Pilar de la Horadada
Pilar de la Horadada is the furthest south of the Alicante province and borders Murcia.
The municipality of Pilar de la Horadada is divided into 3 parts and has about 21,000 inhabitants.
Pinar de Campoverde in the Far East In the country, the city of Pilar de la Horadada where most Spaniards live - here you will find all the facilities as well as large supermarkets and a weekly market on Fridays and Sundays. The third part, Torre de la Horadada is the beach town in the municipality, where you will find beautiful beaches and many eateries. The area is famous for good hiking and cycling routes.
If there is a place where the Mediterranean merges with the sun and the mountains, we have to stop at Pilar de la Horadada. A corner of the Costa Blanca that shines with its own light and that has dream beaches, great scenic beauty, and a past that has left its mark.
Pilar de la Horadada also has well-known festivities throughout the year, but the most famous festivities take place in October each year. Then there is the "Fiesta de Santísima Virgen del Pilar" (the Blessed Virgin of Pilar) celebrated for several days. There is a lot of fuss with a parade, concerts, entertainment, and the well-known "flower sacrifice". Both residents and permanent residents participate and there are large areas of serving and food tents etc. Fireworks are also not an unknown way to celebrate in Spain.
Pilar de la Horadada is also enjoyed through the sense of taste. You cannot leave this place without trying some of its typical dishes, such as the potato stew with meat, the stew with balls, the cabañil garlic rabbit, or the gachas migas.
For sports lovers, and active people - it is an ideal place and offers a variety of sports activities for all ages - from water sports - swimming, paddle surfing, surfing, kayaking, and snorkeling... but also tennis, beach volleyball, running, cycling, or the very popular golf - is premier golf the destination with a number of quality golf courses spread throughout the province including Las Colinas, Villamartin, Campoamor, La Finca, and Lo Romero are within a 20-25 minute drive.
Hiking in Pilar de la Horadada? Both on the coast and inland, we can find important areas with great ecological and scenic value, such as the Río Seco Natural Park, ideal for taking a beautiful hiking route with the whole family and being able to contemplate all its fauna and flora.
Zenia Boulevard Shopping Centre:
For shopping at Zenia Boulevard Shopping Centre in Orihuela Costa, you will find an open space with trendy shops and restaurants and the best services.
Spain's health care system is the seventh best in the world, according to the World Health Organization. You can usually communicate in English at the hospital.
According to the OCDE statistics, Spain has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. Costa Blanca particularly is quite idyllic, and a very safe destination for tourists and business people alike. You will rarely find any serious crimes committed here.