Olivia Spain £150 to £300 WK£150/week
Listing type: For Rent
Property type: Apartment
*2-Bedroom apartment sleeps 3/4 * Private sunny terrace *Rates £150 to £300 per week depending upon season. * Long term lets available *Car essential – nearest amenities: 0.25 km *May take pets *Non-smoking
This clean and comfortable two bedroom ground floor apartment is fully equipped and ideal for a party of 3 or 4, with a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a sofa bed in the lounge. Fully equipped kitchen with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, toaster, microwave, sandwich maker and all cutlery/crockery. There is a shower room with toilet and washbasin. The lounge has TV, DVD Player, and air-con/heating. The front terrace is ideal for sunbathing while the beautiful Aigua Blanca beach is only 80 metres away. Linen and towels provided. On street parking available.
Only a minute’s walk away there is a supermarket stocking everything you will need and a number of bars and restaurants. Oliva boasts 10kms of blue flag beaches. In the two main areas of Pau Pi and Aigua Blanca you will find a variety of bars and restaurants, ice cream parlours, chemists and an ATM machine.
In the summer months the Oliva market, which is held every Friday morning along the main Paseo in the town, moves to the Pau Pi beach area on Sunday evenings and there is a bus service to the town every 30 minutes. The walk to town takes approx 30 – 40 minutes.
Oliva hosts many traditional festivals – one of the most popular being the Moors and Christians festival held during the third week in July. The festival lasts for around 4 days with magnificent costumes and parades, bands and mock battles taking place both in the town and at the beach.
During the months of July and August the ‘chiringuitos’ beach bars are erected and these are open all day and night and attract the many people who enjoy the lovely climate and a sangria and dance in the evening/night time. For further information on Oliva visit the tourist board website on www.tourist-oliva.com
There are lots of places to visit locally including markets in various places along the coast such as Benidorm , El Vergel Safari Park, Denia where you can take the ferries to Ibiza and Majorca, and many more. The town boasts many historic features and is well worth a visit. Oliva is surrounded by sea, mountains, rivers and a nature reserve. The Nature Park of Oliva-Pego Marsh has a dune system. It is composed of swamp areas and paddy fields. The formation of this park is due to the silting process that made the lagoon and later went on to make the current marsh. This is an area with numerous reed rafts of clean water being traversed by two rivers the Bullent, which borders the marsh to the north and Racons, located south. With its fauna and flora the Nature Park has an important ecological value. Near the Natural Park is the Fountain Salada, a hot spring with healing properties for the skin.
Benidorm and Cullera have water parks for the energetic, Oliva Surf offers courses in kite surfing within walking distance of the apartment. and you’ll find superb Golf courses within 10 mins drive at Polideportivo Municipal Golf Oliva Nova. There is also sailing, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, fishing, beach volleyball, karting and horse riding that will let you discover the natural and cultural heritage of a real Spain and Oliva. Great for: Walking holidays, Beach/rural/countryside pursuits, Cycling holidays or a winter sun break.
How to get there
Driving from UK you can catch the ferry from Portsmouth or Plymouth to Santander with Britanny Ferries and Portsmouth to Bilbao with P&O.
By air to Valencia or Alicante and motorway down the Costa Blanca
Rentals cars are available from a large number of companies at both airports.
Alicante Airport – 100km or Valencia 116kms
Rail Stations Denia 10kms and Gandia 20kms
Nearest Ferry Port Bilboa – 726kms or Santander 823kms
Heating £40pw additional for period Oct thru April. Discount for longer lets if you plan on staying a month or more, we have special rates – please ask. Changeover day Saturday – ask if this is not convenient. Provisional reservations held for 7 days. A Deposit of £150 is required to secure your booking and the remaining balance should be paid 8 weeks before your arrival. Maps, directions and information regarding the final details of your arrival will be sent to you about 4 weeks before your holiday. Should you require any further information we are happy to help please telephone or e-mail. Your mobile tel. no. will help us acknowledge your enquiry promptly. There is a security deposit of £200 against breakages payable on your final invoice. This will be refunded 10 days after your departure.