An Introduction to La Zenia


La Zenia Spain is a small coastal urbanisation located in the province of Alicante on the Southern Costa Blanca. It is just 10 minutes south of the popular coastal city of Torrevieja but has much to offer on its own. It is also home to the famous La Zenia Boulevard shopping centre which has much to offer.

La Zenia is located on the stretch of coast called the Orihuela Costa. It has become a popular and busy beach resort for tourists and an increasingly popular destination for British expats. The area is said to feel quite English mixed with touches of traditional Spanish culture. La Zenia is located close to the bordering Murcia region meaning you are just a short drive away from everything on offer here.

If you are looking for a beach and/or golf location offering plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and beaches within walking distance then La Zenia Spain is the place for you. You will find a variety of different properties in La Zenia for sale from apartments to luxury villas. Read on to find out more about this wonderful seaside town as well as property in La Zenia.


Travelling to La Zenia Spain

Travelling to and from your property in La Zenia is an easy and stress free experience with two airports less than an hour away. Alicante Airport is around a 45 minute drive to the north and Murcia International Airport is around a 40 minute drive to the south. Both offer excellent parking facilities meaning there really is nothing to worry about.

Both airports have budget airlines such as Easyjet and Ryanair operating, offering cheap and convenient flights to the UK as well as other European countries. Flight times to the UK are between two and three hours depending on where you are travelling to.

This means it is possible to make short trips whether it is to your holiday home in Spain or back to the UK from your permanent home in Spain. It also means your family and friends can join you in the sun with ease.

Weather for La Zenia Spain

One of the most important things for many individuals looking to purchase a property in Spain is the climate. Located on the Costa Blanca the weather for La Zenia Spain will surely not disappoint.

The mediterranean climate here offers on average over 300 days of sunshine every year. The summers are hot and the winters are mild. It is common to see temperatures warm enough for a sea swim in the winter months – just click the link to view the La Zenia webcam of the beautiful La Zenia beach.

Not only is the weather in La Zenia fantastic but the area has been named as the healthiest place to live in the world by the World Health Organisation!

Things to do in La Zenia

La Zenia is the home of the famous La Zenia Boulevard which was built in 2012. It is made up of over 150 shops covering 161,000m2 including local Spanish brands and global brands such as Primark, Zara, H&M, Guess and so on. La Zenia Boulevard shops include a large supermarket for essentials as well as shops offering clothes, accessories, toys, jewellery, electronics and so on. There is also a selection of bars and restaurants and fantastic facilities for children including a large play park. For a full list of shops in La Zenia Boulevard, click the link to view their website.

As well as the famous La Zenia Boulevard shops, the town of La Zenia Spain itself also offers a good selection of other shops, bars and restaurants including several Irish bars nearby. There is also a popular market once a week attracting people from surrounding areas. Here you can buy fresh local produce, clothing, home goods and much more all at reasonable prices.

La Zenia has all the local amenities you could need including a bank, pharmacy, supermarkets, medical centre, garden centre, dentist and much more. Itis located near several larger towns and cities offering more large shopping centres, bars, restaurants, clubs, family leisure facilities and much more.

The popular coastal city of Torrevieja for example is just a 10 minute drive away and has much to offer. Here you will find all the amenities you could need including hospitals, water parks and so on. Torrevieja also offers miles of stunning coastline with a variety of beautiful beaches. Whether you prefer a bustling tourist location, a quiet cove or a promenade for a stroll, Torrevieja has something for everyone. See below for information on more beaches near La Zenia Spain.

You will never be short of anything to do if you choose to buy your Spanish property in La Zenia! Below is a list of other towns and cities you can drive to with ease from La Zenia, all with something different to offer:

Alicante – 50 minutes

Benidorm – 1 hour 15 minutes

Cartagena – 35 minutes

La Manga strip – 35 minutes

Murcia – 40 minutes

Mar Menor – 20 minutes

Golf Courses Near La Zenia Spain

La Zenia is a very popular destination for golfers to make base. Not only are all the amenities you need nearby but there are several golf courses nearby too meaning you will never find yourself wishing you had more of a choice. You will find some of the best championship golf courses in Spain just a short drive away.

