This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Torrevieja. To help you make friends with Torrevieja before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Around eighty-three thousand people live in Torrevieja, Valencian Community, Spain, a coastal city around fifty kilometres south of Alicante. In summer, it is a popular tourist destination with a rare landmark -- the lagoon Laguna Salada de Torrevieja is one of the few places worldwide that has a pink saltwater lake; the lake is said to have a therapeutic effect and can also help you to improve your skin. The lake is nearby the city and easy to visit. If you want to get to know more about local history, the sea, and the salt lakes, visit the local museum “Museo del Mar y de la Sal.”
The biggest beach is Playa de Torrelamata and it can become really crowded during the summer time. The beach is situated north of the city centre and over two kilometres long. There are a couple of smaller restaurants, bars, and shops nearby.
Most international tourists arrive by plane so if you need to take a flight, check out the airports in Alicante and Murcia. Murcia International Airport offers some international flight connections, but Alicante International Airport has a lot of more destinations and arrivals. The pleasant climate, the beaches, and the sunshine are the main reasons for many tourists to visit the area. There is also a large ex-pat community, with many British nationals living in the municipality. Tourism and the service industry are the driving forces for the wealth of the region.
There are numerous hotels, guesthouses, and holiday apartments in and around Torrevieja. Many accommodations are located on the beach, but also the centre of the city has a decent number of places to stay. The Torrevieja, Valencian Community, Spain hostel industry is not as developed as the hotel industry. If you like backpacking and the hostel atmosphere, you will find a suitable Torrevieja, Valencian Community, Spain hostel option here. Your hostel in Torrevieja, Valencian Community, Spain, is a bit outside of the city centre, however you have beach nearby and more space to hang out. Free Wi-Fi is included as well.
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