OLIVA village and beach
OLIVE - beaches and dunes
Beaches and dunes
Olive is a privileged place to the Mediterranean, with numerous and splendid beaches that are known throughout Europe for its naturalness, unparalleled beauty and quality. Characteristics, United to the warm climate and a wide variety of services, making the beaches of olive a preferred destination for the holiday throughout the year.
The dunes are the main defense of our beaches, a living system in constant motion, of great beauty and fragility.
He Town Hall of olive, conscious of his singularity, has implanted the system of management environmental (UNE in ISO 14001:1996), to disclose the importance of the ecosystem dune and foster is the respect.
The safeguarding of dune cords is the best guarantee of preservation of dynamic balance of beaches and its undoubted landscape value.
Data of the municipality
Oliva is a municipality in the Valencian Community. Located in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, in the District of La Safor, bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. It has 28.400 inhabitants (INE data 01-01-2011).
It is located in the Central Valencian regions, bordering the coast with Denia (Marina Alta), and the North coast which Piles (also of la Safor). The greater part of the area urban of olive is located to 5 meters on the level of the sea.
Coordinates: latitude and length: 38 ° 55 ' North and 0 ° 07′ West.
By its relief geographical is can divide in four areas well differentiated: the mountain, the plain occupied by it huerta and the greater part of the area urban, it area coastal to the this, and the area of wetlands (Park Natural of Marjal Pego-Oliva) to the Southwest.
The coast is low and Sandy, enjoys 10 Kms of beaches fringed by dunes that separate the gardens of orange trees and the sea along almost its entire length. The climate is Mediterranean.
The Natural Park of the Marjal de Pego, wet area with abundant wildlife and native vegetation of great ecological value, deserves special mention.
Olive is the second population by the volume of people and the size of the municipality, in the region of La Safor.
The municipality of olive has a 59,61 Km2 extension borders the following towns: L'alqueria de la Comtessa, La Font d' carts, Piles and Vilallonga, (all of la Safor) and Atzúvia, Denia and the region of the Mari Pego