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Costa del Azahar is popularly known as the orange blossom coast and is a fairly quiet resort. It is located in the province of Castellion on the south east tip of Spain. Miles of golden sandy beaches and villages nestle in valleys and cling to mountainsides. Costa del Azahar boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year. One of the advantages of booking with lastminute.com is that in barely two and a half hours, you can be in this ideal holiday destination with its quaint Moorish villages and glorious blue skies. Book your holiday to Costa de Azahar with lastminute.com for affordable holidays to suit you.
A much acclaimed golf course, horse riding through the countryside, biking, sailing, fishing, windsurfing and diving are only a few of the activities you can get up to in Costa del Azahar. Two of the three golf courses in this region are in Castellon.
With many activities Costa del Azahar has to offer, it also has some amazing beaches. So sit back and relax after a morning filled with fun packed fun and enjoy the 60 miles of golden sandy beaches, beautiful coves and stunning blue sea. Why not even take a trip to the cove, most of which are lined with beach bars and are perfect for snacks and a cocktail or two.
Costa del Azahar offers great cuisine to its visitors such as grilled fish, seafood and rice. They're also keen on rabbit. Desserts include sweet almonds, sweet pastries and of course any deserts containing oranges.
The medieval town of Morella in the Maestrazgo mountains, has a 14th century walled town with narrow lanes and is one of the major attractions. If you stroll around the old quarter of Castellon you will see amazing Gothic and renaissance buildings. Peniscola is another place of culture with its walled town and classical music concerts throughout the summer. You can mooch around the shops where hand crafted ceramics come at slashed prices. Or you could take a long leisurely walk through the almond and olive groves or even chill out on a flower strewn volcano to watch the sun slip into the Mediterranean
The nightlife in Costa del Azahar is centred in Castellon. There are any number of fashionable clubs and bars to enjoy or you can dance the night away in the discos of Castellon and Benicassim.
If rural bliss is your cup of tea, this scenic area sprinkled with pine forests and vast orange groves is the place for you. Whether you are a sun worshipper content to bronze on the beach, or an explorer sampling the Moorish culture lastminute.com brings you a bargain holidays of your choosing. Book with lastminute.com and get away for less.
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