The success of “low cost” tapas in Torrevieja

Establishments offering low cost tapas have multiplied over the last few months in Torrevieja. Eye-catching posters advertising glasses of beer and tapas for a cost of around 1.50 euros, or even less, have multiplied on the building fronts near to the sea promenade since the beginning of summer.  The sudden, widespread expanse of these offers […]

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New routes with theatrical representations in Spanish and English, allowing people to become familiar with the culture of Orihuela Costa

Residents and tourists in Orihuela Costa now have an easier way to become familiar with the culture of the town.  The Orihuela councillor responsible for tourism, Rosa Martinez, presented a series of new tourist guided routes, which share the common objective of “creating a sense of destination, and also ensure that tourists visiting the coast […]

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Benidorm Water Park introduces the highest water slide in the world

Next August 1 the Aqualandia water park, located in Benidorm, shall inaugurate the highest capsule water slide in the world with the name of verti-go. Joaquín Valera, Aqualandia´s general manager, explained that the height of the two slides that make up “Verti-go” have respective heights of 28 and 33 metres. The 33 metre high slide […]

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Tourism in Spain is on the rise with the Costa Blanca as the preferred destination

According to a survey by FRONTUR published today, in June Spain received around 6.3 million foreign tourists, an increase of 5.3% (320,000 more tourists) than one year ago, a record figure for that month. During the first quarter of the year, the figure for international tourists exceeded 26.1 million, 4.2% more (1.1 million) than the […]

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Torrevieja inaugurates the International Habaneras Contest

Today sees the celebration of Torrevieja´s 59th International Habaneras (Cuban contradanza) and Polyphony Contest, in which some 900 choirists in 22 choir groups from 11 countries in three different continents shall participate. The contest shall take place in the Eras de la Sal site, with open-air concerts. The 59th International Habaneras and Polyphony Contest, held […]

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