf Course or Mar Menor Golf Course. A shuttle bus provides transport for golfers and holidaymakers to and from these resorts.

SKIING

2 hours driving to Sierra Nevada

HOW TO GET THERE

Fly to Murcia/San Javier or Alicanti International Airport from Belfast, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London - Gatwick, London - Luton, London - Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham/East Midlands and Southampton. Airlines flying there include Ryanair, Jet2, Easyjet and Monarch. Car hire is available at the airport terminal, and for the best deal advance booking is recommended.

DISTANCES

Sucina village is only 3 minutes drive away and offers all amenities. Balsicas is 8 km away and has the nearest train station for trips to Murcia town and Cartagena port. Airport: Murcia/San Javier 18km. Ferry: Santander or Bilbao 700km. Beaches 15km. Other golf courses 10km.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Santiago Del La Ribera 15 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: MURCIA, SAN JAVIER: ALICANTE 18 km, Nearest railway: BALSICAS 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Bicycles available, Climbing frame
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access

The Murcia region

The area of Murcia sits on the south east corner of Spain, with Costa Blanca to the North and Costa Almeria to the South. It boasts white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, deserted coves and 320 days of sunshine a year. The World health authority has declared the Murcia province the cleanest in Spain, with the least industrial pollution. For nature lovers, there is the stunning Sierra Espuna national Park and the sierra de Carroscoy mountain range – a paradise for walkers and climbers. Balneario de Archena - On the banks of the clean water and rich river Segura, we find the Balneario de Archena. This is an ideal destination for a healthy treatment. The centre which has sources of rich mineral water with temperature of 52 °C is specialized in the treatment of respiratory problems and skin and rheumatic diseases. Balneario de Fortuna - The salt-rich waters of the Balneario de Fortuna spring with a temperature of 53 °C and are particularly effective for the treatment of asthma, rheumatism, colds and allergies, and gynaecological disorders. The baths were already used by the Moors and the Romans and are housed in modern facilities. There are three hotels with direct access to the spa, an outdoor pool with hot spring water, ideal for cold winter mornings. Lo Pagán and healing mud baths - The route begins along the Mar Menor in Lo Pagán, a village two kilometers from San Pedro del Pinatar where the best open-air mud baths in Europe are situated.

Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort

Hacienda Riquelme offers a number of on-site facilities which include several impressive swimming pools and children's secure play areas, outdoor gym, boules, tennis courts. There is a well stocked on site supermarket, Restaurant and Bar at the Hacienda. You also have access, by way of shuttle bus, to the full facilities, including restaurants and shops, on nearby Polaris resorts.

Should you like to get together with friends or simply make it a family affair, there is a custom made picnic area with tables and chairs, from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Local residents run an on site community advice office (2/3 mornings a week between 10:15 and 11:45 depending on season). They will be glad to assist you with queries you may have regarding the local area, hiring bikes etc. They also provide a Book Swap and purchase scheme, have some games, DVD's etc. There is also a facility for printing flight tickets.