La Zenia has become more and more the favorite destination in the Costa Blanca – Orihuela area. Frequented by Spanish people for years, now is popular among British, Irish and other European people. Situated between Murcia and Alicante, people can fly into both airports; get there by train or drive.
La Zenia is very safe, family friendly area; the town offers a variety of services like bars, restaurants, schools, a supermarket and small local stores. The town is very small, about one square kilometer. La ziena is split into the beach area and the inland areas of Monte Zenia y Torre Zenia.
Tours and Excursions
Of course the main attraction is La Ziena Beach, which offers a blissful, beautiful beach showered by the Mediterranean Sea. The beach is Blue Flag, which means that the water is clear and the beach is cleaned and maintained every day. Kids’ area, volley ball court, a beach club and a restaurant are the main amenities.
Because is located in the middle of Murcia and Alicante by a short drive you can visit Torrevieja, Murcia, Alicante or Cartagena for example. There is some natural wonders close by, include 2 lakes with Flamingos, Fruit trees like orange and lemon. Going south towards Cabo Roig there are some very good quality beaches but also breathtaking landscapes because of the cliffs. Rojales and Orihuela have old towns and cave houses, Just to mention something to do, but La Zenia has lots to offer!
Food and Drinks
La Zenia has a very good mixture, because many different cultures have lived in the area along the centuries (Romans, Celtics, Muslims and Greeks) and you can taste those influences reflected in the food and the wine. The Mediterranean diet is predominant, based on fish, rice, seafood, olive oil, fruits and vegetables.
But also you can taste the modern British influence with dishes like: lamb chops, rabbit in garlic, roast lamb with garlic and rosemary, and homemade sausages and black puddings. Also the drinks are marked by the British and Irish influence with pubs like the famous Paddys Point bar.
Shopping, Leisure and Recreation
La Zenia is the home of the largest shopping mall in the Alicante province, La Zenia Boulevard; it is a 160,000 square meters mall that holds 150 shops, restaurants, coffee shops and other great amenities. There are some local shops too that offer more unique and local products.
La Zena is also very close to the Golf Area in Murcia, la Manga, Viillamartin, Campoamor are some examples of superb and magnificent golf courses and resort areas.
As you can see La Zenia is an idyllic place to live, you have all the amenities but the lifestyle of a tranquil beautiful coast town. In ForSaleinSain we can help you to find the home of your dreams in La Zenia. Contact us.