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Cities and villages on Costa Blanca North
Costa Blanca North has been deemed to be one of the healthiest places in the world to live, according to the World Health Organisation. This is one reason why it has such great appeal for expats and second-home owners from across Europe. Learn more about the cities and small cosy villages across Costa Blanca North below:
Albir on Costa Blanca North
The small resort of Albir in the Alfaz del Pí area is located between the tourist magnet Benidorm and the artist village Altea in Spain. It is ideal for those who want an alternative to the busy beaches of Benidorm, but who still enjoy enjoying the sun and beach life, and all the other amenities of a wonderfully good resort. The modern town is spacious and clean, with lots of lovely wide tree-lined streets to stroll along in the evening or sit out on a pavement café and watch the world go by. The palm-lined beach promenade, which runs from Albir to Altea, has been nicknamed by the locals the “Star-Promenade”, because in its ground are embedded stars with the names of all the artists who have been awarded in the Cinema Festival.
Alfaz del Pi on Costa Blanca North
Alfaz del Pi is also known as L’Alfas del Pi and is located just north of Benidorm with its many tourist attractions. Alfaz del Pi is known in the province of Alicante for having more foreign residents than Spanish residents. On the north side of Alfaz you will find the art city of Altea, one of the most beautiful cities on the Costa Blanca. The very center of Alfaz del Pi is 2 km inland, while Alfaz extends to the coast where you can find the beach of Albir and the promenade is known as Paseo de las Estrellas which translates to English as the promenade of the stars. Alfaz del Pi is one of Costa Blanca’s most popular resorts, and offers great beaches, fine restaurants, and many cultural attractions.
Alcalali on Costa Blanca North
Alcalalí is a Valencian municipality in the comarca of Marina Alta, province of Alicante, Spain. It is situated in the Pop Valley (Vall de Pop) between the Serra del Ferrer and the mounts of Segili. It is bordered by Pedreguer and Benidoleig to the north, Jalón and Llíber to the east; Orba, Murla, Benigembla and Parcent to the west and Tàrbena to the south. Alcalalí has significant resources of architectural, historical, cultural, ethnological and gastronomic character. Besides having an extraordinarily rich landscape Alcalalí offers exceptional meteorology that makes it an ideal location for any time of year, practice outdoor sports like hiking, biking, etc.
Altea on Costa Blanca North
Altea in Spain is considered one of the most beautiful Spanish cities. Nice beaches and promenade, whitewashed houses with flower pots, narrow cobbled streets, small arts and crafts shops, ice cream parlors and outdoor restaurants are just some of what Altea is offering. Altea is a ten minute drive north of Benidorm (about 10 km), about 1 hour from Alicante along the N-332 and is one of the most memorable coastal towns on the Costa Blanca, retaining its own unique Spanish charm despite its growing tourism and popularity. Altea is located right on the sea in the middle of a beautiful bay and is surrounded by hilly mountains. The name comes from the Moorish ‘Althaya’ which means ‘health for all’.
Benidoleig on Costa Blanca North
Benidoleig is located in the Girona Valley of the Marina Alta area in Spain’s Costa Blanca. Among the various amenities within the village is a junior/infant school, nursery school (local authority run), medical centre, post office, supermarket, tobacconist/newsagents, hardware store, curtain shop, hairdresser, estate agent/sign shop, printers, bank, pharmacy and various Spanish bars. The village is also well catered with a Spanish restaurant (La Lloma) and an International restaurant (El Cid Restaurant & Bar). There is a large expatriate community in Benidoleig but it has not spoilt the essence of the village as incomers have integrated easily within the Spanish community. The village hosts a small market on Thursday mornings, where fresh fruit & veg, meat & fish, and clothes, shoes and general household items can be purchased.
Benidorm on Costa Blanca North
The popular resort of Benidorm is located about 50km east of Alicante International Airport on the sunny Costa Blanca coast of southern Spain. The city currently has 76,000 inhabitants, of whom 1 is 3 foreigners. It is easy to notice the city of Benidorm! With its tall skyscrapers, Benidorm stands out from the other towns on the Costa Blanca coast. Did you know that Benidorm has the largest concentration of skyscrapers outside Manhattan? There is little reminder that Benidorm was once a small fishing village. The right-hand skyscrapers extend to the sky. From a distance, you look like a building of lego blocks. The sight is neither beautiful nor ugly. It is simply fascinating in a charming way!
