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Boat hire in Dénia (Spain): Boat trips

Boat hire in Dénia gives you the opportunity to explore this fantastic coastal city situated on the Mediterranean Costa Blanca in Spain, midway between Alicante and Valencia. With a pleasant annual average temperature of 17ºC and featuring a picturesque coast, Dénia is ideal for a holiday. You could choose to take one of our catamarans or yachts, such as the Sessa or the Sunseeker, either crewed or bareboat, however you see fit. We encourage you to visit other towns and cities such as: Altea, Calpe, Benidorm, Valencia, Jávea and Gandía to name just a few of the fantastic places you could sail to! Your min stay can be for as long as you want, but there is almost too much to do to set a minimum number of nights to stay on holiday for!

Boat hire in Dénia is the ideal way to discover the Costa Blanca, as you can anchor your boat in one of the region’s many small bays and coves, whilst having the peace of mind of being able to sail wherever and whenever you want, the beaches are perfect. Dénia is one of mainland Spain’s most important tourist and port cities, and a popular starting point for those sailing to the Balearic Islands.


Dénia’s marina is fully equipped for your outward journey, and has 360 moorings and a temporary mooring area, which allows you to quickly stop off at the port. The marina has all the amenities that you will require as well, leaving you wanting for nothing. Moreover, you can use the reasonably priced ferries which sail regularly and give you the opportunity to relax even more on the sea, rather than having to sail the boat yourself!

Sailing Routes from Dénia

Dénia is a starting point for many routes to the Balearic Islands; Ibiza is just 50 nautical miles away, Mallorca 110 and Formentera just 60. It is also a great place to sail to nearby cities such as Valencia, Alicante and towards Barcelona and Murcia.

What to see in Dénia

Its 20km long coast featuring a variety of unspoilt landscapes which has made it a popular stopping point for those who opt for yacht charter in the Mediterranean. To the north of the city, there are many long golden beaches, whilst to the south, the coast is rockier, with many small coves which gives another reason to charter a boat in Dénia. Moreover, you should take the time to visit Montgó, a 753m tall mountain which offers fantastic views of Dénia, the Mediterranean and the Costa del Sol.

One of Dénia’s unmissable sights is Calle Terra which runs along the coast from Dénia’s port to the Torre del Gerro, one of the city’s landmarks which offers views across the bay and the Cabo de San Antonio.

Dénia’s beaches and coves

If you charter a crewed or bareboat yacht in Dénia you can visit many beaches and coves, the following are some of our favourites. Les Rotes is a small cove, located in an area dominated by large pine trees, with many rocky formations. This beach is just 150 metres long, but it is the perfect place to take a walk in the evening and watch the beautiful sunset over Dénia’s bay.

Further along from Les Rotes, at the end of La Vía Láctea, you’ll find the Torre del Gerro, a 16th century watchtower which provides amazing views of Dénia’s bay. This beach is situated in a 110 hectare nature reserve, featuring breathtaking 150 metre high cliffs. Be sure to visit this part of the city on your yacht charter! If you’re a fan of snorkeling, this cove is one of the most desirable spots for swimming with the marine life. You do require a permit from Dénia’s local authority however; so make sure you obtain this in advance.

Some other things to do on your holiday in Dénia are sunbathing on its pristine beaches which can be found in the Les Arenes area, to the north of the city. Some of the area’s best beaches are Punta del Raset, Les Marines and Les Bovetes. This area, together with Dénia’s port is one of the best places to practice water sports such as wakeboarding, water skiing, windsurfing and kayaking. There are many nautical schools where you can take classes and get everything you need for these.


Dénia is the perfect place to visit and explore its charming narrow streets. The city’s numerous historic conquests have made their mark on the city, with a variety of different civilisations’ architecture in the city centre such as historic walls and castles. Here there are monuments such as the city’s 12th century Moorish towers and its 11th century castle, designed by the Moors and rebuilt in the 19th century under the orders of the Duke of Lerma.

When you are in Dénia you can’t miss out on the local cuisine and restaurants, they cook some delicious dishes such as arroz a banda, or rice cooked in fish broth and paella. Calle Marqués del Campo is the main nightlife street, with many of the city’s best bars, restaurants and clubs.

Boat hire in Dénia lets you enjoy the fantastic Mediterranean climate on one of our crewed catamarans or yachts. You can even visit fantastic nearby places such as Jávea, Formentera, Benidorm, Ibiza, Altea, Calpe, Mallorca, Valencia or Alicante. We promise, you won’t be disappointed when you take one of our crewed or bareboat yacht charters in Dénia on the Costa del Sol.

With an average temperature of 11°C in January and 25°C in august, the climate in Dénia is considered very gentle. The easterly, westerly and south-easterly winds, favour yacht sailing, as well as other sports such as surfing and kitesurfing.

In the port of Dénia, you will also find various nautical and diving schools.

A variety of travel options will help you begin your yacht charter holiday in Denia in the most relaxing way possible.

By plane:
The closest airports to Denia are Manises (Valencia), and Altet (Alicante). From Alicante, the Spanish bus company Alsa operates routes that connect to Dénia. Arriving in Valencia, you will need to take the metro line 3 to Xativa Station and then get a train to Gandía. Once there, you will find direct Alsa buses to Denia.

By bus:
It is possible to travel to Denia from the capitals of most of the Spanish provinces, such as Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and León, as there are several companies that provide service on these routes.

By train:
Train service is operated by the Metropolitan Tram Alicante, and is available between Dénia and Alicante, Benidorm or Calpe.

By boat:
Balearia offers daily ferry trips connecting Dénia to the Balearic Islands of Ibiza, Formentera, and Palma de Mallorca. There are also boat trips available between Dénia and the coastal towns of Javea, Calpe, Altea, Alicante, and Valencia. This makes a visit to other towns a convenient option as part of your yacht charter in Denia.

By car:
The town of Dénia is connected to Valencia by the AP-7 highway at exit 62. Denia can be reached from Alicante traveling on the national road N-332. Both Valencia and Alicante are about 100 km from Denia.

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Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
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