Playa Flamenca, Orihuela Costa

To start : Playa Flamenca is one of the beach resorts of  the Orihuela Costa.

Blue Flag beaches at Playa Flamenca
Blue Flag beaches at Playa Flamenca

Indeed, the Orihuela Costa is a popular destination at the South Costa Blanca.
In the North, the Costa  Blanca starts  from Denia in the Alicante province down to Pilar de Horada in the Murcia region.

Furthermore, the Orihuela Costa has several beaches en resorts.

First in the north of the Costa  Punta prima and the Playa of Punta Prima.
Then , Playa Flamenca with his beaches  of Cala Estaca and Cala Mosca.
Next,  the well known urbanization  of La Zenia with the beaches of Cala Bosque and Cala  Cerrada.
Then, Cabo Roig with the beaches of Brranco Ruvio and Playa de La Glea.

Beaches of Orihuela Costa
Beaches of Orihuela Costa

In the south. At last not at least MIl Palmeras with Playa Mil Palmeras.

So, Playa Flamenca is an urbanization of Orihuela  and has everything  for the tourist.
Again, nice beaches with Blue Flags between the rocky cliffs , excellent weather  and the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

Furthermore nearby restaurants and bars with good food .
In fact, one of the restaurants is even number one at the Orihuela Costa  .
Read more about in Restaurants at the Orihuela Costa.

Cuisine Playa Flamenca

In the first place, the restaurants offer a great variety of food.
Of course, the Spanish restaurants are proud to serve the several rice dishes.
Like, the most popular dish : the paella .
Furthermore, there are also several good fish and seafood restaurants.
So, the choice of international cuisine at the urbanization is endless. For example : Chinese, Indian, Mexican, English, French restaurants.
As West European we are often surprised by the price of  the menu’s .
Overall, it is not expensive  to take the family on a dinner .

The beaches  of Playa Flamenca

Most important, the beaches are nice, safe  and clean . Some of them has received a Blue Flag. In short, this is an award of the cleanness of the beach and the good quality of the water.
Further , there are several beach bar . They are open from sunrise till sunset.

Cuisine Playa Flamenca
Cuisine Playa Flamenca

Naturally , In the summer season there are life guards at the beach.

For those who want it : snorkeling , diving, sailing .

Beach and bars Playa Flamenca

Since 2019,  the beaches of Orihuela Costa, have  new beach bars.
In particular at Punta Prima, La caleta, Cala Capitan, Cala Bosque, Cala Cerrada  and La Glea.

In brief, 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.
In fact, wooden walkways make them accessible.
In particular for people with mobility problems it is a good.
Also worth to mention that the menus are available in braille.
Furthermore, the terrace stands on a wooden platform.

Shopping

More specifically , Playa Flamenca shopping center  and of course  La Zenia Shopping Boulevard.

Update June 2019

Nearby Playa Flamenca , there is a new British market store in Cabo Roig.
More specifically : Overseas the stockist of Iceland and Waitrose.
More especifique, in the the supermarket you can find  the most popular British household brands, the British food even Tetley’s teabags.
Fresh or frozen products.

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

How to get there ?

First , by air
Important, Alicante airport is hour drive away.
Also San Javier Murcia is an hour drive .

Then , by car.
Again follow the toll highway AP 7.

By  car to Playa Flamenca
By car to Playa Flamenca

Instead, chose the free but busy  N 332 , the popular old road.

Tips for trips from Playa Flamenca

First, Orihuela city a 1/2 hour drive away. The historical capital of the Orihuela Costa.

Then Cartagena , nice  for shopping and Roman history.

Cartagena Casino
Cartagena Casino

Of course also Alicante . The capital of the Alicante region with his castle.

At last,  the most popular Benidorm . Two hours drive by the highway.

Golf

Nearby there are several golf courses nearby . More about them Golf  Villamartin, Campoamor, Las Ramblas and Las Collinas.

Golf Villamartin
Golf Villamartin

To end

Whatever you want for a nice holiday, you sure find it here.
To conclude , Playa Flamenca  has its sun, the Mediterranean sea and the nice cosy beaches between the coves and the cliffs.

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