Handy guide to Oliva, a town on the Costa Blanca, Spain.

Guide to Oliva Spain

Located right in the heart of Spanish orange growing country, the town of Oliva lies between Gandia and Denia on the borders of the northern Costa Blanca and southern Costa del Azahar in the Community of Valencia.

Still retaining its traditional Spanish feel, Oliva has always been a popular holiday location for the Spanish people, and is becoming increasingly popular with international tourists.

Attracted by the fine sandy, unspoilt beaches, which even in summer time are relatively uncrowded, and the excellent climate many choose to return to Oliva year after year.

Oliva still has the remains of an ancient Moorish castle and the town has two attractive blue domed churches (Santa Maria and Sant Roc) and a maze of winding cobbled streets.

The market in Oliva is held on Fridays.

The nearby Oliva Nova Golf Club was designed by the famous Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros and is a fantastic 18 hole course which will appeal to players of all abilities.

Between Oliva and the mountains (Segaria and Mustalla) lies a huge area of wetland, now a protected Natural Park, it has a wide diversity of birdlife.

These wetlands are also used for the growing of rice, which is cultivated in enormous paddy fields.

Oliva is located just 1km from the N-332 coastal road between Benissa and Gandia.

Oliva Links: Oliva Map - Oliva Weather - Oliva Nova Golf

Nearby Places: Benidorm - Denia - Moraira - Calpe - Gandia - Oliva - Pego - Altea - Albir - Javea - Guadalest - Villajoyosa - Teulada - Benissa - Cumbre del Sol - Ondara - Benitachell - Adsubia

Attractions: Palau Ducal Gandia - Gallinera Valley - Penon de Ifach - Algar Waterfalls - Caves of Canelobre - Fuentes de Algar

Golf Courses: Ifach Golf Club - Real Faula Golf - Spain Golf Courses

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