People who feel burdened by the east coast beaches will be delighted with an option like Finca Ronesa, a quality hotel in generously sized grounds, between the pine groves which surround the Tibi reservoir, very close to Alicante capital. This is Elvira and her family’s life project, hotel managers because of their love for this estate at the foot of the Maigmó, one of the provinces enlightening silhouettes. We are in the land of cicadas in the summer and warm and comforting spoon dishes in winter, because in this part of Alicante, caught between sea and mountain, there are those contrasts, fresh fish or wild boar from the hunt. The swimming pool matches the cicadas, and the library with a fire place matches the winter cooking. In both periods we enjoy this place, whose central axle is a spectacular patio covered with a no less flashy wood and glass structure, which is a challenge to gravity. In the patio which is a splendid drawing room, a grand piano and big plants. The rooms are ample and have large windows overlooking the woods, which brings us aromas of pine trees warmed by the sun, the sound of hoopoes and royal woodpeckers. Alicante is this as well.