Sign up for the Padel Tournament at Cumbre del Sol!

Sign up for the Padel Tournament at Cumbre del Sol!

Life at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort is an authentic Mediterranean oasis with mild temperatures and idyllic landscapes, and as such, the perfect place to challenge yourself in an endless number of physical activities and sports: hiking, scuba-diving, and horseback riding among others. The ideal location for people that are looking for a happy and healthy lifestyle!

We can’t forget about tennis and padel! For this reason, we’ve organized the Cumbre del Sol Padel Tournament at the Dylan Mary Tennis Academy, with its ideal location, 10 minutes from Moraira and 20 minutes from Jávea. This academy is a meeting place for racket sports lovers from Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, as they are able to work on their professional skills thanks to their professor and the owner of the centre, Dylan, an expert that offers coaching for all levels for both children and adults. So, if padel is your thing, you’re in luck! Now you can flaunt your backhand, and with a little luck and determination, you can celebrate a victory with your friends and loved ones.

If you are thinking about participating in the VAPF Padel Tournament from July 30th through August 2nd, what are you waiting for to sign up? For 12 euros per person, paid to the academy before the first game, you will receive a T-shirt courtesy of VAPF, physical therapy, and entrance to the awards party with music and a raffling for attendees. The games will take place in the afternoon, starting at 5:00 pm and there will be 3 categories:

Men’s– Open

Men’s – over 50 years old

Women’s – Open

Don’t miss out on this opportunity! If you want to enjoy our padel tournament and party, all you have to do is send an email to Dylan.mary@dc-tennisacademy.com indicating your: full name, email, telephone number, and the category that you would like to participate in. From VAPF, we encourage you to participate, good luck!

Discover the best natural springs close to Cumbre del Sol

Discover the best natural springs close to Cumbre del Sol

We have previously mentioned that the Costa Blanca offers many other options beyond its beautiful beaches and coves for taking a dip! In fact, if we are talking precisely about going for a refreshing swim, a great option is to explore the inland areas in the province of Alicante and enjoy the fresh water! In addition, the ideal location of Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort offers you a wide range of options within an hour’s drive – keep reading and don’t miss any of our recommendations!

Less than an hour from Cumbre del Sol

A few minutes from Sella, a town very close to Benitatxell, we find the recreational area Font Major. In addition to being a campesite, it also has a small swimming area with a natural pool surrounded by trees that offer abundant shade and tables to spend the day with family and friends.

Meanwhile, closer to Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, you’ll find Callosa d’en Sarriá. Here there are two other good options to go swimming: the Estret de les Penyes or the famous Fuentes del Algar. The first option is a spectacular place to take a little break given its location and crystal waters. The waterfall not only attracts swimmers, you’ll also likely see people canyoning on weekends.

Las Fuentes del Algar, Callosa D’en Sarriá’s second inland natural pool, is a popular spot in the province of Alicante. It is one of the few places where you have to pay, but it also has special facilities: toilets, lifeguard and parking.

More than an hour from Cumbre del Sol

Planes – Barranco de la Encantada

Close to Planes you will find Benilloba, where the Molí del Salt offers us another chance to cool off in the Comtat region. A small waterfall runs over into a natural swimming pool, one of the most remote in the whole province of Alicante. It is also a place with a lot of history: the name for Molí del Salt comes from a flour mill dating back to 1760, in which only a few leftover ruins can be seen.

Although the Comtat region is one of the furthest from Cumbre del Sol in this province, the Barranco de la Encantada is one of the most worthwhile visits. Throughout the ravine, there are many pools in which you can stop to enjoy a swim: Toll Blau, Toll Estret or the Gorg del Salt waterfall. Don’t miss out on exploring and discovering the Barranco de la Encantada, with its 8 kilometres of pure and untouched nature.

