Torre La Mata

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Torre La Mata
Coat of Arms
Bandera de España
Region Valencian Community
Province Alicante
Comarca Vega Baja del Segura
Council Area Torrevieja
Languages Spanish.
Latitude 38°01'34.61"N
Longitude 0º39'17.51"W
Elevation 29 feet/8.84 metres above sea-level
Population 1221 inhabitants (2005)

Torre La Mata or simply La Mata is a small town located 5 km northeast of Torrevieja along the Costa Blanca, in the province of Alicante in southeast Spain. The town is often regarded as a dormitory suburb of Torrevieja. Many of the residents are expatriates from the United Kingdom, Germany and other northern European countries. Torre La Mata is renowned by tourists and locals for having an unspoilt Spanish charm, due to the lack of high-rise hotels and local affluency.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Parque Natural de la Mata - A 'Natural Park' which boasts an abundance of wildlife.
  • Paraje Natural Municipal Molino Del Agua - A natural park of the Water Mill Pictures
  • Cabo Cervera
  • Playa de la Mata - La Mata Beach
  • Las Salinas-The salt-lakes where salt has been mined for centuries.

Coordinates: 38°01′N 0°39′W / 38.017°N 0.650°W / 38.017; -0.650