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Where to stay in Alicante

Alicante which includes a sandy beach

Playa de San Juan

4.5/5Wonderful!(30 area reviews)

Unique features of Playa de San Juan include the beaches and restaurants. Make a stop by Arena Alicante or Playa de Mutxavista while you're exploring the area.

Playa de San Juan
Cabo de las Huertas

Cabo de las Huertas

3/5(2 area reviews)

Cabo de las Huertas is noteworthy for its beaches, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Albufereta Beach and Almadraba Beach.

Cabo de las Huertas
Ciudad Jardin

Ciudad Jardin

Though Ciudad Jardin may not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Central Market and Gran Via Shopping Center.

Ciudad Jardin

Top hotels in Alicante

Hotel Spa Porta Maris by Melia
Hotel Spa Porta Maris by Melia
4 out of 5
The price is €100 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct

Located in Alicante City Centre, this beach hotel is steps away from Casino Mediterraneo and Postiguet Beach. Alicante Harbour and Explanada de Espana are also ...

4.3/5Excellent! (980 reviews)
Sercotel Alicante

"Lovely hotel our room looked over the harbour amazing view from room 508"…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2020

Hotel Spa Porta Maris by Melia
El Plantio Golf Resort
El Plantio Golf Resort
4 out of 5
Ctra Antigua Alicante, Elche km3 (A-79), Alicante, Alicante
The price is €54 per night from 13 Oct to 14 Oct

This family-friendly Alicante resort is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa de Aguamarga, El Palmeral Park and Playa del Saladar. Playa de ...

4.3/5Excellent! (971 reviews)

"Just great"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

El Plantio Golf Resort
Melia Alicante
Melia Alicante
4 out of 5
Plaza del Puerto, 3, Alicante, Alicante
The price is €115 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct

Located in Alicante City Centre, this beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Postiguet Beach and Alicante Town Hall. Central Market and Castle of Santa Barbara ...

4.3/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"Great place , perfect location , and our sea view room was gorgeous I would certainly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Melia Alicante
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Alicante

MyFlats Luxury Downtown
MyFlats Luxury Downtown
3.5 out of 5
Calle Bailén 21, Alicante
The price is €112 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Located in Alicante City Centre, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Alicante Principal Theatre, Explanada de Espana and Alicante Town Hall. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Great space, expect loud Friday and Saturday night

"The apartment itself is fantastic, very clean and slick with all the necessary things for cooking etc. It is very central, minutes walk from the beach and the great food outlets. However sadly there are bad bits. There is a club directly opposite which kept us up the Friday night from 1am till 4am ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

MyFlats Luxury Downtown
Apartamentos Rafael Lofts
Apartamentos Rafael Lofts
3 out of 5
Calle Bendicho 6, Alicante

Located in Alicante City Centre, this apartment building is steps away from Postiguet Beach, Alicante Harbour and Alicante Town Hall. Central Market and Castle ...

Apartamentos Rafael Lofts
Apartamentos Concorde
Apartamentos Concorde
3 out of 5

Located in Playa de San Juan, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of San Juan Beach, Arena Alicante and Playa de Mutxavista. La Caleta and Cala de ...

4.2/5Very Good! (20 reviews)

"Good election. Unbeatable location. Great surrounding area"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Apartamentos Concorde
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Alicante

Alicante Harbour
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Alicante Harbour

4.5/5(318 reviews)

Once a center of industry, Alicante’s harbor precinct is now home to some of the city’s best bars and restaurants, with views along the picturesque Postiguet Beach.

Postiguet Beach
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Postiguet Beach

4.5/5(126 reviews)

Alicante’s city beach offers a clean, child-friendly day out, surrounded by some of the best restaurants in town.

Castle of Santa Barbara
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Castle of Santa Barbara

4.5/5(160 reviews)

Looming over the city center, this hilltop castle is the main attraction in Alicante and one of the largest castles in Europe.

Central Market
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Central Market

4/5(283 reviews)

Pick up the ingredients for a picnic, souvenirs to take home or just a quick snack at this authentic local fresh food market.

Explanada de Espana
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Explanada de Espana

4.5/5(40 reviews)

Take a walk along Alicante’s waterfront on this beautiful mosaic walkway and experience life in the slow lane.

Basilica of Santa Maria
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Basilica of Santa Maria

4/5(39 reviews)

For more than 500 years this church has been at the heart of Alicante’s Roman Catholic community. Today it’s worth a visit just for its inspiring architecture.

Top things to do in Alicante

Traditional Tapas Dinner & Evening Flamenco Show in Alicante
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Traditional Tapas Dinner & Evening Flamenco Show in Alicante

€84
Per adult
3-Course Paella Dinner & Flamenco Show in Alicante harbour
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3-Course Paella Dinner & Flamenco Show in Alicante harbour

€94
Per adult
VIP Salon Ifach Lounge at Alicante Airport (ALC)
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VIP Salon Ifach Lounge at Alicante Airport (ALC)

€30
Per adult
Terra Natura Zoo
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Terra Natura Zoo

€28
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Alicante Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local
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Alicante Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

€50
Per adult
Paella Alicante Experience: Market tour, cooking class and much more
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Paella Alicante Experience: Market tour, cooking class and much more

€52
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Alicante

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 38.05555555555556%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 5.277777777777778%
2 - Disappointing
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5/5 - Excellent

Steve

14 Mar 2020

Great place to visit with easy access to airport, trams buses and the airport

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

10 Mar 2020

Good for a long weekend

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

3 Mar 2020

Alicante is nice and easy city to get around. If you're not a beach bum you would still enjoy a long weekend there with its multitude of fine restaurants and bars to choose from.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

20 Feb 2020

Lovely place to visit. Highly recommend a trip up to the castle - I walked up although there is lift access. Also walking along the coast of San Juan Playa. Get the C-6 bus from the airport in to centre 3.85euro

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

19 Feb 2020

A fantastic city to visit and stay in

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

19 Feb 2020

Fantastic City and very friendly people , I had a great Holiday , Terence from Derry City , Ireland