Torrevieja - Terrace to Sea
“TERRACE TO SEA” is a two floor terraced house with solarium in front of “La Mata” beach. Its location is unbeatable, less than 30 meters from the best beach of Torrevieja.
Apart from the Solarium in the roof, it has two patios: one facing South and another one facing North, so you can always choose sun or shade at any time of the day. The Solarium is very nice to sit and read quietly in front of the sea out of Summer season.
The house has a spacious lounge-dining room, a bedroom, a bathroom and a kitchen in the main floor. From lounge there is a stair going down, and in that floor there are two more bedrooms, another bathroom, and a patio with a kitchen and a shower. From this patio there is a door to the beach, just crossing the street.
The lounge has a comfortable sofa with chaise lounge in front of the TV. On the other side it is the dining table with 6 chairs, which is in front of the kitchen. From the lounge there are wonderful views of “La Mata” beach, and a terrace connecting both with the solarium and with the back patio.
At the same level of the lounge it is the main bedroom, with a double bed (150×190 cm), large wardrobe and a big double window. It has also a ceiling fan.
The bathroom at this level has a large shower with screen, sink and the WC.
The kitchen beside the lounge is equipped with vitro, oven, microwave, refrigerator with freezer, extractor hood, coffee maker, toaster, and kettle.
The first bedroom downstairs has two single beds (190×90 cm) and a small windows to the patio of the front door. It has a large wardrobe and drawers.
The other bedroom has one single bed and a large wardrobe. It has a window to the back patio.
The bathroom has a bath, sink and the WC.
At this level it is also the back patio where there is a kitchen very appropriate to have lunch or supper in Summer as you can open the door and you are like in the beach. Washing machine is also here.
In this patio there is also a shower, very suitable to take out sand when you are back from the beach, and before coming into the house.
The house has WIFI.
“TERRACE TO SEA” is in an area of Torrevieja called “Torrelamata”, a district 4 km North from the city center. During whole year it has a big number of inhabitants coming from different parts of Europe.
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 la Mata: is a quiet white sandy beach just in front of the house. It is the best one in Torrevieja. It has a length of 2300 m and an average width of more than 40 m. It has Qualitur, ISO 14000, ISO 9000 and Ecobeaches.
- 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.
- 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.
To the North there are also the extensive sandy beaches of Guardamar del Segura (11 km) and Santa Pola (30 km), which also has the Natural Park of Salinas de Santa Pola, an area with a wide variety of flora and fauna, with a great ecological value.
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, 17 km)
- Lomas de Campoamor (Dehesa de Campoamor, 15 km)
- Las Colinas (Dehesa de Campoamor, 23 km)
- Villamartín (Dehesa de Campoamor, 13 km)
- Roda Golf (San Javier, 35 km)
- Golf La Finca (Algorfa, 19 km)
- Golf Vistabella (Orihuela, 19 km)
- Golf La Marquesa (Rojales, 15 km)
- La Manga Club (La Manga, 65 km)
María José is the owner of this nice house. Her family is from Torrevieja, and have always lived here for several generations. She remembers that when she was a child, around “TERRACE TO SEA“, 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 and the privileged location of the house.
Registration number: AT-466351-A