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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Orihuela Town, Spain your home away from home

Orihuela Town has a long and fascinating history, being listed on historical documents as far back as the 6th century. The metropolitan area of Orihuela was declared a city in 1707, but this article focus only on the centre of that area, usually referred to as Orihuela Town. The town is the historical and cultural capital of the region, and offers a good quality holiday rental accommodation that is both near the sea, but also within touching distance of other important cities such as Murcia and Elche, as well as the remainder of the Orihuela municipality.

Things to do in Orihuela Town, Spain

There are a number of interesting monuments worth visiting on a wander around the old town centre, with palaces, churches and cathedrals clearly the order of the day. Perhaps the most frequented are the Gothic Cathedral, which dates back to the 14th century and was formerly a mosque, and the Baroque church of Santo Domingo, which is famous for its sweeping marble staircase. The Palace de Rubalcalva is a great place to start a tour of Orihuela Town, as it is also where the tourist information office can be found.

Orihuela Town also has something to offer in the way of more modern amenities. Fruit growing is one of the mainstays of the local economy, and you can enjoy delicious and fresh lemons, oranges, pomegranates and more at various shops and stalls around town, or at the Tuesday street market. Also consider a trip to a local restaurant, where you can sit outside and sample local dishes in a palm tree laden setting.

Places to visit on holiday in Orihuela Town, Spain

There are a number of beaches within the municipality, the majority of which are less than half an hour’s drive from Orihuela Town, in an area known as the Orihuela Costa. Closer to the city are a series of small towns and villages that lie in semi-rural locations amongst the regions fruit orchards, such as peaceful Algofa (13km) and historic San Miguel de Salinas (20km). The use of a car is recommended to explore this area to its fullest.

Weather in Orihuela Town, Spain

Summers in Orihuela Town are long and hot, with peak temperatures of over 35C and a daily average of around 30C. This can feel even hotter when you are not on the coast or around the pool, so it is best to take it easy and not try to overdo the sightseeing too much to begin with. Warm temperatures can be experienced almost all year round, with a daily average of 15C even throughout winter, so any time of the year is a good time for a visit.

Flights to Orihuela Town, Spain

Almost every major UK airline flies to either Murcia – San Javier Airport (Airport code MJV, 40km away) or Alicante Airport (ALC, 50km), so you are never short of options when it comes to getting to your accommodation in Orihuela Town from the UK. There are plenty of offers on these flights, so shop around and book during a discounted period.

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Worth it for the view

5 of 5
fantastic villa, laura made entry easy, golf great and bars and staff very friendly will be back for sure.
  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2018

Relaxing and peaceful 😊

5 of 5
First impression when we seen the villa was WOW , the gardens were well maintained and the property itself was lovely and spacious. Located in a quiet part of town but just what we were looking for to have a relaxing peaceful holiday and that’s just what we got 😊👍🏻
  • Review Submitted: Apr 08, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2018