Orba and Local Attractions

Casa Alegria - Orba

Alicante - Costa Blanca, Spain

Comfortable homely villa sleeping 4 people on the edge of Orba village.  Well equipped not a basic holiday villa, with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private pool, ample garden furniture, shady areas and gas BBQ.  It may be posible tosleep an additional two peple on the sofa bed in the naya.

The valley of Orba, from which the village takes its name, has a mild climate, excellent water and is surrounded by orange groves, lemon trees, almonds, and of course olives. The village sits at the head of the valley surrounded by mountains with the Mediterranean sea at the valley foot.

Orba is a small, typical Spanish country village with something over 2,100 inhabitants. The area still retains its local Spanish culture with many Fiestas during the year, featuring a wide variety of different events including dancing in the streets, firework displays, marching bands, religious celebrations and parades.

Amenities and Facilities

Orba has three banks with 24 hour cash machines, supermarket, grocery shops, bakeries, butchers and numerous other shops to satisfy just about every need. There are a number of reasonably priced bars and restaurants, all within easy walking distance of the villa. These include a Pizzerria and of course traditional Spanish cuisine.

Orba also has an excellent 24 hour Medical Centre should you be unlucky and become ill on your stay, just present your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), to get free treatment. There is also a pharmacy, dental surgery and opticians. A small market is held in the village every Wednesday, selling fruit and vegetables, clothes and souvenirs. Petrol station, sports centre, shops providing English daily papers, are all within the village boundary.

There is also a sports complex which includes a public swimming pool (as with all local villages), tennis court, basketball and football pitches, and a pelota court.

Between 20 and 40 minutes away, there are several golf courses to choose from depending on your budget and ability.

The nearest sandy beach is a 20 minute drive from the villa, there are several, busy or quiet, sandy or pebble beaches to choose from.

Local Attractions

The villa is situated close to many attractions which will satisfy all tastes

  •     Javea and Denia beaches are less than half an hour's drive
  •     Terra Mitica Theme Park, Mundomar Marine Animal Park, Aqualandia Water Park and the Benidorm Palace

              all situated in Benidorm which can be reached within a 45 minute drive

  •     Many nearby golf courses, and close to the excellent La Sella championship course
  •     Several Go-Karting tracks close by, (two within 10 to 15 mins drive)
  •     Only 10 minutes from the town of Jalon with its beautiful scenery, bodegas and famous Rastro market
  •     The Caves at Benidoleig are well worth visiting, and are only a ten minute drive
  •     The valley is perfect for walking, cycling and generally exploring
  •     There are scenic drives to many places including Guadalest, Altea, Calpe, Pego and Moraira