La Finca and Algorfa is a town and golf course west of Torrevieja and Guardamar del Segura. The town of Algorfa is located on the banks of the Segura river, with mountains to the south-west of the town. The town is very picturesque with beautiful architecture, with a very small population of 3-5,000.
Nearby Algorfa, there is a golf course with a 5-star hotel and resort. The golf course is called the La Finca Golf and Spa Resort and boasts an 18-hole course with a par of 72. The course itself is located in a beautiful landscape, perfect for both nature and people to live and work together.
Algorfa is a wonderful town with great connections to surrounding towns and cities. Orihuela, Murcia and Torrevieja are all cities with great connections to Algorfa, as well as smaller towns such as Guardamar and Quesada.
Around the town is an impressive selection of bars and restaurants. All of these places are great places to spend time with friends and family for some downtime. One of the best restaurants in the area is the La Ermita Restaurant, which offers a great menu, bar and staff.
One of the best bars in the town is the Meson Algorfa bar. Alongside great drinks, it serves great food for a competitive price. The Bar la Plaza is another bar in the town, which offers great cocktails and beers on tap.
As previously mentioned, La Finca is an 18-hole golf course and spa. It was opened in 2002 and has since became a top golf course in the region, and is one of three golf courses owned by the QUARA group. The course itself was designed by the great Pepe Gancedo, so do expect great fairways with challenging holes.
The course itself has its own clubhouse. This is a place in which users of the facility can store their golf gear, clothes and other personal belongings securely. This is the place where you can rent golf carts from. There is also a shop for users of the course to buy all their essential golf gear from.
La Finca is also a hotel resort, with wonderful spa facilities. Overall, the facility has over 100 rooms, ready for that perfect break. Facilities offered include the spa and golf course, a swimming pool and rooms equipped with essential technology. This is the ideal place for a couples break, a family retreat or for all golf-lovers.
A Spot of Golf
The golf course at La Finca has become one of Spain’s leading courses. The designer of the course, Pepe Gancedo, was a pro-golfer in his prime, winning 6 Spanish championships and 2 international tournaments, making him a perfect candidate for designing the course.
Golf is one of the biggest advantages of the area. However, there are many other courses nearby for variety.
Nearby are multiple golf courses. One is the Vistabella Golf Course, another is Maquesa golf and closer to the city of Torrevieja are five more courses, including the award-winning Las Colinas.
Relax at the Spa
La Finca also boasts a state-of-the-art spa at their hotel, which opens at 12pm. At the spa, you can discover a world of relaxation: perfect for spending time with friends and downtime away from work or children.
The spa offers different package deals. Overall, there are four different spa-packaged deals. They all range from 45 minutes to 150 minutes and the price varies depending on the deal, starting from 55 euros. There is also a range of body and beauty treatments to enjoy.
The spa also boasts wonderful and relaxing heated pools, saunas and jacuzzis. These all have wonderful views of the outside gardens of the hotel, and is another great place to relax with friends (especially with a small glass of champagne).
Restaurants and Bars
The main activities within the town of Algorfa are the many world-class restaurants and bars the town has to offer. Some of the most popular bars and restaurants have been previously discussed, including the likes of La Ermita Restaurant. Another popular restaurant in Algorfa is The Vestry. It offers many different dishes including Italian, Spanish and sea food options. There are also many bars situated around the town where you can enjoy a nice drink after a hard day at the course.
Within the La Finca resort there are two restaurants, a terraced café and two bars, one of which is alongside the pool in the resort. The Jardines Restaurant is a wonderful place to get a real taste of Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine within the La Finca resort. The restaurant offers great menu items, with great alcoholic choices whilst looking outwards towards the green of the golf course through large windows. The buffet restaurant at La Finca is the perfect place to test your taste-buds, with a range of top quality foods. It is available throughout the day.
The resort itself has an outdoor pool along with its very own pool bar. It is perfect for that relaxing drink beside the pool. Whether you enjoy a cocktail or a refreshing beer, you will enjoy relaxing times beside the pool. If you’re into more of a nightclub-type vibe when drinking, find a uniquely-styled bar within the Club Lounge Suit.
In the small town of Algorfa there is a medical centre and a police station. The closest hospital is in Torrevieja, which is a lengthy drive in an emergency. The closest police station other than the one in the town is in Almoradi, another town located nearby.
Around the town there are a number of schools, with many others in towns located nearby. The La Finca golf course also offers a golf school. The closest university is in the city of Torrevieja.
This area in Spain is warmest during the summer months of June, July and August and is coolest during the months of December, January and February. Although the town doesn’t experience the traditional Mediterranean climate as it experiences rainfall for around a quarter of the year, but it is usually in small amounts.