Roldan is a district of Torre Pacheco, Murcia, Spain. It is 34 km from Murcia City and 28 km from the historic city of Cartagena, say a 20 minute drive from La Zenia and Cabo Roig. It has a population of approx 6500 people. It is less than 20 minutes from San Javier (Murcia) airport and 1 hour from Alicante Airport. There is some evidence of Arabs living in this area many centuries ago with the remains of pottery, ponds, coins and walls built in their style. Its quite historic. They would have lived side by side with Christians and Jews and this has led to a rich cultural influence seen in the area. Agricultural is now one of the main industries of the region including the growth of oranges, lemons and apricots, artichoke, melon, broccoli and lettuce are also grown here. The town itself now has fully developed with fantastic sport facilities and all the infrastructure of a modern town. There is an amazing variety of restaurants in Roldan which will suit every taste from Indian cuisine, Italian, Spanish tapas and British menus. One of the Jack Nicklaus Golf courses is right next to Roldan; Saurines de la Torre Golf, this is a very interesting and challenging desert style course with beautiful fairways and smooth greens. Check out our blog on the website regarding Sauciness golf course. (previously Terrazas de La Torre).
New developments are popular with those looking to move here and golf property in particular is big business in Roldan.