Denia is a city in the north of the Costa Blanca and its port is one of the gateways to the Balearic islands. The town and its beautiful surroundings are home to more than 40 thousand people, with roughly 30% of them being foreigners.
With almost 20 kilometres of coast, open to the north and northeast, and with its famous mountain El Montgo almost 800 meters high behind the Pla de Denia where the city is located has a mild and placid climate with an average of 18 Celsius annually, with short winters and long, hot summers. The month of August is considered the hottest with an average temperature of 26 degrees.
Dénia has also grown substantially with the increase of national and international tourism since the middle of the last century, like almost all towns on the Costa Blanca.
Numerous hotels and tourist apartments offer accommodation in Dénia throughout the year, with many places to visit. The centre is full of bars and restaurants with tastes and flavours for everyone, and the landscape around the town offers routes and scenes to enjoy to the fullest.
The beaches to the North of Dénia are ample full of sand, with rocky coves in the south of the coastline. Some of its favourite beaches are Les Deveses, Els Molins and Les Bovetes.
Dénia is connected to the AP-7 motorway with its own exit and also connects directly with the N-332. In addition to that the tram, line 9 from Alicante, has its final stop in the town, although at this time the transport is done with buses because of maintenance to the tracks. There is also a bus station in the centre where numerous urban and inter-urban lines stop, with the ALSA company as the best known. The port of Dénia also offers the ferry services to the Balearic islands.