Orihuela Costa is a coastal region situated on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante. It sits close to the border with Murcia, near La Manga and the beautiful Mar Menor. Despite its name it is actually around 20 kilometres away from the main resort of Orihuela. It is an ideal destination for those looking for a special home, with 16 kilometres of diverse coastline and great infrastructure. It is also an excellent choice for golf enthusiasts.
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The seaside resort of Cabo Roig is located at the southern end of Orihuela Costa. The charming town is home to several blue flag beaches, and enjoys a spectacula mountainous backdrop. Just 10 kilometres from Torrevieja, the town itself has wide palm-lined avenues and delightful lush gardens, with views to the Mediterranean and to the La Manga Peninsula and Mar Menor.
The tranquil resort urbanisation of Playa Flamenca is situated close to the lively town of Torrevieja. The area is home to delightful beaches, golf and lots of recreational facilities such as water parks, tennis, go-carting and tennis.
Again, close to Torrevieja is the popular resort of La Zenia. The town has everything one needs, blue flag beaches, golf, good amenities, lots of Spanish and international restaurants and a beautiful surrounding countryside to explore. La Zenia Boulevard is the new fabulous shopping centre with 150 shops, bowling, swimming, fitness centre, casino, free parking with a capacity for 5000 cars!
The local beaches around Punta Prima have been awarded 67 European Blue Flags and range from natural sand dunes with a pinewood backdrop, to long stretches of golden, sandy beaches. Punta Prima is really an urbanisation, rather than a town, made up of apartments, townhouses and villas, situated some 5 kilometres to the south west of Torrevieja.
Campoamor is an excellent location of people who want to appreciate an element of real Spanish culture. The stunning scenery, green woodland and beautiful beaches make Campoamor a premier destination on the Orihuela Costa.
Mil Palmeras is the most southerly resort on the Orihuela Costa. It boasts fine sandy beaches, rocky covers, and lots of water sports and beach facilities.
GOLF: The prestigious golf development of Villamartin is situated just south of Alicante. The complex has the feel of a charming Mediterranean village, with apartments, townhouses and villas, along with shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, plus of course, two 18-hole golf courses. In fact the area boasts more than 6 superb golf courses - including Villamartin, Campoamor and Las Ramblas.
The area enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate with cool sea breezes in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. It averages nearly 3000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees. On average is can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year round destination.