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The splendours of La Manga

Just an hour’s drive south from Torrevieja, away from the high-rise buildings and tailbacks and from the summer’s traffic, the true splendours of the...

British Woman’s holiday ruined in Benidorm because of too many Spaniards

The story that appeared in several British and Spanish newspapers last week about the English woman who complained about there being too many Spaniards...

Spain’s most visited village – Guadalest

Located in the Sierra de Aitana some 25km inland from the Costa Blanca resorts of Benidorm and  Altea, although the road, winding up into...

Five year old girl seriously injured during Elche Nit de l’Albà

The Elche City Council said that the only serious injury incurred during Wednesday’s annual fireworks display, the Nit de l'Albà, is a five-year-old girl...

Alicante-Elche Airport most affected by Ryanair strike

Alicante was the airport most affected in Spain on Friday by the strike called by Ryanair’s Pilots with 14 flights cancelled involving seven destinations. Five...

Orihuela Tourist brochures now available in more languages

The Councillor for Tourism, Sofía Álvarez, unveiled the new brochures, last week, published by her Department in several different languages, promoting the seven tourism...

Chiringuitos to reopen in early August

Holidaymakers and beachgoers on the Orihuela Costa will once again be able to enjoy their chiringuitos, sun beds and parasols as, according to the...

Villages to Visit…Santa Pola

Santa Pola is no longer a sleepy village Once a quiet sleepy fishing village, now Santa Pola is a bustling small town with a great...

Mojácar´s Beach Safety Campaigns

With Mojácar´s beaches now busy and tourist accommodation full, there has been a reinforcement of municipal services to ensure the summer passes peacefully and...

Orihuela announces imminent award of beach bar contract

Councillors Luisa Boné (Beaches) and Francisco Sáez (Recruitment and contracts) have confirmed the decision of the Administrative Court that rejects the claims made by...

Gambling Tourism in South Korea

South Korea is an extraordinarily interesting country. It’s not as popular of a tourist destination as some other countries in East Asia are, however,...

More strikes threatened by Ryanair

While Ryanair highlights the alarming increase in Air Traffic Control strikes across Europe that has wreaked havoc on airlines, their passengers and business, they...

Summer tourist walks announced

The Councillor for Tourism, Sofía Álvarez, has announced the Summer Tourist Routes with the aim of "continuing to promote the outdoors and the wealth...

Villages to Visit – Guardamar Del Segura

Guardamar Del Segura can hardly be given village status anymore, now being a bustling seaside town which lies at the mouth of the River...

Spotlight on Bigastro

Located on the main Orihuela-Torrevieja road Bigastro has done and, is continuing to do, everything to ensure that it has lots to offer the...

Costa Oriolana looks forward to a catastrophic summer

The PSOE has claimed that ‘internal wars’ within the Partido Popular are seriously affecting the government’s management of the Orihuela Costa In a statement by...

Orihuela closes the Tourist Office on the Coast

A fuming Sofía Álvarez has closed the Orihuela Costa’s only tourist information office because of a lack of staff. The councillor for tourism took...

Orihuela Costa’s summer without Beach Bars

Carolina Gracia, the spokesperson of the Orihuela PSOE, predicted last week that the Orihuela Costa could be without Chirunguito’s (beach bars) for the whole...

Easyjet confirms Corvera operation

The British company Easyjet has announced that it will begin operations from Corvera airport in January 2019. The agreement was forged during meeting between the...

The delights of Pilar de la Horadada

The lovely town of Pilar De La Horadada is often referred to as The Drilled One which can be somewhat confusing until you discover...

Beaches reopen as jellyfish alerts phased down

Torrevieja has withdrawn the swimming ban on the 2 km stretch of coastline in La Mata that was closed on 19 May following the...

Six bids for Orihuela Costa Beach Bar Contract

Six companies have submitted bids for the management of the Orihuela Costa beach bars. Among them is Chiringuitos del Sol, the agency that has...

Growing number of ‘smoke free’ beaches

Villananitos beach, located between the Club Náutico de Lo Pagán and the children's park, is the latest to be added to the growing network...

Extreme caution required when using local beaches

The dangerous Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish has now spread south from the southern stretch of the La Mata beaches across Torrevieja, Orihuela Costa...

Lifeguards at weekends on Orihuela Costa beaches

On Tuesday the councillor for Beaches, Luisa Boné, held a press conference at which she detailed the local situation regarding Portuguese man o’ war...

Orihuela Costa and Pilar de la Horadada close beaches

The dangerous Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish has now spread south from the southern stretch of the La Mata beaches across Torrevieja, Orihuela Costa...

La Mata beach threatened by deadly jellyfish

The mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, together with the councillor for beaches, Javier Manzanares, were in La Mata on Friday morning where they...

The secret of the Vega Baja’s Blue Flag Beaches

The large underwater meadows that extend for almost 5,000 hectares along the coastline of the southern Costa Blanca, from Guardamar to Pilar de la...

Cruise passengers left disappointed in Alicante

Thousands of cruise passengers flocked in to Alicante on Wednesday, many having booked excursions to visit Santa Barbara Castle, but unfortunately, the faulty lifts...

Passenger traffic increased by 13.4% at the San Javier airport

Passenger traffic continues to grow at the San Javier airport despite the announcement of its closure. Between January and April, 282,583 travellers passed through its...

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