Introduction

Located in the heart of the Murcia region on the sunny Costa Calida, Altaona Golf & Country Village is a picturesque haven where luxury meets leisure. Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of southeastern Spain, this exclusive community offers a world-class golf experience, upscale amenities, and a tranquil lifestyle. Discover below the epitome of refined living at Altaona, where every moment is a celebration.

­­Getting to Altaona Golf Murcia

Travelling to and from Altaona Golf Murcia is easy and stress free with various transportation options, depending on your starting point. If you travelling to your new home by plane then you have 2 international airports within driving distance of the resort:

Murcia International Airport: If you’re arriving by air in Murcia, Murcia International Airport (RMU) is the closest airport to Altaona Golf, just a short 15-minute drive away.

Alicante Airport: Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC) is another major airport in the neighboring Alicante region. It is farther away than Murcia airport, requiring approximately a 60-minute drive from Altaona Golf & Country Village.

If you’re arriving from Murcia City or nearby towns, driving is a convenient option. Altaona Golf & Country Village is accessible via major roads, and car rentals are readily available for exploring the local area at your own pace.

Amenities in Altaona Golf & Country Village

Golf

Altaona Golf & Country Village boasts a remarkable 18-hole golf course, flawlessly crafted by the renowned Stirling & Martin Golf Architects. Gracefully weaving through the heart of the resort, the course resembles a lush green corridor bordered by buildings. Renowned for its perfect blend of challenge and accessibility, the course caters to players of all skill levels. Featuring a strategic layout with trees, lakes, and bunkers, it presents a rewarding challenge for those who value precision in their game. Additionally, there is a driving range available at the resort for practice and warm-ups.

For golf enthusiasts at Altaona Golf Murcia who may want to experience different golf courses, the options extend beyond the resort, with more than 10 golf courses within a 25km radius and additional choices slightly farther away. Whether you’re seeking a relaxed round or aiming to test your skills on acclaimed championship courses like La Manga and Las Colinas in the neighbouring Costa Blanca, you’ll find a diverse range of courses here.

Bars and Restaurants

The Hub: Positioned next to the driving range and Pro Shop at Altaona Golf Murcia, The Hub provides a relaxed haven suitable for golf enthusiasts as well as families. Its diverse menu features a good variety of foods including local specialties and international dishes Here you can enjoy your meal with breathtaking mountain views from the external terrace. Throughout the year, The Hub hosts various events for residents to enjoy, including Tapas nights, Summer parties, BBQs, and Christmas Parties. Keep updated on their current menus, opening hours, and upcoming events by visiting their Facebook page.

Gastrobar 6 Sentidos: Located in the heart of Altaona Golf’s commercial centre, Gastrobar 6 Sentidos offers an extensive à la carte menu in its luxurious restaurant. Patrons can also enjoy a selection of bar snacks and beverages, either in the distinctive bar area or on the spacious outdoor terrace, which often features live entertainment.

The Parador – Coming Soon: The Parador is a traditional Spanish square destined to be a central gathering point for the community within Altaona Golf & Country Village. This charming space will feature a traditional Mediterranean-style chapel with a bell tower, overlooking the tree-filled central plaza. Anticipated facilities include a marketplace, shops, gym, spa, restaurant, bar, and external terraces.

Properties in Altaona Golf

Explore an array of brand new properties at Altaona Golf & Country Village, featuring villas and townhouses with various designs and sizes. Prices span from €220,000 to over €1.4 million. Strategically oriented to face south, the majority of properties ensure year-round enjoyment of the Mediterranean sunshine as well as stunning scenic views of the golf course and surrounding countryside. Generous solariums and/or terraces enhance the outdoor living experience here.

All new build properties come equipped with air conditioning and showcase open-plan living spaces that seamlessly integrate kitchen, dining, and living areas. Crafted with premium fixtures and meticulous attention to detail, each property embodies exceptional quality, oozing luxury.

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Townhouses: Choose from 2 or 3 bedrooms townhouses at Altaona Golf and enjoy access to a luxury communal swimming pool nestled in charming gardens. There may also be optional private pools available. Townhouses feature front and back gardens, along with a rooftop solarium. Their elevated position within the resort offers stunning views of villas, the golf course, and the surrounding countryside.

Villas: Choose from 2, 3, 4, or 5-bedroom villas, boasting contemporary designs and generous plot sizes. All villas here come with private swimming pools that seamlessly integrate with outdoor living spaces. Embracing the picturesque countryside, these homes invite the beauty of the surroundings through terraces and large windows.

