South Costa Blanca Mobility Hire Sales

South Costa Blanca Mobility Hire Sales

We cover areas in south Alicante areas from La Manga, La Zenia, to Gran Alicant. Here is some useful information about some of our coverage areas:

Orihuela Costa:

Orihuela Costa is a coastal region situated on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante. It sits close to the border with Murcia, near La Manga and the beautiful Mar Menor. Orihuela Costa enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees.

The region covers several seaside resorts including Punta Prima, Playa Flamenca, La Zenia, Cabo Roig, Villamartin, Campoamor and Mil Palmeras. Orihuela Costa is an ideal destination for those looking for a beach family holiday, with 16 kilometres of diverse coastline.

Vega Baja:

Vega baja is a comarca in the province of Alicante. It offers exquisite natural conditions, such as benign winters, mild temperatures throughout the yeat, a great range of sany beaches and a pleasant scenery that will guarantee a quality tourism. Some towns of this region are already very well know for their tourist tradition, such as GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA renowed for its many kilometres of fine sandy beaches and livelihood to the dunes that have shaped it. La Vega Baja is also highlighted by their unique gastronomy based on products from the fertile lands and the sea.

The municipalities of the Vega Baja are; Albatera, Algorfa, Almoradi, Benejuzar, Benferri, Benijofar, Bigastro, Callosa de Segura, Catral, Cox, Daya Nueva, Daya Vieja, Dolores, Formentera del Segura, Granja de Rocamora, Guardamar del Segura, Jacarilla, Los montesinos, Orihuela, Pilar de la Horadada, Rafal, Redovan, San Fulgencio, San Isidro, San Miguel de Salinas & Torrevieja.

Torrevieja:

Torrevieja is situated on the South Costa Blanca, approximately 40 minutes south of Alicante airport. It isn’t a resort in the package holiday sense, there are only a few hotels and the area is much loved by the Spanish who flock here during the summer months for their holidays. The town is surrounded by excellent urbanisations, all with pools and beautiful gardens and the whole area enjoys fabulous beaches with fine sand and crystal clear waters.

Thousands of people from the north of Spain and northern Europe have set up home permanently in the town. The local people, are friendly and welcome both national and international tourism. English is widely spoken.

Torrevieja Beaches
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. There are marvelous coves in the northern part, as well as the saline swimming pools, which can be found beside the Juan Aparicio promenade right in the centre of the town. The promenades and the fishing port are attractions in their own right for visitors to this part of the Southern Mediterranean.

Torrevieja Open Air Markets
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 Bars and Nightlife
Torrevieja has a variety of entertainment for the young and the young at heart. There are more than a hundred night bars. Most of these are concentrated in the El Baluarte area in La Punta. This area has become a major attraction for thousands of people from all over the world. A truly cosmopolitan variety of bars appealing to different tastes can be found. Try the Casablanca, Bésame Mucho, Pata Palo, Tía Roqueta, Tirachinas, Iris Pub, La Cantina or Correcaminos, you are sure to find the place that suits your taste. The internationally renowned macro-discotheque Pachá, as well as the historic Look and KKO clubs are the obvious climax to the famous nocturnal pub-crawl (La Ruta Del Bakalao).

La Marina:

La Marina is a small coastal village/Town on the Costa Blanca, located between Santa Pola and Alicante to the north, Guardamar and Torrevieja to the south. La Marina is approximately 30 minutes drive from Alicante airport. The village has a range of shops, bars, banks etc. and has a regular bus service north and south along the coast.

La Marina Natural Zone
The area boasts an exceptionally attractive coastal landscape for tourists. The bathing season starts in spring and lasts until autumn. The natural environment combines great expanses of beach with spectacular rolling dunes; the conditions are perfect for the abundance of rare flora and fauna, which exist here in abundance. The area is a nature lovers paradise.

La Marina Beaches
The sandy beach at La Marina stretches some 17 kilometres from Santa Pola to Torrevieja. It has its very own nudist beach too! La Marina has developed its own charm and in the summer it pulsates with life. During August many Spanish families spend their holidays here with picnic gatherings in the pine woods close to the beach.

La Marina Eating out
Visitors can enjoy a choice of Spanish or international cuisine, enjoy a glass of sangria whilst taking in some beautiful live Spanish music and watch the beautiful sunsets. A trip to La Marina is not complete without a visit to a Spanish Bodega, where one can try one of the many different wines with a typical Tapa from the area.

La Marina Leisure & recreation
Aside from beach activities, La Marina and its surrounding area offers varied sport and leisure activities. You can rent bicycles, play mini-golf, take a diving course, walk across the dunes or salt-flats areas or just enjoy the local countryside and natural environment. Horse riding excursions, quad hire and balloon flights are also to hand.

La Marina Local Markets
There is a weekly market in La Marina and in most of the local surrounding towns and villages. In the village the market takes place every week on Thursdays and again on Sundays and is situated in the village centre. The ‘Mercadillo’ in nearby Santa Pola is very popular and takes place on a Sunday, as does the biggest weekly market in the region, that of Campo de Guardamar. This market offers local fruit and vegetables, as well as shoes made in Spanish traditional workshops, craft work, clothes, leather articles and of course a wide variety of culinary delights.

A short car journey will also take you to the nearby cities of Torrevieja, Alicante and Murcia and the villages of San Fulgencio, La Marina-Pueblo, Rojales, Almoradí, Crevillente, Dolores and Catral are all worth a visit, where you can take a stroll in the historical and charming old towns, drive along rural roads, past oranges and lemon groves and call into a local artesan store where you will be able to pick up a traditional souvenir: hand-made jewellery, fans, wine, ham and olive oil.

In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world – neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter. On average it can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year round destination.

Gran Alicant:

Gran Alacant is one of the closest tourist resorts to Alicante Airport and is located on the Southern Costa Blanca. Gran Alacant is a popular expat resort owing to its superb location and beaches.

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