8 Tips for A Top Exchange Rate, when You Rent An Alicante Apartment
Do you intend to rent a gorgeous Alicante apartment this year, with Alicante Treasures? If so, you’ll already be thinking about sitting on the beach, soaking up the sun, with a tall glass of sangria by your side. That said, before you can get working on your tan, you’ll need to sort through some practical...Read More
Hundreds of years ago, the fishermen used to come to this beach to catch tuna. They used an ancient arabic technique and this is where the name of this beach comes from.
Next to the sailing club and with a lovely generations-old beach bar (you have to try the sardines and squid, fantastic!) this little beach has one of the few working wooden walkways remaining in the province.
10 minutes by...Read More
In 1986, the Housemartins sang “Every woman, every man join the caravan of love” and a caravan on Albufereta beach was the love nest the Australian cangaroo breeder Richard Abbott-Griffiths and his wife Claire Greenfield chose for their honeymoon back in 1955, when tourism hardly existed in Spain.
This area is famous for its archaelogical sites while this beautiful crescent shaped...Read More
So, you’ve killed a dragon or two, rescued several maidens in distress, become a saint, been named patron of Lebanon, Georgia and England and are now looking for some more action. Nothing better than becoming the hero of one of the loudest, most colourful and most extravagant fiestas in Spain – Moros y Cristianos in Alcoy!
St George takes centre stage in these huge, and hugely...Read More
Today, Easter Wednesday, Lent finishes; the moment that ends a difficult 40 days of fasting.
In case you didn’t know, in its origins Holy Week was a form of penitence, of sentence. In fact, the typical cone-shaped hats of the Nazarenes that are frequently worn in the processions have their origins in those sentenced to die by the Inquisition. Originally, the hat would have been decorated...Read More
I love medieval markets and the one in Orihuela is a really good one.
Orihuela is a small city, 50 km from Alicante and famous for its historic monumental architecture, Easter Processions and traditional gastronomy, including convent-made sweets and cakes.
Every year, at the end of January, Orihuela commemorates that back in the XV century it was one of the most imporant cities in the Kingdom...Read More
This time round Mascarat opted for a full day of culture and gastronomy, and Xativa was the chosen destination.
An hour and a quarter to the north of Alicante, this small town, sometimes known as The City of 1000 Fountains, has a marvellous castle, walled enclosure and historic heritage. Our guide told us the secrets of the two Pope Borjas born here, Calixto III and Alejandro VI, as well as...Read More