Located on Spain's Costa Blanca, situated between the dramatic Mount Montgo Natural Park and the Mediterranean Sea, is Denia. The Spanish beach resort is the perfect beach holiday destination in 2018. With its ancient castle, enchanting old town and beautiful nature reserves, Denia offers plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy a holiday in the sun.
Travellers on a holiday in Denia will enjoy the glorious weather with both summer heat and winter sun; which makes it perfect for a romantic getaway, a family holiday or a relaxing break with friends any time of the year.
Denia is a relaxing resort and holidaymakers can make their way up and down the Alicante coast with ease. The resort is perfect for the traveller looking for sunny holidays, but Denia also offers culture and history. The Museu Etlogic is the perfect destination to learn about the region's past. The resort town also hosts several festivals throughout the year including the Running Bulls into the Sea festival in July.
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Denia effortlessly blends architecture and cultural, sandy beaches and a lively atmosphere to make the ultimate laidback holiday. In Denia there is something for everyone.
Whether you want to immerse yourself in history, indulge in some fine dining or sit back and enjoy the sunshine, a holiday in Denia has got it all. Visit the museum inside the castle walls to learn more about the area's history, or take in the fascinating flora and fauna of the Mount Montgo and Cape of Saint Antoni nature reserves.
Denia's thriving continental café culture sees tourists and locals piling into pavement cafés to enjoy local specialities like paella and tapas. While those looking for a little nightlife won't be disappointed by the resort town's bars and nightclubs.
The city isn't a clubbing capital like some Spanish resorts, but it is one of the best places in the area for fiestas; which it hosts regularly to celebrate a variety of occasions. There are also plenty of bars and restaurants offering live music to keep you entertained into the early hours.
Thanks to Denia's Costa Blanca location, the resort town serves up hearty seafood meals to suntanned travellers. The resort boasts more the 400 restaurants, so don't fret, you won't go hungry. There is also plenty of choice between the type of restaurant you can dine at, from Michelin-starred to take-away, there is something for everyone and every holiday.
Most of the recipes prepared by Denia's restaurants are made with locally sourced ingredients. Not only do these ingredients give the food a delicious taste, but it also gives the cuisine a sense of tradition.
If a plate of paella is too much on your night out in Denia, be sure to eat traditional tapas at one of the many bars in town. Sausages, prawns, cheeses and more are available as you hop from one tapas bar to the next. Wash it all down with a Spanish produced wine or local lager.
On a hill over looking the Mediterranean Sea, families will find Denia Castle. The hilltop perch offers holidaymakers an enchanting view straight out of a fairytale as ships, yachts and beachgoers can be spotted down below. The castle is home to a museum, which gives families a chance to learn more about the history of the town.
Denia is perfect for families that love to cycle, and the town has five dedicated cycling routes for visitors to venture down. The routes that traverse Denia give holidaymakers a chance to see the town and to get around quickly. Add a picnic lunch or dinner to your bike ride, and families have the making of a great day out.
Of course, families will want to spend much of their beach holiday at Las Marinas. The whole family can find plenty of great watersports like windsurfing or sea kayaking at the beach. Las Marinas is also home to a park and lighthouse to explore.
Montgo Natural Park is home to more than 650 types of plants, and all can be seen as you take one of the six hiking trails through the park. The mountain park is a great way to see Spain's nature up close.
If you would prefer to head out to sea, Denia is home to hundreds of boats that dock at its harbour each day. Holidaymakers can charter a sail boat and head out into the Mediterranean. Discover dolphins swimming in the sea as you feel the cool Mediterranean breeze blow through your hair. If you fancy trying your hand at fishing, you can do that too.
The Costa Blanca is home to some of the best golf courses in Europe. La Sella Golf Course is a 27-hole dream course that lies at the foot of Montgo Natural Park. Play all 27-holes or get some tips from the golf academy to improve your game while on holiday in Denia.
Holidaymakers head to Denia for the beach, and when they arrive, they are never disappointed. Denia boasts 15 kilometres of beautiful sandy shores that meet gorgeous blue Mediterranean waters. Las Marinas is perfect for families with its large area that gives children the opportunity to run around and play. Las Marinas features Blue Flag beaches, and the facilities on offer are top-notch. You will find a variety of dining options and bars for a cool drinks after a hot day in the sun near Las Marinas.
If diving is what you are interested in, then head for Las Rotas for its coves and caves. In the afternoon, tourists and locals alike enjoy the watersports when the sea breezes pick up. Windsurfing is a popular pastime, and visitors can learn a few lessons from the experts on the beach.
Holidaymakers will find plenty of beach bars in the northern areas of Malvarossa and Cabanel, while south of the city small coves and creeks create beautiful, quiet hideaways for two.
Want to sit at a beach bar and sip cocktails at sunset? You can do that. Do you want to try craft beer and experience a night out like no other on the Costa Blanca? You can do that too. There is really nothing you can't do during your holiday in Denia, and with the resort town so close to Alicante, Valencia and Benidorm, it isn't difficult to take a daytrip to one of the other famous cities for a night out.
During the summer months, the bars and clubs in Denia provide guests with live entertainment. Dance under the stars as DJs or bands play on stage, or attend a bench party organised by one of the local nightclubs.
Denia doesn't offer the all-night dance party of neighbour Benidorm, but that doesn't mean the resort's nightlife isn't worth experiencing. Denia's waterfront is a popular nighttime destination, and holidaymakers will find bars and restaurants dotting the area.
Denia after dark provides all the hustle and bustle of a Costa Blanca holiday, but it gives travellers something much different than the wall-to-wall noise of other Spanish beach resorts.
While families will enjoy Las Marinas, couples will love Las Rotas. The rugged beach offers seclusion from the other holidaymakers and locals. If you want to try your hand at snorkelling before tucking into a delicious picnic lunch, Las Rotas is the place to do it on your Denia holidays.
Denia also gives couples the chance to enjoy more relaxed pampering. Why not try a massage after breakfast before descending on the beach? If guests want to work up a sweat, couples can participate in a yoga session to get them prepared for a night out on the town; or to recover from the previous evening.
As the sunsets, couples will find a number of bars and restaurants near Las Marinas. They are the perfect locations to watch the sun go down over the Costa Blanca.
Numerous cultures have left their thumbprint on Denia, and thanks to their influence, the town is as unique as they come. A walk through the town centre is a blast from the past as holidaymakers are surrounded by the history of the buildings and monuments.
Denia is well-known for its festivals and fiestas, which take place throughout the year. One of the most famous is the Running of the Bulls into the Sea, and it takes place in July. Fallas is another popular cultural event and it occurs in March. The festival combines food, music and fireworks to create an unforgettable yearly event.
A holiday in Denia is so much more than your typical Costa Blanca vacation. History, culture and non-stop beach fun are all waiting for you in Denia in 2018.