El paraiso is perfectly situated for the all round family holiday with the beautiful natural sandy blue flag beaches. There are cafes, bars, restaurants and supermarkets within walking distance. There are many markets approximately 10 to 15minute drive away which cater for anything from household utensils, clothes, shoes, bags, flowers, fruit, meat and vegetables, art, jewellery and electrical gadgets etc. The golf courses of Villamartin, Campoamor, Las Ramblas and La Finca offer year round golfing in warm and tranquil settings. There are also yacht clubs, horse riding and protected natural spaces within the area. Torrevieja is one of the Spain's healthiest areas to live with its large salt lakes and warm climate. Overall the city now has a population of 108,060 residents.
Torrevieja has 12,747 British residents, followed by Russian residents, with a total of 5,035, and 3,906 from Germany. Just 46% of Torrevieja’s population are Spanish.
The other major foreign residents are 3,239 from Sweden, 3,077 from Morocco, 2,971 from Bulgaria, 2,762 from Romania, 2,402 from Norway, 2,230 from Ukraine, 1,651 from Belgium, and 1,343 from Finland. The multicultural makeup of Torrevieja now accounts for 116 different nationalities.