Alicante area Costa Blanca Sp
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
PRICES FROZEN FOR 2013
Urb La Marina, San Fulgencio, Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain
Detached 2 Bedroom Air Conditioned Holiday Villa
Situated at the end of a quiet Cul de Sac on a corner plot
This lovely holiday villa is beautifully situated on the Costa Blanca only 20 minutes away from Alicante airport, 10 minutes from the sandy beach at La Marina village. Locally there are several bars and tasty restaurants serving everything from paella to pizza, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, English you will be spoilt for choice.
There are several supermarkets ranging from Lidl, Mercadona and Iceland to the Chinese Bazaars.
You also have a mini water park and fitness suite to work off those 5 course menu of the day meals that are in abundance from only 9.95 euros!
Further afield you have the coastal resorts of Guardamar and Torrevieja both with extensive sandy beaches and an unparalleled variety of Restaurants, Bars , Bistros and Cafes.
URB LA MARINA
This modernised and extended ROSA type villa is fully equipped for all year round family holiday lets (No smoking, no pets)
Lounge area sofa and 2 armchairs with cable &satellite TV, DVD player, VCR, CD combo
2 Double Bedrooms. One with ensuite wc
Family bathroom with wc and shower.
Modernised kitchen with gas hob,electric oven, microwave, toaster and cafetiere
Utility area with new washing machine and fridge/freezer
Front and rear patios with BBQ and garden furniture
Parking outside or behind gates
From 195 Euros per week-inclusive of gas,water and electric, weekly change of bedlinen and towels.
Weekly rental rates for 2013 are as follows:
up to 30 March 195€
Easter 31 March to 6 April 275€
7April to 30 April 250€
May and June 325€
July and August 395€
November and December (except Christmas /New Year fortnight)
All rates fully inclusive air con, electric, gas, water and electric, and weekly change of bed linen and towels.
Only extra is final clean at 30€.
Beach towels not supplied.
NO SMOKING, NO PETS.
Rental can start and finish any day.
Minimum rental period 7 nights.
Arrival after 2pm on 1st day
Depart by 10am on last day
2 bedroom detached,air conditioned, 2 wc villa
Off road parking, fully equipped with washing machine, frig/freezer, cafetiere, toaster, oven, hob, microwave, safe, bbq, patio furniture
1 bedroom with double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 singles and en-suite wc.
English satellite tv, Spanish digital tv, cd/radio combo, DVD player
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La marina (village) 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante 25 km, Nearest railway: Alicante|
|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
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Valenciana region
Out and about
There are numerous places to visit within easy reach of our villa in La Marina, Costa Blanca, Spain. However, you can book Coach Trips to some popular tourist destinations if you do not wish to drive.
There are a wide variety of places to eat out within easy reach of La Marina, or in La Marina itself.
If you enjoy searching out for a bargain, the surrounding towns all have market days - don't be afraid to haggle!
Don't forget La Marina “Blue Flag” beach with its 15km of fine unspoilt sand and coastline! Take a picnic with you.
The Costa Blanca Tourist Board will also give you ideas of places to visit.
This is a beauty spot that is run with the visitors participation in conservation and development of "Fonts de l'Agar and its surrounding area. Visit the riverside, a walk along the paths and bathing in its various pools and waterfalls. Don't' forget your swimsuits!
First aid post, camping for one day with WC and showers, reception centre, parking.
Tel/Fax: 96 588 21 06
It is situated on the road to Callosa, 35 Km from Calpe and Benidorm
Combine a visit with a visit to Guadalest.
Altea is a pleasant town just north of Benidorm and well worth a visit.
Altea Hills Yachts
Visit Altea Hills and enjoy a stroll around the Marina, probably one of the most exclusive on the Costa Blanca, and is home of some of the biggest luxury yachts in Spain. Enjoy a meal or a drink at one of the bars in the marina. You can charter boats from here and there is also a diving excursion which leaves from the marina.
This is a huge water amusement park for adults and children. It is situated on the west side of Benidorm against a hill near Mundomar and Benidorm Palace. Don't forget the sun cream!
