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Below you will find a selection of restaurants, places to visit, shopping centers and activities we discovered over time. In addition to the charm of Casa Madroño itself, they make us longing for our next visit to Las Colinas, over and over again. This page is regularly updated with new discoveries from us and our guests. Stay tuned!


La Fuente

– Isabela’s – Italian cuisine

– The Stone Grill – Meat


– La Marquesita, cocina Mediterranea, C/Plaza Alcolea 6: distinctive

– Las Termas del Pincho, C/ Honda, n°9, Cartagena: best tapas bar of Cartagena, near the Roman Forum historical site


– La Pilar, C/ Pascual 12, Murcia. Great restaurant, offers outstanding meat & fish dishes

Dehesa de Campoamor

– Punta Prima, Calle del Mar, 28. Modern restaurant, trendy. Offers variety of meat & fish dishes

Punta prima

– Nautilus. Nice restaurant, good meat and paella.

Pilar de la Horadada

– Casa Araez. Small restaurant, cosy atmosphere. Outstanding food & wines, excellent service.

– Rebate, Carretera CV 952, km 10,5, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada. Top restaurant, located outside the touristic areas. Offers great food and services in combination with excellent wines. On Wednesday and Friday at lunchtime: flamenco dansers.

Mar Menor

– El Rubio 360°. High-end restaurant. Offers a 360° view on the sea and the Mar Menor lagoon. Excellent food and wines.


– El Muelle, Calle del Mar, 1 | Paseo Marítimo Juan Aparicio, 03183 Torrevieja. Located on the Torrevieja boulevard – very trendy and busy restaurant with a great selection of Spanish food and wines.

– El meson de la costa. Very traditional, excellent restaurant with large selection of meat and fish, in a very cosy setting. They also have a library where you can enjoy the aperitive or post-dinner drinks. Highly recommended.


– Alicante: Monastrell

– Elche: La finca

– Murcia: la Cabanja



Orihuela hiking

Orihuela hiking

Cartagena Port

Cartagena Port

Torrevieja Boulevard

Torrevieja Boulevard

Places to visit

  • Murcia: great city center
  • Cartagena: historic city
  • Torrevieja: nice to walk on the boulevard
  • Orihuela: charm of a smaller nearby village
  • Alicante: large city, center of the region

Places to visit

The area around Casa Madroño offers countless possibilities for shopping. It makes it a very convenient place to live and enjoy life. Prices are affordable.

  • The Mini-Market situated near the Las Colinas Clubhouse. This mini-market offers the daily grocery store convenience one needs, and is only 2.5 km away from Casa Madroño.
  • La Fuente Commercial Center: This shopping center is located on a ~5 km distance from Casa Madroño. It offers all you need for day-to-day living: two large, recently upgraded grocery stores (Aldi, Mercadona), a number of nice restaurants and a few specialty shops like Vinessence, a wine shop offering a fine selection of Spanish wines which we highly recommend to replenish the honesty bar.
  • Shopping Boulevard Zenia: A great shopping center for all your regular shopping needs: MediaMarkt, Leroy Merlin, Alacampo, Decathlon, H&M, Masimotto, but also tapas restaurants, bars, cafés etc.
    • City Center of Torrevieja
    • City Center of Alicante


The area surrounding Casa Madroño offers countless possibilities. Below a non-exhaustive list gives only a flavor of what can be done. This section will be updated regularly as new experiences from ourselves and our guests will come in.

Mountainbike trails
(GPX routes available upon request)

Embalse de la Pedrera

The route starts from Las Colinas, takes 50 km and 860 altitude meters to complete and offers a mix of on- and offroad routes. The route offers splendid views on the lake of La Pedrera.

Parque Natural La Mata

This route can start from Las Colinas or from the center of Torrevieja. It allows to wander around one of the lakes of Torrevieja, with a selection of tracks from easy to moderate. It offers single tracks and splendid views on the lake. Total length varies with the selected combination of tracks.

Lakes of Torrevieja

This route starts from the center of Torrevieja, and crosses the residential area south of Torrevieja before circling the two lakes of Torrevieja. It crosses the citrus orchards around Torrevieja, passes the seaside and returns to the center of the city after approximately 60 km. the route is a combination of on- and off-road (pre-dominantly on-road).

Las Colinas - Rebate

Approximately 50 km of primarily asphalted route. Starts from Las Colinas, than mounts to the top of San Miguel de Salinas, goes to Rebate and then to Campoamor, partially alongside the canal.


Challenging tour in the hills surrounding Orihuela. The tour offers single tracks through the hills near Orihuela, crossing private citrus orchards and splendid mountain views. The tour totals ~60 km and ~700 altitude metersThese tours are only a few of many similar tours that can be found on Wikiloc in the surroundings of Las Colinas – Casa Madroño

  • Sailing
  • Boat trips, amongst other to Pirate Island
  • International School of Falconry, located at the Las Colinas Golf Resort


Parque Regional de Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar

This beautiful hike goes around the Mar Menor lagoon, with a splendid view on the dunes and natural beauty of this area. One can walk for hours surrounded by the salt waters, and enjoy afterwards drinks and food in one of the restaurants nearby.

Hiking trails in the hills near Orihuela

Several beautiful tracks can be found near Orihuala, offering splendid views on the citrus orchards, mountains and the city of Orihuela up to the sea.

Parque Natural La Mata

Together with the neighboring natural parks of El Hondo and Las Salinas de Santa Pola , they form a triangle of wetlands of crucial importance for the development of the biological cycles of numerous species that use it both in their migrations and in their nesting or wintering.

Hikes near the seaside

We recommend Mil Palmeras, the pier of Torrevieja, Cabo Roig


  • Boat trips, amongst other to Pirate Island
  • International School of Falconry, located at the Las Colinas Golf Resort