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Torrevieja has withdrawn the swimming ban on the 2 km stretch of coastline in La Mata that was closed on 19 May following the...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

Supreme Court uphold Murcia decision to dismiss Aeromur

The President of the Murcia Community, López Miras, said last week that he was delighted with the Supreme Court ruling, upholding the decision of...

Vega Baja awarded 25 Blue Flags

At a ceremony in Madrid last week, the Vega Baja was awarded 25 blue flags for it’s beaches by the ADEAC, the representatives in...

The Journey of Life

It has often been said that travel broadens the mind, which is one of the many reasons why young people particularly are encouraged to...

Jet2.com announces take off at Corvera Airport

In a press release issued on Thursday, the Leeds/Bradford based low cost carrier, recently voted as Britain’s best airline, announced that it will be...

Deadly jellyfish plagues reach Alicante beaches

Poisonous jellyfish plagues, called Portuguese caravels, otherwise known as Portuguese Man-of-War have reached the beaches surrounding Alicante, after being carried by the current from...

Local business group the latest to slam Orihuela council

The Orihuela Costa Association of Entrepreneurs, Avanza, has launched a harsh attack on the local government for having left the coast without chiringuitos, toilets,...

Councillors deny responsibility for closure of beach bars

While the Councillor for Tourism says that she is concerned about the negative impact that the closure of the beach bars will have on...

New curbs on bogus holiday sickness claims

The rules will fix the legal costs that can be claimed in package holiday sickness claims, closing a loophole which the travel industry believes...

Public criticism of Council decision to suspend Orihuela Costa Chiringuito contract

The Orihuela councillor for the coast, Luisa Boné, has confirmed that the contract for the Chiringuito bars, which provide the catering service and other...

Beach improvements at Punta Prima Promenade

The Municipal Department of Beaches, which is headed by the city councillor Luisa Boné, has carried out the refurbishment of the viewpoint on the...

Airlines put more than one million tickets on sale in San...

Spanish Airports say that airlines plan to sell 5.8% more tickets for flights from San Javier airport during the coming months In what may be...

New tourist and cultural routes announced for the Spring

The Orihuela Department of Tourism has announced a number of new tourist routes for this spring, which will take place during coming weekends until...

Take a trip by boat to La Manga

As the weather improves and we start, once again, to venture further afield, a pleasant ferry trip across the Mar Menor, from Santiago de...

Orihuela Costa beaches spruced up for Easter

In a statement issued by Luisa Boné "The Department of Beaches has been working hard to ensure that they will have all the services...

Medieval Craft Market in Alcalá del Júcar at Easter

If you haven't made plans yet for the coming Easter weekend (29 March to 1 April), it might be a good idea to visit...

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