Alicante, Carbonell building

Fachada Marítima Sea Front

It is one of the mandatory visits for tourists all year long. You will be able to do all kind of ludic activities, and nothing as good as starting wit...

Alicante by night

Alicante Nightlife

There are many areas in town where visitors are sure to find entertaining night spots, and where fun and excitement are guaranteed. (more…)...

Charcuteria en Alicante photo by Lobo

Alicante crafts and shopping

Although there are lots of places to go shopping while on a visit to Alicante – department stores, shopping centres, designer shops, traditional retai...

alicante harbour

Alicante Harbour

What would this city be without its harbour? The harbour has been the strength of its economy for centuries, sending native products abroad and bringi...

Alicante hotels

Hotel Mío Cid

Hotel Mío Cid

This hotel is situated 70 metres away from the sea and has views of the bay. It is well communicated with the city centre and the beaches. T...

Why Alicante?

The city of Alicante stands on the east coast of Spain and is bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. The coastline in this region is known as the Costa Blanca and is home to such internationally renowned tourist destinations as Benidorm, Calpe, Jávea and Altea. As a Mediterranean city, it has its own distinct personality and a characteristic climate which, together with its beaches and areas of outstanding natural beauty, have made Alicante one of the leading tourist destinations in Spain and Europe. Read more

Alicante beaches

Eleven nautical miles from the city of Alicante lies the island known as La Isla de Tabarca, the only inhabited island in the whole Region of Valencia. The excellent quality of its waters and the biodiversity of its fauna have led to its official designation as a Mediterranean Marine Reserve. Read more

Alicante museums

The city of Alicante is home to a large selection of museums capable of satisfying the most curious and demanding of intellects. The leading institutions include the MARQ Archaeological Museum, one of Spain’s most avant-garde museums due to the innovative way in which archaeology is presented using the most hi-tech audiovisual techniques, earning it the European Museum of the Year Award in 2004.

Meanwhile, the MUBAG Museum of Fine Arts has an outstanding collection by Alicante artists from the 16th to the early 20th century. Both museums are housed in traditional Alicante buildings, which have been refurbished for use as cultural spaces. Read more

Trips around Alicante

Elche
Elche is the Region of Valencia’s third largest city in terms of population and is the Spanish footwear capital. The mere mention of Elche immediately evokes images of its spectacular palm tree grove, El Palmeral, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and of the Misteri, one of Spain’s most important cultural events, which has also been acknowledged by UNESCO as an Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity and involves the staging of a sung two-part mediaeval drama held on 14th and 15th August. Read more

Hotel Mío Cid

This hotel is situated 70 metres away from the sea and has views of the bay. It is well communicated with the city centre and the beaches. This hotel has a medieval decoration and all the rooms have private terraces, mini-bar and satellite dishes. It has areas with WIFI internet connection and restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine: rice, fi sh, and shellfi shes.

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Spa Porta Maris & Suites del Mar Hotel

It is situated between the beach of El Postiguet and the new Marina Deportiva, 200 metres away from the Town Hall and the old part of the town, was inaugurated in 2002 and expanded in 2005. It also has the so called “Sea Suites”, a total of 47 suites and especial presidential suites with special characteristics.
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NH Alicante Hotel

This hotel is situated in the new shopping area 5 minutes away from the city centre. The hotel has wonderful panoramic views from the harbour to Saint Barbara’s castle. It is close to the south by road accesses of the city, it is easy to get to the international airport of El Altet, the OAMI (Offi ce for the Harmonization in the Internal Market) and the new audiovisual complex of Ciudad de la Luz.

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Hotel Melia Alicante

This hotel is situated between the beach of Postiguet and the new yachting harbour, next to the Explanada de Espańa, only 100 metres away from the old part of the town and 8 kilometres from the international airport of El Altet. All the rooms have sea views and private terraces. Buffet breakfast with Show Cooking and sea views, ŕ la carte restaurant, light food café and bistro service. Piano Bar, swimming pool, child activities service during July and August, and a half acre Wellnes Centre with facilities for your relax and comfort.

