Guardamar del Segera is located beside the mouth of the Segura River on the Mediterranean coast of Southeast Spain. The town gets its name for being the Guardian of the Segura River.
Near and around the area of Guardamer del Segura, there is the towns and villages of Campomar, El Raso and El Moncayo. Overall the surrounding around has a population of over 40,000 people as El Moncayo and El Raso are more urban areas. Campomar is a small village with a large beach nearby Guardamar del Segura.
Guardamar del Segura
Guardamar del Segura is a prime summer destination not just for tourists but also people with second homes and holiday homes. This means, this areas population rises every year from the permanent 15,000 residents to in some cases triple and even quadruple the amount of permanent residents.
One of the main talking points of this area is its amazing long sandy beach. This is why so many people like to buy a second home in this area, with the second biggest population in this area being from the United Kingdom. Other than the the sandy beach, there’re many other great scenes around this area including forests, fields and orchards. It is a prime location for participation in water sports and is easy to reach from nearby cities, airports and other important services.
Very much likes it neighbor Guardamar del Segura, the town of Campomar is a prime tourist spot and summer destination. It is also a great place for buying a second home, a holiday home and the area is a great area to retire and have a good fun life. Around this area, you will find multiple different ruins around the area. Apart from that and it being a nice area there is not much more activities around the town.
The town isn’t far away from the likes of Guardamar and the city of Torrevieja. So you’re never far from a range of activities including different museums, different parks, the famous salt lakes and much more.
One of the main attractions in the area is the keen water sports. In the town of Guardamar there is a sports faciltiy offering numerous amounts of pitches and courts. It even has an olympic size swimming pool. Golf is also another keen sport in the area with many courses being within an hours drive away. The courses that are close by are the La Marquesa Golf course, La Finca, Vistabella and also the award winning Las Colinas course
There is a marina in the town of Guardamar del Segura, making it the perfect spot if you are a keen captain or have a boat. The marina offers top facilities and many mooring spots. Near the marina along the beaches, you can also take part in some if the many water activities in the area. Activities such as kayaking, jet skiing and wind surfing are some of the many sports you will see in the area. Looking over the Mediterranean is the Castillo de Guardamar, a great tourist spot with a park and a choice of restaurants.
In both Guardamar and Campomar there’re no museums apart from Museo Arqueologico de Guardamar MAG, which is an archaeology museum. This area is rich in history, in particular in cultural artifacts and things alike. Nearby in Campomar there is a ruins, which is an archaeological site that has already been excavated.
In nearby areas there’re many museums. The nearby city of Torrevieja has many museum and nearby Quesada there’re also a few. One of the most unique museums is the floating museum, which is an S-61 submarine. It was once a Spanish army Daphne class submarine, that was then given to the Torrevieja council. Other great museums in Torrevieja include the Museum of the Sea and Salt and the Museum of Easter. Near Quesada there is the Museo de la Huerta and the Museo Arqueologico De San Fulgencio. One is an archeological museum and the other is a with a range of topics.
Parks and Beaches
In the area of Guardamar del Segura there’re many parks and sandy beaches. You will never get bored in taking walks or cycles around this area seeing this area in all of its natural glory. The beaches of the area are all sandy and some even have their own sand dunes. There is also amazing pine forests around the area which offer great walks and cycling routes. You can find amazing animals and plants around every part of the area.
In Torrevieja there is a wonderful water-park called Aquopolis Torrevieja. There is a many activities at the park for both adults and children alike. There is a small area for younger kids, larger slides and pool for older children and adults as well as a slides called the Kamikaze, which is a large slide into a small pool.
Wine and dine
In the town of Guardamar del Segura there’re many bars and restaurants, so you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out r enjouring a few hard earned relaxing drinks. One of the best bars in the town is an Irish bar called the Shamrock. The bar has a great fun atmosphere with great staff and customers.
Along the seafront there’re multiple restaurants and bars. One of the best restaurants along the seafront is the Restaurante Isla Tabarca. It has a lovely menu and bar with great staff for all your needs. A great Mediterranean restaurant along the seafront is the La Canada Playa Restaurante. Here you can enjoy some classic Mediterranean and Spanish tapas.
The town of Guardamar also has an Irish bar named the Shamrock along with a wide mix of other restaurants, including Traditional Spanish and Italian restaurants.
Around the area of Guardamar there are many hospitals. Some of these hospitals are private but most are public and anyone can go. There are also many medical centers throughout each of the towns, so you can will always be close by to help. There is also some hospitals and medical centers in the nearby city of Torrevieja. There is also a pet hospital in Guardamar del Segura. Campomar does not have a medical centre or hospital, but the town is 10 minutes away from Guardamar del Segura. There are also several police stations located in Guardamar and the areas nearby.
There are no Universities in the town of Guardamar but there are some nearby in the cities of Torrevieja and Alicante. Guardamar also offer many schools including private and public schools and a flight school nearby. There is a language school and a music school nearby.
In the areas of Guardamar the climate will be the same as the climate in the cities of Torrevieja and Alicante. This is a Mediterranean climate. Overall this area experiences almost 300 days of sunshine with the average temperature of 20 degrees. The warmest months of the year are the summer months of June, July and August and the coolest being the winter months of December, January and February.
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