2nd Classic Car Rally in Cumbre del Sol

2nd Classic Car Rally in Cumbre del Sol

Classic car lovers were in luck! On Sunday 29th July, the Marina Alta Classic Car Club held its second rally in the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort. In addition to the club members, all were welcome to come along with their classic car and enjoy the event.

This was the second edition of an event which is destined to become part of the calendar of activities at Cumbre del Sol. In August last year, the first edition was a complete success.

The cars arrived at Restaurant La Cumbre at around 8pm. All those who had come to Cumbre del Sol had the chance to see some classic cars which have become real relics. The evening was brought to an end with a special meal for the occasion, attended by members of the Marina Alta Classic Car Club and neighbours of the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort.

Marina Alta Classic Car Club was born in 2000. Since then, it has become the most popular in the region and is known internationally. The club has around 100 members who enjoy monthly rallies, two events in spring, four events in autumn, and many others.

In addition, since 2017 the club has provided support for vulnerable people in the area. That’s why the money they obtained from the prize draw, provided by VAPF, was donated to the Breast Cancer Association in Javea. The prize draw was attended by VAPF Commercial Director Vicente Mestre, and President of the Marina Alta Classic Car Club Peter Alt. We hope to count on the collaboration of the club and its Rally next year!

Come to try the summer menu at Restaurant La Cumbre!

Come to try the summer menu at Restaurant La Cumbre!

The best place to enjoy great Mediterranean cooking is Restaurant La Cumbre, situated in the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort. With over 25 years of experience, they have always offered some delicious dishes which follow the traditions of the Costa Blanca’s best recipes. The restaurant is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 13:00-16:00 and from 19:00-22:30.

For all those who love good food, the summer menu has arrived:

Tapas to share:

  • Creamy Salmorejo in crust of bread with ham and egg
  • Marinated salmon tartare, apple and avocado
  • Crispy shrimp with PX
  • Homemade meat and cabbage Gyoza with ginger, sesame, and soy sauce
  • Fried camembert and cranberry jam

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  • Pineapple sorbet with cava

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  • Grilled corvina with leek & potato parmentier and candied red peppers
  • Grilled Beef steak with Spanish sauce

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  • Vanilla creme madame millefeuille, apple, and toffee
  • Yogurt, coconut and lemon sorbet

 

Bread and allioli

1/2 bottle of wine per person

Price per person €30 (VAT included)

The restaurant can adapt the summer menu to the tastes of its guests, offering a vegetarian version, vegan version, or a version adapted for any intolerance. It is available every day.

Additionally, in the summer months you can enjoy the terrace at the Restaurant La Cumbre: take a dip in the large pool, sunbathe on the loungers, or sample the cocktails or appetisers while you enjoy the restaurant’s views.

The staff at the restaurant can attend to guests in several languages, and also offer the menu in Spanish, English, French, Russian, and German. Their main priority is for all guests to feel at home and to enjoy the best Mediterranean food.

Would you like to try something that’s not on the seasonal menu? You can see the restaurant’s huge variety of dishes as well as chef recommendations on their menu. And, if you’ve been won over by their location, they also organise weddings, communions, christenings, and other types of celebrations.

You can find Restaurant La Cumbre in the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, close to the Adelfas shopping area. Come to enjoy the summer menu!

Belgian National Day in Cumbre del Sol

Belgian National Day in Cumbre del Sol

Since the first Belgian King, Leopold I, swore allegiance to the Constitution on the 21st July 1831, Belgium has celebrated its national holiday on this date. For the second year in a row, here at VAPF we have celebrated this special occasion in the La Cumbre Restaurant with all our neighbours in the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort.

This year, close to 200 people, among them many Belgian nationals who live in the area, came together in the magnificent location that is the La Cumbre Restaurant to enjoy a magical evening. The views of the sea and sunset helped to make this celebration of Belgian National Day a truly unforgettable experience.

To continue the celebrations, there was a prize draw. The Pepe la Sal supermarket contributed a pack of wines, Chiringuito Cala Moraig and the La Cumbre Restaurant offered a lunch or dinner for two, and Casa Vicente gave away a discount. There were also a lucky few who were given an invitation for the Belgian National Day celebrations in 2019 in Cumbre del Sol, and those who will be able to enjoy a lesson with David Ferrer or received his racket.

The attendees at this event enjoyed a menu which included a cocktail on the terrace along with delights such as smoked salmon mousse, breaded camembert with tomato jam, and breaded prawns with Pedro Ximénez sauce, among other delicious choices.

After the cocktails came the main dishes. A salmon tartare marinated with apple and avocado followed by beef entrecote with Spanish sauce, roast potatoes, and vegetables. Lastly, a Sachertorte with vanilla ice cream brought the meal to an end.

