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Denia is a sundrenched popular harbour city with a small-town feel to
it, located at the Costa Blanca in the Comunidad Valenciana in Spain, at
the north coast of Alicante province straight across the island of
Ibiza which can be reached by the ferries from Denia´s port. Denia is
the capital of the Marina Alta district. Valencia and Alicante airports
are both approximately 100 km away from Denia. Denia has a beautiful
marina and a medieval castle with view on the city and the sea. Denia
offers different residential areas where you can find luxury holiday
rentals: villas, houses and apartments.
Denia covers a surface of 66.2 square kilometres and has a magnificently
long beach-covered coastline, an impressive 20 kilometres in length,
starting in Las Marinas (or Les Marines) and ending at Las Rotas (or Les
Rotes). Denia counts four distinct areas: Las Rotas with its fabulous
rocky coast, natural reserve Montgó, Las Marinas with its miles of
beaches, and the centre of Denia. The following villages are also part
of the Denia district: La Jara (a village just north of Denia ), Jesús
Pobre (a village west of Denia , behind the mountain of Montgó ) and La
Pedrera (situated against the slopes of mt. Montgó).
While grape lice caused a major economical and demographical downfall at the beginning of the 20th century (also known as the raisin crisis), the touristic boom of the 60's had just the opposite effect, causing a demographical and economical turnaround.
Population figures rose from 12.185 inhabitants in 1960 to 30.693 in
2000 and 41.591 in 2006. Midway through 2007, the number of inhabitants
had already risen to nearly 45.000! From 1960 onwards, tourism has
become the main economic engine of Denia while industries are
disappearing and urbanization on the fast track. Since then, Denia has
also developed into an important city and port area for its
neighbourhood and the Costa Blanca . Besides being an important regional
fishing port, Denia has two marinas and is point of departure for boats
leaving for the Balearic Islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, and Menorca .
The origins of Denia date back to eight centuries before Christ when a
Greek colony named Hemeroskopeion was founded, although in Pre-Roman
times there were some Iberian settlements in the Montgó area.
A walk through the narrow lanes of the fisherman's district reveals the
history, culture, and architecture of the Iberian, Carthaginian
(North-African), Roman, Arabic, and Christian civilizations.
Denia is surrounded by nature areas of high ecological value. The nature
area of mount Montgó was named a nature reserve in 1987 because of its
scenic value, flora and fauna. The area is home to a large diversity of
original domestic plants, animals, caves and paths. Mount
Montgó, reaching 753 meters in height, stretches out to the ocean at the
impressive Cabo de San Antonio, a 160m high cliff with a lighthouse
offering a stunning view over the sea and Jvea bay. At daytime this
offers an impressive panorama while at night the many small lights grant
the scene a touch of magic. At the foot of this cliff lies the Reserva
Marina of Cabo de San Antonio natural reserve. This protected area has
always remained well-preserved, making it of high value both
environmentally-scientific and ecologically.
Denia has more than 300 days of sunshine per year and with its average
temperature of 20 degrees, Denia , with its 20 kilometre-long sand
beach, makes for the ideal place to celebrate your holidays on the Costa
Blanca. The beautiful long coastline of Denia is made up of
outstretched sand beaches and rocky bays.
In the north of the district
lies the area named Las Marinas where you will mainly find long beaches
with soft sand. Las Rotas is In the south of the Denia district. This area starts off
with a sand beach, followed by a gorgeous rocky coastline with many bays
and inlets offering scuba divers and snorkeling fans stunning
This museum displays the evolution of the city from its beginnings (the
Iberian age) until the 18th century. The museum is divided into four
parts, displaying the four most influential periods of the city's
The Ethnological museum of Denia brings the 19th century to life. It
displays the life of the bourgeoisie in these times and the growth and
glory brought about by the raisin trade.
In this museum one can admire the toys that were produced in Denia from 1904 until the 1960's.
This church, built in 18th century baroque style, has the rectangular shape of a latin cross.
The current building was re-modelled in the 18th century and consists of
a monastery and a church. The cross decorated in Biblical ways hanging
inside is worth a visit. Denia city council.
The sea and the beach offer you the possibilities to go sailing,
surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, sea fishing, outings to the Balearic
Islands , and to taste a multitude of culinary fish dishes. The
coastline and inlands offer possibilities for a game of golf or tennis,
to go hiking, biking, or horseback riding, or set out for a car trip to
cultural and historical sights. Natures beauty invites you for a
tour on foot, by bike or by car. There are many formidable hiking
trails with routes of different lengths and varying in difficulty. You will walk through shadowy orange plantations or you can walk to the
top of mount Montgó where the real reward is the unforgettable view of
the surroundings. In this area, nature blossoms four seasons a year.
number of ferries set out from Denia harbour to the Balearic Islands.
One of the possibilities is an excursion to Mallorca or Ibiza , with
ferries going there every day.
