Grupo VAPF collaborates with the NGO Doctors Without Borders

Grupo VAPF collaborates with the NGO Doctors Without Borders

Grupo VAPF Group has made an economic donation to the organization Doctors Without Borders, thus becoming a Company Without Borders.

Doctors Without Borders –or Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)- is a medical-humanitarian NGO that assists people threatened by armed conflicts, violence, epidemics or neglected diseases, natural disasters and exclusion from medical care.

The association gathers mostly a doctor and a member of heath care services  although there are also other professionals working alongside the medical team.

Doctors Without Borders was founded in 1971 as a medical action independent of geopolitical interests, which goes where is require by people in medical distress in need of urgent medical assistance, and without discrimination based on race, religion or politics.

The humanitarian work of DWB is based on the principles and values ​​established in its statutes: neutrality, impartiality, non-discrimination, personal commitment and medical ethics.

“Medical action and testimony” is the double social mission of DWB, which was created by doctors and journalists. By making direct attention, DWB is a first-hand witness that supports the people affected by crises, and has the capacity to influence those who have the first responsibility to respond.

Like medical action, the activities for the testimony and influence are carried out from the independence of any political, economic or religious position.

Christmas markets 2017 in Costa Blanca North

Christmas markets 2017 in Costa Blanca North

With the arrival of holiday’s season -besides enjoying the traditional nativity scenes and Christmas decorations – it is customary to celebrate the Christmas markets or Christmas fairs at the vast majority of the Costa Blanca North towns. You cannot miss the chance to assist to a Christmas market and enjoy typical candies of each town an check the charity boots, raffles, Christmas decoration sales, concerts, Santa Claus performances and many more surprises.

Check below a list of the Christmas markets and fairs to take place close to Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol, so you can’t miss them!

Poble Nou de Benitatxell: on Sunday 10 December. Keep tuned for a post in this blog fully dedicated to the Benitatxell Christmas Market.

Teulada: Christmas market on Sunday 17 December at Town Hall Sq. and surroundings.

Benissa: Christmas market on Sunday 17 December at the Church Sq. and surrounding streets.

Jávea / Xàbia: Christmas Fair from 6 to 9 December at the Old Town Streets.

Calpe: also celebrates a Christmas Fair in its Old Town from 6 to 10 December.

Altea: celebrates its Christmas Fair from 7 to 10 December.


Two new Michelin stars awarded to restaurants of the Marina Alta

Two new Michelin stars awarded to restaurants of the Marina Alta

As we already know, Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol is located on a privileged place regarding its climate, sea proximity and other natural features that also are related to the availability of natural products for the fine gastronomy.

On 23 November the local cuisine quality was once again recognized: two restaurants in the Marina Alta were awarded with a Michelin Guide star. The restaurants “Audrey’s by Rafa Soler” in Calpe and “El Rodat de Xàbia” in Jávea, both located very close to Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol.

Chefs Nazario Cano from “El Rodat de Xàbia” and Rafa Soler from “Audrey’s by Rafa” put the Marina Alta area within cutting-edge haute cuisine circuit, and increase the number of Michelin stars to the province of Alicante.

We highly recommend to do not miss the opportunity to enjoy a delicious dish in these restaurants!

Bon appetite!

Grupo VAPF collaborates with payaSOSpital Hospital Clowns

Grupo VAPF collaborates with payaSOSpital Hospital Clowns

Grupo VAPF signed an economic collaboration agreement with the payaSOSpital organization, a non-profit association founded in 1999 that brings joy and amusement to hospitalized children in the Valencian Region, with performances by professional clowns, adapted to each child and coordinated with the medical personnel. PayaSOSpitla is a founding member of the Federation of European Hospital Clown Organizations.

The mission of payaSOSpital is to improve the life quality of these children, their families and the staff that serves them, helping them to better withstand hospital stays, by taking the drama out of the medical environment and offering moments of relaxation and distraction through humor, laughter and the fantasy.

PayaSOSpital carries out its regular programs mainly in hospitals with children patients suffering from cancer or other diseases that require long stays.

For further information about Grupo VAPF social works, please click here.

Activities this weekend in Jávea

Activities this weekend in Jávea

One of the advantages of the Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol location is undoubtedly its location along municipalities with plenty of touristic and cultural activity such as Jávea / Xàbia, Teulada-Moraira and -of course- Poble Nou de Benitatxell, a location that allow you to enjoy a lot of activities throughout the year.

Today we want to share with events scheduled in Jávea for this weekend:

Thursday 23 November

Concert in honor of Santa Cecilia ti be performed by “5fanBrass” brass quintet. The concert will be held at 20:00 h. at the Conservatory of Music. Free admission.

Friday 24 November

Presentation of the book “Los límites del universo” (“The limits of the universe”) at 20:00 h. at Casa de Cultura. This book is part of the “Un paseo por el universo” (Collection “A walk through the universe”) of the RBA publishing house. Miguel Àngel Sanchis (author), Adolfo Azcárraga and Vicen Martínez will speak. Event organized by Meridià Zero

Saturday 25 November

Concert of the Band of the Xàbia’s Artistic Musical Center. This will be the last act in honor of Santa Cecilia, patron of the musicians. The concert will be held at 22:00 h. at the Church of San Bartolomé.

Sunday 26 November

Hiking day at the Sierra de Migdia mountain range. Event organized by the CEX with the collaboration of the Regidoria d’Esports.

Be part of Forum Moscatxell in Benitatxell on 25 November

Be part of Forum Moscatxell in Benitatxell on 25 November

On Saturday 25 November will take place the “Mocatxell Forum: an efficient management of the territory” at Benitatxell’s Abiar center. This event aims to create a regional pioneering debate space around moscatell grape.

The schedule of this event is as follows:

10:00 h.: Opening and presentation of the conference by Manuel Segarra, Councilor for Economic Promotion and Agriculture.

10:10 h.: “Boundaries between the urban and the rural: It possible an exchange between the two?” lecture by Javier Pérez Igualada, professor of the urbanism department of the UPV.

10:30 h.: “Territorial context of the region, urban and rural space; antagonistic or supplementary?” by Eric Gielen, professor of urban planning UPV and Sergio Palencia, associate professor of urban planning UPV.

11:00 h.:” The Biomescatell Project and the Sustainability of the territory: an approximation from the diversity of the landscape” by Rafael Laborda, professor of the department of Agroforestry Ecosystems of the UPV.

11:20 h.: “Management of the organic part of municipal waste in the agrarian-urban intersection” by Raúl Mora, Scholar of the Department of Agriculture and Environment of the Miguel Hernández University.

11:40 Break.

12:00 h.: Round Table on “Management of water and organic matter in a context of climate change: Are we doing everything possible about it?” Moderated by Rafael Laborda and with the participation of Josep Femenia (Poble Nou de Benitatxell Mayor), Raúl Moral and Sergio Palencia.