Whether you are a Golfer or a family, looking for a great place to stay, this 3 bedroom, ground floor apartment, which sleeps 5, is perfect. It is situated on Jardin 11 of 13. The living accommodation consists of a spacious open plan living room / fully fitted and kitted out kitchen, with comfy sofas, 32" flat screen TV with Satelite connection with all the popular English channels, DVD Player, Free WI-FI, Air conditioning, everything in the kitchen to fully self cater, and patio doors leading out to the front patio.
There are 3 bedrooms, the master having a very comfortable double bed, the second having twin single beds and the third, a Single Bed. All the bedrooms have wardrobes with sliding doors, hangers and hanging shelves for storage.
Patio doors lead out from the master bedroom to the rear patio, which is a real suntrap, out there is the washing machine. The bathroom is fitted with a 4 piece suite, bath with over shower, bidet, toilet and basin.
The front patio overlooks the communal pool which is very inviting especially on those hot summer days, a perfect way to cool off. There is a table and chairs with parasol for added shade if required, and two sun loungers.
On site there is the fantastic Jack Nicklaus designed Signature Course, which is the ultimate test of golf. whatever your level, there are tee blocks to suit, the greens are fast and true the bunkers punishing and the water awaits any loose drives on a few holes. the views of the surrounding mountains are amazing. There is a huge driving range, chipping greens, practice bunkers and putting greens all to help you improve or practice, before tackling the course. Buggies, electric and push trolleys are available to hire. After your game you can relax and have a cool beer or whatever at the clubhouse, sat out on the terrace, food is also available.
If you are a Golfer, there are lots of other great courses within 30 minutes drive, Hacienda del Alamo is just up the motorway, this has hosted the European Tour Qualifying School, and is a great course, all the other Nicklaus Courses like Hacienda de Riquelme, El Vale, Mar Menor, La Torre, are all great too. There is Roda Golf, and even La Manga, which isn't too much of a drive, you can't go wrong.
The Alkazar is the main centre of the resort and holds many cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as a few shops, the Spar supermarket is there, where you can get anything you might need pretty much and is reasonably priced. The Clover Irish Bar is very popular with music etc.
The Condado Club, is another popular watering hole, and restaurant serving really good home cooked food, the Fish and Chip night is just one really well patronised night. At the Club there are full size Tennis Courts, Short Tennis Courts, Squash Courts and a five a side / basketball court. The Club is situated between Jardin 5 and 7.
If you fancy a proper kick about there are proper football pitches with full size goals, have a real game if there are enough willing players!
The Apartment is centrally located between the Alkazar and the Condado Club, both within ten minutes walk, either way, which is perfect.
There is lots to see and do in the area, there are lovely beaches just 15 minutes away in the car at Puerto de Mazarron, Mazarron and Bolnuevo. There are lots of lovely Bars and Restaurants, the harbour is a really nice place to sit and let the world go by with a drink or a meal.
There is the Sierra Espuna, which is a spectacular nature reserve, with dramatic mountains, where you can Hire Mountain Bikes, pony trekking and hiking. There is the historic castle at Lorca, the Roman architecture and ampitheatre at Cartagena and port.
If you want to drive up to Murcia Town, there is the impressive Cathedral, the Zoo is a must with the kids, they have broad selection of animals, including all the favourites like Lions, Giraffes, Bears, Wolves, Hippos, Zebras just to name a few. Next to the Zoo is the Water Park, a great day out with the kids especially when it is hot.
Condado de Alhama is a great base, you can either chill out by the pool or go out and explore, either way you will have a great holiday in the sun.