.The house is a 10 minute walk from the main plaza so is very quiet at night with no noise from the bars and restaurants. Within 2 minutes there is a local bar, “Morgans” with nightly music, and just a little further "Cheers bar" if you can’t be bothered to walk to the plaza. Next to Cheers Bar is a local grocery shop for all your small shopping needs, bread, milk, groceries, alcohol, newspapers, newly opened 2011. Both Cheers and Morgans are great for breakfasts, lunch, dinner and nightly entertainment.
Some of the houses and apartments are residential, so it must be a wonderful location to live all year round. The apartment is home from home and we invite you to enjoy a wonderful location.
Villamartin area, Costa Blanca
The reason we chose Villamartin was because it is an established resort with everything you need for a great holiday. There are shops at the plaza that have the usual everyday needs for a self-catering holiday. There are numerous restaurants from Mexican to Italian. At night the plaza is lit up with holiday makers dining in the palm covered court with parrots nesting above. There are various bars and restaurants on the three levels offer cuisines from all over the world, there is so much to explore.
The entertainment ranges from disco to karaoke or the singer belting out the old favourites. There is music for every age young or old all in a self-contained plaza where the children can play safely. There is also a cinema and bowling alley.
If you want a change from the plaza, there is another development 15 mins walk from Villamartin called Los Dolses. It has the usual restaurants and bars. There is also a very good Thai/Japanese restaurant which would rival anything in Europe. For the budget minded there is also a Chinese restaurant that has a buffet menu for €4.50 per person. It is very popular and you need to get there early.
For the golfer there is a challenging Villamartin 18 hole championship golf course 10 minutes walk from the apartment. The Spanish Open has been played here on occasions and within 30 mins drive there are ample courses to challenge golfers of all standards. Las Ramblas, Campoamor,La Manga, La Finca, Lo Romero, Vistabella to name but a few.
A true golfers paradise!
There are several beaches 5 mins drive from Villamartin, so a hire car would be useful. The beaches are all blue flag and go for miles.
Airport Transfers can be arranged from either Alicante or Murcia airport.
Places to visit on the Costa Blanca
The main town heading towards Alicante is called Torrevieja which is approx 15 minutes’ drive from Villamartin. There are all the quality shops you would expect of a larger town. It is also home to the hypermarket for all the smokers and drinkers. It has some lovely restaurants and a large marina. There is a promenade which stretches the length of the town and is lit up at night. A funfair is located at the seafront. The waterpark is also at Torrevieja
Heading towards Cartagenta is the Resort of La Manga, about 40 to 50 minutes drive where the England football team trained. It is the Las Vegas of the Costa Blanca and growing in popularity. In Cartagenta there is a roman excavation and museum, marina, boat excursions, and wonderful shopping in a old town, great for a day out.
A short drive from Villamartin is the charming village of San Miguel which is well worth a visit. There is a cave restaurant which is built into the hill and you have to book early. There is also a bar called the "peanut bar". It is a local's house who wanted to turn it into a bar several years ago. The Mayor refuse to give him permission (he had upset him somehow). So your drinks are free but you pay for the peanuts he serves with your drink!
Just 5 mins drive away is La Zenia Boulevard is the new shopping mall in Orihuela Costa, it is the biggest shopping centre of the province of Alicante.
The Boulevard occupies has about 150 shops and the Alcampo hypermarket, it offers free parking at all times.
It looks a lot like an American shopping mall but with a Mediterranean accent.
The Shopping centre has some activities almost every weekend which draws many people from Orihuela Costa, Campoamor, La Zenia and so on.
Most of the shops are located on the first floor and on the second it is full of restaurants and barssome of the restaurants are the best in the Orihuela Costa area.
The Shopping centre is wheel chair friendly there are 3 elevators one in the central plaza and one near the Alcampo..
So La Zenia Boulevard is the ideal place to go shopping, have something to eat or just relax.
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A tranquil villa in Iznate, Nerja. Offering stunning sea views, a private pool and shaded areas you can enjoy a holiday in a peaceful location, where the Spanish live and tend their grapes, olives and almonds.