Alicante is the main entry point to the Costa Blanca, with a large international airport a few kilometres to the south of the city. Many visitors only see the airport and are then on their way by coach or hire car. But Alicante is a great city, with lots to explore, an interesting port area and good beaches. So if you are looking for a city break in the sun, or a really central place to stay to explore the area, Alicante is the one for you. With some excellent hotels, a great choice of bars, restaurants and night clubs, the city is perfect for those not wanting to laze away all their holidays on a sun lounger! With lots of green areas, promenades and a striking marina with a good view of the Santa Barbara Castle, the city has much to see and enjoy.
Right in the middle of the city is a beautiful beach of golden sand, Playa del Postiguet. It’s easy to access and comes with a palm fringed promenade, with bars, restaurants and cafes right at hand.
However why not take the tram to the town of El Campello, just under half an hour away. There are some fine bars and restaurants and a pretty promenade backing the wonderful sands and lovely safe blue water. There is a marina, watch the local fishing fleet at work - it’s easy to spend a whole day here.
There is ample choice of hotels, from stunning five star establishments with every possible luxury, to city centre hotels which make a great base for exploring. Or rent an apartment and look after yourselves, with all the facilities on hand, it’s fun and easy.
Alicante has a restaurant and bar to suit every taste and pocket. The major hotels have top class restaurants with extensive menus, at a price, and the little tapas bars and small family owned restaurants in the squares and by the port and narina offer great value simple meals. Look out for the lunch time Menu del Dia, usually a fixed price three course meal with a drink as well. In summer the Esplanada has a great atmosphere with cafes, restaurants and bars all out on the pavements.
For evening eating, have a look at the port and Marina. Lots of bars, cafes and fashionable restaurants, there is everything for a great night out - do try the fish and seafood!
The city has some excellent shopping opportunities as well, from the top end department stores such as El Corte Ingles, of which there are three, to the small boutiques tucked away in the backstreets. There is plenty for the shopaholic to spend their euros on!
As a base, Alicante can’t be beaten, in half an hour you can be in Benidorm, enjoying the golden sands, busy holiday activities or the hectic nightlife. Or if you go south, there are beautiful little coves and bays perfect for a picnic and a swim such as Santa Pola, or keep going to Torrevieja, for a great beach and lively town.
Golf visitors are well provided for in the area with top class internationally designed courses all over the Costa Blanca. Alicante makes a great base for a golfing holiday with beautiful courses most of which have stunning views of the sea and the mountains.
Alicante may not be the typical beach resort, it is a large city, but it is perfect for a weekend away, as a centre for touring the area or as a holiday to blend beach and exploring. With so much to do and see in a relatively small area, Alicante is a great destination! More information on Alicante
Benidorm is situated in the middle of the Costa Blanca and is probably the best known and most visited resort on this coast. With it’s high rise hotels and apartment blocks Benidorm is a really bustling holiday resort and many visitors love the town and return year after year. It all depends on what you want out of a sunshine holiday and also, when you visit. Out of season and away from the main tourist region of the central area, it is reasonably quiet, blessed with fantastic beaches with lots of space and every convenience you could want right on your doorstep. And real bargains on hotel prices too! In the high season it is very lively, loads of fun, has a 24 hour life, caters for the British visitor and has so much choice of accommodation its untrue! Perfect if you sometimes want to eat simple food, have a great hotel with a pool at reasonable cost, have a family on a budget and don’t want lots of empty space.
Benidorm’s beaches are famous for stretching six kilometres from Levante Beach in the east to Poniente Beach in the west. Both offer high quality blue flag bathing, lifeguard patrols, plenty of water sports and are kept really clean. Levante is the sandy centre for fun and frolics also called the sunrise beach and Poniente is a beautiful crescent of sand with clear blue water. It is perhaps a little quieter and attracts families and the not so young and offers great swimming. The promenade offers flat walking for a long way, right into town and there are many cafes, bars and shops with apartments and hotels right behind them.
