With its privileged climate, and more than 300 days of sunshine per year, it is not surprising that, season after season, hundreds of thousands of tourists decide to spend their vacations in the fantastic beaches and countless attractions of Alicante.
One of the attractions of this province is its capital, the city of Alicante, where you cannot miss the Castillo de Santa Bárbara and the picturesque neighborhood of Santa Cruz. Doing some of the bike routes through the city of Alicante can be a fun family activity in an excursion to the museums of the city, it is a way to do sport and enjoy to the maximum, all at the same time.
There are so many places to visit in the province of Alicante that making a selection is really difficult, but other places highlighted by its innumerable attractions are El Valle de Guadalest and its castle, the city of Orihuela, where you will find jewels of historical Mediterranean architecture and can visit multitude of museums and palaces of enormous beauty.
Faro del Albir en Alfar del Pi is located in the fabulous Sierra Nevada Natural Park, and it’s one of the must-see locations for its beauty and views. Before arriving at the Lighthouse you can visit the Cova del Bou, La Mina de Ocre and the Balconadas, places from which to enjoy an impressive view of the Mediterranean and the coast of Alicante.
Of course, you also have to visit some of the best beaches the Costa Blanca has to offer, such as Playa de la Granadella, la Caleta de Villajoyosa, la Playa del Racó de Albir en Alfaz del Pi, la Playa de la Fossa de Calpe, la de la Roda de Altea, and finally the popular but impressive Playa de Levante de Benidorm.
The delicious gastronomy of this place, the sympathy of its people, its traditional festivals, including las Fallas and los Moros y Cristianos and other similar festivities, many of which are held in the summer along with an orography full of places worthy to contemplate at least once in a lifetime.
If you are one of those who enjoy nature, whether on the sea or in the mountains, the province of Alicante offers countless activities to explore. Here are some of the best picks.
Natural parks are the perfect place to go hiking, but one of the curiosities of Alicante that cannot be found in many places are its night excursions to natural spaces, so-called Miradas de Luna, where the whole family can discover the nature of this wonderful place under the mystery of the night through 5 routes that cover the natural parks of Serra Gelada, el Peñón de Ifach, el Plano de Sax , Xorrent de Catí and el Marjal de Pego in Oliva.
The Costa Blanca also offers many opportunities to enjoy beautiful boat trips to contemplate the sea, the landscapes from the coast, fishing or different nautical activities from its many marinas and nautical clubs.
Visit the Island of Tabarca: just 22km from the city of Alicante, you will find this small Mediterranean island, the only inhabited in the Valencian Community. In fact it is a small archipelago, composed, apart from Tabarca, by the islets La Cantera, La Galera and Nao. From the Port of Alicante you can arrive in an hour by boat, or take off from Santa Pola and Benidorm.
If you have chosen this spot as the destination for your vacation, one of the best options you will find if you are traveling with family or friends is to rent a villa in Alicante, rent a villa on the beach or a villa with a pool nearby the sea or a farm with a large garden where you can enjoy greater independence and much more space, not to mention that you will save some bucks, since it is much more affordable than staying in a hotel.
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