Where is Salem? Salem is located near Castello de Rugat, a small village surrounding by dramatic mountains and beautiful countryside full of nature and plenty of walking routes.
A real country village yet with a town hall and a few local amenities such as a chemist, 3 restaurants, doctor, supermarket, bars, post office. Horse riding and spa facilities, communal swimming pool.
The nearest main town is Castello de Rugat with the larger supermarkets and many more bars and restaurants.
Salem has a population of approximately 500 people.
Main Activities in the local area are walking, there is an abundance of walking routes and nature reserves, the surrounding mountains are all parc natural which means there is legally no building allowed to spoil the countryside.
The views are spectacular and breath-taking, property prices tend to be fairly cheap as most of the holiday makers wish to be closer to the coast, yet Salem is not about beaches and water sports but all about unspoilt beauty.
Fishing inland lakes is another popular activity in and around these beautiful mountains.
Yet Gandia is the City and seaside resort which is half an hour drive away, magnificent blue flag beaches and a real traditional Spanish small city.