Alicante City Centre is one of the largest commercial and business districts on the east coast of Spain; the city also has a well known and historic port located close to the centre. If you choose to spend your holidays in Alicante City Centre you will be conveniently close to the Costa Brava and a whole host of gorgeous sandy beaches. The city offers a myriad top-class restaurants, bars and shopping opportunities: in fact, it is known to have an excellent overall tourist infrastructure. Obviously, there are many hotels available across the city, but for a taste of typical Spanish life, you might like to consider self catering accommodation in Alicante City Centre. Rest assured that all properties come fully equipped with all the latest mod-cons.
You really can enjoy the best of both worlds when spending your holidays in Alicante City Centre. On the one hand you have all of the convenient tourist facilities and attractions of one of the region’s largest conurbations; on the other hand, you are on the Costa Brava and only ever a stone’s throw away from some perfect beaches. When at the Mediterranean coast, some of the pastimes you might like to get involved in include swimming, diving, snorkelling, sailing, wind surfing, jet skiing and you can even hire pedaloes at the main beaches of the area. Other activities available to you include jogging, tennis, cycling, coastal walks, full gym facilities and golf.
There are so many places to visit on your holidays in and around Alicante City Centre, even a two-week vacation may not mean that you are able to see them all. With this in mind, it is a good idea to prepare some kind of travel itinerary before you come. On this list you are likely to feature some or all of the following popular attractions in the city: Santa Barbara Castle, Explanada de España (a beautiful promenade and reputed to be one of the most attractive in the whole of Spain), The Basilica of Santa Maria (parts of which date from as far back as the 14th century), The Gravina Palace and Museum of Fine Arts, The Cathedral of St. Nicholas of Bari and The Archaeological Museum of Alicante.
The weather is always one of the main reasons for why so many people choose to spend their holidays in Alicante City Centre and the Costa Brava area as a whole. This is because there is a Mediterranean climate in this part of Spain and this means it remains mild throughout the whole year. Even January has an average temperature of between 16 and 17 degrees Celsius and this rises to 31 degrees in August. Rainfall is low in this part of the world, at just 13 inches per year.
There is an airport specifically serving holidays in Alicante City Centre: Alicante Airport (ALC) and this facility welcomes flights from many airlines and from all major UK airports. Often you will have a choice of airlines flying from the same airport.