Ciudad Quesada is an urbanization in the municipality of Rojales. You are here in the province of Alicante, in the Spanish autonomous region of Valencia. Ciudad Quesada is located about six kilometers from the great beaches of the Costa Blanca and has about 11,000 inhabitants. It is located on a hill in an attractive natural environment. Many of the local residents are of British descent.
The airports of Alicante and Murcia are a relatively short distance from Ciudad Quesada. So after your arrival in Spain, you don't have to wait long to relax in your home. In the immediate vicinity you will also find natural beauty, beaches, a wide range of restaurants and top quality golf facilities. In short: everything you need to fully enjoy life in Spain!
Ciudad Quesada (formerly Villa Quesada) was founded and expanded by Justo Quesada, a building developer from the area. There used to be not only houses, but also a golf course and an airport. In 1989 he founded the golf club Club de Golf Quesada, which would later be called La Marquesa Golf. Today, Ciudad Quesada has become a pleasant place to live or spend a holiday under the sun in the vicinity of the Mediterranean.
You will certainly not get bored when you stay in Ciudad Quesada. Both in the urbanization itself and in the immediate vicinity there are many recreational opportunities, nice towns and attractive beaches. Fun family activities in Ciudad Quesada include bowling and mini golf. You can experience crazy water fun in Aqua Park Ciudad Quesada.
One of the great advantages of Ciudad Quesada is its location near the paradisiacal beaches of Torrevieja and Guardamar del Segura. A very short drive will take you to your favorite beach on the Mediterranean, where you can enjoy the pleasant climate of the Costa Blanca. While you listen to the waves or read a good book, your children have fun with a bucket and spade.
From the beach it goes to the town of Torrevieja, where some interesting sights await you. Examples include the Jardín de las Naciones - with a scale model of the map of Europe - and the Museum of Sea and Salt (Museo del Mar y de la Sal). This museum takes you through the world of salt production in Torrevieja. Would you like to see with your own eyes where the local salt comes from? Then you should head for the Parque Natural de las Lagunas de La Mata y Torrevieja. The salt lakes of Torrevieja and La Mata in this natural park are great places to relax and get acquainted with the natural beauty of the Costa Blanca. Be surprised by the pink color of the water and the graceful flamingos that you can spot during certain periods.
Also special is the Mar Menor, a lagoon just across the border with the province of Murcia. This special place is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by the narrow strip of land of La Manga del Mar Menor. Take your swimwear with you, because there are many irresistible beaches in the area. North of Torrevieja you will encounter the magical salt plains of Santa Pola. The choice is yours where you go!
Ciudad Quesada officially belongs to the municipality of Rojales. So from your home you can easily dive into the center of Rojales. There you will discover some fascinating sights. For example, the church Iglesia de San Pedro Apóstol is definitely worth a visit. The municipality of Rojales is also offering a wide range of museums. Visit the Archaeological-Paleontological Museum (Museo Arqueológico-Paleontológico) to take a journey through the local past. Or take a look at one of the most important weeks of the year in Spain at the Museum of Holy Week (Museo de la Semana Santa). Don't miss the Cuevas del Rodeo, a collection of eighteenth-century caves that used to be the homes of Murcia miners.
But it doesn't stop there during your stay in Ciudad Quesada. For example, you can also explore the charming historic center of nearby Orihuela, or visit Elche with its impressive palm grove. Other places that are easily accessible include Murcia, Alicante, Cartagena, Villajoyosa and Benidorm.
Epicureans will get their money's worth in Ciudad Quesada. After all, the urbanization has many restaurants and bars where you can eat and drink. Let yourself be pampered with delicious Spanish specialties, or opt for delicacies from the world cuisineLa Brisa is the right place for lamb shank, tasty marinated pork ribs or a chocolate brownie. The menu changes with the seasons, so you get fresh products on your plate at any time of the year.
Fan of Indian food? Punjabi Palace might be for you. The menu includes a delicious curry with shrimp and several dishes with chicken. You finish with Kulfi, Indian ice cream. We should also mention that the service is excellent and cordial. Other restaurants for fans of Indian cuisine include Indian Ocean, Spice Hut , and Little India.
Another restaurant where you can sit down for a successful culinary experience is is Da Silva. Every day, including Sundays, there is a lunch menu with something for everyone. Moreover, they also have a very extensive cocktail menu here.
There are also many options for a drink in and around Ciudad Quesada. Would you like something to drink with a view of the sea? Then you just go to nearby Torrevieja or Guardamar del Segura. As you can see, in Ciudad Quesada you have more than enough choice to eat and drink in the company of your family, partner or friends.
You will hardly find a better Spanish destination to play golf than Ciudad Quesada. After all, nearby is the golf paradise of La Marquesa Golf, founded in 1989 by Justo Quesada. Golfers of all levels will enjoy themselves while taking in the beautiful palm tree setting. La Marquesa has eighteen holes. Golf lessons are also offered for those who want to take their first steps in golf. Other excellent alternatives in the area are La La Finca Golf, Las Ramblas Golf and Las Colinas Golf & Country Club.
Ciudad Quesada is located near the Costa Blanca, a coastline with one of the best climates in the world. The annual temperature is about 18 degrees. This, in combination with the influence of the nearby salt lakes, ensures very healthy climatic conditions for a holiday or a longer stay. People with health problems such as rheumatism will greatly benefit from the pleasant climate in this part of Spain. Moreover, it does not rain often in Ciudad Quesada, and annually you enjoy about 320 days of sunshine. This means that you will be able to relax on the terrace of your home for most of the year. Delicious, right?
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