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 [...]

Casa Rural Holidays in Spain

Casa Rural Holidays in Spain

Casa Rural Holidays in Spain August has been a busy month for holidays on the Costa Blanca, and Villa Florencia Casa Rural has seen a constant stream of visitors, both new guests as well as those coming back to us again. The weather has been perfect for all the activities our guests wanted to take [...]

Orange Blossom Season

Orange Blossom Season

It’s Orange Blossom Time! Once again Spring is upon us here in Spain, and although the weather is the northern countries of Europe is still trying to stay cold and bleak, the temperatures here are steadily rising, and all the signs of the new season are appearing. The cherry trees inland have already been in [...]

Walking in Valencia

Walking in Valencia

Walking in Valencia Yesterday we decided to take a trip to the beautiful city of Valencia to have a walk around the streets and of course to pick up some useful literature from the tourist information office for our guests to use in the coming season. Also on the agenda was to have a look [...]

Winter Sunshine Activity Holidays

Winter Sunshine Activity Holidays

This Christmas and New Year period provided us with the opportunity to enjoy the countryside in our area and experience the beauty of it at this time of year. The weather has been perfect for activity holidays, with blue skies and sunshine almost all the time and day-time temperatures of 18-21 degrees, so it seemed [...]

Casa Rural Guests from Singapore

Casa Rural Guests from Singapore

This weekend we were pleased to welcome Joseph Goh and his family, who had come all the way from Singapore to spend their holidays in Spain. They were a family of five, with Joseph and his wife, their two teenage children and a grown-up nephew. Joseph is a pilot with Singapore Airlines and enjoys taking [...]

Mountain Biking in Spain, Walking and Winter Sunshine Holidays

Mountain Biking in Spain, Walking and Winter Sunshine Holidays

Autumn Activity Holiday – Mountain Biking in Spain, Walking and Winter Sunshine Towards the end of October we received a reservation from Anne and Nigel who wanted to come to our part of the Costa Blanca in order to have an activity holiday in some welcome autumn sunshine. It was their intention to spend time [...]

Autumn Sunshine on the Costa Blanca

Autumn Sunshine on the Costa Blanca

After the peak holiday period of the summer months, which extends into the middle of September, we have enjoyed meeting a wide variety of guests who have booked with us to make the most of the continuing good weather here on the Costa Blanca, but without the high season crowds. The main attractions of a [...]

Guided Activity Tourism

Guided Activity Tourism

The Valencia region and the La Safor area, in particular make a perfect base for holidays and excursions with an emphasis on nature, open air and unspoilt countryside. The magnificent scenery, abundant bird-life and natural surroundings all combine to lure the visitor to explore the region that lies behind the usual Costa Blanca beachfront destinations. [...]