Places of Interest in Playa Flamenca, Orihuela Costa, Costa Blanca, Spain
Playa Flamenca, or Flamenca Beach, is one of the most sort after locations along this stretch of the Orihuela Costa and the recently refurbished beach area and walkway have been restored to a fine standard. Additional work being done further along the coast will give a huge boost to the area. The planned cliff walk will eventually run all the way from Campoamor to the busy town of Torrevieja, taking in the fabulous resorts of Cabo Roig, La Zenia and Punta Prima along the way.
The well known Playa Flamenca market takes place every Saturday and shoppers from miles around flock to this exciting and vibrant market. Located on the main road through Playa Flamenca, from just past the Mercadona supermarket, it stretches for about a mile and although it can get very busy, the wide street on which it is held allows plenty of space for visitors to enjoy the experience.
All manner of goods can be purchased on the Playa Flamenca market, from fresh locally grown produce to clothes, bags, flowers and sweets. You can get traditional spanish food, and even watch whilst it is being prepared.
The Flamenca Beach commercial centre, together with Via Park are the main locations for bars, shops and restaurants, and here you will find everything you need in the way of entertainment. There are a wide range of restaurants offering dishes from all over the world, and there is also plenty of opportunities to try a spot of karaoke, watch a live act, catch up on the latest sport or join in a pub quiz. Favourite performers include "PlanB", "The Blues Brothers", and "Nikki G The Voice".
Playa Flamenca is renowned for its fine weather and enjoys a beautiful warm Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers, the area is blessed with over 300 days of sunshine every year and infrequent rainfall. Playa Flamenca is the perfect place to enjoy a family holiday or to relocate, well away from the weather we are used to back in the UK.
Playa Flamenca is situated on both sides of the N332 coast road between Punta Prima and La Zenia and is just a short drive from the busy town of Torrevieja. To access Playa Flamenca you need to turn off the N332 at the Mercadona supermarket and the Orihuela Costa Town Hall. Also close by is the La Zenia exit from the AP-7 motorway.
Playa Flamenca is easily reached from both Murcia and Alicante airports being about a 30 minute drive from Murcia (San Javier) airport and a 45 minute drive from Alicante.