Services in Orba
This page gives information on services in Orba including the postal service, banks, garages, builders, gardening, hairdressers, beauty salons, dry cleaners
There are currently 3 banks in Orba. all open Monday - Friday 8.15am - 2pm and all with 24 hour ATM machines:
SabadellCAM on Calle Major 14 (902 323 000)
Santander on Avenida Denia 2 (965 583 575)
CaixaCallosa on Calle Major 29 (965 584 060)
Note: When withdrawing euros from a UK bank account (or paying for goods by credit card) always take the option of paying in euros, not pounds. If you request pounds your transaction will be subject to the currency conversion rate set by the bank operating the ATM and this rate is usually poor.
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Orba Post Office is located at Avenida del Puerto, 2 Orba | Tel: 965 584 494 Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 1.30pm and Saturday 10am - 11.30am (NOTE: Current hours are 9.30 - 12.30 Monday to Friday and closed Saturdays)
You can buy stamps at Natura and the Correos website has information about postage costs here and select any of the tariff links and scroll down to see international costs). It can be confusing knowing what size is considered 'normalizada' so this page gives useful information on dimensions, etc. The Corner Shop offers a postal service using Easypost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday around 11:30am. Contact them to confirm current costs (no extra charge for coloured envelopes). Parcels and recorded delivery service also available.
Each house has a post box (buzón) in the small building as you enter El Capso, at the beginning of La Rota, the number of which relates to the original plot number of your house. Please change your nameplate ASAP after moving in. Outward mail can be posted in the red box on the opposite wall (put your name and address on the back of any letters that you post here, so that the postman knows who to return it to in the event of any problem). Larger packages may be delivered to your house, or a note will be left in your mailbox advising you to collect the item from the Post Office.
Talleres Berenguer Escriviǻ S.L.
Avenida de Pego 15, Orba (965 583 040)
Monday - Friday 8am - 1pm and 3pm - 8pm, Saturday 8am - 1pm
Repairs and services, ITV
Visit Talleres Berenguer's website
Partida Barrancs 18, Orba (965 583 072) or Tony (669 633 257) or Steven (680 310 435)
Bodywork, mechanical, tyres, ITV
Visit Reparaciones Orba's website
Taller L'Alter (for motorbikes)
Carrer el Alter 2, Orba (965 584 213)
Additional information and links can be found on our Motoring page
There is also a gym in Orba at Calle Portella 5 - more information here
Local company Tururac offer a selection of adventure activities including hiking, kayaking, canyoning and canoing. Visit their website and Facebook page for more information.
Civic Centre, Calle de l'Alter, 2
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 12 noon - 2pm and 5pm - 9pm
The following services are available:
- Reference. (Encyclopaedias, dictionaries, yearbooks).
- Read books and other documents in the reading room.
- Loan of books all subjects.
- Bibliographic information.
- General information newspapers.
- Health, cinema and news magazines.
- Official Gazettes (BOE DOGV, BOP).
- Notice board with awards, competitions, cultural activities ..
Carrer d'Alacant 10, Orba
Learn about the history of pottery in Orba (information in Spanish, Valenciano and English) | Guided tours and workshops also available. Entry €2
Opening hours: Saturday 10am - 1.30pm and 5pm - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 1.30pm,
For more information visit their website or Facebook page
Marina Alta Fine Arts Society - regular talks and presentations, trips, fair, etc - more information here
CS Tiling and Terracing are an established construction team based in Orba. Their areas of expertise are property reforms, extensions, kitchen, bathroom and terrace design and installation, etc. Visit their website for more information or call Chris on 610 064 906.
Pereto Group are builders of villas, terraced housing, apartments and rural dwellings and built many of the villas on El Capso. They deal with extensions, reforms, pool builds, and also carry out pool and garden maintenance. Visit their website for more information or contact them on 965 583 300 or 637 788 915.
Orba Garden Centre, Ctra Orba - Benidoleig, km 1,3 | Tel: 669 445 632 | E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (Mimi Font and Jose Caravaca)
Indoor and outdoor plants, garden design and firewood |
Summer opening hours from end June - Monday - Saturday 8am - 2pm
Winter opening hours: Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 1pm and 3.30pm - 6.30pm. Visit their Facebook page
Lee Cox | Tel 711 001 954 or email
El Capso resident and gardener
Barry Sylvester & Enrique Chesa Sanchis | Tel: 680 375 912 - gardening, building, general maintenance work
Please remember that garden related waste should only be taken to the Garden Waste Recycling Centre in the campo (adjacent to the water treatment centre) - more information here.
Sapphire Services are a Cleaning & Property Care company servicing Orba and the surrounding area.
Tel: 628 104 270, or visit their Facebook page
Panda Cleans is an Orba based family business specialising in window cleaning, and jet washing for patios, patio furniture, decking, pool areas. Tel: 658 57 65 81, or visit their Facebook page
NouEstil, Avinguda de Fontilles 6, Orba | Tel: 965 583 111 | Closed Mondays
For more information visit their Facebook page
Beautiful, Avenida Denia 14, Orba | Tel: 691 580 486|
Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday 9.30am - 1pm and 4.30pm - 7.30pm, Saturday 9.30am - 1.30pm | Closed Mondays. Home visits for elderly/infirm.
Phone or WhatsApp to make an appointment.
Esther, Avenida del Port 2, Orba | Tel: 965 583 721. For more information visit their Facebook page.
Olea Homes, Av. Américas, 42, Orba | Tel: 965 584 040
Visit Olea Home's website which features properties for sale in the area.
Llorca Property Services, Calle Bonaire 55, Orba | Tel: 965 584 112 or 672 245 619
Visit Llorca Property Service's website which features properties for sale in the area.
Pereto, Grupo Inmobiliario SL, Partida Plans, 4, Orba | Tel: 965 583 300 or 637 788 915
Visit Pereto's website which features properties for sale in the area.
Tintorería Net en Sec, Calle Bonaire, 53, Orba | Tel: 965 583 077
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 1.30pm and 4pm - 7.30pm, Saturday 9.30am - 1.30pm
Auto Escuela Esteve (Monica Esteve Albiňana), Calle Mayor 18, Orba | Tel: 965 583 062
More information here
La Colada, Avinguda Fontilles 32, Orba | Tel: 676 27 76 38
Opening hours Monday - Friday 7am - 10.30pm, 365 days a year
Washing machines (from 12 kg to 21 kg in a single wash in just 30 minutes) and tumble dryers
Visit La Colada's Facebook page
Peluts, Canonge Sendra 44, Orba | Tel: 676 692 890
For dog grooming, dog food and accessories
Visit Peluts Facebook page