What to do in Torrevieja ? One of the most popular place on the Costa Blanca.
In fact, Torrevieja is a popular destination among tourists. To sum up for its wide range of attractions from the Shopping centers to the Waterparks and Nightlife.
Also its one of the perfect places to start exploring the rest of the Costa Blanca.
For instance take a mud bath in Lo Pagan . Or enjoy a historical walk across Cartagenas Roman Amphitheatre.
What to do in Torrevieja :Torrevieja Shopping.
Furthermore, Torrevieja has some typical Spanish shops in the downtown city center.
But most tourists immediately go to one of the Shopping Centers just across town.
First, Habaneras is quite and nice shopping center on the outside of Torrevieja.
The mall has 3 levels of shopping streets, and is surrounded by other stores and cinemas.
More info about Habaneras Shopping Centre
What to do in Torrevieja =Torrevieja Markets
Visit the Friday market : “Mercadillo Estacio de autobuses de Torrevieja “.
From 8:00 to 14:00.
The market of Torrevieja is one of the largest markets in Spain.
About 1200 stalls offers you: shoes, clothes, fruits, vegetables or curtains.
But also handbags, accessories, Spanish ham and sausages. And of course towels, bars, churros, gifts ….and much more to buy.
A new Location.
Torrevieja most busy Friday street market is going to move to his new location before Easter.
Stall holders have already been visit the new location. They know exactly where and how to sit up their stalls.
The new location is the “Antanio Soria” park. Close to the sport facilities of the city.
Nearby the public transport with the C line .There will also be a taxi parking at the market site.
There will be enough parking place for the shoppers but also for the stall holders.
Shoppers and Market traders will be impressed with the amount of space.
There will be improvements. For instance, to the security with the pick pockets. Indeed , there will be a permanent police present at the market place. And the police will be helped by volunteers from the civil protection.
So the regular pick pocketing on the markets will not be reported. Because of the increased visible presence of police and civil protection.
The location has rooms for 630 stalls and is 5 000 m2 large.
So this will be the end, for the problems for the residents on the old location with a market on their front door .
The number of buses will increase on Friday.Due to the the demand for this service.
Evening Market at Torrevieja boulevard
From 8pm till midnight (20 – 00).
Located at the Paseo de la Libertad (The Promenade of Liberty).
It has about 100 stalls
What to do in Torrevieja :Torrevieja Water Parks.
Torrevieja Water park has 3 water parks if you also count Quesada as part of Torrevieja the most famous one is of course Torrevieja aquapark or Aquopolis in Torrevieja.
We have a website dedicated to these water parks and their location and opening hours.
Torrevieja Water Parks
What to do in Torrevieja =Culture and Museums.
La Mata Nature Park
La Mata is a nature park in Torrevieja we dedicated a full article about la Mata at La Mata natural Park
Isla de Tabarca
If you want to spend a day on a boat cruising the Mediterranean sea or you want to a trip with one of the sea excursions the Island of Tabarca can be easily visited from Torrevieja or Santa Pola The Island of Tabarca is an old Berber pirate island. Isle of Tabarca.
Fishing boat tourism
From now on you can do a trip with a fisherboat.
You can see how the crew works, how the catch is being unlooaded at the dock of the fishermen port. And also how it is been sold in the auction house.
At lunchtime you can enjoy a fish stew.
This a very nice way to learn more about the fishing industry.
Spanish Horses and Flamenco show .
Go see a Spanish Horses and Flamenco show and enjoy the culture and the beautiful warms colors the Spanish tradition .
There are several diners’ shows: Carmen, Flamenco and Cabellos espagnoles .
The waiters speak several languages and the shows are splendid.
The Submarine museum.
The “ Delfin Muelle Pesqueroé de Torrevieja also known as the floating museums.
Indeed, the floating museums are a combination of 3 ships laying in the harbor of Torrevieja.
To sum up, the ships in the museum are a submarine, a patrol boat and a Sailing Ship.
The Submarine is called the” Delphin”, which mean the dolphin. It is worth a visit, because so you can feel in reality the claustrophobic atmosphere the sailors had to go trough.
For instance, the Submarine could stay submerged for about 30 days.
It’s a perfect introduction to the Submarine culture in Spain. While, they are still active in the harbor of Cartagena.
The Sailing ship is being renovated. It is a typical vessel. In the past, the ship transported goods from South America to Spain.
The Museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9:00 till 21:00
The Salt and Sea Museum.
The Salt and Sea museum is a small museum. It is located not far from the tourist Information center of Torrevieja in the Paseo Vistalegre.
The Museum has some small reconstruction of the old Harbor.
The museum focuses it on the history of the boats in “Torrevieja” and its free to visit.
It is open from 10 till 14.00 and from 17.00 till 21.00
Torrevieja Nightlife and Nightclubs, Pubs.
Pacha Torrevieja , now OZ Discoteca OZ
In the past, the Pacha Torrevieja was popular but is now called OZ. It still has the typical Pacha style like VIP area and roof terrace.
Its one of the bigger clubs in Torrevieja and has foam party’s in the summer.
It is located near Aquapolis Water Park. and not so far from Habaneras.
The minimum age to enter the club is 16.
Adress Avenida Delfine Viudes, s/n · 03183 TORREVIEJA (Alicante), Alicante
Fist, “Love Discoteca” has been open for more than two decades.
Night revelers can dance the nights away every weekend of the year.
It has themed and styled events and the minimum age to enter the club is 18. This is due to the “professional” dancers
Adress: Polígono Industrial Casagrande, Calle Antonio Ruiz Coves, 26, 03183 Torrevieja, Alicante, Spai
Is a new discotheque in Torrevieja for 20+. It started in July 2016.
In the Summer planning there are several theme nights .
Such as the Tuesday : Mojito night. Then Wednesday : Salsa and Bachata night. Next Thursday Rosé Nuit. At last at Sunday : breaking Black night.
Open every day. Start at 11:30 till 08:00.
Velice discotheque is a new “discoteca” of a famous group in Spain. They try to line up the best DJ in the region. The discotheque has theme animation . Furthermore several artists come to perform. While, the Gogo girl are present.
Those who know it , say that the discotheque is the place to be at Torrevieja.Even one of the best clubs of the Costa Blanca.
In sum, on the planning for the summer there are COYU, DJ Nano, Fonsi Nieto, Luis LOpez, B Jones., DJ Joswerk…..There are also special guests.
In fact, the Dance and night club got a garden with a capacity of 1000 persons. While inside there is place for 1500 persons.
At Friday and Saturday the entrance is 10 €. The other days of the week , the entrance is free.
Adress : Calle Estay 2 , Torrevieja .
Before the Aquopolis.
To conclude , in Torrevieja there is something for every one.