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Marina of the Month: Port Dénia

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Written by
Dante Della Gatta

Resting on a peninsula which juts out into the Balearic sea, Port Dénia is perfectly situated for some of the world’s best yachting. A cosmopolitan seaside town with a laid-back vibe and a recent refocus on the region’s cuisine, Dénia is home to a range of yachting related activities. Only 90-kilometres from the island of Ibiza, Dénia is popular thanks to its azure blue waters and party scene. Located along the Costa Blanca, Port Dénia marina boasts all the usual comforts one might expect from a leading superyacht marina.Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaRecently the town of Dénia has undergone a food renaissance of sorts. Awarded the title ‘UNESCO Creative City for Gastronomy’ in 2015, it is safe to say that Dénia has an ample offering of cuisine/food.  For example, a three-star Michelin guide restaurant, Quique Dacosta, which incorporates the city’s unique gastronomical flavours into its menu, rests just a few steps away from the marina. Fancy a bit of Spanish-style shopping at the local ‘mercado’?  Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaDénia has a large central market located in the city centre, just 50-metres from the marina, where guests can brush up on their Spanish while shopping for fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood. All in all,  Dénia will be sure to dazzle even the most sophisticated of palates. Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaSuperyachts and their owners alike will find Port Dénia a town with plenty of activities and events on offer. Dénia is split into four separate marinas, and one, in particular, is well equipped to welcome even the largest of superyachts. Able to provide yachts (up to 130m, 25m beam and 7m draft) with an onshore power of up to 1000 amps, fresh water, and a blackwater pump, Port Dénia can service all types of yachting needs. Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaState-of-the-art repair services are also available in Port Dénia, as the marina and the shipyard are one and the same. The shipyard is able to haul out superyachts up to 1200 GT and can handle all refit and maintenance services needed, including repainting services and engine maintenance on MTU and CAT engines.Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaThe marina in Dénia offers a range of luxury services designed to meet its guest’s and their yacht’s needs. Among these services are 24-hour dock assistance, free car parking, immigration assistance, concierge service, florist delivery, car rental, chauffeur services, and internet on the quayside. Additionally, the marina offers its guests and their yachts 24/7 surveillance for enhanced safety. All in all, the marina in Dénia will make sure your yachting needs are taken care of so you can enjoy all the delights the town has to offer.Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaLocated approximately 100-kilometres south of the coastal Spanish city of Valencia and about an hour drive north of Alicante, Dénia is both accessible and filled with fun things to do. Castell de Dénia, for example, is perched over the historic city centre, offering breathtaking views of the marina and an overview of the city’s iconic red-tiled roofs. 

Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaA stretch of blue flag beach extends 25 kilometres north and begins right where the marina ends, which offers guests who have their yachts berthed there unparalleled access to some of Spain’s most coveted beaches. For guests looking to engage in outdoor activities, two nearby golf courses sit ready to welcome those looking to practice their stroke. Additionally, Montgo Mountain, the 753-metre tall nature reserve that overlooks Dénia, offers plenty of trekking opportunities for guests looking to stay active. From its marina and historic city centre to its 11th-century castle and 25-km stretch of beach, Dénia is sure to keep even the most intrepid travellers occupied.Port Denia Marina Photo: Port Denia MarinaA part of the Palladium group, the marina at Port Dénia is able to arrange special packages or VIP visits for those seeking to visit the island and its famous superyacht marina. Easy transport connections, ample room to berth, and access to a wide variety of goods one might need for re-stocking their yacht help to make Port Dénia a geographically strategic base, before, during and after chartering. For those looking to visit Port Dénia, contact details are available below.

Port Denia - LogoPhoto: Port Denia

Port Dénia

Varadero Port Denia
s/n Moll de la Pansa
03700 DENIA  
Spain  

T: +34 965 781 212
E: info@portdenia.com
W: https://www.portdenia.com

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