Villajoyosa Costa Blanca

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Lying on the Costa Blanca coastline some 10km south of Benidorm is the charming seaside town of Villajoyosa. Famous for its brightly coloured houses and for its chocolate, Villajoyosa has a name which means 'Jewelled Town'.

History tells us that Villajoyosa has survived economically by means of its fishing industry, and fishing, today, remains an important earner for the town's residents - the busy harbour and thriving afternoon fish market are colourful features of daily life in the town of Villajoyosa.

The bright blue, yellow and red houses were painted so that fishermen could recognise their home while out at sea and therefore safely find their way home.

The manurfacture of chocolate has been a major feature in Villajoyosa since the nineteenth century, earning it the nickname 'Chocolate Heaven'.

Villajoyosa is a regular stop-off point for the many free 'blanket trips' which operate along this coast, so if you are visiting the region and fancy a free trip to the town, look out for these trips.

Villajoyosa has a warm and temperate Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers and very little rainfall. It has some fine sandy beaches and clear sparkling waters.

Villajoyosa Golf: The nearest golf course for Villajoyosa is at Benidorm, where you can play at the Real Faula golf course (also known as the Villaitana Golf Club), other courses within driving distance include the Club de Golf Bonalba at El Campello and the Ifach Golf Club located between Calpe and Moraira.

Villajoyosa is within easy reach of the major attractions of Benidorm such as the Terra Mitica theme park, the Aqualandia water park, and the Mundomar Marine Animal Park, other places worth a visit include the Santa Barbara Castle at Alicante, the Caves of Canelobre at Busot, and the Castel de Guadalest at Guadalest.

Villajoyosa is located just off the N332 coast road between Benidorm and Alicante, it is around 32 km from Alicante and 10 km from Benidorm, the closest airport is at El Altet (Alicante) and is about 55 kilometres drive.

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Villajoyosa airport driving distances: Alicante airport to Villajoyosa is a driving distance of 55 kilometres (34 miles), Murcia (San Javier) airport to Villajoyosa is a driving distance of 133 kilometres (83 miles).

More Nearby Places: Calpe - Altea - Albir - Javea - Callosa d'en Sarria - Finestrat - Alfaz del Pi

More Local Attractions: Terra Natura - Penon de Ifach - Fuentes de Algar - Benidorm Palace

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