Holiday Apartment - Local Area Information
Torrevieja offers not just beautiful beaches and a wide variety of restaurants but also welcomes tourists with numerous other local attractions.
You can find information about the town and local attractions on the official webpage of Torrevieja http://turismodetorrevieja.com.
“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 https://torrevieja.com/visita-en-barco-a-la-isla-de-tabarca and other "To Do" in TorreviejaTo Do
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 leaves 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 to buy a trip ticket that includes lunch as well.
2) Boat trips along the Mediterranean coast
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!
You can also have SUP (stand-up paddling) and Surf lessons or just rent the surfboards from http://www.torreviejasurf.com (Carlos), or at Playa de Cura from Jose +34 639 27 42 02.
4) Aqua parks
Aquopolis Torrevieja is located in the center of Torrevieja and offers a wide range of attractions for both adults and children, where 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 takes cash payments. No cards accepted. Use buses B and G from the bus station via-a-vis of the main bus station.
5) Parque de Las Naciones
This is a nice family park in the center of Torrevieja, with lots of birds, a playground, and water displays. A very good place for children to use up all their energy.
6) The pink lake - The Salinas of Torrevieja
Enjoy this natural spa with salty water and black mud that can be a real benefit to your health. More than relaxation: care for your health and beauty!
Daily trips to Salina run every hour, departing next to the port.
7) Dique de Levante
The Digue 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.
8) 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 seeing how the members of its crew used to live and work inside it. The entrance cost 2 euros. During the summer season it is very busy, so best to plan your visit no later than 11:30.
9) 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.
10) 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 https://lasfuentesdelalgar.com
11) Real Club de Golf Campoamor
The Real Club de Golf Campoamor Resort has a golf course for 18 holes and it's just 20 min by car from Torrevieja.
The course winds between two valleys communicate with each other and are surrounded by small hills that protect them 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 includes 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 and childcare
In case children still have the energy to burn after swimming in the sea and playing on the beach, you can take them to soft play.
Also, Neverland offers childcare services so you enjoy the holiday while your children play and learn.
Neverland Soft play (3 min walk from the apartment) - find the location here.
Also, Arena Park is a soft play: https://arenaparktorrevieja.wordpress.com/ubicacion/