Holiday rental Spain– Try Delightful Denia on the Costa Blanca North
The pretty town of Denia on the northern tip of the Costa Blanca is a wonderful place to book a holiday rental Spain. The town dates back to the 4th Century B.C. and was named after the goddess Diana by the Romans. The town is situated between the mountains and long sandy beaches and is one of the most charming cities on the Costa Blanca. The climate in Denia makes it perfect for a holiday throughout the year as it benefits from hot summer weather and mild winter weather. With about 320 days of sunshine a year Denia is an ideal place to look for holiday villas or apartments in Spain to hire direct from the private owners.
Denia is located between the two major airports of Valencia and Alicante. If you book your apartment holiday rental Spain or holiday in Spain villa in Denia you can use either airport as they are both about an hour and a quarter from the town. If you plan to do a lot of sight-seeing then you should consider renting a car and if you are visiting the city in the summer season it would be wise to book in advance as car–hire is very popular
About the town
Staying in a holiday rental Spain in the centre of Denia you will find a busy commercial centre, port and shopping area. Next to the port is the Yacht Club and Marina - Denia has an excellent reputation as one of the Mediterranean’s yachting capitals. Walk around the old quarter and discover an authentic Moorish-Spanish atmosphere and the old fishermen's quarter with its charming cobbled streets, whitewashed buildings and a daily fresh fish market. The town centre has a pedestrian area which is an ideal place to do some window shopping in the exclusive boutiques. The main shopping street is a tree-lined avenue with plenty of restaurants and cafes. On the seafront you can find a further selection of restaurants, bars and shops. If you are looking for holiday villas or apartments in Spain to hire you should certainly give the town of Denia some consideration.
The beaches to the north of Denia are in total contrast to the beaches in the south. Las Marinas in the north is a long area of sandy beaches which offer all the amenities you need for a relaxing holiday soaking up the sun. If you are staying in a self-catering apartment holiday rental Spain or holiday in Spain villa you will find a good selection of bars and restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets along this stretch of coast. Las Rotas in the south has a very different landscape with rocky beaches and coves and scuba diving and snorkelling are popular pastimes here.
Ferry to Balearics
Some holidaymakers book an apartment holiday rental Spain or a holiday in Spain villa in Denia because of its proximity to the Balearic Islands. Since 2001 a trip to the Balearic Islands is quicker, safer and more comfortable. This is due to the new super-fast ferry which makes daily trips from Denia to Ibiza and Denia to Palma de Mallorca. Sailing time is now approximately two hours for a one way trip.
Many visitors look for holiday villas or apartments in Spain to hire close to a golf course as this is a very popular holiday activity. If you book a holiday rental Spain in Denia you are within easy reach of two famous golf courses, one being the Club del Golf La Sella, designed by Jose Maria Olazabal which is considered to be one of the best and most challenging courses in Spain. The other, the Campo de Golf Oliva Nova was designed by Seve Ballesteros and is another excellent course.