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ROMAN ARCHES AND FISH FARMING IN XÀBIA

Architecture students can explore Roman arches still standing at the remains of a once opulent Roman village fish farm that showcased its prestige at the Punta del Arenal in Xàbia.

* Report and photos Copyright by Karla Darocas (KarlaDarocas.com)

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Such was the level of luxury of this maritime enterprise that there were also public hot spring bathing pools, as there were findings of various ceramic tubes and other ceramic elements related to the heating systems of those structures.

The arched footbridges and other walkways are of outstanding construction with magnificent and unique views of the capes of San Martín and San Antonio as well as the mountain Montgó.

The Punta del Arenal in Xàbia is one of the largest remnants of a Roman fish farm in the Iberian peninsula, a site located at the northwest tip of the Bay of Xàbia and occupies a long stretch of tosca rock behind the Parador.

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