The Consum supermarket is a 10 minute walk from the apartment and provides many products including fresh bread, fruit and vegetables, fresh meats and fish and a lot of British products.
There are also other big supermarkets in the area, Champion, Mercadona, Aldi and Lidl all accessible by car. Carrefour is a very large supermarket on the outskirts of Torrevieja approximately four miles away just off the main N332 road.
There are also many ceramic, clothes, furniture and gift shops, car rental companies, all within walking distance on the main N332 road.
If you like markets there are plenty in the area. There is a large Flea market every Friday in Torrevieja (beware of pick pockets). There are also other markets in San Pedro, Santa Pola, Guardamar, Pilar de la Horadada, Orihuela and San Miguel.