La playa del cura (the beach of the priest) is perhaps the most famous in Torrevieja, where every year the “night of the habaneras” is celebrated and hundreds of people gather to dine and listen to Havaneras. It is the most central beach in the urban area of Torrevieja. It has a multitude of services that will make you have an ideal stay. His name is due to a priest drowned on the beach and that caused such a commotion in the town of Torrevieja that little by little it was renamed “the beach of the priest”.
This beach is of fine and golden sand with clear and calm waters. It is ideal to go with the smaller ones. It has a recently renovated promenade. All the services that are available are signaled such as foot showers, ramps for the disabled, recreational area for children, tourist information point, special areas of relaxation as an accesible area for resting with seats in the water and access point for boats without motor. In the mornings in summer groups of people usually gather to practice exercises on the beach to the sound of music. In the vicinity of the beach there are numerous bars, gift shops, ice cream parlors and restaurants, as well as connection to the public transport of the city.
The safety of this beach is very good. It has four watchtowers, four lifeguards and a first aid point, in addition to police surveillance during the day. The beach has a blue flag ad flags indicating bathing.
The most televised beach in Torrevieja, the one that appears on TV and in the the wheather forecast.
The beach of the priest changes completely from day to night. During the day in high season it is usually a beach with a lot of people, at night it becomes one of the meeting points of torrevejenses, which usually enjoy night walks by the sea or the promenade, a good dinner on the beach or a drink in good company with the best views in the many bars and entertaiment in the area
How to get to the beach of the priest? You can get there from the Juan Aparicio promenade or you can click on this link to get directions.
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