Holiday rentals and apartments in Costa Blanca
Costa Blanca summer sunshine getaway
With their cosmopolitan charm and gorgeous beaches, towns like Denia, Javea, Colpe, Mar Menor 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 wide golden beaches to choose from. There are plenty of opportunities for varied and interesting day trip itineraries to magnificent surrounding towns and attractions such as Valencia and the winelands of the Alicante region.
Sunset views and glorious beaches.
Plan and enjoy an unforgettable family or group holiday with access to all the best historical sights, beaches, vineyards, eateries and day trips all easily accessible from your accommodation. Choose from a variety of conveniently located rentals in and around holiday hotspots such as Javea, Calpe, Altea Torrevieja, Denia and Benidorm. A selection of spacious, tastefully decorated holiday lettings offer ample space to accommodate groups of 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 guests! Many of the immaculate holiday stays on offer boast a sparkling pool in a beautiful private courtyard setting perfect for relaxing or enjoying al fresco beverages and snacks.
Holidays in Costa Blanca: The area and getting around
A Spanish beach paradise
The Costa Blanca is served by 3 international airports, located on the outskirts of Murcia Valencia and Alicante. All arrivals offer a host of major car rentals, with Alicante especially well situated as a central Costa Brava location. Enjoy an unforgettable stay in this popular coastal resort destination in Spain's most famous holiday region that boasts over 200 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 sunseekers.
Sightseeing, premier beaches and local cuisine
The Costa Blanca offers you an unforgettable coastal getaway perfect for a family or group holiday. Here you have access to the best attractions ranging from lovely fishing villages and ancient towns dotted along the coast plus the unmissable, heritage towns of Murcia and Valencia. The entire coastline offers you easy access to some of the most beautiful, pristine, white sand beaches in Spain bustling with incredible amenities and stunning boardwalks such as Alicante's beautiful, chic, iconic, breezy, palm lined Explanada de Espanha. There are wonderful options for dining on local as well as top-notch international cuisine.
Travellers and activities
Costa Blanca for nature 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! Pack a picnic and enjoy legendary sunset streaked skies over the water. Ardent hikers will not be disappointed by the magnificent landscapes along the abundant trails in the Montgó natural park famous for an abundance of biodiversity that is sure to enthral any nature enthusiast! You can climb the spectacular Montgó Massif that rises to a height of 753 metres between the municipalities of Denia and Jávea for breathtaking views!
Costa Blanca for culinary enthusiasts
This perennial destination offers you the best opportunities to sample the unique regional dishes that make this corner of Spain a culinary mecca for visitors. Here you will find gorgeous Paella Valencia 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. Jijona or 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!
Top 5 travel tips in Costa Blanca
1. Take a boat trip to Tabarca Island
Head out on a breezy boat trip to Tabarca island just 11 miles offshore from Alicante for the ultimate Mediterranean archipelago and ancient pirate refuge experience! Stroll about the delightful fishing port, enjoy unspoiled beach coves and crystal clear water for swimming and splash out on a delicious meal at one of the excellent local restaurants where you can sample the regional speciality called “calder”, a rich traditional stew.
2. Day trip to Valencia
With gorgeous sundrenched Valencia a little over an hour by car from Denia you have every reason to make a day of it enjoying this iconic Spanish city! Enjoy buzzing, palm lined ancient plazas, visit one of Europe's most impressive science exhibition centres, La Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències and see the magnificent aquatic displays at Europe's largest oceanarium. Be sure to take a peek at the exquisite, magical gothic building La Lonja de la Seda, a UNESCO heritage site dating back to the 15th century. Go shopping at the gorgeous art nouveau Central Market and fill up on paella at a pavement café!
3. Wine tasting in Costa Blanca winelands
Calling all wine lovers! You are in for a treat with two stunning, distinct wine regions within easy reach of Denia as a day trip. Vinalopo to the south produces the region's legendary red wines, with La Marina to the north known for fine bottles of white. Both areas are studded with gorgeous vineyards with Bodegas Enrique Mendoza Moscatel de la Marina just 40 minutes south of Denia, sure to provide you with a glorious day out of fine vino and local tapas plus the chance to stock up on gift wines.
4. See the view from Columbares
Calling all nature lovers! An hour west of La Florida lies the hidden beauty of the Columbares loop trail climb near the Sierra de Carrascoy y del Valle Regional Park. This impressive 9.6 km route of medium difficulty offers you absolutely breathtaking views of the city of Murcia and the Mar Menor. Prepare, plan ahead and go with at least one other person for safety and make the most of what is an extraordinary and exhilarating day out in pristine natural surroundings! Don't forget picnic supplies!
5. Day trip to Murcia
If you are a fan of great food, ancient history and impressive Baroque architecture, a day trip to Murcia is under an hour west by car and is just the ticket for a fabulous Spanish city adventure. The lavishly decorated interior of Murcia's 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 Archaeological Museum!