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Destination guide

Book El Campello holiday rentals

The town of El Campello is a popular place to while away sunny holidays on the Costa Blanca. It's lined with a long, horseshoe-shaped bay of powdery yellow-white sand and set between the rugged rises of the Spanish sierras. The 2-mile-long Paseo del Mar promenade is the hub of life, with a montage of pizza eateries, ice-cream shops and cafes all spilling out onto the walks, just metres from the rolling waves of the Mediterranean Sea. El Campello holiday lettings aren't just a ticket to the pristine Spanish sands, though. They also offer a chance to explore ancient Roman villas and other intriguing archaeological dig sites, not to mention the buzzing city of Alicante – just 8.5 miles away – and oodles of charming whitewashed hill towns in the mountains.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around El Campello

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that El Campello has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Turron Museum (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Jose Rico Perez Stadium (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Skate Park Monte Tossal (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Safari Aitana (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Las Rejas Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Terra Mitica (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in El Campello

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of El Campello

Travellers love El Campello for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, El Campello is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Campello Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Canelobre Caves (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Paraiso Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Almadraba Beach (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Albufereta Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Villajoyosa Seafront Promenade (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Beaches

Top beach options near your El Campello holiday let

  • Muchavista is where the day-to-day life of El Campello is focused – find it fringing the whole front of the town, with its buzzing promenade
  • Head around the rocky headlands to find La Coveta Fuma, a little to the north, blessed with crystal-clear waters and pine tree-topped cliffs
  • Blue Flag Carrer La Mar has beautifully pristine sands that are great for sunbathers
  • The pebble cove of Cala d'Enmig is a perfect choice for travellers who like their beaches empty
  • Cala Piteres is a favourite of divers and snorkellers, thanks to its good underwater visibility and interesting rock reefs
How to get there

Transport options to and around El Campello

Fly into Alicante (ALC-Alicante Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Public transport around El Campello holiday homes

One of the real draws of El Campello holiday lettings is just how accessible they are. Take a mere 25-minute ride on a public bus from Alicante and you could be sunning yourself on your private terrace as you listen to the waves crash on Muchavista Beach, which runs along the front of the town. Other public transport services link the city to the lively resort of Benidorm, which is great if you're looking for that fix of late-night partying and karaoke. Renting a car is an alternative option. It's a good idea to bag your own wheels if you're keen on delving into the mountains to discover the impressive rock fortress of Guadalest, or the rustic whitewashed villages, deeper inland.

Food & drink 

Must-sample foods in El Campello

After long days of lazing by the poolside in your swish El Campello villa rental or soaking up the rays on glimmering Muchavista Beach, you can look forward to sampling a medley of real Spanish fare in the eateries here. Tapas is a mainstay, with grilled seafood dishes infused with fresh highland herbs and hot capsicum a popular choice. They're regularly served with potatoes in tomato sauce, Iberian ham and Valencian sheeps' cheeses, from the hills. Wine is also everywhere. There are full-bodied Riojas aplenty, along with fruity and flavoursome Tempranillo reds from the Alto Turia DO growing region.

Essential info

Facts to remember in El Campello

  • El Campello is a summer resort at heart, which means it can get pretty busy during the hottest months, between June and August
  • It's important to bring sun cream with you – the rays can get strong on the south coast of Spain
  • There are plenty of El Campello villa rentals that have a parking space provided, just in case you were considering hiring a car
  • The currency in El Campello is the euro and tips of 10% are normal in places that don't include a cover charge in the bill
  • Remember to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Spain

How many holiday rentals are available around El Campello?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,918 holiday lettings around El Campello. From 206 villas to 1,303 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to El Campello?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Campello:

  • San Antón: 401 holiday homes
  • Alicante City Centre: 246 holiday homes
  • Benidorm Centro: 559 holiday homes
  • Playa de San Juan: 357 holiday homes
  • Campoamor: 365 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to El Campello?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in El Campello. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Campello Beach: 3,455 holiday lettings
  • Alicante Harbour: 1,378 holiday lettings
  • Albir Beach: 9,569 holiday lettings
  • Alenda Golf Course: 2,237 holiday lettings
  • Benidorm Island: 7,105 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around El Campello listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in El Campello?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 206 Villas in El Campello. Our other popular types of El Campello holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,303 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 260 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 29 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in El Campello?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,101 holiday homes with pool available in El Campello. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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