Dénia is a town located on the Costa Blanca, in the province of Alicante. Dénia is one of the most traditional summer resorts on the Costa Blanca and one of the favourite destinations for national and foreign buyers when purchasing a property in the Valencian Community.

Is Denia an option to consider when buying a property in Spain?

Dénia is situated in one of the most desirable locations in Spain for decades: the Costa Blanca in Alicante. The combination of factors such as the Mediterranean climate, its small size, the possibility of enjoying the sea in various ways (from water sports to a quiet day at the beach) or the excellent gastronomy make Dénia a unique destination with an important attraction for both Spanish citizens and foreign buyers from countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Holland, France and Italy.

What services does Dénia offer to residents?

Dénia has for both residents and visitors all kinds of services such as supermarkets and shopping centres, a wide variety of commercial premises (with the emblematic Marqués de Campo avenue as a starting point), an important range of quality restaurants, as well as a hospital of reference in the region, Marina Salud, located on the outskirts of the town. In spite of its size, very manageable for the national and foreign buyer, Dénia has all the comforts that make possible a perfect stay both in summer and winter.

What possibilities does Dénia offer for sea lovers?

The very location of Dénia, on the shores of the Mediterranean, is fantastic for those who love activities related to the sea. The different beaches that extend along the coastline of Dénia are perfect for the practice of simple activities such as snorkelling or paddle-surfing to activities for more expert practitioners such as kite-surfing. It is also possible to go on kayak excursions to places of great scenic value such as the Cova Tallada.

The owners of boats and sailing boats have at their disposal the moorings of the Club Náutico de Dénia, whose facilities have the capacity to accommodate more than 600 boats of up to 20 metres in length. The Yacht Club also offers different sailing, rowing or fishing courses.


Is Dénia’s gastronomy part of the Mediterranean diet?

As is the case all along the Costa Blanca, the traditional cuisine of Dénia is part of the Mediterranean tradition, with special attention to fresh fish, which arrives daily at the port of Dénia. Apart from the traditional rice dishes (dry or sweet), the treatment given to salted fish stands out in Dénia, the hallmark of Dénia’s gastronomy together with the universal red shrimp.

Some of the restaurants not to be missed if you visit or live in Dénia are Quique Dacosta (awarded by the Michelin guide), Casa Federico, L’eriçó del trampolí (formerly Trampolí), Noguera, Peix i Brases, Raset, Peox i Brases or Baret de Miquel. Special mention should be made of Pep Romany, who from the restaurant Pont Sec maintains and updates the traditional “coques de dacsa”, one of the traditional recipes in restaurants and homes in the Marina Alta.

My family loves going to the beach, what possibilities does Dénia offer?

Dénia is a perfect city to spend a day at the beach with the family thanks to the multiple options of beaches and coves it has, where the blue flags waving on the sand and certifying the cleanliness of its waters stand out. The great advantage of Dénia is the kilometres of coastline it encompasses, so the possibilities are very wide. Some of the most frequented beaches are Punta del Raset and les Bovetes (close to the centre of Dénia), els Molins, les Marines, les Deveses, La Almadrava or Marineta Cassiana. The Trampolí and Punta Negra rocky areas are ideal for snorkelling or free diving.

I will move with my family to live in Dénia, is it a safe area?

Dénia is a very safe city according to official data. In 2020, the crime rate fell by 15.1%, according to sources from the autonomous government of the Comunitat Valenciana, placing the rate at 2009 levels.


What is the lifestyle in the town of Dénia?

Dénia responds perfectly to the Mediterranean lifestyle, characterised by its excellent climate, with average annual temperatures of around 20 degrees, more than 300 days of sunshine, and its proximity to the Mediterranean. Dénia offers the visitor and resident a relaxed and peaceful lifestyle, characterised by a high level gastronomy that brings together some of the best restaurants in the Valencian Community.

Which are the most demanded areas when buying a property in Dénia?

The location of Dénia, at the foot of the Mediterranean, is a key factor when talking about properties with direct sea views as some of the most desired properties by buyers. Some of these properties are located in the town of Dénia itself, such as the privileged penthouses situated next to the port and Club Náutico.

Other unique properties are the villas, whether of classic or contemporary architecture, located in areas such as Les Rotes, or further inland, protected by the Montgó massif, in locations such as La Sella Golf.

Les Rotes: This area, located to the south of the town of Dénia, includes emblematic beaches such as Marineta Cassiana, El Trampolí beach or Punta Negra. In this area you will find villas that enjoy great privacy and privileged views of the Mediterranean.

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