Costa Blanca Holidays
Costa Blanca Holidays
Costa Blanca translates to ‘white coast’ in Spanish, and that’s exactly what you’ll find during your stay in this beautiful part of southern Spain. Holidays to Costa Blanca have long been popular with holidaymakers for a whole number of reasons, including luxury-laden beaches, superb family-friendly resorts and a never ending list of fun activities for all ages.
The region takes in a number of well-known Spanish resorts, including the bustling tourist hotspot of Benidorm, the historic city of Alicante and the quaint fishing village of Altea, all of which boast their own magnificent selection of white sandy beaches.
You may think of Costa Blanca as only being a modern and glitzy tourist region, but we can assure you that’s not the case. If you’re looking for traditional charm and Spanish culture, you’ll find plenty of it in the small coastal towns of calpe and Moraira.
Looking for another reason to visit Costa Blanca? Well, if you love shopping (who doesn’t), the area is home to a number of fantastic shopping centres and smaller weekly markets, where you’ll be able to pick up handmade gifts and brilliant souvenirs.
By now, you might be wondering what to expect from the weather in Costa Blanca. Well, we can tell you that sunshine is prevalent throughout the year. The winters remain relatively mild, but come summer you can expect temperatures to hit the mid to high 20s.
December, January and February are Costa Blanca’s winter months. During this time, the weather increases from 12°C to at the start of the season to around 15-16°C, making it perfect for winter sun-seekers.
In March and April, Costa Blanca’s sun-soaked shores begin to experience hotter weather with temperatures now edging closer to the 20°C mark. 18°C is common for this time of year but 20°C isn’t out of the question.
In May, the weather in Costa Blanca breaks the 20°C mark as we edge nearer to the summer. 22°C is common for this time of year, so don’t miss out on a dip in the sea!
In June, Costa Blanca’s temperature soars to the mid 20s and beyond. This is a fantastic time to visit, especially if you’re a couple. You can often grab an early summer break at a great price, as most schools don’t break up for the summer until July.
Costa Blanca is at its hottest in July and August. During this time, the weather hits the high 20s and can even break 30 on particularly hot days.
In September, Costa Blanca continues its run of fabulous hot weather with temperatures of around 26°C still common - no autumn leaves here.
In October, Costa Blanca’s temperature begins to steadily decrease as we move closer into autumn. Temperatures often sit in the late teens, and can occasionally hit 20°C. This is a great time of year to visit if you like the weather hot, but not too hot.
November and December bring milder weather for Costa Blanca, with temperatures now more commonly around the 16°C mark, eventually dropping to a cool 12°C.
You’re guaranteed to have an amazing time in Costa Blanca, whatever the time of year. If you’re looking for a fabulous range of cheap holidays to Costa Blanca, including low cost hotels and and flights to Costa Blanca, you’ve come to the right place. Browse our fantastic range of cheap Costa Blanca holidays for 2016/2017 to find a break that’s tailor-made to you.
There’s plenty to see and do on holidays to Costa Blanca, you won’t know where to start! To help you plan your break in advance, we’ve listed our favourite activities and pursuits, including visits to Costa Blanca’s amazing theme parks and brilliant water sports.
Visit Costa Blanca’s world-famous resorts and holiday towns
Wherever you decide to stay in Costa Blanca, a visit to either Benidorm or Alicante is a must! You’ll find everything in these bustling resorts, including stellar beaches, shopping centres, historical sights and amazing theme parks, like Benidorm’s Terra Mitica park and the amazing Aqualandia park.
Mountain treks and coastal walks
If you enjoy hiking and want to discover more of Costa Blanca’s incredible natural landmarks by foot, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find a number of designated hikes and trails around the region, including the vast Montgo mountain.
Nightlife and eating out
You’ll find a sublime choice of restaurants and bars along the Costa Blanca, from traditional tapas bars to harbourside eateries. Continue your relaxation or unwind after a long day with a tasty selection of traditional Spanish food and a glass of sangria.
As for nightlife, Benidorm and Alicante come alive when the sun begins to set. The region’s many glitzy nightclubs and bars provide the perfect setting for a night out on the town! Back at the hotels, you’ll find plenty of family entertainment and more to keep you occupied.
Discover Costa Blanca by boat
The extraordinary coast of Costa Blanca is a sight to behold, which is why we recommend taking a boat ride of the surrounding coast to witness the region in all its majesty. If a leisurely cruise sounds like your idea of heaven, simply head to the coast for a laid-back ride on the azure Mediterranean.
We guarantee you’ll have a brilliant time on your holiday to Costa Blanca. Below, we’ve listed some useful information and tips to to help you get the most out of your Costa Blanca trip:
Costa Blanca’s official currency is the Euro.
Spanish is official language of Costa Blanca, although English is widely spoken in the region’s tourist areas.
Costa Blanca is one hour ahead of the UK.
You can fly to Costa Blanca in just under 3 hours from the UK, with flights departing from most UK airports to Alicante.
Have a fantastic holiday!