Category Archives: Costa Blanca

Suspected pyromaniac arrested

A homeless man has been arrested suspected of initiating several wildfires in the pine forests of Guardamar del Segura over the last two weeks. He is suspected of starting 8…

Weather warning for Costa Blanca

Aemet has issued an yellow alert for Alicante, Valencia and the Baleares with rough seas with waves up to 3 meters. The warning applies to the Alicante province, Valencia Province…

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Mosquito invasion in Torrevieja

Since Thursday night, Torrevieja has been hit by a sudden mosquito invasion. The municipality made an emergency call on Friday to use insecticides in areas where the mosquitoes might hatch….

Fines for swimming while red flag

The Mayor of Torrevieja has asked the police to fine bathers who do not respect the flags on the beaches. Every year there are several incidents where swimmers put themself in…

Torrevieja is branding their salt

The name Torrevieja returns to the table salt packaging that will be marketed throughout the Alicante province. The salinera will promote the city in its products and connects them to…

The skyscrapers are coming to Torrevieja

Two developers have initiated the administrative work to build 5 skyscrapers in Torrevieja in the Parque Doña Simforosa area near the marina. Metrovacesa will build three skyscrapers, two of them being…

Finn Whales passing Torrevieja – Video

A small group of Finn Whales, also known as Rorquals, were recently observed outside Torrevieja to great pleasure for nature lovers. The Finn Whales has an established population in the…

Strike at Alicante airport

Baggage handlers at Alicante airport are striking from Friday 14th to Monday 17th. There will be a minimum service during the strike, but there will be delays and disruptions in the…

Police cars without fuel

In Orihuela in the Alicante province, the police have not been able to refuel for a week because the municipality did not pay their fuel bills of 34,000 €. The…

Bathers bitten by unknown fish

An unknown fish is biting bathers on the Playa Levante beach in Benidorm. Currently it is not known what kind of fish is causing bites. There are reports of about 30…