Orihuela is the capital of the region of the same name; the administrative area stretches inland from the coast and covers a number of New build property for sale in Orihuelasmaller towns and villages, as well as three golf courses, two marinas, the beaches at La Zenia and Dehesa de Campoamor and a considerable amount of farmland.
Orihuela is a mid-sized city, located inland on the Southern Costa Blanca around fifty kilometres to the south west of Alicante.
The varied landscape combines sierras, orchards and palm groves leading down to 16 km of coastline and some of the cleanest blue flag awarded beaches in Europe.
Located 22 km from Murcia and 59 Km from Alicante; there are good rail and bus connections between Alicante and Murcia and the town is easily accessed by the A-7 motorway.
Orihuela is a typical Spanish city where people live and work and many have made their homes in Orihulela so they can live amongst the Spanish which is what life is all about on the Coasts of Spain.
The nearest beaches to Orihuela on the Orihuela Costa are La Zenia, Mil Palmeras, Cabo Roig, Punta Prima and Playa Flamenca.
If you are staying in the coastal resorts then Orihuela makes for a good day out as you will be able to see a cathedral and the Palace of Rublacalva.
Orihuela has two marinas, Dehesa de Campoamor and Cabo Roig, where a wide variety of water sports are available. Horse riding and tennis can also be enjoyed.
The area has an extensive network of rural paths making it a walker’s paradise.
Orihuela enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees.
In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world – neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter. On average it can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year round destination and even a more than likely to peak your interest in buying a New build property for sale in Orihuela