On the border of Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa is the lovely residential area of Punta Prima. This is a superb part of the Costa Blanca to live and is also a very popular holiday destination that, Being right on the border, gives you the best of both worlds. The city of Torrevieja offers hundreds of businesses, shops, bars and restaurants, and its beaches and harbour areas are a haven for watersports. There are wonderful parks and plazas, markets, museums, fun activities and excellent nightlife. Nature lovers can explore the Torrevieja-La Mata Natural Park and Salt Lakes, and those keen on sports will be overwhelmed by the size and activities on offer at the splendid Sports City.
Blue Flag Awards
Orihuela Costa is a favourite destination for holidaymakers from the United Kingdom and Ireland and many choose to purchase property in the area. The beaches are fantastic and Orihuela Costa has recently been recognised as having the most Blue Flag Awards for its size in the whole of Spain. There is a picturesque coastal path that winds its way through the entire area from Punta Prima all the way to Campoamor, offering beautiful views and plenty of opportunities to stop for refreshments along the way.
Punta Prima residential area runs along the beach to neighbouring Playa Flamenca and slightly inland where you will find the majority of bungalows, townhouses and villas. Property prices in Punta Prima are rather higher than those closer to the city as the area caters to many wealthy home owners and holidaymakers, unlike in the city which is predominantly working class residents. Having said that, you get what you pay for, and Punta Prima offers a lot. Within a 5 kilometre radius there is a choice of 4 superb 18 hole golf courses, miles of golden sand beaches, the famous La Zenia Boulevard and a great selection of daytime activities and vibrant nightlife.