2 incredible destinations if you are thinking of live in Oropesa del Mar

Perhaps you are thinking of buying a flat on the beach and you do not know if it is a good idea or not because one tends to think that it is isolated from everything... etc.


Living in Oropesa del Mar is the smartest decision you could make, since it is surrounded by services, transportation, activities for the whole family and next to Marina d'Or Holiday City. 

In this article, we talk about nearby places that you can visit if you decide buy a flat on the beach in Oropesa del Mar.

Let's start with the provincial capital, Castellón.

Castellon city 

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Some of the most interesting places in the city of Castellón include:

  • The Main Square: It is the main square of the city and is considered the heart of Castellón. It is a perfect place to sit and enjoy a coffee or a beer while taking in the atmosphere of the city.
  • The Cathedral of Santa Maria: It is an impressive Gothic cathedral built in the 13th century with an impressive façade and an interior decorated with frescoes and sculptures.
  • The Museum of Fine Arts: This museum houses an important collection of Spanish and international art, including works by local and national artists.
  • Ribalta Park: This park is a popular place to take a walk and enjoy nature in the heart of the city.
  • The Central Market: It is a large facility covered with a wide variety of fresh produce, including fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, and local produce.
  • The Castle of Santa Ana: It is a medieval castle that sits on top of a hill in the center of the city and offers stunning panoramic views of the city and the coast.
  • El Grao Beach: It is an urban beach that is located a few minutes from the city center, it is a great place to enjoy the sun and the sea.

Just 15 minutes from Castellón and 25 minutes from Oropesa del Mar, is the municipality with the largest population in the province of Castellón, after the provincial capital itself.


With 51,369 inhabitants (INE 2022), it is the most populous city in the province of Castellón and the fifteenth most populous in the Valencian Community.

Villarreal or as it is officially known, Vila-real is a dynamic, open and welcoming city that has the emblem of ''City of Science and Innovation''.

It has an important ceramic and stoneware industry (with Porcelanosa and Pamesa Cerámica at the helm), and with the Villarreal Club de Futbol first division team.

What are the most beautiful places to visit in Villarreal?

  • José Manuel Llaneza Sports City: usual training place for the first team and the rest of the teams that make up Villarreal CF. Enjoy a game from its cafeteria on the second floor of the building at the foot of the field.
  • Ceramic Stadium (Madrigal): This emblem of the city, completely renovated, has a capacity for 23,500 spectators. You can book a table at its haute cuisine restaurant El Ceramista, where you can enjoy high-quality seasonal products. Its space reserved for private events has direct views of the soccer field.
  • Town Square: Declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1974 and considered a historical-artistic monument, it is the heart of the city. In one of its corners, facing Calle Mayor San Jaime, is the building that used to be the Hostal del Rey Jaume I.
  • This square, surrounded by restaurants and cafes where you can stop, has a 24-hour car park that offers free parking for the first 30 minutes.
  • Archpriestal Church of San Jaime: Monumental church, the largest of its category in Spain, dedicated to the apostle San Jaime, former patron saint of the town.
  • San Pascual Baylon Sanctuary: 16th century convent where San Pascual Baylón lived, died and was buried. In the center of the Chapel, the dark granite sarcophagus stands out, on which rests the silver image of the saint. You can visit its attached museum ''Pouet del Sant''.
  • Municipal Auditorium Music Rafael Beltrán Moner: cultural heart of the city that hosts numerous music, dance and theater performances throughout the year. This season will include the visit of actors like Lola Herrera and Rafael Álvarez "el Brujo".
  • Hermitage of the Virgen de Gracia and natural setting of the Termet area: Lung of the municipality where you can walk among the trees and enjoy the Mijares River. This natural space houses the hermitage of the Virgen de Gracia and the Ethnological Museum.
  • Polo House City Museum: 19th century farmhouse rehabilitated as a museum, dedicated to the most international artists from Vila Real, particularly the composer and guitarist Francisco Tàrrega. It also has an important temporary exhibition hall.
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In future articles we will continue talking about incredible places that you can visit if you decide to buy an apartment on the beach in Oropesa del Mar, with all the advantages of buying an apartment facing the sea and the comforts of having everything nearby. 

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