Campoamor Area Travel Guide

Dehesa de Campoamor, better known as Campoamor, is a village which is located in the district Orihuela Costa in the municipality of Orihuela.

It is one of the most important locations of Costa Blanca, specifically located between Torrevieja and Pilar de la Horadada. Thousands of people, both spanish and foreigners, have fallen in love with this spectacular urbanization since the 70s. It has 3 white sand beaches and numerous green areas suitable for practicing a lot of leisure and free time activities.

One of the most important characteristics of this urbanization is how it perfectly blends simplicity and luxury. We can find buildings of simple studios of a single room with views of the Mediterranean Sea to the most exclusive villas and it is an ideal place to invest in a second home for the summer holidays.

Most important beaches in Campoamor:

Playa de la Glea

La Glea beach is one of the most popular beaches in the Dehesa de Campoamor urbanization and the municipality of Orihuela Costa. It has 513 meters in length and more than 60 meters in width. In addition, the configuration of the buildings that surround it (low houses of no more than two heights) give it a greater sense of spaciousness.

At one of its ends, this beach narrows and joins the Aguamarina beach. This link allows a great walk of more than a kilometer very popular among all the people that go to this beach.

The bath at La Glea beach is great for all ages. It is also the beach of the urbanization with the largest number of water activities to practice. Floating Castles for kids, parasailing or jetski rental are the most popular ones.

Playa de Aguamarina:

Aguamarina beach is another of the main tourist attractions in the area. It has all kinds of services and a Marina to travel the coast offshore. It has 500 meters long and 29 meters wide of fine white sand. Despite being a beach with calm waters, it has a lifeguard service.

Playa de Barranco Rubio

This beach is located at the mouth of the ravine of the same name and is the first beach of the urbanization if you come from El Pilar de la Horadada. Its characteristics make it ideal to spend long afternoons in it, both in summer and winter: Its sands are fine and white and it also has all the necessary services to be able to supply the great summer demand.

The beach of Barranco Rubio is very extensive. It begins next to the Puerto Deportivo de Campoamor and extends along the promenade. It is more than 700 meters long and about 54 meters wide. The long walks along it are a classic because, in addition, it connects through a walkable path with the beach of Las Mil Palmeras.

Thanks to its location, its waters are calm and its waves are usually of low height. The depth is the most progressive among all the beaches of Campoamor, which makes the Barranco Rubio beach ideal for the kids bath, always under supervision


beaches in Campoamor

Alternative Plans to do in Campoamor

Appart from going to its really good beaches, there are some alternative plans you can do in Campoamor:

Enjoy Golf

Las Lomas de Campoamor is probably the most important golf field in Campoamor. This golf course has been challenging experienced golfers since 1988 when it was inaugurated as Real Club de Golf Campoamor by HRH D. Juan de Borbón. The course emerged from the wild beauty of Dehesa de Campoamor between two interconnected valleys surrounded by small hillocks that protect it from the wind, which generates a microclimate that enables the practice of golf any time of year.

Go to a beach club

Campoamor has a really good culture of beach clubbing. Places like Jardines del Mar or Las Colinas Beach Club are perfect to enjoy a non-typical day of summer.

Local Market

The Campoamor local market is held every non-holiday Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Calle Fuego in the Aguamarina urbanization. It has about 180 stalls where you can find fruits and vegetables, food, bags, clothes, footwear and accessories, jewelry, decoration, home, crafts, flowers and plants at really good prices. Take a walk over there and see what you can find!


Alternative Plans to do in Campoamor


The 5 best restaurants

If you are a food lover, and when you go on vacation, you try to find the best restaurants in advanced, here you have a list of some of the best restaurants in Torrevieja:

1.- La Barraca: Without a doubt it is one of the best possible places to enjoy the surroundings and a Mediterranean meal: The famous Cauldron rice, rice with sea bass and red shrimp, varied fried foods, grilled fish and shellfish of the day.

2.- Vela Beach Restaurante: Located within the yacht club of Campoamor, it opens all year long to give lunch, dinner or celebrate your event and enjoy some of the best views in the area. The specialty in both fish and meat is well confirmed by the SICTED seal offered by the Ministry of Tourism to restaurants that have a comprehensive tourist quality system at destination and accredit it with audits carried out by the Administration itself.

3.- Fishbowl: Fish Bowl is a restaurant by Peter Fisher, owner and chef of the place, who is committed to sourcing the finest of ingredients with an importance on local produce. This restaurant caters for gluten free and vegetarian.

4.- Restaurante Casa Alfonso:. If you want to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine and signature cuisine, visit Casa Alfonso. Creative and original dishes made with high quality products and season, worthy of the most demanding palates. Casa Alfonso will leave you pleasantly surprised.


 Campoamor transport


Transport options

If you need to go from the Airport of Alicante or from the Airport of Murcia to Campoamor, you have multiple options like public bus or private transfer options.

However, the best way to get to this incredible beach place is to book a taxi. If you are flying to the Airport of Alicante, a taxi transfer to Campoamor will cost only 50€.

In case you are flying to Murcia Airport, the distance is longer and it will cost 70€. 

This is the easiest and most comfy way to travel, as it is a fixed price for a 24h service, so you can get it whenever you want. The best way to do it, is to book your taxi to Campoamor in advance, so you won’t have to wait even a minute. You can book your taxi to Campoamor here. If you have any doubt, don’t hesitate to send us an email through our contact form.

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