"Southern Coast of the Valencian Community" Top 5 Page for this destination Torrevieja by barbskie

Torrevieja Travel Guide: 94 reviews and 309 photos


Torrevieja is a fishing village at the southern Valencian community, 41 kilometers away from Alicante to the north. Its name means an Old Tower.
The town is located southwards on the Costa Blanca and its main attractions are the
Natural Salt Lakes,tourism, fishing and the beautiful blue flag carrier beaches. So if you prefer to a quiet and tranquil holiday, why not choose this area. Of course, on peak seasons, here is quite filled with local and foreign tourist especially at beaches.

This coastal town in the south of Alicante province has a temperate continental climate. The town has two protected Natural Parks with two salt lakes and with no doubts, these salt lakes is the town most existence. In 1802 the salt production moved from La Mata. Its salt production is one of the biggest in Europe. the town is also popular to its yearly Certamen Internacional de Habaneras y Polifonia competition. Torrevieja also boast large beaches namely:


La Mata Beach in Torrelamata , Cabo Cervera, Los Locos, El Cura, El Acequion,Los Naufragos and Ferris.


Accomodations:
Club Aldea Del Mar 3 stars
Hotel Masa International 3 stars
Apartamentos Marina Internacional 3 stars
Marina Dos Torrevieja Internacional 3 stars
Cabo Cervera 3 stars
Hotel Masa International 3 stars
Torrejoven 3 stars


For gasronomy and entertainment, the Spanish food tradition consists of many "cuisine" from different parts of the country, Baskish , Andalus, Valencian and so on. International cuisine are not rare.
So, start exploring the town by foot starting at the harbor and enjoy the beautiful views of the coastline until Cabo Roig of Orihuela....and idle somewhere at the marina or at the paseo with some drinks. Enjoy! Cheers!


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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Micro climate, Good Cuisine and Multiculture
  • Cons:Can't just make a rush visit!
  • In a nutshell:Not only good for holidaymakers!
  • Last visit to Torrevieja: Nov 2010
  • Intro Updated Mar 13, 2011
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  • Sep 17, 2010 at 3:47 PM

    This happened to us on the last day of our holiday 2 years ago and she picked 150euros from my wife's purse. it was mid afternoon in day light she was a very good pick pocket as 4 of were standing around my wife.

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    Jul 4, 2010 at 12:20 PM

    This coastal area looks so inviting to take a rest and relax on the beach. I got to Torremolinos in 1973 when it was just getting built. Great pictures you took.

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    Jul 3, 2010 at 11:43 AM

    Interesting pages. I didn't know Torry had so much too offer!

  • joiwatani's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2009 at 3:08 PM

    Great restaurant tips! I review restaurants in Seattle once a month!

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2007 at 8:34 AM

    Interesting page!

  • May 8, 2006 at 3:26 PM

    I love tapas with clara ;-) thanks

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Apr 20, 2006 at 8:50 AM

    Nice updates here - loved the extra pictures Happy Travels Joan

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    Mar 4, 2006 at 9:51 AM

    Fascinating look at Torrevieja. Love the term "hobby fisher" - will have to use it back here. Birthday greetings from Alaska!

  • penumbra's Profile Photo
    Aug 21, 2005 at 8:55 AM

    Looks like a beautiful marina.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 17, 2005 at 2:35 PM

    great page!

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