Mayta, many thanks for staying at our home on Oliva Nova. Thank you also for the lovely comments on the apartment pool and gardens. Oliva Nova is a 5* golf resort located on a beautiful blue flag beach. It is however a quite and up market resort, perfect for families and couples who are looking for peace and quiet. For those who want to be in the middle of a busy touristy resort, then Oliva Nova definitely isn't for them. There are two supermarkets on site as well as several camp sites along the beach. But a car is definitely needed to get the most out of the area and this is made clear on the website. There is an equestrian centre 5 minutes walk from the apartment and the blue flag beach is 10 minutes walk away. Those with young children may definitely prefer to take the car to help with transfer of beach things, and ample parking is available by the beach. The apartment also includes everything you need for a picnic by the sea if you prefer to go there rather than use the beautiful pool right outside your patio.