We have just returned from a fabulous 2 weeks at the Villa Strathroy, the nearest village is only a 5-10 minutes walk away and has a lovely taverna which serves food, otherwise the local town of Pinoso is about 10 minutes drive away and has a variety of restaurants and supermarkets. The villa is of a high standard and has everything you need and the pool is excellent, the kids (17 & 14) loved it.
It is a great place to unwind and relax and venture out when you need a bit of hustle and bustle, would recommend Santa Pola for a day trip with some tapas near the marina, La Vila Joiosa, which has a lovely beach front, with lots of restaurants, all the houses are different colours, making it a Spanish Balamory (vibrant Painted houses). A trip to the Alicante Castillo is also worth it, it's free entry and has spectacular views, you can even drive to the top of it, or take the lift from the beach front. For those seeking retail therapy head to Murcia to the Neuvo Centre, lots... more