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“Nice day trip when in Alicante area” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Guadalest Valley

Guadalest Valley
Off CV 70 | Marina Baixa, 03517 Alicante, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 87 things to do in Alicante
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“Nice day trip when in Alicante area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

Spend a day in Guadalest while on a longer stay in the Alicante area. A very welcome change to the beach. Very nice views and now in the winter month there were not so many tourists. Not sure how I would like it in summer when the place is packed with people. Don't expect too much from the restaurants there and spend the 3EUR to actually go up to the castle. It is worth the money.

I didn't like how everyone gets filmed and photographed to sell you additional souvenirs. What a waste of paper as well!

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“Fantastic Scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

l have been to Guadalest about 8 times now as l never miss a visit every time l go to Spain,it is so beautiful expecially the view of the lake from the top.l thought at first nothing could be as vibrant a colour as that but having been on the lake itself on the solar boat it is exactly the same colour.l love the church about half way up well worth a visit just to see the paintings.

Visited October 2012
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Pilar de la Horadada, Spain
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“Wonderfully scenic valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Makes for a wonderful day out. What a change from Benidorm. Little bodegas along the way all set in stunning scenery.

Visited November 2012
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Aspe, Spain
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“The hidden village”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

When arriving all you see is the newer part of Guadalest. A short walk through the narrow streets brings you to the entrance archway. Once inside the hidden village you step back in time. There is a lovely view over the lake and from the Castle grounds. There is also a solar boat, which does trips on the lake. The cafes and gift shops have everything the tourist want. A little comercialised, but well worth a visit.

Visited September 2012
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Javea, Spain
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“Walked around the lake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

The scenery was wonderful the walk took 2 and half hours, well worth it. Following the walk went into Benimantell a near by village for lunch at the Venta La Montana restaurant, very Spanish, good food.

Visited January 2013
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