Costa del Azahar,
which means the coast of orange blossom is located in the province of
Castellón on the eastern side of Spain neighboring Catalonia to the north,
Aragon to the west and
Valencia to the south.
Costa del Azahar is one of the ideal holiday destinations in Spain with 330 days
of sunshine a year. Costa del Azahar has 120 km. coastline of fine sandy
beaches and beautiful coves, and on the inlands there is wonderful nature
carved in lush pine and oak forests and beautiful vast orange groves. Castellón
province is the second most mountainous region in Spain.
resorts for Costa del Azahar
Castellón de la Plana,
Burriana, Las Fuentes,
Cap i Corb are the popular holiday resorts in Costa
province has one of the most modern ports in Spain with seven marinas and Yacht
Club where over three hundred boats moor and wide range of water sports can be
found. L'Illa Grossa is the most popular one that is a sea nature reserve.
Castellón de la Plana is the most popular and the capital city of the
region. Peníscola, Benicàssim and Burriana are the other well
known towns of Costa del Azahar.
Benicàssim is a nice holiday resort in Costa del Azahar
having a 6 km. fine sandy beaches.
After Benicàssim, to the north comes the historical Maestrazgo region
where the shoreline is covered by the mountains and tranquil beaches. The towns
along this stretch of coastline is one of the most touristic destinations of
Costa del Azahar. Las Fuentes,
Alcossebre and Cap i Corb are the
popular holiday resorts here.
Peniscola is the leading beach holiday resort of the Castellón
province with its beautiful beaches.
del Mar is
calm beach holiday resort of the Castellón
Costa del Azahar
As for beaches and water sports in Costa
Castellón de la Plana;
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Nightlife in Costa del Azahar
nightlife in Costa del Azahar is centered in Castellón during the
year. There are fashionable clubs and bars to enjoy the nights. In the summer
times the nightlife becomes more lively in the holiday resorts such as
Benicàssim and Burriana together with Castellón. Nice
discothèques, clubs, bars and pubs offer nice environment. Las Villas in
Benicàssim is the most favorite ones of the clubs.
Cuisine ~ Eat & Drink
Costa del Azahar offer great cuisine to its visitors. Gastronomy varies with the
coast or inland towns. Red mullet (salmonetes), Norway lobster (cigalas), shrimp
(gambas)and king prawns (langostinos), mixed seafood platters, stewed (zarzuela
de pescado), grilled sardines and variety of seafood dishes are the popular in
the coastal towns.
Ceramics and cloth handicrafts are the most popular item to be
bought in Costa del Azahar. In addition, the town Morella is good at textile
Weather in Costa de la Luz
Costa del Azahar has a wonderful weather with mild winters and hot summers.
The annual average temperature is 18 C and there are 300 days of sunshine in the