Jávea Off The Beaten Path

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  • Off The Beaten Path
    by ranger49
  • Off The Beaten Path
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    Guadalest - a well worn beaten path from Javea

    by ranger49 Updated Aug 28, 2008

    Some of the most popular day trips from Javea are destinations in their own right.

    (See my Altea and Alicante pages)

    .But if you are prepared to get up early, before the coaches set off from the coast, and close your eyes to the tacky tourist shops in Guadalest, it is quite a spectacular day visit.

    The road up to this fortified village, perched on the ridge of an escarpment, is bordered by terraced fields of olive and almond orchards. with lovely views over the Sierra de Aitana.

    You will need to park before you start the uphill walk to reach the entrance into the village which is through an archway cut into the rock.
    Make your way past the shops to the ruins of an ancient castle which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1744, to see the views down the valley and the surrounding mountain peaks.

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    Nudist bathing

    by rdhaliwal Written Jun 8, 2003

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    Ambolo is a private pebble beach where you can go swimming, walking or just sunbathe.

    The water is crystal clear and very clean. But be careful, there can be stingers floating about.

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    Related to:
    • Budget Travel
    • Beaches

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