Restaurant bar with terrace.
The sea has marked the history of Santa Pola....!!!
The Iberians built an enclosurefortified in the 4th century BC, to trade with the Greeks of Focea, the Romans promoted a key Mediterranean port for maritime trade. Since the 16th century, the castle-fortress and the watchtowers have protected the population from Berber pirates.
The nucleus of the population that will take the name of Santa Pola is definitively established in the 18th century, once the Moors have been expelled.
Romanization, which began in Hispania in the 2nd century BC. JC., meant the establishment of commercial contacts with other Mediterranean ports, on a larger scale. Peace maintained by Emperor Augustus, early 1st century AD. stimulated industry and commerce in the provinces.
From the 1st century AD. the port of Santa Pola was called Portus Ilicitanus,
its maritime space has made it possible to open up to the Mediterranean and to develop as a city.
The castle in the main square of Santa Pola
was built in 1557 to protect and defend sailors and their families against attacks by pirates and corsairs, a frequent phenomenon on our coasts, especially in the 16th and 17th centuries.
It is a square stone building with two turrets and two bastions at its corners.
Over time, civilian uses replaced military ones. On July 9, 1859, the castle became the property of the town hall, carrying out renovations aimed at making the building lose its fortress character.
The enclosure has been used for various functions since then, becoming the seat of the town hall, the barracks of the gendarmerie, the magistrate's court, a hospital, and even an improvised arena.
In the middle of the 19th century, the bay was transformed into a port and the customs office of Alicante was established there.
From 1860, the activity of the port places it in the average of provincial ports, exporting wine as its first product. There is a great development of maritime transport to or from the United States and small tonnage military vessels.
The urban increase in amenities is very significant, with a 75% growth in the built-up area. This situation lasted until 1887. From there, there was a certain stagnation, until 1930.
THE ORIGIN OF THE NAME OF SANTA POLA...!!!
In Roman times, the most important port in the region was the port of Santa Pola.
In medieval times, the region remained deserted by the expulsion of Muslims. Then the Castilian Kings wanted to improve and revitalize this area by building "gates to the sea": the towers and the castle. At that time, the current Santa Pola was known as the port of Cap de l'Aljub. Tabarca was called at the time the island of San Pablo, because it is said that San Pablo preached on the island. It is for this reason that Santa Pola has been called "New Square of Santa Pola".
Archaeological Remains of the Portus Illicitanus...!!
The Port, Roman, was transformed into a real city whose commercial activity is demonstrated thanks to the archaeological remains found, such as shops, a salting factory where the “garum” sauce was made, a necrópolis and a luxurious Roman villa built in the 4th century. century AD. JC with polychrome mosaics in a geometric style.
You can see in Santa Pola some of the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine. The palette of colors that make up the landscape just before the onset of dusk is so wide that it varies from pale pink to dark orange and fiery red which, unlike the blue of the sky and the white of the clouds, manages to draw a incomparable sunset.
If you walk next to Gran Playa and the Yacht Club, at the end or at the beginning of Adolfo Suárez Street, you can take photos or selfies that will, without a doubt, be used as wallpaper for your smartphone and your computer after your vacation.
If you are in the mountains doing one of our hiking trails, the sunset seen from the "Torre Escaletes" or the "Mirador del Faro" will leave you speechless. And if that moment comes while you are watching flamingos or eagles in the "Torre del Tamarit", you will be forever fond of our incredible sunsets.
Walking, cycling, bathing on the beach, sunbathing ... where to go for a beer are activities that we do in summer, in Santa Pola you can do other things besides sun and beach, like shopping at the flea market or in the city's many increasingly specialized and innovative boutiques, or having fun with a good book and a film. The Cultural Center and the Library organize cultural activities for the whole family all year round: cinema, theatre, concerts, dance, workshops...
After a beautiful sunset and a good dinner in one of our restaurants, we can listen to music and dance under the moon in the beach bars and chill-outs of Cape Town, or in the cafes and pubs of the center -city.
There is also an interesting leisure offer on the promenades of Gran Playa and Playa Lissa, as well as on the new promenade in front of the Yacht Club, on Adolfo Suárez Avenue.
Do you want to see a movie with the family or alone? Santa Pola has 6 movie theaters located in the Polamax shopping center. Keep in mind that Tuesdays are closed and there is a good discount for Spectator Day on Wednesdays.
THE SALINAS ...!!
It is a wetland protected as a Natural Park and declared an "Important Area for the Conservation of Birds" in accordance with a European directive. This park, with an area ofhe 2470 ha is located in the littoral zone of Santa Pola Bay. The exploitation of salt since the end of the 19th century. century allowed the survival of the Salines, where the presence of the flamingo and the black stilt is constant.
The working dynamics of the salt pans circulate the sea water in different ponds to obtain a salt concentration by evaporation of the sea water. The birds feed on the fish and invertebrates at the same time as the production of salt takes advantage of the mineral wealth brought by the avifauna.
THE CURRENT CITY..!!
Santa Pola is a municipality in the Province of Valencia. It had 33,303 inhabitants in 2020, a figure which multiplies in summer and on weekends with the arrival of thousands of residents from inland towns. The main attractions of Santa Pola are its historical remains, its port, its salt marshes and its beaches with the blue flag, symbol of the quality of the environment.
For sale business of a restaurant bar, but also fully equipped ice cream parlor located in one of the most dynamic areas of the seaside town of Santa Pola in the center of the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante, 5 minutes from the international airport.
Local of more than 190 m2 equipped for the catering activity, air-conditioned and with a capacity of 60 people.
Basement of 110 m2 which can serve as reserve and other.
The kitchen is also completely equipped with industrial smoke extractors and the professional equipment necessary for the catering activity.
The terrace is partially covered with removable blinds, the covered part is 48 m2, the uncovered part is 35 m2 with the possibility of requesting more m2 from the town hall.
2 employees plus managers.
Open from 10 a.m. to midnight.
Currently: tapas bar-restaurant, breakfast, drinks and ice cream.
Open all year.
Ref com 623
Price: 75 500 €
Rent: 2 500 €
Deposit: 15 000 €
Lease: 3 ANS renouvelable