ALICANTE has a beautiful historic quarter where Santa Barbara castle resides and which is surrounded by beautiful beaches. All of it mixes perfectly with its popular and legendary night and party scene. Benidorm is just 30mins by car from Alicante. 

Iconic dish

Arroz a banda (Rice with fish stock).

In the city

Visit Santa Barbara Castle and get the most amazing views of the city. In addition, Postiguet beach has a walkway along the beach for a nice stroll when the temperatures permit so

Kids

One of the best theme parks in Spain is located near Benidorm, Terra Mitica. If you want to escape from high temperatures go to Aqualandia.

Charge your batteries

If you fancy some tapas and great dishes near the port, Cerveceria SentoD'Tablas, and Bodeguita de Abajo are some of the best options.

Outside the city

Benidorm is a skyline town where English is almost the second language due to all the British tourists. If you have energies for a walk through a natural park, try to reach Mirador de Carabineros where you can enjoy some great views. Bear in mind this path has some difficult sections. 

May events

Until the 5th of Mayo you will be able to enjoy the stunning exhibition La Fotografia: Espejo de una generation, at Las Cigarreras, where the photographic language will invite us to reflect on the artistic key about the current political and social issues.

April events

From the 14th until the 21st the entire celebrates the Holy Week where parades of different sororities surround the city to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Additional information

Alicante has its own international airport well connected by bus to the city centre. We recommend to stay 1 day in the city of Alicante and 1 week discovering the region.