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Torrevieja Old Town - Convenient Coastal Living

Torrevieja does not have a traditional old town as such, what is referred to as the old town is known today as Torrevieja Centro, or centre. It’s is quite contemporary, vibrant, and thoroughly modern - a far cry from the usual Spanish old town.

Click here to see Torrevieja’s Old Town Location on Google Maps

Torrevieja Centro is fronted by beaches on one side and the marina on the other. More often than not you can witness jet skiing, parasailing, and many boating activities in Torrevieja’s seafront. This is one of the few coastal areas in Spain (along with benidorm) where modern city centre services are offered alongside a Mediterranean resort lifestyle. It’s not uncommon to see the early evening bars frequented by both executives and families in relaxed beachwear.

The main town square, right in the heart of the centre, is called the Plaza de la Constitution. This charming square is flanked by a beautiful park, the Parque de las Naciones, on one side and a large church on the other. The bustling Centro is home to many of Torrevieja’s museums, historic monuments, parks, and waterparks.


Doña Sinforosa Park

Garden of Nations

Parque de las Naciones


Cultural Society Casino of Torrevieja

Museum of the Sea and Salt

Submarine S-61 - Floating Museums

Molino del Rampaina


Aquopolis Torrevieja

La Bocana Water Sport Center

You can also see our article reviewing all of Torrevieja’s waterparks:


Torrevieja’s local beaches hold the European Blue Flag for ‘Clean Sea’ and excellent facilities. One such beach, Playa Del Cura, is immediately in front of the city centre area. Two long breakwaters shield the beach from the open sea, resulting in gentle and low waves. This makes it safe for smaller children to enjoy themselves and for adults to take a leisurely dip. Right behind the beach is a grand esplanade called the Avenida de Los Marineros. This palm-tree dotted urban promenade has numerous restaurants, cafes, ice cream shops and bars.

The old town is also in the vicinity of many calas (coves), beaches, and saline swimming pools such as:

Punta Carral O Margalla

Piscinas Naturales

Piscinas Artificiales

Here you can see a Map and review of all of Torrevieja’s Beaches in relation to the Old Town - Centro:


There is a variety of entertainment and cosmopolitan nightspots, which comprise of pubs, karaoke bars, and nightclubs. These cater to a diverse range of tastes and age groups. Some of the more popular clubs and pubs in the Centro include:

Velice Discoteca

Ultra Skandinavisk Bar & Nattklubb


Noisse Discoteca


You can find a complete review about Torrevieja’s Nightlife here:

                                    Establishments in Torrevieja Old Town

There are large convenient shopping centres, independent smaller shops, commercial businesses, offices, medical centres and schools. The city centre also hosts one of Spain’s largest street markets every Friday morning, where nearly 1200 stalls display their wares. You can find many unique and interesting offerings from clothes and textiles to food and accessories.


Habaneras Shopping Centre

Centro Comercial Torrevieja

Torremarina Mall

La Zenia

Scandic Centre


Mediterranean Secondary School

Public school El Acequion

Escuela de Educación Infantil Maestro Gratiniano Baches


J.M. Paz Fajardo Centro Medico Internacional

Centro Salud Torrevieja II El Acequion

Centro Crece Torrevieja

I Torrevieja Health Center La Loma

Mutua Universal Torrevieja


Torrevieja Sports City Instalaciones Deportivas

Palace of Sports of Torrevieja

Torre Force Gym, Yoga, Muay Thai


Ironfan Gym

                                                 Getting In and Around

The city centre is 44 kilometres from El Altet airport (Alicante) and 32 kilometres from Región de Murcia International Airport (Murcia). The motorway provides easy access with both Alicante and Murcia.

The urban centre is not large which means it’s easy to get to most places by walking. Car rentals and taxis are also plentiful. The Costa Azul operates bus lines that connect the most important parts of the city to the centre and vice versa, bus travel is free for residents who have the citizen card, Tarjeta Cuidadano.

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