|Nearby resorts||Benidorm – 39 mins
Torrevieja – 40 mins
Calpe – 54 mins
|Major attractions||Mundomar (zoo and aquariums)
La Mata Beach (certificate of excellence)
Las Antipodas watersports centre.
|Climate (average temp)||Summer Season 26C
Winter Season 12C
|Transport options to and from the airport (i.e. train/bus etc)||Shuttle Direct (transfers) www.shuttledirect.com
To get to nearest airport you will take Alicante airport bus (C-6 Line)
Taxi – www.suntransfers.com
|Tourist board website||www.alicanteturismo.com|
Holidaymakers have been flocking to the Costa Blanca for decades now. Alicante is on Spain’s Costa Blanca, between Valencia and Murcia. This makes Alicante an excellent destination to experience Spanish life, partying or relaxing on the beach.
With Alicante holidays you can mix and match a wide range of activities, with plenty of thing going on down at the beaches as well as a number of golf courses and other sporting facilities. The town itself, is packed with historic sights to explore, and a wide range of shopping on offer too, from colourful markets to designer outlets.
The beaches available when on holiday in Alicante are many and varied, there is a good choice of wide sandy beaches along the coast, allowing you to indulge in sunbathing and water sports. Some top beach destinations include the Costa Blanca, Benidorm and Calpe.
You can also take a day trip to Valencia, another beautiful bustling city on the coast to give you a varied holiday. There is plenty to do in the evening in Alicante and along the coast, with numerous bars, discos, restaurants and nightclubs open late for all your tastes in music and entertainment.
Alicante is a great holiday destination for families, as well as groups of friends looking for some fun in the sun.