La Zenia is located in the south of the Costa Blanca, south of the large city of Torrevieja. This stretch of coast is known as Orihuela Costa.
La Zenia is a small but lively beach tourist resort. There are many restaurants, bars, shops and good amenities because of the large number of people who live here all year round.
There are many Irish bars, including the famous Paddy's. Most bars show Sky Sports, and in one of the many cafes and restaurants you can find a good English breakfast all day.
This gives you a good idea of what to expect in La Zenia. This is a very English resort, mixed with a slight taste of Spanish culture.
If you want a more typical Spanish experience, then there are plenty of other resorts to choose from.
Obviously, La Zenia is a great place for a beach holiday, you don’t need to go anywhere else, as it is necessary for a great family holiday in the sun right here in La Zenia.
La Zenia is located approximately 40 minutes south of Alicante Airport. San Javier Murcia Airport is just a 15-20 minute drive south with cheap flights from Ryanair.
The road access to La Zenia is good with the AP-7 (toll highway) motorway, going down from Alicante airport and going south to Murcia San Javier airport.
In addition, the N-332 passes directly through La Zenia, as well as from Alicante Airport in the north, up to Murcia San Javier Airport in the south.
Cabo Roig is located south of La Zenia, Campoamor, Pilar de la Horadada, San Pedro del Pinatar and La Manga further south.
To the north of La Zenia is Playa Flamenca, Punta Prima, Los Altos Residence, and then Torrevieja.
For accommodation there is a beach hotel La Zenia, right on the beach, a four-star hotel.
La Zenia is a popular base from which you can play on many nearby golf courses if you want a break from the beaches.
The nearest Royal Campoamor Golf Club, with Las Ramblas de Orihuela Golf Club and Villamartin Golf Club, is a short drive away - around 20 minutes.
The facilities with restaurants and bars near the beach are excellent and of very good quality. Also worth visiting are the nearby beaches of Cabo Roig and Playa Flamenca.
Heading south in the direction of Cabo Roig, you can walk. There are more good beaches, but also rocks that create a magnificent landscape.
If you are going on holiday to La Zenia, here are some of our ideas for day trips to the south of the Costa Blanca:
1. Head north to the inner city of Elche, famous for its palm trees.
2. Head south to the Mar Menor where La Manga Club is located.
3. The historic city of Murcia is nearby, and there are several good shopping centers.
4. If you want history, nearby Rojales and Orihuela have old towns and cave houses.