Miramar is near the beautiful city of Gandia in the Valencian region. Approximately 1 hour from Alicante and Valencia Airports.
How to get there. From Alicante and Valencia AP7 Autopista/Motorway exit Junction 61. Follow the N332 towards Gandia and Miramar will be signposted.
There are a few different areas of Miramar they are:
Beachside Miramar is mainly apartments and a few villas. The beaches are stunning all Blue Flag and have been for many years. In the summer there are pop up bars and you can hire sun loungers to enjoy a day on the beach. The waters are shallow which makes it perfect for families as the Mediterranean is a calm sea unlike some of the oceans. These beaches have disabled access.
Town centre is where most of the locals live, very few expats in Miramar it is a very traditional Spanish village with plenty of fiestas and local activities such as paella parties and street parties. Pretty village with ornamental orange tree lined streets.
The town is only 1.5 km to the beaches where there is a bus route or walking distance for the more energetic people.
Campo which is the countryside where you will find villas nestled amongst the orange groves.
The town has most amenities however the main city of Gandia is just a few minutes’ drive away which has everything, massive department stores, DIY stores, cinema, and shops for all.
Beaches are spectacular, golden sand and pop up bars in the summer months. Lively but never overcrowded.
Wind surfing, kite boarding, paddle boarding, snorkelling, diving well the list goes on. Gandia however does have a Nautica club and most day’s people are sailing on the blue seas.
Places to Eat
Food is a real delight in Miramar and there is no shortage of places to eat and drink, even the local bars have tapas, sea front restaurants, pizza places, paella houses the list goes on.
The municipality of Miramar only know the news of the existence in the departure of Alcudia a few walls and other archaeological remains , including pottery and found Roman coins .
The village is of Arab origin and was donated after the Christian conquest Ximenis Sancho. The Moorish population remained the core. In 1527 there were 40 houses Moors, which had increased to 56 in 1609. In 1610/1611 was repopulated, as Benipeixcar and Beniopa , mostly by people brought from the Ligurian republic of Genoa [1 ] . The population had 20 households (about 100 people) in 1646, almost half a century after having been vacated by the expulsion of the Moors. Maria Enriquez de Luna, Dowager Duchess of Gandia , during his time governing his state as his son could take over Juan de Borja Enriquez, magnified the Duchy acquired some villages , including Miramar .
In 1794 it had risen to 105 households (500 people), and a century later, in 1897 , to 801 .
Parish Church. It is dedicated to his patron: St. Andrew the Apostle.
It also has a sports center in Miramar town, tennis courts, football pitches, great football, paddle tennis, pool etc.
Celebrates its Moors and Christians the week the first Sunday of August.
There are several schools in and around the area but the nearest International School is the British School Gandia which offers the following:
Complete language immersion from Pre-Nursery to Year 13 (0 to 18 years of age)
Personal and individualized education, with continuous supervision and curricular adaptation to each pupil’s needs.
A comprehensive education which covers learning in all curricular and extra-curricular subject areas designed for artistic and physical development: judo, ballet, tennis, violin, etc.
Here is a link to a short slide show of more in Miramar.