The natural and municipal Park del Molino del Agua
The natural Park del Molino del Agua (Watermill Park) is a 17 hectares protected site. This natural space located seaside offers quiet promenade surrounded by pines and sand dunes.
The Natural Park of the Lagoons of La Mata and Torrevieja
The salt flats of Torrevieja and La Mata is natural reserve of more than 3700 hectares that extends on the Guardamar del Segura, Los Montesinos, Rojales and Torrevieja communities. It is constituted by 2 lagoons, one in la Mata and one in Torrevieja. The latter is pink and is used as a salt marsh. The park offers an amazing ecosystem and forms an important breeding and overwintering area for a number of different species of birds such as the flamingo.
Casa Forestal de La Mata (La Mata Forest House)
Tel : (+34) 96 692 04 04
Elche palm grove
The Palmeral de Elche and its plantation of more than 200 000 trees is the largest palm grove in Europe and one of the largest in the world. Included as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, it is an extraordinary example of Northern Africa culture transferred to Europe. The old traditional irrigation system which dates back to the 10th century, remains in function and is one of the oasis particular features.
The palm grove of Elche is divided in numerous gardens and can be visited on foot or by bicycle.