Close to Planes you will find Benilloba, where its Molí del Salt offers us another chance to swim in Comtat. A small waterfall runs over into a natural swimming area, one of the most remote in the whole province of Alicante. It is also a place with a lot of history: the name for Molí del Salt comes from a flour mill dating back to 1760, in which only a few leftover ruins can be seen.

There is also a zipline, a Tibetan style bridge and abseiling services. The Benilloba local government has set up a picnic area next to the car park, making Molí del Salt a great option for spending the entire day.

Since we are already talking about in the province of Valencia, the Pou Clar in Onteniente is another of the natural inland swimming areas we can enjoy. In fact, the Pou Clar is only one of the 6 pools that we find one after the other at the source of the  Clariano river: Pou Clar, Pou dels Esclaus, Pou Gelat, Pou de laReixa, Pou Fosc and Pou dels Cavallas.

With various options within the province and close to Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, you’ll be able to combine the beaches and coves of the Costa Blanca with the cold waters of the natural pools perfectly.

A summer full of various events at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort

A summer full of various events at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort

VAPF has organised various events to make sure this a unique and unforgettable summer at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort. We want to do our part to assure that our neighbours have their best summer yet. If you’re reading this, you’re invited to participate in all of the events we’ll be discussing below, as they’ve been created for your enjoyment and fun! Let’s go!

If you are interested in finding out more about our properties at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, we’ll make it easy for you! All you have to do is come out and visit us for our Open House at villa 29 Lirios, during the afternoons from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. We will be here until August 31st! And if you prefer to visit us at a different time, we can assist you in the South Office from 9:00 to 2:00 pm and in the North Office from 9:00 to 2:00 pm and from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Feel free to stop by at the time that best suits you, there are no excuses not to come see us!

On the other hand, for all those who want to find out about VAPF developments and new homes beyond Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, we have a special plan for you! Every Thursday in July and August, (with the exception of August 15th, as it is a public holiday) we welcome you to our VAPF Store in Moraira from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for our Cava Afternoons event. Let our professionals show you our luxury villas and apartments while you enjoy a glass of cava.

In addition, one of the big events that will take place during this month is the traditional Belgian National Day celebration on July 21st. Every year, we celebrate this event as it commemorates the day that Belgium became an independent state. We’ll celebrate with our neighbours from Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, as there is a large community of Belgians living in the area. The party will take place in La Cumbre restaurant and it will be an enchanting evening accompanied by a special menu, live music and a great time.

Our Classic Car Rally will also take place on August 24th. This event brings together classic cars lovers in the area. If you are one of them, you can’t miss it! This is one of the most important events of the summer at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort and is celebrating its third edition this year.

As you probably already know, this year the Vuelta a España returns to our neighbourhood! Specifically, it will be passing through on August 25th. Cyclists are drawn to this little piece of the Costa Blanca for its incredible views and also for a route that runs through el Puig Llorença.

Our most sporty residents also have a date with us in their calendar! During the summer we will have up to two paddle tennis tournaments: the first will take place from July 30th to August 1st and the second from August 20th to the 22nd. If you’re interested in participating, check our social networks and we’ll have more information out soon!

If you want to enter into a peaceful state of mind this summer, we invite you to our yoga sessions in two different locations nearby: Every Tuesday at 7:00 pm, from July 16th to August 27th, there will be a yoga session in the magical location of Cala Moraig. The early risers will be able to participate at 9:00 am at Mirador dels Testos in Benitachell from July 18th to August 22nd, with the exception of August 15th, which is a public holiday.

As a resident and neighbour, you are invited to all the events that take place at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort. It gives us great satisfaction to unite people of different nationalities and be an active participant in this community, because our little piece of paradise on the Costa Blanca is what it is thanks to all those residents and neighbours who form a part of it!

¡Fibre Optics Service has arrived at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort!

¡Fibre Optics Service has arrived at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort!

The residents at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort are in luck because….fibre optics has arrived to the area! The telecommunications company, IBÉRICA DE REDES, has decided to invest in the installation of a fibre optics network at Cumbre del Sol, so as to offer high speed internet service to homeowners in the urbanisation. They have already begun installation in some homes and the first owners will very soon be able to enjoy their new service!

