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Beautiful traditional villa with large pool, sunlit patio and garden



Updated: 30-Aug-2016
Villa in Benitachell, close to Moraira and Javea, Costa Blanca North, Spain

Set in the beautiful hillside area of Cumbre del Sol between Moraira and Javea, the villa is surrounded by unspoilt country and parkland with spectacular views to the sea. The private pool is shared with neighbours but is not a large, crowded communal pool. Invariably we have it to ourselves. There are beaches close by with nearest at 800m. Walking distance to supermarket and excellent restaurant, approx 300m. Many other facilities in local area including horse riding school, diving and hiking. La Cumbre was part of the Cycle race, La Vuelta a Espagne in 2015 and will be in the 19th Stage in 2016. It is a very popular area for cycling.

A narrow gauge railway, single-track, running from Denia to Alicante stops at nearby Teulada and at Gata providing a delightful ride to north or south (Denia or Altea, Benidorm and Alicante).

MORAIRA (15 mins drive): Formerly a small fishing village (some of the old parts still remain) which has developed in to a charming, up-market little town retaining a village atmosphere. Small, colourful streets, pavement cafes, a pretty marina, and a wide expanse of sandy beach in a sweeping crescent. Excellent selection of bars and restaurants, a lively shopping area, and a market on Fridays. Just a mile from Moraira is the picturesque bay of EL PORTET with a beach of fine sand ideal for small children. Surrounded by steep hills dotted with villas, it’s a real artists paradise.

BENITACHELL & TEULADA (10 & 15 mins drive): If you want to get the feel of a typical small Spanish town, take a walk around both these places. The narrow streets are full of pretty houses opening directly onto the road, and the colourful market in Teulada is well worth a visit.

JAVEA (20 mins drive) is our nearest large town which has preserved all its charm, and has 3 areas, the unspoilt old town, harbour area and El Arenal with its sandy beach, all areas have an abundance of shops and restaurants.

GATA DE GORGOS is located about 8kms inland from Javea, and is a small town well known for the production of cane goods. The town has many shops which sell cane ware and souvenirs.

CALPE (30 mins drive): This is where the Rock of Ifach is located, which you can see from our villa. There is a footpath up to the top of the rock, which is also a bird & wildlife sanctuary. Also in the town are the Las Salinas salt lakes, where flocks of pink flamingos regularly congregate. Calpe has sandy beaches and a charming fishing port that is renowned for its fresh fish restaurants.

DENIA (30 mins drive): Take the scenic route via the mountain roads of the Montgo National Park. Long sandy beaches, a castle proudly surveying the town & port. The harbour has an important Ferry Terminal serving the Balearic islands and a new impressive modern yacht marina, many harbour-front restaurants, and shady tree-lined avenues full of shops & pavement cafes. An interesting "old quarter" is to be found in the castle area.

Local activities

Boat hire, water skiing, jet skiing, wind surfing, scuba diving. - Available on the larger of the beaches in Moraira and Javea.

Fishing - Sea fishing available in Moraira - tuna, dorado, baracuda, conger, blue fish, spear fish and more... The tourist information board office in Moraira town can help you book.

Tennis available at La Cumbre del Sol behind Commercial Centre Adelfas, Golfclub Javea and Sol Park Moraira.

Karting is available near Denia and Moraira.

The Safari Animal Park nearby Pego, highly recommended for children.

Benidorm: Terra Mitica’s Spain’s largest theme park. The park features ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia and the Islands and lost civilizations apart from thrill rides and great shows and street entertainment.

Benidorm: Aqualandia Water Park is a big watermark with a wealth of different slides and pool areas all within a beautiful garden.

Benidorm: Mundomar features a marine life and animal park with all kinds of colourful creatures.

Benidorm: Terra Nature (Zoo, which is highly recommended).

Valencias impressive City of Arts and Sciences has the Europe’s largest Marine Park housing over 45,000 animals of 500 different species in the numerous underground aquariums.


Javea Golf Club (Javea) Tel Number 965792584 Located close to Javea. A 9-hole course par 72.

Ifach Golf Club (Moraira) Tel Number 966497114 Situated in Moraira. A, 9-hole course par 60.

La Sella Golf Club (Denia) Tel Number 966454252. A 18-hole course par 72.

Oliva Nova Golf Club (Oliva - north of Denia) Tel number 962257666. A 18-hole par 72.

Don Cayo Golf Club (Altea) Tel number 965848046 A 9-hole course par 72.

