Villamartin - the best in Costa Blanca
Villamartin town in Spain - Guide to Spain
Villamartin is a cosy and popular town located 3 kilometres from the sea on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante, surrounded by pine forests and golf courses. And it was thanks to golf that this small town began to develop rapidly.
One of the main reasons of Villamartin’s attractiveness is the local climate. 320 sunny days a year, the average annual temperature is +20 degrees. It is almost never cloudy here, and rains are very rare. The town is really very green. It is quite literally buried in the greenery of palm trees, pines, and thujas.
Villamartin occupies a very compact area, so there is no need for a car or other transport. This small town possesses everything for a comfortable stay — large shopping and entertainment centres, sports grounds, bars and restaurants with delicious local cuisine, and not only...
For example, a 5-minute drive from Villamartin will take you to one of the largest shopping and entertainment centres of the Costa Blanca - the famous La Zenia Boulevard with a lot of famous brand name shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, children's attractions and a great deal of other pleasures.
Villamartin is located just three kilometres from the best beaches of Orihuela Costa:
- Punta Prima;
- Playa Flamenca;
- La Zenia;
- Cabo Roig;
- and Campoamor.
Also, in a 10 minutes’ drive from Villamartin there are pink salty lagoons of Torrevieja, amazing in their beauty and healing properties. It is home to many rare birds, including, of course, beautiful flamingos. These lakes maintain their own microclimate, which is especially recommended for people suffering from respiratory diseases and allergies. And beside that, the climate is congenial for pregnant women and children.
Villamartin will undoubtedly make happy all fans of active lifestyle. Outdoor sports are available here all year round. Running, cycling, water sports, swimming, diving, kiting, sailing and more.
Of course, special attention should be paid to the famous golf courses in the neighbourhood, which fostered the development of this pretty town:
- Real Club de Golf Campoamor;
- Vistabella Golf, - La Finca Golf;
- Villaitana Club de Golf;
- Las Ramblas Golf Club;
- and Las Colinas Golf.
No wonder Villamartin attracts this sport’s fans from all over the world.
A 10-15 minutes’ drive from Villamartin will take you to the best ports of Orihuela Costa, a real paradise for true lovers of diving, kiting and, of course, sailing:
- Marina Salinas (Torrevieja);
- Puerto Deportivo (Campoamor);
- Club Náutico (Torre De La Horadada);
- Marina De Las Dunas (Guardamar);
- Puerto Deportivo (Cabo Roig);
- and Marina De Las Dunas (Guardamar del Segura).
Also, in a 15 minutes’ drive towards the town of Torrevieja there are many fitness clubs, yoga centres, tennis courts, and football grounds.
The region is close to AP7 and N332 motorways, making it convenient to travel around Spain and Europe by car. Alicante Airport is 40 minutes away and Murcia Airport is just 20 minutes away.
If you welcome healthy food, this town is all-good-for-you. Between November and March, you will find here oranges, lemons and tangerines in abundance. Aside from these fruits, local farmers grow many types of vegetables here, including tomatoes, broccoli, artichokes, eggplants, etc.
According to official data for 2019, about 30 thousand people live in Villamartin. The population of the town was largely replenished by foreigners, as it is a favourite vacation spot for residents of the UK and Northern Europe. They account for more than 55% of the total number of permanent residents.