Castalla is situated approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) northeast of Alicante and about 200 miles (322 kilometers) southeast of Madrid, the capital of Spain.
When it comes to getting the best bang for your buck from your vacation, it's good to keep in mind that Castalla is just the beginning; Valencia is home to a treasure-trove of fabulous things to see and do. Albaida, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest, and El Campello, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest of Castalla are also waiting to be discovered.
While you are here in Castalla, don't forget to experience Alicante. Approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast, this regional city is home to Canelobre Caves, Alicante Courts and Boulevard Plaza. Should you have the time, visit Panoramis Shopping Center, University of Alicante and Alicante Cruise Ship Terminal before heading back to Castalla.
Spend the time to delve deeper into Valencia by learning a little about its past. A good way to begin is with a visit to the area's historic historic palaces. Ask a local their favorite spots around Castalla, you'll most likely be directed to the region's fascinating open-air museums, gardens and open-air markets.
If you enjoy the water, plan to enjoy some watersports. Water skiing is a popular option here and another great activity is scuba diving. Should you hear the call to adventure, follow the lead of active locals and go horse riding or hiking.
At the end of your adventure in Castalla, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your euros on last-minute souvenirs, and bid a fond Adiós (farewell) to this spectactular spot.