Alicante is one of the most important tourist destinations of the Costa Blanca. The city has a 600-meter-long boulevard where you can stroll around and find many different restaurants. The beach is part of one of the best of its region. Among its other assets, Alicante offers an intense nightlife and a fantastic climate all year long. Indeed, the city has all year long exceptional weather conditions, rain is very rare and even during winter it is nice to enjoy some tapas outside on a terrace. Art, culture, sun, sea and the beach are a perfect combination for any event.
High above the city you will find the castle of Santa Bárbara, on the mountain Benacantil. The castle lies on a 166 meter height and used to be the fort to spot unwanted visitors right on time. This beautiful castle dates back to the 16th century and did not open for the public until 1963. You can walk all the way up or simply take an elevator to get to the castle, which you can find through the tunnel at Calle Jovellanos.
For those looking for some excitement and adventure the amusement park Terra Mítica is in Benidorm is a must. The magnificent theme park can be found 45km from Alicante, at the Spanish Costa Blanca. The park goes back into time of all cultures that you can find around the Mediterranean Sea: Egyptian, Roman, Greek and Iberian. Beautiful settings, carefully worked out into the smallest details. In the park you can find different attractions such as the wooden rollercoaster ‘Magnus Colossus’, the splash attraction ‘La Furia de Tritón’ and the interactive dark ride ‘El Laberinto del Minotauro’. Furthermore, the park features cool water activities, coasters and dark rides as well as exciting thrill rides. Also for team building activities this amusement park has much to offer. Those who like can even enjoy a show full of unique entertainment.
5* Hotel Hospes Amerigo is a beautiful characteristic hotel, located right behind the boulevard of Alicante. The hotel is close to everything because of its central location. From the swimming pool on top of the building you can joy some amazing views. And 4* Hotel Eurostars Lucentum is also a hotel with the city centre of Alicante on just a walking distance. This modern hotel has an indoor market right in front of it, where you can taste and buy local dishes.
Alicante is full of good food, apart from the many rice dishes there is a big offer of dishes based on the Mediterranean diet. Here, mainly fresh ingredients and especially fish (due to its location) are used.
Next to the traditional restaurants you will be able to find restaurant from other parts of Spain and the rest of the world as well. Think of North-Spanish restaurants, Mexican, Italian or even Argentinean grill restaurants.