Enjoy a Literary Summer Without Leaving Cumbre del Sol

Enjoy a Literary Summer Without Leaving Cumbre del Sol

Summer is once again around the corner, and even though this year is a little different because of COVID-19, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time from your home at Cumbre del Sol. To make our summer more enjoyable, the Poble Noe de Benitachell Town Hall has launched a “Literature Online” programme through the municipal library.

This initiative aims to bring literature into homes across the municipality in the most entertaining way possible. From Thursday, June 11th to the 13th of August, the town hall will upload literary video workshops to its YouTube channel and social media profiles. “Literature Online” will delve into two main themes: literature-inspired recipes and feminist literature.

“Literature Online” Schedule Poster

First of all, the literary-inspired recipe workshops are designed to make the summer a blast for all the kids at home. These videos will also shine a spotlight on some of the most famous literary works. Children will learn to cook alongside Harry Potter, Games of Thrones and Don Quixote of La Mancha. Get ready and don’t miss out on this literary opportunity on the following Saturdays at 11:30 am:  June 13th, July 11th and August 8th!

This programme will also feature reviews of the most important literary works that feature women as their main protagonists. These video-workshops will include the following books: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; A Room of One’s Own by the famous British writer, Virginia Woolf; Like Water for Chocolate, an intense novel by the Mexican author, Laura Esquivel; and The Feminine Mystique by Pulitzer Prize winner, Betty Friedman. The workshops will be uploaded at 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 11th and 25th, July 16th, and August 13th. Don’t forget to write it down so you don’t miss it!

Furthermore, the fun doesn’t have to stop when the videos are over. You can also send in photos and videos of your recipes, as well as participate in debates and conversations about the books that were reviewed.

You’ll be able to immerse yourself in the greatest literary works and enjoy yourself to the fullest this summer, and all of this without having to leave home! Whether you’re on your terrace, sunbathing by the pool or lounging in your spacious dining room, you’ll be able to make the most of your two greatest passions: literature and summer on the Costa Blanca.

Wrapping Up the Region of Valencia Tennis Challenge

Wrapping Up the Region of Valencia Tennis Challenge

Last weekend we hosted the Region of Valencia Tennis Challenge, a very important professional sporting event, given it was the first to take place in Spain after the state of alarm was declared in March due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Held in our Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol sports centre, four TOP 100 tennis players on the ATP circuit participated in the event: Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreño, Alex de Miñaur and Pablo Andújar. During the two daily matches that were played, the players competed using the round-robin format in which the winner would be the best of 3 sets.

The event got underway on Friday, the 5th and it was De Miñaur who scored highest with 6-3, 6-2 over Andujar. The latter executed his plays very well and gave a good fight, but it wasn’t enough to beat De Miñaur.

During the second match, Carreño and Bautista competed in a close game in which Carreño defended his position expertly. However, in the end, it wasn’t quite enough, as Bautista obtained a 6-4, 6-4 victory.

The event continued into its second day on Saturday when Andujar and Bautista went head to head. Bautista sought his second consecutive victory after beating Carreño on Friday and achieved it in just two games with a score of 6-1, 6-1.

The match between De Miñaur and Carreño followed. The young Australian, who had already beaten Andujar on Friday, almost lost the first set, but then was able to recover during the second set with only one break. He rose to victory with a score of 7-5, 6-4.

Finally, on the third day of the event, the organization had to make the difficult decision to cancel the final matches due to heavy rain that made it impossible to finish.

At VAPF, we are proud to be able to take part in an event of this nature and this is why we are working to make Cumbre del Sol one of the benchmark residential developments on the Costa Blanca.

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Join us for the 3rd Classic Car Rally at Cumbre del Sol!

Join us for the 3rd Classic Car Rally at Cumbre del Sol!

At VAPF, we look for events in which Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort can provide the setting for magnificent evenings spent surrounded by nature. It’s also summertime and who doesn’t want to spend more time outdoors?

If you’re a lover of classic cars, you’re in luck! Mark your calendar for the 24th of August, as Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort will be hosting the 3rd Classic Car Rally. It will be an enjoyable evening in which both neighbours and lovers of antique cars can come together. So, keep reading below to find out about all the events of the evening!

This year, the cars on display belong to the Vehicles Històrics La Marina association, which was established in 1995 to encourage and promote restoration of antique automobiles over 25 years old.

The rally will kick off on August 24th at 6:30 pm in Benissa, where the classic cars will gather in front of Bar Frau. They will begin a route which later finishes at Restaurante La Cumbre and where all the vehicles will be on display to the public. The car show is free of charge and free to access, so you don’t have to worry about reserving your spot.

