Popular Destinations on the Costa Blanca South
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Holiday rentals and apartments in Costa Blanca South
With their cosmopolitan charm and gorgeous white sand beaches, towns like Santa Pola, La Marina, Orihuela and Torrevieja have become beloved tourist destinations along the Costa Blanca. This perfect holiday region offers you 300 days of glorious sunshine per year plus a stunning stretch of coastline with endless beaches to choose from offering fabulous swimming and water sport options. Enjoy trips to magnificent surrounding towns and attractions such as Alicante or Murcia and the heritage town of Elche with its famous Palmeral palm grove.Sunset views and glorious beaches.
Choose from a variety of conveniently located rentals in and around holiday hotspots such as Santa Pola, Almoradi, buzzing La Zenia, Torrevieja, Guardamar del Segura, Orihuela and La Marina. A selection of spacious, tastefully decorated holiday rentals and apartments offer ample space to accommodate groups of 5, 6, 8, or 10 guests! Many of the immaculate holiday stays on offer boast a sparkling pool in a beautiful private courtyard setting. Several of the available options are just metres from the beach and boast a gorgeous balcony view!
Holidays in Costa Blanca South: The area and getting aroundA Spanish beach paradise
This section of Costa Blanca coastline is served by Alicante and Murcia airports, especially well situated as central locations for easy access to your accommodation. Enjoy an unforgettable stay in this popular coastal resort destination in Spain's most famous holiday region that boasts almost 100 km of sparkling waters and Mediterranean coastline stretching from Denia in the north to Pilar de la Horadada in the south. The Costa Blanca has long been a beloved year round destination for beach and nature lovers.Sightseeing and local cuisine
This cosmopolitan destination offers you endless opportunities to see the sights and sample the unique regional dishes that make this corner of Spain a culinary hotspot for visitors. Here you will find gorgeous paella on restaurant menus, arroz negro (black rice), fish and rice stew, succulent lamb chops and rosemary roast lamb alongside garlic roasted rabbit and homemade sausages. Alicante's nougat ice cream is a must-try local dessert delicacy! Why not try a glass of local Jalon wine! You will also find a multitude of international eateries in most towns with just about every type of international cuisine imaginable!
Travellers and activitiesCosta Blanca South for hiking enthusiasts
If you are a lover of the great outdoors you are in for a treat with remarkable opportunities for outdoor adventures. If you love birds make sure you do not miss the stunning La-Mata Torrevieja Lagoons where you will find over 100 species of birds, reptiles and amphibians including flamingoes! Ardent hikers will not be disappointed by the magnificent landscapes along the abundant hiking as well as cycling trails in the Parque Natural de Las Lagunas.Costa Blanca South for golf lovers
With several top-rated, premier golf courses to choose from such as La Marquesa, Villamartin, Las Ramblas and Las Colinas, this region is a paradise destination for golf lovers and winter sunseekers alike. Relax and unwind as you discover the stunning variety of courses within easy driving distance along the coast and inland where you can practise your skills and enjoy sublime ocean and mountain views plus the luxurious clubhouses that have made this part of Spain one of the most sought after golfing destinations in Europe!
Top 5 travel tips in Costa Blanca South1. Stroll along the Explanada de Espanha in Alicante
Why not spend a delightful, relaxing couple of hours strolling along Alicante´s beautiful, chic, iconic, breezy, palm lined Explanada de Espanha! The tiled walkway runs parallel to the waterfront and offers stunning views of the yacht marina, a look at magnificent building facades en route and boasts a wonderful selection of upmarket eateries to choose from lining the promenade. Beautiful Alicante is just under an hour´s drive up the scenic coast!2. Play Golf at Villamartin Country Club
Don't miss the chance for a round of golf at the legendary Villamartin Country club. This top-rated, upscale,18 hole course boasts breathtaking views over lush vegetation, lovely manicured greens, quirky hazards and superb fairways plus a restaurant that is famed for its sangria! Villamartin Golf Course provides a great game for golfers of all skill levels to enjoy and requires the use of every club in your bag! The course is just a 10-minute drive from central La Florida.3. Visit Lago Rosa de Torrevieja
Did you know that Spain has its very own, natural Kool Aid pink lake! The Lago Rosa de Torrevieja is a gorgeous spot for out of this world travel pics, in particular sunset snaps! This beautiful attraction is located on the outskirts of Torrevieja. You can enjoy a safe and cooling swim in the flamingo pink waters but the lake is very salty, and you may need to have a supply of freshwater on hand for a rinse! A species of pigmented bacteria flourish in the saline lake tinting the water a surreal shade of pink!4. Spend the day at Playa de la Zenia
This top-rated beach is just a stone's throw from buzzing La Zenia! Here you can relax for the day on a gorgeous stretch of clean, white sand with translucent water that remains shallow a long way into the ocean perfect for safe swimming for families. Enjoy the fantastic vibe of live music sessions in the afternoons during the summer season and grab delicious hot snacks and chilled drinks from the beach bar. A simply delightful spot to soak up the sun, build sandcastles and swim!5. Lunch in Murcia
If you are a fan of great food, ancient history and impressive Baroque architecture, a scenic day trip to Murcia under an hour south-west by car is just the ticket. The lavishly decorated interior of the cathedral is a sight to behold, as are the opulent interiors and frescoed ballrooms of the Casino de Murcia. Plaza de las Flores is a perfect stopover for a coffee amongst the flower shops. After lunch, you can spend a fascinating couple of hours admiring priceless artefacts in the Murcia Archeological Museum!