The Old Town is a maze of cobbled streets and inviting bars and shops. Look out for the blue dome of the church and the whitewashed houses.
Children will find the beaches perfect for building sand castles, swimming and having great fun and will have no problem finding just what they want to eat at any time. There are also three or four large theme and water parks in the area for a day away from the beach too. Most hotels have great swimming pools, so they will be spoilt for choice!
There are so many options when it comes to eating out, it’s impossible to do the town justice. From authentic tapas bars in the small winding streets of the old town to top class international restaurants you will find it all here as well as great value meals in bars and cafes. Excellent breakfasts are here too, setting you up for a day’s action. Really, whatever you want, whenever you want it, you will find it here very easily. Maybe try the Menu del Dia, a fixed price three course lunch, usually with a drink too.
Club life in Benidorm is really buzzing, Benidorm is home to some marvellous nightclubs with parties featuring some of the world's top DJs. Most are along the Avenida Communitat Valencia. There are many cabaret acts throughout the town and many hotels provide their own entertainment too.
There is every style of hotel here too, from the top quality luxury hotel to the budget hotel with an all inclusive tariff. They are mainly high rise blocks with balconies and most with a sea view, the closer to the front, of course, the better the view! There are many apartments to rent as well, allowing the family to do what they want when they want. Pick the location first, close to one of the beaches or in the centre of town, depending on what you want to do in the days and evenings, then just look at the choice you have got!
Benidorm has the ability to deliver a great holiday for all the family at any time of the year. With such a huge choice of accommodation, eating places and fabulous beaches if you look carefully and pick just what you want, you too could become one of the many many visitors who return year after year. More information on Benidorm
The town of Calpe on the sunny Costa Blanca is a fantastic combination of a Spanish romantic village with the added bonus of a wonderful beach and the sunshine! It is best known for the huge rock, Penon de Ifach, which can be visited to enjoy the perfect views around the bay and the Costa Blanca. On a clear day you can see as far as the island of Ibiza if you have the energy to climb up! Calpe is about an hour from Alicante airport, car hire is easy and not too expensive and gives you transport for days out and a bit of exploring. It is an ideal resort for families with children and couples looking for a relaxing holiday in a lovely beach setting.
Calpe has three major beaches, known for fine golden sand with many opportunities for swimming, surfing, water skiing, sailing and fishing. Passeo Maritimo is a long blue flag beach with safe bathing. The promenade along the beach offers many bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. The Puerto Blanco diving centre has trips for beginners and experienced divers, or maybe try the glass bottomed submarine trip from the harbour.
Calpe has ample bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets with Spanish restaurants, tapas bars, fast food outlets, English pub food and international restaurants. Local wines are very drinkable and inexpensive. Children are well catered for, with a kid’s menu in most places as well as a warm welcome. Calpe has lively bars and clubs with a range of music as well as Flamenco bars and karaoke pubs which stay open until the early hours of the morning, or take a ride into Benidorm for the widest choice of nightlife.
There are some stunning hotels here, some right on the sea front with great views and easy access to the beach. There are all inclusive deals to be had as well and if you want to look after yourselves, there is a good choice of self-catering properties as well.
In the town the two churches Iglesia Antigua and Senora de las Nieves are worthy of note. They are both in the centre and the town also has a museum and ruins of the Roman times to explore.
There are three or four water and theme parks close to Calpe, some of them huge with many attractions, offering the younger visitor a great day out. There are also a number of zoos in the area which might also interest the youngsters. Your hotel or the visitor information centre will have all the details.
If you fancy a change for a day, go into Benidorm and enjoy the two fabulous beaches and the buzz and excitement of the bigger resort. You will find anything you might need here and it is very easy to find the perfect snack or meal at sensible prices. If you really want a day away, in the high season the ferry to Ibiza takes about two hours from Denia, which is only thirty five kilometres away.
