Benijofar is located inland on the Southern Costa Blanca, close to the tourist resorts of Guardamar del Segura and Torrevieja. The surroundings of this region are made up of traditional agricultural land, stunning natural backdrops which result in the one of the representative towns of the province, a jewel of the Costa Blanca. In actual fact the very name of Benijofar originates from the arabic “son of the pearl”, making Benijofar the actual pearl of the Costa Blanca.
The small town of Benijofar is popular with expats and is also close to the expat towns of Formentera del Segura, Ciudad Quesada, Algorfa, Rojales, Almoradi, San Fulgencio and Heredera. It is close enough to the coastal resorts yet quiet enough to be able to get away from it all.
There are several golf courses close by as well as water parks in nearby Rojales and Torrevieja. Benijofar has two airports less than an hour away by car which are Alicante Airport, the busiest hub to the north and Corvera Airport to the south.
There are numerous golf courses on the Southern Costa Blanca and Benijofar is closest to the La Finca Golf Course in Algorfa and the La Marquesa Golf and Country Club in Ciudad Quesada.
The nearest and best beaches to Benijofar are about fifteen minutes away by car and are some of the best beaches on the Southern Costa Blanca, at Guardamar del Segura and Torrevieja. There are also regular bus services from Benijofar to Guardamar del Segura and Torrevieja with easy access to the beaches.
The Plaza Constitucion is the place to go for watching daily life go by. A lovely square opposite the picturesque church. There are numerous bars, cafes and restaurants along the high street which are open all year round.
Benijofar is also good to enjoy a walk as there are some fabulous trails along the banks of the Segura River as well as taking a drive to the town of Rojales and then taking a walk to the village of Formentera.
Market day takes place near the church on a Tuesday in Benijofar and a larger market held on Fridays on the edge of town.
With a mix of Spanish, British and various other nationalities, Benijofar is a wonderful, friendly place to live.