This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Dénia. To help you make friends with Dénia before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Around forty-one thousand people permanently live in Dénia (Denia), Valencian Community, Spain, which is located on the Costa Blanca (in English, white coast). The city is around ninety kilometres from Alicante and one hundred kilometres from Valencia. Both cities have airports that have frequent international flight connections. Numerous low-cost airlines use the airports in Valencia and Alicante to transport tourists from all over Europe to the area, and local bus and train services are available to take you to Dénia. If you want to be more flexible and see more of the area, rent a car. The city has a long history that dates back to the time even before the Roman Empire.
The summers are hot and dry. Usually, the maximum temperatures range from twenty-eight to thirty-two degrees Celsius during the peak season. Lots of sunshine and little rain is very characteristic for the area in the summer holiday period. In winter, you can expect maximum temperatures from seventeen to nineteen degrees Celsius.
Most hotels and guesthouses are spread along the coastline; your options for a Dénia (Denia), Valencian Community, Spain hostel will be extremely limited. Your Dénia (Denia), Valencian Community, Spain hostel is located in the centre of the city. Think ahead and book in advance if you want to stay in a hostel in Dénia (Denia), Valencian Community, Spain, or any other accommodation with a good price-to-performance ratio during the summer months.
The festival Bous a la Mar (in English, Bulls at the Sea) takes place in July. The festival is usually one week long and the highlight is the bull run in the centre of the city. Castell de Dénia, the castle overlooking the city, is well preserved and guided tours are available. The historic town is quiet touristic but thanks to the lovely atmosphere, it is worthwhile to visit. Do not miss the beaches, which are the main attraction for many tourists. More than twenty kilometres of coastline with sandy and rocky beaches await the national and international sun-seekers.
Written by local enthusiast for Dénia hostelsFlo