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The major tourist attractions in Villajoyosa

Do you wish to spend your holidays in a charming Spanish town? Or maybe you looking for an attractive investment location? Choose Villajoyosa! Here are some of its main attractions.


Villajoyosa – a cheerful city of colourful houses

Chocolate and colourful fish houses are usually the first things in mind when seeing the name Villajoyosa. This colourful, seaside buildings "hanging" on rocky cliffs create a wonderful postcard-like landscape. Its' unique architecture fits in perfectly with the typical Spanish climate of the town and gives Villajoyosa its irresistible charm. In addition, its graceful name is in itself a promise of creating fantastic memories - the Spanish Villajoyosa (or La Vila Joiosa) is literally translated as a happy town.


Centre of Villajoyosa
Villajoyosa City Center


Villajoyosa is a great starting point for people who wish to actively spend their holidays on the Costa Blanca. The town is located only 32 km from Alicante and ca. 15 km from Benidorm. In addition, the pleasant, sunny weather makes it worthwhile to visit it regardless of the season, but keep in mind that most of the towns' attractions are offered in summer. 


Villajoyosa is the ideal place for a holiday if you want to rest from the big city atmosphere and relax on a sandy beach. During the summer season, there are many interesting cultural events organised there - if you spend your holiday here in July, you can take part in the popular festival of Moors and Christians. Get ready for a spectacular show! During the celebration, the battle of 1538 is played out and the whole event is accompanied by various concerts, performances, fireworks shows and competitions.


The chocolate museum in Villajoyosa

The chocolate traditions of Villajoyosa date back to the 19th century - this is where the popular Spanish chocolate factory Valor comes from. If you are one of the lovers of this sweet treat, a visit to one of the chocolate museums is an absolute must in Villajoyosa. One of the biggest attractions in the city are the museums of Valor, Pérez and Clavileño. A visit to one of these museums is a chance to learn about the curiosities of chocolate production and the fascinating history of this delicacy directly from the guides, who know everything about chocolate. Please keep in mind that the trips often include tasting - isn't this an ideal way to spend your time? Be sure to taste the chocolate produced there. Choose your favourite taste, go to the museum shop and give yourself or your loved ones a sweet gift.


Villajoyosa is the perfect holiday destination for chocolate lovers


The Villajoyosa beaches

We guarantee that the amateurs of lazing on the beach and swimming will be delighted with Villajoyosa. The 3 km of beautiful beaches with golden sand provide extremely comfortable conditions for relaxing – just lay back and enjoy the wonderful seaside panorama and all your problems will disappear. See for yourself!


Going on holiday to Villajoyosa? Make sure to visit these beaches:

  • the Central beach,
  • the El Paraíso beach,
  • the Xarco beach,
  • the la Caleta beach.

A walk through the historic Villajoyosa

Are you curious about the story of Villajoyos? Take a walk through the charming old town of La Vila, where the Torre de San José, a gate from Roman times, and the watchtowers are preserved. In addition, the 16th century Iglesia de la Assumpció church in Gothic style is also impressive. You can also learn about the history of the town in the ethnographic and archaeological museum.


Narrow streets in Villajoyosa
While vacationing in Villajoyosa, be sure to take a stroll streets climate


In your free time, take a walk through the narrow side streets and get to know the real face of the city - Villajoyosa looks particularly stunning in the evening. During the walk you should make a stop at the local harbour, the local market and the colourful promenade. In addition, in the city centre you will find a huge selection of charming restaurants and cafés. Make sure to stop by one of them and try the typical Mediterranean dishes - try la borreta de melva, arroz con merluza or arroz con judias al horno.


The intimate Villajoyosa is an ideal location for both a longer, holiday-like rest and a day trip. However, not only tourists but also investors are delighted with this town. Have you visited Villajoyosa and decided that this is your place on earth? Invest in property and enjoy the sunny weather, Spanish climate and fantastic views. Do you need help in choosing an offer? Check the currently available houses and apartments in the Villajoyosa property tab and contact our specialists.


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