The Costa Blanca
One of the many reasons to choose Spain as your holiday destination is the weather. Warmer winters, hotter summers and very little rain! If you are looking for relaxation and a healthy environment with the added bonus of glorious surroundings then look no further. The Spanish people are very friendly and have a laid back and relaxed approach to life.
The Costa Blanca is blessed with one of the healthiest climates in the world according to the World Health Organisation.
The region offers excellent golden sandy beaches with EU Blue Flag clear waters. The gentle sloping beaches are ideal for swimming, diving and water sports and offer fun and relaxation for all the family. The Spanish people will normally invite you to take part in many of their traditions, which have been passed down through the generations.
There are many colourful fiestas held throughout the year that provide you with an unforgettable experience and allow you to fully embrace the wonderful way of life in Spain.
All of the town centres offer a variety of shopping, restaurants and bars. The major towns offer everything from leather goods, jewellery and pottery to a wonderful selection of fresh produce.
Places to Visit
The capital of the Marina Alta region of the Costa Blanca, with fantastic shops and brilliant transport connections including ferries running to both Mallorca and Ibiza.
A very well known part of Spain which mixes the old and the new with ease. Over the next few years three 18 hole golf courses are expected to be built. These along with the lovely beaches and busy night life make Benidorm an ideal location.
Alicante is the capital of the Costa Blanca with a mixture of historic buildings, beautiful beaches and a wonderful harbour.
It has a superb shopping centre with a huge choice of fashion shops, department stores, restaurants and bars.
GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA
This ancient town was built on a hill overlooking the River Segura. You will see that the ruins of the castle are preserved to this day.
The dune area is the unique part of town, wave and tidal deposit created these magnificent areas, which have been carefully preserved with hundreds of monumental dunes, pines and palm trees.
A favourite area for settlement with ex-patriots, this thriving all year round town is the ideal place to visit offering several beaches with EU Blue Flag status, ensuring pollution free bathing.
The breakwater is a major attraction along the endless paseos (walks) beautifully decorated with palm trees. Torrevieja is famous for its’ salt lakes, which have been mined since the Middle Ages.
This is an small seaside town located beside the Mar Menor in the Murcia region at the southern end of the Costa Blanca where it joins the Costa Calida. It is an area of great historic and cultural heritage and time honoured traditions. It is truly a Mediterranean region with its friendly people, customs and climate.
Below the mountains and hills in the Murcia region this arm of land separates the Mar Menor from the Mediterranean. Here you will find beautiful beaches on both sides and a wealth of bars, restaurants, shops, and water sport facilities.
Slightly inland from here is the famous La Manga Golf and Country Club where many prestigious events are held, and many international football teams have training sessions during their winter months.