La Zenia

Handy guide to La Zenia, all you need to know.


La Zenia Beach and Hotel

One Stop Guide to La Zenia Spain

La Zenia Guide: Sandwiched between Playa Flamenca and Cabo Roig, is the beautiful La Zenia, one of the Orihuela Costa's best loved resorts. Lying on both sides of the N332 coast road, La Zenia is also handy for the AP-7 motorway, with junction 763 located right beside the resort.

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Well known for its 4 Star La Zenia Hotel, one of the best choices for hotel accommodation in the area, La Zenia also has a fine sandy beach and an excellent range of bars and restaurants, plus good shopping opportunities at the 2 new commercial centres which have opened in the last couple of years.

You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to food shopping in La Zenia, for it has 3 top class supermarkets offering a wide range of products, the Comsum, Lidl and Mercadona will provide everything you could possible want.

Whilst you can stay in the La Zenia Hotel, most choose to rent private apartments and villas, of which there are a huge range available, a quick search on the internet will provide plenty of accommodation opportunities.

However if you do wish to stay in the La Zenia Hotel you can easily book by using the search box to the right which offers cheap rates from various companies.

La Zenia BeachOf the bars in La Zenia, the best known is Paddy's Point, which is claimed to have been the first Irish pub in the region. Very popular especially with the Irish, Paddy's Point offers liquid refreshment, bar food and plenty of live entertainment, especially during the busy summer season.

Make sure that during a visit to La Zenia, you take the cliff walk to Cabo Roig, especially pleasant on a hot summer's evening. It will take around an hour and you will end up at Cabo Roig marina and beach (Cala Caleta) passing Cala Capitan on the way. Both have beach bars (chiringuitos) so you can stop for refreshments if you wish. If you are hungry why not try a meal in the restaurant overlooking the marina, before heading back to La Zenia, the restaurant specialises in seafood so this might be a good opportunity to try out a local dish or two.

You can also take a stroll in the other direction and easily get to Playa Flamenca where you will find two more beaches, plus plenty of other bars and restaurants, perhaps the best known being Don Engel which specialises in lobster meals. if you are feeling fit you might want to carry on to Punta Prima, where you will find more beaches, and even more bars and restaurants, also at Punta Prima you will find the Go-Kart track, which will keep the kids amused while you enjoy a well desrved rest.

La Zenia Map: On the left you will find a satellite map of La Zenia, which will give you a good idea of its exact location. Clearly shown is the N332 coast road (Ctra Alicante-Cartagena) and junction 763 of the AP-7 motorway (Autopista del Mediterraneo), also the neightbouring resorts of Playa Flamenca and Cabo Roig.

To the north of La Zenia you will find Punta Prima, Los Altos, Los Balcones, Torrevieja, La Mata, Guardamar del Segura, La Marina, Santa Pola and Alicante.

To the south you will find Campoamor, Mil Palmera, Torre de la Horadada, Pilar de la Horadada, Campoverde, San Pedro del Pinatar and San Javier, the latter two being on the coastline of the Mar Menor a wonderful area of safe sandy beaches which you might like to visit (also worth a look are the healing mud baths of Lo Pagan).

If you've got the time and you are hiring a car you might want to consider a trip to the massive resort of Benidorm which is just an hour and a half drive to the north (get on the AP-7 motorway, then change to A-7 near Crevillente). At Benidorm you will find a huge choice of entertainment, including the popular theme parks, Terra Mitica, Terra Natura, Mundomar Exotic Animal Park and the Aqualandia water park.


The closest airports to La Zenia are San Javier (Murcia) which is around 25 minutes drive (N332 and motorway), and Alicante which is around 45 minutes drive (take the N332 or the motorway if you don't mind paying 2 tolls).

La Zenia Hotels:

la Zenia Hotel - Urbanización La Zenia, 03189 Orihuela, Spain. Tel: 966 760 200‎.

Orihuela Costa Resort - Address: Av Las Palmeras 2, Urb. La Zenia, 03189, Orihuela, Spain. Telephone Number: 966 760 800. Fax Number: 966 761 326. Hotel, restaurant, functions, swimming pool, Hole in One Pub.

View and book La Zenia Hotel here: LA ZENIA HOTEL

La Zenia Restaurants:

Paiporta - Address: San Antonio -La Calle Zenia , No. 4 , 03189 Orihuela - Costa , Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 773 365‎

Bar Alejandros Restaurant - Address: Centro Zenia Local, Urb. La Zenia, 03189, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 760 623.

Indigo - Address: Centro Comercial La Zenia, Local 7, 03189, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 761 659.

Di Stefano Palace Restaurant - Address: Edificio Tres Coronas, Avenida Diamante 4, La Zenia Alta, 03189, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 761 917.

Gogarty's Bar La ZeniaLa Zenia Bars / Pubs:

Paddy's Point - Address: Centro Commercial, La Zenia, 03189, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 730 527. (Paddy's Point Irish Bar).

Crusoes Cafe Bar - Address: Centro Commercial 8, La Zenia II, 03189, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 761 674.

Gogarty's - Address: Centro Commercial, La Zenia, 03189, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: Not Known. (Gogarty's Irish Bar)

Useful Telephone Numbers:

Ambulance: Tel: 061

Emergency: Tel: 112

Civil Guard: Tel: 062

Fire Service: Tel: 080

Local Police: Tel: 092


Airport Contact Details

Alicante Airport (El Altet) - (0034) 966 919 100.

San Javier Airport (Murcia) - Telephone Number: (0034) 968 172 025.

Local Council: Orihuela Costa - Address : Plaza Del Oriol , Urb Playa Flamenca, 03189 , Orihuela Costa. Telephone Number: 966 760 000.

Tourist Information Office: Orihuela Costa Town Hall - Plaza Del Oriol , Playa Flamenca, 03189 , Orihuela Costa. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 760 000.

La Zenia Market / Street Markets: There are no markets held in La Zenia itself although there are several nearby. The closest and within walking distance are the Saturday market at Playa Flamenca (Calle Nicolas Bussi) and the Thursday market at Cabo Roig Aguamarina (Calle del Fuego). You will need a car to get to the Friday Torrevieja market.

La Zenia Beach - Cala Bosque and La Zenia HotelLa Zenia Beach / Beaches:

The main La Zenia beach (Cala Bosque) is located at the end of Avenida de la Playa, beside the La Zenia Hotel, there is also another small beach (Playa Cala Cerrada) heading towards Playa Flamenca. Other nearby beaches include Cala Capitan, Cala Caleta and Playa Flamenca beach.

You can view a larger picture of La Zenia Beach by clicking on this link: La Zenia Beach you will also be able to view the La Zenia Hotel and the La Mirada Restaurant.


La Zenia Business Listings:

The Leader Newspaper - Address: Avda. Villamartin 2, Urb La Zenia, 03189 Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 730 057. Fax Number: (0034) 966 773 655.

La Zenia Apartments: La Zenia Apartments

La Zenia Toolhire - Address: Peter's Garden Centre, Calle Callahone 1, Lomas de Don Juan, Lomas de Cabo Roig, Orihuela, Costa, Alicante, 01389, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 634 018 447.

Home España (La Zenia Office) - Address: Calle Maestro Torralba, 21, La Zenia, Orihuela Costa, 03189, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 761 545.

Hackett Locksmiths - Telephone Number: (0034) 654 599 170. 24 hour locksmith.

La Zenia lies on both sides of the N332 Alicante to Cartagena road, it is between Torrevieja and Pilar de la Horadada, it is about 50 kilometres south of Alicante.