2 bed Penthouse Apartment
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The apartment has everything you could want for either a golfing holiday with friends or a family holiday. The apartment is situated on the La Torre Golf Resort, with an 18 hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus on site and numerous other golf courses nearby. The apartment is equipped with air conditioning throughout and central heating for the cooler winter months.
The apartment is conveniently situated on the resort, just a 10-15 minute walk to the supermarket and Town Centre where the bank and ATM, the golf club house, restaurants and the Irish Pub are located.
For family holidays there are several swimming pools around the resort, 3 of which are within 200 metres of the apartment including one just outside the block, and can be viewed from the sun terrace. there are also tennis courts, and play areas on site.
The nearest beach is at Los Alcazares just 15 minutes drive away.
There is a well stocked supermarket on site, several bars and restaurants (seasonal opening times)
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Los Alcazares 15 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Murcia San Javier 15 km, Nearest railway: Balsicas 10 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
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, 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, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment sleeps up to 5 people in 2 bedrooms and 1 sofa bed. Both bedrooms can be configured as either double or twin rooms.
The bathroom has a full bath with shower over and shower screen
The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, microwave, kettle and toaster.
Small laundry room with washer/dryer and clothes airer.
Ironing Board and iron
There is TV with DVD player and TV showing free to air UK, Spanish and French channels
Bed linen and towels provided.
|Further details outdoors|
The large terrace is equipped with sun loungers, a table and chairs and barbeque, and has views over the swimming pool, golf course and surrounding countryside. Each bedroom also has a balcony.
There is lift access to the apartment from the secure underground car park and at street level.
There are swimming pools located throughout the resort with the nearest one being 100m from the apartment.
There is a well stocked supermarket on site for those who wish to cater or several bars and restaurants including an Italian,Tapas bar and the golf clubhouse for those who wish to eat out. There is also an Irish Pub with a regular happy hour.
Spa facilities are available at the 5 star Intercontinental Hotel at La Torre.
Please not all resort facilities are subject to seasonal availability.
Available for short or longer lets
No smoking apartment
Welcome Packs available
Airport Pick up available
The Murcia region
The Murcia region
Murcia is a region with one of the greatest annual number of sunny days, an average temperature of 21º C, and 250 km of shoreline along two seas: the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor. It's environment full of contrasts, with high mountains, southern basins with semi-desert landscapes, and beautiful beaches such as those of Calblanque, La Manga, and Mazarrón.
Murcia´s coastline is very diverse, with both rough and serene waters. The Murcia Region coastline contains a large number of areas of great environmental interest: dunes, salt flats, wetlands... many of them are Natural Protected Areas. In many areas you can find flora and fauna species such as the Phoenician Juniper, a native tree variety, and the "Fartet", a minute and very unusual fish.
An area of great cultural and historical interest make Murcia the perfect region to visit and enjoy outdoor activities such as water sports in the Mar Menor, mountain exploring, hiking and golf.
Six National Tourism Interest festivals, and 31 Regional Tourism Interest festivals are enjoyed by both tourist and locals.
On the last Sunday in January, with the Cuadrillas de Barranda Festiva, whilst February is Carnival month, with famous dance troupe parades, and costume contests in communities such as Águilas, Cartagena, and Cabezo de Torres.
Holy Week has marvellous processions in Cartagena, Lorca, Jumilla and Murcia. It is also the time of the Tamborradas (processions with drummers) that accompany the Mula and Moratalla celebrations, and the Murcia Spring Festivals. A highlight of the latter festivals is Bando de la Huerta Day, on which many Murcians, in traditional attire, march through the city. Another Holy Week festival is the Entierro de la Sardina, which is Murcia´s other principal festival together with Bando. This is a pagan festival of mythology and fire, with dance troupes, brass bands, entertainment groups, floats and fireworks.
May features Moore and Christian parades in many of the region´s towns, such as Abanilla and Alhama, and the massively attended performances of the Santísima y Vera Cruz Festival in Caravaca.
The summer sees many Virgen del Carmen seafarer´s processions in many of the coastal towns. It is also the season of cultural festivals such as those of San Javier, La Unión, Los Alcázares, Lorca, and the Wine Harvest Festival in Jumilla.
In autumn Murcia sees the September Fair, with Moore and Christian parades, and the Mediterranean Folklore Festival. Legions of Romans and Carthaginians group on the streets of Cartagena, like in ancient historical times. During 10 days, Spain's important historical moments are performed outdoors.
During September there are also the religious pilgrimages of Romerías, featuring Virgen de la Fuensanta, the patron of Murcia, and Virgen de la Esperanza in Calasparra.
At the end of autumn, festivals are more abundant in the north of the region, with the Fiestas de la Purísima in Yecla, amid the thunder of the harquebuses. The Cuadrillas de Ánimas (troupes) and the Campanas de Auroras ("Dawn Bells" music group) announce the beginning of Christmas by carol singing along orchard roads. The Region also enjoys at this time the nativity scene contests, and the large parades on Epiphany Day.
Murcia and airports: From Alicante 50mins, From San Javier 20mins.
Directions from Alicante
Follow the signs for Cartagena and follow the A7/E15 motorway towards Murcia/Cartagena.
Take Exit 77 onto AP7 signposted Torrevieja, Cartagena.
