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Muchamiel (Mutxamel)

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.

Jijona (Xixona)

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 Xixona is 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.

Turron Museum
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 a Monday.

El Campello

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 provided.

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


Boulevard 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 International Golf

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.

The Terra Mitica Theme Park, Altea, Javea

A 30 minute drive from the villa. It is great adventure day out.

Terra Mitica
Ctra: Benidorm a Finestrat,
Camino de Moralet s/n,
3500 Benidorm
Alicante, Spain
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 visitors. 

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