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Alicante Holidays

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Alive in Alicante

Beautiful beaches, a charming atmosphere and plenty of love to give - there's nothing Alicante wouldn't do to provide you with a holiday of a lifetime.

Alicante is located within the beautiful Costa Blanca region of southern Spain. This exciting city is a major travel destination for many European tourists, and it’s no wonder with its array of bars, nightclubs, shops, restaurants, beautiful buildings and fascinating walking trails. The city is famed and much admired for having some of the most magnificent beaches in Spain and is renowned for its idyllic charm. Basking in a delightfully hot Mediterranean climate with temperatures reaching up to 30C between May and October, and rarely dipping below 12C during the winter months, you'll find a buzzing atmosphere whether you choose to go for a summer break or a bit ofwinter sun.

Dance the night away

Alicante will present you with an array of exciting and well appointed 2-5 star hotels where standard amenities include gyms, swimming pools, restaurants and bars.

The charming old town area of Alicante has a number of city centre hotels, studios and apartments to suit all budgets and tastes. The area is home to many traditional restaurants, cafes, local markets and a large shopping centre, making it a great choice for a family getaway.

The lively areas of Levante and Poniente Beach are known for their buzzing nightlife. Many hotels have their own bars, restaurants and entertainment options and you can enjoy panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea.

The charming Spanish promenade

Alicante holidays are filled with a fantastic selection of places to visit.. Two of its top visitor attractions are the stunning medieval Santa Barbara Castle and L'Ereta Park. This dramatic hilltop castle, built on the imposing Mount Benacantil, is one of the biggest castles in Spain. Here you can enjoy stunning panoramic views of the city, visit the Museum of the City of Alicante, view exquisite modern Spanish statues and walk through the park from the castle to the old part of the city. The old city is packed with beautiful buildings including the Gravina Palace, which is now the site of the Gravina Museum of Fine Arts.

After drinking in the beauty of the city, head to the marina and explore Alicante's stunning beaches. Here you can admire the beautiful boats, while grabbing a bite to eat at one of the its reasonably priced cafes and restaurants. A visit to Postiguet Beach is a must for beach lovers. Famous for its soft, golden, sandy beach and clear blue waters, it offers a range of fun sporting activities for all on a holiday in Alicante to enjoy.

Important Information

Travel Information
Language: Spanish (English widely spoken)
Currency: Euro
Local time: GMT/BST +1 hours
Local airport: Alicante
Flight time: 2 hours 20 minutes

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Perfect for a romantic break for two or a family holiday with a difference, the city of Alicante boasts the best of both Spanish culture and beaches.

For couples

With tapas restaurants, romantic beaches and long sunny evenings, Alicante is perfect for a couples' city break.

If you want a city break by the sea, or fancy a beach holiday with lots of culture, Alicante has historic buildings, a strong Spanish atmosphere and a gorgeous sandy coastline.

Couples can stay in the centre of Alicante or find great deals on hotels in the city's outskirts. Choose your perfect Alicante hotel with

For Families

Explore Costa Blanca's rich history with the kids in Alicante.

Families on holiday in the Costa Blanca will love a trip to its main city. Explore the markets along the palm-tree lined boulevard before spending a long afternoon on the child-friendly beach.

There are fun theme parks close by and other resorts are easily reached via the tram train that runs along the coast.


Friends and couples visiting Alicante will love the city's diverse and vibrant nightlife.

Have a traditional Spanish night out in Alicante; start with a late meal before heading to one of the many bars serving up cheap beers and lavish cocktails.

Most people don't head to the clubs until after mid-night; in Alicante you'll find intimate venues playing the best of Europop with free entry and open until sunrise.