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Top 5 indispensable things to do in Alicante

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If you have decided to enjoy your holidays in the Costa Blanca, you need to know all the things to do in Alicante. The province of Alicante is a small paradise you can revel in anytime thanks to its privileged weather.

What things are a must to do in Alicante?

Whether you wish enjoy your holidays or you rather do a rural getaway, we would like to introduce the top things to do in Alicante. Shall we discover them?

1. To visit a charming Mediterranean village

Villages in the Costa Blanca are very representative of mediterranean life. Low-rise dwellings with whitewashed façades, adapted to the orography of the Spanish landscape. Narrow winding streets and wide squares. These villages rest overlooking the sea, filled with its people and its own small and charming daily events. Street dining, aperitifs and appetizers, neighbors getting together,… Mediterranean flavors are authentic in these villages. Tasting local dishes is one of the things to do in Alicante! Go beyond paella and order different types of rice, such as arroz al horno or arroz a banda, fideuà, pericana or olleta. not forgetting, of course, sweets such as turrón. In our restaurant in Alicante you will be able to taste the most innovative proposals.
Some of the most charming villages in Costa Blanca are Jávea, Dénia, Calpe, Altea or the Guadalest Valley. To visit any of them should be at the top of your list of things to do in Alicante.

Altea La vella, a magic place

2. Beaches in Alicante

To go to the beach is another one of the things to do in Alicante. The Costa Blanca is the Spanish province with the most number of “blue flags”, which deserves a visit to some of its beaches and inlets, if only you allow yourself to be surprised by its golden sand and endless blue horizon while you enjoy a quiet appetizer in the breeze. Some of the best beaches in Alicante are Granadella, in Jávea, La Caleta in Villajoyosa or playa del Postiguet, in Alicante.

3. Discovering the history of the Costa Blanca

Alicante has a lot of history and traditions. A past of wars, conflicts and pirate raiding have left its imprint on the territory. Moors and Christians festivities with its castles and fortifications are a reflection of that. You can’t not end your holidays in Alicante without visiting any of its castles and take a glimpse to the history of the Costa Blanca. The castles in Biar, Villena, Castalla or Guadalest are some of the most beautiful and best kept. Walking all the way up to them is another one of the things to do in Alicante.

Visit Villena's Castle in your next holidays

4. The other side of the Costa Blanca

Inland in Alicante you can find the same beauty of the coast landscape. It’s filled with parks and natural landscapes, such as the Font Roja, the Aitana and the Mariola mountain ranges or Xortà’s; Cliffs, peaks and valleys exude tranquility and a unique stillness. To visit them is another one of the things to do in Alicante, moreover, it’s the best option to relax and to disconnect. In order to discover nature, may we recommend the Great Costa Blanca Inland Route. Particularly beautiful are the ones located in Confrides, Castell de Castells or Benimantell. After you finish, another one of the things to do in Alicante is to have a refreshing swim in any of its natural pools.

Mariola mountain

5. A full experience.

If what you are looking for is a unique experience that will tie everything together, VIVOOD is your place. In our exclusive hotel you will sleep in nature without giving up any commodity. In fact, from our location you will be able to enjoy all those things to do in Alicante. Would you like to discover us? We are awaiting at the luxury of evasion.

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