Stays on the Costa Blanca
The Costa Blanca is the name given to the Mediterranean coast bordering the province of Alicante de Torrevieja in the south to Cape Nao further north.
With a warm and sunny climate, a festive atmosphere and a wide range of activities, it has become one of the major tourist destinations in Spain.
In addition to its beautiful beaches, the most famous of which are those of Levante and Poniente in Benidorm, numerous golf courses, water parks and animal parks have been created, including Terra Mítica, also located in Benidorm, which is one of the largest European attraction areas.
If the Costa Blanca has become the most urbanized Mediterranean shoreline of Spain with the tourist flows, nature nevertheless reserves some wonders.
The lagoons of Torrevieja, the marine fauna of the Tabarca Island Reserve off Santa Pola, the dunes of Guadamar or Las Fuentes de Agar with their springs and waterfalls in Callosa d’ En Sarrià will convince lovers of a preserved nature.
Several marinas dot the province’s coastline, including Santa Pola, 20 km south of Alicante. The stories of pirates have always been told here as the fortress overlooking this old port city reminds us.
The natural park of the Salinas de Santa Pola is located in the bay that protects the city, this sanctuary for pink flamingos and marbled teal is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a thin dune cord and the road that crosses it.
The Costa Blanca features sunshine and water sports, golf and idleness, large beaches and cliffs.
Costa Blanca Stages
Flagship destination of the Levant region, Alicante offers many golf courses, beaches and all the charms of a port city that has been occupied by different civilizations.
Dominated by the fortress of Santa Bárbara, Alicante, like the fortress of Moros y Cristianos, keeps many festivals rooted in its popular traditions.
The waterfront and Esplanade d’ España are the favourite places of walks for alicantinos and the many tourists who frequent this city endowed with an important monumental and architectural heritage.
Benidorm is one of the most popular tourist cities on the Spanish coastline, with the largest number of buildings per square metre.
Previously known as a cheap destination, Benidorm has become a popular and festive destination. Numerous bars, discotheques for wild nights…
About ten kilometers north of Benidorm, Casco Antiguo de Altea is a village with steep alleys leading to the church square perched on a hill from where the panorama is beautiful.
Pleasant walks in these alleyways with white and flowery houses. Very good small restaurants and tapas bars in this fishing village.
Giving on the Ifach peñon rock, Calpe is distinguished in 2 main zones:
The 2 beaches bordered by buildings and the old town with its narrow streets. From the harbour, take the path that leads to the top of the rock after an hour’s walk.
At the foot of Montgo and dominated by a castle, installed on a rocky promontory whose walls protect the old city, Denia has a coastline of about twenty kilometers.
It has fine sandy beaches to the north and a rocky coast sometimes steep to the south. The commercial and marina of Denia provides various maritime links with the Balearic Islands.
Near the port, the typical”Barri Baix la Mar” which has kept a route dating from the sixteenth century, is the fishermen’s quarter of Denia.
More than 20 km of steep coastline, the coast is dotted with ruins of windmills dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. On the hillside, 13 km from Denia, the white district of Javea is home to the Sant Bartolomé church.
Only 2 km away, the playa del Arenal is a sandy beach overlooking the port village. Another rocky beach to the south, in a bay surrounded by the Cabo de San Antonio and Cabo San Martin, completes the panorama.
Santa Pola is a seaside town 20 km south of Alicante, Santa Pola receives a growing number of tourists and retirees as soon as spring arrives, including many Britons…
From long beaches, an amusement park, the city has everything of a seaside town facing the island of Tabarca.
Torrevieja was first a fishing port and then turned into an important seaside resort. The city has expanded at an unbridled pace, where thousands of Europeans have found a foothold there since the 1980s.
Buildings in front of the sea, long beaches and maritime walks, hotels for all budgets and many bars and restaurants…
Known for its chocolate industry, Villajoyosa is a seaside town of about 35,000 inhabitants…
TOURS OF ALICANTE AND SEGWAY
GASTRONOMY AND ENTERTAINMENT IN ALICANTE
EXCURSIONS AND COSTA BLANCA
LEISURES IN BENIDORM
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