To celebrate, the company has organized a Fibre Optics Welcome Party on Saturday, July 6th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm, an event in which all Cumbre del Sol residents are invited to attend. The event will take place in the IRIS area (at the North Entrance, next to Lady Elizabeth School and the Civil Protection and Voluntary Firefighter facilities.) A good time will be had by all! There will be music and free beer for all those who attend, so don’t miss it!

The fibre optics provided by IBÉRICA DE REDES offers a high speed and stable internet service, assuring that your home is always connected with the latest technology. Take advantage next Saturday to discover the different packs and special rates adapted to all needs. Confirm your attendance by sending an email to cumbredelsol@ibericaderedes.es and take advantage of the welcome promotion. Whether your home at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort is permanent or seasonal, one of the great advantages of the service offered by IBÉRICA DE REDES is that it is adaptable to the homeowners needs, as there are annual 365 day packs, 150-day packs and 100-day packs.

If you are interested in obtaining more information about fibre optics and can’t attend the welcome party on Saturday, you can also send an email to cumbredelsol@ibericaredes.es indicating your name, address, and telephone number, and we will contact you as soon as possible to inform you about all the benefits of their services. In addition, for more information, you can also stop by one of the customer services offices at Cumbre del Sol (C.C. Aldelfas next to the chemist) and in Benitatxell (C/Capelletes, 36 Bajo).

IBÉRICA DE REDES can’t wait to see you the 6th of July from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at the Fibre Optics Welcoming Party. Sign up at: cumbredelsol@ibericaderedes.es

Come to Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort to experience the region’s tasty cuisine

Come to Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort to experience the region’s tasty cuisine

The Costa Blanca has stunning beaches and coves, making it a real paradise. But there’s even more to this region than its incredible nature and beauty. It also has a great cultural and culinary offering. If you live in Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort you will be able to not only enjoy the incredible ocean views and the natural surroundings with emblematic landmarks such as Cala del Moraig or Granadella Natural Park, but there’s also a wide selection of bars and restaurants where you can taste the rich cuisine of the region. Have you tried them all yet? Keep reading, because there are updates!

At the north entrance 1 of Cumbre del Sol you will find the Kiosko del Sol, real experts in serving breakfast! Every day you can buy freshly baked bread there and they also have a wide selection of coffee, drinks, sandwiches and delicious German specialties. Their breakfasts are healthy and balanced, making them very suitable for children and there’s exclusive service for people who are in a hurry. If you’re in a rush, simply save time and place your order online.  You can make a quick stop to pick it up at the store without having to queue up.

At Adelfas, Cumbre del Sol’s own mall, there’s a restaurant called Vista Ibiza. There you’ll find a wide selection of dishes like salads, pastas, meats, hamburgers or fish. Vista Ibiza is the perfect place for a delicious appetizer or dinner with ocean views and they also serve a good brunch!

In restaurant La Cumbre, also located in Cumbre del Sol, you can enjoy specialty paella and several other rice casserole dishes. They use local products, based on Mediterranean gastronomy. The restaurant also hosts a wide variety of events, for example weddings, baptisms and first communions. In fact, this year we celebrated the traditional Saint John’s Eve in this restaurant and it was a great success.

If you’d prefer spending the day at the beach, don’t forget to visit Cala Moraig’s own beach bar: Vive Bonito. They have a great variety of dishes, drinks and cocktails, that you can enjoy in good company and with the soft Mediterranean breeze blowing in the background.

The horseback riding school Cañada del Sol offers the possibility of horseback riding with guided tours or horseback riding classes (for children and adults) and it has a bar-restaurant called Cañada del Sol with a big terrace. Here you can enjoy lunch and try several  different dishes, such as rice, tapas, sandwiches, etc. The perfect combination for a nice relaxing break!

