Casa de Pavo Real

Apartment Casa de Pavo Real, which means peacock house, located near Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca. The apartment is located about 45 minutes from Alicante airport.

On the Costa Blanca there are large and small beaches. The beaches are easily accessible and there is ample parking. On every beach there is a bar and the possibility to rent beach beds.

Besides the beaches, many attractions, (sporting) activities and various restaurants with different international cuisines. Below is a small selection of tips and recommendations.

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Swirling coastal town on the Costa Blanca (Spain) Torrevieja (Valencian: Torrevella, means the old Tower) is a seaside resort located on the Mediterranean coast, more specifically on the Costa Blanca, 41 km south of Alicante in Spain. Torrevieja is the perfect holiday resort in South-East Spain. It is a 30 km², owns about 20 km of coastline and has more than 91,000 inhabitants. Torrevieja is a long tract known for its beautiful beaches and salt marshes where there is also a lot of flamingos in stop. The boulevard is very cozy and has a lot of restaurants. Nice place to you to pull back with a cup of coffee is at the small taverns around the Cathedral.


Murcia is a city with history, but with a very modern character. The city is also known for its innovation and creativity. Between the historical buildings you can find special architectural delights. Murcia offers many culture and beautiful faces. Murcia is known for the many bridges over the River, take a walk along the various bridges and be surprised by the many diverse styles.

Mud Bath San Pedro Del Pinatar

San Pedro del Pinatar is located on the Mar Menor, a Salt Lake on the Costa Blanca and owes its fame to the salt production and to the healing mud baths. On the beach of Lo Pagan you see during the summer months, people who are smearing with mud and then let it dry in the Sun. Then one proceeds in sea pools. The water contains a lot of iodine. People with joint problems or skin problems indicate that the complaints by these treatments.


A beautiful village with an unparalleled view of the surrounding area is Guadelest. The castle of Guadalest (El Castell de Guadalest) offers a nice insight into the life used to be on this unique place. From the Castle you get the beautiful views over the mountains, the Lake and the village itself.

Cuevas de Canalobre

This limestone caves are located in Busot a beautiful collection of irregularly shaped caves with stalactites and stalagmites.


Of all towns along the coast is certainly one of the most beautiful Altea. It then goes to the old town with the beautiful Virgin del Consuelokerk, the square in front of the Church (with a beautiful view over the city) and the white houses where a large number of art galleries in.

Castillo de Santa Bárbara

Most people who fly to the Costa Blanca Alicante see no more than the airport. Too bad, because the city itself is definitely worth a visit. The central point in the city is formed by the Explanada de España, a beautiful promenade which is surrounded by greenery. In Alicante is the Castillo de Santa Bárbara, a castle on the top of the Monte Benecantil. The castle is also accessible by elevator.

Huerto del Cura Elche

This Botanical Garden belongs to the best of its kind and is situated in the beautiful place Elche (Elx). A famous tree in the Palms park is the Imperial Palm. An overwhelming piece of nature in one piece interior of the Costa Blanca, forget the culture museum not to visit.

Penyal d’Ifac

Who runs and passes along the Costa Blanca Calpe which can not to this giant Cape. Enjoy views out over (Peñón de Ifach) towers with a height of over three hundred metres above the Mediterranean Sea. Who by a brisk walk means which can in more than an hour walk up. The ecological conditions on the rock are different from the rest of the Costa Blanca.De photographers suits this mountain early in the morning or late in the afternoon for the perfect picture.

‘Les Fonts de l`Algar’ waterfalls of Algar in Callosa d’en Sarrià

It is there that the Algar River downward davert in great waterfalls cascade along rocks, those beautiful natural pools. Under the name ‘ Les Fonts de l’Algar ‘, is this whole area nature reserve and thus protected. Callosa is also an agricultural area where loquat is grown or nispera, the local yellow or orange fruits. Apart from the waterfalls there is even more to see in the nature reserve. Enjoy the lush Mediterranean flora and fauna. So there is an arboretum or trees garden, open to visitors. Comes the constant murmur of the falls that very relaxing … (Next to the falls is also a Dino park for the little ones)

Island of Tabarca

Tabarca is an island off the coast of Santa Pola and belongs to the province of Alicante. Tabarca is a narrow, 400 m wide and 1800 m long, island. The island is officially inhabited since 1768, before that it was especially in use by pirates who used the island as a hideout. The name was formerly known under the name “ilsa Plana” what ‘ flat island ‘ means, when in 1768 a group of 300 Genoese prisoners was sent, the island was renamed “isla Tabarca” to the island of Tabarka for Tunisia where the prisoners came from.