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Tryp Gran Sol Hotel

This wonderful panoramic views hotel is located in the heart of Alicante, opposite the sea. This comfortable and particular building was completely restored in 1998, with cosy rooms, the restaurant in the 26th fl oor, the highly personalized service and its great quality/price ratio for all kinds of tourist. Breakfast buffet, sauna and lobby bar.
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Hesperia Alicante Golf & Spa Hotel

It is situated in San Juan’s beach in Alicante, opposite Alicante Golf golf club and 800 meters from the shore. Six miles away from the city centre. It has rooms with sunny terraces and view-points to the golf camp, a swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, beauty parlour. It also has free WIFI internet connection. During summer especial activities for children take place.
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Hotel Hospes Amerigo

It is situated in the old restored Dominico’s Convent, in the historical centre of Alicante next to the Town Hall, close to the beach of Postiguet, the yachting harbour and the shopping area.It is the only 5 stars hotel in the centre of the city, has a swimming pool in the terrace roof, ŕ la carte restaurant and a wide offer of typical products from Alicante.
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Monasterio de la Santa Faz – Monastery of the Holy Visage

This is now a nunnery of the order of St Clare located in a nearby town at 5km from the city centre. It dates from the early 16th century although the church in its current style was built between 1752 and 1766.
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Provincial Archaeology Museum

This museum was created in 1932, located in the basement of what was then called the Provincial Council building. It first contained findings from archaeological sites in Torremanzanas, El Campello and Alicante. It is currently located in the ancient hospital of San Juan de Dios, and became known, both for its layout and content, as one of the major museums in Spain in its class.
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Concathedral of Saint Nicholas of Bari

The outside of this cathedral looks highly restrained and can be stylistically placed within the framework of the later Renaissance and the early non-ornamented baroque styles. Built between 1616 and 1662 following plans by Agustín Bernardino, a disciple of Herrera, it still preserves traces of the cloister dating from the 15th century, showing a smaller former temple that was built over the ancient mosque. Inside, the cathedral is spaciously proportioned, with a delicate dome soaring to 45m above the floor.
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Campanile Hotel

Modern hotel located one kilometer from downtown Alicante, within easy reach of the city’s shops, museums and beaches. Bright, air conditioned rooms have simple, contemporary furnishings and all include satellite TV and Internet access. Guests can enjoy a range of amenities including a restaurant, bar and terrace, conference rooms and free onsite parking.
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Apartamentos Zafiro

Modern high-rise hotel with white façade set in the popular Costa Blanca, two kilometers from the coastal town of Calpe. Apartments are decorated in light colors with blue patterned fabrics; all open out on to balconies and have kitchenettes. Hotel boasts three outdoor pools including a separate children’s pool, offers beauty treatments and a nearby fitness center.
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Hotel Princesa

Stroll just a few minutes to Levante Beach and the heart of Benidorm from this recently refurbished hotel featuring a host of indoor and outdoor activities. The guestrooms feature warm decor with light wood furniture and soft wall lighting. Both the indoor pool and outdoor pool are generously sized, as is the terrace, where one can enjoy a refreshing glass of sangria.

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Hotel Bahia Calpe

Modern beachfront hotel with white façade set in the Costa Blanca, five kilometers from the coastal town of Calpe. Guestrooms are decorated in neutral or pastel colors with dark wood furnishings; all include Internet connections. Guests can enjoy use of an outdoor pool, a sauna and solarium; evening drinks and cocktails are served on the terraces.
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Hotel Los Dalmatas

Towering 19 storey beachfront hotel, just 100 meters from the sand and next to a large shopping area in central Benidorm. Modern guestroom feature neutral décor and soft colored fabrics; all have cable television and direct-dial phones. Parents can relax in peace on the terraces around the pool while children are kept busy with programmed entertainment. This is a half board property; the room rate includes buffet breakfast and lunch or dinner.
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Apartamentos Atrium

Part of the Atrium Beach complex in La Cala de Finestrat, three kilometers from bustling Benidorm and only 200 meters from the beach. Self-catering accommodation with equipped kitchen, terrace/balcony and lounge area for dining and relaxing. Each apartment block has a large central reception zone with restaurants, bars and spacious lounges and panoramic lifts.
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