La Nucía is in the Valencian community, in Alicante, in the region of the Marina Baixa. The Sierras of the Aitana and Aixortà protect La Nucía from the north winds and is lucky to be between the sea and the mountains. Located in a quiet valley, 10 km from Benidorm connected by the Autopista del Mediterráneo that connects with Alicante, 45 Kilometers, and the motorways of Madrid, Murcia and Andalusia. To get to know La Nucía you will begin the tourist visit in the park of the Font de la Favara and then follow the route through the viewpoint, carrer la Llosa to the plaça Major where it is convenient to make a stop to visit the Church and its staircase. Continuing along Carrer Major until you reach the former Laundry, an ethnological museum in the open air perfectly preserved. From there, you will continue along the Porvilla avenue and its viewpoint to the entire mountainous circle of the Marina Baixa, then visit the plaça Almàssera, l’Auditori and Seu Universitària. To finish the tourist itinerary you will pass by the Hermitage of Sant Rafel and Mount Calvari, with a spectacular view of the bay of Altea and the town of La Nucía.
Populated by the Iberians at the dawn of Western civilization, this land received Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs, as colonizers, as traders or as armed invaders, until in the thirteenth century it forms within the Kingdom of Valencia, in Christian Spain , After a last resistance of the caudillo Al-Azraq in front of Jaime I. The region was scene, then, of cruel episodes during War of the Germanias, in 1521, and suffered the systematic assault of the Barbary pirates throughout the centuries XVI and XVII, that used the Captivator, that today gives name to a place, to imprison or to have captive to the prisoners of its incursions. 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 motorway that has access in Benidorm and Altea 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.