Marina de Dénia: the Hub for Navigation, Sports and Leisure
Marina de Dénia is a recreational and tourist marina, located in the town of Dénia, Alicante, sitting on the Mediterranean coast. The marina offers a wide range of services to both visitors and vessels, as
Marina de Dénia is a recreational and tourist marina, located in the town of Dénia, Alicante, sitting on the Mediterranean coast. The marina offers a wide range of services to both visitors and vessels, as well as numerous places to chill-out, terraces, restaurants, cafes and shops.
Marina de Dénia is the maritime link between the Spanish peninsula and the Balearic Islands, situated just 60 NM from the island of Ibiza. Marina de Dénia is located 112 km from the Valencia Airport, and 103 km from the Alicante airport. “Port Dénia’s ideal location, just 45 miles from the islands of Ibiza and Formentera, makes it the perfect choice for yachts getting ready for the season in the Mediterranean or on their way to the Caribbean. Leave your boat with us while you enjoy the cosmopolitan town of Dénia and all it has to offer” says the Managing Director of the Marina. Marina de Dénia also acts as a hub for all water related sports activities, as well as a leisure centre.
Brief Overview of Marina de Dénia
Apart from encompassing all the services and the facilities to host and fuel the boats, Marina de Dénia’s dry dock, run by a multidisciplinary and experienced team of professionals, is designed to cover all types of refitting and maintenance needs. Furthermore, for the past seven years, Marina de Dénia has organised and hosted the Dénia Boat Show, a trade show featuring exhibitors from leading boat manufacturers presenting the latest products on the market. Also, Marina de Dénia harbours the Centre for Maritime Formation, designed for professionals as well as for aficionados aiming to learn to sail leisure boats and yachts.
The sailing events and regattas at Marina de Dénia take place all throughout the year. On the 14th of December, a press conference will be promoting the sporting clubs of the Marina, as well as the special race, prepared by the Rowing Club, that will take place on the 7th of January. The race is called Roscón de Reyes and will be organised for all ages and levels, the aim being to begin the new year in a healthy way.
Besides the races, there are, also, numerous other sports facilities offered by Marina de Dénia, among which a 15 by 10 meter swimming pool, golf courses of 5, 8 and 17 km, everything you need for water skiing and scuba diving, paddle surf and BIG SUP courses and guided activities.
Gastronomic Experiences at Marina de Dénia
A Few Highlights and Offers for the Month of December:
With no less than 12 eateries, Marina de Dénia offers a wide variety in matters of dining. In the beautiful scenery of the Marina, surrounded by elegant boats, docks, water and vegetation, the venues have elaborate menus that vary from local cuisine to vanguard dishes and from light snacks to international cuisine. To list a few:
Republic, a bar and restaurant offering high quality International cuisine, offers spectacular views over the sea and the boats. If in the summer they open their BBQ kitchen on the Lounge terrace, for the winter they offer a Christmas and a New Year’s Eve special menu, blending local market ingredients and internationally renowned recipes.
Recently inaugurated Vizio Retaurante, located on D2, delivers a revolutionary concept of an evolving cuisine, a unique and creative cuisine that Le Cordon Bleu certified Jay Bruzon has developed through his extensive career. Jay Bruzon delivers greatly varied innovative cuisine. He gives major importance to Peruvian culinary delights, with a unique twist, the ceviche and other wonderful dishes are influenced by different cuisines such as the Japanese, African or Chinese. For this end of the year, Vizio Restaurante offers personalised Company Dinners: “You only have to tell us your idea. We adjust to your necessities and to those of your company. Surprise your team, or your friends, with a personalised event!” they say.
Agua de Mar
Agua de Mar is the place for vanguard rice dishes, as well as for fuera de carta daily fish and seafood dishes based upon the catch of the day. For Christmas and “for all the people who want to be together, who want to enjoy the company of others and, above all, want to share these moments with those they love… we put all our efforts to make this occasions special” they say. Their special Christmas menu is accompanied by an also special selection of wines and Cava.
Also looking for offers closer to today’s date, we find Basta Lounge Bar, that hosts live music Sundays, every week. The menu of Basta includes lunch and dinner meals as well as tapas, sandwiches and wood oven pizzas. They also have an extensive list of cocktails.
La Vaca de Baco
Also, if interested in daily offers especially designed for this time of the year, restaurant La Vaca de Baco, for instance, prepares, from Wednesday to Sunday, their Cocido Madrileño – the traditional chickpea-based stew from Madrid, the substantial dish, prepared with meat and vegetables, so popular during the winter all around the Iberian space.
Taking pride in its privileged position in the Marina de Dénia – almost surrounded by water, restaurant Rumbo 090 is specialised in typically Mediterranean homemade fish and seafood plates, as well as in homemade tapas, among which calamares a la andaluza, cazón en adobo, pescaditos de la Bahía, or Gamba de Dénia. The interior of the restaurant gives the nice impression of dining on the board of a ship.
The daily menu might be one of the most special features of Latitude restaurant, in terms of quality, quantity and price. Also, in this daily menu, the homemade sweet treats are among the most appreciated. For Christmas, Latitude offers a daily menu with 4 choices of festive appetizers, main dishes and desserts. Latitude is the place where vegetarians can enjoy a meat-free Christmas dish – listed on the daily menu of the restaurant.
Cafeteria Bistro Due
The German owner has obviously brought some of the specialties from the North, which are elegantly blended, in the menu, with local fresh fish, meat and vegetable dishes, making the result even more rich and diverse in tastes and possible combinations.
The place for events, DJ sessions, cocktails, shisha and coffee, Buddha Dénia is known for its live acoustic concerts, Sunday sushi tastings, cocktails, chill out atmosphere, an exotic design of the outdoor terrace by the sea, and for the stunning views it offers towards the mountain of Montgó.
Zensa is a space designed around a generous pool. The day menu is focused on BBQ dishes and cocktails that can be enjoyed around the pool, on the generous daybeds. The soft house chill out music of the day turns into the latest deep house, for the night.
For more information on Marina de Dénia and seasonal offers:
Address: Dársena de Babor, Puerto de Denia, 03700 Denia