Exclusive Country Villa - Holiday Rental
The uniqueness of the house is that it is located in a very tranquil setting just outside the main urban areas of Santa Pola, Elche and Alicante. The views around the house are 360 degrees and range from views towards the sea and alt lakes to the mountain range behind Elche and Crevillente. In the immediate area there are the views of the salt lakes and crop growing areas which include Palm tree and olive tree orchards, Granados and oranges. There are some nice local walk and cycle ways which take you past and through the various orchards in the immediate surroundings.
Alicante Region - Costa Blanca
Alicante is the main city on the Costa. Alicante city has about 300,000 inhabitants and lies directly next to the Mediterranean sea. Alicante, the Port and historical centre are only 12 minutes by car from the house.
Alicante, and it's wonderful boulevard with palm trees and shopping streets, is one of the most well-known towns along the Costa Blanca. There are of course many other smaller towns along the coast which stretches 100 kilometers north and 100 kilometers south. There is Benidorm, Altea, Xabia and Denia to the North. To the south there is Santa Pola, Guardamar, Torrevieja and further still Cartagena.
Alicante is the starting point for thousands of tourists every year. In recent years the local goverment has spent a lot of money to upgrade the cities historical centre and Port area. The city is home to the Volvo Ocean Yacht Race. Above the city there is the old Santa Barbara castle which towers above the city centre. It is a worthwhile climb up the stairs to the castle and surrounding views. For less active tourists there is an elevator which takes you to the castle.
The city centre has several nice beaches along the waterfront. However, just north is the suburb area of San Juan which has one of the most beautiful beaches of the city. It stretches more than 10 kilometres and is very wide. It is especially popular in the weekends for local Spanish residents.Alicante has a large commercial centre and also several shopping centres spread across the city. The city centre also has many bars and restaurants making it also great for an evening out.