Location: Punta Prima in Orihuela Costa

Nearest Airport : Murcia at 20 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry : Alicante at 60 Kilometres
Nearest Train : Alicante at 60 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway : AP7 at 1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach : Punta Prima at 50 Metres
Nearest Golf : Vilamartin, Las Ramblas, Campoamor at 3 Kilometres
Car: not essential
 

PUNTA PRIMA GUIDE

Punta Prima is a typical Spanish seaside tourist resort located on the southern Costa Blanca within 30 minutes of two international airports, Murcia and Alicante. The beaches are some of the cleanest around and have been awarded the blue flag status. Once at the airport you have a range of different airport transfer options to Punta Prima including private shuttle buses, taxis or Punta Prima car hire.

Punta Prima has a Mediterranean climate with 320 days of sunshine a year. The beach has a wonderful promenade with shops and boutiques and bars and restaurants where you can enjoy your Menu del Dia.

Punta Prima is situated a ten minute drive just south of Torrevieja, and all of its amenities such as the shopping complex, Las Habaneras, Waterpark, Pacha nightclub, casino, ten pin bowling, marina, submarine, boat trips, and Playa Flamenca with its beautiful beaches. For those more energetic you can reach Torrevieja by foot, a mere thirty minute stroll along the coast or there is an hourly bus service to take you there.

PUNTA PRIMA RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS

Punta Prima also has a Commercial Centre with an Eroski supermarket, Wok Buffet (Chinese) restaurant, Captain's Table restaurant (fish and chips, Sunday roasts and breakfasts), Amigos bar, Chinese restaurant, Subway, Timeless fashions with English clothes, Milar, Druni, The Card Place, selling English newspapers Nautilus Plaza with American style hamburgers and ice creams, Yu Chinese restaurant is quite fancy, Murphy's Irish Pub and cafe and Emilio's Italian restaurant and take away. Patio Andaluz is a must visit for good spanish food and flamenco dancing on Thursday and Sunday evening.

There are more restaurants to choose from on the N332 such as Rogues Carvery, Rogues fish bar, Puccini Italian, German, Ghandi Indian, two Chinese restaurants (including Dinastia) and several bars.

La Zenia Boulevard - is a small town in itself a 5 minute drive away, full of designer shops, and restaurants and  well known branded shops such as Morgan. Primark, HMS clothes shop.  check out the website below:

https://www.yourspain.net/la-zenia-boulevard-orihuela-costa/

How to get there by bus ?
The Orihuela Costa has a good public transport service to La Zenia.
The buses can be used by all the tourist and residents of the different urbanization of the Orihuela Costa .

The buses are in two lines. The red line and the blue line.
The red line departs from the Orihuela Town Hall up to the Torrevieja hospital.
The blue line starts at the Town Hall and go to Villamartin and La Zenia to Campoamor.

The bus price is 1,30 euro.
The frequency depends on the winter season or the summer season.
Between 14.00 and 15.30 there are no buses.

For major food shopping we recommend a trip to the Carrefour hypermarket in Torrevieja.

ACTIVITIES AND THINGS TO DO IN PUNTA PRIMA

Go-Karting is a must when visiting Punta Prima with a visit to the Asturia Restaurant to follow, a very large Restaurant with English speaking staff. The food is of a very high quality especially the many different paellas, with good value for money. Free car park with Mediterranean views.

There are three golf courses in the area as well as water sports, fishing, sailing to be enjoyed. A visit to the local market to buy your fruits and vegetables, shoes, bags and clothes can be made on Saturdays at Playa Flamenca.