Nov 212012
 
Walking Holidays Spain (and a little property hunting too!)

Some time ago we received a reservation from David and Miranda for a three night stay here in November and so we were pleased to welcome them when they arrived this week, having stayed their first night in Valencia. They had originally booked their trip to us with the intention of considering the area for a possible house purchase, although now their emphasis had changed somewhat. Although still thinking about maybe purchasing a property in […]

May 262011
 
Driving holidays in Spain

Driving holidays in Spain Taking a vacation in Spain is a wonderful experience and one that will leave you with many remarkable memories. The best way to see this wonderful country is to travel around to all the major towns and cities and experience the Spanish culture. The easiest way to do this is to book a self-drive holiday and arm yourself with a detailed map of Spain and travel to places that you have […]

Apr 282011
 
Easter Sunshine In Spain

Family Holidays on the Costa Blanca Stuart and Linda, along with their 10 month old daughter Katy, booked in to stay with us for 8 nights in our self-catering apartment over the Easter period. They wanted to have a combination holiday that took in city, beach and countryside so decided that making Villa Florencia their base would be the perfect solution, and they often made use of our evening meal service when they returned from […]

Mar 022011
 
Affordable Spring Sunshine

The Spanish Costa Blanca  is well served by both Valencia and Alicante airports, so depending on your departure point in the UK you will find a huge choice of cheap flights at your disposal. Once here, there is no shortage of resorts to provide accommodation and entertainment at exceptionally good prices at this time of the year. Depending on your preferences, you could choose a holiday with city sightseeing as your main focus, driving around […]

Feb 172011
 
Valencia to Ibiza

Two Beautiful Spanish Hot Spots Home to citrus groves, mountains and the immensely wonderfully delicious ‘paella’, Valencia is one of those gem-locations of Spain, infused with Moorish history, saffron, spices and sun. Its history is thick and goes a long way back and then some: the city was invaded by Moors (Berbers and Arabs) in 714 AD. After this Islamic culture settled in, it grew as a city and began to trade in paper, silk, […]

Nov 062010
 
Moto GP enthusiasts Nick & Suzanne

Moto GP enthusiasts Nick & Suzanne from the UK here to to take in the sights and sound of Valencia and the Final of The Moto GP championships. Nick and Suzanne arrived on Thursday for a couple of nights, with the main purpose of their trip to Spain being a visit to the Moto GP in Valencia on Sunday.  They landed at Alicante airport on Thursday afternoon and then drove up to us, arriving in […]

Oct 182010
 
Food & Wine of Valencia

A Paradise on Earth for carnivores and seafood lovers, Valencia does not cater so well for vegetarians, although the wealth of fresh fruit and vegetables available in this sun-kissed part of the world mean that hearty vegetable soups and stews are always an option. Wine lovers are bound to be ecstatic during a trip to Valencia, meanwhile – among other choices, the region is a prime producer of the Cava sparkling wine that is increasingly giving Champagne a run for its money.

Apr 192010
 

A GREAT PLACE TO VISIT Marxuquera is an area that lies to the west of the town of Gandia, stretching to the municipal boundaries of Ador and Palma de Gandia, with the mountainous areas of Sierra Falconera in its centre and Sierra Grossa to the west. Its total land area is approximately 750 hectares, or 12.21% of the total area of the municipality of Gandia. Crossing through Marxuquera is the road that lies to the […]

Apr 192010
 

La Drova is situated at the base of Mt. Monduver (841m). If you climb to the top there is a panoramic view of the La Safor region, and on a clear day it is possible to see the island of Ibiza. The area is mountainous with numerous walks of all degrees of difficulty, but well worth the effort for the views alone. This natural environment is a refuge for a variety of flora and fauna. […]