Cabo Roig is an area situated on the Mediterranean Coast, on the Costa Blanca, in the southeast of Spain.
Cabo Roig can be found 10 kilometres to the south of Torrevieja, on the southern Costa Blanca in eastern Spain.
Less than one hour?s drive from Alicante Airport and around 30 minutes drive from Murcia San Javier Airport.
It has been popular with Spanish holiday-makers since the 1970's but the Spanish property boom of the late 90's and early 2000's irreversibly changed Cabo Roig with an influx of new money and a new population.
The delightful town of old Cabo Roig has broad avenues lined with palms and landscaped gardens with views of the Mediterranean to the La Manga peninsula and the Mar Menor providing a picturesque setting alongside the lovely beaches.
La Zenia is the neighbouring area to the north, Campoamor beach is the region south of Cabo Roig and Campoamor, the golfing paradise is to the west. The Spanish cities of Alicante, Murcia and Cartagena are all within a 45 minute drive of this town with a very modern feel on the Spanish coast.
The Cabo Roig enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees.
Situated inbetween La Zenia to the north and Campoamor to the south, Cabo Roig is close to the major town of Torrevieja.
With fantastic weather and easy access to Murcia airport just 20 minutes drive south and Alicante airport 40 minutes drive to the north, no wonder Cabo Roig has become a popular place for holidaymakers and people owning second-homes as well as a growing permanent expat population.
Cabo Roig is known for its clean blue flag beaches and is popular for tourists from Northern Europe as well as the residents of the neighbouring region of Murcia who often flock to the beaches at the weekends.Cabo Roig is a typical seasonal holiday destination busiest over the summer months of July and August and at its quietest in the winter.
Often it is May and October which are the best times to visit Cabo Roig as the weather is warm, not too hot and humid and not as busy as it becomes during the school holidays.
There are a few beaches one can visit while vacationing in Cabo Roig which are Playa Cala Capitan and Playa Cala Caleta which are clean and safe for children.
Also within easy walking distance are the beaches at La Zenia,Playa Flamenca and Campoamor. Make sure you visit the historic Cabo Roig watchtower.The Cabo Roig Marina is one of the best marinas on the popular Costa Blanca coastline. Located in an attractive area it has over two hundred mooring spaces, a restaurant and some other good facilities.
The eye-catching 16th century watchtower, around which Cabo Roig originally grew, is now part of a restaurant complex (The CR Restaurant) which overlooks the recently modernised marina.
An estimated 2 million euros was spent on the refurbishment of what is now one of the Costa Blanca’s most desirable mooring spots,the marina is located by the well-known Cala Caleta beach and meandering above the marina is the pretty Cabo Roig to La Zenia cliff walk.
We have a great list below of things to do in Cabo Roig and surrounding area. We especially focus on things to do for families with children as we know this is the majority of visitors who holiday in Cabo Roig, of course the beaches and water park nearby are your most obvious attractions.
Be sure to try out the well known cliff walk which runs from Cala Caleta beach to La Zenia beach;this is an ideal way to spend an evening during the bright summer months and will provide a very welcome cooling breeze on those hot muggy days. The walk offers some picturesque views of the sea and coastline and there are some interesting coves to explore along the way.On a clear day it is possible to catch a glimpse of La Manga in the distance. There is often a cooling sea-breeze on the Costa Blanca which is badly needed during the hot summer days so walkers will be in their element.
To the south of Cabo Roig are Campoamor, Pilar de la Horadada, San Pedro del Pinatar and La Manga, all tourist resorts with fantastic blue beaches, great restaurants, shops and La Manga of course is famous for its golf-course, The La Manga Club.
Cabo Roig Strip you are spoilt for choice with the fine cuisine and resturants of Cabo Roig. With some restaurants winning Five Star awards, it’s no wonder that the locals choose to spend the warm evenings dining with their families in the resort.
There are a number of bars in the area which provide good quality, nightly entertainment for adults and children
On the Cabo Roig restaurant and Cabo Roig bar and pub front the following come highly recommended Blu, Life Bar, Piranahs, VIP Lounge, Shalimar, The Loft, The Italian Affair, Listers, Asia Chic, Sinatra, Diablos Bar, The Cella, Some Place Else, Chiringuita, The Harley Bar, La Tasca, Green Chill, China Town, Bar Med, The Living Room, Bar Liquid, The Bay Tree, Happy Dayz, Reggies, Krazy Chris, Skala Club, Le Paradis, Kazbar, The Bushwacka, Shakira II, Blue Mesa, La Frontera, The Pasty Shack, Rubies, Bar Mono, The Trinity, The Bog Road, The Nut House, New World, The Queen Victoria, Rianxeira, Smiling Jacks, The Wel, Paddy’s Point, Pharaoh’s Sports Bar, Maguires, Johnny B’s, Havana Bar, The Bistro, Wok Buffet, O’Donovans and La Bahia. As you can see there are plenty of nightlife options in Cabo Roig.
Villa | €269950
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New Build | €342995
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Apartment | €215000
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Bungalow | €115000
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Townhouse | €350
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Duplex | €400
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Apartment | €350
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Apartment | €450
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