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Orihuela Costa Chiringuitos, the coolest summer beach bars

ORIHUELA COSTA CHIRINGUITOS One of the finer aspects of Spanish beach life are the small beach bars stationed at popular points along the south Costa Blanca coastline.

Known locally as Chiringuitos, these café-style bars provide residents and visitors with light refreshments whilst here on holiday. They're a popular meeting point and watering hole.

The beach bars along the Orihuela Costa coast have received a significant overhaul over the past few years, and the local organisations that administer their day-to-day operations have spared no expense to ensure that the facilities meet expectations.

Each one has been prefabricated off-site from sustainable materials to minimise the impact on the fragile beach environment.

In addition to the cool eco-style, designed to fit in with their surroundings, the bars have received improved toilet facilities and dedicated lifeguard stations fully equipped to deal with most emergencies during the summer season.

Orihuela Costa Chiringuitos, the Spanish summer beach bars

The lifeguard stations offer essential medical support and first aid to members of the public, and their installation enabled the beaches to retain their Blue Flag status.

The bars are open every day throughout the summer season, serving a menu of light bites throughout the day.

The Chiringuitos in La Zenia and Cabo Roig open all year round and the beaches are often selected as the locations for the council's Winter Beach programme.

During the height of summer, the Orihuela Costa Chiringuitos offer a packed weekend social calendar of live music, dancing, fitness, and organised events.

La Zenia's Playa Cala Bosque currently hosts Sunday morning Yoga sessions, and the bars often offer chilled afternoons of music with local musicians playing to crowds of sunseekers into the weekend.

Orihuela Costa Chiringuitos, the Spanish summer beach bars

Orihuela Costa beach bars, where to find them this summer

In what has become something of an established local convention, local rock legend Che Liam takes centre stage on Cabo Roig's Playa de la Caleta beach each Sunday afternoon, performing covers of popular classic tracks live from 13:30.

Chiringuitos Del Sol has already confirmed Che Liam's participation over the summer, with a calendar of dates scheduled during the season.

With a busy social calendar throughout the summer, including special events on the beaches of Cala Bosque in La Zenia, and Cala Capitán and Cala La Caleta in Cabo Roig, the beach bars put on an admirable show every year that entertains locals and visitors alike.

The bars (and the hard-working team that provides the valued service), are locally renowned for their friendly atmosphere, warm welcome, and good sense of humour.

The Chiringuito beach bars offer a sustainable service too, taking every opportunity to reduce the number of plastic and non-recycled components throughout the service. They also maintain the clean environment expected on the beach.

Orihuela Costa Chiringuitos, the Spanish summer beach bars

Orihuela Costa Chiringuitos, a summer of Sun, Sea, and Sangria

The Orihuela Costa Chiringuitos provide vital services in beach areas typically devoid of public facilities, and there are currently eight beach bars servicing the requirements of sunseekers along the Orihuela Costa and south Costa Blanca coastal regions.

La Zenia | Cala Bosque Google Map
La Zenia | Cala Cerrada Google Map
Cabo Roig | Cala Capitan Google Map
Cabo Roig | Playa de la Caleta Google Map
Playa Flamenca | Cala las Estacas CLOSED
Playa Flamenca | La Mosca CLOSED
Campoamor | Barranco Rubio Google Map
Campoamor | Playa de la Glea Google Map
Playa de Aguamarina Google Map
Playa de Punta Prima CLOSED
Playa de Mil Palmeras Google Map

A visit to one of the beach bars should be on your list of places to visit while you're here on holiday in Spain. You can find each one above with these Google Maps links that include directions from your location.

Looking for holiday ideas and travel inspiration? Find out more about our favourite recommended things to do on the Orihuela Costa or join the La Zenia community Facebook group and find out what's going on in the local area.

Photo credit: LaZenia.com

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Alexander Pichlmayr
Alexander Pichlmayrhttp://www.lazenia.com
Originally from Germany, Alexander has lived in Spain over 28 years. Graduated as MBA, he combines his enthusiasm for marketing with a deep expertise in the Spanish Real Estate and Tourism Industry.


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