Opting for bicycle hire during a stay in Orihuela is a great value and healthy way for visitors to explore the region. Within Orihuela City and its municipality are many superb places to visit. For the fitter visitor there are numerous cycling trails through the surrounding mountains and nature parks. Lake Pedrera is located about 12 kilometres from Orihuela and forms part of a lovely natural park. For those who are up for the challenge, Torrevieja's salt lake and splendid beaches are about 30 kilometres and offer further great hiking and cycling trails.
Orihuela Bicycle Hire
Being predominantly a Spanish working city, Orihuela has no established bicycle hire companies. These can be found in it's municipal resort area of Orihuela Costa and the neighbouring tourist area of Mar Menor. However, bicycle hire may be found in Orihuela City through word of mouth or by inquiring in local Facebook social groups. Alternately there are several surrounding bike hire companies that will deliver and collect from Orihuela. The city is a pleasure to ride in, with many monuments and landmarks to visit. Riding along the river banks is also very pleasurable.
Surrounding Bicycle Hire
There are several bicycle hire companies in Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa. These however do not advertise a delivery service. Two companies that do advertise a delivery service can be found on the northern shores of Mar Menor. Leisure cycling and cycling tours are extremely popular in this fantastic coastal area. Traditional villages, small towns and holiday resorts line its shores. The famous La Manga Strip forms the outer barrier of the lagoon and its relatively flat roads are perfect for cycling. Many nature trails also run through the picturesque surrounding countryside.
Bicycle Hire Companies
Bay Bike Hire – This well established company have been in business since 1994. Their shop is located on the beachfront in the village of Lo Pagan. They offer a selection of ladies and gents bikes for hire. These include mountain bikes, tour/road bikes, 3 wheelers and even 6 seater rickshaw type buggies. Bike accessories include child seats and carts as well as safety equipment and locks. They offer a delivery and collection service to most of the southern Costa Blanca.
Costa Blanca Bike Hire – These guys also trade under the name of Family Bike Hire. Com. Also located on the Mar Menor, their shop is on Calle San Francisco De Asis in San Pedro del Pinatar. They offer a full range of leisure bikes for adults and children. They also offer four types of top of the range training/racing bikes for hire and all necessary accessories and safety equipment. They have a delivery and collection service to most of the southern Costa Blanca.