Alicante

Alicante

Alicante is a historic city located on the Costa Blanca, where ancient architecture blends with the more modern. Alicante’ s old town, El Barrio, has narrow streets, colourful houses and a busy nightlife. From here, you can walk or take the elevator to the medieval Castillo de Santa Bárbara, an ancient fortress, which has become a symbol of the city. It is located almost 200 metres above sea level. From the top, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Mediterranean coast, the harbour and the city. Apart from this hilltop area, Alicante is quite flat and easy to explore on foot.

What to see and do in and around Alicante

On the outskirts of Alicante, there are many beautiful areas, such as Arenales del Sol, Gran Alacant, Santa Pola, San Juan and El Campo, that offer fine beaches, promenades, restful green areas and a quieter pace.

Here, a variety of both holiday and year-round accommodation is available. Want to know more about living in Alicante? Our experienced estate agents will be happy to tell you more about the different areas and their benefits.

About 12 km north of Alicante lies the little fishing village of El Campello, which can easily be reached by tram or car. Discover the bustling marina and enjoy shopping in the fresh fish market. Or take a stroll along the beautiful promenade, sampling authentic Spanish food from the many cafes and restaurants. You can relax on the stunning beach of Playa Muchavista and enjoy the pearly white sand. 

The Alicante area boasts 244 km of fantastic coastline which naturally lends itself to an abundance of watersports. Kayaking and kite surfing are among the many activities on offer. 

There are numerous beaches in this area. Some are long and sandy and popular with families and some are hidden, their beauty waiting to be discovered. In Alicante, you will find the city beach of Postiguet, a beach with crystal clear water and several restaurants. 

If you want to experience nature and green areas, visit the large nature reserve in Las Salinas which is home to a rich variety of birds including flocks of flamingos. For another great outdoor experience, a visit to Las Cuevas de Canelobre will give you a chance to see the awesome natural caves. This spectacular cave system is the longest and deepest in Spain.

Another trip worth taking is to Cabo de Santa Pola where you can enjoy spectacular views from the Atalaya Watchtower. Santa Pola Aquarium is a family attraction situated in the middle of the small town.

If you are interested in buying a home in Alicante and would like to know more about the city and all activities, you are welcome to contact our real estate agents on site.

Buy a home in Alicante

If you are looking for a place where you have a good mix of everything, then Alicante is the city for you. We have a vast variety of homes for you to choose from. We will make sure you find your dream home based on your wishes. Contact us and our real estate agents will match your requirements with the homes we have for sale in Alicante.

Culture, food & golf

There are plenty of exceptionally good golf courses in the area, including Club de Golf El Plantío, Alenda, Bonalba and the Alicante Golf city course. 

Alicante hosts festivals all year round and one of the best is said to be Hogueras de San Juan. The celebration is a tribute to the summer and starts June 20 every year and runs until June 29. The theme of this festival is ‘fire’ which is expressed in a variety of forms during the festival. Generally speaking, Alicante is a city with significant cultural presence, offering museums, art exhibitions, theatre and musical performances and much more.

The city's excellent location on the Mediterranean means that fish and seafood are an abundant and delicious part of the food on offer, along with tasty meats and fresh homegrown vegetables. Local wines and Sangria are served in the restaurants. The city offers everything from charming little tapas bars and cafes to an active nightlife with bars and nightclubs.

Local airports

Alicante Airport, also known as Alicante-Elche Airport, is the area's largest and is located about nine kilometres south of Alicante. It takes both national and international flights

International schools

There are several recognised colleges and schools in the area, like Kings College The British School Of Murcia or Phoenix International School. 

A warm welcome awaits you at HusmanHagberg. We are here to help you when you want to buy a home in Alicante!

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