The resort town of Villajoyosa is visited for the sea, the historical sites, the delicious food and the cozy atmosphere
The resort town of Villajoyosa is visited for the sea, the historical sites, the delicious food and the cozy atmosphere. It attracts both Spanish visitors from neighboring towns and foreign tourists. It is regularly included in the list of the best tourist spots on Costa Blanca that are a must-see. In the past, it was a village inhabited by fishermen; in today's realities, it has been transformed into the resort town of Costa Blanca. There are still some lovely fishermen's houses, many of which open up directly to the sea. They are in demand by tourists during the summer season. Their colorful facades are an eye-catcher. Travelers take commemorative photos against the backdrop of the colorful locations. In ancient times, the Romans and Iberians inhabited the territory of Villajoyosa. They left a legacy of Roman thermae, ancient defensive walls and watchtowers.
Villajoyosa is located between the two cities of Alicante and Benidorm. The town is very well located. From the airport of Alicante, you can reach it in just 40 minutes by car and from Benidorm, it is only a 19-minute drive. From Villajoyosa, it is possible to reach the towns in northern Costa Blanca, as there is a metro line through the city.
- The sea, with its 3km long sandy beach, is a favorite destination for both foreign tourists and locals. Walking along the waterfront, one can enjoy the sea scenery, the colorful facades of the houses and the beautiful sculptures. One of the most popular beaches in the city is Playa Paraiso. Nearby parking is available for cars and a campsite. There are ruins of old buildings in the surrounding area where you can get in touch with the history of the town.
- There is a port with a yacht marina. For the more boating enthusiasts, you can rent a jet ski or a whole yacht.
- Valor Chocolate Factory and museum. Chocolate lovers are in for a treat with the local desserts.
Tourists can stay in the local hotels, some of which are five-star. Restaurants and cafes provide good food and fun. The town`s major supermarkets and small shops sell groceries and other necessities on their own.
It is worth buying a property in Villajoyosa to enjoy the beauty of the historic sites, the pristine beaches and the delicious chocolates. There are many old houses here, but there are also newly built houses with sea views. They can be bought for personal use or rented out to tourists for a steady income.