Torrevieja, with its very picturesque square, is situated on the Costa Blanca, approximately 40 minutes south of Alicante airport. The town is surrounded by excellent urbanisations, all with pools and beautiful gardens.
Torrevieja is a tourist town whose life revolves around the sea and the production of salt. Its two huge salt mines, La Mata and Torrevieja, are surrounded by modern housing estates.
In Torrevieja, seafaring tradition is kept alive by the significant activity of the fishing and trading port, the numerous piers at the Royal Sailing Club, and the International Marina.
All of the local beaches hold the European Blue Flag for ‘Clean Sea’ and excellent facilities. La Mata, Los Locos, El Cura, El Acequión and Los Náufragos together make up the beaches of the Torreviejan coast.
Every Friday Torrevieja holds one of the largest open-air markets in Spain and sells all kinds of food, textiles, clothes and accessories. A smaller market can be found at La Florida on a Saturday. Street markets can be found every day of the week in different areas.
Torrevieja also has a wide variety of bars, night clubs, and restaurants. There is truly something for everyone.