Mil Palmeras beach and other activities
Riomar 10 is perfect for a relaxing holiday by the beach and pool, but here are some ideas if you're looking for a little bit more!
Riomar is located just 5 minutes walk from a supermarket, ATM, pharmacy and the popular Mil Palmeras strip with a variety of restaurants and bars. Eating out in Spain is still relatively inexpensive. A typical Menu del Dia offers a starter, main course and a drink for €10.
Pueblo Latino plaza is within comfortable walking distance. With its range of restaurants, bars and ice-cream parlours, you can sit back, relax and watch the world go by. The small, traditionally Spanish village of Torre de la Horadada is also within walking distance. With its beaches, restaurants, bars and ice-cream parlours overlooking the harbour, it is no surprise that it is popular with locals as well as Spanish and non-Spanish holidaymakers. Lillies restaurant is always popular and is one we would particularly recommend.
The fishing villages of San Pedro and Pilar de la Horadada are nearby. Pilar de la Horadada has an English cinema and indoor pool- useful for the winter lettings!Just a short drive south of Riomar is the Mar Menor where the sea is shallow and 5 degrees warmer than the Med. The mineral rich waters of the Mar Menor have a saline content of 50% and are scientifically recognised as being therapeutic in the treatment of rheumatism, arthritis and many other ailments. The mud is also believed by many to contain natural healing properties, particularly for skin complaints. Many visitors and locals can be found having a mudbath to treat their ailments.
There are many sports facilities available in the area. Within a 15 minute drive you have 3 Golf courses: Villamartin, which has an abundance of olive trees and well placed bunkers to make it a challenging course for players of all abilities. Las Ramblas, which is a stunning, but short course and is most challenging. High trees, natural fairways and ravines feature strongly in this memorable course. Campoamor, which is situated in two valleys with magnificent views and with a beautiful clubhouse to finish off the day. Campoamor requires a 36 or less handicap.
No need to bring your clubs as you can hire them at the courses. In addition you can also hire electric buggies. The courses all have eighteen holes, putting and chipping greens and practice areas. There are also cafeterias/ restaurants where you can unwind with something to eat and drink after your round.
CF Mil Palmeras has a camp which takes place locally each week throughout the summer for children aged 7 to 15.
Early morning yoga and aerobics are available on the beach during July and August - a perfect way to start your day!
Costa Blanca / Valencia region
The Costa Blanca is renowned for its beautiful sandy white beaches Along this 4km long coastline stretch you will find the following beaches: Playa de las Mil Palmeras, Playa del Río, Playa del Gato, Playa de los Jesuítas-Cala Rincón, Playa del Conde y del Cuartel, Playa del Puerto, Playa de las Villas, Playa de las Higuericas and Playa del Mojón.
There are a host of golf courses designed to cater for all levels of golfers. The waterpark in Torrevieja provides a fun day out as does Rio Safari in nearby Elche. Go- Karts are also a popular nearby activity
Steeped in history, take a break from the beach and pool to explore a wealth of historical interest in Orihuela, Murcia, and Cartagena. This picturesque province has something to suit all tastes and ages.
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Torrevieja since 1998