If your trip to Torrevieja is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.Not too far from the city center, Aquopolis Torrevieja is one attraction to consider putting on your to-do list. Punta Prima Beach and Torrevieja Harbour are also not far away and worth a pit stop.
Make sure you have enough gas in the tank, because there are some great reasons to get out and go exploring beyond Torrevieja. They include Palmeral of Elche in Elche — a popular road-trip destination just 20 miles away. Altamira Palace is another popular attraction.
There’s nothing like winding down the car window and feeling the cool, salty air in your hair while you’re cruising beside the sea. Pack a picnic hamper and spend a day enjoying the sun at one of the stunning beaches near Torrevieja. Top options include:
Cala del Moro (2 miles away).
Playa de Cabo Cervera (3 miles away).
Punta Prima Beach (3 miles away).
If you’re eager to get out and meet new people, attending an event at Cultural Society Casino of Torrevieja is a great idea. You’ll find it 0.1 miles from Torrevieja, so look through the conference calendar and see if something grabs your attention.
Having your own car in Torrevieja will give you more freedom to go where you want, when you want. Maybe you’re planning to head out of town, explore country lanes, and see where the wind takes you. If so, book one of our SUVs and explore the sandy shores in the surrounding area. If you’d prefer to experience the bright lights of the city, something small will be a better fit. Zooming around bumper-to-bumper traffic will be a whole lot easier in a compact or economy car.
There’s loads of choice when it comes to rental cars in Torrevieja. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to zippy little compacts that make parking a breeze, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match of course depends on your budget and what you intend to do. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need anything more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which will it be this time?
You’ll be driving on the right-hand side of the road in Torrevieja. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it’s a good idea to drive a little more cautiously in places you’ve never been.
Finding a car space in Torrevieja won’t be too challenging. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — it may be tricky parking right in the center during peak periods.
One terrific thing about hitting the road in a smaller city is less traffic, so don’t worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of about 101,800, you can expect a smooth Torrevieja driving experience.
Speed limits vary across the city of Torrevieja, but usually range from 50km/h to 120km/h. Most residential roads have a top speed of 50km/h unless posted otherwise.
In most cases, your car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can send a fine straight to you.
It is against the law to use your cell phone while driving a car in Torrevieja, and you may even receive a fine for just holding your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Torrevieja is 0.05%. If you’re planning on partying, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
It’s prohibited to turn at a red light in Torrevieja. When you encounter one, enjoy a mindful moment or two until the light switches back to green.
Seat belts have to be worn in Vega Baja del Segura. However, this rule may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.