Places Near Torrevieja
In and around the coastal city of Torrevieja there are many excellent activities, things to do and day trips. Most visitors to Torrevieja are here on a week or two’s holiday and are quite happy enjoying the city’s beautiful beaches, parks, plazas, sports centres, museums and historical buildings. There are also 2 water parks, shopping centres, street markets, the marina, salt lakes and Natural Park to visit. The city has hundreds of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants as well as vibrant night life and casinos.
La Rufete Adventure Park
For those looking for further activities and great days out there are a whole host of other lovely places near Torrevieja to visit. Lo Rufete Adventure Park offers a fantastic, adrenalin fuelled day out for all the family that includes activities such as kayaking, paintballing, quad biking horse riding, archery and mini golf. The activities vary in price and there is a swimming pool, picnic & BBQ area and bouncy castle that visitors can use free of charge. The park is only 8 kilometres from the city, between the village of Torremendo and town of San Miguel de Salinas. Torremendo Lake is also about 8 kilometres from the city and its picturesque setting is lovely to enjoy a swim and picnic or BBQ whilst you do a bit of fishing.
A bit further afield, about 60 kilometres, is the city of Alicante that offers some great activities including its Archaeological Museum and some tasty Tapas Tours. The city of Elche and its famous palm groves is about 40 kilometres and visitors can enjoy the splendour of the largest palm groves in Europe as well as a tour of one of the city’s excellent shoe factories. The famous party city of Benidorm lies about 100 kilometres from Torrevieja and offers superb beaches and exciting nightlife. Not far from Benidorm is the beautiful Algar Waterfalls and Guadalest valley which can be combined to make a fantastic day out. A favourite activity with the kids is Aitana Safari Park which is a huge 1,500,000m2 in size and home to animals from all over the world. The park is situated near the town of Penaguila, 50 kilometres from Benidorm. The small island of Tabarca is situated 3 miles off the cape of Santa Pola and there are boat trips to the Island from Torrevieja that take 40 minutes in a lovely glass bottomed boat which gives passengers panoramic views of the underwater world.