Exploring Algorfa

If you are looking for something a little more energetic then soaking up the beautfil Algorfa sun, then you are in luck.

Algorfa and it’s surrounding area’s have a lot of activities to offer, from bowls, golf, hiking, shopping and of course we really can’t forget the beautiful beaches.

If golf is your thing then you are in for a real treat. The Costa Blanca is fast becoming known as the Golf Coast with it’s 15 championship golf courses within the area, with the nearest being only a short walk from your apartment.

Of course some of you may think that Golf is just too much effort and Bowls is more up your streeet. There are Four bowling clubs in Torrevieja, which is just up the road from Algorfa.

If you are looking for something a little more interesting, but also something that can be as relaxing or as energetiic as you would like, then you should check out the two wonderful nature reserve. Both nature reserves are located just outside of Algorfa, and offer an array of things to see and do for the whole family.

For a real fun family day out you really can’t beat the beautiful area of Mar Menor which is around 30 minutes drive away and offering a variety of water sports and activities. Mar Menor has the largest salt lake in Europe and the waters healing powers are well known. With a maximum depth of only 8m and temperatures higher than average, the area is renowned for its water sports and has 13 scuba schools and 19 international standard sailing schools. Here you can enjoy Sailing, Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Diving, Swimming, and Snorkelling.

For those looking to keep their fitness levels up whilst away, you really should give La Hoya Sports Complex at Torrevieja a look. The complex is run by the local town council sports development, and is just 15 minutes out of Algorfa. The facilities offered are: Olympic-sized swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis courts, pelota courts, petance areas they also have bowling surfaces. There is a covered pavilion which is used for handball, basketball, roller hockey, volleyball they even have five-a-side football. Also on site is a physiotherapy clinic – just in case, and sauna just because. To arange when you can enjoy these facilites please contact: Department: Sports: 965 718 151 Sports palace: 965 707 713.

Shopping of course is womans favorite pasttime and there are plenty of small shops in and around Algorfa, and every Sunday there is a local market. There is also La Finca shopping complex located on the way to Los Montesinos, if you are looking for more traditional shopping. Cuidad Quesada is a purpose built commercial area approx 15minutes drive from your apartment and offers a good selection of shops, and good sized supermarket.

Algorfa and it’s surrounding areas have a lot to offer cultrually. There are a number of towns that offer places of interest to see and explore, if you fancy making a day and evening of it, there are also a huge amount of restaurants in these areas, ranging from tradtional Spanish cuisene to the more favoured Indian, Chinese and Thai.

Although not everyone wants to spend their whole holiday on the beach, you really shouldn’t miss the beautful blue flag beaches that Algorfa and surrounding areas have to offer.


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