Benissa on Costa Blanca North
Benissa is a small town in Spain in the province of Alicante, 275 m above sea level, and one of the oldest towns on the Costa Blanca. The municipality of Benissa has 4 km of coastline linking the towns of Moraira and Calpe. The scenery of the area includes cliff tops, rocky coves, sandy beaches and tiny bays along the Benissa Costa. The territory of Benissa also contains terraced vineyards, mountains and palm trees. Spanish village houses, with doorsteps directly onto the street, internal courtyards and deceptively spacious inside. Nearby towns along the Costa Blanca are La Fustera, Cala dels Pinets, Cala de La Llobella, Cala l’Advocat, Baladrar and Cap Blanc before reaching Moraira. When visiting Benissa, you must takesome time out to visit the lovely “Catedral de la Marina” (Marina Cathedral). Built in the neo-gothic style, the cathedral was only finished in the 20th Century.
Benilloba on Costa Blanca North
Benilloba is a Spanish municipality of the Valencian Community, belonging to the province of Alicante in the county of Cocentaina County. Benilloba is located between the Serreta de Alcoy and the Sierra Serrella. It is the perfect place for hiking or caving, since in the municipality of Benilloba there is the Aitana peak, which with 1558 meters is the highest in Alicante. Other interesting natural places are those of Salto, La Cruceta or the Frainós river ponds, which passes by the town. In the municipality we can visit the parish church or the palace of the Count of Revillagigedo. Its two typical dishes are the “olleta” of Alcoy and the Pericana.
Benitachell on Costa Blanca North
Benitachell is a tranquil and picturesque village, originally an Arab outpost, with a stunning coastline nearby, which is formed by a succession of cliffs of more than a 100m high that descend vertically into the sea. Located towards the northern end of the Costa Blanca, the village is just off the A-7 Motorway, about an hours drive from Alicante airport. Benitachell is a charming Spanish village between Teulada and Javea, Although just five minutes drive to the beach at either Moraira or Javea, it provides the best of both worlds for those wanting a more peaceful holiday. Benitachell and the urbanisation of Cumbre del Sol is also the home of one of the Northern Costa Blanca’s most popular primary schools specialising in the English curriculum, the Lady Elizabeth School.
Calpe on Costa Blanca
Calpe is a town on Spain’s Mediterranean coast. It’s known for its beaches, like sandy Arenal-Bol. Nearby is the Roman site Baños de la Reina, with rock-cut sea pools. On a headland to the east, Peñón de Ifach is a huge limestone rock with thriving birdlife. Below it lie the ruins of Pobla de Ifac, a medieval walled village. La Muralla Roja is an iconic castle-like building by modern Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill. The beaches in Calpe are not like other beaches on the Costa Blanca coast! The Mountain Rock Penon de lfach is the epitome of magical powers that unfolded here many centuries ago. The Mountain cliff on the beach of Calpe, has the same size and formation gorge in the mountain behind La Nucia and Alfaz del Pi. There are many stories, legends and sagas about how this mountain cliff has ended up on the shoreline in Calpe.
Denia on Costa Blanca North
Dénia is a historical coastal city in the province of Alicante, Spain, on the Costa Blanca halfway between Alicante and Valencia, and the capital and judicial seat of the comarca of Marina Alta. Denia’s historical heritage has been influenced by Iberian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Napoleonic and Christian civilizations. As of 2014, it had a population of 41,672, although this is more than doubled by tourism during the summer months. Denia enjoys almost twenty kilometres of coastline. To the north of the town, there are beaches of fine sand and shallow waters, such as Les Marines, LAlmadrava, Les Deveses, Les Bovetes and els Palmars, To the south lie a series of small coves along the rocky coast, known as Les Rotes, which is a paradise for fishermen and divers.
