Holidays to Alicante
Holidays to Alicante
Why Choose to Holiday in Alicante?
However, the city offers far more than just sun-soaked lazy days; it’s a cultural hub with a multitude of different experiences to be sought out and enjoyed. If you've got a passion for history or a penchant for art, Alicante offers tourists the opportunity to enjoy a multitude of historic and artistic attractions.
Accordingly, holidays in Alicante provide excitement, relaxation and new experiences for solo travellers, couples, groups and families alike. From spending your holiday soaking in the sun on the sprawling beaches of the Costa Blanca, to exploring the ruined history of Arabian Spain - our package holidays to Alicante have got you covered.
With that being said, if you’re willing to travel outside of the city, the provincial Alicante coastline extends from the Cap de la Nau, in the north, to near the Mar Menor in the south; this beautiful coastline is littered with a multitude of gorgeous, deserted beaches for you to discover and enjoy.
Food & Drink
The city’s proximity to the ocean provides the local restaurants, bars and cafes with access to a wide range of fresh and exotic seafood. With that being said, the Cerveceria Sento and La Tasca del Barrio are both fantastic locations if you want to try some of the best tapas Alicante has to offer.
However, if you’re more interested in experiencing a livelier Alicante, then the Barrio Santa Cruz, also know as Alicante’s Old Town, is well worth exploring. Its winding alleyways and beautiful architecture, pocketed with small bars and restaurants, makes it well worth visiting both during the night and day. With clubs and bars in the Barrio opening at around 11:00 pm and closing at roughly 04:00 am, you’ll have plenty of time to experience everything Alicante’s nightlife has to offer.
Spain is also a member of the Eurozone and therefore uses the Euro as their national currency. As exchange rates are known to fluctuate, Sunshine.co.uk recommends shopping around for the best exchange rate up to a month before your trip – this will ensure you get the best value for money when selling Sterling and buying Euros.
Unsurprisingly, the national language of Spain is Spanish, however that doesn’t mean you need to be fluent to get around Alicante. Many of the locals speak English to a brilliant level and will be happy to help you out if you ask politely, nevertheless, attempting the native language is always polite! For fluent Spanish speakers, be aware that many in the region also speak Valencian which might confuse you initially.
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