Villalonga Holiday Rentals(1)
- 4 Bedrooms,
- 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Villalonga, on Spain’s Costa del Azahar, offers holidaymakers a great summer beach holiday in a one of the country‘s quieter areas. The proximity to Benidorm means that there is still plenty to do in the area if relaxing on the beach gets a little too boring. A holiday villa in Villalonga offers the ideal solution for families looking to escape the summer hordes but still get all the benefits offered by the more popular Spanish resorts.
Holiday homes in Villalonga are ideally placed for access to several great beaches, including Platja de Belreguard, Platja de Miramar and Platja de Piles, all of which are around a 10-minute drive. These beaches offer visitors the perfect place to relax in the sun and read a book, or go for a swim.
The scenic surround of Villalonga lend themselves well to cycling, and there are a number of popular cycling tracks that start in Villalonga, taking in several of the other villages in the surrounding area.
If cycling is not your thing, there are opportunities for horse riding and walking nearby, which are both also great ways to see the surrounding scenery.
There are numerous golf courses within a short drive from Villalonga, with the nearest being Oliva Nova Golf, less than 9km from the town.
Around a 30-minute drive from Villalonga is the Noah’s Ark animal sanctuary, where families can meet animals ranging from donkeys and rabbits to tigers and bears, all of which have been rescued and are waiting to be re-homed.
Just 11km from Villalonga is the charming town of Gandia, where tourists can visit the Palace of Santo Duque and La Colegiata church.
Valencia, Spain’s third largest city, is less than an hour’s drive from Villalonga, so makes for a great day trip. Here visitors can explore the well-preserved medieval city, with some of the popular sights including the City Towers and the San Miguel de los Reyes Monastery. Several museums in the city are also interesting to visit, and one of the highlights is the L’Oceanografic, which is the biggest aquarium in Europe.
Villalonga has a fantastic Mediterranean climate, which makes it a pleasant destination all year. The summer months are the best for those planning a beach holiday, with average temperatures of up to 27C and very little rain. Even the winter months remain mild, with temperatures rarely reaching freezing, and with the exception of December, the winter is relatively dry.
Villalonga is served by Valencia Airport (VLC), 93km north along the coast. Valencia airport receives several flights from the UK daily, including those operated by several budget airlines such as easyJet and Ryanair. A hire car provides the most convenient way to reach your self-catering accommodation in Villalonga, and all of the major operators can be found at the airport.