Orihuela is, without a doubt, one of the best options for living on the Costa Blanca. It is located in the municipality of Alicante and is a perfect place both for holidays and to establish a permanent home. Its climate is excellent, with more than three hundred days of sunshine a year, and its beaches are a great attraction, thanks to their white sand and crystal clear waters. Orihuela is made up of numerous residential areas with wonderful views, leisure activities for all the family and all kinds of services. Below, we list the best areas to live in Orihuela.

Cabo Roig

For those who are looking to live in a beautiful and peaceful place, Cabo Roig is considered to be the most beautiful urbanisation on the Costa Blanca. Amongst its many attractions are its beaches and coves of fine white sand, as well as its clean and transparent waters. Cabo Roig is a very safe, welcoming and peaceful urbanization that also offers all kinds of amenities and services such as restaurants, cafes and its spectacular marina. Amongst its properties, there are luxury villas and residences to satisfy all kinds of needs.


This is a beautiful urbanisation with several sports complexes and golf courses, so the lifestyle is both dynamic and peaceful. It has villas, duplexes and flats, most of which are equipped with private swimming pools and large gardens. Due to its expansion and its wide range of services, it is a good urbanisation to invest in housing. It is very suitable for families with children, as there are international and Spanish schools close by.

Campoamor (Dehesa de Campoamor)

This urbanisation is very close to Cabo Roig and is characterised by its natural beauty, which is almost untouched. It is one of the greenest areas of Orihuela, being situated next to the Escalona natural park. It has a good beach, as well as quiet secluded coves and small parks for relaxing walks. Campoamor has restaurants, a supermarket and a golf course, and its greatest potential is that it is a very quiet residential area where you can enjoy a very healthy life. It has large villas, but also flats with fabulous views. It is a perfect urbanisation for families.

La Zenia

La Zenia is probably the most popular urbanisation in Orihuela. It is famous for its great commercial activity, and it is a perfect area for singles and also for families. It stands out for its wide range of services such as restaurants, schools, leisure areas, supermarkets… everything you need for a comfortable life. In La Zenia you will find the Zenia Boulebard, which is one of the biggest shopping centres in the Mediterranean. La Zenia has a very lively atmosphere, making it ideal for singles and couples, but without the hustle and bustle of the big city. It has comfortable flats, very modern, good infrastructure and incredible beaches.

best areas to live in Orihuela

Flamenca Beach

Playa Flamenca is a very quiet urbanisation located in one of the areas of Orihuela with the largest offer of properties. It is a recent urbanization, but it has all kinds of services such as supermarkets, schools and institutes. It is a quiet place with two beaches, La Mosca and La Estaca, both with Blue Flag status.

Mil Palmeras

Mil Palmeras is a very quiet and sparsely populated urbanisation. Its name comes from the large number of palm trees that adorn the urbanisation, which also has a distinctly Spanish village character. The houses have white walls, with decorated railings and railings. It is a good place for couples and families who want a quiet lifestyle immersed in Spanish culture. The only problem with the urbanisation is that you need a car to get around to enjoy more amenities and services.

San Miguel de Salinas

This is an urbanisation very close to the salt lakes of Torrevieja, and is surrounded by citrus groves and native vegetation. It is a peaceful place to live, also immersed in Spanish culture, with large homes. It also has amenities and services, and is ideal for large families.

best areas to live in Orihuela

Which is the best area to live in Orihuela?

Of all the urbanisations we have seen in this post, all of them fantastic places to establish a residence, we would choose Cabo Roig. Not in vain is it considered to be the most beautiful urban complex on the Costa Blanca. You will love its beaches, its secluded coves, its tranquillity and its spacious villas; with the convenience of having all the necessary services and leisure facilities close at hand, without having to travel.

If you are looking for a property in this area, at Sonneil we offer houses in the best areas to live in Orihuela Costa, so that you can enjoy the Mediterranean all year round!

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