Holiday villas in Spain are just a pleasant dream for most people at this time of the year. In the chilly depths of winter your holiday tan is just a distant memory and Christmas shopping or the January sales loom large. However, for many people it will soon be time to start thinking about next year’s holiday and part of the enjoyment is deciding where to go and where to stay. Nowadays many people choose and book their holiday accommodation in Spain on the internet. There are plenty of websites which list privately owned holiday apartment rentals in Spain and holiday villas in Spain. The beauty of booking this way is that you get to deal directly with the property owner and can ask questions or even sometimes negotiate on the price!
A lovely area to book your holiday villas in spain hotels Spain or holiday apartment rentals Spain is the northern end of the Costa Blanca. This area of the Costa Blanca is less developed than the popular south Costa Blanca and the Costa del Sol where large scale tourism tends to be centred. However there are some lovely towns to discover including Javea, Denia, Benissa and Calpe where you can book a villa holiday in Spain.
Javea is a very attractive, unspoilt beachside location which was once a fishing village and is now an upmarket holiday resort favoured by both Spanish and overseas tourists. You can rent luxury holiday villas in Spain here, many of which are owned by British people and are rented out privately throughout the year. If you are looking for holiday accommodation in Spain in a gorgeous setting with a white sand beach this could be your ideal destination. The old part of the town is charming and still has the appearance and ambience of a traditional Spanish village.
The town of Denia was once the centre of the raisin-growing industry and is now a family-friendly holiday resort with plenty of holiday villas in Spain for rental. It has one of the best harbours in the region and is an important ferry port for the Balearic Islands. Denia has a large fishing fleet and along with tourism, fishing remains important for the economy of Denia and there is a fish market every day. Most people who stay in Denia pay a visit to the impressive twelfth century castle which overlooks the town. From there you can visit the museum and get an incredible view of the sea and the city.
Calpe is a great tourist destination with beautiful sandy beaches and plenty of modern holiday accommodation Spain available to let. The town is overlooked by the towering Penon de Ifach, a huge rock, which rises out of the sea and is over 300 metres tall. The town of Calpe has narrow winding streets, traditional Spanish architecture and some great street markets. It is ideal if you want holiday apartment rentals Spain in an interesting, lively setting.
Benissa is located on the winding coastal road between Valencia and Alicante. It is one of the oldest towns on the Costa Blanca and is situated 275 metres above sea level. The town of Benissa is not on the coast although it does have its own coastal area and quiet beach which are a few miles drive through the delightful countryside where you can see vineyards, olive groves and holiday villas in Spain for rental. It has a charming town centre with a well-preserved medieval quarter where you can wander undisturbed by crowds and most days the tourist office arranges free guided walking tours.