Guadalest is a small village of only 204 inhabitants situated 25km inland from the town of Benidorm. It is located in a valley, and it is surrounded by the highest mountains in the province of Alicante. To the North of Guadalest you can find Sierra Xortá (1126m), to the South is the Sierra Aitana (1558m), and to the West you can find the Sierra Serrella (1361m). The municipality of Guadalest covers an area of 16,12km2 and the altitude is 595m.
Guadalest is a major tourist attraction having been declared a `Monument of Historical and Artistic Value’ in 1974. It charms over 2 million visitors every year and is a truly spectacular sight. Guadalest is perched on top of a mountain overlooking a reservoir. After exploring the beautiful Guadalest you can drive or walk to the dam below and take a trip on the solar powered boat across the reservoir. The trip is about 1 hour in duration. The price is 6€ per passenger and under 2 years of age are free.
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