If you are here for the golf and can tear yourselves away from the beach, there are several top class courses in the area, all offering good hire services. They are wonderful to play, with views of the mountains and the sparkling sea to put you off your putting!
Calpe is the perfect choice for a sunny, beach holiday in a beautiful setting and with a laid back, restful atmosphere. It’s a great choice for young families, with easy access to everything you might want and wonderful beaches too. More information on Calpe
Great hotel deals in Costa Almeria, the sunniest resort in Southern Spain
Costa Almeria offers real value for money all year round. Great hotel deals are available on Quickrooms.com from 2012 through to 2013.
Costa Almeria stretches from Roquetas de Mar on the southern coast of Spain in the region of Andalusia to the border with Murcia, on the east coast of the country. It is a region of huge contrasts, from wild, rocky seascapes to the only European desert. You will find little whitewashed villages clinging to the hill sides to wide open beaches with lots of space and wonderful clean seas. There are great Golf Courses, too with excellent facilities for the visitor.
In Roquetas de Mar there is a theatre, a bullring, a water fun park and an 18 hole golf course. Walking along the promenade, which is over ten kilometres long, there are bars and restaurants with a terrace at the beach side.
Almeria has great appeal, built at the foot of a mountain range, topped by the magnificent Alcazaba, an Arab fortress built by the Caliph of Cordoba. Spend time within Almeria’s winding streets, visit its fine museums, and dining out on the local cuisine.
The Cabo de Gata is a protected natural area, offering great chances for bird watching, rambling and walking. There are small villages with wonderful views, super beaches and a laid back life style. Maybe try Aqua Amarga, really stunning or Carboneras with sea front restaurants and a good beach.
Mojacar, stretching some distance along the coast, is busy in the summer, perhaps the most popular holiday resort, in the area, with a hill top town well worth exploring, long sandy beaches with beach bars dotted around as well as a 4 star Parador hotel and lots of good quality hotel and self catering properties. Here you will find the tourist pubs as well as food from every country! Ideal for feeding a young family !
Not far away is Garrucha, a fishing port, with a busy fleet which supplies the local fish and sea food restaurants. Smaller than Mojacar, it is quieter and more compact.
You will find Vera town a little inland from it’s seaside area, Vera Playa. Vera has plenty of shopping opportunities as well as the main square for a coffee. But most visitors head for the beach, a long, clean and sandy stretch with lots of water sports, restaurants and cafes offering everything from fish and chips to Paella.
The coast line between Vera and the north is spectacular, with winding roads and great sea views, with little coves and small secluded sandy beaches tucked away between the rocky outcrops. If you are looking for a peaceful hideaway, this area is undisturbed by modern development. San Juan de los Terreros is a small holiday village, popular with the Spanish holiday maker with small hotels and lots of self catering properties. It has smaller but clean, beautiful sandy beaches. It is followed up the coast by Aguilas, which is bigger and offers more choice and variety.
However, Costa Almeria is not all about the coast! Car hire is easy and relatively inexpensive, so get out and about. Try Sorbas with it’s village houses clinging onto the rock face, local potteries and a few nice restaurants around the main square. A little further on you will find Tabernas, famous for being the centre of the only European desert as well as the location for the film set of the Clint Eastwood films A fistful of Dollars and it‘s sequels.
This is a many faceted area of Spain, not as busy as the Costa del Sol, with smaller, quieter more Spanish resorts, as well as the busy areas around the larger towns. Many resorts are ideal for children and families. It offers superb weather, beautiful beaches, lots of accommodation to choose from and the chance of a really relaxing holiday!More information on Costa Almeria
Costa Brava offers great hotel deals Summer 2012 to Summer 2013
Spain’s Costa Brava offers some fantastic holidays at discount prices. Holidays in these Catalan resorts are great value, so no need to wait for those last minute cancellations.
The Costa Brava is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Spain. Situated on the coast of north east Spain, in Catalonia, it stretches from just below Blanes, which is about forty miles north of Barcelona right up to the French border.