There are two tolls each of approximately 3 Euros.
Continue through the two tolls until JUNCTION 782 MURCIA, SUCINA (C3319) turn off right, and cross back over the dual carriageway, following signs for 'Urbanization La Torre'.
Directions from San Javier
Follow road straight across roundabouts to AP7 follow the sign to ALICANTE.
Continue until JUNCTION 782 MURCIA, SUCINA (C3319) turn off right and go left onto C3319.
Then you can follow the map below from Junction 782. Here are the directions below:
From Junction 782
Continue for 16 kilometres towards Murcia, it is a dual carriageway.
La Torre Golf Resort
The La Torre Golf Resort area
La Torre Golf Resort course offers 18 holes, par 68 and four sets of tees. Provisional distances (metres): (black) 5,350; (blue) 4,934; (white) 4,422; (red) 3,822 This course features over five hectares of sophisticated bunkers that separate the holes, together with denser grass which has been planted around the bunkers, creating the optimum wind shot effect. Three lakes complete the attractive landscape of this course. One of the shorter courses, the Polaris World La Torre Golf Resort is ideal for both average players and those with a high handicap. At the same time, La Torre Golf Resort preserves the challenge for experienced players who, teeing off from the furthest tee, will have to devise the appropriate strategy to cover the fairway with the perfect shot.
Completed with all the perfect features for practice, La Torre Golf Resort is a wonderful spot to relax, unwind and enjoy the usually perfect weather.
Facilities in the La Torre Club House consist of:
A comprehensively stocked golf shop displaying a wide selection of golf wear.
Shower room facilities including locker and towel hire.
Wood house bar and terrace overlook the 9th green and lake (see details below).
Business Centre including Internet access and printing facilities.
Visitors to La Torre can also play the other Polaris courses at El Valle, Hacienda Riquelme and the 9 hole at Mar Menor. A shuttle bus is available to the other Polaris resorts.
Further afield but within easy driving distances are the courses at La Manga, La Finca, Las Ramblas, Villamartin and the championship course at Hacienda Del Alamo.
Restaurants on La Torre
La Acacia Trattoria
La Acacia serves classic Italian cuisine. The stylish décor and relaxed atmosphere makes it the perfect setting for a family meal. With a wide selection of pastas, pizzas, risotto, fish dishes and delicious desserts. Open every day. Reservations (0034) 902 531 281
Limonero specialises in rice dishes cooked upon an open fire. Choose from a variety of traditional Paellas with seafood, vegetables or meat. The restaurant has a superb setting overlooking the lake with excellent golf views. Open every day 13:30-16:00 and 20:00-23:30. Reservations (0034) 902 531 291
Bamboo chill out bar
A fabulous new addition which appears to float on the town centre lake. This restaurant has an excellent food selection, its own swimming pool with luxury loungers and a pool bar. It features live music and a chill out DJ.
Clover Irish Bar
The Clover is a warm and friendly Irish bar, that not only serves a wide variety of drinks but also a number of snacks and light meals. There is some live entertainment and plasma screens for showing sporting and leisure events. Open every day.
Tapas bar in the town centre and offers a wide range of fresh tapas.
Avellano is the ice cream parlour by the lake.
Visitor Attractions Outside The Resort
Los Alcazares is the nearest beach resort around 15 minutes away. It has many bars and restaurants and excellent beaches for you to enjoy the warm waters of the Mar Menor.
San Pedro De Salinas is at the end of ‘the strip’ and is famed for the mineral mud baths. There are nice walks on extended walkways and going through the nature reserve.
Roldan is the village closest to La Torre and it is a typical traditional small Spanish town.
Torre Pacheco and Balsicas are about 10 minutes away and offer traditional Spanish bars and eating places.
La Manga Strip is at La Manga del Mar Menor. It is a narrow stretch of land separating the Mediterranean sea from the inland sea of Mar Menor. Nearby is the La Encañizada nature reserve. On both sides of La Manga Strip - over 50 km long - are lovely sandy beaches with a wide selection of bars and restaurants nearby.
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18 Aug 2013
Just got back from a brilliant. Apartment was clean and well stocked and roof terrace perfect for lunch and evening meals, lovely aspect overlooking pool and golf course with town centre beyond. Our f… More
We are pleased you had a great holiday and enjoyed the apartment. We very much look forward to welcoming you back again.
30 Dec 2012
"Great apartment, excellent stay will come back again"
Spent a very enjoyable week at this well appointed apartment. Very comfortable for four adults with all amenities including free WiFi.
Lovely private sun terrace overlooking the golf course and swimming pool. Great place to relax, visit the coast and local sites of interest such as Cartagena.
Great local food and very freindly service. Will definitely be coming back.
We are very pleased you enjoyed our holiday home and look forward to welcoming you back in the future
3 Sep 2012
"Great location to relax and unwind"
Accomodation was perfect for family with 3 children. We had no problems booking the apartment and the owner provided us with all relevant information. We arrived into Alicante but the resort was easily located and we had an excellant meet and greet at the apartment. The local beaches are a short drive away but the resort pools were numerous and of a high standard. We had a great roof terrace which had the sun all day and was perfect for sunset meals at night. We have already recommended it to our friends and would highly recommend it to others
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our holiday apartment. We look forward to welcoming you back and thank you for recommending us to your friends.
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