Its history has links with the Moorish world since, belonging to the marquisate of the Castell de Guadalest, its Moorish inhabitants revolted against their decree of expulsion between the years 1609.
Its economy is agricultural with production of fruit trees (cherries, peaches, apricots, plums, etc.), almond and olive trees that are the basis of the agricultural economy.
The town is small, with a curious church located in a square the center of which was a centenary elm that is the symbol of the town and gave shade to the villagers, recently the elm contracted a disease called graphiosis, which slowly was deteriorating, despite the stubbornness of the City Council and the Excellency Provincial Council of Alicante to save him with the application of varied and expensive treatments that could not keep him alive, until his death. The City Council, after many procedures with the Administration, has granted grants and grants, has secured an area where a monument will be made in the Centennial Elm of Facheca.
Located on the laps of the Sierra de Alfaro. The accesses are complicated, the best way is the one that, from Cocentaina and Benilloba, Alcoy gate in Parcent. 92 km. from Alicante.