is a municipality
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in the comarca
of Marina Alta
Marina Alta is a comarca in the province of Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain.- Municipalities :*Adsubia*Alcalalí*Beniarbeig*Benidoleig*Benigembla*Benimeli*Benissa*Benitachell/El Poble Nou de Benitatxell*Calp*Castell de Castells*Dénia...
in the Valencian Community, Spain
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Benidoleig is located in the Girona Valley of the Marina Alta area in Spain's Costa Blanca
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. Among the various amenities within the village is a junior/infant school, nursery school (local authority run), medical centre, post office (open 1 hour per day), supermarket, tobacconist/newsagents, hardware store, curtain shop, hairdresser, estate agent/sign shop, printers, bank, pharmacy and various Spanish bars. The village is also well catered with a Spanish restaurant (La Lloma
) and an International restaurant (El Cid Restaurant & Bar).
There is a large expatriate community in Benidoleig but it has not spoilt the essence of the village as incomers have integrated easily within the Spanish community.
The village hosts a small market on Thursday mornings, where fresh fruit & veg, meat & fish, and clothes, shoes and general household items can be purchased.
There is no public transport in the village.
The nearest large supermarket is in neighbouring town of Ondara, some 6 km away.