Torrevieja is surrounded by two large natural saltwater lagoons, which form the well-known “Salterns of Torrevieja”. It is situated on the Southern Costa Blanca, approximately 50 Minutes from Región de Murcia International Airport (Corvera) and 45 minutes from Alicante-Elche Airport.
Torrevieja isn't a resort in the package holiday sense, there are only a few hotels, although they're ever increasing, and the area is much loved by the Spanish who flock here during the summer months for their holidays.
Street markets are very popular in Torrevieja and the surrounding villages.
The street market is an alternative to traditional commerce and in them you can obtain numerous objects for decoration, textiles, clothing, craft, animals, footwear and fruit & vegetables at very reasonable prices.
The street markets have a real Arab-style market atmosphere and have achieved great popularity amongst the Spanish and the thousands of Europeans that visit Torrevieja.
Some are held once a week and others are permanent. They are often held on seaside promenades.
For the golfers amongst you there are a variety of golf courses all within a 15 minute drive.