Pego is a beautiful, medieval village set among the orange groves of Alicante countryside in Spain. There is still an undeniable medieval atmosphere in the village, with houses built into the ancient town walls, and street layouts still true to their ancient origins. The main square which surrounds the iconic spire of the Church of the Assumption is the centre of life in the village, and if you are looking to truly explore the Alicante countryside and the beaches of the Costa Blanca in peace, a villa rental in Pego is the perfect solution.
There is a huge amount to explore on a short walk from a Pego house rental as the village is filled with charming little bars and restaurants all around the central church square. Mediterranean seafood, traditional Spanish dishes and delicious local wines can all be found with ease throughout the menus of Pego’s eateries, attracting discerning visitors for large distances through Pego. After nightfall, Pego’s main square becomes a hive of activity too, meaning that you don’t have to travel far from your Pego villa rental for a hugely enjoyable night out. The beautiful views of the Mediterranean and the mountains from Pego property has meant that the village is becoming more popular by the year for beach breaks without the crowds, meaning a Pego house rental must be booked early to ensure you get the Pego property of your choice.
The short drive to the beaches of the Costa Blanca is worth it a hundred times over, with gloriously soft sands stretching for as far as the eye can see. The staggeringly clear waters in the area make it a favourite destination for a huge range of water sports, but it is the scuba diving credentials that make holiday rental properties in Pego such a huge asset for water sports enthusiasts. The coastal resorts in the area of a Pego villa rental are absolutely filled with leisure facilities, sport centres and international restaurants and bars, so if there is anything you hanker for from the rural peace of a Pego house rental, help is close at hand.
There are three excellent golf courses at your disposal from a holiday rental house in Pego, offering 54 holes of outstanding quality. The fairways are fast and smooth, the greens beautifully landscaped and the views sensational, as the Pego golf courses are among the most popular for many miles. There are also a great range of activities for family holidays available from a Pego villa rental. There are water parks, go-karting tracks and a huge range of sporting facilities all along the Costa Blanca.
Moraira is one of the best beach towns to explore from a holiday rental property in Pego. Small in size and hemmed in by the cliffs of the Costa Blanca, Moraira has managed to maintain much of its Spanish charm, yet still boasts a huge marina, plenty of fashionable shops and some magnificent seafront restaurants. The main beach, El Portet, is a delightful centre of water sports and lazy days in the sun too.
Poor weather is almost unheard of in Pego. There are an average of 325 days of sunshine every year, and average yearly temperatures of over 17°C. In summer, (July and August), you are unlikely to experience midday temperatures of less than 35°C, and rain is incredibly rare. During the short winter, rain is still infrequent, and daily temperatures reach over 15°C on the vast majority of days.
Alicante (ALC) airport can be reached in just over an hour from a house rental in Pego. There are a huge range of cheap flights to Alicante from the UK, and with the rural solitude of a Pego property in mind, taking a hire car from the airport is strongly advised in order to get the most out of your Pego holiday.