Torrevieja - Galeón
“GALEÓN“: comfortable and functional newly renovated two-storey townhouse. Swimming pool. WIFI.
“GALEÓN” is a bright two-storey townhouse, recently renovated, and decorated in a very modern and functional way, with all the comforts.
It has two patios: one in the front facade with East orientation and another one in the back oriented to the West, which are very pleasant both in summer and winter, because you can always look for the sun or shade depending on the weather. In addition, with these same guidelines there are two terraces in the bedrooms on the first floor.
From the front patio and through two large glass doors, you access to the main room of the house, distributed in 3 environments: the living room with TV, a low table and a comfortable sofa with chaise longue; the dining table with capacity for 6 people; and the kitchen with American bar. It has air conditioning unit with heat pump.
The kitchen is equipped with a ceramic hob, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, extractor fan, coffee maker, toaster and kettle.
The washing machine is located in a closed space under the staircase, where the cleaning material and the ironing board are also stored.
On this floor there is also a toilet with a large shower with screen, sink and WC.
At the back there is a bedroom with a 135×190 cm bed, built-in wardrobe and double glass door to the back patio. It also has a ceiling fan.
Also in the corridor on the ground floor there is a door that leads to the back patio, and the stairs that go up to the first floor.
On the first floor there are two bedrooms, both with large built-in wardrobe. One of them has a double bed of 150×190 cm, and the other one has two beds of 90×190 cm. Both also have double glass doors with access to the terraces.
Between both bedrooms there is another bathroom with a shower with screen, washbasin, and WC.
From the back patio there is access to common and private gardens and swimming pool of a group of houses.
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 patios have outdoor furniture.
The house is located ten minutes walk from the beaches of Los Locos and El Cura.
The area is very quiet, even in high season, without parking difficulties. And at the same time it is 400 meters from the Av. de las Habaneras, so it has all the services at a walking distance: supermarket, shops, restaurants, Doctor, pharmacies, etc.
Torrevieja is a town 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 Las Lagunas de la Mata and Torrevieja, a natural area with 3700 hectare.
The distinguishing feature of the park is its two large salt lakes (Laguna de Torrevieja and Laguna de La Mata) where there are flamingos and many other species. Due to the proximity of these salty lakes, Torrevieja has a microclimate that attracts many tourists from northern Europe to spend the winter here.
In recent years Torrevieja has become a first class tourist destination, 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 (from beginning XX century), and outdoor theater “Recinto de las 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 is well connected by bus with Alicante and Murcia.
Torrevieja is also known by the Roman pier, which is located in La Mata. And the lighthouses 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 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 one of the most revered and admired in the South-East Spanish Coast.
In Torrevieja there are 4 beaches and natural pools at sea:
- Playa del Cura: beside the Juan Aparicio avenue. 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.
- Beach Naufragos: 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 on 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 :
- Las Ramblas (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 20 km)
- Lomas de Campoamor (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 20 km)
- Las Colinas (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 20 km)
- Villamartín (Dehesa de Campoamor, less than 20 km)
- Roda Golf (San Javier, 35 km)
- Golf La Finca (Algorfa, less than 20 km)
- Golf Vistabella (Orihuela, 16 km)
- Golf La Marquesa (Rojales, less than 20 km)
- La Manga Club (La Manga, 70 km)
Mª José was born in Torrevieja and all her family have always lived here for several generations. She remembers from her childhood that whole area where it is GALEÓN now, it was orange fields, some of them belonging her grandfather.
She is very fond of this house, and she cares and maintenance in detail. She has decided to share it with people all around the world, who can also enjoy the wonder that Torrevieja is.
Reg. Number: VT-446647-A