In the 1950s the excellent sunny summer climate and super beaches led to the construction of holiday hotels and apartments, in areas such as Blanes, Tossa de Mar and Lloret de Mar. Since then, the area has enjoyed great success in providing all the ingredients you could possibly need in a sunshine holiday break, great weather, easy access, good nightlife and superb beaches as well as a very wide range of accommodation and places to stay.
The area offers a huge variety of destinations, ranging from the all inclusive, late night partying and generally busy, vibrant and exciting resorts such as Tossa de Mar and Lloret de Mar. These offer busy nightlife, lots of discos, night clubs and bars/restaurants that are open till the early hours. Along with the superb beaches to chill out during the day, these areas will suit the party minded!
But its by no means all partying, take your time in choosing your resort in the Costa Brava, there are many much quieter places which are ideal for the family holiday or a romantic getaway for two. Maybe the towns of Santa Susanna, Calella, Estartit or Malgrat would suit very well.
The style and choice of hotel or self catering accommodation is immense. There are some excellent five star hotels with every possible luxury to small family run hotels in out of the way, Spanish towns for an experience of local life. There are excellent quality all inclusive deals on some hotels which offer superb value and an easy budget! There are many styles of self catering properties and in most resorts, shopping is easy and close by, allowing you to have your own pace of life.
Nearly all the resorts have long, sandy beaches, perfect for sunbathing, watersports including snorkelling, wind surfing, scuba diving and swimming. Many are fringed by beautiful wooded hills and these offer great opportunities for the walker, hiker, cyclist or horse rider. There are great Golf Courses, too with excellent facilities for the visitor.
But its not all sun, sea and hotel pools! If you want to get out and about a little, particularly with the kids, visit Aquabrava which is one of the best water parks in the area with a huge range of slides, waterfalls, rapids and pools.
Barcelona is not too far from the southern resorts and is a great day trip with the fantastic Cathedral, Las Ramblas and great shopping
The medieval hill-top town of Begur is perfect for an evening spent in one of the excellent restaurants. The narrow lanes and streets wind between the houses and all end up at the main square.
Girona is great for a day out, there is the cathedral, lots of art galleries and museums and the interesting Jewish quarter with a maze of small streets.
The Dali Theatre Museum in Figueres is a fascinating collection of some of Dali’s works, including a giant portrait of Mae West, a life-sized orchestra and much more.
There are over a hundred miles of coast line on the Costa Brava, with such a huge choice of resorts, accommodation and style of holiday or short break, you are certain to find just what you are looking for, the perfect sunshine getaway!More information on Costa Brava
Taste traditional Spanish life with a holiday to Costa de la Luz
Take advantage of bargain hotels and discover the unspoilt corner of Spain with a holiday to Costa de la Luz. A world away from the rest of the Costas, holidays here guarantee a touch of authentic Andalusian charm and Spanish tradition, together with some of the Mediterranean’s most sensational beaches and cloudless blue skies.
Whether you’re anticipating a well deserved late break or a last minute escape, Costa de la Luz will not let you down. Situated on the Southern coast of Spain, the magnificent coastline of Costa De la Luz stretches from Tarifa to the border with Portugal. Holidays here enjoy a notably Andalusian atmosphere with fascinating flamencos, carnivals and fiestas that take place throughout the year.
The beaches in Costa de la Luz have successfully managed to remain undeveloped and overcrowded, making them ideal for relaxing in the warm Spanish sun. Huge unspoilt stretches of sand, soft dunes and secluded coves can be found nestled between rolling hills and small town resorts that boast the remains of historical pasts. Whilst many of the Costa resorts are famed for their all night British bars, commercial beaches and trendy marinas, holidays to Costa De la Luz promise something slightly different, inviting you to experience the excitement and enchantment of traditional Spanish life.
Holidays to Costa de la Luz offer a variety of activities to interrupt the monotony of basking beneath the sun. A vast number of world class golf courses in picturesque settings, together with water-sports, fishing, biking and gliding, make it an ideal destination for sports enthusiasts.