Real de Faula Golf Club (Benidorm) Tel number 966813013. A 18-hole course par 72 and a 18-hole course par 62.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

A Vodafone advert filmed on our beach this summer is on the website link.
Jun 2014
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Beautiful and Unique Property & Beautiful View

  • 5 of 5

We had a horrendous journey with the ever Famous EasyJet, so whilst feeling very negative and down in the dumps, it was a delight to arrive at the quaint and pretty house in the beautiful town of Benitachell, it was somewhat of a relief!

It was lovely to arrive to clean and well furnished accommodation.

We then discovered that we obviously had no food/water etc. so we were extremely thankful when we found the local shop only a couple of minutes up the hill.

We decided to sit, relax and enjoy the view on the first evening, followed by a couple of films, which were in HD too!

The two closest towns, Javea and Moraira, have plenty to keep you entertained and a huge amount of restaurants to choose from, and the occasional market too.

We also found the local beach to be a delight, and if you go at a sensible time in the morning, the beach is lovely and quiet.

We Thankyou very much for our wonderful stay and holiday and can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Alicante at 60 Miles Nearest Barpub : La Cumbre at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : Please enquire at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Teulada at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : A7 Motorway at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Restaurante La Cumbre at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : Moraig at 800 Metres Car: recommended

There is something for most interests in the area. La Cumbre was part of the Cycle race, La Vuelta a Espagne in 2015 and 2016. It is a very popular area for cycling. Apart from water sports there is an equestrian centre http://en.blog.cumbredelsol.com/3322/activitiesservices/canada-del-sol-equestrian.html

a trekking trail, climbing, underwater caving, bird watching and at Moraira, you can hire 4 wheel drive buggies or use the go-cart track used in the Benidorm episode with Madge!


The nearest beach, Moraig Cove, is a few minutes drive, a bus ride or a 20 minute walk. Other beaches are at Moraira and Javea and further afield.


The nearest airport is Alicante, less than an hours drive away. Valencia airport is a little further.


Nearest supermarket is a few hundred yards. There is also an excellent restaurant, a bank, medical centre etc a few minutes walk away. Benitachell, Moraira, Javea are all close by. This is a very popular holiday area.

Further Details:

Atenea is a traditional two bedroom Spanish villa nestled in the beautiful hillside between Moraira and Javea. It is ideal for a relaxed family holiday in the Spanish sunshine with the quiet swimming pool only a few steps from the door and the sea in walking distance. The terrace and garden benefit from hours of sunshine and in the evening it is an ideal location for a BBQ or dinner as the sun goes down. The pool is private but shared with neighbours. Access by key. It is not a communal pool.

The property is surrounded by unspoilt country and landscaped parkland with spectacular views to the sea. It is convenient for the lively Mediterranean seaside resorts of Moraira, Javea and Calpe with Blue-Flag beaches nearby as well as plenty of shopping and entertainment for all the family.

Upmarket Moraira in particular has fantastic restaurants and is ideal for shopping and the beach. It can be easily reached by car where there is a large free car park near the centre.

At La Cumbre there is a supermarket, bank, chemist, bar and two restaurants, all within walking distance of the villa. Cumbre del Sol has wide roads, extensive lighting and a beautiful secluded beach. The beach is also a popular location for scuba diving and cave diving for the more adventurous visitors. There is a new trekking trail to Granadella Cove and the new Canada equine centre.

There are a number of good golf clubs in the area and walks and horse rides can be taken in the adjoining parc natural reserve of Granadella. A longer walk takes you to the beautiful Granadella Cove. From the garden, there are views down the valley that leads to the sea. Bird watchers will enjoy the variety of birds that visit the immediate area, including the Black Wheatear.

Whilst the house is no smoking, guests are welcome to smoke in the garden.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer 2016
11 Sep 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
30 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
9 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
23 Apr 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
High Season
9 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
Late 2017
10 Sep 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking through owner. 10% deposit on booking and balance 6 weeks before arrival date. Prefer Saturday to Saturday rental in peak times please but check calendar.

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday preferred in peak times please.

Notes on prices:
Please note that Owner's Direct pricing format does not permit date overlaps. Please note therefore that prices per week are for the whole week, Saturday to Saturday and mid week to mid week pricing will reflect this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • house


  • Family


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Walk-in shower
  • Bathroom with shower.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with double bed and balcony. Bedroom 2 with 2 new single beds and bedside table. Sofa bed in sitting room.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: The villa opens out to a patio with table and chairs and a few steps down to a larger patio/garden area with a BBQ. The villa overlooks the pool. Car parking is one minute's walk. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided and changed weekly.

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