WITH 2019 NEARLY UPON US it's time to check out the hottest events, parties, and seasonal restaurant deals on the Orihuela Costa new years eve, as we leave this year behind us tomorrow night.
But in fact, you don't need to wait until the evening as Zenia Boulevard is offering a two-hour live musical performance from Pianist Volter, as the classical musician takes to the stage in the shopping centre's main concourse from midday.
Orihuela Costa new years eve in La Zenia
Alejandros Restaurant right here in La Zenia is offering a special new years eve menu for €49.90 per person, with menu choices including Iberian Lamb, Seabass, or fillet beef options.
And literally across the road, Paddys Point Irish bar will be entertaining, as local band The Cages take to the stage at 22:30.
Browns Cocktail and Gastro Bar have an evening of entertainment and superb food on offer, with a spectacular fireworks display to complete the evening.
In neighbouring Playa Flamenca, The Fire Station sports bar and bistro are hosting a New Years' Eve Party and Dinner, with ticket prices from just €5 including a shot and Spanish Cava at midnight.
An optional fixed-price 3-course menu is also available at the venue, with tickets priced at €25 per person.
The Emerald Isle in La Florida intends to celebrate in style, with a special festive menu served from 19:00 and a late-night disco.
Highlights of the menu include Sirloin steak, medallions of pork, or stuffed chicken, with vegetarian options available. The price of €40 per person includes a glass of Spanish Cava to ring in the new year at midnight.
In Villamartin, Drivers Bar will be proving that they can turn their hand to more than just fabulous Sunday roast dinner, kicking off their new years eve celebrations with a dance party hosted by Diamond Jack. The fun starts a little later, with music from 21:00.
The Stray Sod Irish bar at Villamartin's La Fuente commercial centre is offering an evening menu from 19:30, with a 3-course fixed price menu and live music from Spanish duo Belle Luna from 22:30.
New years eve in Spain, join the party in Cabo Roig
You would expect Cabo Roig's infamous Strip to be littered with events tomorrow night, and the local venues certainly don´t seem in the mood to disappoint.
Poco Loco Mexican Restaurant is offering its usual menu of Tex-Mex food, zero admission fees, and music from DJ Tony de Love.
Orihuela Costa favourite, Bushwacka, has been lucky enough to land what must be the most revered and respected live musical groups in the Orihuela Costa, Kolted.
They will take to the stage at the Australian themed pub, followed by DJ James Arundel who will perform until the early hours of New Year's Day. Set menu prices start from as little as €12.50.
Although perhaps the ultimate new years eve experience will take place tomorrow night in Punta Prima, as Restaurante Nautilus host their legendary New Years Eve dinner and dance event.
Beachside diners will be treated to a special 4-course seasonal menu comprising traditional Spanish dishes such as Iberian Carpaccio, a Mediterranean seafood platter, and an Angus fillet steak.
Guests can enjoy a live musical performance from Spanish vocalist José Bolero and the traditional 12 grapes to welcome the new year at midnight. But the luxurious experience won't come cheap, with tickets costing €120 per person.
And finally, if you still haven't had your fill of festive merriment, vocal duo Ayla and Mike will be performing live on the beach on new years day.
The musical performance will take place on Cabo Roig's La Caleta Beach from 1:30 pm at the Chiringuito beach bar.
Please check with each venue to confirm opening times, availability, and policy regarding reservations before travelling.
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