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Holiday rentals and apartments in Guardamar del Segura
This perfect holiday destination with its cosmopolitan charm offers you 300 days of glorious sunshine per year plus a stunning stretch of coastline with endless sandy beaches to choose from. There are plenty of opportunities for varied and fascinating day trip itineraries to magnificent surrounding towns and historical attractions such as Elche and the fabulous winelands of the Alicante region plus premier golfing at the famous La Marquesa course!Sunset views and glorious beaches.
Choose from a variety of perfectly located holiday rentals and apartments in one of Guardamar del Segura upmarket residential complexes with plenty of nearby shops and restaurants. A selection of spacious, stylishly decorated accommodation options provide ample space for 4 to 6 guests. Many of the immaculate holiday stays on offer boast the use of a huge, sparkling pool plus a terrace or balcony for al fresco dining and admiring beautiful views. With many properties located under 100m from the beach you will easily find the perfect holiday spot!
Holidays in Guardamar del Segura: The area and getting aroundA Spanish beach paradise
You will find Guardamar's 12 km stretch of beautiful, sandy beaches just north of Torrevieja and south of Alicante along the Costa Blanca. This popular, bustling resort town is framed by the walls of an ancient castle and overlooks a sand dune paradise fringed by verdant pine and eucalyptus trees. Enjoy a lovely marina with a wooden boardwalk and expect wonderful options for dining on local as well as top-notch international cuisine in the area!Sightseeing, premier local beaches and pristine natural beauty
The Guardamar del Segura area offers you an unforgettable coastal getaway perfect for a family or group holiday. The coastline offers you perfect access to some of the most beautiful stretches of pristine champagne coloured sandy beaches in Spain such as your local Playa Central plus the unmissable charm of the historical towns of Murcia, Elche and Alicante. Be sure to set aside time for an evening stroll along Alicante's beautiful palm lined Explanada de Espanha located just 40 minutes north by car!
Travellers and activitiesGuardamar del Segura for nature enthusiasts
If you are a lover of the great outdoors you are in for a treat with remarkable opportunities for outdoor adventures. If you love birds make sure you do not miss the stunning Parque Natural Las Lagunas where you will find many species of birds, reptiles and amphibians! Guardamar boasts two beautiful shady parks filled with lush trees perfect for a beach break. The raw beauty of the famous sand dunes of Guardamar are not to be missed!Guardamar del Segura for culinary enthusiasts
This cosmopolitan destination offers you so many opportunities to sample the unique regional dishes that make this corner of Spain a culinary hotspot for visitors. Here you will find sumptuous pans of paella on restaurant menus, arroz negro (black rice), fish and rice stew, succulent lamb chops and rosemary roast lamb alongside garlic roasted rabbit and homemade sausages. Turron (nougat) ice cream is a must-try local dessert delicacy! Vinalopo to the south produces the region's legendary red wines with La Marina to the north known for fine bottles of white.
Top 5 travel tips in Guardamar del Segura1. See the views from Castell de Guardamar del Segura
Stroll up to the ramparts of Guardamar´s ancient castle originally founded as an Arab citadel for sublime views over the town of Guardamar and the ocean. From there visitors are treated to a spectacular panoramic, birdseye vista that reaches all the way to Veja Baja del Segura and Tabarca Island offshore! This is one of the best places in the area for watching the sunset after a day out.2. Visit historical Elche
Prepare to be amazed by a day trip to Elche located just 30 minutes north of your holiday rental. Stroll through the gorgeous old town and the lush palm oasis that is a key feature of this lovely sightseeing destination. Why not enjoy a tasty snack or light lunch at the Plaza de la Mercé where you can sit and relax on one of the breezy outdoor terraces and soak up the atmosphere!3. Relax on Playa Centro
For a lazy, chilled out day by the sea look no further than Playa Centro where you will find a long, sweeping stretch of sand and a vibrant promenade lined with fabulous dining options and plenty of shops. Here you can enjoy the bliss of clean, sugar soft sand, translucent waters and convenient well-developed and maintained infrastructure. This is a perfect family beach with safe swimming waters and plenty of lifeguards.4. Hike the Guardamar dunes
Enjoy a leisurely, circular stroll of 6.2 km along the wooden boardwalks that show off the gorgeous, lush vegetation of this stretch of ecological paradise. The stretch from Pinet Beach by the famous Santa Pola Salt lakes to the Segura River is particularly scenic. Afterwards you can relax on the spectacular golden sand beach of Platja el Tossals adjacent to the dune system.5. Visit Parque Natural de Las Lagunas
Calling all nature lovers! Pack a delicious picnic lunch and head just 10 minutes south of Guardamar del Segura by car where you will find yourself surrounded by the serene beauty of Parque Natural de Las Lagunas. Enjoy a multitude of pleasant walking and cycling trails with flamingo sightings on the lake and a chance to reconnect with nature in a pristine wetland area. If you are a keen birdwatcher you will relish sightings of green woodpeckers, hoopoes and parakeets!