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Great hotel deals in the Costa del Sol which offers Marbs and so much more. Prices now live from 2012 to 2013
Marbella and Puerto Banus are the best known resorts, but we have great hotel offers all over the Costa del Sol
The Costa del Sol is probably the best known of the sunny Spanish Costas and with very good reason. From superb, clean and safe beaches to the historical towns in the mountains to the very lively nightlife, this area of southern Spain has it all. There are over 300 days of sun on the coast, with lovely warm temperatures, making it an ideal destination for the holiday maker. Also a great destination out of season, it offers super long term breaks in the sun to escape the winter weather! Sports minded visitors will find excellent water sports, including swimming, canoeing, sailing and scuba-diving and the area has some of the world’s best golf facilities as well. Many courses are on mountains and hill tops with magnificent views of the area and the sea.
The western Costa de Sol stretches from Malaga to Gibraltar, and includes all the larger resorts such as Fuengirola, Torremolinos and Benalmadena as well as Malaga and Marbella. Malaga city offers many museums, the major one being the Picasso Museum as well as great restaurants and tapas bars. Looking for some fun in the clubs and bars? Head for Marbella and Puerto Banus where there is plenty of choice, from stylish upmarket clubs to fun discos. Or drop into a bar and watch the beautiful people drift by!
If you want a family holiday based around the beach and the warm sea, there are many resorts and beaches on the coast, including little coves tucked away to the long sandy stretches where the famous come to top up their tans! There is a huge choice of accommodation from five star luxury to local family owned hotels. Great opportunities to stay on a golf course if you want, or go self catering with the family and do your own thing. Or look for a good hotel with an all inclusive offering, great value. You will find the perfect place for every budget and style of holiday.
There are many stunning national parks around Malaga, many an easy drive away. They offer hiking, walking, golf, four-wheel-driving, horse riding and many other outdoors activity…it’s not all sea and sand!
Or get away from the coast and visit Ronda, with it’s deep ravine, famous bull ring and superb restaurants and cafes tucked away in the narrow streets. It is also a great place to stay, with some excellent hotels and is only half an hour or so from the coast.
The eastern part of the Costa del Sol is less developed and it‘s main town is Nerja, a great place for a quieter stay with good hotels, lovely beaches and lots of restaurants as well as a friendly local feel to the area.
You will find there is every conceivable cuisine on offer, in beach bars, little pavement cafes and world class restaurants - from Spanish and Andalusian to Italian, Indian, Chinese, British and German plus lots more, one thing is certain, you will not go hungry!
The Costa del Sol offers a myriad of different holidays, have a look around, find the perfect location and accommodation, then you will have a holiday to really remember!More information on Costa Del Sol
Costa Dorada offers hotel deals for 2012 through 2013 and cheap hotels in Salou
Salou is the main resort in the Costa Dorada and offers great holiday deals throughout the summer
Dorada - gold, is the perfect name for this Spanish Costa. It is a favourite holiday destination, with it’s offerings of sunny weather, long golden sands, sparkling sea and warm friendly hospitality. The Costa Dorada starts just beneath Barcelona and stretches to Tarragona. It is a different coast line to the Costa Brava in the north, less rocky and blessed with many miles of superb flat golden beaches with clean fine sand, lapped by warm blue sea. Here you can find the perfect holiday, enjoy an exhilarating nightlife, take pleasure in wonderful panoramic views as well as finding little villages tucked away plus the great national parks, with the best of natural history.
The Costa Dorada offers a number of well developed beach resorts, from Cunit to Mont-roig you will find the most beautiful, ideal for the family, long stretches of safe, clean beach, with lots of facilities from beach bars to ice cream sellers! The Ebro delta again has wide beaches and fine sand - ideal for the family holiday.
Salou town is six miles west of Tarragona and fifty miles from Barcelona and has all the amenities you could want for a seaside holiday as well as being a great base for exploring the surrounding area. Many towns are built around their castle, still watching out across the sea for pirates, blending the old and the new as well as providing every service the visitor could want.
