Cabo Roig is a leading beach-side resort located on the popular Orihuela Costa. This coastal area is part of the Costa Blanca on the eastern coastline of Spain. Cabo Roig lies between the beautiful towns of La Zenia to the north and Dehesa de Campoamor to the south. Both of these locations are popular with tourists and expats alike.
Things To Do In Cabo Roig
Among the top attractions here are some fantastic beaches, several golf courses nearby and the lively strip. The super weather here yields some 320 days of sunshine per year. This area is only a 15 minute drive from the city of Torrevieja which lies to the north.
Cabo Roig strip is full of fantastic bars, restaurants, shops and other amenities. The nightlife in Cabo Roig is vibrant thanks to the many different businesses which also includes several nightclubs. This is the busiest part of the Orihuela Costa during summer. During the day there are plenty of things to do for the whole family.
St Patrick’s Day, Cabo Roig Strip
The strip is also the main spot for the St Patrick’s day celebrations. The whole of Cabo Roig turns green as people come from miles away to celebrate. The Irish contingent here put on a super show with well planned entertainment.
Among the popular beaches and coves here are Playa Cala Capitan and Playa Cala Caleta. Every beach area along this strip of coastline are well maintained and safe for children. If you are looking for more beach action then the beaches of Torrevieja are 10 minutes north. More super beaches on the Orihuela Costa include Playa Flamenca, La Zenia and Campoamor which are all nearby.
The beaches found in this area have all the amenities one would expect. These include sun loungers, parasols, showers, WC’s, and beach volleyball nets. The beach bars serve all types of beverages including cocktails, sangria and snacks.
Why not work up an appetite exploring the well known cliff walk which runs from Cala Caleta beach to La Zenia beach. The walk offers some picturesque views of the sea and coastline with some interesting coves to discover along the way.
Within a 15 minute drive of Cabo Roig beach there are 4 golf courses to choose from. The Real Club de Golf Campoamor, Las Colinas Golf Club, Club de Golf Las Ramblas and Villamartin Golf Club. All golf course here are 18 holes of a high standard.
Within a 5 minute drive is the huge La Zenia Boulevard. This super centre has over 150 shops, bars, restaurants and boutiques. In the evening why not try your luck at the Mediterraneo Casino, also located in the boulevard.
St Patrick’s Day
Below is some video footage and images that captures St Patrick’s Day in Cabo Roig in 2017. The strip is typically packed during the procession with the bars full to the rafters.
The fantastic Marina has become one of of the top locations on the Costa Blanca in which to moor your boats. There are currently some 200 mooring spots in the Marina, overlooked by the old guard tower. This area also has many restaurants to enjoy.