The closest golf course to La Zenia is the Royal Campoamor Golf Club which opened in 2002. It offers a beautiful 18 hole golf course as well as a driving range, tennis courts, gym, indoor and outdoor pools, restaurant, hotel and more.

Other golf courses just a short drive away include Las Ramblas Golf, Vistabella Golf, Villamartin Golf and the world famous, award winning Las Colinas Golf and Country Club to name just a few. Villamartin Golf Course is also now one of the most recognised golf courses on the Costa Blanca South and is just a 5 minute drive from La Zenia.

La Zenia Beaches

La Zenia beach comprises 2 stunning coves; Cala Bosque and Cala Cerrada. They both carry blue flag status meaning they are safe, clean and of course, beautiful. They are set in coves offering safe shallow waters, perfect for families. There are bars and restaurants just off the beach meaning you can enjoy a whole day at the beach with everything you need in one place. Click the link to view the La Zenia webcam showing the stunning coves.

Cala Bosque is the larger of the two with over 27,000m2 of lovely pristine sand. The beach is accessible to all with wide wooden walkways suitable for wheelchairs as well as families who may have children in buggies and so on. Although it gets busy in the summer its large size means there is still plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. The Mediterranean weather for La Zenia Spain however means it can be enjoyed all year round.

Cala Cerrada is a smaller cove shaped beach with steps leading down.

To the south of La Zenia is Cabo Roig, which offers more stunning beaches which also hold blue flag status. With long promenades it is perfect if you enjoy a nice seaside stroll. It boasts a marina with over two hundred moorings and a restaurant next to a beautiful sandy beach which is very popular.

To the north of La Zenia is Playa Flamenca, the home of even more blue flag beaches. There are two cove shaped beaches which are separated by a beautiful promenade as well as a third more natural, secluded beach.

There are of course many more beautiful beaches just a short distance from La Zenia Spain. This is one of the benefits of locating yourself on the Orihuela Costa – you will never be short of beaches to enjoy. For a beach resort you will be pleasantly surprised to find properties in La Zenia for sale at affordable prices so if what you are looking for is cheap Spanish property near the beach then look no further.

Properties in La Zenia For Sale


In terms of property, if you are looking for new build properties in La Zenia we have a fantastic selection of stunning, brand new property developments within walking distance of the shops, bars, restaurants and beaches on offer! Whether you are looking for apartments or villas for sale in La Zenia we have something on offer for everyone. Use the link above to have a look at what’s on offer now or read on to find out more about the most popular developments in La Zenia.

Residencial Green Hills La Zenia


This popular gated residencial complex consists of seven blocks of two and three bedroom apartments, all with large terraces. As you walk around the complex you soon see there is an emphasis on relaxation. You will find beautifully manicured mediterranean gardens with palm trees giving a feeling of peace and tranquillity.

Particularly desirable here are the outstanding leisure facilities available to residents. Unusually, there is an indoor heated pool. There is also a large lagoon style outdoor pool, lane swim pool and a kids pool. There is also an indoor spa area with a jacuzzi and sauna as well as a fully equipped gym. You will find chillout areas with sunbeds for ultimate relaxation. There are several outdoor sports areas and children’s play areas and even a social club!

It is no wonder Green Hills La Zenia is such a popular Residencial with so much to offer both within the gated community and in the local area too.

Prices for apartments for sale in Green Hills La Zenia start at €249,000 for two and three bedroom apartments with large terraces.


Residencial La Zenia Star


La Zenia Star is a new development of contemporary apartments located in the heart of La Zenia Spain. It’s fabulous location makes this an appealing complex with everything you need within walking distance including La Zenia Boulevard and of course La Zenia Beach.

The complex comprises forty apartments, spread across five blocks in total. Ground floor apartments come with spacious gardens and first and second floor apartments come with large terraces with sea views. Penthouses also come with spacious rooftop solariums. All apartments come with a private parking space and use of communal facilities including a large swimming pool and relaxing chill out areas.

Prices for apartments for sale in Residencial La Zenia Star start at €218,900 for a two bedroom apartment (prices were correct at the time of article being written).


We hope our guide to La Zenia has been helpful. We specialise in new build properties on the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida and all of our new build properties come complete with our Movehappy package, including new properties in La Zenia for sale, saving you up to €18,000! You can view more properties for sale in La Zenia, Alicante below.

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