Tourism on the Costa Blanca

Useful guide to Costa Blanca tourism, outlining a few of the popular destinations.

Guide to Costa Blanca Tourism and Resorts

Costa Blanca Tourism - Places to Visit

Benidorm - The biggest tourist destination on the Mediterranean coastline with over 4 million visitors every year, Benidorm is truly an all year round resort. With its many tourist attractions and facilities it is hugely popular with families especially during the summer months. Read full article here:- Benidorm

Denia - Denia is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Northern Costa Blanca with around 20 km of coastline to explore containing many beaches and rocky coves. Denia has a fine harbour (one of the best in the region) and is an important ferry port for the Balearic Islands in particular, (Ibiza is around a 2 hour trip). Denia has a large fishing fleet and a fish market is held every day, fishing remains important for the economy of Denia along with tourism. Read full article here:- Denia

Cabo Roig - Cabo Roig is an exclusive resort on the southern Costa Blanca with fabulous, clean "blue flag" beaches and stunning views of the clear blue mediterranean. Read full article here:- Cabo Roig

Torrevieja - The Torrevieja area is named by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of the healthiest climates in the world. With well over 300 days of sunshine every year and an average temperature of around 24° C it is an obvious choice for holiday and retirement homes and a huge number of British people have chosen to make their permanent homes here over the past few years. The Torrevieja area has grown massively around the property business and there is an enormous choice of properties - both re-sales and new build. Most of the development is close to the sea with the majority of properties either walking distance or a short drive from the nearest beach. There is a large network of British shops, bars, restaurants and services and also plenty of sports and interest clubs catering for Brits and of course for people of all nationalities. Read more about the town here:- Torrevieja

Crevillente - Traveling north from the Vega Baja you arrive in an area known as the Baix Vinalopó which includes Crevillente and Elche. Crevillente is located on the N-340 close to the A7 motorway and approximately 25 kilometers south of Alicante.You will soon discover that this is not a holiday town in the usual sense of the word but very much a town where people live and work and you will see here many older style buildings bearing testimony to the various historic cultures which have had such an influence on the town. It is mainly an industrial town but the old town centre is picturesque with many flat roofed Moorish houses. Read more here:- Crevillente

Guadalest - Twenty-five kilometres inland from Benidorm in the foothills of the Sierra de Aitana mountain range you will find the picturesque village and ‘Castell de Guadalest’. This famous fortress was built by the Moors nearly 1,300 years ago and it was then only accessible through a 15 meter long tunnel through solid rock. The tunnel called the ‘Portal de San José’ is to this day still the only point of access. The fortress was a look out point for the ‘Moros’ who occupied Spain in the twelfth century. Find full article here:- Guadalest and pictures here Guadalest Images

Guardamar del Segura - Famed for its fabulous white sandy beaches, Guardamar del Segura stands at the mouth of the river Segura, north of La Mata and Torrevieja on the southern Costa Blanca, Spain. It is a busy town and popular holiday resort for thousands of visitors, and rightly so as it has much to offer. Guardamar has 12 km of fine sandy beaches, beautiful parks, numerous fine restaurants, many specialising in local cuisine, and an interesting history stretching back many centuries. Read the full article here:- Guardamar del Segura

Orihuela - Orihuela, the capital of the Vega Baja region of the southern Costa Blanca, is perhaps best known for its magnificent churches and monasteries, of which there are many. Orihuela is also renowned for being the birthplace and home of the famous Spanish poet Miguel Hernandez (1910 - 1942). Orihuela has a distinguished cultural heritage. Read the full article here:- Orihuela

Santa Pola - Once a quiet sleepy fishing village, now Santa Pola is a bustling small town with a great history. Santa Pola’s first settlers lived in the 3rd millennium BC in the Cave of Spiders of the Carabassi, on a vertical hillside overlooking a gully. From the 7th century BC the spread of agriculture and the influence of oriental societies, Greek and Phoenician, gave way to the Iberian culture, which left its mark in Santa Pola. For full article follow this link:- Santa Pola

Costa Blanca Tourism - Above are just a few of the many interesting places to visit along the Costa Blanca. Throughout this website you will find hundreds of great articles describing tourist attractions in all parts of the Costa Blanca. Have a good look around, we are sure you will not be disappointed. Where possible we always try to include pictures and maps.

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