-- Las Dos Palmeras on the outside --
Las Dos Palmeras or the Two Palm Trees (there's one in front of and one next to the house) are the most striking feature of our house and immediately summon up the holiday feeling. One of the palms also has a unique dual function: it acts as a mounting point for our hammock. Feel free to try it out and don't forget to mix yourself a parasol drink to top it off.
The beauty of the villa is that it has it all: you pick a sunny solarium, a shady spot on the side porch or - particularly in winter - the great shelter of the conservatory on the front terrace. Slide open the windows and doors of that same conservatory and you get a delicious fresh space in the summer for eating or lounging (oh, that conservatory couch).
You can park your car for free either on our own driveway next to the house or - if you prefer - on the parking lot of the urbanisation.
-- Las Dos Palmeras on the inside --
The living room comes equipped with a sofa bed and a lovely relaxing couch. Cable TV (138 channels, English, Spanish, German, French) and wi-fi (100mb fibre optic) come free of charge and for the fanatic there is also a Blu-ray / DVD / CD player and a modest DVD library. The kitchen comes equipped with electric cooker, large refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. On this floor you will also find a bathroom (toilet and shower). And for those who might find it a bit chilly in deepest winter (yes, it can be like that) we have on offer - apart from the hot / cold air conditioning - a cosy wood burner in the living room.
On the first floor - next to the family bathroom with toilet, bidet, shower and bath - are two bedrooms. The guest bedroom is equipped with a ceiling fan and a (portable) fan/heater. The master bedroom has hot/cold air conditioning and direct access to the balcony through the sliding doors.
Another flight of stairs gets you to the roof terrace or solarium, as we in Spain prefer to call it :-) A lovely spot to work on your tan, have a barbecue or simply enjoy the view. Our urbanisation, Pinada Golf II, is located on a hill, so from the solarium you have great views over the coastline and the sea. I dare you not to become a hopeless romantic watching the lights of Orihuela Costa and Torrevieja in the distance on a nice summer evening.
The villa is suitable for a party of max. 6, thanks to the double sofa bed in the living room and adjustable tables in living room and conservatory.
-- Pinada Golf II --
If there's one thing we should mention about our urbanisation, it's the beautifully landscaped, large swimming pool where you can take a swim underneath the palm trees. Open year round, fully equipped with a safe children's area and for free, for you as a guest. All it takes is a walk down the street. To liven up the proceedings and add some 'couleur locale' expect some of the famous Villamartin parrots to fly about and visit the palm trees.
-- Villamartin --
Villamartin is something of a green oasis: not only is it surrounded by four beautiful golf courses (plus an additional four within a half hour's drive), it also pays special attention to the landscaping. Within walking distance of the villa is the famous Villamartin Plaza, in the courtyard of which you can enjoy a lovely dinner at one of its many restaurants, with live music in season. You'll find a convenience store and several bars/restaurants just around the corner and it's five minutes to Mercadona and Dialprix supermarkets.
There's a regular bus service to and from Orihuela Costa. And you can always find a taxi at the Villamartin Plaza.
For fun shopping visit La Zenia Boulevard, 4 kilometres away, on entering Orihuela Costa. This huge mall, which opened in 2012, is by far the largest shopping mall in this part of Spain. Or, if you're going for cheap, pay a visit to one of the many Chinese warehouses, the nearest of which is located at the Villamartin Plaza. Probably the biggest is the Euro Market, along the N332.
Did we mention Villamartin has four excellent golf courses nearby? The Villamartin Golf Club is the nearest one, within a kilometre of your doorstep. And if you're still not happy you'll find four more within an half hour's drive of Villamartin. A very informative site is costa-blanca-greenfees (look for 'Torrevieja').
-- Your stay --
Once in Spain our agent will act as your local host. They are your first contact for questions or concerns and can arrange extras such as airport transfers or cots. And always feel free to have a little talk with one of the neighbours in case there's anything you'd like to know. They won't mind: they live in Spain :-)
-- So... --
Feel free to ask us everything you always wanted to know about Las Dos Palmeras, Perhaps good to know: on request we offer special rates for long-term rentals and such. We hope to welcome you soon!
Rental license VT-448186-A