Location in Spain

Abdet is situated in a perfect location in the Guadalest Valley, which lies inland from Benidorm/Altea. It is easily accessed from several airports - Alicante (1 hour), Murcia (2.5 hours), Valencia (2,5 hours), and even Madrid (4 hours).

Climbing: There are many local climbing venues including the Abdet (El Flare crags within walking distance), Echo Valley and Ponoch (20 minutes drive), Guadalest (10 minutes), Pleasure Domes (20 minutes), Lomo de Leon, Serella and many more. Sella, Toix and Calpe are all easily accessible in under an hour. Details. Barcelona is another popular travel destination and it is only a few hours away from Costa Blanca. You can find a variety of Barcelona hotels for a great price. You can view the UK climbing map of crags in the area here - zoom in to click on crag info.

Walking: The area is also superb for walking, and you can do many good walks direct from the houses

Cycling and Mountain Biking: The roads around the Costa Blanca are a cyclist paradise. visit or cycling section for more information. You can do many good rides direct from the houses.

Shopping and Restaurants: A visit to spain would not be complete without sampling some of the great food and drink on offer. Abdet has two bar/restaurants, just a short walk from the houses, and there are many more restaurants in the valley. The village has daily deliveries of bread via a bread van, and also several visits each week by fruit, vegetable and meat/fish vans. There are small shops in Confrides nearby and also bakers and shops in Benimantell and Guadalest, just a short drive away. There are also many good supermarkets and restaurants at La Nucia (25 mins drive away).

These are the best maps to buy if you are walking, for cycling try Costa Blanca (Michelin Zoom Maps)

costa blanca walking map
Excellent map for Abdet area

Bernia Ridge
rother walking guide costa blanca
New Update for 2013

Maps of France

Walking Holiday Accommodation

accommodation for walkers costa blanca

Accommodation for walkers families and individuals from £10 per person per night! Contact us for special offers. Abdet is the ideal base for a walking holiday with easy access to many walks, and of course you are surrounded by spectacular scenery. There are two recently renovated houses area suitable for groups or individuals. All bedding is included and we can also provide a food welcome pack to get you started. We also offer guided walking holidays

There is a restaurant in the village and even more choice in the nearby village of Confrides. In the summer months the local pools and streams provide superb venues for relaxation.

For further info look at the Costa Blanca Mountain Friends web site. the small, fit and friendly group devoted to mountain walks, scrambling, abseiling and rock climbing in the beautiful Costa Blanca mountain area of the Valencia region