Costa Blanca Villa Rental - traditional
town houses available for rent for up to 18 people
(8+ people in house one, 6+ people in house two).
Situated in the village of Abdet, near Guadalest,
and only 21 kms from Benidorm.
Stunning mountain views from the roof
terraces and bedrooms, superb walks and adventures
on your doorstep. Full information packs for walking
holidays , cycling
tours , rock climbing and
other activities are supplied.
The houses feature plenty of well appointed
bathrooms (one ensuite), and spacious bedrooms. Other
features are "double height" living area,
private garden/patio, open fire/stove for those cool
winter evenings in this peaceful mountain village.
There is even a secret hiding place, a reminder of
Spain's relatively recent turbulent history.
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location of the houses in Abdet- click for large view
Blanca climbing pages
have local crag info
(guides). Abdet is at the centre
of the Rockfax area. There are
bolted and traditional climbs of all grades
within easy reach. The area has one of Europe's
most favourable climates for year round climbing.
||Imagine riding amongst
spectacular peaks on great tracks or roads. We can
guided or fully guided biking holidays. You could
even follow the route of the Tour of Spain that passes
through the area most years (a stage finished on
the nearby Sierra Aitana). Check our routes
The area is renowned
for both challenging and relaxing walks. We have
provided some free guides to local walks. We
can also provide week long guided or self-guided
walking holidays. Click
for more information on the Sierra Aitana,
Serella and Aixorta area.
||Explore the Guadalest
valley, there is lots to do: exciting fiestas throughout
the year; ruined castles, wild life sanctuaries,
and many beautiful and historic villages. See our History
and Culture page .
||During the summer months
you can while away the ours at one of the local pools,
spectacularly situated amidst amazing rock and mountain
scenery. Also the local canyon provides excellent
swimming in smooth rock pools. Click
here for more information
||You will find the village
a very peaceful and relaxing holiday base. It has
only 100 residents (you will find them very welcoming),
yet has two restaurants.
Enjoy spectacular scenery from the large roof terraces.
See our photo
rugged mountains offer wonderful
walking in a landscape of pinnacled ridges, enourmous
crags and shady pines. Orange and almond groved enhance
the valleys, whilst attractive mountain villages provide
hospitality, offering a taste of the real Spain."
is situated in the heart of the walking
area. Ideally placed for a wide variety of walks, some
straight from your doorstep! The peaceful village has
only 100 residents yet you are certain of a warm welcome.
Other popular areas include
the Sierra Aitana, Monte Ponoch, Puig Campana; the Val
de Arc; the Benidorm Area - Sierra Helada, Sierra Cortina;
Sierra Serrella/Aixorta; Val de Algar; Val de Galinera/Forada;
and the North-west Sierras.
You will find more than enough
walks to keep you going for a couple of weeks in the
local area though.
Cycling and Mountain
Biking holidays in Spain - The Guadalest Valley
and the surrounding area provide excellent cycling
and mountain biking. You can tackle the challenging
hills, exhilarating descents, or just take it easy
along the nearby "Greenways" (converted railway
lines), which can be accessed nearby.
In September the Tour of
Spain passes through the area, and many of the world's
top cyclists battle it out on the region's most fearsome
We provide route suggestions,
maps and information sheets for you.
If you would like a fully
guided holiday please contact
Sample routes *
The Guadalest Valley has some of Spain's
best adventure climbing. There is also easy access to
many well developed sports (bolted) crags such as Sella
and Toix. Just a few minutes walk from the house are
the recently developed El Flare routes.
bolted routes (also good for bouldering) are just
15 minutes away. Be sure to check out our free
PDF topos. The Puig Campana which boasts classic mountain
routes of all grades is only 40 minutes
drive away. The crags around Sax and Alcoy are all within
one hours drive. In fact just about all the venues featured
in the Costa Blanca Rockfax guide are within 60 minutes
When it comes to fiestas and festivals,
there are so many, you are bound
to see one wherever you are, whatever time of year. As
with the rest of Spain, one of the most important events
is the Semana Santa or Easter Week.
Abdet has two main Fiestas. You can view
clips of the August 2004 fiesta.