Holiday Apartment - Local Area Information

Torrevieja offers not just beautiful beaches and a wide variety of restaurants but it also welcomes the tourists with numerous other local attractions.

You can find information about the town and local attractions on the official webpage of Torrevieja

“All about Torrevieja” can be found here.

There are 3 groceries shops close to the apartment: 

1) Consum (3 min walk). Please see it on the map here

2) Ideal Foods Minimarket (4 min walk). Please see it on the map here

3) Mercadona (7 min walk). Please see it on the map here.

If you want to dry your clothes using a tumble dryer, there is a laundrette close by (2 min walk). Please see it on the map here

If you feel like doing more than just relaxing on the beach, why not try the following adventures:

1) Boat trip to the Island of Tabarca Trip to Tabarca 

Tabarca’s natural conditions make it an ideal place for practicing water sports.

Apart from this, it has a wide variety of seaside restaurants offering traditional seafood (caldero, paellas marineras, seafood, etc), and a worth-visiting museum, beautiful porches, emblematic buildings such as the Casa del Gobernador (Governor’s House), the church of San Pedro and San Pablo. 

Torrevieja to Tabarca trips usually leave from Torrevieja’s port on Tuesdays, Thursdays and also Saturdays. You set off at 11 am and return at 6 pm. The price per adult is 22€ and 15€ for children aged 5-10. Children under 5 travel for free.

It is best buying a trip ticket that includes lunch as well. 

2) Boat trips along the Mediterranean coast 

You can choose from a variety of boat trips: from a 30 min smooth coastal trip to adrenaline supercharge jet boat experience. 

Just choose the right one for you and enjoy!

3) Water Sports

Are you a cable sky lover, or may you prefer kayaking? Then this is the place for you to be. Or, if you feel really brave you can try the flyboard. or parasailing. You will never forget these super experiences!

4) Aqua parks

Aquopolis Torrevieja is located in the centre of Torrevieja and offers a wide range of attractions for both adults and children, where the fun is guaranteed.

Aqua park Flamingo is ideal for people coming to Torrevieja with smaller children and toddlers. This compact water park is a fun way to pass a hot afternoon. It’s not particularly large, with only four slides, but is very well-staffed, with lifeguards covering every pool and ride. Kids will love it! Please note: Flamingo park only take cash payments. No cards accepted. 

5) Parque de Las Naciones

This is a nice family park in the centre of Torrevieja, with lots of birds, playground and water display. A very good place for kids to use up all their energy!

 5) The pink lake - The Salinas of Torrevieja 

Enjoy this free natural spa with salty water and black mud that can be a real benefit for your health. More than relaxation: care for your health and beauty! 

Daily trips to Salina run every hour, departure next to the port.

6) Dique de Levante

The Dique de Levante is one of the most visited places by both tourists and inhabitants, and it has been renowned as “the cholesterol route” after being recommended by doctors as a very healthy daily exercise. The 2.7 km round trip walk offers you not just a great view, but also the benefits of saline breeze and fresh Mediterranean air.

7) Museums. Submarine floating museum 

There are also museums to be visited. One of them is a submarine museum that offers people the possibility of visiting the interior of a submarine and see how the members of its crew used to live and work inside it. Entrance cost 2 euros. During the summer season is very busy, so best to plan your visit not later than 11:30.

8) Palmeral of Elche - UNESCO - World Heritage Park 

The Palmeral of Elche is an oasis-like landscape of date palms, transferred to Europe from North Africa by the Moors.

This oasis was constructed during the Arab occupation of this area in Spain over 1000 years ago. The site consists of 67 different palm groves. They contain more than 11,000 palm trees, mostly date palms (Phoenix dactylifera), with individual specimens up to 300 years old.

9) Algar Waterfalls

The river Algar empties into the Mediterranean at Altea. On its way there, it passes the town of Callosa d´en Sarria where it forms a series of roaring waterfalls, cascading down the rocks into natural pools. Known as Les Fonts dé l`algar.

10) Real Club de Golf Campoamor

The Real Club de Golf Campoamor Resort has a golf course for 18 holes and its just 20 min by car from Torrevieja.

The course winds between two valleys that communicate with each other and is surrounded by small hills that protect it from the wind.

The wide and manicured fairways offer a fair challenge to players of all abilities.

It enjoys a special microclimate that makes it possible to practice golf at any time of year.

11) The Promenade

Torrevieja is a delightful place for a walk along the seafront promenade. The beautiful coastline including golden sandy beaches, quirky statues to discover, beautiful Mediterranean views and boats including a historic submarine to see along the way. It’s an easy flat walk and there are plenty of bars, restaurants, and kiosks where you can stop for refreshments.

12) Soft play 

In case children still have the energy to burn after swimming in the sea and playing on the beach, you can take them to Arena Park.

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