Benitachell is a tranquil and picturesque village, originally an Arab outpost, with a stunning coastline nearby, which is formed by a succession of cliffs of more than a 100m high that descend vertically into the sea. Located towards the northern end of the Costa Blanca North, the village is just off the A-7 Motorway on the N332, about an hour's drive from Alicante or Valencia international airports.
This charming Spanish village situated between Teulada and Javea, Benitachell has become very popular as a place to live all year round for many. Although just five minutes drive to the beach at either Moraira or Javea, it provides the best of both worlds for those wanting a more peaceful holiday.
Several urbanisations surround the old town, the largest of which - Cumbre del Sol, has spectacular panoramic sea views and its own beach, plus modern supermarket and bank.
Laude Lady Elizabeth International School has two campuses, with a new Senior School. This is a very popular school and renown for the reputation it holds, speaking French, Dutch, Russian, Chinese and winning many awards for its achievements.
There are many fine challenging golf courses in the area. Try the Seve Ballesteros designed championship course at Oliva or sample the delights of the 9 hole course in Javea. There is a great choice of courses within one hour's drive of Benitachell.
The local cuisine is dominated by the bounties of the sea. Excellent rice dishes abound. In recent years many international establishments have opened up in neighbouring villages to Benitachell.
The closest beach is the El Moraig, The scenery is magnificent, with spectacular rocks contrasting with the high mountain backdrop. During the high season, there is a Red Cross post, and is south-facing and made up of small pebble Beach and the coves of Los Tiestos and El Llebeig. Snorkelling is a popular water sport in this area.
July and August are hot months and the rest of the year is warm and mild, making the area ideal for living all year round or as a holiday destination.
This is a popular area for purchasing a property, mainly because of its ideal location to everything. Feel free to contact our office if you would like to inspect one of our properties.