Bed and Breakfast between Barcelona and Granada

Bed and Breakfast between Barcelona and Granada

Situated on the outskirts of Gandia about halfway down the Mediterranean coast, our bed and breakfast is close to motorway access points from both the north and the south, and are conveniently situated for travellers looking to break their journey.  Many of our guests stay with us for a night or two on the way […]

Property Hunting on the Costa Blanca

Property Hunting on the Costa Blanca

House Hunters become House Purchasers! We were delighted to receive a booking from property hunters Andrew and Sandra, who wanted to stay with us for a couple of weeks, starting shortly after Christmas. They had stayed with us in September – property hunting, during which time they had found the house they wanted to buy, […]

Cycling on the Costa Blanca

Cycling on the Costa Blanca

Cycling on the Costa Blanca Recently we had a group of five friends visit us, who had come with the main intention of having a rock climbing holiday in the autumn sunshine. However, Conrad and Mark were also keen cyclists as well as climbers, so were delighted when they found out that we could arrange […]

Costa Blanca Rock Climbing - Gandia

Costa Blanca Rock Climbing – Gandia

Couples Go Climbing! The autumn is now with us and the weather is cooling down, but with that comes the winter climbing season. Our advertisement in the Rockfax guide “Costa Blanca Rock Climbing” – the rock climbers “bible” – is bringing us many visitors, but also former climbing guests are returning to us. We were […]

Casa Rural 2014 Summer of Diversity

Casa Rural 2014 Summer of Diversity

Casa Rural 2014 Summer of Diversity 2014 has been a long and busy season for us at Villa Florencia Casa Rural, with a wide variety of guests from countries all over Europe and beyond. We were happy to welcome so many new visitors, but delighted that a large number of guests returned to us who […]

Pet Friendly Gandia

Pet Friendly Gandia

Pet Friendly Holidays! We received a phone call just over a week ago enquiring if we had availability for a couple from Madrid, along with their 7 month old Springer Spaniel called Trufi, who they had recently adopted from a rescue centre. We did have space for the weekend, and so were happy to take […]

Family Friendly Holidays in Spain

Family Friendly Holidays in Spain

Family Friendly Holidays in Spain We received an enquiry from Karin and her family last year, asking about the possibility of visiting us last October. However, due to family circumstances they were not able to make the trip so we were delighted when they contacted us again early this year with a view to visiting […]

Gandia Las Fallas 2014

Gandia Las Fallas 2014

Guests for “Fallas Fortnight”! Quite a few months ago we received a booking from Sandy and David who wanted to stay in our self-catering apartment for nearly a fortnight, to coincide with the local fiesta of Gandia Las Fallas 2014. Las Fallas is the famous Valencian fiesta which sees enormous satirical effigies constructed in each […]

Spring Spanish Property Hunters

Spring Spanish Property Hunters

Spain or France for Property? We have recently been aware that more guests have been visiting us for the purpose of looking for a Spanish property on the northern Costa Blanca. Spanish property prices are now at a very realistic level compared to many other places in Europe (northern Europe especially), and this has been […]