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Welcome to Alicante

Explore Alicante

Alicante is the capital of Costa Blanca. The name is taken from the Roman word ‘Lucentum’, which means the ‘city of light’. It is a major tourist destination in Spain and is famous for its white sandy beaches and hot summer sun.

About Alicante

Alicante’s historic Old Town is nestled under the picturesque Santa Barbara Castle. * The city - with its 300 days of guaranteed sunshine each year - is a popular holiday destination across the seasons. * Alicante’s rice fields produce more than 115,000 tons of rice each year

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Where to Stay

Accommodation can be found from Alicante's historic Old Town to its African-influenced bay

Alicante is a favourite tourist destination for holidaying Spaniards and there is a great variety of accommodation options on offer.The bay stretches as far as the Cape of Santa Pola and has a distinctly African feel. The heart of Alicante is the Barrio de Santa Cruz area, which is on the slopes of Castillo de Santa Barbara. IT is famous for its sea views and the iron wimdow grilles and flowers. This is part of the historic Old Town which sits at the foot of the 14th-century castle. It is lively at night and fun to explore the small lanes that branch out from the city’s centre. Playa de San Juan is home to the largest beach in Alicante. It is a short distance from Alicante, but offers a more sedate base from which to explore the city.

Things to Do

Alicante has a trove of attractions, from 14th-century castles to sparkling bays,

Alicante offers a vibrant mix of cultural tourism. The climate and close-proximity to the stunning bay attract beach lovers and watersport enthusiasts. The main historic attraction is the 14th-century Castillo de Santa Barbara that symbolises Alicante. The fortress is very grand and you can spend hours exploring the site. From the very top of the castle’S tower you are afforded breathtaking views of the bay and city below. In summer, the castle is open from 10am to 8pm and the entrance fee is 3€ if you take the elevator entrance at the Explanada d’Espanya. Following a walk around the castle and the beautiful side-streets of Barrio de Santa Cruz, we would recommend a dip in the the crystal clear sea followed by tapas at one of the many restaurants that line the bay.

Eating and Drinking

Alicante is the birthplace of tapas and is revered across the world for its food culture

As the birthplace of tapas, Alicante’s food scene is revered worldwide. With over 28 restaurants making it into the much-lauded Michelin Guide, it is almost impossible to not eat well in Alicante. With its bountiful rice fields nearby, paella from the region is highly-recommended. The restaurant in Park Ereta offers stunning views across Alicante and the food is fantastic. Other options are the bevy of restaurants around the city’s harbour and waterfront. Here you will find many places to enjoy an authentic Alicante paella for lunch and a host of tapas bars. The terraces offer fantastic views of the the sea and the breeze is most welcome during the hotter summer months.

Getting Around

Alicante has an excellent tram servive that enables you to travel to the outer suburbs

Alicante’s Internacional El Altet Airport is located 19km from the city centre. This airport links the city to Madrid, Seville and Barcelona. You can transfer from the airport to the city on one of the fifteen buses that connect the two. The fare is approximately 1.50€ and tickets can be bought on the bus. Alicante is also well served by train and 12 trains arrive each day from Valencia, which is approximately two hours’ away. There are also regular trains to Barcelaona which take between three and six hours depending on the service. Once in the city, the excellent tram system enables you to travel to the majority of the suburbs and out to Playa de San Juan and nearby Benidorm.

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10 Excellent
August 2018
Cozy and charming apartment

First time we used this site to book our holiday and well the apartment we chose and owner was amazing. Kim was absolutely amazing and I would happily/definitely recommend her and her beautiful apartment to everyone!! The pool was amazi...

Shreen Camelia
Shreen Camelia
8 Very good
June 2018
Modern Apartment in Alicante

The apartment is nice equipped with most of the tools you need in it . It is neat and clean! The a.c helps in hot and humid days! Is quite comfortable for a small family or friends. The downside of it is that one room the window is facin...

10 Excellent
June 2018
study Historic Center ALICANTE a 50mt beach

Thank you for everything! Maritza is a great host. We had everything we needed. The appartement is clean and in the centre of Alicante. Perfect for the beach, shopping and nightlife :)

10 Excellent
April 2018

The stay was perfect. The apartement is very well located next to the beach and in the city centre. The apartment itself is very comfortable an quite. It has to bed rooms and a nice balcony. A highlight were also so the welcome drinks fo...

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