Torrevieja - Baleares Townhouse
“BALEARES” is a two-story townhouse, newly renovated, and decorated in a very modern and functional way, with all amenities. It is at the confluence of two big avenues, 650 m from the Calas de Torrevieja area, in front of the “Cala de los Trabajos”.
The house has a large patio. On the main door there is a large awning that can be opened when sun shines too much, and make easier to have breakfast and lunch at the patio also in summer time. In one of the corners of the patio there is also a shower that is very comfortable to remove the sand when returning from the beach.
The house has two floors and the roof is a whole large terrace.
On the ground floor it is the living room and dining area, with two large glass doors to to both sides of the patio, and a window. There is a dining table with chairs for 4 people, and a comfortable sofa bed with chaise longue in front of the TV. It has air conditioner with heat pump.
On the same floor it is the kitchen, with bar to the living room. The kitchen is equipped with hob, oven, microwave, refrigerator with freezer, dishwasher, extractor hood, coffee maker, toaster, and kettle. In the kitchen is also the washing machine.
On this floor there is also a small toilet with sink and toilet, which is very comfortable because you can stay most of the day at the ground level.
On the first floor there are two bedrooms and the bathroom
Both of the bedrooms have large fitted wardrobe and large window. One of them has a double bed 135×190 cm, and the other has two single beds 90×190 cm. The one with the two beds also has a glass door to a small terrace with a table and two chairs.
The bathroom has a large shower, sink and toilet.
All the windows and glass doors of the house are double glazed, and with perfect acoustic and thermal insulation.
In the house there is iron, hair dryer, and travel cot. It has WIFI.
The roof of the house is a large solarium, with beautiful views of two parks and the sea.
Both the patio and the solarium have outdoor furniture.
“BALEARES” is in front of Las Calas area, 900 m from Playa de los Locos, and 2.5 km from La Mata. The centre of Torrevieja is half an hour walking from the house.
Torrevieja is a town located in the Costa Blanca, south of Alicante. It has several beaches of white sand and clear water and is surrounded by the protected Natural Park of the Lagunas de la Mata and Torrevieja, 3700-hectare natural area.
The distinguishing feature of the park are its two large salt lakes (Laguna de Torrevieja and Laguna de La Mata) where are flamingos and many other species. Due to the proximity of Salinas, Torrevieja has a microclimate that attracts many tourists from northern Europe spend the winter here.
In recent years Torrevieja has been developed as a tourist destination first class, mainly because of its 320 days of sunshine and average temperature of 18° C, its white sand beaches and clear water, squares and parks, the promenade and historic monuments as the Modernist Casino of the early twentieth century, and outdoor theater “enclosure of the Eras de la Sal”.
The international airport of El Altet (Alicante) is 47 km. And the international airport of Murcia-San Javier 35 km. Torrevieja has good communication by bus to Alicante and Murcia.
Torrevieja is also known by the Roman pier, which is located in La Mata. And the headlights called El Moro and La Mata, used in medieval times to warn the inhabitants from pirate attacks.
Another famous attraction of Torrevieja is the variety of festivals organized here every month. Some of the most famous are the Carnivals they attend thousands of people dressed satiric and humorous way forming a crowd of color and good humor. Easter draws crowds to the streets, roads become popular religiosity. The Good Friday procession at night is the most revered and admired in the East Coast Spanish.
In Torrevieja there are 5 beaches (playas) and natural pools at sea:
Playa de El Acequión (the closest one to apartment, just 10 minutes walking): it is protected by breakwaters, so the sea is always calm and ideal for children to swim.
- Playa del Cura: beside the Promenade Paseo Marítimo Juan Aparicio. This beach has Qualitur ratings Quality, ISO 14000, ISO 9000 and Blue Flag. In the summer evenings at this beach are typical “Habaneras Evenings”: many people come here to listen Habaneras.
- Playa de los Locos: its name comes from an old mental hospital that was built nearby. This beach also has clear warm waters and fine white sand. It is north of Torrevieja and also has Qualitur quality certification, ISO 14000 and ISO 9000.
- Playa de los Náufragos: south of the town. It has a promenade, car parking and is wheelchair accessible. It has the Qualitur, ISO 14000, ISO 9000, Ecobeaches and Blue Flag certifications.
- Playa de la Mata: is a quiet beach located on the outskirts of Torrevieja.
Natural pools in the sea (500 m from the apartment): in front of the Paseo Maritimo Juan Aparicio.
To the south of Torrevieja, the coast is full of white sand beaches and crystalline waters: excursions deserve to visit them and test them. Also the Mar Menor (35 km) is ideal for water sports, and Lo Pagán (25 km) for relaxing and medicinal mud baths.
From Torrevieja you can visit Benidorm (113 km), Alicante (60 km), Cartagena (62 km) and Murcia (67 km). There are buses to all these destinations.
The largest shopping center of Alicante was opened in 2012 just 5 km from Torrevieja: it is called “Zenia Boulevard” and has 5,000 parking spaces for cars, around 150 stores like Zara, Guess, Benetton, White, most Store European Primark, H & M, C & A, Druni, Alcampo, Decathlon, Leroy Merlin, etc. There is a large play area for children, a casino, a huge TV screen wil to watch sporting events and other sports. The mall, built outdoors, itself worth a visit and a walk.
Torrevieja area is ideal for cycling because it is completely flat.
Near Torrevieja there are also some interesting cultural visits: Elche (46 km) with its “Palmeral” and “El Misteri” that in August 2012 was rated as World Heritage, Murcia with the museum of the famous sculptor Salzillo (70 km), the Roman city Cartagena, and Orihuela (35 km) where the famous poet Miguel Hernandez was born.
Around Torrevieja there are many Golf Courses. Some of them (the distances from Torrevieja City Centre):
- Las Ramblas (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 17 km)
- Lomas de Campoamor (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 15 km)
- Las Colinas (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 23 km)
- Villamartín (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 13 km)
- Roda Golf (San Javier, 35 km)
- Golf La Finca (Algorfa, less than 19 km)
- Golf Vistabella (Orihuela, 19 km)
- Golf La Marquesa (Rojales, less than 15 km)
- La Manga Club (La Manga, 65 km)
María José is the owner of this nice duplex. Her family is from Torrevieja, and have always lived here for several generations. She remembers that when she was a child, the whole area where “BALEARES” is now placed, it was orange fields, and she came here with her grandfather.
She bought this house some time ago, and she keeps it with care. She has decided to share it with people from all over the world, who want to enjoy the excellence of Torrevieja.
Registration number: AT-453812-A