Casino Mediterráneo Orihuela Costa is located at Zenia Boulevard – the largest shopping center in the province of Alicante. The casino lies on the east coast of Spain and is owned by Casinos Del Mediterraneo SA which runs a franchise of casinos throughout the country.
The casino in Orihuela Costa enforces a smart-casual dress code at all times and there is a receptionist at the front desk checking identification upon entry. The entry fee is €6.
While you are in Orihuela make sure to stop by the Sierra de Orihuela mountains which make for a mildly difficult hike perfect for beginners. If you drive out of the city you can visit the famous Playa de Mil Palmeras beach for some water activities like surfing and snorkeling.
If you are flying into the country, then make sure to take a route that ends in Alicante where there is an airport that supports domestic and European flights. The airport is 43 miles from the casino and you can drive there by rental car or take the airport shuttle. Alternatively, you can take the train or bus directly from the airport.
The building – in the shape of a prism – makes up a singular, modern space which is largely thanks to the design of its front. On the inside, the casino is very open with tall ceilings with a color scheme of red and black. The casino floor is large, and areas are cornered off with material to demarcate the different sections of the casino.
The casino’s is open from Sunday to Thursday from 10 AM to 3 AM. On Friday and Saturday, operating hours 10 AM to 4 AM.
At Casino Mediterráneo Orihuela Costa, there are tables as far as you can see that host a variety of different games.
There are blackjack tables that accept minimum bets of €5 and you can play a side bet where if you get a pair of ten or higher you win at a greater odd.
Some of the tables on the casino floor are American roulette tables that have two zeroes, however, this isn’t the only roulette variety. There is also an electronic roulette section.
If you like baccarat then you’re in luck – they have a Punto Banco table as well as a Mini Punto Banco table.
They have a sectioned-off area on the large casino floor with over 10 tables that is dedicated to Texas Hold‘Em tournaments. Buy-ins range from €50-€85 depending on the night of the week. Apart from the tournaments, there are other live poker cash games for Texas Hold‘Em.
Caribbean Stud Poker is the last table game available. The minimum bets accepted at these tables are €10.
The casino has more than enough slot machines to occupy most gamblers. There are two jackpots that affect the slot machines – a progressive jackpot and a fixed jackpot.
They have classic slot machines with mechanical reels which allow you to play as many lines as the machine dictates and you may place a separate bet on each line for any amount as long as it’s above the minimum. Video slot machines are also available where the reel is simulated.
The last types of electronic gaming machines include video poker and bingo.
There is no on-site hotel or accommodations at the casino, but there are other options in the nearby area that suit all budgets.
For those on a budget try Diamant Blue, it offers modern 2-bedroom units in an informal apartment. There is an outdoor pool, a casual cafe/bar that has terrace seating, a salon, and underground parking, among other amenities. The standard price for a 2-bedroom unit per night is €60.
For those who prefer a more luxurious stay try out Hotel Servigroup La Zenia who offer relaxed rooms & modern suites in a beachfront hotel. Amenities here include free breakfast, free wi-fi, seaside outdoor pool and a kids’ playground, plus a spa with an indoor pool, a gym, a sauna and a hot tub. The average price per night for two people sharing is €150.
There is a modern bar at the casino serving drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and snacks for members of the casino.
Alejandro’s bar nearby serves café-style food and cocktails until late and if you drive a bit further you will find Paddy’s Point Irish Bar & Restaurant who serve pub grub and beers on tap.
If you enjoy seafood then you can try The Lobster Restaurant which serve fresh seafood that is locally sourced and reasonably priced.