The picturesque valley of almonds, olives and grapes surrounded by multiple mountain ranges, life here is supported by the village of Hondon de los Frailes positioned on the valley floor approximately 400 meters above sea level.
There are many places to walk especially venturing along the mountain trails giving incredible views of more than just one valley. The view opposite highlights the natural rugged landscape and surroundings, this location is within a one hour walk from the village of Hondon de los Frailes.
During late February the valley turns pink and white with orchards of almond blossom in full bloom.
If this walk appeals to you then please look on our ‘activities’ page where you will find a detailed route map to follow.
When you are in this part of Spain you are never very far from a market, available seven days of the week due to the number of local towns and villages surrounding this location.
The markets vary greatly with regard to possible goods on offer but you are always guaranteed to find fresh locally grown vegetables and fruit.
The healthy lifestyle in Spain is dependent on the nutrition available from these locally grown ingredients which are used to produce the finest Spanish dishes.
Fruit and vegetables are very reasonably priced here in Spain due to the produce is grown locally in abundance all year round. The calendar opposite shows you which market is available today and by scrolling the window you can plan your next visit.
Welcome to our community site, for a decade now we have been providing information to the world on this beautiful rural village of Spain.
If you are visiting Spain then ensure you visit us in Hondon de los Frailes, come and enjoy, we did and have never left.
Town Hall in Spanish - Ayuntimiento they provide all the necessary services for visitors and residents. They also have a website which enables access to general information about the village and all services available with relative days and times.
Guardamar has many miles of sandy beach complete with promenade, ideal for a long stroll with plenty of bars and restaurants to keep you hydrated.
The Guardamar de Segura port and marina is also well worth a visit complete with long beach and sand dunes.
Nearest Beach 45 minutes Drive Away
Ariel View of Hondon Frailes
The village provides many of your daily needs either as a visitor or resident. There is plenty of choice in quality restaurants English, Spanish and Indian cuisine. For more details see our Activities Page, many of the businesses are shown on Google maps to
Located in the province of Alicante on the Costa Blanca Spain.
Travel to the village is restricted to private vehicles, hire cars or taxis as public transport although available, there are very few buses each day. The nearest railway station (Renfe) is Albatera-Catral which is on a branch line running from Alicante to Murcia.
The resident population in the village Is approximately 50% Spanish, the remainder being made up of English, German, and Dutch all living together in harmony within a rural community. The Spanish people in our community are so friendly, always ready to communicate and help you where possible.
Village Precinct in Hondon Frailes
If you are looking to experience life in a friendly Spanish village without the candy floss and eat by picture restaurants then you need to travel a short distance inland to Hondon Frailes. Where you can spend time relaxing and living in an environment closer to true life here in Spain with all of the culture and tranquility.
Life in the Hondon valley
Hondon de los Frailes situated in the middle vinalopo valley region within the province of Alicante, famous for the growing of grapes for wine production and the export of the finest eating grapes to supermarkets worldwide. In addition the Hondon Valley is also renowned for growing almonds and high quality olives.