Torrevieja

Torrevieja

Torrevieja is situated on the coast in the south of Alicante province and has a population of 81,080 inhabitants and is contained within town boundaries which are adjacent to Guardamar del Segura to the north, Rojales and Benijófar to the west, Montesinos and San Miguel de Salinas to the southwest and the Orihuela beaches to the south. Torrevieja is 41 kms away from Alicante some 30 minutes from the airport, 23 kms from Elche to the northwest, and 53 kms from Murcia in the southeast. Torrevieja has a protected Natural Park with two salt lakes, and 20 kms of coastline containing the six beaches of La Mata, Cabo Cervera, Los Locos, El Cura, Los Náufragos and Ferris.

Torrevieja offers one of the biggest areas for homes some 70,000, which are used as second homes or for renting. Torrevieja with its great climate and extensive coastline, together with the friendly and welcoming character of its inhabitants has become one of the main tourist destinations of Spain in recent years.

Torrevieja is full of historic-artistic monuments, like The Casino, a modernistic building of the beginning of this century, with its famous mozarabic style lounge. The enclosure of the “Eras de la Sal”, ancient salt yard where the popular Habanera and polyphony festivals are celebrated. The Roman pier at La Mata. The Silleria bridge in the “Acequion” of Torrevieja. The Archipriestal Church of the beginning of this century, where the image of the imaculate conception the towns patron saint, is worshipped.