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Villajoyosa Holidays

Villajoyosa, also known as La Vila Joyosa, is a Valencian coastal town and municipality in the province of Alicante. Its name literally means a ‘Jewelled Town’. It is also called the Pearl of the Mediterranean. Located 30 kilometres north of Alicante on the Costa Blanca, the town of Villajoyosa lies at the mouth of the River Sella. It is situated just south of Benidorm, at a distance of seven kilometres and is sandwiched between the mountains and the sea. It is one of Costa Blanca’s most delightful places to visit.

Villajoyosa is a small seaside town on the Costa Blanca in Spain. It has 12 km. of coastline and 3.5 featuring blue-flag beaches like the leading Playa del Centro and El Parais. It has a wonderful mixture of old and new, with old buildings dated back to year 1300. Villajoyosa is a fishing port. It has a beautiful harbour and a working boat yard with wooden boats. It is one of the most picturesque and enjoyable places to visit on the Mediterranean coast with Moors and its Christian festivals. It has a busy fishing port and coves with clear, transparent water. Life revolves around the sea in this beautiful town.
Villajoyosa is the home of chocolate and has for a long time been known as Chocolate Heaven.
The coloured houses in the centre of Villajoyosa are the reason for its name ‘Pearl of the Mediterranean’.

You can see the colourful facades, the ancient walled town, the fish auctions, the Moors and Christian’s fiestas.

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