Denia offers everything you would
want on a shopping day. The main street Marqués de Campo and the many
little lanes offer a wide range of shoe, clothes, and jewellery stores.
The market places of Denia are also worth your while. Offering a large
diversity of local products ranging from fruits and vegetables from the
surroundings, to freshly caught fish and even handicraft artworks.
relaxing is important during your holidays, why don't you try out one
of Denia 's many spa's on offer. Pick your choose from a wide range of
treatments such as hydrotherapy, clay, algae, lavender, and/or camomile
baths, massages, aromatherapy, reflexology, and many many more.
In Denia there is always a celebration going on. Denia is known to be
the district in the Costa Blanca that has more holidays than any other.
The festivities are celebrated extensively, sometimes for days in a row,
and for all ages. Starting early mornings, they go on until late at
night. Some of the major characteristic celebrations in Denia are:
characterised by dance and music, fireworks, and displaying major pieces
of art, in the making for the entire year, that are ultimately
sacrificed in the bonfire on the last evening of the celebration.
This feast is celebrated in July and is mostly characterised by Bous al
Mar (literally: Bulls to the Sea), in which the bulls are unleashed in
the streets and startled by local Spanish daredevils trying to drive
them into the sea. Spaniards love this feast, but animal lovers may best
take a detour on that day. The days before and after are filled with
many activities, reaching a climax with the Correfoc, a parade with
is a feast based on the historical-religious tradition and is
celebrated throughout most of the Costa Blanca. It reminds of the times
when Mores were occupying most of the Iberian Peninsula and the
Christians reconquered it during the 'Reconquista'. This feast is truly a
dress-up party with Moors, Christians, music, parades with horses and
lots of spectacle.
In Denia you can enjoy a large variety of seafood. The harbour of Denia
has a daily supply from fishermen providing for the menu of the
restaurants on the very same day. Furthermore you will find the typical
dishes of the Costa Blanca of which the Paella is a must. The rich
variety of the cuisine in this area of the Mediterranean Coast is mainly
characterised by the use of olive oil, garlic, fish, crustaceans and
Wellknown are also the renowned red shrimps of Denia, the rice dish
calles Arroz a banda, the Espencat (grilled vegetables) and the Suquet
de peix (with a.o. fish, sea urchins and dried cuttlefish). You can
enjoy this delicious dishes in the more 300 Denia restaurants. Apart
from that Denia has numerous cheerful terraces, bars and bodegas.
Denia's location in between the sea and mountains offers an optimal
surrounding for many different sports. Add to this the gentle and warm
sea climate and one can practice a variety of sports on land or at sea
all year long.
This area has many golf courses; fourteen in total in the Alicante and
Valencia districts. The nearest golf courses are the 18-hole lane of La
Sella Club de Golf in Denia , the 18-hole lane of Oliva Nova Campo de
Golf, and the 9-hole lane of Javea Club de Golf.
From March to mid-October the beach towards las Marinas is ideal for
wind and kite surfing. In Denia one can go sailing, rowing, canoeing,
diving, water skiing, sports fishing, yet skiing, and much more all year
long. The harbour and marina also offer all the facilities and
equipment for sailing and fishing trips.
Cova Tallada, close to Denia , is a protected nature reserve with many
rocks, caves, and sheltered inlets. It is a beautiful place to go scuba
diving. There is a diving school in Denia which facilitates trips to
Besides bike and hike tours in the nature reserve of Monte Montgó, the
area is also very suitable for horseback riding. You can also enjoy
yourself with tennis, squash, paddle, and fitness centres with, amongst
others, spinning, taekwondo, aerobics, judo, and power plate facilities.
From Denia you can travel to Alicante or Valencia by train. Get on the
train in the centre of Denia and follow the scenic tourist route along
the coast and the mountains with beautiful views. Unless you are in a
rush to catch a plane, it is great fun to admire the coast or to go
shopping in another city. Or get on the Limón Express at Gata de Gorgos.
This too will give you a wonderful excursion. A train from the good old
days takes you along the Mediterranean Costa Blanca in a trip of a few
hours. The train travels up and down daily from Gata de Gorgos and
Benidorm, and takes you past Altea, Penon d'Ifach, Teulada and other
You will find the locations of our holiday accommodations:
Located in the centre, you have all facilities such as shops and
restaurants at walking distance. The harbour is directly in front of you
and you are very near the first beaches of Las Marinas and Las Rotas.
This is the northern part of Denia where most of the sand beaches are
located. An excellent tourist area with beach stretching approximately
The southern area of Denia housing some sand beaches and multiple rock
beaches and bays. The total length of these beaches is 4 kilometres. The
holiday houses, holiday villas and holiday apartments in Las Rotas are
situated in calm suburbs.
The holiday rental houses, holiday rental villas, and holiday rental
apartments on the slope of mount Montgó , outside the nature reserve,
are mostly located in calm suburbs.
District villages such as La Jara, Jesús Pobre, and La Pedrera are all picturesque towns.