The Embalse de la Pedrera situated on the Costa Blanca in the Alicante region of Spain and is easily accessible from Alicante and Murica - approx 40 minute drive.
Although in a conservation area, we are not far from civilisation; in fact we are just minutes away from the AP7 (junction 751 Los Montesinos) and on the main road km13 on the CV95 Torrevieja/Orihuela Road.
We are close to the towns of San Miguel de Salinas and Torremendo and the historical town of Orihuela. Just 15 minutes away are the coastal towns of Guardamar and Torrevieja with their excellent beaches. We are also within easy travelling distance of some of the Costa Blanca’s popular golf areas such as Algorfa, Villamartin.
Access to airports is extremely good, with an approximate 40 minute drive from Alicante airport and a 30 minute drive to Murcia’s San Javier airport.
If you use a satnav simply enter the following co-ordinates into your unit.
Take the Junction 751, follow directions on the roundabout to Orihuela/ Bigastro, on the CV945, until you come to the CV95, turn right and see directions below. *CV95
From Murcia – Motorway AP7
You can either stay on the Motorway and get off at Junction 751 as above and follow the directions to the CV95 or avoid the toll road and get off at Campoamor. Follow the signs to San Miguel, and once you are through San Miguel follow the directions to Orihuela/Bigastro on the CV95. *see below CV95. Note the CV95 goes in both directions, you MUST NOT GO to Torrevieja. Access to Orihuela Bigastro is straight out of San Miguel, direction Los Montesinos and just under bridge you will see turning on your right for Orihuela CV95.
Travel straight through Los Montesinos on the CV945 over the motorway until you reach the CV95 or get onto the CV95 off the N332, drive past the Torrevieja Hospital, past San Miguel de Salinas.
On the CV95 you will pass the 13km marker and almost immediately look out for the turning into the CV950 on your right, marked Torreaguera. See *CV950 for further details.
The CV95 The CV95 Is the road the links Torrevieja to Orihuela and runs past the Torrevieja Hospital. We are midday point (between the 12km & 13km mark) along this stretch of road. It can be accessed from many directions.
*CV95 – You need to travel along the CV95 for a while, DO NOT TAKE THE TORREMENDO TURNOFF OR ANY TURNOFF , Continue until you pass Restaurants Vista Bella & La Fortaleza ( between the 13km & 12km mark). On the crest of the hill you will find a turning into the CV950 marked Torreaguera/Embalse la Pedrera.
* The CV950 encircles the lake.