The island is easy to visit by boat. There goes a boat from Alicante and Santa Pola, the trip from the port of Santa Pola lasts 15 minutes and for the sailing enthusiast there is the boat from the port of Alicante out there 50 minutes.


Feeling lively city atmosphere? Alicante offers as Mediterranean city an excellent day trip. You can enjoy strolling in summer atmosphere, with a wide range of outdoor cafes and attractions! Walking by the Marina and please stop at the market stalls or street performers. The charming squares and historic buildings are beautiful to see in the old part of the city.

Discover the Barrio de Santa Cruz, a neighborhood that looks like a white village, and enjoy unique views from the mirador. Visit also the castle on top of the mountain! It is also very nice to eat or drink go in Alicante, with fantastic cocktail bars and a southern football atmosphere at the water.

By car, depending on traffic, in about an hour in Alicante from Torrevieja. With the Costa Azul bus might also.


The natural harbour is the most important naval station of Spain, with large modern docks, yards, an arsenal and a submarine and torpedo factory. Cartagena was as Carthago Nova in the 3rd century founded by the Carthaginian General Hasdrubal. In the Spanish civil war (1936 – 1939), she was until the very end in the hands of the Republican government. A visit to the city should begin at the port by Admiral Nelson was labeled as one of the safest of the Mediterranean. The Zeemuur, or Muralla del Mar, built by order of the Spanish King Charles III, runs along the Harbour and offers shelter to the old city centre. At the end of the wall to watch the original prototype of the submarine. The beautiful park “Parque de Torres” is only a few minutes ‘ walk from the Centre. Here you will find tranquility and a wonderful view of the city, the port and the surrounding area. The Church of Santa María Vieja, and the Castillo de la Concepción to ruin go back in Roman times. In the Archaeological Museum are finds from the Roman period and ceramics from Moorish times. Cartagena offers a beautiful architecture and has an extensive range of shops and good restaurants.

The amazing Pink Lake

Discover the salt produced in the Natural Park of the Lagoons of La Mata and Torrevieja on this singular scene: The amazing Pink Lake. This protected area has a total surface of 3.700 hectares of which 2.100 hectares are water, 1.400 hectares in the lagoon of Torrevieja and 700 Ha. of La Mata.

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Punta Prima beach within walking distance

On the beach is 200 metres from the apartment. Also a nice restaurant where you can eat and drink.

La Mata Beach

A beautifully situated beach with boulevard, about a 15-minute drive from the apartment.

Cala el Capitan

Decided cozy beach bar. Nice to snorkel.

Snorkeling and diving opportunities

Snorkeling and diving opportunities in the city Cabo de Palos (Mar Menor).
Discover the underwater world of the Costa Blanca and enjoy after one of the numerous fish restaurants.

Beaches nearby

There are still many beautiful beaches nearby.

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Patio Andaluz

Typical Spanish dishes, just delicious.
Address: Carretera Torrevieja – Cartagena, 03185 Torrevieja, Alicante
Tel: +34 965 71 63 34

Old Asia

Asian restaurant with very competitive prices.
Address: Calle del Maestro Torralba 3 | “Zenia Golf” 8-9
La Zenia, Orihuela Costa
Tel: +34 966 77 30 16

Giacomo Punta Prima

Italian, Mediterranean, European
Address: Rocio del Mar Local 28, 03189 Punta Prima
Tel: +34 965 70 97 19

Browns Cocktail and Gastro Bar

Europees, Internationaal, Pub-restaurant
Address: Carretera de Villamartín, 1 | Puerta 19, Orihuela Costa, 03189 La Zenia
Tel: +34 966 39 36 99

Finca Rebate

Address: Carretera CV 952, KM 10,5, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante)
Tel: +34 965 36 82 29

El Muelle

Address: Calle del Mar Nº1, 03182 Torrevieja
Tel: +34 966 70 41 72

Punta Prima Restaurant

Address: Avenue del Mar 28, Urbanization Punta Prima, 03189 Orihuela Coast
Tel: +34 965 32 81 06


Within walking distance from the apartment to the sea, is located the restaurant Nautilus.

