Parc Natural de Las Lagunas de La Mata y Torrevieja
The Lagunas de La Mata-Torrevieja Natural Park is located in Alicante, Spain, within the Vega Baja del Segura region and covering parts of the municipalities of Guardamar del Segura, Torrevieja, Los Montesinos, and Rojales.
The Natural Park Information Center can be found in the old forest house near the town of Torrelamata, about 200 meters from the N-332 road. There is an accessible route for people with reduced mobility, which is about 700 meters long and starts from the car park, which has 2 spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility or functional diversity.
If those spaces are full, visitors with reduced mobility can park at the visitor reception center or near the La Mata cemetery. The Red and Yellow routes also have a wooden walkway and a platform with tables at an accessible height for wheelchairs in the recreational area.
Did you know that in Torrevieja there is a museum dedicated to Holy Week, which is accessible for people with reduced mobility?
It was inaugurated in 1992 and is governed by the Major Board of Brotherhoods of Holy Week. The museum houses 19 "pasos" (steps) and a large portion of the heritage of Torrevieja's Holy Week processions.
The collection includes banners, thrones, images, embroidery, sculptures, and paintings that have been preserved for over two centuries of Holy Week in Torrevieja.
The exhibition is permanent and can be visited throughout the year, except during Holy Week and the two weeks before and after it. Admission is free and the museum is open from Monday to Friday.
We could not talk about Torrevieja and not mention this museum, which is important to us. However, it is unfortunate that the museum is NOT ACCESSIBLE to people with reduced mobility, as it requires the use of stairs to enter. The museum is fundamentally ethnological and offers a glimpse into the origins and history of the city.
It was inaugurated in February 1995 in its current provisional location, and features a selection of objects that reflect the roots of Torrevieja, such as salt crafts, vintage photographs, ship models, archaeological material, fishing elements, and navigation items.
Admission is free and the museum is open from Tuesday to Saturday.
Address and contact:
Calle Patricio Perez, 10 Bajo Torrevieja (Alicante)
The tower of the Moor was built in the 14th century and originally served a defensive purpose. It is located on Cape Cervera, about 5 kilometers from the center of Torrevieja along the coastal road towards La Mata.
Access to the tower is accessible for people with reduced mobility, but not the top, as it requires climbing spiral stairs. The tower is 42 meters above sea level and about 80 meters from the coast.
The location belongs to the municipality of La Mata and is surrounded by a 23,000 square meter park with excellent views of the sea. The park has swings for children and a couple of barracks that are replicas of old houses in Torrevieja. In 1960, renovations were made to the tower and in 1985 it was declared a cultural asset.
Its current appearance is a result of its last reconstruction in 1994, which added a battlemented tower with an interior staircase to its highest part. The most convenient way to reach the tower is by private car, as parking can be found around the park and nearby housing estates. However, in the summer it may be necessary to park further from the park to find a spot.
The tower can also be reached by bus using line A, which connects Torrevieja and La Mata. The stops in both directions are a few meters from the park.
This boat located in the port of Torrevieja is accessible to visitors with reduced mobility thanks to a vertical lift and an access walkway with railings. The S-61 Delfín was the first Spanish Navy ship to be converted into a floating museum, precisely in the city that gave it its combat flag in 1971.
Welcome to Torrevieja, a beautiful destination on the Spanish Costa Blanca! Torrevieja is a city located in the province of Alicante in the Vega Baja del Segura region. It is situated in an area of high landscape and ecological value on the Mediterranean coast. Its usual population (in 2020) was approximately 86,000, but it can house up to 450,000 people in the summer. It is the fifth largest city in the Valencian Community and the third largest in the province of Alicante.
From www.motion4rent.com, we provide you with important information, places of interest, and tourist offices. We also offer information on accessible beaches, adapted excursions, theme parks, accessible restaurants, and other offers for visitors with reduced mobility. We hope you enjoy your stay!
Torrevieja Tourist office
Torrevieja has two tourist offices where they will provide you with all kinds of information so that you can fully enjoy this town:
Torrevieja does not have an airport, the closest is Alicante and to get to or from it you can go by taxi, but also by bus.
Departure and arrival (in Torrevieja): From the Torrevieja bus station. Sea Street, 50.
Departure and arrival (at Alicante airport): Upper floor (departures)
Accessible for the disabled: YES
Ticket sales in Torrevieja: Torrevieja bus station (Calle de Mar, 50) and on the same bus at the airport.
According to Regulation (CE) 1107/2006 of the European Parliament and in compliance with it, Alicante Airport offers passengers with reduced mobility a free attention and assistance service.
