The annual summer street parade in Hondon de los Frailes. (Costa Blanca, Spain).
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If you are looking to experience life in a typical friendly Spanish village without the crowds of tourists, immerse yourself into a traditional community and dine al-freso 300+ days a year then Hondon de los Frailes is just a short distance inland from the madding crowds of Benidorm, Torrevieja and Alicante. You can spend time relaxing and living in an environment closer to true life here in Spain surrounded by mountain vistas and tranquility.
Hondon de los Frailes is located in the province of Alicante in the South East area of Spain. The town is situated to the south west of Crevillente, Elche and Alicante. 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. However there is a wide choice of large shopping areas in nearby Elche. The local village shops and weekly markets will cater for your daily needs.
The resident population in the village Is approximately 50% Spanish, the remainder being made up of English, German, Belgians and Dutch all living together in harmony within a rural community.