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With its cosmopolitan charm and gorgeous beaches, Oliva is a beloved tourist destination along the Costa Valencia. This perfect holiday spot offers you 300 days of glorious sunshine per year plus a stunning stretch of coastline with endless wide, sugar soft, golden beaches to choose from. There are plenty of opportunities for varied and interesting day trip itineraries to magnificent nearby nature attractions such as Parque Natural de la Marjal de Pego and the beautiful cities of Valencia or Alicante.Sunset views and glorious beaches.
Plan and enjoy an unforgettable family or group holiday with access to amazing historical sights, beaches and adventure outings all easily accessible from your rental accommodation. Choose from a variety of conveniently located holiday rentals and apartments in and around Oliva on the Valencia coast. A selection of spacious, tastefully decorated holiday lettings offer ample space to accommodate groups of 2, 4, 6 or even guests! Many of the immaculate holiday stays on offer boast a sparkling pool in a beautiful private courtyard setting and are located under 200 m from the beach!
Holidays in Oliva : The area and getting aroundA Spanish beach paradise
The area around Oliva is closest to Valencia airport located just under an hour north with a host of major car rentals available at arrivals. Enjoy an unforgettable stay in this popular coastal resort destination in one of Spain's most famous holiday regions that boasts over 100 km of sparkling Mediterranean coastline stretching from Sagunto in the north to Oliva in the south! The Costa Valencia has long been a beloved year round destination for sunseekers and holidaymakers.Sightseeing, premier beaches and local cuisine
The Oliva coast offers you an unforgettable seaside getaway perfect for a summer or winter getaway. Here you have access to the best attractions ranging from lovely fishing villages and ancient towns dotted along the coast such as Denia plus the unmissable, heritage mystique of the stunning city of Valencia. The entire coastline offers you easy access to some of the most beautiful, pristine, golden sand beaches in Spain bustling with incredible amenities and picturesque boardwalks. There are wonderful options for dining on the finest paella in Spain as well as top-notch international cuisine.
Travellers and activitiesOliva for nature enthusiasts
If you are a lover of the great outdoors you are in for a treat with remarkable opportunities for outdoor adventures. If you love birds make sure you do not miss the stunning Parque Natural de la Marjal de Pego Oliva wetlands just 14 minutes south of Oliva by car. Ardent hikers will not be disappointed by the magnificent landscapes along the abundant trails in the Montgó natural park famous for an abundance of biodiversity that is sure to enthral any nature enthusiast! You can climb the spectacular Montgó Massif that rises to a height of 753 metres between the municipalities of Denia and Jávea for breathtaking views!Oliva for culinary enthusiasts
This delightful destination offers you the best opportunities to sample the unique regional dishes that make this corner of Spain a culinary mecca for visitors. Here you will find gorgeous Paella Valencia on restaurant menus, arroz negro (black rice), fish and rice stew, succulent lamb chops and rosemary roast lamb alongside garlic roasted rabbit and homemade sausages. Jijona or nougat ice cream is a must-try local dessert delicacy! Why not try a glass of local Jalon wine! You will also find a multitude of international eateries in most towns with just about every type of international cuisine imaginable!
Top 5 travel tips in Oliva1. Spend the day at the beach
Spend the day soaking up the glorious, golden sunshine and enjoying the calm, crystalline waters of Oliva's beautiful Platja de Oliva. Here you have excellent access to several kilometres of idyllic soft sand shoreline for a perfect family beach day of fun in the sun. To the north as well as immediately south of Oliva you can make the most of exquisite golden sand beaches with perfect, crystal clear shallow water for swimming and convenient nearby amenities.2. Day trip to Valencia
With gorgeous sun-drenched Valencia only an hour by car from Oliva you have every reason to make a day of it enjoying this iconic Spanish city! Enjoy buzzing, palm lined ancient plazas, visit one of Europe's most impressive science exhibition centres, La Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències and see the magnificent aquatic displays at Europe's largest oceanarium. Be sure to take a peek at the exquisite, magical gothic building La Lonja de la Seda, a UNESCO heritage site dating back to the 15th century. Go shopping at the gorgeous art nouveau Central Market and fill up on paella at a pavement café!3. Wine tasting in Costa Blanca winelands
You are in for a treat with two stunning, distinct wine regions within easy reach of Oliva as a day trip. Vinalopo to the south produces the region's legendary red wines with La Marina to the north known for fine bottles of white. Both areas are studded with gorgeous vineyards with Bodegas Enrique Mendoza Moscatel de la Marina just 40 minutes south of Oliva, sure to provide you with a wonderful day out of fine vino and local tapas plus the chance to stock up on gift wines.4. See the view from Denia Castle
A stroll up to Denia Castle is highly recommended for the exquisite panoramic views of the sea and over the city. Perched on a rugged, rocky outcrop adorned with verdant Mediterranean vegetation, this magnificent, historical Moorish citadel has stood guard over the city since the 11th and 12th centuries! The castle area is partly restored, and history buffs will love the archaeological artefacts in the Governor's Palace turned museum!5. See the sunset from Faro Grao Gandía
For blissed out views all the way along the coast head to this stunning promenade just 30 minutes north of Oliva by car. This kilometre long breakwater into the sea is the ultimate spot for a sunset stroll. Enjoy shimmering views of the harbour and gorgeous panoramas of Gandia backed by a dreamy silhouette of mountains. The sunrise views from the lighthouse are definitely worth getting up early for! If you are there for the sunset you can dine on delicious food at a great restaurant nearby!