Tel: 96 586 40 06 or 07
Discover the fantastic underwater world in the waters of Benidorm's Island and the Calpe area on this boat trip. Departures from the port and the street Rincon de Loix, first departure at 10.00 and goes every hour..
Tel: 96/585 00 52
A fun day out for all the family.
Aquapark in Torrevieja. Finca La Hoya Grande. Tel: 96/571 5611. Open from 10am until 7pm.
Balloon Flights, Elche
Definitely for the more adventurous, take a 40 minute balloon flight in the areas of Bajo Vinalopo and Bajo Seguar. The trip offers incredible views of the south of the province of Alicante and at the same time provides a secure and suitable flight for the general public.
The whole excursion lasts 3 hours, including 40 min flying time. At the end of the flight a picnic is provided and you can celebrate the experience with Cava.
Excitement Touristic Balloon Flights
Reservations 966 637 401
Special and spectacular varied dinner show. Three-hour floor show and dancing, with music provided by a live orchestra. Doors open at 21.00. Reservations tel: 96 585 16 60 or 61.
Alternatively you can book tickets in the travel agent next to the Cam Bank in Commercial Centre 1 in La Marina.
A visit to Calpe itself is recommended. Have lunch in one of the many restaurants which specialise in local fish dishes.
The Phoenicians called the Rock of Ifach the Northern Rock, to distinguish it from Gibraltar, the Southern Rock, as these were the only spectacular promontories they encountered in their travels to the western shores of the Mediterranean.
Ifach is indeed a large rock, measuring 332m in height. Today, it is being transformed into a nature park to protect its unique vegetation and over 300 species of animals, including colonies of sea birds that use it as a nesting area. Located here is a nature school where local carnations and even original Robertonian orchids can be admired. The park itself can be reached up a zigzagging track leading to a panoramic view over the entire Marina Alta coastline.
There are branches in Torrevieja and Elche. The nearest is Elche.
Take the road to Elche from the N332, and follow the road for approximately 14 kilometres. Turn left onto the N340. Follow the signs to Carrefour supermarket.
Castillo Conde de Alfaz
Go back eight hundred years to the Castle of the Count of Alfaz and enjoy a dinner typical of this age. See how the knights fight on foot and horseback to defend their honour and save themselves from the Pit of Terror; a place which you too can visit….if you dare! End you night in the great disco "The Torture Chamber"
Tel: 96/686.55.92 or 93. In Alfaz between Altea and Benidorm. 3 km from Benidorm.
Castle of Santa Barbara, Alicante
This is well worth a visit for the magnificent views of Alicante and the surrounding area. Don't try to walk up the hill to the castle. If you are travelling by car, follow the signs on the N-332 to the Puerto. When you reach the Puerto, you will see signs for Parking. Once parked, walk along the promenade until you reach the beach. Continue until past the Tourist Information office, just after this there is a bridge crossing the dual carriageway. Cross the road and follow the signs to the Castle. You will enter a tunnel which takes you to the lift up to the Castle.
A personal garden transformed into cactusland. 1000 different species of cactus and other succulents, tropical fruit tees, several species of parrots, parakeets, exotic birds and other exhibits. A wonderworld of shapes and colours. Also a collection of fossils, mineral stones, shells, butterflies.
Refreshments are available.
On the road between Altea and Calpe.
Tel: 96/584 22 18 - La Galera del Mar, 26 - Altea
El Huerto Del Cura (The Curate's Orchard), National Artistic Garden, Elche (Elx)
This is a garden of 13,000 m2 where you can see a large cactus and palm-tree collection with species from all over the world. About a thousand palm-trees surround ponds, rockeries and promenades.
Tel/Fax: 96/5 45 19 36. Porta de la Morera, 49, 03203 Elche (Elx)
Go-Karts, San Fulgencio
A go-karting track on La Marina's doorstep. There are different categories of Karts which race at different times. The entrance is just off the N-332 near La Marina playas as you approach La Marina from Santa Pola
La Marquesa, Avda. Justo Quesade s/n, 03170 Rojales, Alicante, Tel: 966 71 42 58 or 966 71 41 82. Fax 966 71 42 67.
