Playa Flamenca is a quiet beach resort in between Punta Prima and La Zenia on the Costa Blanca, a 15 minutes drive from the bustling Spanish town Torrevieja. The urbanization with villas and apartments was built in the 1970’s by a group of Flemish investors, hence the name Playa Flamenca.
The area is a popular holiday destination providing ample tourist installations near by, such as golf courses, tennis courts, water sports, go-carting and 3 beaches that have been awarded with European blue flags. Ten minutes walk away from the urbanization is a lively shopping complex, with several bars and restaurants catering for every taste and budget.
The beach area of Playa Flamenca consists of Cala Peñas, Cala Mosca, and Cala Estaca with all the usual facilities such as ramps for disabled access, showers, toilets and during the high season sun bed and parasol rental. The promenade between Cala Mosca and Cala Estaca houses a variety of local and international beach bars and restaurants.
Walking to the south brings you quickly to La Zenia and a bit further to Cabo Roig. North you will find Punta Prima within an hours walk along the coastline, enjoying beautiful views over the Mediterranean.
The mild climate in the Murcia region makes the area a perfect destination for golf lovers, who can enjoy one of the 22 golf courses virtually all year round, with facilities to accommodate golfers of every level.
Playa Flamenca has 3 beautiful courses within a 10 minutes drive, and another 8 courses within 30 minutes, that include the Royal Golf La Manga and La Finca Golf Resort.
To enjoy local and traditional fiestas the best town to visit is Torrevieja which hosts most of the local celebrations.
Torrevieja has two patron saints, the ‘Inmaculada Concepción’ and ‘San Emigdio’ who’s days are celebrated with processions, as well as the well-known Easter parades. One of the most famous of the region is the festival of music, singing, and dance known as the ‘Habaneras’, with its roots in the middle ages, celebrated in July.