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When visiting the Orihuela Costa, why not take in all this amazing coastal area has to offer. Not only sun and beaches, but this highly visited area of Spain has so many things to do you will want to come back to enjoy all of them. If you can think of other places to visit please drop us an email and let us know as we want to create the most informative "Things to do" page about!
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The Orihuela Costa, in the southern Costa Blanca is considered one of the most popular holiday areas in Spain or most nationalities. The area comprises of mainly 5 well known destinations, Villamartin, Playa Flamenca, Cabo Roig, La Zenia and Campoamor with many other noted communities as well. With over half of the residents being British, the Spanish culture is still respected through business, services and fiestas. With the climate and culture of the Mediterranean lifestyle as well the lack of language barrier, it is easy to understand why holidaymakers flock to the Orihuela Costa annually for their Spanish holiday in the sun!
When selecting your destination for that well deserved holiday in Spain, the Orihuela Costa / Villamartin area has to be number one on your list. Being the most visited area of Spain by the Brits, you will find any type of holiday accommodation you can dream of to suit both comfort and location for your holiday rental home.
In Villamartin and its surrounding areas such as Playa Flamenca, Cabo Roig, La Zenia and more, you will find apartments with stunning views to the Mediterranean or of a local golf course, possibly in a beautiful urbanization well kept with communal pools for you to enjoy those hot summer days. If you wish for a bit more of a Spanish holiday try Torrevieja, the major city in the area. You can choose an apartment in town and close to the Blue Flag beaches the Costa's are known for. Other areas such as Blue Lagoon you will find beautiful private villas with large private pools and grounds. In either a private villa or apartment, you will be able to find the perfect accommodation to fit any party size.
In most all of the holiday rental homes in the Villamartin area, you will find they come with fully equipped kitchens and a family bathroom, apartments will have balconies to sit and enjoy the sunset or sunrise and villas with private grounds to enjoy a drink before you start the BBQ. In any case, whichever type of Villamartin Holiday Apartment you choose, you not be disappointed.
If booking for the high season, June through August, we suggest you book early to not be disappointed as most holiday properties are booked early. Remember that with all In The Sun Holiday properties, included is a starter welcome pack of coffee, tea, sugar, milk, juice, water and bottle of wine.
If searching for a long term rental property in Villamartin, remember to ask your In The Sun Holidays agent as many are available and at a much lower rate than holiday prices.
The sun-drenched beaches of the Orihuela Costa have so much to offer you will never be stuck for things to do. Surfing, Go-Karting, Hiking, Horseback Riding or just sunbathing are just a few of the beach activities to enjoy. The beaches span a glorious 16 km with rock faces and stunning Blue Flag beaches. In some areas you can also scuba dive, go sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing or even kayaking. Boat trips and even a bit o fishing are a must for many also.
Playa Flamenca, Punta Prima, La Zenia, Cabo Roig and Campoamor are some of the most popular beaches to visit. Most have Cheringuito's (hut's) for drinks and snacks as well as lifeguards during the summer months. In fact, the Cheringuoto's have become a major part of each fun as many will have live music on during the day to enjoy while having a cold beer! There is now a stunning walk built between La Zenia beach and Campoamor making for a fantastic stroll along the beach enjoy the scenery. At most of the major beaches, you will find toilets and facilities so you are not caught out. If you don't fancy the big well-known beaches, you can go for a walk and always find one of the small coves to have a bit of quiet time and a swim.
The Orihuela Costa is your golf paradise and is known as Costa del Golf! There are three main courses located in the Orihuela Costa and all of professional quality, Campo de Golf Villamartin, Real Club de Golf Campoamor and Las Ramblas. Each course offers and individual preference in skill for the golfer. You can choose between the easier route to play or ones for higher the higher skilled. Many consider Campoamor Golf as one of the best in the Mediterranean hosting prestigious tournaments annually although many think the oldest course, Villamartin Golf is as it hosted the 1994 Mediterranean Open which was won by Jose Maria Olazabal after an exciting play-off with Paul McGinley. Las Ramblas is well known for its narrow fairways. You can find many other courses as well within a 15 minute drive from the area. In all, it's easy to understand why golfers take their annual golf holidays to the Orihuela Costa.
Local Shopping: The Orihuela Costa has much to offer tourists when on holiday. Throughout the area there are many small centres dotted all over, each offering different styles of shopping. Flamenca Beach commercial centre is one of the largest with a large network of shops, bars and restaurants and in many of the bars free entertainment. Along the N332 there is the La Compana centre with sops and a grocery store. In Campoamor there is the La Fuente Centre with a wide choice of restaurants, shops and bars as well several large grocery stores. Cabo Roig Strip is well known for its party atmosphere and shopping. On the "Strip" as it is called there is a massive choice as well as large grocery stores and the local medical clinic.
Villamartin Plaza: The Villamartin Plaza is one of the original buildings of the Orihuela Costa and is located next to the Villamartin Golf course. The "Plaza" as it is known is famous around the world. Being the only Andalucian style plazas in the southern Costa Blanca, you walk into it and know you are in an oasis! Filled with over 30 bars and restaurants centred around an open plaza filled with swaying palm trees and parrots, what better place to relax, have a drink and a meal. The plaza has a very wide choice of restaurants to suit any taste and pocket! From kebabs to Michelin quality food, you will find it here. During the summer months, the plaza is now known as one of the best live music concerts venues on the tour. From May through September there is live music on the centre stage three nights a week. Local talent and acts from afar play as well you never know who you may hear as many touring acts now grace the stage. Stars such as Leo Sayer, Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers, Paul Young, Tony Christie, Ray Lewis, Rob Falsini and many others have played in the Villamartin Plaza as part of their tour making it definitely worth a visit.
Zenia Boulevard: The newest in shopping to the Orihuela Costa is the Zenia Blvd shopping centre. It is the largest outdoor shopping centre in Europe and boasts over 150 shops and an untold amount of eateries and coffee stops all dotted around the centre. It features quaint squares, greenery, fountains and live music as well as entertainment or the kids. In the main square, there is a huge LED screen where sporting events are shown and sometimes lives games or kids to play! For the shoppers, it is simply heaven with every high street store to choose from. Guess, Geox, Vía di Milano (Armani, Dolce & Gabbana), Astoria (Meex, Hugo Boss, CK), Z&A (Tommy and Lacoste), to high street favourites Zara, Lefties, H&M, C&A, Primark and Massimo Dutti. There is also a huge “Alcampo” superstore, Decathlon sports shop, Media Markt and Conforama for electrical goods, an out of hours pharmacy taking care of your health and well being, and Leroy Merlin to support you with all of your DIY projects are just a few of the shops. There is also a Casino and Bowling Alley. In all more than just a shopping day out, it's a family day out!
Markets: There is a local market on every day of the week with fresh fruit and vegetables as well as clothes and all sundries. Not only shopping but a great day out. Here is a list of the local markets on:
The Orihuela Costa boast a typical Mediterranean style climate. Lovely cool breezes off the Med to cool you down while sheltered from the cold winter winds by the mountains. The area enjoys approximately 320 plus day per year of sunshine with temperatures in the summer reaching the upper 30s and in the winter daytime average is in the upper teen's. The WHO declared the area as one of the best to live in due to the climate and giving a much better lifestyle and longer life.
With all of the above, it is so easy to see why so many choose the Orihuela Costa or their holidays abroad as well as many as their permanent home. Check with us and let In The Sun Holidays help in choosing your next holiday home in Spain.