The lobster

Lobster and various fish species. It is recommended to make a reservation.
Calle Alhelies 1 Playa Flamenca Urb Playa Flamenca, 03189 Playa Flamenca, Orihuela
Tel: +34 966 76 17 19

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La Bocana

Wakeboarding and Paddle surfing in the port of Torrevieja. Also a beautiful terrace for a drink.

Riding around Blue Lake

Walk on horseback on a tour of the lake through the beautiful nature La Pedrera by paths lined with aromatic herbs. Experience a taste of the ‘real Spain’, away from the bustle of the tourist hotspot, just 15 minutes from the coast with the most spectacular view of the lake. Find out more about the nature and the environment with an introduction to the plants, birds and wildlife in the area. A perfect day out for every occasion! Suitable for children, beginners and experienced riders.

Golfcources in Cost Blanca

In the immediate vicinity of Torrevieja, in the south of the Costa Blanca, there are no less than five beautiful golf courses with 18 holes. These golf courses are in a natural environment and offer every amenity. All jobs are within reach thirty minutes from Torrevieja. The courses offer opportunities to take a round of lessons to walk or golf. The favorable climate, it is possible the whole year to practice golf.

Cycling in Costa Blanca

The Costa Blanca is especially in spring and autumn wonderful for cycling. You are virtually assured of cycling in the Spanish sun. Forget the inclement rainy weather in the Netherlands with its sometimes violent winds. In the Costa Blanca you big chunks cycling in the Spanish sun and occasionally on a sunny terrace enjoying small snack and a cool drink. Did you know that in particular the Costa Blanca is virtually flat, ideal for recreational cycling and scenery to see you go beyond. Citrus plantations and the beautiful beaches of the Costa Blanca.

La Zenia boulevard

La Zenia Boulevard Shopping Center is the largest shopping mall in the province of Alicante, located in Orihuela Costa. La Zenia Boulevard, approximately 150 stores located with a total area of ​​161,000 m³. Additionally, you can very easily get your car for free under the shopping center with space for 5,000 cars. La Zenia Boulevard Shopping Center exudes a Mediterranean atmosphere through the use of color, the planting of olive trees and the like.


Throughout Spain and therefore the Costa Blanca there are daily markets where you can indulge yourself with regard to the purchase of many items. There are various types of markets in the Costa Blanca, where a number of focuses in particular on the tourist or the growing number pensionados. In addition, there are markets that are still oriented much more on local Spaniards or North Europe Tibetan residents. In general, start the market around 9:00 in the morning until about 13:00.

Experiencia 43

We invite you to discover the flavors, history and culture of Licor 43, a glimpse of the secrets of the world’s number one take Spanish liqueur over the 2 hour tour Experiencia Licor 43.

Licor 43 The factory is a place to learn more about the history of Licor 43 and taste of our favorite cocktails. Here you can explore the history of the brand and the evolution of the product.

Skiing in Sierra Nevada

The magnificent Sierra Nevada Ski Resort is located in Andalucia at the foot of Granada, four hours drive from the apartment. The lowest point is at 2100m and the highest point is 3.300m.
9km green runs; 40km of blue runs, red runs 49km and 8km black runs.

Wine country Spain

Spain is a real wine country.
A visit to a winery like Bodegas Francisco Gomez in Vilena is a must! Check the website for opportunities

Adventure park

Horse riding, quad bikes, paintball and kayaking. Lo Rufete the business park to practice these sports.

Theme parks

Around Benidorm are the theme parks Terra Mitica, Mundomar and Aqualandia find.
Ideal for a successful gezinsuitstapje.Hou the advantageous combination cards eye.

Go-Karts Orihuela Costa

Address: Orihuela Costa 03189 Torrevieja
Tel: +34 965 32 80 69

Rafting, canyoning, buggy’s and 4×4

Address: Avda. El Puente, 8 Blanca, Murcia 30540
Tel: +34 615 82 88 40

Segway city tour

In several places you can take a Segway tour books.
Tip: The app GetYourGuide his many trips to book.

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