Altaona Golf and Country Village stands at the foot of the natural park of Sierra de Carrascoy and Valley, which flank the city of Murcia. The mountain range is criss-crossed by tracks and paths through pine trees and is ideal for walking, horse riding or mountain biking. Among its treasures is the Fuensanta sanctuary, with views over the city and the site of a famous annual pilgrimage. The City of Murcia is the region´s capital and largest city and as such offers large out of town retail parks, modern shopping centres, family leisure facilities such as a zoo, water park, cinema complexes, trampoline parks, bowling alleys and amusement arcades, modern hospitals and International schools. In Murcia City centre you will find a maze of narrow, pedestrianised streets wow baroque style architecture with plenty of designer boutiques, high street shops, international restaurants and stylish bars all centred around a stunning 14th century Cathedral located in the city's architectural showpiece, the Plaza del Cardenal Belluga. When finished this fantastic, new, luxury, gated resort will include around a 1000 stylish new villas and apartments, an 18 hole golf course with practice facilities, sports facilities such as tennis and padel courts and a superb resort centre featuring shops, bars and restaurants and 24 hour security. The golden, sandy beaches and calm, warm waters of the Mar Menor are just a short 20 minute drive away, the Roman port city of Cartagena is 25 minutes, the region´s new international airport only 10 minutes and the 2 International Schools of El Limonar and Kings College which both teach lessons in English are both just 10 minutes from the resort. In addition, Alicante Airport is around an hour away and the many coastal resorts of the Mediterranean on the Costa Blanca to the east and the Costa Calida to the South are all less than a 30 minute car journey.