Las Colinas Golf & Country Club is a 330-hectare exclusive residential community on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, with a low housing density and built around an 18-hole championship golf course.Enjoying a privileged location near the coast, nestling in a valley surrounded by hills to the south of Alicante, it offers wide-ranging sports, leisure, accommodation and restaurant amenities, including, apart from the excellent golf course, a private Beach Club on the seafront.Since its opening, in the summer of 2010, it has garnered a prestigious international reputation for the outstanding design of its properties, high quality standards of its services and amenities, conservation of the natural surroundings and its excellent golf course, ranked in the top 100 in continental Europe according to the British magazine Golf World and winner of “Spain's Best Golf Course" in the 2015 World Golf Awards. Moreover, the Golf & Country Club won the accolade of “Best Golf Resort" in the 2014 International Hotel & Property Awards and “Spain's Leading Villa Resort" in the 2015 and 2016 World Travel Awards.Las Colinas Golf & Country Club stands out for its privacy, natural beauty, exceptional climate, extremely good connections by road, train and air and conservation of the natural surroundings. Its homes, amenities, infrastructures and the golf course itself all blend perfectly into the landscape.Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, focuses on long-term, high quality, sustainable development. Hence, out of the nearly 6,000 homes that could be built under the Local Town Planning Plan, it plans to build about 1,600; fewer than 5 per hectare. Maximum privacy and security: A 330-hectare valley, framed by hills that form a natural barrier and ensure the development is secluded. A single two-way access road, with 24 h security service. Unique sense of arrival: Provided by a single entrance to Las Colinas through a canyon that opens out into a hidden valley along which the golf course runs. The canyon is the feature that preserves the intimacy, tranquillity and natural beauty of Las Colinas. Las Colinas Golf & Country Club is surrounded by a Nature Reserve comprising more than 10,000 hectares of protected land, which restricts any further residential development. Mediterranean vegetation: More than 200,000 sq metres of natural space within the development. Mediterranean vegetation has been preserved with trees and indigenous species used in gardens and landscaping throughout the complex. A binding Environmental Protection Measures Plan: This includes a rigorous Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection Plan drawn up by Valencia Polytechnic University. Among other measures, this plan stipulates low levels of noise and light pollution, as well as the use of wooded areas and native plant species in the landscape gardening for the residential community, common and private areas.