Cafes and Restaurants
When staying in Alicante holiday villas, travellers like to treat themselves with great food and drinks. One of the best things about the location of the house is how many possibilities there are for going out for dinner and drinks in the area around the house. This area is called the Orihuela Costa, and here we have provided a list of some interesting places to eat. Please feel free to send us details of any other places you have discovered after your holiday.
List of Cafes and Restaurants:
is a beautiful Chinese restaurant that looks low profile from the outside but as soon as you enter you will discover it is one of the most interesting restaurants in the area. In the same street you will find other restaurants e.g. Italian restaurants and the Indian restaurant Gandhi.
at Punta Prima beach is an excellent choice for trying out traditional Spanish cuisine. When visiting Punta Prima beach, it’s a must to dine at the beach and there is no better choice if you want to enjoy the magnificent views.
is a popular Italian restaurant chain, which you will find in many places and the nearest one is in the La Zenia Boulevard.
The Stone Grill
The Stone Grill Restaurant in Orihuela Costa is a great restaurant with amazing steak cooked on a stone on your table. If you like steak you should go there on your trip
Nearest place to eat: Via Park 3
The nearest restaurants are located 1 km away in a place called Via Park 3. Here you will find 4 bars and 4 restaurants (CKI Café Bar, Famous Steak House Indian restaurant, Gran China and Kalimotxo). You will also find a pharmacy, postal service and many other things.
Amusement Parks and Experience
There are lots of entertainment parks in the Costa Blanca area with amusements parks, zoos, water worlds and more. Checkout the list of amusement parks in the area of Costa Blanca and choose which one you would like to travel to. Also check the link to the website to explore some more.
List of amusements parks:
Terra Mitica is the most popular theme park in the Costa Blanca area, and is located near Benidorm. It only takes you about 40 minutes to drive to Terra Mitica.
Rio Safari Park is located between Elche and Santa Pola, it’s a great Safari Park and during the summer there is also a free swimming pool to enjoy.
Terra Naturas are located both in Benidorm and Murcia. In the Murcia one there are both animals and a waterpark.
Safari Aitana is 1 hour and 43 minutes away from the house, and is one of the many safari parks in the area.
Golf Courses around Alicante – Costa Blanca
Alicante is a dream come true for golfers. When you rent our villa in Villamartin Costa Blanca South there are around 30 golf courses within a 30-minute radius, and many an even shorter distance away. These golf courses are in both Costa Blanca South and Costa Blanca North, and many people just call this whole area Alicante. So if you want to have a great choice or just play a different golf course every day you play, you are renting the perfect villa in Alicante to stay and play golf.
List of golf courses:
Costa Blanca South
Las Ramblas (14 minutes) was designed by Pepe Gancedo and opened in 1990. The creator of this course is famous for his great designs and innovative ideas. The course has lots of hills and is very diverse.
Villamartin (6 minutes) is near the house. The golf course has hosted many golf tournaments, e.g. Mediterranean Open 1994.
Lomas de Campoamor
Lomas de Campoamor (13 minutes) was originally called the Real Club de Golf Campoamor. The course is located between two valleys and the landscape is hilly around the course.
La Finca (26 minutes) golf course is owned by the same people as Villamartin and Las Ramblas. La Finca is the newest of the three and was opened in 2002, since then it is well known as one of the most successful courses in the area.
Lo Romero (24 minutes) is one of the most recent golf courses in the area, it was opened in 2008 and is located in Pilar de la Horadada.
Las Colinas (19 minutes) is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the area. Las Colinas was voted as the best golf course in Spain in 2015, 2016 and 2017. It is a par 71, and opened in 2010.
Vista Bella (23 minutes) is a fairly new 18-hole course that was recently expanded from an 11-hole course. The course is characterized by conifers, and long bunkers, as well as water hazards.
Font de Llop
Font de Llop (48 minutes) is an 18-hole, par 72, golf course, with 5 tees on each hole. The design focus in the making the course was that every green should have it’s own personality.
La Marquesa Golf (48 minutes) was opened in 1989. It has a beautiful clubhouse and swimming pool where golfers can cool off, after a great day at the golf course.
El Plantio (50 minutes) was opened in 1993, it is a par 72, 5,887 meters golf course from the yellow tee. Like Alicante golf it is near both Alicante city and airport.
Roda golf (29 minutes) is located in Costa Calida. The landscape on the course is flat and there are interesting and enjoyable hazards. Because of the hazards it is good to think about every shot, instead of just hitting long!
Camposol Golf (68 minutes) is an 18-hole, par 72, 5,895 meters golf course situated near the town of Mazarron, in the region of Murcia.
Altorreal golf (58 minutes) is an 18-hole, par 71, golf course, located in the hills above the city of Murcia. It is located in an area with more than 20,000 trees.
Mar Menor golf (33minutes) is located near the town of Torre Pacheco in Murcia. The course is surrounded by mountains and covers 59 hectares of land.
El Valle (40 minutes) was designed by Jack Nicklaus and opened in 2007. In beautiful surroundings, the course has 3 big water hazards that feature on 6 of the holes.
La Torre (33 minutes) is one of many that were designed by the Jack Nicklaus team. The course is rather challenging.
La Serena (30 minutes) golf course is flat, and shorter than many golfers are used to, but at the same time it is not an easy golf course. Water hazards and possible winds can affect your score.
Hacienda Del Alamo
Hacienda Del Alamo (53 minutes) was opened in 2006. It is the longest golf course in the whole of Spain and is therefore harder for those that hit shorter to score well.
La Peraleja (36 minutes) golf course is one of many designed by the Spanish golf legend Seve Ballesteros and opened in 2008.
Hacienda Riquelme (33 minutes) golf course was opened in 2007 and was designed by Jack Nicklaus. A very challenging golf course that demands golfers use all the clubs in their bag.
La Manga north
La Manga north (45 minutes) golf was designed by Robert Dean Putman, a par 71, with lots of water hazards. An enjoyable course in beautiful surroundings
Alhama Signature (67 minutes) is both wide and long, and has five great lakes on the course along with rapid greens. The course is known for having 116 silica sand bunkers in various shapes.
Costa Blanca North
Alenda Golf (46 minutes) golf course has a beautiful design, and is surrounded by palm trees and pine trees. It was opened in 1997 and is located near the Aquila Mountains.
Bonalba Golf (62 minutes) is located in the greenery surrounding Alicante airport. It was opened in 1995.
Alicante Golf (64 minutes) is only 5 minutes from downtown Alicante and therefore near the airport. The course was opened in 1998, and was designed by the legendary Seve Ballesteros.
Useful Information in Costa Blanca
The site provides helpful information for visitors to the Costa Blanca and Alicante airport. There are information on flights, car rental and useful information about the Costa Blanca area.
You will not find a better location to shop. Only a few minutes away from the house you will find one of the largest shopping malls in Spain, La Zenia Boulevard. La Zenia shopping centre has free parking and lots of restaurants, so you can enjoy a meal after your great shopping experience.
If you can’t find what you are looking for there, you will find it in many of the other shops in the area.
La Zenia Boulevard
The villa is located near a perfect place to go shopping. It is only 5 km (9 minutes by car) to drive to La Zenia Boulevard shopping centre, with 150 stores in 61,000 sq. m and with free parking for 5,000 cars.
If you cannot find everything you need at the La Zenia Boulevard there are plenty of stores in Orihuela Costa and you can always go to the older shopping centre at Torrevieja Habaneras.