Benitachell is a charming Spanish village on the Costa Blanca North in Spain just between Teulada and Javea, Although just five minutes drive to the beach at either Moraira or Javea, it provides the best of both worlds for those wanting a more peaceful holiday.
Benitachell is a tranquil and picturesque village, originally an Arab outpost, with a stunning coastline nearby, which is formed by a succession of cliffs of more than a 100m high that descend vertically into the sea.
Located towards the northern end of the Costa Blanca, Benitachell is just off the A-7 Motorway, about an hours drive from Alicante airport. Benitachell and the urbanisation of Cumbre del Sol is also the home of one of the Northern Costa Blanca’s most popular primary schools specialising in the English curriculum, the Lady Elizabeth School.
Things to see in Benitachell
The Benitachell coastline is fascinating, with beaches and secluded coves, but, above all, with a rugged landscape rich in interesting features. At the highest point of the town, behind a small square, you will find THE CHURCH OF SANTA MARÍA MAGDALENA (18th century). The interior of the church is magnificent, in a neo-baroque style, with classical features.
ORATORIO JAIME LLOBELL. It is a building consisting of a small chapel, a patio and some classrooms. This building was founded at the end of the 19th century.
One of the traditional economic activities is rainfed agriculture and its most representative product is the muscat grape, from which they make raisins, mistela and home-made wines.
Of the many dishes that are prepared here, it is worth highlighting the characteristic “Dominical Puchero”, the “Calamars farcits amb blanquet”, the “Putxero de Polp” and the “Polp amb Penca, all types of paellas and rice prepared with meat and fish , and the typical “Cruet”, made with rock fish.
Among its fiestas in Benitachell we will highlight:
Benitachell is a quiet and very special town on the Costa Blanca, which will make those who visit it enjoy.
Airports near to Benitachell
Alicante is the best-placed airport for travel abroad, and like any major city, offers a variety of destinations and price points for the budget conscious. The working day is often seasonal, with later opening hours over the summer months, and many businesses still close during traditional siesta hours.
Alicante Airport (IATA: ALC, ICAO: LEAL), also known as Alicante-Elche Airport, is currently the fifth largest airport in Spain and is the gateway to the Costa Blanca resort region, serving both the Valencia Community and the Region of Murcia. It is located 9 kilometres southwest of Alicante city. Growing in size continuously over the past years, in March 2011 the airport got a brand new terminal building, replacing the old two terminals.
Corvera Murcia Airport is a new Airport in Murcia. Several airlines are flying in and out of Corvera Murcia Airport, covering an increasing number of flight routes. Corvera replaces Murcia San Javier Airport (for civilian flights) and is also run by AENA (the official airport authority). It has significant scope to handle many more additional routes.
Valencia Airport ( VLC ) also known as Manises Airport, is the tenth-busiest Spanish airport in terms of passengers and second in the region after Alicante. It is situated 8 km (5.0 mi) west of the city of Valencia, in Manises. The airport has flight connections to about 20 European countries and 5.79 million passengers passed through the airport in 2016.
A new regional terminal, expanded car parking facilities and apron area have been recently constructed in time for the 2007 America’s Cup. The runway has been also lengthened by 50 m (160 ft). The airport has one terminal and one runway. The former runway 04/22 is not in use and has no ILS but has a helipad at the southwestern end.
It is the main base of Iberia’s regional carrier Air Nostrum. Irish low-cost airline Ryanair used the airport as a hub since 2007 but decided to close it in November 2008 following a dispute over subsidies by the airport authorities. Since then the airline has continued to operate out of Valencia but as a relatively large destination airport, and not a base.
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The Costa Blanca is one of the favorite destinations for both Spaniards and Europeans to buy a 2nd home. One of the main reasons for this great influx of visitors is (besides the unrivaled climate Costa Blanca offers) the immaculate beaches stretching along the Alicante coastline. But the Costa Blanca has much more to offer in all aspects. From its mouth-watering culinary delights to the wide range of inland activities to be practiced locally. The Costa Blanca is a place to be enjoyed at any time of the year. Read more about buying a property in Benitachell.
Destinations on Costa Blanca North
Costa Blanca – Costa Blanca North – Alicante – Valencia – Albir – Alcalali – Alfaz del Pi – Altea – Benidoleig – Benidorm – Benilloba – Benissa – Benitachell – Calpe – Denia – El Vergel – Finestrat – Gata de Gorgos – Jalon – Javea – La Nucia – Lliber – Moraira – Orba – Parcent – Polop – Pedreguer – Teulada – Torrellano – Villajoyosa