To talk about Orihuela Coast is to talk of one of the chicest beach areas of the peninsula. Its 16 km. of coast, combine high quality beaches, awarded with the Q for Tourist Quality and recognized with blue flags, with small coves and cliffs suitable for bathing, diving, fishing or sailing. This coastal area is 20 km away. Orihuela, a monumental city that in past centuries held the title of the southern capital of the Kingdom of Valencia.
Its Mediterranean climate, with mild temperatures and year-round sunshine, makes this destination the ideal place for your holidays or for a getaway where you can enjoy all the activities and entertainment that the area offers.
What makes the Costa Orihuela so special?
La Zenia, Dehesa de Campoamor or Cabo Roig are some of the most popular places to enjoy the sea, choosing from more than a dozen beaches and coves with soft white sand, found along the Costa Orihuela.
Without a doubt, it is an ideal environment to relax, practice all kinds of water sports or perfect your swing in one of its immense golf courses. Or to enjoy its spectacular natural surroundings, without forgetting the liveliness of the area and its complete offer of leisure, commerce and restaurants.
Its gastronomy is another of the great attractions of the area. The products of the fields and the fertile orchards of the area compete in flavour and quality with the fish and shellfish that are put on sale in the fish markets. Tradition and avant-garde combine to offer the highest quality gastronomy where the Mediterranean diet is so important.
If you venture away from the coast, the historic centre of Orihuela offers a first-rate, of cultural and heritage wealth that is inherited from its splendid history in past centuries. You will be able to visit magnificent examples of Valencian Gothic or Baroque, such as its cathedral and palaces, museums with great archaeological and artistic importance, along with some of its festivals, which are declared of international tourist interest.
In short, the Costa Orihuela offers you the possibility of enjoying a wonderful holiday by the sea with options for leisure, relaxation or culture depending on what you want at any time during your stay.