Popular Destinations in Alicante Province
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Holiday rentals in Alicante province: villas and apartments
Alicante is a province set along the the Costa Blanca. Known for its capital Alicante with a colourful old town, cobblestone streets, vibrant nightlife, and the scenic views from the hilltop Castillo de Santa Barbara, it is a true gem in southwestern Spain. Whether you'll be travelling as a group of friends, as a couple, or as a family, you will find a range of varied activities to make your Alicante holiday extra memorable.Find your dream accommodation
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Holidays in Alicante province: The area and getting aroundArriving in Alicante province
Alicante is conveniently served by Alicante Airport, which is just a 20-minute drive, or 9.3 km away from the town centre of the capital city. Valencia Airport is the next closest airport at 127 kilometres away. For the ultimate convenience and comfort, it is recommended to rent a car at the airport. Otherwise, you can rely on a taxi or buses to reach different areas of the province from the airport.How to get around Alicante province
The capital is a very walkable city, so if you enjoy exploring on foot, you can simply walk to wherever you need to go. Otherwise, you can use the Alicante tram, taxis, or buses to get around Alicante. Having your own rental car will offer the most convenience, as it saves travel time and allows you to get around more quickly and explore all areas of the province.
Travellers and activitiesAlicante province for nightlife lovers
Alicante is known for its vibrant and lively nightlife. From beach bars, to scenic lounge terraces, to dance clubs where you can boogie all night long, there's a nightlife option for everyone in Alicante. Try Oculto Alicante, Gatsby Cocktail Club, and King Shots Chupiteria to see some of the city's most popular nightlife venues.Alicante province for Families
Alicante province is an excellent choice for a family beach holiday, with a seemingly endless selection of family-friendly attractions. Go for a walk at Parc El Palmerar, swim and sunbathe on the sandy beaches, and splash around at Aqualandia Benidorm.
Top 5 travel tips in Alicante province1. Enjoy spectacular views from Castillo de Santa Barbara
This spectacular hilltop fortress is visible from everywhere in Alicante, but from the top, the views are even more spectacular. You can reach the top of the hilltop castle by lift, walking, car, or bus. The views of the Mediterranean Sea and the town of Alicante are breathtaking and make the visit well-worth it.2. Spend the day swimming and sunbathing at Playa de San Juan
This endless stretch of sandy beach hugs the city of Alicante, as well as the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the most convenient beach for anyone staying in central Alicante, and there is a range of restaurants, bars, and shops nearby.3. Explore Barrio Santa Cruz
Barrio Santa Cruz is also known as Old Town Alicante. This historic district is known for its cobbled streets, colourful houses, and all-around delightful atmosphere. Spend an afternoon wandering through the streets, sipping on wine, and people-watching.4. Eat and drink to your heart's content
With its coastal location, Alicante is a prime location for enjoying fresh and delicious seafood straight from the Mediterranean Sea. Restaurants offer seafood dishes all over the city. Be sure to pair it with a crisp glass of Spanish wine.5. Learn about the history of Alicante at MARQ Museo Arqueologico de Alicante
This archaeological museum is an excellent place to learn about the vast history of Alicante. With its ancient Greek and Roman past, it's fascinating to discover how the city has transformed throughout the ages. Browse displays of artefacts, photos, and plaques which explain in great detail the history of Alicante.