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Enjoy La Vila

What can't you miss in your visit to Villajoyosa

Villajoyosa can boast of being one of the most beautiful towns in Alicante. Colorful houses everywhere and beaches with crystalline waters make this villa a tourist attraction on the Costa Blanca, especially in summer.

But any time of the year is good for visit her. Surely its Moors and Christians festivities, declared of International Tourist Interest, which have been held since 1694 in honor to Santa Marta, Patroness of the city. And it is because on July 29, 1538, the historic moment that is celebrated today took place. in style: the appearance of Santa Marta to help the town of Vilero from the attack of the Barbary pirates.

But this fishing village with multicolored facades has much more. Also out of season. Therefore, we show you which sites are not you can miss on your visit to Villajoyosa:

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Arquitecture

Its photogenic houses with colored facades or the polychrome hanging houses over the Amadorio River.

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Gastronomy

Its gastronomy, based on fishing and influenced by the land in which it is located and which knows so much about rice, fish, mojama, salted roe or shellfish.
Here are our recommendations to regain strength and continue enjoying your visit.

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Beaches

Its calm and well-kept beaches. You have more than 10 to choose from! Here we name our 3 favorites:

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Puntes del Moro Beach

Virgin and private cove of only 210 meters, with boulders and rocks, located in a privileged enclave of the Vile coast, next to the cliffs of the natural area of 'Malladeta'. In summer, in a raised area of the beach that looks like a terrace over the sea, there is a beach bar that provides a bar and toilet service to bathers. A must for snorkel lovers, and especially if they go with children, since it has very varied underwater landscapes and at shallow depths.

La Caleta

Located at the foot of the Hotel Montoboli and equipped with all services, La Caleta is a pebble and sand beach protected by small cliffs, pine trees and palm trees that make it the perfect place to capture unforgettable moments. Thanks to its location, it offers you multiple services: you can rent umbrellas and hammocks, you have footbaths, walkways, lifeguards and a beach bar where you can have a drink to combat the high temperatures in summer.

Varadero Beach

The Estudiantes Beach, together with the Tío Roig Beach are those that make up the Varadero Beach to the north of La Vila. It is a semi-urban beach 300 meters long, made up of rock and gravel, with moderate waves. In addition, it has the blue flag and is a protected natural area.

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