Where the Costa Blanca is unique !
A UNIQUE MIX OF NATURE, SUN, CULTURE AND TOURISM
The Costa Blanca has a coastline of more than 500 km and is rightly proud of the very best sandy beaches in the European Union, making it one of the most popular holiday destinations. A unique destination where rare natural areas, a favorable climate, old history, modern tourism, culture and sports enthusiasts meet. The special microclimate makes it possible to enjoy pleasant temperatures all year round. This makes Alicante one of the sunniest provinces of Spain. According to the World Health Organization thanks to the presence of the salt lakes, this offers a beneficial influence on rheumatism, skin and respiratory problems.
The old history and culture mixed with various pré-historical sites of Celtic and Iberian civilizations, is a story mixed with battles and victories. The centuries in which the Moors have the upper hand left many Arab palaces. Archaeological Roman sites such as L'Alcudia in Elche where the Iberian sculpture the lady of Elche was discovered have left their mark. Nostalgia and history merge with a visit to Guadalest, the hermit's village high in the mountains, the colorful Villayojosa, the old bohemian town center of Altea and Alicante, with the intact preserved Moorish castle Santa Barbara. Each village has retained its typical Spanish culture and some have been listed on the Unesco World Heritage List.
Elche, the former Roman Illice, with the annual presentation of the Medieval holy lyric "Misteri d'Élx", the Gothic city of Orihuela, Cathedral of Novelda, an imitation of the Goya Cathedral in Barcelona and the old cave dwellings (Cueves the Rodeo) in Rojales, bring you back into past. In many cities and villages historical festivals take place annually, the victory of the Christians on the Moors with colorful processions and Fireworks.
Tourism: Benidorm and Torrevieja are cities that invite visitors to enjoy the sun, sea and beach. Benidorm is the most famous and largest tourist town on the Costa Blanca. Hotels and entertainment were created before and through tourism, the Orlando of the Mediterranean with favorite holiday destinations. Golf courses can mainly be found on the southern Costa Blanca where golf enthusiasts can practice their beloved sport. Further on the south you enter the Costa Calida with its inland sea of Mar Menor and the peninsula of La Manga