Living in Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol allows you to experience all the benefits of the Mediterranean with all five senses. There are warm temperatures almost every day of the year, peaceful beach and mountain landscapes, captivating and charming towns, and well-established gastronomy that will continuously surprise you. And it’s precisely the gastronomy that should be celebrated as yet another restaurant in Marina Alta has been awarded the most important gastronomic honour: a Michelin star.

The star has arrived at Jávea this time around, making its way to Restaurante Tula. This barely 70m2 locale has managed to conquer the taste buds of its clients by reinterpreting traditional Spanish cuisine while using the most delicious local produce. Borja Susilla and Clara Puig carefully craft each plate down to the very last detail. Their food transmits their years of experience gained while training in the best kitchens in Spain. Despite opening just under three years ago, they represent the flavour of the region in every bite. Take advantage of its proximity and reserve a table in front of Arenal beach, just a 15-minute drive from your home. To reserve a table, you can visit their website or call 966 471 475. One piece of advice? Don’t leave without trying their caramelised rice pudding!

If you want to continue your Michelin star route after visiting Restaurante Tula, then you’ll be happy to know that Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol is the perfect starting point. We’ll take this opportunity to mention some of the best restaurants which are just a short drive away from your home.


In Jávea, just 15 minutes away:

El Rodat: You can find this one Michelin star restaurant in the El Rodat Hotel in Jávea. Its chef, Nazario Cano, is always in search of new ways to interpret traditional cuisine. Wine lovers are also in luck as this restaurant has an exceptional wine cellar.

BonAmb: Also in Jávea, Alberto Ferruz’s talents have been recognized with two Michelin stars. This restaurant is located in an idyllic setting as it’s next to the Montgo Natural Park. Taste and elegance are rendered into exquisite dishes at this restaurant.


In Calpe, just half an hour away:

Audrey’sRafa Soler, a true ambassador of Mediterranean gastronomy, works with the best ingredients and the most select products to create a pleasant surprise for your palate. His aim is to evolve from Valencian cuisine without losing touch with his gastronomic roots. You can’t miss it!

BeatFrom the hands of Jose Manuel Miguel, Beat represents gastronomic excellence. At Beat, they select their ingredients carefully, choosing the best seasonal produce for their dishes. The restaurant is in the CookBook Hotel, an unmatchable location which is a delight for the senses. It’s perfect for spending a day at the spa with your significant other or taking part in a cooking class.

Orobianco: With views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and the Peñón de Ifach from its panoramic terraces, this restaurant is an absolute luxury. It’s also the only Italian restaurant in Spain with a Michelin star. Orobianco is, without a doubt, an essential stop for all gastronomes.


In Ondara, 30 minutes away:

Casa Pepa: This marvellous restaurant is inside a gorgeous 140m2 country house, surrounded by orange trees, a vegetable garden and olive trees. It’s a peaceful oasis run by Sole and Tona Ballester, who have kept their mother’s (the original founder) talents alive in their cooking.


And in Dénia, 35 minutes away:

Quique Dacosta: This chef of his eponymous restaurant is a prized symbol of Alicantean gastronomy. His talents are backed by three Michelin stars and 26 years of cooking experience, during which he’s managed to fuse together creativity and the roots of the region. You can’t miss out on tasting his dishes, dining here is a perfect culinary experience.


As you can see, there’s no shortage of gastronomic options near Cumbre del Sol. It’s a complete luxury for your taste buds! Tell us, have you already visited any of these restaurants?

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