Torre de la Horadada is a coastal resort located on the Southern Costa Blanca with some fine sandy beaches which are ideal for families with children who have come to spend their summer holidays.
There are two airports close to Torre de la Horadada which are Alicante and Murcia located about 40 minutes drive.
In this tourist guide to the tourist resort of Torre de la Horadada on the Orihuela Costa on the Costa Blanca in Spain we help visitors who are planning a trip with useful and practical advice on many tourism related subjects such as car hire, accommodation, hotels, hostels, map, sightseeing, where to go, where to stay, travel information and what to see and do in Torre de la Horadada.
Torre de la Horadada is your typical Spanish sea side resort with villas, townhouses and apartments located on urbanisations, purpose built for people to buy their second homes to contribute to the tourist industry and Spanish economy. You can always find a property to buy or rent on a long term basis or by the week, during peak times.
Torre de la Horadada came to be is a natural offshoot to the sprawling resort of neighbouring Pilar de la Horadada. Torre de la Horadada lies to the north of the Mar Menor, and is also close to Torrevieja, La Zenia, Mil Palmeras, Cabo Roig, Campoamor, Playa Flamenca and Punta Prima. If you have hired a car then you can visit many different beach resorts and make the most of the beach life on the Southern Costa Blanca.
Although one of the lesser known of the Costa Blanca’s seaside resorts, Torre de la Horadada is also one of the prettiest of the southern resorts with attractive coastline and seafront walks as well as a charismatic watch tower dating from the time when pirates sailed these seas, numerous sandy beaches, sunny weather and a delightful marina with plenty of mooring space.
Despite the age of its tower, Torre de la Horadada has mostly developed during recent times, with the demand for coastal holiday homes growing and it really acts as the coastal arm of nearby Pilar de la Horadada, which as a town is set inland from the coast.
Very close to the border of Alicante and Murcia, Torre de la Horadada together with Pilar de la Horadada and El Mojon is one of the Costa Blanca’s southernmost resorts, head any further south and you will find yourself on the Costa Calida and the resorts of the Mar Menor, a little further and you will reach the city of Cartagena with its ancient Roman and Carthaginian ruins.
Torre de la Horadada is essentially a small Spanish town without the tall buildings filled with apartments which cover much of the Costa Blanca.
The Old Town has a square and a church. You will find there is a chemist, bank, three supermarkets and a good selection of restaurants offering tapas, Spanish food, sea food and some international cuisine.
Keen golfers will find there are quite a few famous and popular golf courses in the area including Las Ramblas, Villamartin, Campoamor, Campoverde and Lo Romero.
The beach at Torre de la Horadada you will find all the amenities of a first class sea side resort with sun loungers and parasols for hire, a play area for children, foot showers and toilets.