Muchamiel is a very tranquil
place and traditionally is a sought after holiday retreat for many
inhabitants of Alicante. They like to escape the stress of city living
and relax and enjoy the beauty of Muchamiel. Street markets are a daily
activity in Spain. A variety of products can be purchased from fresh
fruit, vegetables, brick a brac, clothes, shoes, antiques and many more
items. A paradise for the bargain hunter. Look out for the Wednesday
street market at Muchamiel and Campello.
If you have a sweet tooth you
might like to take a 10 minute drive North into the mountains and visit
a small town famous for Turron, a type of soft nougat. Turron, known in Spanish as
turrón de Jijona and in Valencian as torró de
made from honey, sugar and the abudant almonds that grow in the region.
On the outskirts of Jijona there is the Turron Museum which also makes
the famous "El Lobo" and "1880" turron brands. With free entry, it is
well worth a visit.
20 km north of Alicante
Carretera Jijona-Busot, km1
03100 Jijona (Alicante) Spain
Tel: +34 965 610 225
Fax: +34 965 612 103
Opens at 10h until 20h. - Guided Tours - start every hour.
Saturday, Sundays and Holidays: Last tour at 13h.
Jijona has its street market on
If you like beaches, then Playa
de El Campello is a 2km beach with a nice promenade. There are a range
of local and international restaurants to choose from. There is also a
marina with a nautical centre where water sports facilities are
If you enjoy pizza, there is a very pleasant Pizzeria in El Campello. L'Antiga Italia Ristorante.
Avda. Almadraba, 49 (Plaza Mayor) · Pueblo Español
03560 EL CAMPELLO (Alicante) Teléfono 96 563 26 62
with palm trees and shopping streets, historical buildings around the
entire city, miles of sandy beaches, Alicante offers countless
sightseeing attractions, from cathedrals to churches and of course a
wonderful harbor area.
Bonalba's 18 hole golf course is surrounded by mountains and the sea
and is set over 250 hectares. It was designed by architect
Ramon Espinosa who expertly blended the course with its natural
surrounds and maintained the eco-system. Only a 5 minute drive from the
villa. Non members can pay green fees.
Terra Mitica Theme Park, Altea, Javea
A 30 minute drive from the
villa. It is great adventure day out.
Ctra: Benidorm a Finestrat,
Camino de Moralet s/n,
Tel: +34 902 020 220
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With over 340 days of sunshine because of
it's uniquely dry micro climate with remarkably low rainfall all year
round. the province of Alicante is
becoming one of the favourite destinations for many Northern European
sunshine hours per day