Places of Interest in Punta Prima, Orihuela Costa, Costa Blanca, Spain
Punta Prima is a beautiful coastal resort located in the southern Costa Blanca district of Orihuela Costa. Punta Prima is within easy reach of several lovely beaches all with "blue flag" status for cleanliness and safe swimming. Punta Prima’s own beach is renowned for its fine, white sand and is within easy walking distance of all the main amenities of the town.
The famous palm trees of Punta Prima are lined up behind the beach and can be easily seen from the main N332 coastal road between Punta Prima and Torrevieja.There are several activities available both in and around Punta Prima including: the Go-Kart track near to the famous water tower, golf (there are 3 courses nearby and others within a short drive), water sports, fishing, sailing and tenpin bowling in the nearby town of Torrevieja. Also there is a Saturday market at Playa Flamenca and a huge Friday market in Torrevieja. Also there are 2 car boot sales on a sunday.
Punta Prima enjoys a temperate Mediterranean climate with mild winters and scorching summers, it is renowned as a very healthy place to live, boasting over 300 days of sunshine each year and very infrequent rainfall. Winter temperatures rarely fall below 8 degrees Centigrade and the average temperature for the whole year is around 20 degrees.
Punta Prima is very handy for both Alicante and Murcia airports and airport transfers are readily available if you are not hiring a car.
Punta Prima is situated on the N332 coastal road between Torrevieja and Playa Flamenca and can be easily accessed from the AP-7 motorway (Salinas exit). Not far along the N332 are the resorts of Cabo Roig and La Zenia.
Punta Prima has a good selection of bars, shops and restaurants, often open late into the evening, and has a new commercial centre being built near to the roundabout on the N332, which will greatly improve the facilities available to visitors. For those wanting to buy property in the area the new Punta Marina urbanization is being built from Punta Prima up to Dream Hills and Los Altos.