Where in Spain is the Orihuela Costa?

Where in Spain is the Orihuela Costa?

Dehesa de Campoamor/Province
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. Despite its name it is actually around 20 kilometres away from the main resort of Orihuela.

What towns are in Orihuela Costa?

Orihuela Costa is a huge area with several suburb areas such as Punta Prima, Playa Flamenca, La Zenia, Cabo Roig, Campoamor, Villamartin and Los Altos.

Is Orihuela worth visiting?

Situated further inland, Orihuela is an ancient town that is definitely worth a visit.

How big is Orihuela Costa?

Orihuela is a mid-sized city with just over 50,000 inhabitants located inland on the Southern Costa Blanca around fifty kilometres to the south west of Alicante with its airport and between Murcia and Elche.

How many people live in Orihuela Costa?

The municipality has a total area of 367.19 km2, and stretches all the way down to the Mediterranean coast, west of Torrevieja, and had a total population of 92,000 inhabitants at the beginning of 2013….

Population (2018)
• Total 101,321
• Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Oriolano/a, Orcelitano/a

Where does the last name Orihuela come from?

Spanish (from Catalan): habitational name from Orihuela in Alacant province, Spanish form of Catalan Oriola.

What is the best beach in Costa Blanca?

Top 10 beaches on the Costa Blanca

  • Playa La Caleta de Villajoyosa (Villajoyosa)
  • Playa de Tabarca (Alicante)
  • Playa de Levante de Benidorm (Benidorm)
  • Playa Racó de l’Albir de Alfaz del Pi (Altea)
  • Playa Les Marines (Denia)
  • Playa de La Fossa de Calpe (Calpe)
  • Playa La Roda de Altea (Altea)
  • Playa San Juan (Alicante)

What’s it like to live in Costa Blanca?

The Costa Blanca is a fairly safe place to live. Its crime rate is lower than the European average but slightly higher than Spain’s national average. Living on the Costa Blanca is not just about beaches and coves; step a bit further inland and you will find the most amazing mountains and forests to enjoy, too.

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