A Small Guide to Torrox
There’s approximately 16.000 people living in Torrox,
Torrox Costa, Torrox Park & the surrounding
countryside and around 6.000 of us are emigrants
from Morocco, Northern & Eastern Europe, USA and
Torrox Costa is blessed with an eight kilometers
stretch of white sandy beaches and a long wide beach
promenade - Paseo Marítimo. You’ll find a wide variety
in bars and restaurants along the boardwalk and at the
westside, close to Hotel Riu Ferrara, you will find
Sun beds and parasols are for rent at the beach
(normally 3 Ù per day).
If you feel like letting your hair down in a more rustic,
local setting away from the high-rise beachfront of
Torrox Costa, you will find Chiringuitos, small beach
restaurants, to the east of the promenade. On both
sides of the main area there are more rustic low rise
buildings and bamboo fringed beaches.
Try the Sardines, barbequed on a stick, - they smell
and taste delicious…especially by the seaside.
On Monday mornings from ten to two there is a huge
market on a parallel street running between the
boardwalk and the main road. Everything from fresh
eggs and vegetable to blue jeans and CD`s.
Farmacia is the Spanish
word for Chemist’s shops.
You will find two in the
village and several at
In Spain the Post Office is
called Correos. You can
buy stamps at post offices
and Kiosks or tobacconists.
In Spain the mailboxes are
You might need to shop if you are in a rented villa or
apartment. “Aldi” is the most inexpensive place to
shop your groceries. It is just by the roundabout
towards Torrox Pueblo on the opposite side from the
If you feel like a few specialties from the Northern
European hemisphere; go west on the main road from
Aldi and look out for “Super Sol” - another 100 metres
along the road. Super Sol is more expensive…but they
do have scrummy stuff.
Finally “Mercadona”, a huge Spanish supermarket can
be found on the main road – just a road-crossing from
Hotel Riu Ferrara.
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