Climate, weather, health in the region.
The Costa Blanca, as referred to the coastline of the province of Alicante, is part of the Community of Valencia. The Costa Blanca – white coast, has also given its name because of the many white houses and the lighting conditions that make the sand appear white. It stretches from Denia in the north to Pilar de la Horadada in the south. With its mountainous inland, kilometers of sandy beaches and subtropical vegetation, is one of the most beautiful and popular regions of Spain for visitors from around the world.
The city of Alicante or Torrevieja are a good base to explore the many highlights of this region. There are amusement parks, animal parks, nature reserves, charming villages, caves, waterfalls, lively markets and many exciting celebrations with fireworks. The golf courses are internationally renowned and there is a wide range of different water sports. Torrevieja is next to Alicante with an ideal climate to operate a seaside water sports. Numerous hiking trails lead through the countryside to great viewpoints. There are many offers around the Costa Blanca!
At first glance, the Costa Blanca looks quite large and difficult to handle, especially without a car. However, that is no reason to despair, because each attraction can be easily reached by public transport. In addition, the rates for the public transport in this region are very low. The region offers everything for an unforgettable holiday, to spend the winter or for a second home. Kilometers of sandy beaches and spectacular cliffs characterize the Costa Blanca.
The vast landscape is surrounded by orange and pine trees; making it a unique character of this region. Pine-covered mountains, almond tree fields, olive groves and orange groves provide a magnificent view over the countryside. On the Costa Blanca there are kilometers long and wide white sandy beaches, from which the water stays still. This is ideal for sunbathing and swimming fans. By the World Health Organization (WHO), the Costa Blanca was even declared one of the best climates in the world due to the mild and Mediterranean climate.
Did you know that 52% of the territory is considered here in Torrevieja as a nature reserve? If you love open spaces, nature and hiking trails, you are exactly right.
The large National Park of La Mata and Torrevieja lagoons make up a large part of the reserve and take a total of 3700 hectares, with which 2100 hectares of water surface cover (1400 hectares of lagoons and 700 hectares in La Mata).
This residue consists of salt marshes, plant development, and maritim vegetation. This geological area is through two channels (a channel north to La Mata and the other south facing the Acequión) connected to the sea. The salt is extracted from lagoons of Torrevieja, the lagoon of La Mata is used as a heater and concentrator. Through a long conveyor belt which partly above, partly extends below the earth, the salt is fed directly from the salt mountains the dock for cargo vessels.