This is undoubtedly one of the...
This is undoubtedly one of the city's strong points. Alicante's mild climate makes beach-life feasible practically all year round. You certainly have a lot of beaches to choose from.
An open beach? La Playa de San Juan, with seven kilometres of golden sand flanked by a road enabling you to stop wherever you want.
A secluded beach? La Albufereta, an intimate, residential stretch of sand, protected by the headland of the Serra Grossa.
An urban beach? El Postiguet, located almost within the city itself, at the foot of the Benacantil mountain, next to the port. And there's still another called los Saladares, Iying south of the city in the area known as Agua Amarga.
The sands simply never run out in Alicante. But if you prefer rocks, at the Cabo de las Huertas you'll find a rugged, rocky area with coves such as los Cantarales, los Judios and Palmera.
Nudist beaches? El Saladar and Los Judios. For scuba divers we can recommend the shores of the Isla de Tabarca off the coast.Related to:
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Av. Gral Marva
This is a very nice place to walk. You can also sit down and relax in the shades of the trees, also a lot of beautiful fountains and statues can be seen. You can walk until you reach the sea.
Panteón de Quijano
This monument is to honour Governor Trino González de Quijano. Who died in 1854 of the cholera epidemic. Its right in the middle of a very beautiful garden.
In the heart of the city you can see a selection of the fish that live in the Mediterranean sea. The aquarium is right in the middle of the square.
The yacht harbour
Enjoy watching the beautiful yachts in the harbour of Alicante. There are also a lot of nice pubs, taverns, restaurants and shops at the harbour.
Mujer, the girl
Since 1998 the statue of the girl made by Juan Bordes can be seen at the Paseo Explanada de Espana.
Hombre, The Man
Since 1998 the statue of the man made by Juan Bordes can be seen at the Paseo Explanada de Espana.
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The City Buildings
It was just at the start of the Spanish lunchtime break whe we started our walk around so very few people about - and nobody at home in the Town Hall.
Winter surfing !
One day wind was quite big and ocean waves rised on a got quite high level. I saw this young fellow playing around with his surfing board. Fun :-) !
Meet other VT's :-) !!!
You can use your time meeting other VT memebers - Thank you for your time meeting me Carmen - it was nice to catch up ;-)
That ubiquitous guy...
Yes, it is him again, the guy with the phoenix bird... Again on a preferencial location, this time on the Esplanade of Spain.
He does not face the sea, though...
Buildings on the waterfront
The buildings on the Esplanade of Spain were erected in the XX century, when it became the most fashionable area of the city.
Convent of the Blood
In spite of the purity of its lines, it is one of the most impressive buildings in the center of Alicante. It was built in the XVIII century.
Poseidòn, God of the Seas,...
Poseidòn, God of the Seas, Keep Ulysses retained. So, Telemachus, with the help of the Goddess Athenea go to free him, avoiding the difficulties thatCyclop, one-eye giant, will send.
You travel in a fast-train, in...
You travel in a fast-train, in a symmetric circuit suspended in the air with columns.
There are two trains, with 10 wagons, 4 people each one.
Duration: 1 min. 35seg.
As the only five star in the centre of the city, the Amerigo is an accomplished affair. It has been...more
I was stay at this hotel 4 nights in august 2007. The 4 stars is in fact 3+. The breakfast is...more
Hotel Meliá is a good place to stay when you come to Alicante. It seems new as they really take care...more
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