There are a number of luxurious front-line golf villas available with expansive plots, large swimming pools, off-road parking, and/or garages, providing superb views of the golf course and beyond.

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Location

Located in the Murcia region of Spain along the Costa Calida, Altaona Golf & Country Village is nestled at the foothills of the Sierra de Carrascoy natural park, offering a breathtaking backdrop of mountains. In addition to its tranquil setting, Altaona Golf is conveniently located just 12 minutes from the City of Murcia and close to various towns, villages, beaches, shopping centres, golf courses, and more.

Surrounding Areas:

When exploring the local area around Altaona Golf & Country Village, you will find many towns, cities and quaint villages all with something different to offer.

City of Murcia

Just a 12-minute drive from Altaona Golf & Country Village, the City of Murcia seamlessly blends historical charm with modern vitality. The impressive Murcia Cathedral stands as a testament to its architectural richness, located a beautiful traditional Spanish square, surrounded by enchanting streets, lively markets, and inviting cafes. You will find all the amenities you could need here.

Los Alcazares

Situated along the Mar Menor, a coastal gem known for its sandy beaches and calm waters, Los Alcazares is a 25-minute drive from Altaona Golf. The town’s relaxed atmosphere, scenic promenades, and diverse seafood offerings make it a charming and popular destination.

Cartagena

A brief 20-minute drive from Altaona Golf Murcia, Cartagena captivates with its fusion of history and contemporary allure. Dating back to Roman times, the city showcases well-preserved treasures such as the Roman Theatre and architectural marvels like the Palacio Consistorial. The marina adds to its charm, perfect for a leisurely stroll or an exciting boat ride.

Torrevieja

A lively coastal town located 50 minutes away from Altaona Golf, Torrevieja is renowned for its salt lakes and Mediterranean charm. Palm-lined promenades, bustling markets, and seafood delights characterise its vibrant waterfront.

Beaches:

Cala Cortina

Located just a 30-minute drive from Altaona Golf & Country Village in Cartagena, Cala Cortina Beach is a hidden gem featuring a tranquil cove and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. Known for its clear turquoise waters and soft golden sand, it serves as an ideal spot for relaxation and swimming, complete with amenities such as showers and a beachside seafood restaurant.

Mar Menor

The Mar Menor, a captivating saltwater lagoon a mere 25-30 minute drive from Altaona Golf Murcia, is famous for its shallow, warm waters and therapeutic mud baths. It is separated from the Mediterranean sea by a long strip of land known as the La Manga Strip. The lagoon’s unique microclimate, coupled with its stunning natural surroundings, draws visitors seeking relaxation and rejuvenation.

La Manga Strip

Stretching approximately 22 kilometres and separating the Mediterranean Sea from the Mar Menor lagoon, the La Manga Strip is a narrow strip of land, well known for its distinctive qualities. Providing a stunning backdrop for beach lovers and water enthusiasts, it offers pristine beaches on both sides. You can enjoy the warm waters of the Mar Menor and literally cross the road to enjoy the Mediterranean sea and its white sandy beaches.

Costa Blanca

Extending along the eastern coast of Spain, Costa Blanca neighbours the Costa Calida and is renowned for its picturesque beaches lining the Mediterranean Sea. From the vibrant Levante Beach in Benidorm (a 90-minute drive from Altaona Golf) to the pristine coves of Cala Ambolo, the coastline offers a diverse array of coastal experiences. The well known Orihuela Costa is just a 45-minute drive from Altaona Golf Murcia and features many beautiful blue flag beaches such as Playa Flamenca and La Zenia, known for their golden sands and inviting waters.

Shopping

La Zenia Boulevard

Just a 30-minute drive from Altaona Golf & Country Village, La Zenia Boulevard stands as the largest shopping mall in the Alicante province. Featuring over 150 stores, you will find well known international brands such as Primark and Zara as well as local favourites, offering a diverse and vibrant shopping experience. The open-air setting, adorned with fountains and palm-lined walkways, creates a pleasant atmosphere for visitors. Beyond its extensive retail offerings, La Zenia Boulevard has evolved into a popular social hub and has a casino, bowling, many bars and restaurants, a children’s play area and more.

