A holiday on the Costa Blanca has lots to offer its visitors, away from the coastal resorts there’s a lot to see, rugged mountains, olive and citrus groves and pretty hill top villages.
Denia is about 85km from Alicanti the town dates from Roman times and lies between mountains and sandy beaches. It is a very attractive and cosmopolitan place to spend your holidays.
Denia has an important harbour with ferries to Ibiza and other places. If you are interested in the culture and history of this area there are two museums you may wish to visit, The Archaeological and the Ethnological both worth visiting.
Denia has approximately 20km of sandy beaches where you can relax and soak up the sun, you may prefer to be more energetic and there are no shortages of water sports available, you can try snorkelling, windsurfing, jet skiing, sailing and much more. To the south of the town the coves are a delight for divers and fishermen alike.
Other activities on offer in the area are mountain climbing, biking, horse riding, hand gliding and golf. There are plenty of shops and boutiques to tempt you, the leather goods and jewellery are a popular buy.
In the town there are many picturesque small streets to explore; here you will find Spanish bars and restaurants. You may be tempted by the tapas or paella, there are fish restaurants where you can enjoy freshly caught fish Denia still retains its fishing industry.
Nightlife can be lively or relaxing, there are nightspots and discos to dance until late, also many bars and restaurants for a more laid back evening out. Benidorm is about 30minutes away if you want a bit more nightlife!
If you want to see more of this area you can take a trip on the ‘Trenet de la Marina’ the sightseeing train, it travels between Denia and Alicanti stopping at many places on the way. Denia is perfect for sightseeing, watersports or just enjoying the sun, sea and sand.