El Vergel on Costa Blanca North
El Vergel is a town of 4,992 inhabitants situated 3 kilometres from the Mediterranean sea and 8 kilometres from Dénia, in the Comarca of Marina Alta, Land of Valencia, Spain. The main attractions are the Main Street, two medieval towers, a neoclassical church and a safari park. The town’s crest, recently resuscitated, pays homage to its name: it displays two trees and four flowers. The municipal boundaries confront those of Beniarbeig, Benimeli, Murla, Dénia, Ondara and Els Poblets. The town is 91 km from both Alicante and Valencia, and constitutes part of the frontier between the Province of Alicante and that of Valencia.
Finestrat on Costa Blanca North
Finestrat is situated 12 kilometres from Benidorm and 55 kilometres from Alicante International Airport. Accessed by road via the motorway AP-7 and exit 65-A, from where a local road connects to the town. Finestrat can also be accessed directly from the N-332. The old town is located inland but there is also about 267 metres of coast from Punta del Tossal to Cala de Finestrat. Finestrat is a beautiful coastal town that is also mountainous. It combines the cosmopolitan appeal of its cozy and family-friendly beach destination «La Cala», with the silence of the 1410 meter high peaks of the «Puig Campana». The old town of Finestrat is located 5 kilometers from the beach on a hill. Along the hillside, run narrow streets of Moorish origin through stunning whitewashed and colorful houses.
Gata de Gorgos on Costa Blanca North
Gata de Gorgos is a village in the Marina Alta region of the north Costa Blanca in Spain. In 2005 it had a population of 5,325. The village is known for its wicker industry and for having an unusually large number of bars and restaurants per capita. Boasting over 30 bars, the most popular are Ca Corder, which is located in the church square, and Ca Patrics, which is located in the Placa Nuevo. The town’s key fiestas take place during July to honour The Christ of the Calvary.(Fiestas en honor al Santísimo Cristo del Calvario). A key part of this event includes bull running along the street known as Paseo de Alicante – another is when the town’s young men and women who are ‘coming of age’ form groups called ‘Quintos’ and march through the town accompanied by music and watched by family and friends.
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Javea on Costa Blanca North
Xàbia is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Situated on the back side of the Montgó, behind a wide bay and sheltered between two rocky headlands, the town has become a very popular small seaside resort and market town. Half of its resident population and over two thirds of its annual visitors are foreigners. There are many natural charms that Jávea offers, due to its location in the foothills of the Montgó, and the landscapes of its coast and its beaches are spectacular. Also, it has a rich historical heritage. Jávea fits is a model Mediterranean beach destination. The resort has 20 kilometres of coastline, with a wide choice of beaches, like the sandy bay at El Arenal or heavenly coves such as La Granadella.
Jalon on Costa Blanca North
The Jalon Valley, also known as the Xalo Valley is situated in the Marina Alta area in the Costa Blanca North and is quite simply stunning. The Marina Alta has a delightful mix of coastline and mountains, but it is its inland area that provides the great setting for this amazingly scenic day out. With some areas on the Costa Blanca coast becoming somewhat built up and overcrowded the Jalon Valley attracts a more discerning visitor and resident who appreciates more of a country feel although the coast and it’s beautiful beaches are still only 30 minutes drive away. The village of Jalon is at the heart of the Jalon Valley. At the Old Square there is a fountain around which there is an open market held on Tuesday mornings. Seen from the square is the famous Jalon Church with its blue dome.
La Nucia on Costa Blanca North
La Nucia is a municipality in the comarca of Marina Baixa, Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain. It borders the municipalities of Altea, Callosa d’En Sarrià, Benidorm, Polop and L’Alfàs del Pi. La Nucia is located in a fruit valley between Benidorm and Callosa d’En Sarrià, 3 km from the coast of Altea. The urban center is on a promontory overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, 51 km north of Alicante and 8 km north of Benidorm. The municipality includes the following urbanization: Barranco Hondo, Coloma, Bello Horizonte, Panorama, and El Tossal. La Nucia overlooks fields of fruits and vegetables and has become a popular place for expats to live as it is so close to the coast yet quiet enough not to be affected by the hordes of tourists who descend to the Costa Blanca during the school holidays.