The course is lying in a valley between two mountains, this course is mainly flat and offers no particular difficulties. It has wide fairways interspersed with canals, lakes and other obstacles which all players find enjoyable. Players have the chance to use a wide variety of irons.
Opening hours: 08.30 – 20.30.
Holes: 18 – Par 72
Villamartin, Ctra. Alicante-Cartegena, km 7.6, 03300 Orihuela, Alicante Tel: 966 76 51 60, Fax 966 76 51 58,
The course gives players the chance to enjoy using all 14 clubs from their bags. The greens are fast and magnificently maintained.
Opening hours: 08.30 – 21.00
Holes: 18 – Par 72
Las Ramblas de Orihuela, Ctra. Alicante-Cartegena, km 48 03189 Orihuela, Alicante. Tel: 965 32 20 11, Fax 965 32 21 59.
The course is located between two ravines on the mediterraneao and requires players to use great precision when hitting the ball, as both fairways and greens are very demanding.
Opening hours: 08.30 – 21.00
Holes: 18 – Par 72
Campoamor, Ctra. Cartegena-Alicante, Km.48 03189 Orihuela, Alicante. Tel: 965 32 13 66, 965 32 01 04, Fax: 965 32 24 54 email@example.com
The layout of the course has been adapted to suite both amateurs and professional golfers. The fairways are long and wide, but the greens and the inclinations of the fairways are the big challenges.
Opening hours: 08.30 – 20.00
Holes: 18 – Par 72
This is a beautiful town in the hills with spectacular views. There are several museums, including a Museum of torture and the unique Antonio Marco Museum where you can see miniatures of many things too small to see with the human eye.
Torture Museum Tel: 96 588 50 04
Museum Antonio Marco Tel 96 5898 53 23
Visit the old fortified monastery.
Jalon Valley - Valley of Wine
The Jalon valley is named after the Jalon river, it flows through the village Jalon (some road signs say Xalo), which lies some 7 km from Benissa. The famous Jalon wines, strong red and the sweet mistela or moscatel wine are sold in two bodegas, where you are encouraged to try the produce. You can buy the wine by the litre.
Every Tuesday a market - vegetables, clothes, shoes etc. - is held in the square and the adjacent streets.
On Saturday mornings an enormous car boot sale and antique market is held on the area opposite the bodega under the huge eucalyptus trees and is well worth visiting.
Jeep Safari 4 x 4 Cabrio
Discover the real Spain. A complete full day of adventure, action and sensation through the magnificent countryside of the Costa Blanca mountains, valleys, picturesque villages, rivers, jungles and swamps. Drive yourself or let yourself be driven.
Av. Penetracion s/n - Complejo Admiral 1, local 5 - Benidorm.
Tel 96 680 71 24
Rent a go-kart on a great track and enjoy this exciting sport in one of Europe's best tracks. On the road from Benidorm to Villajoyosa.
Tel: 96 589 46 76
Travelling on the Limon Expres is a pleasant excursion, along the Costa Blanca. You can admire Altea, Teulada and other natural places you can't otherwise reach. The old tourist trains stops in Gata de Gorgos where passengers visit a guitar factory and are shown typical handicraft. On the way back, going South, passengers can enjoy the wonderful west Mediterranean landscape from the heights of this coast whilst sparkling wine is served.
Reservations - info: Tel:96/680 31 03 Fax: 96 680.85 21
Marine and exotic animal park near Aqualandia. Mundomar is a unique adventure, its main attraction is that it is a beautiful setting with exotic marine animals. Enjoy a fascinating encounter with the dolphins and seals. They are real stars of the park.
West side of Benidorm - Tel: 96 586 91 01 or 02 or 03
A fun attraction park for children, on the N-332 just north of La Marina. You will see the park as you travel from Alicante Airport on the left hand side of the road.
Open 19.00 - 2.00 July and August, and at weekends for the remainder of the year.
Tel 96/541 70 60.
Prehistoric natural cave (1)
The Caves of Canelobre at Busot, situated 24km from the city of Alicante, at a height of 700m on the northern side of Cabeco d'Or. The interior of the cave has got one of the highest vaults in all Spain, and is very similar to a cathedral.
