Our beautiful 2 bedroom fully air-conditioned and heated apartment is on the Mediterraneo 1 urbanisation in Gran Alacant. Just a 10 minute drive away from Alicante Airport, but away from the flight path so there’s no aircraft noise.
Conveniently situated just a 10 minute walk away from the fabulous blue flag sand dune Carabassi beaches and a 3-4 minute walk away from a fantastic selection of excellent bars, restaurants and a mini-market at the Carabassi Centre. A fantastic base for the perfect holiday!
Our apartment is situated on the ground floor within a quiet gated urbanisation, so it is ideal for everyone.
There are 2 beautiful large swimming pools and a children’s paddling pool (only 15 metres from apartment), tennis court, boules court, lovely gardens, small children’s play area and covered private car parking space for guests to use during their stay.
FREE unlimited high speed fibre-optic Wi-Fi is available throughout the apartment.
There are tennis racquets and balls for the tennis court and boules for the boules court and also beach bats, balls, buckets and spades in the apartment for our guests to use during their stay.
The apartment comprises of:
• double bedroom with full air-conditioning, heating, ceiling fan, radio alarm clock and a safe;
• twin bedroom with full air-conditioning, heating and ceiling fan;
• lounge/dining area with full air-conditioning, heating, ceiling fan, two sofas (one of which is a sofa bed), dining table and chairs, flat screen TV with Satellite and English channels, DVD player, a selection of books and games;
• bathroom containing a bath and shower over, WC, bidet, vanity unit and hairdryer for use during your stay;
• fully equipped kitchen containing everything you will need, including electric oven, digital ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, cafetière, kettle and toaster, plus iron and ironing board.
• Spacious garden area with 4 large sunbeds for sunbathing and a terrace with table and chairs to enjoy eating outside!
Bath towels and bed linen are provided, but guests must bring their own beach and pool towels.
There is so much to see and do for everyone with a fantastic selection of beaches, bars and restaurants, championship golf courses, tennis, water-sports, snorkelling, diving, cycling, fishing, paragliding, bowling, weekly outdoor markets, spas, children’s play areas, water-parks such as Aqualandia, theme parks such as Terramitica, museums and many historical sites of interest.
The local Tourist Train and a regular bus service operates from outside our urbanisation (opposite the Carabassi bars and restaurants) and travels in a circular route around Gran Alacant, stopping near the Carabassi beach, supermarkets, shops, banks, pharmacies, bars, restaurants, Bhava Spa and the local market.
GA Commercial Centre: there’s a good selection of bars, restaurants, supermarkets (Mercadona, Lidl and Consum), a variety of shops and boutiques, children’s play area, Burger King, Petrol Station, bicycle hire, gymnasium and tourist information.
El Clot de Galvany Natural Park: (adjacent to our apartment) is a great place to walk, explore nature trails, observe birds and wildlife and relax in the picnic areas. The Clot offers visitors sightseeing and tours by reservation.
Enjoy a heated indoor pool with hydro massage jets, bubble beds and Jacuzzi, a fully equipped gymnasium and a variety of fitness classes are available. Just a 5 minute drive or reached by taking the Tourist Train.
A weekly outdoor market is held in Gran Alacant every Thursday morning and sells everything from local fruit and veg to leather shoes and handbags.
Are available from Gran Alacant to various parts of Spain including Benidorm, Terra Mitica etc during the Summer months with pick up points nearby.
If you fancy bowls then visit the bowling green at the Monte Mar Bowling and Social Club.
Is also available in nearby Santa Pola for the more adventurous traveller!
Los Arenales del Sol
The Spanish resort of Los Arenales del Sol is about a 20 – 30 minute walk, where there are plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and fabulous sand-dune blue flag beaches. During the summer months there are sun loungers for hire, beach bars and a non-motorised water sports at the Life Beach Club where you can enjoy kayaking, kitesurfing, snorkelling etc.
This beautiful old Spanish fishing town (just 10 minutes’ drive away) is home to one of the largest fishing fleets in the Mediterranean. There are beautiful blue flag sandy beaches, a lovely promenade, cafes, excellent fish restaurants, tapas bars, historical sites and a weekly outdoor market (Saturdays and Mondays). The historic Castillo de Fortaleza de Santa Pola in the main square is surrounded by lovely outdoor cafes and is a great place to sit and watch the world go by!
Diving: for scuba diving and open water instruction is available.
Island of Tabarca
A beautiful Island which is protected by a marine reserve and surrounded by very clear and unpolluted waters. There are lovely restaurants and shops on Tabarca and it can be reached by taking a glass-bottomed boat from Santa Pola or Alicante.
A fabulous international city (15 minutes’ drive away) with beautiful blue flag sandy beaches, a wonderful marina, many places of historical interest, including a medieval castle, exclusive shops, restaurants, tapas bars, open-air cafes, clubs, theatres, cinemas, parks and gardens. There is also a charming coastal railway which runs from Alicante up to Benidorm and Denia, stopping at many coastal resorts along the way.
Elche (20 minutes’ drive away) has a history going back over 2000 years, contains the largest palm tree plantation in Europe and is now listed as a World Heritage site. History, monuments and culture form a rich combination in its historical centre, offering sites and attractions such as Roman Baths, Castle, Medieval Cathedral and numerous other historical sites. There are also great shops and pavement cafes and bars in this lovely town and a day is well spent visiting Elche.
Safari Park: There is lovely little Safari Park just outside Elche.
A lively resort (40 minutes’ drive away) where you can visit Aqualandia Water Park, Mundomar Animal Park, Terra Mitica and Terra Natura.
A stunning village sitting on top of a mountain, giving beautiful views of the green valley with many other mountains in the background. Guadalest castle (Castell de Guadalest,) which can only be accessed by walking through a 15 foot long tunnel carved out of the rock and is known as the Portal de San Jose. When you get through the tunnel you see the old village houses and it feels like you have entered an ancient time. You can visit the restored house of the Orduna family to get an idea of what it used to be like living in ancient times in Guadalest.
Coves del Canelobre Busot
The magnificent Caves of Canelobre are just 24 kilometres inland from Alicante near Busot and are said to be Spain’s largest and deepest cave system. The stalactites and stalagmites are continuously growing and aided by the clever lighting take on the shapes and forms of all sorts of animals as well as giving the caves a cathedral like feel. The main attraction is the candelabra formation, from which the caves have taken their name. The caves are open all year and can only be visited as part of a guided tour. They do not close for siesta so make an ideal midday activity. The views from the entrance are simply stunning, and there is a small picnic area so that you can admire the vistas whilst enjoying your sandwiches and waiting for the next tour to begin.
Les Fonts de L'Algar
Algar Waterfalls (or Les Fonts de l’Algar or Fuentes del Algar) has stunning waterfalls, swimming areas, splash pools, rock formations, indigenous fauna & flora and walks beside the Rio Algar. The park is open all year round (see opening times) also features a picnic area, a natural museum, an arboretum, restaurants, a camping & barbecue area (including a bar).
There are several championship golf courses in the area:
El Plantio - www.elplantiogolfresort.es
Alicante Golf - www.alicantegolf.org
Alenda Golf - www.alendagolf.com
Font del Llop Golf - www.fdlgolf.es
Baby Equipment Hire
For families with small children we can arrange for a variety of baby equipment to be hired such as cots (with bedding), high chairs, car sets, booster seats, pushchairs/buggies, baby walkers/gyms, sterilizers, etc.
A refundable security deposit of £150 is also required and a laundry charge of €50 is payable locally on arrival.
Changeover days are flexible, depending on availability.
Our representative in Spain meets all guests on arrival with keys to the apartment.