Attractions of Pilar de la Horadada and tourism
Pilar de la Horadada is a small city in the autonomy of Valencia, located near the border with the province of Murcia and a few kilometers from the Costa Blanca. Murcia is about 50 km away, Torrvieja is about 18 km, and Alicante International Airport is just over 60 km away. And it’s “neighbor-companion” Torre de la Horadada is an exceptionally pleasant quiet town, perfect not only for a wonderful holiday, but also for permanent residence.
This area boasts more than favorable ecological environment, gorgeous landscapes, and wonderful citrus plantations. Most recently, the basis of the economy of Pilar de la Horadada was the cultivation of vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Now it is a comfortable resort with well-developed infrastructure.
By the way, the local coast is almost "universal” and is perfect for a variety of water activities. The beaches of Los Jesuitas, El Conde, El Puerto are the best for swimming and have the Blue Flag certificate, windsurfers will enjoy Mil Palmeras, and El Mojón is popular with divers. And here you can find an equipped marina.
In addition to classic resort entertainment, the city and its surroundings have interesting sights. This is the amazing lagoon of Mar Menor, located a little south, on the Costa Calida, the Sierra De Escalona nature reserve, and the Torre De La Opadada ⅩⅤⅼ century tower, located on the coast.
Climate, nature and ecology of Pilar de la Horadada
This is one of the sunniest, warmest, and driest places on the Spanish coast. Daytime temperatures in winter are + 15⁰ ... + 18⁰, in summer: + 28⁰ ... + 32⁰. The sea becomes comfortable for swimming already in early June, the swimming season lasts until the end of October. The amount of precipitation does not exceed 300 mm per year, rainy time lasts from November to March.