It is a beach of abundant fine sand marked for the departure of boats. It has a length of almost two and a half kilometers long and a width of approximately 50 meters. It is the most important beach of the town due to its extension and it is located to the south of the hamlet of Torrelamata.
Torrelalmata o La Mata is a distrit of the municipality of Torrevieja that borders the natural park of the lagoons of the Mata. It has to its credit an exceptional beach cataloged with blue flag, distinctive awarded by the European foundation of environmental education to the best quality beaches. The name of this extensive beach is related to the origin of the town and the area of the jetty where there would have been a bush that grows very well in limestone areas and can reach several meters known as “mata”
It is located in a natural environment with access to the water mill park from the beach itself, the fine sand and the absence of rocks except on the shore of the beach makes possible an unbeatable environment to enjoy a good day of beach and rest, where you can find from a “chiringuito” on the beach, multiple restaurants in front of the beach, 8 volleyball courts and one football beach, playground, 3 watchtowers with lifeguards in summer, plus three red cross stands, foot showers every few meters and bins.
In one of the streets adjacent to the beach we can find a park with a football court, two basketball courts, petanque and playground.
This beach has its oriigin in 1967 because a group of people rom northern Europe built in the vicinity an urbanization called “lomas del mar” which made it known as “beach of the Swedes”.
In time it would be called mata or Torrelamata beach. This beach gives its name to the white wine of the mata from centuries-old vineyards that has denomination of origin.
It has access roads and free public parking in the street, except on Wednesdays when parking is used for the stalls of the market.
Torrelamata or Mata beach connects with Torrevieja through the N-332, a dual lane road where you can travel by car in just 10 minutes from the center of Torrevieja.You can reach the beach of La Mata from the point where you are right now by clicking on this link.
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