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The delightful old town of Cabo Roig boasts broad avenues lined with palm trees and lush, landscaped gardens while La Zenia is famous for its upmarket Boulevard where you can take your pick of over 100 high street shops plus wine and dine. The town of Orihuela is renowned for incredible heritage architecture. This wonderfully cosmopolitan, popular holiday region offers 300 days of golden sunshine, a pristine coastline with multiple, wide, clean golden beaches, superb swimming and plenty of opportunities for varied and interesting day trip adventures to magnificent surrounding cities and attractions in Murcia and Alicante.A wonderful taste of Spain's Orihuela Costa
Enjoy an unforgettable, sun-drenched getaway with access to all the best historical sights, beaches, golf courses, restaurants and adventure day trips from your rental accommodation. Choose from a variety of conveniently located accommodation options in the vicinity of Orihuela, La Zenia, Torrevieja and Mil Palmeras. Choose from stunning spacious, tastefully decorated holiday rentals and apartment options and find a perfect match for a perfect holiday stay for 4, 6, 8, or even 11 guests! Many of the immaculate, fully kitted out, upmarket rental options on offer boast a sparkling pool in a private courtyard plus a stunning terrace or balcony view of the surrounding landscape. Most conveniently situated just 3km from the best beaches in the area.
Holidays in Orihuela Costa: The area and getting aroundA sun-drenched Spanish beach paradise
Orihuela Costa is wonderfully accessible by plane with regular flights to Murcia, located 45 minutes east by car and boasts a distinct international holiday resort flavour alongside local Spanish tradition and sightseeing. Orihuela Costa is part of the Orihuela municipality in Spain's sun-soaked Alicante Province and stretches from the Mediterranean Coast to the Sierra de Orihuela mountain range. This idyllic Costa Blanca beach destination is easily reached with flights of around 2.5 hours from London, Manchester or Birmingham perfect for an idyllic all year round break.Sightseeing, sunbathing and shopping
Make the most of incredible beaches such as the main beach in Cabo Roig, Cala de Caleta that boasts a crescent of soft white sand and sparkling azure water or beautiful palm lined, Mil Palmeras. If you fancy outdoor shopping that includes the possibility of concerts and events, head to lively Zenia Boulevard, just 6 minutes by car from central Cabo Roig where you can shop until you drop. Enjoy a wide range of upmarket stores and restaurants that include designer stores, sporting goods stores and a host of eateries boasting fabulous terrace views.
Travellers and activitiesOrihuela Costa for food lovers
This perennial destination offers you the best opportunities to sample the unique regional Spanish dishes that make this corner of Spain a culinary hit amongst visitors as well as a huge range of international cuisine to suit every taste. Expect vibrant colour and rich, delicious seafood flavours in this Spanish food mecca! The local paella is a culinary delight in a class of its own: try its many versions with fish and seafood, or go for the more traditional paella with rabbit or other types of meat.Orihuela Costa for nature lovers
Explore the hidden beauty of the Columbares loop trail climb near the Sierra de Carrascoy y del Valle Regional Park. This impressive 9.6 km route of medium difficulty offers you absolutely breathtaking views of the city of Murcia and the Mar Menor. Don't forget picnic supplies! Ardent hikers will not be disappointed by the beauty of the lakeside surroundings of Embalse de la Pedrera which boasts a panoramic observation point at Mirador Embalse de la Pedrera, just 20 minutes inland by car.
Top 5 travel tips in Orihuela Costa1.Visit Lago Rosa de Torrevieja
Did you know that the region boasts an exquisite pink lake! The Lago Rosa de Torrevieja is a gorgeous spot for out of this world travel pics, in particular sunset snaps! This picture-perfect attraction is just 20 minutes from your villa in Orihuela Costa. You can enjoy a safe and cooling swim in the flamingo pink waters but the lake is very salty, so don't forget to have a supply of freshwater on hand for a rinse! A species of pigmented bacteria flourish in the saline lake tinting the water a surreal shade of pink!2. Play Golf at Villamartin Country Club
Why not spend a delightful few hours playing golf at Orihuela Costa's stunning Villamartin Golf Club. This lush, top-rated, upmarket 18 hole course boasts breathtaking views, lovely manicured greens, challenging hazards and sweeping fairways plus an upmarket clubhouse where you can enjoy an elegant lunch after your game.3. Spend the day at La Rufete Multiaventura Park
This local adventure park set along the shores of the famous blue lake offers a host of exciting outdoor activities for the whole family. The views over the turquoise waters of the Embalse de la Pedrera Lake are sublime from the horseback excursion trail. Other activities guaranteed to get your fun levels in the right zone are paintball, great quad bike circuits for kids, teens and adults, mini golf, kayaking on the blue lake, archery, zip lining, solar-powered vehicles and a mini park with inflatables to keep tiny kids happy for hours.4.Spend the day at Platja la Caleta
South facing, idyllic Playa Cala la Caleta boasts all year golden sunshine and is rated as one of the best beaches along this stretch of coastline! This gorgeous Cabo Roig location is a premier beach spot with an authentic, Spanish beach chiringuito selling ice-cold beverages and delicious snacks. Sugar soft sand, a variety of laid back water sport options and sublime Mediterranean views make this a perfect place to spend the day relaxing!5. Wine tasting in the vineyards of Alicante
Calling all wine lovers! You are in for a treat with two stunning, distinct wine regions within easy reach of Alicante. Vinalopo to the south produces the region's legendary red wines with La Marina to the north known for fine bottles of white. Both areas are studded with gorgeous vineyards that will provide you with a glorious day out of fine vino and local tapas, plus the chance to stock up on gift wines.