Aspe is a small town located in the Valencian community with its nearest neighbouring town being Elche. Alicante is twenty five kilometres away with all of its amenities. A town on the southern Costa Blanca in Spain with easy access to two international airports of Murcia and Alicante, a traditional Spanish town with a Mercadonna supermarket and Maxi Dia supermarket. Aspe keeps Spanish business hours meaning that local shops shut at around two have a siesta and reopen again around five until eight pm.
Covering a total area of 70.9 sq. kilometers, Aspe is famous for growing a special variety of grapes. The Spanish people would usually eat these grapes on the occasion of New Year’s eve in celebration of the New Year. There is also every year a fantastic medieval market.
If you read and understand Spanish, the Valley of the Grapes radio and website is the local news channel for the Aspe area.
Once at the airport you have a range of different airport transfer options to Aspe including private shuttle buses, taxis or Aspe car hire.
Aspe has an indoor market selling fresh fruit and vegetables, bread and meat.
Most of the expats are retires and there are few English children and few schools in the area. The British have uniquely set up their own cliques and not integrated into the society. Their is a small expat community mainly of Dutch and English origin contributing to the almost eighteen thousand permanent residents of the town.
The outskirts of this lovely town has been affected by the building boom but at the moment there are many abandoned projects marking the skyline. Crevillente nearby is known for its textiles and carpets and has many inhabitants originating from North-Africa.
The local attractions include the old town square or Plaza del Ayuntamiento, church and casino. Much of the old town has also been pedestrianised and the city has its own Campo de Futbol.
Aspe (map of Aspe) has good access to many nearby major towns and attractions. Torrevieja is twenty minutes away by car while Benidorm with its nightlife and theme parks of Aqualandia, Mundomar, Terra Mitica and Terra Natura and Aqua Natura is just over forty minutes away by car.
Aspe Weather Information
The weather in the Aspe is mostly sunshine and warm such as along the entire Costa Blanca. The climate of Aspe is often referred to as local steppe climate. The highest temperature reaches to 25.5⁰C during the month of August. Winters are usually cold. The temperature falls to a minimum of 9.7⁰C during January. There is low rainfall throughout the year. July remains dry during the year with a minimum rainfall of about 6 mm. The average precipitation is 60 mm in the month of October. For more details about the climate follow this link Climate
There are many properties to buy in Aspe and villas for rent. In the area of Aspe you can find urbanizations as Santa Elena, San Isidro or El Mirador del Alcana. These urbanizations have been recently built. If we try to find some differences among them, basically we would refer to the environment where they are, some more urban and others more rustic.. You can view fincas, holiday cottages and luxury villas. There is car hire through Hondon-Rent-A-Car nearby our office in Aspe. We are part of the Costa Blanca South with new build and new development to buy, sell or rent.