Pedreguer

Where is Pedreguer? Pedreguer is situated approximately 1 hour drive from Alicante and Valencia Airports.

The main AP7 motorway junction 62 which is the Denia/Javea/Ondara turn off if you head towards Pedreguer on the CV-724.

Denia is the main coastal town which is around a 15 minutes’ drive and all water sports, scuba diving, paddle boarding, wind surfing and kite surfing can be found. The beaches are all BLUE FLAG which means the water and beaches are safe for swimming in and due to the Mediterranean Sea the waters are shallow so popular with families.

By bus from Alicante you can get to Denia and a connecting bus to Pedreguer. Pedreguer has a bus that will take you to Denia if you fancy a day on the beach and not driving.

Tram from Alicante to Denia, the tram is cheap and a very picturesque way to travel up the coast, this way you can take in all the views. From Denia you can then catch a bus to Pedreguer.

Taxi from the airport can be expensive however there are taxis that are much cheaper when you get to know people in the town.

The Town

Around the main square we can see some of the most beautiful 19th Century facades as well as “els Porxes”: the market square is covered with Arabic tiles and constructed with cast-iron pillars and wooden beams.
Pedregeur offers visitors the chance to take a walk through the town centre and discover beautiful ancient buildings such as the parish church of Santa Cruz (16th century), inside is the Grenzig organ, made recently by the German master Gerhard Grenzig.
Outside the town centre there is the Sant Blai chapel, from which we can see the Segaria mountain range, the Montgo Nature Park and La Sella with the five star Marriott Hotel with golf course designed by Jose Olazabal.

Pedreguer town has everything that you need doctors, chemists, vets, supermarkets, electrical shops, bars and beautiful restaurants, schools, dentists, butchers if you need something you will find it if not just ask.

Rastro Market

Sunday is market day; the market is held in the poligono part of town which is easily accessed off the N332 this is the coast road that runs parallel with the AP7. People flock from all over the Costa Blanca and Costa Valencia, the market has an abundance of fruit and vegetable in fact we get bags of them for a few euros. Various other market stalls and Rastro stalls. A large selection of shopping for everyone.

Farmers Market on a Saturday in the town. Abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Restaurants

Taberna Antigua which serves the most exquisite of food and the owners have real pride in what they serve.

Restaurant Armells. This is a typical Spanish family run restaurant, serving steak, fish, tapas and will cater for most diets.

Fiesta’s

JANUARY The Three Kings – 6th January a Procession and distribution of presents to the children.
Fiesta of San Antonio - Processions and blessing of animals. FEBRUARY  Fiesta of San Blas - Firework displays, procession and dancing.
EASTER - Throughout Spain the week of Easter (Semana Santa) is celebrated with somber religious processions, usually entailing an effigy of Jesus on the Cross being carried through the streets followed by mourners wearing black and carrying candles. Spaniards of all ages take part and one cannot help being struck by the sense of community and dedication to tradition that the celebrations reflect. JULY Fiesta of San Buenaventura - BULL-RUNNING - The famous bull running event is held in many towns at different times of the year all over Spain.

Golf

La Sella Golf Course was designed by the prolific José María Olazábal in 1991. La Sella is one of the most important courses designed by the double champion of the Masters in Agusta.
Tennis

La Sella boasts 6 international standard clay courts and 2 astro tennis courts. Coaching is available in English and various other languages and for all standards.

Community Sports Centre with various activities such as football, basketball, tennis, community swimming pool and other activities advertised on the notice board.

Equestrian Centres

There are various equestrian centres the main one in Pedreguer is on La Sella Urbanisation, various abilities; horse riding lessons and hacks out are available here. There is another riding school in Ondara.

Hiking/Walking

The town has spent a lot of money over the last few years reopening walking routes in various places. The main walk in Pedreguer is past the Ermita and this walk can take you all the way through to the Jalon Valley. There are easy walks and more difficult walks. Montgo National Park and Mountain have various routes and they are all marked out according easy or difficult.

Areas within Pedreguer

As well as the main urbanisations listed below, there are town centre locations and rustic land locations (countryside)

The 3 main urbanisations that come under the town of Pedreguer

La Sella this is where you can find the Golf Course, Tennis Club and Equestrian Centre. This urbanisation has 24 hour security, mini supermarket, internet shop and most of the properties here have views some have the SEA, some have the National Montgo Mountain, some apartment have views the swimming pool. Most sections of this urbanisation have a communal pool within each section so not one pool is ever over crowded.

Monte Solana is just a few milometers from the main town of Pedreguer, a clean and well looked after urbanisation, with a range of nationalities and lovely well-kept villa’s a few apartments and modern town houses.

Monte Pedreguer is a few minutes’ drive form town but is also situated in between Denia and Javea. There is a restaurant called Monroes Carvery which is open daily and serves mainly British food, such as Sunday roast dinners, fish and chips, pie and a pint and pretty much most things as a Brit you can think of.

International School

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.