Queue to bag a beach bar

THE jostle to establish who will be running Denia’s chiringuitos during the summer has now started, with 22 bids on the table for the town’s six beach bars. Tenders of over €100,000 have been put in for the two seen as the most lucrative, on Punta del Raset and Marineta Cassiana. The bids for the others range from €12,000 to €52,000. After issues with the process in 2018 the tender has gone to...


Kiddy ambulance rolls into Denia Hospital

THE Red Cross have donated an electric mini-ambulance to Denia Hospital to transport children receiving care. If youngsters are going for surgery or some other procedures, for sanitary reasons only medical staff are permitted past a certain point, meaning family have to stay behind. As this upsets some of the smaller children the remote controlled “ambulance ride” helps relax them before the procedure....

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Four weeks of tapas

DENIA’S sixteenth Ruta de Tapas organised by GuiaME Denia in collaboration with the Tourist Office, Hospitality Association and Marina Alta Tourism Entrepreneurs (Aehtma) starts on 20 February and runs until 15 March.  Forty bars and restaurants are taking part and will be offering a home-made tapa and drink (caña, vermouth or wine) for €3. As usual, there will be prizes for both the venues and...

Celebrating a nautical heritage

Denia´s long awaited Museum of the Sea opened its doors to the public last Friday at its site in the historic old fish market. 25 years in the planning and after several false starts, the museum was officially inaugurated in a ceremony attended by local dignitaries and members of the public. Architect Josep Antoni Gisbert thanked the local people whose donations make up much of the items on display. He...

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