Beautiful Spanish beaches and sandy coves
The Orihuela Costa has some of the best beaches in Europe. This area has 7 EU blue flag beaches. These vary from the very active beaches with a full range of water sports, activities & services to secluded rocky and sandy coves. All of the major beaches have first aid posts and most have refreshment areas.
The beach bars open from Easter to late October yearly. Opening hours are generally 10am to 2am peak season. The beach bars have a great atmosphere both day and night. The bars sell a wide range of drinks, cocktails, pizza’s, ice creams and of course… Tapas! All beaches have volleyball nets too!
Watersports are just in the Summer months and you can have a go at Jet Ski’s, Kayaks, Sups, Banana, Pedalo’s, Windsurfing etc…
La Zenia is the nearest beach to the apartment, about an 8-minute drive away. A popular choice as it has a public pool at La Mirada beachfront complex. There is also a beach bar and a large restaurant overlooking the beach.
Other beaches close by are Playa Flamenca, Punta Prima, Cabo Roig, Campoamor, Cala Captain, Mil Palmeras, Torre de Horadada, Pilar de Horadada and the stunning coast of the Mar Menor.
Mar Menor is opposite ‘La Manga’ and has very shallow warm calm water in the summer months, which is ideal for the kids! Take a dip in the natural mud baths, famous for it’s medicinal healing qualities and share the lagoons with the pink flamingos! You can also hire bikes to ride around the nature reserve. (Just a 15 min drive South on the N332 coast road)
All beaches from La Zenia are within just a 3 to 15 minute drive away.