Zenia Boulevard

The various towns and cities of the Costa Blanca offer superb shopping opportunities from small specialist boutiques to large modern shopping complexes, and they don't get any bigger than the fantastic Zenia Boulevard. Located in the Orihuela Costa residential area of La Zenia, the boulevard is a pleasure to visit and with over 150 of the finest shops, boutiques, cafe's, bars, restaurants and takeaways. There is also entertainment for adults and children which makes it is easy to spend an entire day browsing the various outlets and stalls.

Zenia Boulevard
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Zenia Boulevard Services

The boulevard is set over three levels, with the lower level underground car park housing spaces for up to 5,000 vehicles including disabled, motorcycle and bicycle bays. With such a vast parking space the designers of the complex have included handy row numbers and colour symbols indicating the various parking zones, making it simple to locate your vehicle. There are also vast outdoor parking spaces and Zenia Boulevard has its own petrol station offering the cheapest fuel in the area.

The entire boulevard and outlets boast wheelchair access and there are staircases, escalators and lifts. One of the unique aspects visitors will notice when browsing the shopping and entertainment levels during the summer, is a cooling mist of water coming from a series of hidden pipes that spray passersby, a welcome relief in the hot afternoon sun. Other services include digital information displays, various recycle points, clean modern toilets with baby changing and feeding facilities, charity corner, technology space, free use of sun parasols and umbrellas, children's ID bracelets and fun children's workshops.

Zenia Boulevard Shopping

Wondering around the complex visitors will notice the beautiful array of trees and plants of which there are more than 90 different species, all lovingly cared for and presented. There are fountains, comfortable seating areas, food and sweet stalls, arts & crafts stalls, a huge Leroy Merlin DIY store similar to B&Q in the UK, and an equally as huge Al Campo Supermarket boasting a fantastic choice of groceries, clothing, home & garden ware and a well stocked electronics department.

Visitors will find many familiar names and high street brands like Zara, H&M, Decathlon, Primark, C&A, Media Markt, Claire's, Adidas, H&M, Levi's, Jack Jones, Oysho and Mango. Within the Al Campo Supermarket area there are also a number of small independent shops such as hair & beauty, accessories, mobile phone shops and a coffee shop.

Zenia Boulevard Entertainment

The shopping level has a central soft play area for the kids with fun water jets, ride on electric cars and animals and a mini double decker bus. Zenia Children's Park offers further play areas with Wendy houses, forts, climbing frames, mini go-karts, games of chance and a cafe/bar. Bowling Pleno offers 10 pin bowling with digital scoring systems and there is a 5D cinema complex. Adult entertainment is featured throughout the year, especially in the summer months when there are live music performances and sports games played on a huge screen. Visitors feeling lucky can try their hand in the large, adult only Casino Mediterráneo.

Zenia Boulevard upper level houses a good choice of cafes, tapas bars takeaways and restaurants featuring favourites such as Burger King, Subway, Wok Centre, Foster's Hollywood, Ché Steakhouse, Kebab Express and Chicken Ranch. Diners can either enjoy watching the live entertainment on the level below or sit on the restaurant terraces with views to the sea. The boulevard is open every day of the year from 9am with various closing times during the winter and summer months, and the restaurants tend to stay open later than the shopping outlets.