The village of Benitachell in the province of Alicante, with it´s over 5.000 inhabitants stands proud on the top of a hill and is governed by the large church " Iglesia de Santa Maria Magdalena ". With Javea laying to the East, Moraira South - East and Teulada following on to the South and several small districts such as Abiar, Alcásar, Calistros, Cumbre del Sol, Les Fonts and Lluca dotted around the skirts of the village.

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Although the actual village of Benitachell is situated inland, her borders stretch down to the sea and claim 2kms of the Mediterranean coastline, a rough and rugged coastline with cliffs reachng over 100m above sea level. A perfect place for snorkelling and deep sea diving or just simply soaking up the sun on the pebble beach at Cala del Moraig where the famous Cova dels Arcs cave can be found.

Cala dels Testos, a small secluded bay, only accessible by boat or on foot by footpaths along the ravine " barranc del Infern " and the bay of Cala de Llebeig, dotted with small fishing huts and the old lookout post of the Guardia Civil , also only accesible by sea or on foot along the cliffs following the sign posts from the North side are also both well worth a visit.
Benitachell, like most other villages in the province celebrate their anual fiestas in honour of their patron saints . Starting in May with the " Fiestas de la rosa " in honour of the " Virgen del Rosario ", Moors and Christians follow in the month of July, and Augusts brings the main festivities to the village with the celebration of the "las fiestas de Santa Maria Magdalena ".
Benitachell dates back many many centuarys and used to belong to the marquessate of Denia, due to historic changes the village was deserted, only to be re-founded in 1698, hence giving it it's name of " El poble nou de Benitachell" " The new village of Benitachell".