I found out about this place thanks to a good friend who’s a photographer. He showed it to me because it has a spectacular sunset during the summer. When the water begins to dry up is when this place really displays its charm, as everything is covered in salt, leaving spectacular shapes, colors, and textures. In addition to the pretty sunset, there’s also great reflections in the water. It’s a special place.
At the northern end of La Mata Beach (Torrevieja), there’s a small natural park. At first, it’s not something that generates great expectations but that changes once you spend a few minutes in its interior.
You’ll see a great variety of wild birds, many of which are song birds like Canaries, a popular pet in the local area that will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside in an instant! Then, if you’re lucky, you’ll also see some of the squirrels that live in the area. While squirrels might seem right at home in a lot of places, it’s somewhat of an oddity in southeastern Spain due to the lack of trees thanks to rampant construction along the coastline.
It’s a place to rest and relax next to the sea since the park ends right at the edge of the La Mata Beach.