Denia is located just north of Javea. It is on the northern part of the Costa Blanca coastline, which runs from this city to Torrevieja in the southern part of the region. The weather in the area is similar to most of the Costa Blanca. The summers are hot and the winters are mild. There is little rain in the area. The city enjoys about 320 days of sunshine each year.
The city is located between two airports. Visitors can fly into either Alicante or Valencia airport. Each airport is about an hour and a fifteen-minute drive to the city. The best way to get around after arriving at the airport is with a car hire. This gives you the freedom to travel around the area. Car hire companies are available at both airports. Reserve your vehicle in advance, especially if you are traveling in the summer tourist season.
Things to do in Denia
Denia is a working town. While visiting here, you will be able to experience the authentic feeling of a Spanish town that you won’t get in the larger, more crowded tourist areas. If you want to spend some time enjoying the attractions in the larger cities, you can get around easily with a car hire.
Another benefit is the town doesn’t close down after summer. Many of the larger, tourist areas become like ghost towns at the end of the season. Stores, bars, and restaurants close down. Here, you can enjoy shopping and restaurants all year long. This makes the city a good choice for off-season vacations.
There is a lot to do for tourists as well in this city. There are two golf courses, Oliva Nova and La Sella for golf lovers. The weather in the area is nice enough for golf almost every day of the year. If you want a golf vacation, consider staying at the resort or close to it.
There are a few spas in the Denia area. A spa vacation is a great way to relax. You will leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Spas are located near the mountain and near to the beach areas.
Although the nightlife in this city isn’t as busy as the larger discos in Benidorm, there is some nightlife. There are bars, restaurants, and entertainment available. Many places are located near the beach. The nightlife isn’t as wild as in larger tourist areas, but at least you won’t have to fight the crowds and will still be able to enjoy music and dancing.
The castle in Denia was built in the sixteenth century. The castle is a landmark in the area. Tours are available throughout the year. From inside the castle, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding area.
Enjoying Nature in Denia
The towns of Denia and Javea are separated by Montgo mountain. This mountain has many walking routes. You can explore them on your own or go with a group on a walking tour. This is a great place to experience nature while on vacation. There are many great views of the water and town from this mountain.
Denia has 20 kilometers of beaches on the coastline. The beaches here are sandy and clean. They have received the Blue Flag award for good water quality and sand quality. You will enjoy relaxing on the beach and soaking in the sun.
A variety of water sports, including diving, snorkeling, and windsurfing are available as well. There are some great areas for diving and snorkeling in the southern beach areas. Once is Les Rotes, a rocky area that is known for great snorkeling and diving. You will be able to view life under the water here.