Living in Villajoyosa

Living in Villajoyosa is an experience to remember. Historical capital of the Marina Baja of Alicante, the narrow streets of its historic center and its exteriors keep a rich and varied archaeological and monumental heritage shaped throughout its centuries of history, from the Bronze Age, through cultures as varied as the Phoenicians, Iberians and Romans who left their mark in necropolises like Poble Nou, Les Casetes and Palasiet until its foundation in 1300 by Jaime II, Bernat d’en Sarrià. Living in Villajoyosa is to find a key point of reference on the map. Located between the Campello and Benidorm and 32 kilometers from Alicante, its access is simple through the N-332 and the A-7. Very close to the airport of Altet, it is a population accessible by train from Alicante, whose town center is crossed by the lines of medium and high distance. Ling in Villajoyosa is to enjoy the Mediterranean in all its extension. With an exceptionally marked Mediterranean climate due to its location facing the sea and isolated by the Sierras del Maigmó and Mariola that surround it, Villajoyosa has warm summers and moderate winters, which allow to live in Villajoyosa a unique experience in its five beaches, where the sun shines in all its extension, in its small fishing port, close to its neighbor Benidorm and where recreational fishing is practiced in all its extension, the Club Naútico de Villajoyosa, sports, cultural and social institution that offers all kinds of nautical activities (kayak, fishing, dinghy …) and La Lonja, where every afternoon, one of the oldest fish auctions of the entire Mediterranean arch is held for the restaurants of Villajoyosa and neighboring towns. Living in Villajoyosa is to enjoy it sweetly. Villajoyosa, like its neighbors Ibi and Jijona, has in the sweet one of its biggest economic potential, with its three factories-chocolate museums, which attract thousands of people annually to taste this delicious delicacy. Living in Villajoyosa is to live in harmony, just as its etymology distills, Vila Joiosa is a «happy city». The jonenses are cheerful people who welcome tourists and visitors to their parties, showing them the best of their gastronomy, their culture, their heritage and their know-how. Thus, Villajoyosa enjoys a host of festivals linked to its history, such as the Festum Allonis, where the daily life of Roman life in the city is recreated, the Setmana de l’Arros, in which this exquisite delicacy is extolled, the patron saint festivities in honor of Santa Marta from July 24 to 31, the xocolatissima, with guided tours and tastings in the chocolate museums of Villajoyosa in August and the festivities in honor of San Judas in October. Living in Villajoyosa is getting carried away by its flavors, guided especially by rice in its multitude of varieties, salted fish (bonito, mojama and hueva are one of the delicacies most demanded by foreigners) and pastries with sweet potato cakes, almond cake and chocolate, which have made the «La Vila Gastronómica» brand as the maximum tourist exponent of the city. Living in Villajoyosa is to experience its history and its artistic historical heritage. Villajoyosa has remains of a castle that protected the city by walls, raised for the second time in the sixteenth century, and an old town brilliantly preserved after the Christian reconquest. Important are the church-fortress of La Asunción, declared as an Asset of Cultural Interest, which is configured as one of the only three churches-fortresses of Alicante, and the hanging polychrome houses on the Amadorio River. In addition, Villajoyosa offers visits to various sites, such as the Malladeta, Iberian sanctuary facing the sea and the Vilamuseu, or municipal museum of Villajoyosa, where you can visit, among others, the remains of the sunken Roman wreck Bou Ferrer, one of the tourist icons of the city. Living in Villajoyosa is living a sweet dream, so Grupo Mar de Casas offers you the opportunity to make your dream come true with new and second hand homes with the best qualities and at the best price of the real estate market in Alicante, do not leave pass this great opportunity and compare all the available options to sweeten your day to day in Villajoyosa.