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Spanish in Torrevieja

Bahía

Offering an ample range of fresh seafood and well-prepared meat dishes with sweet sauces, this traditionally run, but modern-styled place channels sweet-and-savoury traditions from past Mediterranean civilisations. …
Park in Torrevieja

Parque Natural de las Lagunas de la Mata y Torrevieja

Backing Torrevieja are two large lagoons, a pink one used for salt extraction and a green one. They are important habitats for flamingoes and other waders and together form a protected area. From a small visitor cen…
Museum in Torrevieja

Museos Flotantes

Anchored at the dock are a submarine and an old customs boat, both of which you can clamber aboard to explore. Onshore alongside are various other vessels and an array of nautical and naval museum pieces. Closed if …
Spanish in Torrevieja

Barlovento

Decked out like the stateroom of a baroque galleon, and with an outdoor terrace overlooking the water, this place, 3km northeast of the centre, is one of Torrevieja's best-positioned restaurants. Seafood is the way …
Spanish in Torrevieja

El Patio Chico

In the heart of things, this stands out for its warm and friendly service and generous portions of well-prepared, attractive tapas, salads, meats and seafood. The patio in question is a cute, compact space out the b…
Museum in Torrevieja

Museo del Mar y de la Sal

An appealing clutter of mementoes and bric-a-brac, this museum helps you appreciate why salt still means so much to torreviejenses. There's a slow-moving plan to shift it to a new location next to the tourist office…