Mil Palmeras is a district of the municipality of Pilar de la Horadada, which is located in the province of Alicante, in the Valencian Community, Spain.
It is located in the Vega Baja region, bordering the Region of Murcia, being the southernmost municipality in the province of Alicante. This town was born as a private urbanization around one of the most beautiful beaches on the Costa Blanca, but the urban development promoted by tourism ended up giving it its own identity framed next to the natural mouth of the Río Seco, a river that runs for about 16 km crossing the entire municipality of Pilar de la Horadada.
Climate in Mil Palmeras
The climate is Mediterranean, but dry. In general it is a climate with mild winters and somewhat hot summers. The average temperature is 18°C and keeps the area in a kind of “constant spring”, with gentle breezes and 300 days of sunshine a year.
Infrastructure in Mil Palmeras
Mil Palmeras has all the necessary services, but is also located 5 minutes by car from the main town (Pilar de la Horadada), which can offer all the services necessary for modern life: several shopping centers, brand stores specialized in products from countries of the European community…
Moreover, it has a wide variety of bars and restaurants that offer an incredible variety of Mediterranean-flavored dishes, in which local fish and seafood are used.
It also has a medical clinic, pharmacy, several supermarkets and shopping centers.
Transport in Mil Palmeras
Regarding public transport, there are local buses that connect Mil Palmeras with Pilar de la Horadada and in turn connect various districts such as Pinar de Campoverde or Torre de la Horadada, with stops at the Lo Romero golf course. In Pilar de la Horadada you can transfer to connect with Torrevieja or Murcia with stops at all the towns on your route.
On the other hand, it is also well connected to Corvera airport in Murcia (46 km) and Alicante-Elche airport (60 km).
Beaches in Mil Palmeras
Mil Palmeras is famous for its beaches, of which there are three, all of them with a Blue Flag and rated with the “Q” for Quality. Its beaches are: Playa Mil Palmeras, Playa Vistamar and Playa del Río, known for their fine sand and crystal clear waters.
Playa Mil Palmeras
The beach is quite long, perfect for walks. It is located at the foot of a small cliff, which means that it is protected from the wind and the sea is quite calm. Its facilities are very good, with a volleyball area and access for the disabled. For families going with children, it is important to know that the depth level descends slowly.
This beach is the border between Orihuela Costa and Pilar de la Horadada, and together with Mil Palmeras beach and Río beach, it forms what we say Mil Palmeras.
This beach is isolated, it does not have a promenade. It has golden sands and moderate waves. It is a beach below a ravine with access by stairs. It has some services but not all.
Playa del Río
It receives this name because the Seco River flows into it, which serves as a guide for hikers who want to climb to the natural area of Pinar de Campoverde. This beach is 200 meters long and 40 meters wide. It also has access for the disabled.
Leisure and entertainment in Mil Palmeras
Being on the coast, you can find several beach bars and a wide range of water sports on the beach: jet ski rental service, parasailing, multiple activities for children and even a space reserved for people with reduced mobility.
Among its places of interest, it is worth highlighting the proximity to the Lo Romero Golf Course, which is only 10 minutes away by car, and which is rated as one of the 10 best golf courses in Spain.
The gastronomy of Mil Palmeras is also important, whose offering is as expected from a Mediterranean coastal town: fish and seafood is one of the fundamental ingredients, without forgetting the rest of the dishes that Mediterranean cuisine offers.
Property in Mil Palmeras
Although the new construction works have transformed the urban landscape of the place, it is true that there are two completely different areas, the oldest part basically urbanized with apartments and bungalows known in the area as “the Vikings” and the area of residential neighborhoods of villas. single-family homes with much more space between neighboring properties.
The most recent style constructions offer apartments in luxurious developments with all kinds of services and amenities, and villas on inevitably smaller and more manageable plots. These new properties typically require less maintenance than older style properties and are built to meet the latest building standards.