Villa La Marquesa Golf: Area Information
- Nearest supermarket - A minute's walk
- Nearest shop - A minute's walk
- Nearest restaurant - A minute's walk
- Nearest bank - A minute's walk
- Golf Club House - A minute's walk
- Ciudad Quesada town centre - About 5 minutes by car
- Beach - About 15 minutes by car
This area boasts many fine examples of Roman and Moorish architecture, so it's worth taking a car and seeing what's on offer.
The northern part of the Costa Blanca is attractively mountainous and there are many fascinating villages perched on craggy mountaintops.
Alicante, the province capital, is fascinating both by day and night. Promenade with the Spanish along the splendid esplanade, or explore the castle and museums. Shopping is second to none, with plenty of choice; eating out is a delight.
The palm groves of Elche offer a cool haven in the heat of the day.
The pretty mountain-top village of Guardalest promises breathtaking views.
Try visiting Jijona and watch Turron being made. This delicious hard nougat, made with honey and local almonds is famous throughout Spain.
Get the coach from Ciudad Quesada and enjoy a fabulous day out at Terra Mitica, the Mediterranean's leading theme park and experience the mysteries of ancient and legendary civilisations: You can find yourself in: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia and The Islands - all in the same day!
Mundomar at Benidorm is a great day out for both old and young alike. Swim with the dolphins here - it's an unforgettable experience. Bookings can be made via the travel agency in Ciudad Quesada Town Centre.
For the more adventurous, the larger Aqua Parks at Torrevieja and Benidorm are within easy reach. This is also an excellent area for: horse riding, walking, birdwatching and sailing; very popular with windsurfers who usually travel to the Mar Menor, which is considered the best location for this sport. Coat yourself in the mud from the shores here, which they say improves rheumatism and arthritis!
There are salt flats in abundance both at Torrevieja and Santa Pola. These provide a sanctuary for many sea birds including pink flamingos. So if you are interested in bird watching or just like walking, these areas make an idyllic location.