Alicante on the Costa Blanca is fast becoming one of the most sought after holiday resorts on the Costa Blanca. It has the main airport for the region and most of the popular holiday resorts in Spain are located within Alicante.
For decades people from all over northern Europe have descended upon Alicante to take advantage of the magnificent sunshine it has to offer throughout the majority of the year. Places like Benidorm have become a must for the elderly looking to escape the cold winters in their home country.
The holiday resorts in Alicante have a lot more to offer than the amazing sandy beaches, the promenades lined with bars and cafés, the parks and thousands of shops. Alicante also has lots of Spain’s most important history and there is a lot to explore and discover.
The main holiday resort in Alicante also boasts their own train service and a more than adequate bus service to ensure its visitors can navigate the resorts with ease.
Alicante is also a province with many of the resorts in the Costa Blanca South falling within its ‘postal area’. That said, the actual city of Alicante is one of the most popular holiday resorts in the area with a huge choice of hotels, bars, restaurants and lots of things to do.
Top 10 Most Popular Resorts in Alicante on the Costa Blanca
- Santa Pola
- Playa Flamenca
You can checck the hotel availability in any of the Alicante holiday resorts using the search form below. Happy hunting and if you do book, enjoy your stay!
Alicante Tourist Attractions
The Co-Cathedral of St Nicholas Bari – This is actually the principal church in Alicante with some amazing architecture and well worth a visit
If museums and arts are more your thing then a must visit in the holiday resort of Alicante is the Gravina Palace (in the Old Town) where you will find many historical art forms from Spain
Castillo de Santa Barbara goes way back to when the Muslims once ruled Spain. You will see this influence in many parts of the country but the Castle od Santa Barbara is a huge fortress located on the Mount Benacantil right in the centre of Alicante
Being such great weather nearly all the year round, many people like to spend lots of time outdoors so the
Canalejas Park is an ideal place to visit. It was designed by a famous architect called Gonzolez Altus back in 1886 and is actually the oldest park of its kind in the resort of Alicante. There are many stone sculptures, fountains and even a map of Spain which has been carefully carved in stone.