Finestrat is a municipality of the Valencian Community. Located in the province of Alicante, in the Region of the Marina Baja and has about 6,000 inhabitants. At its end is the mythical mountain of “Puig Campana”, whose sum reaches 1,410 m. Finestrat is one of the most charming villages of the Costa Blanca, where the traditional structure of the houses has been respected, behind the moors of Puig Campana and with a fixed view of the sea. Their houses are literally hung over the hill where the town of Finestrat is located, which gives a characteristic image to the historic center. With 1,410 m of altitude, its proximity to the coast and its peculiar forms, the Puig Campana is one of the most emblematic points of the Costa Blanca. In it we will find the ideal place to enjoy nature in its purest state. Both walkers, adventurers and climbers, as well as those who like to contemplate this beautiful mountain, have in Puig Campana a reference of the Levantine coast. Highly recommended ascent.
Although the historical center is inland, the municipality has about 300 meters of coastline, from Punta del Tossal to the mouth of the Barranco de la Cachola, in which is the beach, called Cala de Finestrat, which limits With the municipal terms of Villajoyosa, to the southwest, and Benidorm, to the northeast. As in all the Costa Blanca, it eats a lot and well. Some of his best known dishes are the “arròs amb fesols i naps”, the “Coca rotated” (a kind of empanada of poached wheat flour, which contains vegetables, sausage, fish and salted vegetables) Coca-cola and Tarongetes (kind of meat balls, with corn flour, which are cooked once seasoned and linked with egg, with puce stew). Do not forget your fish and seafood, there are numerous restaurants in the area of La Cala, and good wines from the area.
Due to the proximity of the two international airports: El-Altet (Alicante) and Manises (Valencia), it is very well communicated. And thanks to the AP-7 highway that has an access in the same town it is very easy to reach any destination. There are AVE trains to Madrid from Valencia and Alicante. It has wonderful golf courses in the surroundings: Don Cayo Golf Club de Altea, Ifach Golf Club, (Moraira) Javea Golf Club, 2 in Villa Aitana Finestrat and Bonalba in Alicante. In the surroundings there are theme parks for all ages: Terra Mitica, Terra Natura and Aqualandia. As for health is very well covered: Clinical Hospital Benidorm, Hospital Levante Benidorm, Hospital of La Vila and International Hospital Medimar Alicante. In the area there are several 5 star hotels: Barceló Asia Gardens, Sha Wellness Clinic, SH Villa Gadea, Meliá Villaitana Resort, Villa Venecia, Servigroup Montíboli and Gran Bali. In Finestrat the cosmopolitan attraction of its Cala, a family beach destination, is perfectly combined with the silence of the nature of the high peaks of Puig Campana. Without this mountain, the history of Finestrat would not be understood, since to its skirts it has kept it and pampered like its most precious treasure.