Rent a car in Badajoz and see the reservoir of Orellana in the town of Orellana la Vieja in the community of Extremadura, perfect place for freshwater swimming.
The indoor freshwater beach has a blue flag for the quality of its waters, the easy accessibility to the site and environmental information given in the area.
The activities you can undertake here are endless from canoeing or kayak trips to explore the fantastic surrounding natural environment. You can take a boat out and go fishing as it is a fantastic place to practice this activity.
Around the beach of Orellana there are several picnic areas so you can enjoy a nice picnic after having a swim. So bring your favorite food and enjoy it outdoors.
To practiceother sportsapart fromwater sports, you could ideally take abicycleandmakeroutesaround the beachor justwalkto appreciate thespecies of floraand fauna, such as oak anddifferent species ofeagles.Many birds live in this area that’swhyyou will seemany species ofthese aroundthe reservoir.
An ideal way to end the day and say goodbye to this fantastic natural environment is to have a few drinks along the beach as you watch the sunset.