Castellon Province stretches 115km along Spain’s Mediterranean coast creating the Costa Azahar. It is an extremely mountainous province, offering magnificent walking, hiking, climbing, mountain biking and an outstanding range of dazzling beaches, all easily accessible from a large range of luxury Spanish self catering holiday villas in Castellon.
Alcossebre is often referred to as the jewel of the Spanish Mediterranean, an oasis between the sea and the hills, surrounded by orange blossom sand. The Castellon villas in Alcossebre offer great access to the beaches and rural areas of the Costa Azahar.
Vinaros is situated in the north of the Costa Azahar, and is a small tourist haven. It has maintained its routes as a fishing village, with the fresh catch on sale every day straight from the fishermen who caught it, making the seafood eaten in a self catering holiday villa exceptionally delicious. For mountaineers, Vinaros and Morello have climbing clubs and access to some excellent routes.
Peniscola is perched on a rocky peninsula surrounded on all sides. There is a permanent causeway to the mainland, and some spectacular monuments within the walls. It is a hugely charismatic site, hosting many cultural activities, and surrounded by excellent beaches.
Oropesa Del Mar is also a beautiful city surrounded by excellent beaches, but it is the beaches of La Concha and Morro de Gos as well as the dramatic castle and old quarter which present the largest attraction.
From many of the resorts along the coast, trips to the Columbretes Islands, around 60km off the coast, provide a fantastic day trip. Consisting of four main islands, the Columbretes were declared a nature park due to their staggering natural beauty. The fishing from these islands is magnificent, and only available to non-commercial fishermen.
Castellon is a sporting haven. Within the province, there are a huge variety and choice of market trails for riding, cycling and hiking, as well as three golf courses in the town of Castellon and Borriel. Of shore, fishing, jet skiing, windsurfing, sailing and scuba diving in the crystal clear Mediterranean waters are first class options, and facilities and equipment hire is available from many of the beach resorts along the Costa Azahar.
Across the province, you will not be able to miss the magnificent architecture and lively fiestas which occur in almost every settlement in which you could take a holiday rental in Castellon.
Castellon also has its fair share of golf courses, from the beautiful links course at Club de Golf Costa de Azahar to the mountainous course Club de Golf de Mediterranean outside Borriol.
The climate in Castellon is staggeringly stable. From yearly highs of a very pleasant 30°C in August to a mild 16°C in January, there is never a poor time to rent a Castellon holiday rental.
Depending on the exact location of your Castellon holiday rental will determine which airport is closest. Valencia (VLC), Reus (REU) and Barcelona Airports (BCN) are within striking distance of a Castellon villa, and there are numerous offers on cheap flights from all main British airports.