Algorfa Costa Blanca
Algorfa Costa Blanca, map and review of the village of Algorfa, Costa Blanca, Spain.
Costa Blanca Villages - Algorfa
Algorfa Costa Blanca - One of the charming Costa Blanca villages to the south of Alicante, Algorfa is located beside the Segura River just inland from the popular coastal town of Guardamar del Segura, and close to the villages of Almoradi, Daya Nueva and Benejuzar (as can be seen on the Algorfa map on the right). Algorfa is surrounded by orange and lemon groves, which until the arrival of tourism, was its main source of income.
Algorfa Golf: Close by is the renowned La Finca golf course, which opened in 2001, there is also significant new development for those wishing to purchase a holiday home, or settle in the area. For more golf you could head along to the Orihuela Costa where you will find three excellent courses called Villamartin Golf, Club de Golf Campoamor and Las Ramblas.
Algorfa Hotels: Hotels in and Around Algorfa include:
Hotel La Finca Golf and Spa Resort - Address: Ctra. Algorfa - Los Montesinos, Km., 3, 03169 Algorfa, Spain. (hotel, spa and golf).
Apart-Hotel Tropical S.l. - Address: Calle de Pablo Picasso, 3, 03169 Algorfa, España. (hotel).
Restaurants in and around Algorfa include:
La Ermita - Address: Avenida de la Constitución, 13, 03169 Algorfa, España. (restaurant).
Restaurante El Buey - Address: Calle de la Reina , 92, 03 160 Almoradi , Spain. (restaurant).
Algorfa Town Hall (Algorfa Ayuntamiento):
Address: Plaza de España, 20, 03169 Algorfa, Alicante (Costa Blanca), Comunidad de Valencia, Spain.
Telephone: 0034 965 70 01 46
Algorfa Map: There is a handy Algorfa map at the top of this page, it shows the AP-7 motorway as it runs past the village and the CV-910 form which you can access Algorfa.
Algorfa History: Though it may have been settled much earlier, Algorfa was founded as a municipality in 1328 when the king at the time Alfonso II granted it a privilege, at this time the village comprise just fifteen houses. Though the privilege was later withdrawn by Felipe V, it was subsequently put back in place by Carlos IV, after presentations by the Marquesses of Algorfa.
Surviving over the centuries, mostly through agriculture, Algorfa experienced the tourism phenomenon towards the end of the 20th century, when property development became a major earner for the town.
Algorfa is handily placed for the airport at Alicante, just a half hours drive away, it is also close to the motorway, so great for visiting the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida.
Algorfa Weather: Like all the towns and villages in this area of the Costa Blanca, Algorfa enjoys a fine sunny climate, with sunshine seen on most days of the year and very little rainfall. The sunniest and warmest period is between June and September, the most pleasant weather in Algorfa being in May and October.
Algorfa Forum: To discuss local stuff for the town you can visit http://algorfaforum.co.uk/ here you can ask questions, get reviews on local restaurants etc and find local tradesmen.
For beach lovers the town of Guardamar del Segura is just a short drive away.
Wikipedia Page: Algorfa Alicante
Guides: Guide to La Mata Costa Blanca