Cabo Roig/ La Zenia / Villamartin and the surrounding area
Cabo Roig is one of the biggest areas for tourists and people looking to make a permanent move to Spain. Due to Cabo Roig being situated south of the cities of Alicante and Torrevieja.
The surrounding area of La Regia, Monte Zenia, Castillo de Don Juan, Los Dolses, La Florida, Los Almendros, Villa martin and Villacosta are mostly urban and residential. Around these areas there are a lot of houses for sale and a very large foreign community. These areas also offer a range of restaurants and bar, to make you feel like a local.
In Villacosta there is an Irish bar called The Stray Sod, you’re also able to eat here. There are also other Irish pubs called the Auld Dublineer, Pint Depot and New Priory not far away. So yes, there is a big Irish community around these parts. Get the Guinness at the ready.
There are a lot of different types of restaurants around this area also. There are a few Italian restaurants, some grills/steakhouses, Mediterranean and a McDonald’s for your fast food needs.
In Cabo Roig itself there are a few beaches and a marina. There is also a historic watchtower. Beside the marina there is a Mediterranean restaurant, ideal if you out for the day. The marina is one of the most sought after mooring spaces this side of Spain as it has been recently refurbished.
Punta Prima is a town between Cabo Roig and Torrevieja. It also has many bars and restaurants and a nearby beach. Between here and Cabo Roig is Playa Flamenca and La Zenia. They offer many houses and apartments even closer to the beaches of Cabo Roig that could potentially be yours.