A Travel Guide to La Zenia
Right in the heart of the Costa Blanca Region on the Orihuela Costa in the Province of Alicante, Spain; lies La Zenia. This superb coastal community boasts a number of “Blue Flag” beaches that are blessed with fine white sand and crystal blue waters. Its warm summer Mediterranean weather makes it an ideal tourist destination for people who aim for a relaxing summer sojourn or to temporarily get away from the hustle and bustle everyday life.
There is a selection of walks along the coast known as the Orihuela Coastal walking route either north to the nearby areas of Playa Flamenca and Punta Prima or south to Cabo Roig and Dehesa de Campoamor.
The largest shopping centre in the whole of Alicante Province is in La Zenia with over one hundred and fifty shops so there is no shortage of retail therapy in the area. La Zenia has various world-class cafes, bars and restaurants where you can indulge in the richness of authentic Spanish cuisine.
The very famous dishes such as Paella, Tapas, Arroz al Horno and other seafood favourites are readily available. You must be warned though that when you are in this stunning city, be sure to brace yourselves with breathtaking gastronomical experiences that are sure to make you forget your regular diet. Although there’s nothing much to worry as this healthy Mediterranean diet is mostly composed of wholesome ingredients such as fish, olive oil, citrus fruits, and vegetables.
La Zenia is also known for its wide selection of choicest white wines that have been considered to have a distinct taste, as these are manufactured using age-old wine making traditions. With almost 300 days of sunshine, mild winter weather, supreme gastronomy, once in a lifetime nightlife experience and warm hospitality, La Zenia is a place well worth visiting and making your base for a holiday in Spain.
There is a wide variety of self catering holiday accommodation in the La Zenia area ranging from holiday apartments overlooking the beach to luxury villas with their own private swimming pools and tennis courts.