Tips for excursions on the Costa Blanca
The main beaches are at Calpe, Moraira, Javea and Denia but there are innumerable small bays with pebble beaches that really are worth exploring
Along the coast there are many marinas that are accessible to the public
and some private clubs, with all the necessities for the water sports enthusiast . Other sports such as golf , horse riding ,
mountain sports , tennis etc are here to practice more than adequate.
On the other side of the highway, more
inland, everything is calmer,more typical and idyllic . One can hike in the mountains, covered with olive and citrus trees, along the vineyards and then a rest to enjoy a simple but delicious meal with local wine
In the spring, which begins in January, one can sense the incredible scent of almond blossoms soak in the valley of Jalon .
Some visits are recommended :
- The old town of
Denia with its ancient castle and trendy restaurants and cafes
- The old classified village of Javea .
The caves of Jávea (bottom
Cabo San Antonio) and the Ruta de los Miradores (Cabo de la Nao)
The Plaza of Benissa with its cathedral and the old restored streets .
- The Rock of Ifach in Calpe that one can climb to the summit ..
- Castle Guadelest like an eagle's nest perched above the surrounding area. (go there by the inland road)
You pass on the way a wonderful museum of old motorcycles with a great collection antique motorcycles
in top condition.
- The waterfalls of Algar ( Fuentes del Algar ) , you should not skip, you pass it the way almost like you go to Guadelest.
- Do you drive after Callosa to Benidorm , you will pass Polop with its Arab fortress
ruins and 221 source neat.
- Altea with its narrow streets, white top in the old section , now also has
a very nice promenade by the sea .
- Moraira with its beautiful new marina .
- Palm Garden of Elche