Description of apartment
If you want to escape high rise hotels, discos, lager louts and crowded beaches, if you want to sample the ‘real’ Spain, then this is the place for you. You can be sure of a warm welcome.
About the accommodation:
This Apartment was originally two terraced town houses. Some 15 years ago it was completely reformed and two flats were created. Both apartments share a main entrance hall, but are self contained, and each has private entry phone. The owners live in the upstairs apartment and are on hand to help with any queries you may have.
The Casa is situated in the delightful historic old town of Oliva. Local shops (small supermarkets, butcher, baker, etc) are within 5 minutes’ walk.
The accommodation comprises three double bedrooms, shower room with extra large shower, wash basin and wc. There is also a separate wc and wash basin. The large kitchen is fully fitted and well equipped with full size cooker (butane gas), microwave! and fridge freezer. There is a laundry room leading off the kitchen and a washing machine is provided. Beach chairs, umbrellas, beach games, body boards, inflatables etc available on free loan.
Each bedroom has a double bed and plenty of wardrobe and drawer space. In the master bedroom there is ample room for child’s bed/cot. Three single beds, z-bed and a cot are available for different bedroom layouts.
The huge living room contains lounge, dining and occasional furniture. Books, games, maps, tourist information and CD player are also provided.
Included in the price are cleaning materials, toilet rolls, electricity, butane gas. A washing machine is also provided. Also included is the loan of all bed linen, towels, tea towels, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas. The apartment is equipped with an iron, ironing board, hair drier, radio/CD player, books and board games. All you have to do is pack your clothes and CDs!
A Welcome Pack awaits your arrival!
and this comprises eggs, milk, bread, butter, soft drinks, bottled water, tea, coffee, sugar, wine and beer.
During High Season the letting periods run from Saturday-Saturday only. Out of season it may be possible to vary the letting periods.
Deposit Required to secure - £75 per week (your booking is not secure until the owners are in receipt of your deposit).
Pool Type: none
Description of Area in & around Oliva
Oliva is about half way between Valencia and Alicante (75 km from Valencia airport and 100 km from Alicante airport) and is surrounded by orange and lemon groves. It is situated on the lesser-known Costa Azahar (Orange Blossom Coast) just north of the Costa Blanca. Oliva is a ‘real’ Spanish town, not just a holiday resort.
Oliva comprises three separate parts. The old town (which is mainly residential and dates back to the 15th Century) is very picturesque with narrow winding streets leading up towards an old castle perched on a hilltop.
The main (‘new’) town is a more modern development and is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the apartment. Here you will find the main shopping area, including large supermarkets and covered market (daily) for fresh produce: fish, meat, fruit, vegetables, etc. There is also an excellent open market, which is held every Friday. Also in this area there is a wide variety of restaurants and take-away
outlets. Eating out in the area is cheap and good. A 3-course meal including wine costs about €7 per person.
Oliva beach forms the third part and lies beyond the ‘new’ town of Oliva. This is a long sandy beach (both clean and safe) which is 2 miles away from the Casa (45 minutes’ walk, few minutes by car or local bus). In the height of the season Oliva beach offers restaurants, cafés, beach bars and pedallos for hire. The bathing is very safe and there is an under-used Red Cross/Lifeguard station! The well patrolled beach has the European Blue Flag award. Foot showers and car parking are free. The beach runs continuously for many miles along which several other resorts are within easy reach.
There are two 18-hole and two 9-hole golf courses within 45 minutes’ drive. Water sports, tennis, indoor and outdoor pools, cycle hire, horse riding, go-karting and quad biking are all available in the Oliva area.
Benidorm with its many attractions is a 40 minutes’ drive away. Situated also in this area are Mundomar (a marine park with dolphin shows), Aqualandia (a water park with several pools, rides and slides) and the largest theme park in the Mediterranean called Terra Mitica.
Inland from Oliva there is a safari park about a 20 minutes’ drive. For fantastic scenery, drive inland to Guadalest and Fonts d’Algar. Within walking distance from Guadalest is the most incredible wild animal sanctuary called El Arca.
Denia is 10 miles to the south where there is a ferry to the Balearic Islands. Gandia, which is 5 miles north, has a lovely pedestrianised shopping area and a huge beach.
Why not take a trip by train to the beautiful city of Valencia? Only one hour from here and well worth a visit. Or how about our local restaurant with dinner/cabaret/dancing and genuine Flamenco show at Viva Espana!
PRICE FROM £175
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£325 Per Week
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