2 bedroom apartment situated in the residential area of Altomar II, Gran Alacant, approximately 15 minutes from Alicante Airport.
Apartment Features - two bedrooms (1 double & 1 twin), lounge/dining area with two sofas (1 x sofa bed), fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, terrace , TV SATELITE (englighs,french, german...channels), internet access as well as a DVD player is available to all guests.
Gran Alacant has three communal swimming pools within a short distance, (one is situated on the same street), and local amenities consist of small shops, banks, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants. The nearest beach is Carabassi Playa and Arenales del Sol, which is a 20 minute downhill walk, there is also a local tram which circles Gran Alacant on the hour - stops include the beach, commercial center, local market (Thursday) and pubs/restaurants. The apartment is within walking distance of bus stops, and is a 15 minute bus journey from Santa Pola, and 25 minutes from Alicante (all fares are reasonable). Local trips to Benidorm are offered by local companies, journey is approximately 1 hour from Gran Alacant.
A few metres there are supermarkets, bars, restaurants, parks, international library, regular buses to Alicante city, Santapola, beaches of Arenales, El Altet etc...health center,gym, taxi stop.
You can go for a walk to the Santa Pola lighthouse, from where you can make out a spectacular view of the coast and the Tabarca island too.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arenales del Sol and Carabassi beaches 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante-Elche 8 km, Nearest railway: Alicante 13 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||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), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Bicycles available|
Gran Alacant is a large residential tourism urbanisation, which has a friendly relaxed feel. Many northern Europeans have settled here permanently to enjoy the fabulous climate and beautiful beaches and sand dunes that the area affords.
The urbanisation is located on a hillside close to the sandy beaches with many of the properties enjoying a sea view. The area is just 15 kilometers south of Alicante and 6 km from Santa Pola. The international airport at Alicante is approximately 15 minutes away by car.
Alicante offers many modern facilities and attractions, the marina has many restaurants and bars to suit all ages and is home to numerous yachts and motor cruisers. It has a large shopping area full of many designer shops.
Benidorm is situated 1 hour from Gran Alacant, nearby tourist attractions and activities include - Mundomar Aquarium, Aqualandia Water Park, Terra Mitica Theme Park and Terra Natura.
In the south, 40 minutes away sits the town of Torrevieja, this area is known for it's large ex-pat community, as well as seafront restaurants and bars. A nature reserve is situated around the salt lakes of Torrevieja.
Altomar II, Gran Alacant has a local clinic and pharmacy within walking distance, wide selection of restaurants (all cuisines), and a number of internet cafes. There is a local taxi rank and car hire within a short distance from the apartment.
A new installment to the area is the Gran Alacant Life Resort (5 minute walk from apartment) – the resort includes a spa, gym, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, as well as a theater with restaurants and cafeterias.
Popular tourist attractions and activates include -
Santa Maria Church, Alicante
Castillo Santa Barbara - Visitas Guiadas, Alicante
Pola Park, Santa Pola
Dive Academy, Marina Miramar, Santa Pola
A weekly market takes place in Gran Alacant, Santa Pola, Arenales del Sol (Summer season only) and Alicante.