Santa Barbara Castle

Alicante boasts many treasures and one of the most prominent has to be the castle of Santa Barbara, which stands on Mount Benacantil and overlooks the city. This fortress hewn from millenary stone has been a witness to centuries of … Read More


Cabo Roig is a very popular beach resort and is located in an area known as the Orihuela Costa, which is on the southern Costa Blanca of Spain. Situated in-between Campoamor to the south and La Zenia to the north, … Read More

Property in Benissa

Benissa is one of the oldest towns on the Costa Blanca. It’s an area of beautiful coastline and countryside. Terraced vineyards, mountains and palm trees. Midway between the coast and the picturesque Jalon Valley, Benissa old town is the same … Read More

A Brief History of Benidorm

The most major tourist resort in Costa Blanca is Benidorm. It has the capacity to cope adequately with over 500,000 tourists over the period of peak season. As for the history in Benidorm you have the Tossal de la Cala, … Read More

Denia – The Unspoilt Costa Blanca

Take an hour and half drive north of Alicante and you may notice a dramatic change. Suddenly the landscape changes from brown and arid to green and mountainous. The high-rise concrete hotels are replaced with small villas. You will find yourself immersed in lush valleys of almond, orange and lemon groves. There are very few places in the world where the northern part of a small coastline contrasts more with the south.… Read More

Alicante History

Alicante has been inhabited for over 7000 years with the first tribes travelling from central Europe around 5000 to 3000 B.C. Some of these tribes in Alicante once settled around the slopes of Mount Benacantil, on which the castle of Santa Barbara stands today. The mountains best asset is its location close to the sea but also due to its height it offered security from invaders. … Read More

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