COSTA BLANCA (ALICANTE) – SPAIN

The province of Alicante is full of beaches and coves with crystal clear waters and blue flags. Many times we think of the Caribbean when, a few kilometers away, we have the most charming towns. And the name of Costa Blanca is not by chance, it is because of the unique light that this area of ​​the coast gives off.

It is difficult to choose the most beautiful villages of the Costa Blanca. The coast of Alicante has 244 km of coves, beaches and cliffs and goes from the northern region of the Marina Alta to the south in the Vega Baja. But we can say that the Costa Blanca is one of the most beautiful areas of the Valencian Community.

How many Km of beach do the Villages of the Costa Blanca have?

Jávea o Xàbia - 6 Beaches 25km
Dénia - 6 Beaches 19km
Santa Pola - 5 Beaches 15km
Villajoyosa - La Vila Joiosa - 4 Beaches 15km
Guardamar del Segura - 4 Beaches 14km
Torrevieja - 4 Beaches 14km
Calpe o Calp - 5 Beaches 11km
Benidorm - 3 Beaches 10km
Altea - 5 Beaches 7km
Pilar de la Horadada - 5 Beaches 5km
Benisa - 1 Beaches 4km
Alfàs de Pi - Albir - 1 Beaches 4km

Continuing, here is the list of the best coastal towns of Alicante. Rectify, the coastal towns with more charm for us, from north to south:


DÉNIA

Dénia is a port city of Iberian origin, of great importance in Roman times and now home to dianenses. In the UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, you can try the famous red shrimp of Dénia.

Among the main things to see in Dénia in 1 day, we tell you that its beaches stand out, Castillo, the Baix la Mar neighborhood, its port and the Montgó massif.

Pueblo de Alicante con costa, Denia


JÁVEA O XÀBIA

Jávea is a jewel among the most beautiful villages on the coast of Alicante (Spain).

It is a town with a beach, but it also has a historic center where we recommend you to see the Church of San Bartolomé, the Municipal Market, the Ethnological Museum or the Town Hall. In addition, it is one of the towns near Dénia, such as Teulada or Moraira.

 

Jávea o Xàbia, un pueblo de la costa de Alicante


BENISSA

Benisa or Benissa in Valencian, is one of the towns of Alicante with coast with more charm. It is well known for its beaches and coves. As for monuments, we recommend you to see the palace of the Torres-Orduña, the Llotja or the convent of the Franciscan Fathers.

Cafe del Mar en Benissa, pueblo de la costa alicantina


CALPE

Calpe or Calp in Valencian is a town with a beach in Alicante, but it is home to the Peñón de Ifach. A large rock, like the Rock of Gibraltar, which is a natural park and can be seen from many towns in Alicante. In Calp you should have a good seafood lunch and visit the old town.

Costa de Calpe y playa en Alicante


ALTEA

If we talk about Altea, we say that it is “the real coastal town of Alicante“. And it is that Altea goes beyond the villages of Alicante with beach, going for that Mediterranean essence with cobblestone streets and blue dome churches.

Aereal view from Altea in alicante

Altea, probably one of the most beautiful villages of the Costa Blanca

 


L’ALFAS DEL PI – ALBIR

The Albir is the beach of Alfas del Pi. L’Albir comes in direct contact with Altea and many times its beaches are confused with the beaches of Altea.

Alfas del Pi en la costa de Alicante


BENIDORM

The little Manhattan of the Mediterranean. The first time you see the skyscrapers of Benidorm is not forgotten. Small fishing village that in 50 years has become the tourism capital of Spain. The beaches of Benidorm and the topics are world-renowned, but the one who visits is always surprised to discover reality. We recommend our 35 ideas to do in Benidorm.

Is Benidorm or Benidorme written?

The word Benidorm is the current name of the city of Spain and comes from Arabic and consists of two parts:
1. Beni: “children of”.
2. Dorm: from the word “Tormo”, an isolated rock, that of the Mirador Castle in Benidorm, Punta Canfali.

Benidorme was the name of Benidorm in Medieval Spain, sixteenth century.

Costa del pueblo de Benidorm en Alicante

ISLA DE BENIDORM

The island of journalists is a marine reserve that you can visit with a submarine vision boat. Be part of the natural park of the Sierra Helada.


VILLAJOYOSA

There are many fishing villages, but Villajoyosa is the most traditional of all the towns in Alicante with Costa. More than 3000 years of History and birthplace of Valor chocolates. We have done a research work and we have done our article of what to see in Villajoyosa or La Vila.

Costera la Mar Villajoyosa


SANTA POLA

Santa Pola is one of the best known coastal towns of Alicante. Home of the Santapoleros and the Island of Tabarca. Mandatory visit is to the island, but also to Castillo Fortaleza and Salinas de Santa Pola.

Salinas de Santa Pola, un pueblo costero de Alicante

ISLA DE TABARCA

One of the most beautiful and picturesque towns to visit is the Island of Tabarca. Very tourist island that can be visited from many of the towns of Alicante with Costa: Benidorm, Dénia, Torrevieja, Santa Pola … But it is from this last town where the trip by boat is shorter.


GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA

As its name indicates, Guardamar is in the mouth of the Segura river. It is known for its dunes and its beaches.

Dunas en la costa del pueblo de Guardamar del Segura, en Alicante


TORREVIEJA

Here is the list of places to see in Torrevieja:

  1. Torre del Moro
  2. Tower of the Mata
  3. Park of the Nations
  4. Coves to see in Torrevieja
  5. Cala Cabo Cervera
  6. Cala Ferris
  7. Cala la Higuera
  8. Cala Piteras
  9. Beaches to see in Torrevieja
  10. Beach of the Mata
  11. Playa de los Locos
  12. Beach of the Shipwrecked
  13. Natural Park Lagunas de la Mata.

Pueblo de Torrevieja, costa de Alicante


PILAR DE LA HORADADA

It is one of the youngest coastal towns of Alicante. If you are wondering what to see in Pilar de la Horadada we will tell you that the Church of Our Lady of Pilar and coastal tower of the Horadada of the sixteenth century defensive character, located between the beaches of El Puerto and El Conde.

Costa de Pilar de la Horadada en Alicante


OFFICIAL MAP FROM COSTA BLANCA (ALICANTE) – SPAIN

Mapa oficial de la Costa Blanca

And with this you can start to know our coastal towns in Alicante. Remember that you do not have to go far to go to incredible places and you have more information on Costablanca.org. And if this post you liked …

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