Residencial Balcones de Vivi, Torrevieja Spain
Residencial Balcones de Vivi is located in an elevated position with magnificent views over the famous pink salt lakes of Torrevieja. The unique position of this resort means the salt air you breathe has many health benefits, this area is one of the healthiest in the world according to the WHO ‘world health organisation’.
The resort consists of 104 contemporary bungalow style apartments with 2 or 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Phase 1 offers 52 apartments, 28 with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and 24 with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The clever lay out of the resort means that the apartments look over the central pool area. Here you will find two large communal pools with an integrated jacuzzi set within landscaped Mediterranean gardens, finished with grass and palm trees. A perfect spot to cool off from the 325 days of glorious sunshine and to catch up with your neighbours.
These beautiful bungalow style apartments offer either a ground floor model with a large terrace with views over the pools and garden, or a top floor apartment with a large terrace and solarium offering panoramic views over the pink salt lakes. The 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartments are 62m2 and the 3 bedroom 3 bathroom are 70m2.
The builders of the Balcones de Vivi only use the best quality materials and fixtures and fittings giving you a quality finish with attention to detail, such as, feature bathrooms, large tile floors, PVC windows with noise reduction, thermal control and underfloor bathroom heating.
All of the apartments offer open plan light and airy contemporary living space. Finished in neutral colours and with a beautiful marble floor the apartments give the feeling of space and light. The kitchen is streamline and finished in white with a breakfast bar. Double patio doors from the kitchen and dining area will take you out to the super generous terrace area. All of the apartments have a master bedroom boasting a design style luxury bathroom.
A private underground parking space and a storage room are available to purchase at this superb resort.
Leisure Facilities In The Area
Being so close to the magnificent pink salt lakes is definitely a plus point with this resort. Known as the Laguna Salada de Torrevieja, the main lake is one of the saltiest and largest lakes in Europe. The Laguna Salada produces up to 350 grams of salt per litre of water. The lakes produce as much as 700,000 tons of salt a year which is exported abroad. There is a tourist train that you can pick up from the marina that will take you to visit the lakes, you can walk up a salt mountain and experience the beautiful environment and learn all about the history of this amazing area.
Torrevieja has a large marina which is a popular destination for the locals and the visitors. The marina offers a selection of watersports to enjoy such as ski cable, jet boat, paragliding, windsurfing and a jet ski school. Snorkelling is also a very popular activity, making the most of the rocky coves, home to many fish.
This area is also home to two unusual floating museums. The Delfin submarine museum which is a decommissioned naval S-61 class submarine that has now been restored. The other is the Albatross III museum, a de-commissioned customs patrol boat. Torrevieja has an interesting naval history. Tours take place in the season if you would like to learn more about this interesting town.
For something a bit special, why not charter your own boat for a fabulous day out on the beautiful Mediterranean, you can hire your own skipper for a luxury experience, maybe to celebrate a special occasion or a corporate event.
A super day out is a boat trip to the glorious Tabarca Island, the boat with seating on the top level leaves from the Marina daily in the high season and two to three days a week in the low season. The exciting journey takes around 40 minutes. The Island is a beautiful protected marine reserve so very popular for those who enjoy snorkelling. There are bars and restaurants on the Island or if you prefer you can take a packed lunch to enjoy in the sunshine.
Some exciting news for those considering purchasing a property in Torrevieja is that a new commercial centre is currently under construction in the popular port area next to the pier. The budget for this centre is around 19 million euros. It will cover around 17,900m2, to include a cinema, bowling, many sports facilities, cultural activities, shops, bars and restaurants. There will also be around 600 underground parking spaces available. The centre will have an emphasis on leisure and enjoyment for locals and tourists alike, creating seating areas with carefully chosen viewpoints and engaging walkways and park areas to enjoy.
The traditional coastal Spanish town of Torrevieja in Spain has so much to offer the whole family. It is overflowing with over 600 different styled bars and restaurants offering all types of cuisine to include, traditional Spanish tapas, Italian, Mexican, Scandinavian, Asian and many more. Café culture is extremely popular here mainly with the locals. You will often see groups of retired locals enjoying each other’s company in the wonderful climate in one of the many cafes or bars.
Walking through the quaint traditional streets you will pass many designer boutiques, jewellery shops, patisseries and many other quirky shops such as the homemade soap shop, well worth a visit. The long promenade is lined with bars and restaurants and is perfect for an evening stroll and a bite to eat whilst watching the beautiful sunset go down over the sea..
Torrevieja is home to many blue flag beaches all with fabulous bars and eateries. Torrevieja is a perfect day out for all the family, with the ideal combination of shops, bars, restaurants and stunning beaches.
Torrevieja centre is a very popular shopping destination, the main street and plaza is home to many designer boutiques, shoe shops, budget clothes shops, jewellers and much more.
On the outskirts you will find large retail parks and the Habaneras shopping centre, here you will find many popular shops such as H and M, Zara, Guess, Mango and many more. There is also a leisure complex with bowling and a cinema.
Popular eateries in Habaneras include ‘Fosters Hollywood’ Lizarran, a traditional tapas bar, and of course Burger King and KFC.
For those who enjoy a day out shopping, La Zenia Boulevard is a must. This is the biggest shopping complex in Alicante and is just a 15 minute drive from Torrevieja. It boasts a variety of 150 shops. To include Mango, Guess, Zara, Primark, C and A, Adidas, Duni Cosmetics, Bershka, United Colors of Benetton, Body Shop, Claire’s Accessories, Geox, Jack Jones and so much more. You will also find play parks, a whole level of restaurants and bars, a cinema, bowling and a casino.
This part of the Costa Blanca South is a very popular golfing destination. Here you will find many award winning championship golf courses to include, La Finca, La Marquesa, Villamartin, Campoamor, Las Ramblas, the prestigious Las Colinas Golf and Country Club, and 40 minutes down the coast La Manga Golf Club Resort .
Whatever your level of play you will always find a golf course in this area to suit your requirements. The leisure facilities at these stunning golf courses are very impressive. All have superb club houses and golf shops with some such as Las Colinas Golf and La Manga Golf offer tennis clubs, gyms and health spas.
This wonderful part of the Costa Blanca is blessed with one of the healthiest climates in the world according to the World Health Organisation. Torrevieja being one of the healthiest due to the high salt content in the air.
As a result of the microclimate in this area the temperature ranges from 13C in January to a lovely hot 36C in August. The warm summer balmy evenings entice you to enjoy alfresco dining under the stars.
To arrive at Residencial Balcones de Vivi Torrevieja in Spain you have two airports to choose from. Alicante International airport is just a 45 minute drive and Murcia Corvera airport is a 55 minute drive. Both carry budget airlines so there is plenty of choice of flight times and budgets. Bus services run hourly from Alicante airport to Torrevieja bus station, and for those without a car you can always pick up a taxi for around 65 euros.
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