Villamartin is a large residential area situated on the beautiful Costa Blanca of Spain. Located slightly inland in the municipality of Orihuela Costa. Villamartin is a fairly new development that attracts many holidaymakers and potential buyers of the selection of apartments & villas currently for sale.
Villamartin on the Costa Blanca, Spain
The area has grown into an extremely popular location with the British and Western European expatriate communities. The area of Villamartin is formed of multiple large ubanizations some of the most popular being Blue Lagoon, Valencia, & El Galan to name a few. Centrally located to all of the Orihuela Costa’s attractions and fantastic Blue Flag beaches, Villamartin is just a 20 minute drive from San Javier airport and about 45 minutes from the International Alicante airport.
The area has grown around the excellent Villamartin Plaza that sees its numerous shops, bars and restaurants packed to the rafters during the peak summer months of July and August. The plaza is built over 3 levels, around a picturesque central courtyard boasting numerous plants, palm trees and water features. Visitors to the plaza can enjoy lively bars and superb restaurants, serving a host of local and International cuisine, whilst listening to live entertainment from the courtyard. There are shops, banks, hairdressers, a supermarket and during the summer months, children’s entertainment areas. Outside the Plaza is ample parking and a taxi rank if you require taxi services.
Popular Locations Near Villamartin
Less than a 10 minute drive from Villamartin are the beautiful beaches of the Orihuela Costa. The extremely popular seaside resorts of Playa Flamenca, La Zenia, Cabo Roig, Punta Prima and Campoamor are located close by and offer a fantastic choice of attractions, shops, bars, restaurants and beach facilities. There are quaint beach hut bars, sun loungers & parasols, beach sports facilities and a lovely coastal path that runs the entire length of the resorts to the nearby city of Torrevieja. Throughout these seaside resorts are a great selection of commercial centres and interesting places to visit including the famous Zenia Boulevard, the largest of its kind in the Province of Alicante with over 150 shops, boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants. The boulevard offers ample parking, live entertainment and even a casino.
Golfing In & Around Villamartin
Villmartin Golf Course, Campo de Golf Villamartin
A favourite choice for golfers, the challenging Villamartin Golf Course played host to the Mediterranean Open in 1994 which was won by Spain’s Jose Maria Olazabal after a close play off with Ireland’s Paul McGinley. The course is par 72 with a length of 6132 meters from the white tees, 6037 from yellow and 5259 from red. The club house has an excellent restaurant overlooking the 18th hole and all the facilities you would expect from a world class course. The urbanisation is also home to the Campo de Golf Las Ramblas, and within a short drive are a number of other 18 hole courses to enjoy, including La Marquesa & Campoamor golf clubs.