La Finca & Algorfa
Algorfa is a picturesque small town in the province of Alicante. It is located on the river Segura with a backdrop of mountains to the southwest of the town. Overall the small town has a small population of between 3 – 5,000 residents. Making this small town an ideal place for relaxing if you can find your perfect house, villa or apartment nearby.
Nearby you will find the Golf resort and spa of La Finca. This resort is bigger than the town of Algorfa and offers a par 72, 18-hole course. The difference between this course and Las Colinas course is that this course is only a resort. The resort is rated 5 stars and is surrounded by beautiful landscape perfect for peace and nature to thrive.
Nearby Activities and points of Interest.
The main point of interest in the golf course, talked about above. This area would be perfect for golf lovers with the La Finca course on your doorstep and many other courses within a 30-minute drive.
Many of the main attractions within the town of Algorfa are restaurants. One of the most talked about restaurants within the town is The Vestry. This restaurant offered a mixed bag of dishes including sea food dishes and Italian dishes. All courses are a fixed price and they have their own website, with there own menus and a booking form. There are also number of bars situated around the town.
You can also take a visit to the La Finca spa. Here you can receive many different treatments including, massages, skincare and body treatments. You can book online and there are different packages that may suit you that also involve staying at the 5-star resort.
The Golf Course
The course at La Finca was opened in 2002 and since then it has become one of the best courses this side of Spain. The course was originally designed by Spanish designer Pepe Gancedo who also designed the Las Rambles course and many others throughout Spain. Pepe was a keen golfer himself and won the Spanish championship 6 times and 2 international tournaments. With a keen golfer designing the course we can assure you the course is very competitive with genius fairways and greens.
The course also has a clubhouse with a shop, where you can get all your golfing accessories. The club house itself offers changing facilities and offices in which you can watch the golf from and store your own golf gear.
All the holes on the course offer many different challenges from bunkers to water hazards. Some holes are easier than others only having one obstacle, but some holes can have up to 7 bunkers or a very thin fairway beside water.
Around the small town there are many health centres which you can reach quickly. The closest general hospital would be in the city of Torrevieja, which is about a half hour drive away. Within the town of Algorfa there is a single police station. There are many others in nearby areas including the nearest town of Almoradi.
The town also has plenty of choice of public schools. Within the town there is three separate public schools and many more in the surrounding towns. There is also a golf school in the La Finca resort. The closest universities to the town are in the cities of Orihuela and Torrevieja.
The town and the surrounding area of Algorfa is cooler than other parts of the coast of Alicante. For the best part of the year temperatures average out into their high teens. The coolest months are the winter months and the minimum temperatures is usually still within the double figures although it can drop to 7/8 degrees.
Throughout the length of the year, Algorfa usually experiences around 80-90 days of rain, so around a quarter of the year. Usually the rain falls in very small amounts.