La Mata, Torrevieja, offering a range of bars, shops and hidden gems, and just a short trip to the beach or the centre of the town and about 15 minutes away from the centre of Torrevieja or the natural parks surrounding this area

La Mata, Torrevieja, offering a range of bars, shops and hidden gems, and just a short trip to the beach or the centre of the town and about 15 minutes away from the centre of Torrevieja or the natural parks surrounding this area

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New, restrictive maximum permitted speed limits come into force in Spain. Notably, secondary roads see the reduction, with 7,000 kilometres of road now reduced. Keep an eye on further restrictions based on the type of vehicle too, especially van and derivatives drivers

New, restrictive maximum permitted speed limits come into force in Spain.
Notably, secondary roads see the reduction, with 7,000 kilometres of road now reduced.
Keep an eye on further restrictions based on the type of vehicle too, especially van and derivatives drivers

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Free TV in fro Hospital Patients

From 15 February, getting sick will now come with at least one bonus, patients in the province´s hospitals will be able to enjoy free TV in their rooms. For the past 9 years patients have had to subscribe to use the service, although a few free channels were available, but from February the service will …

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Seven Rescued from Torrevieja Inferno

A total of seven people were injured on Thursday in a house fire in Torrevieja, which had apparently been started intentionally. According to the reports from the Provincial Fire Consortium, the fire was started by a man who had intended to commit suicide. Amongst those injured are two fire fighters who attended the incident, and …

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Carnival Time is Coming

This weekend, visitors to the FITUR tourism event have been treated to a preview of the parade, and now it´s time to get your feathers ready, your colourful frocks prepared, your drums and maracas tuned, and your scary costumes exhumed, because carnival is about to begin in Torrevieja. The schedule begins on Saturday 2 February, …

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Three Kings Parade on Saturday

This Saturday, the Three Kings will once again arrive in Torrevieja by boat, a scene which has become a tradition in the town, landing at 5:30 p.m. in the fishing port. The Councillor for fiestas, Domingo Pérez, confirmed the arrangements in a press conference, explaining that their Majesties will spend about 30 minutes at the …

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2019 Red days and Local Holiday list

For the 2019 working calendar in Spain, there are eight working days which will be considered national holidays, including two which will form a “bridge” around a weekend, as both November 1, All Saints Day , and December 6, Constitution Day, fall on a Friday, These are the national holidays of course, known as “red …

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Court Locks up Brits for Drug Distribution Network

Officers from the Guardia Civil have dismantled a criminal organisation which distributed marijuana to an exclusively English speaking patronage. The arrests took place in Guardamar del Segura, Los Montesinos and Rojales, with four men, all said to be British national, arrested during the search of the homes. The men have been remanded in custody pending …

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More than 20 Rescued from Boats off the Coast

The Maritime Rescue Service, supported by the Cruz Roja, have rescued at least 22 people who were travelling in boats off the coast of Torrevieja, intending to reach Spain from Africa.   At least 4 of the people rescued are women, plucked from two boats by the Salvamar Mirfak rescue boat, before being transferred to …

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