Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca

Stretching from Denia in the north to Torrevieja in the south, the Costa Blanca welcomes thousands of visitors every year thanks to its pleasant climate and year-round sunshine, lively resorts and over 120 miles of coastline. Also known as the White Coast, holidays here are mainly focused around beach life. Expect white sandy shores with azure waters and plenty of bars, restaurants, children’s activities and water sports on offer, as well as good public transport links around the region for beach-hopping. Further inland, if you want a slower pace, you can explore small villages like Altea, which offers numerous cafes, craft shops, galleries and tapas bars.

On the Gourmet Trail. Spain: Paella

This delicious dish is from Spain and is the ideal meal for a night in with your friends and family.   Ingredients  4 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red pepper, chopped 125g (4¼ oz) fresh chorizo sausage, ...

Costa Blanca vs Costa del Sol: which holiday is for me?

Many people consider the coastal resort regions of Spain to be largely interchangeable. But, while these areas usually all boast sun, sea and sand, there are some key differences you should consider before taking the plunge and booking your next ...

3 romantic destinations in Spain for a secluded getaway

If you’re planning a honeymoon, or even just an intimate getaway away with your other half, you’ll probably already know that there are plenty of romantic destinations in Spain. The real task at hand, though, is narrowing the list of potential ...

Best Mediterranean places to visit for cycling holidays

There’s something idyllic about cycling along a clifftop track while the sea gently crashes beneath you. Apart from that and the whizz of your hubs, the world seems mysteriously quiet. It’s moments like this that make cycling holidays in the ...

Good snorkelling holidays for villa-loving travellers

Holiday rentals provide the perfect basecamp for snorkelling getaways. Hiring a villa gives you the freedom to prepare your own packed lunches and dinners, and you’ll have plenty of room to store your snorkels, flippers and wetsuits. Image by, ...

Top things to do in the Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca is without a doubt one of Spain’s most prized regions. Beautiful shores, dazzling sunshine, fascinating history and delicious cuisine are but four of the many reasons people visit here. Fortunately, affordable holiday options to the ...

Why you should choose a holiday let next time you go to the Costa Blanca

Home to 100 miles of gorgeous golden coast, it’s no wonder that the Costa Blanca is an old favourite with holiday-goers. If you fancy a Mediterranean getaway, choosing a holiday let is an ideal way to experience Spain’s southeastern coast from a ...

Best drinks for your self-catering holiday to Costa Blanca

Wherever you go in Costa Blanca, there is no better way to unwind than with a drink in hand, lounging by the pool outside your Spanish villa or sitting on the balcony of your rental apartment. Without a hotel menu to limit your options, you have a ...

Dispelling the myths of Costa Blanca

What if you realise that your experience of the Costa Blanca seems nothing like the usual Costa Blanca trip? Could it be that you’ve found some hidden, unspoiled gem? Or is it perhaps that you’ve been misinformed about the Costa Blanca all along?  ...

Javea, Costa Blanca, Ranked In The Top 5 Diving Destinations Worldwide

A leading scuba-diving and snorkelling website based in Peru has chosen Javea in Costa Blanca as one of the best locations in the world to explore sealife. Coming in fourth ahead of Le Morne in Mauritius, Javea is in fantastic company only being ...

Resort Guide – The White Coast of Costa Blanca

Our Contact Manager Mark recently returned from a holiday in Costa Blanca, read his views on the resorts and his comparison with Dubai! Exploring the White Coast – Costa Blanca It’s been a long time since I’ve been to mainland Spain for my holiday. ...
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