Altea is without a doubt one of the most charming towns that can be found in Spain’s ‘White Coast’, located in the region of Alicante in the Costa Blanca. The town is just 11 kilometers north of Benidorm, yet the two towns are worlds apart. Altea is similar to other Costa Blanca towns in the way that it has a new and an old section of town. The old section is perched on top of a hill from where you will find really spectacular views.
Alicante and its wonderful boulevard with palm trees and shopping streets, is one of the most well-known towns along the Costa Blanca. Known for its miles of sandy beaches, Alicante is a starting point for thousands of tourists every year. With many historical buildings around the entire city, Alicante offers countless sightseeing attractions, from cathedrals to churches and of course a wonderful harbour area.
In the center of the La Marina Baixa region, is the popular Spanish town of Benidorm, one of the main tourist destinations along the Costa Blanca. Its excellent beaches, wide variety of accommodation, restaurants and many recreational activities means it is a hit with tourists from all over Spain and Northern Europe.
At the heart of the Costa Blanca, within the region of Valencia lies the ancient fishing village of Calpe. Now transformed into a tourist magnet, the town sits in an ideal location which is easily accessed by the A7 freeway and the N332 that runs from Valencia to Alicante; it is approximately one hour drive from the airport in Alicante. Calpe has a wonderful mixture of an old Valencian culture and modern tourist facilities.
The capital of the Marina Alta, is a modern cosmopolitan city, both for tourists and residents. Denia owes its current importance to its historical place in the region "par excellence", a city that was known during the Middle Ages as Marquesado en Denia. The name comes from the Latin name Dianium, the origin of the name of its inhabitants, the Dianenses. Daniya was its Islamic name.
Elche is located in the Costa Blanca, the third most populous city after Valencia and Alicante. Mostly known for his palm trees, forest and his shoes which are exported all over the world. It has more than one thousand shoes factory and workshops. The province offers the tourists: history, natural riches and the influence of citizens on the culture and traditions. Elche is a modern, thriving and growing city.
Is a Mediterranean resort, with a large pine forest adjacent to an 11km long white sand beach. Historically an area of fishermen and farmers, Guardamar Del Segura is the most southern point where Valenciano (a dialect of Catalan) is spoken. You will find here anything you are looking for, a fantastic place to stay for an amazing holiday. In the winter it is very quiet so during that period it is a perfect place to come and relax.
Xàbia or Javea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Situated behind a wide bay and sheltered between two rocky headlands, the town has become a very popular small seaside resort and market town. Half of its resident population and over two thirds of its annual visitors are foreigners.
Orihuela was the Episcopal seat in the province of Alicante for almost four hundred years, and its civic traditions and artistic heritage have been affected by this major religious influence. Orihuela possess five national monuments. Orihuela extensive district stretches to the Mediterranean, where there are beautiful sandy beaches with a range of services, including Playa Flamenca, La Zenia, Cabo Roig and Campoamor beaches. Campoamor and Cabo Roig offer two ports suitable for leisure.
Santa Pola is a former fishing village now known as a popular tourist beach resort in Spain’s southern Costa Blanca. The attraction as a tourist resort lies in its closeness to Alicante airport and its miles of golden sandy beaches combined with the tremendous climate of the Costa Blanca. Santa Pola is a working town that is busy in the winter unlike many small tourist resorts that practically become ghost towns. Of course in the summer it fills up mainly with Spanish holidaymakers.
Torrevieja is a seaside city and municipality located in the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante, in south-eastern Spain. Torrevieja was originally a salt-mining and fishing village as it is located between the sea and two large salt lakes, which gives Torrevieja a healthy micro climate. In recent years the local economy has hugely expanded due to the tourist industry. This includes both a strong contingent of British, Irish, Germans and Scandinavians, many of whom live there all year around, and Spanish people who have a second home in the city