The Costa Blanca region in Spain has always been popular with tourists from all over the world who come here to enjoy its beautiful climate, sandy beaches and lovely churches and monuments. One destination that you can choose is spend your Spanish sojourn is Urbanización La Balsa in San Miguel de Salinas, which is located on a promontory of Mount Calvario, Alcores Hills. Staying in Urbanización la Balsa holiday rentals will allow you to visit the salt lakes of The Rio Segura and even the coast of the Mediterranean. So you will never be far from a beach. Nature has truly blessed Urbanización la Balsa, as it is replete with pine groves, wild rosemary, wild thyme and even a few vineyards. You will surely enjoy walking through this lush greenery. There are even orchards of lemons, olives, oranges and almonds and pomegranates that you can walk through.
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If you happen to visit and stay at Urbanización la Balsa holiday rentals during the month of February, you will be completely enamoured by the blossoming almond trees that cover the hillsides. The hills take on a snowy look because of the almond blossoms and are extremely fabulous to see. Urbanización la Balsa holiday rentals also give you an opportunity to explore the hillside and take in the rock outcrops. These outcrops are formed from quartzone calcarenites, which is used to make cement and gypsum, or yeso as it is known in Spanish. If you delve into the history of San Miguel de Salinas, you will find out that for centuries this area had many quarries. However, once the region experienced an earthquake in 1829, the demand for mineral increased substantially. As a result the quarries fulfilled this demand. There are even some caves that have been formed naturally because of the water that runs downhill from Sierra Escalona Hills.
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These caves are beautiful, as they contain small stalactites, and one such cave that you can visit while staying in Urbanización la Balsa holiday rentals is La Cueva de las Parras. In fact, this cave is unique, as grapes grow here in profusion.While staying in Urbanización la Balsa holiday rentals, you will be able to visit El Castillo de Conesa, which is also known as The Castle of San Miguel. You may be surprised to learn that this castle was actually constructed as yeso factory and a warehouse. The Castle has around 200 metres of tunnels.The region also hosts many festivals right round the year, and you can enjoy them if you happen to visit Urbanización la Balsa during that period. If you enjoy music, you can also take in the performance of Costa Blanca's sole brass band, Just Brass. This band is based in San Miguel de Salinas and is popular among visitors, as they can watch the band rehearse at the Casa de Culture.
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