"Rachels Denia Page" Top 5 Page for this destination Denia by rachel_sun

Denia Travel Guide: 166 reviews and 190 photos

Denia is beautiful

I found Denia purely by accident two years ago when property hunting.Denia has everything a person could want for a great holiday or to live there.It has miles of sandy and rocky beaches.A very pretty seafront and tasteful shops and bars and restaurants.Denia is the very top of the North Costa Blanca.It has great weather all year round.I have been out there all times of year including December and March and even then it was 22c and sunny some days.

Contrasting coastlines.

Denia has a port and a harbour and a great coast road that runs from Denia to Oliva.There are plenty of pretty streets to explore and shady areas to sit and relax with a coffee.Denia has tourism but it is also a working town.The seafront does not have buildings on it as the buildings are on the other side of the road which is great.The main beach is long and sandy and beaches south of the port turn rocky and north beaches are sandy and pebbley.I found south beaches very quiet and unspoilt.North beaches were also very nice.Just a few more buildings as you head from Denia to Oliva.

Denia is historical.

Denia has historical sights too including a castle that overlooks the town and port.It is set amoungst green valleys with orange and almond and lemon groves.Mount Montgo surrounds Denia and you can get great views from the viewpoint.Denia has beautiful gardens and roundabouts all around it.It has good nightlife too which consists of having a good meal and then enjoying a few drinks.There are a few music bars etc too along the seafront.There are watersports available and there are plenty of caves to be explored in the area.But most of all this area is stunningly beautiful.Fantastic coastline.Great walks.Delicious foods.You can catch a ferry to Canary Islands or Ibiza, Majorca too.Something i will do in the future.
That is why I bought a house there.Denia has over 8 miles of coastline.Classy shops and restaurants and a great feel to it.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Denia has sun,sea,great weather,fantastic scenery,food and people
  • Cons:The only bad thing is having to come home to England ;-(
  • In a nutshell:Denia is my paradise,swaying palms,paella,wine,blue warm seas
  • Last visit to Denia: Jan 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • jadedmuse's Profile Photo
    Aug 21, 2008 at 7:27 PM

    Congrats on your "casa del sol" ! Many people dream to do what you did...you did it. Kind of inspiring for the rest of us....gracias!

  • livi4's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2007 at 6:46 PM

    Denia pics bring back many memories, lovely place.

  • Jul 23, 2007 at 2:45 PM

    Excellent tips! I may consider going to Denia in the future - which you describe so well - my ratings are with you! Greetings from sunny Italy, Francesca

  • Jun 28, 2007 at 12:47 PM

    hi ya hope you got my email so many questions to ask if we come there perhaps we could meet if its not to far away from Pedreguer

  • mickybleck's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2006 at 9:28 AM

    I have been in Denia as a teenager and liked getting a different view by your extensive pages. Happy Birthday to you!!

  • MAGGS67L's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2006 at 1:44 AM

    i have been to denia many times over the last 8 years, i always enjoy my time there , i found your website looking for something else, but i have enjoyed reading your members pages, and all the information and pictures are great . thanks x

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    May 27, 2006 at 3:45 AM

    You have many and good pages on Spain, well done!

  • simmonad's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2006 at 1:22 AM

    Hello Rachel. I satumbled on Denia in exactly the same way and also bought a place there, having virtually given up on Gandia. definitely the right choice :)

  • Tripack's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2005 at 8:18 AM

    I will certainly experience some fine restaurants during my Denia stay this summer. Thanks to share all these great tasteful tips ;-)

  • LanaFromRiga's Profile Photo
    Jun 1, 2005 at 6:52 AM

    Amazing page. I visited your third page and impressions are similar - fantastic tips, much useful information, great pictures!


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