Beside the tennis and paddle courts, there’s also a restaurant called Como en casa, a perfect place to recharge your batteries after a match! Here you can choose between several daily menus, meat and fish dishes, homemade pizzas, rice dishes and their specialty: mussels. Soon, there will be home delivery so the residents can enjoy without leaving their homes!

If you haven’t visited all these places, what are you waiting for? They all have high quality products with a special touch. This summer you can discover them all! We’re sure you will be pleasantly surprised, because food is one of the best ways to enjoy the Costa Blanca!

Celebrate World Bicycle Day at Cumbre del Sol!

Celebrate World Bicycle Day at Cumbre del Sol!

We’ve spoken on more than one occasion about the recognition that Cumbre del Sol has received as an ideal location for cycling fans. However, the proof can be seen with prestigious competitions such as the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana or the Tour of Spain, which frequently include Alto de Puig Llorença as part of their routes. Therefore, for the occasion of World Bicycle Day, we would like to suggest a number of routes near Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, depending on the type of bike you use, so you can enjoy your favourite sport. Let’s ride!

If you have a mountain bike, an interesting option is the route through the Sierra de Oltá, in Calpe. The double lap to get to the Sierra is one of the most intense options for any cycling lover, thanks to its 20 km and approximately 600 meters of altitude. The mountain location offers incredible views and we’re sure this route will soon become one of your favourites.

The Sierra de Aitana, where the highest point of the Alicante province is located, is where we find the second mountain biking route. Here, we are talking about a route of almost 40 km, and an accumulated incline of over 1200 meters and with paths through the Alto de Tagarina and the Paso del Contador. All the details of the route can be found on the Costa Blanca website.

One of the routes that we can find without leaving Cumbre del Sol is the Puig Llorença circular route, of 10 kilometres. But don’t be fooled by its shorter route, the difficulty in making it to the top of the mountain will truly put your resistance to the test. In addition to contemplating the views from the lookout at the top, the route passes through Oratorio Jaume Llobell and to the Poble lookout. In this link you can find more information and download the route on your cell phone.

In Benitatxell, we can find another route that allows us to discover rural parts of the municipality and that pass by points of interest such as the town hall, the Santa María de Magdalena church, the vineyards and the recreational area of I’Abiar. All of this in 10 km and you can find more information about it on this page.

On the other hand, if you prefer road biking, we recommend that you travel to Benitatxell to do a circular 93 km route. It will take you through the Jávea and Dénia coastal municipalities, and then later move inland towards towns such as Ondara, and Sagra. Once you have passed those markers, you’ve made it to the first main challenging point, the Coll de la Garga. After surmounting the summit and completing the descent, you can visit the cities of Benigembla, Jalón and Benissa before returning to Benitatxell. Here you can find more information.

As you know, there are many cyclists (both professionals and amateurs) who visit the province of Alicante to train at any time of the year. One of those  characteristic routes that we propose begins in Calpe, climbs la Fustera, continues towards Teulada and then turns towards Cala de la Granadella and Cabo de la Nao. Finally, the tour ends along the coast to Jávea and then runs back to Cumbre del Sol. Although this route does not exceed 70 kilometres, its layout makes it so that it exceeds 1000 metres of incline easily.

If you’d looking for a route that’s been done by professionals, why not try their same route? Specifically, you can pedal the 185 km route that the cyclists did in 2016 between Benidorm and the Port de Tudons.

It is a very difficult and intense route, so you must be at an optimal fitness level. The departure from Benidorm leads us to well-known mountain passes such as Coll de Rates or Alto de Vall de Ebo. We continue towards Alto de Tollos and inland towns such as Muro de Alcoy, Cocentaina and Alcoy. After this, we will start our first ascent to the Port de Tudons, descend to Relleu and, at this point, we can choose to go up Tudons again or finish off the route.

So, how are you going to celebrate World Bicycle Day at Cumbre del Sol? Dare yourself to try one of these routes!