A Travel Guide to the Costa Del Azahar, Spain
Located on the coast of the Provinces of Valencia and Castellon south of the Costa Dorada and north of the Costa Blanca, Costa Del Azahar or literally translated in English as the “Orange Blossom Coast” is home to some of the most beautiful virgin beaches in all of Spain. True to its name, the areas main treasure is the long stretch of its golden beaches with pristine waters and fine white sand. Compared to its neighbouring Costa Blanca, Costa Del Azahar is almost untouched which make it certain to give visitors a chance to be truly one with nature and enjoy what this immaculate area offers.
Aside from its unspoiled beaches, century old towers and walls as well as medieval castles are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Costa del Azahar. Outdoor activities are extremely popular and there are several protected parks and nature reserves that cater to visitors who enjoy exploring the countryside.
The Costa del Azahars white and sandy beaches are comparable to those of its other neighbouring more popular areas minus the crowd; which makes the area an ideal escape so holiday makers can take pleasure in its calmness and serenity. Its hidden beaches are perfect for water sports and other fun-filled activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, island hopping and sun bathing.
Local cuisine is mostly composed of rice and sea food dishes such as freshly harvested prawns, anchovies, tuna, and sardines. The most famous delicacies like Paella and Tapas will never go out of style in most of the restaurants in the area.
The Costa Del Azahar celebrates eight major festivities throughout the year; so tourists can get a taste of the authentic Costa Del Azahar living even in just a couple of days. During these festivals, local artifacts and historical treasures are proudly put on display, in order to properly show them to the growing number of visitors that are interested in getting acquainted with the city’s culture and traditions. With its natural stunning beauty, bountiful palm trees and mouth-watering delights, Costa Del Azahar is an ideal area for holidaymakers to base themselves.
There is a wide variety of self catering holiday accommodation on the Costa Del Azahar ranging from private luxury holiday villas with swimming pools along the coast, cheap studio apartments in Valencia to luxury penthouse beach front apartments.