The party after the dinner was the perfect end to an evening of emotion and gifts. The music and a lively photocall, in which participants were able to enjoy some entertaining moments, ensured that everyone went home with a smile on their face, looking forward to celebrating again next year.

We celebrated the most magical night of the year in Cala del Moraig

We celebrated the most magical night of the year in Cala del Moraig

Last Saturday, we had the chance to experience the most magical night of the year at Chiringuito Cala de Moraig. Almost 100 neighbours came together to enjoy a spectacular dinner and dance at an event characterised by traditional rituals which leaves bad omens behind and attracts good luck.

In addition, to make this celebration an even more memorable event, Cala del Moraig turned white: a colour of good luck which made for some stylish, ethnic looks.

This magical night also coincides with the Pagan Summer Solstice festival, which is normally the shortest night of the year. From this date onwards, the days start to become shorter, and the nights longer.

As with any event, food became the star of the show thanks to a delicious dinner in the Chiringuito Cala de Moraig, with tasty starters which amazed attendees. When it came to the main course, both those who ordered fresh tuna with vegetables and those who ordered Iberian sirloin with mushroom sauce, were delighted. After dinner, there was a dance which ended with a toast at the end of the night.

Here at VAPF Group, as well as organising the event, we wanted to be present on such a special evening and celebrate with our neighbours in the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort.

A touch of humour came from a fun photo session full of laughter thanks to some attention-grabbing accessories: hats, umbrellas, and masks which gave us some fun photos as a souvenir of the night.

We hope that we’ll be able to get together again to enjoy a magical Saint John’s Eve next year, and that this celebration will become a tradition for our community of neighbours.

We are launching the second issue of our magazine, Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol

We are launching the second issue of our magazine, Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol

We are delighted to announce that the second issue of our magazine, Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol, has just been released. Discover the latest news from Cumbre del Sol! Our first issue included an interview with Vicente Mestre, our sales and marketing director, he is back to welcome you in this issue.

What’s more, we also talk about the Blue Infinity luxury apartments. We can already let you know that by now block A is finished and that we have started to give the keys to some of the new owners, which means we are also welcoming new neighbours.  Block B has some new features in comparison with block A, such as the choice of a breakfast bar or a table in the kitchen.

One of the main objectives of the magazine is to update you briefly on what has been going on over the last six months. That’s why in this issue you’ll find an article dedicated to our Christmas decoration contest, which was very popular with our neighbours. You’ll also find an article on the extension of the Lady Elizabeth School.

Although we’ve already talked about it on the blog, you’ll also find more information on our first tree day which was held on the 27th April. This issue also includes a brief summary of the inauguration of the tennis courts and of the restaurant “Como en casa”.

Furthermore, in this issue you’ll be able to read our interview with Josep Femenia, mayor of Poble Nou de Benitatxell, in which he underlines the importance of Cumbre del Sol for the town.

You’ll also discover the upcoming events taking place at the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, among them, the Belgian festivities on the 21st July and the classic car rally on the 29th July.

If you’re interested in reading our new issue, it is available in both digital and printed format. You’ll find it at our offices, at the supermarket Pepe La Sal, in the stores of the Adelfas shopping centre, at the restaurant La Cumbre as well as at the beach bars Como en casa and Cala Moraig. We hope you’ll find it interesting!

A greener future at Cumbre del Sol

A greener future at Cumbre del Sol

Recycling is one of the best ways to help the environment, and something in which we can all do our bit.

In the Lirios area of the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, a new green point has been installed next to the shopping centre. The Councillor for Benitatxell has promoted this initiative, which will both encourage recycling and facilitate the process, and it will be exclusively for the use of residents of the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort.

A green point is a collection point for different types of waste which is managed by the Council. It enables residents to deposit their household waste in specific containers. There is one for lightweight plastic packaging, cans, and cartons; one for paper and cardboard; one for glass; one for organic material; and one for garden waste. The council has opted to close the area. To access the containers, you must present a request proving that you live in the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort. Once it is approved, you will be given a key for personal use with which to access the enclosed area.

On the packaging of the majority of the products we buy, there is a round, green symbol which indicates that the packaging can and should have a cycle of recovery and recycling. This allows the reuse of the materials used to make it. It appears on products such as water bottles, cans of soft drink, jars of cream, milk cartons, washing powder packaging…

Residents of Cumbre del Sol are fully aware of the importance of recycling and are putting a great deal of effort into separating waste. The council has installed a sign at the entrance of the green point which offers a detailed explanation on how to use the facilities and which materials go in each container.

Furthermore, the green point in Cumbre del Sol helps to improve the urban image of the municipality. Promoting these initiatives is a positive measure which creates savings and is beneficial for the neighbours, the environment, and the municipality.