This modern detached villa with
private pool offers a unique opportunity to stay in a luxury villa at
only 5 minutes walking distance to one of the most beautiful beaches
of Vinaros. The villa sleeps 8 and offers 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The villa has a garage and a private garden with pool, terrace and BBQ
area. Restaurants and supermarket are within 300 meters. Bus
connection to town also at 300 meters. Big supermarkets like
Carrefour, HyperSimply, Aldi and Lidl within 5 minutes drive. The
center of Vinaros with its fantastic new boulevard and historic town
center is only 5 minutes drive away as well.
to do during your holiday in Vinaròs ?
The indoor market in the center of Vinaros allows you discover a
unique space to buy fresh food, like fruit, veggies but also fish.
Built in 1929 on the site of the former convent of San Telmo it's an
architectural curiosity not to be missed. Open: Every day from 8 am to
1.30 pm and from 6 pm to 9.30 pm, except on Saturday evening.
Location: Plaza San Agustín.
The Outdoor Market On Thursday morning is located on the promenade
(Paseo Maritimo). Hours: Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm.
La Ermita: A few miles from the centre, do visit La Ermita de la
Misericordia and San Sebastian (Hermitage of San Sebastian). This
chapel, built in 1499 was an important place of pilgrimage in the
sixteenth century. There you enjoy a breathtaking view of Vinaròs and
the surroundings. Directions: From the centre, follow the Avenida
Maria Auxilliadora to the hermitage (about 6km).
The sea, creeks (Calas) and the beaches. Of course, you will enjoy the
many beaches and coves of Vinaròs. It is also possible to rent a boat
for a tour. For example, Columbretes islands archipelago of four
volcanic islands located 55km from the coast. Renowned for its
exceptional underwater flora and fauna.
Directions: Buenaventura del mar offers tours or boat rentals. Tel:
608 048 948.
The coast of Vinaros offers several beaches. At the North coast you
will find the beautiful coves like; Deveses, Timbes, Llanetes,
Canyes and the most beautiful, the Cala Forada. Slightly away from the
city, they offer a more relaxed setting. Closer towards the city
center there are; Triador and Pinar, and the largest creek "Cala
Barbiguera" (nearest to Villa Mediterranea). Finally, the city center
offers the longest sand beaches.
For sports enthusiasts there is a sailing club, a multi sports hall,
tennis club, squash courts, a heated public pool and a soccer field.
According to Spanish festive culture, the nights are animated. Several
bars and nightclubs live to the rhythm of youth of all countries.
Near Vinaròs there are some remarkable small towns and places more
San Mateo: Village of 2000 inhabitants with a well-preserved historic
center. There are many religious monuments there: It used to be a
refuge for a small community of Cathars, mainly in the fourteenth
Traiguera: Do not miss the Real Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la
Fuente de la Salud, religious monument visited by many popes. You can
enjoy typical local cuisine in Capellans restaurant. Follow the N-232
to the entrance of the village.
The Ebro Delta: The biggest and most powerful Spanish river flowing
into the Mediterranean at 50 km from Vinaròs, forming a peninsula
giving birth to beautiful scenery, comparable to the French Camargue
renowned for its rich animal and plant life. Lovers of tranquility and
natural beauty, hikers, cyclists, this is the place to be. It's sheer
paradise for bird watchers.
Peñiscola / Peniscola: Renowned seaside resort, which preserved its
old fortified centre built on a peninsula. The beautifully preserved
authentic character of the historic citadel, crowned by a castle
fortress of the fourteenth century, is located on an imposing rock
gushing from the sea to a height of 64 meters. This and the nearby
natural park of Sierra de Irta, makes this a most enjoyable visit.
Morella: Located 63km (about an hour) from Vinaròs, this
"city-monument" is a fortress. It is surrounded by a 2km long wall
built in the Middle Ages, and on top you'll find a huge castle. Take
the opportunity to make a detour to the Santuario de las Balmas dug
into the rock, not far from Morella.
Excursions (for a full day): Poblet Monastery. This Cistercian abbey,
one of the largest and most complete, surrounding the church which was
built in the twelfth century. Associated with a fortified royal
residence and home to the pantheon of the kings of Catalonia and
Aragon, it impresses with its majestic severity. (world heritage of
Port Aventura: World famous amusement and theme Park near Tarragona.
At Port Aventura you will meet all famous characters from the
Universal Studios movies like Shrek, The Pink Panther, Popeye, Woody
Woodpecker, Betty Boop ... All ages will spend an unforgettable day!
Hours: 10am to 8pm or 10am to 12pm depending on the day (Tel: 977 77
90 90). To get there: Take the motorway towards Barcelona, take exit
35, Salou, Port Aventura (about 1 hour from Vinaros).
City of Valencia: Take the opportunity and go visit one of the
prettiest towns in Spain, with its old well preserved city centre
combined with a modern and breathtaking architecture. 1h 30 m from
Vinaros via the A7 motorway.
Gastronomy in Vinaros: Vinaros has always been a fishermen's
village, where seafood
and local specialties come natural. The originality of its cuisine
reflects its location: It's on the border of two Spanish communities Valencia and Catalonia and thus draws much of Catalan cuisine into
the Valencian gastronomy. Many restaurants are full of varied and
creative recipes like; arroseixat (rice preparation, sweet potatoes,
rock fish and seafood, seasoned with onions and saffron); xuquet de
peix (fish stew); Valencian paella (with seafood). Local specialties
like "llagosti" represent a true gastronomic signature of the region.
These tasty lobsters stimulate creative chefs. An example ?
Cold soup with kiwi and pepino (kind of melon with cucumber taste, combined with lobster and
tomato soup !
Furthermore you'll find artichokes, oysters, date mussels, mussels,
shrimp, lobster ... these region's products are particularly popular.
Festivals and traditions:
San Antonio (January 17). At Vinaros, New Year is celebrated rather
late ! The event for the blessing of animals and huge fireworks.
San Sebastián (January 20). For this religious festival, participants
go on pilgrimage throughout the day to the chapel of the Misericordia.
El Carnaval (February). Every year the carnival in Vinaros welcome
several thousands of visitors. The highlight of the year and an event
in itself, which fully justifies a stay in Vinaros !
Semana Santa y Pascua Resurrección (April).
During the Holy Week, lots of religious processions take place.
Fiestas y Feria de Sant Joan and Sant Pere (from 24 to 30 June).
For a week, the whole community lives to the rhythm of the Vinaros festivals.
What's on the agenda ? Sport, games, as well as bullfights and
The Virgen del Carmen (July 16). This festival dedicated to the saint
of the fishermen, is the opportunity of a great naval procession. The
boats are adorned with decorations, before joining at large.
The lobster feast (August). Taking advantage of
the summer season in Spain, this touristic festival lasts almost a
whole month. It thus allows holiday makers to taste the local lobster,
symbol of the famous cuisine of Vinaros.