Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca Holidays

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Costa Blanca (White Coast) is situated on the Mediterranean coast of Spain in Alicante province, between Denia on the north and Torrevieja on the south. Its landscape is formed by mountains in the interior up to 1500 m high, beautiful sea and more than 200 km of long beaches with subtropical vegetation.

Lifes a Beach

The entire region of Costa Blanca has an exceptionally good climate. This land of sun attracts millions of visitors each summer by its tourist opportunities, exciting festivals, high quality accommodation facilities, local Mediterranean kitchen and great sandy beaches. Costa Blanca became very popular travel destinations among British and German tourists and other sun-seekers (like Scandinavians) during the recent years.

Following Carretera National Highway, you can easily travel along the whole coast, visiting numerous interesting places in land or on the coast. Alicante, the capital of the province, is its cultural and economic center. Close to Alicante, there is another large town Elche – well known by its large palm trees forest.

Other popular holidays destinations along the coast are Torrevieja, Guardamar, Santa Pola, entertainment metropolis of Benidorm, Altea, medieval town of Javea, Moraira, colorful Villajoyosa and Denia. Towns are surrounded by numerous sea villages, picturesque terraces on the hillsides, almond orchards and orange groves.

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Among many attractions along Costa Blanca there are also several theme parks, always full with families with children and other people looking for fun: Aqualandia, Terra Mitica and Mundomar in Benidorm; Terra Natura and Aqua Natura wildlife parks in Benidorm and Murcia; and Rio Safari park in Elche.

Costa Blanca - Benidorm

Tourist industry and modern infrastructure is well developed, offering you various types of accommodation, raging from luxury 5 star hotels and wonderful private villas with swimming pools and gardens – to youth hostels and cheaper summer apartments.
If you want to enjoy beautiful sand beaches during the day and have a lot of fun during the nights in numerous bars and clubs, Alicante and Benidorm Spain holidays are the right choices. On the other hand, if you plan a quiet vacation with your kids, you might check some of Costa Blanca holiday villas in Gran Alacant and other suburbs and villages around Alicante or perhaps travel to smaller towns such as Javea, Denia or Villajoyosa.

Alicante

Map of Costa Blanca

Large Costa Blanca Spain map – helps you travel easily during your Alicante vacation. Follow AP-7 highway while driving from Torrevieja to Denia.

Alicante

Cultural and economic center of Costa Blanca. Sightseeing: Castles of Santa Barbara, Castle of San Fernando, Lucentum ancient Roman town, MARQ archaeology museum, baroque cathedral of San Nicolas, Old town el Barrio, San Juan beach.

Alcoy (Alcoi)

Spending your holidays in Alicante, you can enjoy diversity of landscapes. Surprisingly, Alicante region is one of the most mountainous regions in Spain. One of possible destination for your excursion is Alcoy. Hidden between the hills, it rests along several rivers.

Altea

About 50 km northwest from Alicante and 10 km away from Benidorm, you can find a small town of Altea. Spending you holidays in Altea, you will have one of the most charming experiences on Costa Blanca. Find a quiet relaxing atmosphere, meet a lot of musicians, painters and artists, and enjoy its old architecture.

Benidorm

Touristic metropolis of the Mediterranean Spanish coast. Sightseeing: the highest hotels and residential skyscrapers in Europe, theme parks Terra Mitica, Aqualandia, Mundomar, Terra Natura.

Elche (Elx)

Ancient Iberian town. The city of palm trees. Green oasis on the dry landscape. Home of two World Heritages protected by UNESCO. Sightseeing: Dama de Elche (ancient Iberian bust), El Palmeral (forest of palm trees), the Mystery play of Elx, basilica de Santa Maria, La Calahorra Arabian tower.

Javea (Xabia)

Javea (Xabia) is a small seaside town and very popular holiday resort in the northern part of Alicante province. It is placed between the capes of Nao and San Antonio about 80 km away of Alicante. It faces a wide bay sheltered by rocky Montgó hill.

Orihuela

Once the capital of a kingdom, Orihuela preserves one of the richest cultural heritages is this part of Spain. Visit its numerous churches, palaces and museums. Enjoy the art of the famous poet Miguel Hernández.

Tabarca Island

Visiting this charming place, you can feel the past of this region, shaped by perpetual fights against pirates. Transparent and clear waters, rocky beach with several coves and fantastic submarine world make Tabarca Alicante an ideal place for various water activities.

Torrevieja

Torrevieja (torre = tower; vieja = old) is one of the most visited tourist destinations on southern Costa Blanca. Today more than a half of its population come from Great Britain, Germany, Sweden, Russia and other European countries.

Villajoyosa

The Old Town will surprise you with its beautiful and joyful facades, strong city walls and bridges from Roman times. All the buildings are painted in vibrant pastel colours. The old streets of Villajoyosa form a perfect scenery for many festivals celebrated during spring and summer.

Murcia Spain

Travelling through Elche and Orihuela, about 80 km south-east from Alicante we arrive to Murcia. This picturesque city is the capital of a province of the same name, offering numerous sightseeing opportunities.

 

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