La Zenia is located between Cabo Roig and Playa Flamenca on the southern edge of the Costa Blanca. Because of La Zenia’s close proximity to other resorts, you have a selection of attractive beaches in the area as well as many summertime amenities.
The beaches of La Zenia are very clean with full facilities and have been awarded a prestigious blue flag. They have play areas for children as well as sun loungers and parasols for hire.
La Zenia is a small resort, but you will find there is plenty to do within easy reach of the village. If you are coming out initially to take a look around, hiring a car is probably the best option while staying in this part of the Costa Blanca, as within just ten minutes or so you can reach other villages in the area including the popular resort of Cabo Roig. Here you’ll find many shops, restaurants and bars geared to catering for visitors from abroad. International cuisine as well as typical British food can be found on the main strip, or you can enjoy Mediterranean meals typical of the area such as paella, zarzuela and fresh salads.
The large town of Torrevieja is just 5 miles away and can be easily reached by bus, taxi or hire car. Every Friday a street market is held in Torrevieja that has more than 1200 schools selling thousands of discounted items including clothes, footwear, kitchen utensils as well as local leather goods and other handmade items.
There are plenty of bars and restaurants in La Zenia, so there really is no need to go to nearby Torrevieja, although the younger generation might prefer the huge range of night clubs in the larger town. There is a very popular Irish bar in La Zenia named Paddy’s Point, which is said to be the first Irish bar on the Costa Blanca.
Water parks in the area include the Aquopolis water park in Torrevieja, or you could visit Aquapark in Quesada which is about 12 miles away.
Zenia Boulevard is a large commercial centre near the entrance to the motorway. Here you will find many salons, fashionable boutiques and large supermarkets.
Furthermore, La Zenia is a golfer’s paradise, as the Real Club de Campoamor, the Club de Golf de Villamartin and the Club de Golf Las Ramblas are all situated within 10 miles of the resort.
Being a small resort, just about any apartment you buy in La Zenia will be within walking distance to the beach and all amenities. There are still plenty of bargains to be had in this resort including stylish townhouses, along with luxury villas and apartments of all sizes with sea views.
Alicante airport is around 35 miles from La Zenia and the journey by bus or car takes about 50 minutes. You can use one of the many airport shuttle services to reach the resort.
La Zenia enjoys a fabulous Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The area gets about 300 days of sunshine annually, and temperatures rarely drop below 10 °C in wintertime.