News in Brief – Costa Blanca North

Benidorm City Don Pancho Hotel Credit: Don Pancho Hotel, Facebook

Best hotel

The Don Pancho Hotel in Benidorm was granted the TUI Global Hotel Award of 2024. The Hotel was granted again this year, continuing to stand amongst the best-reviewed hotels in the world, based on visitors´ positive experiences and quality service.

Road change

The traffic light in Albir ‘s Cap Blanc/Ctra.del Albir, was eliminated, establishing a single direction in Albir from March 22. As an alternative route from Albir to Altea, use the N-332 road. Entry will be given to apartment buildings.

Animal welfare

The Animal Welfare Council and the volunteers of feline colonies united in Altea to develop a plan of action. A draft of the Colonial Management Plan and the Management Balance was presented, encouraging to make further efforts for animals´ safety.

Social homes

Benidorm collaborated with Generalitat to construct 90+ new social homes in a 4,000 square metre plot. Financed by the Next Generation EU Funds, 685 social homes will be built across the Valencian Community, with an ensured affordable rental basis.

Hiking fair

Calpe attends a leading hiking festival in France. The Salon du Randonneur de Lio, is a French fair for hikers, notable amongst sport enthusiasts. Popular for its mountain sites, Calpe is visiting the event to deseasonalize the region and welcome visitors.

City safety

Denia´s Councilor for Citizen Security, Javier Scotto, attended the International Conference, Security, Democracy and Cities, organized by the EU Urban Security Forum in Brussels. Scotto spoke on the issues within the Valencian Community and the efforts of the local police.

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Written by

Anna Akopyan

Originally from Moscow, with Russian and Armenian origins, Anna has lived in Costa Blanca for over ten years. She is passionate about singing, acting and traveling.