Punta Prima, Orihuela

Punta Prima is a part of the Orihuela Costa. Orihuela Costa is very popular as a tourist destination.
More specifically , there are several beaches on the Costa Orihuela.
They all got the Blue Flag .
To sum up :   arriving from Torrevieja :  Punta Prima  with the beaches of “Playa of Punta Prima”.
Then, the famous beaches of Playa Flamenca. With the beaches of Cala Estaca and Cala Mosaca.
Then next is La Zenia with the beaches of Cala Bosque and Cala Cerrada.

Punta Prima
Punta Prima

Then, the cosy  beach of Cabo Roig with the beaches of Cala Caleta and Cala Capitan. .
At last the beaches of Mil Palmeras with  Playa Palmeras.

So as you see, the Punta Prima beach is the most northern beach of the Costa Orihuela.

Beach and bars

At the beaches of Orihuela Costa, there are new beach bars.
In particular at Punta Prima, La caleta, Cala Capitan, Cala Bosque, Cala Cerrada  and La Glea.

The new beach bars have a new structure and a modern design.
So, they match the new lifeguard huts.
Also important the beach bars have been adapted for users of wheelchairs.
Wooden walkways make them accessible.
Also for people with mobility problems.
Also worth to mention that the menus are available in braille.
Furthermore, the terrace stands on a wooden platform.

What to do in Punta Prima  ?

First , enjoy the beach and the water. Go swimming or snorkeling. Punta Prima is one of the beaches with many rocks and coves.

Then , you can go walking . Now, there is a new beach boulevard “Paseo Maritimo”  with several beach bars.
So at the beach bars , it is the place to enjoy a morning breakfast or tapas in the afternoon or cocktails in the evening.
On several occasion , you enjoy at the beach bars  musical entertainment.

Furthermore, there is also at the seafront a restaurant famous for its fabulous view over the Mediterranean Sea.
At the first floor of the restaurant, you can even enjoy a  souper with a fantastic panorama.
Of course there is a life guard service at the beach in the summer season.
In the summer season you can rent a parasol and d hammocks.

Commercial Center

Nearby Punta Prima there is a small shopping center” La Marina “. It is located  on the road N 332 at the roundabout. For example , there you can find a Mac Donalds, the Scandinavian Jysk , a newspaper shop , optician, a Consum . Also several little shop , bars and restaurants.
Below, in the main street from the roundabout to the beach there are several little bars and restaurants.

Further away from the roundabout following the N 332 there is also a Carrefour, a gas station , a bakery and  several restaurants  with local and international cuisine.

beach promenade
beach promenade

Of course , there is also nearby the La Zenia Boulevard shopping center .  When the sun is going down on the beautiful beaches , it is sure worth a visit.

Update June 2019 British supermarket

There is a new British market store in Cabo Roig.
More specifically : Overseas the stockist of Iceland and Waitrose.

Adress of the Overseas store  : Lomas de Cabo Roig, Calle Cantabrico 1 Orihuela Costa .

The climate at Punta Prima

Indeed a holiday climate .
It is a Mediterranean climate with hot summers, nice spring and autumn season and mild winters.

How to get there to Punta Prima

By air
Alicante airport is an hour drive  by the toll highway or also by the busy N 332.

By car
The highway A 7 or  N 332.
Imprtant  to known : the N 332 is very busy in the peak season.

Tips for trips

First Torrevieja  an 5 kilometers away from Punta Prima.
Furthermore , Orihuela city passing trough the salt lakes of Torrevieja.

Mud bath
Mud bath

So, if you like nature , flamingo  and mud baths then the Mar Menor is worth the visit.

To end

In brief , Punta Prima is sure worth a visit when you are staying at the Costa Orihuela.
Furthermore, it is a popular place for British people. Enjoy your stay.