Complete guide to Cabo Roig Spain, everything you need to know about the resort and the area in one handy place.
One Stop Guide to Cabo Roig
A pretty coastal resort situated at the southern end of the Costa Blanca in eastern Spain, Cabo Roig is becoming increasingly popular as a holiday resort and also for the purchase of holiday homes. This website is intended to provide a comprehensive guide to the resort and its facilities, from someone who actually lives there.
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Location: Orihuela Costa, Alicante Province, Comunidad de Valencia, Spain.
Coordinates: 37 ° 54 '04' N - 0º 43' 03' E.
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Emergency: Telephone Number: 112
Fire Service: Telephone Number: 080
Ambulance: Telephone Number: 061
Guardia Civil: Telephone Number: 062
Local Police: Telephone Number: 092
Murcia Airport Telephone Number: (0034) 968 172 000.
Alicante Airport Telephone Number: (0034) 966 919 000.
Clearly shown on the map is the marina and also the 2 main beaches, Cala Caleta and Cala Capitan. Also visible in the top left corner is the main N-332 coast road which runs between Alicante and Cartagena and is the main point of access for visitors to Cabo Roig Alicante.
Local Council: Orihuela Costa, Town Hall at Playa Flamenca - Address: Plaza Del Oriol, Urb. Playa Flamenca, 03189, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: 966 760 000.
Latest News for Cabo Roig
Almost everyone will be happy to know that the seafront promenade between Cabo Roig beach and Dehesa de Campoamor is now fully open after a struggle of some 14 years or more with the residents of Residencial Bellavista who unlawfully blocked the coastal path in a selfish attempt to conserve their own privacy to the detriment of every other resident of and visitor to the area. Everyone is now free to walk along the coastal pathway and cliff walk, so should you wish, you could now walk from Campoamor to Torrevieja withput having to leave the seafront.
Airport Contact Details
Alicante Airport - Telephone Number: (0034) 966 919 100.
Murcia San Javier Airport: (0034) 968 172 025.
There are two main beaches for Cabo Roig, Cala Caleta and Cala Capitan. Cala Caleta (Playa Goleta) is beside the marina and Cala Capitan is on the other side of the Cape (Cabo), both can be seen on the satellite map above.
Also nearby are the beaches of Campoamor, La Zenia beach and Playa Flamenca beach, there are also a couple of tiny beaches which can be reached from the promenade between Aguamarina and Campoamor.
There are no proper hotels in Cabo Roig as such, just a couple of Aparthotels, the closest true hotel is the La Zenia Hotel which is a 2 minute drive or 12 minute walk away, the address and contact details for the hotel are below, there are also contact details for the popular Playamarina 2 Aparthotel.
La Zenia Hotel - Address: Hotel La Zenia, Urb. La Zenia, s/n, Orihuela Costa, 03189, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 760 200.
Playamarina Aparthotel Cabo Roig - Address: Apart Hotel Playamarina II, Cabo Roig, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 965 320 586.
Cabo Roig Club Nautico Yacht Club - Address: Puerto Cabo Roig, s / n, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 966 760 176. Coordinates: 37 ° 54 '04' N - 0º 43' 03' E. Number of Moorings: 207. Cabo Roig Marina.
Cabo Roig now has its own small market held on Thursdays (approx 8am - 2pm), it is held on Calle del Fuego off Calle del Mar, close to the Medical Centre, Bar Med and Puccinis restaurant. For bigger markets you can head to Playa Flamenca market, held on Saturdays or Torrevieja market, held on Fridays.
The popular Cabo Roig Strip is a row of shops, bars and restaurants located in the Aguamarina section of Cabo Roig, it is situated along both sides of the main N-332 coast road between La Zenia and Dehesa de Campoamor, and also along the sea-side on Calle del Mar. The 'Strip' has a wide selection of bars, pubs, restaurants and 'todo' style chinese shops.
Whatever your choice in food, you should find something to suit, apart from traditional Spanish food, there is Chinese, Indian, Italian, Hungarian, Mexican, Argentinian, plus of course English and Irish style cooking. The most popular of the bars and pubs are the Bushwacka, which gets very packed in the summer months and has live music virtually every night, Bar Med (for football), the Bog Road, and the Queen Vic (Queen Victoria) where you can get the best value breakfast.
The Queen Victoria Cabo Roig (bingo, quiz nights, curry night, fish and chips, karaoke) - Address: Cabo Roig Strip. Telephone Number: Not known.
The Bushwacka Cabo Roig (live music, cheap drinks) - Address: Cabo Roig Strip. Telephone Number: Not known. (as you can see from the picture, it is called the Bushwacka not the Bushwacker).
Bar Med - Address: Calle del Mar, Aguamarina. Telephone Number: (0034) 965 320 507.
The Bog Road - Address: Cabo Roig Strip, Centro Commercial Aguamarina, Cabo Roig, Orihuela Costa, 03189, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 671 681 750.
Flannigan's Bar - Also on the strip, Flannigan's Bar is at the opposite end to the Bushwacka and the Bog Road, it faces the N332, beside the Solbank.
Lister's Bar and Restaurant: Calle del Mar, Cabo Roig. Listers.
The 2 beaches also have small beach bars (chiringuitos) where you can get refreshments while you sunbathe, or visit in the evening for a pleasant drink by the sea.
Cabo Roig is also notorious for its Club Skala gentlemen's club, many would complain about its existence in this popular holiday area, but it was there long before most of the apartment blocks and residential properties.
The Italian Affair - Address: Avenida Cabo (Urb. Cabo Roig), 10, 03189 Orihuela, España. Telephone: (0034) 965 322 649 (italian restaurant).
Mamma Mia - Address: Avenida Cabo (Urb. Cabo Roig), 5, 03189 Orihuela, España. Telephone: (0034) 965 321 305 (pizza restaurant, restaurante).
Listers Bar and Restaurant: Address: Cabo Roig Strip. Telephone Number: Not known.
Apartments and houses for rent on the beach-side of the N-332. Telephone: (0034) 637 098 422.
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What's in a Name? - Here are a few common and I hasten to add incorrect spellings of the name of this popular resort: Capo Roig, Cabo Riog, Caboroig (one word), Caba Roig, Coba Roig, Cabo Raig, Cap Roig, сфищ кщшп (Russian?), Caba Riog and many variations of these.
The exact meaning of Cabo Roig, would seem to be "Red Cape", the word Cabo means "Cape" and Roig means "Red" in the Catalan language (though not in Castillian Spanish), and is also a personal name, ie former Spanish racing driver Alex Soler-Roig. The cliffs around Cala Caleta and the marina are certainly red in colour especially when viewed in the evening sun, so this would make sense (see picture on the right).
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Cabo Roig Locksmith / Locksmiths - Flamenca Locks & Property Services - Address: Calle Arco Iris Zodiaco II Playa Flamenca , 03189 Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain. Telephone Number: (0034) 659 384 540.
Sun Lawyers - Address: Calle Agua, Urb. Aldeas de Aguamarina, Cabo Roig, 03189, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain.
Cabo Roig Taxi / Taxis:
Asociaccion Profesional De Radio Taxistas Orihuela Costa - C/ Maestro Torralba (La Zenia II), S/N, 03189 Orihuela, España. Telephone: 966 761 088 (taxi).
Cabo Roig is located on both sides of the N-332 coastal road between Alicante and Cartagena, it can also be accessed from the AP-7 motorway, La Zenia (763) or Dehesa de Campoamor (768) exits.
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