50th Birthday!

We had a lovely day.  We went to Javea and walked around the marina and then all of the way up to the other end of the beach to the Arunel where we had lunch.  The sunshine was glorious and we were walking around in shorts and tshirts.  Not something I have done very often … Continue reading 50th Birthday!


We went back to Javea today, such a gorgeous place to be.  The morning was beautiful and 23 degrees before 10am! Jazz & Raffy made a friend called Billy whose owner was a very friendly Spanish guy  … We went to the other side of the bay from the marina and visited the Arunal Beach.  … Continue reading Javea

Denia Marina

We have now discovered that there is Denia port and Denia Marina. The port is quite smart but the Marina is very sophisticated.  There are lots of lovely restaurants with rooftop views over the Marina and plenty of places to walk and take in the ambiance.  Very nice indeed!


Moraira, known as the “St Tropez of Spain”, is a small upmarket coastal town backed by mountains with quaint streets and avenues of palm trees. Moraira began life as a fishing village and is now the chosen destination for expat retirees to Spain. One third of the 10,000 population are British. It is still a … Continue reading Moraira


Calp is dominated by the towering rock of Ifach which reaches an impressive 332m, rising almost sheer above the sea. The summit of the rock is reached after a tough climb up a footpath, by means of a short tunnel through the upper part of the rock. The tourist books warn that the path above … Continue reading Calp


At Altea the Sierra Bernia mountains form a stunning backdrop as they come down to meet the sea. Altea is similar to other Spanish seaside towns in that it has a new and an old part.  The two parts, coast side and town side, are split by the very busy N332 coast road. On the … Continue reading Altea