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If you’ve got a passion for raisins then the family resort of Denia in the north of the Costa Blanca region is the place for you. It was once the centre of the region's raisin industry and it remains justifiably proud of its raisin production. It is fitting that such a healthy snack is the local delicacy - the area around this quiet little town was voted the third healthiest place to live by the World Health Organisation. It is served by Alicante airport, which is only around a two and a half hour flight from the UK. Holidays to Denia are perfect for families and tourists of all ages who want a taste of Spanish history (as well as a few raisins) and offer culture, relaxation, activity and entertainment.
A holiday in Denia has something for everyone
The ancient town of Denia houses an eleventh century castle, where you can learn about the history of the area. The breath-taking views of the sea, the city and the countryside alone are more than enough motivation for booking a holiday to Denia.
For most visitors, a Denia holiday revolves around the beach. The beaches are separated by a harbour - the north side beaches are considered to be livelier than the quiet beaches on the south side. To work out which you prefer, take the time to visit the expansive, sandy Les Marines on the north side, and then check out the turquoise waters and small coves of Les Rotes beach on the south side. Of course, there's no rule to say you can't love both!
Raisins alone won't give you the strength for sightseeing and exploring during your holiday in Denia, head to the quirky little restaurants one street back from the seafront to sample some rather more filling local delicacies. A holiday in Denia isn’t complete without at least one helping of paella, made with locally caught seafood. A glass or two of chilled cava is perfect to wash it down. If you are looking for some lively typically British style partying the Costa Blanca town of Benidorm is only 50km away.
The marina in Denia has recently undergone an impressive facelift and has a choice of bars, cafes and restaurants offering culinary treats from across the world as well as plenty of authentic Spanish cuisine. If you fancy an action-packed holiday there are fishing trips, pleasure rides and windsurfing lessons which can be booked from the marina.
If you fancy venturing a little further afield during your holiday in Denia you can take a boat trip to the nearby Balearic Islands Ibiza and Majorca. Click here for further information on of things to do on holiday in Ibiza and a holiday in PalmasThere are many other exciting destinations in close reach of Denia, and if you have the time during your holiday you should definitely explore further afield. Alicante is only 90km away. Valencia at 105km is slight further afield but is a must see – it has been voted by the Lonely Planet Guide 2011 as one of the top ten cities to visit.
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With a warm, temperate climate, an average annual temperature of around 20C and over 300 days of sunshine each year, a holiday in Denia will definitely put a smile on your face. Choose from a range of Denia holidays with lastminute.com and look forward to fun holiday in Spain.