An exclusive duplex penthouse at Villa Gadea is now included within our range of similar apartments . Sited in this secure luxury, front-line development, in a tranquil corner of the Costa Blanca. Set in extensive landscape gardens, beside the sea with a backdrop of majestic mountains and direct access to the beach. It provide a spectacular setting for your special holiday. Enjoy relaxing walks through the lush tropical gardens, past glittering pools, down to the blue flag beach with summer cafes & a children's playground, creating the perfect Mediterranean experience. The apartment has spectacular views across Altea Bay from almost every room. The upper terrace with its sea views offers secluded sun bathing and a Jacuzzi spa for that extra special experience. The lower terrace has a comfortable outdoor sofa and arm chairs with views across the swimming pool below to panoramic sea vistas and visiting international yachts moored around the little L'Olla island.
Hotel, spa, gym, tennis and golf: HOTEL, SPA, GYM, TENNIS & GOLF
Directly beside Villa Gadea is the 5* MELIA VILLA GADEA HOTEL which is open to non residents. The hotel has a luxury Thalasso spa & gym; restaurants & bars overlooking a large organic tiered swimming pool. Lush gardens lead to the blue flag beach with crystal clear waters and lifeguards. This hotel offers the further facilities of a gym, sauna, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, squash courts, paddle-tennis, indoor & open-air pools. Golf is available nearby.
The coastline and bays around Altea provide excellent marina facilities. All types of water sports & sailing schools with hire and tuition available are available nearby. For those who like to enjoy the the coastline from the sea, there are many different boat excursions up and down the Costa Blanca.
Culture: Altea is considered one of the most important cultural centres of the Valencian Community. There are a wide variety of cultural offerings, galleries and projects.
The Palau Altea, a recently built culture and concert centre, seats 1,000 and offers concerts, theatre, dance and opera. It has played host to many international artists including Placido Domingo.
Villa Gadea is the central office of Unesco's Music Organisation on the Mediterranean. In August, Villa Gadea provides live musical accompaniment to probably the largest and most dramatic fusion of music and fireworks in Europe - based on an island in the bay the pyrotechnic display is reflected in the sea. It is a stunning event and people come from all over Spain to watch it.
Visit VALENCIA: City of Arts & Sciences - impressive architectural ensemble including an underwater city covering 80,000 sq mtrs.
The Bioparc - opened '08 in a dry river bed, a new animal park recreating different African landscapes & ecosystems.
Villa Gadea is a secure resort with video entry to the apartment. It is reached through manned electronic gates, private underground parking is accessed by remote control and there is 24 hour on-site security with multi-CCTV. Additionally, to ensure a good night's sleep, the apartment has acoustic soundproofing, under floor heating, air-conditioning and the master bedroom has remote control security shutters. Digital safe deposit. Our English agent-caretaker lives locally and is on hand to ensure your stay is trouble free. Extra maid service available.
GAS & SAFETY The apartment has an external gas supply from a central storage tank so there is no need for you to purchase gas bottles (butanos). There is a gas boiler for hot water and underfloor central heating. This is sited outside of the apartment in an external utility room. All cooking appliances are electric.
The town of Altea embodies both modern and old Spain. It is one of the most charming places on the Costa Blanca; sheltered by mountains and overlooking the sea, the old town is set on a hill above the waterfront. This picturesque village with its many little streets of immaculate white washed houses is a fascinating place to stroll around, exploring the boutiques and galleries. At the summit is the town square, Plaza de la Iglesia with its magnificent views and the church boasting one of the finest blue domes in the region. Rest here in one of the outdoor cafes and enjoy tapas and a drink. There are many restaurants, bars and numerous art galleries in the side streets. In summer the streets are pedestrianised and artists & craftsmen display their works. Altea has always attracted writers and artists because of its special ambience. From the old town it's a short walk to the sea-front and the newer palm-lined esplanade packed with restaurants serving delicious international cuisines.
Golf: There are many Golf courses within easy reach from 9 to 27 holes.