The fun doesn’t stop there! For those that want to carry on with the festivities, there will be a delicious dinner and dancing afterwards at Restaurante La Cumbre. If you are interested in attending, we recommend you have a look at the special menu for the evening here and send us an e-mail to cumbredelsol@vapf.com to sign up as places are limited.

During the previous editions of this event, attendees has such a good time that it quickly turned into a summer event not to be missed at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort. As such, we are eager for our 3rd edition this year. Furthermore, we are sure that you will be marvel at the cars that on display, as they are true collector’s items.

Come join us for what is sure to be a magical evening at our 3rd Classic Car Rally at Cumbre del Sol. Don’t forget that the event will take place on August 24th. We can’t wait to see you there!

Family fun close by Cumbre del Sol

Family fun close by Cumbre del Sol

The Costa Blanca is both a prime location as well as a lively area for those who decide to take up residency here. Although it’s known for its warm climate and stunning landscapes, it also stands out for its numerous activities and events that are held in various towns of the region. Both residents and tourists alike can enjoy a summer filled with entertainment and unforgettable family moments.

If you live at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, continue reading to find out about all the activities that are happening this summer in Benissa, Benitatxell, Teulada-Moraira and Calpe.

All of these towns are well-situated, allowing you easy access to go swimming, discover nature, hike, go horseback riding or plan a day of cycling with the family. This isn’t all though, because at VAPF, we’ve organised various activities that will take place at Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort including yoga, paddle tournaments, and even theme parties.

If it’s been a while since you’ve enjoyed a family movie night, don’t miss the outdoor cinema sessions: The Secret Life of Pets, Johnny English Strikes Again, Captain America: Civil War are just some of the films that you can see for free. Benissa will be having its Street Cinema on Tuesdays and Thursdays, just click here to check the movie listings and times. Not interested in the movies that are listed? Not to worry, because in Calpe, there will also be an outdoor cinema two times a week! Check the listings and get ready for an enjoyable night with your family!

If you prefer traditional cinema, you can head over to Benitatxell y Teulada-Moraira. There will be showings in Benitaxell on Wednesday, Teulada on Fridays and Moraira on Tuesdays. Make a note of the days and consult the different locations and times to see a film with your family!

Summer is a perfect season to discover the history of the towns that surround Cumbre del Sol, and also to discover the break-taking landscapes and natural areas that we have close by. At Molí del Morelló in Calpe, you can travel through time while Alicia Luján reveals the secrets of the Baños de la Reina, some Roman ruins in the area. These guided tours take place every Tuesday at 9:30 am. Afterwards, you can continue on and make a stop in Benissa to learn more about the history of the town. Free tours begin at 8:30 pm and are available in Spanish (every Tuesday), English (from the 8th through the 22nd of August) and French (on the 1st, 15th, and the 29th of August).

In Teulada, you are invited to discover the town’s Gothic fortified past, which has also been declared a heritage asset, or Bien de Interés Cultural in Spanish. Join us at the Town Hall Square at 7:30 pm to enjoy a route in French, on Wednesdays, or in English, on Thursdays, during the month of August. But that’s not all, as Benitatxell also offers other interesting options. On Fridays at 6:30 pm, you can go on a guided tour to discover the town’s history and heritage, while on Thursdays at 6:00 pm, you can enjoy a tour of the cliffs with their excellent sea views. All of these are suitable for the youngest members of the family, so put on your comfortable shoes and get ready for some family fun!

Are you interested in a more theatrical and interactive event? Then you’ll love to know that Benissa is holding two performances on the 3rd and the 20th of August at 7:00 pm. If those dates don’t work for you, you can head to Teulada to listen to a Stories from a Preacher on Fridays, the 2nd, 16th, and 30th of August, at 8:00 pm.

As the youngest members of the family are bursting with energy, you might be interested in trying the escape room organised in Benitatxell  on Thursday, August 1st at 9:00 am. This free activity is suitable for children between the ages of 9 and 14.

If you and your children are passionate about music, don’t miss the 7th Annual International Youth Orchestra Festival at the Teulada-Moraira Auditorium from the 1st of August through the 8th. We advise that you get there early as there are a limited number of seats. If you prefer open air concerts, Teulada-Moraira will also hold the 9th Voramar Street Jazz Festival.

Lastly, we can’t conclude without mentioning the biggest event of the year; the second leg of the Tour of Spain (Vuelta a España) that starts at Benidorm and concludes in Calpe. Furthermore, the cyclists will pass through Benissa, Teulada, Benitatxell and even Cumbre del Sol. This is an event that can’t be missed!

Now that you’re up to date on all the events, it’s time to enjoy! And don’t forget to follow us on our social networks and check our blog on a regular basis so that you’ll be the first to know about events being organised close to Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort.

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!

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!