Where is Jesus Pobre?
From Alicante or Valencia Airports follow the main Motorway AP7 exit at Junction 62 signposted to Javea, Ondara and Denia. As you drive through the toll booth take the first right hand turn to the N332 sign posted Alicante. Stay on this road for 3 junctions and follow signs for Javea CV734 at the roundabout turn left to Jesus Pobre/La Sella Golf CV738. Approx 1 hour.
Bus from Alicante to Denia and change at Denia bus station to Jesus Pobre.
Tram from Alicante to Denia there are voluntary stops at La Xara, if you do not have a car organise a taxi from La Xara to take you to Jesus Pobre.
Jesus Pobre is a traditional Spanish village with modern day facilities that is conveniently situated between the coastal towns of Denia and Javea that retains a bygone country feel yet is only minutes away from the 5 star Marriott Spar Hotel and the La Sella Golf Course.
This small village with its narrow streets, traditional townhouses and pleasing modern urbanizations is dominated by the Montgo Mountain and National Park Area. It is hidden amongst the beautiful woodlands and flat valley that spreads towards the sea with orange, almond and olives trees.
This village has many Fiestas, beginning in January with the arrival of the Three Kings, the celebration of Santo Antonio Abbot, the wine festival and the main festival lasting 10 days with a fun and varied program of street parties, bull running and live music. On the 9th of October (the day of the Valencians) you will enjoy a wonderful Village party and music well into the late evening.
Food and drink plays an important part in the life of Jesus Pobre and there are ample bars/restaurants that provide traditional Tapas, variety of full meat and fish dishes and of course the authentic Paella, all to be enjoyed whilst soaking up the village hospitality and life.
There are many nature walks around the village of Jesus Pobre that take in the surrounding woodlands and orange groves or for the more enthusiastic ones amongst us a trek to the "Cross” or peak of the Montgo Mountain, where on a clear day the views are truly stunning. You can find these trails on Jesus Probre is a traditional Spanish village with modern day facilities that is conveniently situated between the coastal towns of Denia and Javea that retains a bygone country feel yet is only minutes away from the 5 star Marriott Spar Hotel and the La Sella Golf Course.
Amenities in the village are plentiful, chemist, bakers, tobacconist, medical centre, historical sites, sports centre, supermarket and school. The village is self-sufficient with plenty of bars and restaurants.
Denia and Javea are just a few minutes’ drive away with the magnificent beaches and both towns have historical sights to see and different things to do.
La Sella Golf Course
The situation of the golf course is at the foot of the Montgo National Park and Mountain; the views are breath-taking from the course with Mediterranean SEA one way and the National park the other.
The course is rated to a high standard with quality certificates and environment standards.
With 27 holes in total designed with three different names all based on types of wind.
Facilities available at the golf course.
You can hire buggies at various prices depending on how many holes you play, club hire so if you just fancy a game and have not come for a golfing holiday you can still enjoy a game.
Changing rooms with showers and towels provided.
Driving range and practice green are also available at the club.
Then of course there is the 19th Hole where you can enjoy refreshments or a fabulous meal whilst discussing the round you have just had.
Marriott Hotel & Spa
A great place for rest and relaxation, with saunas, Jacuzzi pool, swan necks and various jets to massage your muscles.
The Gym which is fully equipped and you can hire your own personal trainer.
Beauty and Health enjoy a full body massage, facial or other relaxing beauty and health products from an extensive list available.
La Sella Tennis Club
Players of all ages and levels come here year after year for Tennis holidays. Not only for holidays as many locals are members and play on a regular basis all year around.
The equestrian centre caters for riders of all abilities. With the ménage on site private or group lessons are available.
Bar Pedro with a beautiful garden in the rear with tables chairs very pretty. Serving brassa, fish, meat and vegetarian foods.
La Tasca smaller and booking advisable with a selection of pizza, steak, pasta dishes.
Rosita is on the high street with outside on street seating, serving traditional Spanish food and the menu del dia is recommended.
An important part of permanent living in Spain with children, the Lady Elisabeth schools are very popular as they are international and have a very high success rate of passing exams. There is a coach that picks up children from various other towns and takes then to school.
A short slideshow of other things to do and see in Jesus Pobre: https://youtu.be/A06ltKGddJ4