Property in Los Dolses


Los Dolses is a large residential area situated approximately 5 minutes drive from the beaches in La Zenia and two minutes drive from Villamartin Golf course in Orihuela Costa, on the Southern Costa Blanca in the Valencian region.

Los Dolses thriving community in Villamartin is very popular with tourists and most of the population consists of Western European expatriate communities who have settled there in the last 20 years, virtually transforming the village into a modern-looking town. The area is home to an international school that teaches in both Spanish and English.

The construction of Villamartin -the large urbanisation comprising Los Dolses- started in the seventies and the area has now evolved into a cosmopolitan residential complex with more than 1,800 apartments, villas and townhouses. Both the Mediterranean style properties and the more modern properties available in Los Dolses are set in beautifully landscaped gardens. The major attraction for both domestic and non-domestic tourism is the climate, as Villamartin has a 20 degree average annual temperature.

Golf enthusiasts can find two more golf courses in the near surroundings: Campoamor Golf and Las Ramblas Golf. The southern Costa Blanca has gained a highly deserved reputation due to the many golf courses all very close together which means you can be based in Los Dolses and travel to a different course each day, such as La Marquesa Golf and Country Club situated in Ciudad Quesada and La Finca Golf in Algorfa.

Los Dolses in Villamartin is not just a golfer's paradise; there are plenty of other activities available with five marinas, horse riding stables and two water parks within short driving distance.

Only 30 minutes away from the city of Murcia and the Mar Menor beaches, and 20 minutes from Murcia airport, Los Dolses is 45 minutes away from the Elche-El Altet international airport in Alicante. Los Dolses is located only two minutes from the A7 motorway and N-322 main road going North to Alicante or South to Cartagena and Murcia.

Los Dolses is made up of many villas and apartment blocks. Hundreds of families from different European countries have chosen to buy property for sale in Los Dolses and now live here all year round. Los Dolses and the whole Villamartin area is a very popular tourist resort in Orihuela Costa where people come to visit and holiday.

Nearby attractions include a variety of sandy beaches just five minutes drive away, including La Zenia, Punta Prima, Playa Flamenca, Cabo Roig and Campoamor. All of them have the European Blue Flag which guarantee high standards of water cleanliness, safety and good facilities for the family all year round.

Los Dolses has its own plaza full of shops and other facilities such as a bank, supermarket, dentist, hairdressers´, opticians, grocery store, doctor's office, a variety of bars, night clubs, cafés and restaurants, plus a number of apartments. In the heat of summer the atmosphere is buzzing with life and and this is certainly worth a visit for a night out.

Los Dolses has become really popular among tourists not only for the many quality golf courses in the vicinity and for the many top standard sandy beaches but also for its consistent sunny warm climate and reliable weather. Los Dolses boasts around 320 sunny days a year and this is difficult to find anywhere else!

There are two commercial centres in Los Dolses, catering for all your needs, The Rioja and Los Dolses shopping centres are no more than 10 minutes walk from Villamartin Plaza. Both commercial centres host well known international restaurants offering superb food and service serving Italian, Indian, Greek, Swedish, Chinese and German food. There are also numerous bars with food as well as some sport bars and quite a few comfortable venues offering a nice friendly local-style atmosphere. Many of the bars have live music and entertainment from "Elvis" to "The Beatles" or "Blues Brothers" tributes.

When you plan to leave Los Dolses for a one-day excursion, there are a few options that may be of interest to you. For instance, you can go north and visit the cosmopolitan city of Alicante, where you fill find great beaches and a fantastic marina, not to mention the large variety of shops, fine restaurants and bars and the historic town centre which is a must see.

For a bit more history, head over to the city of Murcia or try the nearby towns of Orihuela and Rojales with their old towns and the traditional cave houses. You may also visit the inland town of Elche, famous for its extensive palm tree forest, which is part of Unesco World Heritage. Close to Elche you can visit the lovely tourist resort of Santa Pola, once a typical fishing village with fine sand beaches. In Santa Pola there is also an aquarium that both children and adults can enjoy.

A 15 minutes drive can also get you to Guardamar del Segura, a large coastal town with great beaches and a traditional Spanish flavour, or in the summer you can visit the water parks in Rojales and Torrevieja.

Driving North towards Benidorm you can get to the biggest theme park in the Mediterranean. Terra Mitica is a theme park unique in the world and it has something for everyone. In Terra Mitica you will go on a fascinating journey through the Mediterranean's five most legendary civilisations: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia and the Islands.

Driving South, you can get to La Manga Lagoon in the Mar Menor, well known for its medicinal waters and its unique micro-climate and incredible landscapes. Since ancient times the healing power of its water, mud and clay are known. Bathing in the La Manga Lagoon improves circulation and has in general a purifying and detoxifying effect on the body. It also helps with arthritis, rheumatism and similar ailments.

Just 5 minutes drive from Los Dolses on the N332 you can find a fantastic Go Karts track with cafe-bar, viewing gallery and fun fair for the little ones. The place caters for ages from 3 years old plus and the karts here are seriously fast!

You can also visit the stables in the Cabo Roig area, 10 minutes drive from Los Dolses. Kids in particular will love this but we are sure that people of all ages will enjoy a horse ride through the orange and lemon groves in such a beautiful scenery.

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