Dos Mares

Situated in San Javier, a 25-minute drive from Altaona Golf Murcia, Dos Mares is a well-frequented shopping centre boasting a wide array of stores, from renowned international brands to local boutiques. You will find shops specialising in fashion, electronics, home goods, and more. Beyond being a shopping destination, Dos Mares serves as a dynamic social space where visitors can indulge in various dining options, entertainment, and cultural events.

Murcia

Shopping in Murcia, just a short 12-minute drive from Altaona Golf, is a delightful experience that seamlessly blends traditional markets with modern retail spaces. The city’s historic centre hosts charming boutiques offering a diverse range of local crafts, clothing, and artisanal goods. The Mercado de Verónicas, a bustling market housed in an architectural gem, provides a vibrant atmosphere for exploring fresh produce, regional specialties, and handmade crafts. For those with an inclination toward contemporary fashion and international brands, commercial districts like Gran Vía offer a modern and satisfying shopping experience.

Cartagena

Cartagena offers a charming shopping experience that merges historic allure with modern convenience. Its lively streets feature traditional markets and stylish boutiques, particularly in the historic centre where artisanal crafts and local specialties abound. The Mercado de Santa Florentina provides a bustling indoor market atmosphere. For those in pursuit of international brands, modern shopping districts like El Corte Inglés cater to diverse tastes.

Weather and Climate

Altaona Golf & Country Village and its surrounding areas, offer an all year round Mediterranean climate, that offering visitors year-round opportunities to enjoy it’s breathtaking landscapes.

With over 300 days of sunshine annually, these regions are renowned for their consistently sunny weather. During the peak of summer, you can expect up to 11 hours of sunshine per day. From the warm and sun-drenched summers, ideal for beach enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers, to the mild and pleasant shoulder seasons perfect for exploration, this area stands as a haven for those seeking beautiful weather.

Even in winter, when other parts of Europe endure cold and gloomy conditions, this area maintains mild temperatures, establishing it as a premier choice for a sun-drenched getaway. Whether you’re a sun seeker, an adventurer, or a nature enthusiast, the inviting climate of these regions ensures you can savour the charms of Spain in every season.

Local Culture and Customs

The Mediterranean Diet and Coastal Living

Residing by the sea in Spain offers more than just breathtaking views and a pleasant climate; it allows individuals to embrace a healthier lifestyle. The local vicinity surrounding Santa Rosalia Lake and Life Resort has received recognition from the World Health Organization as the world’s healthiest place to live. The Mediterranean diet, celebrated for its emphasis on fresh fruits, vegetables, olive oil, seafood, and wine, is linked to numerous health benefits. Coastal regions like Spain make adopting this dietary approach more accessible, thanks to the abundance of fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Furthermore, the Spanish lifestyle here sees relaxation and quality time spent with loved ones as incredibly important. Daily traditions include extended, leisurely meals, and socialising at cafes, parks, and beaches. This commitment to a positive work-life balance enhances the overall allure of coastal living in Spain.

Altaona Golf Murcia provides numerous opportunities to savour the Mediterranean diet at one of the onsite bars and restaurants.

Fiestas and Festivals

The vicinity surrounding Altaona Golf Murcia is steeped in rich cultural traditions and plays host to a variety of fiestas and festivals throughout the year. Murcia is particularly renowned for its elaborate Semana Santa (Holy Week) processions, which showcase religious floats and traditional costumes. The city buzzes with religious and cultural events in the week leading up to Easter. Another notable celebration is the Bando de la Huerta, a festival that pays homage to Murcia’s agricultural heritage. Typically held after Easter, it features vibrant parades, traditional costumes, musical performances, dance, and an abundance of locally sourced produce. In July, Cartagena comes alive with La Mar de Músicas, an international music festival featuring artists from diverse genres. This cultural highlight includes concerts, workshops, and performances held in various venues across the city.

These events and cultural traditions provide a glimpse into the vibrant and diverse cultural heritage of the Murcia region, offering residents and visitors alike opportunities to celebrate and appreciate local customs throughout the year.

Conclusion

In summary, Altaona Golf & Country Village stands out as a sanctuary for individuals in search of a harmonious mix of opulent living, outstanding golf, and a culturally rich experience in the heart of Murcia, Spain. Whether captivated by the sweeping views of the golf course, enticed by the lively local festivals, or attracted to the upscale amenities, Altaona Golf & Country Village serves as an unparalleled destination where contemporary living seamlessly intertwines with the allure of the Mediterranean. Embark on a journey where each facet of life is elevated, offering daily opportunities to revel in the extraordinary.

 

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