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Apartamentos Oropesa Del Mar Suites 3000
Oropesa del Mar 946 yd from city centre
Located in Oropesa del Mar, Apartamentos Oropesa del Mar Suites 3000 provides accommodation with an outdoor pool. Private...
Apartamentos Oropesa Playa 3000
Oropesa del Mar 978 yd from city centre
There are many bars and restaurants in the area, serving typical Mediterranean cuisine. Benicasim is a 15-minute drive from...
Apartamentos Acapulco Marina D'Or 3000
Oropesa del Mar 1.5 mi from city centre
The Acapulco Marina D'Or 3000 Apartments in Oropesa del Mar are located on the beachfront of Amplaries, the Oropesa beach...
Apartamentos Doña Carmen 3000
Oropesa del Mar 1,034 yd from city centre
Apartments in Apartamentos Doña Carmen 3000 can accommodate up to 6 guests in one or two double rooms with a double bed...
Apartamentos Mondrían Marina D Or 3000
Oropesa del Mar 1.8 mi from city centre
The Mondrian Marina D'or 3000 Apartments in Oropesa del Mar are located within the Marina D'Or urbanization and in the Mondrian...
Apartamentos Bernat 3000
Oropesa del Mar 1,153 yd from city centre
Apartamentos Bernat is located 50 m from the beach and only 10 minutes’ walk from Oropesa del Mar city centre. All apartments...
Marina D Or® Gran Duque
Oropesa del Mar 1.4 mi from city centre
Hotel Gran Duque is situated in Marina d'Or Holiday Resort, just 250 metres from the beach in Oropesa del Mar. It includes...
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Located in the comarca of Plana Alta, Oropesa is a town in the historic Valencian Community of north east Spain. A resort nestled right by the sea, in an area known as the Orange Blossom Coast, the town has over the years been developed into one that relies greatly on tourism, both domestic and international.
Don’t let its modern guise as a contemporary tourist resort fool you. If you dig a little deeper, you will find that Oropesa del Mar boasts a long and proud history. Settlement has been proven right back to the Bronze Age, the town has been through many rulers, attacked by Barbary pirates, and played a key role in a battle in the 1811 War of Independence.
Holidaymakers will be pleased to learn that there are plenty of affordable hotels in Oropesa del Mar.
Neighbourhoods of Oropesa del Mar
The main areas of interest for visitors are:
- The Old Town: Just like many other Spanish destinations, the Old Town district of Oropesa del Mar is the place to go to experience a taste of the antique, quaint culture of the area. You will find lots of old, untouched architecture around every corner.
- The Marina: A charming place for a stroll among the yachts or to enjoy a drink or meal in the quayside bars and restaurants..
- The Beaches: Oropesa del Mar has 11 kms of coastline and some glorious beaches. La Concha is a very family-friendly beach of soft golden sand with a playground for the kids. Les Amplaries beach is a favourite haunt of active types looking for water sports. La Renegà is popular with snorkellers and scuba divers. Morro de Gos is a beautiful Blue Flag beach.
What to see and do in Oropesa del Mar
There is an interesting mixture of historical interest and pure tourist entertainment. Some of the suggestions for must visits places and must have experiences include the amusement/theme parks of Parque Infantil Munda Fantasia and Aventura d’Or Parc Tematica, the Torre del Reya 15th century watchtower commissioned by Fernando the 1st of Aragon and Castillo Árabe de Oropesa del Mar, a Moorish castle once captured by El Cid. There are some interesting churches, for example, the Iglesia de la Virgen de la Paciencia has some beautiful tiles and some interesting museums like the Iron Museum, the Playing Card Museum, and the Museum of International Art.
What to eat in Oropesa del Mar
The culinary culture and history of Oropesa del Mar is very much dictated by its geographical location within Spain. Among some of the most famous and beloved foods and meals are arroz negro which is black rice cooked with squid ink, suquet de peix which is a delicious local take on seafood stew, and arrosejat which is a meal containing various types of shellfish with browned rice.
Typical events and festivals in Oropesa del Mar
Oropesa del Mar enjoys playing host to a number of different events and festivals over the year. Some of the most popular and high profile include the annual Oropesa Rockfest musical festival, the Festival of the Sea and Tourism Day, and the long standing and unique International Puppet Festival.
How to move around in Oropesa del Mar
The two forms of transport for navigating in and around Oropesa del Mar are the bus and private taxi cabs. There is a regular running and well maintained bus network that is utilised by residents and tourists alike, and the taxi services operate on a 24 hour basis.
The climate in Oropesa del Mar
Oropesa del Mar experiences what you might class as ‘varied’ weather in comparison to some of the more classically Mediterranean climates across Spain. The summers are warm, dry, and sometimes muggy with temperatures rising into the high 20s regularly, whilst the winters are very long, cold, windy, and cloudy. Temperatures are obviously lower during these wet winter months, which makes the period from June to late August the most popular time for holidays.