Moraira on Costa Blanca North
Moraira is a small, upmarket Spanish coastal town, part of Teulada (also known as Teulada-Moraira) municipality, in the Marina Alta comarca, 80 km north of Alicante and 100 km south of Valencia. The town is located adjacent to the neighbouring village of El Portet and both communities form a tourist resort on the Costa Blanca strip, with 8 km of coastline backed by mountains and vineyards. Moraira is a small and very nice town with natural beaches, coves, rocky and sandy beaches; an old fishing village that has developed in the recent years, especially in the summer months as a popular touristic destination, but preserving its originality. The castle on the beach is the emblem of the city.
Orba on Costa Blanca North
Orba is a small town and municipality in the comarca of Marina Alta in the Valencian Community, Spain. It is situated in the River Gerona valley and is bordered by Pego to the north; Benidoleig and Ondara to the north-east; Jalón and Pedreguer to the east and Parcent and Alcalali to the south. Orba is a popular place to live with expats who have preferred a quieter way of life less than twenty minutes away from the sea side resorts of Javea and Denia. The Old Town provides a more authentic Spanish village vibe while many expats have purchased villas with swimming pools on the urbanisations of Orbetta, El Capso, La Palmeria and La Plana.
Parcent on Costa Blanca North
Parcent is a village in the Pop Valley of La Marina Alta in the Alicante Province, which is located in the Valencian region of Spain. Parcent has a population of about 1100 and is about one hour’s drive north of the city of Alicante, and about an hour’s drive south of the city of Valencia. It features the small Holy Virgin church, and is surrounded by hills and mountains. Writer Gabriel Miró (1879-1930) was a resident of Parcent and called it a “paradise between the mountains”. It is also close to Jalón (written as Xaló in Catalan), which is known for its wine production and markets. The traditional economy of Parcent relies on almond and orange farming in the surrounding area.
Pedreguer on Costa Blanca North
Pedreguer is a town in the comarca of Marina Alta in the province of Alicante, Spain. The town is situated at the foot of the Muntanya Gran and close to the two larger coastal towns of Dénia and Xàbia. It has a population of 7097 (as of 2008). It is also close to the Jalon Valley which is famous for its springtime almond tree blossom. While Pedreguer does not have any world famous sights nor is it on the coast, it is a pretty and scenic base from which to enjoy a great holiday on the Costa Blanca with many great tourist attractions nearby. Pedreguer Rastro is a sort of flea market in the town. Sunday morning is flea market day. Held on the polygons where people flock from all over the Costa Blanca to buy and sell produce, clothing, gifts, home made jams, chutneys and much more.
Polop on Costa Blanca North
Polop de la Marina or briefly Polop, is a municipality in the comarca of Marina Baixa, Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain. The village of Polop is located inland in the Costa Blanca North in an area known as the Marina Alta. The local economy is based mainly on agriculture, so much of the surrounding countryside is covered in polythene to act as giant greenhouses. The village is a delight to explore and perfect for a morning or afternoon amble. The hill, where the old castle used to be is encircled by a medieval wall, and is a ‘must’ to walk up. Follow the zig zag path and you’ll be well rewarded with some fabulous views. On a clear day you can see right to Albir and Altea on the coast and inland to Callosa and the Sierra Bernia.
Teulada on Costa Blanca North
Teulada is a small coastal town on Spain’s Costa Blanca, located 3 km north from Junction 63 of the A7 E-15 toll motorway on the N-332 coast road. Teulada’s historic quarter, in the interior of the province of Alicante, is surrounded by a green landscape filled with vineyards, a crop that reflects the agricultural tradition of this municipality, and is part of its identity. Surrounded by a wall in the old times, Teulada’s city centre is dominated by the church of Santa Catalina, a very beautiful example of Flamboyant Gothic architecture, erected to honour the patron saint.
Villajoyosa is especially known for its chocolate. Valor, considered one of Spain’s best chocolate brands are produced here. As the rest of the coast, tourism is also an important source of income. One of the most popular tourist attractions is the Gothic Roman Catholic church with a Baroque altarpiece. Previously, the city also has its own Casino (formerly Casino Costa Blanca), but it is closed down and moved to the marina in Alicante. Villajoyosa on the Costa Blanca coast is also very famous for its fiesta edition of Moros y Christianos. This celebration fiesta is declared as an event of international interest for tourists.