This assistance service is available to all passengers with reduced mobility or with some type of disability, and can be requested at least 48 hours in advance so that your entire trip is prepared from the moment you arrive at the airport. This service is free and can be requested through https://www.aena.es/pmr/inicio?lang=es or by calling (+34) 91 321 10 00.
Torrevieja City Council will maintain eight lines and create one circular and three night lines, with a fleet of 32 buses that are all adapted for people with reduced mobility.
The schedule, which is subject to change and has been made available to the public, eliminates the free service in order to make the service sustainable with a fare of €1.40. The routes include a new circular line and eight connections between the city center and neighborhoods and urbanizations. Currently, there are seven route connections.
All 32 buses are equipped with hybrid technology.
Torrevieja complies with the regulation requiring 5% of its taxis to be adapted for people with reduced mobility. Taxi ranks are located in various places and are clearly marked. Some of the locations include the Town Hall, city center, Bus Station, Local Police headquarters, health centers, hospitals, and residential areas.
You can order the taxi service by calling:
Telephone Radio Taxi Torrevieja: (+34) 96 571 22 77 or (+34) 96 571 10 26
There are many taxi drivers with private home service.
Carrefour shopping center
Habaneras Shopping Center
La Loma Health Center
Knight of Rhodes Street
Maria Parodi Street
Saint James Hospital
Hotel Eden Rock
Hospital of Torrevieja
Urbanization La Siesta
El Palmeral Urbanization
New Waters Urbanization
Cabo Cervera Urbanization
La Veleta Urbanization
Rocío del Mar Urbanization
One of the highlights of Torrevieja is its 14 kilometers of coastline, which includes various beaches, coves, and hidden spots that are perfect for summer. Many of the beaches in Torrevieja also have accessible areas such as ramps for people with reduced mobility, hammocks, recreational games, renovated beach bars with improved services and accessible toilets, and pergolas equipped with crane showers and amphibious chairs for people with reduced mobility.
From north to south, some of the most well-known beaches in Torrevieja are Playa de La Mata, Playa de Cabo Cervera, Las Calas, and Playa de Los Locos. Punta del Salaret is home to Playa de Los Locos, which got its name from the old sanatorium that used to be located there. This beach, which is located within the urban area of Torrevieja, has many services for visitors.
This year, Torrevieja has renewed all of its Blue Flags for Cabo Cervera, Cala Piteras, El Cura, Los Locos, Los Náufragos, and La Mata, as well as the marinas of Marina Internacional and Real Club Náutico de Torrevieja.
Here is a description of some of the beaches in Torrevieja that are accessible for people with reduced mobility.
Playa La Mata is a semi-urban beach that is 2,500 meters long and 30 meters wide, with a high occupancy rate. It has been awarded the Blue Flag by the European Foundation for Environmental Education for the quality of its waters, safety, services, and environmental conservation.
Playa La Mata has special access for people with reduced mobility and an unattended car park with over 100 spaces. To get to Playa La Mata by car, the closest road is the N-332. When you arrive, the beach has an unattended car park with over 100 spaces.
You can also reach Playa La Mata by bus using Urban Line A.
La Mata Beach Services:
El Salaret or Los Locos Beach:
Playa El Salaret is an urban beach that is 700 meters long and 10 to 25 meters wide, with a high occupancy rate. It has been awarded the Blue Flag by the European Foundation for Environmental Education for the quality of its waters, safety, services, and environmental conservation.
Playa El Salaret has special access for people with reduced mobility and an unattended car park with fewer than 50 spaces.
To get to Playa El Salaret by car, the closest road is the N-332. When you arrive, the beach has an unattended car park with fewer than 50 spaces.
You can also reach Playa El Salaret by bus using Urban Line A
Services of El Salaret Beach:
Neighborhoods / Areas
The Vía Verde de Torrevieja, also known as the Vía Verde de las Salinas, is an urban walk and nature path that follows the old Albatera-Torrevieja railway line. It leads to the Acequión beach and borders the local salt lagoon.
This 6.7 km route can be accessed by foot, bicycle, or wheelchair, as it is 100% paved and runs through the natural park of Lagunas de la Mata and Torrevieja.
Address and contact:
Avda. de la Estación, 1, 03185 Torrevieja (Alicante)
We recommend visiting the Park of Nations, which is accessible to people with reduced mobility and has an accessible playground for children. It is the first accessible park for children in the city of Torrevieja, providing a safe and accessible environment with adapted games for children to play together, regardless of any disabilities.