Tel: 96/569 92 50 - Busat at Alicante, motorway A7, excit 67 to El Campello, exit the road N-332 near El Campello to road N-340 Alcoi-Xixona to the cave in Busot.
Prehistoric natural cave (2)
Visit this magnificent natural cave of more than 300m long and its stalagmites and stalactites and admire the great numbers of domes which at times rise to a height of more than 20m. The cave is situated on the road between Pedreguer and Benidoleig.
Las Calaveras Benidoleig - Te; 96/640 42 35 - 03759.
Situated inland between Gata and Ondara, surrounding area Javea - Denia.
Safari Park Rio
Rio Safari Park Elche is the ideal spot to enjoy nature and to watch tigers, lions, camels, monkeys, hippopotamus ….. from its trains. You can also visit the first farm exhibition with more than 200 crocodiles of all sizes. Rio Safari's 6000 fully grown palm trees create an unique tropical setting.
A professional team records with a video camera your journey by train and will turn your visit into a great audio-visual souvenir.
Tel: 96/663 72 88 - On the road from Santa Pola to Elche.
Salvador Artesana - shoe factory outlet
This is an essential place to visit - your can buy shoes, handbags, leather goods such as belts at factory prices. They also have a range of large sizes for tall men and women - do ask the assistants.
Opening times 10 - 13.30, 3.30 - 8.00.
Take the road to Elche from the N332, and follow the road for approximately 14 kilometres. Turn left onto the N340. Follow the signs to Carrefour supermarket. You will see the yellow sign for the Salvador Artesana factory approximately 250 - 500 metres past Carrefour on the right. Turn right and the factory is at the end of the road on the righthand side.
030205 Elche (Alicante) Apda. de Correos, 5404
Tel 966 67 54 41.
Sand Dunes of Guardamar
You can ride camels over the dunes at Guardamar for an enjoyable trip.
Terra Mitica - Theme Park
The Mediterranean's major Theme Park, on the outskirts of Benidorm is well worth a visit and has attractions for all ages. You can buy a 1 day, 2 consecutive days ticket, 3 days non-consecutive ticket or an Evening Ticket. The Park is open all week from Mid-March - October, at weekends during November and December (all week Christmas week) and reopens in March.
Follow the N-332 to Alicante and then join the Autopista A-7 (signpost to Valencia). As you approach Benidorm you will see the signs to Terra Mitica clearly marked, salida (exit) 65-A. (NB the A-7 is a toll road).
Tel: 902 020 220
Wax Museum, Benidorm
113 sculptures - royal families, politicians, art, music, horror, cinema, etc.
Tel: 96/680 84 21 - Museo de Cera - Avda Mediterranea, 8 - 03500, Benidorm.
Wander around the historic centre of Elche and enjoy the many Spanish bars and restaurants. There are also several Spanish restaurants on the road to Elche - stop and try a different one every day!
La Marina offers the full range of facilities one would need while on holiday:
La Marina offers a wide range of international banks and savings banks. They all speak English and are at hand to offer advise and information about opening bank accounts to changing travellers cheques (passports required).
The urbanization boasts three large continental supermarkets offering fresh breads, pastries, fresh fruit & veg, Spanish, English, French and German delicacies. Also you can find two English supermarkets offering any item needed.
The urbanization has a private clinic (English spoken, friendly advice given on all matters) and a national health “consultorio” (EHIC card required, available from your local U.K post office).
Also located on the urbanization is a pharmacy and an opticians.
The office is situated next door to the Police Station and National Health surgery opposite Super Valu.
Weekly Market: (Every Thursday Saturday & Sunday):
No holiday could be complete without a trip to a traditional Spanish market. Practice your Spanish (enjoy a little haggling with the stall holders) enjoy the taste & smells in which one can acquire: selling fresh breads from all regions, locally grown fruit & veg, fresh meats (hams, fish... ), roast chickens. A variety of stalls range from leather shoes & bags, house hold items, pottery ...
Take home that perfect gift, beautifully hand crafted Spanish pottery...
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2 Apr 2013
"Excellent relaxing quality holiday"
I stayed in this beautiful villa in January and had the most wonderful time. The owners were extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The local shops and restaurants are very reasonably pri… More
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