Costa Blanca Holidays
Costa Blanca holidays attract millions of tourists each year with their offerings of wonderful beaches, bustling, lively resorts and quiet little retreats a wide variety of holidaymakers tastes can be catered for. From the lovely fishing village of Altea to the dazzling display of Benidorm, there is something for everyone in this beautiful region of Spain. Find warm golden sands, deep blue sea and hours and hours of wonderful sunshine. Tradition and culture can be found in the likes of Calpe and Moraira where many visitors head for a peaceful and relaxing break whereas fun in the sun for all ages is offered in bigger, more tourist developed resorts such as Benidorm or Alicante.
Beautiful bays grace the coastline and being bathed in sunshine makes the Costa Blanca a fantastic holiday for families with young children who enjoy all that the beach life has to offer. The region offers numerous shopping areas and weekly markets in many of the villages all enhanced by the flash of colour flamenco festivals bring to the streets. The excellent facilities mean that watersports are also popular with many visitors. From sleepy fishing villages offering an authentic taste of rural Spanish life to the activity centres and theme parks of the tourist’s hubs Costa Blanca holidays offer something for everyone.
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Things to do on Costa Blanca holidays
Costa Blanca holidays offer a variety of things to do whatever your interest. Benidorm and other major tourist centres offer theme parks, aqua lands and wildlife parks to keep all the family entertained. For those who enjoy shopping the lively holiday resorts offer plentiful shops offering everything from holiday souvenirs to the latest fashions, although a trip to the boutiques and traditional stalls in the charming, white washed villages offers an equally delightful experience.
For those looking for action why not climb some of the mountains around Costa Blanca, the panoramic views from the rocky regions make wonderful photographs and just rewards for those with the energy to scale them. Alternatively harbourside restaurants offer stunning evening views of the sunset casting its colours way out to the horizon and a more relaxing way to enjoy the surroundings. In fact restaurants throughout the region offer a variety of international cuisine but while on holiday in Costa Blanca visitors must try the authentic local breads, fresh fish dishes and tapas available and get a true taste of Spanish cuisine.
There are many activities available to visitors to Costa Blanca including, horse riding, jeep rides across the beach, boat trips, parasailing, jet ski-ing, windsurfing, and many more. The fabulous beaches and little coves make snorkelling and scuba diving very appealing to many holidaymakers. Costa Blanca holidays offer something for everyone no matter how much or how little you like to do.
Useful Information For Costa Blanca Holidays
The primary destination airport for Costa Blanca holidays is Alicante.
Flights from the UK to Alicante take approximately 3 hours. You can get flights to Alicante from London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast, Liverpool, Leeds, Humberside, Blackpool, East Midlands, Newcastle, Birmingham, Southampton, Bristol and Cardiff among others, so no matter where abouts in the UK you live you are never far from an airport from which you can start your Costa Blanca holiday.
Like the rest of Spain the currency used in Costa Blanca is the Euro.