Alicante is a charming Spanish city on the Mediterranean coast, it serves as the ideal gateway to the Costa Blanca or 'White Coast'. Whether seeking family time on the beaches of Benidorm and Torrevieja or exploring the historic streets of Altea, there’s something for everyone.
Just over half an hour’s drive from the airport, the town of Benidorm is famous the world over for its phenomenal nightlife. The spectacular nightclubs attract some of the world’s biggest DJs, and there are hundreds of vibrant bars and restaurants to suit all tastes. Don’t forget to visit the Benidorm Palace to enjoy a remarkable show with the best international artists and dancers.
Many say that nearby Benidorm is home to some of the best theme parks in Spain. The Terra Mitica park boasts five different lands, each one packed with adrenaline-pumping rollercoasters, as well as more gentle rides for children.
Santa Bárbara Castle
Dating back to the 9th century, this impressive castle standing atop Mount Benacantil is widely regarded as a must-see on a trip to Alicante. The castle’s ancient halls are captivating, and you won’t find better panoramic views of the city anywhere else.
Playa del Postiguet
If you’re looking for the best beach in town, look no further than Playa del Postiguet, a truly beautiful beach situated right in the heart of Alicante. With golden sand and warm, turquoise waters, this is worth a visit if you fancy taking part in some thrilling watersports or simply relaxing in the sun.
Mundomar Animal Park
Be sure to take the kids to this wonderful zoo to see a fantastic array of animals, birds and reptiles up close. You can even swim with Mundomar's sea lions for a unique experience and memories to last a lifetime.