Nestling in the valleys of the mountains set back from the coast are picturesque, quiet towns and flourishing farmlands with almond trees, olives, vegetables and vineyards, where some of the Spanish red wines are produced. Venture inland a little and explore the interesting towns and villages of Reus, Valls, Montblanc or Tortosa, and don‘t miss the fantastic monasteries of Scala Dei, Santes Creus and Poble. The area around Prades and Siurana have great views and a beautiful location.
Or take a day out from the sun bed and go and see Barcelona, great shopping, wonderful food and drink, the sea of course plus Las Ramblas, stroll along and marvel at the human sculptures, musicians and street sellers. Go and see the unbelievable unfinished cathedral and see Gaudi’s fantastic houses and park.
Maybe visit Tarragona, a historic city where you can follow the history of the of Roman occupation in Catalonia. It was the Roman capital of the entire Iberian peninsula and Julius Caesar, Augustus, Pompey and Hannibal were all visitors. There is the Roman Amphitheatre to see and you should also visit the cathedral.
Looking for family activities? The Aqualeon Aquapark offers amazing shows with birds, marine animals, birds of prey and reptiles. The water park has impressive slides, pool with giant waves, river rapids and children's pool. Add in the zoo and lots of cafes, restaurants and shops to make it a great family day out. Or try Universal Mediterranea with it’s theme park, aquatic park, Hotels and the Port Aventura with five themed areas with lots of rides, shows and much more, a great day out for all the family.
A great destination for all the family, for top class hotels, budget breaks and super beaches with lots to do, this really is the Golden Costa ! More information on Costa Dorada
Javea is a beautiful, stylish resort on the Costa Blanca, less than an hour north of Benidorm and about an hour and a half from the airport at Alicante or about the same from Valencia airport too. Car hire is a good idea, it’s easy, not too expensive and there is a good choice of suppliers. You then have your transfers sorted and the ability to go where you want when you want. Javea offers a lovely town, super beaches and lots to do, without the frantic bustle of somewhere like Benidorm.
Javea has three very different areas, the old town set back a bit from the coast and with lots of Spanish history and culture to explore. There are narrow streets and a large market usually on a Thursday. The port continues to be a working fishing port and there are seafront bars and restaurants to enjoy as you watch the boats and yachts coming and going. But the main attraction is Arenal beach, a lovely sandy bay with a great promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. Javea's most famous landmark is the mountain, Montgo. It’s a dramatic setting for the town and locals say it is the shape of an elephant!
There is a good choice of hotels in Javea and maybe even more in self catering accommodation. However, it’s not a huge town and so book early to get just what you want.
There is plenty of choice in the cuisine, from great value tapas to international food from all over the world. Take a stroll around and pick the one you fancy!
Javea is not the most trendy clubbing spot, but has a good lively night-time entertainment scene with clubs, bars and live acts, mainly around the beach area.
Looking for a day out - if you can leave the beach behind there are charming coves to discover, wonderful walks and two lighthouses with superb views over the blue water. Try the Moorish fortress of Guadalest, the town of Gata or a bit further a field, the beautiful city of Valencia with its variety of museums, shops, wonderful water front and shopping. If you feel like livening things up after a long siesta on the beach, maybe a day or evening in Benidorm would suit? It’s not too far away and offers a huge choice of bars, clubs and restaurants. It’s also great for the beach as well, there are long, soft, golden sands here, with all the bars, cafes and shops behind on the promenade. It’s easy to find a good value meal for all the family. Or take a look at Calpe, with it’s famous rock, you can see Ibiza from the top, if you can climb up that far! Talking of Ibiza, it is only two hours away by ferry from Denia, which is quite close to Javea. This is in the high season, the service is a lot less frequent in the winter.
