Holiday rental accommodation, apartments and villas in Oliva Spain
The city of Oliva is situated just to the north of the Costa Blanca area and about 10 km from Gandia. With a population of 20,000 people it is just big enough to have all of the amenities one may require and yet small enough not to be overcrowded. Oliva is popular with the Spanish tourists in the summer as many people from Madrid have there summer houses and villas in the area. There are also many apartments and villas available in Oliva for holiday rentals.
Things to do on holiday in Oliva Spain
Oliva is first and foremost a Spanish village and second a holiday resort. The holiday facilities found here leave you asking for nothing once you are situated in your Oliva self catering villa or town house. Since this is predominantly a Spanish resort, don't expect the staff to speak English and an effort on your part to speak the language will be noticeably appreciated by the locals. The night-life here is good and the bars stay open late but if it is more lively entertainment you are looking for then make a trip to the resort area of Denia, just 15 minutes down the road. To get a feel for Oliva, take a walk around the village to discover some of its history. The village has a story to tell in its city gates, fountains, buildings, gardens and walls indicating how it grew into what it is today. The two places worth a visit are the churches of Sta Maria and St Roc.
The biggest reason some people come to Oliva is to experience the pleasure of playing on the course, Oliva Nova Golf, designed by none other than Seve Ballesteros. This exceptional 18 hole course is open to non members staying in there holiday apartment in Oliva as well as all the facilities on offer in the resort including the spa facilities.
Once again it's the beaches that also draws the people to Oliva. They have been awarded the European Blue Flag for cleanliness. There is so much fine golden sand here that there is never a problem finding a place to lay your towel, even in peak season. Please take notice that there are no high rise buildings to spoil your view from your Oliva holiday rental apartment. The strong prevailing winds on this part of the coast means that sailing, windsurfing and kite boarding have grown rather quickly over the years. If it's land based sport you fancy, then there is plenty on offer in the mountains behind the village in the way of walking, climbing, hang gliding and canoeing and all easily accessible from your Oliva holiday villa rental.
Destinations around your Oliva holiday rental
If you need a days break from your holiday town house, then in less than an hour you can be in Benidorm, home to 1000 restaurants and 30 clubs. Benidorm also has a casino, two theme parks, a water park and many attractions for the children. All in all it is just a good day out for the entire family. As with any resort area in Spain, you will be able to venture not far from your Oliva holiday rental villa or apartment and find just about anything you would like to enjoy on holiday from the small village to the busking seaside resort, nowhere but Spain!