Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
El Nido de las Urracas is situated in the heart of the beautiful Jalon Valley yet only 20 minutes from the stunning beaches, bays and coves of Moraira, Javea and Calpe. This stunning, spacious 4 bedroom villa offers magnificent views over the villages of Jalon, Lliber, Alcalali, Parcent to the Bernia mountains behind.
This stunning accommodation is very stylish and extremely well presented, can comfortably accommodate up to 8 people and has everything necessary to ensure a relaxing and comfortable holiday. It is perfectly located close to the town of Jalon with its array of amenities and award winning bodegas, plus a variety of restaurants to suit all tastes.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, lounge and dining area and downstairs there is a separate self-contained apartment with double bed, kitchen, bathroom and small lounge area beautifully decorated in a Morrocan theme with television and sound systems. This apartment has its own entrance leading to the pool and large barbeque area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Calpe/Denia 13 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante / Valencia 75 km, Nearest railway: Benissa 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Costa Blanca/Valencia region
Welcome to this exciting and enchanting part of Spain. This region stretches from Valencia, the city that invented paella and is proud of it's tapas, stages Las Fallas – Europe's wildest spring festival – and is home to a 22nd-century city of Arts and Sciences, south to the city of Alicante, a bustling, bright port and holiday city with vibrant night life.
The coastline boasts some of the Spain's finest beaches, as well as pleasant natural features such as La Albufera – a freshwater lake famous for it's bird life, eels, flat bottomed boats and surrounding paella restaurants – and charming towns such as Altea – one of the prettiest little pueblos on the Valencian coastline – as well as the tourist Mecca of Benidorm with it's superb beaches and fantastic nightlife.
Along the Costa Blanca, the White Coast – you will find some of Spain's most popular beach resorts including Javea, Gandia, Oliva, Denia, Moraira, Altea, Benissa and Calpe offering great beaches, excellent sports activities, lovely marinas and fishing ports surrounded by restaurants and bars serving some of the best of Spain's traditional cuisine
Just off the main square of Jalon there is the beautiful church of Jalon, built in a neo-classic style with its remarkable altar and blue dome. In the same square a market is held every Tuesday around the square's fountain.
Jalon offers great shopping and some fantastic bars and bodegas to enjoy a nice glass of Jalon wine and watch the local world go by.
Shopping & Markets:
Jalon is a charming town with its handicraft shops, wine cellars, restaurants and places and is a great holiday spot for those who wish to lap up local culture.
The Rastro of Jalon is held each Saturday beside the river. Here you will be able to find, antique furniture amongst the wide variety of offerings. The weekly open produce market is held every Tuesday in the main square.
Jalon has an interesting and exciting local gastronomy. Famous for its sweets and pastries made with local almonds. Try the pastissets, mantecaos, carquinyols, mostachos and their famous bollos (pastry made with green peas).
Jalon is also famous for its sausages, still created using ancient recipes; delicious examples of Morcilla, Bufas, Longanizas, and Chorizos all go down well with a drop of local full bodied red. Jalon is rightly renowned for its robust red wines, and sweet whites, the Mistela and Moscatel.
There are a number of fiestas dedicated to various saints throughout the year; the fiesta of the Romero (last Saturday of April), the Moors and Christians (last Sunday of July), the fiestas of Santo Domingo (the 4th of August) and the fiestas of the Virgin Pobre (third Monday of October).
Approximately 45 minutes by car you can visit the Water Parks of Benidorm (Aqualandia, Mundomar, Terra Mítica) and a 30 minute drive will take you to the Safari Park Vergel, you can also visit the coves of Benidoleig and the Valley of Ebo.