Alicante is located on Spain´s Costa Blanca and it mixes local traditions and culture with modern lifestyle and breathtaking nature. It's a favorite destination for Spanish guests and foreigners alike. The Balearic and Alboran seas provide pristine blue waters to Alicante´s beautiful white sand beaches. Add a wide array of dining, sleeping, and shopping options and you get a perfect holiday destination.
Some of the highlights when visiting Alicante include climbing up on foot or by elevator to Castillo de Santa Bárbara. Once on top, take in the incredible view of the city and the gorgeous landscape. Back in town stroll down the Explanada de España promenade right by the port and enjoy a relaxing time. Stop any time to eat a typical seafood dish or have a drink at one of the numerous restaurants and bars. The downtown area´s narrow streets and colorful houses make it perfect for diving into Alicante´s culture and vibrant nightlife.
The sky is clear blue and the weather is hot during the summer in Alicante. This is also the perfect time to enjoy the beaches. The most popular ones are Playa del Postiguet (near the old town) and Playa de San Juan, which has restaurants, bars and sports areas. Semana Santa (Easter) and Carnaval are very popular and bring in many visitors looking to enjoy parades and festivals.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alicante. The hottest month in Alicante is May, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in Alicante is January with 4.05 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.02 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more. AllTheRooms has 3887 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Alicante, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Alicante is available at $23 per night. A typical accommodation in Alicante costs on average $157 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Alicante can pick from 127 places to stay that provide WiFi. 7 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 9 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Alicante by car, be sure to choose from 112 accommodations that provide parking. We have 53 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 41 pet-friendly accommodations available.
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