There are three or four water and theme parks within reach of Javea, some of them are vast with many attractions, offering the younger visitor a great day out. There are also a number of zoos in the area which might also interest the youngsters. Your hotel or the visitor information centre will have all the details.
If you are here for the golf and can tear yourselves away from the beach, there are several top class courses in the area, all offering good hire services. They are wonderful to play, with views of the mountains and the sparkling sea to put you off your putting!
Javea has the best of a sunny Spanish holiday, beautiful beaches, great eating and lots to see in the surrounding area. It’s a lovely place for a relaxing, stress free holiday!More information on Javea
The Spanish Coast offers something for every type of holiday adventure
Offering so much to see and do, coastal resorts offer hotels from which you can explore inland villages and traditional towns to vibrant Spanish cities. Sun-kissed and dry with glittering blue seas and golden beaches; Spain has long been a legendary holiday destination. Whether you’re looking for a late break in a relaxing resort, fun-filled adventure in a lively Spanish town or a family holiday with something for everyone; QuickRooms.com can find you the perfect place to stay.
From bustling beach resorts to quaint coastal towns, the Spanish Coast can satisfy every holiday pleasure. Enjoy the golden beaches of Costa Blanca, the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Costa Del Sol or the lively bars and nightlife of Costa Brava.More information on Spanish Coast
Torrevieja is at the southern end of the Costa Blanca and is a very popular holiday destination. Loved by families for the easy going lifestyle and the superb beaches as well as the easy access to anything you might need as well as the older generation who find the proximity to all the services and entertainment you could want very convenient. This is a busy, friendly and cheerful resort, with lots going on and a real holiday feel.
Torrevieja has a long coast with great beaches and a number of small coves as well. Beautiful sandy beaches with good services including restaurants, bars, cafés, and gift shops. The main beach areas have play areas for the children, information points, disabled access and wonderful blue waters. There is a large promenade, which links the south of Torrevieja with the north and is a lovely walk to find the perfect spot on the beach for the day‘s sunbathing!
There are a number of top class hotels here, offering the height of luxury as well as every facility you could wish to find. If you are looking for a budget break, consider the all inclusive deals available, most hotels are on the sea front and have swimming pools and facilities. You may want to look at the self catering options, great for a family so you can do just what you want, when you want.
The restaurants in Torrevieja are generally excellent, all price ranges and styles of menu are easily found both along the seafront as well as in the streets around the centre. You really will be spoilt for choice from Spanish, British, Italian and Chinese or Indian. The range is fantastic and then there are a number of ice cream parlours along the seafront paseo, which gives another possible option! Plenty for the children as well, with familiar meals they will really enjoy. You are bound to find a favourite, but do try a few to find the best!
There are many bars here too, for a drink or maybe a quick snack. All offer an excellent range of drinks as well as inexpensive eating options. Most of the nightlife can be found in the bars and clubs around the town centre and around the beach front. These are easy going places, lots of good music and dancing until the early hours.
If you are travelling with children or teenagers, they will find lots to do, here are just a few suggestions…Multiadventure Park in San Miguel de Salinas offers horse riding, paintball, quad bikes and archery - the tourist train is a great tour along the sea up to the Torre del Moro lookout point - Mini-Golf with a snack bar - Naciones garden is a great park with a huge lake complete with ducks, birds as well as fish plus a reptile house and play areas - Lagunas de la Mata Natural Park is ideal for some bird watching and walking - Molino del Agua Park in front of the sea offers waterwheels, forests and sand dunes. There are many more, as well as the larger Water Parks, not very far from the town, which are a full day out!
Golf fanatics will not have enough time on a short holiday to even start to play all the fabulous courses in the area. There is such a great choice and most of them boast superb views of the surroundings and the sparking sea in the distance. Many have accommodation on the course too, so you don’t have too far to the first tee!
Torrevieja is a great destination for a sunny, happy holiday with lots of fun and all the facilities you need in easy reach. Great for the family and also wonderful out of season, when the weather is still nice and warm.More information on Torrevieja