A few months ago, we offered you a glimpse at this blog, with the intention of enticing you to visit Orihuela. Due to great demand we have decided to launch a second publication with even more reasons for visiting the town of Orihuela.
Now it’s time for the beaches of Orihuela Costa, although in this case we are going to limit ourselves to just one, It is the emblematic beach playa de La Zenia, where one of the most symbolic Orihuela Costa Hotels is located: The La Zenia Hotel.
For this, we will give you options so that your holidays in La Zenia will leave you wanting more: you will get to know our beautiful beach, and we will also advise you of the many other sights and activities that can also be enjoyed in La Zenia, such as theme Parks, golf courses, an alternative option to just sunbathing, if you have any extra time you can also shop at the Zenia Boulevard Shopping centre.
La Zenia Beach
La Zenia beach is located in an exclusive enclave in a beautiful and quiet residential area.
This quiet and paradisiacal beach, also known as the la Cala Bosque de Orihuela, is located North of the municipality of Orihuela, and very close to Torrevieja.
Although it is known by many as the beach of La Zenia de Torrevieja, it is one of the most attractive and beautiful areas for enjoying the sun and sea in all of Orihuela Costa.
It’s 360 metres long and approximately 115 wide, with a wide variety of services at hand. In fact, it has a team of lifeguards and a Red Cross post that are at your Service throughout the day in summer season, a beach bar and restaurants.
The fine Sandy White beaches of the La Zenia, are bordered by a pleasant promenade that starts at the southern end, and finish up almost at our hotel door. In fact, the beach is accessible from the Hotel La Zenia, just walk down from its pool area directly to it.
Our hotel Servigroup La Zenia, for its privileged location (among many other reasons) is characterized by being one of the most emblematic hotels in Orihuela Costa.
This particular beach in Orihuela, which is always ideal if you are looking for rest and relaxation. But, on the other hand, it is also perfect to enjoy outdoor sports activities, such as running, roller skating or cycling. All this is largely due to the excellent weather that reigns on the Costa Blanca for practically the entire year.
It is also an idyllic place to enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean sunrises and sunsets.
If you enjoy playing water sports, La Zenia Beach in Orihuela is also the perfect place to practice water activities, such as scuba diving, windsurfing snorkelling, sailing and water skiing. But if you prefer to exercise and enjoy keeping fit outside of the water, then the two volleyball beach courts are the ideal place to catch a tan at the same time, what more could you ask for!
At La Zenia beach bar you can enjoy a snack or a drink at any time of the day, and live music at certain times during the afternoon which include the very popular Spanish flamenco.
We can also offer you our bar-terraza in the Hotel La Zenia, where you can sunbathe whilst enjoying a refreshing drink or a Delicious cocktail prepared by our professional bar man.
To reach la Zenia beach from the hotel, all you need is your key card (the same Access key card that allows you in to your room and areas around the hotel).
Shopping Centre La Zenia Boulevard
Whether you like to shop, or if you prefer to taking a leisurely stroll La Zenia Boulevard offers you the perfect shopping experience both indoors and out.
In fact, these type of comercial areas are becoming more and more popular with their attractive unique designs, making shopping a pleasure.
This centre, which was catalogued for several years as the largest in Europe, offers a wide variety of establishments where you can buy all kinds of products at La Zenia Boulevard, you will find all your fashion needs for adults, children as well as jewellery, toys, shoes beauty products and many more …
Ice cream parlours, restaurants, amusement arcade are among the many things available, there is something for everyone.
Another popular aspect of this magnificent shopping centre in Orihuela Costa, is its gigantic screen, located in the central square. From there, you can follow all the special, events and sports broadcasts.
Beautiful gardens, which exotic plants originating from all over the globe, China, Mexico, California and South Africa.
The best leisure options at your fingertips
Although over the years, La Zenia continues to preserve its paradisiacal character, is always in constant evolution to continue offering you the best., without ever losing that special essence that customers of the hotel in Orihuela Costa love.
It is true that up until a few years ago, our Hotel La Zenia was mainly a “place to escape”, suitable for those looking for peace and tranquillity. But there is so much more to offer these days and our hotel has easy access to a variety of leisure areas.
In fact, a few metres away, you have a wide choice in bars and restaurants which can be easily reached by foot, whereas years ago it would’ve been necessary to go as far as Torrevieja to find entertainment venues.
What can you visit near Orihuela Costa?
If you have ever stayed at our hotel, you probably will have noticed that there’s approximately 35 kms before you reach Orihuela (the town to which it belongs). In contrast, there are only about 5 km from La Zenia to the neighbouring town Torrevieja, with quick and easy access. Orihuelas beaches occupy a very large part of the municipality of Alicante.
Therefore, La Zenia is also the perfect place for sightseeing and for day trips to other towns nearby. Visit historical towns, beautiful beaches, amusements Parks, shopping centres, etc.
La Zenia a perfect base to visit places within an hour’s drive, such as: Cartagena, Murcia, Torrevieja, Elche, Alicante and the historical centre of Orihuela.
As for other beach options, if you are going to stay a few days with us and want to try other beaches in Orihuela Costa, you have magnificent beaches to visit just a few kilometres away such as, playa Flamenca, Cabo Roig, Aguamarina beach and the Mil Palmeras beach. In addition, the Orihuela costa tourism office offer up to date information of activities available around the area. Punta Prima and Cala Cabo Peñas are other options to visit.
If you are looking for a bit of night life, there is plenty on offer in the Cabo Roig Beach area, and Torreviejas Port, great pubs open until the early hours of the morning.
Theme Parks near La Zenia
The Pola Park theme park in Santa Pola, has become increasingly popular with guests staying in the Hotel La Zenia.
Its immense 2400 sq.metre enclosure with over 30 fun attractions for adults and children make this a must whilst on holiday. A perfect family day out.
In the heat of the summer, you can also cool off in the water Parks such as Aquópolis in Torrevieja, and Aqua Park in Rojales (Ciudad Quesada Urbanization).
In Aquópolis you will be amazed at the most fun water attractions, the spectacular Kamikaze and the Boomerang rides for the most daring, and the gigantic Polynesian pool, the zig zag, and black hole rides just to mention a few. For those that wish to chill out, you can enjoy the relaxing water fall.
In Aqua Park, you’ll enjoy the popular magic carpet, and the children’s lake and the impressive River Yucatan.
Golf in Orihuela Costa
If you enjoy a round of golf, there are some fantastic golf courses available, such as Real Golf Club Campoamor, las Ramblas Club in Orihuela, the Villamartin golf course, Las Colinas Golf and Vistabella Golf. All of these golf clubs are in Orihuela, and they are accessible from La Zenia in less than half an hour.
Do you need any more reasons for visiting La Zenia?
We´ll be waiting for you…!!